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Yanfei DPS Build

Yanfei is a 4-Star, Catalyst-wielding character in Genshin Impact that can work well as your party’s main DPS. Yanfei is a ranged pyro DPS that can deal significant damage with her charged attacks. Her normal attacks grant her Scarlet Seals when they hit enemies. With her Charged Attacks, she consumes all Scarlet Seals to deal massive AOE Pyro Damage in the area in front of her. A straightforward gameplay with great potential if you enjoy charged attacks! This Genshin Impact Yanfei DPS Build Guide is focusing on the use of Charged Attacks.

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Weapon for Yanfei DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Yanfei is a Catalyst user and the best weapon for her is the Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds! A powerful option for Yanfei that boosts her Crit Rate, movement speed and Elemental Damage.

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Good alternative weapons include:

Artifacts for Yanfei DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Our focus should be to maximize Yanfei’s overall damage. In order to achieve this we can boost her Pyro damage or her damage with Charged Attacks. So the Best Artifact Sets for this Yanfei Build are the Crimson Witch of Flames to boost Pyro damage or the Wanderer Troupe to boost Charged Attack Damage!

Our desired Stats for Artifacts are:

  • ATK%
  • Pyro DMG
  • CRIT Rate/DMG

Skills for Yanfei DPS Build in Genshin Impact

Yanfei’s Normal attack is called Seal of Approval and its effects are:

  • Normal Attack: Shoots fireballs that deal up to three counts of Pyro DMG. When Yanfei’s Normal Attacks hit enemies, they will grant her a single Scarlet Seal. Yanfei may possess a maximum of 3 Scarlet Seals, and each time this effect is triggered, the duration of currently possessed Scarlet Seals will refresh. Each Scarlet Seal will decrease Yanfei’s Stamina consumption and will disappear when she leaves the field.
  • Charged Attack: Consumes Stamina and all Scarlet Seals before dealing AOE Pyro DMG to the opponents after a short casting time. This Charged Attack’s AOE and DMG will increase according to the amount of Scarlet Seals consumed.
  • Plunging Attack: Gathering the power of Pyro, Yanfei plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AOE Pyro DMG upon impact with the ground.

Her Elemental Skill, Signed Edit, deals AOE Pyro damage but also creates the maximum number of Scarlet Seals for her.

Her Elemental Burst, Done Deal, again deals Pyro AOE damage, creates Scarlet Seals but also applies Brilliance to Yanfei. Brilliance is an effect that periodically grants a Scarlet Seal to Yanfei and increases the damage of her Charged Attack.

Best Party Members for Yanfei DPS Build in Genshin Impact

You can combine Yanfei with Electro based characters, like Yae Miko to trigger Overloaded, Cryo based characters like Qiqi to trigger Melt or Hydro characters like Mona for Vaporize reactions! Barbara is a great healer and Zhongli, Bennett or Sucrose can provide support.

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