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Here is a guide about Prototype Archaic Claymore including stats, effects, how to get it, tips & tricks, and good for which character.

Prototype Archaic Stats & Effect

Genshin Prototype Archaic Guide

Prototype Archaic is a 4-stars Claymore ancient prototype from Liyue's arsenal. The batch number has faded and no records exist to confirm the date of production.


Prototype ArchaicStats
Rarity:4 Stars
Base ATK:43.73
Secondary Stat:ATK%
Sec Stat (Level 1):6%

Base Stats

LevelATKBonus ATK%

Prototype Archaic Effect: Crush

  • On hit, Normal and Charged Attacks have a 50% chance to deal an additional 240% ATK DMG to opponents within a small AoE. Can only occur once every 15s.

Prototype Archaic Ascension Material

Here is a total of Prototype Archaic ascension material until level 90.

  • Grain of Aerosiderite x3
  • Fragile Bone Shard x15
  • Damaged Mask x10
  • Piece of Aerosiderite x9
  • Sturdy Bone Shard x18
  • Stained Mask x15
  • Bit of Aerosiderite x9
  • Fossilized Bone Shard x27
  • Ominous Mask x18
  • Chunk of Aerosiderite x4
  • Mora x150K

How to get Prototype Archaic?

Obtainable in-game

You can obtain this Claymore by crafting in a Blacksmith in Mondstadt and in order to craft this weapon you have a Claymore prototype and some material you can find.

Material that is required to craft Prototype Archaic

  • Crystal Chunk x50
  • White Iron Chunk x10
  • Claymore Prototype x1

How to use Prototype Archaic - Tip & Best for whom

This is a great weapon for F2P players who looking for ATK% which is great for DPS claymore users like Diluc, Beidou, or Razor who use a lot of Normal ATK and Charge ATK that can gain additional DMG from weapon effect.

Best Character For Prototype Archaic

  • Diluc
    • He uses a lot of Normal ATK and Charge ATK which is great to boost his DMG.
  • Razor
    • Similar to Diluc razor has similar playstyle which is great to improve his DMG as well as his burst DMG.
  • Chongyun
    • Great for DPS build for him to improve Skill DMG with ATK SPD Bonus.
  • Beidou
    • Great for DPS build for her to improve Skill DMG with ATK SPD Bonus.
  • Sayu
    • Since she heals based on Burst with ATK, this will be great for her supporting skill.
  • Navia
    • A good F2P claymore to get some ATK for her.

Is it worth it to get Prototype Archaic?

  • Yes, it is!
    • This Claymore is completely free and all you do is find material that needs to be exchanged. It's also very useful for F2P players who need additional ATK% for DPS character build.

End of Prototype Archaic Claymore.

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