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Genshin Impact - Aloy Rating and Best Builds

Aloy is a 5-star Cryo Bow-user from the game Horizon Zero Dawn in Genshin Impact! Learn how to get Aloy for free, how to use Aloy, Aloy's stats, strengths and weaknesses, best weapon and artifact builds, and our rating of the character in this build guide!

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Aloy Rating and Basic Information

Aloy's Character Information

Aloy Icon
Rating: S Rank Icon

Rarity: ★★★★★
Element: Cryo ImageCryo

Weapon: Bow ImageBow

EN Voice Actor: Ashly Burch?
JP Voice Actor: Takagaki Ayahi

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Aloy's Stats

HP Attack Defense Ascension Bonus Stat
Lvl 20 2,928 86 182 Cryo DMG Bonus 0
Lvl 80 10,133 217 629 Cryo DMG Bonus 28.8%

How to Get Aloy

Aloy is Now Released on All Platforms!

Genshin - How to Obtain Aloy

PS4/PS5 09/01/2021
All Platforms 10/13/2021
Deadline 11/24/2021

Aloy, from the game Horizon Zero Dawn, is now available for free on all platforms in Version 2.2 of Genshin Impact! She will be available by logging-in the game until the 2.3 server maintenance on November 24, 2021.

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Get Free Aloy via In-Game Mail

Genshin - How to Get Aloy
In order for you to get the 5-star character, Aloy, you must reach Adventure Rank 20. You will receive Aloy via in-game mail after logging in.

She was released as a playable character in Genshin Impact for PlayStation users after the Version 2.1 update, and after Version 2.2 on all other platforms!

Get Aloy by Linking Account to PSN

Aloy is now obtainable on all platforms, but Mobile or PC players can still link their miHoYo account to a PlayStation account to obtain Aloy from PSN!
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How to Use Aloy

Deal AoE Cryo DMG with Aloy's Elemental Skill

Genshin - Aloy - Attack

Aloy throws a Freeze Bomb that explodes upon impact and deals Cryo DMG. This bomb also releases Chillwater Bomblets that explodes and deals Cryo DMG upon contact with enemies. This attack is great for small enemy mobs!

Infuse with Cryo and Increase Normal ATK DMG by Stacking Coils

Genshin - Aloy - Coil Stacks

Whenever Aloy's Elemental Skill hits an enemy, Aloy gains 1 Coil Stack that increases her Normal ATK. Upon collecting 4 Coil Stacks, Aloy enters the Rushing Ice State which converts her Normal Attacks into Cryo DMG for 10 seconds.

Use Aloy's Elemental Burst on Mobs

Genshin - Aloy - Elemental Burst
During her Elemental Burst, Aloy throws a Power Cell and shoots it in mid-air, letting her deal AoE Cryo Damage over a large area. This attack works best on large enemies and mobs, especially when paired with the Hydro element to trigger Freeze.

Guide to Elemental Reactions

Constellations are Locked

Genshin - Aloy
Aloy's Constellations are currently locked, and there is no way to increase her constellations. It is possible that there may be an event where you can unlock it in the future!

Sneak up on certain Animals

Genshin - Passive Talent - Easy Does It
Aloy's passive talent, Easy Does It, lets you sneak up on animals that produce Fowl, Raw Meat, or Chilled Meat!

Best Build for Aloy

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Main DPS Build

Cryo Main DPS

Weapon Artifact Set
Thundering Pulse ImageThundering Pulse
Set Bonus
• ATK +18%.
• Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
Talent Priority
Normal Attack: Rapid Fire
Perform up to 4 consecutive shots with a bow.

Recommended Artifact Substats

Stat Priority
Sands of EonATK%

Goblet of EonothemCryo DMG Bonus

Circlet of LogosCRIT Rate/CRIT DMG
Substats ・ATK%
・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.
Rust ImageRust Bonus Stat: ATK
・Increases Normal Attack DMG by 40% but decreases Charged Attack DMG by 10%.

Best Artifacts and Weapons for Aloy

Best Artifacts Ranked

Rating Set Bonus
Best Gladiator's Finale • ATK +18%.
• If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.
Second Best Blizzard Strayer • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
• When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Third Best Shimenawa's Reminiscence • ATK +18%.
• When casting an Elemental Skill, if the character has 15 or more Energy, they lose 15 Energy and Normal/Charge/Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 50% for 10s. This effect will not trigger again during that duration.

