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Yanfei is a character in Genshin Impact 3.5 that uses Pyro Catalyst. See best builds, teams, weapons, skills, materials, best weapon, tier, rating for & best build!

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4 StarPyroPyroCatalyst
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Strengths & Weakness Of Yanfei

- Consistent & strong Pyro damage
- Her Charge Attack does not consume stamina whenever she has stacks of Scarlet Sea
- All attacks deal Pyro making her great for reactions
- Energy management to sustain Elemental Burst
- Charge Attack can be interrupted because of fairly long animation.

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Yanfei Best Build

Yanfei Pyro Main DPS Build

WeaponLost Prayer To The Sacred WindsLost Prayer To The Sacred Winds
Substitute1. Memory Of DustMemory Of Dust
2. The WidsithThe Widsith
3. Solar PearlSolar Pearl
4. Dodoco TalesDodoco Tales (F2P)
Best ArtifactWandererWanderer's Troupe x4
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: Pyro DMG Bonus
Circlet: Crit Rate/DMG
Priority Sub-Stats 1. Crit Rate/DMG
2. ATK%
3. Elemental Mastery
4. Energy Recharge

This whole build revolves around increasing Yanfei's overall DMG focusing on Charged Attacks and Elemental Reactions' DMG.

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Yanfei Best Weapon

Pyro Main DPS Build

BestLost Prayer To The Sacred WindsLost Prayer To The Sacred WindsCRIT Rate 33.1% (Lvl. 90)
- High Crit Rate sub-stat makes building CR/CD easy
- Movement speed buff benefits Yanfei
- Elemental DMG Bonus can stack up to 32% but requires a fairly long on-field time.
2ndSkyward AtlasSkyward AtlasATK 33.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Elemental Damage Bonus will benefit all of Yanfei's attacks
- Huge Based ATK and ATK% substat greatly increase Yanfei's DMG
3rdMemory Of DustMemory Of DustATK 49.6% (Lvl. 90)
- ATK% greatly increases DMG of Yanfei
- Works great with C4 Yanfei because of Shields.
4thThe WidsithThe WidsithCRIT DMG 55.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Crit DMG sub-stat makes it easy to build CR/CD
- All of Weapon Skill effects benefit Yanfei especially with reactions
5thSolar PearlSolar Pearl CRIT Rate 27.6% (Lvl. 90)
- Crit Rate sub-stat makes building CR/CD much easier
- Will require precise rotation to take advantage of Weapon Skill
Dodoco TalesDodoco TalesATK 55.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Klee's Signature Weapon
- Free to Play option
- Cannot be obtained anymore currently
- Weapon Skill precisely buffs Charged Attack DMG

Go For CR/CD Weapons

As a main DPS, it's important to build CR/CD before anything else. Having a CR/CD weapon will make it easier for you and will make Artifact building less restricting. If you don't have a CR/CD weapon, an ATK% weapon will do.

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Yanfei Best Artifacts

Yanfei Pyro Main DPS Build Artifacts

Best Artifacts For Pyro Main DPS Build

BestWandererWanderer's Troupe
Substitute 1Crimson Witch Of FlamesCrimson Witch Of Flames
Substitute 2
(If C4)
Retracing BolideRetracing Bolide

Artifact Stat Priority

Flower IconMain: Flat HP
Sub: Crit Rate/DMG / ATK% / Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge
Feather IconMain: Flat ATK
Sub: Crit Rate/DMG / ATK% / Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge
Sands IconMain: ATK%
Sub: Crit Rate/DMG / Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge
Goblet IconMain: Pyro DMG Bonus
Sub: Crit Rate/DMG / ATK% / Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge
Crown IconMain: Crit Rate/DMG
Sub: Crit Rate/DMG / ATK% / Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge

Prioritize Building CR/CD

As a main DPS, you need to build as much Crit Rate and Crit DMG for Yanfei. Wanderer's works best for more powerful reactions and Charged Attack. You can select the set with the best sub-stat among the recommended artifacts.

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Yanfei Best Team Comp

Premium Team For Yanfei

Yanfei is a DPS that can inflict Pyro easily making her able to deal constant Elemental Reaction. This team maximizes and support the damage from those Reactions.

