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Genshin Impact - Raiden Shogun Baal Rating and Best Builds

Raiden Shogun is a 5-star Electro Polearm character in Genshin Impact, whose name is actually not Baal but Ei. Here you can see her best builds and weapons, our rating of Raiden Shogun, her stats, strengths and weaknesses, and voice actors!

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Raiden Shogun Rating and Info

Character Information

Raiden
Raiden Icon
Rating: S Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★★
Element: Electro ImageElectro

Weapon: Polearm ImagePolearm

EN Voice Actor: Anne Yatco
JP Voice Actor: Sawashiro Miyuki

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Strengths and Weaknesses

Raiden Shogun's Strengths
• Deals high active and passive Electro DMG.
• Has a high Energy Recharge rate.
• Increases the team's Elemental Burst DMG.
• Regenerates Energy for the team.
Raiden Shogun's Weaknesses
• Can't cook any kind of food.
• Elemental Burst does not work with certain characters, like Beidou.

Raiden's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2,606 91 159 Energy Recharge 100%
Lvl 80 12,000 337 711 Energy Recharge 132%

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The Raiden Shogun's event banner, The Reign of Serenity, ended on September 21, 2021. As of now, there is no way to get Raiden Shogun from any of the Standard Banners.

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Best Builds for Raiden Shogun

Raiden Shogun's Roles and Builds

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Raiden Shogun's Build Summary

Build Info Recommended: C2 ~ C3
Talents by Priority:
1st: Elemental Burst - Lv. 6
2nd: Elemental Skill - Lv. 3
3rd: Normal Attack - Lv. 1
Artifact
We recommend a 4-piece set with the recommended party for maximum Elemental Burst DMG!
Weapons
Build Notes • Maximizes the Raiden Shogun's skills.
• Highlights Elemental Burst DMG from both the Raiden Shogun and the party!

Raiden Shogun Main DPS Builds

Electro Hybrid DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Engulfing Lightning ImageEngulfing Lightning
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
Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu
The Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin's attacks will be increased based on the number of Chakra Desiderata's Resolve stacks consumed when the skill is used.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonEnergy Recharge or ATK%

Goblet of EonothemElectro DMG Bonus or ATK%

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

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Deathmatch ImageDeathmatch Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate
・If there are at least 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 16%. If there are less than 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 24%.
The Catch ImageThe Catch Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Raiden Shogun Sub-DPS Builds

Hybrid Burst Support

Weapon Artifact Set
Engulfing Lightning ImageEngulfing Lightning
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
Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu
The Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin's attacks will be increased based on the number of Chakra Desiderata's Resolve stacks consumed when the skill is used.

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
・Energy Recharge

Replacement Weapons

Weapon Effect
Skyward Spine ImageSkyward Spine Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge
・Increases CRIT Rate by 8% and increases Normal ATK SPD by 12%. Additionally, Normal and Charged Attacks hits on enemies have a 50% chance to trigger a vacuum blade that deals 40% of ATK as DMG in a small AoE. This effect can occur no more than once every 2s.
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 Raiden

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 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 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.

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 Engulfing Lightning Image Engulfing Lightning Base Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 12.0%
Skill Effect
ATK increased by 28% of Energy Recharge over the base 100%. You can gain a maximum bonus of 80% ATK. Gain 30% Energy Recharge for 12s after using an Elemental Burst.
Second 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%.
Third Best Deathmatch Image Deathmatch Base Stats
Base Attack: 41
Bonus Effect: CRIT Rate 8.00%
Skill Effect
If there are at least 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 16%. If there are less than 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 24%.

