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Genshin Impact


Jessica Dillon

Cyno is a five-star Electro polearm user who likes to spend time on the field as a selfish DPS. Of course, part of making a character hit big numbers is learning about the materials they need and their abilities. Below we have a complete overview of Cyno and his ascension materials.

Cyno’s official detail card.


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(5 Stars) N/A Polearm Electro


Name Cyno
Sex Male
Constellation Lupus Aureus
Region Sumeru
Affiliation Sumeru Akademiya
How to Obtain Event Wish Twilight Arbiter

Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 3.1, September 27, 2022.


As the General Mahamatra, Cyno leads the Matra and strikes fear into the hearts of researchers of the Sumeru Akademiya.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Polearm_Electro_Icon.jpg Invoker’s Spear Cyno strikes four times or lunges forward when the attack is held.
Elemental Skill Chasmic_Soulfarer_Icon.jpg Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer Cyno swiftly jumps forward dealing Electro damage.
Elemental Burst Sacred_Rite_Wolf_s_Swiftness_Icon.jpg Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness Cyno’s attacks are infused with Electro and he receives a boost to elemental mastery. Cyno is also harder to interrupt, and immune to Electro attacks, this state will last for twelve seconds.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Featherfall_Judgment_Icon.jpg Featherfall Judgment Cyno now enters the Endseer stance when using his burst. If he uses his elemental skill in this stance then the attack’s damage will be increased by 35 percent and three Electro bolts will appear dealin 100 percent of Cyno’s attack.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 The_Gift_of_Silence_Icon.jpg Authority Over the Nine Bows Cyno’s burst damage is increased by 150 percent of his elemental mastery when using a normal attack. In addition, the Electro Bolts mentioned in his first talent now deal 250 percent damage, based on his elemental mastery.

Cyno’s Constellation

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Constellation_Ordinance_Unceasing_Vigil_Icon.jpg Ordinance: Unceasing Vigil The speed of Cyno’s elemental burst is increased by 20 percent for ten seconds. This will refresh if Featherfall Judgment is triggered during the burst.
2 Constellation_Ceremony_Homecoming_of_Spirits_Icon.jpg Ceremony: Homecoming of Spirits Cyno gets a 10 percent electro damage bonus when landing a normal attack for four seconds. This can stack up to five times.
3 Constellation_Precept_Lawful_Enforcer_Icon.jpg Precept: Lawful Enforcer Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness can be leveled to 15.
4 Constellation_Austerity_Forbidding_Guard_Icon.jpg Austerity: Forbidding Guard Cyno’s party will regain 3 energy particles for each reaction he causes when using his burst.
5 Funerary_Rite_The_Passing_of_Starlight_Icon.jpg Funerary Rite: The Passing of Starlight Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer can be leveled to 15.
6 Constellation_Raiment_Just_Scales_Icon.jpg Raiment: Just Scales Cyno now can earn the Day of the Jackal effect that will be used when he attacks with his normal attack. The fire off Electro bolts and each effect, will last for eight seconds and can stack up to eight times.


Ascension Max Lv. Mora Elemental Material 1 Elemental Material 2 Local Specialty Common Material
1st 20 20,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Silver_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Sliver None Scarab_Icon.jpg Divining_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png
2nd 40 40,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Fragment Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png Scarab_Icon.jpg Divining_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png
3rd 50 60,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Fragment Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png Scarab_Icon.jpg Sealed_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png
4th 60 80,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Chunk Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png Scarab_Icon.jpg Sealed_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png
5th 70 100,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Chunk Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png Scarab_Icon.jpg Forbidden_Curse_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png
6th 80 120,000 Vajrada_Amethyst_Gemstone_Items_Genshin_Impact.png Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png Scarab_Icon.jpg Forbidden_Curse_Scroll_Items_Genshin_Impact.png

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Staff_of_Scarlet_Sand.jpg Staff Of The Scarlet Sands 44 Crit Rate The equipping character gains 52% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. When an Elemental Skill hits opponents, the Dream of the Scarlet Sands effect will be gained for 10s: The equipping character will gain 28% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. Max 3 stacks.
Second Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Primordial Jade Winged-Spear 48 Crit Rate On hit, increases ATK by 3.2% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by 12%.
Third Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Deathmatch 41 Crit Rate If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 16% and DEF is increased by 16%. If there are fewer than 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 24%.

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Gilded_Dreams_Icon.jpg Gilded Dreams 80 points increase to elemental mastery. If there are Electro users in the party Cyno will get a 14 percent attack increase per Electro user. If the party members have a different element, then Cyno will receive a 50 point increase to his elemental mastery per party member with a different elemental typing.
Second Best Thundering_Fury_2_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Thundering Fury 15 percent increase in Electro damage. Triggering Overloaded, Electro-Charged, Superconduct, and Hyperbloom will increase Cyno’s attack by 40 percent while Aggravate receives a 20 percent bonus. Triggering an elemental reaction, including Quicken, will decrease Cyno’s skill CD by one.
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    Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2023
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  • Based on version 3.0.
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  • All Weekly Bosses covered with expert strategies.
  • How to get all the optimal outcomes on Hangout Events
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