Genshin Impact Hu Tao Weapons, Artifacts, and Abilities

Our funeral parlor director has arrived. Give your respects as the director is the newest 5-star rated Pyro Polearm user and mostly anticipated Genshin Impact character. Meet Hu Tao.

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The following are Hu Tao's artifacts and weapons that can help you build her and reach her maximum effectiveness. Although this involves careful selection of Polearms and artifacts.


  • Gladiator’s Finale (boss farm) 2-Piece: ATK +18%. 4-Piece: If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack damage by 35%.
  • Lavawalker (Hidden Palace of Zhou) 2-Piece: Pyro RES increased by 40%. 4-Piece: Increased damage against enemies affected by Pyro by 35%.
  • Crimson Witch of Flames (Hidden Palace of Zhou) 2-Piece: Pyro damage bonus +15%. 4-Piece: Increases overloaded and burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt damage by 15%. Using an Elemental SKill increases 2-Piece Set effects by 50% for 10s. Max 3 stacks.
  • Staff of Homa (5 star): HP increased by 20%. Moreover, provides an ATK bonus based on 0.8% of the wielder’s max HP. When the wielder’s HP is less than 50%, this ATK bonus is increased by an additional 1% of max HP.
  • Jade Winged Spear (5 star): On hit, increases ATK by 3.2% for 6s. Max 7 stacks. This effect can only occur once every 0.3s. While in possession of the maximum possible stacks, damage dealt is increased by 12%.
  • Skyward Spine (5 star): Increases CRIT Rate by 8% and increases Normal attack speed by 12%. Additionally, Normal and Charged Attacks hits on enemies have a 50% chance to trigger a vacuum blade that deals 40% of attack as damage in a small AOE. This effect can occur no more than once every 2s.
  • Deathmatch (4 star): If there are at least 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 16%. If there are less than 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 24%.
The next should help you get to know Hu Tao and hopefully helps you maximize her in the game, these are her abilities.

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Secret Spear of Wangsheng (Basic Attack)
  • Normal Attack: Perform up to six consecutive strikes.
  • Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way- .
  • Plunging Attack: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging enemies along the path and dealing AOE damage upon impact.
Guide to the Afterlife (Basic Ability)

Hu Tao consumes a set portion of her HP to knock the surrounding enemies back and enter the Paramita Papilio state.
Paramita Papilio:
  • Increases Hu Tao’s attack based on her maximum HP when entering the state. The attack bonus gained this way cannot exceed 400% of Hu Tao’s base attack.
  • Converts ATK damage to Pyro damage, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
  • Charged attacks apply the Blood Blossom effect to enemies hit.
  • Increases Hu Tao’s resistance to interruption.
Blood Blossom:
  • Enemies affected by Blood Blossom take Pyro damage every four seconds. This damage is considered elemental skill damage.
  • Each enemy can be affected by only one Blood Blossom effect at a time, and its duration may only be refreshed by Hu Tao herself.
  • Paramita Papilio ends when its duration is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.
Spirit Soother (Ultimate)
  • Commands a blazing spirit to attack, dealing Pyro damage in a large AOE.
  • Upon striking the enemy, it regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao’s maximum HP. This effect can be triggered up to five times based on the number of enemies hit.
  • If Hu Tao’s HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the damage and HP regeneration are increased.
Flutter By (Passive 1) – Ascension 1
  • When a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife ends, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their Crit Rate increased by 12% for eight seconds.
Sanguine Rouge (Passive 2) – Ascension 4
  • When Hu Tao’s HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro damage bonus is increased by 33%.
The More the Merrier (Passive 3) – Unlocked
  • When Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has an 18% chance to receive an additional Suspicious dish of the same type.

The event has already started yesterday so grind hard and you might be lucky on getting her and those 5-star rated weapons. Good luck, Traveler!

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