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Xiao

Xiao
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TitleVigilant Yaksha
AllegianceLiyue Adeptus
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Weapon TypePolearm
Element
Birthday17 April
Astrolabe NameAlatus Nemeseos
Chinese Seiyuukinsen
Japanese Seiyuu松岡禎丞
English SeiyuuLaila Berzins
Korean SeiyuuShim Kyu-hyeok
In-game DescriptionA yaksha adeptus who defends Liyue. Also heralded as the "Conqueror of Demons" and "Vigilant Yaksha."
Table of Contents
Stats
Stats
Attack Talents
Talents Material
Passive Talents
Constellations
Ascension Rewards
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Specific Food
Gallery
Combat Sounds
Quotes
Stories
Comments
Stat Progression
LvBase HPBase ATKBase DEFCRIT RateCRIT DMGAscensionTotal
199127625%50%
202572711615%50%
20+3422942155%50%
4051201403215%50%
40+57241573599.8%50%
5065861814139.8%50%
50+739120346414.6%50%
60826222751914.6%50%
60+886624355614.6%50%
70974426761214.6%50%
70+1034828464919.4%50%
801123630870519.4%50%
80+1184032574324.2%50%
901273634979924.2%50%
Attack Talents
Normal Attack: Whirlwind Thrust
Normal Attack
Performs up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.
Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to perform an upward thrust.
Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Xiao does not take DMG from performing Plunging Attacks.
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1-Hit DMG27.54%
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27.54%
29.42%
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29.42%
31.3%
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31.3%
33.8%
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33.8%
35.68%
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35.68%
37.87%
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37.87%
40.69%
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40.69%
43.51%
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43.51%
46.32%
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46.32%
49.14%
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49.14%
51.96%
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51.96%
54.78%
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54.78%
57.59%
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57.59%
60.41%
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60.41%
63.23%
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63.23%
2-Hit DMG56.94%60.82%64.7%69.88%73.76%78.29%84.11%89.93%95.76%101.58%107.4%113.23%119.05%124.87%130.69%
3-Hit DMG68.55%73.23%77.9%84.13%88.81%94.26%101.27%108.28%115.29%122.3%129.31%136.33%143.34%150.35%157.36%
4-Hit DMG37.66%
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37.66%
40.23%
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40.23%
42.8%
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42.8%
46.22%
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46.22%
48.79%
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48.79%
51.79%
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51.79%
55.64%
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55.64%
59.49%
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59.49%
63.34%
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63.34%
67.2%
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67.2%
71.05%
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71.05%
74.9%
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74.9%
78.75%
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78.75%
82.6%
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82.6%
86.46%
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86.46%
5-Hit DMG71.54%76.42%81.3%87.8%92.68%98.37%105.69%113.01%120.32%127.64%134.96%142.28%149.59%156.91%164.23%
6-Hit DMG95.83%102.37%108.9%117.61%124.15%131.77%141.57%151.37%161.17%170.97%180.77%190.58%200.38%210.18%219.98%
Charged Attack DMG121.09%129.34%137.6%148.61%156.86%166.5%178.88%191.26%203.65%216.03%228.42%240.8%253.18%265.57%277.95%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost252525252525252525252525252525
Plunge DMG81.83%88.49%95.16%104.67%111.33%118.94%129.41%139.88%150.35%161.76%173.18%184.6%196.02%207.44%218.86%
Low/High Plunge DMG163.63%
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204.39%
176.95%
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221.02%
190.27%
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237.66%
209.3%
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261.42%
222.62%
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278.06%
237.84%
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297.07%
258.77%
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323.21%
279.7%
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349.36%
300.63%
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375.5%
323.46%
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404.02%
346.29%
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432.54%
369.12%
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461.06%
391.96%
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489.57%
414.79%
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518.09%
437.62%
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546.61%
Lemniscatic Wind Cycling
Xiao lunges forward, dealing Anemo DMG to opponents in his path.
Can be used in mid-air.
Starts with 2 charges.
According to the legends of another land, the world will someday be crushed by two great wind wheels. Xiao's mastery over polearms is transcendent, ripping his foes apart like those legendary wind wheels.
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
Skill DMG252.8%271.76%290.72%316%334.96%353.92%379.2%404.48%429.76%455.04%480.32%505.6%537.2%568.8%600.4%
CD10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s10s
Bane of All Evil
Xiao dons the Yaksha Mask that set gods and demons trembling millennia ago.
Yaksha's Mask
• Greatly increases Xiao's jumping ability.
• Increases his attack AoE and attack DMG.
• Converts attack DMG into Anemo DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
In this state, Xiao will continuously lose HP.
The effects of this skill end when Xiao leaves the field.
Donning the Mask of the Yaksha, Xiao takes the terrifying, demon-conquering form of the Vigilant Yaksha. But this great power has also brought him great suffering. Some call him "The Bane of All Evil."
