Tower of Fantasy Samir and Dual EM Stars Build Guide

If you’re having trouble and probably wondering how to build Tower of Fantasy Samir, then you’ve just arrived at the right place. Know more about her using our in-depth strategy guide featuring her weapon, skills, best matrices build and best team composition.

Tower of Fantasy presents a unique world with futuristic facilities, giving you a glimpse of what it’s like to live in a sci-fi and fantasy environment. The game itself has plenty of things to offer including compelling stories and a complete roster of interesting and well-thought-out characters to explore.

Simultaneously, encountering large enemies and terrifying bosses will become a big part of your life in the world of Aida. With that being said, it is necessary to keep your character strong and become adept at fighting.

Who is Tower of Fantasy Samir?

Samir is an SSR simulacrum, who serves as an Executor for Hykros. She’s easily one of the best DPS in the current meta, known for her range and speed when it comes to attacks. Truly a top-tier gunslinger, who although tends to keep away from others, she’s a girl who carries herself and guns well! 

Tower of Fantasy Samir Build Guide

A peculiar spirit within the Executor Order, while she’s often observed to play mean pranks on others and cares little about her interpersonal relationships within the organization, she simply follows her heart and does as she pleases.

Samir loves solving puzzles and riddles. In fact, during her free time she not only plays sudoku books and reads detective fiction, but designs board games as well. 

  • Grade: SSR
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 171 cm
  • Birthday: May 20th
  • Horoscope: Taurus
  • EN Voice Actor: Brittany Cox
  • JP Voice Actor: Nana Mizuki

In this Tower of Fantasy Build Guide, we will cover weapon stats and type, skills, attacks and moveset. Also the best builds, best matrices, awakening traits, best team comps, upgrade materials, best gifts and gacha. If you’re planning to pull for her or just plain curious if maxing her out is worth it then this guide is definitely for you!

Dual EM Stars

Tower of Fantasy Samir wields a Dual volt pistol and a DPS-type weapon called Dual EM Stars that hits like crazy when dealing damage, especially using her attacks in chains and combos. Undeniably, her highly versatile kit makes her a daunting opponent for in-game enemies and in PvP.

Tower of Fantasy Samir Dual EM Stars

Harness her speed and ranged skills for combat by taking a look at our strategy guide and mastering her weapon in the game. Here, we list all of its main stat before leveling Dual EM stars up:

Type: Volt -When the weapon is fully charged, the next attack will paralyze targets for 1 second. Electrify them for 6 seconds, negating all buffs and dealing damage equal to 144% of ATK. Targets can’t receive any buffs for the next 6 seconds.

•CS: 272
•Shatter: 6.00
•Charge: 10.70
•Attack: 18
•HP: 1165
•Crit: 14

Weapon Effects

Different weapon resonance effects can be activated depending on the two active weapons that are being used. You will have to equip at least two of the same type of weapons to trigger the resonance.

In Samir’s case, triggering Attack Reso using another DPS-type weapon will increase the final damage by 10%. In team play, this increases to 40%. You can also take advantage of Elemental Resonance and pair her with another Volt weapon user that’s going to increase your ATK by 15% and volt resistance by 25%.

Tower of Fantasy Samir Skills

Samir’s swift and rapid combos with her pistols coupled with her aerial strikes that literally make the bullets rain hitting the surrounding enemies. These are only a few reasons why she’s a very powerful DPS. And despite hitting lower damage in comparison to other big-numbered DPS characters such as King, her skills are so fast-moving that she’s arguably doing more. 

Ranged attackers like Samir can also make use of Kiting, a term which refers to a technique used when killing targets and positioning yourself at a distance. When an enemy comes near, you dodge, run and reposition again.

Normal Attacks

Tower of Fantasy Samir attacks Dual Fire

While on the ground, tap normal attack to attack 5 times in a row.
• First Attack: Deal a total damage equal to 47.1% of ATK + 2.
• Second Attack: Deal total damage equal to 35.8% of ATK + 2.
• Third Attack: Deal total damage equal to 119.7% of ATK +6.
• Fourth Attack: Deal total damage equal to 113.1% of ATK + 6.
• Fifth Attack: Deal total damage equal to 154% of ATK + 8 and launch the target.

