The best Genshin Impact Rosaria build (December 2022)

December 22, 2022: Rosaria is rate-up for a few weeks from December 27, 2022. Get her constellations while you can.

Want the best Genshin Impact Rosaria build around? A sister of the Church of Favonius, Rosaria is extremely unorthodox for a nun, usually skipping her responsibilities since she finds them boring and instead turning to a life that has, since launch, seen the cast of the game square off against gods, monsters, and false idols.

However, while intimidating, she’s extremely dedicated and competent at investigating threats to Mondstadt and disrupting them. On the battlefield, however, she’s an excellent Sub Cryo DPS unit.

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The best Genshin Impact Rosaria build (December 2022)

Role
Best Weapon
Alternative Weapon
Best Artifacts
Alternative Artifacts
Cryo Sub-DPS Build
Dragonspine Spear
Deathmatch
Blizzard Strayer
Gladiator's Finale
Physical DPS Build
Primordial Jade Winged-Spear
Prototype Starglitter
Pale Flame (4 Pieces)
Pale Flame (2 Pieces) and Bloodstained Chivalry (2 Pieces)

Rosaria is a decent sub DPS with good damage output and great mobility in combat, but if you want to use her in a team with no other Cryo units, you'll need to buff her Energy Recharge stats.

As a great alternative, you can also build a physical DPS setup with more offensive power, which will shine after reaching C6.

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

Cryo Sub DPS

Dragonspine Spear is the best option in this build since the 200% Attack damage bonus against enemies affected by Cryo is just ridiculous.

There's no better option than this one, so it’s really recommended that you do the unlocking quest as soon as possible whenever it's available. However, the Deathmatch is suggested as a decent alternative in case you didn’t get the former yet.

Both the two-piece bonuses of the Noblesse Oblige and Blizzard Strayer sets will help a lot in the context of this setup, but if you feel inclined to use a complete set of one, the four-piece skills are equally useful.

Physical DPS

Both the Primordial Jade Winged-Spear and the Staff of Homa bring boosts on Attack that are really useful, and the Prototype Starglitter is just a good alternative in case you didn’t get any of the other two yet.

With great bonuses to Physical damage, the 2-2 setup of the Pale Flame and Bloodstained Chivalry sets will help a lot in the context of this setup, but the four-piece skills are equally useful if you want to try the complete sets.

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How do I get Rosaria in Genshin Impact?

Rosaria is obtainable by spending wishes in the Wanderlust Invocation standard banner. She'll be rate-up in the banners during the second half of patch 3.3 for a few weeks from December 27.

It's a great time to seek out her constellations. Check out the Genshin Impact banner schedule for more information.

What are the best team comps for Rosaria?

Character
Element
Rosaria
Cryo
Fischl
Electro
Albedo
Geo
Diona
Cryo

Rosaria can work on a team as a damage dealer if a unit like Albedo supports her in dealing additional damage. Fischl will also aid on that side while also triggering Superconduct reactions, and Diona will provide the necessary sustain and shields.

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What are the best weapons for Rosaria?

Weapon
Rarity
Stats
Skills
How to Obtain
Primordial Jade Winged-Spear
5-Star
Critical Rate
Eagle Spear of Justice: On hit, increases Attack by 3.2% for 6 seconds, stacking up to 7 times. This effect can only occur once every 0.3 seconds. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, damage dealt is increased by 12%.
Wishes
Staff of Homa
5-Star
Critical damage
Reckless Cinnabar: HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an Attack Bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder’s Max HP. When the wielder's HP is less than 50%, this Attack Bonus is increased by an additional 1% of Max HP.
Wishes
Deathmatch
4-Star
Critical Rate
Gladiator: If there are at least 2 enemies nearby, Attack is increased by 16%. If there are fewer than 2 enemies nearby, Attack is increased by 24%.
Wishes
Dragonspine Spear
4-Star
Physical damage
Frost Burial: Hitting an enemy with Normal and Charged Attacks has a 60% chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle above them, dealing 80% AoE Attack damage. Enemies affected by Cryo are dealt 200% Attack damage. Can only occur once every 10 seconds.
Wishes
Prototype Starglitter
4-Star
Energy Recharge
Magic Affinity: After using an Elemental Skill, increases Normal and Charged Attack Damage by 8% for 12 seconds. Max 2 stacks.
Forge

Weapons like the Primordial Jade Winged-Spear, the Staff of Homa, and the Dragonspine Spear are the only real good options for these builds.

You can also find a more affordable and equally good alternative in the form of the Deathmatch. Last but not least, if you’re looking for a craftable option, you can obtain the Prototype Starglitter if you still don’t have any of the former.

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What are the best artifacts for Rosaria?

