Genshin Impact Sayu

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Is Sayu a good character in Genshin Impact?

Sayu (Japanese: 早 さ 柚 ゆ) is a playable 4-star female Anemo Claymore character from Inazuma Region in Genshin Impact. 

The release date of Genshin Impact Sayu was August 10, 2021, in Version 2.1. This ultimate guide introduces everything about Sayu: birthday, builds, rating, strengths and weaknesses, voice actors (Japanese and other three languages), how to get Sayu, ascension materials, talents and skills, constellations (from C1 to C6), the best team combo for Sayu, weapons, and artifacts.

Genshin Impact Sayu Rating and Basic Info

Genshin Impact Sayu Information


4 Star




October 19th


Nyctereutes Minor





Special Dish

Dizziness-Be-Gone no Jutsu Version 2.0

Release Date

August 10, 2021, version 2.1

Sayu Strengths and Weaknesses



Voice Actors for Sayu in Genshin Impact


Lilypichu (Lily Ki)




Aya Suzaki (洲崎綾)


Lee Ji-hyeon (이지현)

How to Obtain Sayu in Genshin Impact​

Sayu is a 4-star character that gets moderate rate-ups from various character banners.

Pull from Any Active Banner

Sayu 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, Sayu has a chance to appear in the Starglitter Exchange every month for 34 Masterless Starglitter. As of now, Sayu hasn’t appeared yet in this shop.

Genshin Impact Sayu Ascension Materials


Vayuda Turquoise Sliver ×1

Whopperflower Nectar ×3

Crystal Marrow ×3


Vayuda Turquoise Fragment ×3

Whopperflower Nectar ×15

Marionette Core ×2

Crystal Marrow ×10


Vayuda Turquoise Fragment ×6

Shimmering Nectar ×12

Marionette Core ×4

Crystal Marrow ×20


Vayuda Turquoise Chunk ×3

Shimmering Nectar ×18

Marionette Core ×8

Crystal Marrow ×30


Vayuda Turquoise Chunk ×6

Energy Nectar ×12

Marionette Core ×12

Crystal Marrow ×45


Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone ×6

Energy Nectar ×24

Marionette Core ×20

Crystal Marrow ×60

Genshin Impact Sayu Talents (Skills)

Shuumatsuban Ninja Blade

Shuumatsuban Ninja Blade

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Performs up to 4 consecutive strikes.

Charged Attack

Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous spinning attacks against all nearby opponents.

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

Plunging Attack

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

Yoohoo Art: Fuuin Dash

Yoohoo Art: Fuuin Dash

Elemental Skill

The special technique of the Yoohoo Ninja Arts!

Sayu curls up into a rolling Fuufuu Windwheel and smashes into opponents at high speed, dealing Anemo DMG. When the duration ends, she unleashes a Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick, dealing AoE Anemo DMG.


Enters the Fuufuu Windwheel state, rolling forward a short distance before using the Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick.


Rolls about continuously in the Fuufuu Windwheel state, increasing Sayu’s resistance to interruption while within that state.

During this time, Sayu can control the direction of her roll, and can use the skill again to end her Windwheel state early and unleash a stronger version of the Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick.

The Hold version of this skill can trigger Elemental Absorption.

This skill has a maximum duration of 10s and enters CD once its effects end.

The longer Sayu remains in her Windwheel state, the longer the CD.

Elemental Absorption

If Sayu comes into contact with Hydro/Pyro/Cryo/Electro while in her Windwheel state, she will deal additional elemental DMG of that type.

Elemental Absorption may only occur once per use of this skill.

Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry

Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry

Elemental Burst

The other super special technique of the Yoohoo Ninja Arts! It summons a pair of helping hands for Sayu.

Deals Anemo DMG to nearby opponents and heals all nearby party members. The amount of HP restored is based on Sayu’s ATK. This skill then summons a Muji-Muji Daruma.

Muji-Muji Daruma

At specific intervals, the Daruma will take one of several actions based on the situation around it:

If the HP of nearby characters is above 70%, it will attack a nearby opponent, dealing with Anemo DMG.

If there are active characters with 70% or less HP nearby, it will heal the active character with the lowest percentage HP left. If there are no opponents nearby, it will heal active characters nearby even if they have 70% HP or more.

Someone More Capable

Someone More Capable

1st Ascension Passive

When Sayu triggers a Swirl reaction while active, she heals all your characters and nearby allies for 300 HP. She will also heal an additional 1.2 HP for every point of Elemental Mastery she has.

This effect can be triggered once every 2s.

No Work Today!

No Work Today!

4th Ascension Passive

The Muji-Muji Daruma created by Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry gains the following effects:When healing a character, it will also heal characters near that healed character for 20% the amount of HP.

Increases the AoE of its attack against opponents.

Yoohoo Art: Silencer's Secret

Yoohoo Art: Silencer's Secret

Utility Passive

When Sayu is in the party, your characters will not startle Crystalflies and certain other animals when getting near them.

Check the “Other” sub-category of the “Living Beings / Wildlife” section in the Archive for creatures this skill works on.”

Genshin Impact Sayu Constellations from C0 to C6

Multi-Task no Jutsu

Multi-Task no Jutsu


The Muji-Muji Daruma created by Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry will ignore HP limits and can simultaneously attack nearby opponents and heal characters.

