Kaeya
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CryoSword

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Kaeya Best Build

Cryo
Sword

Best Kaeya Builds

Cryo Sub DPS Build

This build empowers Kaeya's Elemental Burst ability which procs multiple times, leading to very consistent elemental reactions and damage. This build becomes much more powerful with Constellation level 6. You can switch to Energy Recharge Sands or Weapon when used in a Vapemelt or Physical team..

Suggested Energy Recharge:140%

Best Kaeya Weapons

Best
Mistsplitter Reforged
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Mistsplitter Reforged

CRIT DMG

Gain a 12/15/18/21/24% Elemental DMG Bonus for every element and receive the might of Mistsplitter's Emblem. At stack levels 1/2/3, Mistsplitter's Emblem provides a 8/16/28% // 10/17/35% // 12/18/42% // 14/19/49% // 16/20/56% Elemental DMG Bonus for the character's Elemental Type. The character will obtain 1 stack of Mistsplitter's Emblem in each of the following scenarios: Normal Attack deals Elemental DMG (stack lasts 5s), casting Elemental Burst (stack lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full). Each stack's duration is calculated independently.

Optional
Favonius Sword
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Favonius Sword

Energy Recharge

CRIT hits have a 60/70/80/90/100% chance to generate 1 Elemental Orb, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12/10.5/9/7.5/6s.

Best Kaeya Artifacts

Best

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

Cryo DMG Bonus +15%

(4)

When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.

Optional

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%

Kaeya Skills Talents

Ceremonial Bladework

Ceremonial Bladework

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Performs up to 5 consecutive strikes.

Charged Attack

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.

Plunging Attack

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

Frostgnaw

Frostgnaw

Elemental Skill
Unleashes a frigit blast, dealing Cryo DMG to enemies in front of Kaeya.
Glacial Waltz

Glacial Waltz

Elemental Burst
Coalescing the frost in the air, Kaeya summons 3 icicles that revolve around him.
These icicles will follow the character around and deal Cryo DMG to enemies in their path for so long as they persist.

Kaeya Passive Talents

Cold-Blooded Strike

Cold-Blooded Strike

Unlocked at Ascension 1

Every hit with Frostgnaw regenerates HP for Kaeya equal to 15% of ATK.

Glacial Heart

Glacial Heart

Unlocked at Ascension 4

Enemies Frozen by Frostgnaw will drop additional Elemental Particles.
Frostgnaw may only produce a maximum of 2 additional Elemental Particles per use.

Hidden Strength

Hidden Strength

Unlocked Automatically

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

Kaeya Constellations

Excellent Blood

Excellent Blood

Constellation Lv. 1

The CRIT Rate of Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG against enemies affected by the Cold or Frozen status effects is increased by 15%.

Never-Ending Performance

Never-Ending Performance

Constellation Lv. 2

Every time Glacial Waltz defeats an enemy, its duration is increased by 2.5s, up to a maximum of 15s.

Dance of Frost

Dance of Frost

Constellation Lv. 3

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

Frozen Kiss

Frozen Kiss

Constellation Lv. 4

Triggers automatically when Kaeya's HP falls below 20%:
Creates a shield that absorbs damage equal to 30% of Kaeya's Max HP. Lasts for 20s.
This shield absorbs Cryo DMG with 250% efficiency.
Can only occur once every 60s.

Frostbiting Embrace

Frostbiting Embrace

Constellation Lv. 5

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

Glacial Whirlwind

Glacial Whirlwind

Constellation Lv. 6

Glacial Waltz will generate 1 additional icicle, and will regenerate 15 Energy when cast.

Kaeya Ascension Costs

Kaeya gets a boost to Energy Recharge as they ascend.

Rank
Lvl
Cost
Mat #1
Mat #2
Mat #3
Mat #4
1
20
20000
Shivada Jade Sliver1
Shivada Jade Sliver
Calla Lily3
Calla Lily
Treasure Hoarder Insignia3
Treasure Hoarder Insignia
2
40
40000
Shivada Jade Fragment3
Shivada Jade Fragment
Hoarfrost Core2
Hoarfrost Core
Calla Lily10
Calla Lily
Treasure Hoarder Insignia15
Treasure Hoarder Insignia
3
50
60000
Shivada Jade Fragment6
Shivada Jade Fragment
Hoarfrost Core4
Hoarfrost Core
Calla Lily20
Calla Lily
Silver Raven Insignia12
Silver Raven Insignia
4
60
80000
Shivada Jade Chunk3
Shivada Jade Chunk
Hoarfrost Core8
Hoarfrost Core
Calla Lily30
Calla Lily
Silver Raven Insignia18
Silver Raven Insignia
5
70
100000
Shivada Jade Chunk6
Shivada Jade Chunk
Hoarfrost Core12
Hoarfrost Core
Calla Lily45
Calla Lily
Golden Raven Insignia12
Golden Raven Insignia
6
80
120000
Shivada Jade Gemstone6
Shivada Jade Gemstone
Hoarfrost Core20
Hoarfrost Core
Calla Lily60
Calla Lily
Golden Raven Insignia24
Golden Raven Insignia
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Kaeya Showcase

This showcase features Zy0x showing us a new super strong Cryo team that uses Kaeya as the main DPS with the new Blizzard Strayer set.