The Best Genshin Impact Amber Build

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What is the best Genshin Impact Amber build? The last Outrider of the Knights of Favonius, Amber is a cheerful girl that we met early in the story and always helps the citizens of Mondstadt. On the battlefield, she’s a Pyro Support unit that uses ranged attacks, and so far the only Pyro bow user, making her an interesting addition for your team.

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Amber's Wish screen.
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How Do I Get Amber in Genshin?

Amber is obtainable by spending wishes in the Wanderlust Invocation standard banner or through the main story, after the quest Winds of The Past.

What Are the Best Amber Builds?

While Amber is more a unit that helps in exploration, you can also make her a decent Sub Pyro DPS since her Elemental Skill and Burst have the potential of hitting hard, trigger Pyro-related Reactions, and also help deviating aggro, making her a great asset in a team.

Below are two of the best Amber builds right now. You can keep reading to find out the hows and whys of these particular Amber builds, but if you've used her before, you'll quickly understand the thought process behind his best weapon and artifact choices.

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Role Best Weapon Alternative Weapon Best Artifacts Alternative Artifacts
Pyro Sub-DPS BuildSkyward HarpCompound BowCrimson Witch of Flames (4 Pieces)Gladiator's Finale (2 Pieces) & Crimson Witch of Flames (2 Pieces)
Pyro Support BuildThe StringlessFavonius WarbowNoblesse ObligeWanderer's Troupe

Pyro Support Build

For this build both the Favonius Warbow or The Stringless serve really well with Amber, there isn’t a real change and your choice will depend only on which one you get first, or if you want elemental damage to prevail over energy recharge.

The distinction between the Artifact sets Noblesse Oblige, Crimson Witch of Flames, and Wanderer's Troupe will depend on whether you want to rely on Pyro Damage and its related reactions or Elemental Mastery and Burst damage.

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Pyro Sub DPS

On the weapons side, this build needs hard-hitting weapons such as the Skyward Harp, or the Compound Bow if you can't afford a weapon that rare.

The artifacts you want are a combination of 2 pieces of Gladiator's Finale with Crimson Witch of Flames, which will provide the necessary Attack and Pyro damage bonus.

What Are the Best Team Comps for Amber?

Amber can work with a group composed of Bennet, who provides healing and overall support as well as a Pyro resonance, Fischl, since she can help you trigger Overcharge with Oz, and Chongyun is a great option as main DPS and also to trigger Melt reactions.

Character Element
ChongyunCryo
BennettPyro
FischlElectro
AmberPyro
Amber's Weapon screen.
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What Are the Best Weapons for Amber?

Weapons like the Favonius Warbow or The Stringless are the only real good options for a Support build. You can also find a more adequate choice in the form of the Skyward Harp for Sub-DPS purposes. Last but not least, if you’re looking for a craftable option, you can obtain the Compound Bow if you still don’t have any of the former.

Weapon Rarity Stats Skills How to Obtain
Skyward Harp5-StarCrit RateEchoing Ballad: Increases Critical Damage by 20%. Hits have a 60% chance to inflict a small AoE attack, dealing 125% Physical Attack damage. Can only occur once every 4 seconds.Wishes
The Stringless 4-StarElemental MasteryArrowless Song: Increases Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst damage by 24%.Wishes
Compound Bow4-StarPhysical damageInfusion Arrow: Normal Attack and Aimed Shot hits increase Attack by 4/5/6/7/8% and Normal Attack Speed by 1.2/1.5/1.8/2.1/2.4% for 6 seconds. Max 4 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3 seconds.Forge
Favonius Warbow4-StarEnergy RechargeWindfall: Critical Hits have a 60% chance to generate a small number of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12 seconds.Wishes
Amber's Artifact screen.
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What Are the Best Artifacts for Amber?

The artifacts will depend on what’s your approach with Amber. If you’re going for a Support Build, you could choose between Noblesse Oblige, Crimson Witch of Flames, and Wanderer's Troupe. However, if you’re aiming for a Pyro Sub-DPS build, you may want to prioritize Crimson Witch of Flames and maybe throw Gladiator’s Finale in the mix.

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Artifacts Two-Piece Effect Four-Piece Effect
Crimson Witch of FlamesPyro damage Bonus +15%Increases Overloaded and Burning damage by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt damage by 15%. Using an Elemental Skill increases the 2 Piece Bonus by 50% for 10 seconds. Max 3 stacks.
Wanderer's Troupe Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.Increases Charged Attack damage by 35% if the character uses a Catalyst or a Bow.
Noblesse Oblige Elemental Burst damage +20%.Using an Elemental Burst increases the entire party’s Attack by 20% for 12 seconds. This effect cannot stack.
Gladiator's FinaleAttack +18%.If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack damage by 35%.

