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This page is part of IGN's Genshin Impact Wiki guide and details everything you need to know aboutHu Tao, which includes a full character overview, how to obtain Hu Tao, combat details, talents, and skill upgrade priorities, a recommended character build, and much more.

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  • How to Get Hu Tao
  • Hu Tao Gameplay Overview
    • Hu Tao's Talents and Skill Priorities
    • Hu Tao Talent Discussion
    • Hu Tao's Constellations
    • Best Weapons for Hu Tao
    • Best Artifacts for Hu Tao
    • Teambuilding with Hu Tao

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How to Get Hu Tao

Hu Tao is the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor. She's a very bright girl often with philosophical ways of thinking about life. However, she like playing pranks on other people and her humor can give a negative impression of her.

Hu Tao is a 5-star character who debuted in her character banner called "Moment of Bloom". She is occasionally rerun on limited banners, usually between Halloween and mid-February.

Hu Tao
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Hu Tao Gameplay Overview

Hu Tao is widely considered to be among the best on-field Pyro DPS characters in the game. She deals the majority of her damage with her Charged Attacks buffed by her Skill, in which she infuses her Normal and Charged Attacks with Pyro while adding HP-scaling to her attacks. Therefore, HP% will be more beneficiall to Hu Tao than ATK%.

Paired with an off-field Hydro DPS like Xingqiu or Yelan, Hu Tao can maximize her damage with powerful Vaporized Charged Attacks. Learning how to consistently create Elemental Reactions with Hydro is essential to Hu Tao's gameplay. You might want to check out the Comprehensive Guide to Elemental Reactions.

You should focus on the following stats for Hu Tao (in no particular order):

  • HP%
  • Elemental Mastery
  • Pyro, Normal, and/or Charged Attack DMG%
  • CRIT Rate/DMG

The main drawback of Hu Tao is that she requires tight gameplay and rewards you the higher her Max HP is, but the lower her actual HP is, meaning keeping her on the brink of death is necessary to gain the most possible damage out of her. Her attack combos also require dash-cancelling or jump-cancelling her Charged Attacks.

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Hu Tao Attack Combos

Hu Tao doesn't care about using her Burst, so all you need to focus on is her Skill and Normal and Charged Attacks. Once Hu Tao takes the field, the Skill always comes first, as it gives Hu Tao the buff and Pyro infusion on her attacks.

There are four main attack patterns you should know to best navigate Hu Tao's damage.


  • Two quick Normal Attacks, immediately followed by a Charged Attack, with the Charged Attack animation cancelled mid-way by a jump (C0) or dash (C1).
    • The moment you see a red cone of elemental energy from her Charged Attack, it is safe to animation-cancel.
  • One quick Normal Attack immediately followed by a Charged Attack, animation cancelled mid-way by a jump (C0) or dash (C1)

Animation cancelling helps maximize the number of buffed Charged Attacks Hu Tao can deploy while temporarily buffed by her Skill. It is not strictly requiried, but strongly recommended.

Hu Tao Talent Discussion

Check the notes in the far-right column for extra details and tips for the following talents!

Normal Attack: Spear of Wangsheng
  • Normal Attack - Attacks up to six consecutive times.
  • Charged Attack - Consumes Stamina to lunge forward, damaging enemies.
  • Plunged Attack - Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground, damaging enemies and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
The majority of her damage; even though Hu Tao's Skill buffs the Normal Attacks, levelling the Normal Attack first will yield better results per talent level.The key, again, is to use Charged Attacks after short Normal Attack chains, cancelled by a dash or jump.
Elemental Skill: Guide to AfterlifeHu Tao consumes a portion of her HP to knock the surrounding enemies back and enter the Paramita Papilio state.
Paramita Papilio
  • Increases Hu Tao's ATK based on her Max HP at the time of use. Max ATK bonus is 400% of Hu Tao's Base ATK.
  • Converts attack DMG toPyroDMG, which cannot be overridden by other elemental infusions.
  • Charged attacks apply the Blood Blossom effect to the enemies hit.
  • Increases Hu Tao's resistance to interruption.

