Xiao: Talents, Ascension, Constellations
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Character Overview:

Xiao character profile picture

Vigilant Yaksha

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

Xiao Skills Description:

Lemniscatic Wind Cycling

Xiao Elemental Skill - Lemniscatic Wind Cycling

See the full talent scaling here

Cooldown:10 seconds
Energy Generated:3 Anemo Elemental Particles

Xiao lunges forward, dealing Anemo DMG to opponents in his path.

This skill has the following effects:

  • Starts with 2 charges and 3 charges with constellation level 1

  • Damages all enemies in front of Xiao in a straight line.

  • The cooldown for the 2nd or 3rd charge cannot start until the 1st charge finishes its cooldown.

  • The skill can be use while in mid-air.

  • This skill will not generate elemental particles when used during the duration of Bane of All Evil (Elemental Burst).

  • With the Dissolution Eon – Heaven Fall passive talent unlocked, the 2nd or 3rd charge of this skill will deal 15% more damage.

    This effect can be stacked 3 times and last for 7 seconds. Moreover, the duration of this effect will reset when you gain a new stack.

Bane of All Evil

Xiao Elemental Burst - Bane of All Evil

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Cooldown:18 seconds
Energy Cost:70 Energy
Duration:15 seconds

Xiao wears the Yaksha Mask that set gods and demons trembling millennia ago.

The elemental burst has the following effects:

  • Increases Xiao’s jumping ability, allowing him to continuously deal high-plunge attacks.

  • Increases Xiao’s weapon range, giving him a larger AoE for all his attacks.

  • The skill greatly increases Xiao’s attack damage.

  • Converts his attack into Anemo damage. This can’t be overridden with other elemental infusions from other skills.

  • During the duration of this skill, Xiao will continuously lose a percentage of his HP. The percentage of HP he loses will decrease as you increase the talent level.

  • The skill will end as soon as you switch characters.

  • With the Evil Conqueror – Tamer of Demons passive talent unlocked, activating this skill will increase Xiao’s damage by 5%.

    It will also further increase by 5% every 3 seconds as long the skill is active. The maximum damage you’ll gain is 25%.

  • With the 6th constellation unlocked, Xiao will gain 1 charge of his elemental skill if you hit at least 2 enemies with a plunging attack.

    Additionally, Xiao can use his elemental skill without using up any charges if you cast it within 1 second after its initial effect.

Whirlwind Thrust

Xiao Normal Attack - Whirlwind Thrust

See the full talent scaling here

Normal Attack:

Xiao performs up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.

Charged Attack:

Stamina Cost25 Stamina

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to perform an upward thrust.

Plunging Attack:

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

Xiao also does not take damage from performing plunging attacks no matter the height he’s plunging from.

Xiao Passive Talents:


Xiao 1st Passive Talent - Transcension - Gravity DefierTranscension - Gravity Defier


Decreases climbing stamina consumption for your own party members by 20%.


Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.

Xiao 2nd Passive Talent - Evil Conqueror - Tamer of DemonsEvil Conqueror - Tamer of Demons

character ascension phase 1

While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, all damage dealt by Xiao increases by 5%.


The damage increases further by 5% for every 3 seconds the ability persists. And the maximum damage bonus is 25%.

Xiao 3rd Passive Talent - Dissolution Eon - Heaven FallDissolution Eon - Heaven Fall

character ascension phase 4

Using Lemniscatic Wind Cycling increases the damage of subsequent uses of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 15%.


This effect lasts for 7 seconds and has a maximum of 3 stacks. Gaining a new stack refreshes the effect's duration.

Xiao Constellation Info:

Constellation Level:NameDescription

Xiao 1st Constellation - Dissolution Eon Destroyer of WorldsC1

Dissolution Eon: Destroyer of WorldsIncreases Lemniscatic Wind Cycling's charges by 1.

Xiao 2nd Constellation - Annihilation Eon - Blossom of KaleidosC2

Annihilation Eon: Blossom of KaleidosWhen in party but not on the field, Xiao's Energy Recharge is increased by 25%.

