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Ganyu DPS Build

Ganyu is a powerful DPS character in Genshin Impact. A Bow wielding character that relies on her strong Charged Attacks to defeat opponents. Ganyu also deals good Cryo damage and can trigger powerful Elemental Reactions. This Genshin Impact Ganyu Build Guide is focusing on the role of DPS!

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Weapon for Ganyu DPS Build in Genshin Impact

The Best weapon for Ganyu is Amos’ Bow! A Bow that increases her Aimed Shot Damage and the damage of arrows based on the distance when shot! This weapon empowers you if you wish to play as a ranged character with Ganyu’s Charged Attacks.

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Other great weapons you can use include:

Artifacts for Ganyu DPS Build in Genshin Impact

The Shimenawa’s Reminiscence is a great Set for Ganyu! It boosts ATK and further increases Normal and Charged Attacks damage. Other great alternative sets include the Wanderer’s Troupe, Marechaussee Hunter and Blizzard Strayer.

shimenawa's reminiscence

Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:

  • ATK%
  • CRIT Rate/DMG
  • Cryo DMG
  • Elemental Mastery

Skills for Ganyu DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Ganyu’s Normal attack is called Liutian Archery and its effects are:

  • Normal Attack: Performs up to 6 consecutive shots with a bow.
  • Charged Attack: Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, an icy aura will accumulate on the arrowhead before the arrow is fired. Has different effects based on how long the energy has been charged:
    • Charge Level 1: Fires off an icy arrow that deals Cryo DMG.
    • Charge Level 2: Fires off a Frostflake Arrow that deals Cryo DMG. The Frostflake Arrow blooms after hitting its target, dealing AOE Cryo DMG.
  • Plunging Attack: Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AOE DMG upon impact.

Her Elemental Skill, Trail of the Qilin, leaves an Ice Lotus behind that deals AOE Cryo damage. The lotus continuously taunts enemies and will deal AOE Cryo damage when it blooms or is destroyed.

Her Elemental Burst, Celestial Shower, summons a Sacred Cryo Pearl that continuously rains down shards of Ice, hitting enemies inside an AOE and dealing Cryo damage.

Best Party Members for Ganyu DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Ganyu can deal massive Cryo damage to enemies. Shenhe is a great character to combine her with to further boost her Cryo damage. You can combine her with Pyro based characters like Xiangling or Bennett to cause melt reactions or Hydro based characters like Mona and Kokomi to freeze enemies. Electro based characters like Fischl can also work well with her.

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