With The Clumsy Sister and the Magician of the Old Bookstore event coming to a close, we are approaching the start of the next part of Blue Archive’s Volume F story. It introduces a new event and a new announcement for 2 new characters: Toki and Nagisa. In this article, we will briefly go over whether Nagisa is worth pulling for or saving for another banner.
Toki is a Limited 3* Explosive Striker student who is mainly used as a Single Target damage dealer for Hieronymus Torment. As a general damage dealer, you will want her at UE40 or UE50 to maximize the damage she deals.
In terms of personal damage output, when compared to Nonomi (Swimsuit) is about equal in Hieronymus Urban. However, Toki has a clunky EX Skill rotation which requires her to transform before she can deal the bulk of her damage. Due to this restriction, Toki is usually not the first choice of Explosive damage dealers for Extreme and below. As you would prefer to have a faster rotation for a better score.
However, if you intend to be competitive for Hieronymus Torment, then Toki is an extremely strong option for that raid. As Toki's initial startup time to transform will be less of a deciding factor when using her. On a side note, if you do intend on using Toki for raids other than Hieronymus, she has a unique armor type: “Elastic” which is only weak to Sonic, and currently, there are no raid bosses with Sonic damage type.
A more In-depth review about Toki can be found here.
Now for the elephant in the room, is Toki worth pulling for?
First and foremost, if Toki is your favorite student, then don't let this guide stop you from pulling her. As at the end of the day, it is your game and account.
For newer players Yes, Toki is an extremely strong pick-up for newer players as she can handle a lot of the content thrown at you. Along with the fact that she can be used in both Kaiten and Hieronymus allows her to have the flexibility needed early on when you do not have access to multiple damage dealers.
However, for veterans who have another Explosive damage dealer built such as Saori, Nonomi (Swimsuit), and Azusa, which will most likely be UE50 since she is farmable. Toki is not a high-priority target due to sharing a banner with Nagisa, who has a larger use case than her, along with her banner being close to other Must Pull and High Priority students such as Kayoko (New Year) and Minori.
Finally, for competitive players who want the absolute top scores, honestly, if you are a competitive player, this will be pretty obvious, but Toki is an absolute must-pull for a top score in Hieronymus Torment.