Bullet rain

While airborne, tap normal attack to fire continuously at the ground, dealing damage equal to 50.6% of ATK + 3. Significantly, each hit consumes 150 endurance.

Energy Burst

Hold attack button to maintain constant fire, each hit dealing damage equal to 23% of ATK + 1 base damage.

Phantom Kick

While airborne, tap and hold normal attack to trigger Phantom Kick. Then knock the target down and deal damage equal to 70.5% of ATK + 4. Upon landing, deal damage equal to 98.7% of ATK + 5 to nearby targets and launch them.

Dodge Attacks

Rising Lightning Kick

Tap normal attack after dodging to strongly suspend targets and deal damage equal to 122.6% of ATK + 6.

Weapon Skill

Electro Field

Fire an energy shield at the target location, reflecting beams within the barrier. Subsequently, deal damage equal to 269.8% of ATK + 14, and the last hit strongly suspends targets.
Cooldown: 45 seconds.

Weapon Discharge

Domain of Thunder

Create a Domain of Thunder at the target location upon switching to this weapon, strongly suspending targets within the area and dealing a total of 238.3% of ATK + 13 damage over 3 attacks to them while dispelling their buffs. Altogether, the domain lasts for 3.5 seconds and deals damage equal to 42.4% of ATK + 2 to a target every 0.5 seconds.

Tower of Fantasy Samir Pros and Cons

Samir is an incredible Volt-type unit that provides high DPS through her skill, normal and dodge attacks. Along with it, you also would want to take advantage of her weapon’s high Charge ability of 10.70 which makes it easier for you to fill up your Discharge bar.

Dual EM stars’ ranged attack is also one of its main strengths, allowing you to target enemies from a distance when things get messy in a close-quarter combat. This weapon also grants you the ability to perform powerful airborne attacks and continuously shoot at the ground that has a large AoE, and since volt weapons electrify enemies and stun them, this creates an opening for your other character swaps. Samir unfortunately has a low Shatter rank of only 6.0 and is not very good at breaking shields. Players are also known to complain about her Discharge ability’s targeting logic and the Domain of Thunder not going to the opponent’s location sometimes.

Despite this, it doesn’t change the fact that Samir can deal large number of hits from her Normal attacks alone. And, at the end of the day, it is a gacha game, so pull for the character that you want and enjoy!

Tower of Fantasy Samir Advancement

For Advancement, this build guide will walk you through what each level or stars do to Tower of Fantasy Samir’s skills. It has a total of 6-stars advancement and this will help to see if it is worth maxing her out ingame and whether you should use your materials and resources for leveling up. 

Getting an additional copy of Dual EM Stars will grant you a star, and you start to activate even greater passives and skills along with it. The first time you get a copy of Balmung is considered a No-star and you will have to roll again or purchase them via the commissary’s weapons store using Black Gold in hopes of advancing your weapons by feeding copies.

Here are the passives from stars 1-6:
One StarTrigger an electrical explosion on the target after landing a critical hit, dealing additional damage equal to 30% of ATK to the target and nearby enemies.
Cooldown: 0.2 seconds.
Two StarIncrease the current weapon’s base ATK growth by 16%.
Three StarIncrease crit rate to electrified targets by 40%. Electrical explosions extend the duration of electrified effects by 0.5 seconds, up to a maximum of 5 seconds.
Four StarIncrease the current weapon’s base ATK growth by 32%.
Five StarDouble the duration of Electro Field and pull targets into the center of the attack.
Six StarTriggering an electrical explosion reduces skill cooldowns by 1 second.

Tower of Fantasy Samir Awakening Traits

Giving a character certain gifts earns you points, and you will be able to get the rewards that comes with it. Upon reaching 1, 200 and 4, 000 awakening points, players will be able to unlock traits which provide additional passives and skills.