Blood Blossom

  • Enemies affected by Blood Blossom will takePyroDMG every 4s. This DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG.
  • Each enemy can be affected by only one Blood Blossom effect at a time, and its duration may only be refreshed by Hu Tao herself.

Paramita Papilio ends when its duration is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.

The Blood Blossom here is nowhere near as useful as the buffs the Skill provides to Hu Tao's Normal and Charged Attacks. The interruption resistance provided is welcome, as every moment Hu Tao can attack uninterrupted turns into more DPS for your team.
It should be levelled alongside the Normal Attack talent, but as previously stated, if you had to focus on one at a time, Normal Attack talent is the way to go.
Elemental Burst: Spirit SootherCommands a blazing spirit to attack, dealingPyroDMG in a large AoE.
Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao's Max HP. This effect can be triggered up to 5 times, based on the number of enemies hit.
If Hu Tao's HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the DMG and HP Regeneration are increased.
The weakest (damaging) talent. When used every rotation, it is actually a DPS LOSS. Thus, building Energy Recharge is not recommended. This frees up room for Hu Tao to invest in offensive stats like CRIT, Elemental Mastery, or HP%
First Ascension Passive: Flutter ByWhen a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife ends, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 8s.Anything that gives characters CRIT stats is good and worth acquiring. Luckily, you get this just by levelling Hu Tao up, which you should be doing anyways.
Fourth Ascension Passive: Sanguine RougeWhen Hu Tao's HP is equal to or less than 50%, herPyroDMG Bonus is increased by 33%.Essential for maximizing Hu Tao's damage. 33% is close to having an extra Pyro DMG% Goblet stapled to Hu Tao.
Passive Talent: The More the MerrierWhen Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has a 18% chance to receive an additional "Suspicious" dish of the same type.Not a very usefull Passive Talent. Suspicious dishes are worse than other dishes, and you'd be better off using a free character like Barbara for cooking to simply receive more of the same product.

Hu Tao's Constellations

Hu Tao's constellations improves her overall DPS with almost all of her constellations adding a big chunk to it. C1 is extremely powerful, and is as important (or even more important) than getting her signature weapon, Staff of Homa. C, of course, is her most powerful constellation.

Constellation NameIn-Game DescriptionNotes
Crimson Bouquet (C1)While in a Paramita Bouquet state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao's Charge Attacks do not consume Stamina.One of Hu Tao's strongest constellations, as stamina is a bottleneck for Hu Tao's Charged Attacks. Without having to worry about stamina, you are more free to dodge while having greater ability to cram more Charged Attacks into Hu Tao's Skill duration.
Ominous Rainfall (C2)Increases the Blood Blossom DMG by an amount equal to 10% of Hu Tao's Max HP at the time the effect is applied.
Additionally, Spirit Soother will also apply the Blood Blossom effect.
Blood Blossom is not a very important part of Hu Tao's damage, so this is not worth aiming for. It's useful, but you're better off rolling for Staff of Homa at this point for greater damage gains.
Lingering Carmine (C3)Increases the level of Guide to Afterlife by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Generic talent buff on a useful talent. Not amazing, but you can't go wrong with it.
Garden of Eternal Rest (C4)Upon defeating an enemy affected by a Blood Blossom that Hu Tao applied herself, all nearby allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT rate increased by 12% for 15s.CRIT buffs are extremely valuable. It enables your off-field DPS's that synergize with Hu Tao
Floral Incense (C5)Increases the level of Spirit Soother by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Hu Tao's Burst is not important for her damage, so this constellation isn't worth shooting for.
Butterfly's Embrace (C6)Triggers when Hu Tao's HP drops below 25%, or when she suffers a lethal strike:
Hu Tao will not fall as a result of the DMG sustained.
Additionally, for the next 10s, all of her Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to interruption is greatly increased.
This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left.
Can only occur once every 60s.
Completely eliminates the need for building CRIT Rate, allowing you to focus purely on CRIT damage. It is an an absolutely massive damage buff while also making Hu Tao harder to knock out of combat. The fact it can trigger once per minute is also desirable for longer fights.

