Tartaglia DPS and Burst Build Guide

Tartaglia Wallpaper via ios interview
Tartaglia Build Guide

Tartaglia is Hydro bow wielding character who is also member of The Fatui. In most case he act as main dps or burst dps, mainly in vaporize team.

Talents Overview

Tartaglia Elemental Skill Foul Legacy: Raging Tide will switch his stance to melee stance and convert both his Normal and Charged Attack to Hydro DMG. Melee stance will stay for 30s and after that Tartaglia will return to his Ranged Stance.

The longer Tartaglia stays in his Melee Stance, the longer the CD of this skill.

Foul Legacy Raging Tide Skill Attributes
Foul Legacy: Raging Tide Skill Attributes

Using his elemental burst: Havoc: Obliteration will unleash attack based on what stance he’s currently in. If Tartaglia using Ranged Stance he will unleash Flash of Havoc, shooting Hydro infused arrows and deals AoE Hydro DMG while also applying Riptide status to the enemy.

If Tartaglia using Melee Stance he will unleash Hydro Infused Slash attack, dealing massive AoE Hydro DMG and triggers Riptide Blast.

Havoc Obliteration Skill Attributes
Havoc: Obliteration Skill Attributes


Polar Star, the new upcoming weapon most likely will be the best for him since it will become his signature weapon. Polar Star have effect to increase Elemental Skill and DMG. Also increasing ATK based on how many stacks gained after doing Normal Attack, Charged Attack, Elemental Skill, and Burst.

Following Polar Star, there’s three 5 star weapon : Thundering Pulse, Skyward Harp, and Amos Bow.

Thundering Pulse Bow
Thundering Pulse
5Star Skyward Harp
Skyward Harp
5Star Amos Bow
Amos Bow

Thundering Pulse have CRIT DMG substats and effect to increase overall ATK and increase Normal Attack DMG based on how many stacks gained. Skyward Harp have CRIT Rate substats and effect to increase CRIT DMG. And Amos Bow with it’s ATK substats have effect to increase both Normal and Charged Attack DMG.

4Star Rust
Rust Bow
4Star Blackcliff Warbow
Blackcliff Warbow
4Star The Viridescent Hunt
The Viridescent Hunt
4Star Prototype Crescent
Prototype Crescent

For 4 star bows, we have 4 recommended weapon. First is Rust bow with ATK substats and effect to increase Normal ATK DMG while decreasing Charged Attack DMG by 10%.

Second is Blackcliff Warbow with it’s CRIT DMG substats, purchasable from Paimon Bargain Shop. Third is Viridescent Hunt from premium Battle pass, and the last one is Prototype Crescent which can be obtained by forging.


If you are running Tartaglia as Burst DPS/Nuker, only appear for a few seconds and deal a killing blow to the enemy with his elemental burst after stacking buff with other 3 characters. Your best choice would be 2 Heart of Depth and 2 Noblesse Oblige.

2 Heart of Depth will give 15% Hydro DMG Bonus and 2 Noblesse Oblige will boost Tartaglia elemental burst by 20%.

4 Heart of Depth Set Bonus
4 Heart of Depth Set Bonus

If you are running him as main DPS, balancing between Elementall Skill and Burst. 4 set Heart of Depth will be a good choice.

2 set will give 15% Hydro DMG Bonus while 4 set will increase Normal and Charged Attack by 30% for 15s after using Elemental Skill.

You can also mix 2 Heart of Depth with other set with effect +18% ATK increase: 2 set Gladiator’s Finale or 2 Shimenawa Reminiscence.

Artifact Stats

ATK%Hydro DMG Bonus%CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG%
CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > ATK%/ATK > Energy Recharge% > Elemental Mastery