Genius Invokation TCG is a new card game released in Genshin Impact Version 3.3 update where players battle in a duel game with other characters or players. The game is a strategic battle where you need to analyze what cards to use in order to defeat the other player’s character cards. There are many steps to understand this card game and so. In this part 2 of our guide, we will discuss and give an in-depth explanation of one of the aspects of the cards called Action Cards in Genshin Impact TCG mode.
Genshin Impact TCG Action Cards Guide Part 2: Overview
Action Cards are usually called Fast Action Phase, where there are different types of cards that can be used to buff your character cards, heal them and provide special perks to implement. There are many different Action Cards but only 5 action cards can be pulled per round.
Of course, players can re-shuffle to get more desirable Action Cards. Just like Character Cards, Action Cards also require Elemental Dice in order to use them. The number and type of Dices players need to use is indicated on the top-left side of the Action Cards. There are around 3 types of Action Cards, namely Equipment Cards, Support Cards, and Event Cards.
List of obtainable Action Cards in Genius Invokation TCG
Cards that will help with the game mechanics and make it easier to play. Support Cards have the ability to let the players draw more cards, give guaranteed rolls, spend fewer dices and many more.
|Name||NRE||Katheryne||Jade Chamber||Ellin||Iron Tongue Tian|
|Description||When played: Draw 1 Food Event Card from your deck. When you play a Food Event Card: Draw 1 Food Event Card from your deck.||When you perform “Switch Character”: The switch is considered a Fast Action instead of a Combat Action. (Once per Round)||Roll Phase: 2 of the starting Elemental Dice you roll are always guaranteed to match the Elemental Type of your active character.||When you use a skill already used in this Round: Spend 1 less Elemental Die. (Once per Round)||End Phase: One of your characters without maximum Energy gains 1 Energy. (Active Character prioritized)|
|Name||Wangshu Inn||Liyue Harbor Wharf||Knights of Favonius Library||Favonius Cathedral||Dawn Winery|
|Description||End Phase: Heal the most injured character on standby for 2 HP.||End Phase: Draw 2 cards.||When played: Select any Elemental Dice to reroll. Roll Phase: Gain another chance to reroll.||End Phase: Heal your active character for 2 HP.||When you perform “Switch Character”: Spend 1 less Elemental Die. (Once per Round)|
|Name||Chef Mao||Paimon||Timmie||Tubby||Liu Su|
|Description||After playing a Food Event Card: Create 1 random Elemental Die. (Once per Round)||When Action Phase begins: Create Omni Element ×2.||Triggers automatically once per Round: This card gains 1 Pigeon. When this card gains 3 Pigeons, discard this card, then draw 1 card and create Omni Element ×1.||When playing a Location Support Card: Spend 2 fewer Elemental Dice. (Once per Round)||After you switch characters: If the character you switched to does not have Energy, they will gain 1 Energy. (Once per Round)|
|Name||Parametric Transformer||Chang the Ninth||Liben||Timaeus||Wagner|
|Description||When either side uses a Skill: If Elemental DMG was dealt this card gains 1 Qualitative Progress. When this card gains 3 Qualitative Progress, discard this card, then create 3 different Basic Elemental Dice.||When either side uses a Skill: If Physical DMG or Piercing DMG was dealt, or an Elemental Reaction was triggered, this card gains 1 Inspiration. When this card gains 3 Inspiration, discard this card, then draw 2 cards.||End Phase: Collect the unused Elemental Dice (Max 1 of each Elemental Type). When Action Phase begins: If this card has collected 3 Elemental Dice, draw 2 cards and create Omni Element ×2, then discard this card.||Comes with 2 Transmutation Materials when played. Gain 1 Transmutation Material. When playing an Artifact Card: spend Transmutation Materials equal to the total cost of the Artifact and equip this Artifact for free.||Comes with 2 Forging Billets when played. End Phase: Gain 1 Forging Billet. When playing a Weapon Card: If possible, spend Forging Billets equal to the total cost of the Weapon and equip this Weapon for free. (Once per Round)|
Cards that help during the Action Phase of the rounds. The cards will either be Food cards that heal the Character Cards, Elemental Resonance Cards that boost damage, or other Cards that give certain perks to the players.
