Ayaka Rating and Best Builds | Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact - Ayaka Rating and Best Builds

Ayaka is a 5-star Cryo Sword character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Ayaka'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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Ayaka Rating and Info

Ayaka
Ayaka Icon
Rating: S Rank Icon

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

Weapon: Sword ImageSword

EN Voice Actor: Erica Mendez
JP Voice Actor: Hayami Saori

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Ayaka Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths
• High Base CRIT DMG.
• Uses a special sprint that's useful for both exploration and combat.
• High Elemental Burst DMG.
Weaknesses
• High Energy Cost in her Elemental Burst.
• Use of Charged Attacks and Sprint will need proper stamina management.

Ayaka's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2597 92 158 CRIT DMG 50%
Lvl 80 11954 341 729 CRIT DMG 88.40%

Recommended Constellations

Constellation Constellation Bonus
C1 ・When Normal and Charged Attacks deal Cryo DMG, there is a 50% chance to reduce the Elemental Skill CD.
C6 ・Ayaka's Charged Attack DMG will be massively increased by 298%.

How to Get Ayaka

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Ayaka's event banner, The Heron's Court, ended on August 10, 2021. As of now, there is no way to get Ayaka from any of the Standard Banners.

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How to Use Ayaka

Use Ayaka's Special Sprint

Genshin - Kamisato Ayaka Special Sprint

Similar to Mona, Ayaka has a special sprint that lets her move faster and dash along the water. Ayaka can also create Cryo platforms at the end of her sprint while dashing on water.

After sprinting, Ayaka's Normal Attacks are infused with Cryo for a short period of time. If you want to deal the most Cryo DMG out of Ayaka, we recommend sprinting first before auto attacking.

Elemental Skill Boosts Normal Attack DMG

Genshin - Kamisato Ayaka Elemental Skill

Ayaka's Elemental Skill, Kamisato Art: Hyouka, can deal Cryo DMG to surrounding enemies while also launching smaller enemies upwards.

After unlocking the passive talent, Amatsumi Kunitsumi Sanctification, using Ayaka's Elemental Skill boosts her Normal and Charged ATK DMG. We recommend using her Elemental Skill every now and then to maintain the DMG boost.

Deal Tons of DMG using her Elemental Burst

Genshin - Kamisato Ayaka Elemental Burst

Ayaka's Elemental Burst, Kamisato Art: Soumetsu, deals multiple bouts of Cryo DMG. Ayaka's Elemental Burst is very effective against larger enemies as it doesn't pass through them, making you deal more DMG.

Ayaka's Elemental Burst is also effective against taking down Hydro and Electro Shields as it also doesn't phase through them.

Best Builds for Ayaka

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Ayaka DPS Builds

Hard-hitting Cryo DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Mistsplitter Reforged ImageMistsplitter Reforged
Set Bonus
• Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
• When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Talent Priority
Normal Attack: Kamisato Art - Kabuki
Perform up to 5 rapid strikes.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK%

Goblet of EonothemCryo DMG Bonus

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

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Primordial Jade Cutter ImagePrimordial Jade Cutter Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder’s Max HP.
The Black Sword ImageThe Black Sword Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20%. Additionally, regenerates 60% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.

Cryo Burst DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Mistsplitter Reforged ImageMistsplitter Reforged
Set Bonus
• Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
• When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Talent Priority
Kamisato Art: Soumetsu
Summons forth a snowstorm with flawless poise, unleashing a Frostflake Seki no To that moves forward continuously.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK%

Goblet of EonothemCryo DMG Bonus

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

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Primordial Jade Cutter ImagePrimordial Jade Cutter Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder’s Max HP.
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.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Ayaka

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
Best Blizzard Strayer • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
• When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Second Best Gladiator's Finale • ATK +18%.
• If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.
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
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 Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged Base Stats
Base Attack: 48
Bonus Effect: CRIT DMG 9.6
Skill Effect
Gain a 12% Elemental DMG Bonus for a character's Elemental Type. At stacks 1/2/3, Elemental DMG is further increased by 8/16/28%. Each stack has an individual duration and are gotten through:
• Normal Attacks with Elemental DMG (duration 5s)
• Casting an Elemental Burst (duration 10s)
• Having less than 100% Energy (disappears at full Energy)
Second Best Primordial Jade Cutter Image Primordial Jade Cutter Base Stats
Base Attack: 44
Bonus Effect: CRIT Rate 9.6%
Skill Effect
HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder’s Max HP.
Third Best The Black Sword Image The Black Sword Base Stats
Base Attack: 42
Bonus Effect: CRIT Rate 6.0%
Skill Effect
Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20%. Additionally, regenerates 60% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.

