Fontaine is brimming with fanciful new features, along with a cast of vibrant characters – one of which is Genshin Impact’s Chevreuse. She’s the Righteous Enforcer of the Law and captain of the Special Security and Surveillance Patrol in Fontaine and uses a musket in her combat alongside a polearm and some explosives. Her kit focuses on buffing the overloaded reaction, so you’re sure to pack a punch with Genshin’s Chevreuse on your team.
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Here’s how to build Genshin Impact’s Chevreuse into an excellent unit.
|Black Tassel, Favonuis Lance
|Best artifact set
|HP, energy recharge, elemental mastery
Chevreuse is a four-star pyro user, wielding a polearm – though her musket shows up in her animations as Genshin Impact’s Mika‘s crossbow does. She’s a support unit dedicated to improving the outcome of the overloaded reaction between pyro and electro, allowing your DPS to do some serious damage. She also provides a little bit of healing while she’s here, too.
Chevreuse has attacks and healing skills that scale off HP, so her best weapon is the Rightful Reward polearm, and a full set of Noblesse Oblige artifacts with HP stats. Getting her HP to around 40,000 is your best bet for a good heal.
Using Chevreuse can take a little while to get used to, but she’s there to make your overloaded reactions stronger, along with your pyro and electro DPS moves. The best thing to do is to use your pyro or electro DPS’s move to trigger the reaction, then swap to Chevreuse and unleash her elemental skill. This deals higher damage with her pyro application.
Thankfully, getting buffs to your attack and overloaded damage is fairly easy as it’s Chevreuse’s passive talents that add damage. As long as you have at least one pyro and electro character in the team and consistently trigger overloaded, you should reap all the benefits.
Chevreuse benefits from a high HP stat, so aiming for a weapon that can boost this is key. The Rightful Reward can do this and restore energy for Chevreuse whenever she heals. An easy option is the Black Tassel, which can be refined quickly thanks to it being a common drop on the banners.
|How to obtain
|Rightful Reward (four-star)
|Bonus effect: Increases HP
Skill: When Chevreuse heals, she regenerates eight energy. This can trigger once every ten seconds and can occur when she is off-field
|Favonius Lance (four-star)
|Bonus effect: Increases energy recharge
Skill: Crit hits have a 60% chance to generate elemental particles, which generate six energy for Chevreuse
|Black Tassel (three-star)
|Bonus effect: Increases HP
Skill: Increases damage against slimes by 40%
|Dragon’s Bane (four-star)
|Bonus effect: Increases elemental mastery
Skill: Increases damage against opponents affected by pyro by 20%
We recommend a healing bonus artifact and a two-piece healing bonus set like Maiden Beloved or Ocean Hued Clam, as part of her kit allows her to heal teammates, but focus on stacking up Chevreuse’s HP stat.
While Chevreuse provides some healing based on her maximum HP, her second constellation’s talent scales off her maximum attack – so if you have this unlocked, focus on upping this number, too.
|How to obtain
|Two equipped: Elemental burst damage increases
Four equipped: When Chevreuse uses an elemental burst, every party member’s attack increases by 20% for 12 seconds. This cannot stack
|Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern domain
|Song of Days Past
|Two equipped: Adds a healing bonus
Four equipped: When Chevreuse heals a party member, she gets the Yearning effect for six seconds. This records the total amount of healing, including overflow.
When the duration expires, the effect transforms into Waves of Days Past. This increases the damage of normal, charged, plunging, elemental skill, and elemental burst attacks by 8% of the total healing. The effect removes after five uses or ten seconds.
A single instance can record up to 15,000 healing, including from multiple characters
|Waterfall Wen domain
|Two equipped: Adds a healing bonus
Four equipped: After casting an elemental skill or burst, teammates receive 20% extra healing for ten seconds
|Valley of Remembrance domain
|Ocean Hued Clam
|Two equipped: Healing bonus
Four equipped: When Chevreuse heals a party member, a Sea-Dyed Foam appears for three seconds, accumulating the total HP recovered from healing. After three seconds, the Foam explodes, dealing damage to opponents equal to 90% of the accumulated healing. A Foam can appear once every 3.5 seconds and accumulate up to 30,000 HP
|Slumbering Court domain
|Crimson Witch of Flames
|Two equipped: Increases pyro damage
Four equipped: Increase overloaded, burning, and burgeon damage by 40%. Increases vaporize and melt damage by 15%. Using an elemental skill increases the two-piece set effects by 50% for ten seconds.
|Hidden Palace of Zhou Formula domain
Artifact stat recommendations
- Sands: HP or energy recharge
- Goblet: HP
- Circlet: HP or healing bonus
- Energy recharge
- Elemental mastery
Chevreuse gives significant boosts to teammates when setting off the overloaded reaction, so we suggest you pair her with another pyro teammate, and two electro to capitalize on the reaction.
