Genshin Impact Traveler (Electro) Build and Best Team Comp

When you start playing Genshin Impact you see a mysterious fight between siblings and forces of darkness. There you choose who you’d like to play for brother (Aether) or sister (Lumine) and so your adventure begins. In the game, you will be referred to as Traveler and this is your first default and free 5-start champion in Genshin Impact. In this post, you will learn more about Traveler and the best comps that suits this character.

Genshin Impact Traveler
TalentsConstellationsBuildTeam Comps

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Genshin Impact All Characters List

Traveler is the only character in Genshin Impact who can change elemental powers. You will start with Anemo powers but as you proceed through the game and unlock new regions you’ll find new gods that will let you swap to another element. The other two are Geo and Electro but there’ll be more to come in the future. You will see that we have described Traveler character from all sides Anemo, Geo, and Electro. In this post, you will see Electro comps and you can click on Anemo and Geo below to see the relevant comp for Traveler.

Traveler (Electro) Talents

Below you can see the list of talents that Traveler uses during the fight. Each of them we have described with the main characteristics.

Skill Name

Type

Description

Foreign Thundershock

Normal Attack

Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 rapid 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 opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Lightning Blade

Elemental Skill

Unleashes three swift thunder shadows that deal Electro DMG to opponents and leave an Abundance Amulet behind after hitting an opponent. 2 Abundance Amulets can be created initially. Using this skill will reset any Abundance Amulets that were generated.
Abundance Amulets. When a character is near an Abundance Amulet, they will absorb it and obtain the following effects: Restores Elemental Energy and Increases Energy Recharge during the Abundance Amulet's duration.

Bellowing Thunder

Elemental Burst

You call upon the protection of lightning, knocking nearby opponents back and dealing Electro DMG to them.
Lightning Shroud. When your active character's Normal or Charged Attacks hit opponents, they will call Falling Thunder forth, dealing Electro DMG. When Falling Thunder hits opponents, it will regenerate Energy for that character. One instance of Falling Thunder can be generated every 0.5s.

Thunderflash

1st Ascension Passive

When another nearby character in the party obtains an Abundance Amulet created by Lightning Blade, Lightning Blade's CD is decreased by 1.5s.

Resounding Roar

4th Ascension Passive

Increases the Energy Recharge effect granted by Lightning Blade's Abundance Amulet by 10% of the Traveler's Energy Recharge.

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 Traveler’s talents is mentioned in the next block.

Traveler (Electro) Talent GIFs

Talent Leveling Materials

So here you can see all materials that you will need in order to level up Traveler’s (Electro) talents.

Talent Level-Up Materials

Teachings of Transience

Guide to Elegance

Guide to Light

Guide to Transience

Philosophies of Elegance

Philosophies of Light

Philosophies of Transience

Common Ascension Materials

Old Handguard

Kageuchi Handguard

Famed Handguard

Weekly Boss Materials

Dragon Lord's Crown

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.

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Traveler (Electro) Constellations

Other characters in Genshin Impact have a different system of constellation upgrade as you can get them from wishes. Traveler is a free character that you start the game with and you don’t get any upgrades from wishes, so there is another constellation system. You will need to obtain Memory of Violet Flash a Constellation Activation Material item used to unlock Constellations for the Traveler when aligned with the Electro element. You will get all six of them during the campaign:

  • Inazuma Statue of The Seven Level 3
  • Inazuma Statue of The Seven Level 5
  • Complete Chapter II: Act II – Stillness, the Sublimation of Shadow

The remaining 3 copies are likely to be obtained from Inazuma Statue of The Seven Levels 7 and 9 and Chapter II: Act III.

Level

Name

Description

1

Spring Thunder of Fertility

The number of Abundance Amulets that can be generated using Lightning Blade is increased to 3.

2

Violet Vehemence

When Falling Thunder created by Bellowing Thunder hits an opponent, it will decrease their Electro RES by 15% for 8s.

3

Distant Crackling

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

4

Fickle Cloudstrike

When a character obtains Abundance Amulets generated by Lightning Blade, if this character's Energy is less than 35%, the Energy restored by the Abundance Amulets is increased by 100%.