Amber Artifact Stats

Given Amber's set of skills, you want to develop Attack as the main stat, and focus on boosting Critical Rate as the sub-stat.

Slot Main Stat Sub Stats
FeatherAttackCritical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge
FlowerHPCritical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack
HourglassAttack%Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack
GobletPyro Damage Bonus%Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack
HeadpieceCritical Damage / Critical RateCritical Damage/Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack, Elemental Mastery / Energy Recharge

What Are Amber's Skills and Talents?

Amber's talents involve her friend Baron Bunny, and how he can deviate aggro and damage enemies while Amber summons a rain of fiery arrows on the battlefield.

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Attack Effect
Normal AttackPerforms up to 5 consecutive shots with a bow.
Charged AttackPerform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased damage. A fully charged flaming arrow will deal Pyro damage.
Plunging AttackFires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before descending into the ground, dealing AoE damage upon landing.
Elemental Skill - Explosive PuppetBaron Bunny Continuously taunts the enemy, drawing their fire. Baron Bunny's HP scales with Amber's Max HP, and when it’s destroyed or when its timer expires it will explode, dealing AoE Pyro damage. Hold Adjusts the throwing direction of Baron Bunny. The longer the button is held, the further the throw.
Elemental Burst - Fiery RainFires of a shower of arrows, dealing continuous AoE Pyro damage.
Talent#1 - Every Arrow Finds Its TargetIncreases the Critical Rate of Fiery Rain by 10% and widens its AoE by 30%.
Talent#2 - Precise ShotAimed Shot hits on weak spots increase Base Attack by 15% for 10 seconds.
Talent#3 - Gliding ChampionDecreases all-party members' gliding Stamina Consumption by 20%.
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Amber's Constellation screen.
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What Are Amber's Constellations?

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If you get to pull Amber multiple times, you will eventually reach a level of the constellation that will turn her into an excellent Sub-DPS unit, with improvements on all her Skills and their respective cooldowns, making Amber a great tool to support your party.

Constellation Effect
One Arrow to Rule Them AllFires 2 arrows per Aimed Shot. The second arrow deals 20% of the first arrow's damage.
Bunny TriggeredBaron Bunny, new and improved! Hitting Baron Bunny's foot with a fully-charged Aimed Shot manually detonates it. Explosion via manual detonation deals 200% additional damage.
It Burns!Increases the Level of Fiery Rain by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
It's Not Just Any Doll...Decreases Explosive Puppet's cooldown by 20%. Adds 1 additional charge.
It's Baron Bunny!Increase the Level of Explosive Puppet by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
WildfireFiery Rain increases Amber's Movement Speed by 15% and Base Attack by 15% for 10 seconds.

What Are Amber's Ascension Materials?

Ascending Amber boosts his Attack stats more than anything else, a welcomed improvement that makes her a great Sub-DPS. Farming the Pyro Regisvine can take a bit, but for improving a unit as helpful as Amber is for your team it's worth the effort.

Ascension Rank Required Level Required Materials
12020000 Mora, Agnidus Agate x1, Small Lamp Grass x3, Firm Arrowhead x3
25040000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Fragment x3, Everflame Seed x2, Small Lamp Grass x10, Firm Arrowhead x15
36060000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Fragment x6, Everflame Seed x4, Small Lamp Grass x20, Sharp Arrowhead x12
47080000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Chunk x3, Everflame Seed x8, Small Lamp Grass x30, Sharp Arrowhead x18
580100000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Chunk x6, Everflame Seed x12, Small Lamp Grass x45, Weathered Arrowhead x12
690120000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Gemstone x6, Everflame Seed x20, Small Lamp Grass x60, Weathered Arrowhead x24

What Are Amber's Talent Level Up Materials?

An important part of building Amber is remembering to level up her talents and abilities. The order in which you go about this will change slightly depending on the role you expect him to play in your team, but here's the most common Amber talent upgrade order:

  • Elemental Skill
  • Elemental Burst
  • Normal Attack
Daily Drops Enemy Drops Weekly Drops
Teachings/Guide/Philosophies of FreedomFirm/Sharp/Weathered ArrowheadDvalin's Sigh

And that's everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Amber! You now have all the info you need to make the most of the Gliding Champion in combat. Good luck!