Who is Xiao?
One of the “Mighty and Illuminated Adepti” guarding Liyue, also heralded as the “Guardian Yaksha.”
Xiao 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 Xiao case it’s CRIT Rate%.
|Phase||Level||Base HP||Base ATK||Base DEF||CRIT Rate%|
|20 to 20+||20000||x1||–||x3||x3|
|40 to 40+||40000||x3||x2||x10||x15|
|50 to 50+||60000||x6||x4||x20||x12|
|60 to 60+||80000||x3||x8||x30||x18|
|70 to 70+||100000||x6||x12||x45||x12|
|80 to 80+||120000||x6||x20||x60||x24|
Xiao Skill and Talent
For skill and talents, we are covering combat talents, passive talents, constellation, and all necessary materials to increase Xiao combat talents.
Xiao does not take DMG from performing Plunging Attacks.
Lemniscatic Wind Cycling
Xiao lunges forward, dealing Anemo DMG to opponents in his path.
Can be used in mid-air.
Bane Of All Evil
Xiao dons the Yaksha Mask that set gods and demons trembling millennia ago.
In this state, Xiao will continuously lose HP. The effects of this skill end when Xiao leaves the field.
Evil Conqueror: Tamer Of Demons
|While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, all DMG dealt by Xiao increases by 5%. DMG increases by a further 5% for every 3s the ability persists. The maximum DMG Bonus is 25%.|
Dissolution Eon: Heaven Fall
|Using Lemniscatic Wind Cycling increases the DMG of subsequent uses of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 15%. This effect lasts for 7s, and has a maximum of 3 stacks. Gaining a new stack refreshes the effect’s duration.|
Transcension: Gravity Defier
|Decreases climbing Stamina consumption for your own party members by 20%. Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.|
All Talents Upgrade/ Ascension Material
Dissolution Eon: Destroyer of Worlds
|Increases Lemniscatic Wind Cycling’s charges by 1.|
Annihilation Eon: Blossom of Kaleidos
|When in party but not on the field, Xiao’s Energy Recharge is increased by 25%.|
Conqueror of Evil: Wrath Deity
|Increases the Level of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.|
Transcension: Extinction of Suffering
|When Xiao’s HP falls below 50%, he gains a 100% DEF Bonus.|
Evolution Eon: Origin of Ignorance
|Increases the Level of Bane of All Evil by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.|
Conqueror of Evil: Guardian Yaksha
|While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, hitting at least 2 opponents with Xiao’s Plunging Attack will immediately grant him 1 charge of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling and for the next 1s, he may use Lemniscatic Wind Cycling while ignoring its CD.|
Xiao Build, Weapon, and Artifacts
Here’s recommended build for Xiao, with some details including recommended weapon and artifacts along with the effects.
|Weapon||Primordial Jade Winged Spear||On hit, increases ATK by 3.2/3.9/4.6/5.3/6.0% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, DMG dealt is increased by 12/15/18/21/24%.|
Increases CRIT Rate by 8/10/12/14/16% and increases Normal ATK SPD by 12%. Additionally, Normal and Charged Attacks hits on opponents have a 50% chance to trigger a vaccuum blade that deals 40/55/70/85/100% of ATK as DMG in a small AoE. This effect can occur no more than once every 2s.
|Lithic Spear||For every character in the party who hails from Liyue, the character who equips this weapon gains a 7/8/9/10/11% ATK increase and a 3/4/5/6/7% CRIT Rate increase. This effect stacks up to 4 times.|
If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK and DEF is increased by 16/20/24/28/32%. If there are less than 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 24/30/36/42/48%.
Increases Shield Strength by 20/25/30/35/40%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4/5/6/7/8% for 8s. Max 5 stacks.
Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
|Blackcliff Pole||After 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.|
Upon dealing damage to an opponent, increases CRIT Rate by 8/10/12/14/16%. Max 5 stacks. A CRIT hit removes all existing stacks.
Increases Normal Attack DMG by 24/30/36/42/48%.
|Artifacts|| + |
4 Set Viridescent Venerer
4 Set Gladiator’s Finale