Zhongli

Zhongli Splash Art
Zhongli Splash Art
TitleVago Mundo
BirthdayDecember 31st
AffiliationLiyue Harbor, Wangsheng Funeral Parlor
VisionGeo
ConstellationLapis Dei
WeaponPolearm

A mysterious guest invited by the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor. Extremely knowledgeable in all things.

Zhongli Best Builds

Physical DPS

For 4th and 5th option, you can replace 2 Gladiator’s Finale with 2 Shimenawa Reminiscence since both artifact have exact same 2 bonus set.

Pale Flame Artifact Set
4 Pale Flame
(2) Physical DMG is increased by 25%.
(4) When Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 6% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 3 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 3 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.
OR
Bloodstained Chivalry Artifact Set+Pale Flame Artifact Set
2 Bloodstained Chivalry + 2 Pale Flame
(2) Physical DMG +25%.
(2) Physical DMG is increased by 25%.
OR
Gladiator's Finale Artifact Set
4 Gladiator’s Finale
(2) ATK +18%.
(4) If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.
OR
Pale Flame Artifact Set+Gladiator's Finale Artifact Set
2 Pale Flame + 2 Gladiator’s Finale
(2) Physical DMG is increased by 25%.
(2) ATK +18%.
OR
Bloodstained Chivalry Artifact Set+Gladiator's Finale Artifact Set
2 Bloodstained Chivalry + 2 Gladiator
(2) Physical DMG +25%.
(2) ATK +18%.
OR
Retracing Bolide Artifact Set
4 Retracing Bolide
(2) Increases Shield Strength by 35%.
(4) While protected by a shield, gain an additional 40% Normal and Charged Attack DMG.
Talent Priority
Normal Attack > Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

SandGobletCirclet
ATK%/HP%Physical DMG Bonus%CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG%
Substats
CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > ATK% > HP% > Energy Recharge%

Shieldbot/ Shield Support Build

Shield support build prioritize getting as much HP as you can for Zhongli.

There’s 2 weapon for this build: 5 star Staff of Homa and 3 star Black Tassel. Staff of Homa obviously offer CRIT DMG substats and will increase your damage by a lot. But Black Tassel is easier to get and easier to refine, a true friend of F2P player.

Same also goes for artifact. Go get HP% for Sand,Goblet, and Circlet. Make it thick!

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
Talent Priority
Elemental Skill > Elemental Burst > Normal Attack

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

SandGobletCirclet
HP%HP%HP%
Substats
HP%/HP > Energy Recharge% > CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > ATK

Nuker/ Burst DPS

Zhongli Elemental Burst: Planet Befall have pretty fast cooldown and low energy cost, only 40. Planet befall DMG will also get increased DMG by 33% of Max HP thanks to passive talent: Dominance of Earth.

Passive Talent Dominance of Earth
Passive Talent: Dominance of Earth
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
Archaic Petra Artifact Set+Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
2 Archaic Petra + 2 Noblesse Oblige
(2) Geo DMG Bonus +15%.
(2) Elemental Burst DMG +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
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
Talent Priority
Elemental Burst > Elemental Skill > Normal Attack

Artifact Main Stats & Substats

SandGobletCirclet
ATK%/HP%Geo DMG Bonus%CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG%
Substats
CRIT Rate%/CRIT DMG% > ATK% > HP% > Energy Recharge%

Ascension and Talent Level Up Materials

LevelMoraGemsBoss MaterialCommon 1Common 2
20 to 20+20.000Prithiva Topaz Sliverx1Cor Lapisx3Material Slime Condensatex3
40 to 40+40.000Prithiva Topaz Fragmentx3Basalt Pillarx2Cor Lapisx10 Material Slime Condensate x15
50 to 50+60.000Prithiva Topaz Fragmentx6Basalt Pillarx4Cor Lapisx20Material Slime Secretionsx12
60 to 60+80.000Prithiva Topaz Chunkx3Basalt Pillarx8Cor Lapisx30Material Slime Secretionsx18
70 to 70+100.000Prithiva Topaz Chunkx6Basalt Pillarx12Cor Lapisx45Material Slime Concentratex12
80 to 80+120.000Prithiva Topaz Gemstonex6Basalt Pillarx20Cor Lapisx60Material Slime Concentratex24
LevelMoraBooksCommonBoss MaterialCrown
212.500Talents Up Teachings Of Goldx3Material Slime Condensatex6
317.500Talents Up Guide To Goldx2Material Slime Secretionsx3
425.000Talents Up Guide To Goldx4Material Slime Secretionsx4
530.000Talents Up Guide To Goldx6Material Slime Secretionsx6
637.500Talents Up Guide To Goldx9Material Slime Secretionsx9
7120.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Goldx4Material Slime Concentratex4Childe Boss Tusk Of Monoceros Caelix1
8260.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Goldx6Material Slime Concentratex6Childe Boss Tusk Of Monoceros Caelix1
9450.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Goldx12Material Slime Concentratex9Childe Boss Tusk Of Monoceros Caelix2 
10700.000Talents Up Philosophies Of Goldx16Material Slime Concentratex12Childe Boss Tusk Of Monoceros Caelix2Event Crown Of Insightx1
Zhongli Namecard: Planet Befall
Zhongli Namecard: Planet Befall

