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Genshin Impact - Xinyan Rating and Best Builds

Xinyan is a 4-star Pyro Claymore character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Xinyan'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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Xinyan Rating and Basic Info

Character Information

Xinyan
Xinyan Icon
Rating: B Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★
Element: Pyro ImagePyro

Weapon: Claymore ImageClaymore

EN Voice Actor: Laura Stahl
JP Voice Actor: Takahashi Chiaki

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Xinyan's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2413 77 172 ATK 0
Lvl 80 10425 232 743 ATK 24%

Xinyan Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths
• Can provide Shields and Physical DMG Boost.
• Elemental Skill and Burst deal a combination of Physical and Pyro DMG.
Weaknesses
• Must hit multiple enemies to maximize Pyro DMG on her Elemental Skill.

Xinyan Recommended Constellations

Constellation Constellation Bonus
C2 ・Riff Revolution's Physical DMG has its Crit Rate increased by 100%, and will form a shield at Shield Level 3: Rave when cast.
C4 ・Sweeping Fervor's swing DMG decreases opponent's Physical RES by 15% for 12s.

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Xinyan is available at a normal rate on all Standard Wish Banners except Beginner's Wish. This means you can get her from Wanderlust Invocation, Epitome Invocation, and the current Character Event Wish.

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As a 4-star character, Xinyan has a chance to appear in the Starglitter Exchange every month. She can be traded for 34 Masterless Starglitter.

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Best Builds For Xinyan

Xinyan's Roles and Builds

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Xinyan DPS Builds

Physical Main DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Redhorn Stonethresher ImageRedhorn Stonethresher
Set Bonus
• Physical DMG +25%
• Physical DMG +25%
Talent Priority
Riff Revolution
Strumming rapidly, Xinyan launches nearby enemies and deals Physical DMG, hyping up the crowd.
The sheer intensity of the atmosphere will cause explosions that deal Pyro DMG to nearby enemies.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK% or Energy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemPhysical DMG Bonus or ATK%

Circlet of LogosCRIT DMG
Substats ・ATK%
・CRIT DMG

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Skyward Pride ImageSkyward Pride Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・Increases all DMG by 8%. After using an Elemental Burst, Normal, or Charged Attack, on hit, creates a vacuum blade that does 80% of ATK as DMG to enemies along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.
Snow-Tombed Starsilver ImageSnow-Tombed Starsilver Bonus Stat: Physical DMG Bonus
・Hitting an enemy with Normal and Charged Attacks has a 60% chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle abve them, dealing 80% AoE ATK DMG. Enemies affected by Cryo are dealt 200% ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 10s.
Prototype Archaic ImagePrototype Archaic Bonus Stat: ATK
・On hit, Normal or Charge Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240% ATK DMG to enemies with a small AoE. Can only occur once every 15s.

Xinyan Support Builds

Shield Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Redhorn Stonethresher ImageRedhorn Stonethresher
Set Bonus
• Energy Recharge +20%.
• Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.
Talent Priority
Sweeping Ferver
Xinyan brandishes her instrument, dealing Pyro DMG on nearby enemies, forming a shield made out of her audience's passion. The shield's DMG Absorption scales based on Xinyan's DEF and on the number of enemies hit.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK%

Goblet of EonothemPhysical DMG Bonus or ATK%

Circlet of LogosCRIT Rate or CRIT DMG
Substats ・ATK%
・CRIT DMG

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
The Unforged ImageThe Unforged Bonus Stat: ATK
・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%.
Serpent Spine ImageSerpent Spine Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・Every 4s a character is on the field, they will deal 6% more DMG and take 3% more DMG. This effect has a maximum of 5 stacks and will not be reset if the character leaves the field, but will be reduced by 1 stack when the character takes DMG.
The Bell ImageThe Bell Bonus Stat: HP
・Taking DMG generates a shield which absorbs DMG up to 20% of Max HP. This shield lasts for 10s or until broken, and can only be triggered once every 45s. While protected by the shield, the character gains 12% increased DMG.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Xinyan

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
Best Bloodstained Chivalry • Physical DMG +25%
• After defeating an opponent, increases Charged Attack DMG by 50% and reduces its Stamina cost to 0 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 Emblem of Severed Fate • Energy Recharge +20%.
• Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.

Alternative Artifact Set

Set Bonus
Martial Artist • Increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 15%.
• After using Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 25% for 8s.

List of Artifacts and Set Bonuses

Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Weapon Stats (Lv.1)
Best Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher Base Stats
Base Attack: 44
Bonus Effect: CRIT DMG 19.2%
Skill Effect
DEF is increased by 28%. Normal and Charged Attack DMG is increased by 40% of DEF.
Second Best Skyward Pride Image Skyward Pride Base Stats
Base Attack: 48
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 8%
Skill Effect
Increases all DMG by 8%. After using an Elemental Burst, Normal, or Charged Attack, on hit, creates a vacuum blade that does 80% of ATK as DMG to enemies along its path. Lasts for 20s or 8 vacuum blades.
Third Best Sacrificial Greatsword Image Sacrificial Greatsword 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.

