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Zhongli - Best Build & Team

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Zhongli is a character in Genshin Impact. Guide contains skills and build, how to get Zhongli, voice actor, best team, best artifacts, best builds, & best weapons.

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Zhongli - Character Ranking

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Character Type

Character TypeSupportDPS

Received Additional Buffs On Version 1.3

Zhongli's suppor skill is further powered up enabling him to shred resistance of enemies around his shield. His attacks are now HP scaling making building him easier.

More On Zhongli's Buff Here!

Zhongli's Overview & Evaluation

Swift & Fluid Normal, Charged Attacks

Zhongli 1

While Zhongli's attacks are fast like the other spear user Xiangling, he does not just stab. He kicks the spear making it rotate dealing close to mid-range damage. His charged attack is also great for repositioning.

Elemental Skill Useful In Both Exploration & Combat

Zhongli 5

Zhongli's Elemental Skill summons a pillar from the ground. Hold your elemental skill button and the pillar will deal continuous AOE go damage to enemies within its range. It can also be climbed, making it useful for traversing and solving puzzles.

Elemental Burst Will Deal Damage & Petrify

The first to deal the Petrify debuff to enemies, Zhongli's Elemental Burst summons a meteor to smith his enemies. All enemies will receive damage from the impact and become petrified for a few seconds.

Good To Have Cradle Of Jade

Out of all of Zhongli's Constellations, it's the Cradle of Jade that will be of must help to him and the team. With it, he will provide all allies around the field with a Jade Shield whenever he casts Planet Befall.

Low Energy Cost Needed To Unleash Elemental Burst

Zhongli's Elemental Burst only costs 40 energy, making it one of the lowest out of character skills. This means he can often launch his Elemental Burst!

Zhongli - Best Build & Weapon

Character Builds
Burst & Shield SupportF2P Physical DPS

Burst & Shield Support

Zhongli has a powerful shield that gives debuff to enemies around it and a very strong burst that can petrify enemies after dealing huge damage. This build maximizes the damage and absorption output of this skills.

Recommended Weapon

Staff Of HomaStaff Of HomaHP increased by 20%, Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder's Max HP. When the wielder's HP is less than 50%, this ATK Bonus is increased by an additional 1% of Max HP.
Weapon Substitute
Skyward SpineSkyward SpineIncreases CRIT Rate by 8% and increases Normal ATK SPD by 12%. Additionally, Normal and Charged Attacks hits on opponents have a 50% chance to trigger a vaccuum blade that deals 40% of ATK as DMG in a small AoE. This effect can occur no more than once every 2s.
Vortex VanquisherVortex VanquisherIncreases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
Favonius LanceFavonius LanceCRIT Hits have a 60% chance to generate a small amount of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the Character. Can only occur once every 12s.

Recommended Artifacts

Royal FloraNoblesse Oblige
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Elemental Burst DMG +20%
Flower of Creviced CliffArchaic Petra
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Gain a 15% Geo DMG bonus
Tenacity of the MillelithTenacity of the Millelith
4-Piece Set

2-Piece Set
HP increased by 20%
4-Piece Set
When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.

Recommended Artifact Stats

Artifact Main Stat
Sub Stat
Feather Icon Flat ATK (Unchangeable)
② CRIT Rate
③ HP%
④ Energy Recharge
Flower IconFlat HP (Unchangeable)
② CRIT Rate
③ HP%
④ Energy Recharge
Sands Icon HP%
② CRIT Rate
③ Energy Recharge
④ ATK%
Goblet Icon Geo DMG Bonus%
② CRIT Rate
③ ATK%
④ Energy Recharge
Crown Icon CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate
① CRIT Damage/CRIT Rate
② HP%
③ ATK%
④ Energy Recharge

Free-To-Play (F2P) Physical DPS Build

Zhongli's Auto Attacks are not only pleasant to the eyes, it is also quick and can give a huge amount of damage. This build maximizes the damage that its normal attack can do.

