The Elemental Burst —or Burst for short— is a talent that requires Energy to use and is usually more powerful than the Elemental Skill. In community circles, it is sometimes referred to as "ultimate" (or "ult" for short) or "Q" (in reference to the corresponding default hotkey on PC).

Using an Elemental Burst grants a varying amount of invincibility frames (iframes) during its duration where the character is immune to damage.


Every character has the talent associated with the Elemental Burst unlocked by default. In order for it to be used, it's required to fulfill two conditions:

  • Just like with the Elemental Skill, the Burst must not be on cooldown. When it's on cooldown, the Elemental Burst icon on the HUD located at the bottom-right side of the screen will show how much time it takes for it to be ready again, similar to Elemental Skills.
  • The character must have gathered as much energy as the Burst's Energy Cost indicates. The Energy collected since the last time the Burst was used by the on-field character is reflected in the Elemental Burst icon as it fills with the character's element's color. Excess Energy is not taken into account.

Whenever both conditions are fulfilled, the Elemental Burst icon will glow and an audio cue will play, indicating that it's ready to be used. When a character off field has their Burst ready, the icon will appear next to their portrait and life bar. On certain mobile versions, this icon is replaced by a checkmark of the same color. The same checkmark will appear below other players' names in co-op and in the sidebar. After using an Elemental Burst, all Energy will be consumed and the skill will enter a short cooldown (Energy can still be gathered while in cooldown).

Elemental Burst Talents

Character Name Description Type
Albedo Albedo Rite of Progeniture: Tectonic Tide Rite of Progeniture: Tectonic Tide Under Albedo's command, Geo crystals surge and burst forth, dealing AoE Geo DMG in front of him.

If a Solar Isotoma created by Albedo himself is on the field, 7 Fatal Blossoms will be generated in the Solar Isotoma field, bursting violently into bloom and dealing AoE Geo DMG.

Tecotonic Tide DMG and Fatal Blossom DMG will not generate Transient Blossoms.

Elemental Burst
Amber Amber Fiery Rain Fiery Rain Fires off a shower of arrows, dealing continuous AoE Pyro DMG. Elemental Burst
Ayaka Ayaka Kamisato Art: Soumetsu Kamisato Art: Soumetsu Ayaka gathers frost with her fan and sword, creating bladestorms that continuously advance forward.
  • Deals Cryo DMG over time to all enemies in its path.
  • After the damage over time has ended, the created bladestorm will burst, dealing Cryo DMG to all enemies in a bigger radius.
Elemental Burst
Barbara Barbara Shining Miracle♪ Shining Miracle♪ Heals nearby allied characters and your characters in the party for a large amount of HP that scales with Barbara's Max HP. Elemental Burst
Beidou Beidou Stormbreaker Stormbreaker Recalling her slaying of the great beast Haishan, Beidou calls upon that monstrous strength and the lightning to create a Thunderbeast's Targe around herself, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents.

Thunderbeast's Targe:

  • When Normal and Charged Attacks hit, they create a lightning discharge that can jump between opponents, dealing Electro DMG.
  • Increases the character's resistance to interruption, and decreases DMG taken.
  • Triggers a maximum of 1 lightning discharge per second.
Elemental Burst
Bennett Bennett Fantastic Voyage Fantastic Voyage Bennett performs a jumping slam attack that deals Pyro DMG, creating an Inspiration Field for 12 seconds.

Inspiration Field:

  • If the health of a character within the AoE is equal to or falls below 70%, their health will regenerate each second. The amount of HP restores scales off Bennett's Max HP.
  • If the health of a character within the AoE is higher than 70%, they gain an ATK Bonus that scales based on Bennett's Base ATK.
  • Imbues characters within the AoE with Pyro.
Elemental Burst
Chongyun Chongyun Spirit Blade: Cloud-Parting Star Spirit Blade: Cloud-Parting Star Performing the secret hand seals, Chongyun summons 3 giant spirit blades in mid-air that fall to the earth one by one after a short delay, exploding as they hit the ground.

