January 18th Update Patch Notes

Here’s Onmyoji Arena update patch notes on January 18th, 2019 has announced by NetEase Games on the Onmyoji Arena official site.


Onmyoji Arena will change the lineup of the limited-time free shikigami on January 21st, 2019. The new free shikigami will be Chin, Ryomen, Enenra, Yamausagi, Shishio, Aoandon, Ichimokuren, Menreiki and Yamakaze.

Of these shikigami, Ichimokuren, Menreiki and Yamakaze have a difficulty of Extreme. Onmyoji who have been in Heian-kyo for less than 7 days can’t use them in battle.


Season 4 will start after the maintenance on January 18th. Please check the detailed info below:

1. Players’ initial tier in Season 4 will be based on their final tier in Season 3 according to the season rules.

2. Players whose highest tier in Season 4 reached Gold or above will get the avatar frame for the corresponding tier. But the Onmyoji frame will only be granted to players who are still in Onmyoji tier at the end of Season 4.

3. After Season 4 starts, players who had won at least 10 Ranked Matches and reached Platinum tier during Season 3 will be granted a Season 3 exclusive skin for Jikikaeru, Art of War: Gen. Froggy. Players who joined at least 60 5v5 battles and had an average punishment (punished matches/total matches) of less than 0.025/match during Season 3 will be granted a Season 3 exclusive skin for Mouba, Art of War: Gourmet.

4. After Season 4 Starts, the match data of Season 3 will be added to the Season Momento.

5. After Season 4 Starts, all players’ shikigami Power will be reset a certain amount based on their Power in Season 1 and Season 3.


New theme style will be added to Onmyoji Arena!

New interface skin [Rivalry] will be available. Featuring a stylistic interactive interface, fresh background and the new music created by the renowned Japanese musician, Yasuharu Takanashi. [Rivalry] will bring players a brand new experience!

The classic interface skin [Heian-kyo] will still be available. Players can switch interface skins in [Settings] – [Interface].

Onmyoji Arena New Theme Style Rivalry

Onmyoji Arena New Theme Style Rivalry

Onmyoji Arena New Theme Style Rivalry

Onmyoji Arena New Theme Style Rivalry


All-new tower defense mode, Shikigami Defense is now available!

In the new mode, players will draw cards to summon shikigami in order to defeat waves of monsters and get EXP and coins. Upgrade and promote the shikigami cards to resist against the coming monsters!

The mode rules can be viewed in the [Event Lobby] – [Shikigami Defense] interface. Complete the Demon Defense stage for the first time during the event to get rewards! Reach the required rank in the event rank to get super special rewards!

Onmyoji Arena Shikigami Defense

Onmyoji Arena Shikigami Defense

Onmyoji Arena Shikigami Defense


Season 4 drops. New Battle Pass available!

Battle Pass will be available for Season 4. Join battles or complete quests to get EXP and upgrade the Battle Pass. Every time the Battle Pass is upgraded, corresponding rewards will be granted!

When the amount jade a player spends meets the requirement, all content of Battle Pass will immediately be unlocked and all the bounty rewards of the current level including new broadcast theme, permanent return special effect and S4 skin can be claimed.

Players who wish to quickly claim the bounty rewards can use jade to buy Battle Pass EXP.

Onmyoji Arena New Shikigami

“Wanna see who I really am?”

As an unfathomable big spirit, Tamamonomae’s abilities can attack target by surprise.

Ability 1: Soul Burst will split into 4 directions after hitting a target to attack the nearby enemies.

Ability 2: Fox Fire has a delayed control effect that when coupled with Ability 1: Soul Burst or the Ultimate Ability: Falling Might can deal great damage to controlled enemies.

Ability 3: Demon Wrath can be used to protect yourself.

Ultimate Ability: Falling Might can accurately hit targets in a wide range. There is no range warning for this ability, therefore, enemies will never know which area will be struck by this ability.

Ability 1: Soul Burst

Tamamonomae casts Soul Burst towards the specified direction to deal magic damage to enemies on the way. After hitting the first enemy shikigami or reaching its max distance, it will split up all to the surrounding area and deal magic damage to enemies on the way again.

Ability 2: Fox Fire

Tamamonomae releases Fox Fire in the specified direction to deal magic damage to the first hit target and inflict a Slow effect that gradually strengthens. All damage dealt to that target will be increased. After a certain period of time, the Slow effect will be changed to Fear.

Ability 3: Demon Wrath

Tamamonomae bursts demon force to the surrounding area which knocks back enemies within range and deals magic damage.

Ultimate Ability: Falling Might

Tamamonomae will select a wide range around herself as the designated area and summon Falling Might after a time period to deal magic damage to all enemy shikigami within the range. After selecting the area, all enemy shikigami around Tamamonomae will receive a warning.

Tamamonomae will first be available during this week’s Shikigami Brawl. Feel the pressure from this overwhelming nine-tailed spirit!


Feather Sigil

Exceeded Cooldown Reduction converts to Attack: adjusted from 1.8 to 1.5.

Exceeded Cooldown Reduction converts to Ability Power: adjusted from 3.0 to 2.4.


1. Shiro Mujou

Ability 2: Immolation

Adjusted MP cost from 50/65/80/95/110 to 50/60/70/80/90.

Adjusted base damage from 17/34/51/74/83 to 20/40/60/80/100.

2. Kyonshi Imoto

Ability 2: Sic ’em!

Adjusted Tomato’s speed from 1100/1600 to 1350/1900.

Ability 3: Here I Am!

Adjusted jumping time from 0.45 seconds to 0.35 seconds.

This ability is resistant to Control when jumping.

3. Yamakaze

Natural Passive: Haze

Adjusted HP Regen from 20/35/50/65% to 20/32.5/45/57.5%.


Amanozako’s Bow

Adjusted healing effect from 50% to 35%.

Hoko Do

Adjusted healing effect from 50% to 35%.

Izanami’s Scepter

Adjusted price from 2150 coins to 1950 coins.

Marsh Moon

Adjusted price from 2150 coins to 1950 coins.

Adjusted healing effect from 50% to 35%.

Raja Warhammer

Adjusted price from 2100 coins to 2000 coins.

Removed the damage reduction effect obtained after using Raja Warhammer.

Ninth Heaven Wing

Adjusted magic damage reduction from 4% to 3%.

Soul Grabber

Adjusted Armor bonus of Enhanced Basic Attack from 90% to 70%.

Imperial Lance

Adjusted damage dealt to monsters from 3x to 4x.

Fire King Lance

Adjusted damage dealt to monsters from 2.66x to 3.5x.

Nether Crossbow (new item)

Price: 1,900 Coins

Stats: 40 Attack + 40% ASPD

Special effect, Nether Arrow: Basic attack will deal 20 additional (+1.5*level) magic damage. After every 2 abilities or basic attack, the next basic attack will trigger an attack special effect.


1. Valkyrie Soul

Event Period: January 18th after maintenance to February 7th, 2019.

Hone Onna’s new year skin, Valkyrie Soul will be available during January 18th – February 7th. Enjoy a 12% discount during January 18th – January 24th. Don’t miss out!

2. January Blessing

Event Period: January 18th after maintenance to January 31st, 2019.

The new year has begun! Exchange your spare Anniversary Cards for January Packs. Open pack to get rewards. Collect enough Vigor to get more rewards!


Adjusted the punishment system for canceling while matching: Players of Challenger or higher tier can only cancel once without any punishment. If you cancel more than once on the same day, besides deducting the corresponding Merit and adding a matching delay, 5 win points will also be deducted. No win points will be deducted if you run out of win points.

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