Hu Tao: Talents, Ascension, Constellations
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Character Overview:

Hu Tao Profile Picture

Fragrance in Thaw

Recommended Role:Main DPS
How to Acquire:Character Event Wish

Hu Tao Skill Description:

Guide to Afterlife

Hu Tao Elemental Skill - Guide to Afterlife

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Cooldown:16 Seconds
Duration:9 Seconds
Blood Bloosom Duration:8 Seconds
Energy Generated:2 Pyro Elemental Particles from the first attack after the skill’s activation.
2 Pyro Elemental Particles from the attack made before the duration ends.

Hu Tao enters the Paramita Papilio state for 9 seconds at the cost of 30% of her current HP.

Hu Tao gains the following attributes while in the Paramita Papilio state:

  • Increase Attack based on her current HP at the time of the skill’s activation. The Attack Bonus gained through the skill cannot exceed 400% of Hu Tao’s base attack.

  • Converts all her basic attacks (Normal, Charged and Plunge) to Pyro Damage. This cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion like from Chongyun’s elemental skill.

  • Increase resistance to interruption.

  • Hu Tao’s charged attack will apply the Blood Blossom status to all enemies she hits through the attack.

    The Blood Blossom status has the following effects:
    • Enemies affected by this status will take Pyro damage every 4 seconds.

    • Hitting enemies more than once with a charged attack will not stack its effect but will extend its duration.

    • Its damage is considered elemental skill damage and has a separate critical chance.

    • With the 2nd constellation unlocked, the Blood Blossom’s damage is increase by 10%.

    • With the 4th constellation unlocked, all nearby party members (excluding Hu Tao) will gain 12% boost in critical rate when defeating enemies affected by the Blood Blossom.

  • All effects from the Paramita Papilio will be removed once you switch characters or Hu Tao dies.

  • With the Flutter By passive talent unlocked, all characters in the party (excluding Hu Tao) will gain a 12% increase in the critical rate for 8 seconds once the elemental skill ends.

    This can be forcibly activated by switching to a different character once you activate the ability.

  • With the 1st constellation unlocked, Hu Tao’s charged attack will not consume stamina while she’s under the effect of this elemental skill.

Spirit Soother

Hu Tao Elemental Burst - Spirit Soother

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Cooldown:15 Seconds
Energy Cost:60 Energy

Hu Tao summons a ghost and deal Pyro Damage on all surrounding enemies in a large AoE.

Additionally, this elemental burst gives the following effects:

  • Regenerates a portion of Hu Tao’s HP depending on the number of enemies hit by the elemental burst.

  • The HP regeneration effect cannot exceed more than 5 targets.

  • If Hu Tao’s current HP is less than 50% upon activation of the skill, Spirit Soother’s skill damage and HP regeneration are increased.

  • With the 2nd constellation unlocked, this skill will also apply the Blood Blossom status effect on all enemies it hits.

Secret Spear of Wangsheng

Hu Tao Normal Attack - Secret Spear of Wangsheng

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Charged Attack Stamina Cost:25 Stamina

Normal Attack:

Hu Tao performs up to 6 consecutive strikes with her spear.

Charged Attack:

At the cost of small stamin, Hu Tao lunges forward in a straight line, dealing damage to all enemies along the way.

Having the 1st constellation while under the effects of the Paramita Papilio will not consume stamina.

Plunging Attack:

Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE Damage upon impact.

Hu Tao Passive Talents:


The More the MerrierThe More the Merrier

NoneWhen Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has a 18% chance to receive an additional "Suspicious" dish of the same type.

Flutter ByFlutter By

character ascension phase 1When a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife ends, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their Critical Rate increased by 12% for 8 seconds.

Sanguine RougeSanguine Rouge

character ascension phase 4When Hu Tao's HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro Damage Bonus is increased by 33%.

Hu Tao Constellation Info:

Constellation Level:NameDescription

Hu Tao 1st Constellation - Crimson BouquetLevel 1

Crimson BouquetWhile in a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao's Charge Attacks do not consume Stamina.

Hu Tao 2nd Constellation - Ominous RainfallLevel 2

Ominous RainfallIncreases the Blood Blossom Damage by an amount equal to 10% of Hu Tao's Max HP at the time the effect is applied.

Additionally, Spirit Soother (Elemental Burst) will also apply the Blood Blossom effect.

Hu Tao 3rd Constellation - Lingering CarmineLevel 3

Lingering CarmineIncreases the Level of Guide to Afterlife by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Hu Tao 4th Constellation - Garden of Eternal RestLevel 4

Garden of Eternal RestUpon 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 Critical Rate increased by 12% for 15 seconds.

