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Wriothesley is a playable Ousia-aligned Cryo character in Genshin Impact.

Having killed his abusive foster parents to save his adoptive siblings, Wriothesley was sentenced and exiled to the Fortress of Meropide in his teenage years. He eventually became its Administrator and has enforced a series of reforms under his rule, serving as a role model for the prisoners.

Gameplay Info

Ascensions and Stats

Toggle Ascension Materials

ATK[✦ 1]
Special Stat[✦ 2]
Ascension Cost (0 → 1)
Mora 20,000
Shivada Jade Sliver 1
Subdetection Unit 3
Meshing Gear 3
Ascension Cost (1 → 2)
Mora 40,000
"Tourbillon Device" 2
Shivada Jade Fragment 3
Subdetection Unit 10
Meshing Gear 15
Ascension Cost (2 → 3)
Mora 60,000
"Tourbillon Device" 4
Shivada Jade Fragment 6
Subdetection Unit 20
Mechanical Spur Gear 12
Ascension Cost (3 → 4)
Mora 80,000
"Tourbillon Device" 8
Shivada Jade Chunk 3
Subdetection Unit 30
Mechanical Spur Gear 18
Ascension Cost (4 → 5)
Mora 100,000
"Tourbillon Device" 12
Shivada Jade Chunk 6
Subdetection Unit 45
Artificed Dynamic Gear 12
Ascension Cost (5 → 6)
Mora 120,000
"Tourbillon Device" 20
Shivada Jade Gemstone 6
Subdetection Unit 60
Artificed Dynamic Gear 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 Forceful Fists of FrostForceful Fists of FrostNormal Attack
Normal Attack
Coalescing frost about his fist, Wriothesley will unleash powerful Repelling Fists, performing up to 5 rapid attacks that deal Cryo DMG.
Apart from this, Normal Attack combo count will not reset for a short time after using Icefang Rush or sprinting.

Charged Attack
Consumes a fixed amount of Stamina to leap and unleash a Vaulting Fist, dealing AoE Cryo DMG.

Plunging Attack
Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, damaging opponents along the path and dealing AoE Cryo DMG upon impact.
Talent Icefang RushIcefang RushElemental Skill
Adjusting his breathing, rhythm, and pace, Wriothesley sprints forward a short distance, entering the Chilling Penalty state and unleashing more powerful attacks than before.

Chilling Penalty
  • Increases Wriothesley's interruption resistance
  • When his HP is above 50%, it will enhance the Repelling Fists of Normal Attack: Forceful Fists of Frost and increase its DMG. When such an attack hits, it will consume a fixed amount of Wriothesley's HP. HP can be lost this way once every 0.1s.
This effect will be canceled should Wriothesley leave the field.
Talent Darkgold WolfbiteDarkgold WolfbiteElemental Burst
Activating his boxing gloves, Wriothesley strikes out with an icy straight, then uses Icicle Impact to cause multiple instances of AoE Cryo DMG in a frontal area.

Arkhe: Ousia
After Icicle Impact ends, a Surging Blade will descend upon the opponent's position, dealing Ousia-aligned Cryo DMG.
Talent There Shall Be a Plea for JusticeThere Shall Be a Plea for Justice1st Ascension Passive
When Wriothesley's HP is less than 60%, he will obtain a Gracious Rebuke. The next Charged Attack of his Normal Attack: Forceful Fists of Frost will be enhanced to become Rebuke: Vaulting Fist. It will not consume Stamina, will deal 50% increased DMG, and after hitting will restore HP for Wriothesley equal to 30% of his Max HP.
You can gain a Gracious Rebuke this way once every 5s.
Talent There Shall Be a Reckoning for SinThere Shall Be a Reckoning for Sin4th Ascension Passive
When Wriothesley's current HP increases or decreases, if he is in the Chilling Penalty state conferred by Icefang Rush, Chilling Penalty will gain one stack of Prosecution Edict. Max 5 stacks. Each stack will increase Wriothesley's ATK by 6%.
Talent The Duke's GraceThe Duke's GraceUtility Passive
When Wriothesley crafts Weapon Ascension Materials, he has a 10% chance to receive double the product.

