Genshin Impact Shenhe

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Is Shenhe good Genshin Impact?

Shenhe (Chinese: 申鹤 Shēnhè) is a playable 5-Star Cryo Polearm character from the Liyue Region in Genshin Impact.

The release date of Genshin Impact Shenhe was January 05, 2022, in Version 2.4. This ultimate guide introduces everything about Shenhe: birthday, builds, rating, strengths and weaknesses, voice actors (English and other three languages), how to get Shenhe, ascension materials, talents and skills, constellations (from C1 to C6), the best team combo for Shenhe, weapons, and artifacts.

Genshin Impact Shenhe Rating and Basic Info

Genshin Impact Shenhe Information


5 Star


Tall Female


March 10th


Crista Doloris




Liyue Harbor

Special Dish

Heartstring Noodles

Release Date

January 05, 2022, version 2.4

Shenhe Strengths and Weaknesses



Voice Actors for Shenhe in Genshin Impact


Chelsea Kwoka


Ziyi Qin(秦紫翼)


Ayako Kawasumi (川澄綾子)


Lee Hyun-jin (이현진)

How to Obtain Shenhe in Genshin Impact​

Shenhe is a 5-star character available in her own banner called “The Transcendent One Returns”.

Wish on Shenhe's Banner in 2.4

Shenhes banner, The Transcendent One Returns, ended on January 25, 2022. As of now, there is no way to get Shenhe from any of the Standard Banners.

The banner ran side-by-side with the first rerun of Xiao’s banner! Shenhe was introduced along with the new featured 4-star Yun Jin.

Genshin Impact Shenhe Ascension Materials


Qingxin ×3

Shivada Jade Sliver ×1

Whopperflower Nectar ×3


Qingxin ×10

Shivada Jade Fragment ×3

Whopperflower Nectar ×15

Dragonheir’s False Fin ×2


Qingxin ×20

Shivada Jade Fragment ×6

Shimmering Nectar ×12

Dragonheir’s False Fin ×4


Qingxin ×30

Shivada Jade Chunk ×3

Shimmering Nectar ×18

Dragonheir’s False Fin ×8


Qingxin ×45

Shivada Jade Chunk ×6

Energy Nectar ×12

Dragonheir’s False Fin ×12


Qingxin ×60

Shivada Jade Gemstone ×6

Energy Nectar ×24

Dragonheir’s False Fin ×20

Genshin Impact Shenhe Talents (Skills)

Shenhe’s kit revolves around buffing the Cryo characters around her. Her Elemental Skill is a very powerful tool for doing so and the Icy Quills produced through this while needing a little bit of management, is a very nice addition to her kit.

This is also why you would want to pump ATK on Shenhe. Because of the Icy Quills and her fourth ascension passive.

Dawnstar Piercer

Dawnstar Piercer

Normal Attack

Normal Attack

Performs up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.

Charged Attack

Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to enemies along the way.

Plunging Attack

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

Spring Spirit Summoning

Spring Spirit Summoning

Elemental Skill

The frosted dew, silvery and dense, shall exorcise all demons.

Grants all nearby party members the Icy Quill effect and deals Cryo DMG in different ways based on whether it is pressed or held.


Rushes forward together with a Talisman Spirit, dealing Cryo DMG to opponents along the path.


Commands the Talisman Spirit to deal AoE Cryo DMG.

Icy Quill

When Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks, Elemental Skills, and Elemental Bursts deal Cryo DMG to opponents, the DMG dealt is increased based on Shenhe’s current ATK.

The Icy Quill’s effects will be cleared once its duration ends or after being triggered a certain number of times. When held rather than pressed, the Icy Quill’s effect lasts longer and can be triggered more times.

When one Cryo DMG instance strikes multiple opponents, the effect is triggered multiple times based on the number of opponents hit. The number of times the effect is triggered is calculated independently for each party member with the Icy Quill.

Divine Maiden's Deliverance

Divine Maiden's Deliverance

Elemental Burst

Unleashes the power of the Talisman Spirit, allowing it to roam free in this plane, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

The Talisman Spirit then creates a field that decreases the Cryo RES and Physical RES of opponents within it. It also deals periodic Cryo DMG to opponents within the field.

Deific Embrace

Deific Embrace

1st Ascension Passive

An active character within the field created by Divine Maiden’s Deliverance gains 15% Cryo DMG Bonus.

Spirit Communion Seal

Spirit Communion Seal

4th Ascension Passive

After Shenhe uses Spring Spirit Summoning, she will grant all nearby party members the following effects:

Press: Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG increased by 15% for 10s.

Hold: Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attack DMG increased by 15% for 15s.

Precise Comings and Goings

Precise Comings and Goings

Utility Passive

Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on a Liyue Expedition for 20 hours.

Genshin Impact Shenhe Constellations from C0 to C6

Shenhe’s already a great character at C0, but C2 makes her an even bigger threat to her enemies. Aside from that, C4 and C6 are great additions as well.

Clarity of Heart

Clarity of Heart


Spring Spirit Summoning can be used 1 more time.

Centered Spirit

Centered Spirit


Divine Maiden’s Deliverance lasts for 6 seconds longer. Active characters within the skill’s field deal 15% increased Cryo CRIT DMG.