Best Genshin Hu Tao Weapons

Hu Tao's signature weapon, Staff of Homa, is her best weapon. However, there are other contenders, especially with the release of some of Sumeru's weapons.

Weapon NameIn-Game DescriptionNotes
Staff of Homa

66.2% CRIT DMG

HP increased by20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on0.8% of the wielder's Max HP. When the wielder's HP is less than 50%, this ATK bonus is increased by an additional1% of Max HP.Hu Tao's signature weapon and best-in-slot. It covers all the bases Hu Tao needs covered and is a generically good weapon on most polearm DPS's, even ones that don't care about their HP stat.
Staff of Scarlet Sands

44.1% CRIT Rate

The equipping character gains52%of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. When an Elemental Skill hits opponents, the Dream of the Scarlet Sands effect will be gained for 10s: The equipping character will gain28%of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. Max 3 stacks.Hu Tao cannot gain full stacks from the Staff of the Scarlet Sands, and yet it still manages to stay competitive with Homa, thanks to its high CRIT Rate and encouragement in building Elemental Mastery.An Elemental Mastery Sands is, thus, recommended when equipping this weapon.
Primordial Jade-Winged Spear

22.1% CRIT Rate

On hit, increases ATK by3.2%for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by12%.The ATK stat doesn't do much for Hu Tao, but it still manages to outdamage many 4-star options. It's also included on the Standard banner, so this weapon can show up at any time. You might just have an extra laying around!

36.8% CRIT Rate

If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK and DEF is increased by16-32% (R1-R5). If there are fewer than 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by24-48% (R1-R5).You have to buy the Battle Pass in order to get this weapon, but it provides plenty of CRIT Rate, which makes building characters easier. The passive is decent on Hu Tao, and maximizes in efficiency in boss battles, which are becoming more common in Spiral Abyss.
Dragon's Bane

221 Elemental Mastery

Increases DMG against opponents affected by Hydro or Pyro by20-36% (R1-R5).An excellent choice at R5, but be wary that Elemental Mastery buffs from other sources (like Yelan's Elegy for the End) will be diminished in value, as Elemental Mastery becomes less valuable on Hu Tao after 400.
White Tassel

23.4% CRIT Rate

Increases Normal Attack DMG by24-48% (R1-R5).Can only be found in chests. This should be the bare minimum for Hu Tao. Despite its low ranking here, it is much better than most other 4-star weapons for Hu Tao.

Best Genshin Hu Tao Artifacts

The main stats on your artifacts should be the following:

  • Sands: HP% or Elemental Mastery (usually HP%)
  • Goblet: Pyro DMG% Bonus
  • Circlet: CRIT Rate or CRIT DMG, depending on whatever gets you closer to a 75;150 CR;CD ratio.

Check the notes in the far-right column for strategies and details regarding the artifact set.


Artifact NameIn-Game DescriptionNotes
4pc Crimson Witch of Flames
2-piece effect: Pyro DMG Bonus +15%<br>
4-piece effect: Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental Skill increases the 2-Piece Set Bonus by 50% of its starting value for 10s. Max 3 stacks.
The best possible choice for Hu Tao, as Vaporize reactions are a core part of her gameplay. It is also accessible through the artifact Strongbox at the alchemy workbench.
4pc Shimenawa's Reminiscence
2-piece effect: ATK +18%
4-piece effect: When casting Elemental Skill, if the character has 15 energy, 15 energy will be depleted and Normal/Charged/Plunging Attacks gain a 50% DMG bonus for 1 seconds.
Not as strong as Homa, but this dungeon is extremely resin-efficient to farm and can at least get comparable results.
4pc Gilded Dreams
2-piece effect: Elemental Mastery +8
4-piece effect: After triggering an elemental reaction, for each teammate of the same Element, +14% ATK. For each teammate of a different element, +50 Elemental Mastery
Very competitive with Homa. However, it suffers from the same drawback that the Dragon's Bane polearm does: outside Elemental Mastery buffs will be less powerful on Hu Tao.This is best used when Hu Tao is the only Pyro character on the team, so as to gain the full 230 Elmemental Mastery Bonus

Genshin Hu Tao Teams

Hu Tao deals the majority of her damage thanks to elemental reactions. Thus, it's vital that she has a consistent way to amplify her damage for every Charged Attack she uses.

