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Genshin Impact Guide

Cyno Build Guide

S Tier 

Cyno Stats at Max Lv

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HP 12491
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DEF 859
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ATK 318
Last Update: July 18, 2024

Cyno Overview

Cyno is the General Mahamatra in charge of supervising the researchers of the Akademiya.

Cyno is an Electro main DPS character in Genshin Impact. Cyno’s main DPS build is commonly used by travelers. Cyno’s Elemental Burst ability provides Electro Infusion to his Normal Attacks. Additionally, Cyno’s Elemental skill can extend the duration of his Elemental Burst. Elemental Mastery is crucial for Cyno as it increases his damage output, thanks to his passive talent.

Following is the recommended Cyno Build information.

Cyno Skills

Normal Attack: Invoker’s Spear

Cyno Normal Attack

Attack Damage
1-Hit DMG 49.26%
2-Hit DMG 39.7%
3-Hit DMG 29.31% + 29.31%
4-Hit DMG 75.89%
Charged Attack DMG 122.38%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 25
Plunge DMG 63.93%
Low/High Plunge DMG 127.84% / 159.68%

Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer

Cyno Elemental Skill

Skill DMG 130.4%
Mortuary Rite DMG 156.8%
Pactsworn Pathclearer Duration Bonus 4s
CD 7.5s
Mortuary Rite CD 3s

Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness

Cyno Elemental Burst

Attack Damage
1-Hit DMG 78.28%
2-Hit DMG 82.47%
3-Hit DMG 104.63%
4-Hit DMG 51.69% + 51.69%
5-Hit DMG 130.84%
Charged Attack DMG 101.05%
Charged Attack Stamina Cost 25
Plunge DMG 63.93%
Low / High Plunge DMG 127.84% / 159.68%
Elemental Mastery Bonus 100
Basic Duration 10s
CD 20s
Energy Cost 80

Cyno Passive Talents

Featherfall Judgment

Learned at 1st Ascension

When Cyno is in the Pactsworn Pathclearer state activated by Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness, Cyno will enter the Endseer stance at intervals. If he activates Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer while affected by this stance, he will activate the Judication effect, increasing the DMG of this Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer by 35%, and firing off 3 Duststalker Bolts that deal 50% of Cyno’s ATK as Electro DMG.

Duststalker Bolt DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG.

 

Authority Over the Nine Bows

Learned at 4 th Ascension

Cyno’s DMG values will be increased based on his Elemental Mastery as follows:

  • Pactsworn Pathclearer’s Normal Attack DMG is increased by 125% of his Elemental Mastery.
  • Duststalker Bolt DMG from his Passive Talent Featherfall Judgment is increased by 250% of his Elemental Mastery.

 

The Gift of Silence

Utility Passive

Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on a Sumeru Expedition for 20 hours.

 

Cyno Constellation

Ordinance: Unceasing Vigil

Cyno Constellation Level 1

After using Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness, Cyno’s Normal Attack SPD will be increased by 20% for 10s. If the Judication effect of his Passive Talent Featherfall Judgment is triggered during Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer, the duration of this increase will be refreshed.

Ceremony: Homecoming of Spirits

Cyno Constellation Level 2

When Cyno’s Normal Attacks hit opponents, his Electro DMG Bonus will increase by 10% for 4s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.1s. Max 5 stacks.

Precept: Lawful Enforcer

Cyno Constellation Level 3

Increases the Level of Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Austerity: Forbidding Guard

Cyno Constellation Level 4

When Cyno is in the Pactsworn Pathclearer state activated by Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness, Cyno will enter the Endseer stance at intervals. If he activates Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer while affected by this stance, he will activate the Judication effect, increasing the DMG of this Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer by 35%, and firing off 3 Duststalker Bolts that deal 50% of Cyno’s ATK as Electro DMG.

Duststalker Bolt DMG is considered Elemental Skill DMG.

 

Funerary Rite: The Passing of Starlight

Cyno Constellation Level 5

Increases the Level of Secret Rite: Chasmic Soulfarer by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.

