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Genshin Impact - Thoma Rating and Best Builds

Thoma is a 4-Star Pyro Polearm-user best used as a Sub-DPS or Support in Genshin Impact. Learn Thoma's stats and rankings, strengths and weaknesses, ascension and talent materials, and his best weapons and artifacts in this build guide!

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Thoma Rating and Information

Thoma Character Information

Thoma
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Rating: A Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★
Element: Pyro ImagePyro

Weapon: Polearm ImagePolearm

EN Voice Actor: Christian Banas
JP Voice Actor: Morita Masakazu

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Thoma's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2,872 79 209 ATK 0
Lvl 80 9,156 211 699 ATK 24.00%

Strengths and Weaknesses

Thoma's Strengths
• Provide shields with Elemental Skill and Burst.
• Can apply off-field Pyro reactions with Elemental Burst.
• C6 provides a boost to party's Normal, Charged, and Plunge Attacks.
Thoma's Weaknesses
• High Energy Cost for his Elemental Burst.
• Long Elemental Skill CD.
• Lackluster DMG scaling.

How to Get Thoma

Pull Thoma from Standard Banners

Thoma is currently available at a normal rate on all Standard Wish Banners. This means you can get him from Wanderlust Invocation, Epitome Invocation, and the current Character Event Wish.

There is no way to get Thoma for free in-game, so you can only get him by pulling on Wish Banners.

Previous Rate-Up Banner Guides

Thoma was previously a featured 4-Star character in Hu Tao's rerun banner, Moment of Bloom.

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Best Builds for Thoma

Thoma's Roles and Builds

Genshin - Main GreyMain DPS Genshin - Sub-DPS ActiveSub DPS HealSupport

Thoma's Recommended Constellations

Constellation Constellation Bonus
C4 ・15 Energy will be restored to Thoma after using his Elemental Burst, making him more viable as a Sub-DPS.
C6 ・Thoma can increase the party's Normal, Charged, and Plunge Attacks, resulting in stronger overall DPS.

Thoma Sub DPS Builds

Pyro Burst Sub-DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Staff of Homa ImageStaff of Homa
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
Crimson Ooyoroi
Thoma spins his polearm, slicing at his foes with roaring flames that deal AoE Pyro DMG and weave themselves into a Scorching Ooyoroi.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonHP or Energy Recharge

Goblet of EonothemHP or Pyro DMG Bonus

Circlet of LogosCRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / HP
Substats ・HP
・Energy Recharge

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
WavebreakerWavebreaker's Fin Bonus Stat: ATK
・For every point of the entire party's combined maximum Energy capacity, the Elemental Burst DMG of the character equipping this weapon is increased by 0.12%. A maximum of 40% increased Elemental Burst DMG can be achieved this way.
The Catch ImageThe Catch Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Thoma Support Builds

Shielded Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Staff of Homa ImageStaff of Homa
Set Bonus
• Energy Recharge +20%.
• HP +20%
Talent Priority
Blazing Blessing
Thoma vaults forward with his polearm and delivers a flame-filled flying kick that deals AoE Pyro DMG, while also summoning a Blazing Barrier. At the moment of casting, Thoma's Elemental Skill applies Pyro to himself.

The DMG Absorption of the Blazing Barrier scales off of Thoma's Max HP.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonHP

Goblet of EonothemHP

Circlet of LogosHP
Substats ・HP
・Energy Recharge

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
WavebreakerWavebreaker's Fin Bonus Stat: ATK
・For every point of the entire party's combined maximum Energy capacity, the Elemental Burst DMG of the character equipping this weapon is increased by 0.12%. A maximum of 40% increased Elemental Burst DMG can be achieved this way.
The Catch ImageThe Catch Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Thoma

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
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.
Second Best Tenacity of the Millelith • HP +20%
• When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.
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
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 Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa Base Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: CRIT DMG 14.4%
Skill Effect
HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder’s Max HP. When the wielder's HP is less than 50%, this ATK Bonus is increased by an additional 1% of Max HP.
Second Best Wavebreaker Wavebreaker's Fin Base Stats
Base Attack: 45
Bonus Effect: ATK 3.0%
Skill Effect
For every point of the entire party's combined maximum Energy capacity, the Elemental Burst DMG of the character equipping this weapon is increased by 0.12%. A maximum of 40% increased Elemental Burst DMG can be achieved this way.
Third Best The Catch Image The Catch Base Stats
Base Attack: 42
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 10.0%
Skill Effect
Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Recommended Party Members for Thoma

Best Characters for Thoma

Character Element Weapon
Genshin Impact - Hu Tao ImageHu Tao
・Hu Tao will take less DMG with Thoma's Shields.
・Pyro Elemental Resonance boosts ATK.
Genshin Impact - Tartaglia ImageTartaglia
・Easily trigger Vaporize reactions with Childe's Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - Kokomi ImageKokomi
・Easily trigger Vaporize reactions with Kokomi's Normal Attacks.
Genshin Impact - Raiden ImageRaiden
・Increases Thoma's Energy Recharge.
・Can easily trigger Overload reactions.

