Wondering who are the best and worst characters in Genshin Impact?
We’ve spent some time playing around Genshin Impact characters to see which characters give you the most advantage in different aspects of the game. Currently, there are 33 playable characters in Genshin Impact, not to mention the upcoming ones in version 1.6.
With this, it is easy to overlook some characters in your account that are good and give you many advantages during team fights or while accomplishing tasks.
In general, there are no flawed characters in Genshin Impact. However, some characters simply go well when put into the right team and outshines other characters.
Nonetheless, character selection still boils down to your preference and play style.
Today, we will show which characters we feel are good and bad in our Genshin Impact tier list.
Let’s get started!
Genshin Impact Overall Tier List:
|SS||Diluc, Keqing, Venti, Hu Tao, Qiqi, Ganyu, Eula|
|S||Xiao, Tartaglia, Klee, Albedo, Mona, Zhongli|
|A||Razor, Jean, Rosaria, Yanfei, Xiangling, Fischl, Barbara|
|B||Sucrose, Chongyun, Diona, Bennett, Xingyan, Xingqui|
|C||Noelle, Lisa, Kaeya, Traveler, Ningguang, Beidou|
Best DPS Characters in Genshin Impact:
|SS||Diluc, Eula, Ganyu, Hu Tao, Klee, Tartaglia, Xiao|
|A||Keqing, Noelle, Ningguang, Razor, Rosaria, Yanfei|
|B||Beidou, Chongyun, Fischl, Mona, Xinyan|
Best Sub DPS Characters in Genshin Impact:
|SS||Albedo, Fischl, Ganyu, Hu Tao, Klee, Mona, Tartaglia, Venti, Xingqui|
|A||Chongyun, Jean, Rosaria, Xiangling, Zhongli|
|B||Kaeya, Sucrose, Traveller(Geo)|
Best Support Character in Genshin Impact:
|SS||Bennett, Diona, Jean, Mona, Sucrose, Tartaglia, Venti, Zhongli|
|A||Albedo, Chongyun, Ganyu, Klee, Qiqi, Xingqui|
|B||Amber, Barbara, Hu Tao, Ningguang, Noelle|
|C||Lisa, Traveller(Geo), Xinyan|
Genshin Impact Character List
Albedo is a well-known alchemist of the Knights of Favonius. He is famous for his limitless knowledge, and researching things is his one true love. Albedo is also the captain of the investigation team of the Knights of Favonious.
Amber is the remaining Outrider of the Knights of Favonius. She is always available to help the citizens of Mondstadt, no matter if it is a simple task or a more challenging quest. Amber can be obtained free in the Prologue Act I during the quest ‘Winds of the Past’.
Barbara is the deaconess of the Church of Favonius and a self-proclaimed idol after learning about them from adventurer Alice. She is the daughter of Frederica Gunnhildr and Seamus Pegg. Barbara is also a free character that you can obtain from the Baptism of Song Event.
She is the captain of The Crux, which is a renowned crew in Liyue. Besides her experience as a fleet captain, she is known in Liyue for her lack of fear towards the ‘Tianquan of the Liyue Qixing’.
Bennet is a playable Pyro character in Genshin Impact. He is an orphan discovered by an elderly adventurer and raised in Mondstadt’s Adventurer’s Guild. He is the only member of ‘Benny’s Adventure Team’ since everyone else left the team after suffering from Bennett’s constant misfortune.
Chongyun is a Cyro character in Genshin Impact and an exorcist from Liyue. She was born with excessive yang energy, which can be both a help and a hindrance. He is an effective exorcist, but this also means he has never seen a spirit for himself, as most spirits flee before he can even see them.
Diluc Ragnvindr is a Pyro character in Genshin Impact that came from the affluent Ragnvindr Clan. He is the owner of the Dawn Winery and a nobleman with high esteem in Mondstadt. While he is no longer with the Knights of Favonius, he continues to protect the citizens of Mondstadt.
Diona is the daughter of Draff, a hunter in Springvale. She uses the Cryo element and hates alcohol despite being the bartender at Cat’s Tail. She badly wants to ruin Mondstadt’s wine industry, which is easier said than done since her patrons love her drinks.
Eula Lawrence is a descendant of the infamous Lawarence Clan and the niece of Schubert. She uses the Cryo element and is the captain of the Reconnaissance Company with the Knights of Favonius.
Fischl is an investigator of the Adventurer’s Guild in Mondstadt together with the night raven Oz. She uses the Electro element and claims to hail from a world beyond Teyvat. She is an adventurer with outlandish theories that turn out to be true.
Ganyu serves as the emissary and secretary for the Liyue Qixing. She is a playable Cry character in Genshin Impact and first appeared in Teyvat Chapter Storyline: Chapter 1, Act 2. Ganyu is usually very quiet and reserved due to her half-qilin heritage.