Xiao 3rd Constellation - Evil Conqueror - Wrath DeityC3

Conqueror of Evil: Wrath DeityIncreases the Level of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Xiao 4th Constellation - Transcension - Extinction of SufferingC4

Transcension: Extinction of SufferingWhen Xiao's HP falls below 50%, he gains a 100% DEF Bonus.

Xiao 5th Constellation - Evolution Eon - Origin of IgnoranceC5

Evolution Eon: Origin of IgnoranceIncreases the Level of Bane of All Evil by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Xiao 6th Constellation - Evil Conqueror - Vigilant YakshaC6

Conqueror of Evil: Guardian Yaksha

While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, hitting at least 2 opponents with Xiao's Plunging Attack will immediately grant him 1 charge of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling.


Furthermore, for the next 1 second, he may use Lemniscatic Wind Cycling while ignoring its cooldown.

Xiao Ascension Materials:

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

Vayuda Turquoise Sliver×1 Vayuda Turquoise Sliver

Qingxin×3 Qingxin

Slime Condensate×3 Slime Condensate

Phase 2Level 4040,000

Vayuda Turquoise Fragment×3 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment

Juvenile Jade×2 Juvenile Jade

Qingxin×10 Qingxin

Slime Condensate×15 Slime Condensate

Phase 3Level 5060,000

Vayuda Turquoise Fragment×6 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment

Juvenile Jade×4 Juvenile Jade

Qingxin×20 Qingxin

Slime Secretions×12 Slime Secretions

Phase 4Level 6080,000

Vayuda Turquoise Chunk×3 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk

Juvenile Jade×8 Juvenile Jade

Qingxin×30 Qingxin

Slime Secretions×18 Slime Secretions

Phase 5Level 70100,000

Vayuda Turquoise Chunk×6 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk

Juvenile Jade×12 Juvenile Jade

Qingxin×45 Qingxin

Slime Concentrate×12 Slime Concentrate

Phase 6Level 80120,000

Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone×6 Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone

Juvenile Jade×20 Juvenile Jade

Qingxin×60 Qingxin

Slime Concentrate×3 Slime Concentrate

LevelMora CostRequired Materials
Level 212,500 Mora

Slime Condensate×6 Slime Condensate

Teachings of Prosperity×3 Teachings of Prosperity

Level 317,500 Mora

Slime Secretions×3 Slime Secretions

Guide to Prosperity×2 Guide to Prosperity

Level 425,000 Mora

Slime Secretions×4 Slime Secretions

Guide to Prosperity×4 Guide to Prosperity

Level 530,000 Mora

Slime Secretions×6 Slime Secretions

Guide to Prosperity×6 Guide to Prosperity

Level 637,500 Mora

Slime Secretions×9 Slime Secretions

Guide to Prosperity×9 Guide to Prosperity

Level 7120,000 Mora

Slime Concentrate×4 Slime Concentrate

Philosophies of Prosperity×4 Philosophies of Prosperity

Shadow of the Warrior×1 Shadow of the Warrior

Level 8260,000 Mora

Slime Concentrate×6 Slime Concentrate

Philosophies of Prosperity×6 Philosophies of Prosperity

Shadow of the Warrior×1 Shadow of the Warrior

Level 9450,000 Mora

Slime Concentrate×9 Slime Concentrate

Philosophies of Prosperity×12 Philosophies of Prosperity

Shadow of the Warrior×2 Shadow of the Warrior

Level 10700,000 Mora

Slime Concentrate×12 Slime Concentrate

Philosophies of Prosperity×16 Philosophies of Prosperity

Shadow of the Warrior×2 Shadow of the Warrior

Crown of Insight×1 Crown of Insight

Xiao Builds:

Coming soon…

Xiao Stats and Talent Scaling:

