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Razor Guide Genshin Impact : Build, Weapons and Artifacts

Razor Guide Genshin Impact : Build, Weapons and Artifacts

Razor is a 4-star Electro hero that is played as a physical DPS. He has little relevance as a support and takes up a lot of field time. We've written this detailed guide to Razor from Genshin Impact to help you give him the best build. Our tips and tricks will tell you which artifacts and weapons to equip him with, which teams to play him in, etc.

How to get Razor in Genshin Impact ?

You can unlock Razor by making wishes on Character Event Wish or Standard Wish.

Razor banner

Character Event Wish by Kamisato Ayaka

You are more likely to summon Razor in Genshin Impact when he is featured in an Character Event Wish as was the case from 19 April to 10 May 2022 in Ayaka 's Banner: The Heron’s Court.

The Razor constellations

Razor's early constellations only slightly increase his damage. In contrast, his C4 Bite reduces enemies' defence by 15% for 7 seconds when you cast Razor's elemental attack on single support.

Razor constellations in Genshin Impact

And the C6 Lupus Fulguris charges Razor's weapon with Electro every 10 seconds. His next normal attack will generate Electro damage equal to 100% of his ATK.

How to play Razor in Genshin Impact ?

Gameplay of Razor in Genshin Impact

Razor is played as the main DPS. He deals mostly physical damage with his normal and charged attacks. He will do more damage with his Lightning Fang elemental rampage. You should therefore try to activate it as often as possible.

Razor's normal attack statistics in Genshin Impact

To quickly charge the ability, use Razor's elemental attack Claw and Thunder. On short press, Razor deals Electro damage to enemies and gets an Electro Sigils when the attack hits. Each seal grants him a 20% energy recharge bonus. On a long press, Razor will produce an electrical explosion, causing area Electro damage. It will also remove all seals to turn them into elemental energy. It is recommended that you perform two single presses, then one charged press.

Razor's elemental attack statistics in Genshin Impact

With his elemental rampage, Razor summons a wolf that deals Electro damage and converts all seals into elemental energy. The wolf fights with Razor for 15 seconds. From then on, it will launch Electro attacks when Razor performs a normal attack, increasing its attack speed, Electro resistance, Interrupt resistance and making it immune to Electro damage. However, Razor can no longer make a charged attack. The wolf disappears if Razor leaves the battlefield, but the remaining time is converted into elemental energy (up to 10 points).

Razor's elemental rampage statistics in Genshin Impact

To do maximum damage, the trick is to improve all of Razor's talents, with priority given to his normal attack.

What is the best equipment for Razor?

Razor is a physical DPS, so our advice is to augment this stat with his artifacts to get a good build. Find out in this guide the best artifacts and weapons to equip on Razor in Genshin Impact.

The best artifacts for Razor

Best Artifact for Razor in Genshin Impact : Pale Flame
Pale flame

One of Razor's best artifact equipment choices is the 4-piece Pale Flame set. With 2 pieces, you will get a 25% physical damage bonus and with 4 pieces, when an elemental skill hits an enemy, the ATK increases by 9% for 7 seconds. This effect can be cumulated twice. In this case, the 2-coin bonus is increased by 100%.

Artifact for Razor: Gladiator's Finale
Gladiator's Finale

The 4-piece Gladiator's Finale set increases damage by 18% and normal attack damage by 35% if the character is equipped with a one-handed sword, two-handed sword or hast weapon.

Artifact for Razor: Bloodstained Chivalry
Bloodstained Chivalry

To focus on physical damage, you can opt for 2 pieces of Pale Flame and 2 pieces of Bloodstained Chivalry to accumulate a 50% physical damage bonus.

Artifact for Razor: Martial Artist
Martial artist

If you are just starting out, the Martial Artist artefact set can be used: 2 coins increase the damage of normal and charged attacks by 15%, while with 4 coins, the damage of normal and charged attacks is increased by 25% after using an elemental skill.