Talents and Constellations

For skill and talents, we are covering Zhongli combat talents, passive talents, and all 6 constellations.

TalentDescription
Zhongli Talent - Rain Of Stone

Rain of Stone (Normal Attack)

Normal Attack: Performs up to 6 rapid strikes.
Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, causing stone spears to fall along his path.
Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the gronud below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Zhongli Talent - Dominus Lapidis

Dominus Lapidis (Elemental Skill)

Every mountain, rock, and inch of land is filled with the power of Geo, but those who can wield such powers freely are few and far between.

Press
Commands the omnipresent power of the earth to solidify into a Stone Stele, standing 30 seconds, dealing AoE Geo DMG at the creation.Once per 2 seconds, the Stone Stele will resonate with the nearby Geo Constructs, dealing Geo DMG to surrounding opponents.

The Stone Stele is considered a Geo Construct, and can both be climbed and used to block attacks. Only one Stele may exist at any one time.

Hold
Causes nearby Geo energy to explode, causing the following effects:

– Creates a shield of jade. The shield’s DMG absorption scales based on Zhongli’s Max HP, and absorbs Geo DMG 250% more effectively.
– Causes AoE Geo DMG.
– If there are nearby targets with the Geo element, it will drain a large amount of Geo element from a maximum of 2 such targets. This effect does not cause DMG.

When hit at least one opponent, the Stone Stele creation and the Resonance generate 0.5 elemental particles.
Zhongli Talent - Planet Befall
Planet Befall (Elemental Burst)

Brings a falling meteor down to earth, dealing massive Geo DMG to opponents caught in its AoE and applying the Petrification status to them.

Petrification
Opponents affected by the Petrification status cannot move.
Passive Description
Zhongli Talent - Resonant Waves
Resonant Waves
When the Jade Shield takes DMG, it will Fortify:

– Fortified characters have 5% increased Shield Strength.
– Can stack up to 5 times, and lasts until the Jade Shield disappears.
Zhongli Talent - Dominance Of Earth
Dominance of Earth
Planet Befall deals additional DMG equal to 33% of Zhongli’s Max HP.
Zhongli Talent - Arcanum Of Crystal
Arcanum of Crystal
Refunds 15% of the ores used when crafting Polearm-type weapons.
LevelTalentDescription
1Zhongli Constellation - Rock The Backbone Of Earth
Rock, The Backbone of Earth
Increases the maximum number of Stone Steles created by Dominus Lapidis that may exist simultaneously to 2.
2Zhongli Constellation - Stone The Cradle Of Jade
Stone, The Crade of Jade
Planet Befall grants nearby characters on the field a Jade Shield when it descends.
3Zhongli Constellation - Jade Shimmering Through Darkness
Jade, Shimmering Through Darkness
Increases the Level of Dominus Lapidis by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4Zhongli Constellation - Topaz Unbreakable And Fearless
Topaz, Unbreakable and Fearless
Increases Planet Befall’s AoE by 20% and increases the duration of Planet Befall’s Petrification effect by 2s.
5Zhongli Constellation - Lazuli Herald Of The Order
Lazuli, Herald of the Order!
Increases the Level of Planet Befall by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6Zhongli Constellation - Chrysos Bounty Of Dominator
Chrysos, Bounty of Dominator
When the Jade Shield takes DMG, 40% of that incoming DMG is converted to HP for the current character. A single instance of regeneration cannot exceed 8% of that character’s Max HP.