Level/Ascend PhaseCritical Rate BonusHPAttackDefense
level 10% Critical Rate99127 Attack62 Defense
level 200% Critical Rate2,57271 Attack161 Defense
Ascend Level 10% Critical Rate3,42294 Attack215 Defense
level 400% Critical Rate5,120141 Attack321 Defense
Ascend Level 24.8% Critical Rate5,724157 Attack359 Defense
level 504.8% Critical Rate6,586181 Attack413 Defense
Ascend Level 39.6% Critical Rate7,391203 Attack464 Defense
level 609.6% Critical Rate8,262227 Attack519 Defense
Ascend Level 59.6% Critical Rate8,866243 Attack556 Defense
level 709.6% Critical Rate9,744267 Attack612 Defense
Ascend Level 614.4% Critical Rate10,348284 Attack649 Defense
level 8014.4% Critical Rate11,236308 Attack705 Defense
Ascend Level 719.2% Critical Rate11,840325 Attack743 Defense
level 90 HP19.2% Critical Rate12,736349 Attack799 Defense
Skill LevelSkill Damage
Level 1252.80%
Level 2271.76%
Level 3290.72%
Level 4316%
Level 5334.96%
Level 6353.92%
Level 7379.20%
Level 8404.48%
Level 9429.76%
Level 10455.04%
Level 11480.32%
Level 12505.60%
Level 13537.20%
Level 14568.80%
Level 15600.40%
Skill LevelAttack Damage Bonus HP Drain Per Second
Level 158.45%3% of Current Hp per second
Level 261.95%3% of Current Hp per second
Level 365.45%3% of Current Hp per second
Level 470%2.5 % of Current Hp per second
Level 573.50%2.5 % of Current Hp per second
Level 677%2.5 % of Current Hp per second
Level 781.55%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 886.10%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 990.65%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 1095.20%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 1199.75%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 12104.30%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 13108.85%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 14113.40%2 % of Current Hp per second
Level 15117.95%2 % of Current Hp per second
Skill Level1st Hit Damage2nd Hit Damage3rd Hit Damage4th Hit Damage5th Hit Damage6th Hit Damage
Level 127.54% + 27.54% 56.94%68.55%37.66% + 37.66%71.54%95.83%
Level 229.42% + 29.42%60.82%73.23%40.23% + 40.23%76.42%102.37%
Level 331.3% + 31.3%64.70%77.90%42.8% + 42.8%81.30%108.90%
Level 433.8% + 33.8% 69.88%84.13%46.22% + 46.22% 87.80%117.61%
Level 535.68% + 35.68% 73.76%88.81%48.79% + 48.79% 92.68%124.15%
Level 637.87% + 37.87%78.29%94.26%51.79% + 51.79%98.37%131.77%
Level 740.69% + 40.69%84.11%101.27%55.64% + 55.64% 105.69%141.57%
Level 843.51% + 43.51% 89.93%108.28%59.49% + 59.49% 113.01%151.37%
Level 946.32% + 46.32%95.76%115.29%63.34% + 63.34% 120.32%161.17%
Level 1049.14% + 49.14%101.58%122.30%67.2% + 67.2% 127.64%170.97%
Level 1151.96% + 51.96%107.40%129.31%71.05% + 71.05% 134.96%180.77%
Level 1254.78% + 54.78%113.23%136.33%74.9% + 74.9%142.28%190.58%
Level 1357.59% + 57.59%119.05%143.34%78.75% + 78.75%149.59%200.38%
Level 1460.41% + 60.41%124.87%150.35%82.6% + 82.6%156.91%210.18%
Level 1563.23% + 63.23%130.69%157.36%86.46% + 86.46%164.23%219.98%
Skill LevelDamage
Level 1121.09%
Level 2129.34%
Level 3137.60%
Level 4148.61%
Level 5156.86%
Level 6166.50%
Level 7178.88%
Level 8191.26%
Level 9203.65%
Level 10216.03%
Level 11228.42%
Level 12240.80%
Level 13253.18%
Level 14265.57%
Level 15277.95%
Skill LevelPlunge DamageLow Plunge DamageHigh Plunge Damage
Level 181.83%163.63%204.39%
Level 288.49%176.95%221.02%
Level 395.16%190.27%237.66%
Level 4104.67%209.30%261.42%
Level 5111.33%222.62%278.06%
Level 6118.94%237.84%297.07%
Level 7129.41%258.77%323.21%
Level 8139.88%279.70%349.36%
Level 9150.35%300.63%375.50%
Level 10161.76%323.46%404.02%
Level 11173.18%346.29%432.54%
Level 12184.60%369.12%461.06%
Level 13196.02%391.96%489.57%
Level 14207.44%414.79%518.09%
Level 15218.86%437.62%546.61%

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