Weapons in Genshin Impact are rated one to five stars. While 5-star weapons are the best and rarest weapons, 4-star weapons are more popular and easier to obtain. Besides, 4-star weapons are still powerful enough if you upgrade them to the highest level. Check out a full guide on how to get 4-star weapon Genshin Impact here.

I. How to get 4-star weapon Genshin Impact

4-star weapons in Genshin Impact are good enough to make your characters powerful. Moreover, it's easy to obtain than 5-star weapons. There are three main ways to get 4-star weapons in Genshin Impact, including wishing and forging.

Xiao Weapons
It's easier to obtain 4-star weapons than 5-star ones.

1. Get 4-star weapons from wish banners

The game always has a weapon banner that requires Intertwined Fates to wish and get weapons. Players can get 4-star weapons in Genshin from character wish banners after using Intertwined Fates but the chance to succeed is not that high.

Besides, character banners give random weapons without preview. Having said that, the weapon banner will give players information about the weapon they can get during the wish event.

Weapon Wish Banner
Use Intertwined Fates to get 4-star weapons from Wish Banners.

2. How to forge a 4-star weapon Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact has a crafting system that allows players to make some 4-star weapons of all types, including claymore, sword, bow, catalyst, and polearm. Genshin Impact 4-star weapon material list includes:

  • 50 White iron chunks;
  • 50 Crystal chunks;
  • a weapon billet.

The white iron chunk and the crystal chunks can be found in the wild. You can easily farm these materials by attacking them with a claymore or sword. Using claymores is faster, therefore, you should recruit a claymore user to your party when you go to get these chunks. Currently according to Genshin Impact tier list, Diluc is the best claymore user you can rely on.

Go To Blacksmith
Go to Blacksmith to forge 4-star weapons.

Genshin Impact players can also get iron chunks and crystal chunks from Expedition. The longer you send your character to the adventure, the more chunks you can farm. Besides, you can buy white iron chunks from Qiuyue in Liyue and Shitou in Inazuma. The Crystal Chunks are also available in the Adventure Rank rewards.

Genshin Impact White Iron Chunks Location Guide
The white iron chunk and the crystal chunks can be found in the wild.

The weapon billet is an important material to forge weapons in Genshin Impact. There are six billets for 6 types of weapons. These billets are available to purchase at Mingxing Jewelry shop in Liyue Harbor and With Wind Comes Glory souvenir shop in Mondstadt. You can also get it from quest rewards, Sacred Sakura's Favor rewards, Northlander Billet Trove, Luxurious Chests, and defeating Weekly Bosses.

Purchase Weapon Billets From Souvenir Shops
Purchase weapon billets from souvenir shops.

After getting enough materials, you go to go to a Blacksmith in the City of Mondstatd, Liyue Harbor, or Inazuma City to forge the weapon.

3. Get from Paid Battle Pass

You can also obtain 4-star weapons from the battle pass rewards. However, they are not available in the Free Pass. Therefore, you need to purchase the Battle Pass and earn Battle Points to rank up and get attractive rewards. Genshin Impact players have to reach high levels in the Battle Pass to obtain these rare items.

Genshin Impact Battle Pass
Obtain 4-star weapons from the battle pass rewards.

4. Purchase from Paimon's Bargain Shop

The Paimon's Bargain Shop also has some 4-star weapons for you to purchase. You need to use the Starglitters to buy these weapons, Each weapon costs 24 Starglitters. Masterless Starlitters can be obtained from Wishes. This item is very rare. Therefore, you need to save up Starglitters if you want to buy these 4-star weapons.

Paimons Bargain Shop
Purchase 4-star weapons from Paimon's Bargain Shop.

II. Best 4-star weapons in Genshin Impact

There are a lot of 4-star weapons in Genshin Impact. Here are the best in all 4-star weapons Genshin Impact that you should try to get.

#1. Sacrificial Sword

Sacrificial Sword is the best 4-star sword in Genshin Impact. This sword makes your life easier with its Cooldown Skills. In specific, sword users can get a 40% chance to reset the cooldown immediately after causing damage to enemies.

Sacrificial Sword
Sacrificial Sword is the best 4-star sword in Genshin Impact.

#2. The Widsith

The Widsith catalyst has a high base damage of 42 - 510. Its second stat is the CRIT DMG which ranges from 12% - 55.1%. When the character takes the field, they will gain a random theme song effects of Recitative, Aria, or Interlude to increase the elemental DMG.

The Widsith
The Widsith has a high base damage of 42 - 510.

#3. Eye of Perception

Eye of Perception is a catalyst that has a 50% chance to release a Bolt of Perception. It has lower base damage than the Widsith which ranges from 41 to 454. However, it has a great ATK bonus of 12% - 55.1%. It makes this weapon set more effective for tankers.

Eye Of Perception
Eye of Perception has a great ATK bonus.

#4. The Viridescent Hunt

The Viridescent Hunt is a weapon of the Gnostic Hymn Series. It's only available to obtain from the paid Battle Pass (Gnostic Hymn). The Viridescent Hunt is the best bow for Venti, Ganyu, and Amber. Like The Widsith weapon, it also has a high base damage of 42 - 510.

The Viridescent Hunt
The Viridescent Hunt is the best bow for Venti.

#5. Deathmatch

Deathmatch is a 4-star polearm that is highly recommended for Pyro characters, such as Xiangling and Hu Tao. Its base damage ranges from 41 to 454. This polearm has a CRIT Rate of 8% - 36.8% from level 1 to 90.

Those are the top 5 best 4-star weapons in Genshin Impact. After having known how to get 4-Star Weapon Genshin Impact, you can try to obtain them.

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