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Genshin Impact Hu Tao Guide: Weapons, Artifacts, and More

Genshin Impact Hu Tao Guide: Weapons, Artifacts, and More
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Hu Tao is a five-star Pyro user and a Polearm wielder who stands at the epitome of Genshin Impact DPS characters. She is one of the best DPS characters in the game, currently only bested by Eula, a five-star Cryo user, and a Claymore wielder.

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In this Genshin Impact guide, we will share the artifacts and weapons you need for attaining the best build for Hu Tao.

Hu Tao Best Build 

Here are some of the best weapons and artifacts for Hu Tao.

Best Weapon for Hu Tao 

Here are some of the best weapons for Hu Tao. 

  • Staff of Homa 
    • Secondary Stat Bonus – CRIT DMG%
    • Weapon Skill – Reckless Cinnabar
      • HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder’s Max HP. When the wielder’s HP is less than 50%, this ATK bonus is increased by an additional 1% of Max HP.
  • The Catch 
    • Secondary Stat Bonus – CRIT DMG%
    • Weapon Skill – Reckless Cinnabar
      • Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6%.
  • Primordial Jade Winged Spear 
    • Secondary Stat Bonus – CRIT Rate%
    • Weapon Skill – Eagle Spear of Justice
      • On hit, increases ATK by 3.2% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by 12%.
  • Blackcliff Pole
    • Secondary Stat Bonus – CRIT DMG%
    • Weapon Skill – Press the Advantage
      • After defeating an opponent, ATK is increased by 12% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others.
  • Deathmatch 
    • Secondary Stat Bonus – CRIT Rate%
    • Weapon Skill – Gladiator
      • If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 16% and DEF is increased by 16%. If there are fewer than 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 24%.

The best-paid weapon option for Hu Tao is the Staff of Homa. If you are a F2P player, The Catch is another great option.

Best Artifact for Hu Tao 

Being a Pyro DPS character, the Crimson Witch of Flames artifact set is the best artifact for Hu Tao. The two-set bonus grants a 15% Pyro DMG bonus. 

Meanwhile, the four-set bonus grants an increased Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. It also increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. And, the best part is when you use your Elemental Skill, the two-piece set effects bonus increases by 50% for ten seconds. This effect is stackable up to three times. 

We all know Hu Tao’s Elemental Burst, Spirit Soother, is an ability that can deal damage in millions. And, with the help of the Crimson Witch of Flames artifact set, players can first use their Elemental Skill and then their Elemental Burst to maximize the damage output. 

Check out our Genshin Impact 2.2 guides page for other coverage related to the version 2.2 update.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, PS5, Android, and iOS.

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