Egress Prep

Egress Prep


Yoohoo Art: Fuuin Dash gains the following effects:DMG of Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick in Tapping (mobile)/Press (PC & PlayStation) Mode increased by 3.3%.

Every 0.5s in the Fuufuu Windwheel state will increase the DMG of this Fuufuu Whirlwind Kick by 3.3%. The maximum DMG increase possible through this method is 66%.

Eh, the Bunshin Can Handle It

Eh, the Bunshin Can Handle It


Increases the Level of Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Skiving: New and Improved

Skiving: New and Improved


Sayu recovers 1.2 Energy when she triggers a Swirl reaction.

This effect occurs once every 2s.

Speed Comes First

Speed Comes First


Increases the Level of Yoohoo Art: Fuuin Dash by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Sleep O'Clock

Sleep O'Clock


The Muji-Muji Daruma created by Sayu’s Yoohoo Art: Mujina Flurry will now also benefit from her Elemental Mastery. Each point of Sayu’s Elemental Mastery will produce the following effects:Increases the damage dealt by the Muji-Muji Daruma’s attacks by 0.2% ATK. A maximum of 400% ATK can be gained via this method.

Increases the HP restored by the Muji-Muji Daruma by 3. A maximum of 6,000 additional HP can be restored in this manner.

Best Genshin Impact Sayu Team Comp





– Sayu will spread Viridescent Venerer debuff while providing needed healing for the team and additional DMG.

– Ganyu will be the main DPS dealing powerful shots to enemies.

– Mona and Venti will help Ganyu have a safer playing field by freezing enemies and gathering small mobs.

Best Genshin Impact Sayu Builds

Sayu is a really good character addition to the roster. Having an Anemo support that heals opens up options for elemental resonance and reactions that can be dealt by the party.

Best Genshin Impact Sayu Weapons

These weapons all work for Sayu. You’d basically want a claymore with good ATK as this also scales her healing.

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.

Sacrificial Greatsword

Sacrificial Greatsword

After dealing damage to an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30s.

Favonius Greatsword

Favonius Greatsword

CRIT hits have a 60% chance to generate a small amount of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12s.



Increases DMG against opponents affected by Hydro or Electro by 20%.

Best Genshin Impact Sayu Artifacts

Sayu, being a supportive character, has 2 artifact sets to choose from. Go for a 4-piece set effect for either of these sets.

Make sure that if you’re using Noblesse Oblige, there’s no other character using that set.

The main stats to look out for are ATK Sands, Anemo DMG% Goblet, Crit Rate/Crit Damage Circlet depending on your crit rate.

Viridescent Venerer

Viridescent Venerer

  • 2-piece effect: Anemo DMG Bonus +15%
  • 4-piece effect: Increases Swirl DMG by 60%. Decreases opponent’s Elemental RES to the element infused in the Swirl by 40% for 10s.
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 Barbara

Sayu is one of the cutest female characters in the game. This adorable girl with a tanuki hoodie is a claymore-wielding Anemo character with a whole lot of attitude. Genshin Impact’s Sayu is currently available during the Moment of Bloom banner.

The age of Sayu is not obviously stated in the game, but with a title of “young women”. Her birthday is on July 5th. 

If you’re playing on mobile, Sayu is worth getting for this talent alone! But even PC and PS4/5 players will find it useful.

When Sayu triggers a Swirl reaction while active, she heals all your characters and nearby allies for 300 HP. She will also heal an additional 1.2 HP for every point of Elemental Mastery she has.

As far as being compared to other healers, Sayu fits herself just above Barbara in terms of base stats.

However, in more detail, it is a difference in healing per second versus activation healing. Compared to Barbara, Sayu has better per hit healing with her burst than Barbara has with her elemental skill.

No. Sayu is a 4-star Anemo Claymore character you can build as a Support or Healer in Genshin Impact.

Yes. Sayu can also heal your team based on the damage from her Elemental Burst. If you want more powerful healing, then you need to increase Sayu’s overall damage.

To make Sayu your newest healing superstar, you’ll need two things: Skyward Pride or Prototype Archaic.

For C6 Sayu, we recommend focusing on Elemental Mastery. Rainslasher is an excellent weapon with an Elemental Mastery secondary stat that increases damage against opponents affected by Hydro or Electro by 20%.

This makes her a perfect fit for Electro teams, so she pairs well with Beidou and Fischl.

The best team comp for Sayu includes Ganyu, Mona, and Venti.

Since Sayu is an Anemo character, this artifact set is perfect for her. She can easily do off-field Swirl, allowing Ganyu to enjoy the resistance reduction on enemies. Sayu’s Elemental Burst is fixed on one area, but this is no issue because Ganyu’s Elemental Skill can taunt the enemies, keeping them in the Ninja’s AoE.

Similar to Ganyu, Mona’s Elemental Skill also taunts the enemies. But the real reason why she’s a good pair with Sayu is the Permanent Freeze Team. This composition can be done by combining Mona + Sayu and two Cryo characters.

With Venti, he can provide many Elemental Particles via his Tap Skill. This will greatly help Sayu regain her energy back. Furthermore, the combination of Venti + Sayu will trigger the Anemo Resonance. This reduces the team’s Elemental Burst and Skill cooldown by 5%.

The new Wolf’s Gravestone, obtained through forging, is your best weapon for Sayu. It boasts an impressive attack stat for a four-star weapon, plus a hefty Energy recharge rate for its secondary stat.