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Genshin Impact

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Introduction

Swords have the damage and speed in between the Polearm (fastest) and Claymore (slowest)

Equippable Characters

5 Star

Name Image Rarity Base Atk 2nd Stat Type Base 2nd Stat Rank 1 Rank 5
Aquila Favonia Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 48 Physical DMG Bonus 9% ATK is increased by 20%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of the resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 100% of ATK and dealing 200% of ATK as DMG to surrounding enemies. This effect can only occur once every 15s. ATK is increased by 40%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of the resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 160% of ATK and dealing 320% of ATK as DMG to surrounding enemies. This effect can only occur once every 15s.
Mistsplitter Reforged Mistsplitter_Reforged_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Genshin Impact Screenshot 48 CRIT DMG 9.6% Gain a 12% Elemental DMG Bonus for every element and receive the might of Mistsplitter’s Emblem. At stack levels 1/2/3, Mistsplitter’s Emblem provides a 8/16/28% Elemental DMG Bonus for the character’s Elemental Type. The character will obtain 1 stack of Mistsplitter’s Emblem in each of the following scenarios: Normal Attack deals Elemental DMG (stack lasts 5s), casting Elemental Burst (stack lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full). Each stack’s duration is calculated independently.
Primordial Jade Cutter Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 CRIT Rate 9.6% Protector’s Virtue: HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder’s Max HP. Protector’s Virtue: HP increased by 40%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 2.4% of the wielder’s Max HP.
Skyward Blade Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 46 Energy Recharge 12% Crit Rate increased by 4%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 20% for 12s. Crit Rate increased by 8%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 40% for 12s.
Summit Shaper Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 46 ATK 10.8% Golden Majesty: Increases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%. Golden Majesty: Increases Shield Strength by 40%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 8% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.

4 Star

Name Image Rarity Base Atk 2nd Stat Type Base 2nd Stat Rank 1 Rank 5
Amenoma Kageuchi Amenoma_Kageuchi_Weapons_Genshin_Impact.png Genshin Impact Screenshot 41 ATK 12% After casting an Elemental Skill, gain 1 Succession Seed. This effect can be triggered once every 5s. The Succession Seed lasts for 30s. Up to 3 Succession Seeds may exist simultaneously. After using an Elemental Burst, all Succession Seeds are consumed and after 2s, the character regenerates 6 Energy for each seed consumed.
Blackcliff Longsword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 CRIT DMG 8% After defeating an enemy, ATK is increased by 12% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others. After defeating an enemy, ATK is increased by 24% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others.
Favonius Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 41 Energy Recharge 13.3% CRIT hits have a 60% chance to generate 1 Elemental Orb, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12s. CRIT hits have a 100% chance to generate 1 Elemental Orb, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 6s.
Festering Desire Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 Energy Recharge 10.0% Undying Admiration: Increases Elemental Skill DMG by 16% and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 6%. Undying Admiration: Increases Elemental Skill DMG by 32% and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 12%.
Iron Sting Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 Elemental Mastery 36 Dealing Elemental DMG increases all DMG by 6% for 6s. Max 2 stacks. Can only occur once every 1s. Dealing Elemental DMG increases all DMG by 12% for 6s. Max 2 stacks. Can only occur once every 1s.
Lion’s Roar Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 ATK 9% Increases DMG against enemies affected by Pyro or Electro by 20%. Increases DMG against enemies affected by Pyro or Electro by 36%.
Prototype Rancour Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 Physical DMG Bonus 7.5% On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks increase ATK and DEF by 4% for 6s. Max 4 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks increase ATK and DEF by 8% for 6s. Max 4 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s.
Royal Longsword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 ATK 9% Upon dealing damage to an opponent, increases CRIT Rate by 8%. Max 5 stacks. A CRIT hit removes all existing stacks.
Sacrificial Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 41 Energy Recharge 13.3% After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s. After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has an 80% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 16s.
Sword of Descension Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 39 ATK 7.7% Hitting enemies with Normal or Charged Attacks grants a 50% chance to deal 200% ATK as DMG in a small AoE. This effect can only occur once every 10s. Additionally, if the Traveler equips the Sword of Descension, their ATK is increased by 66.
The Alley Flash Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 44 CRIT Rate 4% Continuosly sprinting for at least 1s increases ATK by 28% for 6s. This effect cannot stack.
The Black Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 CRIT Rate 6% Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20%.Additionally, regenerates 60% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s. Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 40%.Additionally, regenerates 100% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.
The Flute Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 42 ATK 9% Normal or Charged Attacks grant a Harmonic on hits. Gaining 5 Harmonics triggers the power of music and deals 100% ATK DMG to surrounding enemies. Harmonics last up to 30s, and a maximum of 1 can be gained every 0.5s. Normal or Charged Attacks grant a Harmonic on hits. Gaining 5 Harmonics triggers the power of music and deals 200% ATK DMG to surrounding enemies. Harmonics last up to 30s, and a maximum of 1 can be gained every 0.5s.

