Keqing is a melee character in Genshin Impact that uses a sword and electro elemental abilities to deal damage to her enemies. If dispatched on an expedition in Liye, she will complete it more quickly than most.
Learn more about Keqing’s stats, talents, pros and cons, progression materials, and our rating of this character on this page.
|BASIC INFO AND RANKING|
|– Cheap to build.
– Massive electro damage.
– Provides multiple and awesome playstyles.
|– Charged attack stamina issues.
– Electro element at disadvantage.
Table of Contents
Keqing gains an increase on her crit damage percentage base stats for every ascension upgrade.
Like her personality, Keqing’s swordwork is both swift and uncompromising. This along with her control of electro brings a shockingly abrupt end to any enemy.
Perform up to 5 rapid strikes.
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash 2 rapid sword strikes.
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below damaging enemies along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Keqing can unleash a combo of up to 5 normal attacks. Her final strike allowing her to pass through enemies. Yunlai Swordsmanship is both offensive and defensive offering a way to dodge some attacks and strike back from a better angle.
Hold to adjust the direction in which the Stiletto shall be thrown. Stilettos thrown by the Hold attack mode can be suspended in mid-air, allowing Keqing to jump to them when using Stellar Restoration a second time.
If Keqing uses Stellar Restoration again or uses a Charged Attack while its duration lasts, it will clear the Stiletto Mark and produce different effects:
- If she uses Stellar Restoration again, she will blink to the location of the Mark and unleash one slashing attack that deals AoE Electro DMG. When blinking to a Stiletto that was thrown from a Holding attack, Keqing can leap across obstructing terrain.
- If Keqing uses a Charged Attack, she will ignite a series of thundering cuts at Mark’s location, dealing AoE Electro DMG.
Tap Keqing’s elemental skill to throw a Lightning Stiletto which deals electro damage to enemies in a small area upon impact and leaves behind a Lightning Stiletto marker. If Keqing uses Stellar Restoration again while the marker is still present she flies to the marker and performs a quick slash dealing electro AoE damage. With the Lightning Stiletto, Keqing can flash into battle and attack from the best position. It can also be used in exploration to navigate challenging terrain.
After unlocking the Talent “Thundering Penance”, using Stellar Restoration while the Lightning Stiletto is present will convert Keqing’s normal and charged attacks to Electro damage for a short time.
Keqing unleashes her Electro power causing Electro AoE damage. Hiding behind the shadow of her sword she relentlessly slashes surrounding enemies at lightning speed dealing multiple rounds of damage with a final burst of Electro AoE damage at the end. This skill has a long animation that can be used to I-frame enemy attacks.
After unlocking the Talent “Aristocratic Dignity”, casting Starward Sword increases Keqing’s Crit Rate and Energy Recharge for a period of time.
The key to combat with Keqing is mastery of the Lightning Stiletto. First, use her Elemental Skill to place the stiletto then use her Elemental Skill again to zip into battle and strike quickly. Follow up with more Electro damage using her Elemental skill to suppress the enemy and continue to use the Lightning Stiletto at opportune moments to frequently move and attack. Keep up the offensive to rapidly accumulate Energy and once full, it is time to unleash Starward Sword and bring the fight to a perfect end.
After recasting Stellar Restoration while a Lightning Stiletto is present, Keqing’s weapon gains an Electro Infusion for 5s.
When casting Starward Sword, Keqing’s CRIT Rate is increased by 15%, and her Energy Recharge is increased by 15%. This effect lasts for 8s.
When dispatched on an expedition in Liyue, time consumed is reduced by 25%.
Keqing Talent Materials
These are all the required materials to max out Keqing’s talents. The Prosperity books are available every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday in Taishan Mansion located near Jueyun Karst.
Keqing Ascension Materials
These are the total materials needed to reach the max Ascension level for Keqing. They can be acquired from Electro Hypostasis, Whopperflower, and Cor Lapis can be farm in the Liyue region.
New constellation’s passive abilities can be unlocked for Keqing each time you obtain a character’s specific item called Stella Fortuna and these upgrades can permanently enhance her in various ways.
Recasting Stellar Restoration while a Lightning Stiletto is present causes Keqing to deal 50% of her ATK as AoE Electro DMG at the start point and terminus of her Blink.
When Keqing’s Normal and Charged Attacks hit opponents affected by Electro, they have a 50% chance of producing an Elemental Particle. This effect can only occur once every 5s.
Increases the level of Starward Sword by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
For 10s after Keqing triggers an Electro-related Elemental Reaction, her ATK is increased by 25%.
Increases the level of Stellar Restoration by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
When initiating a Normal Attack, a Charged Attack, Elemental Skill or Elemental Burst, Keqing gains a 6% Electro DMG Bonus for 8s. Effects triggered by Normal Attacks, Charged Attacks, Elemental Skills, and Elemental Bursts are considered independent entities.