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Genshin Impact - List of Buffers

See the list of characters who can buff here to know the best Buffers in Genshin Impact. Get to know their abilities, what character stats they buff, and their rankings in this list!

List of Character Buffs

All Playable Characters Who Can Buff

Character Rarity Method Buffs
5★ Passive Talent 2 Elemental Mastery
5★ Elemental Burst Normal ATK DMG
4★ Passive Talent 1 Reduced Stamina Reduction
4★ Elemental Burst ATK
4★ Passive Talent 1 Normal Attack SPD (Sword, Claymore, Polearm characrers only)
4★ Passive Talent 1 Movement SPD
5★ Passive Talent 2 Cryo DMG
4★ Elemental Skill DEF, Interruption Resistance, and Geo DMG
4★ Elemental Burst DEF, Interruption Resistance, and Geo DMG
4★ Passive Talent 1 DEF
5★ Passive Talent 2 CRIT Rate
5★ Elemental Burst Elemental DMG
5★ Passive Talent 2 Elemental DMG
5★ Elemental Burst DMG
4★ Passive Talent 2 Geo DMG
5★ Elemental Skill Healing Bonus
5★ Elemental Burst Provides Energy
4★ Passive Talent 2 CRIT Rate
4★ Passive Talent 2 Provides Energy
4★ Elemental Burst ATK
4★ Elemental Skill ATK
5★ Passive Talent 1 Cryo DMG
5★ Passive Talent 2 Normal ATK. Charged ATK, Plunging ATK, Elemental Skill, and Elemental Burst DMG
5★ Elemental Skill Normal ATK. Charged ATK, Plunging ATK, Elemental Skill, and Elemental Burst DMG
4★ Passive Talent 1 Elemental Mastery
4★ Passive Talent 2 Elemental Mastery
5★ Passive Talent 1 Normal Attack Talent
4★ Passive Talent 1 Shield Strength
5★ Elemental SKill Provides Energy
5★ Elemental Burst Provides Energy
5★ Passive Talent 2 Provides Energy
4★ Passive Talent 2 ATK
4★ Passive Talent 2 Physical DMG
5★ Passive Talent 2 DMG
5★ Passive Talent 2 ATK
4★ Passive Talent 2 Normal ATK DMG
4★ Elemental Burst Normal ATK DMG
5★ Passive Talent 1 Shield Strength

Buffs That Require Constellations

These character party buffs can only be used when a character reaches a certain constellation.

Character Rarity Cons Buffs
Genshin - Albedo Icon Albedo 5★ C4 Solar Isotoma increases Plunging Attack DMG by 30% for active party members within the AoE.
Genshin - Amber Icon Amber 4★ C6 Fiery Rain increases the entire party's Movement SPD by 15% and ATK by 15% for 10s.
Genshin - Ayato Icon Ayato 5★ C4 After using Kamisato Art: Suiyuu, all nearby party members will have 15% increased Normal Attack SPD for 15s.
Genshin - Barbara Icon Barbara 4★ C2 Decrease the CD of Let the Show Begin by 15%. During the ability's duration, your active character gains 15% Hydro DMG Bonus.
Genshin - Bennett Icon Bennett 4★ C6 Sword, Claymore, or Polearm-wielding characters inside Fantastic Voyage's radius gain a 15% Pyro DMG Bonus and their weapons are infused with Pyro.
Genshin - Diona Icon Diona 4★ C6 Characters within Signature Mix's radius will gain increased Elemental Mastery by 200 when HP is above 50%.
Genshin - Gorou Icon Gorou 4★ C6 For 12s after using Inuzaka All-Round Defense or Juuga, increases the CRIT DMG of all nearby party members' Geo DMG based on the buff level of the skill's field at the time of use.
Genshin - Hu Tao Icon Hu Tao 5★ C4 Upon defeating an enemy affected by a Blood Blossom that Hu Tao applied herself, all nearby allies (excluding Hu Tao herself) will have their CRIT Rate increased by 12% for 15s.
Genshin - Itto Icon Itto 5★ C4 When the Raging Oni King state caused by Royal Descent: Behold, Itto the Evil! ends, all nearby party members gain 20% DEF and 20% ATK for 10s.
Genshin - Jean Icon Jean 5★ C2 When Jean picks up an Elemental Orb/Particle, all party members have their Movement SPD and ATK SPD increased by 15% for 15s.
Genshin - Kazuha Icon Kazuha 5★ C2 The Autumn Whirlwind field created by Kazuha Slash increases the Elemental Mastery of characters within the field by 200.
Genshin - Mona Icon Mona 5★ C4 When any character in the party attacks an enemy affected by the Omen status effect, their CRIT Rate is increased by 15%.
Genshin - Ningguang Icon Ningguang 4★ C4 Jade Screen increases nearby characters' Elemental RES by 10%.
Genshin - Raiden Icon Raiden 5★ C2 When the Musou Isshin state applied by Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu expires, all nearby party members (excluding the Raiden Shogun) gain 30% bonus ATK for 10s.
Genshin - Sara Icon Sara 4★ C6 The Electro DMG of characters who have had their ATK increased by Tengu Juurai has its CRIT DMG increased by 60%.
Genshin - Shenhe Icon Shenhe 5★ C2 Divine Maiden's Deliverance last for 6 seconds longer. Active Characters within the skill's field deals 15% increased Cryo CRIT DMG.
Genshin - Sucrose Icon Sucrose 4★ C6 If Forbidden Creation - Isomer 75 / Type II triggers an Elemental Absorption, all party members gain a 20% Elemental DMG Bonus for the corresponding absorbed element during its duration.
Genshin - Thoma Icon Thoma 4★ C6 When a Blazing Barrier is obtained or refreshed, the DMG dealt by all party members' Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks is increased by 15% for 6s.
Genshin - Traveler (Geo) Icon Traveler (Geo) 5★ C1 Party members within the radius of Wake of Earth have their CRIT Rate increased by 10% and have increased resistance against interruption.
Genshin - Xiangling Icon Xiangling 4★ C6 For the duration of Pyronado, all party members receive a 15% Pyro DMG Bonus.
Genshin - Yae Miko Icon Yae Miko 5★ C4 When Sesshou Sakura lightning hits opponents, the Electro DMG Bonus of all nearby party members is increased by 20% for 5s.
Genshin - Yun Jin Icon Yun Jin 4★ C6 Characters under the effects of the Flying Cloud Flag Formation have their Normal ATK SPD increased by 12%.

