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Genshin Impact - 3.4 Tier List and the Best Characters as of January 2023

This is a Genshin Impact Tier List for Version 3.4 as of January 2023. We rate the best 5-Star and 4-Star characters, the best Main DPS, Sub-DPS, and Support characters, and a C0 rating for each character. We update this guide daily, so check out the latest changes with the 3.4 Tier List!

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C0 Tier List
C6 Tier List
DPS Sub-DPS Support
Genshin - SS Rank Icon
Genshin - Ayaka DPS RankGenshin - Hu Tao DPS RankGenshin - Raiden DPS RankGenshin - Alhaitham DPS RankGenshin - Ayato DPS RankGenshin - Ganyu DPS RankGenshin - Itto DPS Rank
Genshin - Nahida Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Raiden Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xingqiu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kazuha Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Yelan Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xiangling Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Fischl Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - Bennett Support RankGenshin - Kazuha Support RankGenshin - Zhongli Support RankGenshin - Raiden Support RankGenshin - Nahida Support RankGenshin - Yelan Support RankGenshin - Kokomi Support RankGenshin - Mona Support Rank
S Rank Icon
Genshin - Tartaglia DPS RankGenshin - Wanderer DPS RankGenshin - Xiao DPS RankGenshin - Tighnari DPS RankGenshin - Yoimiya DPS RankGenshin - Nahida DPS RankGenshin - Cyno DPS RankGenshin - Keqing DPS RankGenshin - Eula DPS RankGenshin - Yelan DPS Rank
Genshin - Yae Miko Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Nilou Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Venti Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Ganyu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Albedo Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Mona Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Ayaka Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Shinobu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Beidou Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - Diona Support RankGenshin - Jean Support RankGenshin - Sucrose Support RankGenshin - Gorou Support RankGenshin - Shenhe Support RankGenshin - Yun Jin Support RankGenshin - Venti Support RankGenshin - Faruzan Support RankGenshin - Sara Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Dendro) Support RankGenshin - Yaoyao Support RankGenshin - Sayu Support RankGenshin - Dori Support Rank
A Rank Icon
Genshin - Yanfei DPS RankGenshin - Heizou DPS RankGenshin - Klee DPS RankGenshin - Diluc DPS RankGenshin - Ningguang DPS RankGenshin - Noelle DPS RankGenshin - Kokomi DPS RankGenshin - Nilou DPS Rank
Genshin - Ayato Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Sucrose Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Rosaria Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Collei Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kokomi Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Thoma Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Traveler (Dendro) Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Layla Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Zhongli Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - Candace Support RankGenshin - Qiqi Support RankGenshin - Layla Support RankGenshin - Barbara Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Electro) Support RankGenshin - Shinobu Support Rank
B Rank Icon
Genshin - Razor DPS RankGenshin - Fischl DPS RankGenshin - Candace DPS RankGenshin - Kaeya DPS Rank
Genshin - Jean Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Lisa Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Heizou Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kaeya Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Chongyun Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xinyan Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Sayu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Candace Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - Chongyun Support RankGenshin - Rosaria Support RankGenshin - Thoma Support RankGenshin - Xinyan Support RankGenshin - Lisa Support RankGenshin - Albedo Support RankGenshin - Klee Support Rank
C Rank Icon
Genshin - Rosaria DPS RankGenshin - Xinyan DPS RankGenshin - Barbara DPS RankGenshin - Beidou DPS RankGenshin - Yun Jin DPS RankGenshin - Chongyun DPS RankGenshin - Aloy DPS Rank
Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Amber Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Traveler (Geo) Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - Xingqiu Support RankGenshin - Noelle Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Geo) Support RankGenshin - Ningguang Support RankGenshin - Yanfei Support Rank
