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Genshin Impact - List of Main DPS Characters

See the list of Main DPS characters here to know the best damage dealers in Genshin Impact. Get to know their rarity, element, and rankings in this list!

List of Main DPS Characters

Character Element Weapon Rating
Genshin Impact Aloy Aloy (5★)
Cryo Bow Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Ayaka Ayaka (5★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Ayato Ayato (5★)
Hydro Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Diluc Diluc (5★)
Pyro Claymore Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Eula Eula (5★)
Cryo Claymore Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Ganyu Ganyu (5★)
Cryo Bow Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Hu Tao Hu Tao (5★)
Pyro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Itto Itto (5★)
Geo Claymore Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Keqing Keqing (5★)
Electro Sword Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Klee Klee (5★)
Pyro Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Kokomi Kokomi (5★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Nahida Nahida (5★)
Dendro Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Raiden Raiden (5★)
Electro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Tartaglia Tartaglia (5★)
Hydro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Tighnari Tighnari (5★)
Dendro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Wanderer Wanderer (5★)
Anemo Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Xiao Xiao (5★)
Anemo Polearm Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Yoimiya Yoimiya (5★)
Pyro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Beidou Beidou (4★)
Electro Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Fischl Fischl (4★)
Electro Bow Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Heizou Heizou (4★)
Anemo Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Kaeya Kaeya (4★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Ningguang Ningguang (4★)
Geo Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Noelle Noelle (4★)
Geo Claymore Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Razor Razor (4★)
Electro Claymore Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Rosaria Rosaria (4★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Xinyan Xinyan (4★)
Pyro Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Yanfei Yanfei (4★)
Pyro Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Yun Jin Yun Jin (4★)
Geo Polearm Genshin - C Icon

Characters who can be built as a Main DPS are included.

Best Main DPS Characters

Main DPS Characters Ranked

Genshin - SS Tier
Genshin - Ayaka DPS RankGenshin - Hu Tao DPS RankGenshin - Raiden DPS RankGenshin - Alhaitham DPS RankGenshin - Ayato DPS RankGenshin - Ganyu DPS RankGenshin - Itto DPS Rank
Genshin - S Tier
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 - A Tier
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 - B Tier
Genshin - Razor DPS RankGenshin - Fischl DPS RankGenshin - Candace DPS RankGenshin - Kaeya DPS Rank
Genshin - C Tier
Genshin - Rosaria DPS RankGenshin - Xinyan DPS RankGenshin - Barbara DPS RankGenshin - Beidou DPS RankGenshin - Yun Jin DPS RankGenshin - Chongyun DPS RankGenshin - Aloy DPS Rank

Character Tier List

Who do YOU think is the best Main DPS?

Aloy 39
Ayaka 826
Ayato 155
Diluc 135
Eula 100
Ganyu 385
Hu Tao 419
Itto 182
Keqing 86
Klee 40
Kokomi 21
Mona 11
Qiqi 26
Raiden 246
Tartaglia 89
Xiao 590
Yoimiya 133
Fischl 24
Kaeya 48
Ningguang 37
Noelle 36
Razor 83
Rosaria 17
Xinyan 16
Yanfei 129
Yun Jin 11
Heizou 74
Tighnari 35
Cyno 35
Candace 7
Nilou 12
Nahida 17
Wanderer 22
Alhaitham 8

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Best Main DPS Characters in SS Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Ayaka Ayaka ・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%.
2 Genshin - Hu Tao Hu Tao ・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.
3 Genshin - Raiden Raiden ・Deals high Electro DMG.
・Increases team's Elemental Burst DMG.
・Flexible because of the weapon switch during the Elemental Burst.
4 Genshin - Alhaitham Alhaitham ・Infuses his Normal Attacks with Dendro.
・Skills scale with Elemental Mastery, which is great for a Dendro Main DPS
5 Genshin - Ayato Ayato ・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.
6 Genshin - Ganyu Ganyu ・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.
7 Genshin - Itto Itto ・High Crit Rate and Charged Attack damage.
・Elemental Skill can taunt enemies.
・Elemental Burst increases overall DPS.

