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Chongyun is a character in Genshin Impact 3.5 that uses Cryo Claymore. See best builds, teams, weapons, skills, materials, weapon, artifact, tier for & rating!

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Chongyun Tier

4 StarCryoCryoClaymore
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Strengths & Weakness Of Chongyun

- Can be either main DPS or support
- Low energy cost for Elemental Burst
- Can increase Normal ATK SPD & imbue Cryo to all melee characters within his Elemental Skill range
↳ Can also decrease Elemental Skill & Burst cooldown simultaneously at constellation 2
- When acting as main DPS, some claymore attack movements are prone to interruption
- His Elemental Skill is disruptive to other melee characters that do not need Cryo infusion
- Limited options for the main DPS that can benefit from his Skill

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Chongyun Best Build

Chongyun DPS Build

WeaponWolfWolf's Gravestone
Substitute1. Serpent SpineSerpent Spine
2. Skyward PrideSkyward Pride
3. Luxurious Sea-LordLuxurious Sea-Lord
4. Sacrificial GreatswordSacrificial Greatsword
5. AkuoumaruAkuoumaru
BestBlizzard StrayerBlizzard Strayer x2
GladiatorAny ATK% x2
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: Cryo DMG Bonus
Circlet: CRIT Rate / DMG
Priority Sub-Stats 1. CRIT Rate or DMG
2. ATK%
3. Energy Recharge
3. Elemental Mastery

Can Be Either A Main & Sub DPS, And Support

Chongyun's Elemental Burst has a low cost but can inflict strong damage. His Elemental Skill can also provide support primarily to melee Cryo characters. This build maximizes the potential of Chongyun as DPS & support.

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Chongyun Best Weapon

Chongyun DPS Weapon

Best Weapons For DPS Build

BestWolfWolf's GravestoneATK 49.6% (Lvl. 90)
- Gives additional ATK%
- Can periodically increase ATK% of the team for a duration
└ The buff gets triggered if Chongyun gets to damage an enemy with less than 30% HP
2ndSerpent SpineSerpent Spine CRIT Rate 27.6% (Lvl. 90)
- CRIT DMG makes it convenient to achieve good CRIT stat ratio
- Stacks let you deal more damage to the enemies but the damage you receive is also increased (5 stacks at max)
└ Stacks are reduced whenever you get hit
3rdSkyward PrideSkyward PrideEnergy Recharge 36.8% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Increases the damage output of Chongyun
└ After using any ability, it can produce 8 vacuum blades when attacking
F2PLuxurious Sea-LordLuxurious Sea-LordATK 55.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Increases Elemental Burst DMG
└ Guaranteed to inflict an Aoe damage periodically
- Event-exclusive weapon which makes it easy to R5
5thSacrificial GreatswordSacrificial GreatswordEnergy Recharge 30.6% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Chance to reset Skill
└ Can produce additional Energy upon using Skill
6thAkuoumaruAkuoumaruATK 41.3% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% increases overall damage
- Increases Burst DMG
└ Depends on the combined maximum Energy of the team
7thLithic BladeLithic BladeATK 41.3% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% increases overall damage
- Can provide additional ATK% & CRIT Rate
└ Passive is situational since it only takes effect when team members hail from Liyue

Go For Damage Multipliers Aside From CRIT Stat

Wolf's Gravestone is a great claymore since it can boost Chongyun's ATK and can also give an ATK buff to the team. On the other hand, Serpent Spine is an excellent claymore due to its CRIT Rate stat & passive that can further increase Chongyun's damage output.

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Chongyun Best Artifacts

Chongyun DPS Artifacts

Best Artifacts For DPS Build

BestBlizzard StrayerBlizzard Strayer
GladiatorAny ATK%
Substitute 1Blizzard StrayerBlizzard Strayer
Noblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige
Substitute 2Noblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige
4-Piece Set

Recommended Artifact Stats

Flower Icon Main: Flat HP
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge
Feather Icon Main: Flat ATK
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge
Sands Icon Main: ATK%
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / Energy Recharge / Elemental Mastery
Goblet Icon Main: Cryo DMG Bonus%
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge
Crown Icon Main: CRIT Damage / Rate
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge

Use A Complete Noblesse Oblige If You Want A Buffer

Whenever Chongyun uses his Burst, the effect of 4-piece Noblesse Oblige gives ATK% buff to everyone in the team. Only use a complete Noblesse Oblige if you do not have another character that uses it in the team since the buff does not stack.

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Chongyun Best Team Comp

Premium Party For Chongyun

Depending on your team, Chongyun can act as the main DPS & support although his support potential is limited since all melee characters inside the range of his Skill automatically get Cryo infusion which is disruptive, especially to Physical DPS.

