Beidou
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ElectroClaymore

Genshin Impact

Beidou Best Build

Electro
Claymore

Best Beidou Builds

Electro Sub DPS Build

Beidou's damage output spikes when perfectly timing the counterattack from her second skill, Tidecaller, after you've unlocked her 1st and 2nd passive talents. This will give you a 10 second window of increased damage from your normal and charged attacks.

Suggested Energy Recharge:140%

Best Beidou Weapons

Best
Wolf's Gravestone
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Wolf's Gravestone

ATK

Increases ATK by 20/25/30/35/40%. On hit, attacks against enemies with less than 30% HP increase all party members' Base ATK by 40/50/60/70/80% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.

Optional
Serpent Spine
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Serpent Spine

CRIT Rate

Every 4s a character is on the field, they will deal 6/7/8/9/10% more DMG and take 3/2.7/2.4/2.1/1.8% more DMG. This effect has a maximum of 5 stacks and will not be reset if the character leaves the field, but will be cleared when the character takes DMG.

Best Beidou Artifacts

Best

Emblem of Severed Fate
Emblem of Severed Fate
ATK% / Electro DMG / CRIT DMG
(2)

Energy Recharge +20%

(4)

Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.

Optional

Noblesse Oblige
Noblesse Oblige
ATK% / Electro DMG / CRIT DMG
(2)

Elemental Burst DMG +20%

Thundering Fury
Thundering Fury
ATK% / Electro DMG / CRIT DMG
(2)

Gain a 15% Electro DMG Bonus.

Beidou Skills Talents

Oceanborne

Oceanborne

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Performs up to 5 successive strikes.

Charged Attack

Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes.
At end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.

Plunging Attack

Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Tidecaller

Tidecaller

Elemental Skill

Nothing to worry about. Should anyone raise a hand against her or her men, she will avenge it ten-fold with sword and thunder.

Press

Accumulating the power of lightning, Beidou swings her blade forward fiercely, dealing Electro DMG.

Hold

Lifts her weapon up as a shield. Max DMG absorbed scales off Beidou's Max HP.
Attacks using the energy stored within the greatsword upon release or once this ability's duration expires, dealing Electro DMG. DMG dealt scales with the number of times Beidou is attacked in the skill's duration. The greatest DMG Bonus will be attained once this effect is triggered twice.
The shield possesses the following properties:
  • Has 250% Electro DMG Absorption Efficiency.
  • Applies the Electro element to Beidou upon activation.
Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

Elemental Burst

Recalling her slaying of the great beast Haishan. Beidou calls upon that monstrous strength and the lightning to create a Thunderbeast's Targe around herself.

Thunderbeast's Target

  • When Normal and Charged Attacks hit, they create a lightning discharge that can jump between enemies, dealing Electro DMG.
  • Increases the character's resistance to interruption, and decreases DMG taken.

Beidou Passive Talents

Retribution

Retribution

Unlocked at Ascension 1

Counterattacking with Tidecaller at the precise moment when the character is hit grants the maximum DMG Bonus.

Lightning Storm

Lightning Storm

Unlocked at Ascension 4

Gain the following effects for 10s after unleashing Tidecaller with its maximum DMG Bonus:

  • DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%. ATK SPD of Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%.
  • Greatly reduced delay before unleashing Charged Attacks.

Conqueror of Tides

Conqueror of Tides

Unlocked Automatically

Decreases all party member's swimming Stamina consumption by 20%.

Beidou Constellations

Sea Beast's Scourge

Sea Beast's Scourge

Constellation Lv. 1

When Stormbreaker is used:
Creates a shield that absorbs up to 16% of Beidou's Max HP for 15s.
This shield absorbs Electro DMG 250% more effectively.

Upon the Turbulent Sea, the Thunder Arises

Upon the Turbulent Sea, the Thunder Arises

Constellation Lv. 2

Stormbreaker's arc lightning can jump 2 additional targets.

Summoner of Storm

Summoner of Storm

Constellation Lv. 3

Increases the Level of Tidecaller by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Stunning Revenge

Stunning Revenge

Constellation Lv. 4

Within 10s of taking DMG, Beidou's Normal Attacks gain 20% additional Electro DMG.

Crimson Tidewalker

Crimson Tidewalker

Constellation Lv. 5

Increase the Level of Stormbreaker by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Bane of the Evil

Bane of the Evil

Constellation Lv. 6

During the duration of Stormbreaker, the Electro RES of surrounding enemies is decreased by 15%.

Beidou Ascension Costs

Beidou gets a boost to Electro DMG as they ascend.

Rank
Lvl
Cost
Mat #1
Mat #2
Mat #3
Mat #4
1
20
20000
Vajrada Amethyst Sliver1
Vajrada Amethyst Sliver
Noctilous Jade3
Noctilous Jade
Treasure Hoarder Insignia3
Treasure Hoarder Insignia
2
40
40000
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment3
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment
Lightning Prism2
Lightning Prism
Noctilous Jade10
Noctilous Jade
Treasure Hoarder Insignia15
Treasure Hoarder Insignia
3
50
60000
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment6
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment
Lightning Prism4
Lightning Prism
Noctilous Jade20
Noctilous Jade
Silver Raven Insignia12
Silver Raven Insignia
4
60
80000
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk3
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk
Lightning Prism8
Lightning Prism
Noctilous Jade30
Noctilous Jade
Silver Raven Insignia18
Silver Raven Insignia
5
70
100000
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk6
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk
Lightning Prism12
Lightning Prism
Noctilous Jade45
Noctilous Jade
Golden Raven Insignia12
Golden Raven Insignia
6
80
120000
Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone6
Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone
Lightning Prism20
Lightning Prism
Noctilous Jade60
Noctilous Jade
Golden Raven Insignia24
Golden Raven Insignia
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