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Primordial Jade Cutter

Primordial Jade Cutter
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TypeSword
Rarity
Base Attack44
Secondary StatCRIT Rate%
Secondary Stat Value9.6
Special (passive) AbilityProtector's Virtue
Special (passive) Ability DescriptionHP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder's Max HP.
In-game DescriptionA ceremonial sword masterfully carved from pure jade. There almost seems to be an audible sigh in the wind as it is swung.
Stat Progression
LevelBase AtkCRIT Rate%Ascension Materials
1449.6
55811.2
107613.1
159315
2011017
20+14117
x5
x5
x3
x10000
2515818.9
3017620.8
3519322.8
4021024.7
40+24124.7
x5
x18
x12
x20000
4525826.7
5027528.6
50+30728.6
x9
x9
x9
x30000
5532430.5
6034132.5
60+37332.5
x5
x18
x14
x45000
6539034.4
7040836.3
70+43936.3
x9
x14
x9
x55000
7545738.3
8047540.2
80+50640.2
x6
x27
x18
x65000
8552442.2
9054244.1
Special Ability Progression (Refine)
Refine Level 1HP increased by 20%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.2% of the wielder's Max HP.
Refine Level 2HP increased by 25%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.5% of the wielder's Max HP.
Refine Level 3HP increased by 30%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 1.8% of the wielder's Max HP.
Refine Level 4HP increased by 35%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 2.1% of the wielder's Max HP.
Refine Level 5HP increased by 40%. Additionally, provides an ATK Bonus based on 2.4% of the wielder's Max HP.
Item Story
They say that when Liyue first arose, Rex Lapis once walked the land with a sword hewn from jade.
Despite the constant wear and tear of age, the jade edge, so bathed in blood, still retained a polished sheen as if brand-new.
The blood was washed away in the rain of a thousand years, yet the thoughts and grudges that gathered about it could not be so easily eliminated.

"Nephrite has the soul of the Bishui's gentle heart, and will in time cleanse itself of the remnant grudges within."
"But who will ease the agony that the jade itself feels for having become an instrument of slaughter?"

These words of a friend long-forgotten were both lament and sigh.
But the inexorable gears of destiny would drown out those compassionate words.

In the passing of many long years, many became mortal foes who once made merry together,
While those who betrayed one another or fought to the death would come to share a drink, their hatred dispelled.
So it was also with this precious sword, carved as it once was to be given as an expensive gift to a certain someone.
This jade too was once cut for love of peace and luxury.

When wine vessels are filled with blood, and when tender feelings are ripped asunder by cold ambition and reduced to dust on the wind,
Gifts ungiven and bonds unspoken will become sharp blades with which to cleave erstwhile friends.

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    • Gng on 26 April 2021 at 7:09 pm
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    Bonus DMG is not equal to ATK keep that in mind.

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    • - on 16 April 2021 at 6:55 am
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    when will it come back :(?

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    • ElMasPijudo on 18 March 2021 at 1:58 pm
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    Me pasas tú build?, Hace poco me tocó Jean

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    • PogU on 2 March 2021 at 8:10 pm
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    Amazing on Jean, I’m constantly hitting 50k ult and 30k on elemental skill, they’re at level 9 and 8 respectively, and 170% crit dmg. The low base attack at level 90 isn’t as bad as people think it is. Jade Cutter is the definition of a stat stick

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    • Young on 2 March 2021 at 8:25 am
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    Absolute beast of a weapon on Xingqiu. Use Klee/Diluc with Xingqiu running this plus 4 piece Lavawalker set.

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      • KleeKlee on 8 May 2021 at 7:51 am
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      i dont think the Lava set is the most optimal set for XQ with vape compo.

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    • Dimetryaris on 21 February 2021 at 4:15 pm
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    This sword is nice. It let my Qiqi deal 5k dmg/hit with 160% c.dmg and slv6 of basic attack. Kinda want to have more dupes to refine tho.

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    • Equinox on 20 February 2021 at 2:07 am
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    I was pulling for jade spear and ended up getting this, i haven’t tried it yet but it will be nice for future dps sword users tho

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    • Blonde on 16 February 2021 at 9:00 am
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    Bruh I use it on Kaeya and his normal atk increases a lot compared to prototype rancour. He deal normal atk 4800-5200 (my crit dmg is low I need to find crit dmg helm). I hope with crit dmg helm I can reach higher. My friend has kaeya deal 7k with blacksword. With prototype rancour physical dmg, he deals only 1800-3000. Jade cutter base atk is lower but the bonus atk made up for it!

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    • Lona on 16 February 2021 at 7:34 am
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    If you pulled it instead of a polearm for Xiao, ya won’t regret it anyway. Just think about Ayaka!

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    • Kyl0_burn on 12 February 2021 at 9:21 pm
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    I saw a video that confirmed a lvl 90 cutter beats lvl 90 aquila on Keqing

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      • Futaba #2 on 15 February 2021 at 10:56 am
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      I have to say that if you’re not aiming for a 1:2 ratio on either weapon, then the one that has the skewed ratio will be scuffed.

