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Genshin Impact Guide: Best weapons for Lyney in-game

Listing the best weapons for Lyney in Genshin Impact!

Genshin Impact introduced the first new Fontaine playable character, Lyney, a 5 Star Pyro Bow character that is now available in Version 4.0. To briefly summarize Lyney’s kit and play style, he is a Charged Attack DPS character who specializes in dishing out raw Pyro damage with his charged shots. As such, his build will entirely depend on how you want to play him out, although his kit is fully tied to specializing in playing him as a Mono Pyro unit. Lyney has a variety of weapons options to choose from that are viable to use. In this Genshin Impact guide, we will be focusing on the best weapons for Lyney to use in the game.

Best Weapons for Lyney in Genshin Impact

Name StatsPassiveExplanation
A good 5-star weapon option with a high base ATK and the high Crit DMG. The Passive increases Lyney’s ATK. Base ATK: 608
CRIT DMG: 66.2%
DMG dealt by Charged Attacks increased by 16%. For every party member with the same Elemental Type as the wielder (including the wielder themselves), gain 1 Gimmick stack. For every party member with a different Elemental Type from the wielder, gain 1 Theatrics stack. When the wielder has 1/2/3 or more Gimmick stacks, ATK will be increased by 16%/32%/48%. When the wielder has 1/2/3 or more Theatrics stacks, Movement SPD will be increased by 4%/7%/10%.Lyney’s BiS (Best-in-Slot) weapon. Just like any other signature weapon for a featured 5-star character, the Passive is catered towards Lyney as his best team comp and play style is to use Mono Pyro teams and dish out raw Pyro DMG to the enemies with his CAs. From the Passive, Lyney will obtain a CA DMG increase. Having the same Pyro team-mates as Lyney will let him gain ATK while diff Elemental party members will let Lyney gain Movement SPD.  

Aqua Simulacra
Base ATK: 542
CRIT DMG: 88.2%
HP increased by 16%. When there are opponents nearby, the DMG dealt by the wielder of this weapon is increased by 20%. This will take effect whether the character is on-field or not.Lyney’s 2nd best 5 Star option after his signature weapon. The CRIT DMG and high Base ATK are beneficial for Lyney as well as the Passive’s 20% DMG increase.

Thundering Pulse
Base ATK: 608
CRIT DMG: 66.2% 
Increases ATK by 20% and grants the might of the Thunder Emblem. At stack levels 1/2/3, the Thunder Emblem increases Normal Attack DMG by 12/24/40%. The character will obtain 1 stack of Thunder Emblem in each of the following scenarios: Normal Attack deals DMG (stack lasts 5s), casting Elemental Skill (stack lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full). Each stack’s duration is calculated independently.A good 5-star weapon option with a high base ATK and a high Crit DMG. The Passive increases Lyney’s ATK.

Skyward Harp
Base ATK: 674
CRIT Rate: 22.1%
Increases CRIT DMG by 20%. Hits have a 60% chance to inflict a small AoE attack, dealing 125% Physical ATK DMG. Can only occur once every 4s.A viable option due to the high base atk, crit rate sub-stat, and the passive giving crit dmg.

Polar Star
Base ATK: 608
CRIT Rate: 33.1% 
Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG increased by 12%. After a Normal Attack, Charged Attack, Elemental Skill, or Elemental Burst hits an opponent, 1 stack of Ashen Nightstar will be gained for 12s. When 1/2/3/4 stacks of Ashen Nightstar are present, ATK is increased by 10/20/30/48%. The stack of Ashen Nightstar created by the Normal Attack, Charged Attack, Elemental Skill, or Elemental Burst will be counted independently of the others.The Passive gives a stackable ATK boost and increases Skill and Burst DMG. Crit Rate sub-stat and high base ATK are also good.

Amos’ Bow
Base ATK: 608
ATK: 49.6%
Increases Normal and Charged Attack DMG by 12%. After a Normal or Charged Attack is fired, DMG dealt increases by a further 8% every 0.1s the arrow is in the air up to 5 times.A viable option but not much stronger than Lyney’s 4-star options. This weapon is more of a last resort if you cannot fully enhance the 4-star weapon options.

Prototype Crescent
Base ATK: 510
ATK: 41.3%
Charged Attack hits on weak points increase Movement SPD by 10% and ATK by 36% for 10s.One of Lyney’s best 4-star weapons. A good weapon especially if it is fully refined. The ATK boost immensely helps with Lyney’s damage. But the Passive is situational, only use it if you are skilled enough to hit weak spots with the CAs.

Song of Stillness
Base ATK: 510
ATK: 41.3%
After the wielder is healed, they will deal 16% more DMG for 8s. This can be triggered even when the character is not on the field.Another best F2P Lyney weapon. The ATK sub-stat helps her and the Passive is great on Lyney as he consumes his HP to deal DMG.

Scion of the Blazing Sun
Base ATK: 565
CRIT Rate: 18.4%
After a Charged Attack hits an opponent, a Sunfire Arrow will descend upon the opponent hit, dealing 60% ATK as DMG, and applying the Heartsearer effect to the opponent damaged by said Arrow for 10s. Opponents affected by Heartsearer take 28% more Charged Attack DMG from the wielder. A Sunfire Arrow can be triggered once every 10s.The new BP weapon is great on Lyney. The passive helps with his kit as he deals with CA shots.

The Viridescent Hunt
Base ATK: 510
CRIT Rate: 27.6%
Upon hit, Normal and Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to generate a Cyclone, which will continuously attract surrounding opponents, dealing 40% of ATK as DMG to these opponents every 0.5s for 4s. This effect can only occur once every 14s.Another viable BP weapon option. The sub-stat gives crit rate and the Passive CAs will deal ATK.

Blackcliff Warbow
Base ATK: 565
CRIT DMG: 36.8%
After defeating an enemy, ATK is increased by 12% for 30s. This effect has a maximum of 3 stacks, and the duration of each stack is independent of the others.The weapon can be bought in the Paimons Shop by using Starglitter. The Crit DMG sub-stat is good on Lyney and the Passive gives an increased ATK.

Base ATK: 454
ATK: 55.1%
Increases Normal Attack DMG by 16% and Charged Attack DMG by 12%. When the equipping character’s Energy reaches 100%, this effect is increased by 100%.A craft-table weapon. ATK sub-stat and the Passive will increase CA and NA dmg.

There is quite an assortment of weapon options to choose especially if you do not have Lyney’s signature weapon. He has quite a lot of F2P options as seen in the table above.

That’s all for the best weapons for Lyney in Genshin Impact. Let us know in the comment section below!

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