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Genshin Impact: Shikanoin Heizou Best Build Guide

Here is the best build that you should use with Shikanoin Heizou in Genshin Impact.

While playing as Shikanoin Heizou in Genshin Impact you should use the best build possible for him. Heizou is a 5-star Anemo character that uses a Catalyst for his weapon. And while there are a ton of weapons and artifacts available for you to use with him. Using the ones that are suited for him will make a notable difference in his damage output. So in this guide let us check the best build for Heizou in Genshin Impact.

Shikanoin Heizou Best Build in Genshin Impact

shikanoin heizou best build in genshin impact

The best build for Heizou requires you to use him as a Main DPS character. The recommended build for him consists of:

  • Weapon: Skyward Atlas
  • Artifacts: Viridescent Venerer (4 Piece-set)
  • Artifact Substats: Elemental Mastery

Best Weapons for Shikanoin Heizou

The best weapon that you should use with Shikanoin Heizou is Skyward Atlas. This is a 5-star weapon that has a base damage of 48 which can go up to 674. Its second stat increases attack by 7.2% this can go up to 33.1%. Lastly, you get the Passive ability Wandering Clouds with it.

Wandering Clouds increases the elemental damage of the user by 12% to 24%. When doing normal attacks, you have a 50% chance to get favor of the clouds. This ability seeks out enemies that are nearby for 15 seconds and attacks them that deals 160% to 320% attack damage. You can only trigger this ability once every 30 seconds.

Alternate weapon options:

  • 5-Star
    • Kagura’s Verity
    • Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds
  • 4-Star
    • Royal Grimoire
    • Fruit of Fulfillment
  • 3-Star
    • Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
    • Emerald Orb

Best Artifacts

Viridescent Venerer is the best Artifact set for Heizou. It has the following bonuses:

  • 2-Piece set bonus: Increases the Anemo Damage by 15%
  • 4-Piece set bonus: It increases the Swirl damage by 60% while also decreasing the enemy’s elemental resistance by 40%. This reduction of resistance works for the element infused in the swirl and the effect lasts for 10 seconds.

Alternate Artifacts to use with Heizou:

2-Piece set of Venerer Viridescent with a 2-Piece set of Shimenawa’s Reminiscence. It will give you a 15% increase in Anemo damage and an 18% boost to your attack.

Best Artifact Substats

The Artifact substats that you use should focus on Elemental Mastery. In case you do not want Elemental Mastery then you could also go for Crit Damage instead.

That covers this guide on the best build for Shikanoin Heizou in Genshin Impact. In case you are looking for builds of some other characters then check out our best builds for Sangonomiya Kokomi, Tighnari, and Collei.