A Look into the Skyward Harp

The Skyward Harp is a five-star bow and is part of the Skyward weapons series. With the new weapon banner, it’s been given a rate-up. This means that players will have a higher chance of obtaining this bow.

In this article, we’ll be covering all the advantages of the Skyward Harp along with characters that you can use it with.

In-Game Description

A greatbow that symbolizes Dvalin’s affiliation with the Anemo Archon. The sound of the bow firing is music to the Anemo Archon’s ears. It contains the power of the sky and wind within.

Ascension Materials

  • 5 x Boreal Wolf’s Milk Tooth
  • 14 x Boreal Wolf’s Cracked Tooth
  • 14 x Boreal Wolf’s Broken Fang
  • 6 x Boreal Wolf’s Nostalgia
  • 23 x Dead Ley Line Branch
  • 27 x Dead Ley Line Leaves
  • 41 x Ley Line Sprout
  • 15 x Firm Arrowhead
  • 23 x Sharp Arrowhead
  • 27 x Weathered Arrowhead

How can you obtain the Skyward Harp?

The Skyward Harp can be obtained from the weapons banner as well as the standard banner. However, when it comes to the standard banner, it really depends on your luck given the number of five-star characters as well as weapons present.

If you truly do wish to get the Skyward Harp, it’s best to invest Primogems when it has a rate up.

What can the Skyward Harp do?

Being a five-star bow, the Skyward Harp not only has a high base ATK but it also has a Crit Rate substat. It’s weapon effect increases a character’s Crit DMG by 20%. It also has a 60% chance of inflicting a small AOE ATK which deals 125% Physical ATK DMG.

Which characters can use it?

One thing that is important to remember while using the Skyward Harp is that its weapon’s effect can only be activated if the character using it is on-field. Keeping this in mind, these are the following characters that can use Skyward Harp.


Meant to be a main DPS, Childe will benefit greatly from the Skyward Harp. The weapon boosts his Crit Rate and Crit DMG, both of which are important while activating his burst. While he’s on-field, the additional attack from the weapon effect will only help deal as much DMG as possible, especially if your Childe is at C0.


While the Amos bow is the best in slot weapon for Ganyu currently, if you weren’t able to roll it, the Skyward Harp is her second-best option. Paired with a 4-piece Blizzard Stayer, all players will need to focus on is her Crit DMG.


While Venti isn’t a traditional main DPS, he can deal high damage numbers just with his burst. Paired with the Skyward Harp, he can easily proc its weapon effect, making him a great contender for the bow.


Everyone’s favourite Chunibyo, Fischl is not only a great support but also has the capacity to be a great main DPS, especially with the Skyward Harp. The weapon effect will greatly increase her damage and with Oz on the field, she can easily proc the second effect.


When it comes to the Skyward Harp, there aren’t many cons to the weapon. It has a great substat as well as an extremely useful weapon effect. The only thing you need to keep in mind while rolling for it is how useful it will be in your current team composition.

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