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Check out this Weapon Tier List - Best & Strongest Weapons for Genshin Impact. See weapon types, star ranking, weapon rarity, tier list, weapon tips and more.

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Sword Tier List

S Rank Sword

Weapon Description
Skyward BladeSkyward Blade - Increases ATK & Movement Speed upon use of Elemental Burst.
- Greatly increases CRIT Rate and ATK.
・High Base Stat.
Aquila FavoniaAquila Favonia - Increases ATK greatly.
- Restores health upon receiving damage that scales on the ATK of the character and deals AOE Damage to enemies around you.

A Rank Sword

Weapon Description
The Black Sword The Black Sword - Increases damage of Normal & Charged Attack.
- Restores part of the damage dealt to HP.
Sacrificial SwordSacrificial Sword - Has a chance to high remove the CD of Elemental Skill.

B Rank Sword

Weapon Description
Prototype Rancour Prototype Rancour - Can be crafted so it is easier to Refine.
- Buffs ATK and DEF by simply hitting enemies.
The FluteThe Flute - Dealing damage summons musical notes that deals AOE Damage.
Blackcliff SwordBlackcliff Long Sword - You will receive an attack buff every time you defeat an enemy.
- Those ATK Buffs can stack up making your hits more powerful.

C Rank Sword

Weapon Description
Iron Sting Iron Sting - Can be crafted so it is easier to Refine.
- Buffs DMG by dealing Elemental DMG.
LionLion's Roar - Greatly Increases damage against enemies affected by Pyro & Cryo.
Dark Iron Sword Greatly Increases damage against Enemies inflicted by Electro.
- Higher chance of obtaining through wishes.
Cold SteelCold Steel - Greatly Increases damage against enemies affected by Hydro & Cryo.
- Higher chance of obtaining through wishes.

Bow Tier List

S Rank Bow

Weapon Description
Skyward Harp Skyward Harp - Greatly increases CRIT DMG.
- Chance to inflict AoE attacks.
- High Base ATK.
AmosAmos' Bow - Greatly increases range DMG.
- High Base Stat.
- Best Bow For DPS.
The Viridescent Hunt The Viridescent Hunt - Summons a cyclone that gathers enemies.
- Great for support characters.

A Rank Bow

Weapon Description
Alley Hunter - Boost CRIT rate depending on how long the character stays on the field.
Blackcliff WarbowBlackcliff Warbow - You will receive an attack buff every time you defeat an enemy.
- Those ATK Buffs can stack up making your hits more powerful.
Blackcliff WarbowThe Stringless - Boost Elemental Damage.
- Great weapon for Elemental Skill Support Characters.

B Rank Bow

Weapon Description
RustRust - Greatly increases Normal Attacks.
- Weakens Aimed Shot.
Sacrificial BowSacrificial Bow - Has a chance to high remove the CD of Elemental Skill.

C Rank Bow

Weapon Description
Compound BowCompound Bow - Greatly increase Attack and Attack SPD for ever Attack that hits.
Favonius WarbowFavonius Warbow - Generates Elemental orbs which makes it easier to unleash Elemental Burst.
SlingshotSlingshot - Easier to obtain at gacha.
- Boosts Normal Attacks.
- Great substitute for Rust.

Catalyst Tier List

S Rank Catalyst

Weapon Description
Lost Prayer to the Sacred WindsLost Prayer to the Sacred Winds - Boost Movement SPD and CRIT.
- Elemental DMG of character gets stronger the longer it is on the field.
Skyward AtlasSkyward Atlas - Summons a cloud that adds damage to the enemies.
- Boost Elemental DMG Bonus of the character.
The WidsithThe Widsith - The character gains one of the following effects:
① Boost Base Attack
② Greatly Increase Elemental Mastery
③ Greatly Increase Elemental DMG.
- No matter what effect is gained, it turns the character into a Deadly DPS.

A Rank Catalyst

Weapon Description
Mappa MareMappa Mare - Can be crafted so it is easier to enhance and obtain.
- Boosts effects of Elemental Reactions.
Solar PearlSolar Pearl - Boost Normal DMG when Elemental Skill or Burst hits and Boosts Elemental Damage when Normal Attack hits.
Eye of PerceptionEye of Perception - Summons a bolt that bounces from one enemy to another dealing significant damage.

B Rank Catalyst

Weapon Description
Prototype MalicePrototype Malice - Can be crafted so it is easier to enhance and obtain.
- Can regen party's HP.
Blackcliff AmuletBlackcliff Amulet - You will receive an attack buff every time you defeat an enemy.
- Those ATK Buffs can stack up making your hits more powerful.
Sacrificial FragmentsSacrificial Fragments - Has a chance to high remove the CD of Elemental Skill.

