Jean is one of the most powerful characters in Genshin Impact. She has a great balance when it comes to damage and healing., and can also take on multiple enemies at once, making it worth investing in her for your team. Jean's unique skill is that attacking enemies allows her to heal your party, making her a great support character and secondary damage dealer. Completing her constellation also gives her powerful talents.
Some of the powerful talents you can get if you complete her Constellations will increase your party's movement speed and attack speed by 15%. Jean also lowers the enemy's resistance by forty percent. To maximize Jean's abilities, you can focus on increasing Jean's ATK. Jean's healing scale with her ATK so she can even be a one-person army if you build her right. This article will show you the best builds and team compositions most suitable for Jean.
Below is the description of Jean's skills and abilities, including her passives.
Jean's normal attacks perform five strikes in succession. Her Charged Attack consumes stamina to launch the enemy back using the power of the wind. The pushed back enemies will slowly fall back to the ground. Her plunging attack deals AoE damage on impact.
Jean's elemental skill is Gale Blade. Gale blade forms a storm that launches enemies in the direction you want while dealing with Anemo DMG. If you hold this elemental skill, Jean will pull the enemies towards her. However, keep in mind that Jean is immobile and vulnerable while doing this skill.
Jean's Elemental Burst is called Dandelion Breeze. This elemental burst creates a swirl of Dandelion field that launches enemies surrounding you while dealing with Anemo DMG. Casting this skill also heals all units and party members, according to Jean's ATK.
Wind Companion is Jean's passive that unlocks at Ascension level 1. Your normal attacks will have a 50% chance to heal the HP of your team members. This passive's healing scale according to 15% of Jean's ATK.
Let the Wind Lead
Let the Wind Lead is Jean's passive that unlocks at Ascension level 4. This passive regenerates the energy used by 20%.
Guiding Breeze is a passive of Jean that is unlocked automatically. When you achieve Perfect Cooking on a dish, you get a 12% chance to replicate that dish.
Best Build for Jean
Jean is a great character that can withstand and take down multiple enemies and having great endurance due to her healing. Her healing scales off her ATK, so she works well with a bruiser-type build with serious ATK damage and survivability.
Jean's weapon recommendation focuses on increasing her ATK damage to scale off her healing while dealing damage. Below are some of the weapon recommendations for Jean.
The best weapon for Jean is the Aquila Favonia. This weapon gives you 48 Base ATK and has a passive called Falcon's Defiance. Falcon's Defiance increases your ATK by 20%. Whenever you take damage, you can regenerate your HP by up to 100% based on your ATK. The effect also deals with 200% of your ATK as damage to your surrounding enemies. This effect can only happen every 15 seconds. Below are some of the Ascension materials you need for Ascending the weapon:
- Level 20: 5 x Tile of Decarabian's Tower, 5x Heavy Horn, 3x Firm Arrowhead
- Level 40: 5 x Debris of Decarabian's City, 18x Heavy Horn, 12x Firm Arrowhead
- Level 50: 9 x Debris of Decarabian's City, 9x Black Bronze Horn, 9x Sharp Arrowhead
- Level 60: 5 x Fragment of Decarabian's Epic, 18x Black Bronze Horn, 14x Sharp Arrowhead
- Level 70: 9 x Fragment of Decarabian's Epic, 14x Black Crystal Horn, 9x Weathered Arrowhead
- Level 80: 6 x Scattered Piece of Decarabian's Dream, 27x Black Crystal Horn, 18x Weathered Arrowhead
For a craftable option, you can also use Prototype Rancour on Jean. This weapon gives you 44 base ATK and a passive effect called Smashed Stone. This effect increases your ATK and DEF by 4% whenever you hit your charged and normal attacks. This effect can stack up to four times. To forge the weapon, you need the following materials:
- 1 x Northlander Sword Prototype
- 50 x Crystal Chunk
- 50 x White Iron Chunk
- 500 Mora
Ascending your weapon also gives you more Base ATK and Physical Damage Bonus. To Ascend your weapon, you need the following materials:
- Level 20:3x Mist Veiled Lead Elixir, 3x Mist Grass Pollen, 2x Recruit's Insignia
- Level 40:3x Mist Veiled Mercury Elixir, 12x Mist Grass Pollen, 8x Recruit's Insignia
- Level 50:6x Mist Veiled Mercury Elixir, 3x Mist Grass, 6x Sergeant's Insignia
- Level 60:3x Mist Veiled Gold Elixir, 12x Mist Grass, 9x Sergeant's Insignia
- Level 70:6x Mist Veiled Gold Elixir, 9x Mist Grass Wick, 6x Lieutenant's Insignia
- Level 80:4x Mist Veiled Primo Elixir, 18x Mist Grass Wick, 12x Lieutenant's Insignia
Festering Desire is another four-star weapon that you can obtain using the Chalk Prince and the Dragon event. This weapon gives you 42 base ATK and gives a passive effect called Undying Admiration. This effect increases your elemental skill DMG by 16%. The weapon also increases your Elemental Crit by 6%. This weapon is good for Anemo damage focused build. To Ascend this weapon, you will need the following materials:
- Level 20: 3x Fetters of the Dandelion Gladiator, 3x Heavy Horn, 2x Recruit's Insignia
- Level 20: 3x Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator, 12x Heavy Horn, 8x Recruit's Insignia
- Level 20: 6x Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator, 6x Black Bronze Horn, 6x Sergeant's Insignia
- Level 20: 3x Shackles of the Dandelion Gladiator, 12x Black Bronze, 9x Sergeant's Insignia
- Level 20: 6x Shackles of the Dandelion Gladiator, 9x Black Crystal Horn, 6x Lieutenant'sInsignia
- Level 20: 4x Dream of the Dandelion Gladiator, 18x Black Crystal Horn, 12x Lieutenant's Insignia
Jean's Artifact Set
Jean as a character is powerful enough, and if you pair her with the best artifact sets, she can be a great bruiser or healer for your team. Below are some of the recommended artifact sets for Jean.
