Genshin Impact Beidou

Genshin Impact


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Is Beidou good Genshin Impact?

Beidou is a 4-star female Electro Claymore character in Genshin Impact.

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

Genshin Impact Beidou​ Rating and Basic Info

Beidou​ Character Information


4 Star




 February 14th


 Victor Mare




 The Crux
Crux Fleet

Special Dish

 Flash-Fried Filet

Release Date

September 28, 2020, version 1.0

Genshin Impact Beidou​ Strengths and Weaknesses



Voice Actors for Beidou​ in Genshin Impact


Allegra Clark


Yajing Tang (唐雅菁)


Ami Kōshimizu (小清水亜美)


Jeong Yoo-mi (정유미)

How to Obtain Beidou​ Character In Genshin Impact​

Beidou is a 4-star character available in the character banner and the standard banner.

It’s highly recommended that if you really want to get her to wait for the character banner to have her rate up and only then start to roll for her.

Pull from Any Active Banner

Beidou 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

Beidou is also currently featured in the Starglitter Exchange! She can be traded for 34 Masterless Starglitter.

Genshin Impact Beidou​ Ascension Materials


Noctilucous Jade ×3

Vajrada Amethyst Sliver ×1

Treasure Hoarder Insignia ×3


Noctilucous Jade ×10

Vajrada Amethyst Fragment ×3

Treasure Hoarder Insignia ×15

Lightning Prism ×2


Noctilucous Jade ×20

Vajrada Amethyst Fragment ×6

Silver Raven Insignia ×12

Lightning Prism ×4


Noctilucous Jade ×30

Vajrada Amethyst Chunk ×3

Silver Raven Insignia ×18

Lightning Prism ×8


Noctilucous Jade ×45

Vajrada Amethyst Chunk ×6

Golden Raven Insignia ×12

Lightning Prism ×12


Noctilucous Jade ×60

Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone ×6

Golden Raven Insignia ×24

Lightning Prism ×20

Genshin Impact Beidou​ Talents (Skills)



Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Perform up to 5 consecutive strikes.

Charged Attack

Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes.

At the end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.

Plunging Attack

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



Elemental Skill

Nothing to worry about. Should anyone raise a hand against her or her men, she will avenge it ten-fold with sword and thunder.


Accumulating the power of lightning, Beidou swings her blade forward fiercely, dealing Electro DMG.


Lifts her weapon up as a shield. Max DMG absorbed scales off Beidou’s Max HP.

Attacks using the energy stored within the greatsword upon release or once this ability’s duration expires, dealing Electro DMG. DMG dealt scales with the number of times Beidou is attacked in the skill’s duration. The greatest DMG Bonus will be attained once this effect is triggered twice.

The shield possesses the following properties:

Has 250% Electro DMG Absorption Efficiency.

Applies the Electro element to Beidou upon activation.



Elemental Burst

Recalling her slaying of the great beast Haishan, Beidou calls upon that monstrous strength and the lightning to create a Thunderbeast’s Targe around herself, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents.

Thunderbeast’s Targe

When Normal and Charged Attacks hit, they create a lightning discharge that can jump between opponents, dealing Electro DMG.

Increases the character’s resistance to interruption, and decreases DMG taken.

A maximum of 1 lightning discharge can be triggered per second.



1st Ascension Passive

Counterattacking with Tidecaller at the precise moment when the character is hit grants the maximum DMG Bonus.

Lightning Storm​

Lightning Storm

4th Ascension Passive

Gain the following effects for 10s after unleashing Tidecaller with its maximum DMG Bonus:DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%. ATK SPD of Normal and Charged Attacks is increased by 15%.

Greatly reduced delay before unleashing Charged Attacks.

Conqueror of Tides​

Conqueror of Tides

Utility Passive

Decreases swimming Stamina consumption of your characters in the party by 20%.

