Genshin Impact Arataki Itto Build - Best Weapons and Artifacts

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June 21, 2022: Arataki Itto's banner rerun will start today! Get those Primogems ready

Looking for details about Genshin Impact Arataki Itto? This club-wielding horned leader of the Arataki gang is almost here, set to arrive alongside Gorou on the Oni's Royale banner, ready to cause some mischief and mayhem. But what do we really know about Arataki?

Well, he's got a big club, and he's also part-oni—a race of yokai who have bigger and stronger builds than regular humans. In some ways, it makes him a little like Ganyu or Yanfei, who are both part Adepti. As Arataki is also a Geo claymore-user, it's safe to say that he's likely going to be quite tanky as a character, too.

While you're here, we've got handy lists of Genshin Impact Electroculus locations, Genshin Impact weapons, and Genshin Impact codes for you to check out. That said, here's what we know about Arataki Itto.

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Is There a Genshin Impact Arataki Itto Banner?

Itto will be starring in his first banner rerun between June 21 and July 20, 2022. This is alongside newcomer Kuki Shinobu, Gorou, and Chongyun.

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Genshin Impact Arataki Itto Build, Weapon, and Artifacts

Official artwork of Arataki Itto
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Arataki Itto is a Geo claymore-user, but the club in his artwork isn't his signature five-star weapon. Instead, his weapon seems to be the Redhorn Stonethresher claymore, which will be available on the second Epitome Invocation banner of version 2.7 that runs alongside Itto's banner. Good alternatives to this are the Serpent Spine, or Whiteblind claymores.

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The recommended Artifacts to equip Itto with are the Husk Of Opulent Dreams, or Retracing Bolide 4-piece sets. These will massively buff defense and shield strength respectively.

What Are Arataki Itto's Abilities?

Here are Arataki Itto's abilities, Constellations, and passive skills:

Normal Attack

Attack Effect
NormalPerforms up to five consecutive strikes. When his first and fourth strike land he gains stacks of Superlative Strength to a max of five.
ChargedWhen initiating, you may repeatedly press to perform Arataki Kesagiri slashes whiich each consume a stack of Superlative Strength instead of stamina. When the final stack is consumed, Itto performs a powerful attack. When no stacks are available, Itto performs a Saichimonji Slash.
PlungingPlunges to the ground, causing AoE damage on strike.

Elemental Skill and Burst

Attack Effect
Matsatsu Zetsugi: Akaushi Burst!Itto throws the bull Ushi, dealing Geo damage. Every time Ushi hits an enemy, Itto gains a stack of Superlative Strength. Ushi also taunts enemies and inherits HP based on Itto's max HP. When Ushi is hit, Itto gains a stack of Superlative Strength. Ushi counts as a Geo construct, and will flee when HP reaches zero or skill duration ends.
Royal Descent: Behold, Itto the Evil!Itto summons a massive iron club and enters the Raging Oni King state, granting him Geo weapon infusion, increased attack and normal attack speed based on defence, and 20% decreased physical and elemental resistance. He will also gain stacks of Superlative Strength on the first and third hits of his combo. This state ends when Itto leaves the field.

Passives

Skill Effect
Woodchuck ChuckedWhen a party member gains wood, there is a 25% chance to get another log.
Arataki IchibanUsing consecutive Arataki Kesagiri grants 10% more attack speed with a maximum of 30%, and increased resistance to interruption.
Bloodline of the Crimson OniArataki Kesagiri damage is increased by 35% of Itto's defense.

Constellations

Name Effect
Stay a While and ListenAfter using his burst, Itto gains two stacks of Superlative Strength. After one second he receives an additional stack.
Gather 'Round, It's a Brawl!After using his burst, Itto gains a 1.5 second skill cooldown reduction and six energy for every Geo party member.
Horns Lowered, Coming ThroughIncreases the level of Masatsu Zetsugi: Akaushi Burst! by three. Max upgrade level is 15.
Jailhouse Bread and ButterAfter Itto's burst state ends, all nearby party members gain increased attack and defense.
10 Years of Hanamizaka FameIncreases the level of Royal Descent: Behold, Itto the Evil by three. Max upgrade level is 15.
Arataki Itto, Present!Itto's charged attacks deal 50% increased crit damage, and when he uses Arataki Kesagiri, there is a 50% chance not to consume Superlative Strength.

Who Is Arataki Itto?

The first and greatest head of the Arataki Gang—this oni-looking gangster wields a two-handed club, which seems fitting given his proficiency with the Geo element. Shortly after the 2.2 update was released, miHoYo announced this character officially on Twitter, along with Gorou, who we already saw during the Inazuma main story.

Eagle-eyed Genshin fans have long suspected Arataki's appearance since finding references to him on notice boards throughout Inazuma. This is also how fans came to know about his rivalry with Sara, and his love of bug-wrestling, including his wish to train the mightiest Onikabuto beetle in Inazuma.