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Shenhe is a character in Genshin Impact 3.4 that uses Cryo Polearm. See best builds, teams, weapons, skills, materials, weapon, artifact, tier for & rating!

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Shenhe Tier

5 StarCryoCryoPolearm
How To Get?
Only available in Limited-Time Banners where she is featured
Character TierReroll Tier
Character Tier
Reroll Tier

Strengths & Weakness Of Shenhe

- Boosts Elemental Skill & Burst, Normal, Charged, & Plunging Attack DMG of the whole team
- Provides Cryo DMG Bonus
- Great Cryo applicator
- High energy cost for Elemental Burst
- Energy management for consistency
- Limited team comps where she can work in (Cryo Or Physical DMG)

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Shenhe Best Build

Shenhe Cryo Support Build

WeaponCalamity QuellerCalamity Queller
Substitute1. Engulfing LightningEngulfing Lightning
2. Skyward SpineSkyward Spine
3. WavebreakerWavebreaker's Fin
4. Lithic SpearLithic Spear
5. The CatchThe Catch (F2P)
Best ArtifactNoblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige x4
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: EATK%
Circlet: ATK%
Priority Sub-Stats 1. ATK%
2. Energy Recharge

This build will support Shenhe as a buffer and supporter for her team. Noblesse Oblige along with her kit will ensure that the team will have constant buffs to help further increase their damage.

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Shenhe Best Weapon

Shenhe Cryo Support Build

BestCalamity QuellerCalamity QuellerATK 16.5% (Lvl. 90)
- Shenhe's signature weapon
- Increases Elemental DMG
- Further increases ATK when using Elemental Skill
2ndEngulfing LightningEngulfing LightningEnergy Recharge 55.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Increase in Energy Recharge, allowing better Burst uptime
- Provides additional ATK depending on Energy Recharge
3rdSkyward SpineSkyward SpineEnergy Recharge 36.8% (Lvl. 90)
- Increase in Energy Recharge, allowing better Burst uptime
- Increases Crit Rate & Normal ATK speed.
- High Base ATK allowing bigger buff.
4thWavebreakerWavebreaker's FinATK 13.8% (Lvl. 90)
- Increase in Elemental Burst DMG depending on the team's overall Energy Recharge
5thLithic SpearLithic SpearATK 27.6% (Lvl. 90)
- Increased ATK & Crit Rate depending on number of Liyue characters in party
6thThe CatchThe Catch
Energy Recharge 45.9% (Lvl. 90)
- Free to play option
- Increase in Elemental Burst DMG and Elemental Burst Crit Rate

Best With ATK% Or Energy Recharge Weapons

Since Shenhe's Buffs scale of ATK, it's good to give her a weapons that provide a lot of ATK. Having an Energy Recharge weapon is also good since you want her Burst to be at a good uptime.

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Shenhe Best Artifacts

Shenhe Cryo Support Build Artifacts

Best Artifacts For Cryo Support Build

BestNoblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige
Substitute 1ShimenawaShimenawa's Reminiscence
GladiatorGladiator's Finale

Artifact Stat Priority

Flower IconMain: Flat HP
Sub: ATK% / Energy Recharge
Feather IconMain: Flat ATK
Sub: ATK% / Energy Recharge
Sands IconMain: ATK%
Sub: ATK% / Energy Recharge
Goblet IconMain: ATK%
Sub: ATK% / Energy Recharge
Crown IconMain: ATK%
Sub: ATK% / Energy Recharge

Noblesse Oblige For Full Support Build

With Noblesse Oblige, Shenhe will be able to provide an additional buff to the team on top of the ones from her kit. The full set will also give her additional Elemental Burst DMG!

