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Staff of the Scarlet Sands is a 5-star Polearm in Genshin Impact Version 3.1. Learn about Staff of Scarlet Sands' best characters, ascension materials, if it's good for Hu Tao, and weapon stats in this guide!

Best Characters for Staff of the Scarlet Sands

Recommended Characters for Staff of the Scarlet Sands

Recommended Characters
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Who is the Staff of the Scarlet Sands Good For?

Great for Elemental Reaction Characters

The Staff of the Scarlet Sands is good for Elemental Reaction DPS types like Cyno or Xiangling whose primary damage comes from triggering Elemental Reactions.

Staff of Scarlet Sands for Hu Tao

The Staff of the Scarlet Sands is Hu Tao's second best weapon. Though Hu Tao can take advantage of the Elemental Mastery and ATK% scaling the weapon gives, it does not compare to how much Hu Tao's DMG increases thanks to the Staff of Homa's HP% passive.

Staff of the Scarlet Sands Stats and Information

Staff of the Scarlet Sands Weapon Stats

Staff of the Scarlet Sands
Genshin - Staff of the Scarlet Sands
Type Polearm
Base ATK 44
Rarity ★★★★★
Bonus Effect CRIT Rate +9.6%
Skill Heat Haze at Horizon's End
The equipping character gains 52% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. When an Elemental Skill hits opponents, the Dream of the Scarlet Sands effect will be gained for 10s: The equipping character will gain 28% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. Max 3 stacks.
Description One of a paired set of scepters fashioned from obsidian. Legend has it that these staves grant the right to lead the people of the desert, but no retainer now lives who can verify the proper appearance of these regalia.
How to Obtain Epitome Invocation 3.1 Phase 1

Staff of the Scarlet Sands Stats at Level 90

Staff of the Scarlet Sands Level 90 Stats
Lvl. 90
Base ATK
542
Lvl. 90
Bonus Stat
CRIT Rate +44.1%

Staff of the Scarlet Sands Ascension Materials

20

40
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×10000
40

50
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×20000
50

60
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×30000
60

70
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×45000
70

80
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×55000
80

90
Genshin - Mora Image Mora ×65000

How to Get Staff of the Scarlet Sands

Wish on the Weapon Banner in Version 3.1 Phase 1

Genshin Impact - Version 3.1 Epitome Invocation Phase 1

Banner Start September 28, 2022
Banner End October 14, 2022

You can get the Staff of the Scarlet Sands polearm as a rate up in the 3.1 Epitome Invocation banner, along with the Elegy for the End bow.

As this is an Event-Exclusive weapon, you cannot get Staff of the Scarlet Sands by any other means.

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Staff of the Scarlet Sands Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 3.1
Genshin Impact Version 3.1
Release Date September 28, 2022

The Scarlet Sands was released during the Version 3.1 update, on September 28, 2022!

Version 3.1 Release Date and Patch Notes

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