Genshin Impact Guide
Hu Tao Build Artifact
Hu Tao Overview
This Page provides the Best Hu Tao Build information.
Hu Tao is the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, a person vital to managing Liyue’s funerary affairs.
Hu Tao is generally regarded as the most powerful Pyro Main DPS in Genshin Impact at the moment. Hu Tao Main DPS Build is mostly used by travelers. Her Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst can dish out huge DPS.
Hu Tao has different ways to deal large amounts of damage. Not only dish out the direct damage by using the Elemental Skill, but also applies DoT on opponents. HP% is the most important stats for Hu Tao, so the Main DPS Build will also help travelers to stack the HP% for Hu Tao.
In Genshin Impact, Hu Tao is a 5 Stars rarity Pyro character currently in SS tier.
March 02, 2021
Hu Tao Skills Talents
Secret Spear of Wangsheng
Hu Tao Normal Attack
Charged Attack DMG
Charged Attack Stamina Cost
Low / High Plunge DMG
Performs up to six consecutive spear strikes.
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to enemies along the way.
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Guide to Afterlife
Hu Tao Elemental Skill
Activation Cost(Current HP)
ATK Increase (% of Max HP)
Blood Blossom DMG
Blood Blossom Duration
Hu Tao consumes a part of her HP, knocking nearby enemies back and entering the Paramita Papilio State.
Paramita Papilio State:
- 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.
- Hu Tao’s attack DMG is converted to Pyro DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
- Increases Hu Tao’s resistance to interruption.
- In the Paramita Papilio state, Hu Tao’s Charged Attacks apply the Blood Blossom effect to enemies it hits.
Blood Blossom Effect:
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 when Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.
Hu Tao Elemental Burst
HP Regeneration (% of Max HP)
HP Regeneration (% of Max HP) (<50%HP)
Hu Tao commands a blazing spirit to deal 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.
Hu Tao Passive Talents
Learned at 1st Ascension
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.
Learned at 4th Ascension
When Hu Tao’s HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro DMG Bonus is increased by 33%.
The More the Merrier
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 Constellation Level 1
While in a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao’s Charge Attacks do not consume Stamina.
Hu Tao Constellation Level 2
Increases the Blood Blossom DMG by an amount equal to 10% of Hu Tao’s Max HP at the time the effect is applied.
Additionally, Spirit Soother will also apply the Blood Blossom effect.
Hu Tao Constellation Level 3
Increases the Level of Guide to Afterlife by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Garden of Eternal Rest
Hu Tao Constellation Level 4
Upon defeating an enemy affected by a Blood Blossom that Hu Tao applied herself, all nearby allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 15s.
Hu Tao Constellation Level 5
Increases the Level of Spirit Soother by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Hu Tao Constellation Level 6
Triggers when Hu Tao’s HP drops below 25%, or when she suffers a lethal strike:
Hu Tao will not fall as a result of the DMG sustained. Additionally, for the next 10s, all of her Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to interruption is greatly increased.
This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left.
Can only occur once every 60s.
Top & Best Hu Tao Builds
Hu Tao DPS Build
This Hu Tao build focuses on stacking Hu Tao’s HP. As Hu Tao got extra damage below 50% HP, pairing with a shield character is recommended.
HP increased by 20/25/30/35/40%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 0.8/1/1.2/1.4/1.6% of the wielder’s Max HP. When the wielder’s HP is less than 50%, this ATK bonus is increased by an additional 1/1.2/1.4/1.6/1.8% of Max HP.
Alternate F2P Weapon
If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 16/20/24/28/32% and DEF is increased by 16/20/24/28/32%. If there are less than 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 24/30/36/42/48%.
Top & Best Hu Tao Team
Hu Tao Premium Best Team
Hu Tao is the Main DPS in the team. Hu Tao DPS build is used.
Hu Tao F2P Team
Hu Tao is a Main DPS in the team. Hu Tao DPS build is used.
Hu Tao Ascension Material
Agnidus Agate Sliver x1
Silk Flower x 3
Whopperflower Nectar x 3
Agnidus Agate Fragment x 3
Juvenile Jade x 2
Silk Flowerx 10
Whopperflower Nectar x 15
Agnidus Agate Fragment x 6
Juvenile Jade x 4
Silk Flower x 20
Shimmering Nectar x 12
Agnidus Agate Chunk x 3
Juvenile Jade x 8
Silk Flower x 30
Shimmering Nectar x 18
Agnidus Agate Chunk x 6
Juvenile Jade x 12
Silk Flowerx 45
Energy Nectar x 12
Agnidus Agate Gemstone x 6
Juvenile Jade x 20
Silk Flowerx 60
Energy Nectar x 24