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Best Character Buffs Ranked

Rank Character Strengths
1 Genshin - Bennett Sub DPS Bennett ・Extremely high ATK increase.
・High energy recharge enables him to spam his Burst.
2 Genshin - Kazuha Sub DPS Kazuha ・Increases Elemental Damage for multiple elements.
・Has access to the effects of Viridescent Venerer.
3 Genshin - Shenhe Sub DPS Shenhe ・A strong Cryo DMG support for the Cryo Element.
・C2 increases Cryo CRIT DMG.
4 Genshin - Gorou Sub DPS Gorou ・Increases DEF, Geo DMG Bonus, and resistance to interruption with his staple Geo and DEF focused teams.
5 Genshin - Sara Sub DPS Sara ・A strong Electro DMG support for the Electro Element.
・High increase on ATK from her skills.
6 Genshin - Yun Jin Sub DPS Yun Jin ・Burst reliably increases Normal Attack Damage.
・Can also increase Normal Attack speed with C6.
7 Genshin - Sucrose Sub DPS Sucrose ・Shares Elemental Mastery to all her teammates.
・Increases Elemental Damage at C6 when she triggers Elemental Absorption.
8 Genshin - Raiden Sub DPS Raiden ・High Energy Recharge increase for all characters lets you perform attacks as fast as possible.
9 Genshin - Yelan Sub DPS Yelan ・Passive gradually increases the active characters's damage while Elemental Burst is active.
10 Genshin - Mona Sub DPS Mona ・High team damage potential with the Elemental Burst's Omen buffs.
11 Genshin - Jean Sub DPS Jean ・Increases movement speed and attack speed.
・Has some of the rarest buffs in the game.
12 Genshin - Thoma Sub DPS Thoma ・Increase the active character's Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks while under his Elemental Burst.
13 Genshin - Chongyun Sub DPS Chongyun ・Increases Normal ATK speed and reduces Elemental Skill and Burst cooldown under his Cryo field.
14 Genshin - Albedo C4Albedo ・Increases EM at Elemental Burst use.
・Increases Plunging Attack damage at C4 within the skill's AoE.
15 Genshin - Diona Sub DPS Diona ・Briefly increases movement speed under the protection of her shields
・Increases Elemental Mastery at C6.
16 Genshin - Barbara Sub DPS Barbara ・C2 increases Hydro DMG Bonus while under her Elemental Skill.
17 Genshin - XinyanXinyan ・Increases Physical DMG for the active character while under the protection of her shields.
18 Genshin - Rosaria C0Rosaria ・Increases CRIT Rate only when Rosaria hits enemies from behind.
19 Genshin - Ningguang C0Ningguang ・Increases Geo DMG for characters who pass through her Jade Shield.
20 Genshin - Geo Traveler C1Traveler (Geo) ・Increases CRIT Rate for characters inside the field created by the Geo wall.

Debuffs are not counted as Buffs, and only characters designated as Support are included here, check the Tier List for more information!

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What are Buffs in Genshin Impact?

Genshin - Bennett as a Buffer

A buff is an attribute-increasing status applied by most Support characters, which can increase party stats like ATK, DEF, and Elemental DMG. These characters are vital in clearing endgame content, and helpful in making your other characters stronger.

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