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Genshin Impact - How to Use and Refresh Original Resin - Recharge Rate

Original Resin is an energy mechanic that regenerates every 8 minutes and can be used to claim rewards from Domains, Ley Lines, or World Bosses in Genshin Impact. Read on to learn more about the Resin System, resin refresh rate and/or recharge time, how to get more Original Resin, and other information in this guide!

How to Get Original Resin

1 Resin Regenerates Every 8 Minutes

Genshin - Original Resin Restoration

Original Resin refreshes at a rate of 1 Resin per 8 minutes. This is a pretty lengthly time but not all activities consume Original Resin, and it also recovers while the game is closed. Make sure to always spend Original Resin in time to maximize its use!

Fully Recharges From 0 to 160 in 20 Hours

At most, an entire day is needed to completely recharge your Original Resin. It is highly recommended to prioritize using your daily Resin to avoid overcapping and wasting a lot of hours. In addition, it is a good way to increase your AR!

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Can Be Recharged Using Primogems

Genshin - Original Resin

Original Resin can also be replenished via Primogems. This can be done 6 times each day and the price increases per use (also refreshes the next day). A single purchase will restore 60 Original Resin.

Only Use as Last Resort

We do not recommend using Primogems to regenerate Original Resin in normal circumstances.

Only use Primogems for Resin if you have plenty to spare and in dire need of the Resin! Otherwise, Primogems are better spent on Wish Banners.

Resin Replenish Per Use of Primogems

Primogem Cost Amount Restored
1st try 50 60
2nd try 100 60
3rd try 100 60
4th try 150 60
5th try 200 60
6th try 200 60

How to Farm Primogems

Restore with Fragile Resin

Genshin - Fragile Resin

Fragile Resin is an item used to restore Original Resin without spending Primogems. Each Fragile Resin is worth 60 Original Resin. You can get these from Events, the Battle Pass, and Adventure Rank level ups!

How to Get Fragile Resin and Effects

Restore with Transient Resin

Genshin Impact - How to Get Transient Resin and Effect

You can also use Transient Resin to restore Original Resin! Transient Resin is available in the Realm Depot for 1200 Realm Currency, and it refreshes every week. Each Transient Resin is worth 60 Original Resin, but will expire 7 days counting from the Monday after you buy it.

How to Get Transient Resin and Effects

How to Use Original Resin

Best Uses for Original Resin

Genshin - Original Resin - Used to Claim Rewards

Farm Character Level-Up Materials

Original Resin is best used to farm Leyline Outcrops for Hero's Wit and other Character EXP Material, or Challenge Domains for Talent Ascension Materials, Artifacts, and Weapon Ascension Materials.

Convert into Condensed Resin

Genshin - Condensed Resin

You can store up to 200 Original Resin for later use by converting it into Condensed Resin, at a maximum of 5. Once converted, you will be able to save resin for Domains and Ley Lines and use them on another day!

How to Get Condensed Resin

All Uses of Original Resin

Resin Activities Resin Cost
Ley Line Outcrops 20 Original Resin
1 Condensed Resin
Domains of Mastery, Forgery, and Blessing 20 Original Resin
1 Condensed Resin
Trounce Domains 30 Original Resin (first three uses for the week)
60 Original Resin
Elite Bosses 40 Original Resin
Mystic Enhancement Ore 10 Original Resin

Farm Ley Line Outcrops

Genshin - Resin Ley Line Outcrop

Ley Line Outcrops gives juicy EXP materials and Mora! If you are running low on these resources, you can try and farm these Ley Line Outcrops!

Ley Line Blossom Locations and Rewards

Claim Rewards from Domains

Genshin - Domain Banner

Domains requires Original Resin to redeem rewards. Domains gives ascension materials and the resin needed for domains are cheaper than World Bosses.

On the later stages of the game, Domains will also be your go to area in farming rare Artifacts for your team. Clear those domains to make the best team!

List of Domains

Use on Elite Bosses

Genshin - Cryo Regisvine
Elite Bosses need 40 Original Resin to claim various rewards including Character Development Items, and artifacts. Unlike Domains and Ley Line Outcrops, you cannot use Condensed Resin.

List of Bosses

Use on Trounce Domains

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Original Resin can also be used from defeating Trounce Domain enemies like Stormterror Dvalin. Claiming rewards from Trounce Domains will give you various Character Development Items including gemstones, and Talent boss materials.

List of Trounce Domains and Weekly Bosses

Forge Mystic Enhancement Ore

Genshin - Mystic Enhancement Ore using Resin.mode:show
You can also use 10 Resin to craft Mystic Enhancement Ores by talking to the Blacksmith and forging with Magical Crystal Chunks. You can choose to do this if you do not want to overcap but have no time to do domains or bosses. This will also give Companionship EXP to whichever character you use for Forging!

Magical Crystal Chunk Locations

What is Original Resin?

Resource to Claim Character Enhancement Items

Genshin - Talent Level-Up Materials Books for Domains
Original Resin is a resource used in doing Domains, Ley Lines, World Bosses, and other activities that use Original Resin. Upon completion, Original Resin will be consumed to avail the rewards.

Raise Friendship Level

Every in-game activity that uses Original Resin also rewards your party with Companion EXP. Be sure to check your party members' Friendship Level before using Original Resin!

How to Increase Friendship Level

Unlocks at AR 8

AR (Adventure Rank) 8 is needed to start using Original Resin. Quickly grind those AR to immediately be able to redeem nice rewards from activities that use Original Resin!

How to Raise Your Adventure Rank

Has No Effect On Story

Story can be progressed without using Original Resin. It is not a roadblock to progressing your game as you only need to up your Adventure Rank to progress quests. Regardless, Bosses in the Overworld will be harder as time goes by, so it is still recommended to build your Characters.

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