- Yanfei will deal DMG to Hydro inflicted enemies.
- Xingqiu will inflict constant Hydro to enemies.
- Zhongli will debuff the enemies with his shields and crowd control using his Burst.
- Bennett will give buff to the whole team with his Burst.

Other Characters That Works With Yanfei

- Off-field characters that reacts well with Pyro is great as a sub-DPS for characters.
- Any characters that buff Elemental DMG or Elemental Mastery works well with Yanfei.
BennettBennettDionaDiona - Can provide shield, healing and Elemental Mastery (at higher constellation). Also inflict Cryo for Melt comps.

Free To Play Friendly Party

- Yanfei will be the main DPS dealing strong pyro dmg.
- Xiangling can support Yanfei with her resonance and energy from Guoba.
- Barbara can heal and spread hydro for reaction.
- Kaeya spreads Cryo enabling many Melt reaction.

Yanfei Guide - How To Use Yanfei?

Recommended Rotation For Yanfei

Recommended Yanfei Rotation
1Use Off-field skills of supports.
2Use Normal attacks until you get full Scarlet Seals and finish with Charge Attack
3Use her Elemental Skill and then Charge Attack.
4Repeat from number 1
*Use Elemental Burst when you have it to gain Scarlet Seals Faster.

Uses Of Yanfei's Elemental Skill

Elemental Skill Will Generate Scarlet Seals

Yanfei's Elemental Skill deals with a burst of AoE pyro damage to nearby opponents. If an opponent was successfully hit, Yanfei will gain three (3) Scarlet Seals that will buff her Charge Attack.

Uses Of Yanfei's Elemental Burst

Provides Periodic Gain Of Scarlet Seals

Yanfei's Elemental Burst deals with a rapid intense flame towards the enemies that deals with AoE Pyro DMG. Her burst also gives Yanfei a Scarlet Seals per second even without normal attack making it easier to gain full Scarlet Seals easier.

Normal Attack + Charged Attack Is The Main Source Of Damage

Yanfei's main source of DMG is the combination of Normal Attacks then a finisher Charged Attack. You gain one Scarlet seal every one Normal Attack that will increase the DMG of Charge Attack and reduce the stamina needed for it.

Yanfei Ascension Materials

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Talent Materials For Yanfei

Yanfei 's Recommended Talent Priority

TalentLevel Up Priority
Normal Attack: Seal of Approval★★★★★
Signed Edict (Elemental Skill)★★★★・
Done Deal (Elemental Burst)★★★★・

Should You Get Or Wish For Yanfei?

Pull If You Need A DPS


Yanfei is a Pyro DPS that can deal constant damage with her normal & charge attacks. Her 4th constellation can shield the active character when using elemental burst. Even if Yanfei's constellation improves her abilities, it is not recommended to aim for Yanfei when pulling unless Yanfei's rate is boosted.

Best Constellation For Yanfei

Constellation 1 Stamina Cost Reduction

All Catalyst characters suffers from huge stamina needed to deal Charge Attack. With the constellation 1 of Yanfei, you can reduce that stamina needed depending on the number of Scarlet Seals you have.

Constellation 4 Allows Yanfei To Be A Shielder

Constellation 4 gives an Elemental Shield to Yanfei every time she uses Elemental Burst making her a good shielder for the team.

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Anonymous 15

Yanfei/Raiden/Kokomi power team 4th is irrelevant u will barely need them. But I use Zhongli. Yw

Anonymous 14

TankFei (C4)
Pro. Amber
2 EosF
2 ToM
Stats :
All HP%
HP%, ER%, HP
Min. ER%
160% ~ 220%

Ichihara 13

Yangfei (full 4* crimson + r5\90 Dodoko) + Raiden(prototype, 2x2 set for max ER) \ Lisa (Eye of Perception + electro set) are my go-to
Qiqi for heals, fourth are irrelevant

If you need shields, Noelle or Diona are valid F2P options

Anonymous 12


zenith 11

i have a royal grimoire on her, works very well! she does 20k+ crits on her strong hits. (melt/vaporize, but still)

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