Kaveh is a versatile Cryo character in Genshin Impact who can deal significant damage and support his team with his abilities. This guide will provide an overview of Kaveh’s skills and how to make the most of them.
Normal Attack: Iceflow Blade
Kaveh performs up to five consecutive slashes with his sword, with the final attack dealing Cryo damage. This attack sequence can also be chained into a plunge attack.
Elemental Skill: Frostbite
Kaveh launches a freezing blast that deals Cryo damage and creates a circular area on the ground that slows down enemies. This ability can also freeze enemies if they are already affected by Cryo.
Elemental Burst: Glacial Whirlwind
Kaveh spins rapidly with his sword, dealing continuous Cryo damage to enemies in his path. This ability can also generate a shield that absorbs damage and increases Kaveh’s resistance to interruption.
Passives of Kaveh
- Cryomancer’s Prowess: Kaveh’s normal and charged attacks have a 10% chance to generate a Chill that deals Cryo damage over time.
- Frozen Heart: When Kaveh hits an enemy affected by Cryo, his Energy Recharge is increased by 10%.
- Icebound Heart: When Kaveh uses his Elemental Skill, the duration of the slowing effect is increased by 50%.
Constellations of Kaveh
- Frozen Fury: Increases the level of Frostbite by 3.
- Biting Cold: When Kaveh hits an enemy affected by Cryo with his normal or charged attack, he deals additional Cryo damage equal to 20% of his ATK.
- Polar Vortex: Increases the level of Glacial Whirlwind by 3.
- Frozen Defenses: When Kaveh’s shield created by Glacial Whirlwind is destroyed, it will trigger a Cryo explosion that deals damage to nearby enemies.
- Iceborn Champion: When Kaveh uses his Elemental Burst, he gains an additional 5 Energy.
- Arctic Tempest: Kaveh’s Elemental Skill and Burst abilities will also decrease the Cryo resistance of enemies by 15%.
Kaveh’s Cryo element makes him a great support character for any team composition. He can pair well with characters who have abilities that trigger reactions, such as Diluc or Hu Tao. Kaveh’s Frostbite ability can also help to slow down enemies, allowing other characters to focus on dealing damage. Additionally, his Glacial Whirlwind can provide a valuable shield for the party.
- The Snow-Tombed Starsilver: This 4-star claymore can increase Kaveh’s damage against enemies affected by Cryo.
- Skyward Pride: This 5-star claymore can increase Kaveh’s critical hit rate and his elemental burst damage.
- Prototype Archaic: This craftable 4-star claymore can increase Kaveh’s physical damage and has a chance to deal additional AoE damage.
Cryo-boosting artifact sets like Blizzard Strayer or Noblesse Oblige can increase the damage output of Kaveh’s Cryo attacks.
Energy Recharge-boosting artifact sets like Scholar or Exile can help Kaveh generate his Elemental Burst more quickly.
Kaveh is a versatile Cryo character who can serve as a valuable support for any team. His Frostbite and Glacial Whirlwind abilities make him a formidable opponent on the battlefield, and his passives and constellations allow him to deal even more damage and provide additional support.