Genshin Impact

Azhdaha Boss Fight Guide

Genshin Impact - Azhdaha Boss Guide - Weekly Boss Walkthrough

Azhdaha is a weekly Genshin Impact boss located in Mt. Hulao, Liyue. See the best team and characters for beating Azhdaha, and check out our tips for clearing the boss challenge!

Azhdaha Guides
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Best Team Against Azhdaha

Who is Good Against Azhdaha?

Best Party for Azhdaha
Genshin Impact - Noelle ImageNoelle Genshin Impact - Zhongli ImageZhongli Genshin Impact - Ganyu ImageGanyu Genshin Impact - Diona ImageDiona

Shields are important!

The key to avoiding damage and defeating Azhdaha easily is the presence of good shields! Use characters that can generate shields and protect you while you attack Azhdaha.

Three shielded characters will ensure that your characters don't get knocked out during the Trounce Domain. Geo Resonance also boosts damage output while shielded, and Cryo Resonance increases CRIT rate against Azhdaha while he's affected by Cryo.

All the Best Characters for Azhdaha

Character Merits
Genshin Impact - Zhongli ImageZhongli ・Can generate strong shields.
・Jade Shields applies a debuff on Azhdaha.
Genshin Impact - Noelle ImageNoelle ・Convenient shielded DPS.
・Can heal while attacking with Breastplate.
Genshin Impact - Xinyan ImageXinyan ・Convenient shielded DPS.
・Shielded characters deal increased physical DMG.
Genshin Impact - Diona ImageDiona ・Can easily provide both shields and heals.
・At C2, can shield others in Co-Op.
Genshin Impact - Beidou ImageBeidou ・Convenient shielded DPS.
・Can deflect and return powerful attacks with Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - Ganyu ImageGanyu ・Powerful ranged DPS.
・Abilities can damage Azhdaha from a distance, keeping you safe.

How to Beat Azhdaha

Counter Azhdaha's elements

All Elemental Forms

Hydro Form

Cryo Form

Electro Form

Pyro Form

Similar to the Primo Geovishap, Azhdaha can change into different elements. Azhdaha will use 2 elements when you fight him, so make sure you have a team that can counter each element.

Azhdaha's elemental forms will be fixed until the next weekly server reset on Monday.

Door shows Azhdaha's Elemental Forms

Genshin - Azhdaha Domain Door
The Trounce Domain Door that leads to the Azhdaha Boss Fight shows colored signs that indicate which elements Azhdaha will be using in the boss fight.

Use characters with shields

Genshin - Azhdaha Boss Guide Use Characters With Shields
Azhdaha's attacks deal great damage when they hit, and can knock your party members out easily. To counter this make sure you have at least one character that can generate Shields.

Geo Structures are easily destroyed

Keep in mind that Geo structures are usually destroyed instantly, as Azhdaha's movements and attacks are powerful enough to take them out with one hit.

Check the ground for incoming attacks

Genshin - Azhdaha Boss Avoid the Floor Markings
Most of Azhdaha's attacks involve signs that can be seen on the ground. You can use those signs as signals to move away and avoid getting damaged.

Move away when Azhdaha absorbs energy

Genshin - Azhdaha Boss Guide Absorb Energy Warning

If you see a warning that Azhdaha is about to absorb energy, it means it will move on to its next phase.

It also means he will do multiple unblockable attacks around him. Stay far away from him when you see the warning, so the attacks won't reach you.

Azhdaha's Attack Patterns

Burrow Attacks

Burrow Attack 1

Genshin - Azhdaha Burrow Attack 1
Similar to the Primo Geovishap, Azhdaha has a burrow attack that prevents it from getting damaged while still being able to damage the player. It's best to keep track of Azhdaha's movement on the ground to avoid the attack.

Burrow Attack 2

Genshin - Azhdaha Burrow Attack 2
The second variation of the Burrow Attack allows Azhdaha to charge at the player while underground. Make sure to dodge at the right time to avoid taking too much damage!

Rock Pillar Burst

Genshin - Azhdaha Rock Pillar Burst
Azhdaha unleashes a series of exploding Geo Rock Pillars, dealing AoE DMG. The pillars have a marker on the ground before they drop, so keep an eye on that to avoid them.

Belly Splash

Genshin - Azhdaha Belly Splash
Azhdaha jumps up in the air and drops down, dealing AoE DMG. This has a huge range, so make sure you have your shields up!

Stomping Shockwave

Genshin - Azhdaha Stomping Shockwave
This is another AoE attack that creates multiple shockwaves. Keep your distance as Azhdaha stomps on the ground, as the attacks can stun your character and lock you in place.

Charging Attack

Genshin - Azhdaha Charging Attack
Azhdaha charges swiftly at the player during this attack. Timely dodges will help you avoid this attack and prevent you from getting crushed.

Tremor Attack

Genshin - Azhdaha Tremor Attack
This ranged attack allows Azhdaha to damage you from a distance and knock you back. Always be wary when it raises its head because that usually indicates the start of the attack.

Stomping Rampage

Genshin - Azhdaha Stomping Rampage
This wide-ranged AoE attack deals massive damage multiple times in a row. Be sure to stay as far away as possible form this attack, as this can knock your characters out even if they have a shield!

Information on Azhdaha

Azhdaha's Boss Info

Genshin - Azhdaha Image
Resin Cost 30 / 60 Original Resin
Reset Time Every Monday at 4 AM, Server Time
Location Mt. Hulao, Liyue
Azhdaha Materials
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Resin Cost is halved for the first 3 Claims

If Azhdaha's rewards is one of the first three Weekly Boss rewards you claim that week, then you only need 30 Original Resin to claim the rewards. If you already claimed Weekly Boss rewards 3 times before challenging the Azhdaha Domain, you need 60 Original Resin.

Note that you can't use Condensed Resin to claim the rewards.

More Info on Azhdaha's Boss Fight in the Trounce Domain Guide

For other Trounce Domain information like how to unlock Azhdaha, Azhdaha's domain drops, and additional lore, check out our Beneath the Dragon-Queller Domain guide:
Beneath the Dragon-Queller Guide

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Azhdaha Boss Location

Azhdaha's Trounce Domain is found in Mt. Hulao, Liyue. You will only be able to access it after completing Zhongli's Story Quest: Act II.

Azhdaha Boss Achievements

Achievement Rank Primogem Reward
Completed AchievementSternest of Souls 20 Primogems
Objective : Defeat Azhdaha in all its forms.
Achievement Rank Primogem Reward
Completed AchievementThe Finishing Touch 10 Primogems
Objective : Defeat Azhdaha without ever having gained a shield.

Achievement List & Rewards

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26 SIMΩMEGAabout 1 year

Avoid iframes??? Iframes = invincibility frames, if he's invincible what's there to avoid, maybe you meant that huge ground stomp undodgeable attack, in which case all you have to do is stay far away, basically when you see him absorbing an element get far away.

25 SIMΩMEGAabout 1 year

How is that good design lol.

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