Honkai Star Rail Yanqing Build Guide 2024

Honkai Star Rail Yanqing Build

Yanqing Rating and Info

Rarity: ★★★★★
Element: Ice
Path: Hunt
Specialties: Main DPS
Affiliation: Xianzhou Luofu
Tier List Rating: A

Stats Lvl 80

HP: 892
ATK: 679
DEF: 412
Speed: 109
Crit Rate: 5%
Crit. DMG: 50%

Best Yanqing Builds

Yanqing is a strong 5-star Ice character in Honkai Star Rail. Yanqing can be built in a variety of ways, but most players use him as a main DPS. He has the HuntPath, which allows him to deal with a lot of single-target damage. He is a great character to have on the team because he will be able to deal a huge amount of single-target damage. So if you have him, feel free to use him. Yanqing is an A-tier character in Honkai Star Rail.

We will update this guide with more information when the game officially releases. If you want to see how well Yanqing performs compared to other characters, you can check out the Honkai Star Rail Tier list. Also, remember to redeem all Honkai Star Rail codes, which will grant you some fantastic items. 

Best Yanqing Light Cone

Sleep Like the Dead

Increases the wearer’s CRIT DMG by 32/40/48/56/64%. When the wearer’s Basic ATK or Skill does not result in a CRIT Hit, increases their CRIT Rate by 40/45/50/55/60% for 1 turn(s). This effect can only be triggered 1 time every 3 turn(s).


For each time the wearer hits the same target, DMG dealt increases by 8/10/12/14/16%, stacking up to 5 time(s). The stack effect will be reset when the wearer changes targets.

Darting Arrow

When the wearer defeats an enemy, increase ATK by 24/30/36/42/48% for 3 turn(s).

Best Yanqing Relics

Musketeer of Wild Wheat

(2) ATK increases by 10%.
(4) The wearer’s SPD increases by 6% and Basic ATK DMG increases by 10%.

Space Sealing Station

(2) Increases the wearer’s ATK by 12%. When the wearer’s SPD reaches 120 or higher, the wearer’s ATK increases by another 12%.

Yanqing Skills

Cold Light, Cold Blade: Normal Attack

Single ATK
Deals Ice DMG equal to 50%/130%/140% of Yanqing’s ATK to a single enemy.

Drakestoning Edge: Skill

Single Target
Deals Ice DMG equal to 110%/253%/275% of Yanqing’s ATK to a single enemy and activates Empathic Sword Link for 1 turn.

Swallow’s Pluvious Pursuit: Ultimate

Single Target
Increases Yanqing’s CRIT Rate by 60%. When Empathic Sword Link is active, increases Yanqing’s CRIT DMG by an extra 30%/56%/60% for 1 turn before dealing Ice DMG equal to 210%/392%/420% of Yanqing’s ATK to a single enemy.

Yanqing Talent and Technique

Edged Companion: Talent

Single Target
When Empathic Sword Link is active, Yanqing is less likely to be attacked by enemies. Yanqing’s CRIT Rate increases by 15%/21.5%/22.5% and his CRIT DMG increases by 15%/34.5%/37.5%. After Yanqing attacks an enemy, there is a 50%/63%/65% fixed chance to perform a follow-up attack, dealing Ice DMG equal to 25%/57.5%/62.5% of Yanqing’s ATK to the enemy, which has a 65% base chance to Freeze the enemy for 1 turn. The Frozen target cannot take actions and receives Ice DoT equal to 25%/57.5%/62.5% of Yanqing’s ATK at the beginning of each turn. When Yanqing receives DMG, the Empathic Sword Link effect will disappear.

Master Fencer: Technique

After using his Technique, at the beginning of the next battle, Yanqing deals 30% more DMG for 3 turn(s) to targets whose current HP is equal to or higher than 40% of Yanqing’s Max HP.

Yanqing Eidolon

Level 1: Clean Blade

When Yanqing attacks a Frozen enemy, he deals Ice DMG equal to 100% of his ATK and removes the Frozen effect on the target immediately.

Level 2: No-Mind

When Empathic Sword Link is active, Energy Regeneration Rate increases by an additional 12%.

Level 3: Gifted Swordsman

Skill Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Basic ATK Lv. +1, up to a maximum of Lv. 10.

Level 4: Impaling Rime

When his current HP is above 80% of his Max HP, Yanqing’s Ice RES PEN increases by 20%.

Level 5: Born to Fight

Ultimate Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Talent Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.

Level 6: Clean Footwork

If an enemy is defeated while Yanqing is receiving buffs from his Ultimate, the duration of said buffs increases by 1 turn.

Yanqing Story

The spirited lieutenant of the Xianzhou Luofu, and also its most proficient swordsman. He is born for swords and obsessed with them. Whenever a sword rests in his hand, none would dare to underestimate this genius still in the early days of his youth. Perhaps the only thing capable of dulling his treasured blade’s sharp edge is time.

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