Mona

Mona Splash Art
Mona Splash Art
BirthdayAugust 31st
TitleAstral Reflection
AffiliationMondstadt
VisionHydro
ConstellationAstrolabos
WeaponCatalyst
A mysterious young astrologer who proclaims herself to be “Astrologist Mona Megistus,” and who possesses abilities to match the title. Erudite, but prideful.

Mona Best Builds

Hydro DPS Build

Standard DPS build with Hydro DMG Bonus goblet and CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% circlet. Best to use when you have C2 Mona although c0 is fine too. Take a note that some 4 stars character still can outdps Mona, she’s best as burst dps/support.

C1 Prophecy of Submersion
C1 Prophecy of Submersion
C2 Lunar Chain
C2 Lunar Chain
Mona C1 and C2
Heart of Depth Artifact Set
4 Heart of Depth
(2) Hydro DMG Bonus +15%.
(4) After using an Elemental Skill, increases Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG by 30% for 15s.
OR
Heart of Depth Artifact Set +Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
2 Heart of Depth + 2 Noblesse Oblige
(2) Hydro DMG Bonus +15%.
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set + Wanderer's Troupe Artifact Set
2 Noblesse Oblige + 2 Wanderers Troupe
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(2) Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set + Gladiator's Finale Artifact Set
2 Noblesse Oblige + 2 Gladiator’s Finale
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(2) ATK +18%.
OR
Wanderer's Troupe Artifact Set
4 Wanderers Troupe
(2) Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.
(4) Increases Charged Attack DMG by 35% if the character uses a Catalyst or Bow.
OR
Talent Priority
Elemental Burst > Normal Attack > Elemental Skill

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

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

Burst DPS/Nuker

Classic Mona burst build to trigger Vaporize 2.0x multiplier.

  1. Apply Pyro on enemy (recommended to use Bennett burst for ATK increase)
  2. Use Mona Burst (should react and remove Pyro status on the enemy after using Burst)
  3. Wait 2.5 seconds for Mona’s burst ICD (Mona should stay on field if you have Bennett, to keep the buff)
  4. Swap to Pyro character and apply Pyro on enemy.
  5. Burst will pop after enemy gets hit, applying Hydro and vaporising her damage.

via Genshin Impact Helper Team’s Character Builds

Emblem Of Severed Fate - Magnificent Tsuba
4 Emblem of Severed Fate
(2) Energy Recharge +20%.
(4) Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.
OR
Heart of Depth Artifact Set +Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
2 Heart of Depth + 2 Noblesse Oblige
(2) Hydro DMG Bonus +15%.
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set + Wanderer's Troupe Artifact Set
2 Noblesse Oblige + 2 Wanderers Troupe
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(2) Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set + Gladiator's Finale Artifact Set
2 Noblesse Oblige + 2 Gladiator’s Finale
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(2) ATK +18%.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set + Emblem Of Severed Fate - Magnificent Tsuba
2 Noblesse Oblige + 2 Emblem of Severed Fate
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(2) Energy Recharge +20%.
OR
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
4 Noblesse Oblige
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(4) Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
OR
Talent Priority
Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill > Normal Attack

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

SandGobletCirclet
ATK%/Energy Recharge%/EMHydro DMG Bonus%CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG%
Substats
CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > Energy Recharge% > ATK% > Elemental Mastery

Freeze DPS Team Support

Mona role in freeze team is to provide Omen debuff from her burst which extendable using freeze mechanics. Your priority for this build is to get Mona burst ready when you need it as often as possible.

Your best choice is going for Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers for 48% ATK increase (R5). But remember, if you are using non Energy Recharge weapon for this build try to get enough ER from her artifact set.

3Star Thrilling Tales
Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
4Star Favonious Codex
Favonius Codex
4Star Prototype Malice
Prototype Amber
4Star Wine And Song
Wine and Song
Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
4 Noblesse Oblige
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%.
(4) Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members’ ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.
OR
Tenacity of the Millelith Artifact Set
4 Tenacity of The Millelith
(2) HP Increased by 20%.
(4) When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field
OR
Talent Priority
Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill > Normal Attack

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

SandGobletCirclet
ATK%/Energy Recharge%Hydro DMG Bonus%/ATK%CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG%
Substats
Energy Recharge% > CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > ATK% > Elemental Mastery
Mona Namecard: Starry Sky
Mona Namecard: Starry Sky

