Genshin Impact : Xingqiu

The second son of the Feiyun Commerce Guild, Xingqiu, has had a reputation for being studious and polite ever since he was a young child. But there is another side to the mild-mannered Xingqiu everyone knows. A daring, adventurous, and much more mischievous side...

A young man carrying a longsword who is frequently seen at book booths. He has a heart of gold and yearns for justice and fairness for all.
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  • Rarity:
  • Role: Sub DPS
  • Element: Hydro
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Tier: S
  • Gender: Male
  • Voice Actor:

    Cristina Vee Valenzuela (English)
    Yajing Tang (Chinese)
    Japanese Junko Minagawa (Japanese)
    Korean Kwak Kyumi

Strength & Weaknesses:


Skills Talent:

Guhua Style

Guhua Style (Normal Attack)
Perform up to five rapid strikes.

Guhua Style (Charged Attack)
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash two rapid sword strikes.

Guhua Style (Plunging Attack)
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing Area of Effect Damage upon impact.

Elemental Skill

Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen

Xingqiu performs twin strikes with his sword, dealing Hydro Damage. At the same time, this ability creates the maximum number of Rain Swords, which will orbit your active character.

The Rain Swords have the following properties:

  • When a character takes Damage, the Rain Sword will shatter, reducing the amount of Damage taken.
  • Increase the character’s Resistance to interruption.
  • 20 percent of Xingqiu’s Hydro Damage Bonus will be converted to additional Damage Reduction for the Rain Swords. The maximum amount of additional Damage Reduction that can be gained this way is 24 percent.
  • The initial maximum number of Rain Swords is three.
  • Using this ability applies the Wet status onto the character.

Elemental Burst

Guhua Sword: Raincutter

Initiate Rainbow Bladework and fight using an illusory sword rain, while creating the maximum number of Rain Swords.

Rainbow Bladework

  • Your active character’s Normal Attacks will trigger consecutive sword rain attacks, dealing Hydro Damage.
  • Rain Swords will remain at the maximum number throughout the ability’s duration.
  • These effects carry over to other characters.

Passive Talents:

Flash of Genius | Unlocked Automatically
  • When Xingqiu crafts Character Talent Materials, he has a 25 percent chance to refund a portion of the crafting materials used.
Hydropathic | Unlocked at Ascension 1
  • When a Rain Sword is shattered, or its duration expires, it regenerates the current character’s Health based on six percent of Xingqiu’s Max Health.
Blades Amidst Raindrops | Unlocked at Ascension 4
  • Xingqiu gains a 20 percent Hydro Damage Bonus.


Each Constellation activation requires a Stella Fortuna.

The Scent Remained | Constellation Lv. 1
  • Increases the maximum number of Rain Swords by one. (Making the total amount of Rain Swords four)
Rainbow Upon the Azure Sky | Constellation Lv. 2
  • Extends the duration of Guhua Sword: Raincutter by three seconds. Decreases the Hydro Resistance of opponents hit by sword rain by 15 percent for four seconds.
Weaver of Verses | Constellation Lv. 3
  • Increases the Level of Guhua Sword: Raincutter by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Evilsoother | Constellation Lv. 4
  • Throughout the duration of Guhua Sword: Raincutter, the Damage dealt by Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen is increased by 50 percent.
Embrace of Rain | Constellation Lv. 5
  • Increases the Level of Guhua Sword: Fatal Rainscreen by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Hence, Call Them My Own Verses | Constellation Lv. 6
  • Activating two of Guhua Sword: Raincutter’s sword rain attacks greatly increases the Damage of the third.
  • Xingqiu regenerates three Energy when sword rain attacks hit opponents.
  • The energy is given only for every third activated attack.


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Get to Level 20 and Adventure Rank 15 to make your first Ascension.

Ascension Phase 1

Adventure Rank 15 | Level 20>40

Ascension Phase 2

Adventure Rank 25 | Level 40>50

Ascension Phase 3

Adventure Rank 30 | Level 50>60

Ascension Phase 4

Adventure Rank 35 | Level 60>70

Ascension Phase 5

Adventure Rank 40 |  Level 70>80

Ascension Phase 6

Adventure Rank 45 | Level 80>90

Talent Upgrade:

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Talent Level Ascension requires your character to be at Ascension Phase 2

Talent Level 1>2

Talent Level 2>3

Talent Level 3>4

Talent Level 4>5

Talent Level 5>6

Talent Level 6>7

Talent Level 7>8

Talent Level 8>9

Talent Level 9>10

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