Recommended Weapon

Crescent PikeCrescent PikeAfter picking up an Elemental Orb/Particle, Normal and Charged Attacks deal an additional 25% ATK DMG for 5s
Weapon Substitute
Vortex VanquisherVortex VanquisherIncreases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
Primordial Jade Winged-SpearPrimordial Jade Winged-SpearOn hit, increases ATK by 3.2% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by 12%.

Recommended Artifact

Pale FlamePale Flame
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Physical DMG +25%
Bloodstained Flower of IronBloodstained Chivalry
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Physical DMG +25%
Substitute Artifact
Pale FlamePale Flame
4-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Physical DMG +25%
4-Piece Set
When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 3 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 3 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.
GladiatorGladiator's Finale
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
ATK +18%
Bloodstained Flower of IronBloodstained Chivalry
2-Piece Set
2-Piece Set
Physical DMG +25%

Recommended Artifact Stats

Artifact Main Stat
Sub Stat
Feather Icon Flat ATK (Unchangeable)
② CRIT Rate
③ ATK%
④ HP%
Flower IconFlat HP (Unchangeable)
② CRIT Rate
③ ATK%
④ HP%
Sands Icon ATK%
② CRIT Rate
③ HP%
④ Flat ATK
Goblet Icon Physical DMG Bonus%
② CRIT Rate
③ ATK%
④ HP%
Crown Icon CRIT DMG / CRIT Rate
① CRIT Damage/CRIT Rate
② ATK%
③ Flat ATK
④ HP%

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Zhongli - Best Team

Best Party For Zhongli

Zhongli works well with supporting the team and being a DPS. This team increases his power enabling quick defeat of any enemies faced.

Premium Team

DPSSupportHeal & SupportSub-DPS
ZhongliZhongliAlbedoAlbedoBennettBennettChilde (Tartaglia)Childe (Tartaglia)
- Albedo and Zhongli's team is very strong enabling you to create a killzone which will deal multiple Geo DMG to enemies inside it.
-Albedo will also fuel Zhongli's Burst enabling it to be cast constantly.
- Bennett boost Zhongli's DMG and will also heal him.
- Childe can serve as a sub-DPS and has a passive that will boost Zhongli's normal Attacks.
Character Substitutes
AlbedoAlbedoXingqiuXingqiu- Xingqiu can provide additional DMG like Albedo.
Childe (Tartaglia)Childe (Tartaglia)NingguangNingguang - Ningguang can be a great burst support with Zhongli and will also help in charging Zhongli's Burst.
BennettBennettDionaDiona - Diona can provide shields and healing.

Free To Play Friendly Party

DPSSupportResonanceSub DPS
- Amber and Xaingling can boost ATK of the team with Resonance.
- Noelle will provide healing and Resonance. She can also be a Sub-DPS.

Zhongli - Ascension Materials

Materials for Ascension

Zhongli - Talent Materials For Level-Up

Zhongli Skins List - How To Get & Looks

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Zhongli - Favorite Decoration Set

Favorite Housing Decoration Set

Favorite Decoration Set
Glittering StreetGlittering StreetFeiyun Study RoomFeiyun Study Room-

Zhongli - Skills / Talents

TalentTalent Category
Normal Attack: Rain of StoneNormal Attack: Rain of StoneNormal Attack
Dominus LapidisDominus LapidisElemental Skill
Planet BefallPlanet BefallElemental Burst
Resonant WavesResonant WavesPassive Skill 1
Dominance of EarthDominance of EarthPassive Skill 2
Arcanum of CrystalArcanum of CrystalPassive Skill 3

Normal Attack: Rain of Stone

Perform up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.

1 Hit DMG30.8%
2 Hit DMG31.2%
3 Hit DMG38.6%
4 Hit DMG42.9%
5 Hit DMG10.8%x4
6 Hit DMG54.5%

Charged Attack

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, causing stone spears to fall along his path.

Charged Attack DMG111%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost25.0

Plunging Attack

Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact,

Plunge DMG63.9%
Low/High Plunge DMG128%/160%

Dominus Lapidis

Every mountain, rock and inch of land is filled with the power of Geo, but those who can wield such powers freely are few and far between.


