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Genshin Impact: The Best Build for Anemo Traveler

Genshin Impact: The Best Build for Anemo Traveler

If you're looking to optimize your Anemo Traveler build in Genshin Impact with the best weapons and artifacts, then this guide is for you!

Genshin Impact: The Best Build for Anemo Traveler

The main character in Genshin Impact is the Traveler, with the story focusing on their hunt for their twin sibling after being stranded in the world of Teyvat by a mysterious god-like character.

They can be of three different elements -- either Anemo (the starting affinity), Geo, or Electro. All builds use the Sword.

Players can switch between affinities at a relevant Statue of the Seven. Anemo Statues are found in Mondstadt, Geo Statues in Liyue, and Electro Statues in Inazuma.

This build focuses on the Anemo Traveler, and is more ideally focused towards a support role based upon Swirl capabilities.

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The best weapons for Anemo Traveler in Genshin Impact

We've gone with the Festering Desire sword for this build, as it boosts Elemental Skill DMG. A large part of how you'll play this build is using this skill well, and the Swirl DMG potential is great.

Skyward Blade is always a decent option for sword-wielders thanks to the Energy Recharge it offers, while increasing general DMG and providing a nice buff.

Festering Desire


Energy Recharge

Undying Admiration

Increases Elemental Skill DMG by 16/20/24/28/32% and Elemental Skill CRIT Rate by 6.0/7.5/9.0/10.5/12%.

Skyward Blade


Energy Recharge

Sky-Piercing Fang

Crit Rate increased by 4/5/6/7/8%. Gains Skypiercing Might upon using Elemental Burst: Increases Movement SPD by 10%, increases ATK SPD by 10%, and Normal and Charged hits deal additional DMG equal to 20/25/30/35/40% of ATK. Skypiercing Might lasts for 12s.

The best Artifacts for Anemo Traveler in Genshin Impact

Viridescent Venerer is a good set that specifically boosts Anemo DMG, and ramps up Swirl DMG. For that reason, it's pretty much the only set you'll want to consider. 

It can take some farming to acquire though, so a decent alternative in the meantime is the Noblesse Oblige set for a boost to Elemental Burst DMG.

Viridescent Venerer

(2) Anemo DMG Bonus +15%

(4) Increases Swirl DMG by 60%. Decreases opponent's Elemental RES to the element infused in the Swirl by 40% for 10s.

Noblesse Oblige

(2) Elemental Burst DMG +20%

(4) Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Talent and Constellation priority for Anemo Traveler in Genshin Impact

As the primary and most regular source of Swirl DMG, focus on boosting Anemo Traveler's Palm Vortex Elemental Skill. Then, max out their Gust Surge Elemental Burst.

Traveler's Raging Vortex (C1) Constellation is a key unlock, pulling enemies in for more grouped DMG. Uprising Whirlwind (C2) will boost Energy Recharge, while Cherishing Breezes (C4) increases sustainability while casting the Elemental Skill.

The best stat priority and substat priority for Anemo Traveler in Genshin Impact

Maximising the uptime of Elemental Skill and Burst is key, so opt for Energy Recharge as a priority.

Stat Priority

  • Energy Recharge
  • Anemo DMG Bonus
  • ATK

Substat Priority

  • Energy Recharge
  • CRIT Rate / CRIT DMG

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