DPS Sub-DPS Support
Genshin - SS Rank Icon
Genshin - Ayaka C0Genshin - Hu Tao C0Genshin - Alhaitham C0Genshin - Ganyu C0Genshin - Ayato C0Genshin - Itto C0
Genshin - Nahida C0Genshin - Raiden C0Genshin - Kazuha C0Genshin - Yelan C0Genshin - Xingqiu C0
Genshin - Kazuha C0Genshin - Zhongli C0Genshin - Raiden C0Genshin - Bennett C0Genshin - Nahida C0Genshin - Yelan C0Genshin - Kokomi C0Genshin - Mona C0
S Rank Icon
Genshin - Tartaglia C0Genshin - Raiden C0Genshin - Wanderer C0Genshin - Xiao C0Genshin - Tighnari C0Genshin - Yoimiya C0Genshin - Nahida C0Genshin - Cyno C0Genshin - Eula C0Genshin - Keqing C0Genshin - Yelan C0
Genshin - Albedo C0Genshin - Yae Miko C0Genshin - Venti C0Genshin - Nilou C0Genshin - Mona C0Genshin - Xiangling C0Genshin - Fischl C0Genshin - Ayaka C0Genshin - Ganyu C0
Genshin - Jean C0Genshin - Diona C0Genshin - Venti C0Genshin - Shenhe C0Genshin - Gorou C0Genshin - Yun Jin C0Genshin - Sucrose C0Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) C0Genshin - Yaoyao C0Genshin - Faruzan C0Genshin - Dori C0Genshin - Sayu C0
A Rank Icon
Genshin - Diluc C0Genshin - Klee C0Genshin - Heizou C0Genshin - Yanfei C0Genshin - Kokomi C0
Genshin - Ayato C0Genshin - Zhongli C0Genshin - Beidou C0Genshin - Shinobu C0Genshin - Rosaria C0Genshin - Sucrose C0Genshin - Collei C0Genshin - Kokomi C0Genshin - Thoma C0Genshin - Layla C0
Genshin - Candace C0Genshin - Qiqi C0Genshin - Layla C0Genshin - Sara C0Genshin - Barbara C0Genshin - Shinobu C0
B Rank Icon
Genshin - Nilou C0Genshin - Razor C0Genshin - Ningguang C0Genshin - Candace C0Genshin - Chongyun C0Genshin - Beidou C0Genshin - Kaeya C0
Genshin - Jean C0Genshin - Lisa C0Genshin - Heizou C0Genshin - Kaeya C0Genshin - Chongyun C0Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) C0Genshin - Xinyan C0
Genshin - Albedo C0Genshin - Lisa C0Genshin - Chongyun C0Genshin - Rosaria C0Genshin - Xinyan C0Genshin - Thoma C0Genshin - Traveler (Electro) C0
C Rank Icon
Genshin - Barbara C0Genshin - Noelle C0Genshin - Aloy C0
Genshin - Sayu C0Genshin - Candace C0Genshin - Amber C0Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) C0Genshin - Traveler (Geo) C0
Genshin - Noelle C0Genshin - Xingqiu C0Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) C0Genshin - Ningguang C0
DPS Sub-DPS Support
Genshin - SS Rank Icon
Genshin - Hu Tao C6Genshin - Raiden C6Genshin - Xiao C6Genshin - Ayato C6Genshin - Alhaitham C6Genshin - Eula C6Genshin - Itto C6Genshin - Ayaka C6
Genshin - Raiden C6Genshin - Yelan C6Genshin - Venti C6Genshin - Kazuha C6Genshin - Yae Miko C6Genshin - Nahida C6Genshin - Albedo C6Genshin - Xingqiu C6Genshin - Mona C6Genshin - Ayaka C6Genshin - Xiangling C6Genshin - Fischl C6
Genshin - Raiden C6Genshin - Kazuha C6Genshin - Zhongli C6Genshin - Venti C6Genshin - Bennett C6Genshin - Nahida C6Genshin - Yelan C6Genshin - Mona C6Genshin - Kokomi C6
S Rank Icon
Genshin - Wanderer C6Genshin - Tartaglia C6Genshin - Yoimiya C6Genshin - Cyno C6Genshin - Kazuha C6Genshin - Yelan C6Genshin - Nahida C6Genshin - Ganyu C6Genshin - Tighnari C6Genshin - Keqing C6
Genshin - Nilou C6Genshin - Ganyu C6Genshin - Beidou C6Genshin - Ayato C6Genshin - Kokomi C6Genshin - Collei C6Genshin - Shinobu C6
Genshin - Shenhe C6Genshin - Diona C6Genshin - Yun Jin C6Genshin - Jean C6Genshin - Sucrose C6Genshin - Albedo C6Genshin - Gorou C6Genshin - Faruzan C6Genshin - Sara C6Genshin - Ayato C6Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) C6Genshin - Yaoyao C6Genshin - Dori C6Genshin - Sayu C6
A Rank Icon
Genshin - Kokomi C6Genshin - Diluc C6Genshin - Klee C6Genshin - Noelle C6Genshin - Heizou C6Genshin - Yanfei C6Genshin - Mona C6Genshin - Ningguang C6
Genshin - Rosaria C6Genshin - Sucrose C6Genshin - Zhongli C6Genshin - Layla C6Genshin - Thoma C6Genshin - Sayu C6Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) C6
Genshin - Qiqi C6Genshin - Barbara C6Genshin - Candace C6Genshin - Layla C6Genshin - Shinobu C6Genshin - Traveler (Electro) C6Genshin - Klee C6
B Rank Icon
Genshin - Fischl C6Genshin - Razor C6Genshin - Candace C6Genshin - Kaeya C6
Genshin - Jean C6Genshin - Lisa C6Genshin - Chongyun C6Genshin - Kaeya C6Genshin - Candace C6
Genshin - Chongyun C6Genshin - Rosaria C6Genshin - Thoma C6Genshin - Xinyan C6
C Rank Icon
Genshin - Yun Jin C6Genshin - Beidou C6Genshin - Rosaria C6Genshin - Xinyan C6Genshin - Thoma C6Genshin - Barbara C6
Genshin - Traveler (Geo) C6Genshin - Amber C6Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) C6
Genshin - Xingqiu C6Genshin - Noelle C6Genshin - Traveler (Geo) C6Genshin - Ningguang C6Genshin - Yanfei C6

