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This is a guide on how to refine and enhance weapons in Genshin Impact. Read on to know how to increase your weapon's base damage, ascend weapons and more.

Types of Weapon Enhancement

Level Up Increases basic attack power.
Ascending Increases weapon's maximum level cap.
Significantly increases attack power.
Refining Increases weapon effectiveness and enhances skills.

For Weapon Ascension, it may also improve your weapon's sub stat. This makes some weapons extremely strong it goes through multiple ascensions.

How to Level Up Weapons

Sequence Procedure
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Select Inventory from the menu.
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Choose the weapon to level up and tap "Details" on the lower right corner.
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Select "Enhance" on the upper left corner.
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Choose your materials to be added in the lower right corner.
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Tap "Enhance" to complete the process.

How to Ascend Weapons

Sequence Procedure
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Select Inventory from the menu.
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Choose the weapon to ascend and tap "Details" on the lower right corner.
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Select "Ascend" on the upper left corner.
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Ensure you have the corresponding materials, before proceeding.
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Tap "Ascend" to complete the process.

How to Refine Weapons

Sequence Procedure
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Select Inventory from the menu.
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Choose the weapon to refine and tap "Details" on the lower right corner.
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Select "Refine" on the upper left corner.
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Select the duplicate weapon to fodder off.
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Tap "Refine" to complete the process.

Note: Refinement Consumes Duplicate Weapons

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Weapon refinement requires duplicate copies of weapons. So if you have rare weapons in your inventory that you want to refine, think carefully before foddering them off.

How to Get Weapon Enhancement Materials

Obtain Ores by Forging

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Weapon Refinement Ores can be obtained from the blacksmith shops in cities like Mondstadt and Liyue. You can mine Iron Chunks, White Iron Chunks, and Crystal Chunks in the wild and bring them to the blacksmith for processing.

How to Get Weapon Ascension Materials

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Weapon Ascension Materials can be obtained from enemy drops, Domains, and from the Souvenir Shop. You can also craft them in Alchemy shops.

Obtain Weapon Duplicates by Forging or through Gacha

4-star weapons can be forged in the blacksmith shop as well, or obtained from rolling the gacha.

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