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Hydro Traveler is a character in Genshin Impact 4.3 that uses Hydro Sword. See best builds, teams, weapons, skills, rating, materials, best weapon, kit for & builds!

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Hydro Traveler
5 StarHydroHydroSword
How To Get?
Interact with the Statue of Seven in Fontaine
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**The Tiers above are ranked in 6 levels. With SS being the highest and D the lowest.
Tiers: SS → S → A → B → C → D

** Tiers above are at Zero Constellations

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Hydro Traveler Best Build

Hydro Traveler DPS Build

WeaponPrimordial Jade CutterPrimordial Jade Cutter
Substitute1. Mistsplitter ReforgedMistsplitter Reforged
2. Wolf-FangWolf-Fang
3. Festering DesireFestering Desire (F2P)
Best ArtifactHeart of DepthAny Hydro DMG Bonus x2
GladiatorAny ATK% Bonus x2
Artifact StatsSands: ATK%
Goblet: Hydro DMG Bonus
Circlet: Crit DMG
Priority Sub-Stats 1. Crit Rate
3. Energy Recharge
4. ATK%

This build focuses on increasing all of the damage output of Hydro Traveler. Most damage comes from Skill so it is ideal to use a weapon that affects the Skill performance.

ATK Is Better Than HP Generally

While HP can improve the damage output of Skill, ATK is still better as it affects both Skill & Burst. However, if you focus on improving the Skill, it is ok to go for HP than ATK.

Hydro Traveler Support Build

WeaponKey of Khaj-NisutKey of Khaj-Nisut
Substitute1. Freedom-SwornFreedom-Sworn
2. XiphosXiphos' Moonlight
3. Favonius SwordFavonius Sword
4. Fleuve Cendre FerrymanFleuve Cendre Ferryman (F2P)
Best ArtifactNoblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige x4
Artifact StatsSands: Energy Recharge
Goblet: Hydro DMG Bonus
Circlet: Crit Rate
Priority Sub-Stats 1. Energy Recharge
2. Crit DMG
3. CRIT Rate
4. ATK%

This build focuses on improving the usage of Hydro Traveler's Burst for consistent ATK bonus from Noblesse Oblige & Hydro application.

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Hydro Traveler Best Weapon

Hydro Traveler DPS Build

BestPrimordial Jade CutterPrimordial Jade CutterCRIT Rate 44.1% (Lvl. 90)
- Provides ATK bonus depending on the wearer's Max HP
- Crit Rate sub-stat is convenient for achieving good CRIT stat ratio
- Optimal for Hydro Traveler as DPS
2ndMistsplitter ReforgedMistsplitter ReforgedCRIT DMG 44.1% (Lvl. 90)
- High Elemental DMG ceiling
- Crit DMG sub-stat is convenient for achieving good CRIT stat ratio
3rdWolf-FangWolf-FangCRIT Rate 27.6% (Lvl. 90)
- Improves the wearer's Skill & Burst DMG output
- Crit Rate sub-stat is convenient for achieving good CRIT stat ratio
- Hydro Traveler can fully utilize its passive
4thKagotsurube IsshinKagotsurube IsshinATK 41.3% (Lvl. 90)
- Greatly increases the ATK of Hydro Traveler.
- Can be easily obtained for free.
F2PFestering DesireFestering DesireEnergy Recharge 45.9% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is helpful for the uptime of Burst
- Improves the wearer's Skill DMG output
- Event-exclusive weapon which makes it easy to R5

CRIT Stat Is Ideal

For a general DPS build, it is essential to have a weapon with CRIT stats or ATK. However, Hydro Traveler also benefits from HP bonus which is why Primordial Jade Cutter is the best weapon to use as it gives CRIT Rate, max HP bonus, & subtle ATK bonus.

Skill-Related Stats Are Good

Hydro Traveler's damage mainly comes from Skill which makes a weapon with Skill-related stats a great choice to use if Primordial Jade Cutter is not available.