Jean's healing of her ATK, so equipping Jean with Gladiator's Finale, makes her a great bruiser who can heal her teammates while taking the aggro from her enemies. The two-piece bonus of this set increases her ATK by eighteen percent. The four-piece bonus increases her normal attack damage by 35%, making her heals more powerful, alongside her fighting capabilities. You can get these artifact pieces by defeating bosses. Below are the set's individual pieces.
- Gladiator's Nostalgia
- Gladiator's Destiny
- Gladiator's Longing
- Gladiator's Intoxication
- Gladiator's Triumphus
If you do not have Gladiator's Finale, you can replace the artifact with Bloodstained Chivalry. This artifact set increases your Physical DMG by twenty-five percent. Your charged attacks also increase its damage by 50%. Your charged attack also does not consume any stamina for ten seconds. The effect can also trigger on animals.
- Bloodstained Flower of Iron
- Bloodstained Black Plume
- Bloodstained Final Hour
- Bloodstained Chevalier's Goblet
- Bloodstained Iron Mask
Sister Victoria will give you the Bloodstained Chevalier's Goblet when you first talk to her at the cathedral.
If you would like to focus on Jean's elemental damage, you can equip the Viridescent Venerer. This artifact set's two-piece bonus increases your anemo damage by 15%. Equipping four pieces of this set increases your swirl's damage by 60% and decreases your enemies' elemental resistance by 40% to the combined element with your swirl. The individual artifact pieces for this set are:
- In Remembrance of Viridescent Fields
- Viridescent Arrow Feather
- Viridescent Venerer's Determination
- Viridescent Venerer's Vessel
- Viridescent Venerer's Diadem
Talent Upgrade Materials
Ascending and upgrading Jean can be expensive, but it is worth it. Jean gives multiple buffs to your party that can help with boss fights and general gameplay. Below are the required Talent upgrades and Ascension Materials for Jean.
- Damaged Mask
- Stained Mask
- Ominous Mask
Domain Drops every Tuesday/Friday/Sunday.
- Teachings of Resistance
- Guide to Resistance
- Philosophies of Resistance
Dvalin Boss Drop
- Dvalin's Plume
- 1 Vayuda Turquoise Silver
- 3 Dandelion Seed
- 3 Damaged Mask
- 3 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment
- 2 Hurricane seed
- 10 Dandelion Seed
- 15 Stained Mask
- 6 Vayuda Turquoise Fragment
- 4 Hurricane seed
- 20 Dandelion Seed
- 12 Stained Mask
- 3 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk
- 8 Hurricane seed
- 30 Dandelion Seed
- 18 Stained Mask
- 6 Vayuda Turquoise Chunk
- 12 Hurricane seed
- 45 Dandelion Seed
- 12 Ominous Mask
- 6 Vayuda Turquoise Gemstone
- 20 Hurricane seed
- 60 Dandelion Seed
- 24 Ominous Mask
While Venti works well as a support, he can dish out tons of damage with Jean's addition. This team uses Venti as the main DPS. Jean, Klee, and Bennett act as support for this team. Klee and Benett give your team additional ATK damage, and the best part is Bennett's Fantastic Voyage. Ranged DPS characters like Venti can get a damage buff, according to Bennett's attack. Venti and Jean can take out multiple enemies at once due to their Anemo skills.
If you explore Genshin Impact's world, a great party consists of Keqing, Mona, Jean, and Venti. This team has great maneuverability and mobility, making them the best for exploration. Venti and Jean also have elemental resonance because of their elements. Their elemental resonance reduces stamina consumption, allowing you to run around the map for longer. Crossing the bodies of water is no feat with Mona around, and Keqing has great repositioning skills.
Completing the Abyss can be quite challenging, but adding high-damage Pyro characters to your teams like Diluc and Xiangling can help you beat the Abyss floors with no problem. Using Diluc as your main DPS, pair him up with Xiangling and Fischl to create a pure damage team. Jean's addition to this team increases the team's survivability because of Jean's heals and extra anemo damage that can create elemental reactions.
Jean is one of the most powerful characters in Genshin Impact. She can heal her teammates while causing damage to her enemies. Her healing scale off based on her ATK, so equipping her with weapons and artifacts that increase her ATK works well. While upgrading and ascending Jean can be expensive, she gives your party powerful buffs and passives, so it is well worth it. Jean works well in any team composition but is a great addition as a utility character to any high-damage team.