Ganyu Character Guide

In this character guide for Ganyu, we will cover Who is Ganyu? her attack talent, the weapon of choice, elemental skills and burst attacks, and much more.

Who is Ganyu in Genshin Impact?

Genshin Impact Ganyu
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Ganyu is the next playable character that we will get in Genshin Impact. Her banner will be available in Genshin Impact starting January 13, 2020.

Now as for other information on Ganyu, she is the emissary and secretary for the Liyue Qixing. And, she also plays a huge role in the game’s story, especially in Teyvat Chapter Storyline Chapter 1, Act 2: Farewell, the Archaic Lord.

Genshin Impact New Character Ganyu – English and Japanese Voice Actors

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Ganyu’s English voice over is done by the Jennifer Losi who has also worked on two famous series – Sword Art Online and Fire Emblem.

While Ganyu’s Japanese voice over is done by young and talented Ueda Reina who has worked for a plethora of anime series. Some of her most notable work is included below-

  • Wataten!: An Angel Flew Down to Me as Miyako Hoshino
  • SSSS.Gridman as Akane Shinjō
  • Darwin’s Game as Shuka Karino
  • Dimension W as Mira Yurizaki
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba as Kanao Tsuyuri
  • Pokémon as Mallow Sakura Quest as Shiori Shinomiya

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Old players who are updated with Genshin Impact’s story may already know about Ganyu, though, for new players who have recently started playing the game, Ganyu is a demi-human and she works as a secretary at Yuehai Pavilion – helping Keqing, Ninnguang with their administration work. Here is a detailed look at Ganyu’s skills and abilities.

Ganyu’s Abilities – Elemental Skill and Burst Attacks

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Genshin Impact’s upcoming character Ganyu is a five-star Cryo user, whose weapon of choice is a bow. She uses Liutian Archery to annihilate her opponents with her great Cryo abilities. Here is a brief description of her attack talent.

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  • Normal Attack: Perform up to 6 consecutive shots with a bow.
  • Charged Attack: Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG. While aiming, an icy aura will accumulate on the arrowhead before the arrow is fired. Have different effects based on how long the energy has been charged:
    • Charge Level 1: Fires off an icy arrow that deals Cryo DMG.
    • Charge Level 2: Fires off a Frostflake Arrow that deals Cryo DMG.

The Frostflake Arrow blooms after hitting its target, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

Ganyu’s Elemental Skill

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As we know Ganyu is a demi-human and the blood of the qilin, an illuminated beast, flows within her veins. And, in accordance with that – Ganyu’s elemental skill is called Trail of the Qilin. Here is a brief description of Ganyu’s elemental skill.

Leaving a single Ice Lotus behind, Ganyu dashes backward, shunning all impurity and dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

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The Ice Lotus continuously taunts surrounding opponents, attracting them to attack it. Its endurance scales based on Ganyu’s Max HP, and it blooms profusely when destroyed or once its duration ends, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

Ganyu’s Elemental Burst Attacks

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Ganyu’s elemental burst – Celestial Shower is a powerful AoE attack that summons a continuous rain of ice shards for a few seconds. Here is the official description of Ganyu’s main ability Celestial Shower.

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Coalesces atmospheric frost and snow to summon a Sacred Cryo Pearl that exorcises evil.

While active, the Sacred Cryo Pearl will continuously rain down shards of ice, striking opponents within its AoE and dealing Cryo DMG.

Materials Required to Ascend Ganyu

Ascension
Level
Req.
Level
MoraElemental
Material 1
Elemental
Material 2
Local
Specialty
Common
Material
12020,000
Shivada Jade Sliver ×1
None
Qingxin ×3

Whopperflower Nectar ×3
24040,000
Shivada Jade Fragment ×3

Hoarfrost Core ×2

Qingxin ×10

Whopperflower Nectar ×15
35060,000
Shivada Jade Fragment ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×4

Qingxin ×20

Shimmering Nectar ×12
46080,000
Shivada Jade Chunk ×3

Hoarfrost Core ×8

Qingxin ×30

Shimmering Nectar ×18
570100,000
Shivada Jade Chunk ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×12

Qingxin ×45

Energy Nectar ×12
680120,000
Shivada Jade Gemstone ×6

Hoarfrost Core ×20

Qingxin ×60

Energy Nectar ×24

Genshin Impact is a free to play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, Android, and iOS.

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