Hydro Traveler Support Build

BestKey of Khaj-NisutKey of Khaj-NisutHP 66.2% (Lvl. 90)
- Boosts HP by 80%
- Provides Elemental Mastery buff to the team that scales with the wearer's max HP
2ndFreedom-SwornFreedom-SwornElemental Mastery 198 (Lvl. 90)
- Boost Elemental Mastery
- Provides additional buffs to the team
└ Great if the DPS utilizes Normal/Charged/Plunging ATK
3rdXiphosXiphos' MoonlightElemental Mastery 165 (Lvl. 90)
- Sub-stat boosts Elemental Mastery
- Increases the Energy Recharge of the team based on the wearer's EM
└ Can stack with other buffs of same type
- A flexible buff good for any team
4thFavonius SwordFavonius SwordEnergy Recharge 61.3% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Chance to provide more Energy periodically upon CRIT Hits
└ Good battery for other characters in the team
F2PFleuve Cendre FerrymanFleuve Cendre Ferryman45.9% (Lvl. 90)
- ER substat is convenient for Burst uptime
- Additional ER after using Skill
└ Can easily get a lot of ER boost when pressing Skill

Weapon That Can Provide Buffs

As much as possible, you want a support that can provide buffs that are beneficial for the team, especially for the main DPS. Key of Khaj-Nisut is the best choice for general use due to max HP bonus. However, Freedom-Sworn can outperform the prior if the main DPS utilizes Normal/Charged/Plunging ATK.

Energy Recharge For Burst Uptime

Another option is to increase Hydro Traveler's ER to frequently use Burst. Hydro Traveler's Burst is a good off-field Hydro applicator that is convenient for team comps that need consistent Hydro application like Hyperbloom & Bloom team.

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Hydro Traveler Best Artifacts

Hydro Traveler DPS Build Artifacts

Best Artifacts For DPS Build Build

BestHeart of DepthAny Hydro DMG Bonus
GladiatorAny ATK% Bonus
Substitute 1Heart of DepthAny Hydro DMG Bonus
Golden TroupeGolden Troupe
Substitute 2Emblem of Severed FateEmblem of Severed Fate

Artifact Stat Priority

Flower IconMain: Flat HP
Sub: CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / Energy Recharge / ATK%
Feather IconMain: Flat ATK
Sub: CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / Energy Recharge / ATK%
Sands IconMain: ATK%
Sub: CRIT Rate/DMG / Energy Recharge / HP%
Goblet IconMain: Hydro DMG Bonus
Sub: CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / Energy Recharge / ATK%
Crown IconMain: CRIT Rate or DMG
Sub: CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / Energy Recharge / ATK%

HP For Better Skill Performance

Holding Hydro Traveler's Skill may consume HP at some point which is why HP stat is a useful stat. Also, maintain Hydro Traveler's HP above 50% for Skill DMG bonus.

Elemental Mastery Is Also Good

Besides ATK stat, you can also go for EM stat if you use want to include Hydro Traveler in an elemental reaction team like Vaporize & Hyperbloom.

Hydro Traveler Support Build Artifacts

Best Artifacts For Support Build

BestNoblesse ObligeNoblesse Oblige
Substitute 1The ExileThe Exile

Artifact Stat Priority

Flower IconMain: Flat HP
Sub: Energy Recharge / CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / ATK%
Feather IconMain: Flat ATK
Sub: Energy Recharge / CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / ATK%
Sands IconMain: Energy Recharge
Sub: CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / ATK%
Goblet IconMain: Hydro DMG Bonus
Sub: Energy Recharge
Crown IconMain: CRIT Rate
Sub: Energy Recharge / CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG / ATK%

Focus On Energy Recharge

Increasing Hydro Traveler's ER can ensure that Burst can be frequently used and with Noblesse Oblige, Hydro Traveler can provide ATK bonus to the team consistently.

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Hydro Traveler Best Team Comp

Best Team For Hydro Traveler

Hydro Traveler is a good Hydro DPS who can consecutively hit when holding Skill. Since you cannot move while in this stance, it is ideal to include off-field DPS for additional damage & supports for protection & buffs.