      The Aquila Favonia was much further away from the 1:2 ratio than the Jade Cutter was. Yes overall the Aquila will have lower crit stats, but that’s not the point. Even if it has lower crit stats, the testing is no longer fair if you are not utilizing the stats in your possession optimally.

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        • Kyl0_burn on 16 February 2021 at 5:01 am
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        but that’s just the advantage of using the jade cutter isn’t it?

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          • Futaba #2 on 20 February 2021 at 5:13 pm
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          Like I already said, that’s not the point.

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      • Cho on 17 February 2021 at 2:32 am
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      Yup. It beats Electro and Physical Aquila. Consistency was the key for Jade Cutter. Dropped my R4 Blacksword for this Bis sword

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    • Emoboy on 12 February 2021 at 4:57 am
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    I dropped R3 black sword for this 🙂

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      • PaPaROGER on 15 February 2021 at 5:21 am
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      Dude I did the exact same thing! really feels bad getting it 3 times for BP

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    • Arief on 9 February 2021 at 2:10 am
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    Bro im Calculating This compare
    Blacksword R5 :
    Lvl 90 : 510
    Bonus dmg normal & charged 40% : 204
    Total = 714
    Jade cutter R1 :
    Lvl 90 : 542
    Bonus damage from Hp 1.2% from 18.000 Hp : 216
    Total = 758

    secondary stat 27.6% vs 44.1% crit rate
    Still worth for 5* star weapon

    so it’s based on your choice
    Black sword R5 :
    Add hp 100% from attack
    Jade primordial R1 :
    increase Hp 20% for more damage bonus

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      • xD on 9 April 2021 at 2:23 pm
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      Bro, you really don’t get how the Black Sword Passive works xD.

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    • Tairo on 8 February 2021 at 4:49 pm
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    I am so sorry Albedo, but i gotta put Hp% of main stat at Sands artifact on you man…

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    • Kala on 8 February 2021 at 1:05 am
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    Which characters work well with this sword and is it worth upgrading? I don’t have Keqing. My sword users are: Albedo, Xingqiu, Bennett, Jean, Kaeya and Traveller.

    I also have Festering Desire [R5], Black Sword, Lion’s Roar[R1], The Flute [R4] and Favonius Sword.

    Thanks!

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      • Aza on 11 February 2021 at 5:38 pm
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      This is great for all of the sword units honestly! 44% crit rate and extra attack power scaling by HP is fantastic.

      Jean has a high base HP stat so her attack stat will scale comparably to something like favonius. Of course you’re trading physical attack % for exceedingly high crit stat, so it all depends on your sub stats on artifacts. The same logic goes for any other user.

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      • myoru on 12 February 2021 at 9:39 am
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      Probably Bennett, since his healing scales with HP, meaning bigger (and faster) heals. Plus it being a 5* helps with the atk buff from his Q, since it’s only affected by base atk (character atk+weapon atk)

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    • anonymous on 7 February 2021 at 5:20 am
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    Are you guys crazy? Adding on base atk is literally broken lol. It’s obviously bonus

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    • NoReplay on 5 February 2021 at 1:19 pm
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    Is the atk from the passive added to the base atk or to the bonus atk?

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      • Jadeless on 6 February 2021 at 11:19 pm
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      Atk added to bonus, hp is to total

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      • SirMcDust on 7 February 2021 at 2:32 am
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      It is added to the base atk stat

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      • Tairo on 8 February 2021 at 4:45 pm
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      Convert atk from your Hp% and it will bonus the exact number, like if you convert to 600 atk from Hp, your total previous atk is 1400, now is 2000.

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    • NoReplay on 5 February 2021 at 1:17 pm
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    does the bonus ATK goes to the base ore to the bonus ATK?

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    • Gidlucion on 4 February 2021 at 7:40 am
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    This sword is really really good and BiS for electro keqing, the reason why I’m sad after getting this is KEQING IS UNDERWHELMING UNTIL NOW. But still 50/50 on using it on Xingqiu or Albedo tho

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      • bijay on 6 February 2021 at 4:39 pm
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      i wouldn’t say this sword is BiS for keqing. i main keqing and i had tested almost all kind of swords. i bet this primordial is still behind of r5 lion’s roar. also no one wants extra hp on dps. we need more damage output, not extra defensive stat

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        • Aguy on 12 February 2021 at 10:16 pm
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        R5 Lion’s Roar and R1 Jade Cutter should be pretty close in damage output. I have both those weapons (at R5 and R1, respectively) and my final attack on my Keqing is about 50 higher with the Jade Cutter. Now I do have some hp substats that I would like to get rid of but my flower is only +12 and my Keqing is lvl 80 (not ascended). So they are fairly close on final attack.

        At that point it’s 36% additional damage bonus vs 44% crit rate. What set you use and your artifact stats will determine which is better. Of course Lion’s Roars bonus is conditional and with refinements Jade Cutter will clearly be a lot better but it’s a 5 star so that’s to be expected.

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    • Benjamin Ray on 4 February 2021 at 12:49 am
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    is this better than summit shaper? i have r2 summit shaper on keqing and love it, wondering if this would be better on her

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