An ideal team would look something like this:

Double Hydro
Hu Tao

On-Field Pyro DPS


Off-field Hydro DPS


Shield Support + Resistance Shred


Off-field Hydro DPS + Support

The team slots highlighted in green are pretty much set in stone. If you use Hu Tao, you need Xingqiu. Xingqiu provides so many synergies with Hu Tao that you are taking a huge DPS loss by not using him. Xingqiu provides damage reduction, interruption resistance, and enough Hydro application on his Burst to ensure that every single Charged Attack can be Vaporized, resulting in 50% more damage + bonuses based on Hu Tao's current Elemental Mastery.

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Yelan and Xingqiu are one of the most powerful two-character combinations in the game, and Hydro resonance gives everyone +25% HP, something every character above benefits from in their damage scaling.

Every team will use both Hu Tao and Xingqiu, but there are still other compositions, such as Double Geo and Double Cryo.

Every team, then, should consist of a few things:

  1. Hu Tao
  2. Xingqiu
  3. A shielder OR a buffer/debuffer (usually an Anemo character holding 4pc Viridescent Venerer)
  4. A character that provides a useful resonance and deals strong off-field damage, so a Geo, Cryo, or Hydro character.

Shielding Options

There are a few decent shield options. Shielding is important because Hu Tao's HP is meant to be kept low to increase her damage. Giving a shield keeps Hu Tao from dying while allowing her to keep her health low.

ZhongliThe best shield in the game, and it's not close. Essentially makes Hu Tao indestructible. His shield also shreds the resistances of enemies against physical and elemental damage by 20%With another Geo unit who deals respectable off-field damage, the team will gain Geo Resonance, which increases shield strength, buffs DMG by 15% when protected by a shield, and lowering the Geo resistance of enemies hit with Geo attacks.
LaylaA Cryo shielder with the bonus of enhancing Normal and Charged Attacks after she has some constellations. With another Cryo unit who can apply Cryo rapidly off-field, the team will gain Cryo Resonance, increasing CRIT Rate against enemies affected by Cryo by 15%
DionaA Cryo shielder who has a weak shield, but offers healing, movement speed and an Elemental Mastery buff, depending on her Constellations.With another Cryo unit who can apply Cryo rapidly off-field, the team will gain Cryo Resonance, increasing CRIT Rate against enemies affected by Cryo by 15%
ThomaA Pyro shielder whose shield gets stronger as you Normal Attack; this is something that Hu Tao will be doing a lot anyways.With Hu Tao, the team gains Pyro resonance, which grants the entire team a 25% ATK bonus. However, most of Hu Tao's best teammates scale with HP, so this buff is not as valuable as it would be on other teams.The occasional Pyro application could also disrupt some of Hu Tao's Vaporized Charged Attacks.

Other Options

Your last team slot should be occuppied by a buffer, debuffer, off-field DPS, or a character that can cover more than one of these roles.