C Rank Catalyst

Weapon Description
Amber Catalyst - Higher Gacha rate so it is easier to Refine.
- Normal Hits increases Elemental DMG making your skills more powerful.
Thrilling Tales of Dragon SlayersThrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers - Higher Gacha rate so it is easier to Refine.
- When you switch to another character, that character's attack will be boosted.

Claymore Tier List

S Rank Claymore

Weapon Description
Skyward PrideSkyward Pride - Elemental Burst, Normal and Charge of the character will create a Elemental Burst of the character will create a vacuum that gives additional damage.
- Boost damage done by the character.
WolfWolf's Gravestone - Greatly increases Base ATK.
- Can boost the whole party's base ATK

A Rank Claymore

Weapon Description
Serpent SpineSerpent Spine - Increases DMG dealt by the character. The longer they stay on the field, the greater the damage.
Blackcliff SlasherBlackcliff Slasher - Boost ATK when the player defeated an enemy.
- The attack boost can stack up to 3 times.

B Rank Claymore

Weapon Description
The BellThe Bell - Upon switching, a shield will appear that decreases the damage.
- While the shield is active, it also boost the ATK of the character.
Prototype Aminus Prototype Aminus - Can be crafted so it is easier to Enhance.
- A chance to deal strong damage to enemies every 15 seconds.

C Rank Claymore

Weapon Description
Debate ClubDebate Club - Easier to Enhance for it is just 3 stars.
- Elemental Skills get additional damage that last 15s.

Polearm Tier List

S Rank Polearm

Weapon Description
Primordial Jade Winged-SpearPrimordial Jade Winged-Spear - Increases ATK stat every hit you did.
- ATK Boost stack up to 7 times making most of your attacks deadly.
Skyward SpineSkyward Spine - Attacks can trigger a vacuum blade that damages enemies.
- Increases CRIT rate and ATK speed.

A Rank Polearm

Weapon Description
DeathmatchDeathmatch - Greatly boost your attack and defense depending on the number of enemies on the field.
Blackcliff PoleBlackcliff Pole - You will receive an attack buff every time you defeat an enemy.
- Those ATK Buffs can stack up making your hits more powerful.

B Rank Polearm

Weapon Description
Prototype GrudgePrototype Grudge - Craftable so it is easier to enhane.
- Increases ATK after using Elemental Skill.
Crescent PikeCrescent Pike - Craftable so it is easier to enhane.
- Picking up Elemental particles boost your ATK.

C Rank Polearm

Weapon Description
Favonius LanceFavonius Lance - CRIT hits will generate an Elemental Orb that will help you unleash Elemental Burst faster.
White TasselWhite Tassel - Can be found in chests so it is easier to fully Enhance.
- Boost Normal Attack DMG.

Tier Criteria

Weapon

Overall Strength

This tier chooses the weapons with high base stat or effects that increases damage. Because of this, most of the S Rank weapons are 5 Stars because they have an overwhelming base stats compared to other weapons.

Coverage Of Effects

Each weapon has its own unique skill. This tier take into consideration how useful the skill in different situations. Skills that are useful to certain situations are not placed in the tier list.

Enhancement Ease

Common weapons are sometimes stronger than rare weapons when it is fully enhanced. Weapon with decent usage but easier or free enhancement are put in this tier.

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Weapon Tips

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Make Sure To Check Weapon Effects

Some weapons are made to suit a certain character or element. Check the weapon description to see which character they are better equipped to.

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Obtain Strong Weapons Through Wishing

You can obtain most of the strong weapons through wishing. If you are having trouble with your character's stength, obtaining strong weapons might help. Note that you can also get a 4★ weapon by getting rank 30 in your Battle Pass!

Check Out Wish (Gacha) Guide Here!

Refine Duplicate Weapons

If you receive doubles from wishing, do not be upset, you can use the duplicate to increase the base stats and effects of the weapon by refining the weapon.

Enhance & Ascend The Weapon For Stronger Stats

Make sure to Enhance your weapon of choice to the max level. This will boost their base stat which will make your character extremely strong. A fully enhanced 3 star weapon can be stronger than a 4 Star weapon.

Check Out Ascension Guide Here!

Use 1- 2 Stars Weapon To Enhance Your Weapons

1-2 star weapons normally have near useless stats. However, they can be used as fodder to upgrade your stronger weapons.

Check Out Other Ways To Get Stronger Here

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Anonymous 3

*whiteblind claymore

Anonymous 2

what about the whiteblade claymore? its not on your list

Anonymous 1

when talking about the prototype animus, don't u mean its easier to refine than easier to enhance?

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