Reimu Hakurei


Wonderful Shrine Maiden of Paradise (Cherry Blossom: Dream)

The usual outfit of Reimu from the world that snows in spring. Sharp needles complement her red-and-white shrine maiden outfit.

Wonderful Shrine Maiden of Paradise (Cherry Blossom: Dream)
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Temperament: Yuki Bare

Yuki Bare (a Touhou LW original) refers to blue skies that come after a period of snow. This is an apt temperament for this Reimu, who is tasked with clearing the snow clouds from Gensokyo's skies. She's endowed with Wood Phase, which longs for spring, and Sun Essence, which shines through snowy weather.

Ability: Mainly capable of flight

The ability of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter (a Touhou LW original). It is essentially the same as our version of Reimu's ability. However, despite having this ability, this world's Reimu is yet to resolve the Spring Snow Incident. This Reimu cannot defeat Yuyuko. Is it because of a lack of training? A lack of self-discipline? Perhaps a lack of focus? Even if she were to devote herself to training now, she'd never be able to keep up with the incident's expansion. However, Reimu is far too young to give up entirely. (She still has a long life ahead of her.) She has two ideas. Well, technically, two Reimus from two worlds each have one idea... The first idea is to make contact with whoever raised her to be the Hakurei shrine maiden. All she has are vague memories, but of those she has many. Do they all point to the same person, or do they lead to multiple people, each with their own plans and designs? Either way, she knows the person she's looking for isn't the previous shrine maiden. Are they some sort of psychological cryptid? Or perhaps a beast youkai chimera? Whoever it was that raised Reimu, they should have some answers. The second idea is to learn the truth of the Great Hakurei Barrier's past. Reimu was certain that the barrier had been made by monks from the outside world since that's what was written in the Gensokyo Record. However, it seems other theories exist. Tending to the barrier is an important part of being the Hakurei shrine maiden, and Reimu wants to uncover the truth about it and its connection to the current incident. For now, it seems this Reimu is acting on the first idea. Reimu's Dream Sign loadout includes barriers, which she uses as bombs, and two types of straight-firing needles. After memorizing her enemies' movement patterns, she uses her overwhelming front-facing firepower to annihilate them. However, Reimu believes ofuda may be more effective - at least until she memorizes the movement patterns. There's only one way to see if other items are more effective, and that's to try them for real. Then again, perhaps using items she's used to is still her best bet...


Persuasion Needle (Cherry Blossom)

The Spread Shot of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter. In true shrine maiden fashion, she attacks her enemies with sharp needles. Needle-firing shrine maidens are rare, but everyone in Gensokyo is used to it by now. Apparently, Reimu aims for youkai's pressure points with her needles, so perhaps they all end up feeling so relaxed they lose the will to fight. Or maybe Reimu uses her needles to interfere with her opponents' nervous systems. That's a pretty scary thought! Reimu's fighting style is often said to be somewhat unfitting of a shrine maiden, but it may well find its roots in Taoism and the divine powers said to be related to it. Come to think of it, acupuncture also stems from Taoism.

  • Faith Needle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Sharp Faith Needle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Hakurei Anti-Misfortune Needle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Hakurei Safety Needle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Hakurei Disaster Prevention Needle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Righteous Faith Needle (Cherry Blossom)
Extermination (Cherry Blossom)

The Focus Shot of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter. In true shrine maiden fashion, she attacks her enemies with sharp objects made to exterminate youkai. Since Hakurei Shrine collects very little offering money and no one pays Reimu to resolve incidents, exterminating youkai that trouble humans and claiming the reward money is apparently an important source of income for her. She may make some money by performing Shinto rituals, but still... In any case, when it comes to exterminating youkai, Reimu doesn't mess around. (Although, some may disagree.) Judging from Reimu's comfortable lifestyle, she must be exterminating youkai on a regular basis.

  • Youkai-Extirpating Needle
  • Youkai-Erradicating Needle
  • Youkai-Erasing Needle
  • Youkai-Expulsing Needle
  • Youkai-Eliminating Needle
  • Youkai-Exterminating Needle
Dream Sign: Evil-Sealing Circle

A Spell Card of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter. She creates a tall barrier centered on herself. It's said she does this using a cursed ofuda. This Spell Card is thought to act as a foundation for her other barrier-related techniques, which explains why it's so common to see her use it.

  • Sealing Circle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Himorogi Barrier (Cherry Blossom)
  • Great Sealing Circle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Divine Sealing Circle (Cherry Blossom)
  • Great Himorogi Barrier (Cherry Blossom)
  • Consecrated Sealing Circle (Cherry Blossom)
Dream Sign: Duplex Barrier

A Spell Card of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter. With the power of her mind, she creates two barriers. It's said that barriers are manifestations of a strong will. The strength of your mind directly translates to the strength of the barrier, and if your consciousness wanes, the barrier will become ineffective. This also appears to be true for those affected by a barrier, as it's known that objects devoid of sentience can pass freely through the Great Hakurei Barrier. During battles of bullets, everyone is hyper-focused, so barriers are extremely effective against them.

  • Double Murasakino Barrier
  • Double Raiju Barrier
  • Double Koumu Barrier
  • Double Reima Barrier
  • Double Fuuma Barrier
  • Double Ikuu Barrier
Winter-Dispelling Fantasy Nature

The Last Word of Reimu Hakurei from the world with a never-ending winter (a Touhou LW original). She prays for winter to end in this attack. The destruction of the seasons is the destruction of the year. And the destruction of the year is equivalent to the destruction of the world. All systems of order are built upon the flow of temperament. Even if Reimu isn't aware of it, the truth underpinning the world is being warped. The world is not ruled by humans, but by a great being that transcends their perception. And to fix the order of the world, you must make contact with them. But who could it be...?

  • Glimmering Winter Dispelment
  • Shining Winter Dispelment
  • Bright Winter Dispelment
  • Blinding Winter Dispelment
  • Shimmering Winter Dispelment
  • Sparkling Winter Dispelment


Skill: Shrine Maiden Attire

She looks cold wearing this. She could do with an extra layer or two.

Skill: Spring Beckoning

Spring beckoning requires a purification rod. This one looks like it's got some more room to grow.

Skill: Supernatural Border

A Supernatural Border to see off winter. What even are Cherry Points? Are they what beckon in the spring?

Passive: Collecting Spring Energy
Passive: Resolved to Reclaim Cherry Blossoms
Passive: Shrine Maiden Inside Hakugyokurou