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Hu Tao[Note 2] (Chinese: 胡桃 Hú Táo) is a playable Pyro character in Genshin Impact.

Hu Tao's antics and eccentricity belies her role as the 77th Director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor and her talent as a poet. Nevertheless, she treats the parlor's operations with utmost importance, and holds funeral ceremonies with the highest dignity and solemnity.

Gameplay Info[]

Ascensions and Stats[]

Toggle Ascension Materials

ATK[✦ 1]
Special Stat[✦ 2]
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Mora 20,000
Agnidus Agate Sliver 1
Silk Flower 3
Whopperflower Nectar 3
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Mora 40,000
Juvenile Jade 2
Agnidus Agate Fragment 3
Silk Flower 10
Whopperflower Nectar 15
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Mora 60,000
Juvenile Jade 4
Agnidus Agate Fragment 6
Silk Flower 20
Shimmering Nectar 12
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Mora 80,000
Juvenile Jade 8
Agnidus Agate Chunk 3
Silk Flower 30
Shimmering Nectar 18
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Mora 100,000
Juvenile Jade 12
Agnidus Agate Chunk 6
Silk Flower 45
Energy Nectar 12
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Mora 120,000
Juvenile Jade 20
Agnidus Agate Gemstone 6
Silk Flower 60
Energy Nectar 24
  1. Does not include weapon ATK value.
  2. Characters gain special stats starting with 2✦.
Total Cost (0✦ → 6✦)
Mora 420,000 Mora


Talent Secret Spear of WangshengSecret Spear of WangshengNormal Attack
Normal Attack
Performs up to 6 consecutive spear strikes.

Charged Attack
Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way.

Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE DMG upon impact.
Talent Guide to AfterlifeGuide to AfterlifeElemental Skill
Only an unwavering flame can cleanse the impurities of this world.
Hu Tao consumes a set portion of her HP to knock the surrounding enemies back and enter the Paramita Papilio state.

Paramita Papilio
  • Increases Hu Tao's ATK based on her Max HP at the time of entering this state. ATK Bonus gained this way cannot exceed 400% of Hu Tao's Base ATK.
  • Converts attack DMG to Pyro DMG, which cannot be overridden by any other elemental infusion.
  • Charged Attacks apply the Blood Blossom effect to the enemies hit.
  • Increases Hu Tao's resistance to interruption.

Blood Blossom
Enemies affected by Blood Blossom will take Pyro DMG every 4s. This DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG.
Each enemy can be affected by only one Blood Blossom effect at a time, and its duration may only be refreshed by Hu Tao herself.

Paramita Papilio ends when its duration is over, or Hu Tao has left the battlefield or fallen.
Talent Spirit SootherSpirit SootherElemental Burst
Commands a blazing spirit to attack, dealing 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.
Talent Flutter ByFlutter By1st Ascension Passive
When a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife ends, all allies in the party (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 8s.
Talent Sanguine RougeSanguine Rouge4th Ascension Passive
When Hu Tao's HP is equal to or less than 50%, her Pyro DMG Bonus is increased by 33%.
Talent The More the MerrierThe More the MerrierUtility Passive
When Hu Tao cooks a dish perfectly, she has a 18% chance to receive an additional "Suspicious" dish of the same type.

Talent Upgrade[]


Character Talent Materials
1 → 22✦
Mora 12,500 [12,500]
Whopperflower Nectar 6 [6]
Teachings of Diligence 3 [3]
2 → 33✦
Mora 17,500 [30,000]
Shimmering Nectar 3 [3]
Guide to Diligence 2 [2]
3 → 4
Mora 25,000 [55,000]
Shimmering Nectar 4 [7]
Guide to Diligence 4 [6]
4 → 54✦
Mora 30,000 [85,000]
Shimmering Nectar 6 [13]
Guide to Diligence 6 [12]
5 → 6
Mora 37,500 [122,500]
Shimmering Nectar 9 [22]
Guide to Diligence 9 [21]
6 → 75✦
Mora 120,000 [242,500]
Energy Nectar 4 [4]
Philosophies of Diligence 4 [4]
Shard of a Foul Legacy 1 [1]
7 → 8
Mora 260,000 [502,500]
Energy Nectar 6 [10]
Philosophies of Diligence 6 [10]
Shard of a Foul Legacy 1 [2]
8 → 96✦
Mora 450,000 [952,500]
Energy Nectar 9 [19]
Philosophies of Diligence 12 [22]
Shard of a Foul Legacy 2 [4]
9 → 10
Mora 700,000 [1,652,500]
Energy Nectar 12 [31]
Philosophies of Diligence 16 [38]
Shard of a Foul Legacy 2 [6]
Crown of Insight 1 [1]