Increases the Level of Spring Spirit Summoning by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.




When characters under the effect of Icy Quill applied by Shenhe triggers its DMG Bonus effects, Shenhe will gain a Skyfrost Mantra stack:

When Shenhe uses Spring Spirit Summoning, she will consume all stacks of Skyfrost Mantra, increasing the DMG of that Spring Spirit Summoning by 5% for each stack consumed.

Max 50 stacks. Stacks last for 60s.

Divine Attainment

Divine Attainment


Increase the Level of Divine Maiden’s Deliverance by 3.

Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Mystical Abandon

Mystical Abandon


When characters trigger Icy Quill’s effects using Normal and Charged Attack DMG, it does not count toward the Trigger Quota.

Best Genshin Impact Shenhe Team Comp





– Shenhe will increase damage output of Ayaka and activate elemental resonance.

– Ayaka will be the Main DPS dealing powerful Cryo blows to the enemies.

– Kokomi provides heals and freeze reactions.

– Kazuha will provide crowd control and additional damage to enemies with reactions.

Best Genshin Impact Shenhe Builds

As of release, Shenhe’s the only character that focuses on buffing cryo damage dealers. With the recent releases before her like Gorou, it might seem like the era for niche supports is on the rise.

With that being said, Shenhe increases the cryo damage of her party proportionate to her current ATK. So you’d want to pump her ATK so she could make them even more powerful.

Best Genshin Impact Shenhe Weapons

Just as previously mentioned, you want Shenhe to equip the highest ATK polearm you have. However, the weapon she came with, the Calamity Queller is still her best the slot for weapons.

Vortex Vanquisher

Vortex Vanquisher

Increases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.

Calamity Queller

Calamity Queller

Gain 12% All Elemental DMG Bonus. Obtain Consummation for 20s after using Elemental Skill, causing ATK to increase by 3.2% per second. This ATK increase has a maximum of 6 stacks. When the character equipped with this weapon is not on the field, Consummation’s ATK increased is doubled.

The Catch

The Catch

Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.

Best Genshin Impact Shenhe Artifacts

For Shenhe, you’d want a 2-piece Shimenawa’s Reminiscence and a 2-piece Gladiator’s Finale for the added ATK. For mainstats, you’d want to go for all ATK% for Sands, Goblet, and Circlet, these artifacts perform well.

Shimenawa's Reminiscence

Shimenawa's Reminiscence

  • 2-piece effect: ATK +18%.
  • 4-piece effect: When casting an Elemental Skill, if the character has 15 or more Energy, they lose 15 Energy and Normal/Charged/Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 50% for 10s. This effect will not trigger again during that duration.
Gladiator's Finale

Gladiator's Finale

  • 2-piece effect: ATK +18%.
  • 4-piece effect: If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.

FAQs about Genshin Impact Barbara

Yes. Shenhe is 5-Star Cryo Polearm user from the Liyue Region. She was released in Version 2.4 of Genshin Impact.

The age of Shenhe is not obviously stated in the game. Her birthday is on March 10th. 

From Shenhe story in Genshin Impact, she has ties to the Cloud Retainer, with Ganyu alluding to it, but whether she’s actually a human form of the Adeptus remains to be seen.

 Shenhe is part of the same family of exorcists as Chongyun, and she’s his “aunt”. Chongyun calls Shenhe “oba” in the Japanese trailer.

If you use Cryo DPS often, you should definitely pull for Shenhe, as she’s not only beautiful but will also benefit your teams in many different ways. Her own damage is not the biggest, but shouldn’t be overlooked, and can make for some big numbers.

The five-star Cryo character Shenhe has been proven to boost Cryo Damage with her Elemental Skill while lowering the Cryo Resistance of enemies with her Burst. Even with all these buffs tailored towards a Cryo Support playstyle, she has many things that make her excel as a Physical DPS.

The best weapons for Shenhe list as below:

The Catch. It is four-star Polearm resembles a trident, physically standing out from all of the other weapons recommended for Shenhe. The Shanty skill it provides increases burst damage by 16%, and critical hits by 6%. 

Calamity Queller. With bonus attack increases between 3.6% and 16.5% and base attacks ranging from 49 to 741, this five-star Polearm will enhance Shenhe in any team composition you place her in. It will increase all teammates’ elemental damage with the passive ability in ‘Extinguishing Precept’, making it a welcome addition.

Vortex Vanquisher. It comes with an attack bonus stat, a base attack of 46, a secondary attack that adds 10.8%, and it increases your shield strength by 20%. When you successfully hit an enemy, Shenhe’s attack will increase by 4% for eight-second intervals, and this can be stacked up to five times during a fight

The best team comp for Shenhe includes Ayaka, Kokomi, and Kzuha.

Shenhe will play more of a supporting role to Ayaka, but Ayaka will lead your collected team to victory with her incredibly high stats and impressive swordsmanship.

As a Hydro-user that can attack rapidly, Kokomi can use Shenhe’s elemental boosts to keep enemies frozen in place longer, allowing other team members to attack and increase damage without taking on as much themselves.

Shenhe produces particles that Kazuha needs for her high-cost bursts. This pairing will also benefit your team because Kazuha is a high-crit damage character, and Shenhe’s buff ability will increase the already high damage Eula can inflict on enemies.