How to Use Thoma

Elemental Skill Shields Character

Genshin - Thoma
Elemental Skill: Blazing Blessing

Thoma's Elemental Skill, Blazing Blessing, deals AoE Pyro DMG to enemies while providing a shield. Thoma's shield is unique as its DMG Absorption can stack based on the remaining Absorption of the previous barrier.

In addition, Thoma will apply Pyro to himself, cleansing certain deterimental effects on him.

Elemental Burst Provides Off-Field Pyro DMG

Genshin - Thoma
Elemental Burst: Crimson Ooyoroi

Thoma's Elemental Burst, Crimson Ooyoroi, also deals AoE Pyro DMG to enemies while also surrounding the party with a Scorching Ooyoroi buff.

What is Scorching Ooyoroi?

Scorching Ooyoroi functions similary as Xingqiu's Rainswords as it can deal Pyro DMG even if Thoma isn't on the field. It can also provide Blazing Barriers when using Normal Attacks once every 1s.

Can Catch Twice the Amount of Fish

Genshin - Thoma Passive Talent - Snap and Swing
Passive Talent: Snap and Swing

When Thoma is in your party, he provides you a 20% chance to double the amount of fish caught in Inazuma, making it effective in collecting more fish than usual.
Fishing System Guide

Thoma Ascension and Talent Materials

Thoma 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

Thoma Talent Level-Up Materials

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Talent Materials per Level

Thoma Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Swiftshatter Spear

Talent Description
Performs up to four consecutive spear strikes.
Charge Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way.
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 44.4%
2-Hit DMG 43.6%
3-Hit DMG 26.8%x2
4-Hit DMG 67.4%
Charged Attack DMG 113%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 25.0
Plunge DMG 63.9%
Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%

Blazing Blessing

Talent Description
Thoma vaults forward with his polearm and delivers a flame-filled flying kick that deals AoE Pyro DMG, while also summoning a Blazing Barrier. At the moment of casting, Thoma's Elemental Skill applies Pyro to himself.

The DMG Absorption of the Blazing Barrier scales off of Thoma's Max HP.
Blazing Barrier
・Absorbs Pyro DMG 250% more effectively.
・When a new Blazing Barrier is obtained, the remaining DMG Absorption of an existing Blazing Barrier will stack and its duration will be refreshed.
The maximum DMG Absorption of the Blazing Barrier will not exceed a certain percentage of Thoma's Max HP.
Flavor Text:
As a guest from afar, only the most burning passion would allow one to master the pure and precise spear arts of Inazuma. Thoma's mastery, indeed, is not limited to being the ''swiftest-studying student'' or ''a master of the spear,'' but he has imbued his will to protect others and fend off foes into his art as well.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 146%
Shield DMG Absorption 7.2 Max HP+693
Shield Duration 8.0s
Max Shield DMG Absorption 19.6% Max HP+1,887
CD 15.0s

Crimson Ooyoroi

Talent Description
Thoma spins his polearm, slicing at his foes with roaring flames that deal AoE Pyro DMG and weave themselves into a Scorching Ooyoroi.
Scorching Ooyoroi
While Scorching Ooyoroi is in effect, the active character's Normal Attacks will trigger Fiery Collapse, dealing AoE Pyro DMG and summoning a Blazing Barrier.
Fiery Collapse can be triggered once every 1s.
Except for the amount of DMG they can absorb, the Blazing Barriers created in this way are identical to those created by Thoma's Elemental Skill, Blazing Blessing.

If Thoma falls, the effects of Scorching Ooyoroi will be cleared.
Flavor Text:
''I will not forget my initial promise. Let this burning flame protect those I cherish, and may it never be extinguished.''

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 88%
Fiery Collapse DMG 58%
Shield DMG Absorption 1.1% Max HP+110
Shield Duration 8.0s
Scorching Ooyoroi Duration 15.0s
CD 20.0s
Energy Cost 80

Imbricated Armor

Talent Description
When your current active character obtains or refreshes a Blazing Barrier, this character's Shield Strength will increase by 5% for 6s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.35 seconds. Max 5 stacks.

Flaming Assault

Talent Description
DMG dealt by Crimson Ooyoroi's Fiery Collapse is increased by 2.2% of Thoma's Max HP.

Snap and Swing

Talent Description
When you fish successfully in Inazuma, Thoma's help grants a 20% chance of scoring a double catch.

Thoma Constellations

Constellations and Effects

Thoma Image
A Comrade's Duty When a character protected by Thoma's own Blazing Barrier (Thoma excluded) is attacked, Thoma's own Blazing Blessing CD is decreased by 3s, while his own Crimson Ooyoroi's CD is decreased by 3s.
This effect can be triggered once every 20s.
A Subordinate's Skills Crimson Ooyoroi's Duration is increased by 3s.
Fortified Resolve Increases the Level of Blazing Blessing by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Long-Term Planning After using Crimson Ooyoroi, 15 Energy will be restored to Thoma.
Raging Wildfire Increases the Level of Crimson Ooyoroi by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
A Burning Heart When a Blazing Barrier is obtained or refreshed, the DMG dealt by all party members' Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks is increased by 15% for 6s.

Thoma Story and Lore

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Want to learn more about Inazuma's most famous ''Fixer'' and Housekeeper? Check out our Story and Lore page on Thoma here:

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