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Genshin Impact - List of Characters

Teyvat has a wide cast of characters from different regions in Genshin Impact. In this guide, we'll show you a complete list of all playable characters in the game, from playable to NPCs.

List of All Characters

All Characters as of Version 2.8

Character Rarity Element Weapon
5★ Geo Geo Sword Sword
5★ Cryo Cryo Bow Bow
4★ Pyro Pyro Bow Bow
5★ Cryo Cryo Sword Sword
5★ Hydro Hydro Sword Sword
4★ Hydro Hydro Catalyst Catalyst
4★ Electro Electro Claymore Claymore
4★ Pyro Pyro Sword Sword
4★ Cryo Cryo Claymore Claymore
5★ Pyro Pyro Claymore Claymore
4★ Cryo Cryo Bow Bow
5★ Cryo Cryo Claymore Claymore
4★ Electro Electro Bow Bow
5★ Cryo Cryo Bow Bow
4★ Geo Geo Bow Bow
4★ Anemo Anemo Catalyst Catalyst
5★ Pyro Pyro Polearm Polearm
5★ Geo Geo Claymore Claymore
5★ Anemo Anemo Sword Sword
4★ Cryo Cryo Sword Sword
5★ Anemo Anemo Sword Sword
5★ Electro Electro Sword Sword
5★ Pyro Pyro Catalyst Catalyst
5★ Hydro Hydro Catalyst Catalyst
4★ Electro Electro Catalyst Catalyst
5★ Hydro Hydro Catalyst Catalyst
4★ Geo Geo Catalyst Catalyst
4★ Geo Geo Claymore Claymore
5★ Cryo Cryo Sword Sword
5★ Electro Electro Polearm Polearm
4★ Electro Electro Claymore Claymore
4★ Cryo Cryo Polearm Polearm
4★ Electro Electro Bow Bow
4★ Anemo Anemo Claymore Claymore
5★ Cryo Cryo Polearm Polearm
4★ Electro Electro Sword Sword
4★ Anemo Anemo Catalyst Catalyst
5★ Hydro Hydro Bow Bow
4★ Pyro Pyro Polearm Polearm
5★ Anemo Anemo Sword Sword
5★ Electro Electro Sword Sword
5★ Geo Geo Sword Sword
5★ Anemo Anemo Bow Bow
4★ Pyro Pyro Polearm Polearm
5★ Anemo Anemo Polearm Polearm
4★ Hydro Hydro Sword Sword
4★ Pyro Pyro Claymore Claymore
5★ Electro Electro Catalyst Catalyst
4★ Pyro Pyro Catalyst Catalyst
5★ Hydro Hydro Bow Bow
5★ Pyro Pyro Bow Bow
4★ Geo Geo Polearm Polearm
5★ Geo Geo Polearm Polearm

Upcoming Characters

Character Nation
Khaenri'ah
Inazuma
Sumeru
Snezhnaya
Mondstadt
Unknown
Snezhnaya
Natlan
Fontaine
Fontaine
Mondstadt
Liyue
Sumeru
Sumeru
Sumeru
Sumeru
Snezhnaya
Sumeru
Sumeru
Sumeru
Sumeru

New & Upcoming Characters

Non-Playable Characters

Character Appearances/Mentions
Song of the Dragon and Freedom
A New Star Approaches
Omniprescence Over Mortals
Marvelous Merchandise Event
Xiao Story Quest I
Perilous Trail
Xiao Story Quest I
Perilous Trail
Xiao Story Quest I
Perilous Trail
Xiao Story Quest I
Perilous Trail
Autumn Winds, Scarlet Leaves
Omniprescence Over Mortals
Tanuki-Bayashi in the Forest
Eight Locales Event
Labyrinth Warriors Event
Arataki Itto Story Quest I
From Dusk to Dawn
Three Realms Gateway Offering
Three Realms Gateway Offering
Raiden Shogun Story Quest II
The Chasm Delvers
Lost in a Foreign Land
Requiem of the Echoing Depths
Perilous Trail
Perilous Trail
Yelan Story Quest I

Some characters may or may not become playable in the future.

