Zhongli is one of three released Archons in Genshin Impact with Venti and Baal. He is the Geo Archon in Liyue. Here are all details of his character and a full guide for the Genshin Impact Zhongli build.

Genshin Impact Zhongli Profile

The Geo Archon is an SS-tier character for many roles. He can play many roles, from the DPS to the supporter. This Geo archon is also called Vago Mundo. He is the consultant of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor in Liyue.

Zhongli Consultant Genshin Impact
Zhongli is working as the consultant of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor.

Zhongli's weapon is a Polearm. His special dish is  Slow-Cooked Bamboo Shoot Soup. If you use this character to cook this recovery dish, you have a chance to get a dish bonus. Zhongli has retired from the Archon but he is still a powerful and influential character in Teyvat.

Zhongli Attack
His weapon is a Polearm.

How To Use Zhongli's Abilities?

Zhongli's abilities can be very powerful and deadly to enemies when you know how to use him.

  • Crystalize Enemies With Planet Befall

You should save Zhongli's elemental burst to crystalize and block a group of enemies. It works like the Frozen Elemental Reactions that freeze enemies for a while. His elemental burst will summon a meteor that falls into the ground and crash a group of enemies on a large AoE.

Zhongli elemental burst
His elemental burst will summon a meteor that can crystalize and block enemies.
  • Use Elemental Skills To Balance Defense And Offense

This elemental skill of Zhongli Genshin Impact is called Dominus Lapidis. He will summon a Stone Stele to deal AoE Geo Damage to enemies in the path. It's a defense impact of his elemental skill. Then, other characters can also climb to this column and fall down with plunged attack to take AoE elemental DMG.

You can also climb to the column for defense in mob counter. After releasing Geo DMG with Zhongli, you can switch to another Geo character to deal more DMG with elemental resonance.

Zhongli Elemental Skills
He will summon a Stone Stele to deal AoE Geo Damage to enemies.
  • Break Geo Shields

When you hold the elemental skill button, Zhongli will release huge elemental damage to break the Geo shields and constructs of the enemies, such as Geo Samachurls. After that, it's easier to take out enemies.

Genshin Impact Zhongli Build

To have a powerful DPS and supporter Zhongli, you should choose the best weapons and artifacts to build this character. Besides, you should choose the best teammates for this playable archon to build the strongest team.

Best Weapons For Zhongli

Staff Of Homa is the best polearm for Zhongli's Support DPS role. It increases his HP by 20%. Besides, this character also receives an ATK Bonus based on his Max HP. Skyward Spine is another choice for this build.

Zhongli best weapon Staff Of Homa
Staff Of Homa is the best polearm for Zhongli's Support DPS role.

If you build Zhongli's Physical DPS role, Crescent Pike is the best choice. This 5-star polearm gives Zhongli an additional 25% ATK DMG to his normal and charged attacks. Primordial Jade Winged-Spear is another choice for Genshin Impact Zhongli DPS builds.

Zhongli best build Crescent Pike
Crescent Pike is the best choice for his DPS build.

Best Artifacts For Zhongli

The best artifact set for Zhongli's supporter build includes a 2-piece Noblesse Oblige set and a 2-piece Archaic Petra set. This set increases his Elemental Burst DMG by 20%. Moreover, it gives him a 15% Geo DMG bonus. You can choose a piece of Tenacity of the Millelith set for the last artifact slot.

The recommended artifact set for Zhongli's DPS build includes a 2-piece Pale Flame set and a 2-piece Bloodstained Chivalry set. With this artifact set, the Physical DMG of Zhongli will be increased by 25%. The last artifact can be a piece of the Pale Flame set.

Zhongli best artifact Noblesse Oblige
The best artifact set for Zhongli includes Noblesse Oblige and Archaic Petra sets.

Genshin Impact Zhongli team build

The best role of Zhongli is a supporter. He can also use him as a DPS if you don't have any stronger DPS characters. Here are some recommended teammates for Zhongli's team build.

  • DPS: Ganyu, Chongyun. If you want to use Zhongli as a Geo supporter. Their Geo and Cryo elements will make crystalize reactions to freeze enemies and block them.
  • Sub-DPS: Childe (Tartaglia). This Hydro sub-DPS character can cover both long-range fight and melee combat. Childe can boost the normal attack of Zhongli.
  • Healer & Supporter: Bennett, Albedo, Traveler (Geo), Ningguang are recommended for the healer or supporter role when you use Zhongli as the main DPS.
Zhongli Dps team build
Zhongli can be a powerful DPS and supporter in your team.

Ascension Materials For Zhongli

The ascension materials for Zhongli are very easy to find. Here are all materials for Zhongli's ascension:

  • Cor Lapis: You can buy it from Changshun or collect it in the wild in Liyue, especially Mt. Hulao.
  • Prithiva Topaz series: Collect it from Commission Bonus Rewards or defeating some bosses in Liyue, such as Geo Hypostasis, Wolf of the North Challenge, and Primo Geovishap. You can also buy it from Souvenir Shops.
  • Slime set: Defeat slimes to obtain. High-standard slimes can be crafted from small low-standard slimes.
  • Basalt Pillar: It's dropped by Lv.30+ Geo Hypostasis.

The required number of ascension materials are various at different stages. The higher level this character reaches, the more materials you need.

Zhongli Ascension Materials
Here are all Zhongli's ascension materials and the required numbers.

Those are all about the Geo Archon and a completed guide for Genshin Impact Zhongli build. This playable character is more powerful than you think.

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