Tier List Criteria and Notes

Game8 Tier List

Constellation levels listed in the Tier List are considered the ideal level for that character's role.
For example:
• Ningguang gains a small support passive at C4, but no further impactful support passives past C4. Thus Ningguang is added to Support C Tier at C4.
• Xingqiu is a high ranked Sub-DPS and is considered at his best at C6.

Tier List Overview Criteria

Genshin - SS Rank Icon ・Characters that perform above and beyond others in their respective roles.
・Characters that easily become core party members.
S Rank Icon ・Characters with high performance in their respective roles, but don't push the limits in terms of Talents and Constellations.
A Rank Icon ・Characters with solid performance in their respective roles.
・Characters that shine in specific party compositions.
B Rank Icon ・Functional characters that will be quickly replaced due to their talents, stats, etc.
C Rank Icon ・Characters with limited combat utility.

Role Breakdown

Role Function
DPS ・The main damage dealer of the party.
・Damage dealt is mostly from the character being on-field, whether it be Normal or Charged Attacks, or Elemental Skill or Burst.
Sub DPS ・Uses Elemental Skills or Bursts to provide Elemental Reactions to support Main DPS.
・Characters with strong Elemental Skill or Burst that stay on-field even after being switched out.
・Typically swapped out after Skill or Burst use.
Support ・Provides support via Elemental Skills, Burst or Passive Talents.
・Provides buffs, debuffs, shields, or heals.

Which Character Do YOU Think Is the Best?

Diluc 78
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Jean 17
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Keqing 86
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Qiqi 16
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Mona 13
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Venti 17
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Klee 20
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Tartaglia (Childe) 66
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Zhongli 129
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Albedo 14
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Ganyu 52
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Xiao 107
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Hu Tao 136
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Eula 42
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Kaedehara Kazuha 224
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Kamisato Ayaka 80
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Yoimiya 30
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Raiden Shogun 840
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Sangonomiya Kokomi 31
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Aloy 11
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Arataki Itto 45
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Shenhe 19
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Traveler 11
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Yae Miko 22
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Kamisato Ayato 69
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Yelan 79
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Tighnari 33
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Cyno 14
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Nilou 19
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Nahida 236
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Wanderer (Scaramouche) 138
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Alhaitham 589
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Others (Let us know in the comments!) 40
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Polls have been reset for Version 3.4.

Version 3.4 is out! In this patch, we got the new 5-star character Alhaitham who has been a long-awaited fan favorite! But how long will this honeymoon period last?

Let us know in the comments!

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Version 3.3 Poll Results

Genshin - Gold Medal1st
Genshin - Raiden Raiden (2380 Votes)
Genshin - Silver Medal 2nd
Genshin - Nahida Nahida (1420 Votes)
Genshin - Bronze Medal 3rd
Genshin - Wanderer Wanderer (1243 Votes)

The 3.3 results are in! The Raiden Shogun makes a comeback with a huge lead at 2.3K votes! Nahida is in second, with the Wanderer close behind in third! Is a family reunion close at hand?

Previous Versions Poll Results

Genshin - Gold Medal1st
Genshin - Nahida Nahida (2232 Votes)
Genshin - Silver Medal 2nd
Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha (1173 Votes)
Genshin - Bronze Medal 3rd
Genshin - Raiden Raiden (982 Votes)
Genshin - Gold Medal1st
Genshin - Raiden Raiden (2361 Votes)
Genshin - Silver Medal 2nd
Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha (2233 Votes)
Genshin - Bronze Medal 3rd
Genshin - Zhongli Zhongli (465 Votes)
Genshin - Gold Medal1st
Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha (2137 Votes)
Genshin - Silver Medal 2nd
Genshin - Raiden Raiden (998 Votes)
Genshin - Bronze Medal 3rd
Genshin - Zhongli Zhongli (598 Votes)
Genshin - Gold Medal1st
Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha (2993 Votes)
Genshin - Silver Medal 2nd
Genshin - Raiden Raiden (1107 Votes)
Genshin - Bronze Medal 3rd
Genshin - Ayaka Ayaka (559 Votes)

Tier List Latest Updates

Tier List Changes

Date Character Tier List Changes
1/18 Multiple Characters Main Tier List Changes
• Added Alhaitham at SS Tier Main DPS
• Added Yaoyao at S Tier Support
C0 Tier List
• Added Alhaitham at SS Tier Main DPS
• Added Yaoyao at S Tier Support
C6 Tier List
• Added Alhaitham at SS Tier Main DPS
• Added Yaoyao at S Tier Support
12/07 Multiple Characters Main Tier List Changes
• Added Wanderer at S Tier Main DPS
• Added Faruzan at S Tier Support
C0 Tier List
• Added Wanderer at S Tier Main DPS
• Added Faruzan at A Tier Support
C6 Tier List
• Added Wanderer at S Tier Main DPS
• Added Faruzan at S Tier Support
11/18 Genshin - Layla Layla Main Tier List
• Sub-DPS: A C2
• Support: A C2
C0 Tier List
• Sub-DPS: A
• Support: A
C6 Tier List
• Sub-DPS: A
• Support: A

Update Date Character Summary
11/18 Multiple Characters Tier List Changes:
• Adjusted Main DPS characters
• Adjusted Fischl to SS Tier Sub-DPS
• Adjusted Nilou to S Tier Sub-DPS
• Adjusted Sayu to S Tier Support
• Multiple other character rankings
11/02 Genshin - Nahida Nahida Main Tier List
• Main DPS S C0
• Sub-DPS: SS C2
• Support: SS C2
C0 Tier List
• Main DPS: S
• Sub-DPS: SS
• Support: SS
C6 Tier List
• Main DPS: S
• Sub-DPS: SS
• Support: SS
10/14 Genshin - Nilou Nilou Main Tier List
• Main DPS A C2
• Sub-DPS: A C2
C0 Tier List
• Main DPS: B
• Sub-DPS: A
C6 Tier List
• Main DPS: A
• Sub-DPS: S
9/30 Multiple Characters Main Tier List Changes:
• Adjusted Cyno
• Adjusted Candace to A Tier Support
• Adjusted Keqing to S Tier Main DPS
• Adjusted Raiden Shogun
• Adjusted Ganyu
• Adjusted Tartaglia

C0 Tier List Changes:
• Adjusted Cyno
• Adjusted Candace to A Tier Support
• Adjusted Sucrose to S Tier Support
• Adjusted Keqing to S Tier Main DPS
• Adjusted Tartaglia
• Adjusted Sayu
• Adjusted Sara
• Adjusted Barbara

C6 Tier List Changes:
• Added Main DPS Kazuha to S Tier
• Multiple other Character Adjustments

Featured Characters in Version 3.4

Genshin Impact Version 3.4
Genshin Impact - The Exquisite Night Chimes Version 3.4
Release Date January 18, 2023

Version 3.4 Featured Characters

Character Element Weapon
Xiao Xiao (5★)
Alhaitham Alhaitham (5★)
Yaoyao Yaoyao (4★)
Yelan Yelan (5★)
Hu Tao Hu Tao (5★)

Version 3.4 phase 1 features the Alhaitham and Yaoyao, the newest 5-star and 4 star characters in the game! It also features Xiao with his rerun banner.

