Genshin Impact Diluc Guide: Build, Weapons and Artifacts

Diluc Guide Genshin Impact

Diluc is one of the first major DPS of Genshin Impact and he dominated the meta for a long time. Since then, many characters have succeeded him on this throne... However, due to his style, his easy to learn gameplay and his high damage potential, Diluc remains an excellent Pyro hero. For him to perform in the abyss, he needs a good build. Therefore, we help you to take advantage of his full potential with this complete guide on Diluc from Genshin Impact. With our tips and tricks, you'll know which artefacts and weapons to equip him with, as well as which team to play him in.

How to get Diluc on Genshin Impact ?

Diluc is a 5-star Pyro character. He has been in the RPG since the beginning of the game! So you can imagine that you can get him in the usual banners.

Diluc's banner

Diluc's banner in Genshin Impact

Diluc is one of the five 5-star heroes offered in Standard Wish . You can also unlock Diluc by losing at 50% by making wishes in a Character Event Wish.

Diluc Constellations

You can play Diluc without any constellation. However, since he has a chance to fall by summoning on the event banners, you will probably get him several times. The good news is that it will only get stronger!

Diluc constellations in Genshin Impact

C2 "Searing Ember" increases Diluc's attack speed andATK when he takes damage.
C4 "Flowing Flame" boosts the damage of the next "Searing Onslaught" by 40% if you throw it after two seconds, alternating with two normal attacks for example.
Finally, the C6 "Flaming Sword, Nemesis of the Dark" grants bonuses of ATK and speed to the 2 normal attacks launched after Diluc's elemental ability.

How to play Diluc in Genshin Impact ?

Gameplay of Diluc in Genshin Impact

Diluc is played as the main DPS. It will be able to do a lot of damage, especially if you combine it with Cryo or Hydro heroes to do Melting or Evaporation, which will increase Pyro damage by 50%.

Diluc's elemental rampage statistics

Diluc's gameplay relies heavily on his "Dawn " elemental rampage. He materializes a phoenix of flames that rushes at his enemies, pushing them back as he goes. Then, for 8 seconds, Diluc's attacks are infused with Pyro. The "Blessing of Phoenix" talent extends the Pyro enchantment by 4 seconds. Diluc then deals an additional 20% Pyro damage. As the ability costs 40 energy points and takes 12 seconds to recharge, you can use it regularly.

Diluc's elemental skill statistics

But that's not the only thing Diluc has going for him. He can perform his elemental attack "Searing Onslaught" 3 times in a row to cause massive area Pyro damage. To do maximum damage (especially if you have unlocked his constellations), perform two normal attacks between each elemental attack.

Prioritise Diluc's elemental ability, his elemental rampage and finally his normal attack.

What is the best equipment for Diluc?

Good equipment will allow your Diluc to do maximum damage in the Abyss. In order for his build to be optimal, focus on his attack, damage and critical rate stats. To that end, we reveal the best weapons and artifacts to equip on Diluc in Genshin Impact.

The best artefacts for Diluc

Best Artifact for Diluc in Genshin Impact : Crimson Witch of Flames
Crimson Witch of Flames

The best artefact set for Diluc is undoubtedly the 4-piece "Crimson Witch of Flames". The 2-piece effect grants a 15% bonus to DMG Pyro and with 4 pieces, the damage of Overcharge and Burn is increased by 40%, while Evaporation and Melting are boosted by 15%. In addition, when using an elemental ability, the Pyro damage bonus is boosted by 50% for 10 seconds (cumulative 3 times). By chaining "Burning Assault", you can easily benefit from this bonus.

Gladiator's Finale
Gladiator's Finale
Shimenawa's Reminiscence
Shimenawa's Reminiscence

If you don't have 4 pieces of this set yet, complete it with 2 pieces of Gladiator's Finale or Shimenawa's Reminiscence to increase theATK by 18%.

Statistics to be mounted :

  • Hourglass: ATK%;
  • Cut: Pyro damage bonus;
  • Crown: critical rate or critical damage.

Secondary statistics :

  • ATK% ;
  • Critical rate ;
  • Critical damage ;
  • Elemental Mastery;
  • Energy recharge.

The best weapons for Diluc

The best weapons to equip on Diluc in Genshin Impact are those that give himATK, critical rate or critical damage. Wolf's Gravestone (5★) is the most relevant option. The claymore increases ATK by 20% and if you hit enemies with less than 30% HP,ATK of your entire team is increased by 40% for 12 seconds.

Best weapon for Diluc in Genshin Impact : Wolf's Gravestone (5★)
Wolf's Gravestone (5★)
Secondary Stat: ATK

If you don't have it, we recommend :

Serpent Spine (4★)
Serpent Spine (4★)
Secondary Stat: CRIT Rate
Prototype Archaic (4★)
Prototype Archaic (4★)
Secondary Stat: ATK
Luxurious Sea-Lord (4★)
Luxurious Sea-Lord (4★)
Secondary stat: ATK
  • Serpent Spine (4★): increases damage dealt by 6%, but also damage received by 3% every 4 seconds. The effect can be accumulated 5 times. This weapon is obtained via battle pass.
  • Prototype Archaic (4★): you can forge this claymore at the blacksmith's. Its passive grants a 50% chance to normal and charged attacks to deal 240% more damage.
  • Luxurious Sea-Lord (4★): having Diluc fight with a large fish may hurt his style, but the claymore boosts elemental rampages by 12%. If the ability hits an enemy, you summon a school of tuna causing DMG area damage equal to 100% of Diluc's ATK .

Diluc's climbing materials

To reach level 90 in Genshin Impact, collect the following resources:

  • 1 Silver, 8 Fragment, 8 Chunk and 6 Gemstone of Agnidus Agate as well as 46 Everflame Seed to collect from thePyro Regisvine;
  • 18 Recruit's Insignia, 30 Sergeant's Insignia and 36 Lieutenant's Insignia;
  • 168 Small Lamp Grass: you will find it in the Mondstadt area at night. Locate them with the interactive map of Teyvat. You can also grow them in your own garden. Serenitea Pot.

Which team should Diluc play in?

Best team for Diluc: Xingqiu, Sucrose and Bennett

To maximize Diluc's damage, we recommend playing it with Xingqiu, Sucrose and Bennett. Xingqiu will allow you to do a lot of Evaporation and thus increase Diluc's Pyro damage. Sucrose will boost Diluc's elemental control and therefore his elemental reaction damage. Finally, Bennett will heal your team while increasing its damage tenfold.

You can also play Diluc with Chongyun to produce cast iron or Fischl to create Overload.

How old and how big is Diluc in Genshin Impact ?

Diluc's profile in Genshin Impact

Diluc is approximately 1.85m tall. He is one of the tallest characters in the game, which gives him a greater attack range. He is said to be 22 years old.

Portrait of Diluc in Genshin Impact

You now know how to equip Diluc in Genshin Impact. So, if you got him by losing a 50%, you can quickly console yourself with a powerful and fun to play hero!

Hazulia Passionate about fantasy and science-fiction, I am constantly exploring many worlds in my head, in my texts and of course in video games! These last few months, it's Genshin Impact that takes up part of my days... But I also enjoy card games, fighting games, management games, manga, series, movies, etc.

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