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Genshin Impact - List of Support Characters

See the list of Support characters here to know the best support units in Genshin Impact. We also have a breakdown of each character in list!

List of Support Characters

Character Element Weapon Rating
Genshin Impact Albedo Albedo (5★)
Geo Sword Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Dehya Dehya (5★)
Pyro Claymore Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Jean Jean (5★)
Anemo Sword Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Kazuha Kazuha (5★)
Anemo Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Kokomi Kokomi (5★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Mona Mona (5★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Nahida Nahida (5★)
Dendro Catalyst Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Qiqi Qiqi (5★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Raiden Raiden (5★)
Electro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Shenhe Shenhe (5★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - S Icon
Dendro Sword Genshin - A Icon
Electro Sword Genshin - B Icon
Geo Sword Genshin - D Icon
Genshin Impact Venti Venti (5★)
Anemo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Yelan Yelan (5★)
Hydro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Zhongli Zhongli (5★)
Geo Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Barbara Barbara (4★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Bennett Bennett (4★)
Pyro Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Chongyun Chongyun (4★)
Cryo Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Diona Diona (4★)
Cryo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Dori Dori (4★)
Electro Claymore Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Faruzan Faruzan (4★)
Anemo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Gorou Gorou (4★)
Geo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Layla Layla (4★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Mika Mika (4★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Ningguang Ningguang (4★)
Geo Catalyst Genshin - D Icon
Genshin Impact Noelle Noelle (4★)
Geo Claymore Genshin - D Icon
Genshin Impact Rosaria Rosaria (4★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Sara Sara (4★)
Electro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Sayu Sayu (4★)
Anemo Claymore Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Shinobu Shinobu (4★)
Electro Sword Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Sucrose Sucrose (4★)
Anemo Catalyst Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Thoma Thoma (4★)
Pyro Polearm Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Xinyan Xinyan (4★)
Pyro Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Yaoyao Yaoyao (4★)
Dendro Polearm Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Yun Jin Yun Jin (4★)
Geo Polearm Genshin - S Icon

Characters that have supportive abilities, or that can be built as a Support are included.

Best Support Characters

Support Characters Ranked

Genshin - SS Tier
Genshin - Bennett Support RankGenshin - Kazuha Support RankGenshin - Zhongli Support RankGenshin - Raiden Support RankGenshin - Nahida Support RankGenshin - Kokomi Support Rank
Genshin - S Tier
Genshin - Yelan Support RankGenshin - Mona Support RankGenshin - Diona Support RankGenshin - Jean Support RankGenshin - Sucrose Support RankGenshin - Gorou Support RankGenshin - Shenhe Support RankGenshin - Mika Support RankGenshin - Yun Jin Support RankGenshin - Venti Support RankGenshin - Faruzan Support RankGenshin - Sara Support Rank
Genshin - A Tier
Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) Support RankGenshin - Yaoyao Support RankGenshin - Sayu Support RankGenshin - Layla Support RankGenshin - Shinobu Support Rank
Genshin - B Tier
Genshin - Qiqi Support RankGenshin - Barbara Support RankGenshin - Dehya Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Electro) Support RankGenshin - Candace Support RankGenshin - Dori Support Rank
Genshin - C Tier
Genshin - Chongyun Support RankGenshin - Rosaria Support RankGenshin - Thoma Support RankGenshin - Xinyan Support RankGenshin - Lisa Support RankGenshin - Albedo Support RankGenshin - Klee Support Rank
Genshin - D Tier
Genshin - Noelle Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Geo) Support RankGenshin - Ningguang Support RankGenshin - Yanfei Support Rank

Character Tier List

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Albedo 31
Ayato 2
Jean 7
Kazuha 163
Kokomi 39
Mona 20
Qiqi 9
Raiden 13
Shenhe 5
Traveler 2
Venti 12
Yelan 4
Zhongli 58
Barbara 16
Bennett 335
Chongyun 5
Diona 12
Gorou 2
Ningguang 1
Noelle 7
Rosaria 7
Sara 1
Sayu 6
Sucrose 12
Thoma 4
Xingqiu 42
Xinyan 2
Yun Jin 4
Shinobu 4
Dendro Traveler 3
Dori 5
Candace 5
Nahida 14
Layla 8
Faruzan 1
Yaoyao 2
Dehya 1

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Best Support Characters in SS Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Bennett Bennett ・Elemental Burst provides heals, ATK Buffs, and Pyro infusion.
・High Elemental Recharge Rate.
C1 Increases Elemental Burst utility.
Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha ・Great at crowd controlling enemies.
・Burst increases Elemental Mastery in an area.
Genshin - Zhongli Zhongli ・Can quickly deploy shields and petrify enemies.
C2 provides shields in Co-op via Elemental Burst.
Genshin - Raiden Raiden ・Increases the team's DMG and Energy Recharge.
・Increases the team's Elemental Burst DMG.
・Lets you easily set up Electro reactions.
Genshin - Nahida Nahida ・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.
Genshin - Kokomi Kokomi ・Multiple ways to heal.
・Stamina consumption while swimming is decreased.