Lv1Lv2Lv3Lv4Lv5Lv6Lv7Lv8Lv9Lv10Lv11Lv12Lv13Lv14Lv15
Normal/Charged/Plunging Attack DMG Bonus58.45%61.95%65.45%70%73.5%77%81.55%86.1%90.65%95.2%99.75%104.3%108.85%113.4%117.95%
Life Drain3% Current HP Per Second3% Current HP Per Second3% Current HP Per Second2.5% Current HP Per Second2.5% Current HP Per Second2.5% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second2% Current HP Per Second
Duration15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s15s
CD18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s18s
Energy Cost707070707070707070707070707070
Talent Ascension Materials (Single Talent)Talent Ascension Materials (All 3 Talents lvl 10)
Passive Talents
Transcension: Gravity Defier
Decreases climbing Stamina consumption for your own party members by 20%.
Not stackable with Passive Talents that provide the exact same effects.
Conqueror of Evil: Tamer of Demons
While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, all DMG dealt by Xiao increases by 5%. DMG increases by a further 5% for every 3s the ability persists.
The maximum DMG Bonus is 25%.
Dissolution Eon: Heaven Fall
Using Lemniscatic Wind Cycling increases the DMG of subsequent uses of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 15%.
This effect lasts for 7s, and has a maximum of 3 stacks. Gaining a new stack refreshes the effect's duration.
Constellations
Dissolution Eon: Destroyer of Worlds
Increases Lemniscatic Wind Cycling's charges by 1.
Annihilation Eon: Blossom of Kaleidos
When in the party and not on the field, Xiao's Energy Recharge is increased by 25%.
Conqueror of Evil: Wrath Deity
Increases the Level of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Transcension: Extinction of Suffering
When Xiao's HP falls below 50%, he gains a 100% DEF Bonus.
Evolution Eon: Origin of Ignorance
Increases the Level of Bane of All Evil by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Conqueror of Evil: Guardian Yaksha
While under the effects of Bane of All Evil, hitting at least 2 opponents with Xiao's Plunging Attack will immediately grant him 1 charge of Lemniscatic Wind Cycling, and for the next 1s, he may use Lemniscatic Wind Cycling while ignoring its CD.
Ascension Rewards
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NameCard
Xiao: Mask
TypeNamecard Style
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In-game Description
Namecard style.
He longs for a day to come when he will wear the mask and dance — not to conquer demons, but to the tune of that flute amid a sea of flowers.
Card Item
Xiao
Rarity
In-game SlangUnlocks the associated character
In-game Description
A yaksha adeptus who defends Liyue. Also heralded as the "Conqueror of Demons" and "Vigilant Yaksha."
Specific Food
"Sweet Dream"
TypeSpecial Dish
Original FoodAlmond Tofu
Rarity
EffectIncreases all party members' ATK by 114 for 300s. In Co-Op Mode, this effect only applies to your own character(s).
In-game SlangFood
In-game Description
Xiao's specialty. His dream is very simple, and it is merely a lovely dream.
Obtained from recipe
Xiao
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Milk
x 3+
Sugar
x 1+
Almond
x 1
Character Gallery
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Party Switch
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Party Switch under 30% HP
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Opening Chest
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Normal Attack
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Medium Attack
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Heavy Attack
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Taking Damage (Low)
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Taking Damage (High)
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Battle Skill #1
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Battle Skill #3
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Sprinting Starts
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Jumping
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Climbing
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Heavy Breathing (Climbing)
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Open World Gliding (Start)
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Open World Idle
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Fainting
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Quotes
Hello
If you awake to a knife at your throat, if monsters dig their claws into you, if death comes knocking at your door... Call out my name. Adeptus Xiao. I will be here when you call.
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Chat: Idleness
Reduced to just standing around... How absurd.
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Chat: Wandering Spirits
The damned will sooner die again than lay a hand on me.
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Chat: Corruption
Grrgh... Those memories, so dark...
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When It Rains
Demons do not stop for the rain. Move.
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After the Rain
The rain stopped? I don't concern myself with the weather.
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When Thunder Strikes
Many mortals fear lightning... Incomprehensible. Fear of something so common.
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When It Snows
Once the snow is thick enough, we can eat it...
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Good Morning
We're wasting time. Let's go.
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Good Afternoon
Lunch... We'll go back to Wangshu Inn.
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Good Evening
Night... When the darkness comes to envelop you. Don't stay outside.
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Good Night
Go. I'll be here.
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About Xiao: Inhuman
I'm far from human. I can't make much of human emotions.
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About Xiao: Liyue
Liyue is changing. Rapidly... Forget it. It means nothing to me.
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About Us: Warnings
If a day comes where even you are taken by the darkness, it will be up to me...
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About Us: Trust
Do not fall prey to the darkness. I have no mercy.