Latest Genshin Character News

More Sumeru Characters Announced!

Genshin - New Sumeru Characters

Alhaitham, Dehya, Nilou, Nahida, and Cyno were announced in the Sumeru Preview Teaser 3 as characters appearing in the Sumeru region.

Sumeru Region Release Date

Tighnari, Collei, and Dori Announced!

Genshin - Sumeru Characters
Tighnari, Collei, and Dori were announced via the Twitter Post which hints of their release in Version 3.0! The Dendro Traveler was also teased in a Sumeru Teaser Video.

Version 3.0 Release Date and Patch Notes

Heizou Release!

Genshin - Heizou is now Live!
The latest character release was Shikanoin Heizou, a 4-star Anemo Catalyst Character. He was on Rate-Up during Kazuha and Klee's Rerun Banner in Phase 1 of Version 2.8.

2.8 Banners and Reruns

Character Build Updates

We update our character pages regularly with the best build guides and artifact sets!

All Character Guides

What are Characters?

Genshin - What are Characters
Characters are playable units who players can control to interact, explore, or fight enemies in the world of Genshin Impact. They are divided by rarities, roles, weapons, and elements.

There are currently 50 playable characters in the game, with the Traveler counting as a single unit.

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How to Get Characters

Genshin - Wishing on the Banner
Characters are primarily obtained by wishing on gacha banners, or as a reward from completing certain events. Here are all the ways you can obtain characters:

  1. Pull from wish banners with Primogems
  2. Get free starters by completing Archon Quests
  3. Redeem for free during certain events
  4. Exchange with Starglitter from the shop

  5. Clear Spiral Abyss Floor 3 for Xiangling Full Guide on Obtaining Characters

How to Use Characters

Genshin - Starter Characters in the wild

Characters are used for combat and exploration in the overworld, domains, quests, and events. Players can directly control their units to defeat enemies with battle-related skills, or solve puzzles with travelling-related perks!

A player outside of co-op can normally have a maximum of four characters in a party. However, you can only use one character at a time.

Related Guides to Combat

Character Guides to Combat System
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Healing Reviving

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Gameplay and Combat System

What are Characters Stats?

Genshin - Character Stats
Stats are character attributes that influence the power of the unit's combat strength and exploration abilities. They are affected by multiple elements in the game, such as level, ascension, weapon and artifacts equipped, and others.

Related Guides to Stats

Character Guides by Stats
Leveling Ascension
Constellations Talents
Weapon Stats Artifact Stats
CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG Elemental Mastery
Energy Recharge Stamina

List of Character Stats

What are Character Elements?

Genshin - Elemental Reactions Chart
Elements are elemental powers assigned to characters through a medium called a Vision (with a few exceptions). Characters use Elemental Skills and Bursts in battle to create reactions and amplify the effects of their abilities.

There is currently a total of seven (7) elements in the game: Anemo, Geo, Electro, Dendro, Hydro, Pyro, and Cryo.

Related Guides by Elements

Character Guides by Elements
Anemo Characters Cryo Characters
Dendro Characters Electro Characters
Geo Characters Hydro Characters
Pyro Characters

Elemental Reactions Guide

Weapon Types for Characters

Genshin - Xiao wielding the Primordial Jade Winged-Spear

A weapon type is assigned to a character, which means they can only wield one type of weapon out of the possible five. Characters are classified as one of the following: Sword, Claymore, Polearm, Bow, or Catalyst.

Related Guides by Weapons

Character Guides by Weapons
Sword Users Claymore Users
Polearm Users Bow Users
Catalyst Users

List of Weapons

Character Tier Lists

Genshin Impact - Character Tier List
Want to know which characters are the best? Check out our tier list guides on the link below:

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Character Tier List Reroll Tier List
Best Teams Comps Best Characters to Level Up

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