Claymores are one of the most beautiful and satisfying weapons in Genshin Impact. Due to its high damage potential, it has the ability to become the major DPS in any party. When it comes to Claymores, there are quite a number of them. And each of them has its own unique sub-stat and passive ability.
Claymore can be very potent, especially when you pair them with a suitable user and have enough ascension levels. In this article, we have listed the best Claymores in Genshin Impact along with the users that are best suited for them.
Best Claymore in Genshin Impact
Song of Broken Pines
Song of Broken Pines is a top-tier Claymore with a base damage of 741 at level 90. It is a 5-star weapon obtained from 2021 weapon event wishes, which means you can’t get this item from wishes or purchase them anymore. However, players who were lucky enough to get this item during the event know how busted this weapon is.
It is the signature weapon of the heavy-hitting character Eula and can be used as a major DPS during the battles. It is mainly used to perform combo attacks to take down strong bosses, and the damage is even greater when you put points in a critical rate. At max level, it increases your outgoing damage by 32%, and you obtain Sigil of Whispers when you land an attack on enemies.
When you accumulate four of these Sigils, you can unleash an effect that buffs attack damage and speed for all your party members for 12 seconds. It is truly one of the best weapons of Genshin Impact.
It is also a 5-star Claymore weapon that is obtainable through weapon event wishes. It has a base attack damage of 44 at level 1 and 542 at max level of 90. It is one of the weapons that can be utilized by a number of characters and is great in all stages of the game. It can be used as a major DPS item if you have a high-level character suited for it.
At max level, it increases your Defense by 56% and also increases your attack damage by 80%. Characters such as Diluc, Razor, Noelle, Itto, and Xinyan are best for this weapon as their stats are mostly focused on Defense.
It also provides the highest Crit damage of 88.2% at max level to its user, so even if you’re using characters that aren’t mainly focused on Defense, you can take full advantage of its second stat to take down enemies by dealing heavy blows.
This is another 5-star Claymore weapon that can be obtained from a weapon even wishes as well as Wanderlust Invocation. It has a base damage of 46 at level one and 608 at a max level of 90. It is one of the best Claymores in the game due to its sub-stat as well as the buff it provides to all the party members.
This weapon is all about dealing heavy damage to the enemies. At max level, it increases your attack damage by almost 50% and also passively increases your damage by another 40%. And the best thing is, it also gives a buff to all of your party members by increasing their damage by 80% when your enemy’s HP falls below 30%. This effect lasts for 12 seconds which is enough to beat any opponent you face.
One of the best qualities of this weapon is that it can even be obtained from standard wishes if you’re lucky enough. Characters such as Eula, Diluc, Razor, and Beidou can utilize this weapon very well.
It is one of the weapons of the Skyward series which can be distinguished by its bright light-blue color. This is also a 5-star Claymore sword that can pack quite a punch in battle. At level 1, it has a base damage of 48, which increases all the way to 674 at the max level of 90.
Characters such as Eula, Beidou, Xinyan, and Itto, that rely on the burst power to finish off their opponents quickly, can benefit from this weapon. Its sub-stat refills your energy in battle and it also passively increases your damage. At max level, your all outgoing damage is increased by 16% and your energy recharge rate goes up by a whopping 36%.
It is the best weapon for characters like Bennet, Xingqiu, or Jean which can dish out insane damage within a short period of time. It also creates a large line attack which deals 160% of your damage to the enemies in its path when you land a charged attack or an elemental burst. Skyward Pride is the best weapon to clear multiple waves of enemies.
It is a 4-star Claymore which can be obtained from the Starglitter Exchange as one of the items of Paimon’s Bargains. It is one of the best free-to-items that provide crit damage as the sub stats. It has 42 damage at level 1 which increases up to 510 at the max level of 90.
Both its secondary stat and passive give a massive buff to its user. Characters who are mainly focused on hitting enemies like Chongyun, Xinyan, and Beidou can greatly benefit from this weapon. At max level, it provides 55% critical damage along with increased attack damage of 24% for each enemy defeated.
The damage buff lasts for 30 seconds and it can be stacked for up to three uses. Being mainly focused on dealing heavy damage, it is one of the most potent free-to-play items in the game.
The Unforged is probably the most premium-looking weapon in Genshin Impact. It is a 5-star weapon that can be obtained from weapon event wishes. It has a base damage of 46 at level 1 and max damage of 608 at level 90.
It is pretty similar to Wolf’s Gravestone when it comes to damage and sub-stat. However, its passive is mostly focused on Defense rather than the explosive damage of Wolf’s Gravestone. The Unforged can truly shine in the hands of characters such as Noelle, Beidou, Xinyan, or even Diluc.
At max level, it increases your shield strength by 40%. When you land an attack on the opponent, you also get an attack damage buff of 8% for up to five stacks. And the best thing is your damage goes up by 100% when you’re affected by the shield. It can be a great weapon if you have a character that can utilize its passive.
