Genshin Affect tier record: the perfect and worst characters
There are at present 31 Genshin Affect characters obtainable, so there’s no scarcity of candidates to your dream group. However with so many alternative weapon, elementals, skills, ascension bonuses, and constellations upgrades, discovering your favourites may be difficult.
In fact, it’s tough to discover a really dangerous Genshin Affect character. Whereas base stats and elemental talents are vital, the worth of a personality additionally relies on private playstyle, obtainable weapons and artifacts, and group composition. So don’t fear an excessive amount of in case your favorite character is on one of many decrease tiers; you may nonetheless make it work with our beneficial Genshin Affect builds.
Normally, being on the best tiers imply that the character is the perfect of their function, just isn’t too tough to construct, and performs effectively no matter teammates. Being on a decrease tier implies that there are higher options, or the character wants a really particular construct or group to shine. Simply to notice, the characters aren’t ranked inside their very own tier, and with that out of the way in which, let’s check out our rating of characters in our Genshin Affect tier record!
Typically thought-about the perfect DPS character in Genshin Affect, Diluc has a shield-wrecking Claymore, the best base assault energy, and a excessive crucial fee. His elemental talents are able to dealing devastating Pyro harm, whereas being excellent for elemental reactions. As if that’s not sufficient, Diluc’s elemental burst cooldown is 12 seconds and solely wants 40 Power.
Keqing options extremely excessive stats which instantly make her the most effective characters within the recreation.. This Sword and Electro character ranks among the many finest in all classes: assault energy, HP, and defence. This makes her an incredible melee fighter, however she additionally has robust Electro talents. Did we point out she will use her elemental ability to teleport throughout the battlefield?
Bow and Anemo character Venti is arguably the perfect elemental assist within the recreation. He can use his elemental ability to launch his enemies or himself into the air, whereas his elemental burst creates a large Stormeye which pulls in all close by enemies. It additionally absorbs Pyro, Electro, Hydro, and Cryo components, which is then transformed into 50% additional harm output of that elemental sort.
This Polearm and Pyro character can pack fairly a punch when arrange with the precise construct. Followers anticipated one other 5 star Pyro character to be on the identical degree as Diluc, and whereas Hu Tao could not be capable to deal as a lot harm by means of AoE assaults, her harm output in opposition to single targets makes her extraordinarily worthwhile.
Let’s begin with the perfect factor about Cryo Sword-fighter Qiqi: not solely does she have very excessive assault stats, she has therapeutic talents that scale off that very same assault energy. In different phrases, she is a superb harm vendor and healer in a single.
Ganyu and her Bow are the primary to rival Diluc’s base assault energy. On prime of that, she has the distinctive capability to shoot completely different sorts of Cryo arrows with simply her charged assault, together with one with space of impact harm. Collectively together with her highly effective AoE elemental talents, Ganyu can repeatedly hurt and freeze her enemies.
As the one Anemo character targeted purely on DPS, Xiao does a terrific job of attacking a number of enemies directly together with his plunging assaults. He can simply set off the fundamental response Swirl with a number of characters, permitting Xiao to fit in with a lot of the roster. Take a look at our Genshin Affect Xiao construct to see get essentially the most out of his elemental expertise.
This Hydro character isn’t just useful with a Bow; by triggering his elemental ability, he can swap his ranged weapon for melee Hydro daggers. Not like most Hydro characters, Tartaglia is able to dealing excessive elemental harm. He can simply arrange Hydro/Electro or Hydro/Cryo combo’s as effectively, making him helpful in some ways.
This bombing-expert is blessed with a excessive base assault, additional ascension Pyro harm, and a Catalyst. In consequence, she’s very simple to construct for max Pyro harm. Take a look at our Genshin Affect Klee construct to learn how. The one draw back to Klee is that discovering the precise vary between her and her enemies may be difficult.
Not like different Geo characters in Genshin Affect, Albedo can repeatedly set off extremely harm Geo-infused elemental reactions. His elemental talents create Geo explosions with a big space of impact, and Albedo’s elemental ability has an exceptionally quick cooldown time of solely 4 seconds.
Hydro character Mona’s elemental burst can immobilise a number of enemies directly, doubtlessly freezing them together with a Cryo teammate. Moreover, she will defend your primary DPS from taking an excessive amount of harm by spawning her taunting Phantom. Mona additionally has a particular evasive capability, making this Catalyst-wielder extraordinarily cellular.
After the 1.3 replace, Zhongli is lastly worthy of his five-star score. The buffs to each Geo talents and the Geo elemental resonance have drastically elevated Zhongli’s harm output. Not solely is Zhongli able to dealing harm on par with S-tier characters, his Jade Defend capability is very efficient, permitting him to play in a DPS/Help hybrid function. Give our Genshin Affect Zhongli construct a glance to see how significantly better he’s now.
In case you don’t have a 5-star primary DPS but, Razor is your subsequent best choice. Armed with a Claymore and excessive assault energy, he’s considered one of Genshin Affect’s finest melee fighters. His elemental talents improve his melee assaults, however are much less helpful when creating elemental reactions.
Jean’s base assault is on the decrease aspect, however her versatility as an Anemo assist and healer makes up for it. Whereas she doesn’t really excel in a single explicit function, she will carry a group together with her mixed melee assaults, crowd management talents, and HP regeneration. Take a look at our Genshin Affect Jean construct information to learn how to make use of her in fight.
