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Xiangling (Chinese: 香菱 Xiānglíng, "Fragrant Water Caltrop") is a playable Pyro character in Genshin Impact.

She is the Head Chef at the Wanmin Restaurant and runs it alongside her father Chef Mao. As a chef, Xiangling isn't afraid to try out different recipes or "exotic" ingredients... Making her dishes sometimes quite unique.

She can be obtained for free in the permanent Spiral Abyss Event - People's Choice by clearing Floor 3, Chamber 3 of the Spiral Abyss.

Profile

Introduction

The Head Chef at the Wanmin Restaurant and also a waitress there, Xiangling is extremely passionate about cooking and excels at her signature hot and spicy dishes.
Though still young, Xiangling is a true master of the culinary arts with all the skills of a kitchen veteran. She enjoys a good reputation among the hearty eaters at Chihu Rock.
There's absolutely no need to be nervous if she wants you to sample her latest creation. It will not disappoint. Promise.

Description from the Official Website[4]

Personality

A renowned chef from Liyue. She's extremely passionate about cooking and excels at making her signature hot and spicy dishes.

In-game character attributes and profile page text

Xiangling loves cooking, having learned the art from her father. She does not have a discerning eye towards a specific type of cuisine, seeing that food is a way to expand and experiment. She will use anything for her recipes, even unconventional ingredients that would gross out others. Even if some of the dishes are not to her liking, Xiangling will not give up and simply press on to modify or start over from scratch.

Her unconventional cooking is what led her to acclaim in both Mondstadt and Liyue. Unlike most cooks, Xiangling is not concerned about mora, stating that food is to nourish and that the smiles on her customers' faces is more than enough for her. She dislikes having to limit herself to a specific style of cooking, seeing it as bland and unsurprising.

Outside of cooking, Xiangling is easy to scare and is often pranked by Hu Tao.[5] Despite disliking her pranks, Xiangling does not have a grudge towards her because she occasionally brings her gifts in return for giving her a good laugh.[6]

Appearance

Xiangling has dark, indigo-black hair that she keeps in a pair of panda-like braided buns. She has golden eyes, pale skin, and a perpetual smile on her face. Xiangling wears a golden paw-shaped hair clip on one side of her bangs.

Xiangling wears a brown and gold leotard with red ribbons in the front and back, the back being larger and holding a bell. She wears a gold belt, which she uses to hold her Vision and carry around her red panda companion, Guoba. Additionally she wears brown fingerless gloves and boots, as well as a braided red ribbon around her left thigh and right arm and adhesive bandages in the shape of an X on her right knee. Her outfit, Red Pepper and Turmeric, is described as light and comfortable clothing brimming with fiery passion.

Combat Info

Talents

Icon Name Type
Talent Dough-Fu.png Dough-Fu Normal Attack
Normal Attack: Performs up to five 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 Guoba Attack.png Guoba Attack Elemental Skill
Summons Guoba the Panda. After 2 seconds, Guoba starts breathing fire at an opponent, dealing AoE Pyro DMG every 1.5 seconds 4 times.
Talent Pyronado.png Pyronado Elemental Burst
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.
Talent Crossfire.png Crossfire 1st Ascension Passive
Increases the flame range of Guoba by 20%.
Talent Beware, It's Super Hot!.png Beware, It's Super Hot! 4th Ascension Passive
When Guoba Attack's effects end, Guoba leaves a chili pepper on the spot where it disappeared. Picking up a chili pepper increases ATK by 10% for 10s.
Talent Chef de Cuisine.png Chef de Cuisine Utility Passive
When a Perfect Cooking is achieved on an ATK-boosting dish, Xiangling has a 12% chance to receive double the product.
Talent Leveling Materials
Talent
Level-Up
Materials
Common
Ascension
Materials
Weekly
Boss
Materials

Constellation

Level Icon Name Effect
1 Constellation Crispy Outside, Tender Inside.png Crispy Outside, Tender Inside Opponents hit by Guoba's attacks have their Pyro RES reduced by 15% for 6s.
2 Constellation Oil Meets Fire.png Oil Meets Fire The last attack in a Normal Attack sequence applies the Implode status onto the opponent for 2s. An explosion will occur once this duration ends, dealing 75% of Xiangling's ATK as AoE Pyro DMG.
3 Constellation Deepfry.png Deepfry Increases the Level of Pyronado by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
4 Constellation Slowbake.png Slowbake Pyronado's duration is increased by 40%.
5 Constellation Guoba Mad.png Guoba Mad Increases the Level of Guoba Attack by 3.
Maximum upgrade level is 15.
6 Constellation Condensed Pyronado.png Condensed Pyronado For the duration of Pyronado, all party members receive a 15% Pyro DMG Bonus.

Each Constellation activation requires a Stella Fortuna 4 Star Stella Fortuna.

Ascensions

Ascension
Phase
Mora Character Ascension
Materials
Local
Specialties
Common
Materials
0 → 1 20,000
1 → 2 40,000
2 → 3 60,000
3 → 4 80,000
4 → 5 100,000
5 → 6 120,000

Base Stats

The character's base stats before and after each Ascension:

Ascension
Phase
Level Base
HP
Base
ATK1
Base
DEF
Specialized Stat2
(Elemental Mastery)

1 Does not include weapon ATK value.
2 Characters get specialized stats starting at Ascension 2.

Availability

Paimon's Bargains

Xiangling was available in 2 Paimon's Bargains Starglitter Exchange:

Month Items
January 2021
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling
July 2021
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling

Event Wishes

Xiangling was promoted or featured with a drop-rate boost in 4 Event Wishes:

Image Name Featured
Wish Ballad in Goblets 2020-09-28.jpg Ballad in Goblets/2020-09-28
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling
Wish Adrift in the Harbor 2021-01-12.jpg Adrift in the Harbor/2021-01-12
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling
Wish Moment of Bloom 2021-03-02.jpg Moment of Bloom/2021-03-02
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling
Wish Reign of Serenity 2021-09-01.png Reign of Serenity/2021-09-01
PyroCharacter Xiangling Thumb.png Xiangling

Change History

Released in Version 1.0
Version 2.1
  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Japanese:
      • "Elemental Skill 1 #01"

Version 1.6

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Japanese:
      • "Feelings About Ascension: Conclusion"

Version 1.4

  • Xiangling's party icon was updated.

Version 1.3

  • Updates to character voice-overs:
    • Updated audio for Chinese:
      • Majority of the Combat voice-overs

Version 1.1

  • Xiangling's Constellation's name was changed from "Ladle" to "Trulla."

Version 1.0

  • Xiangling was released.

References

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