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Beidou is a character in Genshin Impact 3.5 that uses Electro Claymore. See best builds, teams, weapons, skills, weapon, artifacts, talent materials, rating for & tier!

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4 StarElectroElectroClaymore
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Obtained through Wishes
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Strengths & Weakness Of Beidou

- Ability to negate attacks through counter.
- Powerful Elemental Burst that stays even after switching.
- Elemental Skill can also pack a damage.
- Requires a lot of Energy Recharge to keep the Elemental Burst up.
- Fairly slow movements as a Main DPS.
- Fairly difficult to build because she requires multiple stats.

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Beidou Best Build

Beidou Support Build

WeaponWolfWolf's Gravestone
Substitute1. Makhaira AquamarineMakhaira Aquamarine
2. Skyward PrideSkyward Pride
3. AkuoumaruAkuoumaru
4. Luxurious Sea-LordLuxurious Sea-Lord (F2P)
5. Forest RegaliaForest Regalia
BestEmblem Of Severed FateEmblem Of Severed Fate x4
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: Electro DMG Bonus
Circlet: CRIT Rate / DMG
Priority Sub-Stats 1. CRIT Rate or DMG
2. ATK%
3. Energy Recharge
4. Elemental Mastery

Provides Off-field Electro Support With Burst

Beidou functions really well as off-field support. Her Burst spreads Electro easily and decreases any damage taken while in effect. In addition, her Burst at Constellation 1 erects a shield that can protect the active character from incoming damages temporarily. If you can easily gain Energy, use her Burst more often to somehow sustain the shield.

Beidou Main DPS Build

WeaponThe UnforgedThe Unforged
Substitute1. Serpent SpineSerpent Spine
2. Skyward PrideSkyward Pride
3. Lithic BladeLithic Blade
4. Prototype ArchaicPrototype Archaic (F2P)
5. RainslasherRainslasher
BestThundering FuryThundering Fury x4
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: Electro DMG Bonus
Circlet: CRIT Rate / DMG
Priority Sub-Stats 1. CRIT Rate or DMG
2. ATK%
3. Elemental Mastery
4. Energy Recharge

Beidou Can Work Her Way To Get Energy

This build focuses on making Beidou an on-field DPS carry. You can opt to have lower ER since Beidou is going to be the active character who can collect Energy particles by using Skill. She can also be paired with characters that work well with Electro.

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Beidou Best Weapon

Beidou Support Weapon

Best Weapons For Support 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 Beidou gets to damage an enemy with less than 30% HP
2ndMakhaira AquamarineMakhaira AquamarineElemental Mastery 165 (Lvl. 90)
- Gain ATK% that scales with EM
- Provides a sustained ATK% buff to other members in the team
- Great for Electro-related reaction team comp
3rdSkyward PrideSkyward PrideEnergy Recharge 36.8% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Increases the damage output of Beidou
4thAkuoumaruAkuoumaruATK 41.3% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% increases overall damage
- Increases Burst DMG
└ Depends on the combined maximum Energy of the team
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
F2PForest RegaliaForest RegaliaEnergy Recharge 30.6% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Electro-related reactions can produce Leaf that increases EM for a duration
- Craftable which makes it easier to refine
6thSacrificial 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

Aim For Energy Recharge & Elemental Mastery

With high ER, Beidou can keep the uptime of her Burst while having high EM increases the damage of Electro-related reactions which is good not only for Beidou but also for other team members that synergize with her.

Beidou Main DPS Weapon

Best Weapons For Main DPS Build

BestThe UnforgedThe UnforgedATK 49.6% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% increases overall damage
└ Stacks give additional ATK% (4 stacks at max)
- Can strengthen shield from her Burst
└ ATK can be increased further while protected by a shield
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 Beidou
- Can create vacuum blades periodically
4thLithic 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
F2PPrototype ArchaicPrototype ArchaicATK 27.6% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% increases overall damage
- Craftable which makes it easier to refine
- Can inflict a small AoE periodically
6thRainslasherRainslasherElemental Mastery 165 (Lvl. 90)
- EM stat is great for Electro-related reaction team comp
└ Better for triggering Electro-charge

Prioritize CRIT Stat As Much As Possible

The Unforged is the best claymore for Beidou since she can erect a shield of her own which can maximize The Unforge's passive. On the other hand, Serpent Spine is an excellent claymore due to its CRIT Rate stat & passive that can further increase Beidou's damage output.

Elemental Mastery Is Also Viable

Meanwhile, EM increases the damage of all Electro-related reactions. Using an EM weapon is great if you already have a good CRIT stat ratio from artifacts alone.

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Beidou Best Artifacts

Beidou Support Artifacts

Best Artifacts For Support Build

BestEmblem Of Severed FateEmblem Of Severed Fate
Substitute 1Gilded DreamsGilded Dreams
Substitute 2Thundering FuryThundering Fury
Noblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige

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: Electro DMG Bonus%
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge
Crown Icon Main: CRIT Damage / Rate
Sub: CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge

Go For Pure Elemental Mastery When Using Gilded Dreams

It is great to use Gilded Dreams when you are using Beidou as support with Dendro. With pure EM build, Beidou can trigger quicken reaction with Dendro that can inflict powerful damage periodically.

