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Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

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Netmarble’s Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is a global success as it has amassed over 5 million downloads already combining Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Players can venture into the open world of a virtual fantasy world of a game called Soul Divers. Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is an MMORPG that lets the player choose and customize their character and roam the world of Soul Divers as much as they want while they build connections, get stronger, collect strong equipment, and most of all, make bonds with cute pets called Familiars that have hidden strengths. 

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds makes use of the Unreal 4 Engine and is the 6th installment in the Ni no Kuni video game series by Level 5 with the current one being developed by Level 5 as well but being published by Netmarble for the global audience. The animations are buttery smooth, vivid, and a treat to look at, as expected from Studio Ghibli who are responsible for these crisp animations. The downside currently is that the game only supports a maximum limit of 50 FPS which isn’t entirely bad but definitely ruins the smooth experience a player can get at full 60 FPS or 90 FPS, a common trend observed with high-profile games.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Players play as beta testers for the virtual world of Soul Divers and can feel free to choose between 5 different classes that are unique to each other as well as serve different purposes in a team formation. Players can refer to Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds classes and skills guide to get more information and choose their favored class as once chosen, they cannot be reversed unless players want to restart their progress.

As discussed previously, players can get their hands on different elemental Familiars which are like pets and provide assistance in combat. Each familiar has a unique skill as well as different passive skills. Each player can equip a maximum of 3 different familiars at a time. Familiars can be obtained by hatching Familiar Eggs or by using the summoning system to get their hands on some of the strongest Familiars available in the game. Currently, there exist 3 different rarities of Familiars and each of them is available from the gacha system at different probabilities with the highest rarity having the lowest probability to be summoned and the lowest rarity having the highest probability to be summoned. Here are the different rarities and their probabilities:

  • 4-Star Familiars – 4% Rate to be summoned
  • 3-Star Familiars – 36% Rate to be summoned
  • 2-Star Familiars – 60% Rate to be summoned

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

In this tier list for Familiars, we will post a list of the best familiars according to each element. We recommend players to choose their own familiars and make their own decisions by using this tier list just for reference. We have ranked the Familiars element-wise to have fairness introduced as we all know that the game follows an element system where every element is stronger and weaker than another. 

Best Water Elemental Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds

The best Water elemental ranked according to their skills and usefulness in both PvP and PvE content.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Hippocampus

Hippocampus is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,942 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Hippocampus is a great DPS option for water elemental familiars and for overall water elemental teams as his passive ability, Hippocampus’s Heart states that he provides 1% additional damage to Water elemental familiars per water familiar equipped. His 1st active skill Waterspout is a single targeted damaging ability that silences the enemy it hits. His 2nd active ability Torrent is an AOE targeted damaging skill that deals damage to all enemies and pulls the enemies caught in this skill towards the center.   

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Splisher

Splisher is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16,117 and is classified as a Support type Familiar in-game. Splisher is one of the best if not the best supportive familiar for water-based teams as his passive skill Splisher’s Heart states that Splisher reduces the cooldown of all skills and special skills for water elemental familiars in the team and the effect increases according to the number of water elemental familiars equipped to the team. His 1st active ability Tiny Prayer is a great healing and dispelling skill that recovers the HP of the player and removes any burn debuff on the target. It also increases Burn resist rate for a small duration of time. Her 2nd active ability Magical Clam is the same thing as his 1st active skill except the effect can be used on an ally familiar.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Suiryu

Suiryu is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16,133 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. His passive ability Suiryu’s Heart states he gets 1% increased water damage. His 1st active ability Hydro Cannon is a single targeted damaging skill that also inflicts a Frostbite debuff which is a Damage over time effect that lasts for 5 seconds. His 2nd active ability Bubble Bubble is an AOE targeted damaging ability that targets all enemies and inflicts the Frostbite debuff to the enemy which is a Damage over time effect.

