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Genshin Impact

Hu Tao

Matt Chard

Hu Tao is a 5-Star Pyro-based character who wields a Polearm. This page is designed to show you all her talents, constellations, and ascension table as well as her best weapons, and best artifacts.

Hu Tao is a Pyro user who wields a Polearm


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(5 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot s_tier.png Genshin Impact Screenshot Polearm Genshin Impact Screenshot Pyro


Full Name Hu Tao
Birthday 15th July
Constellation Papilio Charontis
Region Liyue
Affiliation Wangsheng Funeral Parlor
Special Dish Ghostly March
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The 77th Director of Wangsheng Funeral Parlor. She took over the business at a rather young age.

Hu Tao’s Skills

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Secret_Spear_Of_Wangsheng_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Secret Spear of Wangsheng Normal Attack: Performs up to six consecutive spear strikes. Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way. Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below. damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Elemental Skill Guide_to_Afterlife_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Guide to Afterlife Only an unwavering flame can cleanse the impurities of this world. Hu Tao consumes a set portion of her HP to knock the surrounding enemies back and enter the Paramita Papilion state. Paramita Papilio: Increases Hu Tao’s ATK based on her Max HP at the time of entering this State. ATK Bonus gained this way cannot exceed 300% of Hu Tao’s Base ATK. Converts attack DMG to Pyro DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion. Charged Attacks apply Blood Blossom effect to the enemies hit.Increases Hu Tao’s resistance to interruption. Blood Blossom: Enemies affected by Blood Blossom will take Pyro DMG every 4s. This DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG. Each enemy can be affected by only one Blood Blossom effect at a time, and its duration may only be refreshed by Hu Tao herself. Paramita Papilio eneds when its duration is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.
Elemental Burst Spirit_Soother_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Spirit Soother Commands blazing spirits to attack, dealing Pyro DMG in a large AoE. Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao’s Max HP. This effect can be triggered up to 5 times, based on the number of enemies hit. If Hu Tao’s HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the DMG and HP Regeneration are increased.

Hu Tao’s Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Flutter_By_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Flutter By When Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife is over, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 8s.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 Sanguine_Rouge_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Sanguine Rouge When Hu Tao’s HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro DMG Bonus is increased by 33%
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto The_More_The_Merrier_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png The More the Merrier When Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has a 18% chance to receive an additional “Suspicious” dish of the same type.

Hu Tao’s Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Crimson_Bouquet_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Crimson Bouquet While in Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao’s Charge Attacks do not consume Stamina.
2 Ominous_Rainfall_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Ominous Rainfall Increase the Blood Blossom DMG by the amount equal to 4% of Hu Tao’s Max HP at the time the effect is applied. Additionally, Spirit Soother will also apply the Blood Blossom effect.
3 Lingering_Carmine_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Lingering Carmine Increases the Level of Guide to Afterlife by 3. Maximum Upgrade level is 15.
4 Garden_of_Eternal_Rest_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Garden of Eternal Rest Upon defeating an enemy affected by Blood Blossom that Hu Tao applied herself, all nearby allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 15.
5 Floral_Incense_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Floral Incense Increases the Level of Spirit Soother by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15
6 Butterflys_Embrace_Hu_Tao_Genshin_Impact.png Butterfly’s Embrace Triggers when Hu Tao’s HP drops below 25%, or when she suffers a lethal strike: Hu Tao will not fall as result of the DMG sustained. Additionally, for the next 10s, all of her Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to interruption is greatly increased. This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left Can only occur once every 60s.

Hu Tao’s Talent Materials

Hu Tao’s Ascension

Ascension Max Lv. Mora Elemental Material 1 Elemental Material 2 Local Specialty Common Material
1st 20 20,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot1 Agnidus Agate Silver None Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Whopperflower Nectar
2nd 40 40,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot2 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot10 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot15 Whopperflower Nectar
3rd 50 60,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot4 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Shimmering Nectar
4th 60 80,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot8 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot30 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot18 Shimmering Nectar
5th 70 100,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot45 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Energy Nectar
6th 80 120,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot60 Silk Flower Genshin Impact Screenshot24 Energy Nectar

Hu Tao’s Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Staff_of_Homa_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Staff of Homa 46 CRIT DMG + 14.4% Reckless Cinnabar: HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder’s Max HP. When the wielder’s HP is less than 50%, this ATK bonus is increased by an additional 1% of Max HP.
Second Best Dragons_Bane_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Dragon’s Bane 41 Elemental Mastery + 48 Bane of Flame and Water: Increases DMG against opponents affected by Hydro or Pyro by 20%.
Third Best Deathmatch_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Deathmatch 41 CRIT Rate + 8% Gladiator: 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%.

Hu Tao’s Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Crimson_Witch_Witchs_Flower_of_Blaze_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Crimson Witch Pyro DMG Bonus +15% Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental Skill increases the 2-Piece Set Bonus by 50% of its starting value for 10s. Max 3 stacks.
Second Best Shimenawas_Reminiscence_Flower_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Shimenawa’s Reminiscence ATK +18% When casting an Elemental Skill, if the character has 15 or more Energy, they lose 15 Energy and Normal/Charged/Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 50% for 10s. This effect will not trigger again during that duration.
Third Best Berserkers_Rose_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Berserker CRIT Rate +12% When HP is below 70%, CRIT Rate increases by an additional 24%.
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    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2023
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