Although it lacks damage as a Claymore, its utility more than makes up for it. Both its passive and sub stats ability helps in restoring energy for your character so there aren’t many characters that can take full advantage of this weapon. But the ones who do can really make it shine.
At level one, its damage is only 41, which later on increases to 454 at max level. Its sub stats provides your character with 61% energy recharge at max level and every time you hit a critical strike, there is a chance to regenerate six energy. It can be a great weapon for a character like Sayu, Chongyun, and Xinyan, who utilizes Elemental skills in their attacks.
Whiteblind is a 4-star Claymore weapon that can only be obtained through crafting. It has a base damage of 42 at level one and 510 at max level. Being one of the few craftable Claymore, it is relatively easy to max this weapon compared to others.
Characters such as Noelle, Itto, or Xinyan, who utilize Defense while dealing massive damage, are great for this weapon. At max level, you get your Defense increased by 51% due to its sub-stat. It also passively increases your Defense by 12% up to four stacks for every hit. This buff lasts for 6 seconds but can be stacked throughout the battle.
It is great for characters who are durable as well as heavy hitters.
Prototype Archaic is one of the most damage-dealing weapons in Genshin Impact. It belongs to the Prototype family and can be obtained through forging. So it is quite easy to level up this weapon as well. At level one, its base damage is 44 which increases up to 565 at max level. At first glance, its stat seems normal, but its sub-stat and passive abilities are what make this weapon a menace.
At max level, it gives the attack boost of 27%, so characters that dish out heavy physical damage such as Razer and Eula can wreak havoc in battle with this weapon. Its passive ability grants its user a 50% chance of dealing 480% small AoE damage, which makes it one of the best free-to-play weapons in the whole game.
Characters that naturally shift towards dealing physical damage can be great user of this weapon. However, it is equally potent for Elemental users as well.
Rainslasher is a 4-star Claymore that can be obtained from wishes through the Wanderlust Invocation or Weapon event wishes. It has 42 base damage at level 1 and 510 at a max level of 90. It can be a great weapon if you have Hydro or Electro characters on your team.
The best users for Rainslasher are Beidou and Sayu. Beidou can perform all the Electro attacks as well as supply the Elementals by herself. Sayu, on the other hand, has an affinity to both Hydro and Electro attributes.
At max level, Rainslasher increases your character’s Elemental Mastery by 165. It also increases your outgoing damage by 36% on all enemies affected by Hydro or Electro. It is a great weapon if you already have a Hydro or Electro user in your party, which buffs your attacks even more.
The Bell is a 4-star Claymore weapon that can be obtained via wish through Wanderlust Invocation as well as from Weapon Event Wishes. The Bell can really shine in the hands of the right user. It provides both defensive and offensive abilities in battle which can turn the tide of the battle in your favor.
At level one, it has a base damage of 42 and increases up to 510 at max level. It creates a shield around the user which protects them from taking fixed damage as well as increases their attack damage. Characters such as Noelle, Xinyan, and Beidou are very adept at using the Bell.
At max level, it increases the character’s HP by 41%, and when your character receives damage, this weapon generates a shield that can absorb damage equal to 32% of your HP. It can really be a difference maker when you’re fighting a strong enemy. This buff lasts for 10 seconds and during the entirety of its duration, your damage is also increased by 24%.
Akuoumaru is a 4-star weapon that can be obtained only through Weapon Even Wishes. It is a balanced weapon that provides both a physical damage boost as well as increases the Elemental damage of your character. It has a base damage of 42 at level 1 and increases up to 510 at max level.
Characters such as Eula, Beidou, and Chongyun can utilize this weapon well. At the maximum level, it increases your attack damage by up to 41%, so Eula can dish out insane amounts of damage within a short time. It also passively increases your character’s Elemental damage based on the combined energy of your party, so Beidou and Chongyun can take advantage of it to deal a lot of burst damage quickly.
Snow-Tombed Starsilver is a 4-star Claymore obtained either by lighting up torches in the Mural Room or by forging with the required materials. Due to its physical damage sub-stat, it is one of the most popular free-to-play Claymore in the game. At level 1, its base damage is 44, and at max level, it increases to 565. This weapon is consistent in all stages of the game.
Its damage is mostly physical, so characters that are based on physical damage, such as Eula, Razor, and Xinyan, are perfect as its users. It not only gives you the damage boost, but it also has an AoE attack, making it best for clearing out a huge number of enemies within a short time.
At max level, its sub-stat increases your physical damage by 34% and also has the passive ability to deal AoE damage. Whenever you attract an enemy, there is a chance that it’ll form an icicle above an enemy that deals 140% of your physical damage in an AoE. This damage goes up to 360% when hitting an enemy affected by Cryo.