Premium Team

SupportMain DPSSupportSupport
- In this team, Chongyun acts as a support. His Elemental Skill buff can be maximized by Ayaka.
- Ayaka is a powerful main DPS who can consistently deal Cryo DMG. Chongyun's Skill is beneficial to Ayaka since it can help her to sustain the Cryo infusion which is helpful in conserving stamina as Ayaka does not need to sprint much to get Cryo infusion.
- Kazuha can amplify the elemental DMG of Ayaka when Cryo gets absorbed in his Burst. In addition, he can gather lightweight enemies with his Skill and also spread Hydro to nearby enemies for Ayaka & Chongyun to freeze.
- Kokomi is a great healer & Hydro applicator who can help the team to freeze the enemies.

Other Characters That Works With Chongyun

AyakaAyakaShenheShenhe- Although Shenhe is better as a support than a main DPS, she can boost Chongyun's damage output as main DPS.
KazuhaKazuhaZhongliZhongli- Zhongli has a shield that can protect the active character while decreasing the Elemental & Physical RES of nearby enemies.
- Since Zhongli's Skill can be sustained, it is great to go for an off-field DPS that can synergize with Cryo. Yelan & Xingqiu are both powerful off-field Hydro DPS whose Bursts can perform a coordinated attack with Chongyun's Normal Attack. Also, shattering frozen enemies deals additional damage.

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Main DPSSub DPSSupportSupport
- Chongyun acts as the main DPS of the team who can proc reverse melt with Xiangling's Skill & Burst and freeze with Barbara's Skill.
- Xiangling is a great off-field Pyro DPS. She can proc melt with Chongyun & vaporize with Barbara which can deal powerful damage. When her Skill's duration is done, it leaves a chili which gives an ATK buff that can boost the damage output of the team.
- Sucrose has crowd control that can gather lightweight enemies. She can also decrease the Elemental RES of enemies with 4-piece Viridescent Venerer set.
- Barbara is a great healer & Hydro applicator who can synergize with Chongyun & Xiangling to proc powerful elemental reactions.

Chongyun Guide - How To Use Chongyun?

Recommended Rotation For Chongyun

Recommended Rotation
1Use Elemental Skill to place down Cryo infusion
2Use Elemental Burst when in need of quick Cryo damage

Uses Of Chongyun's Elemental Skill

Can Buff Melee Characters With Infusion

Can Buff Melee Characters With Infusion

Those wielding melee weapons such as Sword, Claymore, or Polearm get a Cryo infusion when staying inside Chongyun's Elemental Skill. In addition, one of his passive talents enables his Skill to increase the Normal ATK SPD of melee characters while inside the field.

Inflict Debuff To Enemies

Inflict Debuff To Enemies

One of Chongyun's passive talents enables his Skill to decrease Cryo RES of the enemy if it gets hit by the falling sword at the end of its duration.

Uses Of Chongyun's Elemental Burst

Quick Burst Of Cryo Damage

Quick Burst Of Cryo Damage

Chonyun's Elemental Burst doesn't necessarily have other effects besides damaging enemies with Cryo from a distance. It is great to use whenever you need to set up Cryo-related reaction combos.

Chongyun Ascension Materials

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Materials Needed for Level Ascension

Cor Lapis Farm Routes

Cor Lapis Farm Route

Talent Materials For Chongyun

Chongyun 's Recommended Talent Priority

TalentLevel Up Priority
Normal Attack: Demon Bane★★★・・
Spirit Blade: Chonghua's Layered Frost
(Elemental Skill)
Gallant Journey
(Elemental Burst)

Should You Get Or Wish For Chongyun?

Pull If You Need A Cryo DPS & Support


Chongyun is a great Cryo DPS & support. His elemental skill can imbue Cryo to any melee character that is inside its range. Although Chongyun's constellation improves his DPS & support capabilities, it is not recommended to aim for Chongyun when pulling unless Chongyun's rate is boosted.

Best Constellation For Chongyun

Constellation 2 Great For Support Chongyun

With Constellation 2, Chongyun is able to decrease the cooldown of the teammates making this a great support utility, especially for characters with long cooldowns.

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egg 13

as a chongyun main, please don't listen to this article... this is bs. go on r/chongyunmains or something

Anonymous 12

Wouldn't Chongyun's best F2P team be the original national team of him xiangling, bennett and xingqiu?

Anonymous 11

Would Chongyun be good in a Superconduct comp as a Cryo applicator? I prefer using characters I like, and Chongyun is one of the few I really like.

Anonymous 10

C4 work with other characters atack or just if Chongy atacks??

Anonymous 9

Chongyun main here, ive found that he is really good with characters like thoma by using thomas elemental then switching to chongyun. Also using characters like mona who can apply hyrdo to cause freeze. But yes, the team has to be built around chongyun so you have to have the right characters

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