Support Characters in S Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Jean Jean ・Elemental Skill and Charge attack can crowd control enemies.
・Elemental Burst acts as a burst AoE heal.
C6 provides DMG Reduction for Elemental Burst.
Genshin - Sucrose Sucrose ・Elemental Burst provides crowd control.
・Can lower enemy elemental resistances.
Constellations provide more charges for her Elemental Skill.
Genshin - Gorou Gorou ・Great Geo Support that provides Geo DMG, shields, and buffs.
・Using Elemental Burst at C4 will heal active characters within its AoE.
Genshin - Shenhe Shenhe ・Buffs attacks with Elemental Skill.
・Can decrease enemies' physical defense.
・Provides constant Cryo damage with Elemental Burst.
Genshin - Mika Mika ・Great Physical DMG Buffer.
・Provides good burst healing for the entire party and decent sustained healing for the active character.
Genshin - Yun Jin Yun Jin ・Boosts normal attack damage with Elemental Burst.
・Normal attack damage buff increases when in party with different elements.
Genshin - Venti Venti ・Provides strong consistent crowd control.
・Elemental Skill can be uses to dodge attacks and crowd control small enemies.
Genshin - Sara Sara ・Increases party members' ATK.
・Becomes the best Electro Support buffer after unlocking C6.
Genshin - Yelan Yelan ・Elemental Burst can be used to buff characters and also as start of Elemental Reactions.
・Combo with Main DPS normal attacks to increase overall damage.
Genshin - Mona Mona ・Elemental Burst debuffs enemies.
・Elemental burst also provides crowd control for small enemies.
・Decoy can kite enemies.
Genshin - Diona Diona ・Constantly provides shields and heals.
C1 increases Elemental Burst Recharge Rate
Buffs shielded character's DMG at C6.

Support Characters in A Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Traveler (Dendro) Traveler (Dendro) ・Excellent support unit for applying Dendro while off-field, which helps with enabling Dendro Elemental Reactions.
・Elemental Burst is flexible for multiple teams.
・Currently the best unit for off-field Dendro application.
Genshin - Yaoyao Yaoyao ・Applies Dendro to enemies and heals while off-field.
・Elemental Burst has the potential to apply Dendro and trigger reactions to multiple enemies.
Genshin - Sayu Sayu ・Recovers HP with her Elemental Burst.
・Restores HP when Elemental Reactions occur.
・The amount of HP recovered can be increased with Elemental Mastery.
Genshin - Layla Layla ・Provides very strong shields
・Her constant off-field DMG from her Elemental Skill makes it ideal to use the Tenacity of the Millelith Artifact set for a permanent buff.
・Breaking her shield ends her off-field DMG from her Elemental Skill and ends the Artifact buff.
Genshin - Shinobu Shinobu ・Healing deals DMG to enemies and has a short cooldown.

Support Characters in B Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Qiqi Qiqi ・Easy-to-use melee attack sets her apart.
・Cryo attacks can create Elemental Reactions to freeze enemies' movement.
・Skills are easy to use together with other characters.
Genshin - Barbara Barbara ・Boasts top-class healing abilities.
・At Constellation Level 6, gains the ability to revive downed teammates to 100% health.
Genshin - Dehya Dehya ・Provides very strong interruption resistance.
・Damage mitigation falls off during long fights or multiple instances of damage.
Genshin - Candace Candace ・Increases Elemental Normal Attack damage.
・Infuses Sword, Claymore, and Polearms with Hydro that enable characters to trigger Hydro reactions on their own.
Genshin - Dori Dori ・Provides flat Energy Recharge for any character.
・Good Single target healing.

Support Characters in C Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Chongyun Chongyun ・Elemental Skill increases ATK Speed and provides Cryo DMG infusion for melee characters.
・High Recharge Rate makes Elemental Skill application constant.
Genshin - Rosaria Rosaria ・Her Burst increases CRIT Rate for all party members by 15% of Rosaria's CRIT Rate.
・Aim to make Rosaria's CRIT Rate 100%.
At C6, she decreases enemy Physical RES by -20%, a very strong debuffer for Physical DMG mains!
Genshin - Thoma Thoma ・Ideal for the support role to give shields against Pyro element.
・C6 boosts DPS of all characters shielded with his Elemental Skill.
Genshin - Xinyan Xinyan ・Elemental Skill provides shield and Pyro DMG.
・Shield provides Physical DMG Buff.
Genshin - Lisa Lisa ・Lowers enemy DEF by 15% from passive talent.
・Excellent at cleaning up small enemies.
Genshin - Albedo Albedo ・Constant shields via Crystallize Reactions.
・Elemental Skill can support Bow and Catalyst users
C6 boosts party DMG within Elemental SKill AoE.
Genshin - Klee Klee ・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.

Support Characters in D Tier

Character Strengths
Genshin - Noelle Noelle ・Elemental Skill shields and provides Heals.
・Shield can activate as emergency defense even when not on the field.
Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Traveler (Geo) C1 increases Elemental Burst Crit Rate.
・Provides shields via Crystallize reactions.
Genshin - Ningguang Ningguang ・Jade Screen provides Geo DMG buff when passing through.
C4 adds AoE defense buff to Jade Screen
Genshin - Yanfei Yanfei ・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.

What is a Support in Genshin Impact?

Genshin - Qiqi as a Support

Support characters are off-field supporters that assists the party with heals, shields, buffs, and debuffs, which enables the party to survive and defeat the enemies as fast as possible. By providing aid to their Main DPS and Sub-DPS, the party can perform their empowered attacks and Elemental abilities safely.

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Genshin - Sara Icon Sara Genshin - Shinobu Icon Shinobu Genshin - Traveler (Electro) Icon Traveler (Electro) Genshin - Yae Miko Icon Yae Miko
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Genshin - Noelle Icon Noelle Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Icon Traveler (Geo) Genshin - Yun Jin Icon Yun Jin Genshin - Zhongli Icon Zhongli
Genshin - Ayato Icon Ayato Genshin - Barbara Icon Barbara Genshin - Candace Icon Candace Genshin - Kokomi Icon Kokomi
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