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

Genshin Impact Beidou​ Constellations

Sea Beast's Scourge

Sea Beast's Scourge

Constellation level 1

When Stormbreaker is used:

Creates a shield that absorbs up to 16% of Beidou’s Max HP for 15s.

This shield absorbs Electro DMG 250% more effectively.

Upon the Turbulent Sea, the Thunder

Constellation level 2

Arises Stormbreaker’s arc lightning can jump to 2 additional targets.

Summoner of Storm​

Summoner of Storm

Constellation level 3

Increases the Level of Tidecaller by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Stunning Revenge​

Stunning Revenge

Constellation level 4

Within 10s of taking DMG, Beidou’s Normal Attacks gain 20% additional Electro DMG.

Crimson Tidewalker​

Crimson Tidewalker

Constellation level 5

Increases the Level of Stormbreaker by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Bane of Evil​

Bane of Evil

Constellation level 6

During the duration of Stormbreaker, the Electro RES of surrounding opponents is decreased by 15%.

Best Beidou​ Team Comp





Best Genshin Impact Beidou​ Builds

Beidou excels at being a sub DPS in the team while also providing a great amount of wiggle room for squishier carries with her counter and shields she gives off.

Best Weapons for Beidou​ in Genshin Impact

There are only two weapons that fit Beidou to a Tee. Those are Wolf’s Gravestone and Serpent Spine. If you have a built Bennett in your team, Serpent Spine becomes her best weapon. Otherwise, it’s going to be Wolf’s Gravestone.

Wolf's Gravestone​

Wolf's Gravestone

Increases ATK by 20%. On hit, attacks against opponents with less than 30% HP increase all party members’ ATK by 40% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.

Serpent Spine​

Serpent Spine

 Every 4s a character is on the field, they will deal 6% more DMG and take 3% more DMG. This effect has a maximum of 5 stacks and will not be reset if the character leaves the field, but will be reduced by 1 stack when the character takes DMG.

Best Genshin Impact Beidou Artifacts for Beidou​

The artifacts for Beidou are a little limited. With the best one being a combination of Noblesse Oblige and Thundering Fury.

Thundering Fury​

Thundering Fury

  • 2-piece effect: Gain a 15% Electro DMG Bonus.
  • 4-piece effect: Increases damage caused by Overloaded, Electro-Charged and Superconduct by 40%. Triggering such effects decreases Elemental Skill CD by 1s. Can only occur once every 0.8s.
Noblesse Oblige​

Noblesse Oblige

  • 2-piece effect: Elemental Burst DMG +20%
  • 4-piece effect: Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

FAQs about Genshin Impact Beidou

Beidou has made her first appearance in Genshin Impact’s main story with the Inazuma prologue quest. 

However, Genshin Impact is giving her away for free this month! Players will be able to unlock Beidou for free by playing the Thunder Sojourn Event, available until August 9th, 2021.

Beidou works best as your team’s Sub DPS — a damage dealer that you bring out to either enhance your main damage dealer or deal with decisive elemental attacks. For her to be an effective member of your team, you’ll want to focus on increasing three stats: Electro damage, total HP, and base attack.

In Genshin Impact, Beidou can also be built as a Hybrid. With this build, players can utilize Beidou as both a Physical and an Electro damage dealer.

The best team comp for Beidou in Genshin impact recommends the best characters to team up with Beidou. 

There are a few other characters that have an overall great performance with Beidou in Genshin Impact. They are Noelle, Sucrose, Barbara, and Kaeya.

Beidou is a playable girl character that originates from Liyue, and she is the captain of the Crux Fleet, which can be used to help the Traveler sneak into Inazuma.

Beidou is a 4-star Electro character wielding an enormous red and black Claymore weapon.

The age of Beidou is not given by the developer, but just the birthday – February 14, which is also Valentine’s Day.

From its image in the game, it’s guessed that Beidou would be 27 years old. That’s a bit older than other characters with a shorter kid image view.

Check the birthdays for all playable characters.