Xingqiu Genshin Impact Build Guide


A young man carrying a longsword who is frequently seen at book booths. He has a chivalrous heart and yearns for justice and fairness for all.

Xingqiu Combat talent

Guhua Style

Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.
Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-aur to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

1-Hit DMG 46.6%

2-Hit DMG 47.6%

3-Hit DMG 28.6% + 28.6%

4-Hit DMG 56%

5-Hit DMG 35.9% + 35.9%

Charged Attack DMG 47.3% + 56.2%

Charged Attack Stamina Cost 20

Plunge DMG 63.9%

Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%

Guhua Sword - Fatal Rainscreen

Type: Elemental Skill

Xingqiu performs twin strikes with his sword, dealing Hydro DMG. At the same time, this ability creates the maximum number of Rain Swords, which will orbit the character.
The Rain Swords have the following properties:

– When a character takes DMG, the Rain Sword will shatter, reducing the amount of DMG taken.

– Increases the character’s resistance to interruption.

20% of Xingqiu’s Hydro DMG Bonus will be converted to additional DMG Reduction for the Rain Swords.

The maximum amount of additional DMG Reduction that can be gained this way is 24%.
The initial maximum number of Rain Swords is 3.
Using this ability applies the Wet status onto the character.

Skill DMG 168% + 191%

Damage Reduction Ratio 20%

Duration 15 s

CD 21s

Guhua Sword - Raincutter

Type: Elemental Burst
Initiate Rainbow Bladework and fight using an illusory sword rain, while creating the maximum number of Rain Swords.
Rainbow Bladework

– Normal Attacks will trigger consecutive sword rain attacks, dealing Hydro DMG.

– Rain Swords will remain at the maximum number throughout the ability’s duration.

These effects carry over to other characters.

Sword Rain DMG 54.3%

Duration 15s

CD 20s

Energy Cost 80

Xingqiu Passive Talents


Ascension 1
When a Rain Sword is shattered or when its duration expires, it regenerates the current character’s HP based on 6% of Xingqiu’s Max HP.

Blades Amidst Raindrops

Ascension 4

Xingqiu gains a 20% Hydro DMG Bonus.

Flash of Genius

Unlocked Automatically
When Xingqiu crafts Character Talent Materials, he has a 25% chance to refund a portion of the crafting materials used.

Xingqiu Constellations

Xingqiu Builds

Hydro support build

These weapons can be combined with any of the artifact sets listed.

Skill Star

Sacrificial Sword
Energy Recharge
After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40/50/60/70/80% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30/26/22/18/14s.
Skill Star

Favonius Sword
Energy Recharge
CRIT hits have a 60/70/80/90/100% chance to generate 1 Elemental Orb, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12/10.5/9/7.5/6s.
Skill Star

Festering Desire
Energy Recharge
Increases Elemental Skill DMG by 16/20/24/28/32% and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 6/7.5/9/10.5/12%.

Full Noblesse Oblige Set

Noblesse Oblige
ATK% / Hydro DMG / CRIT Rate or CRIT DMG

(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.

(4) Using an Elemental Burst increase all party memebers’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Xingqiu Ascension Costs

Xingqiu gets a boost to ATK% as they ascend.

StufeLvlKostenMat #1Mat #2Mat #3Mat #4
120200001x Varunada Lazurite Sliver3x Silk Flower3x
Damaged Mask
240400003x Varunada Lazurite Fragment2x Cleansing Heart10x Silk Flower15x Damaged Mask
350600006x Varunada Lazurite Fragment4x Cleansing Heart20x Silk Flower12x Stained Mask
460800003x Varunada Lazurite Chunk8x Cleansing Heart30x Silk Flower18x Stained Mask
5701000006x Varunada Lazurite Chunk12x Cleansing Heart45x Silk Flower12x Ominous Mask
6801200006x Varunada Lazurite Gemstone20x Cleansing Heart60x Silk Flower24x Ominous Mask

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