Version 3.4 phase 2 will feature Hu Tao and Yelan's rerun banners.

Version 3.4 Banners and Patch Notes

Best DPS Characters in Genshin

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SS Rank DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - AyakaAyaka Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged
・Infuses Cryo element in Normal and Charged Attacks after sprinting.
・Increases Normal and Charged ATK DMG After Skill.
C6 increases Charged Attack DMG by 298%.
Genshin Impact - Hu TaoHu Tao Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Deals large amounts of Pyro DMG with her Elemental Skill and Charged Attacks.
・Elemental Skill infused Normal and Charged Attacks with Pyro and increase damage at the cost of sacrificing some of her HP.
・C1 lets you spam Charged Attacks without consuming Stamina.
Genshin Impact - RaidenRaiden Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Engulfing Lightning Image Engulfing Lightning
・Deals high Electro DMG.
・Increases team's Elemental Burst DMG.
・Flexible because of the weapon switch during the Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - AlhaithamAlhaitham Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Light of Foliar Incision Image Light of Foliar Incision
・Infuses his Normal Attacks with Dendro.
・Skills scale with Elemental Mastery, which is great for a Dendro Main DPS
Genshin Impact - AyatoAyato Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Haran Geppaku Futsu Image Haran Geppaku Futsu
・Damage and range of Normal Attacks are increased after using Elemental Skill.
・Increases Normal Attack damage of characters inside AoE of Elemental Burst.
・Max HP and damage output increase at C2.
Genshin Impact - GanyuGanyu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Hunter Hunter's Path
・Level 2 Charged Shot is great vs mobs of enemies.
・Using her Charged Shot after her Elemental Burst creates a high damage skill combo.
C6 removes the charge up for her Charged Shot after her Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - IttoItto Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher
・High Crit Rate and Charged Attack damage.
・Elemental Skill can taunt enemies.
・Elemental Burst increases overall DPS.

S Rank DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - TartagliaTartaglia Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Polar Star Image Polar Star
・Deals large amounts of damage in Melee Mode.
・Gets insanely strong at full constellation.
・Switches from Bow to dual blades.
Genshin Impact - WandererWanderer Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Tulaytullah Tulaytullah's Remembrance
・Elemental Skill allows him to float mid-air, making it easy to avoid grounded melee attacks.
・Normal Attacks have a wide AoE and can home in on enemies.
Genshin Impact - XiaoXiao Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Elemental Burst increases overall DPS.
・Normal Attacks and Elemental Skill set up high DMG combos.
・Easily fights in midair against aerial enemies.
Genshin Impact - TighnariTighnari Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Hunter Hunter's Path
・Damage primarily comes from Charged Attacks and Elemental Bursts
・Deals big damage by using the Spread Dendro Elemental Reaction.
・Can distract most enemies with his taunt.
Genshin Impact - YoimiyaYoimiya Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thundering Pulse Image Thundering Pulse
・Elemental Skill infuses normal attacks with Pyro.
・Even without her Elemental Skill, Yoimiya can deal high Pyro DMG with her Charged Attacks.
・More constellation levels will increase damage output.
Genshin Impact - NahidaNahida Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - A Thousand Floating Dreams Image A Thousand Floating Dreams
・Dendro Normal Attacks easily enables Dendro Reactions.
・One of the best Dendro Core enablers in the game.
Genshin Impact - CynoCyno Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of the Scarlet Sands Image Staff of the Scarlet Sands
・Damage primarily comes from burst form.
・Near permanent burst uptime.
・Multiple Electro procs.
Genshin Impact - KeqingKeqing Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged
・Powerful AoE attacks and Elemental Reactions.
・Can easily attack the weak point of enemies.
・Good with either Physical Damage or Aggravate build.
Genshin Impact - EulaEula Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Song of Broken Pines Image Song of Broken Pines
・Elemental Burst can deal lots of damage especially when the superconduct debuff is applied to the enemy.
・ Consuming 2 stacks from Elemental Skill debuffs enemies and raises DPS output.
・ Consuming 2 stacks from Elemental Skill debuffs enemies and raises DPS output.
Genshin Impact - YelanYelan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Aqua Simulacra Image Aqua Simulacra
・Overall damage is increased and applies Hydro to attacks when Elemental Burst is used.
・Elemental Skill increases mobility and can target multiple enemies even when far apart.

