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Genshin Impact


Matt Chard

Xinyan is a 4-Star Pyro-based character who wields a Claymore. This page is designed to show you all her talents, constellations, and ascension table as well as her best builds, best weapons, and best artifacts.

Xinyan is a Pyro Claymore user.


Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot c_tier.jpg C-tier Genshin Impact Screenshot Claymore Genshin Impact Screenshot Pyro


Name Xinyan
Birthday November 4th
Constellation Fila Ignium
Region Liyue
Affiliation The Red Strings
Special Dish Rockin’ Riffin’ Chicken!
How to Obtain Wishes


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.

Xinyan’s Skills

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Dance_on_Fire_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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.

Xinyan’s Xinyan’s Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 The_Show_Goes_On_Even_Without_An_Audience_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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_Thats_Rock_n_Roll_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png …Now That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll! Characters shielded by Sweeping Fervor deal 15% increased Physical DMG.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto A Rad Recipe_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png A Rad Recipe When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on a DEF-boosting dish, Xinyan has a 12% chance to obtain double the product.

Xinyan’s Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Fatal_Acceleration_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png Double-Stop Increases the Level of Sweeping Fervor by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Wildfire_Rhythm_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png Wildfire Rhythm Sweeping Fervor’s swing DMG decreases opponent’s Physical RES by 15% for 12s
5 Screamin_for_an_Encore_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png Screamin’ for an Encore Increases the Level of Riff Revolution by 3. Maximum upgrade is 15.
6 Rockin_in_a_Flaming_Xinyan_Character_Genshin_Impact.png 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.

Xinyan’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 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Recruit’s Insignia
2nd 40 40,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot2 Everflame Seed Genshin Impact Screenshot10 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot15 Recruit’s Insignia
3rd 50 60,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot4 Everflame Seed Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Sergeant’s Insignia
4th 60 80,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot8 Everflame Seed Genshin Impact Screenshot30 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot18 Sergeant’s Insignia
5th 70 100,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Everflame Seed Genshin Impact Screenshot45 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Lieutenant’s Insignia
6th 80 120,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Everflame Seed Genshin Impact Screenshot60 Violetgrass Genshin Impact Screenshot24 Lieutenant’s Insignia

Xinyan’s Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Song_of_Broken_Pines_Weapons_Claymores_Genshin_Impact.png Song of Broken Pines 49 Physical DMG Bonus + 4.5% Rebel’s Banner Hymn: A part of the “Millennial Movement” that wanders amidst the winds. Increases ATK by 16%, and when Normal or Charged Attacks hit opponents, the character gains a Sigil of Whispers. This effect can be triggered once every 0.3s. When you possess four Sigils of Whispers, all of them will be consumed and all nearby party members will obtain the “Millennial Movement: Banner-Hymn” effect for 12s. “Millennial Movement: Banner-Hymn” increases Normal ATK SPD by 12% and increases ATK by 20%. Once this effect is triggered, you will not gain Sigils of Whispers for 20s. Of the many effects of the “Millennial Movement”, buffs of the same type will not stack.
Second Best Wolf_s_Gravestone_Weapons_Genshin_Impact 1.png Wolf’s Gravestone 46 ATK + 10.8% Wolfish Tracker: Increases ATK by 20%. On hit, attacks against opponents with less than 30% HP increase all party members’ ATK by 40% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.
Third Best Skyward_Pride_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Skyward Pride 48 Energy Recharge + 8% Sky-ripping Dragon Spine: 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 opponents along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.

Xinyan’s Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Bloodstained_Chivalry_Flower_of_Iron_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Bloodstained Chivalry Physical DMG Bonus +25% After defeating an opponent, increases Charged Attack DMG by 50%, and reduces its Stamina cost to 0 for 10s. Also triggers with wild animals such as boars, squirrels and frogs.
Second Best Pale_Flame_Stainless_Bloom_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png Pale Flame Physical DMG Bonus +25% When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 2 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 2 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.
Third Best Gladiator_s_Finale_Gladiators_Nostalgia_Artifacts_Genshin_Impact.png 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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  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2023
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