Commands the omnipresent power of earth to solidify into a Stone Stele.


Causes nearby Geo energy to explode, causing the following effects.

  • If their maximum number hasn't been reached, it creates a Stone Stele.
  • Creates a shield of jade. The shield's DMG absorption scales based on Zhongli's Max HP.
  • Deals AoE Geo DMG.
  • If there are nearby targets with the Geo element, it will drain a large amount of Geo element from ta maximum of 2 such targets, This effect does not cause DMG.

Stone Stele

When created deals AoE Geo DMG. Additionally, it will resonate with other nearby Geo constructs, dealing Geo DMG to nearby opponents.The Stone Stele is considered a Geo construct that can both be climbed and used to block attacks. Only one Stele created vy Zhongli himself may initially exist at any one time.

Jade Shield

Possesses 150% DMG Absorption against all Elemental and Physical DMG. Characters protected by the Jade Shield will decrease the Elemental RES and Physical RES of opponents in a small AoE by 20%. This effect cannot be stacked.

Stone Stele/Resonance DMG16%/32%
Press CD4.0s
Hold DMG80%
CD (hold)12s
Shield Base Absorption1232
Additional Shield Absorption12.8% max hp
Shield Duration20.0s

Planet Befall

Brings a falling meteor down to earth, dealing massive Geo DMG to opponents caught in its AoE and applying the Petrification status to them.


Opponents affected by the Petrification status cannot move.

Skill DMG401%
Petrification Duration3.1s
Energy Cost40

Resonant Waves

When the Jade Shield takes DMG, it will Fortify - Fortified characters have 5% increased Shield Strength. This can stack up to 5 times, and lasts until the Jade Shield Disappears.

Dominance of Earth

Zhongli deals bonus DMG based on his Max HP:

  • Normal Attack, Charge Attack, and Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 1.39% of Max HP.
  • Dominus Lapidis' Stone Stele, resonance, and hold DMG is increased by 1.9% of Max HP.
  • Planet Befall deals additional DMG equal to 33% of Zhongli's Max HP.

Arcanum of Crystal

Refunds 15% of the ores used when crafting Polearm-type weapons.

Zhongli - Constellation

Rock, the Backbone of Earth
Unlocked at LB1
Increases the maximum number of Stone Steles created by Dominus Lapidis that max exist simultaneously to 2.
Stone, the Cradle of Jade
Unlocked at LB2
Planet Befall grants nearby characters on the field a Jade Shield when it descends.
Jade, Shimmering through Darkness
Unlocked at LB3
Increase the Level of Dominus Lapidis by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Topaz, Unbrekable and Fearless
Unlocked at LB4
Increases Planet Befall's AoE by 20% and increase the duration of Planet Befall's Petrification effect by 2s.
Lazuli, Herald of the Order
Unlocked at LB5
Increases the Level of Planet Befall by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Chrysos, Bounty of Dominator
Unlocked at LB6
When the Jade Shield takes DMG, 40% of that incoming DMG is converted to HP for the current character. A single instance of regeneration cannot exceed 8% of that character's Max HP.

*LB=Limit Breaking, which can be done by acquiring the same character.

Zhongli - Voice Actor & Profile

Basic Info & Voice Actor

Rarity5 Star
How To Get
Voice Actor (EN)
Keith Silverstein
Voice Actor (JA)
Tomoaki Maeno
December 31


Affiliation: Liyue
A mysterious guest invited by the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor. Extremely knowledgeable in all things.

How Tall Is Zhongli?

There is no in-game and official data regarding the height of Zhongli. We compared characters and Zhongli is Tall comparatively.

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autmn 10

f2p is totally wrong if u dont have c6 noelle dont put noelle in it

Anonymous 9

Isn't tenacity of the millelith literally made for peepaw?

Anonymous 8

It was probably meant to be the Pale Flame set instead of Tenacity of the Millelith? Bc last one's bonuses are different

Mario 7

Your description on the Tenacity of the Millelith is wrong, please change it. Thank you

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