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Genshin Impact - List of Sub DPS Characters

See the list of Sub DPS characters here to know the best off-field DPS in Genshin Impact. Get to know their rarity, element, and rankings in this list!

List of Sub DPS Characters

Character Element Weapon Rating
Genshin Impact Albedo Albedo (5★)
Geo Sword Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Ayaka Ayaka (5★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Ayato Ayato (5★)
Hydro Sword Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Ganyu Ganyu (5★)
Cryo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Jean Jean (5★)
Anemo Sword Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Kazuha Kazuha (5★)
Anemo Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Kokomi Kokomi (5★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Mona Mona (5★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Raiden Raiden (5★)
Electro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Anemo Sword Genshin - C Icon
Dendro Sword Genshin - A Icon
Geo Sword Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Venti Venti (5★)
Anemo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Yae Miko Yae Miko (5★)
Electro Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Yelan Yelan (5★)
Hydro Bow Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Zhongli Zhongli (5★)
Geo Polearm Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Amber Amber (4★)
Pyro Bow Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Beidou Beidou (4★)
Electro Claymore Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Chongyun Chongyun (4★)
Cryo Claymore Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Collei Collei (4★)
Dendro Bow Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Fischl Fischl (4★)
Electro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Kaeya Kaeya (4★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Lisa Lisa (4★)
Electro Catalyst Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Rosaria Rosaria (4★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Sayu Sayu (4★)
Anemo Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Shinobu Shinobu (4★)
Electro Sword Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Sucrose Sucrose (4★)
Anemo Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Thoma Thoma (4★)
Pyro Polearm Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Xiangling Xiangling (4★)
Pyro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Xingqiu Xingqiu (4★)
Hydro Sword Genshin - SS Icon

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

Best Sub DPS Characters

Sub DPS Characters Ranked

Genshin - SS Tier
Genshin - Raiden Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xingqiu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kazuha Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Yelan Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xiangling Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - S Tier
Genshin - Fischl Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Yae Miko 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 - A Tier
Genshin - Ayato Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Sucrose Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Rosaria Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Zhongli Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Collei Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kokomi Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Thoma Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Traveler (Dendro) Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - B Tier
Genshin - Jean Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Lisa Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Heizou Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Kaeya Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Chongyun Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Xinyan Sub-DPS Rank
Genshin - C Tier
Genshin - Sayu Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Traveler (Anemo) Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Amber Sub-DPS RankGenshin - Traveler (Geo) Sub-DPS Rank

Character Tier Lists

Who do YOU think is the best Sub DPS?

Albedo 49
Ayaka 7
Ayato 1
Ganyu 5
Jean 2
Kazuha 182
Kokomi 5
Raiden 41
Shenhe 1
Tartaglia 2
Traveler 3
Venti 15
Yae Miko 11
Yelan 41
Zhongli 8
Amber 0
Beidou 10
Chongyun 8
Fischl 12
Kaeya 3
Lisa 2
Rosaria 2
Sara 1
Sayu 4
Sucrose 3
Thoma 2
Xiangling 21
Xingqiu 50
Shinobu 0
Collei 1
Heizou 0

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Best Sub DPS Characters in SS Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Raiden Icon Raiden ・Deals high Electro DMG.
・Can set up Electro reactions with her Elemental Skill.
2 Genshin - Xingqiu Icon Xingqiu ・Elemental Burst and Skill provides DMG reduction as well as Elemental Reaction Triggers.
・High Recharge Rate on Elemental Skill keeps Rainsword uptime high.
3 Genshin - Kazuha Icon Kazuha ・Can pull and stun enemies to make them easier to hit and burst down.
・Burst increases Elemental Damage in an area.
4 Genshin - Yelan Icon Yelan ・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.
5 Genshin - Xiangling Icon Xiangling ・Can inflict multiple instances of Pyro DMG with Elemental Skill and Burst.
・Elemental burst persists on Main DPS.
・Best paired with other Pyro units.

