Genshin Impact Mona Guide: Best weapons, artifacts and materials required for ascension

Genshin Impact is an adventure RPG released by miHoyo in 2020. In a short period, the game has become one of the most successful adventures RPG titles ever to have been released. Mona is a playable Hydro Character in Genshin Impact. An astrologist of great skill and equally-great pride, Mona has taken up residence in Mondstadt to avoid incurring the wrath of her master after unwittingly reading the latter’s diary. In this Genshin Impact Mona guide, we will tell you everything about her talent, Constellation, passive skills, best weapons, best artifacts, and materials required for ascension.

Mona: Playstyle and skillset of the character

Genshin Impact Mona

Mona is a 5* Hydro Catalyst wielding character and her constellation is Astrolabos.

Ripple of Fate Normal Attack
Perform up to 4 water splash attacks that deal with Hydro DMG.      
Ripple of Fate Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to deal AoE Hydro DMG after a short casting time.
Ripple of Fate Plunging Attack
Gathering the might of Hydro, Mona plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AoE Hydro DMG upon impact with the ground.
Mirror Reflection of Doom Elemental Skill
Creates an illusory Phantom of Fate from coalesced waterspouts. The Phantom has the following special properties: Continuously taunts nearby opponents, attracting their fire. Continuously deals Hydro DMG to nearby opponents. When its duration expires, the Phantom explodes, dealing AoE Hydro DMG.

Hold Utilizes water currents to move backward swiftly before conjuring a Phantom.   Only one Phantom created by Mirror Reflection of Doom can exist at any time.

Stellaris Phantasm Elemental Burst
Mona summons the sparkling waves and creates a reflection of the starry sky, applying the Illusory Bubble status to opponents in a large AoE.   Illusory Bubble Traps opponents inside a pocket of destiny and also makes them Wet. Renders weaker opponents are immobile. When an opponent affected by Illusory Bubble sustains DMG, it has the following effects: Applies an Omen to the opponent, which gives a DMG Bonus, also increasing the DMG of the attack that causes it. Removes the Illusory Bubble, dealing Hydro DMG in the process.

Omen During its duration increases DMG taken by opponents.


Mona’s Passive

Alternate Sprint – Illusory Torrent

  • Alternate Sprint
  • Mona cloaks herself within the water’s flow, consuming stamina to move rapidly.
  • When under the effect of Illusory Torrent, Mona can move at high speed on water.
  • Applies the Wet status to nearby opponents when she reappears.

1st Ascension Passive – Come ‘n’ Get Me, Hag!

  • After she has used Illusory Torrent for 2s, if there are any opponents nearby, Mona will automatically create a Phantom.
  • A Phantom created in this manner lasts for 2s, and its explosion DMG is equal to 50% of Mirror Reflection of Doom.

4th Ascension Passive- Waterborne Destiny

  • Increases Mona’s Hydro DMG Bonus by a degree equivalent to 20% of her Energy Recharge rate.

Utility Passive – Principium of Astrology

  • When Mona crafts Weapon Ascension Materials, she has a 25% chance to refund one count of one material out of all the crafting materials used.

Priority talent upgrade:EB > ES > AA

Mona’s Constellations

Level Name Effect
1 Prophecy of Submersion When any of your own party members hit an opponent affected by an Omen, the effects of Hydro-related Elemental Reactions are enhanced for 8s: Electro-Charged DMG increases by 15%. Vaporize DMG increases by 15%. Hydro Swirl DMG increases by 15%. Frozen duration is extended by 15%.
2 Lunar Chain When a Normal Attack hits, there is a 20% chance that it will be automatically followed by a Charged Attack. This effect can only occur once every 5s.
3 Restless Revolution Increases the Level of Stellaris Phantasm by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Prophecy of Oblivion When any party member attacks an opponent affected by an Omen, their CRIT Rate is increased by 15%.
5 Mockery of Fortuna Increases the Level of Mirror Reflection of Doom by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Rhetorics of Calamitas Upon entering Illusory Torrent, Mona gains a 60% increase to the DMG of her next Charged Attack per second of movement. A maximum DMG Bonus of 180% can be achieved in this manner. The effect lasts for no more than 8s.

Special dish

Der Weisheit Letzter Schluss (Life)
Der Weisheit Letzter Schluss (Life)

Each character in the Genshin Impact game will have a special Dish. Mona’s speciality dish is Der Weisheit Letzter Schluss that is a Satisfying Salad. It increases all party members’ CRIT Rate by 16% for 300s. In Co-Op Mode, this effect only applies to your own character(s). Great work from a great astrologer. Its greatest aspect lies with its cost-effectiveness in filling one’s stomach.

Sets to farm for Mona in Genshin Impact

  • Heart of Depth 4pcs (BiS) (Main DPS)
  • Heart of Depth 2pcs + Gladiator 2pcs (Main DPS)
  • Heart of Depth 2pcs + Noblesse 2pcs (Main DPS)
  • Emblem of Severed Fate 4pcs (Best) (ER Sands Mandatory) (Hydro-Amplifier)
  • Noblesse Oblige 2pcs + Heart of Depth 2pcs (Hydro-Amplifier)
  • Noblesse Oblige 4pcs (Hydro-Amplifier)
  • Noblesse Oblige 4pcs (Offensive support)
  • Instructor 4pcs (Offensive support)
  • Tenacity of Millelith 4pcs (Offensive support)

Artifacts stats

Artifact Main Stat Sub Stat
Goblet Hydro DMG CR>CD>ATK%>ER>EM

Try to keep the CR to CD ratio 1:2 for the best results possible.

Materials required for ascension of Mona

The materials needed to In this Genshin Impact Mona Guide, we will look at the materials required for the Ascension of Mona from level 1 to level 90.

1x Varunada Lazurite Sliver
168x Philanemo Mushroom
18x Whopperflower Nectar
30x shimmering Nectar
36x Energy Nectar
46x Cleansing Heart
9x Varunada Lazurite Fragment
9x Varunada Lazurite Chunks
6x Varunada Lazurite Gemstones
420,000 Mora
Experience 414 Hero’s wit, 13 Adventurer’s XP, 22 Wanderers advice and 1,672,000 Mora
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Image via WorldofTevyat

Talent Upgrade Materials for Mona

Material required for upgrading talents from level 1 to 10. Multiply everything by 3 as we are providing materials required for 1 talent and there are a total of 3 talents.

3x Teachings of Resistance
21x Guide to Resistance
38x Philosophies of Resistance
6x Whopperflower Nectar
22x shimmering Nectar
31x Energy Nectar
6x Ring of Boreas
1x Crown of Insight
1,652,500 Mora

Best Weapons For Mona in Genshin Impact

  • Widsith (4* Best, R5 is the Best weapon)
  • Skyward Atlas (5* Best)
  • Memory of Dust
  • Favonius Codex
  • Hakushin Ring (Electrocharged team)
  • Skyward Atlas (BIS)
  • Solar Pearl (4* Best)
  • Dodoco tales ( F2P BIS)
  • Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds
  • Mappa Mare (F2P)

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