Genshin Impact Gorou Build Guide

Gorou is a playable Geo character in Genshin Impact. He is the courageous and reliable general of the Watatsumi Army, a leader whose men can always place their trust in. Gorou is a 4-Star Geo Bow character. Find out the best weapons, best artifacts, and talent priority in this Genshin Impact Gorou build guide!

Best Build for Gorou: Geo Support 

Best Weapon: Elegy for the End

Replacement Weapons: 1. Favonius Warbow 2. Sacrificial Bow

Best Artifacts: Husk of Opulent Dreams x4

Main Stats:
Sands: DEF% or Energy Recharge
Goblet: DEF%
Circlet: DEF%

Substats: DEF%, Energy Recharge, CRIT Rate

Gorou’s Talent Priority

1st: Elemental Skill
2nd: Elemental Burst
3rd: Normal Attack

Gorou’s main utility comes from his Elemental Skill, so it’s leveled up first. His Elemental Burst replicates his Elemental Skill’s utility and deals DMG, so it’s leveled up second.

Best Artifacts

Husk of Opulent Dreams

  • DEF +30%
  • A character equipped with this Artifact set will obtain the Curiosity effect in the following conditions: When on the field, the character gains 1 stack after hitting an opponent with a Geo attack, triggering a maximum of once every 0.3s. When off the field, the character gains 1 stack every 3s. Curiosity can stack up to 4 times, each providing 6% DEF and a 6% Geo DMG Bonus. When 6 seconds pass without gaining a Curiosity stack, 1 stack is lost.

Emblem of Severed Fate

  • Energy Recharge +20%.
  • Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way

Best Weapons

Elegy for the End

Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge 12.0%
Skill Effect: Increased Elemental Mastery by 60. Gain sigils when dealing damage with Elemental Skill or Burst every .2s even when off-field. At 4 sigils, all sigils will be consumed and Elemental Mastery is increased by 100 and ATK increased by 20% for 12s. Once the effect is triggered, you cannot gain Sigils for 20s. The same buffs from the Millennial Movement series do not stack.

Favonius Warbow

Bonus Stat: Energy Recharge 13.3%
Skill Effect: CRIT Hits have a 60% chance to generate a small amount of Elemental Particles, which will regenerate 6 Energy for the character. Can only occur once every 12s.

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