After nearly two years of absence in the wish banners, Eula is finally back and the Physical Damage queen is here to flex her numbers once more. Eula was quite famous back then for reaching the highest damage numbers in Genshin Impact. But to get to that level of gameplay, a good Eula Genshin Impact guide should suffice.
That’s why we’re here. Once you’re done with your celebration since you’ve finally gotten one of Genshin Impact’s rarest characters, it’s time to build her properly. By properly, that means giving her the best artifacts, weapons, and skills, courtesy of our Eula Genshin Impact guide. And like most texts involving EULA (End User License Agreement), you need to read on for more details on this other Eula.
The Best Artifacts for Eula
There’s really only one ideal option for Eula since there aren’t many artifact sets in Genshin Impact that boost Physical Damage directly.
For Eula, it would be the Pale Flame set which synergizes well with her abilities. You can farm this artifact set in Ridge Watch, located in the mountains that connect Mondstadt to Liyue.
The Pale Flame artifact set has the following bonuses:
- 2-Piece Bonus – Physical DMG Bonus +25%
- 4-Piece Bonus – When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 2 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 2 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.
Since Eula will ideally be using her Elemental Skill every time it’s off-cooldown, you’ll reap the full benefits of the Pale Flame set. Moreover, the Physical DMG bonus is just sweet for Eula.
Frankly, most other sets will pale in comparison to Pale Flame’s damage bonus.
Still, you can mix and match this set with Bloodstained Chivalry if you don’t want to have to worry about maintaining the 4-piece bonus, but the damage will be lower overall. Besides, maintaining Pale Flame’s 4-piece bonus is good training for Eula’s rotation.
Other candidates or alternatives would be Gladiator’s Finale, but seeing as it’s more difficult or more costly to obtain than Pale Flame, it’s a hard sell.
Artifact Stats to Prioritize
Like most DPS characters in Genshin Impact, Eula is particular with her artifact stats. You’d want it to cater to her strengths.
Physical DMG is the best here for her since it scales tremendously with Eula’s abilities. Other than that, the usual trifecta of ATK, CRIT Rate, and CRIT DMG is a huge boost to Eula’s Elemental Burst, which will be her main source of big damage.
From most important to least important, here are the artifact stats you want for Eula:
- Physical DMG (Goblet)
- CRIT Rate (Circlet)
- CRIT DMG (Circlet, depends on what you get)
- ATK % (Sands)
- Energy Recharge (substats)
Those are also applicable to substats, not just the main stat. One thing to note is that you want her CRIT Rate to be high, at least more than 70 percent. That way, you don’t waste her Elemental Burst since you want it to be a CRIT. It’s a delayed damage, and you only get one chance to detonate it every dozen seconds or so; that’s why the CRIT Rate should be high.
Energy Recharge is also great for maintaining a fluid rotation unless you already have someone like Raiden Shogun on the team. It allows lower downtime between Eula’s expensive Elemental Bursts.
Best Weapons for Eula
Being a 5-star character, Eula came in ready and swinging with her best-in-slot claymore, the Song of Broken Pines. This is a Physical DMG-focused weapon which is rare, and it’s specifically made for her– aesthetics and all.
Sure enough, it’s hard to obtain, as is the case with most 5-star weapons. Consider yourself lucky if you have it.
- Song of Broken Pines (Physical DMG Bonus) – Increases ATK by 16%, and when Normal or Charged Attacks hit opponents, the character gains a Sigil of Whispers. This effect can be triggered once every 0.3s. When you possess four Sigils of Whispers, all of them will be consumed, and all nearby party members will obtain the “Millennial Movement: Banner-Hymn” effect for 12s. “Millennial Movement: Banner-Hymn” increases Normal ATK SPD by 12% and increases ATK by 20%. Once this effect is triggered, you will not gain Sigils of Whispers for 20s. Of the many effects of the “Millennial Movement,” buffs of the same type will not stack.
That’s a Great Wall of text, but it’s tailor-made for Eula so that she’ll get in more normal attacks before her Elemental Burst explodes after the seven-second window.
The problem with this kind of weapon is that it’s made only for Eula and doesn’t really pair well with other characters. So it’s not the most economical choice for a 5-star claymore, assuming you’re aiming for one for Eula.
Consider these 5-star alternatives for her– other claymore-user characters can also use this weapon.
- Wolf’s Gravestone (ATK) – Increases ATK by 20%. On hit, attacks against opponents with less than 30% HP increase all party members’ ATK by 40% for 12s. Can only occur once every 30s.
It’s great for finishing off enemies and works well in boss prolonged boss fights.
- The Unforged (ATK) – Increases Shield Strength by 20%. Scoring hits on opponents increases ATK by 4% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. Can only occur once every 0.3s. While protected by a shield, this ATK increase effect is increased by 100%.
