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Genshin - Kujou Sara Rating and Best Builds

Kujou Sara is a 4-star Electro Bow character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Kujou Sara'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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Kujou Sara Rating and Information

Kujou Sara's Character Information

Sara
Sara Icon
Rating: S Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★
Element: Electro ImageElectro

Weapon: Bow ImageBow

EN Voice Actor: Jeannie Tirado
JP Voice Actor: Seto Asami

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Sara's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Stat
Lvl 20 2,661 78 175 ATK 0%
Lvl 80 8,907 182 504 ATK 24%

Kujou Sara Strengths and Weaknesses

Kujou Sara's Strengths
• Has long-ranged arrow attacks.
• Good for applying the Electro element.
• Supports with ATK buffs and Energy Recharge.
• Regenerates Energy for the team.
Kujou Sara's Weaknesses
• The automatic buff is only available at C2.
• Has less support abilities compared to others like Bennett.

Kujou Sara Recommended Constellations

Constellation Constellation Bonus
C2 ・Creates an Attack Buff (Tengu Juurai: Ambush) at the previous location after user Kujo Sara's Elemental Skill.
C6 ・Allies hit by Tengu Juurai: Ambush will receive +60% Crit DMG to their Electro DMG attacks.

C2 for Easier ATK Buffs

The requirement of needing to do a full-charged shot after using Kujou Sara's Elemental Skill is a hassle to deal with. Reaching C2 makes providing ATK buffs easier and helps in keeping the ATK buff permanently on.

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Sara 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 Wishes.

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Best Builds for Kujou Sara

Kujou Sara's Roles and Builds

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Kujou Sara Sub-DPS Build

Electro Sub DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Elegy for the End ImageElegy for the End
Set Bonus
• Electro DMG Bonus +15%
• Increases damage caused by Overloaded, Electro-Charged and Superconduct by 40%. Triggering such effects decreases Elemental Skill CD by 1s. Can only occur once every 0.8s.
Talent Priority
Tengu Stormcall
Retreats rapidly with the speed of a tengu, summoning the protection of the Crowfeather. Gains Crowfeather Cover for 18s, and when Kujou Sara fires a fully-charged Aimed Shot, Crowfeather Cover will be consumed, and will leave a Crowfeather at the target location.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK%

Goblet of EonothemElectro DMG Bonus

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

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Skyward Harp ImageSkyward Harp Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・Increases CRIT DMG by 20%. Hits have a 60% chance to inflict a small AoE attack, dealing 125% Physical ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 4s.
Alley Hunter ImageAlley Hunter Bonus Stat: ATK
・While the character equipped with this weapon is in the party but not on the field, their DMG increases by 2% every second up to a max of 20%. When the character is on the field for more than 4s, the aforementioned DMG buff decreases by 4% per second until it reaches 0%.

Kujou Sara Support Build

Electro Burst Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Skyward Harp ImageSkyward Harp
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
Subjugation: Koukou Sendou
Casts down Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker, dealing AOE Electro DMG. Afterwards, Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker spreads out into 4 consecutive bouts of Tengu Juurai: Stormcluster, dealing AoE Electro DMG.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK% or Energy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemElectro DMG Bonus

Circlet of LogosCRIT Rate/CRIT DMG
Substats ・ATK%
・CRIT DMG
・CRIT Rate
・Energy Recharge

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.
Sacrificial Bow ImageSacrificial Bow Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・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.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Kujou Sara

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
Best Thundering Fury • Electro DMG Bonus +15%
• Increases damage caused by Overloaded, Electro-Charged and Superconduct by 40%. Triggering such effects decreases Elemental Skill CD by 1s. Can only occur once every 0.8s.
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
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 Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End Base Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 12.00%
Skill Effect
Increased Elemental Mastery by 60. Gain sigils when dealing damage with Elemental Skill or Burst. Elemental Mastery increased by 100 and ATK increased by 20% at 4 sigils.
Second Best Skyward Harp Image Skyward Harp Base Stats
Base Attack: 48
Bonus Effect: CRIT Rate 4.8%
Skill Effect
Increases CRIT DMG by 20%. Hits have a 60% chance to inflict a small AoE attack, dealing 125% Physical ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 4s.
Third 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.

Best F2P Weapon

Name Stats (Lv.1)
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.

All Recommended Weapons for Kujou Sara

Best Weapons for Kujou Sara
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Free-to-Play

Favonius Warbow is also Sara's best Free-to-Play weapon! You can get this by completing Prologue: Act 3 of the main storyline.

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Kujou Sara can fit in any team comp that requires a Support Character that will provide a DMG increase buff. It would be preferable if she was slotted in a team line-up that can benefit from the Electro DMG she also provides.

How to Use Kujou Sara

Use Elemental Skill to Buff Allies with Charged Attacks

Genshin - Crowfeather Tenguu Juurai Ambush
Elemental Skill: Tengu Stormcall

Sara's Elemental Skill, Tengu Stormcall, allows her to retreat a short distance. Once she's far away, she can use her Charged Attack to shoot a Crowfeather, which triggers an AoE Electro DMG after a delay.

Any active character that stands within the Crowfeather's field of explosion grants an ATK Bonus based on Sara's Base ATK. This cannot be stacked.

