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Genshin Impact - Qiqi Rating and Best Builds

Qiqi is a character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Qiqi's stats, strengths and weaknesses, best Artifacts build, and our rating of the character in this complete profile!

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Qiqi Rating and Basic Info

Qiqi
Qiqi Icon
Rating: A Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★★
Element: Cryo ImageCryo

Weapon: Sword ImageSword

EN Voice Actor: Christie Cate
JP Voice Actor: Tamura Yukari

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Qiqi's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2,498 81 186 Healing Bonus 0
Lvl 80 11499 267 857 Healing Bonus 22.2%

Qiqi Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths
• Strong healing overall
• Elemental Skill provides heals over time
• Elemental Burst provides great Heals espeicially in Co-op.
Weaknesses
• Skills have long cooldowns
• Energy regeneration and cryo application is less than average
• She takes longer to climb and sprint to places compared to other characters due to her small stature.

How to Get Qiqi

Permanently Available in Wish Banners

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Qiqi is a permanently available 5-star character you can get in both the Character Event Wish Banner as well as the Standard Banner.

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How to Use Qiqi

Incredible Healing Abilities

Genshin - How to Use Qiqi

Qiqi's Elemental Skill ”Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost” deals Cryo Damage while healing. This continues even if you switch characters as powerful off-field healing for whichever character you want.

Your characters will barely know the taste of food because Qiqi's Elemental Skill will be all they need to heal!

Can Simulatenously Heal and Apply Cryo

Genshin - How To Use Qiqi for Elemental Reactions

The ”Herald of Frost” ball is present for an amount of time, which can apply Cryo for every few seconds. However, since it applies Cryo relatively slow, try not to rely on it.

On-Hit Healing to all Characters with Elemental Burst

Genshin - How to Use Qiqi

Qiqi's Elemental Burst ”Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune” attaches a Fortune-Preserving Talisman to all enemies in an AoE. Once a character deals damage to that enemy, they will recover HP, making it easy to recover large amounts of health immediately.

Be sure to make use of her healing abilities while they are active because Qiqi's drawback is her long cooldowns.

Periodically Walk on Water

Genshin - How To Use Qiqi to Walk on Water

If you need to walk on water, use Qiqi's Elemental Skill to build an ice bridge! Use it carefully though, because the cooldown is too long for you to spam it!

Can Deal Damage While Healing

Genshin - How To Use Qiqi with ATK Build

Take note that Qiqi's healing abilities scale off of her ATK. Building Qiqi to maximize her ATK stat means increasing her damage and healing her party more effectively!

Maximizing her ATK will benefit the party whatever your gameplay is. If you have selfish carries like Razor, it is recommended to increase her healing for them to survive.

Collect Items Easily With Her Passive Skill

Genshin - How to Use Qiqi

Simply having Qiqi in your party will mark the minimap with a small hand icon indicating the location of a Character Ascension material.

Take note that this only detects Liyue specialties.

Best Builds for Qiqi

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Qiqi Support Builds

Hybrid Cryo Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Skyward Blade ImageSkyward Blade
Set Bonus
• HP +20%
• When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.
Talent Priority
Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune
Qiqi releases the adeptus power sealed within her body, marking nearby enemies with a Fortune-Preserving Talisman that deals Cryo DMG.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK% or Energy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemATK%

Circlet of LogosATK% or Healing Bonus
Substats ・ATK%
・ATK%
・Energy Recharge

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Sacrificial Sword ImageSacrificial Sword Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.
Favonius Sword ImageFavonius Sword Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・CRIT Hits have a 60% chance to generate a small amount of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12s.

Full Healer

Weapon Artifact Set
Summit Shaper ImageSummit Shaper
Set Bonus
• Character Healing Effectiveness +15%.
• ATK +18%.
Talent Priority
Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost
Using the Icevein Talisman, Qiqi brings forth the Herald of Frost, dealing Cryo DMG to nearby enemies.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonEnergy Recharge or ATK%

Goblet of EonothemATK%

Circlet of LogosHealing Bonus or ATK%
Substats ・ATK%
・CRIT DMG
・Energy Recharge

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Aquila Favonia ImageAquila Favonia Bonus Stat: Physical DMG
・ATK is increased by 20%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 100% of ATK and dealing 200% of ATK as DMG to surrounding enemies. This effect can only occur once every 15s.
Sacrificial Sword ImageSacrificial Sword Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Qiqi

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
Best Maiden Beloved • Character Healing Effectiveness +15%.
• Using an Elemental Skill or Burst increases healing received by all party members by 20% for 10s.
Second Best Tenacity of the Millelith • HP +20%
• When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.
Third Best Noblesse Oblige • Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
• Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Alternative Artifact Set

Set Bonus
The Exile • Energy Recharge +20%
• Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 2 Energy for all party members (excluding the wearer) every 2s for 6s. This effect cannot stack.

