Kagekiyo is a remarkably straightforward Servant. She has a few gimmicky bits here and there, but ultimately she’s just a powerful and reliable ST Quick Servant. Kagekiyo has relatively low damage steroids, but she makes up for it with strong crit buffs and (more importantly) extremely high consistency. She’s one of the best netural Quick damage-dealers in the game, which is neat in its own right—although the actual value of this in practice is somewhat diminished by the plethora of powerful free Quick tools, not to mention the (generally superior) Arts options. All-in-all, this leaves Kagekiyo as a very strong Servant who’s ultimately rather forgettable.
|Base Atk||1,963||Base HP||1,777|
|Max Atk||12,705||Max HP||12,117|
|Grail Atk||13,908||Grail HP||13,275|
|NP per Hit (%)||0.81%|
|NP when Attacked (%)||5%|
|Star Generation per Hit||6.1%|
Kagekiyo is very strong. She has high damage, consistent loopage, buff removal, and very good survivability. While she’s probably inferior to, say, MHXA (not to mention the likes of Vlad), she still has quite a bit going for her, and she’ll do very well for anyone who wants to invest in her. That said, we have plenty of very strong free ST Quicks, including two excellent welfares within the past year, so the value of a very-good-but-not-outstanding neutral ST Quick is diminished somewhat. She’s probably not a Servant to target unless you actively like her, as the free tools will do fine for you and Arts Servants are still better in general, but if you do choose to go for her you won’t be disappointed.
Single-Target DPS: 9/10
AoE DPS: N/A
Offensive Utility: 3/10
Defensive Utility: 2/10
Farming Usefulness: 5/10
Brotherly Grudge: 10/10