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Shenhe Cryo Support Build

Shenhe is a 5-Star Support character in Genshin Impact that can deal Cryo damage but also boost the Cryo and Physical damage of other characters! This makes her an excellent Support for strong DPS characters that rely on Cryo or Physical damage to defeat enemies! This Genshin Impact Shenhe Build Guide will focus on the role of Cryo Support.

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Weapon for Shenhe Cryo Support Build in Genshin Impact

Shenhe’s Elemental skill deals strong Cryo damage and can help with triggering reaction. Her Cryo damage scales with her ATK stat so it is wise to boost it. Her Elemental Burst however is her strongest attack, since it reduces the Cryo and Physical resistance of enemies. Focusing on Energy Recharge can be beneficial as well, so we can cast her Elemental Skill and Burst more often! The Calamity Queller Polearm seems like a great option for Shenhe! A weapon that boosts her ATK stat and further boost her ATK when using an Elemental skill!

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Good alternative weapons include:

Artifacts for Shenhe Cryo Support Build in Genshin Impact

Improving Shenhe’s Elemental Burst is our number one priority in order to increase the Party’s damage! This is why the Noblesse Oblige is the best Set for the Build. The Emblem of Severed Fate is another great Set you can use that synergizes extremely well with The Catch and Engulfing Lightning Polearms. Other Sets that boost ATK with their 2-piece bonus, like the Gladiator’s Finale and Shimenawa’s Reminiscence can also be useful.

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Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:

  • ATK%
  • Energy Recharge
  • Cryo DMG
  • CRIT Rate/DMG

Skills for Shenhe Cryo Support Build in Genshin Impact

Shenhe’s Normal attack is called Dawnstar Piercer and its effects are:

  • Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.
  • Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to enemies along the way.
  • 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, Spring Spirit Summoning, grants nearby party members the Icy Quill effect and deals Cryo damage based on whether it is tapped or held. When you tap the skill, it rushes forward with a Talisman Spirit, dealing Cryo damage to enemies. When you hold it, it deals AOE Cryo damage. Icy Quill is Shenhe’s special effect that boosts the Cryo damage of other party members. More specifically, when Normal, Charged, Plunging attacks, Elemental Skills and Elemental bursts deal Cryo damage to enemies, the damage dealt is increased based on Shenhe’s current ATK. When held, the effect will last longer and can be triggered more times.

Her Elemental Burst, Divine Maiden’s Deliverance, unleashes the Talisman Spirit, allowing it to roam free and deal AOE Cryo damage. The spirit also creates a field that decreases the Cryo and Physical resistance of enemies while dealing Cryo Damage to enemies within it.

Best Party Members for Shenhe Cryo Support Build in Genshin Impact

Shenhe is a great Cryo support character that can boost the damage of other Cryo or Physical Damage based DPS with her Elemental Burst! That is why you can combine her with strong Cryo DPS characters like Ayaka or strong Physical DPS characters like Eula for the best results. She can also assist with freezing enemies so Barbara, Kokomi, Mona or Childe can work well in a group with her.

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