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Ayaka Ascension and Talent Materials

Ayaka 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

Ayaka Talent Level-Up Materials

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Nobushi
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Talent Materials per Level

Ayaka Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Kamisato Art - Kabuki

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

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
1-Hit DMG 45.70%
2-Hit DMG 48.70%
3-Hit DMG 62.60%
4-Hit DMG 22.6%x3
5-Hit DMG 78.20%
Charged Attack DMG 55.1%x3
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 20.0
Plunge DMG 64%
Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%

Kamisato Art: Hyouka

Talent Description
Summons blooming ice to launch nearby opponents, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.
Flavor Text:
''Clouds shroud the moonlit night. Longing descends like a fog, filling the one detained with wanderlust.''

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 239%
CD 10.0s

Kamisato Art: Senho

Talent Description
Ayaka consumes Stamina and cloaks herself in a frozen fog that moves with her. In Senho form, she moves swiftly upon water.
When she reappears, the following effects occur:
・ Ayaka unleashes frigid energy to apply Cryo on nearby opponents.
・Coldness condenses around Ayaka's blade, infusing her attacks with Cryo for a brief period.
Flavor Text:
''Feathers fleeting wet / the white heron treads water / a sight without flaw''

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Activation Stamina Consumption 10
Stamina Drain 15.0/s
Infusion Duration 5.0s

Kamisato Art: Soumetsu

Talent Description
Summons forth a snowstorm with flawless poise, unleashing a Frostflake Seki no To that moves forward continuously.
Frostflake Seki no To
・A storm of whirling icy winds that slashes repeatedly at every enemy it touches, dealing Cryo DMG.
・The snowstorm explodes after its duration ends, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.
Flavor Text:
''Clouds shroud the moonlit night. Longing descends like a fog, filling the one detained with wanderlust.''

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Cutting DMG 112%
Bloom DMG 168%
Duration 5.0s
CD 20.0s
Energy Cost 80

Amatsumi Kunitsumi Satisfaction

Talent Description
After using Kamisato Art: Hyouka, Kamisato Ayaka's Normal and Charged Attacks deal increased DMG for 6s.

Kanten Senmyou Blessing

Talent Description
When the Cryo application at the end of Kamisato Art: Senho hits an opponent, Kamisato Ayaka gains the following effects:
• Restores 10 Stamina
• Gains 18% Cryo DMG Bonus for 10s.

Fruits of Shinsa

Talent Description
When Ayaka crafts Weapon Ascension Materials, she has a 10% chance to receive double the product.

Ayaka Constellations

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Snowswept Sakura When Kamisato Ayaka's Normal or Charged Attacks deal Cryo DMG to opponents, it has a 50% chance of decreasing the CD of Kamisato Art: Hyouka by 0.3s. This effect can occur once every 0.1s.
Blizzard Blade Seki no To When casting Kamisato Art: Soumetsu, unleashes 2, smaller additional Frostflake Seki no To, each dealing 20% of the original storm's DMG.
Frostbloom Kamifubuki Increases the Level of Kamisato Art: Soumetsu by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Ebb and Flow Opponents damaged by Kamisato Art: Soumetsu's, Frostflake Seki no To will have their DEF decreased by 30% for 6s.
Blossom Cloud Irutsuki Increases the Level of Kamisato Art: Hyouka by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Dance of Suigetsu Kamisato Ayaka gains Usurahi Butou every 10s, increasing her Charged Attack DMG by 298%. This buff will be cleared 0.5s after Ayaka's Charged ATK hits an opponent, after which the timer for this ability will restart.

Ayaka's In-Game Information

Character Thoughts on Ayaka

Character In-Game Thoughts
Genshin Impact - Kazuha ImageKazuha I'm sure everyone living in Inazuma has heard of the ''Shirasagi Himegimi." The lady of the Kamisato Clan is as perfect as a person can be, though our paths have seldom crossed. I wonder what she thinks of the state of Inazuma today?

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      In my opinion the best option is farming (chest, secundary missions and world missions), daily missions and the abyss.

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