A Rank DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - YanfeiYanfei Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Image Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds
・Strong Charged attacks.
・With Scarlet Seals her damage and range increases.
Genshin Impact - HeizouHeizou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Atlas Image Skyward Atlas
・Focuses on Swirl DMG to do DPS, which synergizes well with the Anemo Element.
・Elemental Skill can easily deal max DMG thanks to his swirl to Elemental Skill integration.
Genshin Impact - KleeKlee Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds Image Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds
・Attacks primarily with wide-range damage, cleaning up swaths of foes.
・Powerful explosive attacks allow her to take advantage of Elemental Reactions.
Genshin Impact - DilucDiluc Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher
・Pyro Element meshes well with the claymore for heavy firepower
・Elemental Skill has a short cooldown time.
・Elemental Burst is powerful with a wide range.
Genshin Impact - NingguangNingguang Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Memory of Dust Image Memory of Dust
・High single target DMG.
・C1 Attacks Deal AoE DMG
・Jade Screen blocks projectiles and grants buffs.
Genshin Impact - NoelleNoelle Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher
・Balances ATK and DEF stats for great sustain DMG.
・Elemental Burst boots DMG.
C6 further boosts DMG based on DEF
Genshin Impact - KokomiKokomi Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Everlasting Moonglow Image Everlasting Moonglow
・Damage and Heals are dependent on HP.
・Use to deal Hydro DMG.
・Weapons and artifacts that raise Crit Rate or Crit Damage are not recommended.
Genshin Impact - NilouNilou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Key of Khaj-Nisut Image Key of Khaj-Nisut
・Focus on Dendro Core Reaction Damage.
・Uses HP% Mainstats to increase Dendro Core Damage.
・Has decent Hydro Aura application with the Sacrificial Sword to enable the use of two Dance forms.

B Rank DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - RazorRazor Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Song of Broken Pines Image Song of Broken Pines
・Uses his burst to increase his damage output greatly.
・High damage from the combination of claymore and melee attacks.
Genshin Impact - FischlFischl Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thundering Pulse Image Thundering Pulse
・Constant DMG from Normal attacks and Oz.
・Easy to set up Elemental Reactions with.
Constellations boost Oz's up time and DMG.
Genshin Impact - CandaceCandace Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Able to infuse weapon with Hydro to deal Hydro Normal Attack DMG.
Genshin Impact - KaeyaKaeya Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged
・Constantly freezes enemies.
・Good at clearing mobs of enemies.
・Good alternative if no other choice for Cryo Main DPS.

C Rank DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - RosariaRosaria Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Can deal decent amounts of Physical DMG.
・Her Elemental Skill teleports her behind enemies and raises her CRIT Rate.
・At C6, she also lowers enemies' Physical RES by -20%.
Genshin Impact - XinyanXinyan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher
・Great against multiple enemies.
・Burst increases Physical DMG.
・Can increase Physical DMG with Constellations.
Genshin Impact - BarbaraBarbara Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Fragments Image Sacrificial Fragments
・Only viable as the Main DPS in Bloom team comps.
Genshin Impact - BeidouBeidou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Pride Image Skyward Pride
・Counter stance and shield provide great defense and offense.
. ・C1 Increases reliability of Beidou's shield.
Genshin Impact - Yun JinYun Jin Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Vortex Vanquisher Image Vortex Vanquisher
・Holding Elemental Skill can deal large Geo damage.
・Elemental Burst can buff normal attack damage.
Genshin Impact - ChongyunChongyun Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Pride Image Skyward Pride
・Elemental Skill changes melee attacks to the Cryo Element, allowing for easy Elemental Reaction setup.
Constellations further boost Elemental Skill DMG.
Genshin Impact - AloyAloy Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thundering Pulse Image Thundering Pulse
・Deals high Cryo DMG.
・Can increase own ATK DMG with Elemental Skill.

Best Sub DPS Characters in Genshin

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SS Rank Sub-DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - NahidaNahida Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - A Thousand Floating Dreams Image A Thousand Floating Dreams
・A must have for any Dendro focused team comps.
・ Elemental Skill has great off-field damage and can apply Dendro multiple times.
・ Elemental Skill has a long duration.
Genshin Impact - RaidenRaiden Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Engulfing Lightning Image Engulfing Lightning
・Deals high Electro DMG.
・Can set up Electro reactions with her Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - XingqiuXingqiu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Sword Image Sacrificial Sword
・Elemental Burst and Skill provides DMG reduction as well as Elemental Reaction Triggers.
・High Recharge Rate on Elemental Skill keeps Rainsword uptime high.
Genshin Impact - KazuhaKazuha Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Can pull and stun enemies to make them easier to hit and burst down.
・Burst increases Elemental Damage in an area.
Genshin Impact - YelanYelan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Aqua Simulacra Image Aqua Simulacra
・Sub-DPS character that can easily apply the Hydro element.
・Elemental Skill can deal a lot of damage.
・Powerful Elemental Burst that can be used to set up and trigger Elemental Reactions.
Genshin Impact - XianglingXiangling Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Engulfing Lightning Image Engulfing Lightning
・Can inflict multiple instances of Pyro DMG with Elemental Skill and Burst.
・Elemental burst persists on Main DPS.
・Best paired with other Pyro units.
Genshin Impact - FischlFischl Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Polar Star Image Polar Star
・Oz stays on the field to deal continuous Electro DMG.
・Rotating between Elemental Skill and Burst let's Oz have permanent field time.
C6 transforms Fischl into one of the best off-field Electro damage dealer.