You Can Use ER Sands If She's The Only Electro In The Team

If you want to specifically use Beidou as the only Electro in the team, you can change your ATK% Sands to ER to compensate for her Energy for Burst uptime. Do note that you sacrifice damage in exchange for Energy.

Beidou Main DPS Artifacts

Best Artifacts For Main DPS Build

BestThundering FuryThundering Fury
Substitute 1Thundering FuryThundering Fury
GladiatorAny ATK%
Substitute 2Retracing BolideRetracing Bolide
Substitute 3ThundersootherThundersoother

Recommended Artifact Stats

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

Thundering Fury Is Excellent For Electro Reactions

The 4-piece effect of Thundering Fury can periodically reduce the CD of Skill while simultaneously increasing the damage output of all Electro-related reactions. If you are able to proc said reactions, it is possible for you to use Skill more often which could also produce Energy for Burst.

Retracing Bolide & Thundersoother Are Both Situational

Beidou can benefit from both artifact sets but situational. For instance, the 4-piece effect of Retracing Bolide is only activated when Beidou has a shield while Thundersoother is only applicable for mono Electro team comp.

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Beidou Best Team Comp

Premium Party For Beidou

Main DPSSupportSub DPSSupport
BeidouBeidouNahidaNahidaYae MikoYae MikoKokomiKokomi
- Beidou acts as the main Electro DPS who can also be a shielder at C1.
- Nahida is can inflict Dendro that can be sustained which can trigger strong reactions and works perfectly with Electro & Hydro.
- Yae Miko can provide a powerful off-field Electro DPS and can also give additional Energy particles with Electro Resonance.
- Kokomi is a great healer and Hydro applicator. She can contribute to produce Dendro cores that can be triggered by either Yae Miko or Beidou for additional damage.

Other Characters That Works With Beidou

NahidaNahida VentiVenti
- Kazuha and Venti are both great supports for Beidou. They can debuff enemies and provide crowd control.
Yae MikoYae MikoYelanYelan
- Any off-field DPS works well with Main DPS Beidou especially if it reacts with Electro.
- Any healer is good with Beidou. It is great if they provide buffs or serve as a battery for her.

Free-To-Play Party

Main DPSSupportSupportSub DPS
BeidouBeidouDendro TravelerDendro TravelerBarbaraBarbaraLisaLisa
- Dendro Traveler can increase the damage of Beidou through reactions.
- Barbara provides healing and Hydro application. She can also give ATK% buff to the next character that gets switched if she is equipped with Thrilling Tales.
- Lisa can decrease the enemies' DEF with her Burst and also serve as battery for Beidou.

Beidou Guide - How To Use Beidou?

Recommended Rotation For Sub-DPS Beidou

Recommended Rotation
1Use the Elemental Skill of Beidou to gather energy and deal powerful damage to enemies.
2Once Energy is gathered, unleash Elemental Burst.
3Switch to another character .

Uses Of Beidou's Elemental Skill

Dealing Guarding & Counter Damage

Beidou is able to deal powerful damage with her Elemental Skill and is able to negate some damage through her Elemental Skill. Enemies hit by the counter attack will also release Electro Energy which is useful for gathering energy.

Cleansing & Electro Gimmicks

During your guard phase, Beidou will have Electro will be inflicted on her. This can be used for cleansing elements inflicted to Beidou and use for various Electro gimmicks in Inazuma.

Uses Of Beidou's Elemental Burst

▲ Deals additional Electro damage every hit to enemies.

Electro Application & Damage

Beidou's Burst makes every hit you do inflict an additional Electro damage to the target. This makes it easier triggering Electro Reactions while dealing strong damage. It stays even after switching making it a great combo for swift attacking characters like Childe and Yoimiya.

Beidou Ascension Materials

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Materials Needed for Level Ascension

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Talent Materials For Beidou

Beidou 's Recommended Talent Priority

TalentLevel Up Priority
Normal Attack: Oceanborne★★★・・
Tidecaller (Elemental Skill)★★★★・
Stormbreaker (Elemental Burst)★★★★★

Should You Get Or Wish For Beidou?

Pull If You Need A DPS Or An Off-Field Electro


Beidou is a DPS that can provide an block and counter while dealing powerful Electro damage to nearby enemies. Although Beidou's constellation improves her DPS capabilities, it is not recommended to aim for Beidou when pulling unless Beidou's rate is boosted.

Best Constellation For Beidou

Constellation 1 For Protective Shield

With C1, Beidou erects a shield for a duration upon using Burst that stays even after switching to other characters. C1 is recommended for support build.

Constellation 2 For Greater AOE

With C2, the Elemental Burst of Beidou will affect multiple enemies doubling the damage that she can deal every second. C2 is recommended for Sub-DPS Beidou.

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Anonymous 9

They again put her into an A-tier. I pray for some consistency. Being a (somewhat) niche doesn't make a character any worse. There will be more and more such characters as the game progresses.

SirKastiqGaming 8

Anyone else remember when she was considered F tier? Yeah I remember. Then she slowly went all the way up to now being considered SS tier. LMAO

Anonymous 7

would the unforged not be good for beidou? i just got it and i'm not sure who to give it to...

Anonymous 6

Fischl is kinda f2p but for new players It wouldnt realy be f2p

Anonymous 5

is there other battery users instead of Fischl? I missed the event when she was in free.

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