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Tier
5

Lancer
April Fool's
3
4
1
5
8
Attribute
Earth
Alignment
Neutral Good
Max HP 13,119
HP Rank
Max ATK 8,253
ATK Rank
Base Atk1,375Base HP2,099
Max Atk 8,253 Max HP 13,119
Grail Atk 9,993 Grail HP 15,907
NP per Hit (%) 0.44%
NP when Attacked (%) 4%
Star Absorption 89
Star Generation per Hit 12.2%

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Servant Skills

Siren Song B

Chance to Charm one Opposite Sex enemy for 1 turn.

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Lvl12345678910
Charm Chance 60%63%66%69%72%75%78%81%84%90%
CD 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7

Available from the start

Vain Sisters A

Chance to Charm one Opposite Sex enemy for 1 turn.
Reduces the target's Quick card resistance for 3 turns.

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Lvl12345678910
Charm Chance 70%73%76%79%82%85%88%91%94%100%
Quick resist - 10%11%12%13%14%15%16%17%18%20%
CD 8 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 6

Upgrades after Rank Up Quest 1. (Not available, ETA 7/2021)

Monstrous Strength C

Increases own attack for 1 turn.

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Attack + 10%12%14%16%18%20%22%24%26%30%
CD 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5

Unlocks after 1st Ascension

Distant Thoughts A

Grants self Guts status for 3 turns, 1 time.
Grants self Invincibility for 1 attack.

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Lvl12345678910
Revives with 1000120014001600180020002200240026003000
CD 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7

Unlocks after 3rd Ascension

Class Skills

Magic Resistance B

Increase your Debuff Resist by 17.5%.

Core of the Goddess A

Apply Damage Plus (Total Card Damage +250).
Increase Debuff Resist for yourself by 25%.

Noble Phantasm

Caress of the Medusa B

Deal damage to a single enemy.

<Overcharge>

Chance to inflict Stun on a single enemy (1 turn).

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Caress of the Medusa

Embrace of the Goddess

Rank Classification Hit-Count
B Anti-Unit 8
Effect

Deal damage to a single enemy.

Level 1 2 3 4 5
1200% 1600% 1800% 1900% 2000%
Overcharge Effect

Chance to inflict Stun on a single enemy (1 turn).

Charge 100% 200% 300% 400% 500%
80% 100% 120% 140% 160%
Caress of the Medusa (Upgrade 1) B+

Upgrade via Interlude Quest 1 (ETA 11/2019)

Deal damage to a single enemy.
Decrease Quick resistance by 20% (3 turns).

<Overcharge>

Chance to inflict Stun on a single enemy (1 turn).

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Caress of the Medusa (Upgrade 1)

Embrace of the Goddess

Rank Classification Hit-Count
B+ Anti-Unit 8
Effect Deal damage to a single enemy.
Decrease Quick resistance by 20% (3 turns).
Level 1 2 3 4 5
1600% 2000% 2200% 2300% 2400%
20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Overcharge Effect

Chance to inflict Stun on a single enemy (1 turn).

Charge 100% 200% 300% 400% 500%
80% 100% 120% 140% 160%

Assorted Info

ID 146
Cost 12
Gender Female
Growth Semi-Reverse S
Inst. Death Chance 40.00%
Damage Distribution Quick 16,33,51
Damage Distribution Arts 10,20,30,40
Damage Distribution Buster 100
Damage Distribution Extra 6,13,20,26,35
Damage Distribution NP 2,5,8,11,13,16,19,26

Attack / HP Growth

Stat Ratings

Interlude Quests

Quest Requirements Reward
Interlude 1 (ETA 2019/12)
Chapter Completion: Babylonia

Ascension: 2

Bond: 4

Rank Up 1 (ETA 2021/07)
Chapter Completion: Fuyuki

Ascension: 4

Bond: 0

✔ = Available ✖ = Unavailable

Ascension Materials

StageCostMaterials
2
50,000
3
150,000
4
500,000
Max
1,500,000

Skill Enhancement Materials

LevelCostMaterials
1 → 2 100,000
2 → 3 200,000
3 → 4 600,000
4 → 5 800,000
5 → 6 2,000,000
6 → 7 2,500,000
7 → 8 5,000,000
8 → 9 6,000,000
9 → 10 10,000,000

Total Materials Required

Ascension
Skill
Total

Costume Dress Materials

Costume Cost Materials
April Fool's 0

Bond CE

Bond Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Bond Pts Req. 1,500 2,250 3,000 3,750 4,500 225,000 260,000 270,000 300,000 395,000
Uncertainty About The Future

When equipped on Medusa (Lancer),
Increases party's Quick Card effectiveness and NP Gain by 10% while she is on the field.

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Overview

Finally matching her sisters in both stature and divinity, Medusa Lily arrives to the game in the Babylonia chapter. Wielding the very scythe that decapitated and killed her in life, Harpe, she seems much more cold than the regular version of Medusa. Will her new form keep her from being bullied by Stheno and Euryale? Not likely.