YelanUsually the best option alongside Xingqiu. They may appear redundant, due to both being off-field Hydro DPS's, but the Hydro resonance is extremely valuable, and Yelan and Xingqiu together can usually carry teams by themselves, even without Hu Tao's high damage output.Her Burst and Ascension Passives also buff Hu Tao's damage by a good amount.
KazuhaAmong the most contested teammates in the game, Kazuha is wanted on nearly every team. The Viridescent Venerer artifact set allows him to reduce Pyro or Hydro resistance, and his Burst offers an Elemental DMG bonus based on what elements are swirled.Use an Anemo character in place of a shielder, but only if you're confident you don't need a shielder.
SucroseSucrose is the 4-star alternative to Kazuha, but she can do something that Kazuha can't: share a portion of her Elemental Mastery with the party. Since she usually has 800-1000 Elemental Mastery when built properly, she can add a massive amount of damage through both this and Swirls with Viridescent Venerer.Use an Anemo character in place of a shielder, but only if you're confident you don't need a shielder.
AlbedoAlbedo is a generic off-field DPS that mainly deals damage with his Skill. He is only recommended if you are trying to build Geo Resonance with Hu Tao together with Zhongli. It is not advised to use him otherwise.Double Geo teams offer less damage than other options, but the most comfort in play. Choose Double Geo for "easy mode" Hu Tao gameplay.
YunjinYunjin, instead of dealing damage off-field, buffs the Normal Attacks of teammates through the use of her Burst. This is mainly to buff Hu Tao further. It is recommended, then, that Hu Tao's default combo becomes two Normal Attacks and an animation-cancelled Charged Attack (repeatedly).Only use Yunjin if Zhongli is also on your team for the Geo resonance.
KaeyaEveryone has Kaeya, and he provides off-field Cryo damage and application through his Burst, which orbits the active character. Since Hu Tao is at melee range, this is quite beneficial.It is only recommended to use Kaeya if you are also using a Cryo shielder on the team like Layla or Diona for the Cryo resonance.
RosariaRosaria is an alternative to Kaeya. Her damage is exceptional off-field, but her Burst stays in one place. Thus, it's best to use Rosaria over Kaeya during boss battles where the boss doesn't move very much.It is only recommended to use Rosaria if you are also using Cryo shielder like Layla or Diona for the Cryo Resonance.


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What is the best 4 star set for Hu Tao? ›

Best Hu Tao build: Artifacts

As with other Pyro characters, you'll want to go for the Crimson Witch of Flames set, which buffs Pyro DMG. Additionally, if you've got a 4-piece set, it'll boost your Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40% along with your Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%.

Does Hu Tao use HP or ATK? ›

Hu Tao will gain more ATK% based on her max HP. Building her on HP will allow her to have a higher attack during the duration of her skill and also increase her survivability. Due to her low base attack, building her on ATK% means she will gain a lower attack compared to other characters.

What does C6 Hu Tao do? ›

C6 - Butterfly's Embrace

Additionally, for the next 10s, all of her Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to interruption is greatly increased. This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left and can only occur once every 60s.

Is Hu Tao more powerful than Diluc? ›

To that end, Hu Tao is notably more "talented" than Diluc. She has no wasted talents at all. Meanwhile, Diluc's first passive talent does not help him much. Moreover, Hu Tao's Elemental Burst and Elemental Skill work so much better together compared to Diluc's straightforward and unimaginative fire attacks.

How much Crit DMG does LVL 90 Hu Tao have? ›

Hu Tao Stats and Talent Scaling:
Level/Ascend PhaseCritical Damage BonusAttack
Ascend Level 628.8% Critical Damage86 Attack
level 8028.8% Critical Damage94 Attack
Ascend Level 738.4% Critical Damage99 Attack
level 90 HP38.4% Critical Damage106 Attack
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Is Pyro DMG or HP better for Hu Tao? ›

Pyro give more damage than HP goblet. But, in certain aspect, HP can give ore survivability and healing rate. If you have staff of homa, and got HP goblet first to complete Crimson Witch set, just use it. If you don't, better switch to 2 CW+2 gladiators with pyro goblet until you completed get CW set.

Is Hu Tao the strongest character? ›

In terms of HP scaling, Hu Tao is unparalleled, and she is one of the strongest DPS characters in Genshin Impact currently. Not only does she have great HP scaling, but her DEF value is also incredibly high, allowing her to stay at low HP without taking too much damage that would otherwise be fatal.