Best Fire Elemental Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds

The best Fire elemental ranked according to their skills and usefulness in both PvP and PvE content.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Molten Lion

Molten Lion is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,828 and is classified as a Defense type Familiar in-game. Molten Lion is one of the best tanky familiars that are quite sturdy and protect the player from incoming damage. His passive ability Molten Lion’s Heart states that he decreases incoming elemental damage by 1% per Fire elemental familiar equipped. It also increases damage dealt by 1% when HP is below 20%. His 1st active ability Eternal Flame states he can grant himself an Immortality buff which lasts for 2.5 seconds and grants himself 7.5% MAX HP restoration when the Immortality buff ends. His 2nd passive ability Final Flame states Molten Lion becomes Immortal for 7 seconds when his HP falls below 10% as well as increases his basic attack damage by 50% and attack speed by 25%.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Mite

Mite is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16,133 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Mite is the best DPS option currently for Fire-based teams as his passive ability Mite’s Heart increases Fire elemental damage by 1%. His 1st active ability Cross Slash is a single targeted damaging skill that also inflicts a Burn debuff which is a Damage over time effect that lasts for 5 seconds. His 2nd active ability Terrible Slashing is an AOE damaging skill that targets all enemies and can knock back enemies that are hit for 2 seconds. 

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Shrimpaler

Shrimpaler is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16,133 and is classified as a Support type Familiar in-game. His passive ability Shrimpaler’s Heart states that Shrimpaler decreases the skill cooldowns of all Fire elemental familiars equipped. It also states that Shrimpaler increases Attack speed by 1% per Fire elemental familiar equipped. His 1st active ability Shrimpaler’s Blessing states it restores 10% of the user’s HP plus an additional 2000 HP instantly and removes all Poison debuffs on the player. Increases the user’s Poison resist for 5 seconds. His 2nd passive ability Shrimpaler Heal states that Shrimpaler will heal an ally’s familiars HP by 2% of its MAX HP whenever he/she does a basic attack.

Best Earth Elemental Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds

The best Earth elemental ranked according to their skills and usefulness in both PvP and PvE content.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Stagthorn

Stagthorn is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,828 and is classified as a Defense type Familiar in-game. Stagthorn’s passive ability Stagthorn’s Heart states that all incoming elemental damage gets reduced according to the number of Earth elemental familiars. It also increases the Knock Down, Subdue, Impact, and Push Back Resist rate. His 1st active ability Divine Protection is a self-buffing ability where Stagthorn hardens itself to take reduced damage from enemies and has a chance of reflecting back the damage while also stunning them for 1 second with a 5% chance. His 2nd active ability Nature’s Revenge is an AOE targeting damaging ability that targets all enemies and pulls the enemies towards Stagthorn.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Oroboros

Oroboros is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16,133 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Oroboros is the only viable DPS option for the Earth team. His passive ability Oroboros’s Heart states he increases Earth elemental damage. His 1st active ability Spin Attack is a single targeted damaging ability that also has a chance of inflicting Poison debuff which is a damage over time effect which lasts for 5 seconds. His 2nd active ability Oroborospin is an AOE targeted damaging ability that targets all enemies and has a chance to Knock them down for 2 seconds.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Disbeleaf

Disbeleaf is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16.117 and is classified as a Support type Familiar in-game. Disbeleaf’s passive ability Disbeleaf’s Heart states she decreases the skill cooldowns of ally Earth elemental familiars as well as basic skill cooldown of an earth elemental familiars proportional to the number of Earth familiars equipped. Her 1st active ability Emotion Beam is a great healing skill that heals the player by 7.5% HP of max HP and an additional 1000 HP while also removing all Frostbite effects on the target. Temporarily also increase Frostbite resist rate by 50% for 5 seconds. Her 2nd active ability Aromatherapy restores 35% of the max HP of the lowest HP ally familiar while also removing any Frostbite debuff.