Main DPS Characters in S Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Tartaglia Tartaglia ・Deals large amounts of damage in Melee Mode.
・Gets insanely strong at full constellation.
・Switches from Bow to dual blades.
2 Genshin - Wanderer Wanderer ・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.
3 Genshin - Xiao Xiao ・Elemental Burst increases overall DPS.
・Normal Attacks and Elemental Skill set up high DMG combos.
・Easily fights in midair against aerial enemies.
4 Genshin - Tighnari Tighnari ・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.
5 Genshin - Yoimiya Yoimiya ・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.
6 Genshin - Nahida Nahida ・Dendro Normal Attacks easily enables Dendro Reactions.
・One of the best Dendro Core enablers in the game.
7 Genshin - Cyno Cyno ・Damage primarily comes from burst form.
・Near permanent burst uptime.
・Multiple Electro procs.
8 Genshin - Keqing Keqing ・Powerful AoE attacks and Elemental Reactions.
・Can easily attack the weak point of enemies.
・Good with either Physical Damage or Aggravate build.
9 Genshin - Eula Eula ・Elemental Burst can deal lots of damage especially when paired with Pyro for Melt reactions
・ Consuming 2 stacks from Elemental Skill debuffs enemies and raises DPS output.

Main DPS Characters in A Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Yanfei Yanfei ・Strong Charged attacks.
・With Scarlet Seals her damage and range increases.
2 Genshin - Heizou Heizou ・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.
3 Genshin - Klee Klee ・Attacks primarily with wide-range damage, cleaning up swaths of foes.
・Powerful explosive attacks allow her to take advantage of Elemental Reactions.
4 Genshin - Diluc Diluc ・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.
6 Genshin - Ningguang Ningguang ・High single target DMG.
・C1 Attacks Deal AoE DMG
・Jade Screen blocks projectiles and grants buffs.
7 Genshin - Noelle Noelle ・Balances ATK and DEF stats for great sustain DMG.
・Elemental Burst boots DMG.
C6 further boosts DMG based on DEF
8 Genshin - Kokomi Kokomi ・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.
9 Genshin - Nilou Nilou ・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.

Main DPS Characters in B Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Razor Razor ・Uses his burst to increase his damage output greatly.
・High damage from the combination of claymore and melee attacks.
2 Genshin - Fischl Fischl ・Constant DMG from Normal attacks and Oz.
・Easy to set up Elemental Reactions with.
Constellations boost Oz's up time and DMG.
3 Genshin - Candace Candace ・Able to infuse weapon with Hydro to deal Hydro Normal Attack DMG.
4 Genshin - Kaeya Kaeya ・Constantly freezes enemies.
・Good at clearing mobs of enemies.
・Good alternative if no other choice for Cryo Main DPS.

Main DPS Characters in C Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Rosaria Rosaria ・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%.
2 Genshin - Xinyan Xinyan ・Great against multiple enemies.
・Burst increases Physical DMG.
・Can increase Physical DMG with Constellations.
3 Genshin - Barbara Barbara ・Only viable as the Main DPS in Bloom team comps.
4 Genshin - Beidou Beidou ・Counter stance and shield provide great defense and offense.
. ・C1 Increases reliability of Beidou's shield.
5 Genshin - Yun Jin Yun Jin ・Holding Elemental Skill can deal large Geo damage.
・Elemental Burst can buff normal attack damage.
6 Genshin - Chongyun Chongyun ・Elemental Skill changes melee attacks to the Cryo Element, allowing for easy Elemental Reaction setup.
Constellations further boost Elemental Skill DMG.
7 Genshin - Aloy Aloy ・Deals high Cryo DMG.
・Can increase own ATK DMG with Elemental Skill.

What is a Main DPS in Genshin Impact?

Genshin - Diluc as a Main DPS

Main DPS characters are on-field damage dealers that provide strong amplified damage with their Skills and Burst through Elemental Reactions, with a focus on using Normal and Charged Attacks. They bear the bulk of the damage with the help of their Sub-DPS and Supports.

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