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A sharp blade with extravagant carvings that somehow does not compromise on durability and sharpness. It roars like a lion as it cuts through the air.

Lion's Roar (Chinese: 匣里龙吟 "Dragon's Roar in the Box") is a Liyue sword.

Ascensions and Stats

Ascension
Phase
Level Base
ATK
2nd Stat
(ATK)
0✦ 1/20 42 9%
20/20 109 15.9%
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Item Mora.png 5,000 Mora
1✦ 20/40 135 15.9%
40/40 205 23.2%
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Item Mora.png 15,000 Mora
2✦ 40/50 231 23.2%
50/50 266 26.8%
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Item Mora.png 20,000 Mora
3✦ 50/60 292 26.8%
60/60 327 30.4%
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Item Mora.png 30,000 Mora
4✦ 60/70 353 30.4%
70/70 388 34.1%
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Item Mora.png 35,000 Mora
5✦ 70/80 414 34.1%
80/80 449 37.7%
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Item Mora.png 45,000 Mora
6✦ 80/90 475 37.7%
90/90 510 41.3%

Total Cost (0 → 6)

Item Mora.png 150,000 Mora

Lore

Rumored to be a legendary sword of Liyue.
It was said its sheath was made with eaglewood, decorated with mica, and engraved with the imagery of war.
This priceless sheath, however, was lost.
To the blade, the sheath was its prison, keeping it from its true purpose.
The blade is so sharp that its victims would only realize they had been struck an hour later.

It is said that Kunwu forged this prized sharp sword in just one day, though he worked all day and all night to do so.
But when Kunwu's aged master saw his apprentice's work, he clenched his fists, sighed in anguish, and beat the ground with his staff.
"O, pitiful is this thing merciless in all the world."
The master let out a final, long sigh, and hobbled away.

Kunwu pondered his master's word for three days, and did not touch a single blade in that time.
Then, he spent a whole year painstakingly carving an eaglewood sheath.

Kunwu thought that an elegant and opulent scabbard would surely suffice to subdue the wildness and violence of the blade.
But then the prized sword was lost among the common folk. The sharp blade survived, and all that remained of the scabbard was its story.
For the sharp blade seeks only to bathe in the blood of its victims, and no sheath can be made that will curb this desire.

Gallery

Availability

Event Wishes

Lion's Roar was promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 5 Event Wishes:

Wish Featured Duration
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Epitome Invocation 2020-12-01
Weapon Lion's Roar.pngLion's Roar
December 1, 2020 – December 22, 2020
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Epitome Invocation 2021-02-23
Weapon Lion's Roar.pngLion's Roar
February 23, 2021 – March 16, 2021
Wish Epitome Invocation 2021-06-09.png
Epitome Invocation 2021-06-09
Weapon Lion's Roar.pngLion's Roar
June 9, 2021 – June 29, 2021
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Epitome Invocation 2021-09-01
Weapon Lion's Roar.pngLion's Roar
September 1, 2021 – September 21, 2021
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Epitome Invocation 2021-11-24
Weapon Lion's Roar.pngLion's Roar
November 24, 2021 – December 14, 2021

Trivia

  • Keqing is seen wielding this sword in cinematic at the fifth part of Archon Quests, Chapter 1, Act 3: A New Star Approaches.
  • Keqing is also seen wielding this sword in her official Character Demo and in Collected Miscellany - "Keqing: Starward Sword" | Genshin Impact.
  • Lion's Roar (Chinese: 匣里龙吟 "Dragon's Roar in the Box"), along with other weapons forged by Kunwu, is inspired by a famous poem 古剑篇 "Tale of the Ancient Sword",[1] which describes the casting of an ancient sword. The rough translation follows: "Didn't you see Kunwu's gems being refined into swords, in the red fire, with purple flames from the sword's edge? No one knows many years after skillful craftsmen's forging and smelting that this unparalleled sword named Longquan was casted. Swordsman himself exclaimed proudly, that the sword shone like snow and frost. Like a white lotus spit out from a glazed jade box, the golden ring on the hilt of the sword is dyed with the brilliance of the sun and the moon. This sword was born just when there was no war in the world, so it must be fortunate to be worn by a gentleman for self-defense. The dazzling sword light swims like a green snake, and the pattern on the sheath is like floating green turtle scales. It's not only the rangers who cherish it very much when they see it, but also the heroes. Why keep saying that it was abandoned halfway and fell to the side of the desolate ancient prison? Although the sword is buried in the mud and can't play a role, the extraordinary flame formed by its powerful sword aura still illuminates the night sky every night."

Other Languages

Language Official Name Literal Meaning
English Lion's Roar
Chinese
(Simplified)
匣里龙吟
Xiálǐ Lóngyín
Dragon's Roar in the Box
Chinese
(Traditional)
匣裡龍吟
Xiálǐ Lóngyín
Japanese 匣中龍吟
Kou-chuu Ryuugin[!]
Dragon's Roar in the Box
Korean 포효
Yong-ui Pohyo
Dragon's Roar
Spanish Rugido del LeónRoar of the Lion
French Rugissement du LionRoar of the Lion
Russian Драконий рык
Drakoniy ryk
Dragon Roar
Thai Lion's Roar
Vietnamese Tiếng Hét Của RồngDragon's Scream
German DrachenschreiDragon's Scream
Indonesian Lion's Roar
Portuguese Rugido do LeãoRoar of the Lion

Change History

Released in Version 1.0

References

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