The Best Genshin Impact Keqing Build

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What is the best Genshin Impact Keqing build? Keqing is one of the members of the Liyue Qixing, holding the title of “Yuheng” within that group. An independent, straightforward person, she’s a descendant of a proud lineage of the nation of Liyue. Ever the responsible, she takes matters into her own hands before allowing any deity to control her fate.

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Keqing appearing on a Wish
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How Do I Get Keqing in Genshin?

Keqing is currently obtainable by spending wishes in the Wanderlust Invocation Standard banner, and in the past, she was showcased in the Event banner “Dance of Lanterns”. Good luck at getting her!

What Are the Best Keqing Builds?

Keqing is one of the strongest characters in-game, displaying unrivaled speed in combat as one of the best DPS units. You can either try to focus on her Electro abilities or her overall Critical Rate, but no matter the approach her insane mobility makes Keqing a very good option as the Main DPS of your team in almost any context.

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

Role Best Weapon Alternative Weapon Best Artifacts Alternative Artifacts
Electro DPS BuildPrimordial Jade CutterPrototype RancourThundering Fury (4 Pieces)Gladiator's Finale (2 Pieces) & Thundering Fury (2 Pieces)
Crit DPS BuildPrimordial Jade CutterThe Black SwordBerserker (4 Pieces)-

Electro DPS Build

Since the idea of this build relies on spamming your Elemental Skills and triggering reactions with your party members, there is not a real difference between the weapons suggested above, it’s more about what’s convenient for you since both swords act perfectly well, whether is HP Regeneration or stat-boosting.

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About the artifacts, Thundering Fury provides a more than interesting effect while using the 4 Pieces of this set. That being said, if you wanna feel safer and invest in extra Attack, you can also mix a 2-2 set of Thundering Fury and Gladiator's Finale.

Crit DPS Build

This build relies on Keqing natural Critical Rate and Critical damage without focusing too much on elements. With a great native Critical Rate and a significant augment to Keqing’s HP, the Primordial Jade Cutter sword plays really well as an all-rounder piece of equipment.

On the artifact side, the Berserker set gives a ridiculous amount buff on Critical Rate when you use the 4 Pieces and it's really easy to get, which makes it the perfect choice.

What Are the Best Team Comps for Keqing?

With Keqing as Main DPS, you can form a team that works in tandem with her abilities but also as separate characters. Venti and Sucrose provide both crowd control tools and Anemo AoEs to trigger the proper Swirl reaction, Qiqi as a healer will boost Keqing's damage output by triggering Superconduct, and Xingqiu will work as a superb Sub-DPS that can also trigger a reaction applying Wet to Keqing's attacks, increasing her damage output.

Character Element
KeqingElectro
Venti/SucroseAnemo
XingqiuHydro
QiqiCryo
Keqing's Artifact Menu
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What Are the Best Weapons for Keqing?

The Primordial Jade Cutter, which boosts Critical Rate while also giving her more HP, is easily the best option for her. That being said, you can also find an equally good alternative in the form of the Black Sword, a Battle Pass Reward that gives Keqing HP Regen with every Critical hit. Last but not least, if you’re looking for a craftable option, you can craft the Prototype Rancour if you still don’t have any of the former.

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What Are the Best Artifacts for Keqing?

Depending on which build you choose to make, you may need the Thundering Fury and Gladiator's Finale sets in case you want to use Keqing as an Electro DPS, or Berserker for Crit DPS purposes. How many of these you choose to equip on her will depend on your gameplay, so it is suggested that you test different builds, how they work as mixed or full sets and you can decide then.

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Keqing Artifact Stats

Given Keqing's set of skills, you want to develop Attack as the main stat and focus on boosting Crit Values and Electro Damage as sub-stats.

What Are Keqing's Skills and Talents?

Keqing's abilities are mostly offensive, with her Elemental Burst being the best of them all with its high damage output. However, the Elemental Skill may be the most useful, since teleporting away from tight situations is a tool that not every character has, which makes Keqing a really versatile unit in combat.

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What Are Keqing's Constellations?

If you get to pull Keqing multiple times, you will eventually reach a level of the constellation that will turn her into an excellent DPS unit, with improvements on all her Skills and their respective cooldowns, making Keqing a great character to wipe entire rooms full of enemies.

What Are Keqing's Ascension Materials?

Ascending Keqing boosts her HP, Attack, and Critical Damage stats more than anything else, a welcomed improvement that makes her a great DPS. Farming the Electro Hypostasis can take a bit, but for improving a unit as helpful as Keqing is for your team it's worth the effort.

What Are Keqing's Talent Level Up Materials?

An important part of building Keqing 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 her to play in your team, but here's the most common Keqing talent upgrade order:

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  • Elemental Burst
  • Elemental Skill
  • Normal Attack

And that's everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Keqing! You now have all the info you need to make the most of Yuheng of the Liyue Qixing in combat. Good luck!