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Shenhe Best Team Comp

Premium Team For Shenhe

Main DPSSub-DPS / BufferSub-DPSHealer
- A mono cryo comp with Shenhe as support
- Ayaka can fully take advantage of Shenhe's Cryo buffs
- Diona will provide healing and shields
- Sucrose will provide increased Elemental DMG for the team

Other Characters That Works With Shenhe

- Any Cryo DPS works great with Shenhe
Raiden ShogunRaiden Shogun
Kuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
- Support depends on whether or not you will support a Physical DMG character or a Cryo DMG character.
- Supports for Physical DMG or Cryo DMG are also good with Shenhe.

Free To Play Friendly Party

Main DPSSub-DPSSub-DPSSupport
RosariaRosariaFischlFischlShenheShenheKuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
- A relatively free-to-play team comp for Shenhe
- This team comp will work around increasing Physical DMG for the team through superconduct

Notes About Team Comps For Shenhe

Shenhe has a very limited pool of characters she can work well with. This is due to her buffs being limited to Cryo or Physical DMG. This basically pushes her to only be part of such teams.

Shenhe Guide - How To Use Shenhe?

Recommended Rotation For Shenhe

Recommended Support Rotation
1Use Elemental Skill (Hold)
2Switch to your Main DPS and deal Normal Attack damage
3Switch back to Shenhe and use her Elemental Skill (Tap)
4Switch to DPS or Burst support and unleash your Elemental Burst

Uses Of Shenhe's Elemental Skill


Mainly Used To Apply Cryo & Grant Buffs To Team

The primary use of Shenhe's Elemental skill is to apply Cryo and grant party members the Icy Quill effect. This effect will increase Cryo DMG based on Shenhe's current ATK.

Hold & Tap Provides Different Buff

Different Buff Per Skill

The Shenhe's second ascension unlock a talent that makes her Elemental Skill to provide different kinds of buff depending on how they are use (Hold or Tap). This enables Shenhe to be a more flexible support.

Deals AoE Cryo DMG

When her skill is held, Shenhe commands her talisman spirit to deal AoE Cryo DMG. This ability is great for clearing groups of enemies and applying Cryo to multiple enemies on the field.

Uses Of Shenhe's Elemental Burst


Bust Deals Continuous Cryo DMG

A Talisman Spirit will be summoned, dealing periodic Cryo DMG in its field. This opens up opportunities for creating elemental reactions.

Lowers Physical And Cryo Resistance

Her burst also decreases the Physical and Cryo resistance of enemies within the field. Shenhe is best paired with a Cryo or Physical DPS to take advantage of her burst.

Shenhe Ascension Materials

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Materials Needed for Level Ascension

Qingxin Farm Routes

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Talent Materials For Shenhe

Shenhe 's Recommended Talent Priority

TalentLevel Up Priority
Normal Attack: Dawnstar Piercer★★・・・
Spring Spirit Summoning (Elemental Skill)★★★★★
Divine Maiden's Deliverance (Elemental Burst)★★★★・

Should You Get Or Wish For Shenhe?

Pull If You Need A Cryo Support


Due to Shenhe's kit solely focusin on buffing Cryo characters, it's only recommended to pull her if you plan on placing her on a Cryo-focused comp. She's very limited when it comes to her team comps so keep that in mind if you plan on pulling for her.

Best Constellation For Shenhe

Constellation 2 For Crit DMG Buff

By unlocking Shenhe's second constellation, Shenhe's Centered Spirit will add 6 seconds to the duration of her Elemental Burst and also gives 15% increased Cryo Crit DMG.

Constellation 6 For Unlimited Stacks With Cryo Normal And Charged Attack

With C6, characters that trigger Icy Quill's effects using Normal and Charged attacks does not count towards the Trigger Quota.

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Scarlett 8

She works with Missive Windspear very well too.

Anonymous 7

There're some rumour about she is Chongyun's aunt

Anonymous 6

Shenhe I swear come home or else

Anonymous 5

Eh? Is she another one of Cloud Retainer's disciples?
She is very slim. I suspect the other disciple often ate Shenhe's portion of food, too.

Mr. Nobody 4

Is she good with eula? As a battery or support?

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