Baal, also known as The Raiden Shogun, is a new boss in Genshin Impact 2.0. She is the leader of Inazuma and the Electro Archon. But unlike other Archons, Baal is a boss to defeat, not a playable character. Let's check out how to defeat The Raiden Shogun here.

Baal Boss Fight Introduction

Baal in Genshin Impact is the Electro Archon, so she produces Electro attacks. The reason why travelers stand on the opposite side to the president of Inazuma is her Vision Hunt Decree. She wants to take all visions of travelers. Therefore, they have to fight against her to protect their visions.

Baal Captures Characters
Baal hunts for Visions owned by characters.

In the intro video, Baal's army captured Thoma - a Pyro character - and want to take his vision. Luckily, the Traveler appeared to prevent her from taking Thoma's vision. Besides, Traveler also wanted to free Thoma in front of her. It made Baal angry and she summoned a sword from her body and shut the Traveler inside a secret chamber.

Genshin Impact Baal
Baal summoned a sword from her body

Genshin Impact Baal Skills

To get out of this chamber, Traveler has to defeat Baal, a.k.a The Raiden Shogun, but it seems that this boss is pretty hard to defeat. She is an Electro sword user, yet both her melee fight and long-range skills are very powerful and dangerous. Therefore, players will have a lot of difficulties in defeating her.

Genshin Impact Baal Boss
Boss is pretty hard to defeat.

Before finding the tips to win the Genshin Impact Baal Boss fight, you should understand Genshin Impact Baal Skills.

  • Baal Boss move very quickly and unpredictably.
  • She switches between a polearm and a sword.
  • Her normal attack is melee attacks. She will perform 6 consecutive Electro slashes to the aimed target in a melee fight.
  • Baal's elemental burst is named Musou No Ittou. It can freeze time and enemies for a few seconds. Then, the elemental burst will deal a powerful slash of DMG to all enemies. Players in the AoE of her elemental burst get a power Electro attack.
Baal Weapon
Baal switches between a polearm and a sword.

How To Defeat The Raiden Shogun?

The Baal Boss in The Raiden Shogun challenge is at level 90. Therefore, all her attacks are deadly. Therefore, the most important skill to defeat the Baal boss in Genshin Impact is dodging her attacks. Besides, you need to save your burst and stamina to sprint and leave the AoE of the elemental burst. When her elemental burst is over, you have a few seconds to attack Baal.

Use Cryo Character
Ganyu is a powerful character to counter Baal.

You also need a team of the best DPS, supporters, and elements to defeat this powerful boss. As Baal uses sword and polearm, you had better use a melee DPS and a long-range DPS.

Here are some rules you need to know to build the best team for the Genshin Impact Baal boss fight. It's based on Genshin Impact Baal's gameplay as well as the strong and weak points of this boss.

  • Don't use electro characters at lower levels because this Electro boss is resistant to weaker Electro attacks.
Geo Character
You need a Geo character to create the shield.
  • Don't use supportive Hydro characters who can make a wet environment, such as Barbara or Mona because the elemental burst of Baal can combine with the wet condition to make Superconduct reaction and cause DMG to your character.
  • You should use both short-range and long-range fighters to counter this boss. When the Raiden Shogun boss uses the elemental burst, you should use an archer or magician to cause elemental DMG to this boss.
Diluc Boss Fight
Diluc is an ideal tanker and DPS.
  • Characters of Cryo and Pyro elements are highly recommended to fight against. For example, Diluc, Hu Tao, and Klee can play the main DPS role in your team. Ganyo, Eula, and Chongyun are useful sub-DPS. Xiangling's and Yanfei's elemental bursts are very effective in fighting off Baal.
  • Besides, you should recruit a Geo character who can create a solid shield to protect your characters from Baal's attack. Moreover, Geo characters can combine with Cryo characters to create the Crystalize reaction to cause elemental DMG to the Raiden Shogun.

Team Build For Genshin Impact Baal Boss Fight

From those rules, you can build a strong team to counter Genshin Impact Baal Boss.

  • DPS role: Diluc, Hu Tao, Ganyu.
  • Sub-DPS role: Chongyun, Ayaka, Klee, Eula.
  • Supporter/Healer: Noelle, Zhongli, Alberdo.

If you want to reconstitute an Archon War among Genshin Impact archons, you can build a team with Zhongli and Venti - the Geo archon and Anemo archon. The Raiden Shogun is also the third archon to come to this game.

Best Team Build
New characters in Genshin Impact 2.0 can create a team to counter the Baal Boss.

Those are all about Baal Boss and tips on how to defeat The Raiden Shogun. Don't forget to level your characters and their weapons to cause more DMG to her. At the end of the battle, Baal will remove the shield around Traveler and her after performing a deadly hit to Traveler. Then, Thoma will take him to evade.

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