When the spirit blades explode, they will deal AoE Cryo DMG and launch opponents.

Elemental Burst
Diluc Diluc Dawn Dawn Releases intense flames to knock nearby opponents back, dealing Pyro DMG. The flames then converge into the weapon, summoning a Phoenix that flies forward and deals massive Pyro DMG to all opponents in its path. The Phoenix explodes upon reaching its destination, causing a large amount of AoE Pyro DMG.
The searing flames that run down his blade cause it to be infused with Pyro.
Elemental Burst
Diona Diona Signature Mix Signature Mix Tosses out a special cold brew that deals AoE Cryo DMG and creates a Drunken Mist in an AoE.

Every 2 seconds, for 12 seconds, Drunken Mist:

  • Deals Cryo DMG to opponents within the field.
  • Regenerates the HP of characters within the field.
Elemental Burst
Eula Eula Glacial Illumination Glacial Illumination Brandishes her greatsword, dealing Cryo DMG to nearby opponents and creating a Lightfall Sword that follows her around for a duration of up to 7s.

While present, the Lightfall Sword increases Eula's resistance to interruption. When Eula's own Normal Attack, Elemental Skill, and Elemental Burst deal DMG to opponents, they will charge the Lightfall Sword, which can gain an energy stack once every 0.1s.
Once its duration ends, the Lightfall Sword will descend and explode violently, dealing Physical DMG to nearby opponents.
This DMG scales on the number of energy stacks the Lightfall Sword has accumulated.
If Eula leaves the field, the Lightfall Sword will immediately explode.

Elemental Burst
Fischl Fischl Midnight Phantasmagoria Midnight Phantasmagoria Summons Oz to spread his twin wings of twilight and defend Fischl. Has the following properties during the ability's duration:
  • Fischl takes on Oz's form, greatly increasing her Movement Speed.
  • Strikes nearby opponents with lightning, dealing Electro DMG to opponents she comes in contact with. Each opponent can only be struck once.
  • Once this ability's effects end, Oz will remain on the battlefield and attack his Prinzessin's foes. If Oz is already on the field, then this will reset the duration of his presence.
Elemental Burst
Ganyu Ganyu Celestial Shower Celestial Shower Coalesces atmospheric frost and snow to summon a Sacred Cryo Pearl that exorcises evil.

During its ability duration, the Sacred Cryo Pearl will continuously rain down shards of ice, striking opponents within an AoE and dealing Cryo DMG.

Elemental Burst
Hu Tao Hu Tao Spirit Soother Spirit Soother Hu Tao commands a blazing spirit to deal Pyro DMG in a large AoE. Upon striking the enemy, regenerates a percentage of Hu Tao's Max HP. This effect can be triggered up to 5 times based on the number of enemies hit.

If Hu Tao's HP is below or equal to 50% when the enemy is hit, both the DMG and HP Regeneration are increased.

Elemental Burst
Jean Jean Dandelion Breeze Dandelion Breeze Calling upon the wind's protection, Jean creates a swirling Dandelion Field, launching surrounding opponents and causing Anemo DMG. At the same time, she instantly regenerates a large amount of HP for all party members. The amount of HP restored scales off Jean's ATK.

Dandelion Field:

  • Continuously regenerates HP of characters within the AoE and continuously imbues them with Anemo.
  • Deals Anemo DMG to opponents entering or exiting the Dandelion Field.
Elemental Burst
Kaeya Kaeya Glacial Waltz Glacial Waltz Coalescing the frost in the air, Kaeya summons 3 icicles that revolve 4 times around him for 8 seconds.
These icicles will follow the character around and deal Cryo DMG to opponents in their path for so long as they persist.
Elemental Burst
Kazuha Kazuha Kazuha Slash Kazuha Slash With a single slash, Kazuha deals AoE Anemo DMG and his blade's passage will leave behind a field named "Autumn Whirlwind" which will deal AoE Anemo DMG at set intervals to opponents within in.

