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Genshin Impact - Diona Rating and Best Builds

Diona is a 4-star Cryo Bow character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Diona's stats, strengths and weaknesses, Japanese voice actor, best weapon and builds, and our rating of the character in this complete profile!

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Diona Rating

Diona
Diona Icon
Rating: S Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★
Element: Frost ImageCryo (Frost)

Weapon: Bow ImageBow

EN Voice Actor: Dina Sherman
JP Voice Actor: Izawa Shiori

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Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2,061 69 129 Cryo DMG Bonus 0
Lvl 80 8907 198 559 Cryo DMG Bonus +24%

Diona Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths
• Able to create shields and recover allies' HP.
• AoE Elemental Burst heals and allows for multiple Cryo Reactions.
• Passive Skill allows her to create more restorative food when cooking.
Weaknesses
• Low base health and defense.

How to Get Diona

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Diona is currently available and has a rate-up in Zhongli's banner, Gentry of Hermitage. She is also available at a normal rate in the featured character and weapon banners as well as the normal wish banner.

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How to Use Diona

Her Elemental Skill Creates Shields and Deals Damage

Diona Icy Paws

Diona's Elemental Skill Icy Paws allows her to launch projectiles that deal damage, while also creating a shield for protection.

The amount of damage that her shield can absorb is based on her max HP, which is why it is best to get artifacts that focus on boosting her HP. The duration of her shield is based on the number of Icy Paws that hit an enemy. Upgrading to Constellation Level 2 allows her to create shields for nearby characters, making it an effective support skill during co-op play.

Keep in mind that you can press or hold her elemental skill, which means you can use it like a charged attack and launch more Icy Paws and have better damage absorption.

Elemental Burst Deals Cryo Damage and Heals Characters

Diona Signature Mix

Her Elemental Burst, Signature Mix, creates an AoE that deals Cryo damage to enemies within the area and heals characters at the same time. The area that the burst covers is wide, making it great against huge enemy mobs, and set up Elemental Reactions.

More Suited for Support

Diona Support

Diona's abilities make her more suited at being a support character, protecting other characters in the field and create Elemental Reactions.

Hangout Event - Diona

Join Diona and learn more about the wine-hating bartender in her Hangout Event coming this Version Update 1.5.

Diona Hangout Event The Cat and the Cocktail Act 2 Act 3

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Best Build for Diona

Main DPS InactiveMain DPS Sub DPS InactiveSub DPS Genshin - Heal ActiveSupport

Diona Support Builds

Shield Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Sacrificial Bow ImageSacrificial Bow
Set Bonus
• Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
• Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
Talent Priority
Icy Paws
Fires an Icy Paw that deals Cryo DMG to enemies 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.
Press: Rapidly fires off 2 Icy Paws.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonEnergy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemCryo DMG Bonus

Circlet of LogosHealing Bonus
Substats ・Energy Recharge
・Elemental Mastery
・HP

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Favonius Warbow ImageFavonius Warbow 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.
Recurve Bow ImageRecurve Bow Bonus Stat: HP
・Defeating an opponent restores 8% HP.

Shields and Heals

Weapon Artifact Set
Sacrificial Bow ImageSacrificial Bow
Set Bonus
• Character Healing Effectiveness +15%.
• Using an Elemental Skill or Burst increases healing received by all party members by 20% for 10s.
Talent Priority
Signature Mix
Tosses out a special cold brew that deals AoE Cryo DMG and creates a Drunken Mist in an AoE.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonEnergy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemCryo DMG Bonus

Circlet of LogosHealing Bonus
Substats ・Energy Recharge
・Elemental Mastery
・HP

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Favonius Warbow ImageFavonius Warbow 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.
Recurve Bow ImageRecurve Bow Bonus Stat: HP
・Defeating an opponent restores 8% HP.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Diona

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 Noblesse Oblige • Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
• Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
Third 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.

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 Sacrificial Bow Image Sacrificial Bow Base Stats
Base Attack: 44
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 6.7%
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.
Second Best Favonius Warbow Image Favonius Warbow Base Stats
Base Attack: 41
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 13.3%
Skill Effect
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.
Third Best Recurve Bow Image Recurve Bow Base Stats
Base Attack: 38
Bonus Effect: HP 10.2%
Skill Effect
Defeating an opponent restores 8% HP.

