Vaporize is the reaction between Pyro and Hydro. Vaporize is an Amplifying reaction. Instead of dealing with a separate instance of damage, Vaporize makes the attack that triggered Melt stronger.

If Vaporize is triggered with Pyro reacting with Hydro, it will increase that attack’s damage by x1.5. This is called Reverse Vape.

If Vaporize is triggered with Hydro reacting with Pyro, it will increase that attack’s damage by x2 times. This is called Forward Vape.

Forward Vape consumes more Pyro aura, making it less reliable than Reverse Vape. This means more Hydro units applying Hydro more frequently is required for Forward Vape to work. Reverse Vape, although weaker, is able to trigger Vape more often, making it stronger overall.

All in all, there are two main points to keep in mind with Amplifying reactions.

  1. Consistency is better.
  2. The more powerful the triggering attack is, the larger the reaction will amplify.


The example teams are not intended to be the best for that specific archetype. Some of them are strong, while others are just fun teams that will struggle in the highest levels of the Abyss. Some archetypes are weaker than others, as they don’t have a strong roster to draw from. But that doesn’t make them less enjoyable to play in the overworld.

We tried restricting each team to no more than two limited 5* units.

All the archetypes have multiple lineups that work. Use these guides to help you experiment with your own teams!

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Basic Vaporize archetype makes use of both Pyro and Hydro resonances. Whether this archetype is Forward or Reverse Vape completely depends on the team composition and rotations.
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Diluc 1.0 Vape (Example Team)

This example team uses the og characters for a Diluc vape. Mona proves a powerful instance of Hydro and increases the whole teams damage.

Xingqiu provides more than enough Hydro for Diluc to Reverse Vape.

Bennett gives Diluc a huge attack buff and triggers one powerful Vape.

Diluc is the main on-field unit, driving Xingqiu and triggering Vapes.

Mona Xingqiu Diluc Bennett


The Extinguisher archetype replaces a Hydro unit with either an Anemo or Geo unit. The idea is to reduce the enemy’s Hydro resistance with Swirl or Zhongli’s shield. By nature, Extinguisher is a Forward Vape team.
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Sunfire Childe (Example Team)

Sunfire Childe uses the Bennett/Jean technique to apply even more Pyro, giving Childe more than enough to Forward Vape.

Childe goes first, using his Burst to apply Hydro on enemies.

Then Jean to Swirl the Hydro, reducing their resistance. She also provides the team with a powerful heal.

Bennett uses his Burst to apply Pyro to the team, which Jean swirls with her Burst. Spreading even more Pyro to nearby enemies.

Xiangling goes to apply more damage and off-field Pyro.

Finally Childe comes back, Vaping all her can.

Childe Xiangling Bennett Jean


Boil is the Reverse Vape version of Extinguisher. It replaces a Pyro character with either Anemo or Geo, to reduce the enemy’s Pyro resistance with Swirl or Zhongli’s shield.
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Double Hydro Hu Tao (Example Team)

Double Hydro Hu Tao uses two off-field Hydro units in Yelan and Xingqiu.

Zhongli provides a powerful shield and both Hydro and Pyro resistance reduction.

Hu Tao drives both Yelan and Xingqiu and Reverse Vapes all of her hits.

Yelan Xingqiu Hu Tao Zhongli


The Firetruck archetype uses the Burning reaction to trigger more consistent Forward Vapes. Since Burning continuously refreshes Pyro, as long as it continues to remain, it acts as another source of Pyro application.
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Desert Gurls Burning-Vape (Example Team)

The Desert Gurls attempts to use Collei as the off-field Dendro unit. Her application doesn’t need to be as strong, because Hydro will be weak enough not to trigger Bloom.

Dehya provides some defensive abilities to the team as well as off-field Pyro.

Thoma gives a shield and more off-field Pyro.

Candace is the main on-field unit, driving Thoma and Dehya while Vaping as much as she can on the Burning targets.

Candace Dehya Collei Thoma


Supervape archetype introduces Electro into the Hydro, Pyro mix. Which adds Overload and Electro-charged into the mix. Since Electro-charged can maintain both Hydro and Electro, both Vape and Overload will trigger when Pyro is dealt.
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Raiden National (Example Team)

Raiden National is a powerful team that makes use ever every reaction available to it.

Xingqiu provides off-field Hydro and damage, and healing.

Xiangling deals Pyro damage, triggering the Vape and Overload reaction on Electro-charged enemies.

Bennett gives more healing and a powerful attack buff.

Raiden is the main on-field DPS, granting the team energy, driving Xingqiu.

Xingqiu Xiangling Raiden Bennett