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Raiden Shogun Build Artifact

SS Tier

Genshin Electro

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Raiden Shogun Overview

This Page provides the Best Raiden Shogun Build information.

Raiden Shogun is is the vessel of Baal, the Electro Archon of Inazuma.

Raiden Shogun is the most powerful Electro Main DPS in Genshin Impact at the moment. Raiden Shogun Main DPS Build is mostly used by travelers. Her Elemental Burst can dish out explosive damage.

Raiden Shogun has different ways to help the team. Not only dish out the direct damage by using the Elemental Burst, but also trigger the elemental reaction by using Elemental Skill while she is off field. Energy recharge is the most important stats for Raiden Shogun, so the Main DPS Build will also help travelers to stack the Energy recharge for Raiden Shogun.

In Genshin Impact, Raiden Shogun is a 5 Stars rarity Electro character currently in SS tier.

Age/Birthday
Full Name
Raiden Shogun/Baal
Nation
Inazuma
Sex
Female
Rarity
Weapon
Polearm
Element
Electro
Constellation
Imperatrix Umbrosa
Special Dish
Release Date
Sep 1, 2021

Raiden Shogun Skills Talents

Normal Attack: Origin

Raiden Shogun Normal Attack

1-Hit DMG
39.7%
2-Hit DMG
39.7%
3-Hit DMG
49.9%
4-Hit DMG
29%+29%
5-Hit DMG
65.5%
Charged Attack DMG
99.6%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost
25
Plunge DMG
63.9%
Low / High Plunge DMG
128% / 160%

Normal Attack

 Performs up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.

Charged Attack

 Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to perform an upward slash.

Plunging Attack

 Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Transcendence: Baleful Light

Raiden Shogun Elemental Skill

SKill DMG
117.2%
Coordinated ATK DMG
42%
Elemental Burst DMG Bonus
0.17% Per Energy
CD
7.5s
Duration
25s

The Raiden Shogun unveils a shard of her Euthymia, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents, and granting nearby party members the Eye of Stormy Judgment.

Eye of Stormy Judgment

When characters with this buff attack and hit opponents, the Eye will unleash a coordinated attack, dealing AoE Electro DMG at the opponent’s position. The Eye can initiate one coordinated attack every 0.9s per party.

Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu

Raiden Shogun Elemental Burst

1-Hit DMG
44.7%
2-Hit DMG
44%
3-Hit DMG
53.8%
4-Hit DMG
30.9%+30.9%
5-Hit DMG
73.9%
Charged Attack DMG
61.6%+74.4%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost
20
Plunge DMG
63.9%
Low / High Plunge DMG
128% / 160%
Musou no Hitotachi Base DMG
392.4%
DMG Bonus per Resolve Stack
0.6%
Resolve Stacks Gained
0.15 per Energy Consumed
Musou Isshin Energy Restoration
1.6
Musou Isshin Duration
7s
CD
20s
Energy Cost
80

Gathering truths unnumbered and wishes uncounted, the Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin’s attacks is based on the number of Shogan Byakugen no Rin’s Resolve stacks consumed when this skill is used.

Musou Isshin

While in this state, the Raiden Shogun will wield her tachi in battle, while her Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks will be infused with Electro DMG, which cannot be overridden. When such attacks hit opponents, she will regenerate Energy for all nearby party members. Energy can be restored this way once every 1s, and this effect can be triggered 5 times throughout this skill’s duration. While in this state, the Raiden Shogun’s resistance to interruption is increased, and she is immune to Electro-Charged reaction DMG.

Shogan Byakugen no Rin

When nearby party members use their Elemental Bursts, the Raiden Shogun will build up Resolve based on the amount of Energy they consume. The maximum amount of Resolve stacks is 60.

Raiden Shogun Passive Talents

Wishes Unnumbered

Learned at 1st Ascension

When nearby party members gain Elemental Orbs or Particles, Shogan Byakugen no Rin gains 2 Resolve stacks. This effect can occur once every 3s.

Enlightened One

Learned at 4th Ascension

Each 1% above 100% Energy Recharge that the Raiden Shogun possesses grants her:

  • 0.6% greater Energy restoration from Musou Isshin
  • 0.4% Electro DMG Bonus.

All-Preserver

Utility Passive

Mora expended when ascending Swords and Polearms is decreased by 50%.

Raiden Shogun Constellations

Ominous Inscription

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 1

Shogan Byakugen no Rin will gather Resolve even faster. When Electro characters use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 80%. When characters of other Elemental Types use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 20%.

Steelbreaker

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 2

While in the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, the Raiden Shogun’s attacks ignore 60% of opponents’ DEF.