Constellation Crimson BouquetCrimson Bouquet1
While in a Paramita Papilio state activated by Guide to Afterlife, Hu Tao's Charged Attacks do not consume Stamina.
Constellation Ominous RainfallOminous Rainfall2
Increases 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.
Constellation Lingering CarmineLingering Carmine3
Increases the Level of Guide to Afterlife by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Constellation Garden of Eternal RestGarden of Eternal Rest4
Upon 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.
Constellation Floral IncenseFloral Incense5
Increases the Level of Spirit Soother by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Constellation Butterfly's EmbraceButterfly's Embrace6
Triggers 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, all of her Elemental and Physical RES is increased by 200%, her CRIT Rate is increased by 100%, and her resistance to interruption is greatly increased.
This effect triggers automatically when Hu Tao has 1 HP left.
Can only occur once every 60s.

Each Constellation activation requires one Hu Tao's Stella Fortuna Hu Tao's Stella Fortuna.

Gameplay Notes[]

  • Hu Tao has a unique sprint that allows her to briefly pass through smaller enemies. This only applies to the initial sprint and does not apply to the continuous run.
    • Visually, Hu Tao disappears, and butterflies appear. These butterflies are normally white and turn red if she is in the Paramita Papilio state.


Character Event Wishes[]

Hu Tao has been promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 4 Event Wishes:

Wish Featured Duration Version
Moment of Bloom 2021-03-02
Moment of Bloom 2021-03-02
Hu TaoPyro Hu Tao Hu Tao
March 2, 2021 – March 16, 2021 1.3
Moment of Bloom 2021-11-02
Moment of Bloom 2021-11-02
Hu TaoPyro Hu Tao Hu Tao
November 2, 2021 – November 23, 2021 2.2
Moment of Bloom 2023-02-07
Moment of Bloom 2023-02-07
Hu TaoPyro Hu Tao Hu Tao
February 7, 2023 – February 28, 2023 3.4
Moment of Bloom 2023-09-27
Moment of Bloom 2023-09-27
Hu TaoPyro Hu Tao Hu Tao
September 27, 2023 – October 17, 2023 4.1

Chronicled Wishes[]

Hu Tao has not been included in any Chronicled Wishes.

Other Languages[]

LanguageOfficial Name
EnglishHu Tao
Hú Táo
Hú Táo
SpanishHu Tao
FrenchHu Tao
RussianХу Тао
Khu Tao
ThaiHu Tao
VietnameseHu Tao
GermanHu Tao
IndonesianHu Tao
TurkishHu Tao
ItalianHu Tao


  1. In Hu Tao's CN character trailer, she says that is her family name and Táo is her given name.
  2. Follows Chinese name order.

Change History[]

Introduced in Version 1.0 • Released in Version 1.3
Version 2.7
  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Removed from all languages:
      • "Disengaging Wind Glider"

Version 2.4

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Japanese:
      • "Deploying Wind Glider 01"

Version 2.2

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • New for All Languages:
      • "About Shenhe"
      • "About Yun Jin"
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • "Opening Treasure Chest 01"
      • "Low HP 01", "Low HP 02", "Low HP 03"

Version 2.1

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • "Climbing Breath #02"
      • "Deploying Wind Glider #01"
      • "Fallen #01"
      • "Joining Party #02"
      • "Jumping #05"
      • "Light Attack #07"

Version 1.5

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for English:
      • "About Chongyun"

Version 1.4

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • All Combat voice-overs
    • Updated audio for Japanese:
      • "About Chongyun"
      • "About Keqing"
      • "About Xiao"

Version 1.3

  • Hu Tao was released as a playable character.

Version 1.2

  • "Master Hu" was revised to "Director Hu."

Version 1.0

  • Hu Tao was introduced in bulletin board messages as "Master Hu."