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Mobile Legends Kagura Guide: Best Build, Emblem and Gameplay Tips

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Alongside Hayabusa his beloved Kagura got a huge Revamp to make a dominant impact in the Land of Dawn. From changes of her skills to revamped skins, Kagura’s Seimei umbrella has become more lethal than ever. Kagura is a high elo mage with a good set of Blink, Burst, and Debuff abilities. According to her skill casting abilities, we can consider her as an S-tier pick and difficult to play type hero. Kagura is a complete package and has most of the abilities you can ask for in a hero. In this guide, we will take a look at the best emblem, spell, build, including tips and tricks to pave your way to victory with Kagura in Mobile Legends.

We have previously discussed how to master playing with other Mobile Legends heroes like MiyaLing, WanwanPharsaCarmillaSilvanna, HayabusaAtlasLuo YiYu Zhong, Aurora, Khaleed, Freya, Khufra, X.Borg, Lesley, Tigreal, Hylos, Valir, Cecilion, Lylia, Uranus, Barats, Odette, Angela, Vale, Rafaela, Hanzo, Esmeralda, Brody, Lapu-Lapu, Nana, Benedetta, Hilda, Mathilda, Selena, Miya, Jawhead, Chou, Paquito, Thamuz, Lunox, Yi Sun-Shin, Yve, Gatotkaca, Karrie, Ruby, Beatrix, Gloo, Argus, Baxia, Granger, Phoveus, Hanabi, Alpha, Harley, Karina, Eudora, Natan, Dyrroth, Balmond, Aulus, Guinevere, Sun, Floryn, Aamon, and Valentina. So make sure to check these hero guides as well. For now, let’s focus on Kagura.

Skill Analysis

Kagura has a set of 4 skills, one of which is passive and three other active skills. Let’s check out her skills to get a better view of her abilities and the order in which we should prioritize her skills. In this Mobile Legends guide, we will also talk about the skills to use in certain scenarios as well as skill combos to be able to play Kagura to her utmost potential.

Passive – Yin Yang Gathering

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Whenever Kagura recombines herself with her umbrella, she can get a 280 (+50% Total Magic Power) amount of shield while stunning enemies for 0.5 seconds and slowing them down by 60%. This shied can be activated only once in every 4.5 seconds

With Umbrella

Skill 1 – Seimei Umbrella Open (Damage, Slowed) 

with umbrella skill 1

CD – 5/4.7/4.4/4.1/3.8/3.5 
Mana – 60/70/80/90/100/110

Kagura throws her umbrella in a straight path to a particular direction. The umbrella will deal 315 (+105% Total Magic Damage) /370/425/480/535/590 amount of magic damage to enemies while slowing them down for 0.5 seconds by 60%.

Skill 2 – Rasho Umbrella Flee (Remove CC, Blink)

with umbrella skill 2

CD – 12.0/11.5/11/10.5/10/9.5 
Mana – 55/60/65/70/75/80

This skill acts like Purify Spell. It removes any kind of crowd control effect on her and she flees to the pointed direction, leaving the umbrella at her initial position.

Skill 3 – Yin Yang Overturn (CC, Burst)

with umbrella skill 3

CD – 43/38/33
Mana – 85/100/115

Kagura knocks back any nearby enemies in a circular area and deals 330 (+105% Total Magic Damage)/400/470 amount of magic damage while slowing them down for 0.5% by 60%.

Without Umbrella

Skill 1 – Seimei Umbrella Open (Damage, Slowed) 

without umbrella skill 1

CD – 5/4.7/4.4/4.1/3.8/3.5 
Mana – 60/70/80/90/100/110

Despite a detached umbrella, Kagura can move it in a particular direction as her will while dealing 315 (+105% Total Magic Damage)/370/425/480/535/590 amount of magic damage and also slows them down for a short amount (60% for 0.5 seconds) of time.

Skill 2 – Rasho Umbrella Flee (Remove CC, Blink)

without umbrella skill 2

CD – 12.0/11.5/11/10.5/10/9.5 
Mana – 55/60/65/70/75/80

Upon using this skill Kagura instantly teleports to her umbrella and takes it. It will stun nearby enemies in the circular area for a short amount of time while damaging them with 300 (+90% Total Magic Power)/320/340/360/380/400 amount of magic damage.

Skill 3 – Yin Yang Overturn (CC, Burst)

without umbrella skill 3

CD – 43/38/33
Mana – 85/100/115

When the umbrella is already in a particular spot, upon casting her ultimate she will deal 290 (+70% Total Magic Power)/340/390 amount of magic damage to enemies in a circular area and slow them down by 60%. After 1.5 seconds the enemies inside the circular area will be pulled towards her umbrella and take extra 400 (+145% Total Magic Power)/500/600 amount of magic damage.

Skill-up method for Kagura

Unlock skill 1 first and upgrade it to max level. Upgrade skill 2 accordingly. Ultimate whenever available.

Best Emblem Set and Spells for Kagura in Mobile Legends

Emblem Setup

Use Custom Mage Emblem set as follows. Focus on Movement speed and magical penetration. Lastly use The Mystery shop to buy items quickly.

