Yanqing is a 5-star rarity character, and you can obtain him from the Steller Warp or losing 50/50 in Limited Character Banner. He is an Ice Element Character, and he is from The Hunt Path. He is one of the best single targets DPS in the game. This article will guide you with the Yanqing Build, his best light cones, team comps, and relics in Honkai Star Rail, including his ascension materials. In addition, here you will find the alternative option to build Yanqing as an F2P character.
Before entering the battle, if Yanqing uses his Technique, he deals 30% more DMG to enemies for 2 turns to enemies whose HP is above 50%. Yanqing Skill deals Ice DMG and gains Soulsteel Sync, which is his Talent. The Soulsteel Sync is passive Talent which gives a lot of different Buffs and other abilities to him. When he gets Soulsteel Sync, enemies are less likely to attack him. It increases his Crit DMG and Crit Rate.
When he attacks an enemy, there is a chance that he will perform a follow-up attack with his Soulsteel Sync activated. He has a chance to freeze the enemy, dealing extra DMG to the frozen enemy. His Ultimate gives him a 60% Crit Rate. If Yanqing has Soulsteel Sync activated when he uses his Ultimate, he gains an extra 34% Crit DMG. He deals an Ice DMG to a single enemy, which has a high scale.
Here are the materials required to ascend Yanqing to max level 80:
|How to Obtain|
|Thief’s Instinct x15||– From the Simulated World and Assignment.|
– By Defeating Voidranger: Reavers
|Usurper’s Scheme x15||– From equilibrium Level|
|Conqueror’s Will x15||– Defeating Voidranger: Reavers|
|Gelid Chitin x65||– From Stagnant Shadow, or you can get it from Synthesize by exchanging it with other ascend Material.|
Recommended Light Cones
Here are some Honkai Star Rail Light Cones suitable for Yanqing build:
|5-Star Light Cones||Description|
In the Night
|In the Night is one of the best Light Cones of Yanquing in Star Rail, as it increases his Crit Rate by 18%. Moreover, this light cone increases the DMG of the Skill and Basic ATK by 6%, depending on the SPD of the character. It also increases the Crit DMG of his Ultimate by 12%.|
Sleep Like a Dead
|Sleep Like a Dead can be a viable option for him. This Lightcone increases his Crit DMG by 30% and enhances his Crit Rate. So, you can use it on him to deals consistent DMG.|
|Yanquing F2P build Light Cones||Description|
River Flows in the Spring
|River Flows in the Spring is going to be his best in slot Light cone for him. It gives him 12% SPD and DMG by 24% for the entire battle. This effect gets lost when he gets hit for one turn, so this Lightcone is risky.|
|Swordplay is the ideal Light cone for Yanqing as a F2P option, as it increases his DMG to a single Target Enemy. The more DMG you dealt to a target, the more DMG increases each time, giving a total of 40% DMG to that single Target enemy.|
Here are the best Honkai Star Rail relics to build Yanqing:
Hunter of Glacial Forest
|Hunter of Glacial Forest is the best Relic to build Yanqing as DPS in Star Rail, as this will increase the Ice DMG by 10% at the 2-piece set. When Yanqing uses his Ultimate, it increases the Crit DMG by 25% for the next two turns. As Yanqing already has a high Crit Rate from his Passive, the extra Crit DMG can be useful for him.|
Musketeer of Wild Wheat+Hunter of Glacial Forest
|The combo of Musketeer of Wild Wheat and Hunter of Glacial Forest can be also a good option as it increases the ATK by 10% at 2-piece of Musketeer of Wild Wheat, and the Hunter of Glacial Forest will give him 10% Ice DMG with will increase his overall DMG.|
Pan-Galactic Commercial Enterprise
|You can use Pan-Galactic Commercial Enterprise on Yanqing as this Relic increases Effect Hit by 10% at 2-piece. It further increases the ATK up to 25% depending on the Effect Hit of the character. So, you can use it to remove the Toughness bar of the enemies faster.|
Yanqing Team Comp
(Read Himeko Build)
In this Yanqing’s team build, Himeko is the Main DPS who will deal DMG to multiple groups of enemies. She is good at taking down enemies with her Ultimate Skill. She also does Follow up attacks when enemies’ Shield Breaks. You need to break 3 enemies Toughness Bar to get her Follow up attack. Asta will be the Support Character as she is from The Harmony Path. She can be a good support because she provides ATK% to all team members when she uses her skill. Depending on the enemies she hits with her skill, she gives more ATK% to the entire party.
Yanqing is going to be the Main DPS in this team. He is going to take down the Elite enemies. He can take down the enemy with high HP with ease due to his abilities. Natasha is a healer as she is from The Abundance Path. She can heal your one character with her Skill and with her Ultimate, she can heal all the Party members.
Yanquing Teams F2P
- Yanqing+Pela+March 7th+Natasha
(Read Pela Build)
(Read March Build)
In this Honkai Star Rail F2P team comp, Yanqing will play as a Main DPS. Pela is from the Nihility path Character who applies debuffs to enemies. She can also increase the DMG of the character with her Skill. She can deal AoE DMG with her Ultimate and freeze the enemy also, which can be used to slow down the enemy.
March 7th is from The Preservation Path she is going to give a shield to Yanqing, which will protect him from the enemy. March also does a follow-up attack which can deal with small DMG over time. Natasha is a healer in this team as she is from The Abundance Path. She can heal your one character with her Skill and with her Ultimate she can heal all the Party members.
- Yanqing+Asta+Fire Character+Herta
In this Free-to-play team, Yanqing is going to be the Main DPS, and Asta will be the Support Character as she is from The Harmony Path. She can be a good support as she provides ATK% to the entire team
The Fire Main Character will provide Shield to all the characters. They can also have good DMG output, which can be useful to deal with extra DMG. Herta will be the Sub-DPS as she is from The Erudition Path. She deals AoE DMG to the Enemies with Ice Attacks which can be good to break the Toughness Bar of multiple enemies with a single attack.
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