When in doubt, opt for the equipment sets with the best statistics:

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

Secondary statistics :

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

The best weapons for Razor

To complete Razor's equipment, several two-handed weapons are available:

Best weapon for Razor in Genshin Impact : Wolf's Gravestone (5★)
Wolf's Gravestone (5★)
Weapon for Razor: Song of Broken Pines (5★)
Ode to the song of the wind (5★)
Weapon for Razor: Serpent Spine (4★)
Serpent Spine (4★)
  • Wolf's Gravestone: This is the best weapon to equip on Razor in Genshin Impact. It increases his ATK considerably and when you attack enemies with less than 30% of their HP, you boost the attack of all the members of your team up to 40% for 12 seconds;
  • Song of Broken Pines: The claymore grants a physical damage bonus. Its passive increases ATK by 16% and by touching enemies, you can get a 20% bonus to ATK for the whole team for 12 seconds. The speed of ATK is also increased;
  • Serpent Spine: The battle pass weapon increases critical rate and damage dealt by 6% (at level 1) every 4 seconds while the character is active (up to 5 times). Damage received is also increased.

For more free-to-play weapons, here are our tips:

Weapon for Razor: Prototype Archaic (4★)
Prototype Archaic (4★)
Weapon for Razor: Snow-Tombed Starsilver (4★)
Snow-Tombed Starsilver (4★)
Weapon for Razor: Skyrider Greatsword (3★)
Skyrider Greatsword (3★)
  • Prototype Archaic: This weapon, to be made by the blacksmith, increases the ATK. Normal and charged attacks have a 50% chance of inflicting an additional 240% of ATK when they hit, every 15 seconds;
  • Snow-Tombed Starsilver: The claymore confers a physical damage bonus and normal and charged attacks have a 60% chance of causing area damage of 80% of ATK or 200%, if the enemy is affected by the Cryo element;
  • Skyrider Greatsword: This 3-star weapon is ideal if you are just starting out. You get a physical damage bonus and normal and charged attacks increase ATK when they hit (cumulative up to 4 times).

Razor's climbing materials in Genshin Impact

To raise Razor to level 90 in Genshin Impact and thus increase his attack to the maximum and benefit from a 30% physical damage bonus, you will need to collect the following resources:

  • 419 Hero's Wit and 2.1 million Moras ;
  • 1 Shard, 9 Fragments, 9 Pieces and 6 Vajrada Amethyst Stones as well as 46 Lightning Prisms, which you will obtain by facing the Electro Hypostasis;
  • 168 Wolfhook, you will find them in Mondstadt in the wolf territory. Locate them with the interactive map of Teyvat;
  • 18 Damaged Masks, 30 Stained Masks and 36 Ominous Masks to loot on the Hilichurl.

Which team should Razor play in?

Team to play Razor : Razor / Kaeya / Fischl / Diona

To enhance Razor, favor characters that can boost it. Moreover, it works very well with Cryo heroes because Superconduct lowers the physical resistance of enemies.

Among the best teams to play Razor in Genshin Impact, we recommend :

  • Razor / Kaeya / Fischl / Diona: you will be able to perform Superconduction and do more Electro damage;
  • Razor / Yun Jin / Zhongli / Diona: You will do more damage when protected by a shield. Yun Jin will increase the damage of your normal attacks;
  • Razor / Xingqiu / Fischl / Bennett: this team will cause additional damage by doing Electrocutions:

How old and how big is Razor in Genshin Impact ?

Profile of Razor in Genshin Impact

Razor is an atypical character, having grown up among the wolves. He is about 16 years old and about 5'5" tall.

Razor in Genshin Impact

This concludes this guide to Razor from Genshin Impact. You now know our tips and tricks for unlocking and playing the character. With a good build, he will be an effective and easy to play physical DPS. However, he will be less relevant as a support or in teams with fast rotations.

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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