Genshin Impact Kamisato Ayaka Guide: Best build, weapons, and more


Genshin Impact Ayaka Guide

Kamisato Ayaka is a five-star Cryo Sword user in Genshin Impact. She is the oldest daughter of the Kamisato Clan and the younger sister of Kamisato Ayato. Ayaka is known as the model of perfection in Inazuma, as she is in charge of the clan’s internal and external affairs.

Ayaka Profile

Ayaka is one of the strongest DPS characters in Genshin Impact. She can permanently freeze enemies and cast crazy damage output. Ayaka’s playstyle features more unique dashes that infuse with her normal attacks and charge with cryo.

Best Build, Weapon, and Artifacts

Kamisato Ayaka is known for her powerful and consistent cryo damage that allows her to deal with massive DPS. Hence, her builds should increase her attacks and burst damage. 

Cryo Main DPS Build

Weapon: Mistsplitter Reforged

Replacement Weapons:

  • Primordial Jade Cutter
  • Summit Shaper
  • The Black Sword 
  • Blackcliff Longsword

Artifact Stats

  • Sands: ATK%
  • Goblet: Cryo DMG Bonus
  • Circlet: Crit Rate/Crit DMG

Priority Sub-Stats

  • Crit Rate/Crit DMG
  • ATK%
  • Energy Recharge

Best Artifact: Blizzard Strayer x4

Optional: Emblem of Severed Fate

Burst DPS Build

Weapon: Mistsplitter Reforged

Replacement Weapons

  • Amenoma Kageuchi 
  • Primordial Jade Cutter
  • Summit Shaper
  • Blackcliff Longsword 

Artifact Stats

  • Sands: ATK%
  • Goblet: Physical DMG Bonus
  • Circlet: Crit Rate/Crit DMG

Priority Sub-Stats

  • Crit Rate/Crit DMG
  • ATK%
  • Energy Recharge

Best Artifact:

  • Blizzard Strayer x2 
  • Noblesse Oblige x2

Optional: Emblem of Severed Fate

Best Party for Ayaka & Playstyle

Mona (Sub-DPS)

  • Mona provides additional DPS damage while doing Freeze with Ayaka.

Kazuha (Sub-DPS)

  • Kazuha will act as an enabler and shield for Cryo.

Diona (Support)

  • Diona will provide shield, healing, and Cryo resonance with Ayaka.

Other Characters That Work Well With Ayaka

  • Mona
  • Kokomi
  • Kazuha
  • Venti
  • Sucrose
  • Diona
  • Layla
  • Rosaria

Always remember to use characters that help in freezing multiple enemies to deal high single-target and AoE damage. Using characters that provide the damage buff, apply hydro, and heal the team is also ideal.


Ayaka Constellation Genshin Impact

Snowswept Sakura (C1)

When Kamisato Ayaka’s Normal or Charged Attacks deal Cryo DMG to opponents, it has a 50% chance of decreasing the CD of Kamisato Art.

Blizzard Blade Seki no To (C2)

When casting Kamisato Art: Soumetsu, unleashes 2 smaller additional Frostflake Seki no To, each dealing 20% of the original storm’s DMG.

Frostbloom Kamifubuki (C3)

Increases the Level of Kamisato Art: Soumetsu by 3.  

Ebb and Flow (C4)

Opponents damaged by Kamisato Art: Soumetsu’s, Frostflake Seki no To will decrease their DEF by 30% for 6s.

Blossom Cloud Irutsuki (C5)

Increases the Level of Kamisato Art: Hyouka by 3. 

Dance of Suigetsu (C6)

Kamisato Ayaka gains Usurahi Butou every 10s, increasing her Charged Attack DMG by 298%. 

Kamisato Ayaka Talents

Ayaka Talent Page Genshin Impact

Normal Attack: Kamisato Art-Kabuki

  • Normal Attack: Performs up to 5 rapid strikes.
  • Charged Attack: Consumes a certain amount of Stamina to unleash a continuous stream of sword ki.
  • Plunging Attack: Plunges mid-air strike, dealing damage to enemies and dealing AoE damage upon impact.

Elemental Skill: Kamisato Art-Hyouka

Launches ice at nearby enemies, dealing AoE Cryo damage.

Elemental Burst: Amisato Art-Soumetsu

Summons a snowstorm, unleashing a Frostflake Seki no To that moves forward continuously.

  • Frostflake Seki no To

    • A storm of whirling icy winds repeatedly slashes at every enemy it touches, dealing Cryo damage. The snowstorm explodes at the end, dealing AoE Cryo damage.

Right Click: Kamisato Art-Senho

Ayaka consumes Stamina and cloaks herself in a frozen fog that moves with her. In Senho form, she dashes upon the water.

When she reappears, the following effects occur:

  • Ayaka unleashes icy energy on nearby enemies.
  • A Cold-frost condenses around Ayaka’s blade, infusing her attacks with Cryo for a brief period.


  • Amatsumi Kunitsumi Sanctification: After using Kamisato Art: Hyouka, Kamisato Ayaka’s Normal and Charged attacks deal 30% increased damage for 6s.
  • Kanten Senmyou Blessing: Unlocked at Ascension 4
  • Fruits of Shinsa: Ayaka has a 10% chance to receive double the product when she crafts Weapon Ascension Materials.

And that’s it for this quick Kamisato Ayaka guide. We hope you learned more about this 5-Star Cryo character. Don’t forget to top up Genesis Crystals for Genshin Impact on Codashop. It’s faster and easier, with plenty of convenient payment methods available.