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Genshin Impact

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Candace is a four-star Hydro polearm user with strong support capabilities 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 Candace and her ascension materials.

Candace title card.


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) N/A Polearm Hydro


Name Candace
Sex Female
Constellation Sagitta Scutum
Region Sumeru
Affiliation Aaru Village

How to Obtain | Wishing

Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 3.1, September 27, 2022.


The scion of Al-Ahmar and the Guardian of Aaru Village, Candace is kind to travelers who visit, but is unforgiving to those who violate the village’s rules.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack PolearmHydro.jpg Gleaming Spear: Guardian Stance Perform a four combo attack. If the normal attack is held, Candace will lunge forward dealing a heavy blow to the enemy.
Elemental Skill TalentSacredRiteHeronSanctum.jpg Sacred Rite: Heron’s Sanctum By tapping the elemental skill button, Candace will dive forward using her shield to deal Hydro damage. Holding the skill button will prompt Candace to use her shield to block incoming attacks. This also forms a Hydro shield that will absorb 250 percent of Hydro damage. Candace will charge during this period, and after she finishes or her shield breaks, she will jump forward dealing Hydro damage.
Elemental Burst TalentSacredRiteWagtail.jpg Sacred Rite: Wagtail’s Tide Using Candace’s burst deals AoE Hydro damage and buffs the on-field character. The buff increases elemental damage, infuses swords, claymores, and polearms with Hydro, and every time you switch the on-field character, a Hydro ripple will damage nearby enemies.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 TalentAegisofCrossedArrows.jpg Aegis of Crossed Arrows If Candace gets hit during Sacred Rite: Heron’s Sanctum, her skill will complete charging immediately.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 TalentCelestialDomeofSand.jpg Celestial Dome of Sand The on-field character will receive a 0.5 percent damage increase that is equal to her total health while her burst is in effect.

Candace’s Constellation

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Genshin Impact Screenshot Returning Heiress of the Scarlet Sands Sacred Rite: Wagtail’s Tide effect duration is increased by 3 seconds.
2 ConstellationMoonPiercingBrillianceIcon Moon-Piercing Brilliance Sacred Rite: Heron’s Sanctum will raise Candace’s health by 20 percent for fifteen seconds when the attack hits an opponent.
3 ConstellationHunter.jpg Hunter’s Supplication Sacred Rite: Wagtail’s Tide can be leveled to fifteen.
4 ConstellationSentinelOath.jpg Sentinel Oath Sacred Rite: Heron’s Sanctum hold CD is shortened.
5 ConstellationHeterochromaticGaze.jpg Heterochromatic Gaze Sacred Rite: Heron’s Sanctum can be leveled to fifteen.
6 ConstellationTheOverflow.jpg The Overflow After casting her burst, other characters on the team will trigger a Hydro AoE when dealing elemental damage from their normal attacks. This attack will deal 15 percent of Candace’s health in damage.


Ascension Max Lv. Mora ElementalMaterial 1 ElementalMaterial 2 Local Specialty Common Material
1st 20 20,000 VarunadaLazuriteSilverItemsGenshinImpact.png1 Varunada Lazurite Sliver None RedcrestIcon.jpg3 FadedRedSatinIcon.jpg3
2nd 40 40,000 VarunadaLazuriteFragmentItemsGenshinImpact.png3 Varunada Lazurite Fragment ItemLightGuidingTetrahedron.png2 RedcrestIcon.jpg10 FadedRedSatinIcon.jpg15
3rd 50 60,000 VarunadaLazuriteFragmentItemsGenshinImpact.png3 Varunada Lazurite Fragment ItemLightGuidingTetrahedron.png4 RedcrestIcon.jpg20 TrimmedRedSilkIcon.jpg12
4th 60 80,000 VarunadaLazuriteChunkItemsGenshinImpact.png3 Varunada Lazurite Chunk ItemLightGuidingTetrahedron.png8 Redcrest30 TrimmedRedSilkIcon.jpg18
5th 70 100,000 VarunadaLazuriteChunkItemsGenshinImpact.png3 Varunada Lazurite Chunk ItemLightGuidingTetrahedron.png12 RedcrestIcon.jpg45 RichRedBrocadeIcon.jpg12
6th 80 120,000 VarunadaLazuriteGemstoneItemsGenshinImpact.png6 Varunada Lazurite Gemstone ItemLightGuidingTetrahedron.png20 RedcrestIcon.jpg60 RichRedBrocadeIcon.jpg24

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best SkywardSpineWeaponsGenshinImpact.png Skyward Spine 48 Energy Recharge Increases CRIT Rate by 8% and increases Normal ATK SPD by 12%. Additionally, Normal and Charged Attacks hits on opponents have a 50% chance to trigger a vacuum blade that deals 40% of ATK as DMG in a small AoE. This effect can occur no more than once every 2s.
Second Best FavoniusLanceWeaponsGenshinImpact.png Favonius Lance 44 Energy Recharge CRIT Hits have a 60% chance to generate a small amount of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. It can only occur once every 12s.
Third Best TheCatchPolearmWeaponsFishingGenshinImpact.png The Catch 42 Energy Recharge Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Best Artifact

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Noblesse Oblige 20 percent elemental burst increase. 20 percent attack increase for the team after using Candace’s elemental burst.
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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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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.
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  • 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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