Genshin Impact tier list – all characters ranked

All Genshin Impact characters ranked in our Genshin Impact tier list

April 15, 2021: Rosaria has made her way into our tier list!

Our Genshin Impact tier list will help you decide which of the various characters to play in this enormous, Zelda: Breath of the Wild-like RPG on mobile. There are actually a considerable number of Genshin Impact characters, so you likely won’t know where to start when picking the ultimate character to play. Well, that’s exactly where we come in.

We’ve spent a bunch of time with each of the Genshin Impact characters, ranking them against each other in numerous different areas to come up with this tier list. There are also rumours of new characters on the way, and we plan to update this guide with them as soon as they’re available. So, as a result, we recommend that you bookmark this list and keep checking back to keep on top of the latest changes.

If you’re looking for other games to play, we thoroughly recommend checking out our best Android games and best iOS games lists, which feature the best that mobile has to offer. We also have specific best mobile RPGs and best mobile MMORPGs lists for those looking for something similar. Anyway, let’s kick off our Genshin Impact tier list.

Genshin Impact tier list Overall

Tier Character
S Bennett, Diluc, Ganyu, Hu Tao, Klee, Mona, Tartaglia, Venti, Xiao, Xingqiu, Zhongli
A Albedo, Diona, Fischl, Jean, Keqing, Ningguang, Qiqi, Razor, Rosaria Sucrose, Xiangling
B Barbara, Beidou, Chongyun, Kaeya, Noelle, Xinyan
C Lisa, Traveller (anemo and geo)
D Amber

Best DPS characters

Tier Character
S Diluc, Ganyu, Hu Tao, Klee, Tartaglia, Xiao
A Keqing, Noelle, Ningguang, Razor, Rosaria
B Beidou, Chongyun, Fischl, Mona, Xinyan
C Amber
D

Best Sub DPS characters

Tier Character
S Albedo, Fischl, Ganyu, Hu Tao, Klee, Mona, Tartaglia, Venti, Xingqiu
A Chongyun, Jean, Rosaria, Xiangling, Zhongli
B Kaeya, Sucrose, Traveller (geo)
C Lisa, Traveller (geo)
D Amber

Best Support characters

Tier Character
S Bennett, Diona, Jean, Mona, Sucrose, Tartaglia, Venti, Zhongli
A Albedo, Chongyun, Ganyu, Klee, Qiqi, Xingqiu
B Amber, Barbara, Hu Tao, Ningguang, Noelle
C Lisa, Traveller (geo), Xinyan
D

Upcoming characters

The following characters will likely arrive alongside a future update, and we’ll add them to our Genshin Impact tier list upon arrival:

Genshin Impact characters list

Albedo

Albedo is a well-known alchemist in the service of the Knights of Favonius. He is renowned for his limitless, obscure knowledge, and research is his one true love. If you need some help with this character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Albedo guide.

Amber

A three-time winner of the Gliding Championship in Mondstadt, Amber is an Outrider in the Knights of Favonius. If you’re on the lookout for a good build, head over to our Genshin Impact Amber guide.

Barbara

The most popular bard of Mondstadt, Genshin Impact’s Barbara is also the Deaconess of the Favonius Church.

Beidou

Bane of all sea beasts, Genshin Impact’s Beidou is a powerful warrior that can draw lightning into her sword.

Bennett

The last remaining member of Benny’s Adventure Team, Bennett is known for his unfortunate luck. We also have a handy guide to help you master Genshin Impact’s Bennett.

Chongyun

You might not think it to look at him, but Genshin Impact’s Chongyun is actually a famous exorcist, and very capable of ridding the land of evil spirits.

Diluc

By day, he runs a business, but by night he’s a legendary hero. No, we’re not referring to Batman. We’re talking about Genshin Impact’s Diluc, who runs the Dawn Winery and is, secretly, the Darknight Hero. If you want to know how to master this character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Diluc guide.

Diona

This bartender at the Cat’s Tail is curious, as she absolutely hates alcohol despite producing some of the best wine in the region. Here’s our recommended build for Genshin Impact’s Diona.

Fischl

An investigator for the Adventurers’ Guild, Genshin Impact’s Fischl is a bit of an odd character that travels with a night raven, Oz.