Hu Tao is the 77th Director of the Wansheng Funeral Parlor. She is a playable character in Genshin Impact that uses the Pyro element. She appears to be a cheerful and quirky girl, and you would think that she is the funeral parlor owner unless she tells you otherwise.
She is the daughter of Frederica Gunnhildr and Seamus Pegg and the older sister of Barbara. Jean is also a descendant of the prestigious Gunnhildr Clan and the acting grand master of the Knights of Favonius.
Kaeya Alberich is a playable Genshin Impact character that uses the Cryo element. She is a Cavalry Captain in the Knights of Favonius and is held in high regard by the citizens of Mondstadt.
Being the Yuheng of the Liyue Qixing, Keqing seeks answers instead of letting chaos spread in Liyue. She usually chooses her paths using her power and abilities instead of living her faith in the gods.
Klee is the daughter of the intrepid and destructive adventurer, Alice. She takes after her mother in multiple ways, much to the consternation of the Knights of Favonius. She is also a playable character in Genshin Impact that uses the Pyro element.
Lisa is once a grand mage recognized as the Summer Academia’s most prominent graduate for the last 200 years. She returned to Mondstadt to become a humble librarian of the Knights of Favonius.
Mona is a Hydro character in Genshin Impact and an astrologist with great skill and pride. She chooses to live in Mondstadt to avoid incurring the wrath of her master after unintentionally reading the latter’s diary.
Ningguang is a playable Geo character in Genshin Impact and the Tianquan of Liyue Qixing. She holds a position of wealth in Teyvat and is responsible for the Jade Chamber that watches over all of Liyue.
Noelle is another Geo character in Genshin Impact. Her ultimate goal is to join the Knights of Favonius one day by first serving as a dutiful maid.
Qiqi is a resurrected zombie by the adepti. She has ended up in Baizhu’s care and currently works at the Bubu Pharmacy in Liyue Harbor. She uses the Cryo element and has a quiet and polite demeanor.
Razor was abandoned as an infant and was taken in by the Wolf of the North, Andrius. His wolfpack raised him in Wolvendom, and he treats them as his family. After his encounter with Varka, the grandmaster of the Knights of Favonius, he is slowly interacting with humans again.
She is a member of the Church of Favonius in Mondstadt and uses the Cryo element. Rosaria is an intimidating woman who has an unorthodox idea of holiness and devotion. Kaeya describes her as someone who is ‘honest with herself’.
Sucrose is another playable character in Genshin Impact that uses the Anemo element. She is the assistant of Albedo, the head alchemist of the Knights of Favonius. Despite being an assistant, Sucrose is also an alchemist that specializes in bio-alchemy.
Also known as ‘Childe’, Tartaglia is the most recent member of the Eleven Harbingers of the Fatui. Following danger wherever he goes, Tartaglia is always up for a challenge, making him dangerous despite being the youngest member.
The Traveler is the main protagonist in Genshin Impact. They are twin siblings from another world, travelling throughout the universe until an unknown god stopped them on their tracks and captured one of them.
Venti is a playable character that uses the Anemo element. He is a free-spirited, wine-loving bard that is rescinding in Mondstadt. He is also the current mortal vessel of Barbatos.
Xiangling is the head chef at Wanmin Restaurant and manages it alongside her father, Chef Mao. She isn’t afraid to try out various recipes or exotic ingredients, making her dishes quite unique.
Xiao is an adeptus and the remaining member of the Five Yakshas dispatched by Morax. He is living in Wangshu Inn, where he isolates himself from crowds and human interactions. Xiao also uses the Anemo element.
He is the second son of the Guild Manager of the Feiyun Commerce Guild. Xingqui uses the Hydro element and is a self-proclaimed practitioner of the Guhua Clan’s arts.
Xinyan is a playable Pyro character in Genshin Impact and loves Rock ‘n’ Roll music. Although it is an unpopular style of music in Liyue, Xinyan is slowly amassing a fanbase of her own as she performs across Liyue Harbor.
Yanfei is a Pyro character in Genshin Impact and the child of an Adeptus father and human mother. After growing up, her parents left to go on an adventure, putting her in the care of Madame Ping.
Zhongli first appears in the Archon Quests Chapter I. He is later revealed to be the current vessel of Geo Archon Morax. Zhongli uses the Geo element and works as a consultant of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor.
You Might Ask (FAQs)
Who is the best 5-star in Genshin impact?
What is the best Genshin Impact team?
When building a team in Genshin Impact, you should consider the following:
- Elemental Reactions
- Energy Generation
Who is the best 4 star in Genshin impact?
The best 4-Star Genshin Impact character is probably Bennett. He can provide support for any DPS character for every element. Bennet’s elemental burst can also heal allies and provide attack buff.
Who has the highest damage in Genshin impact?
Hu Tao currently holds the highest damage number in Genshin Impact.
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