Chongyun
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Chongyun Best Build

Cryo
Claymore

Best Chongyun Builds

Cryo Support Build

Melt is one of the strongest Elemental Reactions in the game and Chongyun has a consistent method of applying the Cryo debuff with his Elemental Skill ability. This makes him a strong support character when paired with Pyro carries.

Best Chongyun Weapons

Best
Skyward Pride
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Skyward Pride

Energy Recharge

Increases all DMG by 8/10/12/14/16%. After using an Elemental Burst, Normal or Charged Attack, on hit, creates a vacuum blade that does 80/100/120/140/160% Physical DMG to enemies along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.

Optional
Sacrificial Greatsword
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Sacrificial Greatsword

Energy Recharge

After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40/50/60/70/80% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30/26/22/18/14s.

Best Chongyun Artifacts

Best

Blizzard Strayer
Blizzard Strayer
ATK% / Cryo DMG / CRIT DMG
(2)

Cryo DMG Bonus +15%

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

Elemental Burst DMG +20%

Optional

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

Elemental Burst DMG +20%

(4)

Using an Elemental Burst increase all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Cryo DPS Build

While Chongyun can be built like other standard Claymore users with a Gladiator set, his true power comes from his Elemental Burst skill. A lot of his constellations also empower this ability. As such, this build piles on, making his Ultimate as strong as possible.

Best Chongyun 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
Skyward Pride
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Skyward Pride

Energy Recharge

Increases all DMG by 8/10/12/14/16%. After using an Elemental Burst, Normal or Charged Attack, on hit, creates a vacuum blade that does 80/100/120/140/160% Physical DMG to enemies along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.

Best Chongyun Artifacts

Best

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

Elemental Burst DMG +20%

(4)

Using an Elemental Burst increase all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Chongyun Skills Talents

Demonbane

Demonbane

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Performs up to 4 consecutive strikes.

Charged Attack

Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous swirling attacks against all nearby enemies.
At end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.

Plunging Attack

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

Spirit Blade - Chonghua's Layered Frost

Spirit Blade - Chonghua's Layered Frost

Elemental Skill
Chongyun strikes the ground with his greatsword, causing a Cryo explosion in a circular AoE in front of him that deals Cryo DMG.
After a short delay, the cold air created by the Cryo explosion will coalesce into a Chonghua Frost Field, within which all DMG done through Normal and Charged Attacks by Sword, Greatsword and Polearm-wielding characters will be converted to Cryo DMG.
Spirit Blade - Cloud-Parting Star

Spirit Blade - Cloud-Parting Star

Elemental Burst
Performing the secret hand seals, Chongyun summons 3 giant spirit blades in mid-air that fall to the earth one by one after a short delay, exploding as they hit the ground.
When the spirit blades explode, they will deal AoE Cryo DMG and launch enemies.

Chongyun Passive Talents

Steady Breathing

Steady Breathing

Unlocked at Ascension 1

Sword, Claymore, or Polearm-wielding characters within the field created by Spirit Blade - Chonghua's Layered Frost have their Normal Attack SPD increased by 8%.

Rimechaser Blade

Rimechaser Blade

Unlocked at Ascension 4

When the field created by Spirit Blade - Chonghua's Layered Frost disappears, another spirit will be summoned to strike nearby enemies, dealing 100% of Chonghua's Layered Frost's Skill DMG as AoE Cryo DMG. Enemies hit by this blade will have their Cryo RES decreased by 10% for 8s.

Gallant Journey

Gallant Journey

Unlocked Automatically

When dispatched on an expedition in Liyue, time consumed is reduced by 25%.

Chongyun Constellations

Ice Unleashed

Ice Unleashed

Constellation Lv. 1

The last attack of Chongyun's Normal Attack combo releases 3 ice blades. Each blade deals 50% of Chongyun's ATK as Cryo DMG to all enemies in its path.

Atmospheric Revolution

Atmospheric Revolution

Constellation Lv. 2

Elemental Skills and Elemental Bursts cast within the Frost Field created by Spirit Blade - Chongyun's Layered Frost have their CD time decreased by 15%.

Cloudburst

Cloudburst

Constellation Lv. 3

Increases the Level of Spirit Blade - Cloud-parting Star by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Frozen Skies

Frozen Skies

Constellation Lv. 4

Chongyun regenerates 1 Energy every time he hits an enemy affected by Cold or Frozen status effects.
This effect can only occur once every 2s.

The True Path

The True Path

Constellation Lv. 5

Increases the level of Spirit Blade - Chongyun's Layered Frost by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Rally of Four Blades

Rally of Four Blades

Constellation Lv. 6

Spirit Blade - Cloud-parting Star deals 15% more DMG to enemies with a lower percentage of their Max HP remaining than Chongyun.
This skill will also summon 1 additional spirt blade.

Chongyun Ascension Costs

Chongyun gets a boost to ATK% as they ascend.

Rank
Lvl
Cost
Mat #1
Mat #2
Mat #3
Mat #4
1
20
20000
Shivada Jade Sliver1
Shivada Jade Sliver
Cor Lapis3
Cor Lapis
Damaged Mask3
Damaged Mask
2
40
40000
Shivada Jade Fragment3
Shivada Jade Fragment
Hoarfrost Core2
Hoarfrost Core
Cor Lapis10
Cor Lapis
Damaged Mask15
Damaged Mask
3
50
60000
Shivada Jade Fragment6
Shivada Jade Fragment
Hoarfrost Core4
Hoarfrost Core
Cor Lapis20
Cor Lapis
Stained Mask12
Stained Mask
4
60
80000
Shivada Jade Chunk3
Shivada Jade Chunk
Hoarfrost Core8
Hoarfrost Core
Cor Lapis30
Cor Lapis
Stained Mask18
Stained Mask
5
70
100000
Shivada Jade Chunk6
Shivada Jade Chunk
Hoarfrost Core12
Hoarfrost Core
Cor Lapis45
Cor Lapis
Ominous Mask12
Ominous Mask
6
80
120000
Shivada Jade Gemstone6
Shivada Jade Gemstone
Hoarfrost Core20
Hoarfrost Core
Cor Lapis60
Cor Lapis
Ominous Mask24
Ominous Mask
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