Sub DPS Characters in S Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Fischl Icon Fischl ・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.
2 Genshin - Yae Miko Icon Yae Miko ・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.
3 Genshin - Venti Icon Venti ・Powerful crowd control from Elemental Burst.
・High energy recharge rate.
Constellations reduce enemy elemental resistances.
4 Genshin - Ganyu Icon Ganyu ・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.
5 Genshin - Albedo Icon Albedo ・Persisting AoE Elemental Skill
・Elemental Burst deals multiple damage instances
Elemental Burst Damage Increases at C2
6 Genshin - Mona Icon Mona ・Elemental Skill can provide crowd control to support Main DPS.
・Elemental Burst massively amplifies Vaporize DMG.
C1 increases Elemental Reaction DMG further.
7 Genshin - Ayaka Icon Ayaka ・Provides Cryo application through Special Sprint and Elemental Skill.
・Elemental Skill decently covers a wide area.
C2 improves Elemental Burst.
8 Genshin - Shinobu Icon Shinobu ・Provides consistent Electro DMG every 1.5s.
・Best suited for Superconduct and Electro-Charged teams.
・C4 Increases her off-field DMG.
9 Genshin - Beidou Icon Beidou ・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.

Sub DPS Characters in A Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Ayato Icon Ayato ・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.
2 Genshin - Sucrose Icon Sucrose ・Can group up enemies with Elemental Burst.
・Elemental Burst makes multiple swirl and elemental reaction triggers
3 Genshin - Rosaria Icon Rosaria ・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.
4 Genshin - Zhongli Icon Zhongli ・Decent Off-field and Burst DMG.
・Shields support Main DPS and is strong against Geo enemies.
・Powerful crowd control via Petrify from Elemental Burst.
6 Genshin - Collei Icon Collei ・Deals off-field Dendro damage, perfect for triggering Spread Elemental Reactions.
・Elemental Burst has a wide area of effect.
7 Genshin - Kokomi Icon Kokomi ・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.
8 Genshin - Thoma Icon Thoma ・Elemental Burst deals a lot of Pyro damage.
・C2 increases the duration of his Elemental Burst.
9 Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) Icon Traveler (Dendro) ・Electro Lotus Lamp transfigurations deals fast Dendro damage.
・Elemental Skill scales with Elemental Mastery, which synergizes well when built for triggering Dendro Elemental Reactions.

Sub DPS Characters in B Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Jean Icon Jean ・Elemental skill is effective against multiple enemies.
・Elemental Skill has a large AoE and provides heals.
C2 Increases party mobility and ATK speed.
2 Genshin - Lisa Icon Lisa ・Elemental Skill and Burst have wide AoE.
C2 provides DEF buff and makes her debuff easier to apply.
3 Genshin - Heizou Icon Heizou ・Uses his Elemental Skill and Burst to Swirl opponents with Viridescent Venerer.
・Easy quick swap option because of his low Energy Requirement.
4 Genshin - Kaeya Icon Kaeya ・Low Elemental Skill cooldown.
・Elemental Skill will persist on Main DPS.
・Great Sub-DPS for a Cryo Main DPS team.
5 Genshin - Chongyun Icon Chongyun ・Elemental Skill changes melee attacks to the Cryo Element, allowing for easy Elemental Reaction setup.
Constellations further boost Elemental Skill DMG.
6 Genshin - Xinyan Icon Xinyan ・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.

Sub DPS Characters in C Tier

Rank Character Strengths
2 Genshin - Sayu Icon Sayu ・Since the Elemental Burst is continous, it is easy to keep triggering Elemental reactions.
・Elemental Skill is easy to use.
4 Genshin - Traveler (Anemo) Icon Traveler (Anemo) ・Provides AoE crowd control with elemental Skill and Burst.
・High Elemental SKill Recharge Rate.
5 Genshin - Amber Icon Amber ・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.
6 Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Icon Traveler (Geo) ・High Elemental Skill DMG.
・Can block enemies with Elemental Skill and Burst.
C4 increases Elemental Burst Recharge Rate.

What is a Sub DPS in Genshin Impact?

Genshin - Fischl as a Sub DPS

Sub-DPS characters are off-field damage dealers that deploy Elemental Skills or Bursts to provide Elemental Reactions and supplement damage for the Main DPS. Like Supports, they are typically swapped out after Skill or Burst use to give way for the Main DPS.

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