Yena is the hero who has 7 skills, 69 combos have become a brand of her in Arena of Valor. She is the 85th hero of Arena of Valor with the style of Warrior / Assassin. Her skill set converges many control effects: Slow, silence, repel, kick, .. including many transformation mechanisms like Liliana, Superman, or Richter. This hero requires players to take time to play fluently.
Skills increasing order of Yena
Passive: Lunar Phase
When Yena uses duel-wielding, she gains 40/50/60 (+10 per ultimate ability level) movement speed. Especially, each time she damages an enemy hero, she will put Mark of the Blade; With 5 stacks of her effect, it will deal 200% of physical attack damage and silence the target and reduce movement speed by 80% for 1 second. (with attack effect)
She needs a period of cooldown before she can apply Mark of the Blade on the same enemy.
When she uses a combined blade, she has an attack slowdown, but in return increases the damage done by 50%. And yet, the entire time she unleashes her abilities, she is immune to effects and 50% immune.
Skill 1: Crescent Strike
She glides in a direction that only swings the enemy to deal physical damage; If the first turn hits, Yena can dash for the second turn within 5 seconds. This move can cast up to 2 turns before the cooldown starts.
She charges for 2 seconds and then swings the Combined Blade to deal physical damage in the target direction; convergence the longer the damage becomes stronger. After 0.75 seconds she casts a spell that will slow the enemy’s movement speed for 2 seconds; If after 1.5 seconds, it will knock the enemy away. If there is a victim hit, she can use the Mark of the Blade a second time within the next 5 seconds.
Skill 2: Spinning Sickle
She unleashes the Duel-wielding in a target direction, dealing physical damage. The Blades spin continuously for 3 seconds at the endpoint, every 0.5 seconds deals physical damage to targets in range and reduces movement speed by 50% for 1 second.
She swings the Combined Blade 4 times in the target direction, dealing physical damage each time, and each slash will slow the target and repel, continuously for 2 seconds. Particularly phase 4 will knock all targets.
Especially if she gets close to the Duel-wielding, the weapon will automatically recover and help herself recover 5 seconds of this cooldown, regardless of whether she is holding the Duel-wielding or the Combined Blade.
Skill 3: Full Moon
Yena pairs the Duel-wielding, dealing physical damage to nearby enemies, and increasing physical damage continuously for 5 seconds. Once activated, she converts her current 3 skills into a new set of skills using Combined Blade.
She split the weapon into a Duel-wielding across the four sides, dealing physical damage to nearby victims, and at the same time accelerating her attack continuously for 5 seconds. Once activated, Yena converts her current 3 skills into a new set of skills using Duel-wielding.
Skills increasing order from level 1 to 15: 1, 2, 1, 3, 1, 2, 1, 3, 1, 2, 1, 3, 2, 2, 2.
Talent and Arcana
- Talent: Flicker or Execute
- Arcana: Onslaught (10) + Guerrilla (10) + Skewer (10)
How to build items for Yena
- First option: Spear of Longinus + Gilded Greaves + Frost Cape + Medallion of Troy + Fenrir’s Tooth + Blade of Eternity
- Second option: Rankbreaker + Gilded Greaves + Omni Arms + Mail of Pain + Medallion of Troy + Blade of Eternity
Runes for Yena
- Lokheim: Devourer – Deadly Claw – Curse of Death
- League of Humans: Reaper’s Blessing
- Afata: River Treader
How to play Yena
At the beginning of the game, her strength was somewhat but not really the strongest because she did not have her ultimate. At this stage, you should focus on farming soldiers, eating light birds to illuminate the enemy jungle. Use Skill 2 to help clear the soldiers faster as well as poke the opponent. You can also use Skill 1 to exchange moves with opponents.
She is a highly mobile hero, after clearing the creeps you can move to control your jungle, steal the enemy jungle, or support the mid to help mid taking advantage as soon as possible.
Mid and late game
In the mid-game, let’s move more actively, move to steal the enemy jungle, causing the enemy jungler to lose some experience or move to support his team paths to earn and increase the advantage of the team. But before you move, make sure you clear up the creeps wave, avoiding unfortunate waste of resources.
When fighting, please aim at the main force of your team using combos to finish him off. Don’t use a combo on those who rushed forward will be shot dead by the enemy AD team before they can leave anything.
Yena should take advantage of the grass to capture the target, the target is the sniper, the magician of the enemy. You can hide in the bushes and use her blades to attack your opponent, then change the form, use the combined blade to finish off or retreat.