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Xingqiu

Genshin Impact Guide

Xingqiu Build Artifact

SS Tier

Genshin Hydro

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Xingqiu Overview

This Page provides the Best Xingqiu Build information.

Xingqiu is a young man carrying a longsword who is frequently seen at book booths.

Xingqiu is the most powerful Hydro Support in Genshin Impact at the moment. Xingqiu Sub DPS and Support Build are mostly used by travelers. His Elemental Burst maximize the team DPS even he is off field.

Xingqiu has different ways to help the party. Not only can increase party’s DPS by using the Elemental Burst, but also help other characters to trigger element reaction easily. Energy Recharge is the most important stats for Xingqiu, so the Sub DPS Build and Support Build will also help travelers to stack the Energy Recharge for Xingqiu.

In Genshin Impact, Xingqiu is a 4 Stars rarity Hydro character currently in SS tier.

Age/Birthday
October 9th
Full Name
Xingqiu
Nation
Liyue
Sex
Male
Rarity
Weapon
Sword
Element
Hydro
Constellation
Fabulae Textile
Special Dish
All-Delicacy Parcels
Release Date
Sep 28, 2020

Xingqiu Skills Talents

Guhua Style

Xingqiu Normal Attack

1-Hit DMG
46.6%
2-Hit DMG
47.6%
3-Hit DMG (x2)
28.6%+28.6%
4-Hit DMG
56%
5-Hit DMG (x2)
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%

Normal Attack

Perform up to 5 rapid strikes.

Charged Attack

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.

Plunging Attack

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

Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen

Xingqiu Elemental Skill

Skill DMG
168%+191%
Damage Reduction Ratio
20%
Duration
15s
CD
21s

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 your active character.

The Rain Swords have the following properties:

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

Guhua Sword: Raincutter

Xingqiu Elemental Burst

Sword Rain DMG
54.3%
Duration
15s
CD
20s
Energy Cost
80

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

Rainbow Bladework:

  • Your active character’s 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.

Xingqiu Passive Talents

Hydropathic

Learned at 1st Ascension

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

Learned at 4th Ascension

Xingqiu gains a 20% Hydro DMG Bonus.

Flash of Genius

Utility Passive

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

Xingqiu Constellations

The Scent Remained

Xingqiu Constellation Level 1

Increases the maximum number of Rain Swords by 1

Rainbow Upon the Azure Sky

Xingqiu Constellation Level 2

Extends the duration of Guhua Sword: Raincutter by 3s.
Decreases the Hydro RES of opponents hit by sword rain attacks by 15% for 4s.

Weaver of Verses

Xingqiu Constellation Level 3

Increases the Level of Guhua Sword: Raincutter by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Evilsoother

Xingqiu Constellation Level 4

Throughout the duration of Guhua Sword: Raincutter, the DMG dealt by Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen is increased by 50%.

Embrace of Rain

Xingqiu Constellation Level 5

Increases the Level of Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Hence, Call Them My Own Verses

Xingqiu Constellation Level 6

Activating 2 of Guhua Sword: Raincutter‘s sword rain attacks greatly enhances the third sword rain attack. On hit, the third sword rain attack also regenerates 3 Energy for Xingqiu.

Top & Best Xingqiu Builds

Xingqiu Sub DPS Build

This Xingqiu build maximizes the usage of Xingqiu’s Elemental Burst Guhua Sword: Raincutter. Maximizing the Energy recharge rate which allows you to use it continuously.

Premium Weapon

 

 

Sacrificial Sword

Type:

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.

Alternate F2P Weapon

 

 

Favonius Sword

Type:

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.

Artifact Sets

Noblesse Oblige

Substats:

Energy Recharge/

Hydro DMG

(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%

Heart of Depth

Substats:

Energy Recharge/

Hydro DMG

(2) Hydro DMG Bonus +15%

Top & Best Xingqiu Team

Xingqiu Premium Best Team

Xingqiu is a Sub DPS in the team. Xingqiu Sub DPS build is used.

Main DPS

Hu Tao

Hu Tao is the main DPS, it DMG is amplified by Vaporization in this team.

Sub DPS

Xingqiu

Genshin Hydro

Xingqiu’s Elemental Burst can attach Hydro element to enemies continuously, and so react with Hu Tao’s Pyro DMG to trigger Vaporization.

Support

Sucrose

Sucrose provides Mastery buff to team members, as a result the DMG of Vaporization is increased.

Shield/Support

Thoma

Thoma’s shield provides safe environment for team members, and increase ATK of whole team by pairing up with Hu Tao.

Xingqiu F2P Team

Xingqiu is a Support in the team. Xingqiu Support build is used.

Sub DPS

Fischl

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

Support

Xingqiu

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

Main DPS

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.

Xingqiu Ascension Material

Rank
Req Lv
Cost
Mat#1
Mat#2
Mat#3
Mat#4
1
20
20000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Sliver
Varunada Lazurite Sliverr x 1
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 3
Damaged_Mask
Damaged Mask x 3
2
40
40000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Fragment
Varunada Lazurite Fragment x 3
Genshin_Cleansing_Heart
Cleansing Heart x 2
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 10
Damaged_Mask
Damaged Mask x 15
3
50
60000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Fragment
Varunada Lazurite Fragment x 6
Genshin_Cleansing_Heart
Cleansing Heart x 4
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 20
Stained_Mask
Stained Mask x 12
4
60
80000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Chunk
Varunada Lazurite Chunk x 3
Genshin_Cleansing_Heart
Cleansing Heart x 8
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 30
Stained_Mask
Stained Mask x 18
5
70
100000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Chunk
Varunada Lazurite Chunk x 6
Genshin_Cleansing_Heart
Cleansing Heart x 12
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 45
Ominous_Mask
Ominous Mask x 12
6
80
120000
Genshin_Varunada_Lazurite_Gemstone
Varunada Lazurite Gemstone x 6
Genshin_Cleansing_Heart
Cleansing Heart x 20
Genshin_Silk_Flower
Silk Flower x 60
Ominous_Mask
Ominous Mask x 24