Barbara is one of the oldest characters in Genshin Impact. She was released with the official game launch back in 2020. Barbara’s kit involves healing her teammates, but that doesn’t stop players from building her as a DPS. In this guide, we look at Barbara’s best DPS and Healer build in Genshin Impact.
How to Build Barbara as DPS & Healer in Genshin Impact
Let’s begin our guide with Barbara’s DPS build first.
DPS Barbara Build
Barbara’s elemental skill and burst are focused on recovering health points. Because of this, players have to use her normal and charged attacks to do damage. Barbara’s charged attacks are her primary source of damage.
To buff Barbara’s charged attacks, players can give her the 4-piece Wanderer’s Troupe artifact set. The 4-piece effect of Wanderer’s Troupe increases charged attack damage by 35%. Players can also choose to run a 4-piece Heart of Depth set on her. However, the Heart of Depth set requires Barbara’s burst to boost normal and charged attack damage.
As for the weapon, here are some great 5-star and 4-star weapon options for DPS Barbara:
- Skyward Atlas(5✩)
- Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds(5✩)
- The Widsith(4✩)
- Dodoco Tales(4✩)
- Solar Pearl(4✩)
Players can use DPS Barbara in vaporise teams featuring Xiangling and Bennett. With her charged attacks, she can display big damage numbers in Genshin Impact.
Healer Barbara Build
Barbara’s elemental skill and burst are an easy way to get healing in Genshin Impact. Building her as a healer is pretty simple and easy as players can use a mix of different artifact sets. The best artifact set for Healer Barbara is 2-piece Maiden’s Beloved(Character Healing Effectiveness +15%) and 2-piece Ocean-Hued Clam(Healing Bonus +15%). Players can replace either set with a 2-piece of Tenacity of the Millelith(HP +20%).
For healer Barbara build, Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers(3*) is easily the best choice. This weapon has an HP% scaling which increases Barbara’s healing capabilities. Most importantly, it can buff any character’s attack by 48% at max refinement.
This concludes our guide to Barbara builds in Genshin Impact. If you have any queries, please ask them in the comments!
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