Kaeya

Character KaeyaKaeya

BirthdayNovember 30th
AffiliationKnights of Favonius
VisionCryo
ConstellationPavo Ocellus
WeaponSword

Who is Kaeya?

A thinker in the Knights of Favonius with a somewhat exotic appearance.

Kaeya Splash Art
Kaeya Splash Art

Kaeya Stats and Ascension

Stats progression is the number of stats player gets when they leveling up characters. Among all stats, every character have one stats that different with other characters. In Kaeya case it’s Energy Recharge%.

Stats Progression

PhaseLevelBase HPBase ATKBase DEFEnergy Recharge%
019761966
202,50648171
120+3,23562220
404,84693330
240+5,3641033656.7%
506,171184206.7%
350+6,8613146713.3%
607,66614752213.3%
460+8,18415755713.3%
708,9917261213.3%
570+9,50818264720.0%
8010,31219870220.0%
6/MAX80+10,8320873726.7%
9011,63622379226.7%

Character Ascension

LevelMoraMaterial
20 to 20+20000Shivada Jade Sliverx1Calla Lilyx3Material Treasure Hoarder Insigniax3
40 to 40+40000Shivada Jade Fragmentx3Hoarfrost Corex2Calla Lilyx10Material Treasure Hoarder Insigniax15
50 to 50+60000Shivada Jade Fragmentx6Hoarfrost Corex4Calla Lilyx20Material Silver Raven Insigniax12
60 to 60+80000Shivada Jade Chunkx3Hoarfrost Corex8Calla Lilyx30Material Silver Raven Insigniax18
70 to 70+100000Shivada Jade Chunkx6Hoarfrost Corex12Calla Lilyx45Material Golden Raven Insigniax12
80 to 80+120000Shivada Jade Gemstonex6Hoarfrost Corex20Calla Lilyx60Material Golden Raven Insigniax24

Kaeya Skill and Talent

For skill and talents, we are covering combat talents, passive talents, constellation, and all necessary materials to increase Kaeya combat talents.

Combat Talents

TalentDescription

Talent Ceremonial BladeworkCeremonial Bladework (Normal Attack)

  • Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.
  • Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
    Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.

Talent FrostgnawFrostgnaw (Elemental Skill)

Unleashes a frigid blast, dealing Cryo DMG to opponents in front of Kaeya.

Generates 2.5 elemental particles when it hits at least 1 target.

Talent Glacial WaltzGlacial Waltz (Elemental Burst)

Coalescing the frost in the air, Kaeya summons 3 icicles that revolve 4 times around him for 8 seconds.
These icicles will follow the character around and deal Cryo DMG to opponents in their path for so long as they persist.

Passive Talent

TalentDescription

Talent Cold Blooded StrikeCold Blooded Strike

Every hit with Frostgnaw regenerates HP for Kaeya equal to 15% of his ATK.

Talent Glacial HeartGlacial Heart

Opponents Frozen by Frostgnaw will drop additional Elemental Particles. Frostgnaw may only produce a maximum of 2 additional Elemental Particles per use.

Talent Hidden StrengthHidden Strength

Decreases sprinting Stamina consumption of your characters in the party by 20%.

Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.

All Talents Upgrade/ Ascension Material

LevelMoraMaterial
212500

Talents Up Teachings Of Balladx3

Material Treasure Hoarder Insigniax6
317500

Talents Up Guide To Balladx2

Material Silver Raven Insigniax3
425000

Talents Up Guide To Balladx4

Material Silver Raven Insigniax4
530000

Talents Up Guide To Balladx6

Material Silver Raven Insigniax6
637500

Talents Up Guide To Balladx9

Material Silver Raven Insigniax9
7120000

Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx4

Material Golden Raven Insigniax4Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx1
8260000

Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx6

Material Golden Raven Insigniax6Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx1
9450000

Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx12

Material Golden Raven Insigniax9Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx2 
10700000

Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx16

Material Golden Raven Insigniax12Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx2Event Crown Of Insightx1

Constellation

LevelConstellationDescription

1

Constellation Excellent BloodExcellent Blood

The CRIT Rate of Kaeya’s Normal Attack and Charge Attacks against opponents affected by the Cryo is increased by 15%.

