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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 - 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 - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Nahida Nahida (5★)
Dendro Catalyst Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Qiqi Qiqi (5★)
Cryo Sword Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Raiden Raiden (5★)
Electro Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Shenhe Shenhe (5★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - S Icon
Dendro Sword Genshin - S Icon
Electro Sword Genshin - A Icon
Geo Sword Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Venti Venti (5★)
Anemo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Yelan Yelan (5★)
Hydro Bow Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Zhongli Zhongli (5★)
Geo Polearm Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Barbara Barbara (4★)
Hydro Catalyst Genshin - A Icon
Genshin Impact Bennett Bennett (4★)
Pyro Sword Genshin - SS Icon
Genshin Impact Chongyun Chongyun (4★)
Cryo Claymore Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Diona Diona (4★)
Cryo Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Dori Dori (4★)
Electro Claymore Genshin - S 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 Ningguang Ningguang (4★)
Geo Catalyst Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Noelle Noelle (4★)
Geo Claymore Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Rosaria Rosaria (4★)
Cryo Polearm Genshin - B Icon
Genshin Impact Sara Sara (4★)
Electro Bow Genshin - S Icon
Genshin Impact Sayu Sayu (4★)
Anemo Claymore Genshin - S 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 - B Icon
Genshin Impact Xingqiu Xingqiu (4★)
Hydro Sword Genshin - C Icon
Genshin Impact Xinyan Xinyan (4★)
Pyro Claymore Genshin - B 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 - Yelan Support RankGenshin - Kokomi Support RankGenshin - Mona Support Rank
Genshin - S Tier
Genshin - Diona Support RankGenshin - Jean Support RankGenshin - Sucrose Support RankGenshin - Gorou Support RankGenshin - Shenhe Support RankGenshin - Yun Jin Support RankGenshin - Venti Support RankGenshin - Faruzan Support RankGenshin - Sara Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Dendro) Support RankGenshin - Sayu Support RankGenshin - Dori Support Rank
Genshin - A Tier
Genshin - Candace Support RankGenshin - Qiqi Support RankGenshin - Layla Support RankGenshin - Barbara Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Electro) Support RankGenshin - Shinobu Support Rank
Genshin - B Tier
Genshin - Chongyun Support RankGenshin - Rosaria Support RankGenshin - Thoma Support RankGenshin - Xinyan Support RankGenshin - Lisa Support RankGenshin - Albedo Support RankGenshin - Klee Support Rank
Genshin - C Tier
Genshin - Xingqiu Support RankGenshin - Noelle Support RankGenshin - Traveler (Geo) Support RankGenshin - Ningguang Support RankGenshin - Yanfei Support Rank

Character Tier List

Who do YOU think is the best Support?

Albedo 25
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Ayato 1
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Jean 5
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Kazuha 114
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Kokomi 28
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Mona 15
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Qiqi 8
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Raiden 8
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Shenhe 5
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Traveler 2
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Venti 10
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Yelan 2
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Zhongli 50
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Barbara 9
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Bennett 244
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Chongyun 4
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Diona 9
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Gorou 1
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Ningguang 0
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Noelle 6
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Rosaria 4
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Sara 1
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Sayu 4
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Sucrose 9
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Thoma 1
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Xingqiu 26
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Xinyan 2
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Yun Jin 3
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Shinobu 3
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Dendro Traveler 2
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Dori 4
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Candace 4
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Nahida 9
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Layla 2
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Best Support Characters in SS Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Bennett Bennett ・Elemental Burst provides heals, ATK Buffs, and Pyro infusion.
・High Elemental Recharge Rate.
C1 Increases Elemental Burst utility.
2 Genshin - Kazuha Kazuha ・Great at crowd controlling enemies.
・Burst increases Elemental Mastery in an area.
3 Genshin - Zhongli Zhongli ・Can quickly deploy shields and petrify enemies.
C2 provides shields in Co-op via Elemental Burst.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 Genshin - Kokomi Kokomi ・Multiple ways to heal.
・Stamina consumption while swimming is decreased.
8 Genshin - Mona Mona ・Elemental Burst debuffs enemies.
・Elemental burst also provides crowd control for small enemies.
・Decoy can kite enemies.

Support Characters in S Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Diona Diona ・Constantly provides shields and heals.
C1 increases Elemental Burst Recharge Rate
Buffs shielded character's DMG at C6.
2 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.
3 Genshin - Sucrose Sucrose ・Elemental Burst provides crowd control.
・Can lower enemy elemental resistances.
Constellations provide more charges for her Elemental Skill.
4 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.
6 Genshin - Shenhe Shenhe ・Buffs attacks with Elemental Skill.
・Can decrease enemies' physical defense.
・Provides constant Cryo damage with Elemental Burst.
7 Genshin - Yun Jin Yun Jin ・Boosts normal attack damage with Elemental Burst.
・Normal attack damage buff increases when in party with different elements.
8 Genshin - Venti Venti ・Provides strong consistent crowd control.
・Elemental Skill can be uses to dodge attacks and crowd control small enemies.
9 Genshin - Faruzan Faruzan ・Buffs Anemo DMG and decreases enemy Anemo RES.
・C6 Buffs Anemo CRIT DMG.
1 Genshin - Sara Sara ・Increases party members' ATK.
・Becomes the best Electro Support buffer after unlocking C6.
2 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.
3 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.
4 Genshin - Dori Dori ・Provides flat Energy Recharge for any character.
・Good Single target healing.

Support Characters in A Tier

Rank Character Strengths
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 Genshin - Barbara Barbara ・Boasts top-class healing abilities.
・At Constellation Level 6, gains the ability to revive downed teammates to 100% health.
9 Genshin - Traveler (Electro) Traveler (Electro) ・Elemental Skill helps in filling up energy.
・Elemental Skill also increases Energy Recharge.
C2 decreases enemies' Electro RES Elemental Burst.

Support Characters in B Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Chongyun Chongyun ・Elemental Skill increases ATK Speed and provides Cryo DMG infusion for melee characters.
・High Recharge Rate makes Elemental Skill application constant.
2 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!
3 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.
4 Genshin - Xinyan Xinyan ・Elemental Skill provides shield and Pyro DMG.
・Shield provides Physical DMG Buff.
5 Genshin - Lisa Lisa ・Lowers enemy DEF by 15% from passive talent.
・Excellent at cleaning up small enemies.
6 Genshin - Albedo Albedo ・Constant shields via Crystallize Reactions.
・Elemental Skill can support Bow and Catalyst users
C6 boosts party DMG within Elemental SKill AoE.
7 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 C Tier

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Xingqiu Xingqiu ・Rainswords provide DMG reduction, Heals based on Xinqiu's Max hp and DMG.
・High Elemental Recharge ensures constant uptime on Rainswords.
2 Genshin - Noelle Noelle ・Elemental Skill shields and provides Heals.
・Shield can activate as emergency defense even when not on the field.
3 Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Traveler (Geo) C1 increases Elemental Burst Crit Rate.
・Provides shields via Crystallize reactions.
4 Genshin - Ningguang Ningguang ・Jade Screen provides Geo DMG buff when passing through.
C4 adds AoE defense buff to Jade Screen
5 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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