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Recommended Party Members for Diona

Character Element Weapon
Genshin Impact - Diluc ImageDiluc Fire Icon Claymore Icon
· High Elemental Burst DMG.
· Triggers High DMG Melt Reactions.
Genshin Impact - Klee ImageKlee Fire Icon Catalyst Icon
· High Charge Attack DMG.
· Triggers High DMG Melt Reactions.
Genshin Impact - Razor ImageRazor Lightning Icon Claymore Icon
· Greatly benefits from Superconduct Reactions to boost Physical DMG.
· Can sustain DMG with Diona's shields and heals.
Genshin Impact - Tartaglia ImageTartaglia Water Icon Bow Icon
· Can constantly Freeze Enemies when using Elemental Skill.
· Diona's shields provide DMG reduction, allowing Tartaglia to use Elemental Skill in a longer duration.

Diona Ascension and Talent Material

Diona 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

Diona Talent Level-Up Materials

Daily Domain Drops Enemy Drops Weekly Boss Drops
Mon/Thu/Sun
Genshin Impact - Teachings of Freedom Image Teachings of Freedom
Ranged Hilichurls
Genshin Impact - Firm Arrowhead Image Firm Arrowhead
Childe Challenge Reward
Genshin Impact - Shard of Foul Legacy Image Shard of Foul Legacy
Genshin Impact - Guide to Freedom Image Guide to Freedom Genshin Impact - Sharp Arrowhead Image Sharp Arrowhead
Genshin Impact - Philosophies of Freedom Image Philosophies of Freedom Genshin Impact - Weathered Arrowhead Image Weathered Arrowhead

Talent Materials per Level

Diona's Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Kätzklein Style

Talent Description
Perform up to 5 consecutive shots with a bow.
Charge Attack
Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, biting frost will accumulate on the arrowhead. A fully charged frost arrow will deal Cryo Damage.
Plunge Attack:
Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG on impact.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
1-Hit DMG 36.1%
2-Hit DMG 33.5%
3-Hit DMG 45.6%
4-Hit DMG 43.0%
5-Hit DMG 53.8%
Aimed Shot 43.9%
Fully-Charged Aimed Shot 124%
Plunge DMG 56.8%
Low/High Plunge DMG 114%/142%

Icy Paws

Talent Description
Fires an Icy Paw that deals Cryo DMG to enemies 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.
Press: Rapidly fires off 2 Icy Paws.
Hold Attack:
Dashes back quickly before firing five Icy Paws. The shield created by a Hold attack will gain a 75% DMG Absorption Bonus.
The shield has a 250% Cryo DMG Absorption Bonus, and will cause your active character to become affected by Cryo at the point of formation for a short duration.
Flavor Text:
When she first started bartending, Diona found that no matter how much ice she put in her cocktails, it would never do a drunkard any harm. That all changed when she received her Vision – now she can form ice cold enough to cause severe brainfreeze. Five out of five stars!

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Icy Paw DMG 41.9% per paw
Base Shield DMG Absorption 7.2% Max HP + 693
Duration 1.8s per Claw
Press CD 6.0s
Holding CD 15.0s

Signature Mix

Talent Description
Tosses out a special cold brew that deals AoE Cryo DMG and creates a Drunken Mist in an AoE.
Drunken Mist: Deals continuous Cryo DMG to enemies within the field. Continuously regenerates the HP of characters within the field.
Flavor Text:
A horrific mix that even Diona considers inhumane. The horrifying foretaste should be left for one's enemies. It has a crisp aftertaste, but unfortunately, one can only feel it on one's nose and skin.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 80%
Continuous Field DMG 52.6%
HP Regeneration Over Time 5.34% Max HP+ 513
Duration 12.0s
CD 20.0s
Energy Cost 80

Cat's Tail Secret Menu

Talent Description
Characters shielded by Icy Paws have their Movement SPD increased by 10% and their Stamina Consumption decreased by 10%.

Drunkards' Farce

Talent Description
Opponents who enter the AoE of Signature Mix have 10% decreased ATK for 15s.

Complimentary Bar Food

Talent Description
When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on a dish with restoriative effects, there is a 12% chance to obtain double the product.

Diona Constellations

Diona Image
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%. Additionaly, 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.
A-Another Round? Increases the Level of Signature Mix by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Wine Industry Slayer Within the radius of Signature Mix, Diona's charget time for aimed shots is reduced by 60%
Double Shot, On The Rocks Increases the Level of Icy Paws by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
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%.

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12 Giuls4 days

I think in her full healer build it’s better to give her an hp goblet instead of a cryo.

11 Anonymous4 days

why does the shield build have NO 4x as most rec when the tenacity of milelith (sorry for wrong spelling) seems better?

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    • >>[47]
      Zhongli is good - definitely better than when he first came out. Venti is kind of an insane character overall with his crowd control which is why people were pulling so much for him. Zhongli is different since the petrification from his burst only lasts a few seconds. Most people pull him for his shield, so if you are looking for a strong shield or Geo character then you can pull him but it's not really that necessary. It just matters whether you like playing him :)

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      hi, can i add you for teapot stuff D:?

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