Do you want to use childe genshin impact character for playing this game? You need to know more about Childe to make the right move and the build choice.
How to Unlock Childe
To unlock genshin impact childe, you need to know the origin of this character in the game. It can be found on the Farewell to Snezhnaya banner that was launched in 2020. MiHoYo as the developer of this game announced in a stream of the Genshin Impact 2.2 that the banner of Tartaglia would return in the first slot of the new version of the game. It means that you will be able to use Childe after the 2.2 version of Genshin Impact released on October 13, 2021.
If you want to ascend childe genshin impact, you will nee Varunada Lazurite. Where can you get this material? You can find it from the Oceanid. You can also find it in the Hydro Hypostasis since 2.1 version. Yet, you might find it better to go for getting the material from the Oceanid because you will also need the Cleansing Hearts that is dropped by the Oceanid.
You need to collect two world materials, including Starconch and Recruit’s Insignia. The Starconches can be found on the beaches of Liyue and in the Guyun Stone Forest. You can get Recruit Insignia by defeating Fatui soldiers, agents, or mages. You will also need some talents for his ascension materials, including Teachings of Freedom, Recruit’s Insignia, Shard of a Foul Legacy, and Crown of Insight.
Before you can use the right builds for genshin impact childe, you need to know his abilities. Cutting Torrent is his normal attack. At a normal level, he can deliver six consecutive bow shots. Of course, he can also perform charged and plunging attacks with different specifications.
Childe has four elemental skills. The first one is Foul Legacy: Raging Tide. When performing this skill, Childe will make melee weapons using water. He will deal Hydro damage and infuse his attack with Hydro. This effect will last for 30 seconds or until the skill is activated one more time. If he remains in this stance longer, he will need a longer time to cool down.
He also has the normal elemental skill to perform up to six consecutive strikes. The Charged elemental skill will perform a cross slash that can deliver Hydro damage and consume stamina. Last but not least, he also has riptide slash elemental skill by striking an enemy with Riptide status for delivering AoE Hydro damage. It can happen every 1.5 seconds, after all.
Childe also has Obliteration Havoc, including Flash of Havoc and Light of Obliteration. The Flash of Havoc will fire a magic arrow that can deliver AoE Hydro damage. It can only be applied under Riptide status. After using this havoc, it will refund an energy portion. Meanwhile, the Light of Obliteration will give a slash with a large AoE to deliver Hydro damage to surrounding opponents. It will also activate Riptide Blast which can clear Riptide Status. The enemies hit will explode with AoE Hydro damage.
Master of Weaponry, Never Ending, and Sword of Torrents become Childe’s passive skills.
The character of Childe in Genshin Impact is powerful yet rare. That is why it will be pointless to fit him into the team. This character will work best as a DPS fighter. In this circumstance, you want to build this character for this purpose since he is one of the best fighters in this game.
First things first, you might want to make this character a burst DPS fighter. For this purpose, you will need the Stringless weapon for maximizing the damage. By using this bow with four stars, Childe’s elemental skill will be increased. The burst damage will be increased by 24%, as well. More importantly, the elemental mastery will be boosted to make more potent reactions.
You can also build this character by using two Heart of Depth artifacts for boosting the Hydro damage by 15%. This boost will be super beneficial when you try to make him infuse his weapons with Hydro during melee stance. To boost the burst damage by 20%, you can use two Noblesse Oblige artifacts. When combining both, the burst damage will be boosted by 35%.
Next, you can also build Childe as a Hydro DPS fighter. You will need Polar Star that is available in Genshin Impact 2.2. This new bow also has five stars and becomes a perfect weapon for this character. This weapon will give a crit rate boost that works well with the Sword of Torrents skill owned by this character. At the same time, it will boost the skill damage and elemental burst by 12%. Moreover, this weapon will also offer a stackable called Byakuya Kyousei that will boost the attack by 48%. You can gain the stackable anytime you attack an enemy. Besides the Polar Star bow, you can also use Viridescent Hunt as an alternative.
Childe as a Hydro DPS fighter will also get benefits by using the Heart of Depth artifact. By using four pieces, the Hydro damage will be increased by 15%. Meanwhile, you can use a skill or elemental burst to make the normal and charged attack damage increase by 30% for 15 seconds. This artifact use will be suitable for childe genshin impact when using his skill for switching to melee.