S Rank Sub-DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - Yae MikoYae Miko Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Kagura Kagura's Verity
・Elemental Skill deals Electro over time making it a good starting point for Elemental Reactions.
・Having Yae Miko at C2 increases the damage and range of her Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - NilouNilou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Key of Khaj-Nisut Image Key of Khaj-Nisut
・Focus on Dendro Core Reaction Damage.
・Provides very strong Hydro and Dendro debuffs at C2.
・Talents are exclusive to Dendro + Hydro team comps.
Genshin Impact - VentiVenti Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・Powerful crowd control from Elemental Burst.
・High energy recharge rate.
Constellations reduce enemy elemental resistances.
Genshin Impact - GanyuGanyu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・All Skills have an AoE effect great against mobs of enemies.
・Elemental Skill provides a decoy to reduce aggro.
With high Energy Recharge her Elemental Burst is almost always up.
Genshin Impact - AlbedoAlbedo Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Cinnabar Spindle Image Cinnabar Spindle
・Persisting AoE Elemental Skill
・Elemental Burst deals multiple damage instances
Elemental Burst Damage Increases at C2
Genshin Impact - MonaMona Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - The Widsith Image The Widsith
・Elemental Skill can provide crowd control to support Main DPS.
・Elemental Burst massively amplifies Vaporize DMG.
C1 increases Elemental Reaction DMG further.
Genshin Impact - AyakaAyaka Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged
・Provides Cryo application through Special Sprint and Elemental Skill.
・Elemental Skill decently covers a wide area.
C2 improves Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - ShinobuShinobu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Provides consistent Electro DMG every 1.5s.
・One of the best Hyperbloom enablers in the game.
・C4 Increases her off-field DMG.
・Consolidates healing and Electro DPS for any Electro based team comp.
Genshin Impact - BeidouBeidou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Serpent Spine Image Serpent Spine
・Can aim for continuous Electro DMG.
・Burst works great when surrounded by enemies.
At C4, she gets additional Electro DMG, increasing her Bursts as well.

A Rank Sub-DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - AyatoAyato Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Haran Geppaku Futsu Image Haran Geppaku Futsu
・Elemental Burst is a good starting point for Elemental Reactions.
・Duration of Elemental Burst is long so you can activate it just after 2s of it ending.
・Elemental Burst also deals Hydro DMG and buff Normal Attack DMG.
Genshin Impact - SucroseSucrose Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - The Widsith Image The Widsith
・Can group up enemies with Elemental Burst.
・Elemental Burst makes multiple swirl and elemental reaction triggers
Genshin Impact - RosariaRosaria Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - The Catch Image The Catch
・Continuously inflicts Cryo DMG with her burst.
・Burst is great for AoE DMG.
・At C2, the duration of her Burst is increased.
・Easily sets up Melt reactions when combined with Pyro characters.
Genshin Impact - ColleiCollei Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Polar Star Image Polar Star
・Deals off-field Dendro damage, perfect for triggering Spread Elemental Reactions.
・Elemental Burst has a wide area of effect.
Genshin Impact - KokomiKokomi Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Everlasting Moonglow Image Everlasting Moonglow
・Damage can be increased with more HP.
・Attacks are imbued with Hydro.
・Weapons and artifacts that raise Crit Rate or Crit Damage are not recommended.
Genshin Impact - ThomaThoma Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Elemental Burst deals a lot of Pyro damage.
・C2 increases the duration of his Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Dendro)Traveler (Dendro) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Electro Lotus Lamp transfigurations deals fast Dendro damage.
・Elemental Skill scales with Elemental Mastery, which synergizes well when built for triggering Dendro Elemental Reactions.
Genshin Impact - LaylaLayla Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Primordial Jade Cutter Image Primordial Jade Cutter
・Able to deal constant off-field Cryo damage with her Elemental Skill.
・Breaking her shield ends her Elemental Skill
Genshin Impact - ZhongliZhongli Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・High Attack Elemental Recharge and Burst DMG.
・Shields support Main DPS and is strong against Geo enemies.
・Powerful crowd control via Petrify from Elemental Burst.

B Rank Sub-DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - JeanJean Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Primordial Jade Cutter Image Primordial Jade Cutter
・Elemental skill is effective against multiple enemies.
・Elemental Skill has a large AoE and provides heals.
C2 Increases party mobility and ATK speed.
Genshin Impact - LisaLisa Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - The Widsith Image The Widsith
・Elemental Skill and Burst have wide AoE.
C2 provides DEF buff and makes her debuff easier to apply.
Genshin Impact - HeizouHeizou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Atlas Image Skyward Atlas
・Uses his Elemental Skill and Burst to Swirl opponents with Viridescent Venerer.
・Easy quick swap option because of his low Energy Requirement.
Genshin Impact - KaeyaKaeya Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Mistsplitter Reforged Image Mistsplitter Reforged
・Low Elemental Skill cooldown.
・Elemental Skill will persist on Main DPS.
・Great Sub-DPS for a Cryo Main DPS team.
Genshin Impact - ChongyunChongyun Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Luxurious Sea-Lord Image Luxurious Sea-Lord
・Elemental Skill changes melee attacks to the Cryo Element, allowing for easy Elemental Reaction setup.
Constellations further boost Elemental Skill DMG.
Genshin Impact - XinyanXinyan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Greatsword Image Sacrificial Greatsword
・Elemental Skill can deal Pyro DMG over time when it hits a certain amount of enemies.
・C2 guarantees a CRIT Hit from using Xinyan's Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - SayuSayu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Katsuragikiri Nagamasa Image Katsuragikiri Nagamasa
・Since the Elemental Burst is continous, it is easy to keep triggering Elemental reactions.
・Elemental Skill is easy to use.
Genshin Impact - CandaceCandace Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - The Catch Image The Catch
・Elemental Burst scales with more HP.
・Huge power spike when C6 is unlocked

C Rank Sub-DPS Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Anemo)Traveler (Anemo) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Provides AoE crowd control with elemental Skill and Burst.
・High Elemental SKill Recharge Rate.
Genshin Impact - AmberAmber Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・Can apply AoE Pyro with Burst.
・Use Elemental Skill to taunt enemies away from Main DPS.
・C6 Constellation provides party-wide buffs with Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Geo)Traveler (Geo) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
・High Elemental Skill DMG.
・Can block enemies with Elemental Skill and Burst.
C4 increases Elemental Burst Recharge Rate.