Medusa's pint-sized Lancer incarnation packs similar traits to her regular self in spite of her different class. While her offensive power and general utility as a servant are lacking, she packs impressive durability and a rare niche in packing one of the few consistent stun NPs in the game.

However, her skill set is generally weak with unimpressive effects on long cooldowns, and her NP gain rate is a sore weakness for how good her NP is; packing acceptable Arts cards but having weak NP gain rate in her two Quicks and Extra card, she struggles to charge her gauge on the whole.

Strengths

Strong Charm/Stunlocking ability

Medusa Lily is one of the few servants to have multiple charms and stuns in her kit, especially at such high success rates. While her Charm is locked to only enemies with the Male trait, her NP stun will consistently be a powerful tool to lock down key threats.

High Durability

With her large HP pool, and one time invulnerability/guts from Distant Thoughts, Medusa Lily makes herself a tough cookie to crack. This is further accentuated by her high passive debuff resistance, making her more likely to shrug off debilitating debuffs.

Weaknesses

Low damage output

Medusa Lily's attack stat is low for most 4* servants, let alone for Lancers, who tend to pack above-average attack. Combined with her mediocre offensive steroid from Monstrous Strength, she can't exactly inflict anywhere near the damage other Lancers can manage.

She later obtains an NP interlude to help out her Noble Phantasm’s damage and also add a handy Quick Resistance Down debuff. It is essentially a Quick Effectiveness Up, but as a debuff placed on an enemy instead of a buff on an ally. However, even then her offensive power remains largely mediocre.

Long cooldowns on skills and NP

While Distant Thoughts and Medusa Lily's NP are both superb, their long cooldown periods (due to Distant Thoughts’s base 9 turn cooldown, and Medusa Lily's weak base NP gain hindering any NP spamming) mean that neither can have a significant impact in drawn out battles without team support.

Level Up Skill Recommendation

Skill Priority
Siren Song B

Chance to Charm one Opposite Sex enemy for 1 turn.

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Lvl12345678910
Charm Chance 60%63%66%69%72%75%78%81%84%90%
CD 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7
Monstrous Strength C

Increases own attack for 1 turn.

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Lvl12345678910
Attack + 10%12%14%16%18%20%22%24%26%30%
CD 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 5
Distant Thoughts A

Grants self Guts status for 3 turns, 1 time.
Grants self Invincibility for 1 attack.

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Lvl12345678910
Revives with 1000120014001600180020002200240026003000
CD 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 7

While Siren Song doesn't gain too much effectiveness from levelling it up, especially considering how infrequently it can even be used to good effect, Monstrous Strength and Distant Thoughts contribute equally to Medusa Lily's offense and durability. They can be levelled more or less interchangeably depending on one's preference.

  • Siren Song is a standard anti-Male charm skill, which forms part of Medusa’s enemy lockdown capability. Because even at max rank the cooldown is high and the skill can still miss, this ability can be maxed last.
  • Monstrous Strength is Medusa’s main steroid, albeit one of the weakest variants of the ability in the game. Though even at max rank its value isn’t spectacular, it does benefit decently from each level. If focusing on offense, max it first, and if not, max it second.
  • Distant Thoughts combines a Guts and a single-hit invulnerability to serve as Medusa’s only direct defensive ability. While only the Guts portion scales with level, reducing the cooldown may be worthwhile. If focusing on survivability, max it first, and otherwise max it second.

Craft Essence Recommendation

Medusa Lily’s strongest quality is her powerful NP effect. As such, her biggest priority should be getting her NP out faster. She can achieve this via Starting NP Gauge effects, straight NP Gain Up effects, or even Quick Up effects to improve both the damage and NP gain of her otherwise-mediocre Quick cards. Medusa Lily can also appreciate NP Power Up effects to improve the dent she puts in the enemy when she unleashes her NP.

  • Kaleidoscope / Imaginary Element: Allows Medusa Lily to get her NP off in battle immediately, or close to. Converting her NP into an on-demand stun button with this option is particularly helpful if a master gets in a bad spot in a tough quest.
  • Imaginary Around / Gandr / Decapitating Bunny 2018 / Dumplings Over Flowers: Increases the power of Medusa Lily's NP while also helping her Quick cards charge her NP gauge faster. Decapitating Bunny can also aid her in ignoring otherwise troublesome dodges and invulnerability.
  • Little Halloween Devil / Holy Night Supper / The Classic Three Great Heroes / Knights of Marines: Alternative options for starting NP gauge if an immediate NP isn't required or if Medusa Lily is receiving NP gauge from NP charging supports.

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Other Info

Release Date
AKA/Alias/Nicknames Anna, Medusa Lily
Country/Place of Origin
Illustrator BLACK
Seiyuu (CV) Asakawa Yū
Series

Parameters

STR
C
END
D
AGL
A
MP
E
LUK
C
NP
A+

Valentine's CE

Availability

Non-Limited - Available in the general summoning pool.

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