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Genshin Impact - CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG Guide

This is a guide about CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG in Genshin Impact. Read on to learn more about what CRIT is, how to build it, and the CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG ratio.

CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG Basic Information

What is CRIT?

CRIT (or Critical Hit) is an attack that deals more damage than usual. When damage numbers are scaled larger, it indicates that you managed to deal a CRIT Hit.


Genshin Impact - CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG Attributes


CRIT Rate measures how often you can deal CRIT Hits. Higher percentages means a higher chance of your attacks becoming critical hits.

For Bow characters, all Charged Attacks that hit an enemy's weak spot will be a guaranteed CRIT Hit!

Every character has a base CRIT Rate of at least 5%.


CRIT DMG measures how much bonus DMG you deal when you get a CRIT Hit. Higher percentages means more bonus DMG output.

Every character has a base CRIT DMG of at least 50%.

CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG Ratio

CRIT Ratio
CRIT Rate = At least 50% CRIT DMG = CRIT Rate x 2

Our recommended ratio of CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG is 1:2, with CRIT DMG being the double of CRIT Rate. For example your CRIT Rate is 60%, your CRIT DMG should be at least 120%.

Try to aim for at least 50% CRIT Rate when building characters, so everyone has a decent chance to deal CRIT hits!

How to Build CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG

CRIT Artifacts

Genshin Impact - CRIT Artifacts

You can increase your CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG by equipping artifacts with CRIT Main and Sub stats.

Only Circlets can get CRIT stats as their Main artifact stat, so you should build your artifacts based on whatever your Circlet artifact has.

If your Circlet artifact has CRIT Rate, aim for CRIT DMG Sub-stats on your other artifacts. If it has CRIT DMG, you need CRIT Rate Sub-stats.

CRIT Weapons

There are weapons in the game that build up CRIT after every Ascension. Using these items will make building CRIT easier as you do not need to rely much on getting good artifacts.

Weapons with Crit Rate Substat

List of Weapons
Primordial Jade Winged-Spear Image Primordial Jade Winged-Spear Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Image Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Skyward Harp Image Skyward Harp
Primordial Jade Cutter Image Primordial Jade Cutter The Viridescent Hunt Image The Viridescent Hunt Deathmatch Image Deathmatch
Serpent Spine Image Serpent Spine Solar Pearl Image Solar Pearl The Black Sword Image The Black Sword
Twin Nephrite Image Twin Nephrite Slingshot Image Slingshot White Tassel Image White Tassel

Weapons with Crit DMG Substat

List of Weapons
Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged Thundering Pulse Image Thundering Pulse Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
Blackcliff Longsword Image Blackcliff Longsword Blackcliff Slasher Image Blackcliff Slasher Blackcliff Pole Image Blackcliff Pole
Blackcliff Agate Image Blackcliff Agate Blackcliff Warbow Image Blackcliff Warbow The Widsith Image The Widsith
Messenger Image Messenger Harbinger of Dawn Image Harbinger of Dawn Sharpshooter Sharpshooter's Oath

Characters with CRIT Stat Increase

There are some characters that raise CRIT stats when they ascend. These characters can make CRIT building much easier as you do not have to rely too much on Artifacts or Weapons.

Characters with Crit Rate Bonuses

List of Characters
Genshin - Diluc Icon Diluc Genshin - Xiao Icon Xiao Genshin - Yoimiya Icon Yoimiya

Characters with Crit DMG Bonuses

List of Characters
Genshin - Keqing Icon Keqing Genshin - Eula Icon Eula Genshin - Hu Tao Icon Hu Tao
Genshin - Ayaka Icon Ayaka Genshin - Ganyu Icon Ganyu

Cryo Resonance

When you have two characters in the party that use Cryo, you activate Cryo Resonance.

Cryo Resonance gives you a CRIT Rate bonus of 15% against opponents that can get frozen or affected by Cryo.

Cryo Characters

List of Characters
Genshin - Kaeya Icon Kaeya Genshin - Chongyun Icon Chongyun Genshin - Qiqi Icon Qiqi
Genshin - Eula Icon Eula Genshin - Rosaria Icon Rosaria Genshin - Ayaka Icon Ayaka
Genshin - Diona Icon Diona Genshin - Ganyu Icon Ganyu

CRIT Rate Food

You can consume food that gives a temporary boost to CRIT Rate for your party. Keep in mind that this does not apply in some instances like the Spiral Abyss.

Food that Increases CRIT Rate

CRIT Rate Food
Genshin Impact - Berry & Mint Burst Image Berry & Mint Burst Genshin Impact - Jueyun Chili Chicken Image Jueyun Chili Chicken Genshin Impact - Satisfying Salad Image Satisfying Salad
Genshin Impact - Stone Harbor Delicacies Image Stone Harbor Delicacies Genshin Impact - Pile Pile 'Em Up Genshin Impact - Come and Get It Image Come and Get It
Genshin Impact - Golden Fried Chicken Image Golden Fried Chicken Genshin Impact - Tianshu Meat Image Tianshu Meat Genshin Impact - Adeptus Adeptus' Temptation

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