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Sayu Support Build

Sayu is a 4-Star Claymore user in Genshin Impact, that can deal damage and heal your party at the same time. Sayu is a nice support character, that relies on Swirl reactions and her Elemental Burst to deal damage but also to keep your team alive. This Genshin Impact Sayu Build Guide is focusing on the role of Support.

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Weapon for Sayu Support Build in Genshin Impact

Sayu is using her Elemental Skill and Burst to deal strong Anemo damage, trigger Swirl reaction and heal your Party members! Casting them often will result in more damage and heals for your party. This is why we should focus on boosting her Energy Recharge! The Favonius Greatsword seems like a great option for a Sayu Support Build. A Claymore that boosts Energy Recharge and helps to regenerate Energy.

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Good alternative weapons include:

Artifacts for Sayu Support Build in Genshin Impact

Boosting Sayu’s Anemo damage is the best way to increase her effectiveness as a support character. This is why the Viridescent Venerer is the best Artifact Set for her. A Set that boosts Anemo damage but also increases Swirl reaction’s damage and reduces the opponent’s Elemental Resistance. Noblesse Oblige is another good Set if you wish to boost her Elemental Burst. Combining those two Sets with Maiden Beloved will also give a boost to her healing.

genshin impact sayu build

Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:

  • Energy Recharge
  • Anemo DMG
  • Elemental Mastery
  • ATK%
  • Healing Bonus

Skills for Sayu Support Build in Genshin Impact

Sayu’s Normal attack is called Shuumatsuban Ninja Blade and its effects are:

  • Normal Attack: Performs up to 4 consecutive strikes.
  • Charged Attack: Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous spinning attacks against all nearby opponents. At the end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
  • Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AOE DMG upon impact.

Her Elemental Skill, Yoohoo Art: Fuuin Dash, is a special charge attack, that deals Anemo Damage to enemies. When its duration ends, it unleashes a Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick that deals AOE Anemo damage. If you Hold the skill, Sayu will roll continuously with increased resistance to interruption. You can control her direction and unleash a stronger Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick. This version of the skill has a maximum duration of 10 seconds and triggers Elemental Absorption. With Elemental Absorption active, when Sayu comes into contact with Hydro, Pyro, Cryo and Electro, she deals additional elemental damage of that type. This effect can occur only once per use of the skill.

Her Elemental Burst, Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry, is what makes Sayu a good Support character. It deals Anemo Damage to nearby opponents, heals party members but also summons a partner, the Muji-Muji Daruma. At specific intervals, Daruma will take a specific action:

  • If the HP of nearby characters is above 70%, it will attack a nearby opponent with Anemo damage.
  • But if there are active characters with 70% or less HP nearby, it will heal the active character with the lowest HP left. If there are no opponents nearby it will heal active characters nearby even if they have 70% HP or more.

Best Party Members for Sayu Support Build in Genshin Impact

You can combine Sayu with Electro, Pyro, Hydro or Cryo based DPS to trigger the Swirl reaction. Fischl, Hu Tao, Eula, Tartaglia are a few good options. Qiqi and Barbara can provide additional support and heals. She can also offer support to Anemo based DPS characters!

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