Artifacts
Two-Piece Effect
Four-Piece Effect
Noblesse Oblige
Elemental Burst damage +20%
Using an Elemental Burst increase all party members' Attack by 20% for 12 seconds. This effect cannot stack.
Blizzard Strayer
Cryo damage Bonus +15%
When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their Critical Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, Critical Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Pale Flame
Physical damage +25%
When an Elemental skill hits an opponent, Attack is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 2 times and can be triggered once every 0.3 seconds. Once 2 stacks are reached, 2 Piece set effect is increased by 100%
Bloodstained Chivalry
Physical damage +25%
After defeating an opponent, increases Charged Attack damage by 50% and reduces its Stamina cost to 0 for 10 seconds.

Depending on which build you choose to make, you may need Noblesse Oblige and Blizzard Strayer sets in case you want to use Rosaria as a Cryo DPS, or Pale Flame and Bloodstained Chivalry for Physical 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, see how they work as mixed or full sets and you can decide then.

What are the best artifact stats for Rosaria?

Slot
Main Stat
Sub Stats
Feather
Attack
Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Energy Recharge
Flower
HP
Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack
Hourglass
Attack%
Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Energy Recharge, Attack%
Goblet
Physical Damage Bonus%
Critical Damage, Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack
Headpiece
Critical Rate / Critical Damage
Critical Damage/Critical Rate, Attack%, Attack, Energy Recharge
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Given Rosaria's set of skills, you want to develop Attack as the main stat and focus on boosting Critical Rate as the sub-stat.

What are Rosaria's skills and talents?

Attack
Effect
Normal Attack
Performs up to 5 consecutive spear strikes.
Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to enemies along the way.
Plunging Attack
Descends from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE damage upon landing.
Elemental Skill - Ravaging Confession
Rosaria swiftly shifts her position to appear behind her opponent, then stabs and slashes them with her polearm, dealing Cryo damage. This ability cannot be used to travel behind opponents of a larger build.
Elemental Burst - Rites of Termination
First, she swings her weapon to slash surrounding opponents; then, she summons a frigid Ice Lance that strikes the ground. Both actions deal Cryo damage. While active, the Ice Lance periodically releases a blast of cold air, dealing Cryo damage to surrounding opponents.
Talent#1 - Regina Probationum
When Rosaria strikes an opponent from behind using Ravaging Confession, Rosaria's Critical Rate increases by 12% for 5 seconds.
Talent#2 - Shadow Samaritan
Casting Rites of Termination increases Critical Rate of all nearby party members (except Rosaria herself) by 15% of Rosaria's Critical Rate for 10 seconds. Critical Rate Bonus gained this way cannot exceed 15%.
Talent#3 - Night Walk
At night (18:00 - 6:00), increases the Movement Speed of your own party members by 10%. Does not take effect in Domains, Trounce Domains, or Spyral Abyss. Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.

Rosaria shines as a DPS, with swift and strong attacks that allow her to be extremely mobile on the battlefield while also inflicting great Cryo Damage, which in turn can be used to trigger great Elemental Reactions.

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What are Rosaria's constellations?

Constellation
Effect
Unholy Revelation
When Rosaria deals a Critical Hit, her Attack Speed increases by 10%, and her Normal Attack damage increases by 10% for 4 seconds.
Land Without Promise
The duration of the Ice Lance created by Rites of Termination is increased by 4 seconds.
The Wages of Sin
Increases the Level of Ravaging Confession by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
Painful Grace
Ravaging Confession's Critical Hits regenerate 5 Energy for Rosaria. Can only be triggered once each time Ravaging Confession is cast.
Last Rites
Increase the Level of Rites of Termination by 3, up to a maximum level of 15.
Divine Retribution
Rites of Termination's attack decrease opponents' Physical Resistance by 20% for 10 seconds.

If you get to pull Rosaria 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 Rosaria a great offensive unit for your party.

What are Rosaria's ascension materials?

Ascension Rank
Required Level
Required Materials
1
20
20000 Mora, Shivada Jade Sliver x1, Valberry x3, Recruit's Insignia x3
2
50
40000 Mora, Shivada Jade Fragment x3, Hoarfrost Core x2, Valberry x10, Recruit's Insignia x15
3
60
60000 Mora, Shivada Jade Fragment x6, Hoarfrost Core x4, Valberry x20, Sergeant's Insignia x12
4
70
80000 Mora, Shivada Jade Chunk x3, Hoarfrost Core x8, Valberry x30, Sergeant's Insignia x18
5
80
100000 Mora, Shivada Jade Chunk x6, Hoarfrost Core x12, Valberry x45, Lieutenant’s Insignia x12
6
90
120000 Mora, Shivada Jade Gemstone x6, Hoarfrost Core x20, Valberry x60, Lieutenant’s Insignia x24

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

What are Rosaria's talent materials?

Daily Drops
Enemy Drops
Weekly Drops
Teachings/Guide/Philosophies of Ballad
Recruit's/Sergeant's/Lieutenant's Insignia
Shadow of the Warrior

An important part of building Rosaria 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 Rosaria talent upgrade order:

  • Elemental Skill
  • Normal Attack
  • Elemental Burst

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

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