Kaeya - Genshin ImpactBirthdayNovember 30th
AffiliationKnights of Favonius
ConstellationPavo Ocellus

Who is Kaeya?

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

Kaeya Splash Art
Kaeya Splash Art

Kaeya Character Ascension

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 Talents

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

Combat Talents


Kaeya 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.

Kaeya 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.

Kaeya 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 Talents

Kaeya Talent - Cold Blooded StrikeCold Blooded StrikeEvery hit with Frostgnaw regenerates HP for Kaeya equal to 15% of his ATK.
Kaeya Talent - Glacial HeartGlacial HeartOpponents Frozen by Frostgnaw will drop additional Elemental Particles. Frostgnaw may only produce a maximum of 2 additional Elemental Particles per use.
Kaeya 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.

Talent Level Up Materials

212500Talents Up Teachings Of Balladx3Material Treasure Hoarder Insigniax6
317500Talents Up Guide To Balladx2Material Silver Raven Insigniax3
425000Talents Up Guide To Balladx4Material Silver Raven Insigniax4
530000Talents Up Guide To Balladx6Material Silver Raven Insigniax6
637500Talents Up Guide To Balladx9Material Silver Raven Insigniax9
7120000Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx4Material Golden Raven Insigniax4Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx1
8260000Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx6Material Golden Raven Insigniax6Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx1
9450000Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx12Material Golden Raven Insigniax9Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx2 
10700000Talents Up Philosophies Of Balladx16Material Golden Raven Insigniax12Wolf Boss Spirit Locket Of Boreasx2Event Crown Of Insightx1




Kaeya Constellation - Excellent BloodExcellent BloodThe CRIT Rate of Kaeya’s Normal Attack and Charge Attacks against opponents affected by the Cryo is increased by 15%.


Kaeya Constellation - Never Ending PerformanceNever Ending PerformanceEvery 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.


Kaeya Constellation - Dance Of FrostDance of FrostIncreases the Level of Frostgnaw by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.


Kaeya Constellation - Frozen KissFrozen KissTriggers 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.


Kaeya Constellation - Frostbiting EmbraceFrostbiting EmbraceIncreases the level of Glacial Waltz by 3. Max upgrade level is 15.


Kaeya Constellation - Glacial WhirlwindGlacial WhirlwindGlacial 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.

Physical/Cryo DPS Build With Freeze Team (Use Chongyun, Rosaria,Xingqiu as support)

Sword Skyward BladeSkyward BladeCrit 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 Summit ShaperSummit ShaperIncreases Shield Strength by 20/25/30/35/40%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4/5/6/7/8% sfor 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
Sword Aquila FavoniaAquila FavoniaATK 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 Primordial Jade CutterPrimordial Jade CutterHP increased by 20/25/30/35/40%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2/1.5/1.8/2.1/2.4% of the wielder’s Max HP.
Sword Prototype RancourPrototype RancourOn 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.
Sword Blackcliff LongswordBlackcliff LongswordAfter defeating an opponent, ATK is increased by 12/15/18/21/24% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others.
Sword The Black SwordThe Black SwordIncreases 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 FluteThe FluteNormal 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.
Blizzard 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%.
Stats Priority
HP – ATK – ATK% – Cryo DMG Bonus%/Physical DMG Bonus – CRIT Rate/CRITDMG%

Support Burst DPS

Used for quickswap. Switch to Kaeya, use his Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst, and then switch back to main DPS.

It’s recommended to use weapon with Energy Recharge substats so Kaeya can fill his Elemental Burst  faster.

Sword Skyward BladeSkyward BladeCrit 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 Festering DesireFestering DesireIncreases Elemental Skill DMG by 16/20/24/28/32%, and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 6/7,5/9/10,5/12%.
Sword Favonius SwordFavonius SwordCRIT hits have a 60/70/80/90/100% chance to generate 1 Elemental Orb, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12/10.5/9/7.5/6 s.

Blizzard Strayer+Noblesse Oblige

2 Blizzard Strayer + 2 Noblesse Oblige

  • Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
  • Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
Stats PriorityHP – ATK – ATK%/Energy Recharge% – Cryo DMG Bonus% – CRIT Rate/CRITDMG%