Diona is a playable Cryo character in Genshin Impact. He is one of the most powerful and thus popular characters for playing as a Support. We decided to write this guide to help you learn more about Diona. In our Genshin Impact Diona Build and Best Team Comp post you will learn about Diona’s talents, how they work and how to upgrade them. Also, you will read about his Constellations that will help you make Diona even more powerful. After that, we have written Genshin Impact Diona Build where you’ll see weapon and artifact set. And at last, we have mentioned the best team comps for Diona as the Support hero.
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Below you can see the list of talents that Diona uses during the fight. Each of them we have described with the main characteristics.
Normal Attack: Perform up to 5 consecutive shots.
Fires an Icy Paw that deals Cryo DMG to opponents and forms a shield on hit. The shield's DMG Absorption scales based on Diona's Max HP, and its duration scales off the number of Icy Paws that hit their target.
Tosses out a special cold brew that deals AoE Cryo DMG and creates a Drunken Mist in an AoE. Every 2 seconds, for 12 seconds, Drunken Mist: Deals Cryo DMG to opponents within the field. Regenerates the HP of characters within the field.
Cat's Tail Secret Menu
1st Ascension Passive
Characters shielded by Icy Paws have their Movement SPD increased by 10% and their Stamina Consumption decreased by 10%.
4th Ascension Passive
Opponents who enter the AoE of Signature Mix have 10% decreased ATK for 15s.
Complimentary Bar Food
When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on a dish with restorative effects, Diona has a 12% chance to obtain double the product.
Diona Talent GIFs
Every talent can be upgraded up to level 15. But to do so you will need to gather materials on particular days. The list of the needed materials for leveling Diona’s talents is mentioned in the next block.
Talent Leveling Materials
So here you can see all materials that you will need in order to level up Diona’s talents.
Some of them are required at the beginning for low levels and others are more advanced. We just wanted to focus your attention on material types in general.
In Genshin Impact characters have a specific upgrade system called constellation. You will need to get a specific item called Stella Fortuna to increase the level of constellation. Each character has their own version of Stella Fortuna, which you get by obtaining a duplicate of the character from Wishes.
A Lingering Flavor
Regenerates 15 Energy for Diona after the effects of Signature Mix end.
Shaken, Not Purred
Increases Icy Paws' DMG by 15%, and increases its shield's DMG Absorption by 15%. Additionally, when paws hit their targets, creates a shield for other nearby characters on the field with 50% of the Icy Paws shield's DMG Absorption for 5s.
Increases the Level of Signature Mix by 3.
Wine Industry Slayer
Within the radius of Signature Mix, Diona's charge time for aimed shots is reduced by 60%.
Double Shot, On The Rocks
Increases the Level of Icy Paws by 3.
Cat's Tail Closing Time
Characters within Signature Mix's radius will gain the following effects based on their HP amounts: Increases Incoming Healing Bonus by 30% when HP falls below or is equal to 50%. Elemental Mastery increased by 200 when HP is above 50%.
Every Genshin Impact character has own set of constellations above you can see Diona constellations list with descriptions.
In addition, there are ascension phases that increase the level cap for your character. After Diona reaches the 20th level he can be ascended to the next ascension phase, up to phase 6, which allow getting 90th level.
Shivada Jade Sliver
Shivada Jade Fragment
Shivada Jade Fragment
Shivada Jade Chunk
Shivada Jade Chunk
Shivada Jade Gemstone
In order to level up ascension phases you’ll need materials. So the list of those required for Diona is listed above.
Below you can see the best weapon option for playing Diona in Genshin Impact. Accompanied by the best Diona artifact set and its stat priorities.
If you play this champion as a Support in your comp you should take the weapon and artifacts from the list below. They are believed to be the most effective ones in almost all situations.
After dealing damage to an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.
2-Piece Bonus: Elemental Burst DMG +20%
4-Piece Bonus: Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
Artifact Main Stats Priority
Royal Pocket Watch
Sub Stats Priority
Royal Silver Urn
Cryo DMG Bonus%
Icy Paws >>> Signature Mix >>> Kätzlein Style
Weapon Substitutes: Favonius Warbow, Recurve Bow.
At the very bottom, you can see talent priority for Diona. You should focus on Icy Paws, after that Signature Mix and in the end on Kätzlein Style.
Best Team Compositions for Diona
When you play Genshin Impact everything depends not only on your main character but also on the composition. You should learn how elements complement each other and build the best team for your main. Below you can see the best team composition for Diona with Main DPS and 2 Sub DPS characters. Also, we have included alternative characters for each role that go well with Diona too.
Diona is great support who is creating a shield and applies Cryo to enemies. The best main DPS for Diona support is Diluc. After Diona’s Elemental Skill switch to Diluc to provoke Melt reaction with his attacks. You can switch back to Diona only when her cooldown ends. When Diluc’s abilities are on cooldown activate Yanfei and distance away from the enemies, besides she will provoke Pyro Resonance. Venti can easily group enemies. Have him use his Elemental Burst, then Diona’s Elemental Skill to swirl Cryo. This can then finished off with either Diluc or Yanfei to create Melt.
Good characters for this comp: Razor, Rosaria, Amber, Xiangling, Lisa.
Team Characters Information
Below you can see the characters from the best Diona team comp. So you can learn more about other champions too.
Crimson Witch of Flames (x4)
Pyro DMG Bonus +15%
Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental Skill increases the 2-Piece Set Bonus by 50% of its starting value for 10s. Max 3 stacks.
Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds
Wanderer's Troupe (x4)
Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.
Increases Charged Attack DMG by 35% if the character uses a Catalyst or Bow.
Elegy for the End
Viridescent Venerer (x4)
Anemo DMG Bonus +15%
Increases Swirl DMG by 60%. Decreases opponent's Elemental RES to the element infused in the Swirl by 40% for 10s.
As you can see each of them has recommended weapon and artifact set as well. So if you want to become really powerful in Genshin Impact you should upgrade all your composition team members.
If you are still not sure what champion you want to pick as main we have Genshin Impact characters tier list with explanations on how to build your best team.
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- June 28, 2021