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Genshin Impact


Matt Chard


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) A-tier Claymore Pyro


Name Xinyan
Sex Female
Birthday November 4th
Region Liyue
Special Dish
How to Obtain Available 2nd December


Liyue’s sole rock ‘n’ roll musician. She rebels against ossified prejudices using her music and passionate singing. Xinyan’s performances can get so intense that her impromptu stage is set ablaze, often burning the surroundings. Xinyan insists that these pyrotechnics are the apex of performative art, and that they are physical phenomena that have nothing to do with her Vision.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Dance on Fire Normal Attack: Performs up to 4 consecutive strikes. Charged Attack: Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous spinning attacks against all nearby enemies. Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging along the path and dealing AoE damage on impact.
Elemental Skill Sweeping Fervor Xinyan brandishes her instrument, dealing Pyro DMG on nearby enemies, forming a shield made out of her audience’s passion. The shield’s DMG Absorption scales based on Xinyan’s DEF and on the number of enemies hit. Hitting 0-1 enemies grants Shield Level 1: Ad Lib. Hitting 2 enemies grants Shield Level 2: Lead-In. Hitting 3 or More enemies grants Shield Level 3: Rave, which will also deal intermittent Pyro DMG to nearby enemies. The shield has the following special properties: When unleashed, it infuses Xinyan with Pyro. It has 250% DMG Absorption effectiveness against Pyro DMG.
Elemental Burst Riff Revolution Strumming rapidly, Xinyan launches nearby enemies and deals Physical DMG to them, hyping up the crowd. The sheer intensity of the atmosphere will cause explosions that deal Pyro DMG to nearby enemies.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 The Show Goes On, Even Without An Audience.. Decreases the number of enemies Sweeping Fervor must hit to trigger each level of shielding. Shield Level 2: Lead-in requirement reduced to 1 enemy hit. Shield Level 3: Rave requirement reduced to 2 enemies hit or more.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 …Now That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll! Characters shielded by Sweeping Fervor deal 15% increased Physical DMG.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto A Rad Recipe When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on a DEF-boosting dish, Xinyan has a 12% chance to obtain double the product.


Level Icon Name Effect
1 Fatal Acceleration Upon scoring a CRIT hit, increases ATK SPD of Xinyan’s Normal and Charged Attacks by 12% for 5s. Can only occur once every 5s.
2 Impromptu Opening Riff Revolution’s Physical DMG has its CRIT rate increased by 100%, and will form a shield at Shield Level 3: Rave when cast.
3 Double-Stop Increases the Level of Sweeping Fervor by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Wildfire Rhythm Sweeping Fervor’s swing DMG decreases opponent’s Physical RES by 15% for 12s
5 Screamin’ for an Encore Increases the Level of Riff Revolution by 3. Maximum upgrade is 15.
6 Rockin’ in a Flaming Decreases the Stamina Consumption of Xinyan’s Charged Attacks by 30%. Additionally, Xinyan’s Charged Attack gain an ATK bonus equal to 50% of her DEF.


Ascension Max Lv. Mora Elemental Material 1 Elemental Material 2 Local Specialty Common Material
1st 20 20,000 1 Agnidus Agate Silver None 3 Violetgrass 3 Recruit’s Insignia
2nd 40 40,000 3 Agnidus Agate Fragment 2 Everflame Seed 10 Violetgrass 15 Recruit’s Insignia
3rd 50 60,000 6 Agnidus Agate Fragment 4 Everflame Seed 20 Violetgrass 12 Sergeant’s Insignia
4th 60 80,000 3 Agnidus Agate Chunk 8 Everflame Seed 30 Violetgrass 18 Sergeant’s Insignia
5th 70 100,000 6 Agnidus Agate Chunk 12 Everflame Seed 45 Violetgrass 12 Lieutenant’s Insignia
6th 80 120,000 6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone 20 Everflame Seed 60 Violetgrass 24 Lieutenant’s Insignia


Builds will be available at a later date.

Artifact Sets

Artifact Set Icon 2 Piece Bonus 4 Piece Bonus
Crimson Witch of Flames Pyro DMG Bonus +15%. Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental SKill increases 2-Piece Set effects by 50% for 10s. Max 3 stacks.


Artifact Set Icon 2 Piece Bonus 4 Piece Bonus
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%.

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Rating Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Wolf’s Gravestone 46 ATK + 10.8%. Increases ATK by 20%. On hit, attacks against enemies with less than 30% HP increases all party members’ ATK by 40% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.
Second Best Skyward Pride 45 Energy Recharge + 8%. Increases all DMG by 8%. After using an Elemental Burst, Normal, or Charged Attack, on hit, creates a vacuum blade that does 80% of ATK as DMG to enemies along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.
Third Best Prototype Animus 44 ATK + 6%. On hit, Normal or Charge Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240% ATK DMG to enemies with a small AoE. Can only occur once every 15s.

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set Bonuses (2 piece) Bonuses (4 piece)
Best Crimson Witch of Flames Pyro DMG Bonus +15%. Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental SKill increases 2-Piece Set effects by 50% for 10s. Max 3 stacks.
Second Best 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%.
Third Best Berserker CRIT Rate +12%. When HP is below 70%, CRIT Rate increases by an additional 24%.

Guide Information

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  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    2 August 2021
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  • Based on version 1.6
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