Though, perhaps you can stand your ground alone.
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About Us: Drowsiness
Who's there? Oh... You think I sleep? You have no respect for the ways of the adepti.
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About Us: Lantern Rite
The Lantern Rite? The time for humans to discard their glowing trash into the sea has returned... How childish...

Though, if you insist... I will go with you.
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About the Vision: Desires
Visions? Desire? Ha. Do not judge adepti by your mortal ideals. I have no desire.
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About the Vision: Reasons
Hiding? I'm hiding nothing. I just won't speak of desire to others.

Do you mortals not have a rule about spoken wishes never coming true? Hm? What do you mean that's not the same?
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Something to Share
I deal in death. If you cannot bring yourself to kill — speak my name.
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Interesting things
Dihua Islet was once deserted.

Though that was many decades... no, centuries ago...
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About Zhongli
Can I ask... Zhongli — what does he do with his days? Huh? Birds, antiques, flowers...

Hmm... What deeper meaning do they hold?
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About Beidou
Beidou? I have nothing to do with her. Though there is such a thing as the leviathan. As a mere human, she has proven her power in defeating Haishan.
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About Baizhu
You want... Baizhu to make a medicine to take away my pain? I understand your intentions, but mortal medicine has no effect on adepti.
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About Hu Tao
Hu Tao? Her liveliness is irritating. Fortunately, she is also humorous, so you need not worry about her growing into a boring human.
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About Venti
Venti? So that's the name he goes by. His tunes are... forget it.
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About Ganyu
Ganyu is neither mortal nor illuminated beast. Wandering both the mortal and adepti realms with duty as her sole guide, it was inevitable that she would become perplexed... What? Me? You believe a yaksha who knows nothing more than how to massacre countless souls and emerge unscathed is a suitable mentor for such an individual? ...Your mind occupies a very different world from that which your body inhabits.
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About Shenhe
It seems Shenhe places a great deal of trust in you. Well, how could she not. There are few people in the world as kind and good-natured as you.
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About Yelan
I've heard that she once investigated The Chasm, following the trail of the Millelith. If she can investigate mysteries like that on her own, she must be someone of rare skill.
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More About Xiao: I
I'm willing to protect you.

But don't think about getting close, and stay out of my way, or all that awaits you is regret.
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More About Xiao: II
In the thousands of years that have passed, I have taken countless wraiths. If you want no trouble, stay away from me. See me as a weapon, and nothing more.
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More About Xiao: III
Their voices... I can always hear them. Their screams, their cries, demanding more death...

