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Genshin Impact - List of Free Characters

Here is the list of free characters in Genshin Impact. We also have the best free to play character rankings, and how to get them here!

List of Free (F2P) Characters

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

Aloy was free for a certain period, but is now unavailable.

Best Free to Play Characters

F2P Characters Ranked

SS
Genshin - Xiangling Image
S
No Characters!
A
Genshin - Noelle Image Genshin - Kaeya Image Genshin - Barbara Image
B
Genshin - Traveler (Electro) Image Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Image
C
Genshin - Aloy Image Genshin - Lisa Image Genshin - Amber Image Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) Image

Best Free Characters

Xiangling is the best free to play character to level up as she is one of the best Sub-DPS units thanks to her strong Elemental Burst DMG and easy Pyro Application.

Kaeya and Barbara are also viable to use thanks to their easy Cryo application and party wide healing respectively. You can also use Noelle if you have unlocked every constellation of hers.

Character Tier List

How to Get Free Characters

Character How to Unlock
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Anemo) ImageTraveler (Anemo) Activate a Statue of the Seven in the nation of Mondstadt.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Geo) ImageTraveler (Geo) Activate a Statue of the Seven in the nation of Liyue.
Genshin Impact - Traveler (Electro) ImageTraveler (Electro) Activate a Statue of the Seven in the nation of Inazuma.
Genshin Impact - Amber ImageAmber Amber can be unlocked for free during the Prologue, Act I Archon Quest.
Genshin Impact - Noelle ImageNoelle You can get a guaranteed Noelle for free when wishing on the Beginner's Wish banner for the very first time.
Genshin Impact - Kaeya ImageKaeya Kaeya can be unlocked for free during the Prologue, Act I Archon Quest.
Genshin Impact - Lisa ImageLisa Lisa can be unlocked for free during the Prologue, Act I Archon Quest.
Genshin Impact - Barbara ImageBarbara After completing the Prologue: Act 3 Archon Quest, you will unlock Barbara via in-game mail.
Genshin Impact - Xiangling ImageXiangling You can get Xiangling as a free character by completing Floor 3 of the Spiral Abyss Domain.
Genshin Impact - Aloy ImageAloy Aloy was available as a limited crossover character. She is currently unavailable to claim as a free character.

Genshin Impact Related Guides

Genshin - Slim Partial Banner - Characters

All Characters and Voice Actors

Character Lists

Characters by Rarity
5-Star Characters 4-Star Characters
Free Characters
Characters by Weapon Used
Sword Users Claymore Users
Polearm Users Bow Users
Catalyst Users
Characters by Role
Main DPS Characters Sub DPS Characters
Support Characters Healers
Shield Characters Buff Providers
Best for Exploration Local Specialty Passives
Double Reward Passives
Characters by Gender
Male Characters Female Characters
Short Male Characters Short Female Characters
Medium Male Characters Medium Female Characters
Tall Male Characters Tall Female Characters
Characters by Height
Short Characters Medium Characters
Tall Characters
Characters by Element
Genshin Impact Pyro Icon Pyro Genshin Impact Anemo Icon Anemo Genshin Impact Electro Icon Electro
Genshin Impact Hydro IconHydro Genshin Impact Geo IconGeo Genshin Impact Cryo IconCryo

Currently Available Characters

All Characters
Traveler (Anemo) ImageTraveler (Anemo) Jean ImageJean Venti ImageVenti
Xiao ImageXiao Kazuha ImageKazuha Sucrose ImageSucrose
Sayu ImageSayu Eula ImageEula Aloy ImageAloy
Ayaka ImageAyaka Qiqi ImageQiqi Shenhe ImageShenhe
Ganyu ImageGanyu Rosaria ImageRosaria Kaeya ImageKaeya
Chongyun ImageChongyun Diona ImageDiona Yae Miko ImageYae Miko
Raiden ImageRaiden Traveler (Electro) ImageTraveler (Electro) Keqing ImageKeqing
Lisa ImageLisa Razor ImageRazor Fischl ImageFischl
Beidou ImageBeidou Sara ImageSara Shinobu ImageShinobu
Albedo ImageAlbedo Itto ImageItto Traveler (Geo) ImageTraveler (Geo)
Zhongli ImageZhongli Noelle ImageNoelle Ningguang ImageNingguang
Gorou ImageGorou Yun Jin ImageYun Jin Ayato ImageAyato
Kokomi ImageKokomi Mona ImageMona Yelan ImageYelan
Tartaglia ImageTartaglia Barbara ImageBarbara Xingqiu ImageXingqiu
Hu Tao ImageHu Tao Diluc ImageDiluc Klee ImageKlee
Yoimiya ImageYoimiya Yanfei ImageYanfei Thoma ImageThoma
Amber ImageAmber Bennett ImageBennett Xiangling ImageXiangling
Xinyan ImageXinyan

Upcoming Characters

All Characters
Scaramouche ImageScaramouche Pulcinella ImagePulcinella Iansan ImageIansan
Lynette ImageLynette Lyney ImageLyney Dainsleif ImageDainsleif
Skirk ImageSkirk Cyno ImageCyno Varka ImageVarka
Alice ImageAlice Heizou ImageHeizou Tsaritsa ImageTsaritsa
Baizhu ImageBaizhu
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