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Kaeya

By
Ben Chard
,
Claire Farnworth
,
Matt Chard
, &
Shane Williams

Overview

Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot C-tier Genshin Impact Screenshot Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Cryo

Biography

Details
Full Name Kaeya Alberich, Kaeya Ragnvindr (past)
Sex Male
Birthday November 30th
Constellation Pavo Ocellus
Region Mondstadt
Affiliation Knights of Favonius
Special Dish Fruity Skewers
How to Obtain Complete Crash Course, Wanderlust Invocation (Wish)

Introduction

In the Knights of Favonius, Kaeya is the most trusted aide for the Acting Grand Master Jean. You can always count on him to solve any intractable problems. Everyone in Mondstadt loves Kaeya, but no one knows what secrets this witty, charming knight has…

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Genshin Impact Screenshot Ceremonial Bladework Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 consecutive strikes. Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes. Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemeies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Elemental Skill Genshin Impact Screenshot Frostgnaw Unleashes a frigit blast, dealing Cryo DMG to enemies in front of Kaeya.
Elemental Burst Genshin Impact Screenshot Glacial Waltz Coalescing the frost in the air, Kaeya summons 3 icicles that revolve around him. These icicles will follow the character around and deal Cryo DMG to enemies in their path for so long as they persist.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Genshin Impact Screenshot Cold-Blooded Strike Every hit with Frostgnaw regenerates HP for Kaeya equal to 15% of ATK.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Heart of the Abyss Enemies Frozen by Frostgnaw will drop additional Elemental Particles. Frostgnaw may only produce a maximum of 2 additional Elemental Particles per use.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto Genshin Impact Screenshot Hidden Strength Decreases all party member’s sprinting Stamina consumption by 20%.

Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Genshin Impact Screenshot Excellent Blood The CRIT Rate of Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG against enemies affected by the Cold or Frozen status effects is increased by 15%.
2 Genshin Impact Screenshot Never Ending Performance Every time Glacial Waltz defeats an enemy, its duration is increased by 2.5s, up to a maximum of 15s.
3 Genshin Impact Screenshot Dance of Frost Increases the Level of Frostgnaw by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Frozen Kiss Triggers automatically when Kaeya’s HP falls below 20%: Creates a shield that absorbs damage equal to 30% of Kaeya’s Max HP. Lasts for 20s. This shield absorbs Cryo DMG with 250% efficiency. Can only occur once every 60s.
5 Genshin Impact Screenshot Frostbiting Embrace Increase the Level of Glacial Waltz by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Genshin Impact Screenshot Glacial Whirlwind Glacial Waltz will generate 1 additional icicle, and will regenerate 15 Energy when cast.

Ascension

Ascension Max Lv. Mora Elemental Material 1 Elemental Material 2 Local Specialty Common Material
1st 20 20,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot1 Shivada Jade Sliver None Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Treasure Hoarder Insignia
2nd 40 40,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Shivada Jade Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot2 Hoarfrost Core Genshin Impact Screenshot10 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot15 Treasure Hoarder Insignia
3rd 50 60,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Shivada Jade Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot4 Hoarfrost Core Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Silver Raven Insignia
4th 60 80,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Shivada Jade Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot8 Hoarfrost Core Genshin Impact Screenshot30 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot18 Silver Raven Insignia
5th 70 100,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Shivada Jade Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Hoarfrost Core Genshin Impact Screenshot45 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Gold Raven Insignia
6th 80 120,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Shivada Jade Gemstone Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Hoarfrost Core Genshin Impact Screenshot60 Calla Lilly Genshin Impact Screenshot24 Gold Raven Insignia

Builds

  • Talent Priority

Glacial Waltz

Coalescing the frost in the air, Kaeya summons 3 icicles that revolve around him.
These icicles will follow the character around and deal Cryo DMG to enemies in their path for so long as they persist.

  • Cryo Support Build

This build empowers Kaeya’s Elemental Burst ability which procs multiple times, leading to very consistent elemental reactions and damage. This build becomes much more powerful with Constellation level 6.

  • Weapons
Weapon Icon Type Rarity Notes
Skyward Blade Genshin Impact Screenshot Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot CRIT Rate increased by 4%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using an Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 20% for 12s.

or

Weapon Icon Type Rarity Notes
The Flute Genshin Impact Screenshot Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240/300/360/420/480% ATK DMG to enemies within a small radius. Can only occur once every 15s.
  • Artifact Sets
Artifact Set Icon (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Gladiator’s Finale Genshin Impact Screenshot ATK +18%. If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.

or

Artifact Set Icon (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Nobless Oblige Genshin Impact Screenshot Elemental Burst DMG +20%. Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Rating Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Skyward Blade Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 Energy Recharge 12.0%. CRIT Rate increased by 4%, Gains Skypiercing Might upon using an Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 20% for 12s.
Second Best Genshin Impact Screenshot The Flute Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 ATK 10.0%. Normal or Charged Attacks grant a Harmonic on hits. Gaining 5 Harmonics triggers the pwer of music and deals 100% ATK DMG to surrounding enemies. Harmonics last up to 30s, and a maximum of 1 can be gained every 0.5s.
Third Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Iron Sting Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 Elemental Mastery. Dealing Elemental DMG increases all DMG by 6% for 6s. Max 2 stacks. Can occur once every 1s.

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot 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%.
Second Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Noblesse Oblige Elemental Burst DMG +20%. Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
Third Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Martial Artist Increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 15%. After using Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 25% for 8s.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    miHoYo
  • Platforms,
    Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2022
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This guide for Genshin Impact includes the following:

  • Based on version 3.0.
  • An interactive Map of Teyvat showing the location of all; Anemoculus, Geoculus, Statues of the Seven, World Quests, Shrines, Plants, Monsters, Enemies, Chests and Minerals.
  • Knowledge on all of the current known regions of Teyvat.
  • Detailed Character pages of all playable characters showing talent trees, skill builds and Ascension tables.
  • Character Tier Lists.
  • Combat Information and Elemental Effects & Combinations.
  • Weapons - Showing the current best and highest rated weapons in the game.
  • All Archon Quests including the new Sumeru Archon Quests.
  • All World Quests that are unlocked by speaking to NPCs through Teyvat. They give insight into the various locations and stories of the world.
  • All Story Quests consisting of chapters related to the background and personalities of each playable character.
  • All Domains laid bare with expert strategies including the new Sumeru Domains.
  • How to conquer the Spiral Abyss.
  • All Weekly Bosses covered with expert strategies.
  • How to get all the optimal outcomes on Hangout Events
  • Housing guide using the Serenitea Pot including a full blueprint and furnishings list.
  • All details on Gardening and Fishing.
  • Bonus Content, including Interviews from voice actors.

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