This is my burden to carry. It has nothing to do with you.
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More About Xiao: IV
Morax...? What do you know of this name!?

He gave me the name Xiao, and released me from the endless pain I endured.

I will not forgive those that dare to speak against him, even you.
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More About Xiao: V
It's too late. The connection between us is too strong. Even if you wanted to, it's too late to sever it. Hm? You've never thought to sever it?

*sigh* This eternal dance of demon subjugation... My fight goes on.

But, I would like to know more about you.
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Xiao's Hobbies
There's nothing timid about you, having the courage to ask about my hobbies.

So, fight me. How long do you think your body will last against my blows?
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Xiao's Troubles
Trouble? Ha. Trouble means nothing to adepti. There is no trouble that can last for a thousand years.
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Favorite Food: Almond Tofu
I have no interest in mortal food. Cooking is tedious and the wait is long. The one thing I can manage to stomach is almond tofu.
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Favorite Food: Memories
The taste of Almond Tofu feels like a fond dream...
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Least Favorite Food
Wait. I am expected to place slices of meat in wrappings myself? And then... eat them? Together? Ugh, humans these days do not know what they are doing.
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Birthday
This mortal concept of commemorating the day of your birth really is redundant. Ahem. Wait. Uhh, have this. It's a butterfly I made from leaves.

Okay. Take it. It's an adepti amulet — it staves off evil.
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Feelings About Ascension: Intro
This is it? Nothing worth getting excited about.
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Feelings About Ascension: Building Up
New power? All it will be used for is death.
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Feelings About Ascension: Climax
The limit to one's power is self-destruction. Answer me. Why do you persist?
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Feelings about Ascension: Conclusion
Countless souls have fallen prey to these hands. I too have been swallowed by the darkness — and yet you dare to drive me on. You may think of me as... your companion. You seek to find me salvation?

...You... really are a difficult being to comprehend.
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Elemental Skill: I
Hmph.
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Elemental Skill: II
Boring.
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Elemental Skill: III
Useless.
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Plunging Attacks: I
Here!
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Plunging Attacks: II
Worthless!
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Elemental Burst: I
Disappear!
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Elemental Burst: II
Evil conquering!
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Elemental Burst: III
Lament!
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Opening Treasure Chest: I
If it's useful, I'll take it.
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Opening Treasure Chest: II
Why would anyone want... *sigh* Forget it, it's not my concern.
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Opening Treasure Chest: III
Hmph... there's quality here.
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Low HP: I
Shut it.
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Low HP: II
Prepare to die, fool!
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Low HP: III
*grunts* Good.
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Fallen: I
Is this... retribution?
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Fallen: II
The day... has finally come.
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Fallen: III
Impossible...
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Light Hit Taken: I
That's it?
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Heavy Hit Taken: I
Ugh, get out of my way!
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Joining Party: I
You called?
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Joining Party: II
Evil shall be dispersed.
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Joining Party: III
Conquering demons is what I do.
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Stories
Character Details
Xiao may have the appearance of a young man, but his true age is something over two thousand years.

Fortunately, people do not tend to underestimate him on the basis of his appearance — one only needs to spend a short time with Xiao to clarify that he is not someone to be trifled with.

Xiao is a man of few words. He is highly dangerous, and has the most piercing gaze you've ever seen.

He enjoys a formidable reputation and high level of seniority among the adepti, but is relatively unknown in the mortal realm.

This is inevitable. Xiao is not one of those popular deities to whom people pray for wealth and protection, nor is he a mystical sage of Jueyun Karst to whom pilgrims flock in search of divine wisdom.

No... If any mortal witnesses Xiao unleashing his true power, it is certain to be under the direst of circumstances — and they will be extremely lucky if they survive the ordeal.

This is not because Xiao seeks to harm people. Rather, since Xiao wages a constant war against dark forces powerful enough to devour Liyue in its entirety, any bystanders who witness him in the heat of battle are likely to end up as collateral damage.

Not that this is a secret worth going around silencing witnesses for.
Character Story 1
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 2
What exactly is Xiao wrestling with?

The tactful answer would be old grudges, unfulfilled dreams, the lamentations of the vanquished...

