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Genshin Impact - List of Catalyst Users and Best Characters

Here is the list of characters that use Catalysts in Genshin Impact, arranged by rarity, element, and region. We also have the rankings for the best Catalyst characters to get a better idea on their roles and strengths!

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Upcoming Catalyst Users

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All Catalyst Users

Character Rarity Element Nation
5★ Pyro Pyro Mondstadt
5★ Hydro Hydro Inazuma
5★ Hydro Hydro Mondstadt
5★ Dendro Dendro Sumeru
5★ Anemo Anemo Sumeru
5★ Electro Electro Inazuma
4★ Hydro Hydro Mondstadt
4★ Anemo Anemo Inazuma
4★ Electro Electro Mondstadt
4★ Geo Geo Liyue
4★ Anemo Anemo Mondstadt
4★ Pyro Pyro Liyue

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Best Catalyst Characters Ranked

SS Tier
Genshin - Kokomi ImageGenshin - Nahida Image
S Tier
Genshin - Sucrose ImageGenshin - Mona ImageGenshin - Yae Miko Image
A Tier
Genshin - Wanderer Image
B Tier
Genshin - Lisa ImageGenshin - Barbara ImageGenshin - Klee ImageGenshin - Ningguang ImageGenshin - Yanfei ImageGenshin - Heizou Image
C Tier
No characters!
D Tier
No characters!

Characters are shown in no particular order.

SS Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
Genshin - Kokomi Kokomi As a DPS
・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.
As a Sub-DPS
・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.
As a Support
・Multiple ways to heal.
・Stamina consumption while swimming is decreased.
Genshin - Nahida Nahida As a DPS
・Dendro Normal Attacks easily enables Dendro Reactions.
・One of the best Dendro Core enablers in the game.
As a Sub-DPS
・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.
As a Support
・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.

S Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
Genshin - Sucrose Sucrose As a Sub-DPS
・Can group up enemies with Elemental Burst.
・Elemental Burst makes multiple swirl and elemental reaction triggers
As a Support
・Elemental Burst provides crowd control.
・Can lower enemy elemental resistances.
Constellations provide more charges for her Elemental Skill.
Genshin - Mona Mona As a DPS
・Powerful Charge Attacks
・DMG increases with Energy Recharge.
C1 can further boost Vaporize DMG..
As a Sub-DPS
・Elemental Skill can provide crowd control to support Main DPS.
・Elemental Burst massively amplifies Vaporize DMG.
C1 increases Elemental Reaction DMG further.
As a Support
・Elemental Burst debuffs enemies.
・Elemental burst also provides crowd control for small enemies.
・Decoy can kite enemies.
Genshin - Yae Miko Yae Miko As a DPS
・Elemental Skill is easy to use, has a short cooldown, and does a lot of damage.
・Having 3 Elemental Skills on the field before activating her Burst will deal a lot of damage.
・Having Yae Miko at C2 increases the damage and range of her Elemental Skill.
As a Sub-DPS
・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.

A Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
Genshin - Wanderer Wanderer As a DPS
・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.

B Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
Genshin - Lisa Lisa As a Sub-DPS
・Elemental Skill and Burst have wide AoE.
C2 provides DEF buff and makes her debuff easier to apply.
As a Support
・Lowers enemy DEF by 15% from passive talent.
・Excellent at cleaning up small enemies.
Genshin - Barbara Barbara As a DPS
・Only viable as the Main DPS in Bloom team comps.
As a Support
・Boasts top-class healing abilities.
・At Constellation Level 6, gains the ability to revive downed teammates to 100% health.
Genshin - Klee Klee As a DPS
・Attacks primarily with wide-range damage, cleaning up swaths of foes.
・Powerful explosive attacks allow her to take advantage of Elemental Reactions.
As a Sub-DPS
At C4 Klee deals 555% AoE DMG if swapped out during her Elemental Burst.
・Bombs can be set before being swapped out.
・Can quickly apply Pyro enemies or environment.
As a Support
・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.
Genshin - Ningguang Ningguang As a DPS
・High single target DMG.
・C1 Attacks Deal AoE DMG
・Jade Screen blocks projectiles and grants buffs.
As a Support
・Jade Screen provides Geo DMG buff when passing through.
C4 adds AoE defense buff to Jade Screen
Genshin - Yanfei Yanfei As a DPS
・Strong Charged attacks.
・With Scarlet Seals her damage and range increases.
As a Support
・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.
Genshin - Heizou Heizou As a DPS
・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.
As a Sub-DPS
・Uses his Elemental Skill and Burst to Swirl opponents with Viridescent Venerer.
・Easy quick swap option because of his low Energy Requirement.

C Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
There are no characters in this tier!

D Tier Catalyst Characters

Character Roles and Strengths
There are no characters in this tier!

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