Hu Tao 5th Constellation - Floral IncenseLevel 5

Floral IncenseIncreases the Level of Spirit Soother by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Hu Tao 6th Constellation - Butterfly's EmbraceLevel 6

Butterfly's EmbraceHu Tao gains the following effects when her HP drops below 25% or she takes a lethal strike from enemies:
  • Hu Tao will not die as a result of the lethal strike.
  • Hu Tao's Elemental and Physical Resistance is increased by 200% for 10 seconds.
  • Hu Tao's Critical Rate is boosted to 100% for 10 seconds.
  • Greatly increase resistance to interruption for 10 seconds.
  • Effect automatically triggers when Hu Tao has 1 HP left.
  • This effect can only trigger once every 60 seconds.

Hu Tao Ascension Materials:

Ascension PhaseRequired LevelMora CostRequired Materials:
Phase 1Level 2020,000

Agnidus Agate Sliver×1 Agnidus Agate Sliver

Silk Flower×3 Silk Flower

Whopperflower Nectar×3 Whopperflower Nectar

Phase 2Level 4040,000

Agnidus Agate Fragment×3 Agnidus Agate Fragment

Juvenile Jade×2 Juvenile Jade

Silk Flower×10 Silk Flower

Whopperflower Nectar×15 Whopperflower Nectar

Phase 3Level 5060,000

Agnidus Agate Fragment×6 Agnidus Agate Fragment

Juvenile Jade×4 Juvenile Jade

Silk Flower×20 Silk Flower

Shimmering Nectar×12 Shimmering Nectar

Phase 4Level 6080,000

Agnidus Agate Chunk×3 Agnidus Agate Chunk

Juvenile Jade×8 Juvenile Jade

Silk Flower×30 Silk Flower

Shimmering Nectar×18 Shimmering Nectar

Phase 5Level 70100,000

Agnidus Agate Chunk×6 Agnidus Agate Chunk

Juvenile Jade×12 Juvenile Jade

Silk Flower×45 Silk Flower

Energy Nectar×12 Energy Nectar

Phase 6Level 80120,000

Agnidus Agate Gemstone×6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone

Juvenile Jade×20 Juvenile Jade

Silk Flower×60 Silk Flower

Energy Nectar×24 Energy Nectar

LevelMora CostRequired Materials
Level 212,500

Teachings of Diligence×3 Teachings Of Diligence

Whopperflower Nectar×6 Whopperflower Nectar

Level 317,500

Guide to Diligence×2 Guide Of Diligence

Shimmering Nectar×3 Shimmering Nectar

Level 425,000

Guide to Diligence×4 Guide Of Diligence

Shimmering Nectar×4 Shimmering Nectar

Level 530,000

Guide to Diligence×6 Guide Of Diligence

Shimmering Nectar×6 Shimmering Nectar

Level 637,500

Guide to Diligence×9 Guide Of Diligence

Shimmering Nectar×9 Shimmering Nectar

Level 7120,000

Philosophies of Diligence×4 Philosophies Of Diligence

Energy Nectar×4 Energy Nectar

Shard of a Foul Legacy×1 Shard Of a Foul Legacy

Level 8260,000

Philosophies of Diligence×6 Philosophies Of Diligence

Energy Nectar×6 Energy Nectar

Shard of a Foul Legacy×1 Shard Of a Foul Legacy

Level 9450,000

Philosophies of Diligence×12 Philosophies Of Diligence

Energy Nectar×9 Energy Nectar

Shard of a Foul Legacy×2 Shard Of a Foul Legacy

Level 10700,000

Philosophies of Diligence×16 Philosophies Of Diligence

Energy Nectar×12 Energy Nectar

Shard of a Foul Legacy×2 Shard Of a Foul Legacy

Crown of Insight×1 Crown Of Insight

Hu Tao Builds:

Coming soon…

Hu Tao Stats and Talent Scaling:

Each character in Genshin Impact gains a specific bonus during character ascension. For Hu Tao, she gains Critical Damage Bonus starting at Character Ascension Level 2.

All characters start with a stat of 50 Critical Damage, 5 Critical Rate, 0 Elemental Mastery, 0% Elemental Damage Bonus and 100% Energy Recharge. These stats do not increase through character level and can only increase through artifacts or innate character ascension bonus.