The unmitigated truth is that Xiao fights against the remnants of the defeated gods from the Archon War, which took place prior to the rise of The Seven.

Morax defeated those gods and buried their remains beneath the rocks of the earth.

However, gods are immortal. Their consciousness may diminish, but their power and hatred will always remain and spread like poison, relentlessly stirring up chaos for the world and its inhabitants.

Liyue's rulers, who are aware of the truth regarding Xiao, refer to him in his millennia-long experience as the "Bane of All Evil."

The war he fights can never be won, and will never come to an end.

It is also an invisible war that no one will ever witness or thank him for.
Character Story 2
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 3
Xiao is not this yaksha's true name, but a name given to him in the interests of his own protection.

Back in a younger, more naive time, a god had gotten a hold of Xiao's weakness and forced him to serve as their bloodhound, in which capacity he was forced to perform cruel and violent acts.

Many died at his hand, many hopes were crushed, and he was even forced into devouring his victims' dreams. As much as it pained him to do this, he was helpless to resist.

Finally, on the battlefield of the Archon War, Morax, the Geo Archon, had a fateful encounter with the yaksha's master.

The current state of the world has already revealed the results of that battle.

Rex Lapis liberated the yaksha and gave him the name "Xiao."

"In the fables of another land, the name Xiao is that of a spirit who encountered great suffering and hardship. He endured much suffering, as you have. Use this name from now on."
Character Story 3
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 4
To repay his debt of gratitude to the Geo Archon, Xiao shouldered the burden of protecting Liyue in the millennia that followed.

His past of service under the evil god had rid Xiao of his innocence and gentleness. All that remained within him was the means to kill and the weight of his sins.

The only way he could be of service to mortals was in doing battle.

But what could people do for him in return?

No ordinary person would ever stop to ask such a question. The sight of Xiao, even far off in the distance, was intimidating enough to send people instantly running for their lives.

That said... if ever someone did want to show some appreciation for Xiao, there is perhaps one thing they could try.

There is a certain secret agent of the Qixing who is tasked with supporting Xiao in subduing demons. That secret agent runs a front organization called the Wangshu Inn.

Occasionally, Xiao stops by the inn for a bowl of Almond Tofu, and if you could see the look on his face when he eats it... there's no mistaking it — he clearly loves the stuff.

Nonetheless, it is not the sweet taste that Xiao hankers after. It's the texture he finds irresistible — apparently, it's very similar to that of the dreams he used to devour.
Character Story 4
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 5
What exactly is Xiao wrestling with?

To those in Liyue's corridors of power, Xiao's battle is against the evil manifestations produced by the remnants of defeated gods.

However, if you asked Xiao the same question, he may well give you an entirely different answer.

Xiao was once enslaved by an evil god and suffered immensely under their rule until finally regaining his freedom thanks to Rex Lapis.

Xiao's powers were highly regarded by the adepti and he seemed to vanquish all manner of evil demons with consummate ease.

But the evil gods also held immense power, and their lust for revenge ran deeper than mere mortals could ever contemplate. Xiao relentlessly slaughtered the endless, impure manifestations of their vengeful souls, but in doing so, he caused them to fracture. Eventually, these fragments of their hatred were able to taint Xiao's own soul.

The only way to eradicate such hatred is to accept the karmic debt it brings. The magnitude of the bad karma Xiao has accumulated over the years is enough to consume flesh, bone, and soul alike.

And yet, Xiao does not feel any hatred. Having lived for over two thousand years, no single karmic debt constitutes anything more than a fleeting memory.

No grudge can last a thousand years, nor is any debt so great that it cannot be paid off in this time.

Xiao has spent many long years alone.

But his battles have never been in vain.

Because ultimately, the one with whom Xiao wrestles is himself.
Character Story 5
Unlock ConditionUnlocks at Friendship Lv. 6
What does Xiao fight against?

The Traveler understands very well that Xiao fights against the darkness that threatens Liyue. He fights to defend Liyue.

But who will defend him?

There was once when most of Xiao's strength was spent fighting from dusk till dawn, with him emerging victorious by a mere hair.

