Kamisato Ayaka DPS Build Guide

Ayaka Splash Art
Kamisato Ayaka DPS Build Guide

Kamisato Ayaka is one of the most awaited character in Genshin Impact. Some of her talents has been known since beta and many people has been saving for her since Genshin Impact 1.0.

Overview

Ayaka elemental skill, Kamisato Art – Hyouka summon blooming ice to launch nearby opponents, applying and dealing Cryo DMG. This elemental skill will increase Ayaka normal and charged attack by 30% for 6s, as described by her passive: Amatsumi Kunitsumi Sanctification.

Ayaka Passive Amatsumi Kunitsumi Sanctification
Ayaka Passive – Amatsumi Kunitsumi Sanctification

Ayaka elemental burst, Kamisato Art – Soumetsu summon Frostflake Seki no To that moves forward continuously. Unfortunately, her elemental burst can missed easily. You might want to time your elemental burst properly so it won’t get wasted.

Just like Mona, Ayaka also have extra talent for sprint: Kamisato Art – Senho. This sprint allows Ayaka to moves at high speed and applying Cryo to the enemy when she’s emerging from the ground. And when Cryo from Kamisato Art – Senho applied, Ayaka will get 18% Cryo DMG Bonus for 10s and restore 10 stamina.

Ayaka Passive Kanten Senmyou Blessing
Ayaka Passive – Kanten Senmyou Blessing

So as long as you can time your Kamisato Art – Senho every 10s to the enemy, you will get almost permanent 18% Cryo buff. You also don’t have to sprint for too long, just do it for a second and then emerge instantly.

Aside from applying Cryo, Ayaka will also get 10 stamina points back so she can keep spamming charged attack.

Weapons

Mistsplitter Reforged

Released at the same time as Kamisato Ayaka banner, definitely her best and signature weapon. have passive called Mistsplitter’s Edge with following effects:

Gain a 12/15/18/21/24% Elemental DMG Bonus for every element and receive the might of Mistsplitter’s Seal. At stack levels 1/2/3, Mistsplitter’s Seal provides a 8/16/2810/20/3512/24/4214/28/4916/32/56% Elemental DMG Bonus for the character’s Elemental Type. The character will obtain 1 stack of Mistsplitter’s Seal in each of the following scenarios: Normal Attack deals Elemental DMG (stack lasts 5s), casting Elemental Burst (stacks lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full). Each stack’s duration is calculated independently.

Primordial Jade Cutter

Primordial Jade Cutter will give huge CRIT Rate boost from it’s substats and ATK bonus based on Ayaka max HP.

Aquila Favonia

While it’s substats (Physical DMG Bonus%) will be useless because Ayaka 100% Cryo uptime, Aquila Favonia can still provide better ATK bonus compared to 4 star sword at low refinement.

The Black Sword

Sword from premium battle pass, one of the best 4 star sword in the game with it’s CRIT Rate substats and passive that provide normal and charged attack bonuses for Ayaka.

Amenoma Kageuchi (F2P)

Newly craftable sword from Inazuma. Blueprint of this sword can be obtained from world quest “The Farmer’s Treasure”.

Artifacts

4 Blizzard Strayer

4 Blizzard Strayer Set Bonus
4 Blizzard Strayer Set Bonus

4 Blizzard Strayer is the best when it comes to perma freeze team. For example, with Hydro support like Xingqiu you will be able to perma freeze the enemy and gaining 40% (20+20) from it’s effect. This also mean you can focus to get more CRIT DMG and ATK for your artifact.

2 Blizzard Strayer + 2 Noblesse Oblige

2 Blizzard + 2 Noblesse Set Bonus
2 Blizzard + 2 Noblesse Set Bonus

This is recommended set if you are running Ayaka as burst dps, aside from Blizzard Strayer 15% Cryo DMG Bonus you will also boost Ayaka elemental burst by 20%.

2 Blizzard Strayer + 2 Gladiator/Shimenawa

Classic 2 set elemental focused artifact combined with artifact to boost ATK% (Gladiator and Shimenawa). You can use this set until you are get better set for 2 others set above.

Artifact Main Stats and Substats

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ATK%Cryo DMG Bonus%CRIT DMG%
Substats
CRIT DMG% > ATK/ATK% > Energy Recharge% > CRIT Rate%