Elemental Absorption can occur in this field too.

Elemental Burst
Keqing Keqing Starward Sword 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.

Elemental Burst
Klee Klee Sparks 'n' Splash Sparks 'n' Splash Klee's Blazing Delight! For 10 seconds, summons 5 times 4 Sparks 'n' Splash to attack nearby opponents, dealing AoE Pyro DMG. Elemental Burst
Lisa Lisa Lightning Rose Lightning Rose Summons a Lightning Rose that unleashes powerful lightning bolts, launching surrounding opponents and dealing Electro DMG.

The Lightning Rose will continuously emit lightning to knock back opponents and deal Electro DMG for so long as it persists.

Elemental Burst
Mona Mona Stellaris Phantasm Stellaris Phantasm Mona summons the sparkling waves and creates a reflection of the starry sky, applying the Illusory Bubble status to the opponents in a large AoE.

Illusory Bubble: Traps opponents inside a pocket of destiny and also makes them Wet. Renders weaker opponents immobile. When an opponent affected by Illusory Bubble sustains DMG, it has the following effects:

  • Applies an Omen to the opponent, which gives a DMG Bonus, also increasing the DMG of the attack that causes it.
  • Removes the Illusory Bubble, dealing Hydro DMG in the process.

Omen: During its duration, increases DMG taken by opponents.

Elemental Burst
Ningguang Ningguang Starshatter Starshatter Gathering a great number of gems, Ningguang scatters them all at once, sending homing projectiles at her opponents that deal massive Geo DMG.

If Starshatter is cast when a Jade Screen is nearby, the Jade Screen will fire additional gem projectiles at the same time.

Elemental Burst
Noelle Noelle Sweeping Time Sweeping Time Gathering the strength of stone around her weapon, Noelle strikes the opponents surrounding her within a large AoE, dealing Geo DMG.
Afterwards, Noelle gains the following effects:
  • Larger attack AoE
  • Converts attack DMG to Geo DMG that cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
  • Increased ATK that scales based on her DEF.
Elemental Burst
Qiqi Qiqi Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune Qiqi releases the adeptus power sealed within her body, marking nearby opponents with a Fortune-Preserving Talisman that deals Cryo DMG.

Fortune-Preserving Talisman:

  • When opponents affected by this Talisman take DMG, the character that dealt this DMG regenerates HP.
Elemental Burst
Razor Razor Lightning Fang Lightning Fang Summons the Wolf Within which deals Electro DMG to all nearby opponents. This clears all of Razor's Electro Sigils, which will be converted into elemental energy for him.
The Wolf Within will fight alongside Razor for the skill's duration.

The Wolf Within:

These effects end when Razor leaves the battlefield.
When Razor leaves the field, a maximum of 10 Energy will be returned to him based off the duration remaining on this skill.

Elemental Burst
Rosaria Rosaria Rites of Termination Rites of Termination Rosaria's unique take on this prayer ritual.

First, she swings her weapon to slash surrounding enemies; then, she summons a frigid Ice Lance that strikes the ground. Both actions deal Cryo DMG.
While active, the Ice Lance periodically releases a blast of cold air, dealing Cryo DMG to surrounding enemies.

Elemental Burst
Sucrose Sucrose Forbidden Creation - Isomer 75 / Type II Forbidden Creation - Isomer 75 / Type II Sucrose hurls an unstable concoction that creates a Large Wind Spirit. While it persists, the Large Wind Spirit will continuously pull and launch nearby opponents, and deal Anemo DMG.

Elemental Absorption: If the Wind Spirit comes into contact with Hydro/Pyro/Cryo/Electro elements, it will deal additional elemental DMG of that type. Elemental Absorption may only occur once per use.

Elemental Burst
Tartaglia Tartaglia Havoc: Obliteration Havoc: Obliteration Performs different attacks based on what stance Tartaglia is in when casting.

