Qiqi is a playable Cryo character in Genshin Impact. She is one of the most powerful and thus popular characters for playing as Support. We decided to write this guide to help you learn more about Qiqi. In our Genshin Impact Qiqi Build and Best Team Comp post you will learn about Qiqi’s talents, how they work and how to upgrade them. Also, you will read about her Constellations that will help you make Qiqi even more powerful. After that, we have written Genshin Impact Qiqi Build where you’ll see weapon and artifact set. And at last, we have mentioned the best team comps for Qiqi as Support hero.
The whole information is presented in tables. You can use the navigation bar above to move quickly to the information block that you are most interested in.
Below you can see the list of talents that Qiqi uses during the fight. Each of them we have described with the main characteristics.
Ancient Sword Art
Normal Attack: Perform up to 5 rapid strikes.
Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost
Using the Icevein Talisman, Qiqi brings forth the Herald of Frost, dealing Cryo DMG to surrounding opponents.
Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune
Qiqi releases the adeptus power sealed within her body, marking nearby opponents with a Fortune-Preserving Talisman that deals Cryo DMG.
1st Ascension Passive
When a character under the effects of Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost triggers an Elemental Reaction, their Incoming Healing Bonus is increased by 20% for 8s.
A Glimpse into Arcanum
4th Ascension Passive
When Qiqi hits opponents with her Normal and Charged Attacks, she has a 50% chance to apply a Fortune-Preserving Talisman to them for 6s. This effect can only occur once every 30s.
Former Life Memories
Displays the location of nearby resources unique to Liyue on the mini-map.
Qiqi 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 Qiqi’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 Qiqi’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.
Ascetics of Frost
When the Herald of Frost hits an opponent marked by a Fortune-Preserving Talisman, Qiqi regenerates 2 Energy.
Frozen to the Bone
Qiqi's Normal and Charge Attack DMG against opponents affected by Cryo is increased by 15%.
Increases the Level of Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune by 3.
Targets marked by the Fortune-Preserving Talisman have their ATK decreased by 20%.
Crimson Lotus Bloom
Increases the Level of Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost by 3.
Rite of Resurrection
Using Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune revives all fallen party members nearby and regenerates 50% of their HP.
Every Genshin Impact character has own set of constellations above you can see Qiqi constellations list with descriptions.
In addition, there are ascension phases that increase the level cap for your character. After Qiqi reaches the 20th level she 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
Forbidden Curse Scroll
Shivada Jade Gemstone
Forbidden Curse Scroll
In order to level up ascension phases you’ll need materials. So the list of those required for Qiqi is listed above.
Below you can see the best weapon option for playing Qiqi in Genshin Impact. Accompanied by the best Qiqi 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.
Physical DMG Bonus
ATK is increased by 20%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of the resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 100% of ATK and dealing 200% of ATK as DMG to surrounding opponents. This effect can only occur once every 15s.
2-Piece Bonus: Character Healing Effectiveness +15%
2-Piece Bonus: ATK +18%
Artifact Main Stats Priority
Sands of Eon
Sub Stats Priority
Goblet of Eonothem
Circlet of Logos
Herald of Frost >>> Preserver of Fortune >>> Ancient Sword Art
Weapon Substitutes: Skyward Blade, Sacrificial Sword, Favonius Sword, The Black Sword, Prototype Rancour, Festering Desire, Fillet Blade.
At the very bottom, you can see talent priority for Qiqi. You should focus on Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost, after that Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune and in the end on Ancient Sword Art.
Best Team Compositions for Qiqi
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 Qiqi with Main DPS and 2 Sub DPS characters. Also, we have included alternative characters for each role that go well with Qiqi too.
Qiqi is a universal Support thanks to her versatility of skills and burst. When she activates herelemental skill she can heal the whole team with her attacks. The main DPS that suits Qiqi is Diluc due to Melt elemental reaction. You can also take the use of Electro damage to get Superconduct reaction, Keqing is the best option for that. Venti in this comp is great thanks to his crowd control and elemental combos and bursts.
Good characters for this comp: Xiao, Klee, Bennett, Xingqiu, Sucrose.
Team Characters Information
Below you can see the characters from the best Qiqi 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.
Primordial Jade Cutter
Thundering Fury (x2)
Gladiator's Finale (x2)
Electro DMG Bonus +15%
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 16, 2021