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Engulfing Lightning – How to get, Ascension, stats, and who can use it in Genshin Impact

This great value weapon can be used by a plethora of characters.

Engulfing Lightning is a Genshin Impact five-star polearm with a unique value proposition. It significantly boosts the wielder's Energy Recharge on its own and after triggering their Elemental Burst, further amplifying their Attack based on their ER stat in excess of 100 percent. With so many polearm users who can benefit from these perks, this polearm is a versatile option in your arsenal.

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How to get Engulfing Lightning in Genshin Impact

Engulfing Lightning is a limited weapon that can only be obtained whenever it's featured on rate-up in the Epitome Invocation banner, which you can pull on using Primogems and Intertwined Fates. As such, you need to wait for it to rotate and chart an Epitomized Path to guarantee Engulfing Lightning at the third pity.

Genshin Impact Engulfing Lightning stats

  • Base Attack: 46 to 608
  • Substat: Energy Recharge (12 to 55.1 percent)
  • Passive: Timeless Dream: Eternal Stove
    • Attack is increased by 28/35/42/49/56 percent of Energy Recharge over the base 100 percent. You can gain a maximum bonus of 80/90/100/110/120 percent Attack. Gain 30/35/40/45/50 percent Energy Recharge for 12 seconds after using an Elemental Burst.

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Genshin Impact Engulfing Lightning Ascension cost & materials

Below are all the Ascension materials necessary for Engulfing Lightning. They can be farmed from the following sources:

  • All Handguards: Nobushi and Kairagi all over Inazuma
  • All Chaos materials: Ruin Sentinels (Cruiser, Defender, Destroyer, Scout) all over Teyvat
  • Mask: Court of Flowing Sand (Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday)

Ascension Phase 1

x10,000 Mora

x3 Old Handguard

x5 Chaos Gear

x5 Mask of the Wicked Lieutenant

Ascension Phase 2

x20,000 Mora

x12 Old Handguard

x18 Chaos Gear

x5 Mask of the Tiger's Bite

Ascension Phase 3

x30,000 Mora

x9 Kageuchi Handguard

x9 Chaos Axis

x9 Mask of the Tiger's Bite

Ascension Phase 4

x45,000 Mora

x14 Kageuchi Handguard

x18 Chaos Axis

x5 Mask of the One-Horned

Ascension Phase 5

x55,000 Mora

x9 Famed Handguard

x14 Chaos Oculus

x9 Mask of the One-Horned

Ascension Phase 6

x65,000 Mora

x18 Famed Handguard

x27 Chaos Oculus

x6 Mask of the Kijin

Who can use Engulfing Lightning in Genshin Impact

Engulfing Lightning is an amazing polearm that can benefit characters who are highly dependent on Energy Recharge and have a high Elemental Burst uptime. Apart from offering this substat, it also boosts the user's Attack based on their Energy Recharge value over 100 percent and further increases their Energy Recharge after using an Elemental Burst. With that said, here are some of the best characters who can benefit from wielding Engulfing Lightning:

For more Polearm Impact guides, check out our compilation of the Best Polearms in Genshin Impact, Ranked (and how to get them) here on Pro Game Guides.

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Nicki is a freelance writer with 5 years of writing experience. She's a fan of anything from HoYoverse, from Genshin Impact to Tears of Themis and Honkai: Star Rail. She also loves rhythm games like BanG Dream! and D4DJ.

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