Scales on Sara's Base ATK

Like Bennett's Elemental Burst, Sara's buff scales on her Base ATK, and will not be increased by artifacts. Instead, you can either level Sara up or give her a stronger weapon with high Base ATK to increase its effects!

Elemental Burst Deals AoE Electro DMG

Genshin - Sara Elemental Burst AoE
Subjugation: Koukou Sendou

Sara's Elemental Burst, Subjugation: Koukou Sendou deals massive AoE Electro DMG by calling down a large Titanbreaker explosion followed by 4 bouts of spreading Stormclusters.

Both these attacks also give the same ATK Bonus for the active character. These do not stack.

Kujou Sara Ascension and Talent Materials

Kujou Sara 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

Kujou Sara Talent Level-Up Materials

Daily Domain Drops Enemy Drops Weekly Boss Drops
Tue/Fri/Sun
Genshin Impact - Teachings of Elegance Image Teachings of Elegance
Hilichurls
Genshin Impact - Damaged Mask Image Damaged Mask
La Signora Challenge Reward
Genshin Impact - Ashen Heart Image Ashen Heart
Genshin Impact - Guide to Elegance Image Guide to Elegance Genshin Impact - Stained Mask Image Stained Mask
Genshin Impact - Philosophies of Elegance Image Philosophies of Elegance Genshin Impact - Ominous Mask Image Ominous Mask

Talent Materials per Level

Kujou Sara Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Tengu Bowmanship

Talent Description
Perform up to 5 consecutive shots with a bow.
Charge Attack
Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG.
While aiming, crackling lightning will accumulate on the arrowhead. An arrow fully charged with the storm's might will deal Electro DMG.

When in the Crowfeather Cover state, a fully-charged arrow will leave a Crowfeather behind after it hits.
Plunge Attack:
Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
1-Hit DMG 36.9%
2-Hit DMG 38.7%
3-Hit DMG 48.5%
4-Hit DMG 50.4%
5-Hit DMG 58.1%
Aimed Shot 43.9%
Full-Charged Aimed Shot 124%
Plunge DMG 56.8%
Low/High Plunge DMG 114%/142%

Tengu Stormcall

Talent Description
Retreats rapidly with the speed of a tengu, summoning the protection of the Crowfeather. Gains Crowfeather Cover for 18s, and when Kujou Sara fires a fully-charged Aimed Shot, Crowfeather Cover will be consumed, and will leave a Crowfeather at the target location.
Crowfeathers will trigger Tengu Juurai: Ambush after a short time, dealing Electro DMG & granting the active character within its AoE an ATK Bonus based on Kujou Sara's Base ATK.
・ The ATK Bonuses from different Tengu Juurai will not stack, & their effects and duration will be determined by the last Tengu Juurai to take effect.
Flavor Text:
The tengu race have never lacked for exceptional talents who have received an Electro Vision. It's just that they often habitually chant praises to the Electro Archon while manipulating Electro. The chants go something like this "Show forth you might, O praiseworthy Narukami, and grant this supplicant your thunderous might! Sowaka!"

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Tengu Juurai: Ambush DMG 125.80%
ATK Bonus Ratio 43%
ATK Bonus Duration 6.0s
CD 10.0s

Subjugation: Koukou Sendou

Talent Description
Casts down Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker, dealing AOE Electro DMG. Afterwards, Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker spreads out into 4 consecutive bouts of Tengu Juurai: Stormcluster, dealing AoE Electro DMG.
Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker and Tengu Juurai: Stormcluster can provide the active character within their AoE with the same ATK Bonus as given by the Elemental Skill, Tengu Stormcall.
・ The ATK Bonuses from various Tengu Juurai will not stack, and their effects and duration will be determined by the last Tengu Juurai to take effect.
Flavor Text:
Sara departed from her people, the tengu, and also temporarily lost her faith in the Tenryou Commission. But once the clouds over her heart cleared, she found her own lightning anew.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Tengu Juurai: Titanbreaker DMG 409.6%
Tengu Juurai: Stormcluster DMG 34.1%
CD 20.0s
Energy Cost 80

Land Survey

Talent Description
When dispatched on an expedition in Inazuma, time consumed is reduced by 25%.

Decorum

Talent Description
When Tengu Juurai: Ambush hits opponents, it will restore energy to all party members based on her current amount of Energy Recharge.

Immovable Will

Talent Description
While in the Crowfeather Cover State provided by Tengu Stormcall, Aimed Shot charge times are decreased by 60%.

Kujou Sara Constellations

Sara Image
Crow's Eye When Tengu Juurai grants characters ATK Bonuses or hits opponents, the CD of Tenu Stormcall is decreased by 1s.
This effect can be triggered once every 3s.
Dark Wings Unleashing Tengu Stormcall will leave a weaker Crowfeater at Kujou Sara's original position that will deal 30% of its original DMG.
The War Within Increases the Level of Subjugation: Koukou Sendou by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Conclusive Proof The number of Tengu Juurai: Stormcluster released by Subjugation: Koukou Sendou is increased to 6.
Spellsinger Increases the Level of Tengu Stormcall by 3. Maximum upgrade is 15.
Sin of Pride The Electro DMG of characters who have had their ATK increased by Tengu Juurai has its Crit DMG increased by 60%.

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