Ganyu

A half-human, half-Qilin hybrid. Ganyu is known for being quiet, graceful, and gentle. However, among friends, Ganyu’s true personality shines and she shows off her wild side. Make sure you take a look at our Genshin Impact Ganyu guide!

Hu Tao holding her hat against a white background

HU TAO

Genshin Impact’s Hu Tao is out now! She will enter the ranks of our tier list as soon as we have a chance to play her.

Jean

As Grandmasters of the Mondstadt Knights, Genshin Impact’s Jean is a pretty big deal. She is confident, loyal, and tackles challenges head on.

Kaeya

A trusted member of the Knights of Favonius, Kaeya is a powerful warrior in his own right.

Keqing

It’s safe to say that Keqing isn’t really a fan of the gods, preferring that humanity solve its own problems. For more information, take a look at our Genshin Impact Keqing guide.

Klee

Absolutely explosive mad, is Klee, who goes so far as to refer to her bombs as treasure. What would she do without Jean to help her? If you need some help getting to grips with this explosive master, take a look at our Genshin Impact Klee guide!

Lisa

An intelligent witch that loves a nap, Lisa is the librarian for the Knights of Favonius. You score this electro character for free pretty early on, if you’d like some help mastering her, we’ve created a Genshin Impact Lisa build guide.

Mona

An arrogant astrologer, Mona isn’t in it for the money. Which she should be, considering how much grief it causes her. If you’re interested in trying out the hydro character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Mona guide

Ningguang

Living in the skies above Liyue, Genshin Impact’s Ningguang owns the Jade Chamber.

Noelle

Though a maid for the Knights of Favonius, Genshin Impact’s Noelle dreams of becoming a knight herself someday.

Qiqi

An alchemist that cannot die, Qiqi is very forgetful. That explains why she’s always whipping out that notebook. If you need some help with this character, take our Genshin Impact Qiqi guide!

Razor

Growing up amongst wolves, Genshin Impact’s Razor is more at home in the forest than cities. Having said that, he chooses to fight with a massive sword rather than his teeth and nails. That’s probably for the best.

A girl raising her hand to her face

ROSARIA

You can receive Genshin Impact’s Rosaria from the Farewell of Snezhnaya event wish right now!.

Sucrose

This alchemist wants to improve people’s lives with the power of alchemy, which is very admirable. If you need some help mastering this anemo character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Sucrose guide.

Tartaglia

It’s unclear what motivates Genshin Impact’s Tartaglia, who is a member of the Eleven Harbingers. Intriguingly, he fights with a bow as it’s the weapon that he’s weakest with, so who knows what power lurks within?

Traveler

Traveler the protagonist of Genshin Impact! They have the ability to switch between anemo and geo elements by resonating with Statues of The Seven. Take a look at our Genshin Impact Traveler guide for help.

Venti

This bard can ride the very winds themselves into battle, which makes more sense when you realise he is actually the god, Barbatos. We’ve also got some tips on how to master this character in our Genshin Impact Venti guide.

Xiangling

By day, the head chef of a prestigious restaurant and by night a powerful warrior that uses the power of flames to destroy her enemies. If you need some help with this character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Xiangling guide!

Xiao

Despite looking like a young man, Xiao is actually an ancient guardian, potentially thousands of years old. He hasn’t quite made it to our tier list yet, but if you want some more details on this new character, take a look at our Genshin Impact Xiao beginners guide.

Xingqiu

Merchant Xingqiu is well known in Liyue Harbor, due to being born into the Feiyun Commerce Guild. You can find out more in our Genshin Impact Xingqiu guide!

Xinyan

Liyue’s sole rock ‘n’ roll musician, Xinyan rebels from the social norm. Her music soothes the souls of the weary.

Zhongli

Wangsheng Funeral Parlor’s calm, reserved, and polite consultant. Zhongli is known to have bad spending habits, so should not be trusted with your mora. Want to master this character? Take a look at our Genshin Impact Zhongli guide.

how to reroll in Genshin Impact

Performing a Genshin Impact reroll is surprisingly easy. Here’s how to do it in steps:

  • Register by username on the official site
  • Reach the point in Genshin Impact that allows you to summon your first characters
  • Do so, and if you don’t get the character you want, use another account
  • Repeat this process until you get the character you want
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