Best Support Characters in Genshin

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SS Rank Support Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - BennettBennett Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
・Elemental Burst provides heals, ATK Buffs, and Pyro infusion.
・High Elemental Recharge Rate.
C1 Increases Elemental Burst utility.
Genshin Impact - KazuhaKazuha Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Great at crowd controlling enemies.
・Burst increases Elemental Mastery in an area.
Genshin Impact - ZhongliZhongli Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Black Tassel Image Black Tassel
・Can quickly deploy shields and petrify enemies.
C2 provides shields in Co-op via Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - RaidenRaiden Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Engulfing Lightning Image Engulfing Lightning
・Increases the team's DMG and Energy Recharge.
・Increases the team's Elemental Burst DMG.
・Lets you easily set up Electro reactions.
Genshin Impact - NahidaNahida Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - A Thousand Floating Dreams Image A Thousand Floating Dreams
・Can provide up to 250 Elemental Mastery to the character on the field inside her Elemental Burst.
・ Very high Dendro Aura application.
・C2 Unlocks multiple Dendro reaction-based buffs.
・Elemental Burst has a low Energy requirement.
Genshin Impact - YelanYelan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Aqua Simulacra Image Aqua Simulacra
・Elemental Burst can be used to buff characters and also as start of Elemental Reactions.
・Combo with Main DPS normal attacks to increase overall damage.
Genshin Impact - KokomiKokomi Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Everlasting Moonglow Image Everlasting Moonglow
・Multiple ways to heal.
・Stamina consumption while swimming is decreased.
Genshin Impact - MonaMona Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers Image Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
・Elemental Burst debuffs enemies.
・Elemental burst also provides crowd control for small enemies.
・Decoy can kite enemies.

S Rank Support Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - DionaDiona Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Bow Image Sacrificial Bow
・Constantly provides shields and heals.
C1 increases Elemental Burst Recharge Rate
Buffs shielded character's DMG at C6.
Genshin Impact - JeanJean Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
・Elemental Skill and Charge attack can crowd control enemies.
・Elemental Burst acts as a burst AoE heal.
C6 provides DMG Reduction for Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - SucroseSucrose Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers Image Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
・Elemental Burst provides crowd control.
・Can lower enemy elemental resistances.
Constellations provide more charges for her Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - GorouGorou Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・Great Geo Support that provides Geo DMG, shields, and buffs.
・Using Elemental Burst at C4 will heal active characters within its AoE.
Genshin Impact - ShenheShenhe Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Calamity Queller Image Calamity Queller
・Buffs attacks with Elemental Skill.
・Can decrease enemies' physical defense.
・Provides constant Cryo damage with Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - Yun JinYun Jin Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Lance Image Favonius Lance
・Boosts normal attack damage with Elemental Burst.
・Normal attack damage buff increases when in party with different elements.
Genshin Impact - VentiVenti Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・Provides strong consistent crowd control.
・Elemental Skill can be uses to dodge attacks and crowd control small enemies.
Genshin Impact - FaruzanFaruzan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Elegy for the End Image Elegy for the End
・Buffs Anemo DMG and decreases enemy Anemo RES.
・C6 Buffs Anemo CRIT DMG.
Genshin Impact - SaraSara Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Harp Image Skyward Harp
・Increases party members' ATK.
・Becomes the best Electro Support buffer after unlocking C6.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Dendro)Traveler (Dendro) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Excellent support unit for applying Dendro while off-field, which helps with enabling Dendro Elemental Reactions.
・Elemental Burst is flexible for multiple teams.
・Currently the best unit for off-field Dendro application.
Genshin Impact - YaoyaoYaoyao Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Lance Image Favonius Lance
・Applies Dendro to enemies and heals while off-field.
・Elemental Burst has the potential to apply Dendro and trigger reactions to multiple enemies.
Genshin Impact - SayuSayu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Wolf Wolf's Gravestone
・Recovers HP with her Elemental Burst.
・Restores HP when Elemental Reactions occur.
・The amount of HP recovered can be increased with Elemental Mastery.
Genshin Impact - DoriDori Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Greatsword Image Favonius Greatsword
・Provides flat Energy Recharge for any character.
・Good Single target healing.

A Rank Support Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - CandaceCandace Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Lance Image Favonius Lance
・Increases Elemental Normal Attack damage.
・Infuses Sword, Claymore, and Polearms with Hydro that enable characters to trigger Hydro reactions on their own.
Genshin Impact - QiqiQiqi Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
・Easy-to-use melee attack sets her apart.
・Cryo attacks can create Elemental Reactions to freeze enemies' movement.
・Skills are easy to use together with other characters.
Genshin Impact - LaylaLayla Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Sword Image Favonius Sword
・Provides very strong shields
・Her constant off-field DMG from her Elemental Skill makes it ideal to use the Tenacity of the Millelith Artifact set for a permanent buff.
・Breaking her shield ends her off-field DMG from her Elemental Skill and ends the Artifact buff.
Genshin Impact - BarbaraBarbara Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers Image Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
・Boasts top-class healing abilities.
・At Constellation Level 6, gains the ability to revive downed teammates to 100% health.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Electro)Traveler (Electro) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
・Elemental Skill helps in filling up energy.
・Elemental Skill also increases Energy Recharge.
C2 decreases enemies' Electro RES Elemental Burst.
Genshin Impact - ShinobuShinobu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Freedom-Sworn Image Freedom-Sworn
・Healing deals DMG to enemies and has a short cooldown.

