Xiangling: Talents, Ascension, Constellations
Xiangling Wish Art

In this post, we’ll take a look at Xiangling’s full kit such as her talent and passive skill description, character ascension and talent materials, and their respective scaling.

Character Overview

Xiangling in-game profile icon.
Xiangling
Rarity:4-Star
Weapon:Polearm
Element:Pyro
Recommended Role:Burst DPS
Off-Field DPS
Location:Liyue

Base Stats

LevelAscension BonusHPBase
Attack
Base
Defense
level 10 Elemental Mastery91219 Attack56 Defense
level 8072 Elemental Mastery9,638200 Attack593 Defense
Ascend Level 796 Elemental Mastery10,122210 Attack623 Defense
level 90 HP96 Elemental Mastery10,875225 Attack669 Defense

Strengths

  • One of the best Pyro Burst DPS in the game.

  • Both her elemental skill and burst can provide damage while being off-field.

  • Character ascension increases her elemental mastery.

  • As a spear user, she got lots of weapon choices compatible with her role.

  • Can provide pyro resistance reduction via her constellation.

  • Provides additional pyro damage bonus via her constellation.

Weaknesses

  • Energy generation is not instantaneous.

  • Elemental burst has a high energy cost.

  • Elemental skill may produce inconsistent damage for enemies that tends to move a lot around the field.

Elemental Skill: Guoba Attack

Xiangling using her elemental skill (Guoba Attack) on hydro slimes.
Cooldown:12 seconds
Duration:6 seconds
Elemental Particles Generated1 per attack (total of 4)

Xiangling summons Guoba the Panda to attack nearby enemies. Guoba continuously breathes fire, dealing AoE Pyro damage.

This skill has the following effects:

  • After 2 seconds from its initial summon, Gouba automatically targets an enemy within its range.
  • Gouba attacks once every 1.5 seconds over its 6 seconds (total of 4 attacks).
  • It deals AoE Pyro damage in a straight line.
  • Generates 1 elemental particle with each successful hit (total of 4 particles).
  • With the Beware, It’s Super Hot! passive talent unlocked, Gouba will leave a Chilli Pepper once its duration ends. This will increase the Attack of any character that takes it by 10% for 10 seconds.
  • With the 1st constellation unlocked, Gouba’s attack reduces enemies’ Pyro resistance for 6 seconds.

Elemental Skill Scaling

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7Level 8Level 9Level 10Level 11Level 12Level 13Level 14Level 15
Pyro Damage Per Attack111.28%119.63%127.97%139%147.45%155.79%167%178.05%189.18%200.30%211.43%223%236%250%264%

Elemental Burst: Pyronado

Xiangling using her elemental burst (Pyronado) on Geovishap.
Cooldown:20 seconds
Energy Cost:80 energy
Duration:10 seconds

Displaying her mastery over both fire and polearms, Xiangling sends a Pyronado whirling around her.

This elemental burst has the following effects:

  • Xiangling will deal a total of 3 hits of damage on enemies in front of her before summoning the Pyronado.
  • Pyronado deals Pyro damage to all enemies it comes in contact with.
  • Until the skill duration expires, Pyronado will carry over your active character even when you switch.
  • Damage calculation, including elemental reactions, critical rate and critical damage, will be based on Xiangling’s stats.
  • With the 4th constellation unlocked, the duration of Pyronado is increased from 10 seconds to 14 seconds.
  • With the 6th constellation unlocked, all party members gain 15% Pyro damage for the duration of the skill.

Elemental Burst Scaling

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7Level 8Level 9Level 10Level 11Level 12Level 13Level 14Level 15
1st Hit Swing Damage72%77.40%82.80%90%95.40%100.80%108%115.20%122.40%129.60%136.80%144%153.00%162%171.00%
2nd Hit Swing Damage88%94.60%101.20%110%116.60%123.20%132%140.80%149.60%158.40%167.20%176%187%198%209%
3rd Hit Swing Damage109.60%117.82%126.04%137%145.22%153.44%164.40%175.36%186.32%197.28%208.24%219.20%232.90%246.60%260.30%
Pyronado DMG%112%120.40%128.80%140%148.40%156.80%168%179.20%190.40%201.60%212.80%224%238%252%266%

Normal Attack: Dough-Fu

Normal Attack:

Performs up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.

With the 2nd constellation unlocked, the 5th attack will apply the Implode status to the enemies.

After 2 seconds, it will explode and deal AoE Pyro damage equal to 75% of Xiangling’s attack.

