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. Chongyun is an exorcist from Liyue who is full of positive energy which is both a bane and boon for him. He is usually found with Xingqiu as they are close friends. In this guide, we will tell you everything about Chongyun in Genshin Impact, discussing his talents, passive skills, best weapons, and artifacts along with the required ascension materials.
Chongyun: Playstyle and skillset of the character
Chongyun is a 4 star Claymore wielding character who possesses Cryo vision. He has the unique ability to turn all melee attacks to cryo on using his elemental skill.
|NAME / DESCRIPTION||TYPE|
|Perform up to 4 consecutive strikes.|
|Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous swirling attacks against all nearby opponents.
At the end of the sequence, perform a more powerful slash.
|Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents
along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
|Spirit Blade: Chonghua’s Layered Frost||Elemental Skill|
|Chongyun strikes the ground with his greatsword, causing a Cryo explosion in a circular AoE in front of him that deals
Cryo DMG. After a short delay, the cold air created by the Cryo explosion will coalesce into a Chonghua Frost Field,
within which all Sword, Claymore and Polearm-wielding characters’ weapons will be infused with Cryo.
|Spirit Blade: Cloud-Parting Star||Elemental Burst|
|Performing the secret hand seals, Chongyun summons 3 giant spirit blades in mid-air that fall to the earth one by one after a short delay, exploding as they hit the ground. When the spirit blades explode, they will deal AoE Cryo DMG and launch opponents.|
- Steady Breathing : Sword, Claymore, or Polearm-wielding characters within the field created by Spirit Blade: Chonghua’s Layered Frost have their Normal ATK SPD increased by 8%.
- Rimechaser Blade : When the field created by Spirit Blade: Chonghua’s Layered Frost disappears, another spirit blade will be summoned to strike nearby opponents, dealing 100% of Chonghua’s Layered Frost’s Skill DMG as AoE Cryo DMG. Opponents hit by this blade will have their Cryo RES decreased by 10% for 8s.
- Gallant Journey : When dispatched on an expedition in Liyue, time consumed is reduced by 25%.
|1||Ice Unleashed||The last attack of Chongyun’s Normal Attack combo releases 3 ice blades. Each blade deals 50% of Chongyun’s ATK as Cryo DMG to all opponents in its path.|
|2||Atmospheric Revolution||Elemental Skills and Elemental Bursts cast within the Frost Field created by Spirit Blade: Chonghua’s Layered Frost have their CD time decreased by 15%.|
|3||Cloudburst||Increases the Level of Spirit Blade: Cloud-Parting Star by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.|
|4||Frozen Skies||Chongyun regenerates 1 Energy every time he hits an opponent affected by Cryo. This effect can only occur once every 2s|
|5||The True Path||Increases the Level of Spirit Blade: Chonghua’s Layered Frost by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.|
|6||Rally of Four Blades||Spirit Blade: Cloud-Parting Star deals 15% more DMG to opponents with a lower percentage of their Max HP remaining than Chongyun.This skill will also summon 1 additional spirit blade.|
Each character in the Genshin Impact game will have a special dish. Cold Noodles with Mountain Delicacies is Chongyun’s Speciality. Though these springy noodles would be irresistible in the sweltering summer, Chongyun insists on dining on them even in the chattering cold of winter.
Sets to farm for Chongyun in Genshin Impact
Burst Support/ Sub DPS :
- 4 pc Blizzard Strayer
- 2 pc Noblesse Oblige, 2 pc Blizzard Strayer / Shimenawa’s Reminiscence
- 4 pc Noblesse Oblige
Main DPS :
- 4 pc Gladiator’s Finale
- 2 pc Gladiator’s Finale/Shimenawa’s Reminiscence and 2 pc Blizzard Strayer
|Artifact||Main stat||Sub Stat Priority|
|Flower||HP||Atk % > Crit Rate,Crit Damage > Atk > Elemental Mastery.|
|Plume||Attack||Atk % > Crit Rate,Crit Damage > Atk > Elemental Mastery.|
|Sands||Atk %||Atk % > Crit Rate,Crit Damage > Atk > Elemental Mastery.|
|Goblet||Cryo Damage Bonus||Atk % > Crit Rate,Crit Damage > Atk > Elemental Mastery.|
|Circlet||Crit Rate/ Crit Damage||Atk % > Crit Rate,Crit Damage > Atk > Elemental Mastery.|
Best builds for the character
Chongyun finds his place in a team composition through two roles. He can act as a main DPS and also sub DPS though it is important to note that the skills Chongyun has are geared more for a burst support role.
Burst Support : Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill > Normal Attack
Main DPS : Normal Attack > Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill
Materials required for ascension of Chongyun
The materials needed to In this Genshin Impact Sucrose Guide, we will look at the materials required for the Ascension of Chongyun from level 1 to level 90.
|1x||Shivada Jade Silver|
|9x||Shivada Jade Fragment|
|9x||Shivada Jade Chunk|
|6x||Shivada Jade Gemstone|
|Experience||414 Hero’s wit, 13 Adventurer’s XP, 22 Wanderers advice, and 1,672,000 Mora|
Talent Upgrade Materials for Chongyun
The following materials are required to level up 1 talent up to level 10.
|3x||Teachings of Diligence|
|21x||Guide to Diligence|
|38x||Philosophies of Diligence|
|1x||Crown of Insight|
Best weapons for Chongyun in Genshin Impact
Wolf’s Gravestone, Skyward Pride is the best 5-star option whereas among the 4 stars Prototype Archaic, Sacrificial Greatsword, and Serpent Spine is the best weapon options.
Best Team Comp
Chongyun works in a lot of teams. For burst support, Perma Freeze and Melt Teams are the best team compositions. A good perma freeze team is Kaeya, Chongyun, Xingqiu, and Bennet Pairing, having two Cryo characters also gives Cryo resonance which increases crit rate considerably making it easier to focus on Crit Damage. Chongyun with any Pyro DPS like Hu Tao, Klee, or Diluc will give players access to high damage potential with melt. Chongyun does well in quick swap teams as well with a prime example being the national team ( Xiangling, Xingqiu, Chongyun, and Bennet).
For Main DPS Chongyun, Shatter Comps is another viable option along with teams that use Superconduct to reduce the physical resistance of enemies.