B Rank Support Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - ChongyunChongyun Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Wolf Wolf's Gravestone
・Elemental Skill increases ATK Speed and provides Cryo DMG infusion for melee characters.
・High Recharge Rate makes Elemental Skill application constant.
Genshin Impact - RosariaRosaria Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Favonius Lance Image Favonius Lance
・Her Burst increases CRIT Rate for all party members by 15% of Rosaria's CRIT Rate.
・Aim to make Rosaria's CRIT Rate 100%.
At C6, she decreases enemy Physical RES by -20%, a very strong debuffer for Physical DMG mains!
Genshin Impact - ThomaThoma Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Staff of Homa Image Staff of Homa
・Ideal for the support role to give shields against Pyro element.
・C6 boosts DPS of all characters shielded with his Elemental Skill.
Genshin Impact - XinyanXinyan Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Greatsword Image Sacrificial Greatsword
・Elemental Skill provides shield and Pyro DMG.
・Shield provides Physical DMG Buff.
Genshin Impact - LisaLisa Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers Image Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
・Lowers enemy DEF by 15% from passive talent.
・Excellent at cleaning up small enemies.
Genshin Impact - AlbedoAlbedo Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Cinnabar Spindle Image Cinnabar Spindle
・Constant shields via Crystallize Reactions.
・Elemental Skill can support Bow and Catalyst users
C6 boosts party DMG within Elemental SKill AoE.
Genshin Impact - KleeKlee Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers Image Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers
・Reduces enemy defense by 23% when using a skill at C2 .
At C6 Klee's Burst grants party wide energy recharge and Pyro DMG Bonus.

C Rank Support Characters

Character Assumed Build
Genshin Impact - XingqiuXingqiu Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Sacrificial Sword Image Sacrificial Sword
・Rainswords provide DMG reduction, Heals based on Xinqiu's Max hp and DMG.
・High Elemental Recharge ensures constant uptime on Rainswords.
Genshin Impact - NoelleNoelle Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Redhorn Stonethresher Image Redhorn Stonethresher
・Elemental Skill shields and provides Heals.
・Shield can activate as emergency defense even when not on the field.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Geo)Traveler (Geo) Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Skyward Blade Image Skyward Blade
C1 increases Elemental Burst Crit Rate.
・Provides shields via Crystallize reactions.
Genshin Impact - NingguangNingguang Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Memory of Dust Image Memory of Dust
・Jade Screen provides Geo DMG buff when passing through.
C4 adds AoE defense buff to Jade Screen
Genshin Impact - YanfeiYanfei Weapon Artifact
Genshin Impact - Prototype Amber Image Prototype Amber
・Provides a chunk of healing from the Prototype Amber catalyst.
・A good alternative if you want a Pyro Shielder that won't trigger unnecessary reactions.

Exploration Tier List

Tier List Summary

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Best Exploration Characters In-Depth

Character Element Rarity Weapon
Venti Image Venti Anemo Dice ImageAnemo (Anemo Dice) ★5 Bow
・Can fly upwards with Elemental Skill.
・Can reduce stamina consumed when gliding.
Mona Image Mona Hydro Dice ImageHydro (Hydro Dice) ★5 Catalyst
・Can sprint across water allowing for unimpeded crossing.
Yanfei Image Yanfei Fire Image (Fire) ★4 Catalyst
・Using Yanfei will show the exact location of all nearby Liyue Specialty items.
・She can also be used to mine with her Charged Attack.
・Catalyst user: Can quickly apply Pyro.
Klee Image Klee Fire Image (Fire) ★5 Catalyst
・Using Klee will show the exact location of all nearby Mondstadt Specialty items.
・She can also be used to mine with her normal attacks.
Xiao Image Xiao Anemo Image (Anemo) ★5 Polearm
・Consumes less Stamina while climbing using Passive Talent.
・Elemental Skill can be used to dash across gaps and reach elevated areas faster.
Albedo Image Albedo Geo Image (Geo) ★5 Sword
・Elemental Skill can be used to reach elevated areas quicker.
Kazuha Image Kazuha Anemo Image (Anemo) ★5 Sword
・Jump high with Elemental Skill.
・Passive allows sprinting for longer with a decreased stamina consumption.

Tier List Criteria

DPS Rating Criteria

High Damage From All Sources

Characters with high damage from Normal and Charged Attacks, Elemental Skill and Burst. Talents and Constellations should also further improve overall damage output. Also effective against Bosses and Elite enemies as well as groups of smaller enemies.

Sub-DPS Rating Criteria

High Skill and Burst Damage, and Energy Recharged are of High Value

Sub-DPS characters should have high DMG Elemental Skills and Bursts that's supplemented with either low cooldowns, Innate high Energy Recharge or high Energy Particle generation.

Various Ways to Apply Elements

Sub-DPS should be able to apply elementals on enemies in various ways either due to effects of their skills and burst or through certain conditions set by their Talents and Constellations.

Off-Field DMG Capability

The less they're on the field, the better. Characters whose main toolkit does not steal too much time on the field are generally considered good Sub-DPS characters.

Support Rating Criteria

Shields, Heals and Buffs are Highly Valued

Characters that can effectively apply shields for defense, buff stats or provide heals are valued as Support characters.

Support Effectiveness and Criteria is also Taken into Account.

The difficulty of use, and amounts of buffs and heals based on a characters constellations and talents are all taken into consideration when rating characters.

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