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Best Weapons Ranked

Rating Weapon Stats (Lv.1)
Best Thundering Pulse Image Thundering Pulse Base Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: CRIT DMG 14.4%
Skill Effect
Increases ATK by 20% and grants Thunder Emblem. At stacks 1/2/3, Normal Attack DMG is further increased by 12/24/40%. Each stack has an individual duration and are gotten through:
• Normal Attacks with Elemental DMG (duration 5s)
• Casting an Elemental Skill (duration 10s)
• Having less than 100% Energy (disappears at full Energy)
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 Rust Image Rust Base Stats
Base Attack: 42
Bonus Effect: ATK 9.0%
Skill Effect
Increases Normal Attack DMG by 40% but decreases Charged Attack DMG by 10%.

Recommended Party Members for Aloy

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Genshin Impact - Tartaglia ImageTartaglia
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Aloy's Ascension and Talent Materials

Aloy's Ascension Materials


Aloy's Talent Level-Up Materials

Daily Domain Drops Enemy Drops Weekly Boss Drops
Genshin Impact - Teachings of Freedom Image Teachings of Freedom
Genshin Impact - Spectral Husk Image Spectral Husk
La Signora
Genshin Impact - Molten Moment Image Molten Moment
Genshin Impact - Guide to Freedom Image Guide to Freedom Genshin Impact - Spectral Heart Image Spectral Heart
Genshin Impact - Philosophies of Freedom Image Philosophies of Freedom Genshin Impact - Spectral Nucleus Image Spectral Nucleus

Talent Materials per Level

Aloy Talents (Skills)

Normal Attack: Rapid Fire

Talent Description
Perform up to 4 consecutive shots with a bow.
Charge Attack
Performs a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, biting frost will accumulate on the arrowhead. A fully charged frost arrow will deal Cryo DMG.
Plunge Attack:
Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Frozen Wilds

Talent Description
Aloy throws a Freeze Bomb that explodes upon impact. The Freeze Bomb then splits up into Chillwater Bomblets that explode upon contact with enemies after a short delay. Both bomb types deal Cryo DMG. When either bomb type hits an enemy, the opponent's attack is reduced and Aloy gets 1 Coil stack. Aloy can gain up to 1 Coil Stack every 0.1s.
・Each stack increases Aloy's Normal ATK DMG.
・ At 4 stacks, all stacks are cleared. Aloy then enters the Rushing Ice state, which further increases her Normal ATK DMG and converts her Normal ATKs to Cryo DMG.
・While in this state, Aloy can't obtain new stacks. Coil effects will be cleared 30s after Aloy leaves the field.

Prophecies of Dawn

Talent Description
Aloy throws a Power Cell filled with Cryo at a targeted direction, then detonates it with an arrow, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

Combat Override

Talent Description
When Aloy gains a Coil stack, it increases the party's ATK during its duration.

Strong Strike

Talent Description
Aloy's Cryo DMG gets increased during Rushing Ice.

Easy Does It

Talent Description
When Aloy is in the party, animals who produce Fowl, Raw Meat or Chilled Meat will not be startled when approached.

Aloy's Constellations

Aloy Image
Star of Another World Not yet available

It is currently impossible to unlock her constellations, as you can only get one Aloy from the free event.

Official Information on Aloy

Aloy's Character Profile

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An outcast since birth, Aloy grew up in a harsh mountain wilderness near the tribe that shunned her. Fostered by an expert hunter, she trained to hunt with cat-like grace and deadly accuracy – but the things she most wanted to learn, he could not teach her. Most of all, she burned to know the circumstances of her birth – who her parents were, and why she was shunned by the tribe.

Her quest for answers swept her into a wider and more dangerous world than she ever could have imagined. She encountered strange and powerful new tribes, ancient ruins rife with mysteries, and dangerous enemies, both human and machine.

Eventually she learned that her origins and destiny were deeply tied to the fate of the world itself, and fought an epic battle to save it against the evil forces of an artificial intelligence from the ancient past.

She thought that this would be the end of her journey. But there is always more to an adventurer's tale. She has now come to Teyvat in search of a new challenges.

In this brave new world, Aloy is ready for the hunt!

Aloy's Bow: Predator

Genshin Impact - Predator

Along with Aloy, a 4-star Bow that goes by the name of Predator is also going to be released at the same time. The weapon's special skill only activates when Genshin Impact is played on the PlayStation.

Predator Stats, Skill, and How to Get

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