Best Light Elemental Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds

The best Light elemental ranked according to their skills and usefulness in both PvP and PvE content.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Crab O’Lantern

Crab O’Lantern is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,828 and is classified as a Defense type Familiar in-game. His passive ability Crab O’Lantern’s Heart states it increases Critical Hit Resist Rate while decreasing the damage received according to the number of Light elemental familiars equipped. His 1st active ability Shining Pumpkin is a self-buffing skill where Crab O’Lantern becomes immune to damage for 1.5 seconds and grants himself – an HP potion and heal recovery +15%, Skill damage +5%. His 2nd active ability Golden Pumpkin states that Crab O’Lantern will morph any 2 enemies in range into Pumpkins for 5 seconds.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Bunnybot

Bunnybot is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,992 and is classified as a Support type Familiar in-game. His passive ability Bunnybot’s Heart states it increases all elemental damage proportional to the number of attack type familiars equipped while decreasing the duration of all crowd control effects except damage over time effects like Burn. His 1st active ability Rearm is a good supportive ability that provides a Shield to the partner with shield strength equal to 10% of MAX HP of 7 seconds. While this shield is active, the player also gets Stun, Knock Down, and Subdue resistance by 50%. The player will also deal 10% increased damage to stunned enemies. His 2nd active ability Absolute Defense creates a shield for an ally familiar for 5 seconds that can absorb 5 attacks and also provide 25% Elemental status effect resistance till the time the shield is active.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Sparkee

Sparkee is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16.133 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Sparkee’s passive ability Sparkee’s Heart states he gets a 1% increase in Light elemental damage. His 1st active ability Zip Zap is the single targeted damaging ability that can stun the enemy for 1 second while inflicting Flash damage which is a damage over time effect lasting for 8 seconds. His 2nd passive ability Power Charge states that Sparkee deals some damage on his every 3rd basic attack as he discharges. 

Best Dark Elemental Familiars in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds

The best Dark elemental ranked according to their skills and usefulness in both PvP and PvE content.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Arachnes

Arachnes is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,942 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Arachnes’s passive ability Arachnes’s Heart states she provides 3% Increased damage to the enemy player. Her 1st active ability Pierce is a single targeted damaging skill that will deal additional damage equal to 5% of the player’s MAX HP if this ability hits the player. Her 2nd active ability Shadow Thorn is an AOE targeted damaging ability that targets all enemies and deals damage to enemies. Enemies hit by this skill will take 20% increased damage.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Rimu

Rimu is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 17,828 and is classified as a Defense type Familiar in-game. His passive ability Rimu’s Heart states that the player gets reduced damage taken from enemy players by 3% as well as 20% increases Stun resist rate. His 1st active ability I Hate You is a single targeted damaging ability that if it hits a player, will seal 1 of their familiars for 5 seconds. His 2nd active ability Devour is an AOE targeted damaging skill that deals damage to all enemies, removes 2 of their buffs, and inflicts Fear debuff on them that lasts for 2 seconds.

Best Familiars to Choose in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds Ranked According to Element

Dinoceros

Dinoceros is a base 4-Star Familiar that has a base Combat Power (CP) of 16.133 and is classified as an Attack type Familiar in-game. Dinoceros’s passive ability Dinoceros’s Heart states the player gets increased darkness elemental damage. His 1st active ability Infight is a single targeted damaging ability that knocks down the enemy for 1.5 seconds. It also inflicts a Corrupt debuff which is a damage over time effect that lasts for 8 seconds. His 2nd active ability Wild Roar is an AOE targeted damaging skill that targets all enemies and impacts them backward. This skill deals 25% additional damage to corrupted enemies. 

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is a heavy game that uses Unreal Engine 4 and displays fluid animations. It needs to be played on lag-free intervals to get the advantage over other players as well as consistently due to the grindy nature of Open-World MMO’s. Playing Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds on a bigger screen of your PC with your keyboard and mouse via BlueStacks for a smooth and optimized gameplay experience is recommended.

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