Artifacts

Note: All findings are summarized. You can find detailed entries & credits to each finder in the evidence vault linked at the end of the page.

5 Star Artifact Sets

Archaic Petra

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set: Gain a 15% Geo DMG bonus.

  • 4 Piece Set: Upon obtaining an Elemental Shard created through a Crystallize Reaction, all party members gain a 35% DMG Bonus for that particular element for 10s. Only one form of Elemental DMG Bonus can be gained in this manner at any one time.

Findings
  • The 4p set bonus requires you to pick up the shard with the set holder.

  • Shards generated by Geovishap Hatchings don't activate the the 4 piece set bonus.

Blizzard Strayer

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Cryo DMG by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: When a character attacks an enemy affected by Cryo, their CRIT Rate is increased by 20%. If the enemy is Frozen, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 20%.

Findings
  • The 4p set bonus does not snapshot. The Crit Rate increase is Dynamic, and changes your Crit Rate in real time.

  • The 4p set bonus does not apply on the hit that applies Frozen.

  • Enemies with the “Frozen” aura do not count as “being frozen” for the 4p set bonus. They need to be literally frozen. Otherwise, it will be treated as just a cryo aura, and you get only 20% crit rate.

Bloodstained Chivalry

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set: Physical DMG +25%

  • 4 Piece Set: After defeating an opponent, increases Charged Attack DMG by 50%, and reduces its Stamina cost to 0 for 10s.

Findings
  • The 4p set bonus does not apply if a co-op teammate, or an off-field character takes the kill.

  • The 4p set bonus is not lost when character is swapped out.

  • The 4p set bonus is not granted if the set holder gets a kill while off-field.

  • You still require the minimum amount of stamina to perform a Charged Attack, your stamina just won't be reduced on execution.

  • Stamina regen will continue even while performing Charge Attacks provided the buff is active allowing you to save stamina for dashing.

  • The 4p set bonus can be refreshed.

Crimson Witch of Flames

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set: Gain a 15% Pyro DMG Bonus.

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Overloaded and Burning DMG by 40%. Increases Vaporize and Melt DMG by 15%. Using an Elemental Skill increases 2-Piece Set effects by 50% for 10s. Max 3 stacks.

Findings
  • Bonus Reaction damage is still applied even if the set holder is off-field. However, the set holder does need to trigger the Reaction.

  • Gaining a stack refreshes the duration of previous stacks.

  • Stacks are maintained after swapping characters.

Emblem of Severed Fate

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Energy Recharge +20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Elemental Burst DMG by 25% of Energy Recharge. A maximum of 75% bonus DMG can be obtained in this way.

Findings
  • The base 100% ER and character ascesion ER is counted towards the bonus.

Gladiator's Finale

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: ATK +18%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: If the wielder of this artifact set uses a Sword, Claymore or Polearm, increases their Normal Attack DMG by 35%

Heart of Depth

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Hydro DMG by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: After using an Elemental Skill, Normal Attack and Charged Attack DMG is increased by 30% for 15s.

Lavawalker

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increase Pyro RES by 40%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases DMG against enemies that are Burning or affected by Pyro by 35%

Findings
  • The 4p set holder does not have to be on-field to receive the 35% damage bonus.

Maiden Beloved

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Character Healing Effectiveness by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Using an Elemental Skill or Burst increases healing received by all party members by 20% for 10s.

Findings
  • 4p set bonus is applied to Prototype Amber's healing effect.

Noblesse Oblige

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Elemental Burst DMG +20%

  • Using an Elemental Burst increases all party members' ATK by 20% for 12s. This effect cannot stack.

Findings
  • There are inconsistencies in whether a character wielding 4NO can receive the 4-pc Set Bonus on their Elemental Burst or not. Check the Evidence Vault for more details.

Pale Flame

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Physical DMG +25%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 2 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 2 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.

Findings
  • 4p set bonus can be maintained indefinitely as long as the character's cooldown and cast time are less than 7 seconds.

  • 4p set bonus persists after swap.

Retracting Bolide

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Shield Strength +35%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: While protected by a Shield, gain an additional 40% Normal and Charged Attack DMG.

Findings
  • The 4p set has to be equipped to the character you want to buff, in most cases, your DPS character, not the character casting the shield.

  • The 2-piece shield strength effect only applies to the character equipping the artifact set, not the character creating the shield.

Shimenawa's Reminiscence

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: ATK +18%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: When casting an Elemental Skill, if the character has 15 or more Energy, they lose 15 Energy and Normal/Charged/ Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 50% for 10s.

Findings
  • The effect cannot be refreshed.

  • Energy will not be drained by using elemental skill while the effect is active.

  • The Energy drain effect has a 7-frame delay from when Elemental Skill is cast to when you actually lose energy.

Tenacity of the Millelith

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: HP +20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.5s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.

Findings
  • The 4 piece effect of Tenacity of the Millelith activates with elemental skills hitting shielded enemies and dealing no damage.

  • The 4 piece effect does not stack but its duration can be reset if there are multiple 4ToM wielders

Thundering Fury

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Electro DMG by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases damage caused by Overloaded, Electro-Charged, and Superconduct DMG by 40%. Triggering such effects decreases Elemental Skill CD by 1s. Can only occur once every 0.8s.

Findings
  • Damage boosts regarding reactions are additive with the multiplier from Elemental Mastery.

  • 40% additional damage to electro-related reactions is only applied if the set holder triggers the reaction. However, the set holder doesn't have to be active on-field.

  • The 4p set holder has to be active on-field to benefit from the cooldown reduction effect.