3 Star

Name Image Rarity Base Atk 2nd Stat Type Base 2nd Stat Rank 1 Rank 5
Cool Steel Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 39 ATK 7.7% Increases DMG against enemies affected by Hydro or Cryo by 12%. Increases DMG against enemies affected by Hydro or Cryo by 24%.
Dark Iron Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 39 Elemental Mastery 31 Upon causing an Overloaded, Superconduct, Electro-Charged, or an Electro-infused Swirl reaction, increases Base ATK by 20% for 12s. Upon causing an Overloaded, Superconduct, Electro-Charged, or an Electro-infused Swirl reaction, increases Base ATK by 40% for 12s.
Fillet Blade Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 39 ATK 7.7% On hit, has 50% chance to deal 240% ATK DMG to a single enemy. Can only occur once every 15s. On hit, has 50% chance to deal 400% ATK DMG to a single enemy. Can only occur once every 11s.
Harbinger of Dawn Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 39 CRIT DMG 10.2% When HP is above 90%, increases CRIT Rate by 14%. When HP is above 90%, increases CRIT Rate by 28%.
Skyrider Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 38 Energy Recharge 11.3% Using an Elemental Burst grants a 12% increase in ATK and Movement SPD for 15s. Using an Elemental Burst grants a 24% increase in ATK and Movement SPD for 15s.
Traveler’s Handy Sword Genshin Impact Screenshot Genshin Impact Screenshot 40 DEF 6.4% Each Elemental Orb or Particle collected restores 1% HP. Each Elemental Orb or Particle collected restores 2% HP.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    miHoYo
  • 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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This guide for Genshin Impact includes the following:

  • Based on version 1.6
  • An interactive Map of Teyvat showing the location of all; Anemoculus, Geoculus, Statues of the Seven, World Quests, Shrines, Plants, Monsters, Enemies, Chests and Minerals.
  • Knowledge on all of the current known regions of Teyvat
  • Detailed Character pages of all playable characters showing talent trees, skill builds and Ascension tables.
  • Character Tier Lists
  • Combat Information and Elemental Effects & Combinations
  • Weapons - Showing the current best and highest rated weapons in the game.
  • All Archon Quests that tell the main story of the Traveler and Paimon as they travel the world of Teyvat in search of the Traveler’s missing twin sibling.
  • All World Quests that are unlocked by speaking to NPCs through Teyvat. They give insight into the various locations and stories of the world.
  • All Story Quests consisting of chapters related to the background and personalities of each playable character.
  • All Domains laid bare with expert strategies
  • How to conquer the Spiral Abyss
  • All Weekly Bosses covered with expert strategies
  • How to get all the optimal outcomes on Hangout Events
  • Housing guide using the Serenitea Pot including a full blueprint and furnishings list

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