5

Clamor in the Wilds

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

6

World-Shaker

Every 2 Falling Thunder attacks triggered by Bellowing Thunder will increase the DMG dealt by the next Falling Thunder by 200%, and will restore an additional 1 Energy to the current character.

Every Genshin Impact character has own set of constellations above you can see Traveler (Electro) constellations list with descriptions.

Ascension Materials

In addition, there are ascension phases that increase the level cap for your character. After Traveler reaches the 20th level he/she can be ascended to the next ascension phase, up to phase 6, which allow getting 90th level. You can obtain Brilliant Diamond Sliver, Brilliant Diamond Fragment, Brilliant Diamond Chunk and Brilliant Diamond Gemstone as the reward by reaching a certain Adventure Rank at Adventure guild.

Asc
Phase

Level

Req

Cost

Ascension
Material

Local
Specialty

Common
Material

1

20

20,000

Brilliant Diamond Sliver

Windwheel Aster

Damaged Mask

2

40

40,000

Brilliant Diamond Fragment

Windwheel Aster

Damaged Mask

3

50

60,000

Brilliant Diamond Fragment

Windwheel Aster

Stained Mask

4

60

80,000

Brilliant Diamond Chunk

Windwheel Aster

Stained Mask

5

70

100,000

Brilliant Diamond Chunk

Windwheel Aster

Ominous Mask

6

80

120,000

Brilliant Diamond Gemstone

Windwheel Aster

Ominous Mask

In order to level up ascension phases you’ll need materials. So the list of those required for Traveler is listed above.

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Traveler (Electro) Build

Below you can see the best weapon option for playing Traveler (Electro) in Genshin Impact. Accompanied by the best artifact set and its stat priorities.

Sub DPS Build

If you play Traveler (Electro) as a Sub DPS 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.

Weapon

Skyward Blade

Secondary Stat

Energy Recharge
(12~55.1%)

Sky-Piercing Fang

Crit Rate increased by 4%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and Normal and Charged hits deal additional DMG equal to 20% of ATK. Skypiercing Might lasts for 12s.

Artifact Set

Emblem of Severed Fate

4-Piece

Set Bonus

2-Piece Bonus: Energy Recharge +20%

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

Artifact Main Stats Priority

Storm Cage

ATK%

Energy Recharge

Sub Stats Priority

CRIT DMG%

CRIT Rate%

ATK%

Energy Recharge

Scarlet Vessel

Electro DMG
Bonus%

Ornate Kabuto

CRIT Rate%

CRIT DMG%

Talent Priority

Lightning Blade >>> Bellowing Thunder >>> Foreign Thundershock

Weapon Substitutes: Festering Desire, Sacrificial Sword.

At the very bottom, you can see talent priority for Traveler (Electro). You should focus on Lightning Blade, after that Bellowing Thunder and in the end on Foreign Thundershock.

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Best Team Compositions for Traveler (Electro)

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 Traveler (Electro) with Main DPS, Sub DPS and Support characters. Also, we have included alternative characters for each role that go well with Traveler (Electro) too.

Elemental Reactions

Sub DPS

Main DPS

Sub DPS

Support

Superconduct

Electro-

Charged

Frozen

Swirl

Traveler

Tartaglia

Kazuha

Diona

Alternative Characters

Eula

Venti

Bennett

As Electro character Traveler has huge potential as entry support. You can easily apply his abilities with comps that require Elemental Burst. Tartaglia applies hydro to multiple enemies so after applying electro you activate Electrocharge reaction. Meanwhile, Kazuha can use his crowd control to get enemies together in one place. Diona will heal and apply powerful shields to sustain the team.

Good characters for this comp: Ganyu, Xiao, Noelle, Mona, Jean, Sucrose, Xingqiu, Zhongli, Barbara.

Team Characters Information

Below you can see the characters from the best Traveler (Electro) team comp. So you can learn more about other champions too.

Character

Weapon

Artifact Set

Set Bonus

Tartaglia

Skyward Harp

Heart of Depth (x4)

Hydro DMG Bonus +15%

After using an Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 30% for 15s.

Kazuha

Freedom-Sworn

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.

Diona

Sacrificial Bow

Noblesse Oblige (x4)

Elemental Burst DMG +20%

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

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.

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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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