An overload team with Cyno, Raiden, Klee, Yanfei, or Keqing as the DPS paired with Fischl, Beidou, or Kuki Shinobu for support alongside Chevreuse can work wonders.
|First character slot
|Second character slot
|Third character slot
|Fourth character slot
While Chevreuse is in your party, if your party contains at least one other pyro and electro character, triggering the overloaded reaction causes the opponent’s pyro and electro resistance to decrease. Also, Chevreuse’s passive skill decreases the stamina consumed while sprinting.
|Normal attack: Line Bayonet Thrust EX
|Normal: Chevreuse performs up to four consecutive spear strikes
Charged: Consumes a certain amount of stamina to lunge forward, dealing damage to opponents along the way
Plunging: Plunges from mid-air to strike the ground below, dealing AoE damage on impact
|Elemental skill: Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire
|Chevreuse quickly shoulders her musket and fires at opponents, dealing AoE pyro damage. For a short duration after firing a shot, Chevreuse restores HP to the active character on the field based on her maximum HP.
Hold: Entering aiming mode, Chevreuse locks onto a target and fires a precise shot. If she has an Overcharged Ball, then she fires that instead, dealing bigger pyro damage. She gains one Overcharged Ball every time a character triggers the overloaded reaction, and can have one at a time.
Arkhe: Ousia – Periodically, after Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire hits, a Surging Blade appears and deals ousia-aligned pyro damage
|Elemental burst: Ring of Bursting Grenades
|Chevreuse fires an explosive grenade from her musket that explodes, dealing pyro AoE damage, and splits into secondary explosive shells on impact. These then explode, dealing more pyro damage
|Vanguard’s Coordinated Tactics (unlocked at ascension one)
|When all party members are pyro and electro, with at least one of each, Chevreuse grants ‘Coordinated Tactics’ to nearby party members. After a character triggers the overloaded reaction, the pyro and electro resistance of the opponents decreases by 40% for six seconds
|Vertical Force Coordination (unlocked at ascension four)
|After Chevreuse fires an Overcharged Ball using Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire, nearby pyro and electro characters in the party gain a 1% attack increase for every 1,000 of Chevreuse’s maximum HP, for 30 seconds. Attack can increase up to 40% in this way
|Double Time March (unlocked automatically)
|Decreases sprinting stamina consumption by 20% when Chevreuse is in the party. Not stackable with similar talents
Here are the talents you can unlock if you get more than one copy of Chevreuse. Her C2 and C6 increase the attack of party members, so are very worthwhile.
|C1: Stable Front Line’s Resolve
|When the active character with ‘Coordinated Tactics’ status – not including Chevreuse – triggers the overloaded reaction, they recover six energy. This can trigger once every ten seconds
|C2: Sniper Induced Explosion
|After holding Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire and hitting a target, two chain explosions trigger near the location where the target is hit. Each explosion deals pyro damage equal to 120% of Chevreuse’s attack. This can trigger once every ten seconds, and this damage is considered as elemental skill damage
|C3: Practiced Field Stripping Technique
|Increases the level of Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire by three. Maximum upgrade level is 15
|C4: The Secret to Rapid-Fire Multishots
|After using Ring of Bursting Grenades, the hold mode of Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire will not go on cooldown after use. This effect removes after Short-Range Rapid Interdiction Fire is used twice using hold, or after six seconds
|C5: Enhanced Incendiary Firepower
|Increases the level of Ring of Bursting Grenades by three. Maximum upgrade level is 15
|C6: In Pursuit of Ending Evil
|After 12 seconds of the healing effect from Short-Range Rapid Interdiction, all party members recover HP equivalent equal to 10% of Chevreuse’s maximum HP. After a party member is healed in this way, they gain a 20% pyro/electro damage bonus for eight seconds. Maximum three stacks. Each stack’s duration counts separately
Chevreuse, like every character in Genshin, needs a regional special item, boss drops, and pyro-themed gems to ascend her through the levels.
|One agnidus agate sliver, three lumidouce bells, three meshing gears
|Three agnidus agate fragments, ten lumidouce bells, 15 meshing gears, two fontemer unihorns
|Six agnidus agate fragments, 12 mechanical spur gears, 20 lumidouce bells, four fontemer unihorns
|Three agnidus agate chunks, 18 mechanical spur gears, 30 lumidouce bells, eight fontemer unihorns
|Six agnidus agate chunks, 12 artificed dynamic gears, 45 lumidouce bells, 12 fontemer unihorns
|Six agnidus agate gemstones, 24 artificed dynamic gears, 60 lumidouce bells, 20 fontemer unihorns
In order to get Chevreuse as strong as she can be, you need to upgrade her talents. Here are the items you’ll need.
|Six meshing gears, teachings of order
|Three mechanical spur gears, two guides to order
|Four mechanical spur gears, four guides to order
|Six mechanical spur gears, six guides to order
|Nine mechanical spur gears, nine guides to order
|Four artificed dynamic gears, four philosophies of order, lightless eye of the maelstrom
|Six artificed dynamic gears, six philosophies of order, one lightless eye of the maelstrom
|Nine artificed dynamic gears, 12 philosophies of order, two lightless eyes of the maelstrom
|12 artificed dynamic gears, 16 philosophies of order, two lightless eyes of the maelstrom, crown of insight
- Elemental burst > elemental skill > normal attack
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