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Xiao

Genshin Impact Guide

Xiao Build Artifact

S Tier

Genshin Anemo
Last updated: 2022-08-20 14:07:24

Xiao Overview

This Page provides the Best Xiao Build information.

Xiao is a Yaksha Adeptus that defends Liyue. Also heralded as the “Conqueror of Demons” or “Vigilant Yaksha.”

Xiao is the most powerful Anemo DPS in Genshin Impact at the moment. Xiao is generally accepted to be a Main DPS, so DPS Build is mostly used by travelers.

Xiao can help the party in different ways. Not only his Strong AoE ability, but also his passive ability helps the party member to save the stamina consumption. Crit Rate and ATK are the most important stats for Xiao, so the DPS Build will also help travelers to stack the Crit Rate and ATK for Xiao.

In Genshin Impact, Xiao is a 5 Stars rarity Anemo character currently in S tier.

Age/Birthday
April 17th
Full Name
Xiao
Nation
Liyue
Sex
Male
Rarity
Weapon
Polearm
Element
Anemo
Constellation
Alatus Nemeseos
Special Dish
Sweet Dream
Release Date
Feb 03, 2021

Xiao Skills Talents

Whirlwind Thrust

Xiao Normal Attack

1-Hit DMG (x2)
27.5%
2-Hit DMG
56.9%
3-Hit DMG
68.6%
4-Hit DMG (x2)
37.7%
5-Hit DMG
71.5%
6-Hit DMG
95.8%
Charged Attack DMG
121%
Stamina Cost
25
Plunge DMG
82%
Low/High Plunge DMG
164%/204%

Normal Attack

Performs up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.

Charged Attack

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

Plunging Attack

Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground from below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Xiao does not take DMG from performing Plunging Attacks.

Lemniscatic Wind Cycling

Xiao Elemental Skill

Skill Damage
253%

Xiao lunges forward, dealing Anemo DMG to opponents in his path.

Can be used in mid-air.
Starts with 2 charges.

Bane of All Evil

Xiao Elemental Burst

All Attack DMG Bonus
58.5%
Life Drain(Current HP%/s)
3%

Xiao dons the Yaksha Mask that set gods and demons trembling millennia ago.

Yaksha’s Mask:

  • Greatly increases Xiao’s jumping ability.
  • Increases his attack AoE and attack DMG.
  • Converts attack DMG into Anemo DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.

In this state, Xiao will continuously lose HP.
The effects of this skill end when Xiao leaves the field.

Xiao Passive Talents

Conqueror of Evil: Tamer of Demons

Learned at 1st Ascension

While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, all DMG dealt by Xiao increases by 5%. DMG increases by a further 5% for every 3s the ability persists. The maximum DMG Bonus is 25%.

Dissolution Eon: Heaven Fall

Learned at 4th Ascension

Using Lemniscatic Wind Cycling increases the DMG of subsequent uses of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 15%. This effect lasts for 7s, and has a maximum of 3 stacks. Gaining a new stack refreshes the effect’s duration.

Transcension: Gravity Defier

Utility Passive

Decreases climbing Stamina consumption for your own party members by 20%.
Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.

Xiao Constellations

Dissolution Eon: Destroyer of Worlds

Xiao Constellation Level 1

Increases Lemniscatic Wind Cycling‘s charges by 1.

Annihilation Eon: Blossom of Kaleidos

Xiao Constellation Level 2

When in the party and not on the field, Xiao’s Energy Recharge is increased by 25%.

Conqueror of Evil: Wrath Deity

Xiao Constellation Level 3

Increases the Level of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Transcension: Extinction of Suffering

Xiao Constellation Level 4

When Xiao’s HP falls below 50%, he gains a 100% DEF Bonus.

Evolution Eon: Origin of Ignorance

Xiao Constellation Level 5

Increases the Level of Bane of All Evil by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Conqueror of Evil: Guardian Yaksha

Xiao Constellation Level 6

While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, hitting at least 2 opponents with Xiao’s Plunging Attack will immediately grant him 1 charge of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling, and for the next 1s, he may use Lemniscatic Wind Cycling while ignoring its CD.

Top & Best Xiao Builds

Xiao Main DPS Build

This Xiao build maximizes Xiao’s Elemental Skill and Normal Attack Damage. Elemental Burst Damage is also increased.

Premium Weapon

 

 

Primordial Jade

Winged-Spear

Type:

Crit Rate

On hit, increases ATK by 3.2/3.9/4.6/5.3/6% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by 12/15/18/21/24%.

Alternate F2P Weapon

 

 

Blackcliff Pole

Type:

Crit Rate

After defeating an enemy, ATK is increased by 12/15/18/21/24% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others.

Artifact Sets

Viridescent Venerer

Substats:

ATK%/Crit DMG/Crit%

(2) Gain a 15% Anemo DMG Bonus.

Gladiator’s Finale

Substats:

ATK%/Crit DMG/Crit%

(2) ATK +18%

Top & Best Xiao Team

Xiao Premium Best Team

Xiao is a Main DPS in this team. Xiao DPS Build build is used.

Main DPS

Xiao

Xiao’s Plunge Attack deals a wide AOE Anemo DMG. His Elemental Burst allows him to do consecutive Plunge Attacks. 

SubDPS/Support

Chongyun(C2)

Genshin Cryo

Chongyun’s elemental skill(requires C2) lower CDs of Xiao’s Elemental Burst. And He provides Cryo attachment at backstage.

Shield/Support

Zhongli

Genshin Geo

Zhongli’s shield provide safe environment for Xiao, by using full set of Archaic Petra, picking up Anemo crystal can increase Anemo DMG of Xiao. 

Healer/Support

Jean

Jean acts as a battery for energy charge of Xiao’s Elemental Burst, and also trigger Anemo Elemental Resonance increases movement speed and decreases CD for Xiao.

Xiao F2P Team

Xiao is a Main DPS in the team. Xiao DPS Build is used.

Sub DPS

Fischl

Pair up with Fischl which can easily trigger extra overload DMG with oz.

Main DPS

Xiao

When there is Fischl/Kaeya/Barara. Their skill’s stay on the field even if you change character.

Support

Kaeya

Pair up with Kaeya which applies Superconduct to enemies to give them the defense buff.

Healing

Barbara

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

Xiao Ascension Material

Rank
Req Lv
Cost
Mat#1
Mat#2
Mat#3
Mat#4
1
20
20000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Sliver
Vayuda Turquoise Sliver x 1
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 3
Genshin_Slime_Condensate
Slime Condensate x 3
2
40
40000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Fragment
Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x 3
Genshin_Juvenile_Jade
Juvenile Jade x 2
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 10
Genshin_Slime_Condensate
Slime Condensate x 15
3
50
60000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Fragment
Vayuda Turquoise Fragment x 6
Genshin_Juvenile_Jade
Juvenile Jade x 4
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 20
Genshin_Slime_Secretions
Slime Secretions x 12
4
60
80000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Chunk
Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x 3
Genshin_Juvenile_Jade
Juvenile Jade x 8
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 30
Genshin_Slime_Secretions
Slime Secretions x 18
5
70
100000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Chunk
Vayuda Turquoise Chunk x 6
Genshin_Juvenile_Jade
Juvenile Jade x 12
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 45
Genshin_Slime_Concentrate
Slime Concentrate x 12
6
80
120000
Vayuda_Turquoise_Gemstone
Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone x 6
Genshin_Juvenile_Jade
Juvenile Jade x 20
Genshin_Qingxin
Qingxin x 60
Genshin_Slime_Concentrate
Slime Concentrate x 24