The reeds in the fields had been sliced to ribbons in the fierce fighting. Plucking his spear from where it had been planted in the ground, Xiao began the trek home.

Well, one says "home" — yet, where did Xiao have to return to? He was merely leaving the battlefield.

Long exhausted, Xiao felt the divine hatred that tainted his body take effect.

Limitless hate flooded his senses, and he fell to the ground in agony.

But it was also at that moment that the pain vanished without warning.

This was not by Xiao's own strength, for he had been rescued by the sound of a flute.

The clear, lovely sound of the flute came over the mountains and rivers, carried on the wind to where he lay.

And clear it continued to ring till the first light of dawn brought with it the startled flight of distant birds.

It protected Xiao, massaging his wild senses, and giving him a moment's peace.

Who was playing this music? Xiao was curious but did not pursue the matter. For he already had something approaching an answer.

The last person who could help him was one of The Seven themselves. So this person, too, must be—
Ode to Windborne Wraith
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A scholar of the Sumeru Academia once did folklore studies in Liyue, the result of which was a book called "Tour of the Land of Liyue," with separate editions being available in Sumeru and Liyue.

"Hidden Diamond and Cloudy Moon: Wonders and Folklores of Liyue" is the version available in Liyue, and has had many mystical and magical portions removed.

The "Ode to Windborne Wraith" is one of the mystical chapters that remain recorded within the complete version at the Academia.

The document mentions that though the yaksha were mighty and upright among the adepti, they were bound by their own karma to suffer great horrors and tribulations. As such, they wandered the land in a state of unending suffering.

The chapter lists many methods of comforting the yaksha, such as food offerings, holy chants, and the like. These would appease the yaksha and help them to continue defending the peace.

As noble warriors among adepti, the yaksha would often descend upon the battlefield in person. However, as conflicts grew over the millennia, they have almost been wiped out. Today, large statues of the yaksha subduing demons remain within Liyue's borders, but they have had their features destroyed.

By the by, the language used in that text was so meandering, and its contents so dense, that it sold far fewer copies than the Teyvat Travel Guide and the international cultural summaries written by El Musk.
Vision
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All adepti are known as the "mighty and illuminated" adepti, and this "illumination" refers to the light of a third "eye" that they possess: a Vision.

But do adepti receive their Visions as a form of acknowledgment from Celestia, like humans do?

Xiao no longer remembers the moment he received his Vision. To humans, this would be an unforgettable event. But for him, this was just the beginning of his endless battle.

The thing that Xiao truly cannot forget is something different.

There are a great many human festivals, and few remember the stories behind them.

The greater part of these days coincide with occasions where man-eating monsters were defeated by the adepti host. People imitated their deeds and staged exorcism rituals to remember their ancient heroism, with these practices eventually evolving into celebratory festivals.

The hatred and residual might of many of the gods defeated by Morax throughout Liyue will sometimes erupt with abnormal force amid their half-awake, half-dreaming state. Among them, the eruption that takes place during the Lantern Rite is the most extreme in scale.

Xiao has his mission to perform the time-honored "Nuo Dance of Evil Conquering," and so he fights night and day during the Lantern Rite. Thus, he has come to hate it.

Now, Xiao did not consider battle dangerous. It was due to his hard work that Liyue was kept safe. People lit their lanterns, and the blessed lights shone across the night sky and the nearshore.

At that moment, another special feeling blossomed in Xiao's heart. Loneliness? Peace? Or was it his fears for the future? The young-seeming adeptus searched his heart, only to find no answers.

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    • SneakyRacoon on 21 June 2022 at 10:04 pm
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    Definitely whiteblind because he’s all about defense, however if your looking for crit rate then serpent spine is a good choice

    • Kazuha coming in 2.8 on 20 June 2022 at 5:06 am
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    Kinda regret pulling for this character now 🙁

    • HELP!! on 16 June 2022 at 4:45 am
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    What should i use on Itto ? R5 Whiteblind or R2 Serpent Spine ?