Ranged Stance: Flash of Havoc: Swiftly fires a Hydro-imbued magic arrow, dealing AoE Hydro DMG and applying the Riptide status. Returns a portion of its Energy Cost after use.
Melee Stance: Light of Obliteration: Performs a slash with a large AoE, dealing massive Hydro DMG to all surrounding opponents, which triggers Riptide Blast.
Riptide Blast: When the obliterating waters hit an opponent affected by Riptide, it clears their Riptide status and triggers a Hydro Explosion that deals AoE Hydro DMG. DMG dealt in this way is considered Elemental Burst DMG.

Elemental Burst
Traveler (Anemo) Traveler (Anemo) Gust Surge Gust Surge Guiding the path of the wind currents, you summon a forward-moving tornado that pulls objects and opponents towards itself, dealing Anemo DMG each 0.5 seconds, 9 times.

Elemental Absorption If the vortex comes into contact with Hydro/Pyro/Cryo/Electro elements, it will deal 30.7% additional elemental DMG of that type. Elemental Absorption may only occur once per use.

Elemental Burst
Traveler (Geo) Traveler (Geo) Wake of Earth Wake of Earth Energizing the Geo elements deep underground, you set off expanding shockwaves.

Launches surrounding opponents back and deals AoE Geo DMG.
A stone wall is erected at the edges of the shockwave.
The stone wall is considered a Geo Construct, and may be used to block attacks.

Elemental Burst
Venti Venti Wind's Grand Ode Wind's Grand Ode Fires off an arrow made of countless coalesced winds, creating a huge Stormeye that sucks in objects and opponents and deals continuous Anemo DMG.
Elemental Absorption: If the Stormeye comes into contact with Hydro/Pyro/Cryo/Electro elements, it will deal additional elemental DMG of that type.
Elemental Absorption may only occur once per use.
Elemental Burst
Xiangling Xiangling Pyronado Pyronado Displaying her mastery over both fire and polearms, Xiangling sends a Pyronado whirling around her. The Pyronado will move with your character for so long as the ability persists, dealing Pyro DMG to all opponents in its path. Elemental Burst
Xiao Xiao Bane of All Evil Bane of All Evil Xiao dons the Yaksha Mask that set gods and demons trembling millennia ago.

Yaksha's Mask:

  • Greatly increases Xiao's jumping ability.
  • Increases his attack AoE and attack DMG.
  • Converts attack DMG into Anemo DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.

In this state, Xiao will continuously lose HP.
The effects of this skill end when Xiao leaves the field.

Elemental Burst
Xingqiu Xingqiu Guhua Sword: Raincutter Guhua Sword: Raincutter Initiate Rainbow Bladework and fight using an illusory sword rain, while creating the maximum number of Rain Swords.

Rainbow Bladework:

  • Your active character's Normal Attacks will trigger consecutive sword rain attacks, dealing Hydro DMG.
  • Rain Swords will remain at the maximum number throughout the ability's duration.
  • These effects carry over to other characters.
Elemental Burst
Xinyan Xinyan Riff Revolution Riff Revolution Strumming rapidly, Xinyan launches nearby opponents and deals Physical DMG to them, hyping up the crowd. The sheer intensity of the atmosphere will cause explosions that deal Pyro DMG to nearby opponents. Elemental Burst
Yanfei Yanfei Done Deal Done Deal Triggers a spray of intense flames that rush at nearby opponents, dealing AoE Pyro DMG, granting Yanfei the maximum number of Scarlet Seals, and applying Brilliance to her.

Perodically grants Yanfei a Scarlet Seal. Increases the DMG of her Charged Attacks. The Brilliance effect stops when Yanfei leaves the field or falls in battle.
Elemental Burst
Zhongli Zhongli Planet Befall Planet Befall Brings a falling meteor down to earth, dealing massive Geo DMG to opponents caught in its AoE and applying the Petrification status to them.

Petrification: Opponents affected by the Petrification status cannot move.

Elemental Burst


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