Ayaka – Genshin Impact: Build, Weapons, Artifacts

Ayaka is a 5-Star Cryo Sword character in Genshin Impact. Learn about Ayaka’s build, best weapons, and best artifacts in this build guide!

Ayaka Main and Sub DPS Build

Best Weapon: Mistsplitter Reforged
Replacement Weapons
1. Haran Geppaku Futsu
2. The Black Sword
3. Amenoma Kageuchi

Best Artifacts: Blizzard Strayer x4

Main Stats
Sands: ATK%
Goblet: Cryo DMG Bonus
Circlet: CRIT DMG
Substats: CRIT DMG, Energy Recharge, ATK%, CRIT Rate

Best Artifacts

Blizzard Strayer

2-PC: Cryo DMG Bonus +15%
4-PC: When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate increases by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, the CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.

Blizzard Strayer

2-PC: Cryo DMG Bonus +15%


2-PC: ATK +18%

Blizzard Strayer

2-PC: Cryo DMG Bonus +15%

Noblesse Oblige

2-PC: Elemental Burst DMG +20%

Best Weapons

Mistsplitter Reforged

Bonus Stat: CRIT DMG 9.6 %
Skill Effect: Gain a 12% Elemental DMG Bonus for a character’s Elemental Type. At stacks 1/2/3, Elemental DMG is further increased by 8/16/28%. Each stack has an individual duration and are gotten through:

  • Normal Attacks with Elemental DMG (duration 5s)
  • Casting an Elemental Burst (duration 10s)
  • Having less than 100% Energy (disappears at full Energy)

Haran Geppaku Futsu

Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate 7.2%
Skill Effect: Obtain 12% All Elemental DMG Bonus. When other nearby party members use Elemental Skills, the character equipping this weapon will gain 1 Wavespike stack. Max 2 stacks. This effect can be triggered once every 0.3s. When the character equipping this weapon uses an Elemental Skill, all stacks of Wavespike will be consumed to gain Rippling Upheaval: each stack of Wavespike consumed will increase Normal Attack DMG by 20% for 8s.

The Black Sword

Bonus Stat: CRIT Rate 6.0%
Skill Effect: Increases DMG dealt by Normal and Charged Attacks by 20%. Additionally, it regenerates 60% of ATK as HP when Normal and Charged Attacks score a CRIT Hit. This effect can occur once every 5s.

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