Level/Ascend PhaseCritical Damage BonusHPAttackDefense
level 10% Critical Damage1,2118 Attack68 Defense
level 200% Critical Damage3,14121 Attack177 Defense
Ascend Level 10% Critical Damage4,17929 Attack235 Defense
level 400% Critical Damage6,25343 Attack352 Defense
Ascend Level 29.6% Critical Damage6,99048 Attack394 Defense
level 509.6% Critical Damage8,04255 Attack453 Defense
Ascend Level 319.2% Critical Damage9,02662 Attack508 Defense
level 6019.2% Critical Damage10,08969 Attack568 Defense
Ascend Level 519.2% Critical Damage10,82674 Attack610 Defense
level 7019.2% Critical Damage11,89981 Attack670 Defense
Ascend Level 628.8% Critical Damage12,63786 Attack712 Defense
level 8028.8% Critical Damage13,72194 Attack773 Defense
Ascend Level 738.4% Critical Damage14,45999 Attack815 Defense
level 90 HP38.4% Critical Damage 15,552106 Attack876 Defense
Skill LevelActivation CostAttack IncreaseBlood Bloosom Damage
Level 130% Current HP 3.84% Max HP 64%
Level 230% Current HP 4.07% Max HP 68.80%
Level 330% Current HP 4.3% Max HP73.60%
Level 430% Current HP 4.6% Max HP80%
Level 530% Current HP 4.83% Max HP 84.80%
Level 630% Current HP 5.06% Max HP 89.60%
Level 730% Current HP 5.36% Max HP 96%
Level 830% Current HP 5.66% Max HP 102.40%
Level 930% Current HP 5.96% Max HP 108.80%
Level 1030% Current HP 6.26% Max HP115.20%
Level 1130% Current HP 6.56% Max HP121.60%
Level 1230% Current HP 6.85% Max HP128.00%
Level 1330% Current HP 7.15% Max HP136.00%
Level 1430% Current HP 7.45% Max HP144.00%
Level 1530% Current HP 7.75% Max HP152.00%
Skill LevelSkill DamageLow HP Skill DamageSkill HP RegenerationLow HP Skill Regeneration
Level 1303.27%379.09%6.26% Max HP8.35% Max HP
Level 2321.43%401.79%6.64% Max HP 8.85% Max HP
Level 3339.59%424.49%7.01% Max HP9.35% Max HP
Level 4363.20%454%7.5% Max HP10% Max HP
Level 5381.36%476.70%7.88% Max HP 10.5% Max HP
Level 6399.52%499.40%8.25% Max HP 11% Max HP
Level 7423.13%528.91%8.74% Max HP11.65% Max HP
Level 8446.74%558.42%9.23% Max HP12.3% Max HP
Level 9470.34%587.93%9.71% Max HP 12.95% Max HP
Level 10493.95%617.44%10.2% Max HP 13.6% Max HP
Level 11517.56%646.95%10.69% Max HP14.25% Max HP
Level 12541.17%676.46%11.18% Max HP14.9% Max HP
Level 13564.78%705.97%11.66% Max HP15.55% Max HP
Level 14588.38%735.48%12.15% Max HP16.2% Max HP
Level 15611.99%764.99%12.65% Max HP16.85% Max HP
Skill Level1st Hit Damage2nd Hit Damage3rd Hit Damage4th Hit Damage5th Hit Damage6th Hit Damage
Level 146.89%48.25%61.05%65.64%33.27% + 35.2% 85.96%
Level 250.08%51.54%65.21%70.12%35.54% + 37.6%91.82%
Level 353.28%54.83%69.38%74.59%37.81% + 40% 97.68%
Level 457.54%59.22%74.93%80.56%40.84% + 43.2%105.49%
Level 560.74%62.51%79.09%85.03%43.1% + 45.6% 111.36%
Level 664.47%66.35%83.94%90.26%45.75% + 48.4% 118.19%
Level 769.26%71.28%90.19%96.97%49.15% + 52%126.98%
Level 874.06%76.22%96.43%103.68%52.56% + 55.6%135.78%
Level 978.85%81.15%102.68%110.40%55.96% + 59.2%144.57%
Level 1083.65%86.09%108.92%117.11%59.36% + 62.8%153.36%
Level 1188.44%91.02%115.16%123.82%62.77% + 66.4%162.15%
Level 1293.24%95.96%121.41%130.54%66.17% + 70%170.94%
Level 1398.04%100.89%127.65%137.25%69.57% + 73.6%179.73%
Level 14102.83%105.83%133.89%143.96%72.98% + 77.2%188.52%
Level 15107.63%110.76%140.14%150.68%76.38% + 80.8%197.31%
Skill LevelCharged Attack Damage
Level 1135.96%
Level 2145.23%
Level 3154.50%
Level 4166.86%
Level 5176.13%
Level 6186.95%
Level 7200.85%
Level 8214.76%
Level 9228.66%
Level 10242.57%
Level 11256.47%
Level 12270.38%
Level 13284.24%
Level 14298.19%
Level 15312.09%
Skill LevelPlunge DamageLow Plunge DamageHigh Plunge Damage
Level 165.42%130.81%163.39%
Level 269.88%139.73%174.53%
Level 374.34%148.65%185.67%
Level 480.29%148.65%200.52%
Level 584.75%169.46%211.66%
Level 689.95%179.86%224.66%
Level 796.64%193.24%241.37%
Level 8103.33%206.62%258.08%
Level 9110.02%220%274.79%
Level 10116.71%233%291.50%
Level 11123.40%246.76%308.21%
Level 12130.10%260.13%324.92%
Level 13136.79%273.51%341.63%
Level 14143.48%286.89%358.34%
Level 15150.17%300.27%375.05%

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