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Prototype Archaic - Good For Whom?

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Prototype Archaic is a Claymore weapon for Genshin Impact 4.5. Guide includes stats, effect, skills, how to get Prototype Archaic, good for whom, & how to refine!

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Prototype Archaic Stats & How To Get

Prototype Archaic
DPS Tier Support Tier
A -
Type Rarity
Claymore 4 Star
Base Attack
(Lvl. 90)
Additional Stat
(Lvl. 90)
565 ATK 27.6%
How To Get
Northlander Claymore Billet x1
Crystal Chunk x50
White Iron Chunk x50
ATK Buff/Bonus
Basis For Tier
Basis For Tier
SS Tier- Amazing for Multiple Characters and provides significant damage or support.
S Tier- Works with Multiple Characters and provide descent damage or support.
A Tier- Flexible but fairly weak compared to its competitors
- Not flexible but provides significant support and damage.
- Great Stat Stick for multiple characters.
B Tier- Weak weapon but can work on characters with specific build as a Stat Stick.
C Tier- Does not work with many characters and does not provide benefits.

Prototype Archaic Effect / Skill

Weapon Skill: Crush

On hit, Normal and Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240% ATK DMG to opponents within a small AoE. Can only occur once every 15s.

▼ Visual Effects & Weapon Tips

Prototype Archaic Gameplay & Tips

Claymore For DPS

Prototype Archaic has an ATK sub-stat that is great for DPS claymore users such as Razor & Diluc. In addition, the passive can deal additional AoE damage in a small area around the target.

AOE That Deals Physical DPS

Prototype Archaic passive

Prototype Archaic has a chance to deal Physical DMG in a small AoE periodically; the Aoe DMG scales with the user's ATK.

Prototype Archaic Is Good For Whom?

Best Character For Prototype Archaic

DilucDiluc- Great for boosting Diluc's overall damage
↳ Can likely trigger the AoE since his attack rotation includes Normal Attacks
RazorRazor- Recommended for improving Razor's damage output
↳ Can likely trigger the AoE especially with ATK SPD bonus from Burst
BeidouBeidou- Recommended for main DPS build
↳ Can likely trigger the AoE especially with ATK SPD bonus from successful parry with Skill
ChongyunChongyun- Recommended for main DPS build
↳ Can likely trigger the AoE especially with ATK SPD bonus from Skill
↳ AoE can also be triggered by the ice blades at C1
SayuSayu- Useful for improving Sayu's support capabilities
↳ Sayu's heal from Burst scales with ATK
NaviaNavia- Decent F2P choice for Navia since it increases ATK.
GamingGaming- Decent F2P weapon for Gaming since it increases ATK.

Prototype Archaic How To Get, Banners, Availability

Obtainable In-Game

Prototype Archaic can be obtained in-game. You do not need to use your wishes to obtain this weapon.

Rate Up Banners For Prototype Archaic

This weapon is not featured as a rate-up weapon on any banners.

Forge Thru Blacksmith

Blacksmith Map
Blacksmith Location

Prototype Archaic is available in the early game and can be forged as long as you can provide the necessary materials. For instance, Blacksmith Wagner can be found near the entrance of Mondstadt.

Prototype Archaic Ascension Materials

Weapon Ascension Materials For Prototype Archaic

Show Mats Needed To Get To Lvl. 80

Locations Of Ascension Materials

Grain Of Aerosiderite
Piece Of Aerosiderite
Bit Of Aerosiderite
Chunk Of Aerosiderite
Fragile Bone Shard
Sturdy Bone Shard
Fossilized Bone Shard
Damaged Mask
Stained Mask
Ominous Mask



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