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Genshin Impact

Yanfei

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Matt Chard

This page is designed to give you an overview of the character Yanfei. It’ll also show you the best builds, artifact sets, and weapons, as well as their Ascenion Table.

Yanfei is one of the new characters added with the version 1.5 update.

Overview

Rarity Tier Weapon Vision
(4 Stars) Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot Catalyst Genshin Impact Screenshot Pyro

Biography

Details
Full Name Hu Tao
Sex Female
Birthday 28th July
Constellation Bestia Iustitia
Region Liyue
Affiliation Liyue Harbor Adepti
Special Dish My Way
How to Obtain Wishes

Introduction

A half-illuminated beast and highly-skilled legal adviser. She combines adherence to the legal codices and reasonable flexibility to find the perfect balance in her work. She devotes herself to protecting the fairness of contracts in Liyue with her identity as a legal adviser and her unique experience and methods.

Skills Talents

Talents Icon Name Notes
Normal Attack Genshin Impact Screenshot Seal of Approval Normal Attack: Shoots fireballs that deal up to three counts of Pyro DMG. When Yanfei’s Normal Attacks hit enemies, they will grant her a single Scarlet Seal. Yanfei may possess a maximum of 3 Scarlet Seals, and each time this effect is triggered, the duration of currently possessed Scarlet Seals will refresh. Each Scarlet Seal will decrease Yanfei’s Stamina consumption and will disappear when she leaves the field. Charged Attack: Consumes Stamina and all Scarlet Seals before dealing AoE Pyro DMG to the opponents after a short casting time. This Charged Attack’s AoE and DMG will increase according to the amount of Scarlet Seals consumed. Plunging Attack: Gathering the power of Pyro, Yanfei plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AoE Pyro DMG upon impact with the ground.
Elemental Skill Genshin Impact Screenshot Guide to Afterlife Summons blistering flames that deal AoE Pyro DMG. If this attack hits an enemy, Yanfei is granted the maximum number of Scarlet Seals.
Elemental Burst Genshin Impact Screenshot Done Deal Triggers a spray of intense flames that rush at nearby opponents, dealing AoE Pyro DMG, granting Yanfei the maximum number of Scarlet Seals, and applying Brilliance to her. Brilliance: Perodically grants Yanfei a Scarlet Seal. Increases the DMG of her Charged Attacks. The Brilliance effect stops when Yanfei leaves the field or dies.

Passive Talents

Type Icon Name Info
Talent 1 / Ascension 1 Genshin Impact Screenshot Proviso When Yanfei consumes Scarlet Seals by using a Charged Attack, each Scarlet Seal will increase Yanfei’s Pyro DMG Bonus by 5%. This effect lasts for 6s. When a Charged Attack is used again during the effect’s duration, it will dispel the previous effect.
Talent 2 / Ascension 4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Blazing Eye When Yanfei’s Charged Attack deals a CRIT Hit to opponents, she will deal an additional instance of AoE Pyro DMG equal to 80% of her ATK. This DMG counts as Charged Attack DMG.
Talent 3 / Unlocked Auto Genshin Impact Screenshot Encyclopedic Expertise Displays the location of nearby resources unique to Liyue on the mini-map.

Constellations

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Genshin Impact Screenshot The Law Knows No Kindness When Yanfei uses her Charged Attacks, each existing Scarlet Seal additionally reduces the stamina cost of this Charged Attack by 10% and increases resistance against interruption during its release.
2 Genshin Impact Screenshot Right of Final Interpretation Increases Yanfei’s Charged Attack CRIT rate by 20% against enemies below 50% HP.
3 Genshin Impact Screenshot Samadhi Fire-Forged Increases the level of Signed Edict by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Genshin Impact Screenshot Supreme Amnesty When Done Deal is used: Creates a shield which absorbs upto 45% of Yanfei’s Max HP for 15s. This shield absorbs Pyro DMG 250% more efficiently.
5 Genshin Impact Screenshot Abiding Affidavit Increases the level of Done Deal by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Genshin Impact Screenshot Extra Clause Increases the maximum number of Scarlet Seals by 1.

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 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Treasure Hoarder Insignia
2nd 40 40,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot2 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot10 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot15 Treasure Hoarder Insignia
3rd 50 60,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Fragment Genshin Impact Screenshot4 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Silver Raven Insignia
4th 60 80,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot3 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot8 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot30 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot18 Silver Raven Insignia
5th 70 100,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Chunk Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot45 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot12 Golden Raven Insignia
6th 80 120,000 Genshin Impact Screenshot6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone Genshin Impact Screenshot20 Juvenile Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot60 Noctilucous Jade Genshin Impact Screenshot24 Golden Raven Insignia

Builds

Pyro DPS Build

Weapon Armor set 1 Armor set 2
Genshin Impact Screenshot Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Genshin Impact Screenshot Crimson Witch of Flames (4 pcs)

Equipping four pieces of the Crimson Witch of Flames, will net you a bonus of 15% Pyro Damage, as well as it increases Overloaded, and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. It’ll also make it that, using an Elemental Skill increases the 2-Piece Set effects by 50% for 10 seconds. This will make the Pyro Damage bonus increase to 30% every 10 seconds.

Adding a Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds to the mix, and your Pyro Damage will increase a further 32% when you’re at the maximum 4 stacks of Boundless Blessing which will take 16 seconds to reach, but will stay on until the battle ends, or you’re defeated.

Talent Priority

Normal Attack: Seal of Approval

Shoots fireballs that deal up to three counts of Pyro DMG.
When Yanfei’s Normal Attacks hit enemies, they will grant her a single Scarlet Seal. Yanfei may possess a maximum of 3 Scarlet Seals, and each time this effect is triggered, the duration of the currently possessed Scarlet Seals will refresh.
Each Scarlet Seal decreases Yanfei’s Stamina consumption and will disappear when she leaves the field.

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Icon Weapon Rating Base Attack Bonus Effect Skill Effect
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 CRIT Rate 12.7% Boundless Blessing: Increases Movement SPD by 10%. When in battle, gain an 8% Elemental DMG Bonus every 4s. Max 4 stacks. Lasts until the character falls or leaves combat.
Second Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Skyward Atlas Genshin Impact Screenshot 48 ATK 7.2% Wandering Clouds: Increases Elemental DMG Bonus by 12%. Normal Attack hits have a 50% chance to earn the favor of the clouds. which actively seek out nearby opponents to attack for 15s, dealing 160% ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 30s.
Third Best Genshin Impact Screenshot The Widsith Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 CRIT DMG 12% Debut: When a character takes the field, they will gain a random theme song for 10s. This can only occur once every 30s. Recitative: ATK is increased by 60%. Aria: Increases all Elemental DMG by 48%. Interlude: Elemental Mastery is increased by 240.

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Icon Set (2) Bonus (4) Bonus
Best Genshin Impact Screenshot 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 Genshin Impact Screenshot Wanderer’s Troupe Increases Elemental Mastery by 80. Increases Charged Attack DMG by 35% if the character uses a Catalyst or a Bow.
Third Best Genshin Impact Screenshot Martial Artist Increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 15%. After using Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 25% for 8s.

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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
    17 September 2021
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