Whether or not you need to construct Rosaria as your primary supply of harm or as assist to your stronger characters, this Cyro-based four-star character excels in a number of areas. Although Rosaria’s harm output could not match the perfect characters, her talents are extremely versatile permitting her to fit into a wide range of groups. Discover out precisely create the perfect Genshin Affect Rosaria construct right here.
She could not do the best melee harm with simply her Polearm, however there’s no denying that Xiangling is among the finest Pyro’s in Genshin Affect. Her elemental ability drops an auto-targeting, fire-breathing teddy bear, whereas her elemental burst surrounds her with fireplace for as much as ten seconds.
The Prinzessin of Electro harm has the distinctive capability to spawn Oz, her acquainted, on the battlefield. Though Fischl wants some constellation and expertise upgrades to maximise Oz’ Electro harm output, this capability has very excessive potential and is superb for creating Electro-infused elemental reactions. Yow will discover out construct the finest Genshin Affect Fischl construct right here.
This Hydro Catalyst character could have the bottom base assault of all of the Genshin Affect characters, however she is an incredible healer. She will be able to both heal characters one after the other utilizing her elemental ability, or heal the complete group directly together with her elemental burst. Sadly, she additionally causes the ‘moist’ situation, making her therapeutic unsuitable in opposition to Cryo enemies.
Alchemy-enthusiast Sucrose can launch enemies within the air together with her elemental ability, dealing Anemo harm within the course of. She will be able to additionally soak up all Pyro, Electro, Hydro, and Cryo components together with her burst, changing it to additional harm output. Sound acquainted? Sucrose is principally Venti, however not pretty much as good.
Chongyun is kind of good as a Claymore melee, however he really shines as an space of impact Cryo character. Together with a great Hydro, he can freeze a whole lot of enemies directly. Due to a mere 12 second cooldown elemental burst, he can freeze, freeze, and freeze once more.
Katzlein Diona just isn’t that helpful as a ranged harm vendor, however her Cryo talents can simply freeze a number of enemies directly. She will be able to additionally heal and create protecting shields. Whereas Diona just isn’t the perfect at both of those roles, it makes her a terrific elemental assist for newbie groups.
Cursed with one of many lowest base assault powers within the recreation, Bennett just isn’t going to be the DPS of your goals. Nevertheless, he can present an assault bonus and heal his teammates (scaling off his HP) together with his elemental burst. Positioned in the precise group, it makes him a great Pyro assist.
Pyro Xinyan has the best base assault of all four-star characters. Nevertheless, she additionally has the misfortune of being geared up with the identical weapon and elemental sort because the beloved Diluc. Though she is in no way a nasty character, she simply will get overshadowed by higher Claymore and Pyro characters.
Xingqui’s Sword assaults are simply common, and his elemental cooldowns are very lengthy. He’s not essentially the most appropriate Hydro to use the moist situation to massive enemy hordes. However on the plus aspect: Xingqui’s passive ability will heal the present character, which may be very helpful in the precise group.
Noelle is an especially defensive Geo Claymore character. She is most helpful for early-game gamers because of her defend and therapeutic capability. Whereas her therapeutic capability is weak, it could do the job in absence of a greater healer.
This librarian’s AoE Electro powers are nice for beginning gamers. She has the next base assault than the opposite three beginning characters, she has space of impact assaults, and it’s simple to maximise her Electro harm output because of her Catalyst. Nonetheless, she might be surpassed by others when you get extra Needs.
Sword-wielder Kaeya can fulfil the function of primary DPS for starting Genshin Affect gamers, however he needs to be changed as quickly as attainable. His ascension stats could give him the next power recharge, however Kaeya’s elemental talents aren’t almost as helpful as these of different Cryo’s.
Traveler’s largest asset is the distinctive capability to alter their elemental sort. In case your group actually wants an Anemo or Geo component, Traveler might help you out. The traditional Sword assaults aren’t very damaging, however can simply slot in any group.
This Catalyst character has a moderately distinctive defend capability that can be utilized to form the battlefield; simply place a large Geo wall wherever you need, and cease incoming enemy hordes within the course of. The brand new 1.3 replace granted Geo characters a much-needed harm enhance, so there’s an opportunity Ningguang is perhaps positioned increased as time goes on. Take a look at our Genshin Affect Ningguang construct to learn to play as this Geo DPS vendor.
Beidou is a sophisticated character to construct. Most different Claymore characters have a a lot increased base harm output, and Beidou’s elemental talents solely turn into highly effective if her constellation degree reaches 4. In different phrases, it could take ages earlier than Beidou reaches her potential, whereas there are simpler and higher options obtainable ( you, Razor!).
The place to start out? Amber’s elemental ability has an extended cooldown, very low harm output, and scales together with her HP. Triggering the explosion manually takes ages. Her elemental burst and regular assault are nothing particular both. Use her for puzzles and exploration solely.
Now it’s time to decide on and construct the characters you want finest from our Genshin Affect tier record, or try all of the potential new Genshin Affect characters, together with Eula, and Rosaria’s launch date. These two characters are coming alongside the Genshin Affect 1.5 replace which is ready to launch on the finish of April.
Further reporting by Christian Vaz.