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Genshin Impact

Xingqiu

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Matt Chard

Overview

Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot B-tier Genshin Impact Screenshot Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Hydro

Biography

Details
Name Xingqui
Sex Male
Birthday October 9th
Constellation Fabulae Textile
Region Liyue
Affiliation Feiyun Commerce Guild
Special Dish Countryside Delicacy
How to Obtain Wishes

Introduction

The second son of the Feiyun Commerce Guild, Xingqiu has had a reputation for being studious and polite ever since he was a young child. But there is another side to the mild-mannered Xingqiu everyone knows. A daring, adventurous and much more mischievous side…

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Genshin Impact Screenshot Guhua Style Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 rapid strikes. Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes. Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-aur to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Elemental Skill Genshin Impact Screenshot Guhua Sword - Fatal Rainscreen Xingqiu performs twin strikes with his sword, dealing Hydro DMG. At the same time, this ability creates the maximum number of Rain Swords, which will orbit the character. The Rain Swords have the following properties: When a character takes DMG, the Rain Sword will shatter, reducing the amount of DMG taken.Increases the character’s resistance to interruption.20% of Xingqui’s Hydro DMG Bonus will be converted to additional DMG Reduction for the Rain Swords. The maximum amount of additional DMG Reduction that can be gained this way is 24%. The initial maximum number of Rain Swords is 3. Using this ability applies the Wet status onto the character.
Elemental Burst Genshin Impact Screenshot Guhua Sword Raincutter Initiate Rainbow Bladework and fight using an illusory sword rain, while creating the maximum number of Rain Swords. Rainbow Bladework: Normal Attacks will trigger consecutive sword rain attacks, dealing Hydro DMG. Rain Swords will remain at the maximum number throughout the ability’s duration. These effects carry over to other characters.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Genshin Impact Screenshot Hydropathic When a Rain Sword is shattered or when its duration expires, it regenerates the current character’s HP based on 6% of Xingqiu’s Max HP.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Blades Amidst Raindrops Xingqiu gains a 20% Hydro DMG Bonus.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Automatically Genshin Impact Screenshot Flash of Geniuis When Xingqiu crafts Character Talent Materials, he has a 25% chance to refund a portion of the crafting materials used.

Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Genshin Impact Screenshot The Scent Remained Increases the maximum number of Rain Swords by 1.
2 Genshin Impact Screenshot Rainbow Upon the Azure Sky Extends the duration of Guhua Sword - Raincutter by 3s. Decreases the Hydro RES of enemies hit by sword rain attacks by 15% for 4s.
3 Genshin Impact Screenshot Weaver of Verses Increases the Level of Guhua Sword - Raincutter by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Evilsoother Throughout the duration of Guhua Sword: Raincutter, the DMG dealt by Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen is increased by 50%.
5 Genshin Impact Screenshot Embrace of Rain Increase the Level of Guhua Sword - Fatal Rainscreen by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Genshin Impact Screenshot Hence, Call Them My Own Verses Activating 2 of Guhua Sword - Raincutter’s sword rain attacks greatly increases the DMG of the third. Xingqiu regenerates 3 Energy when sword rain attacks hit enemies.

Ascension

Ascension Max Lv. Mora ElementalMaterial 1 ElementalMaterial 2 LocalSpecialty CommonMaterial
1st 20 20,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot1 Varunada Lazurite Silve None Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Damaged Mask
2nd 40 40,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Varunada Lazurite Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot2 Cleansing Heart Genshin Impact Screenshot10 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot15 Damaged Mask
3rd 50 60,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Varunada Lazurite Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot4 Cleansing Heart Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Stained Mask
4th 60 80,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Varunada Lazurite Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot8 Cleansing Heart Genshin Impact Screenshot30 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot18 Stained Mask
5th 70 100,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Varunada Lazurite Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Cleansing Heart Genshin Impact Screenshot45 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Ominous Mask
6th 80 120,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Varunada Lazurite Gemstone Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Cleansing Heart Genshin Impact Screenshot60 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot24 Ominous Mask

Hydro Support Build

Xingqiu can be a reliable source of Hydro reactions thanks to his Elemental Burst ability, while providing useful damage reduction and healing to his party members. At Constellation level 2, he becomes incredible powerful when paired with a Hydro DPS unit

Talent Priority

Guhua Sword: Raincutter
Initiate Rainbow Bladework and fight using an illusory sword rain, while creating the maximum number of Rain Swords.

  • Artifact Sets
Artifact Set Icon (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Noblesse 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.

or

Artifact Set Icon (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
The Exile Genshin Impact Screenshot Energy Recharge +20%. Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 2 Energy for other party members every 2s for 6s. 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 46 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 Sacrificial Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot 41 Energy Recharge 13.3%. After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.
Third 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.
  • Best Artifacts Ranked
Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
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.
Second Best Genshin Impact Screenshot The Exile Energy Recharge +20%. Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 2 Energy for other party members every 2s for 6s. This effect cannot stack.
Third 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%.

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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
    20 October 2021
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