Recommended Characters for Raiden

Best Party for Raiden Shogun

Main/Sub/
Support
Sub-DPS Main DPS/
Sub-DPS
Sub-DPS/
Support
Raiden Image Raiden Eula Image Eula Xingqiu Image Xingqiu Zhongli Image Zhongli
Strengths
・Eula's Physical DMG Build benefits greatly from the Superconduct reaction from the Raiden Shogun's skills.
・You can easily trigger constant Electro-Charged reactions with Xingqiu and the Raiden Shogun's passive skills. Xingqiu can also help freeze enemies with Eula.
・Zhongli will provide strong Shields to protect Eula, as she has to keep hitting her enemies. Spamming his Burst will also be great for both petrifiying enemies and filling up the Raiden Shogun's Resolve stacks.

Best Characters Strategies

Character Element Weapon
Genshin Impact - Eula ImageEula
・The Raiden Shogun can easily set up Superconduct Reactions.
・Can help Eula gain energy and strengthen her Elemental Burst.
・Gives you two Elemental Bursts with massive DMG.
Genshin Impact - Sara ImageSara
・Provides Electro Resonance and more Energy Recharge for everyone.
・At C6, Sara can increase CRIT DMG by 60%!
Genshin Impact - Fischl ImageFischl
・Provides Electro Resonance and more Energy Recharge for everyone.
・Gives high passive DMG from Oz, who can have constant uptime.
Genshin Impact - Ayaka ImageAyaka
・Gives you two high-DMG Elemental Bursts.
・Raiden Shogun increases Energy Recharge for Ayaka's Burst, allowing you to constantly use it.

Use characters who need a lot of Energy for their Elemental Bursts!

The Raiden Shogun's Elemental Burst DMG increases every time a party member uses their Elemental Burst, especially when a lot of energy is consumed!

Characters with high-DMG and high-Energy Elemental Bursts will benefit from the Raiden Shogun's Energy Recharge, and will in turn strengthen her Elemental Burst!

How to Use Raiden Shogun

Recommended Constellations

Constellation Effects
C2 Burst DMG ignores 60% of opponents' DEF.
Increases your DMG by about x1.44! This is at World Level 8, with you and your enemies at Lv. 90.
C4 Burst gives allies a 30% ATK Bonus for 10s!
Great for building Raiden Shogun as a Burst-spamming sub-DPS!
C6 Burst ATKs reduce allies' Burst cooldown!
Lets you use your team's Bursts more frequently, which means you'll deal even more DMG in a shorter amount of time!

Normal Attacks Change After using Elemental Burst

Genshin - Raiden Elemental Burst
Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu

Raiden Shogun uses a polearm as her weapon of choice. Somewhat similar to Tartaglia, Raiden Shogun's Normal Attacks will change after activating her Elemental Burst and can deal Electro DMG.

Deal Off-Party DMG using Elemental Skill

Genshin - Raiden Elemental Skill
Transcendence: Baleful Omen

Raiden Shogun's Elemental Skill, Transcendence: Baleful Omen, can deal Electro DMG to enemies and provide an Eye of Stormy Judgement.

Eye of Stormy Judgement

Genshin - Raiden Shogun Baal Elemental Skill
After using the Skill, Raiden Shogun also summons an Eye of Stormy Judgement, a buff that can increase your party's Elemental Burst DMG while also providing coordinated Electro DMG.

Deal Electro DMG with her Elemental Burst

Genshin - Raiden Shogun Baal Elemental Burst
After using Raiden Shogun's Elemental Burst, Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, she will be able to deal Electro DMG using her Normal Attacks for a short period of time while having increased interruption RES & Electro-charged immunity.

Increase Elemental Burst DMG using Party Members' Bursts

Genshin - Raiden Shogun Baal Use Party
Use the Elemental Bursts of other party members to increase the Raiden Shogun's Resolve stacks. Resolve stacks increase the DMG dealt by Raiden Shogun during her Elemental Burst, therefore the more Resolve you have, the stronger Raiden Shogun gets.