  • Regarding how Electro-charged works with 4TF, If the 4p set bonus is not on cooldown (0.8s), then the set bonus is not hampered by EC’s 1 second ICD. As long as you can keep constant hydro aura on the enemy you can switch between different elemental sources (E1, E2, electro-imbued autoattacks, and Q) to obtain E CDR.

  • 4p set effect of cooldown reduction can be triggered by non-damaging elemental applications.

Thundersoother

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Electro RES by 40%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases DMG against enemies affected by Electro by 35%

Findings
  • The 4p set holder does not have to be on-field to receive the 35% damage bonus.

Viridescent Venerer

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Anemo DMG by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Swirl DMG by 60%. Decreases opponent's Elemental RES to the element infused in the Swirl by 40% for 10s.

Findings
  • Anemo supports that can proc multiple swirl infused with different elements rapidly can have multiple elements resist debuffs applied at the same time.

  • A single anemo application on an enemy with electro-charged will reduce both hydro and electro resistances.

  • 4 piece Viridescent Venerer only shreds if the wearer is onfield during a swirl that they trigger.

  • 4 piece Viridescent Venerer’s RES shred passive only buffs Swirl DMG against an enemy with a pre-existing aura.

  • 4 piece Viridescent Venerer’s RES shred passive also works on surrounding enemies after being affected by Swirl’s AoE.

  • The 4 piece set effect's duration can be extended by hitlag.

Wanderer's Troupe

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Charged Attack DMG by 35% if the character uses a Catalyst or Bow.

4 Star Artifact Sets

Berserker

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: CRIT Rate +12%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: When HP is below 70%, CRIT Rate is increased by an additional 24%

Brave Heart

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: ATK +18%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases DMG by 30% against enemies with more than 50% HP

Defender's Will

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Base DEF +30%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Elemental RES by 30% for each element present in the party.

Gambler

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Elemental Skill DMG increased by 20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Defeating an enemy has a 100% chance to remove Elemental Skill CD. Can only occur once every 15s.

Findings
  • The 15s CD of the 4 Piece Set Bonus will start upon any DMG output from an Elemental Skill, even if the Elemental Skill is not on cooldown.

Instructor

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Elemental Mastery by 80.

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Upon triggering an Elemental Reaction, increases all party members' Elemental Mastery by 120 for 8s.

Findings
  • The 4pc set bonus requires its user to be on the field when the Elemental Reaction is triggered.

  • Triggering another reaction during 4pc set buff extends its duration.

Martial Artist

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Normal and Charged Attack DMG by 15%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: After using an Elemental Skill, increases Normal and Charged Attack DMG by 25% for 8s.

Prayers For Destiny

Description
Findings
Description
  • 1 Piece Set Bonus: Affected by Hydro for 40% less time.

Findings
  • The Tiara status resist 1-set effect applies even when not visually active.

  • The Tiara works with Leyline disorders and is additive with elemental resonances, so you are able to get up to 80% debuff resistance.

Prayers to the Firmament

Description
Findings
Description
  • 1 Piece Set Bonus: Affected by Anemo for 40% less time.

Findings
  • The Tiara status resist 1-set effect applies even when not visually active.

  • The Tiara works with Leyline disorders and is additive with elemental resonances, so you are able to get up to 80% debuff resistance.

Prayers for Illumination

Description
Findings
Description
  • 1 Piece Set Bonus: Affected by Pyro for 40% less time.

Findings
  • The Tiara status resist 1-set effect applies even when not visually active.

  • The Tiara works with Leyline disorders and is additive with elemental resonances, so you are able to get up to 80% debuff resistance.

Prayers to Springtime

Description
Findings
Description
  • 1 Piece Set Bonus: Affected by Cryo for 40% less time.

Findings
  • The Tiara status resist 1-set effect applies even when not visually active.

  • The Tiara works with Leyline disorders and is additive with elemental resonances, so you are able to get up to 80% debuff resistance.

Prayers for Wisdom

Description
Findings
Description
  • 1 Piece Set Bonus: Affected by Electro for 40% less time.

Findings
  • The Tiara status resist 1-set effect applies even when not visually active.

  • The Tiara works with Leyline disorders and is additive with elemental resonances, so you are able to get up to 80% debuff resistance.

Resolution of Sojourner

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: ATK +18%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Increases Charged Attack CRIT Rate by 30%

Scholar

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Energy Recharge +20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Gaining Energy gives 3 Energy to all party members who have a Bow or a Catalyst equipped. Can only occur once every 3s.

The Exile

Description
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: Energy Recharge +20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Using an Elemental Burst regenerates 2 Energy for other party members every 2s for 6s. This effect cannot stack.

Tiny Miracle

Description
Findings
Description
  • 2 Piece Set Bonus: All Elemental RES increased by 20%

  • 4 Piece Set Bonus: Incoming Elemental DMG increases corresponding Elemental RES by 30% for 10s. Can only occur once every 10s.

Findings
  • The 4p set bonus does not apply to damage dealt to shields.

Substats Distribution

Substats for artifacts are unevenly distributed, with flat substats weighted higher than other substats, and crit substats weighted lower than other substats.

Datamined substat probabilities from Dimbreath summarized

Results of simulation after plugging in some guesses for the main stat and substat probabilities, and comparing those simulated figures to the actual distributions.

Other Findings

  • For transformative reactions, +80 EM is better than the reaction damage bonus from 4TF/CW at <=490 EM (before set bonus), while +160 EM is better than the reaction damage bonus from 4TF/CW at <=1498 EM (before set bonus).

  • Below 842 EM, 2WT+2Ins set bonus brings more value than 4VV for swirl damage before accounting for resistance.

External Links

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