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Xiao Best Build Guide for Genshin Impact. See Xiao's Build artifacts for DPS, weapon ranking & comparison, best 4 star weapon, team comps, & more about Builds for Xiao.

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Best Build For Xiao & Recommended Builds

Xiao Is Best Built As A Plunge ATK Anemo DPS

ArtifactVermillion HereafterVermillion Hereafter x4
Sub-Stat Priority1. CRIT Rate
3. ATK%
4. Energy Recharge
Talent PriorityNormal Attack: ★★★★・
Skill: ★★★・・
Burst: ★★★★★
Recommended WeaponPrimordial Jade Winged-SpearStaff Of HomaCalamity QuellerLithic SpearDeathmatchBlackcliff Pole
▼Weapon Rankings
Recommended TeamXiaoXianyunFaruzanFurina
▼Other Team Members

Best Artifacts, Substitute, & Sub Stats For Xiao

Choose Artifacts That Increases ATK, Anemo DMG, Or CRIT Stats

Build Recommendation & Details
Vermillion HereafterVermillion Hereafter
4pc. Set
Rating: ★★★★★
- Amazing set for Xiao because it greatly increases ATK of Xiao.
 ↳ Increases ATK for more than 50%.
- ATK tends to be more valuable to Xiao since he already has a lot of DMG Bonus in his kit.
▶ Farm at The Lost Valley
Desert Pavilion ChronicleDesert Pavilion Chronicle
4pc. Set
Rating: ★★★★・
- Increases DMG Bonus of Plunge and Anemo DMG.
- You need to mix Charged Attack in your attack rotations to use.
▶ Farm at City Of Gold
Marechaussee Hunter Marechaussee Hunter
4pc. Set
Rating: ★★★・・
- Great for increasing CRIT Rate.
 ↳ With Xiao's innate CRIT Rate, you only need minimal CRIT rate or it might overflow.
- Allows you to focus on CRIT DMG.
- 2pc. set is wasted, however.
▶ Farm at City Of Gold
Shimenawa GladiatorViridescent Venerer
2pc. Set
Rating: ★★★・・
- Any combination of 2pc. ATK or Anemo DMG works for Xiao for Stat boost.
- Very easy to farm since you just need to get 2pc
- Good set to use when you are still farming for 4pc sets,
▶ Farm at World Bosses

Artifacts That Increases ATK%, Anemo DMG Bonus, Or Plunge DMG Is Recommended

When choosing artifacts for Xiao, select Artifacts that increases the stats of Xiao for damage. Specifically the following: ATK, Anemo DMG, Plunge DMG and CRIT Stats. 2-piece sets are great option especially when you do not have a good 4pc. Set of artifacts above.

Sub-Stats For Main DPS Xiao

Recommended Main Stats & Sub-Stats

Main Status (※Flower and Feather is fixed.)
GobletGobletAnemo DMG Bonus
CircletCircletCRIT DMG or CRIT Rate
CRIT DMG/ CRIT Rate / ATK% / Energy Recharge

Prioritize CRIT DMG And CRIT Rate With ATK and Energy Recharge

CRIT DMG and Rate is important for Xiao for higher damage. After getting a balanced CRIT Rate and DMG, invest in ATK and Energy Recharge for a higher uptime of Elemental Burst.

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Recommended Party Build For Xiao

Xiao Hypercarry Team

Party / Recommended Artifacts
Points Of The Comp
- Xiao works well with Xianyun for healing and reducing Energy Requirements of both.
- Furina will provide the whole team buff and additional damage. Because of Xiao, Furina can get Fanfare stacks quickly..
- Faruzan is mainly for buffing Xiao and providing energy (at higher constellations).

Focuses On Buffing Xiao's DMG

Hypercarry Xiao Team focuses on increasing the damage of Xiao with supports. This allows Xiao to deal powerful damage to single or multiple targets.

Examples Of Substitute Characters

Character Substitute Reason
XianyunXianyun BennettBennett - Bennett greatly Buff ATK of Xiao but limits you to a circle.
FaruzanFaruzan JeanJean
- At C4, Jean can also reduce Anemo Resistance.
- You will be limited to a circle however.
FurinaFurina ZhongliZhongli - Decreases the resistance of enemies instead of buffing.
Best Teams For Xiao

Xiao Main DPS Weapon Recommendations

Weapon Recommendation
Primordial Jade Winged-SpearPrimordial Jade Winged-Spear Recommendation: ★★★★★
- Greatly boost ATK of Xiao greatly and increase DMG for a bit.
- CRIT Rate sub-stat is also great for building.
Staff Of HomaStaff Of Homa Recommendation: ★★★★★
- Greatly increases CRIT DMG Stat.
- Boost ATK% based on HP but you need low HP to maximize buffs.
Calamity QuellerCalamity Queller Recommendation: ★★★★・
- Greatly increase ATK of Xiao.
- Also boost Elemental DMG slightly for more damage.
- You need to build on CRIT Stats on Artifacts a lot.
Vortex VanquisherVortex Vanquisher Recommendation: ★★★★・
- Greatly increases ATK but needs shields to maximize.
- Great when you have a shielder in the team.
- You need to build on CRIT Stats on Artifacts a lot.
DeathmatchDeathmatch Recommendation: ★★★・・
- CRIT Rate makes it easier to build Xiao.
- ATK buff from sub-stat can be inconsistent because it is enemy dependent but is great for boosting DMG.
Lithic SpearLithic Spear Recommendation: ★★★・・
- ATK sub-stat is great for increasing all damage of Xiao.
- Increases CRIT Rate and ATK% through effect but limits the team comps that you can use to maximize.
Blackcliff PoleBlackcliff Pole Recommendation: ★★・・・
- CRIT DMG Sub-stat is great for building Xiao.
- Effect does not work at Bosses that does not spawn small enemies.
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