    • Not worth pulling on 14 June 2022 at 10:01 am
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    i have ayaka,ganyu and xiao at c2r1.But compare to 2 cryo dps,xiao only gave me disappointment tbh 🙁

    • 5/10 on 11 June 2022 at 5:28 pm
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    Xiao should’ve die in that quest making the story more meaningful and heardbreakimg but nooooo Zhongli come out of nowhere and save him making the ultimate sacrifice part looks like a joke. Genshim storywritimg will be shit till its end.

      • For the sake of complaining. lol on 12 June 2022 at 2:45 am
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      Speaking of storytelling, you should read more books. Your grammar and spelling are subpar.

    • Xiao enjoyer on 9 June 2022 at 5:03 pm
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    Just wasted my primogems and got this shit.Can’t wait to main this trash character,It’s better be fun xD

    • new archon quest >>> on 5 June 2022 at 6:41 pm
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    Since I already got more than 2 solid teams for abyss I pulled this dude, one of the most fun characters that I’ve ever had ngl

    • Team Adeptus on 4 June 2022 at 4:09 pm
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    I’m not a fan of Xiao’s burst mechanic, but it does makes sense for his character. His design and aesthetic are really well done. I wish the other the Yakshas could have been playable characters too. They were awesome in the trailer.

    • Huyoh! on 31 May 2022 at 11:47 am
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    xiao forgot hes not ginger lmao
    xiao: childe arc

      • unga bunga on 2 June 2022 at 8:32 pm
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      I will pretend I understood the joke

    • AYATOW on 17 May 2022 at 7:08 am
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    With the recent trend of 4 star characters. I think Heizou will be a specialized Anemo Support for Anemo DPS.
    And with a specific set for Xiao and a rumor rerun, I am really hoping my speculation is correct.

    • Character made to skip on 29 April 2022 at 11:09 am
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    Easily the most boring to play and the edgiest character that we have lmao,easy skip every time

      • Damian on 1 May 2022 at 10:30 pm
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      Easily the most fun character in the game at C6 even more fun than kazuha

        • Anemo on 4 May 2022 at 8:40 pm
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        Except Kazuha doesn’t need C6 just to be fun. That’s a lot of Primogems, dude.

      • oldpoststillfunny on 6 June 2022 at 6:43 pm
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      puts effort into coming to xiao’s info page to put more effort into bashing the character lmao

    • Painmon on 2 April 2022 at 11:44 pm
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    I really want to get his c6 but as f2p it’s just not worth it unless I get tons and tons and tons of primos. Rn (c1) I can get straight to his c3 and maybe c4 with some luck but man, the improvement is soooooo low in comparison to other chars. 25% er and 100% def is so meaningless with him being shielded most of the time (Zhongli) and having his Q uptime 100% because SF Sucrose.

    As I started in Ayaka first run I want to ask something, after Xiao’s release there was some type of backlash because his bad constellations?

    • i don't have any name on 23 March 2022 at 9:50 pm
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    shit constellations 1-5, priceless one at 6
    fk who did this trash.. with better const. like they did with hu tao for ex or especially eula, he would be awesome

    • Anon on 24 February 2022 at 11:36 am
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    I can 36* after I got him, he’s my Favorite.
    Just hope they make 5* Fav lance with cri dmg substat. Incoming artifact only increase his dmg which is plenty already. I’d like to ditch anemo battery for another elemental sub dps.

      • whatever on 1 March 2022 at 5:49 am
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      It could be a 5* weapon with a passive like the Everlasting Moonglow where after using your burst, normal/charged/plunging attack hits will restore x amount of energy to the wielder

    • xiao is still good dps on 22 February 2022 at 11:42 am
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    sad xiao so much hater kekw, i think people underestimated him too much, i had c0 xiao since his first banner, and his dps still rivals my hutao, ganyu, ayaka (70k per plunge) even i forgot he is one of liyue big 3 lmao, i used him in abyss 12 with zhongli, albedo, bennett and the time completing the floor is similar to raiden national team (about 1 minute), he is still very strong, but yeah the downside is he’s a super hyper carry and need everyone to be supporting him while giving nothing back to the team except damage.

