Wuthering Waves has been released and there’s a lot of characters to learn about! Here’s everything about Calcharo, including his skills, kit, voice actors, and more.

Wuthering Waves – Calcharo

Calcharo is a 5-star Electro character who wields a Broadsword. He’s also a Standard Character and is part of the free 5-star character selector. If you want to find out whether Calcharo should be your choice, check out our Should You Pick Calcharo guide here.

Who are the Calcharo voice actors in Wuthering Waves?

Calcharo’s English VA is Ben Cura. His previous voice roles include Noir Corne and Phantom from Arknights and Vincenzo from Dying Light 2 Stay Human. Apart from being a voice actor, Cura is also a director.

For the Japanese VO of Wuthering Waves, Calcharo is voiced by Toshiyuki Morikawa. His previous notable roles include Yoshikage Kira in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Sephiroth from the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts franchises, and Dante from Devil May Cry.

Wuthering Waves – Calcharo Kit

Calcharo Skills

Basic Attack – Gnawing Fangs

Basic Attack

  • Perform up to 4 attacks, dealing Electro DMG.

Heavy Attack

  • Consume Stamina to attack the target, dealing Electro DMG.

Mid-air Attack

  • Consume Stamina to perform a Mid-Air Plunging Attack, dealing Electro DMG.

Dodge Counter

  • Using Basic Attack after a successful Dodge to attack the target, dealing Electro DMG.

Resonance Skill – Extermination Order

Cast up to 3 attacks. Deal Electro DMG.

If this Character is switched or Resonance Skill Extermination Order is not repeated in a while, it will be put on a Cooldown. Resonance Skill Extermination Order does not reset your Basic Attack stage.

Resonance Liberation – Phantom Etching

Calcharo attacks the target, dealing Electro DMG and enters Deathblade Gear state. After Resonance Liberation Deathblade Gear state ends, Calcharo’s next Intro Skill is replaced with Intro Skill “Necessary Means”, which deals Electro DMG, considered as Intro Skill damage.

Deathblade Gear

  • Basic Attack is replaced with Basic Attack Hounds Roar. Dodge Counter deals increased damage, considered as Resonance Liberation damage.

Hounds Roar

  • Perform up to 5 consecutive attacks, dealing Electro DMG, considered as Basic Attack Damage.

Wuthering Waves – Calcharo Passive Skills

Forte Circuit – Hunting Mission

Heavy Attack: “Mercy”

  • When Calcharo has 3 “Cruelty”, his Heavy Attack is replaced with Heavy Attack “Mercy”. When casting Heavy Attack “Mercy”, Calcharo consumes 3 “Cruelty” to deal Electro DMG, considered as Heavy Attack damage, and recovers Resonance Energy and Concerto Energy.


  • Calcharo can hold up to 3 “Cruelty”. Under Resonance Liberation Deathblade Gear state, “Cruelty” cannot be acquired. When Resonance Skill Extermination Order hits the target, gain 1 “Cruelty”.

Heavy Attack: “Death Messenger”

  • When Calcharo has 5 “Killing Intent”, his Basic Attack is replaced with Heavy Attack “Death Messenger”. When casting Heavy Attack “Death Messenger”, Calcharo consumes 5 “Killing Intent” to deal Electro DMG, considered as Resonance Liberation damage, and recovers Resonance Energy and Concerto Energy.

“Killing Intent”

  • Under Resonance Liberation Deathblade Gear state, Calcharo’s Forte Gauge is replaced with “Killing Intent”, stacking up to 5. When Basic Attack Hounds Roar hits the target, Calcharo gains 1 “Killing Intent”.

Inherent Skill – Bloodshed Awaken

When casting Heavy Attack “Mercy”, Calcharo’s Resonance Liberation DMG Bonus is increased by 10% for 15s.

Inherent Skill – Revenant Rush

When Heavy Attack “Death Messenger” hits the target, the damage taken by Calcharo is reduced by 15% for 5s.

Wuthering Waves – Calcharo Resonance Chain

S1: When Resonance Skill Extermination Order hits a target, it additionally recovers 10 Resonance Energy. This can be triggered once every 20 seconds.

S2: After Calcharo casts Intro Skill Wanted Criminal or Intro Skill “Necessary Means”, his Resonance Skill DMG Bonus is increased by 30% for 15s.

S3: During the Resonance Liberation Deathblade Gear state, Calcharo’s Electro DMG Bonus is increased by 25%.

S4: After casting Outro Skill Shadowy Raid, Electro DMG Bonus of all team members is increased by 20% for 30s.

S5: Intro Skill Wanted Criminal and Intro Skill “Necessary Means: deal 50% more damage.

S6: When casting Resonance Liberation “Death Messenger”, Calcharo will summon 2 Phantoms to perform Coordinated Attacks. Each Phantom deals Electro DMG equal to 100.00% of Calcharo’s ATK, which is considered Resonance Liberation damage.

Calcharo Materials

Character Ascension

  • 4x Crude Ring
  • 12x Basic Ring
  • 12x Improved Ring
  • 4x Tailored Ring
  • 46x Thundering Tacet Core
  • 60x Iris
  • 170 000 Shell Credits

Total required materials for Skill Upgrades

  • 25x Crude Ring
  • 28x Basic Ring
  • 40x Improved Ring
  • 57x Tailored Ring
  • 25x Waveworn Residue 210
  • 28x Waveworn Residue 226
  • 55x Waveworn Residue 235
  • 67x Waveworn Residue 239
  • 26x Monument Bell
  • 20 300 000 Shell Credits

Wuthering Waves is now live on Windows, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

Want more of the latest gaming news, updates, and video game releases? Subscribe now to the ClutchPoints Gaming Newsletter to receive your weekly dose of video game information.