Talent Upgrade


Character Talent Materials
1 → 22✦
Mora 12,500 [12,500]
Meshing Gear 6 [6]
Teachings of Order 3 [3]
2 → 33✦
Mora 17,500 [30,000]
Mechanical Spur Gear 3 [3]
Guide to Order 2 [2]
3 → 4
Mora 25,000 [55,000]
Mechanical Spur Gear 4 [7]
Guide to Order 4 [6]
4 → 54✦
Mora 30,000 [85,000]
Mechanical Spur Gear 6 [13]
Guide to Order 6 [12]
5 → 6
Mora 37,500 [122,500]
Mechanical Spur Gear 9 [22]
Guide to Order 9 [21]
6 → 75✦
Mora 120,000 [242,500]
Artificed Dynamic Gear 4 [4]
Philosophies of Order 4 [4]
Primordial Greenbloom 1 [1]
7 → 8
Mora 260,000 [502,500]
Artificed Dynamic Gear 6 [10]
Philosophies of Order 6 [10]
Primordial Greenbloom 1 [2]
8 → 96✦
Mora 450,000 [952,500]
Artificed Dynamic Gear 9 [19]
Philosophies of Order 12 [22]
Primordial Greenbloom 2 [4]
9 → 10
Mora 700,000 [1,652,500]
Artificed Dynamic Gear 12 [31]
Philosophies of Order 16 [38]
Primordial Greenbloom 2 [6]
Crown of Insight 1 [1]


Constellation Terror for the EvildoersTerror for the Evildoers1
The Gracious Rebuke from the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Plea for Justice" is changed to this:
When Wriothesley's HP is less than 60% or while he is in the Chilling Penalty state caused by Icefang Rush, when the fifth attack of Repelling Fists hits, it will create a Gracious Rebuke. 1 Gracious Rebuke effect can be obtained every 2.5s.

Additionally, Rebuke: Vaulting Fist will obtain the following enhancement:
  • The DMG Bonus gained will be further increased to 200%.
  • When it hits while Wriothesley is in the Chilling Penalty state, that state's duration is extended by 4s. 1 such extension can occur per 1 Chilling Penalty duration.

You must first unlock the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Plea for Justice."
Constellation Shackles for the ArrogantShackles for the Arrogant2
When using Darkgold Wolfbite, each Prosecution Edict stack from the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Reckoning for Sin" will increase said ability's DMG dealt by 40%.
You must first unlock the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Reckoning for Sin."
Constellation Punishment for the FraudsPunishment for the Frauds3
Increases the Level of Normal Attack: Forceful Fists of Frost by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Constellation Redemption for the SufferingRedemption for the Suffering4
The HP restored to Wriothesley through Rebuke: Vaulting Fist will be increased to 50% of his Max HP. You must first unlock the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Plea for Justice."
Additionally, when Wriothesley is healed, if the amount of healing overflows, the following effects will occur depending on whether he is on the field or not. If he is on the field, his ATK SPD will be increased by 20% for 4s. If he is off-field, all of your own party members' ATK SPD will be increased by 10% for 6s. These two methods of increasing ATK SPD cannot stack.
Constellation Mercy for the WrongedMercy for the Wronged5
Increases the Level of Darkgold Wolfbite by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Constellation Esteem for the InnocentEsteem for the Innocent6
The CRIT Rate of Rebuke: Vaulting Fist will be increased by 10%, and its CRIT DMG by 80%. When unleashed, it will also create an additional icicle that deals 100% of Rebuke: Vaulting Fist's Base DMG as Cryo DMG. DMG dealt this way is regarded as Charged Attack DMG.
You must first unlock the Passive Talent "There Shall Be a Plea for Justice."

Each Constellation activation requires one Wriothesley's Stella Fortuna Wriothesley's Stella Fortuna.


Character Event Wishes

Wriothesley has been promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 1 Event Wish:

Wish Featured Duration Version
Tempestuous Destiny 2023-10-17
Tempestuous Destiny 2023-10-17
WriothesleyCryo Wri­o­thes­ley Wri­o­thes­ley
October 17, 2023 – November 7, 2023 4.1

Chronicled Wishes

Wriothesley has not been included in any Chronicled Wishes.

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Change History

Version 4.1
  • 17 October 2023 - Wriothesley was released as a playable character.
  • 27 September 2023 - Wriothesley was introduced as an NPC.


  1. YouTube: Version 4.1 Special Program
  2. YouTube: Overture Teaser: The Final Feast (Video Description)
  3. Bilibili: 序曲PV——「致终幕的欢宴」 (Video Description)
  4. YouTube: 序曲PV「フィナーレへの歓宴」 (Video Description)
  5. YouTube: 서곡 PV-「종막을 향한 연회」 (Video Description)