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Which 4 Star Weapon Should You Keep Guide

Genshin | Which 4 Star Weapon Should You Keep Guide

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Learn which 4 star weapons to keep in Genshin Impact. Guide includes how to know which weapons to keep, best weapons to keep, which to use as fodder, and more!

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Which 4 Star Weapons To Keep? - Overview

General Rule Is To Have One Of Each

As a general rule, it's recommended that you keep one of each weapon and get them to R5 before using any extras as level up fodder. This is to future-proof your account by ensuring you have a copy of the weapon ready if ever it becomes viable for a character in the future.

Which You Keep Depends On Your Characters

Since not all weapons work for each character, which weapon you keep is highly dependent on your roster of characters and their builds. Prioritize keeping weapons for characters you have or plan on pulling.

Which 4-Star Weapons To Keep List

Criteria For Keeping Weapons

1Versatility as a weapon. How many characters can use it, builds it can work in
2How strong the weapon is

Keep Weapons That Can Be Used By Multiple Characters

There are weapons whose Sub-Stat and Weapon Skill are so versatile, it can easily be used by multiple characters. This should be high priority since this will ensure you can give a weapon to more characters.

Keep Weapons That Are Generally Strong

It's also a priority to keep weapons that are just generally strong. Even if they can only be used by a specific character, it's worth keeping them for it.

List Of Weapons Worth Keeping

This list only includes weapons you can get from Gacha. Events and crafted weapons should always be kept by default. This list also presumes that you already one of each weapon, and this ranks which weapons extras are worth keeping

4 Star Swords To Keep

Favonius SwordFavonius Sword- Can be used by different Support-build characters since it has ER for sub-stat and its weapon skill further increases Burst use
Sacrificial SwordSacrificial Sword- One of the best Support swords
- Weapon skill is great since it resets Elemental Skill cooldown!
The Alley FlashThe Alley Flash- Has the highest ATK stat for swords
- Weapon skill is a direct increase in damage
XiphosXiphos' Moonlight- Weapon skill can work for most Burst-support characters, while EM sub-stat will increase damage
All Sword List

4 Star Claymores To Keep

Favonius GreatswordFavonius Greatsword- Same with the Favonius Sword, this weapon works well with most-support build characters
Makhaira AquamarineMakhaira Aquamarine- Builds EM and ER with its sub-stat and weapon skill
Sacrificial GreatswordSacrificial Greatsword- Reset the use of your Elemental Skill, making it easy to build Burst along with its ER sub-stat
- Works with most Support-build characters
All Claymore List

4 Star Polearms To Keep

DragonDragon's Bane- EM sub-stat works well with its weapon skill that increases damage against Hydro or Pyro-affected enemies
WavebreakerWavebreaker's Fin- Elemental Burst damage increase through its weapon skill
- Great for Elemental Burst Support characters
All Polearm List

4 Star Bows To Keep

Alley HunterAlley Hunter- Weapon Skill is great for off-field support characters, since it increases damage while they're not the active character
Favonius WarbowFavonius Warbow- General good weapon for Support characters since it can help build energy through weapon skill & ER sub-stat
MouunMouun's Moon- Good for Elemental Burst-focused characters
RustRust- Great weapon for a main DPS character since it increase Normal Attack DMG
Sacrificial BowSacrificial Bow- Will reset Elemental Skill cooldwown, making it great for Burst Support characters
The StringlessThe Stringless- Great for both Support & DPS characters since it directly increase Skill & Burst damage
All Bows List

4 Star Catalysts To Keep

Favonius CodexFavonius Codex- Will help build Burst faster from its Weapon Skill and ER sub-stat
Sacrificial FragmentsSacrificial Fragments- Weapon will reset Elemental Skill for easier Burst build
The WidsithThe Widsith- Weapon Skill works for just about every build since it can either increase ATK, Elemental DMG or Elemental Mastery
- Crit DMG sub-stat makes it even better
Wandering EvenstarWandering Evenstar- Great for Elemental Reaction-based builds
All Catalyst List

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