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Genshin Impact

Elemental Effects

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Sophia Hayes

Each element in Genshin Impact has an elemental debuff that will apply to enemies you damage.

Elemental Debuffs

Name Element Debuff
Smoldering Flames Pyro Continuously inflicts damage over time.
Slowing Water Hydro Increases skill CD durations.
Engulfing Storm Electro Continuously drains Energy Recharge.
Condensed Ice Cryo Increases stamina consumption.

Combining Elements

Burning = Deals Pyro DMG over time.
Crystalize = Creates a crystal that will provide a shield when picked up.
Electro-Charged = Deals Electro DMG over time.
Frozen = Freezes the target.
Melt = Deals extra damage.
Overloaded = Deals AoE Pyro DMG.
Superconduct = Deals AoE Cryo DMG and reduces the target’s Physical RES by 50
Swirl = Deals extra elemental damage and spreads the effect.
Vaporize = Deals extra damage.

Name Elements Icons
Burning Pyro + Dendro +
Crystalize Geo + [Cryo / Electro / Pyro or Hydro] + [ / / or ]
Frozen Cryo + Hydro +
Overloaded Electro + Pyro +
Electro-Charged Electro + Hydro +
Superconduct Cryo + Electro +
Melt Pyro + Cryo +
Swirl Anemo + Cryo, Electro, Pyro, Hydro + [ / / or ]
Vaporize Pyro + Hydro +

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    miHoYo
  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    23 July 2021
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