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7Level 8Level 9Level 10Level 11Level 12Level 13Level 14Level 15
1st Hit Damage42.05%45.48%48.90%53.79%57.21%61.13%66.50%72%77.26%83.13%89.85%97.76%105.67%113.58%122.20%
2nd Hit Damage42.14%45.57%49.00%53.90%57.33%61.25%66.64%72.03%77.42%83.30%90.04%97.96%105.88%113.81%122.45%
3rd Hit Damage
(2 hits combo)
26.06%
+
26.06%
28.18%
+
28.18%
30.3%
+
30.3%
33.33%
+
33.33%
35.45%
+
35.45%
37.87%
+
37.87%
41.21%
+
41.21%
44.54%
+
44.54%
47.87%
+
47.87%
51.51%
+
51.51%
55.68%
+
55.68%
60.58%
+
60.58%
65.48%
+
65.48%
70.37%
+
70.37%
75.72%
+
75.72%
4th Hit Damage
(4 hits combo)
14.1%*415.25%*416.4%*418.04%*419.19%*420.5%*422.3%*424.11%*425.91%*427.88%*430.14%*432.79%*435.44%*438.09%*440.98%*4
5th Hit Damage71.04%76.82%82.60%90.86%96.64%103.25%112.34%121.42%130.51%140.42%151.78%165.13%178.49%191.85%206.42%

Charged Attack:

Consumes 25 Stamina to lunge forward and deal damage to enemies along the way.

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7Level 8Level 9Level 10Level 11Level 12Level 13Level 14Level 15
Charge Attack Damage121.69%131.60%141.50%155.65%165.56%176.88%192.44%208.01%223.57%240.55%260.01%282.89%305.77%328.65%353.61%

Plunging Attack:

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

Level 1Level 2Level 3Level 4Level 5Level 6Level 7Level 8Level 9Level 10Level 11Level 12Level 13Level 14Level 15
Plunge Damage63.93%69.14%74.34%81.77%86.98%92.93%101.10%109.28%117.46%126.38%135.30%144.22%153.14%162.06%170.98%
Low Plunge Damage127.84%138.24%148.65%163.51%173.92%185.81%202.16%218.51%234.86%252.70%270.54%288.38%306.22%324.05%341.89%
High Plunge Damage159.68%172.67%185.67%204.24%217.23%232.09%252.51%272.93%293.36%315.64%337.92%360.20%382.48%404.76%427.04%

Passive Talents

Name/RequirementsDescription

Crossfire Passive TalentCrossfire
(Unlocks at character ascension 1)

Increases the flame range of Guoba by 20%.

Beware It's Super Hot Passive TalentBeware, It's Super Hot!
(Unlocks at character ascension 4)

When Guoba Attack's effects end, Guoba leaves a chili pepper on the spot where it disappeared.

Picking up a chili pepper increases the attack by 10% for 10 seconds.

Chef de Cuisine Passive TalentChef de Cuisine

When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on an attack-boosting dish, Xiangling has a 12% chance to receive double the product.

Constellation Info

NameDescription

Xiangling's 1st Constellation - Crispy Outside Tender InsideCrispy Outside, Tender Inside
(C1)

Opponents hit by Guoba's attacks have their Pyro resistance reduced by 15% for 6 seconds.

Xiangling's 2nd Constellation - Oil Meets FireOil Meets Fire
(C2)

The last attack in the Normal Attack sequence applies the Implode status onto the opponent for 2 seconds.

An explosion will occur once this duration ends, dealing 75% of Xiangling's attack as AoE Pyro damage.

Xiangling's 3rd Constellation - DeepfryDeepfry
(C3)

Increases the level of Pyronado by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Xiangling's 4th Constellation - SlowbakeSlowbake
(C4)

Pyronado's duration is increased by 40%.

Xiangling's 5th Constellation - Gouba MadGuoba Mad
(C5)

Increases the level of Guoba Attack by 3.

The maximum upgrade level is 15.

Xiangling's 6th Constellation - Condensed PyronadoCondensed Pyronado
(C6)

For the duration of Pyronado, all party members receive a 15% Pyro damage bonus.

Brief Build Recommendation

Xiangling’s greatest strength is her elemental burst, which can cause massive damage to opponents even when off-field.

That said, here’s our recommend build:

Weapon

WeaponReason
Engulfing Lightning– Increase energy recharge.

– Increase attack based on energy recharge stat.

– Increase attack through the weapon’s effect.
The Catch– Increase energy recharge.

– Increase elemental burst damage.

– Increase elemental burst critical rate.
Staff of Homa– Increase critical damage stat.

– Increase HP.

– Increase damage based on HP.

