Genshin Impact Keqing: Talents, Constellations and Passives

Abhimannu Das
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Genshin Impact Keqing


Keqing had one solo banner in Genshin Impact before being moved to the Standard pool.
She was seen as a weak unit but things have changed since the release of Dendro.
Keqing is great in Aggravate and Hyperbloom teams and has a lot of build flexibility.

Keqing was the first 5-star character added to the Standard banner after Genshin Impact’s release. We had Mona, Diluc, Qiqi and Jean as the four Standard characters and Keqing had a singular banner before being added to the same pool. She was seen as weak for the longest time but the arrival of Dendro has helped her become a strong elemental reaction unit. Here’s everything you need to know about Keqing’s Talents, Constellations and Passives.

Genshin Impact Keqing: Should You Pull? 

You should not spend your wishes on the Standard banner. You can get Keqing as an off-banner unit from the Event banner. But should you wish for her? Probably. She is a solid on-field Electro unit in Aggravate as well as Hyperbloom teams and you can get solid damage out of her kit.

Genshin Impact Keqing: Talents

Elemental Skill - Stellar Restoration: Hurls a Lightning Stiletto that annihilates her opponents like the swift thunder.

When the Stiletto hits its target, it deals Electro DMG to opponents in a small AoE, and places a Stiletto Mark on the spot hit.


Hold to adjust the direction in which the Stiletto shall be thrown.

Stilettos thrown by the Hold attack mode can be suspended in mid-air, allowing Keqing to jump to them when using Stellar Restoration a second time.

Lightning Stiletto

If Keqing uses Stellar Restoration again or uses a Charged Attack while its duration lasts, it will clear the Stiletto Mark and produce different effects:

  • If she uses Stellar Restoration again, she will blink to the location of the Mark and unleash one slashing attack that deals AoE Electro DMG. When blinking to a Stiletto that was thrown from a Holding attack, Keqing can leap across obstructing terrain.

  • If Keqing uses a Charged Attack, she will ignite a series of thundering cuts at the Mark's location, dealing AoE Electro DMG.

  • Cooldown 7.5 seconds

Elemental Burst - Starward Sword: Keqing unleashes the power of lightning, dealing Electro DMG in an AOE.

She then blends into the shadow of her blade, striking a series of thunderclap-blows to nearby opponents simultaneously that deal multiple instances of Electro DMG. The final attack deals massive AoE Electro DMG.

  • Cooldown: 12 seconds

  • Energy Cost: 40

Genshin Impact Keqing: Constellations

C1 - Thundering Might: Recasting Stellar Restoration while a Lightning Stiletto is present causes Keqing to deal 50% of her ATK as AoE Electro DMG at the start point and terminus of her Blink.

C2 - Keen Extraction: When Keqing's Normal and Charged Attacks hit opponents affected by Electro, they have a 50% chance of producing an Elemental Particle. This effect can only occur once every 5s.

C3 - Foreseen Reformation: Increases the Level of Starward Sword by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.

C4 - Attunement: For 10s after Keqing triggers an Electro-related Elemental Reaction, her ATK is increased by 25%.

C5 - Beckoning Stars: Increases the Level of Stellar Restoration by 3. The maximum upgrade level is 15.

C6 - Tenacious Star: When initiating a Normal Attack, a Charged Attack, Elemental Skill or Elemental Burst, Keqing gains a 6% Electro DMG Bonus for 8s.

Effects triggered by Normal Attacks, Charged Attacks, Elemental Skills and Elemental Bursts are considered independent entities.

Genshin Impact Keqing: Passives 

Thundering Penance: After recasting Stellar Restoration while a Lightning Stiletto is present, Keqing's weapon gains an Electro Infusion for 5s.

Aristocratic Dignity: When casting Starward Sword, Keqing's CRIT Rate is increased by 15%, and her Energy Recharge is increased by 15%. This effect lasts for 8s.

Land’s Overseer: When dispatched on an expedition in Liyue, time consumed is reduced by 25%.

For more Genshin Impact content you can check out our character breakdowns for Baizhu and Kaveh, who are set to appear in the next patch. You can also check out our “Should you pull” guides for Ayaka and Shenhe.

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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.