Raiden Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Origin

Talent Description
Perform up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.
Charge Attack
Consumes a certain amount of stamina to perform an upward slash.
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 39.6%
2-Hit DMG 39.7%
3-Hit DMG 49.9%
4-Hit DMG 29% + 29%
5-Hit DMG 58.1%
Charged Attack DMG 99.6%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 25.0
Plunge DMG 63.9%
Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%

Transcendence: Baleful Omen

Talent Description
The Raiden Shogun unveils a shard of her Euthymia, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents, and granting nearby party members the Eye of Stormy Judgment.
Eye of Stormy Judgement
When characters with this buff attack deal DMG to opponents, the Eye will unleash a coordinated attack, dealing AoE Electro DMG at the opponent's position.
Characters who gain the Eye of Stormy Judgment will have their Elemental Burst DMG increased based on the Energy Cost of the Elemental Burst during the Eye's duration.
・The Eye can initiate 1 coordinated attack every 0.9s per party.
・Coordinated attacks generated by characters not controlled by you deal 20% of the normal DMG.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Skill DMG 117.20%
Coordinated ATK DMG 42.00%
Duration 25.0s
Elemental Burst DMG Bonus 0.22% Per Energy
CD 10.0s

Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu

Talent Description
The Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin's attacks will be increased based on the number of Chakra Desiderata's Resolve stacks consumed when the skill is used.
Musou Isshin
While in this state, the Raiden Shogun's Normal, Charged, and Plunging ATKs are infused with Electro, which cannot be overriden. When her attacks hit opponents, she regenerates Energy for nearby party members. Energy can be restored this way once every 1s, and this effect can be triggered 5 times throughout the skill's duration.
Chakra Desiderata
When nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun herself) use their Elemental Bursts, the Raiden Shogun will build up Resolve stacks based on the Energy Cost of these Elemental Bursts. The maximum number of Resolve stacks is 60.

The Resolve gained by Chakra Desiderata will be cleared 300s after the Raiden Shogun leaves the field.

Skill Attributes

Attribute Effect (Lvl 1)
Musou no Hitachi Base DMG 401%
Resolve Bonus 3.89% Initial/0.73% ATK DMG Per Stack
Resolve Stacks Gained 0.15 Per Energy Consumed
1-Hit DMG 44.7%
2-Hit DMG 44.00%
3-Hit DMG 53.8%
4-Hit DMG 30.9% + 31.0%
5-Hit DMG 73.9%
Charged Attack DMG 61.6% + 74.4%
Plunge DMG 63.9%
Low/High Plunge DMG 128%/160%
Musou Isshin Energy Restoration 1.6
Musou Isshin Duration 7.0s

Wishes Unnumbered

Talent Description
When nearby party members gain Elemental Orbs or Particles, Chakra Desiderata gains 2 Resolve Stacks.
This effect can occur once every 3s.

Enlighted One

Talent Description
Each 1% above 100% Energy Recharge that the Raiden Shogun possesses grants her:
・0.6% greater Energy restoration from Musou Isshin.
・0.4% Electro DMG Bonus.

All-Preserver

Talent Description
Mora expended when ascending Swords and Polearms is decreased by 50%.

Raiden Ascension and Talent Materials

Raiden 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

Raiden Talent Level-Up Materials

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Talent Materials per Level

Raiden Constellations

Raiden Image
Ominous Inscription Chakra Desiderata will gather Resolve even faster. When Electro characters use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 80%. When characters of other Elemental Types use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 20%.
Steelbreaker While using Musou no Hitotachi in the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, the Raiden Shogun's attacks ignore 60% of opponents' DEF.
Shinkage Bygones Increases the Level of Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Pledge of Propriety When the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu expires, all nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun) gain 30% bonus ATK for 10s.
Shogun's Descent Increases the Level of Transcendence: Baleful Omen by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Wishbearer While in the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, attacks by the Raiden Shogun that are considered part of her Elemental Burst will decrease all nearby party members' (not including Raiden Shogun herself) Elemental Burst CD by 1s when they hit opponents. This effect can trigger once every 1s and can trigger a total of 5 times during Musou Isshin's duration.

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