Light of Foliar Incision – How to get, Ascension, stats, and who can use it in Genshin Impact

This sword is a DPS unit's dream.

The Light of Foliar Incision is a Genshin Impact five-star sword that acts as Alhaitham's signature weapon. It offers a DPS-oriented kit, with a massive Crit Damage substat and a more niche passive that boosts Normal Attacks and Elemental Skills based on the wielder's Elemental Mastery.

How to get Light of Foliar Incision in Genshin Impact

Light of Foliar Incision 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 go on rotation and chart an Epitomized Path to guarantee Light of Foliar Incision at the third pity.

Genshin Impact Light of Foliar Incision stats

  • Base Attack: 44 to 542
  • Substat: Crit Damage (19.2 to 88.2 percent)
  • Passive: Whitemoon Bristle
    • Crit Rate is increased by 4/5/6/7/8 percent. After Normal Attacks deal Elemental Damage, the Foliar Incision effect will be obtained, increasing damage dealt by Normal Attacks and Elemental Skills by 120/150/180/210/240 percent of Elemental Mastery. This effect will disappear after 28 damage instances or 12 seconds. You can obtain Foliar Incision once every 12 seconds.

Related: Primordial Jade-Winged Spear: How to get, Ascension, stats, and who can use it in Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact Light of Foliar Incision Ascension cost & materials

Below are all the Ascension materials necessary for Light of Foliar Incision. They can be farmed from the following:

  • Red Satins: Eremites all over Sumeru
  • Shells: Consecrated enemies in the Desert of Hadramaveth
  • Talisman of the Forest Dew: Tower of Abject Pride (Monday, Thursday, Sunday)

Ascension Phase One


x10,000 Mora

x3 Faded Red Satin

x5 Desiccated Shell

x5 Copper Talisman of the Forest Dew

Ascension Phase Two


x20,000 Mora

x12 Faded Red Satin

x18 Desiccated Shell

x5 Iron Talisman of the Forest Dew

Ascension Phase Three


x30,000 Mora

x9 Trimmed Red Silk

x9 Sturdy Shell

x9 Iron Talisman of the Forest Dew

Ascension Phase Four


x45,000 Mora

x14 Trimmed Red Silk

x18 Sturdy Shell

x5 Silver Talisman of the Forest Dew

Ascension Phase Five


x55,000 Mora

x9 Rich Red Brocade

x14 Marked Shell

x9 Silver Talisman of the Forest Dew

Ascension Phase Six


x65,000 Mora

x18 Rich Red Brocade

x27 Marked Shell

x6 Golden Talisman of the Forest Dew

Who can use Light of Foliar Incision in Genshin Impact

The Light of Foliar Incision is an incredible DPS weapon due to its massive Crit Damage substat, making it universally useful for damage-dealing sword users. However, its passive bonus is a bit niche and was made to support its signature bearer, Alhaitham. Other characters are less likely to maximize its effects due to the Elemental Mastery scaling, but it's still a decent sword nonetheless.

The characters who can use Light of Foliar Incision include:

For more five-star weapon guides, check out our guide on Tulaytullah’s Remembrance – How to get, Ascension, stats, and who can use it in Genshin Impact here on Pro Game Guides.

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Hi, I'm Nicki, and I'm fueled by iced coffee, gacha games, and 2D boys. I spend most of my time on Genshin Impact and figuring out the latest Arknights stage that I've failed 40 times in a row.

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