Genshin Impact Windblume Ode Vs Stringless
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Genshin Impact Windblume Festival event is currently underway. This new event brings an ample amount of new content that comes in the form of mini-games, challenges, quests, etc. The Windblume Festival event of Genshin Impact is as fun as it is rewarding.

The Event Shop and other rewards from the Windblume event offer rare ascension and talent level up materials, a four-star bow Windblume Ode and a few other great rewards. The Windblume Ode is a great four-star, but, how does it compare to the current best four-star bow – The Stringless?. In this article, we will talk about Windblume Ode Vs Stringless which is better in which situation.

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Before we compare the two Bows, let us check out the basic stats and other information on the weapon.

Windblume Ode Weapon Stats and Special Ability

Genshin Impact Windblume Festival
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  • Base Attack – 42
  • Secondary Stat – Elemental Mastery
  • Secondary Stat Value – 36
  • Special Ability – After using an Elemental Skill, receive a boon from the ancient wish of the Windblume, increasing ATK by 16%(32% at max refinement) for 6s.
  • Max Level Attack – 510
  • Max Level Secondary Stat – 165

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The Stringless Weapon Stats and Special Ability

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  • Base Attack – 42
  • Secondary Stat – Elemental Mastery
  • Secondary Stat Value – 36
  • Special Ability – Increases Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG by 24%(48% at max refinement level).
  • Max Level Attack – 510
  • Max Level Secondary Stat – 165

Which Bow is Better – Windblume Ode Vs Stringless?

In terms of basic stats, the Windblume Ode and the Stringless are the same. They both offer the same ATK value and the same secondary stat. Even when maxed out, they both offer 510 ATK and 165 Elemental Mastery.

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The difference between the two bows is seen when we take the special ability of these two weapons into play.

The Stringless increases the Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG by 24% which at max refinement level becomes 48%. While the Windblume Ode increases ATK% by 16% only for 6 seconds, which at max refined becomes 32%. This special ability of the Windblume Ode comes into play only when players user their elemental skill.

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With that being said, let us talk about Elemental Mastery, Elemental Mastery is gameplay mechanics in Genshin Impact that measures how powerful the Elemental Reactions created by your character will be. The higher the elemental mastery the more damage you can deal with elemental reactions.

Conclusion

The Windblume Ode is best suited for Genshin Impact characters like Ganyu who use their normal and charged attacks. While, the Stringless is better on characters, who are used only for their elemental abilities, someone like Venti.

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While some players have this misconception that the Windblume Ode is not a good weapon. That is wrong, if used with the correct character the Windblume Ode is on par with the Stringless.

So, both Windblume Ode and the Stringless are equally good weapons in Genshin Impact. It depends on the character on which you are using the weapon on.

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

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