Why is Hu Tao always on low HP? ›

Hu Tao's elemental skill "Guide to Afterlife" will reduce 30% of her current HP. This skill is her main feature and can be cast again 7 seconds after it ends, making this HP sacrifice a frequent action. This will keep her HP low, and players that forget to keep an eye on her might find her in a critical condition.

Is Hu Tao the strongest DPS? ›

Yes, Hu Tao is still one of the best DPS characters in Genshin Impact. Her overwhelming Pyro damage and massive Elemental Burst AOE can destroy even the strongest foes, leaving her at the top of the charts when it comes to pure DPS.

Who does Hu Tao work best with? ›

Hu Tao's best support is Xingqiu, despite the fact that he's a Hydro character and Cryo characters can produce stronger Melt reactions with a Pyro user. Xingqiu works well with Hu Tao, though, because his hydro application is second to none. His Elemental Burst does it with every attack.

Who is Hu Tao shipped with? ›

HuXiao is the het ship between Xiao and Hu Tao from the Genshin Impact fandom.

What is the best shield for Hu Tao? ›

Zhongli is the best shielder in Genshin Impact. When Hu Tao is under 50% HP, where she performs best, having Zhongli's shield will help her focus on dealing damage. Additionally, Zhongli's shield is notorious for its tankiness and effectiveness when fighting any enemies.

Who is Hu Tao father? ›

Zhongli is Hu Tao's Parent (Genshin Impact) - Works | Archive of Our Own.

Is C6 Hu Tao immortal? ›

This means, when Hu Tao is on cooldown, the player's whole party will enjoy a 24% extra Crit Rate. As for her C6, it practically allows Hu Tao to be immortal on the field.

Who is the strongest C6 Genshin? ›

The absolute strongest C6 character overall is probably Ganyu or Eula.

Does Hu Tao have a boyfriend? ›

Since Hu Tao is Zhongli's boss at Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, Zhongli was assumed to have a relationship with Hu Tao. The ZhongTao ship is generally seen as an example of the common "tall boyfriend x short/petite girlfriend couple" motif in films, mangas, animes, light novels .

What God is Hu Tao? ›

Underneath her whimsy, Hu Tao is a reverent funeral director, influential poet, and spirit soother carrying rituals that cleanse the evils from Liyue's fallen gods.

Who is Hu Tao scared of? ›

Hu Tao has scared Qiqi and is the one person the young girl hates. While Hu Tao now sees Qiqi as a friend, the feeling is not mutual and likely never will be.

Who does more damage Xiao or Diluc? ›

That means Xiao technically has higher ATK potential than Diluc. This also means his damage multipliers can scale easier since he has higher base damage. The difference might not be that big but it's a bragging right, having Xiao since, by technicality, he has the highest damage right out of the box.

How many Primos does Hu Tao have? ›

The guaranteed five-star item has a 50 percent chance to be Hu Tao. If that first pity five-star wasn't Hu Tao, your next five-star will be. This means, at most, you'll need 180 Wishes to get Hu Tao.

Who is best Xiao or Hu Tao? ›

Xiao is easier to build and more consistent. He has the highest base ATK in the game (whereas Hu Tao has the lowest). Xiao also has better AoE, higher scaling on his normals and plunging, and the #1 DPS (damage per second) potential in genshin.

How does Hu Tao scale off HP? ›

Hu Tao's base damage is unfortunately rather weak — one of the weakest in Genshin Impact. This weakness is easily overcome by utilizing Hu Tao's Elemental Skill, which increases her attack significantly and shrouds her strikes in Pyro damage. The damage this skill inflicts scales off Hu Tao's HP.

What is Hu Tao best f2p weapon? ›

Despite being a 3-star selection, the White Tassel is one of the best free-to-play weapons for Hu Tao in Genshin Impact. Although it has a lower Base ATK than the 4-star and 5-star options, it has enough value to be a powerful DPS weapon. The White Tassel gives a CRIT Rate of up to 23.4% upon ascension.

