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A longbow that was a gift from the Shogun. Eternal lightning crackles all around it.

Thundering Pulse (Japanese: 飛雷の鳴弦 Hirai no Meigen) is an Inazuman bow.

Ascensions and Stats[]

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Ascension
Phase
Level Base
ATK
2nd Stat
(CRIT DMG)
0✦ 1/20 46 14.4%
20/20 122 25.4%
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Mora 10,000
Narukami's Wisdom 5
Dismal Prism 5
Firm Arrowhead 3
1✦ 20/40 153 25.4%
40/40 235 37.1%
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Mora 20,000
Narukami's Joy 5
Dismal Prism 18
Firm Arrowhead 12
2✦ 40/50 266 37.1%
50/50 308 42.9%
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Mora 30,000
Narukami's Joy 9
Crystal Prism 9
Sharp Arrowhead 9
3✦ 50/60 340 42.9%
60/60 382 48.7%
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Mora 45,000
Narukami's Affection 5
Crystal Prism 18
Sharp Arrowhead 14
4✦ 60/70 414 48.7%
70/70 457 54.5%
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Mora 55,000
Narukami's Affection 9
Polarizing Prism 14
Weathered Arrowhead 9
5✦ 70/80 488 54.5%
80/80 532 60.3%
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Mora 65,000
Narukami's Valor 6
Polarizing Prism 27
Weathered Arrowhead 18
6✦ 80/90 563 60.3%
90/90 608 66.2%

Total Cost (0 → 6)

Mora 225,000 Mora

Description[]

This bow, crackling with thunder, retains its luster despite having been soaked in thick darkness.
When disaster came from a distant sea, it was once the favorite weapon of a great swordsman.

In his youth, he wandered the mountains, and he made a wager with a great Tengu he came across.
He gambled his young, strong body as a bet against a bow given by the Shogun.

As for the gamble itself, he could only sometimes recall it, when he was drunk.
But by the time dawn came, he had three wins and three losses — his contest with the Tengu was a draw.
So in the bad news, he was taken as a servant by the Tengu. But in the good news, he won that unmatched bow.

"Behold, Konbumaru, this is Tengu archery. Watch and learn!"
He was given this rather ridiculous nickname, but ultimately, he witnessed the Tengu's form.
Soaring through the clouds unfettered, unleashing thunderbolts with every bowstring's pulse...
It was a true, unreserved dance of death. Fierce and unpredictable, elegant and beautiful.

Many years later, he was no longer a servant boy, and he had grasped both some archery and swordsmanship.
He was referred to the Shogunate through a recommendation letter from his impatient master.
In the years under the Shogun, his martial skills improved greatly, and he made many friends and enemies.
Still, his hobby of unrestrained wanderlust had not changed. On the contrary, with the Tengu's great bow, he became yet more fearless.

"Let's make a wager this time, shall we? Hmm. Right, then. This bow shall be my wager."
"I bet on the mightiest bow in the world that I will return here alive."
"I'll leave it here with you for now. If I, Takamine, lose our bet, you can keep the bow."
"After all, you've inherited the essence of my archery techniques. You'll be able to make good use of it."
"But if I win..."

When disaster swept in from across the distant sea, the samurai and the obstinate shrine maiden had a mutual wager.
They bet on his safe return from the abyss against the inscribed bow bestowed by the Shogun.

When the dark venom sank deep into the earth and peace returned, the swordsman did not come back.
The Shogun's bestowed bow was given to the shrine maiden as her prize for winning their great wager.
Later, in the forest where the Kitsune Saiguu would no longer appear, in the promised meeting place,
The lone returnee who came stumbling back from the abyss finally met the shrine maiden again, though by now she could no longer be called young.
Dull eyes stained with dried blood and tears regained their radiance, but were pierced through by a barbed arrow glowing with power.

Lore[]

This bow was originally forged by the Raiden Shogun (it is unclear whether "Shogun" means Makoto or Ei) and given as a gift to the Great Tengu Reizenbou. Takamine the Mistsplitter came across the bow's owner and gambled for its possession in a duel. The duel was a draw, but Takamine won ownership of the bow despite having to become the Tengu's servant. He learned the famed art of Tengu archery using said bow, subsequently teaching Asase Hibiki the archery as well. He left the bow in her possession, as a promise that he would come back for them both, when going to fight in the cataclysm. Hibiki used it to kill him when he returned as he had been corrupted by the Abyss, therefore its last known owner is Hibiki. It is related to the Mistsplitter Reforged sword, both having been owned by Takamine.

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Weapon Event Wishes[]

Thundering Pulse has been promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 5 Event Wishes:

Wish Featured Duration Version
Epitome Invocation 2021-08-10
Epitome Invocation 2021-08-10
Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse
August 10, 2021 – August 31, 2021 2.0
Epitome Invocation 2022-08-02
Epitome Invocation 2022-08-02
Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse
August 2, 2022 – August 23, 2022 2.8
Epitome Invocation 2022-11-02
Epitome Invocation 2022-11-02
Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse
November 2, 2022 – November 18, 2022 3.2
Epitome Invocation 2023-05-24
Epitome Invocation 2023-05-24
Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse
May 24, 2023 – June 13, 2023 3.7
Epitome Invocation 2024-01-09
Epitome Invocation 2024-01-09
Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse Thundering Pulse
January 9, 2024 – January 30, 2024 4.3

Chronicled Wishes[]

Thundering Pulse has not been included in any Chronicled Wishes.

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Other Languages[]

Thundering Pulse

LanguageOfficial NameLiteral Meaning
EnglishThundering Pulse
Chinese
(Simplified)
飞雷之弦振
Fēi Léi zhī Xián Zhèn
Bowstring Echo of Scattering Thunder
Chinese
(Traditional)
飛雷之弦振
Fēi Léi zhī Xián Zhèn
Japanese飛雷の鳴弦
Hirai no Meigen‍[!][!]
Scattering Thunder of Bowstring Echo
Korean비뢰의 고동
Biroe-ui Godong
Pulsation of Thundering
SpanishAgitador del RelámpagoAgitator of Lightning
FrenchPulsation du tonnerrePulse of Thunder
RussianГромовой пульс
Gromovoy pul's
Thunder Pulse
ThaiThundering Pulse
VietnameseSấm Sét Rung ĐộngPulsing Thunder
GermanDonnerpulsThunder Pulse
IndonesianThundering Pulse
PortugueseAgitação TrovejanteThunderous Agitation
TurkishYıldırım NabzıLightning Pulse
ItalianBattito tonanteThundering Pulse

Rule by Thunder

LanguageOfficial NameLiteral Meaning
EnglishRule by Thunder
Chinese
(Simplified)
飞雷御执
Fēiléi Yùzhī
Lightning-Fast Bow
Chinese
(Traditional)
飛雷御執
Fēiléi Yùzhī
Japanese飛雷の御執
Hirai no Mitorashi‍[!][!]
Lightning-Fast Bow
Korean비뢰 어궁
Biroe Eogung
Bow with Thunder
SpanishImperio del truenoEmpire of Thunder
FrenchRègne du tonnerreReign of Thunder
RussianПравило грома
Pravilo groma
Rule of Thunder
ThaiRule by Thunder
VietnameseĐế Chế Sấm SétEmpire of Thunder
GermanBlitzherrschaftLightning Dominion
IndonesianRule by Thunder
PortugueseGoverno do Trovão
TurkishYıldırım HükümranlığıLightning Reign
ItalianRegno del tuonoReign of the Thunder

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