Xingqiu Support Build
Xingqiu is a 4-Star, Sword user in Genshin Impact. An amazing support character that can apply Hydro to enemies and trigger Elemental Reactions reliably. Xingqiu is using his Elemental Burst to apply Hydro to enemies even when he is not on field! To maximize his efficiency as a Hydro Support Character we should focus on boosting his Energy Recharge. This Genshin Impact Xingqiu Build Guide is focusing on the role of Hydro Support.
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Weapon for Xingqiu Support Build in Genshin Impact
Our goal is to boost Xingqiu’s Energy Recharge so we can cast more often his Elemental Skill and more importantly Burst! The Best Weapon for this, is the Favonius Sword. A 4-Star Sword that boosts Energy Recharge and regenerates Energy!
Good alternative weapons include:
Artifacts for Xingqiu Support Build in Genshin Impact
Noblesse Oblige is the best Set for the Build, since it boosts Xingqiu’s Burst Damage and buffs the ATK of party members when using an Elemental Burst. Emblem of Severed Fate is another great Set that can boost Energy Recharge and Elemental Burst Damage even more.
Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:
- Energy Recharge
- Hydro DMG
- CRIT Rate/DMG
Skills for Xingqiu Support Build in Genshin Impact
Xingqiu’s Normal attack is called Guhua Style 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.
His Elemental Skill, Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen, deals Hydro damage but also reduces damage taken and increases resistance to interruption! Which makes it a great skill to spam for Elemental reactions but also defensive buffs.
His Elemental Burst, Guhua Sword: Raincutter, summons Rain Swords that stay even if you switch characters and cause their normal attacks to deal Hydro damage. This skill is what makes Xingqiu a great Support character, since it can apply Hydro constantly on enemies and trigger reactions.
Best Party Members for Xingqiu Support Build in Genshin Impact
Xingqiu is a great support character to use with Pyro, Cryo or Electro based characters for instant Elemental Reactions. Klee, Hu Tao, Fischl, Eula are some great DPS characters you can combine with him with great results.