Hu Tao Genshin Impact Build Guide

Hu Tao

Hu Tao is the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, a person vital to managing Liyue’s funerary affairs.

Hu Tao Combat Talent


Secret Spear of Wangsheng

Performs up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.
Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to enemies along the way.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

1-Hit DMG 46.9%

2-Hit DMG 48.3%

3-Hit DMG 61.1%

4-Hit DMG 65.6%

5-Hit DMG 33.3% + 35.2%%

6-Hit DMG 86%

Charged Attack 136%

Charged Attack Stamina Cost 25p

Plunge DMG 65.4%

Low/High Plunge DMG 131%/163%


Guide to Afterlife

Type: Elemental Skill

Hu Tao consumes a portion of her HP to knock the surrounding enemies back and enter the Paramita Papilio state.

Paramita Papilio
  • Increases Hu Tao’s ATK based on her Max HP at the time of entering this state. ATK Bonus gained this way cannot exceed 400% of Hu Tao’s Base ATK.
  • Converts attack DMG to Pyro DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
  • Charged attacks apply the Blood Blossom effect to the enemies hit.
  • Increases Hu Tao’s resistance to interruption.
Blood Blossom

Enemies affected by Blood Blossom will take Pyro DMG every 4s. This DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG.
Each enemy can be affected by only one Blood Blossom effect at a time, and its duration may only be refreshed by Hu Tao herself.

Paramita Papilio ends when its duration is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.

Activaton Cost 30% Current HP

ATK Increase 3.84% Max. LP

Blood Blossom DMG 64%

Blood Blossom Duration 8s

Duration 9s

CD 16s


Spirit Soother

Type: Elemental Burst

Commands a blazing spirit to attack, dealing Pyro DMG in a large AoE.
Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao’s Max HP. This effect can be triggered up to 5 times, based on the number of enemies hit.
If Hu Tao’s HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the DMG and HP Regeneration are increased.

Skill DMG 303%

Low HP Skill DMG 379%

Skill HP Regeneration 6,26% Max HP

Low HP Skill Regeneration 8,35% Max HP

CD 15s

Energy Cost 60

Hu Tao passive talents


Flutter By

Ascension 1
When a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife ends, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 8s.

Sanguine Rouge

Ascension 4

When Hu Tao’s HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro DMG Bonus is increased by 33%.


The More the Merrier

Unlocked Automatically

When Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has a 18% chance to receive an additional “Suspicious” dish of the same type.

Hu Tao Constellations

Hu Tao builds

Physical DPS build

The weapons can be combined with any of the artifact sets listed.
Skill Star

Wolf's Gravestone
Increases ATK by 20/25/30/35/40%. On hit, attacks against enemies with less than 30% HP increase all party members’ Base ATK by 40/50/60/70/80% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.
Skill Star

Prototype Aminus
On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240/300/360/420/480% ATK DMG to enemies within a small radius. Can only occur once every 15s.

Full Gladiator's Finale Set

Gladiator's Finale
ATK% / Physical DMG% / CRIT Rate

(2) Increases ATK by 18%.

(4) If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.

2 Gladiator finale Pieces +
2 Bloodstained Chivalry Pieces

Gladiator's Finale
ATK% / Physical DMG% / CRIT Rate

(2) Increases ATK by 18%.

Bloodstained Chivalry
ATK% / Physical DMG% / CRIT Rate or CRIT DMG

(2) Increases Physical DMG by 25%.

Hu Tao Ascension Costs

Xinyan gets a boost to CRIT DMG% as they ascend.

StufeLvlKostenMat #1Mat #2Mat #3Mat #4
120200001x Agnidus Agate Sliver3x Silk Flower3x Whopperflower Nectar
240400003x Agnidus Agate Fragment2x Juvenile Jade10x Silk Flower15x Whopperflower Nectar
350600006x Agnidus Agate Fragment4x Juvenile Jade20x Silk Flower12x Shimmering Nectar
460800003x Agnidus Agate Chunk8x Juvenile Jade30x Silk Flower18x Shimmering Nectar
5701000006x Agnidus Agate Chunk12x Juvenile Jade45x Silk Flower12x Energy Nectar
6801200006x Agnidus Agate Gemstone20x Juvenile Jade60x Silk Flower24x Energy Nectar

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