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Custom Mage Emblem for Kagura
  • Agility (+3)
  • Observation (+3)
  • Mystery Shop (+1)

Battle Spells

One of the best spells to be used on Kagura is Execute, or else you can use Flicker or Flameshot too according to the enemy pick.

Best Builds for Kagura in Mobile Legends

You can try many builds on Kagura. All you have to do is just follow the enemy’s pick and then decide the role on the battlefield. We have set out the following template to try out with Kagura on the battlefield.

Core Build

  • Arcane Boots: For early game magical penetration. Substitute you can use Demon shoes too to avoid Mana-related complications.
  • Lightning Truncheon: As a long-range skill-based hero lightning truncheon can help Kagura to deal damage enemies more easily.
  • Clock of Destiny: Clock of destiny not only will make lightning Truncheon’s passive more strong, but it will also give Kagura a good amount of HP to help her sustain against enemy burst damage dealer.
  • Holy Crystal: As it increases magic power it helps Kagura in the late game to deal more magic damage to enemies.
  • Genius Wand: Genius wand’s passive reduces enemies magic defense hence Kagura’s burst damage will hurt more.
  • Divine Glaive: Kagura inherits a decent amount of magic power from all of her items, getting Divine Glaive can break enemy’s magic defense by a lot and make kagura’s magic damage a lot more effective. It should be a must-pick if the enemy has a tanky lineup.
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Best Builds for Kagura

Optional Build

  • Blood Wings: A great amount of magic power alongside the given HP from the blood wings will make Kagura a lot more compatible in late-game situations.
  • Magic Necklace:The anti-regen passivity of the necklace will be helpful in team fights in a particular situation where the enemy has more than one lifesteal hero.
  • Winter Truncheon: Burst damage dealers (Gusion, Hayabusa, Aldous, Vale, etc) can prove to be a threat to Kagura. Winter Truncheon’s passive (Frozen) can make her immune to any kind of damage thus this item can save her from lethal attacks if correctly cast. 

Mobile Legends Kagura Gameplay Tips

Kagura, as a mid to late-game mage, lacks proper damage in the early game. Be sure to take advantage of her long-range first skill to poke enemy from a safe distance and gain a farm advantage in the lane. According to her gameplay, we can break it down into three phases. Our Mobile Legends Kagura guide includes the perfect game plan for the early, mid, and late phases of the game. However, a player must need a good understanding of the map to bring the best out of any hero.

Early Game

Start by buying boot and go to mid-lane to clear the first wave of minions, keep an eye on the map and try to give vision to your allies by placing your umbrella in the bush. It will help them to win the contest of getting Lithowonder in that early phase.

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Kagura in Mobile Legends

By now Kagura should be level 2 and use that second skill’s short stun as an advantage in early ganks. After completing boots make sure to buy Lightning Truncheon as the first core item. Do not expect to deal a huge amount of damage and burst down squishy enemies in one combo in this early phase.

Mid Game

To make Lightning Truncheon’s passive deal more damage consider Clock of Destiny as her second core item. After getting these two core items Kagura should be able to deal a decent amount of damage to the enemy backline and even can kill squishy backlines who are not in full HP. So you should always target the backline in a gank.

Late Game

If you manage to get some kills by now or at least a good number of assists then Kagura should be able to buy a third core item i.e. Holy Crystal. After getting these three core items Kagura can get a bit aggressive and can haunt down off- positioned Marksman or Mage. Though not being a core item, in the current meta Genius Wand is a very popular pick for Kagura, be sure to buy it.

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Kagura on the battlefield

For the last item, you can choose any of the four above-mentioned items i.e. Divine Glaive Blood Wings, Magic Necklace, Winter Truncheon. As Kagura can give vision using her umbrella from a safe distance it can be very helpful when contesting Turtle in mid-game or lord in the late game. After getting all these items, remember to sell boot and buy Immorality.

Skill Combos for Kagura

Throws Kagura’s umbrella towards the enemy. Casting ultimate now will activate its first phase of dealing damage while instantly resetting the Seimei umbrella’s cooldown. Now quickly reposition your umbrella according to the enemy, tap Rasho Umbrella Flee to teleport to umbrella giving the enemy a short stun, and make sure to hit the enemy with Ultimate’s delayed 2nd phase (without umbrella) damage.

skill combos kagura

Then use ultimate’s 1st stage (with umbrella) to complete the combo. Use primary Rasho Umbrella Flee (with umbrella) for getting out after completing. As Kagura’s 2nd phase (without umbrella) of ultimate has a short delay, Kagura can technically use both of her Ultimates simultaneously to make a perfect combo.

Heroes that can counter Kagura

Any kind of burst damage heroes like:

Final Thoughts

As discussed earlier Kagura is a complete package and has most of the abilities you can ask for in a hero. An excellent pick for rank games, Kagura is definitely a good pick for the current meta. These tips will surely help you to guide easy wins with Kagura in Mobile Legends. You can also refer to our latest tier list to know more about the revamped meta heroes in this current season.

That’s all for today’s Mobile Legends Kagura Guide. Do you prefer to use Kagura in any other way? Let us know in the comment section below!

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