Best Genshin Impact Catalysts for DPS, Support, and More

Mastering the elements in Genshin Impact is all about wielding the right tools. In this guide, we delve into the most potent  catalysts, helping you select the weapon that will transform your character into an unstoppable elemental force.

Best Catalysts in Genshin Impact

5-Star Catalysts

genshin impact best catalysts

Catalyst Main Stat (Lvl 90) Sub Stat (Lvl 90) Weapon Skill Ideal Characters
Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds 532 ATK Crit Rate 33.1% Increases Movement SPD by 10%. Gain Elemental DMG Bonus every 4s (stacks max 4). Scaramouche, Mona, Klee, Ningguang
Kagura’s Verity 608 ATK Crit DMG 66.2% Elemental Skill DMG increases by 12% for 16s upon using Elemental Skill (stacks up to 3 times). Grants Elemental DMG Bonus when possessing 3 stacks. Klee, Ningguang, Yanfei, Yae Miko
A Thousand Floating Dreams 542 ATK Elemental Mastery 265 Grants buffs based on party members’ Elemental Types. Increases Elemental Mastery or Elemental DMG Bonus. Also increases party members’ Elemental Mastery. Nahida, Yae Miko, Sucrose
Skyward Atlas 674 ATK ATK 33.1% Increases Elemental DMG Bonus by 12%. Normal Attack hits have a chance to trigger a cloud attack that deals AoE DMG. Klee, Scaramouche, Yae Miko, Xiangling

4-Star Catalysts

Catalyst Main Stat (Lvl 90) Sub Stat (Lvl 90) Weapon Skill Ideal Characters
The Widsith 510 ATK 55.1% Crit DMG Grants a random buff upon switching to the character (10s duration, 30s cooldown).

  • Recitative: Boosts ATK by 60%
  • Aria: Increases all Elemental DMG by 48%
  • Interlude: Enhances Elemental Mastery by 240
Klee, Mona, Scaramouche, Yae Miko
Solar Pearl 510 ATK 27.6% Crit Rate Increases Elemental Skill/Burst DMG by 20% for 6s after a Normal Attack hit, and vice versa. Klee, Yae Miko, Scaramouche, Wanderer
Sacrificial Fragments 454 ATK 221 Elemental Mastery  A 40% chance to reset Elemental Skill cooldown upon damaging an opponent (30s cooldown) Kokomi, Nahida, Mona, Baizhu
Sacrificial Jade 454 ATK 36.8% Crit Rate When off-field for more than 5 seconds, grants increased Max HP (32%) and Elemental Mastery (40%). These effects disappear after 10 seconds on the field. Nahida, Yae Miko, Baizhu

That concludes our breakdown of the best catalysts in Genshin Impact! Remember, the best weapon ultimately depends on your character’s build and playstyle. So, experiment and find the catalyst that unleashes your true magical potential!