    • Huyoh! on 13 February 2022 at 2:24 pm
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    Rant about his cons
    Xiao C4 and C2 and utterly useless. Unless you pull his C6, never pull copies esp if you’re FTP. If you’re a light spender than maybe c1 is OKAY but not good. His constelations are so bad, nobodies going to want to spend 300+ dollars for DEF increase which he doesn’t even scale of DEF, and even if he did it’s still useless. Also his C2 is bullsh*t cos he’s going to be on field atleast 90% of the time, the only time he’s offield is to get particles from Sucrose to Xiao and prop some things up.
    What the hell was Mihoyo thinking when they made his cons?

      • xiangling main on 17 February 2022 at 7:26 am
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      as a c6 xiao haver i agree his c4 and c2 is the most rubbish cons in the game even bennet’s c6 is better than this atleast it gives 15%pyro bonus

    • Respect Xiao on 11 February 2022 at 1:13 pm
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    Yo! Island boys! Have you heard the leaks? Hahaha uncle says Xiaos getting his OWN Artifact yeah thats right! Oh what did you say? Common compare him now to itto…. Disrespect Xiao now yah island boys

      • no one cares anymore about xiao on 12 February 2022 at 7:02 pm
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      does anyone still care about Xiao. His mains already jump boat lmao

      • lo on 17 February 2022 at 7:24 am
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      honestly his leaked artifact is dogshit most ppl wont farm for a 8% increase in damage esp if u already have a good artis

        • Some Random Guy on 22 February 2022 at 9:12 pm
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        wdym 8%? The new set gives over 60% atk…

          • kaz on 22 March 2022 at 11:42 am
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          the actual damage difference between the new set and your current 2pc mix is around 8-11% depending on which team buffs you use iirc. It’s quite small, but a buff is a buff i guess

      • Somebody tell him on 18 February 2022 at 9:33 am
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      This aged like milk lmao.

      • lets gooo on 22 February 2022 at 11:25 am
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      super excited about this, he’s already strong, let’s see how the new artifact work for him

  1. Ok as a xiao main i still think he is decent but i have alot of issues with him with the fact that he doesnt have no supports literally none that synergize with him because as an individual unit he is one of the best but he really is lacking supports and is soo awful against single targets the jet combo is decent but why would anyone want to use that and also is constellations straight up awful except for C1… C6 is really good but too situational and i think that needs a buff because how of situational it is… C4 and C2 is straight up awful just like Qiqi constellations a dedicated artifact set isnt the problem for Xiao i mean it can help him do more damage but that isnt the problem at all he really neees a dedicated support

    • Name on 5 February 2022 at 8:18 pm
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    Ps. To me, if they’ll ever buff him, just one of these two things are more than enough to make him top tier again: 1) a weapon similar to engulfing ligthing or a 5star favonius, 2) simply create damn particles even when he’s in his burst mode

    • Name on 5 February 2022 at 8:16 pm
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    Well, after one year of xiao, I can say a few things, not in order of importance but all related:
    1) ER problems
    2) Burst disappears when switching
    3) Anemo dps = no interaction with elements
    4) Shield almost inevitable (can be dps loss), unless you want to risk to be interrupted (dps loss)

    Translated, this means: you CAN’T switch (also means: no mistake allowed), you MUST build a battery, you MUST have a very high dps (because of no reactions). Translated again, if you have “only” 30-35k plunge, you can be ok only in abyss 9-10. And me, with a very good build and his weapon (standard banner) and 40l plunge, in abyss 12 he’s just useless.
    And yes, there are youtube videos etc, but I don’t need to say to check their builds (especially when they use favonius lance, which is to be his real BiS, if you don’t want to be annoyyed with his lack of energy). If you can build him with favonius and quite broken artifafts, fine; if you don’t find both crit and both er substats and/or you have 4star only, fine, but considering how they want to make abyss harder and even more harde, well, unless a very high investment he’s a non suggested unit if you don’t want to suffer.
    (oh yes, i always mean to clear with 3stars; ofc i can use him and get 1-2, im talking about the optimal team)

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