How do you increase Hu Tao DMG? ›

Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao's Max HP. This effect can be triggered up to 5 times, based on the number of enemies hit. If Hu Tao's HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the DMG and HP Regeneration are increased.

Who is the strongest Pyro character in Genshin? ›

Xiangling is the best Sub-DPS Pyro character in Genshin Impact.

Who is the strongest Pyro DPS in Genshin? ›

Best Pyro DPS - Hu Tao

Among the many options for Pyro DPS, including Yoimiya, Diluc, and Klee, Hu Tao has stood out for a long time as the best Pyro DPS character and possibly the best DPS character overall. Hu Tao's Burst damage is one of the highest single-instance damage outputs seen in the game.

What type of girl is Hu Tao? ›

Personality. Hu Tao is a very perky and cheerful young woman. She's very energetic, even when pursuing her job on reflecting/discussing grim subjects such as death (something that her entire job revolves around).

Is Hu Tao or Yelan better? ›

When it comes to Genshin Impact Hu Tao and Yelan, each has a role they're best in. Director Hu is best as a main DPS, while Yelan is a top-tier sub-DPS. Because of this, choosing between Hu Tao and Yelan in Genshin Impact isn't that complicated.

Who does Hu Tao likes? ›

What characters does Hu Tao like?
  • Beidou. Beidou is one of the strongest sub DPSes in Genshin Impact and is especially good at applying off-field damage, which is ideal for pairing with an on-field DPS like Hu Tao. ...
  • Kaeya. ...
  • Albedo. ...
  • Thoma. ...
  • Zhongli. ...
  • Fischl. ...
  • Kaedehara Kazuha. ...
  • Sucrose.

How do you stop Hu Tao from dying? ›

Shielding is important because Hu Tao's HP is meant to be kept low to increase her damage. Giving a shield keeps Hu Tao from dying while allowing her to keep her health low.

Does Hu Tao need a healer? ›

Hu Tao's burst, "Spirit Soother," allows her to heal, but her healing is mostly inadequate. Without a healer, Hu Tao will be stuck at low HP and she'll be on the brink of death most of the time. A shielder can help with this problem, but so far, only Zhongli can provide a shield with 100% uptime.

What main stats should Hu Tao have? ›

You'll want the following stat distribution on artifacts for Hu Tao:
  • Flower: HP (main stat), Critical Damage or Critical Hit Rate, Attack %, Elemental Mastery, Energy Recharge (secondary stats)
  • Plume: Attack (main stat), Critical Damage or Critical Hit Rate, Attack %, Elemental Mastery, Energy Recharge (secondary stats)
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Who is the number 1 DPS in Genshin? ›

Even without any reactions, Ganyu is the most stable DPS character who can deal massive damage at any point and any range.

Who is the best healer in Genshin Impact? ›

Bennett has been considered to be one of the best healers in Genshin Impact for a long while, not necessarily because of his healing potential alone, but also due to the fact that he massively buffs the ATK value of team members.

Who does the most damage in Genshin? ›

Eula has the best attack damage in the game so far, working perfectly as your main damage character. Besides that, she is also great to trigger Cryo reactions. In Genshin Impact, an unity's value can come from how useful it can be to help other characters or to trigger elemental combinations without being in battle.

Are Mona and Hu Tao good together? ›

However, this combination works well if players want Hu Tao to deal her highest damage numbers with her Burst. The Astrologist Mona allows for some astronomical (pun intended) damage numbers using her Burst.

Are Xiao and Hu Tao shipped? ›

HuXiao is the het ship between Xiao and Hu Tao from the Genshin Impact fandom.

Who is shipped with Xiao? ›

Xiao and Lumine make the perfect couple with Xiao protecting her and Lumine comforting him.

Does Hu Tao have twin tails? ›

Hu Tao's most immediately recognizable features are her porkpie hat adorned with a red plum branch with a large wooden talisman at its center and her bright scarlet eyes with blossom shaped pupils. She has very long brown hair tied into twintails that go past her waist and two shoulder length locks.

