Genshin Impact: Raiden Shogun Baal Guide

Know all about Raiden Shogun aka Raiden Ei.

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Update version 2.1 has added new characters into the popular online video game Genshin Impact and one of those is the newest and most popular character right now, Raiden Shogun Baal.

About Raiden Shogun Baal in Genshin Impact

The Raiden Shogun Baal is a playable Electro character who is currently the vessel of Beelzebul, the Electro Archon of Inazuma. Her real name is Raiden Ei and also the twin sister of the previous Electro Archon of Inazuma, Raiden Makoto, who is also the vessel of Baal. Makoto was one of the casualties in the cataclysm that happened 500 years ago, which is why Ei is now the one assuming the role of Raiden Shogun Baal.

How to Get Raiden Shogun Baal

Raiden Shogun Baal is currently available in the Event Wishes “Reign of Serenity”. She currently has a huge drop-rate boost and is also the highest-paid character to date. She got released on September 1, 2021, and will end by September 21, 2021. She is also has a rarity of 5 stars.

Raiden Shogun Baal Rating

The Raiden Shogun has the highest rating overall with her best point as a support for the party. She is quite great against bosses and mobs, but she has a low score with exploration. She offers high active and passive Electro damage, has a high Energy Recharge rate, increases the team’s Elemental Burst damage, and can regenerate Energy for the Team. Her weakness is that she can cook any kind of food and her skills will not work well against a certain character with the Electro element.

Raiden Shogun Baal Abilities/Skills

Normal Attack

  • Normal attack – 5 consecutive spear hits
  • Charge attack – Consume some stamina to unleash a strong attack performing an upward slash
  • Plunge attack – Jump from a certain height and use a normal attack to strike enemies below dealing AoE damage.

Transcendence: Baleful Omen

The Raiden Shogun unveils a shard of her Euthymia, dealing Electro DMG to nearby opponents, and granting nearby party members the Eye of Stormy Judgment.

Eye of Stormy Judgement
When characters with this buff attack deal DMG to opponents, the Eye will unleash a coordinated attack, dealing AoE Electro DMG at the opponent’s position.

Characters who gain the Eye of Stormy Judgment will have their Elemental Burst DMG increased based on the Energy Cost of the Elemental Burst during the Eye’s duration.

  • The Eye can initiate 1 coordinated attack every 0.9s per party.
  • Coordinated attacks generated by characters not controlled by you deal 20% of the normal DMG.

Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu

The Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin’s attacks will be increased based on the number of Chakra Desiderata’s Resolve stacks consumed when the skill is used.

Musou Isshin
While in this state, the Raiden Shogun’s Normal, Charged, and Plunging ATKs are infused with Electro, which cannot be overridden. When her attacks hit opponents, she regenerates Energy for nearby party members. Energy can be restored this way once every 1s, and this effect can be triggered 5 times throughout the skill’s duration.


Chakra Desiderata
When nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun herself) use their Elemental Bursts, the Raiden Shogun will build up Resolve stacks based on the Energy Cost of these Elemental Bursts. The maximum number of Resolve stacks is 60.

The Resolve gained by Chakra Desiderata will be cleared 300s after the Raiden Shogun leaves the field.

Raiden Shogun Baal Passive Talents

Wishes Unnumbered

When nearby party members gain Elemental Orbs or Particles, Chakra Desiderata gains 2 Resolve Stacks.
This effect can occur once every 3s.

Enlightened One

Each 1% above 100% Energy Recharge that the Raiden Shogun possesses grants her:

  • 0.6% greater Energy restoration from Musou Isshin.
  • 0.4% Electro DMG Bonus.

All-Preserver

Mora expended when ascending Swords and Polearms is decreased by 50%.

Best Weapon

IconWeaponStat
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is engulfing-lightning.pngEngulfing LightningBase Stats
Base Attack: 46
Bonus Effect: Energy Recharge 12.0%   Skill Effect
ATK increased by 28% of Energy Recharge over the base 100%. You can gain a maximum bonus of 80% ATK. Gain 30% Energy Recharge for 12s after using an Elemental Burst.

Best Artifact Set

IconSetBonus
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is emblem-of-severed-fate.pngEmblem of Severed Fate• Energy Recharge +20%.
• Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.

Raiden Shogun Baal Constellations

Ominous InscriptionChakra Desiderata will gather Resolve even faster. When Electro characters use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 80%. When characters of other Elemental Types use their Elemental Bursts, the Resolve gained is increased by 20%.
SteelbreakerSecret Art: Musou Shinsetsu’s Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin attacks will ignore 60% of opponents’ DEF.
Shinkage BygonesIncreases the Level of Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
Pledge of ProprietyWhen the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu expires, all nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun) gain 30% bonus ATK for 10s.
Shogun’s DescentIncreases the Level of Transcendence: Baleful Omen by 3. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
WishbearerWhile in the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu, the Raiden Shogun’s Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks will decrease all nearby party members’ (but not including the Raiden Shogun herself) Elemental Burst CD by Is when they hit opponents. This effect can trigger once every Is, and can trigger a total of 5 times during the state’s duration.

Raiden Shogun Baal Ascension Materials

Lv.20 -> Lv.40Vajrada Amethyst Chunk 1 pc. Old Handguard 3 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 3 pcs.
Lv.40 -> Lv.50Vajrada Amethyst Fragment 3 pcs. Old Handguard 15 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 10 pcs. Storm Beads 2 pcs.
Lv.50 -> Lv.60Vajrada Amethyst Fragment 6 pcs. Kageuchi Handguard 12 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 20 pcs. Storm Beads 4 pcs
Lv.60 -> Lv.70Vajrada Amethyst Chunk 3 pcs. Kageuchi Handguard 12 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 30 pcs. Storm Beads 8 pcs.
Lv.70 -> Lv.80Vajrada Amethyst Chunk 6 pcs. Famed Handguard 12 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 45 pcs. Storm Beads 12 pcs.
Lv.80 -> Lv.90Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone 6 pcs. Famed Handguard 24 pcs. Amakumo Fruit 60 pcs. Storm Beads 20 pcs.

Best Team Composition

Players who already have Raiden Shogun Baal have posted on a SubReddit to have a team with Baal, Xiangling, Xingqiu, and Bennet. According to user oXevo, this particular group of characters will create a lot of elemental reactions while Baal can regenerate a lot of energy due to her Burst ability. Xiangling and Xingqiu have a burst cost of 80 and these Bursts can create a lot of elemental reactions and then Bennet offers a Pyro resonance. He also has Burst support capabilities.