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Recommended Party Members for Xinyan

Best Characters and Strategies

Character Element Weapon
Genshin Impact - Bennett ImageBennett
· Pyro Elemental Resonance Boosts ATK.
· Elemental Burst can further increase DPS.
Genshin Impact - Albedo ImageAlbedo
· Can easily apply shields via Crystalize reactins.
· Provides supplemental DMG within large AoE.
Genshin Impact - Diona ImageDiona
· Can easily apply Shields with Elemental Skill.
· Elemental Burst provides Heals.
Genshin Impact - Tartaglia ImageTartaglia
· Xinyan's shield can protect Tartaglia while in melee stance.
· Can Trigger Vaporize under Xinyan's shield.

How to Use Xinyan

Elemental Skill creates a Pyro Shield

Xinyan's Elemental Skill attacks nearby enemies with Pyro DMG, and forms a shield. The amount of DMG absorption that the shield can handle is based on her DEF stat, along with the number of enemies hit by the attack.

Hitting 3 enemies with the attack will conjure flames on her shield, dealing AoE Pyro DMG to nearby enemies for a certain period of time.

Explosive Elemental Burst

Xinyan's Elemental Burst is a brief Pyro damage over time blast, with an initial Physical DMG burst that launches enemies. This Pyro Blast will last for a brief amount of time, and is also great for taking down Cryo shields.

With C2, this initial Physical Damage will always crit and form the best shield level.

Passive Talent creates more DEF-boosting Food

Xinyan Cooking Bonus

Similar to Noelle, Xinyan's Passive Talent allows her to cook more DEF boosting food. this allows you to create more dishes while saving more ingredients in the process.

Xinyan Ascension and Talent Material

Xinyan 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

Xinyan Talent Level-Up Materials

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Wed/Sat/Sun
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Talent Materials per Level

Xinyan Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Dance on Fire

Talent Description
Perform up to 4 consecutive strikes.
Charge Attack
Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous spinning attacks against all nearby enemies.
At the end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
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 76.5%
2-Hit DMG 74%
3-Hit DMG 95.5%
4-Hit DMG 115.8%
Charged Attack Spinning DMG 62.5%
Charged Attack Final DMG 113%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 40.0/s
Max Duration 5.0s
Plunge DMG 74.6%
Low/High Plunge DMG 149%/186%

Sweeping Ferver

Talent Description
Xinyan brandishes her instrument, dealing Pyro DMG on nearby enemies, forming a shield made out of her audience's passion. The shield's DMG Absorption scales based on Xinyan's DEF and on the number of enemies hit.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Swing DMG 170%
Shield Lvl 1 DMG Absorption 104.0% def + 501
Shield Lvl 2 DMG Absorption 122.4% def + 589
Shield Lvl 3 DMG Absorption 144.0% def + 693
DoT 33.6%
Shield Duration 12.0s
CD 10s

Riff Revolution

Talent Description
Strumming rapidly, Xinyan launches nearby enemies and deals Physical DMG, hyping up the crowd.
The sheer intensity of the atmosphere will cause explosions that deal Pyro DMG to nearby enemies.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 341%
Pyro DoT 40%
Duration 2.0s
CD 15.0s
Energy Cost 60

The Show Goes On, Even Without An Audience...

Talent Description
Decreases the number of enemies Sweeping Fervor must hit to trigger each level of shielding.
・Shield Level 2: Lead-In requirement reduced to 1 enemy hit.
・Shield Level 3: Rave requirement reduced to 2 enemies hit or more.

...Now That's Rock 'N' Roll!

Talent Description
Characters shielded by Sweeping Fervor deals 15% increased Physical DMG.

A Bad Recipe

Talent Description
When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on an DEF-boosting dish, Xinyan has a 12% chance to obtain double the product.

Xinyan Constellations

Constellations and Effects

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Fatal Acceleration Upon scoring a CRIT hit, increases ATK SPD of Xinyan's Normal and Charged Attacks by 12% for 5s.
This can only occur once every 5s.
Impromptu Opening Riff Revolution's Physical DMG has its Crit Rate increased by 100%, and will form a shield at Shield Level 3: Rave when cast.
Double-Stop Increases the Level of Sweeping Fervor by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Wildfire Rhythm Sweeping Fervor's swing DMG decreases opponent's Physical RES by 15% for 12s.
Screamin' for an Encore Increases the Level of Riff Revolution by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Rockin' in a Flaming World Decreases the Stamina Consumption of Xinyan's Charged Attacks by 30%.
Additionally, Xinyan's Charged Attacks gain an ATK Bonus equal to 50% of her DEF.

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