She was a member of the Hinomori Clan but joined the Sangonomiya Resistance. After the abolishing of the Vision Hunt Decree, she travelled to Mondstadt and is training to become a knight in the Knights of Favonius. She has Tanuki blood, making her able to shapeshift into many forms.
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Although Saaya often tries to avoid the fact that she enjoys certain people's company, she very much cares for others.
She used to be a rather quiet and kind girl, but due to an incident that happened as she grew up, her personality changed to what it currently is.
Saaya also has interests in the region of Mondstadt, as well as their culture. Back in Inazuma, she would occasionally seen reading books about the region. She has now fulfilled her goal of visiting, and desires to become a Favonius Knight in Mondstadt. However, she tends to comment about how she misses her friends and family back in Inazuma.
Saaya is a young woman with the appearance of a teenager. She has long, pink-tinted brown hair tied in a ponytail with two long pieces of hair framing her face. Her Anemo Vision is clipped to the right lock of hair that frames her face. On that same lock, there is a small curl that rests on her cheek. She has pink eyes. Her skin is quite pale.
|Hinomori Arrow: Kumo no Shizukasora (雲の静か空, Cloud's Quiet Sky)||Normal Attack|
|Normal Attack: Perform up to 6 consecutive shots with a bow.
Charged Attack: Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, wind will accumulate on the arrowhead. A fully charged wind arrow will deal Anemo DMG.
Plunging Attack: Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
|Hinomori Arrow: Kumo no Egao (雲のえがお, Cloud's Smile)||Elemental Skill|
|Saaya heals everyone in her team by 3% every second. This occurs for 7 seconds.|
|Hinomori Arrow: Kumo no Umi (雲の海, Cloud of the Sea)||Elemental Burst|
|Saaya shoots an arrow into the sky and it comes crashing down, unleashing an explosion that turns into a Cloud Crash.
• Enemies within the AoE are affected by Anemo.
• If Protective Canopy is currently your party's Elemental Resonance, characters within the field's ATK is enhanced by 15% .
|TBA||Ocean Breeze||1st Ascension Passive|
|TBA||No Debt!||4th Ascension Passive|
|TBA||Light Winds||Utility Passive|
|When dispatched on an expedition in Inazuma, time consumed is reduced by 25%.|
|Ascension Phase||Level||Mora||Character Ascension Materials||Local Specialties||Common Materials|
|1||20/40||20,000||Vayuda Turquoise Sliver x1||Naku Weed x3||Firm Arrowhead x3|
|2||40/50||40,000||Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x3
Marionette Core x2
|Naku Weed x10||Firm Arrowhead x15|
|3||50/60||60,000||Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x6
Marionette Core x4
|Naku Weed x20||Sharp Arrowhead x12|
|4||60/70||80,000||Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x3
Marionette Core x8
|Naku Weed x30||Sharp Arrowhead x18|
|5||70/80||100,000||Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x6
Marionette Core x12
|Naku Weed x45||Weathered Arrowhead x12|
|6/MAX||80/90||120,000||Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone x6
Marionette Core x20
|Naku Weed x60||Weathered Arrowhead x24|
- Her birthday is World Martial Arts Day.
- She has a twin sister named Sanae (沙那絵) and an older brother named Shuu (シュウ).
- In Japanese, Saaya talks in third-person.
- Her Japanese voice actress' given name uses the same kanji as hers, but used in reverse order (沙彩 - Saaya，彩沙 - Ayasa).
- She has trouble hearing because she hides her Tanuki ears using her powers and her human ears are covered by her thick hair.
Hinomori Saaya was promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 2 Event Wishes:
|Thunderstroke Preeminence||Kira Asami, Beidou, Rosaria, Hinomori Saaya|
|A Starward Sign||Emeline, Hinomori Saaya, Ilyni, Suzuki Kaida|