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Genshin - Dendro Element Guide

Dendro is the Plant Element in Genshin Impact. In this guide we'll talk about the new Dendro Reactions like Aggravate and Spread, how to use the Dendro Element, and an explanation of the Dendro Reosnance!

Dendro Reactions

List of Dendro Elemental Reactions

Dendro Reaction Chart

Bloom Burgeon Hyperbloom
Catalyze Aggravate Spread
Burning

Dendro can create three basic elemental reactions and four advanced combinations. These reactions are Bloom, Catalyze, and Burning while the advanced combinations are Burgeon, Hyperbloom, Aggravate, and Spread.

Bloom

Bloom Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Bloom Reaction Guide
Effect Creates a Dendro Core
Order Any

Bloom is a combination of Hydro and Dendro. When these two elements react, it will spawn a Dendro Core. Only a set amount of Dendro Cores can be on the field at any time.

The character who creates the Dendro Core will affect the damage of the Dendro Core explosion. Dendro Cores will explode when more are created past the limit or if their spawn duration ends, dealing Dendro damage. This damage can be increased by Elemental Mastery.

Burgeon

Burgeon Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Burgeon Reaction
Effect Detonates the Dendro Core, dealing AoE Dendro damage

Burgeon is the reaction when a Dendro Core comes into contact with the Pyro Element. This will cause the Dendro Core to explode, dealing wide AoE Dendro damage.

The character who is the source of the Pyro damage will affect the damage from the Burgeon reaction. This damage can be increased by the character's Elemental Mastery or certain effects that increase Burgeon damage.

Hyperbloom

Hyperbloom Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Sprawling Shots Reaction
Effect Creates Sprawling Shots, dealing Dendro Damage

Dendro Cores that come into contact with Electro will trigger the Hyperbloom reaction, which creates Sprawling Shots. These are homing projectiles that deals Dendro damage.

The character who is the source of the Electro damage will affect the damage from the Hyperbloom reaction. This damage can be increased by the character's Elemental Mastery or certain effects that increase Hyperbloom damage.

Catalyze and Quicken

Catalyze and Quicken Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Quicken Reaction
Effect Creates the Quicken Aura
Order Any

Catalyze is the reaction when Dendro and Electro comes into contact with each other to create the Quicken Aura. The Quicken Aura is signified by the green lightning around the enemy.

Both Dendro and Electro will need to be applied on the enemy to refresh the duration of the Quicken Aura.

Aggravate Reaction

Aggravate Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Aggravate Reaction
Effect Deals increased Electro Damage.

Aggravate is the reaction when an enemy with the Quicken Aura takes Electro damage. The Electro attack that hits the Quickened enemy will deal increased Electro damage.

This Electro damage can be further increased by the Elemental Mastery of the character and by certain effects that increase Aggravate damage.

Spread Reaction

Spread Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Spread Reaction
Effect Deals increased Dendro Damage.

Spread is the reaction when an enemy with the Quicken Aura takes Dendro damage. The Dendro attack that hits the Quickened enemy will deal increased Dendro damage.

This Dendro damage can be further increased by the Elemental Mastery of the character and by certain effects that increase Spread damage.

Burning Reaction

Burning Elemental Reaction
Genshin - Burning Reaction Guide
Effect Deals Pyro damage over time
Order Any

Burning is the reaction when an enemy with a Dendro or a Pyro Aura comes into contact with Pyro or Dendro damage respectively. It will deal Pyro damage over time.

The Pyro damage from burning will be affected by the character who triggers the burning reaction. This damage can be increased by Elemental Mastery and by certain effects that increase Burning damage.

Burning can be refreshed infinitely by Dendro damage.

Dendro Resonance

Sprawling Greenery

Dendro Resonance

Elemental Mastery increased by 50. After triggering Burning, Quicken, or Bloom, all nearby party members gain 30 Elemental Mastery for 6s. After triggering Aggravate, Spread, Hyperbloom, or Burgeon reactions, all nearby party members gain 20 Elemental Mastery for 6s. The durations of the aformentioned effects will be counted independently.

What is the Dendro Element?

Genshin's Plant Element

Dendro is the Plant Element in Genshin Impact, with Sumeru being the designated Dendro Region and. Lesser Lord Kusanali as the Dendro Archon

Dendro Status Effect

Dendro on Characters

The Dendro Aura has no negative effects when applied to characters. However, this enables Dendro Elemental reactions to trigger like Burning if it comes into contact with other Elements.

List of Dendro Characters

Current Dendro Characters

List of Dendro Characters
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Dendro) ImageTraveler (Dendro) Genshin Impact - Collei ImageCollei
Genshin Impact - Tighnari ImageTighnari

Future Dendro Characters

List of Dendro Characters
Genshin Impact - Baizhu ImageBaizhu Genshin Impact - Alhaitham ImageAlhaitham
Currently Unavailable Lesser Lord Kusanali

Baizhu, Kusanali, and Alhaitham aren't playable yet

Baizhu and Kusanali have only been officially seen or mentioned in the game's storyline. Kusanali is the Dendro Archon of Sumeru though, so we expect her to be playable sometime in the future.

List of All Dendro Characters

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