List of Artifacts and Set Bonuses

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Weapon Stats (Lv.1)
Best Summit Shaper Image Summit Shaper Base Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: ATK 10.8%
Skill Effect
Increases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
Second Best Aquila Favonia Image Aquila Favonia Base Stats
Base Attack: 48
Bonus Effect: Physical DMG 9%
Skill Effect
ATK is increased by 20%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 100% of ATK and dealing 200% of ATK as DMG to surrounding enemies. This effect can only occur once every 15s.
Third Best Sacrificial Sword Image Sacrificial Sword Base Stats
Base Attack: 41
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 13.3%
Skill Effect
After damaging an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.

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Recommended Party Members for Qiqi

Character Element Weapon
Genshin Impact - Chongyun ImageChongyun Frost Icon Claymore Icon
· Cryo Elemental Resoance increases CRIT Rate by 15%.
· Can be main or support DPS.
Genshin Impact - Keqing ImageKeqing Lightning Icon Sword Icon
· Can lower enemy's Physical DEF through Superconduct Reaction.
· Can function as main or support DPS.
Genshin Impact - Razor ImageRazor Lightning Icon Claymore Icon
· Superconduct Reactions increase Physical DMG.
· Creates masssive burst DMG window with Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - Xiao ImageXiao Wind Icon Polearm Icon
· Benefits from Qiqi's healing during his Elemental Burst, lessening HP loss.

Qiqi Ascension and Talent Materials

Ascension Materials

Lv.20→Lv.40
Lv.40→Lv.50
Lv.50→Lv.60
Lv.60→Lv.70
Lv.70→Lv.80
Lv.80→Lv.90

Talent Level-Up Materials

Daily Domain Drops Enemy Drops Weekly Boss Drops
Mon/Thu/Sun
Genshin Impact - Teachings of Prosperity Image Teachings of Prosperity
Samachurls
Genshin Impact - Divining Scroll Image Divining Scroll
Lupus Boreas Challenge Reward
Genshin Impact - Tail of Boreas Image Tail of Boreas
Genshin Impact - Guide to Prosperity Image Guide to Prosperity Genshin Impact - Sealed Scroll Image Sealed Scroll
Genshin Impact - Philosophies of Prosperity Image Philosophies of Prosperity Genshin Impact - Forbidden Curse Scroll Image Forbidden Curse Scroll

Talent Materials per Level

Qiqi Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Ancient Sword

Talent Description
Perform up to 5 rapid strikes.
Charge Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
Plunge Attack:
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
1-Hit DMG 37.8%
2-Hit DMG 38.9%
3-Hit DMG 24.2% + 24.2%
4-Hit DMG 24.7% + 24.7%
5-Hit DMG 63%
Charged Attack DMG 64.3% + 64.3%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 20
Plunge DMG 63.9%
Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%

Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost

Talent Description
Using the Icevein Talisman, Qiqi brings forth the Herald of Frost, dealing Cryo DMG to nearby enemies.
Herald of Frost
・When Qiqi hits a target with her Normal or Charged Attacks, she regenerates HP for your characters in the party and all nearby allied characters.
・Regenerates a certain amount of HP at regular intervals for your active character.
・Follows the character around, dealing Cryo DMG to enemies in its path.
Flavor Text:
I use this to prevent warming and rot.... of Dr. Bai's precious ingredients. Yes.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 96%
Regeneration on Hit 10.56% ATK + 67
Continuous Regeneration 69.60% ATK + 451
Herald of Frost DMG 36%
Duration 15.0s
CD 30.0s

Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune

Talent Description
Qiqi releases the adeptus power sealed within her body, marking nearby enemies with a Fortune-Preserving Talisman that deals Cryo DMG.
Fortune-Preserving Talisman
When enemies affected by this Talisman takes DMG, the character that dealt this DMG regenerates HP.
Flavor Text:
"I am the Fortune Preserver, the Maiden of Resurrection."
ー Qiqi does not remember these words.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 285%
Healing 90% ATK + 577
Duration 15.0s
CD 20.s
Energy Cost 80

Life-Prolonging Methods

Talent Description
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

Talent Description
When Qiqi hits enemies 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 every 30s.

Former Life Memories

Talent Description
Displays the location of nearby resources unique to Liyue on the mini-map.

Qiqi Constellations

Qiqi Image
Ascetics of Frost When the Herald of Frost hits and enemy marked by a Fortune-Preserving Talisman, Qiqi regenerates 2 Energy.
Frozen to the Bone Qiqi's Normal and Charge Attack DMG against enemies affected by Cryo is increased by 15%.
Ascendant Praise Increases the Level of Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Divine Suppression 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.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Rite of Resurrection Using Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune revives all nearby fallen party members and regenerates 50% of their HP.
This effect can only occur once every 15 mins.

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