Food and Elemental Resonance
|Name||JueyunGuoba||Adeptus’ Temptation||Minty Meat Rolls||Lotus Flower Crisp||Mushroom Pizza|
|Description||During this Round, the target character’s next Normal Attack deals +1 DMG.||During this Round, the target character’s next Elemental Burst deals +3 DMG.||Before this Round ends, the target character’s Normal Attacks cost 1 less Unaligned Element.||During this Round, the target character takes -3 DMG the next time.||Heal target character for 1 HP. For the next two Rounds, heal this character for 1 HP again at the End Phase.|
|Name||Northern Smoked Chicken||Mondstadt Hash Brown||Elemental Resonance: Soothing Water||Elemental Resonance: Shattering Ice||Elemental Resonance: Impetuous Winds|
|Description||During this Round, the target character’s next Normal Attack cost less 1 Unaligned Element.||Heal target character for 2 HP.||Heal your active character for 2 HP and all your characters on standby for 1 HP.||During this Round, your current active character will deal +2 DMG for the next instance.||Switch to the target character and create Omni Element ×1.|
|Elemental Resonance: Woven Winds||Elemental Resonance: Woven Weeds||Elemental Resonance: Woven Waters||Elemental Resonance: Woven Thunder||Elemental Resonance: Woven Stone|
|Description||Create 1 Anemo Die.||Create 1 Dendro Die.||Create 1 Hydro Die.||Create 1 Electro Die.||Create 1 Geo Die.|
|Elemental Resonance: Woven Ice||Elemental Resonance: Woven Flames||Elemental Resonance: Sprawling Greenery||Elemental Resonance: High Voltage||Elemental Resonance: Fervent Flames|
|Description||Create 1 Cryo Die.||Create 1 Pyro Die.||During this round, the next Elemental Reaction your active character triggers deals +2 DMG.||One of your characters without maximum Energy gains 1 Energy. (Active Character prioritized)||During this round, the next instance of Pyro-Related Reactions your currently active character triggers deals +3 DMG.|
|Name||Send Off||Strategize||Guardian’s Oath||Calx’s Arts||The Best Travel Companion|
|Description||Choose one Summon on the opposing side and destroy it.||Draw 2 cards.||Destroy all Summons. (Affects both you and your opponent.)||Shift 1 Energy from at most 2 of your characters on standby to your active character.||Convert the Elemental Dice spent to Omni Element ×2.|
|Name||Master of Weaponry||Blessing of the Divine Relic’s Installation||Leave It to Me!||I Haven’t Lost Yet!||Abyssal Summons|
|Description||Shift 1 Weapon Equipment Card that has been equipped to one of your characters to another one of your characters of the same Weapon Type.||Shift 1 Artifact Equipment Card that has been equipped to one of your characters to another one of your characters.||The next time you perform “Switch Character”: The switch will be considered a Fast Action instead of a Combat Action.||Only playable if one of your characters is defeated this Round: Create Omni Element ×1 and your currently active character gains 1 Energy.||Summon 1 Random Hilichurl Summon! (Cryo, Pyro, Electro, Hydro)|
|Name||Changing Shifts||When the Crane Returned||Quick Knit||Toss-Up||Starsigns|
|Description||The next time you perform “Switch Character”: Spend 1 less Elemental Die.||The next time you use a Skill: Switch your next character in to be the active character.||Choose one Summon on your side and grant it +1 Usage(s).||Select any Elemental Dice to reroll. Can reroll 2 times.||Your current Active Character gains 1 Energy.|
Genius Invokation TCG’s Action Cards have a lot of variations in themselves. There are about 20 Support Cards that give out buffs and perks depending on the type of card you get. Companion Cards are usually the most useful especially Liben and Iron Tongue Tian.
In the Locations sub-category, the Jade Chamber card is another notable good Support Card. Event Cards contain 38 Cards, 8 of which are Food Cards where that heal your Character cards. Elemental Resonance cards are helpful if you have two of the same Elemental Cards in the Roster. 16 ‘Other’ Cards give special perks to alter the game battle completely
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