Shinkage Bygones

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 3

Increases the Level of Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Pledge of Propriety

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 4

When the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu expires, all nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun) gain 30% bonus ATK for 10s.

Shogun’s Descent

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 5

Increases the Level of Transcendence: Baleful Light by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Wishbearer

Raiden Shogun Constellation Level 6

While in the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, the Raiden Shogun’s Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks will decrease all nearby party members’ (but not including the Raiden Shogun herself) Elemental Burst CD by 1s when they hit opponents. This effect can trigger once every 1s, and can trigger a total of 5 times during the state’s duration.

Top & Best Raiden Shogun Builds

Raiden Shogun Main DPS Build

This Raiden Shogun build maximizes Raiden Shogun’s Elemental Burst DMG.

Premium Weapon

ATK increased by 28/35/42/49/56% of Energy Recharge over the base 100%. You can gain a maximum bonus of 80/90/100/110/120% ATK. Gain 30/35/40/45/50% Energy Recharge for 12s after using an Elemental Burst. 

Alternate F2P Weapon

Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16/20/24/28/32% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6/7.5/9/10.5/12%.

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Artifact Sets

Emblem of

Severed Fate

ATK%/ATK%/

CRIT RATE or CRIT DMG

(2) Energy Recharge +20%
(4) Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.

Top & Best Raiden Shogun Team

Raiden Shogun Premium Team

Raiden Shogun is a Main DPS in the team. Raiden Shogun DPS build is used.

Main DPS

Raiden Shogun

Raiden Shogun is the main DPS in the team. The DMG of Elemental Burst depends on the energy consumed by team members using their Elemental Burst. Beidou and Kujou Sara’s Elemental Bursts require 80 energy, which makes them best teammates of Raiden Shogun.
 
Raiden Shogun can boost Energy Recharge of their teammates by using Elemental Burst, and also increase DMG of teammates’ Elemental Burst by using Elemental Skill. This makes Raiden Shogun a all-rounded Main DPS.

Main DPS

Beidou

Beidou’s Elemental Burst can provide Electro DMG even at backstage. The high energy consumption of Elemental Burst maximizes Elemental Burst DMG of Raiden Shogun.
*After Raiden Shogun on live, it was discovered that Raiden Shogun attack during Elemental Burst can’t trigger Beidou’s Elemental Burst. 

Sub DPS

Kujou Sara(C6)

Kujou Sara can provide ATK Bonus to teammates. And C6 Kujou Sara’s Elemental Burst can boost CRIT DMG of Electro DMG of Raiden Shogun and Beidou. The high energy consumption of Elemental Burst maximizes Elemental Burst DMG of Raiden Shogun.

Healer/Support

Bennett

Bennett’s Elemental Burst provides huge ATK buff and healing to other members.

Keqing F2P Team

Keqing is a Sup DPS in the team. Keqing DPS build is used.

Sub DPS

Keqing

Pair up with Fischl which is great for Swirl with Kazuha. Her Elemental Burst in particular is great as it stays on the field even if you change characters.

Main DPS

Kazuha

Kazuha has a short CD Elemental Skill that easily acts as the main DPS for the team when there is Fischl/Kaeya/Lisa. Their skill’s stay on the field even if you change character.

Sub DPS

Kaeya

Pair up with Kaeya which applies Superconduct to enemies to give them the defense buff, which Kazuha can then use to further put in damage.

Support

Lisa

Pair up with Lisa which allows you easily inflict multiple enemies with Electro, great for swirl or other elemental reactions.

Raiden Shogun Ascension Material

Rank
Req Lv
Cost
Mat#1
Mat#2
Mat#3
Mat#4
1
20
20000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Sliver
Vajrada Amethyst Sliver x 1
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 3
Old Handguard
Old Handguard x 3
2
40
40000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 3
Genshin_Storm Beads
Storm Beads x 2
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 10
Old Handguard
Old Handguard x 15
3
50
60000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 6
Genshin_Storm Beads
Storm Beads x 4
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 20
Kageuchi Handguard
Kageuchi Handguard x 12
4
60
80000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 3
Genshin_Storm Beads
Storm Beads x 8
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 30
Kageuchi Handguard
Kageuchi Handguard x 18
5
70
100000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 6
Genshin_Storm Beads
Storm Beads x 12
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 45
Famed Handguard
Famed Handguard x 12
6
80
120000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Gemstone
Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x 6
Genshin_Storm Beads
Storm Beads x 20
Genshin_Tenkumo Fruit
Tenkumo Fruit x 60
Famed Handguard
Famed Handguard x 24