Raiment: Just Scales

Cyno Constellation Level 6

After using Sacred Rite: Wolf’s Swiftness or triggering the Judication effect of the Passive Talent “Featherfall Judgment”, Cyno will gain 4 stacks of the “Day of the Jackal” effect. When he hits opponents with Normal Attacks, he will consume 1 stack of “Day of the Jackal” to fire off one Duststalker Bolt. “Day of the Jackal” lasts for 8s. Max 8 stacks. It will be canceled once Pactsworn Pathclearer ends. A maximum of 1 Duststalker Bolt can be unleashed this way every 0.4s. You must first unlock the Passive Talent “Featherfall Judgment”.

Cyno Build

Cyno Best Weapon

Cyno Main DPS Build

This Cyno build maximizes Cyno’s Normal ATK DMG.

Premium Weapon

 

 

Staff of the

Scarlet Sands

Type:

CRIT Rate

The equipping character gains 52/65/78/91/104% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. When an Elemental Skill hits opponents, the Dream of the Scarlet Sands effect will be gained for 10s: The equipping character will gain 28/35/42/49/56% of their Elemental Mastery as bonus ATK. Max 3 stacks.

Alternate F2P Weapon

 

 

Deathmatch

Type:

CRIT Rate

If there are at least 2 opponents nearby, ATK is increased by 16/20/24/28/32% and DEF is increased by 16/20/24/28/32%. If there are less than 2 enemies nearby, ATK is increased by 24/30/36/42/48%.

Cyno Best Artfact

Artfact Set

Gladiator’s Finale

(2) ATK +18%
(4) If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%.

Main Stats

Elemental Mastery/

Electro DMG/

CRIT Rate or CRIT DMG

Sub Stats

CRIT DMG >CRIT Rate > Elemental Mastery > ATK%

Cyno Team Comp

Cyno Premium Team

 Cynois a Main DPS in the team. CynoDPS build is used.

Main DPS

Cyno

Cyno is the main DPS in the team. Cyno’s Elemental Burst infuse his Normal ATK with Electro. With aid of Yelan and Xingqiu, Electro-Charge is triggered to increase whole team’s DMG.

Sub DPS

Beidou

Beidou’s Elemental Burst can provide Electro DMG even at backstage. With aid of Yelan and Xingqiu, Electro-Charge is triggered to increase whole team’s DMG.

Sub DPS

Yelan

Yelan is the Sub DPS in this team. Yelan can provide continuous Hydro attack off-field which reacts with the Electro element on enemies applied by Cyno and Beidou. Yelan’s Elemental Burst can also increase DMG of Cyno via her passive talent.

Sub DPS

Xingqiu

Genshin Hydro

Xingqiu’s Elemental Burst can attach Hydro element to enemies continuously, and so react with  Cyno’s and Beidou’s Electro DMG to trigger Electro-Charge.

Cyno Ascension Material

Rank
Req Lv
Cost
Mat#1
Mat#2
Mat#3
Mat#4
1
20
20000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Sliver.png
Vajrada Amethyst Sliver x 1
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 3
Genshin_Divining_Scroll.png
Divining Scroll x 3
2
40
40000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment.png
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 3
Genshin_item_Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png
Thunderclap Fruitcore x 2
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 10
Genshin_Divining_Scroll.png
Divining Scroll x 15
3
50
60000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Fragment.png
Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x 6
Genshin_item_Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png
Thunderclap Fruitcore x 4
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 20
Genshin_Sealed_Scroll.png
Sealed Scroll x 12
4
60
80000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk.png
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 3
Genshin_item_Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png
Thunderclap Fruitcore x 8
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 30
Genshin_Sealed_Scroll.png
Sealed Scroll x 18
5
70
100000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Chunk.png
Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x 6
Genshin_item_Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png
Thunderclap Fruitcore x 12
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 45
Genshin_Forbidden_Curse_Scroll.png
Forbidden Curse Scroll x 12
6
80
120000
Genshin_Vajrada_Amethyst_Gemstone.png
Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x 6
Genshin_item_Thunderclap_Fruitcore.png
Thunderclap Fruitcore x 20
Genshin_Item_Scarab.png
Scarab x 60
Genshin_Forbidden_Curse_Scroll.png
Forbidden Curse Scroll x 24