Overview

Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(5 Stars) S-tier Polearm Anemo

Biography

Details
Name Xiao
Sex Male
Birthday April 17th
Constellation Alatus Nemeseos
Region Liyue
Affiliation Liyue Adeptus
How to Obtain Wishes

Introduction

One of the “Mighty and Illuminated Adepti” guarding Liyue, also heralded as the “Guardian yaksha.” Despite his appearance as a young man, occasional legends about him have been documented in ancient books for thousands of years. He is especially fond of Wangshu Inn’s Almond Tofu. The reason is that the dish tastes just like the “dreams” he used to devour.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Whirlwind Thrust Normal Attack Perform up to 6 rapid strikes. Charged Attack Dive down and impact the ground, causing damage relative to the falling height. Can only be triggered in mid-air.
Elemental Skill Lemniscatic Wind Cycling He lunges forward, dealing Anemo DMG to enemies along the path. Can be used in mid-air. Has 2 charges to begin with.
Elemental Burst Bane of All Evil Takes on the form of the yaksha that terrified both demons and archons alike millennia ago. For its duration, increases Xiao’s attack range and DMG, while converting damage type to Anemo and enhancing Xiao’s jumping ability. Maintaining this form continuously drains Xiao’s HP.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Evil Conqueror - Tamer of Demons Starting Bane of All Evil increases Xiao’s DMG by 5%. After this, Xiao’s DMG continues to increase by 5% every 3s until the skill ends. Max 25% increase.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 Dissolution Eon - Heaven Fall When Lemniscatic Wind Cycling is used, increases all subsequent Lemniscatic Wind Cycling’s DMG by 10% for 6s. Max 3 stacks. Duration refreshes with new stacks.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto Transcension - Gravity Defier Decreases all party member’s falling DMG by 30%.The greatest effect out of all Talents of the same type prevails.

Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Dissolution Eon - Destroyer of Worlds Increases Lemniscatic Wind Cycling’s charges by 1.
2 Annihilation Eon - Blossom of Kaleidos When in party but not the currently active character, Xiao’s Energy Recharge is increased by 25%.
3 Evil Conqueror - Wrath Deity Increases the Level of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Transcension - Extinction of Suffering When Xiao’s HP falls below 50%, gains a 100% DEF Bonus.
5 Evolution Eon - Origin of Ignorance Increase the Level of Bane of All Evil by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Evil Conqueror - Vigilant Yaksha During Bane of All Evil, hitting 2 or more enemies with a Charged Attack grants Lemniscatic Wind Cycling 1 additional charge and reduces Lemniscatic Wind Cycling’s CD by 1s.

Ascension

Ascension Max Lv. Mora ElementalMaterial 1 ElementalMaterial 2 LocalSpecialty CommonMaterial
1st 20 20,000 Vayuda Turquoise Sliver x1 None Qingxin x3 Firm Arrowhead x3
2nd 40 40,000 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x3 Hurricane Seed x2 Qingxin x10 Firm Arrowhead x15
3rd 50 60,000 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x6 Hurricane Seed x4 Qingxin x20 Sharp Arrowhead x12
4th 60 80,000 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x3 Hurricane Seed x8 Qingxin x30 Sharp Arrowhead x18
5th 70 100,000 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x6 Hurricane Seed x12 Qingxin x45 Weathered Arrowhead x12
6th 80 120,000 Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone x6 Hurricane Seed x20 Qingxin x60 Weathered Arrowhead x24

Anemo DPS Build

This build empowers Xiao’s Normal Attack and low CD Elemental Skill damage.

Weapon
Weapon Type Rarity Icon Notes
Primordial Jade Winged-Spear Polearm On hit, increases ATK by 3.2/3.9/4.6/5.3/6% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. Full stacks increase Skill DMG by 12/16/20/24/28%.

or

Weapon Type Rarity Icon Notes
Halberd Polearm Normal Attacks deal an additional 160/200/240/280/320% DMG. Can only occur once every 10s.
Artficat Sets
Artifact Set Icon 2 Piece Bonus 4 Piece Bonus
Gladiator’s Finale ATK +18% If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    miHoYo
  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, Switch, PS4
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    26 November 2020
    Version History
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