Genshin Impact Barbara

Genshin Impact


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Is Barbara any good Genshin Impact?

Barbara is a playable 4-star female Hydro character in Genshin Impact.

The release date of Genshin Impact Barbara was September 28, 2020, in the first version. This ultimate guide introduces everything about Barbara: birthday, build, rating, strengths and weaknesses, voice actors (English and other three languages), how to get Barbara, ascension materials, talents and skills, constellations (from C1 to C6), the best team comp for Barbara, weapon, and artifacts.

Genshin Impact Barbara Rating and Basic Info

Barbara Character Information


4 Star




 July 5th






 Church of Favonius

Special Dish

 Spicy Stew

Release Date

 September 28, 2020, version 1

Genshin Impact Barbara Strengths and Weaknesses



Voice Actors for Barbara in Genshin Impact


Laura Stahl


Yuanyuan Song (宋媛媛)


Akari Kitō (鬼頭明里)


Yun Ah-yeong (윤아영)

How to Obtain Barbara in Genshin Impact​ in 2022

Just like mentioned above, you receive a free Barbara once reaching Adventure Level 20.

She also appears in the character banner as a rate up quite frequently, so you wouldn’t have that much of a hard time getting her constellations.

There are ways to get Barbara in Genshin Impact: 

Pull from Any Active Banner

Barbara is available at a normal rate on all Standard Wish Banners except Beginner’s Wish. This means you can get her from Wanderlust Invocation, Epitome Invocation, and the current Character Event Wish.

Bought From the Starglitter Exchange

As a 4-star character, Barbara has a chance to appear in the Starglitter Exchange every month. She can be traded for 34 Masterless Starglitter.

Free Barbara from Baptism of Song

You can get Barbara for free after completing the Archon Quest ”A Long Shot,” and reaching Adventure Rank 18.

Genshin Impact Barbara Ascension Materials


Philanemo Mushroom ×3

Varunada Lazurite Sliver ×1

Divining Scroll ×3


Philanemo Mushroom ×10

Varunada Lazurite Fragment ×3

Divining Scroll ×15

Cleansing Heart ×2


Philanemo Mushroom ×20

Varunada Lazurite Fragment ×6

Sealed Scroll ×12

Cleansing Heart ×4


Philanemo Mushroom ×30

Varunada Lazurite Chunk ×3

Sealed Scroll ×18

Cleansing Heart ×8


Philanemo Mushroom ×45

Varunada Lazurite Chunk ×6

Forbidden Curse Scroll ×12

Cleansing Heart ×12


Philanemo Mushroom ×60

Varunada Lazurite Gemstone ×6

Forbidden Curse Scroll ×24

Cleansing Heart ×20

Genshin Impact Barbara Talents (Skills)

Whisper of Water​

Whisper of Water

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Perform up to 4 water splash attacks that deal Hydro DMG.

Charged Attack

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to deal AoE Hydro DMG after a short casting time.

Plunging Attack

Gathering the might of Hydro, Barbara plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AoE Hydro DMG upon impact with the ground.

Let the Show Begin♪​

Let the Show Begin♪

Elemental Skill

Summons water droplets resembling musical notes that form a Melody Loop, dealing Hydro DMG to surrounding opponents and applying the Wet status to them.

Melody Loop

On hit, Barbara’s Normal Attacks heal your own party members and nearby teammates for a certain amount of HP, which scales with Barbara’s Max HP.

On hit, Barbara’s Charged Attack generates 4 times the amount of healing.

Periodically regenerates your own active character’s HP.

Applies the Wet status to the character and to opponents who come in contact with them.

Shining Miracle♪

Shining Miracle♪

Elemental Burst

Heals your own party members and nearby teammates for a large amount of HP that scales with Barbara’s Max HP.

Glorious Season​

Glorious Season

1st Ascension Passive

The Stamina Consumption of characters within Let the Show Begin♪’s Melody Loop is reduced by 12%.



4th Ascension Passive

When your active character gains an Elemental Orb/Particle, the duration of the Melody Loop of Let the Show Begin♪ is extended by 1s.

The maximum extension is 5s.

With My Whole Heart♪​

With My Whole Heart♪

Utility Passive

When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on a dish with restorative effects, Barbara has a 12% chance to obtain double the product.

Genshin Impact Barbara Constellations

Gleeful Songs

Gleeful Songs


Barbara regenerates 1 Energy every 10s

Vitality Burst

Vitality Burst


Decreases the DC of Let the Show Begin by 15%. During the ability’s duration, the current character gains 15% Hydro DMG Bonus.

Star of Tomorrow

Star of Tomorrow


Increases the Level of Shining Miracle by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.

Attentiveness be My Power

Attentiveness be My Power


Every enemy Barbara hits with her Charged Attack regenerates 1 Energy for her. A maximum of 5 energy can be regenerated in this manner with any one Charged Attack.

The Purest Companionship

The Purest Companionship


Increases the Level of Let the Show Begin by 3.

Dedicating Everything to You

Dedicating Everything to You


When Barbara is not on the field and one of her party members falls, they are automatically revived with their Max HP. Can only occur once every 15 minutes.

Barbara Best Team Combo





Genshin Impact Barbara Builds

Barbara excels at being the team medic. With the healing being based on her Max HP, a build focused on just that becomes a real life-saver. A few weapons and artifact sets have presented themselves, but there’s only one best way to build her.

Best Weapons for Barbara in Genshin Impact

There are only two weapons that fight over Barbara and those are Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers and Prototype Amber

Prototype Amber

Prototype Amber

Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 4 Energy every 2s for 6s. All party members will regenerate 4% HP every 2s for this duration.

Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers

Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers

When switching characters, the new character taking the field has their ATK increased by 24% for 10s. This effect can only occur once every 20s.

Best Artifacts for Barbara

The only artifact set fitting for Barbara is Maiden Beloved. This further makes her a healing powerhouse. For main stats, look out for HP% Sands, HP% Goblet, and Healing Bonus Circlet.

Maiden Beloved

Maiden Beloved

  • 2-piece effect: Character Healing Effectiveness +15%
  • 4-piece effect: Using an Elemental Skill or Burst increases healing received by all party members by 20% for 10s.

FAQs about Genshin Impact Barbara

Yes, Barbara is free to everyone who plays the game once they get a bit further into the story. She is a four-star hydro character and one of the only dedicated healers in the game.

All characters are available in a free way to get in Genshin Impact. However, 4-star characters can be also purchased if you can’t wait for the events or wishes. 

Approximately 16-18 years old. The age for Barbara is not obviously stated in the gam. But Barbara is Jean’s younger sister (approximately 16-18 years old).

Barbara’s birthday is on July 5th. The developer only gives the characters’ birthdays in the game, because the character will get a gift from miHoYo.

Jean is related to Barbara and they are sisters. Jean is bigger than Barbara.