Main DPSSub-DPSSupportHeal
Hydro TravelerHydro TravelerDehyaDehyaNahidaNahidaKokomiKokomi
- Hydro Traveler is the main DPS of the team
- Dehya's Skill provides increased resistance to interruption that protects Hydro Traveler while channelinng & periodic Pyro DMG for Burgeon
- Nahida marks the opponents for Dendro application
- Kokomi is an excellent healer who also enables Hydro resonance that benefits herself, Hydro Traveler, & Dehya

Other Characters That Work With Hydro Traveler

Raiden ShogunRaiden Shogun
- Hydro works well with Pyro & Electro, especially when Dendro application is present
└ Reserve this slot for off-field DPS
- Aside from Dendro, Anemo is also a good option for support that can improve the DPS' damage output and provide crowd control
- Shielder is also a good option to protect Hydro Traveler while channeling with Skill
- Use a healer depending on the reactions that you want to achieve with Hydro Traveler

Free-To-Play Friendly Team

Main DPSSub-DPSSupportHeal
Hydro TravelerHydro TravelerXianglingXianglingColleiColleiBarbaraBarbara
- Functions similarly like the best team mentioned above
- Utilizes Vaporize & Burgeon reactions

Hydro Traveler Guide - How To Use Hydro Traveler?

Recommended Rotation For Hydro Traveler

Recommended Rotation
1Use Traveler's Elemental Skill to attack enemies and gain energy.
2Use Elemental Burst once Energy is full.
3Switch to main DPS to deal damage.

Uses Of Elemental Skill Of Hydro Traveler

Shoots Water To Enemies & Reduced HP

Press and holding Elemental Skill will release a series of Hydro hits to enemies. You can control where it hits too.

Releases Orb Every Time You Hit An Enemy

Hydro Orb

Every hit from Elemental Skill releases an orb. You can get the orb to heal the lost HP.

Uses Of Elemental Burst Of Hydro Traveler

Not Very Good Off-Field

Elemental Burst summons a huge bubble that hits opponents from the front. It deals damage but moves really fast so it is not very ideal for off-field DMG.

Hydro Traveler Ascension Materials

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Materials Needed for Level Ascension

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Talent Materials For Hydro Traveler

Hydro Traveler 's Recommended Talent Priority

TalentLevel Up Priority
Normal Attack: Rapid Fire★★★・・
Frozen Wilds
(Elemental Skill)
Prophecies Of Dawn
(Elemental Burst)

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Strengths & Weakness Of Hydro Traveler

- Powerful consecutive Hydro DMG when holding Skill
- Better damage output when max HP is high & current HP is above 50%
- Can restore subtle amount of HP with C6
- Cannot move when holding Skill
- Burst has long downtime

Best Constellation For Hydro Traveler

Collect All Hydroculus For Constellations

You are guaranteed to complete the constellations of Hydro Traveler. It is recommended to collect all of the constellations for Traveler for best combat performance. You can get all of the constellations by collecting all Hydroculus.

Constellation 2 For Improved Burst

Hydro Traveler's C2 improves the performance of Burst by increasing the bubble's duration by 3s and slowing its movement SPD by 30%. This is a good boost for Hydro Traveler's element application.

Constellation 4 For Protection

Hydro Traveler's C4 produces a shield that can protect Hydro Traveler while channeling Skill. With this, you can maximize holding the Skill without getting interrupted.

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yayie 4

I only rely on HydroMC's skills more than the burst.
That just show how bad HydroMC's kit is.

In this case I try to maximize her skill dmg output by giving her :

- Summit Shaper (lvl90),
- 2p ATK% + 2p Hydro DMG
- Team : Zhongli, Bennett, Rosaria
- Talent 1/9/1


Hydro MC Burst is highly need C2, so the bubble stay longer on the enemy location.

We can use Dehya Burst after Hydro MC Burst.


the burst style is similar to ayaka burst, a bit.
But this one just passing the enemy after contact.


The problem of MC Hydro Burst is the Bubble is stay moving, passing the enemies, also leaving the enemy behind. Cause the pyro combo given will lose the hydro application.

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