Zhongli is a Genshin Impact character with a Geo element and a Polearm user. Zhongli is an off-field defensive support with the strongest shield in the game, along with infinite interruption resistance while it’s active. Learn more about his talent scaling stats, base stats, constellations, and community ratings on this page.
|BASIC INFO AND COMMUNITY RATINGS|
| – He is amazing with crowd control, especially in Spiral Abyss. |
– Has an amazing shield buff for survivability.
– Excellent support unit.
– Good elemental burst damage.
|– Inconsistent energy regen. |
– Mediocre carry potential.
Zhongli Base Stats
Zhongli’s ascension stat is bonus Geo Damage, which increases with each ascension phase.
Zhongli Ascension Materials
Zhongli’s ascension materials includes Prithiva Topaz, Slimes, and Basalt Pillar. As for its local specialty material, the Cor Lapis, it can be collected in the Liyue region.
Zhongli Talent Materials
Zhongli’s talent materials are Slimes and Gold book series from Taishan Mansion Domain located near Jueyun Karst. His weekly boss material Tusk of Monoceros Caeli is a possible rewards from completing the Enter the Golden House trounce domain in Liyue.
Zhongli is able to create and absorb Geo matter and provide sturdy shields for his allies. This, paired with his exceptional ability in combat makes him a reliable member of your party.
|Rain of Stone|
|Normal Attack |
Perform up to 6 rapid strikes.
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, causing stone spears to fall along his path.
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
|Attributes||Level 1||Level 10|
|5-Hit DMG||10.75% × 4||21.25% × 4|
|Charged Attack DMG||111.03%||219.47%|
|Charged Attack Stamina Cost||25||25|
|Low/High Plunge DMG||127.84% / 159.68%||252.7% / 315.64%|
Zhongli’s Normal Attack can combo up to 6 strikes dealing physical damage to enemies. While extremely flashy, it doesn’t exactly scale the highest as he is part of Polearm class, he makes up for this though because of the short interval between attacks which synergize well with some of his best weapons.
| Every mountain, rock, and inch of land is filled with the power of Geo, but those who can wield such powers freely are few and far between. |
Commands the omnipresent power of the earth to solidify into a Stone Stele, standing 30 seconds, dealing AoE Geo DMG at the creation.
Causes nearby Geo energy to explode, causing the following effects:
When created, deals AoE Geo DMG. Additionally, every 2 seconds, it will resonate with other nearby Geo Constructs, dealing with Geo DMG to surrounding opponents. Stele creation and Resonance generate 0.5 elemental particles. The Stone Stele is considered a Geo Construct that can both be climbed and used to block attacks. Only one Stele created by Zhongli himself may initially exist at any one time.
Possesses 150% DMG Absorption against all Elemental and Physical DMG. Characters protected by the Jade Shield will decrease the Elemental RES and Physical RES of opponents in a small AoE by 20%. This effect cannot be stacked.
|Attributes||Level 1||Level 15|
|Stone Stele/Resonance DMG||16% / 32%||38% / 76%|
|Press Cooldown||4 Seconds||4 Seconds|
|Shield Base Absorption||1232||3893|
|Additional Shield Absorption||12.8% Max HP||30.4% Max HP|
|Shield Duration||20 Seconds||20 Seconds|
|Hold Cooldown||12 Seconds||12 Seconds|
His elemental skill produces a pillar and there’s almost no need to use the press version of the skill since the most important thing is the Jade Shield while the pillar itself is more or less just a nice damage bonus.
The thing that makes Jade Shield completely insane is that you can reduce all of the enemy’s resistances by 20% if you stand close to them, essentially increasing your damage without too much effort that persists for a pretty long time since the shield can absorb a lot of damage.
Zhongli becomes more resistant to interruptions while he is casting the shield and the pillar appears right in front of him which can stop some of the attacks coming directly at him.
His playstyle right now demands you to keep up the Jade Shield as often as possible and take advantage of it by using characters that are excellent at close combat.
|Brings a falling meteor down to earth, dealing massive Geo DMG to opponents caught in its AoE and applying the Petrification status to them. Opponents affected by the Petrification status cannot move.|
|Attributes||Level 1||Level 15|
|Petrification Duration||3.1 Seconds||4 Seconds|
|Cooldown||12 Seconds||12 Seconds|
Zhongli brings a huge meteor crashing down dealing massive Geo damage and applying petrification to enemies caught near the impact site and petrified enemies become immobilized. After unlocking the Talent “Dominance of Earth”, His burst deals additional damage to enemies which scales with Zhongli’s max HP.
His exceptional ability to provide support and deal damage makes him quite prepared for any scenario and the most reliable build for Zhongli was either utilizing health or a mix of traditional support equipment. This way, Zhongli’s primary purpose was to generate powerful shields that allowed players to survive incoming attacks in content such as the Spiral Abyss.
This intended playstyle was even confirmed by miHoYo themselves after they posted their developer’s response letter stating that Zhongli’s primary role consists of supporting the teammates. Basically, building Zhongli with Health provides even more benefits than just having a stronger burst skill.
Zhongli Passive Talents
Unlock 2 more passive talents for Zhongli on his first and fourth ascension phase.
|When the Jade Shield takes DMG, it will Fortify: |
– Fortified characters have 5% increased Shield Strength.
– Can stack up to 5 times, and lasts until the Jade Shield disappears.
|Dominance of Earth|
|Zhongli deals bonus DMG based on his Max HP: |
– Normal Attack, Charged Attack, and Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 1.39% of Max HP.
– Dominus Lapidis Stone Stele, resonance, and hold DMG is increased by 1.9% of Max HP.
– Planet Befall deals additional DMG equal to 33% of Zhongli’s Max HP.
|Arcanum of Crystal|
|Refunds 15% of the ores used when crafting Polearm-type weapons.|
New constellation’s passive abilities can be unlocked for Zhongli each time you obtain a character’s specific item called Stella Fortuna and these upgrades can permanently enhance him in various ways.
|Rock, the Backbone of Earth|
|Increases the maximum number of Stone Steles created by Dominus Lapidis that may exist simultaneously to 2.|
|Stone, the Cradle of Jade|
|Planet Befall grants nearby characters on the field a Jade Shield when it descends.|
|Jade, Shimmering through Darkness|
|Increases the Level of Dominus Lapidis by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.|
|Topaz, Unbreakable and Fearless|
|Increases Planet Befall’s AoE by 20% and increases the duration of Planet Befall’s Petrification effect by 2s.|
|Lazuli, Herald of the Order|
|Increases the Level of Planet Befall by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.|
|Chrysos, Bounty of Dominator|
|When the Jade Shield takes DMG, 40% of that incoming DMG is converted to HP for the current character. A single instance of regeneration cannot exceed 8% of that character’s Max HP.|
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