Ascension and Talent Level Up Materials

LevelMoraGemsBoss MaterialSpecialtyCommon
20 to 20+20.000Varunada Lazurite Sliverx1Philanemo Mushroomx3Material Whopperflower Nectarx3
40 to 40+40.000Varunada Lazurite Fragmentx3Cleansing Heartx2Philanemo Mushroomx10Material Whopperflower Nectarx15
50 to 50+60.000Varunada Lazurite Fragmentx6Cleansing Heartx4Philanemo Mushroomx20Material Shimmering Nectarx12
60 to 60+80.000Varunada Lazurite Chunkx3Cleansing Heartx8Philanemo Mushroomx30Material Shimmering Nectarx18
70 to 70+100.000Varunada Lazurite Chunkx6Cleansing Heartx12Philanemo Mushroomx45Material Energy Nectarx12
80 to 80+120.000Varunada Lazurite Gemstonex6Cleansing Heartx20Philanemo Mushroomx60Material Energy Nectarx24
LevelMoraTalent BooksCommonBoss MaterialCrown
212.500Talents Up Teachings Of Resistancex3Material Whopperflower Nectarx6
317.500Talents Up Guide To Resistancex2Material Shimmering Nectarx3
425.000Talents Up Guide To Resistancex4Material Shimmering Nectarx4
530.000Talents Up Guide To Resistancex6Material Shimmering Nectarx6
637.500Talents Up Guide To Resistancex9Material Shimmering Nectarx9
7120.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Resistancex4Material Energy Nectarx4Wolf Boss Ring Of Boreasx1
8260.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Resistancex6Material Energy Nectarx6Wolf Boss Ring Of Boreasx1
9450.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Resistancex12Material Energy Nectarx9Wolf Boss Ring Of Boreasx2 
10700.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Resistancex16Material Energy Nectarx12Wolf Boss Ring Of Boreasx2Event Crown Of Insightx1

Talents and Constellations

For skill and talents, we are covering Mona combat talents, passive talents, and 6 level of constellations.

TalentDescription
Mona Talent - Ripple Of Fate

Ripple Of Fate (Normal Attack)

– Normal Attack: Perform up to 4 water splash attacks that deal Hydro DMG.

– Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to deal AoE Hydro DMG after a short casting time.

– Plunging Attack: Gathering the might of Hydro, Mona plunges towards the ground from mid-air, damaging all opponents in her path. Deals AoE Hydro DMG upon impact with the ground.
Mona Talent - Mirror Reflection Of Doom

Mirror Reflection of Doom (Elemental Skill)

Creates an illusory Phantom of fate from coalesced waterspouts.

The Phantom has the following special properties:

– Continuously taunts nearby opponents, attracting their fire.
– Each second, 4 times, deals AoE Hydro DMG.
– When its duration expires, the Phantom explodes, dealing AoE Hydro DMG.

Hold
Utilizes water currents to move backwards swiftly before conjuring a Phantom.

Only one Phantom created by Mirror Reflection of Doom can exist at any time.

When the Phantom explodes and hits at least one opponent, it generates 3 elemental particles.
Mona Talent - Illusory Torrent

Illusory Torrent (Sprinting)

Alternate Sprint
Mona cloaks herself within the water’s flow, consuming stamina to move rapidly.

When under the effect of Illusory Torrent, Mona can move at high speed on water.

Applies the Wet status to nearby opponents when she reappears.
Mona Talent - Stellaris Phantasm

Stellaris Phantasm (Elemental Burst)

Mona summons the sparkling waves and creates a reflection of the starry sky, applying the Illusory Bubble status to the opponents in a large AoE.

Illusory Bubble: Traps opponents inside a pocket of destiny and also makes them Wet. Renders weaker opponents immobile. When an opponent affected by Illusory Bubble sustains DMG, it has the following effects:

– Applies an Omen to the opponent, which gives a DMG Bonus, also increasing the DMG of the attack that causes it.
– Removes the Illusory Bubble, dealing Hydro DMG in the process.

Omen
During its duration, increases DMG taken by opponents.
TalentDescription
Mona Talent - Come 'n' Get Me, Hag!
Come ‘n’ Get Me, Hag!
After she has used Illusory Torrent for 2s, if there are any opponents nearby, Mona will automatically create a Phantom.

A Phantom created in this manner lasts for 2s, and its explosion DMG is equal to 50% of Mirror Reflection of Doom.
Mona Talent - Waterborne Destiny
Waterborne Destiny
Increases Mona’s Hydro DMG Bonus by a degree equivalent to 20% of her Energy Recharge rate.
Mona Talent - Principium Of Astrology
Principium of Astrology
When Mona crafts Weapon Ascension Materials, she has a 25% chance to refund one count of one material out of all the crafting materials used.
LevelConstellationDescription

1

Mona Constellation - Prophecy Of SubmersionProphecy Of SubmersionThe effects of Hydro-related Elemental Reactions are enhanced for 8s after any of your characters in the party hit an opponent affected by an Omen:

– Electro-Charged DMG is increased by 15%.
– Vaporize DMG is increased by 15%.
– Hydro Swirl DMG is increased by 15%.
– The duration for which enemies are Frozen is increased by 15%.

2

Mona Constellation - Lunar ChainLunar ChainWhen a Normal Attack hits, there is a 20% chance that it will be automatically followed by a Charged Attack. This effect can only occur once every 5s.

3

Mona Constellation - Restless RevolutionRestless RevolutionIncreases the Level of Stellaris Phantasm by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

4

Mona Constellation - Prophecy Of OblivionProphecy Of OblivionWhen any character in the party attacks an opponent affected by the Omen status effect, their CRIT Rate is increased by 15%.

5

Mona Constellation - Mockery Of FortunaMockery of FortunaIncrease the Level of Mirror Reflection of Doom by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

6

Mona Constellation - Rhetorics Of CalamitasRhetorics of CalamitasUpon entering Illusory Torrent, Mona gains a 60% increase to the DMG her next Charged Attack per second of movement. A maximum DMG Bonus of 180% can be achieved in this manner. The effect lasts for no more than 8s.