Best Yanqing Builds
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
Only Silence Remains
Best Yanqing Relics
Guard of Wuthering Snow
Cold Light, Cold Blade: Normal Attack
Drakestoning Edge: Skill
Swallow’s Pluvious Pursuit: Ultimate
Yanqing Talent and Technique
Edged Companion: Talent
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
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.
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.