What are the best 4 * weapons for Hu Tao? ›

The best weapon for any Hu Tao build is Staff of Homa. No other weapon can compare to Homa's peak damage output. The high 608 base damage and 66.2% crit damage bonus are perfect for her play style.

What weapons should Hu Tao use? ›

Since she focuses on Vaporize, Hu Tao's best weapon in Genshin Impact will not only contain Crit and HP, but also Elemental Mastery.
  • 7 White Tassel.
  • 6 Blackcliff Pole.
  • 5 Deathmatch.
  • 4 Primordial Jade Winged-Spear.
  • 3 Dragon's Bane.
  • 2 Staff Of The Scarlet Sands.
  • 1 Staff Of Homa.
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What is the most powerful 4-star in Genshin? ›

Bennett (Pyro Sword)

Despite being shunned by nearly every team in the game for being the unluckiest adventurer in Teyvat, Bennett is widely considered to be the best 4-star character in Genshin Impact. This is thanks to his burst, which provides the best ATK buff in the game.

What are the 4 stars on Hu Tao banner? ›

Hu Tao banner rerun 4-star characters
  • Xingqiu (Hydro)
  • Beidou (Electro)
  • Ningguang (Geo)
Jan 17, 2023

What is Hu Tao best in slot artifacts? ›

miHoYo The best Hu Tao Artifact is the Crimson Witch of Flames set. The best Hu Tao build utilizes Artifacts that increase her Pyro bonus damage. We recommend using the Crimson Witch of Flames as it gives Hu Tao a +15% to her Pyro DMG Bonus, while the full set increases her Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%.

Who is the strongest 5-star in Genshin? ›

Venti is the best support in the game, and also the best Anemo character. He can easily change the layouts of the battlefield by introducing a vortex that sucks in all enemies, opening them up to stacks of Swirl elemental reactions.

Who is the rarest 5-star in Genshin Impact? ›

Two of the rarest characters in Genshin Impact appear to be Venti and Diluc. Both are 5-star characters, and they're more typically desired than other 5-stars like Jean and Keqing. Diluc is incredibly powerful, and he's currently available through the Wanderlust Invocation Wish.

Who is the rarest 4-star Genshin? ›

1. Bennett (Pyro Sword) Despite being shunned by nearly every team in the game for being the unluckiest adventurer in Teyvat, Bennett is widely considered to be the best 4-star character in Genshin Impact.

How many primogems is 90 wishes? ›

Genshin Impact 3.4 Primogems estimation: Why some players will get over 90 Wishes in this update. That's 14,735 Primogems.

Is Hu Tao a boy or girl? ›

Hu Tao is medium-sized girl with long brown hair tied in a pair of pigtails that fades into red at the tips and a black hat adorned by a yellow emblem along with red blossoms and blue ribbons tied to said flowers at the side of the hat. Her eyes are red with pale gold pupils resembling stars.

How to get Primogems fast? ›

All Possible Ways to Get Free Primogems in Genshin Impact
  1. Daily Commissions. Daily Commissions are unlocked upon reaching Adventure Rank 12 and they offer a consistent source of free Primogems every day. ...
  2. Spiral Abyss. ...
  3. Achievements. ...
  4. Quests. ...
  5. Exploration. ...
  6. Events. ...
  7. Serenitea Pot. ...
  8. Masterless Stardust and Starglitter Exchange.
Oct 31, 2022

What is the strongest artifact in Genshin? ›

Noblesse Oblige is by far, the best artifact set for support characters that often have to use their Elemental Burst. That could be Bennett, Xingqiu, Diona, or even Raiden Shogun for those who don't have a good Emblem Set. The Elemental Burst bonus is just astounding on this one.

What talent should I prioritize on Hu Tao? ›

It should be levelled alongside the Normal Attack talent, but as previously stated, if you had to focus on one at a time, Normal Attack talent is the way to go. Commands a blazing spirit to attack, dealing Pyro DMG in a large AoE. Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao's Max HP.


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