14 Oct 2021 3:25 PM +00:00

UPDATED What Is The Best Aloy Build In Genshin Impact?

Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn is the first cross-over character in Genshin Impact, a 5-Star Cryo Bow User.

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LATEST- Since the arrival of Genshin Impact 2.2, Aloy is finally available for players on all platforms as a free character. Here is a Guide to powered her Up!

Aloy is one of a kind

Being the first collaboration in Genshin Impact, Aloy is bringing a whole new level of things in the game.

  • Since she doesn't have a constellation, we don't know her full potential yet.
  • Aloy may be part of a Banner, but most likely, players will receive her constellations as part of rewards in future events.
  • She is a 5-star character who feels more like the first 4.5-star because her Cryo DMG is conditioned to particular circumstances.
  • Nonetheless, Genshin Impact let the door open to continue developing and integrating Aloy in the game.

Aloy Sub DPS Build

  • The best place for Aloy is as a Sub DPS character, especially with her Elemental Burst. It packs a ton of damage and can be used frequently.
  • When Aloy enters the Rushing Ice State, after getting 4 Coil Stacks, her normal attack will infuse with Cryo DMG.
  • The best build is stacking as much ATK as possible; increasing Aloy's Cryo DMG is possible.
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Aloy Best Weapons

Rarity Name Stat Ability
5-StarThundering PulseCRIT DMGIncreases ATK by 20% and grants the might of the Thunder Emblem. At stack levels 1/2/3, the Thunder Emblem increases Normal Attack DMG by 12/24/40%. The character obtains 1 stack of Thunder Emblem when: Normal Attack deals DMG (stack lasts 5s), Elemental Skill (stack lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full).
4-StarRustATKIncreases Normal Attack DMG by 40/50/60/70/80% but decreases Aimed Shot DMG by 8/9/10/11/12%
4-StarPredator (PSN Exclusive)ATKDealing Cryo DMG to opponent increases, Normal and Charged Attacks by 10% for 6s. Max 2 stacks. Unique: Aloy obtains +66 ATK
  • The Thundering Pulse's Crit. DMG secondary stats will boost her Elemental Burst.
    • Her Elemental burst has a low energy cost and low cooldown.
    • The bomblets of Frozen Wilds also benefit from this weapon.
  • Rust is the best F2P option providing Aloy, with a very high Attack DMG.
  • About Predator, the PSN exclusive weapon is somehow a good option. However, her passive only works in Playstation, and this bow has no refinement.
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Aloy Best Artifacts

Build Set 1 Set 2 Stats Needed
BestBlizzard StrayerGladiator's FinaleATK% / Cryo DMG / CRIT Rate
SubstituteBlizzard StrayerBlizzard StrayerATK% / Cryo DMG / EM
  • 2 pieces of Blizzard Strayer in combination with 2 pieces of Gladiator's Finale or Shimenawa's Reminiscence.
    • Very versatile artifact set that can fit in several team compositions, as you do not depend on entering the Rushing Ice State.
  • Blizzard Strayer 4 piece is perfect if you play Aloy in a Permafrost Team. Players can build less Crit Rate and focus on other stats.
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The Best Aloy Party Composition

Role Character Element
Main DPSAloyCryo
Sub DPSChongyunCryo
Elemental ReactionMonaHydro
SupportSucroseAnemo
  • The best partner for Aloy is Sucrose. She is the best relocating the bomblets from Frozen Wilds.
    • Jean and Kazuha can be suitable replacements (If all bomblets explode at the same time, she doesn't get the Rushing Ice State)
  • Mona is in the team to freeze the enemies.
    • Xingqiu is a good alternative, although the Liyue boy is in high demand for other teams.
  • Chongyu will keep enemies frozen and burst DMG. Rosaria and Diona are good alternatives.
  • Aloy's is a good battery for Cryo characters like Rosaria, Ganyu, Ayaka
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Considering that some of the best teams are currently built around the Cryo Element, there is plenty of room for the Zero Dawn Huntress.