Xiangling is a 4-Star Polearm user, great for the role of Sub DPS in Genshin Impact. An excellent character to assist your group with her Pyro damage, that can trigger Elemental Reactions often, through the use of her Elemental Burst, Pyronado! Xiangling is one of the characters you can get for free in Genshin Impact, by simply clearing Floor 3, Chamber 3 of the Spiral Abyss for the first time. Despite being one of the free characters in the game, Xiangling can be an asset to your group with the right setup. This Genshin Impact Xiangling Build Guide is focusing on the role of Sub DPS and will focus on her Pyro damage and triggering Elemental Reactions.
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Weapon for Xiangling DPS Build in Genshin Impact
Xiangling is a Polearm user and the best weapon for a Sub DPS Build focusing on Elemental Reactions is The Catch! An excellent Weapon that you can get for free by fishing in the game. The Catch boosts your Elemental Burst DMG and CRIT Rate.
Good alternative weapons include:
Artifacts for Xiangling DPS Build in Genshin Impact
Since the focus for this Xiangling Build is Pyro Damage and Elemental Reactions, our Artifact Set of choice is the Emblem of Severed Fate! A great Set that boosts Energy Recharge and Elemental Burst Damage based on your Energy Recharge. This Set synergizes extremely well with The Catch and Engulfing Lightning Polearms.
The Crimson Witch of Flames is an excellent alternative set, if you wish to focus more on her Pyro damage. You can also combine this set with the Noblesse Oblige for a boost to Pyro Damage and Elemental Burst Damage.
Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:
- Energy Recharge
- Pyro DMG
- CRIT Rate/DMG
Skills for Xiangling DPS Build in Genshin Impact
Xiangling’s Normal attack is called Dough-Fu 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 is called Guoba Attack and summons Guoba the Panda. Guoba continuously breathes fire, dealing AoE Pyro DMG
Her Elemental Burst is called Pyronado and it is the core of the Build. Pyronado whirls around Xiangling, dealing great Pyro damage and triggering reactions. It stays active even if you switch characters!
Best Party Members for Xiangling in Genshin Impact
Xiangling is an excellent Sub DPS character that you can combine with most strong DPS characters. Childe is a great Hydro based character that can trigger Vaporize with Xiangling’s Pyronado often. Kokomi is another Hydro based character that can take advantage of her Elemental Burst as well. Ganyu finally can cause melt reactions with Pyronado and deal significant damage.