The best Genshin Impact Bennett build


Bennett Genshin Impact

Bennett is one of the best characters in Genshin, thanks to his all-around abilities. So what is the best Genshin Impact Bennett build?

An orphan raised by the Adventurer’s Guild, Bennett is a sweet boy and the only member of 'Benny's Adventure Team.' Nobody else is part of that team since he’s so unlucky that every former member left, which is extremely sad since Benny is just a nice kid wanting to go for new adventures.

How do I get Bennett in Genshin Impact?

Bennett is obtainable by spending wishes in the Wanderlust Invocation banner, and has appeared in the Paimon’s Bargains shop in the past.

He is also a boosted 4-star in Nahida and Yoimiya's banners in the first half of version update 3.2.

Bennett Genshin Impact
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What are the best Bennett builds?

As a DPS, Bennett can get a ridiculously short cooldown in his Elemental Skill, with a Pyro damage output that comes in handy in an aggressive team. His Elemental Burst also regenerates the HP of his teammates, boosts their Attack, and applies Pyro element to them, which is incredibly useful for triggering Elemental Reactions, and keeping everyone alive and well.

Below are two of the best Bennett builds that make the best use of his skills and applicable talents.

Role
Best Weapon
Alternative Weapon
Best Artifacts
Pyro Support Build
Skyward Blade
Sacrificial Sword
Noblesse Oblige (4 Pieces)
Pyro DPS Build
Mistsplitter Reforged
Sacrificial Sword
Noblesse Oblige (4 Pieces)

Pyro Support Build

For a Supporter setup, the Skyward Blade works excellently, boosting your Attack Speed and Movement Speed, but the Favonius Sword works greatly as a replacement since the former can be difficult to obtain. Either Artifact set is equally useful for this setup, and your choice between buffing your party members’ Attack or Energy Regeneration should depend on how your team is built.

Pyro DPS Build

Mistsplitter Reforged is the best option for a DPS approach (and kudos to you if you have it). Its advantage while attacking enemies affected by Pyro should serve its purpose really well.

What are the best team comps for Bennett?

Bennett’s capability as a Support/DPS hybrid unit works really well no matter how we build his setup, but the approach may change depending on his companions. Bennett and Fischl are great as partners since they can help boost any Main DPS unit's damage output while also triggering Elemental Reactions such as Vaporize or Superconduct. To complete the team, a support unit like Jean or Zhongli can provide the necessary sustain to make everyone feel a bit safer.

Role
Character
Main DPS
Diluc, Klee, Keqing, Tartaglia, Arataki Itto, Ganyu
Sub-DPS
Raiden Shogun, Xinqiu, Albedo, Yae Miko
Support
Venti, Xiangling, Mona, Zhongli, Kazuha

What are the best weapons for Bennett?

Bennett's Weapon Menu
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Weapons that boost Energy Recharge like Festering Desire or the Skyward Blade are the best option for Bennett, but you can also find a more affordable and equally good alternative in the form of the Favonius Sword.

Weapon
Rarity
Stats
Skills
How to Obtain
Mistsplitter Reforged
5-Star
CRIT DMG 9.6 %
Gain a 12% Elemental DMG Bonus for a character's Elemental Type. At stacks 1/2/3, Elemental DMG is further increased by 8/16/28%.
Wish
Sacrificial Sword
4-Star
Energy Recharge 13.3%
ATK is increased by 20%. Triggers on taking DMG.
Wish
Prototype Rancour
4-Star
Physical DMG 7.5%
On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks increase ATK and DEF by 4% for 6s. Max 4 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s.
Forged

What are the best Artifacts for Bennett?

Bennett's Artifact Menu
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On the Artifacts side, sets like Crimson Witch of Flames, The Exile, or Noblesse Oblige are truly useful since we want to boost either Pyro Damage, Energy Recharge, or the Elemental Burst skill.

Artifacts
Two-Piece Effect
Four-Piece Effect
Noblesse Oblige
Elemental Burst damage +20%
Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' Attack by 20% for 12 seconds. This effect cannot stack.
Crimson Witch of Flames
Pyro 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.
The Exile
Energy Recharge +20%
Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 2 Energy for all the other party members every 2 seconds, for 6 seconds. This effect cannot stack.

What bre Bennett's skills and Talents?