2

Constellation Never Ending PerformanceNever Ending Performance

Every time Glacial Waltz defeats an opponent, its duration is increased by 2.5s, up to a maximum of 15s.
*The description is incorrect, duration extension takes effect on any enemy defeat, not just enemies defeated by Glacial Waltz.

3

Constellation Dance Of FrostDance Of Frost

Increases the Level of Frostgnaw by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

4

Constellation Frozen KissFrozen Kiss

Triggers automatically when Kaeya’s HP falls below 20%:
  • Creates a shield that absorbs damage equal to 30% of Kaeya’s Max HP. Lasts for 20s.
  • This shield absorbs Cryo DMG with 250% efficiency.
  • Can only occur once every 60s.

5

Constellation Frostbiting EmbraceFrostbiting Embrace

Increases the level of Glacial Waltz by 3. Max upgrade level is 15.

6

Constellation Glacial WhirlwindGlacial Whirlwind

Glacial Waltz will generate 1 additional icicle, and will regenerate 15 Energy when cast.

Kaeya Build, Weapon, and Artifacts

Here’s recommended build for Kaeya, with some details including recommended weapon and artifacts along with the effects.

Main DPS

SwordsSword Aquila Favonia

Aquila Favonia

ATK is increased by 20/25/30/35/40%. Triggers on taking DMG: the soul of the Falcon of the West awakens, holding the banner of the resistance aloft, regenerating HP equal to 100/115/130/145/160% of ATK and dealing 200/230/260/290/320% of ATK as DMG to surrounding opponents. This effect can only occur once every 15s.

Sword The Black Sword

The Black Sword

Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20/25/30/35/40%. Additionally, regenerates 60/70/80/90/100% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.

Sword The Flute

The Flute

Normal or Charged Attacks grant a Harmonic on hits. Gaining 5 Harmonics triggers the power of music and deals 100/125/150/175/200% ATK DMG to surrounding enemies. Harmonics last up to 30s, and a maximum of 1 can be gained every 0.5s.

Sword Prototype Rancour

Prototype Rancour

On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks increase ATK and DEF by 4/4.5/5/5.5/6% for 6s. Max 4 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s.

ArtifactsBlizzard Strayer

4 Set Blizzard Strayer

  • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
  • When a character attacks an opponent affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the opponent is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.

Bloodstained Chivalry + Gladiator's Finale

2 Set Bloodstained Chivalry + 2 Set Gladiator’s Finale

  • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
  • ATK +18%.

Blizzard Strayer + Gladiator's Finale

2 Set Blizzard Strayer + 2 Set Gladiator’s Finale

  • Physical DMG +25%.
  • ATK +18%.
Main Stats PriorityHP – ATK – ATK% – PHYSICAL DMG%/ATK% – CRIT DMG/ATK%
Substats PriorityCRIT DMG > ATK% > ELEMENTAL MASTERY > ENERGY RECHARGE > CRIT RATE

Support DPS

SwordsSword Skyward BladeSkyward Blade

Crit Rate increased by 4/5/6/7/8%, Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and increases the DMG of Normal and Charged Attack hits by 20/25/30/35/40% for 12s.

Sword Harbinger Of DawnHarbinger Of Dawn

When HP is above 90%, increases CRIT Rate by 14/18/22/24/28%.

Sword Festering DesireFestering Desire

Increases Elemental Skill DMG by 16/20/24/28/32%, and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 6/7,5/9/10,5/12%.

Sword Sacrificial SwordSacrificial Sword

After dealing damage to an opponent with an Elemental Skill, the skill has a 40/50/60/70/80% chance to end its own CD. Can only occur once every 30/26/22/18/14 s.

ArtifactsBlizzard Strayer4 Set Blizzard Strayer
  • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
  • When a character attacks an opponent affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the opponent is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.
Noblesse Oblige4 Set Noblesse Oblige
  • Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
  • Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Blizzard Strayer + Gladiator's Finale

2 Set Blizzard Strayer + 2 Set Gladiator’s Finale

  • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
  • ATK +18%.
Main Stats PriorityHP – ATK – ATK%/ENERGY RECHARGE – CRYO DMG%/ATK% – CRIT RATE/CRIT DMG
Substats PriorityCRIT RATE > CRIT DMG > ATK% > ENERGY RECHARGE > ELEMENTAL MASTERY

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