Genshin Impact Geo Traveler Guide: Best weapons, artifact sets and materials required for ascension

Genshin Impact is an adventure RPG game released by MiHoYo in 2020. In just a short time the game has become one of the most successful actions RPG titles ever to have been released in multiple titles. Tevyat is a vast region of seven nations and each nation has an associated archon that is tied to different visions. The visions are special elemental affinities in Genshin Impact. This includes the likes of Monstadt with Anemo, Liyue with Geo, and Inazuma with Electro. With every new region’s Statue of the Seven giving the main character (Lumine/Aether), an affinity from the element. In this Genshin Impact guide, we will talk about all you need to know about Geo Traveler, his/her builds, and the materials required for ascension.

Geo Traveler: Playstyle and skillset

Geo Traveller

The Traveler is a versatile character who can align with different elements and in the geo form is very good support for Geo main DPS. His ability to battery and provide Crit bonus makes him an invaluable asset in geo teams.

Foreign Rockblade                           Normal Attack
Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.      
Foreign Rockblade    Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
Foreign Rockblade    Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Starfell Sword Elemental Skill
You disgorge a meteorite from the depths of the earth, dealing with AoE Geo DMG. The meteorite is considered a Geo Construct and can be climbed or used to block attacks.   Hold This skill’s positioning may be adjusted.  
Wake of Earth Elemental Burst
Energizing the Geo deep underground, you set off expanding shockwaves. Launches surrounding opponents back and deals AoE Geo DMG. A stone wall is erected at the edges of the shockwave. The stone wall is considered a Geo Construct and may be used to block attacks.  

Geo Traveler’s Passive

  • 1st Ascension Passive: Reduces Starfell Sword’s CD by 2s.
  • 4th Ascension Passive: The final hit of a Normal Attack combo triggers a collapse, dealing 60% of ATK as AoE Geo DMG.

Geo Traveler’s Constellations

The best part of using the main character is that players have access to all their constellations. To activate a constellation players require a Memory of Immovable Crystals. The memory of Immovable Crystals are obtained as follows :

  • Reward from the quest Farewell, the Archaic Lord (Chapter I, Act II)
  • Reward from the quest A New Star Approaches (Chapter I, Act III)
  • Sold by Xingxi in Souvenir Shop, Mingxing Jewelry (4 Immovable Crystal for 225 Geo Sigils each)
Constellation Level Name Effects
1 Invincible Stonewall Party members within the radius of Wake of Earth have their CRIT Rate increased by 10% and have increased resistance against interruption.
2 Rock core Meltdown   When the meteorite created by Starfell Sword is destroyed, it will also explode, dealing additional AoE Geo DMG equal to the amount of damage dealt by Starfell Sword.
3 Will of the Rock         Increases the Level of Wake of Earth by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Reaction Force            The shockwave triggered by Wake of Earth regenerates 5 Energy for every opponent hit. A maximum of 25 Energy can be regenerated in this manner at any one time.
5 Meteorite Impact        Increases the Level of Starfell Sword by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Everlasting Boulder    Glacial Waltz will generate 1 additional icicle and will regenerate 15 Energy when cast.

Sets to farm for Geo Traveler

Main DPS

  • 2 pc Gladiators Finale/Shimenawa’s Reminiscence and 2 pc Archaic Petra : Archaic Petra provides 15% geo damage bonus which buffs both the elemental skill and burst while Gladiators Finale/Shimenawa’s Reminiscence provide 18% ATK bonus which increases damage of all three components of Geo MC’s kit.
  • 2 pc Archiac Petra and 2 pc Noblesse Oblige : Using 2 pc Noblesse Oblige paired with  Archaic Petra players can increase the geo damage and also increase


  • 4 pc Noblesse Oblige: The staple artifact for support characters, this set is only recommended for Geo MC if playing in a quick swap team where the sole purpose of the character is to provide crit buff with burst. Using 4 pc Noblesse would augment Geo MC’s burst damage and provide an ATK boost to all team members.
  • 2 pc Archaic Petra and 2 pc Noblesse Oblige : A balanced combination, Archaic Petra and Noblesse Oblige provide buffs to Geo MC that can be useful for both Main DPS and Support roles.

Artifacts stats

Artifact Main stat Sub Stat Priority
Flower HP Crit Damage> Crit Rate > ATK% > ATK > Energy Recharge
Plume ATK Crit Damage> Crit Rate > ATK% > ATK > Energy Recharge
Sands ATK% Crit Damage> Crit Rate > ATK% > ATK > Energy Recharge
Goblet Geo Damage Bonus Crit Damage> Crit Rate > ATK% > ATK > Energy Recharge
Circlet Crit Rate/ Crit Damage Crit Damage> Crit Rate > ATK% > ATK > Energy Recharge

Best Builds for Geo Traveler

The high skill damage output paired with crit rate buff make Geo MC an enviable support character. While Geo MC also can do a good amount of damage with his normal attack he is more suited as a burst support character.

Talent Priority

Main DPS : Elemental Skill > Normal Attack = Elemental Burst

Support : Elemental Skill > Elemental Burst > Normal Attack

Materials required for ascension of Geo Traveler

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

1x Brilliant Diamond Silver
9x Brilliant Diamond Fragment
9x Brilliant Diamond Chunk
6x Brilliant Diamond Gemstone
168x Windwheel Aster
18x Damaged Mask
30x Stained Mask
36x Ominous Mask
420,000x Mora
Experience 414 Hero’s wit, 13 Adventurer’s XP, 22 Wanderers advice

Talent Upgrade Materials

The following materials are required to level up 1 talent up to level 10.

Normal Attack

3x Teachings of Freedom
6x Guide to Freedom
11x Guide to Resistance
4x Guide to Ballad
6x Philosophies of Freedom
12x Philosophies of Resistance
20x Philosophies of Ballad
6x Divining Scroll
22x Sealed Scroll
31x Forbidden Curse Scroll
6x Dvalin’s Sigh
1x Crown of Insight
1,652,500x Mora

Elemental Skill or Burst

3x Firm Arrowhead
22x Sharp Arrowhead
31x Weathered Arrowhead
3x Teachings of Prosperity
6x Guide to Prosperity
11x Guide to Dilligence
4x Guide to Gold
6x Philosophies of Prosperity
12x Philisophies of Dilligence
20x Philisophies of Gold
6x Tail of Boreas
1x Crown of Insight
1,652,500x Mora

Best weapons for Geo Traveler in Genshin Impact

For support Geo MC Primordial Jade Cutter, Mistspitter Reforged and Summit Shaper are the best 5-star options. Among the 4 stars, Festering Desire and Amenoma Kageuchi are the best options. At refinement 5 the three-star weapon, Harbinger of Dawn also provides high value but it requires the characters’ HP to be above 90% to optimize the damage.

For the main DPS Mistsplitter Reforged, Summit Shaper is the best 5-star option. Among 4 stars Blackcliff Longsword and The Flute are both good options.

Best Team Comps

Geo MC pairs well with almost all Geo characters in the game giving them Crit Rate buff and acting as a battery as well as activating Geo resonance. Zhongli, Ningguang, Albedo, and Noelle all benefit from having Geo MC in their team. Newly introduced, Arataki Itto also can utilize buffs from Geo MC along with the elemental particles that Geo MC generates as Itto is an energy-hungry character.

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