– Further increase damage when HP is below 50%.
Deathmatch– Increase critical rate stat.

– Increase attack and defense.

– Further increase attack and defense when there are less than 2 enemies.

Artifact Set

SetReason
4-PC Emblem of Severed Fate– Adds energy recharge stat.

– Increase elemental burst damage depending on the energy recharged stat.
4-PC Crimson Witch of Flames– Increase pyro damage bonus.

– Increase damage of pyro-related elemental reactions

Character Ascension Materials

Required LevelRequired Materials

Level 20
(Ascension 1)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Sliver.×1 Agnidus Agate Sliver

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.×3 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Condensate.×3 Slime Condensate

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 20,000 Mora

Level 40
(Ascension 2)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Fragment.× 3 Agnidus Agate Fragment

In-game icon of Everflame Seed.× 2 Everflame Seed

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.× 10 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Condensate.x 15 Slime Condensate

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 40,000 Mora

Level 50
(Ascension 3)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Fragment.× 6 Agnidus Agate Fragment

In-game icon of Everflame Seed.× 4 Everflame Seed

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.× 20 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 12 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 60,000 Mora

Level 60
(Ascension 4)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Chunk.× 3 Agnidus Agate Chunk

In-game icon of Everflame Seed.× 8 Everflame Seed

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.× 30 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 18 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 80,000 Mora

Level 70
(Ascension 5)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Chunk.× 6 Agnidus Agate Chunk

In-game icon of Everflame Seed.× 12 Everflame Seed

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.× 45 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 12 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 100,000 Mora

Level 80
(Ascension 6)

In-game icon of Agnidus Agate Gemstone.× 6 Agnidus Agate Gemstone

In-game icon of Everflame Seed.× 20 Everflame Seed

In-game icon of Jueyun Chili.× 60 Jueyun Chili

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 24 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 120,000 Mora

Talent Ascension Materials

Talent LevelRequired AscensionRequired Materials
Level 2

Ascension 2
(Level 40)

In-game icon of Teachings of Diligence.× 3 Teachings of Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Condensate.× 6 Slime Condensate

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 12,500 Mora
Level 3

Ascension 3
(Level 40)

In-game icon of Guide to Diligence.× 2 Guide to Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 3 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 17,500 Mora
Level 4

Ascension 3
(Level 50)

In-game icon of Guide to Diligence.× 4 Guide to Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 4 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 25,000 Mora
Level 5

Ascension 4
(Level 60)

In-game icon of Guide to Diligence.× 6 Guide to Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 6 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 30,000 Mora
Level 6

Ascension 4
(Level 60)

In-game icon of Guide to Diligence.× 9 Guide to Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Secretions.× 9 Slime Secretions

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 37,500 Mora
Level 7

Ascension 5
(Level 20)

In-game icon of Philosophies of Diligence.× 4 Philosophies of Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 4 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Dvalin's Claw.× 1 Dvalin's Claw

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 120,000 Mora
Level 8

Ascension 5
(Level 70)

In-game icon of Philosophies of Diligence.× 6 Philosophies of Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 6 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Dvalin's Claw.× 1 Dvalin's Claw

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 260,000 Mora
Level 9

Ascension 6
(Level 70)

In-game icon of Philosophies of Diligence.× 12 Philosophies of Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 9 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Dvalin's Claw.× 2 Dvalin's Claw

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 450,000 Mora
Level 10

Ascension 6
(Level 80)

In-game icon of Philosophies of Diligence.× 16 Philosophies of Diligence

In-game icon of Slime Concentrate.× 12 Slime Concentrate

In-game icon of Dvalin's Claw.× 2 Dvalin's Claw

In-game icon of Crown of Insight.× 1 Crown of Insight

In-game icon of Mora, the currency in Genshin Impact.x 700,000 Mora

Compatible Characters

Xiangling works best with Hydro, Cyro or other Pyro characters in a Vaporize or Melt team comp.

But that’s not to say that she won’t work with other characters in other elements.

Here are the characters that can meld together with Xiangling:

ElementCharacters
PyroBennett
Diluc
Hu Tao
Klee
Thoma
Xinyan
Yanfei
CryoAloy
Ayaka
Chongyun
Diona
Ganyu
Kaeya
Qiqi
Rosaria
Shenhe
HydroAyato
Barbara
Childe
Kokomi
Mona
Xingqiu
ElectroBeidou
Fischl
Keqing
Raiden
Razor
Sara
Yae Miko
Electro Traveler
AnemoJean
Kazuha
Sayu
Sucrose
Venti
Xiao
Anemo Traveler
GeoAlbedo
Ningguang
Zhongli
Geo Traveler

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