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Keqing DPS Build

Keqing is a 5-Star Sword user in Genshin Impact and a strong DPS character. She can teleport around the field and deal massive Electro damage with her Skill and Elemental Burst. Keqing is also good to combine with characters from other elements in order to trigger reactions! This Genshin Impact Keqing Build Guide is focusing on the role of DPS and will show you the best weapons and artifacts you can use with her.

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Weapon for Keqing DPS Build in Genshin Impact

To boost her damage we should focus on using Weapons that increase her offensive stats, like Crit Rate/Damage and ATK%. The best weapon for Keqing is the Mistsplitter Reforged! A powerful Sword that boosts CRIT DMG and provides an Elemental Damage Bonus to your attacks!

mistsplitter reforged

Good alternative weapons include:

Artifacts for Keqing DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Thundering Fury is the best Artifact Set for Keqing. It boosts her Electro damage but also boosts the damage of Elemental reactions and reduces Elemental Skill cooldown. You can wear it as a full set or combine it with Gladiator’s Finale for an extra boost to her ATK Stat. Gilded Dreams is another good alternative.

thundering fury

Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:

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

Skills for Keqing DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Keqing’s Normal attack is called Yunlai Swordsmanship and its effects are:

  • Normal Attack: Performs 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 enemies along the path and dealing AOE DMG upon impact.

Her Elemental SkillStellar Restoration, hurls a Lightning Stiletto that annihilates her enemies like the swift thunder. When the Stiletto hits its target, it deals Electro DMG to enemies in a small AOE, and places a Stiletto Mark on the spot hit. When you hold the skill it adjusts the direction in which the Stiletto shall be thrown. Stilettos thrown by the Hold attack mode can be suspended in mid-air, allowing Keqing to jump to them when using Stellar Restoration a second time. If Keqing uses Stellar Restoration again or uses a Charged Attack while its duration lasts, it will clear the Stiletto Mark and produce different effects:

  • If she uses Stellar Restoration again, she will blink to the location of the Mark and unleashed one slashing attack that deals AOE Electro DMG. When blinking to a Stiletto that was thrown from a Holding attack, Keqing can leap across obstructing terrain.
  • If Keqing uses a Charged Attack, she will ignite a series of thundering cuts at the Mark’s location, dealing AOE Electro DMG.

Her Elemental BurstStarward Sword, unleashes the power of lightning, dealing Electro DMG in an AOE. She then blends into the shadow of her blade, striking a series of thunderclap-blows to nearby enemies simultaneous that deal multiple instance of Electro DMG. The final attack deals massive AOE Electro DMG.

Best Party Members for Keqing DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Thanks to her Electro Damage we can combine Keqing with several characters based on the reaction we are after. Cryo characters to trigger Superconduct, Hydro characters for Electro charged, Fire characters for overloaded, Dendro characters for Aggravate. Xiangling and Mona as secondary DPS, Qiqi, Bennett or Barbara as healers/support, Zhongli, Sucrose as pure support characters can all work well with Keqing and boost your party.

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