Bennet is easily one of the best units in the game, a Support/DPS hybrid unit that works really well in any team, either by supporting the Main DPS or taking the spotlight by triggering Elemental Reactions. The short cooldown on his Elemental Skill and the healing/boosting potential that his Elemental Burst has, makes him a really valuable asset in combat.

Attack
Effect
Normal Attack
Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.
Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword swings.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE damage upon impact.
Elemental Skill - Passion Overload
Press A single, swift flame strike that deals Pyro damage. Hold Charges up, resulting in different effects when unleashed based on the Charge Level.
Elemental Burst - Fantastic Voyage
Bennett leaps towards the enemy and performs a plunging attack, dealing Pyro damage, creating an Inspiration Field. Inspiration Field -If the health of a character in the circle is equal to or falls below 70%, their health will continuously regenerate. Regeneration scales based on Bennett's Max HP. -If the health of a character in the circle is higher than 70%, they gain an Attack Bonus that is based on Bennett's Base Attack. Applies the Pyro element to characters within the Field.
Talent#1 - Rekindle
Decreases Passion Overload's cooldown by 20%.
Talent#2 - Fearnaught
When inside the area created by Fantastic Voyage, Passion Overload takes on the following effects: cooldown is reduced by 50%. Bennett will not be launched by the effects of Charge Level 2.
Talent#3 - It Should Be Safe...
When dispatched on an expedition in Mondstadt, time consumed is reduced by 25%.

What are Bennett's Constellations?

Bennett's Constellation Menu
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If you get to pull Bennett multiple times, you will eventually reach a level of the constellation that will turn Bennett into an excellent Support unit, with improvements on all his Skills and their respective cooldowns, making Bennett a great way to trigger Elemental Reactions and heal your party.

Something worth noting is that the last constellation bonus converts all physical damage from Sword, Claymore, and Polearm characters into Pyro damage while they are inside Bennett's elemental burst, which can be really bad if you're trying to trigger other reactions and whatnot. This is why it's recommended to never activate it, leaving Bennet perpetually at Constellation Level 5.

Constellation
Effect
Grand Expectation
Fantastic Voyage's Attack increases no longer have an HP restriction and gains an additional 20% Base Attack.
Impasse Conqueror
When Bennett's HP falls below 70%, his Energy Recharge is increased by 30%.
Unstoppable Fervor
Increases the Level of Passion Overload by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
Unexpected Odyssey
Using a Normal Attack when executing the second attack of Passion Overload's Charge Level 1 allows an additional attack to be performed. This additional attack does 135% of the second attack's damage.
True Explorer
Increase the Level of Fantastic Voyage by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
Fire Ventures with Me
Sword, Claymore, or Polearm-wielding characters inside Fantastic Voyage's radius gain a 15% Pyro Damage Bonus. Normal and Charged Attacks now do Pyro damage.

What are Bennett's Ascension materials?

Ascending Bennett boosts his HP and Energy Recharge stats more than anything else, a welcomed improvement that turns him into a great Support unit. Farming the Pyro Regisvine can take time, but it's more than worth it.

Ascension Rank
Required Level
Required Materials
1
20
20000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Sliver x1, Windwheel Aster x3, Treasure Hoarder Insignia x3
2
50
40000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Fragment x3, Everflame Seed x2, Windwheel Aster x10, Treasure Hoarder Insignia x15
3
60
60000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Fragment x6, Everflame Seed x4, Windwheel Aster x20, Silver Insignia x12
4
70
80000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Chunk x3, Everflame Seed x8, Windwheel Aster x30, Silver Insignia x18
5
80
100000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Chunk x6, Everflame Seed x12, Windwheel Aster x45, Golden x12
6
90
120000 Mora, Agnidus Agate Gemstone x6, Everflame Seed x20, Windwheel Aster x60, Golden Insignia x24

What Are Bennett's Talent level Up Materials?

An important part of building Bennett is remembering to level up his 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 Bennett talent upgrade order:

  • Elemental Burst
  • Elemental Skill
  • Normal Attack
Daily Drops
Enemy Drops
Weekly Drops
Teachings/Guide/Philosophies of Resistance
Treasure Hoarder/Silver/Golden Insignia
Dvalin's Plume

And that's everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Bennett! You now have all the info you need to make the most of Mondstadt's best boy in combat.

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