Genshin Impact Tighnari - build, best weapon, materials, and more

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Tighnari from Genshin Impact
August 24, 2022: Tighnari's banner is available now!

Looking for a prime Genshin Impact Tighnari build for the big 3.0 release? He's a new character in the Version 3.0 update of Genshin Impact - and with the update now live, its time to get ready to build him up.

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The Sumeru region keeps growing and growing with new leaks and rumours surfacing daily about further updates. But we know now that the Dendro Element is finally here, along with a new Archon and quests.

Keep up to date with all the leaks and news about Genshin Impact with our pages for Version 2.8, the later Version 3.0, and everything we know about the Dendro Vision. There's also our Genshin Impact codes page for free Primogems.

Tighnari in Genshin Impact

What is the best Tighnari build?

Tighnari is one of two Dendro bow users coming in Version 3.0, the other being Collei. He works best as a DPS, especially utilizing the Dendro Element to its fullest. Here's what we suggest in terms of weapons and artifacts.

What is the best weapon for Tighnari? Tighnari weapon tier list

Tighnari's bow shots have two levels of power, with the second dealing more Dendro damage than the first, while summoning more arrows to attack the target. As a DPS, Tighnari should use weapons that buff attack, crit, or damage rates.

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Rank Weapon Skill Rarity How to get
SHunter's PathCrit Rate 5-StarGacha
AAqua SimulacraCrit DMG5-StarGacha
BThe Viridescent HuntCRIT Rate4-StarBattle Pass
CPrototype CrescentATK +4-StarForge

What are the Artifacts for Collei?

Tighnari would benefit from the new Dendro Artifact set: Deepwood Memories, or another newcomer, Gilded Dreams. The first set applies a Dendro DMG boost, and the second increases Elemental Mastery.

Artifact set 2-piece bonus 4-piece bonus
Deepwood MemoriesDendro DMG Bonus +15%After Elemental Skills or Bursts hit opponents, the targets' Dendro RES will be decreased by 30% for 8s. This effect can be triggered even if the equipping character is not on the field.
Gilded DreamsElemental Mastery +80Within 8s of triggering an Elemental Reaction, the character equipping this will obtain buffs based on the Elemental Type of the other party members.
Martial ArtistIncreases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 15%.After using Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 25% for 8s.

How to get Tighnari in Genshin Impact

Tighnari is a 5-Star character with a banner that started on August 24.

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His Viridescent Vigil banner will feature Collei, Fischl, and Diona as boosted 4-Stars. After his banner, he will be added to the standard pool.

What is Tighnari's element?

Tighnari, Verdant Strider, is one of the first Dendro users to come to Genshin Impact. The Dendro users are the specialty of the new region Sumeru, and will focus on Dendro reactions with other Elements.

What are Tighnari's skills?

Each Genshin Impact character has two skills and a passive ability. One of the skills takes longer to charge, and is a stronger attack. For Tighnari, these are:

  • Skill 1 - Tighnari can throw an AOE Dendro object, generating a field where enemies will be afflicted with Dendro damage.
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  • Skill 2 - The second skill fires tracking arrows towards enemies, which of course deal Dendro damage.
  • Passive - Tighnari's passive skill will show the location of Sumeru-specific resources nearby.

Judging by these skills, especially the passive, it seems that Tighnari is very similar to Inazuma's Gorou, and not just because of the ears.

What is Tighnari's Constellation?

Tighnari's Constellation is Vulpes Zerda - the Latin for 'Fennec Fox'. This is likely what Tighnari's ears and tail are based on, too. A leak has speculated his skills, which are:

  • C1 - Charged attack CRIT rate increased by 15%
  • C2 - Vijnana-Phala Mine: when enemies enter this field, Tighnari gains 20% Dendro DMG boost.
  • C3 - Increases Fashioner's Tanglevine Shaft by +3.
  • C4 - All party members gain +60 Elemental Master for 8s when Fashioner's Tanglevine Shaft is used. If it creates Dendro reactions, and extra +60 is added.
  • C5 - Increases Vijnana-Phala Mine by +3.
  • C6 - Wreath's Arrow charge time is decreased, and gains an extra hit.

Tighnari's Ascension and Talent Materials

According to leaks, Tighnari will need the following materials to be completely levelled up to level 90:

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Tighnari's supposed Talent upgrades require these materials, as well as an unnamed Sumeru-specific upgrade material:

Who is Tighnari?

The lead ranger of the Avidya Forest is Tighnari, who looks out for visitors to the area. In fact, he specifically tells you to look out for poisonous mushrooms.

His cosmetic appearance is similar to Gorou, with ears and a tail - though Tighnari's ears stick straight up. He is a short male character model.

For more Genshin Impact guides, be sure to check out the Genshin Impact tier list. For specifics, see our Genshin Impact 3.0 hub (replacing the 2.9 leaks page), the preliminary Nahida build, and the Genshin Impact 3.1 hub if you're already looking toward the future.

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