Genshin Impact 2.2: Best characters to clear the Spiral Abyss

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The Genshin Impact Spiral Abyss is the highest level of content in the game. This domain challenge travelers to pass through 12 floors to obtain great rewards twice a month.

These are the best characters to clear the Genshin Impact 2.2 Spiral Abyss.

What is the Spiral Abyss?

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Before starting with our list, we'll break down what the Spiral Abyss is, how it works, and why players consider it the steepest challenge in Genshin Impact today.

The Spiral Abyss is a particular type of Domain unlocked at Adventure Rank 20 located in Musk Reef.

The Spiral Abyss consists of two main parts: the Abyss Corridor (Floors 1–8) and the Abyssal Moon Spire (Floors 9–12).

The rewards from the corridor can be obtained only once while the Moon Spire refreshes every 1st and 16th of each month.

Spiral Abyss Special Rules

The Spiral Abyss Moon Spire requires two teams of 4 and the following special rules. Players cannot:

  • Consume food or use other consumables
  • Change party members
  • Change artifacts or weapons
  • Level up or ascend characters
  • Each Floor is divided into two parts, and players can use only one team for each part.
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Every two weeks, the enemies on each floor change, and players received a different buff called: Blessing of the Abyssal Moon.

Best Spiral Abyss Characters

These are the most popular characters to clear the 12th Floor of the Genshin Impact 2.2 spiral abyss based on statistics.

Ayaka

  • Stars - 5
  • Vision - Cryo
  • Weapon - Sword
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Pros

  • Ayaka the leader of the Kamisato clan is popular as the main DPS for the second part of the last three floors of the Spyral Abyss.
  • This character is excellent for freezing enemies, and her high-burst DMG can take big bosses with ease.

Cons

  • There are other Cryo characters with high DMG that can replace Ayaka as Ganyu and Eula.

Kazuha

  • Stars - 5
  • Vision - Anemo
  • Weapon - Sword
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Pros

  • Swirl, the Anemo elemental reaction was buffed in Genshin impact 1.6. Since then, pretty much all Anemo Characters are top tier.
  • Kazuha replaced Venti as the most popular Anemo character for:
    • His ability to absorb other elements
    • An effortless Elemental Burst ability
    • Low investment weapons and artifacts
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Cons

  • Most people made the mistake of skipping his banner. So they do not have the character.

Diona

  • Stars - 4
  • Vision - Cryo
  • Weapon - Bow
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Pros

  • Diona, the little bartender, is a Plug and Play support character with the ability to spam a shield and reduce stamina consumption.
  • Her elemental burst heals party members while creating elemental reactions in a big area.

Cons

  • Low base health and Defense, also low DMG potential.

Xianling

  • Stars - 4
  • Vision - Pyro
  • Weapon - Polearm
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Pros

  • In a few words, Xiangling is the best F2P DPS character in Genshin Impact. She has a high attack speed and a powerful elemental burst with increased range.
  • She seems to be the winner in every new piece of content; new weapons, artifacts, and constellations make her just stronger.

Cons

  • High energy cost Elemental Burst, and Gouba fire is inconsistent.

Raiden Shogun

  • Stars - 5
  • Vision - Electro
  • Weapon - Polearm
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Pros

  • Raiden Shogun the character with the most popular banner to date is the highest DPS in this rank.
  • Despite some controversy and the fact electro is the weakest element. The electro archon:
    • Deals high active and passive Electro DMG
    • Regenerate Energy for her team and have a high Energy Recharge Rate
    • Very High damage even with Free weapons
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Cons

  • Cause haters gonna hate, let's say is bad her Elemental Burst does not work with certain characters, like Beidou.

Zhong-Li

  • Stars - 5
  • Vision - Geo
  • Weapon - Polearm
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Pros

  • The second archon on our list. Rex Lapis shield is powerful and easy to generate.
  • He has a large amount of AOE Geo DMG, can petrify characters, and quickly take down big bosses' shields.

Cons

  • Low Energy Recharge Rate and Low Normal Attack DMG mean you'll have to be strategic.

Xingqiu

  • Stars - 4
  • Vision - Hydro
  • Weapon - Sword
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Pros

  • If someone deserves the Master of All traits title is Xingqiu, even his Passive Skill is valuable, allowing players to regain crafting materials.
  • His elemental skill provides powerful defensive and offensive support while reducing incoming DMG and Resistance to Interruption.
  • The Elemental Burst provides DMG reduction, supplemental Hydro DMG, and heals.
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Cons

  • He requires a couple of constellations to become a God-tier character.

Bennet

  • Stars - 4
  • Vision - Pyro
  • Weapon - Sword
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Pros

  • Bennet is the unintentional King of Genshin Impact. It is an accident that the developers make sure never happens again.
  • His support abilities and Pyro elemental reactions can play along and buff every character:
  • Provides a powerful ATK buff based on his ATK and can heal up to 70% of characters max health.
  • During his elemental burst, his entire party enjoys increased damage while they can spam their abilities protected with constant healing.
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Cons

  • His Constellation 6 is so bad that players try to avoid it.