It can be more consistent compared to the Wolf’s Gravestone, but you will need to pair Eula with Zhongli or Diona in order to take full advantage of this weapon.
And of course, not everyone is lucky, so here are some 4-star alternatives.
These are more affordable and more accessible compared to the 5-star weapons though their damage can pale in comparison, naturally. Still, any port in a storm will do.
- Serpent Spine (CRIT Rate) – Every 4s a character is on the field, they will deal 6% more DMG and take 3% more DMG. This effect has a maximum of 5 stacks and will not be reset if the character leaves the field but will be reduced by 1 stack when the character takes DMG.
It’s the most ideal option for Eula as far as 4-star weapons go but do keep in mind that you’ll need to spend around $10 to get this weapon in the Battle Pass.
Meanwhile, these weapons are practically free:
- Snow-Tombed Starsilver (Physical DMG Bonus) – Hitting an opponent with Normal and Charged Attacks has a 60% chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle above them, dealing AoE DMG equal to 80% of ATK. Opponents affected by Cryo are instead dealt DMG equal to 200% of ATK. Can only occur once every 10s.
Why isn’t this the more popular 4-star option for Eula despite the Physical DMG Bonus secondary stat? That’s because the Cryo icicle doesn’t synergize well with Eula’s playstyle. It’s somewhat wasted, especially for high-level content.
- Prototype Archaic (ATK) – On hit, Normal or Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240% ATK DMG to opponents within a small AoE. Can only occur once every 15s.
If you can, just spend $10 to get Serpent Spine for a 4-star weapon for Eula. It’s simply better than these two.
Skill Priorities for Eula
Eula’s play rotation basically involves hitting enemies with an Elemental Skill, activating her Elemental Burst, hitting them with the hold variant of Elemental Skill again, and then getting in as many normal attacks as she can before the Elemental Burst explodes, dealing huge damage for anyone caught in the radius.
For that matter, her Elemental Burst is the most important talent though it won’t see much use outside of boss fights, so you can level it up alongside her Normal Attack, which is surprisingly powerful.
Here’s the priority ranking for her talents:
- Glacial Illumination (Elemental Burst) – Brandishes her greatsword, dealing Cryo DMG to nearby opponents and creating a Lightfall Sword that follows her around for a duration of up to 7s. While present, the Lightfall Sword increases Eula’s resistance to interruption. When Eula’s own Normal Attack, Elemental Skill, and Elemental Burst deal DMG to opponents, they will charge the Lightfall Sword, which can gain an energy stack once every 0.1s. Once its duration ends, the Lightfall Sword will descend and explode violently, dealing Physical DMG to nearby opponents. This DMG scales on the number of energy stacks the Lightfall Sword has accumulated. If Eula leaves the field, the Lightfall Sword will explode immediately.
- Favonius Bladework – Edel (Normal Attack) – Performs up to 5 consecutive strikes (normal). Drains Stamina over time to perform continuous slashes (charged).
- Icetide Vortex (Elemental Skill) – Slashes swiftly, dealing Cryo DMG. When it hits an opponent, Eula gains a stack of Grimheart that stacks up to 2 times. These stacks can only be gained once every 0.3s.
At times, you might find yourself out of enemies to hit with the delayed explosion of the Elemental Burst since Eula’s Normal Attacks are powerful against normal enemies. So it’s best to reserve it for the toughest bosses. If you stack the Elemental Burst high enough, you might even reach millions of damage with a CRIT.
Eula Team Comp
Eula’s team compositions can be interesting. You’d want to pair her with Electro in order to introduce Physical DEF shred to enemies, but at the same time, you’d also want energy for her.
Moreover, you also want to ensure that she doesn’t get interrupted during her attacks, especially when building up Elemental Burst stacks for the explosion. So consider these guys as the best pairings for Eula.
- Raiden Shogun (ara ara, she’s perfect for Eula; free energy, Electro reactions, and a backup DPS)
- Zhongli (Resistance shred and shield, you can’t ask for more)
- Diona (Cryo Resonance increases Eula’s CRIT Rate, also provides shield)
- Yun Jin (gives more attack speed so Eula can get more attacks in before her Burst explodes; also synergizes well with Zhongli for a Geo Resonance damage boost)
- Fischl (budget alternative for Raiden Shogun)
- Qiqi (in case you need a healer that also provides Cryo Resonance, though Diona is also available)
- Bennett (provides a massive damage boost for Eula’s burst, just don’t upgrade to C6)
- Rosaria (ara ara, also gives Eula some nice CRIT bonuses and Cryo Resonance)
- Lisa (ara ara, she can shred enemy DEF while also buffing Eula and giving her a Superconduct source, give her Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers)
We recommend the full ara ara team for non-Abyss content, Eula counts since she’s a tall woman. In any case, whichever team you choose for her, just make sure you follow our Eula Genshin Impact guide.