Awakening PointsRewards
200Samir Avatar
600Log: Dance Alone
1, 200Samir: Trickery trait
2, 000Log: Resonance
3, 000Log: Concerto
4, 000Samir: Shadow trait

Trickery

1, 200 Awakening

Grant 1 stack of Concentration for every 4 seconds when Samir receives no damage. Each stack increases damage dealt by 3%, and can stack up to 4 times. After being hit, Samir loses 1 stack of Concentration, up to 1 stack per second.

Shadows

4, 000 Awakening

Grant 1 stack of Concentration for every 4 seconds when Samir receives no damage. Each stack increases damage dealt by 4%, and can stack up to 5 times. After being hit, Samir loses 1 stack of Concentration, up to 2 stack per second.

Best Gifts for Samir Awakening

Here are the best gifts for Samir Awakening:

  • 3D Hykros Puzzle
  • Banges Specialty
  • Music Box
  • New Game Console
  • Plush Toy
  • Smarty Doll
  • Cat Throw Pillow
  • Chess Set
  • Coloring Book
  • Moonrabbit Kit
  • Custom Poker Deck
  • Paper Pinwheel

Tower of Fantasy Samir Best Matrices

Matrices are important for a weapon to further amplify your damage and other abilities in-game. On that note, since Samir is a very effective damage dealer, here are the best matrices recommended for her from SR-SSR:

MatricesEffects
Sobek (SR)This increases the damage dealt by for each enemy nearby. This can stack up three times.
Samir (SSR)This greatly increases Samir’s Dual EM Stars damage when hitting a target.

At 2 pc: Deal more damage upon hitting a target, each time by 1.5%, up to 10/13/16/20 stacks. Buff stacking time: 2 seconds.

At 4pc: Each attack onto locked-on targets deals extra damage equal to 10%/12.5%/15%/17.5% of ATK.

Best Team Comp

Samir – Crow – Meryl

When forming a team with Samir, you should know that her best role is to be your character that’s dealing most of the damage. Crow’s Thunderblades is a good opener wile Meryl is there to make up for Samir’s low Shatter ability.

That aside, you can also opt for King and his Scythe because of his high Shatter rank if you don’t have Meryl. King’s weapon is also a DPS-type meaning that’s going to increase the final damage by 10%. In team play, this increases to 40%.

Alternatively, if you still don’t have these SSR Simulacra, you can choose Echo as another option to replace Crow. Echo’s Thunderous Halberd also allows you to maintain your distance while firing long-range. Additionally, Ene is an Ice-type unit that’s also known for her Shatter ability. You can use her to temporarily replace Meryl, but of course the damage output will be lower.

Character Upgrade Materials

RankLevelGoldMaterials
110400Magcore x2,
220800Magcore x2
3301, 200Magcore x3, Nano Coating I x3
4401, 600Magcore x3, Nano Coating I x3, Booster Frame I x3
5502, 000Magcore x4, Nano Coating I x4, Booster Frame I x4
6602, 400Magcore x6, Nano Coating I x6, Booster Frame I x6
7702, 800Magcore x8, Nano Coating I x8, Booster Frame I x8
8803, 200Magcore x11, Nano Coating I x11, Booster Frame I x11
8803, 600Heart of Lightning x5, Nano Coating II x5, Booster Frame II x5

How to Obtain Tower of Fantasy Samir Simulacra

You can obtain Tower of Fantasy Samir Simulacra together with her weapon by spending Red, Gold, Black Nuclei in Special Orders. After getting her weapon, you can purchase the same copies for Advancement in the Weapons Store by using Black Gold.

What do you think of Samir as a Top gunslinger & incredibly powerful DPS, and how she fares in Tower of Fantasy? Let us know in the comments!

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Clairwicked is a freelance writer with borderline unhealthy enjoyment on Genshin, ToF and Valorant. She likes cats, and strawberries too!

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