Taoqi Guide

Taoqi is a Havoc character in Wuthering Waves that use Broadblade as her weapon. Find Taoqi skills, resonance chain and more here.

Taoqi Overview and Stats

Wuthering Waves: Taoqi Guide

Taoqi is a 4-Stars Havoc damage character. She is the Chief Officer of Ministry of Development, inheritor of the power of the Black Tortoise. Under the lazy and casual appearance, he carries the heavy responsibility of guarding the entire Jinzhou.

Taoqi StatsLv.1Lv.90
Crit. Rate5%5%
Crit. DMG150%150%
Energy Regen100%100%
Max Stamina140140
Max Resonance Energy125125

Taoqi Best Weapons

Lustrous Razor (5-Star)

Weapons: Lustrous Razor | Wuthering Waves - zilliongamer

Its Energy Regen bonus complements Taoqi's reliance on Resonance skills for defense and damage. The Resonance Liberation damage boost further amplifies her counter attacks.

Verdant Summit (5-Star)

Weapons: Verdant Summit | Wuthering Waves - zilliongamer

While primarily focused on Resonance damage, the Heavy Attack damage boost synergizes well with Taoqi's Strategic Parry follow-up attacks.

Dauntless Evernight (4-Star)

Weapons: Dauntless Evernight | Wuthering Waves - zilliongamer

The DEF bonus enhances Taoqi's defensive capabilities, and the HP restoration on low health ensures survivability during aggressive play.

Helios Cleaver (4-Star)

Weapons: Helios Cleaver | Wuthering Waves - zilliongamer

The stacking ATK buff is excellent for increasing Taoqi's overall damage output, especially when combined with her Strategic Parry.

Autumn Trace (4-Star)

Weapons: Autumntrace | Wuthering Waves - zilliongamer

The ATK and DEF buffs after each hit make this a great option for boosting both defensive and offensive stats, especially with Taoqi's focus on counterattacks.

Taoqi Strength & Weakness


Tough as Nails
Taoqi's abilities focus on defense, using shields and parries to reduce damage and create counterattack chances.
Parry Power
When timed right, her parries can lead to big damage
Taoqi can heal herself and make shields, helping her stay in the fight.
Helps the Team
She can buff her allies defense and sometimes their attack too.


Timing is Key
You need good timing and positioning to get the most out of her abilities.
Fewer Attacks
She doesn't have as many ways to attack compared to other characters.
Hard to Master
It takes practice to perfectly time her counterattacks and get the most damage.

Taoqi Passive Skills

Heart Protection
During the duration of the Resonance Skill Rocksteady Shield, the defense of the character increases by 15%.
When successfully triggering Heavy Attack: Strategic Parry, recover 20 stamina
Skillful Cooking
When cooking a Dish for exploring the Echo, there is a 20% chance to get double the same Dish.

Taoqi Intro/Outro Skills

Carry Attack and Defense Formation - Intro Skill
Attack the target, causing Havoc damage, and gain 3 points of [Huajin].
Thousand Pounds - Outro Skill
Resonance Skill damage is increased by 38%, the effect lasts for 14 seconds or the character exits.

Taoqi Skills

Concealed Edge - Basic Attack

Basic Attack

Swing the giant blade as if it weighs nothing, perform up to 4 continuos attacks, causing Havoc damage.

Heavy Attack

Consume some Stamina, enter Rocksteady Shield state.

Rocksteady Shield

In this state, Taoqi will focus more on defense, reducing the damage taken. During the duration of Rocksteady Shield, if Taoqi is attacked or fully charged, it will trigger Strategic Parry, Strategic Parrying the target, causing Havoc damage.

Strategic Parry

When Strategic Parry is successfully triggered, attack the target, causing Havoc damage, and up to 3 follow-up attacks can be performed.

Mid-Air Attack

Consume Stamina to perform a mid-air plunging attack, causing Havoc Damage.

Dodge and Strategic Parry

After a successful Dodge, use Basic Attack within a certain time, it will attack the target, causing Havoc damage.

Impenetrable - Resonance Skill

Cast Ironclad, inflicting Havoc damage on surrounding targets, generating 3 Rocksteady Shield and restoring your own health. If attacked at this time, Strategic Parry will be triggered, retaliating against the target.

Rocksteady Shield

When the Character is attacked, 1 Rocksteady Shield is consumed, reducing the damage taken.

Unmovable - Resonance Liberation
Launch an attack based on Taoqi's defense on the target, causing Havoc damage.
Power Shift - Forte Circuit

Timed Counters

When successfully triggering Heavy Attack: Strategic Parry, up to 3 follow-up attacks can be made, causing Havoc damage, this damage is Basic Attack damage. Each follow-up attack consumes 1 "Huajin" when hitting the target, and gains a shield at the same time. After casting the Intro Skill Defense Formation, using Basic Attack can directly cast Timed Counters.

Huajin Acquisition Rules

When casting the Resonance Skill Impregnable Defense, 3 Rocksteady Shields are generated. The 4th Basic Attack will consume all of Taoqi's Rocksteady Shields to obtain the same number of "Huajin". When attacked, consume 1 Rocksteady Shield and recover 1 "Huajin"

Taoqi Resonance Chain

Sequence Node 1
The shield amount gained from Attack-Defense Conversion of Forte Circute increases by 40%.
Sequence Node 2
Resonance Liberation Immovable as a Mountain increases Crit. By 20%, Crit. DMG by 20%
Sequence Node 3
Resonance Skill Rock wall duration extended to 30 seconds.
Sequence Node 4
Upon successfully triggering Heavy Attack: Take the Initiative, Taoqi recovers 25% HP, and defense increases by 50%, lasts 5 seconds, can be triggered once every 15 seconds.
Sequence Node 5
The damage increase of Fort Circuit Attack-Defense Switch is 50%, when Forte Circuit Attack-Defense Switch hits the target, it recovers 20 points of Resonance Energy.
Sequence Node 6
The damage of Taoqi's Basic Attack and Heavy Attack increases by 40% during the shield duration obtained by the Resonance Skill Pan-Yan Protection.

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