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Genshin Impact: The complete Hu Tao Constellations Guide and Tips

Constellations for Hu Tao!

Hu Tao is a 5 Star Pyro Polearm Character that was initially released back in version 1.3 of Genshin Impact and has received only two re-run banners as of now, with her second rerun coming out in version 3.4. Hu Tao joined with the likes of other 5 Star characters on being called a 5 Star Version of a 4 Star Character who can supposedly out-perform her damage but of course. She proved them wrong and now stands as the best Pyro unit in the game. As such, many people have long debated on what Constellations to pull on her and whether or not they are worth it in the long run. In this guide, we will give you a complete breakdown of Hu Tao Constellations and suggest what to aim for while pulling for her in Genshin Impact.

Genshin Impact: Constellations for Hu Tao

C1: Crimson BouquetWhile in a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao’s Charge Attacks do not consume Stamina.
C2: Ominous RainfallIncreases the Blood Blossom DMG by an amount equal to 10% of Hu Tao’s Max HP at the time the effect is applied. Additionally, Spirit Soother will also apply the Blood Blossom effect.
C3: Lingering CarmineIncreases the Level of Guide to Afterlife by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
C4: Garden of Eternal RestUpon defeating an enemy affected by a Blood Blossom that Hu Tao applied herself, all nearby allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 15s.
C5: Floral IncenseIncreases the Level of Spirit Soother by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
C6: Butterfly’s EmbraceTriggers when Hu Tao’s HP drops below 25%, or when she suffers a lethal strike: Hu Tao will not fall as a result of the DMG sustained. Additionally, for the next 10s, her All Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to the interruption is greatly increased. This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left. Can only occur once every 60s.

Genshin Impact: Constellations breakdown for Hu Tao

In this guide, we will do a complete breakdown of Hu Tao Constellations in Genshin Impact and how they work.

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C1: Crimson Bouquet

Hu Tao’s C1 does not consume any Stamina when she uses her Charged Attack during her Paramita Papilio phase. Her C1 improves her damage and play style considerably well. To maximize Hu Tao’s damage, normally you would use her Charged Attacks the most as it gives out high amounts of damage. Her C1 allows her to dish out more Charged Attacks than what you would normally do on her C0. 

C2: Ominous Rainfall

When Hu Tao is in her Paramita Papilio state and deals Pyro damage to enemies, they will be inflicted with her Blood Blossoms. This is scaled as Hu Tao’s Elemental Skill. With her C2, her Bloom Blossom’s Pyro damage is now scaled off of 10% of Hu Tao’s Max HP. Hence, increasing the damage potential. Generally, her C2 does not give an up-rise to high damage scaling compared to her at C0. 

C3: Lingering Carmine

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Hu Tao’s C3 increases her Elemental Skill talent level by 3. Her Elemental Skill is where her most damage potential is located and as such, having her C3 can considerably help her increase the Paramita Papilio state damage. 

C4: Garden of Eternal Rest

Her C4 acts more of a niche Constellation. It may be hard to notice in terms of the difference in damage. In short, when the enemies are affected by Hu Tao’s Blood Blossoms and are defeated by her. She will increase the Crit Rate of all party members by 12% and this will last for 15 seconds. The Crit Rate buff does not apply to Hu Tao. But this C4 Constellation acts as more of a Support to her team members rather than Hu Tao herself. Overall, not a good Constellation to wish for. 

C5: Floral Incense

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It increases her Elemental Burst talent level by 3. Just like her C3 as we said previously, having Hu Tao’s Elemental Burst level increase can help with maximizing her damage potential since her Elemental Burst can dish out a high amount of damage. Overall, not a bad Constellation to have.

C6: Butterfly’s Embrace

Her C6 is quite frankly Hu Tao in a pure Berserk mode that seems to be added for damage showcase reasons. Hu Tao’s Physical RES increased by 200%, and her CRIT Rate increased by 100%. And her resistance to the interruption is increased significantly. Even though it is by far an amazing Constellation to have, it is not necessary and is heavily situational. 

Final Thoughts

Hu Tao is one of the few reliable 5-Star DPS characters in the game. Her Character as C0 works as well as it is. Even her best quality of damage improvement is locked in on C1 which is a lot easier to unlock compared to other Character’s full potential locked within C4 and above. Her C1 is still debatable on whether people should aim for it or not.

Generally, C1 does improve with handling her CAs. But it is not so much as a glaring difference which is why it is up to the player’s choice if they can handle and be familiarized with Hu Tao in C0 compared to her C1. 

That’s all for today’s breakdown of the constellations for Hu Tao in Genshin Impact. Let us know in the comment section below!

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