Ternary of the Blazing Hearth

Genshin Impact: How to Defeat the Pyro Hypostasis (Extreme) in Ternary of the Blazing Hearth

Send this hellish cube back to where it belongs

After a (not-so) chilling challenge with the previous buffed Cryo Hypostasis, Genshin Impact showed how merciless the world can be by throwing a stronger version of the Pyro Hypostasis at us. The second part of the Hypostatic Symphony event is a real trial by fire as this is easily one of the most annoying bosses in the game.

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The previously used Pyro characters are now out of the question, and you’ll need to go for your best Hydro units if you’re thinking of having any chance at the Extreme difficulty. Cryo was ok for Fearless and below, but you’re kinda forced onto hydromancers for this one.

Related: How to defeat the Cryo Hypostasis (Extreme) in Sonata of the Snowy Path

Genshin Impact Pyro Hypostasis Extreme Difficulty Guide

This is all assuming you’ve previously completed the Standard and Fearless challenge. If you haven’t yet, the same suggestions apply for those. Bring someone to gather the monsters to make this quicker. Once you unlock Extreme, the suffering begins.

Special Rules:

  • Opponent’s HP and ATK are increased; it goes into the Revival phase faster
  • Limited to 3 Dissonances
  • Its ATK will increase after 120s, and continues to increase for each 40s passed

Team suggestion:

Raiden Shogun, Yelan, Xingqiu, Kokomi

Dissonance: Gentle Lead

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The Hypostasis attacks ruthlessly with its stomps and those hurts. I mean, they REALLY hurt. My 40k HP Zhongli shield would go off after only a few hits if I didn’t bother to dodge. If that’s not enough for having a Hydro healer on the team, you’ll need to periodically remove Pyro from yourself, so there’s nowhere to run. 

Ternary of the Blazing Hearth Fight
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The goal here is to quickly break its Pyro seeds whenever they’re up with either Yelan or Xingqiu’s burst while supplying enough energy for those to up for hitting the Hypostasis directly. You must absolutely make sure to activate the Dissonance when it becomes vulnerable before going all out with Raiden + the other bursts.

Cryo units can also deal some swift Melt damage, but the Gentle Lead resonance makes not using Hydro almost a capital offense. 

Ayato’s a godsend here if you have him as his Burst can make easy work of most seeds at once. Don’t be afraid of using another Hydro application for those, though. If you take too long, your whole team will most likely wipe quickly.

Kokomi can’t break the shields fast enough by herself, and she’s here more for her healing than her application. With that said, she’s still a better choice than Barbara, but you can go with the idol nun if you don’t have Kokomi. If you don’t have Yelan, Mona’s also good for breaking shields and dishes some nice damage by herself. 

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Patrick Souza
Patrick has been working for Prima since 2022 and joined as a Staff Writer in 2023. He's been interested in gaming journalism since college, and that was the path he took once he had his degree in hands. Diligently ignores his ever-growing backlog to keep raiding in Final Fantasy XIV, exploring in Genshin Impact or replaying some of his favorite RPGs from time to time. Loves tackling hard challenges in games, but his cats are still the hardest bosses he could ask for.