Genshin Impact 2.5: Best characters to clear the Spiral Abyss

Genshin Impact 2.5 arrived at the second half, Baal and Kokomi Reruns are setting new sales records while travelers challenge other players with their domains, and we have a crash course to the art of mixing drinks.

We also have the second cycle of the Spiral Abyss. The end-game challenge, where players take their best two teams to fight mobs on 12 Floors full of action against the best enemies in the game.

These are the best characters to clear the current Genshin Impact 2.5 Spiral Abyss.

What is the Spiral Abyss?

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.

The Spiral Abyss Moon Spire requires two teams of 4 and the following special rules:

  • No food or other consumables are available.
  • No change of party members while fighting on each floor.
  • No change of artifacts or weapons
  • Each Floor is divided into two parts, and players can use only one team for each part.

The enemies on each floor change every two weeks, and players receive a different buff.

Best Characters Spiral Abyss ver. 2.5

The Spiral Abyss introduces characters that can drain energy, produce corrosion and ignore shields.

The bosses Wolflord and Abyssal Vishaps are the new additions on the 12th floor, these enemies shifted the meta, and the list will have big surprises.

The list includes the 10 most popular characters of the current Spiral Abyss.

10 Yae Miko

The Kitsune that is in charge of the Gran Narukami Shrine, despite the criticism on her playstyle, the current Spiral Abyss is a perfect fit for her electro DMG.

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  • Yae Miko's abilities allow her to reposition the team to very efficient attack positions.
  • The electro application of Miko received a lot of benefits from the current Blessing and enemies in the first half of the last 4 floors.


  • Very low HP and Defense, propensity to be defeated while casting her skills.

9 Albedo

The Mono Geo team is finally shining in the Spiral Abyss. Players are capitalizing on the recent buffs to the chief Alchemist from Mondstadt.

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  • Provides large AoE of Supplemental Geo DMG. The skill has the lowest cooldown, 4s.
  • It gives an additional 125 Elemental Mastery after using Elemental Burst.
  • Albedo benefits from Artifacts with Defensive Stats, and his best weapon is free.


  • Albedo Geo construct can obstruct combos or be destroyed easily by some enemies.

8 Ganyu

The Half-Human - Half Adepti recent rerun gave a lot of players the chance to add this powerful character to their roster. Even when monsters in current Spiral Abyss are not weak against cryo, Ganyu insane Damage is still a great option.

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  • Ganyu Base Stats give her insane Crit. DMG and Cryo DMG. With these fantastic attributes is easier to fight god-tier artifacts.
  • She has a diverse arsenal of powerful abilities, to the point that, unlike other Bow users, Ganyu's Charged Shots deal-infused AoE DMG.


  • Very low HP, weak against Corrosion and Big bosses attacks.

7 Ayaka

Kamisato Ayaka is a 5-star Cryo Sword Character. With the introduction of Shenhe, Ayaka position herself as the Cryo Queen.

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  • Ayaka, the leader of the Kamisato clan, is a very popular main DPS for the Second part of the floor 12th of the Spyral Abyss.
  • This character is excellent for freezing enemies, and her high-burst DMG can take big bosses with ease.


  • Ayaka doesn't have Crowd Control, not suitable Cryo Applications, no good support skills.

6 Xingqiu

Xingqiu is a 4-star Hydro Sword Character. The Guhua Clan Member is losing positions with the introduction of new line-ups. But he is still reliable support.

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  • 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.


  • He requires a couple of constellations to become a God-tier character and a Sacrificial Sword refinement 5

5 Baal, Raiden Shogun

Baal is the Second Archon on the list. A 5-star Electrp Polearm Character. Raiden Shogun is the most popular DPS in the current Spiral Abyss.

With the arrival of Yae Miko in Genshin Impact 2.5, the Electro Archon seems to become even stronger.

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  • Baal is a reliable and consistent DPS, especially in the Rational Team (Baal, Xiangling, Xingqiu, Bennet).
  • Raiden Shogun inflicts constant Electro application, with high DMG output even with F2P weapons like the catch.
  • With a high generation of Energy particles, she is the best battery.


  • Can't cook any kind of food and don't work well with Beidou.

4 Kokomi

Kokomi's finally got her moment to shine. Just in time for her rerun. The 5-star that can not be crit. has proved her value being a tank, healer, and efficient source of Hydro.

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  • Kokomi is the more potent healer in the game. In addition, Kokomi's survival skills are smooth, allowing her team to deploy their skills with ease.
  • Kokomi is a great tank. She can be the punching bag from hard to dodge enemy attacks.
  • The elemental skill from Sangonomiya Priestess is a consistent source of Hydro Application.


  • Kokomi DMG output is not significant in the last floors of the Spiral Abyss.

3 Bennett

Bennett a 4-star Pyro Sword Character. It is, for many, the best support in Genshin Impact. However, the release of buffers specialized in an element gives players more options.

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  • 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 character's max health.
  • His entire party enjoys increased damage during his elemental burst while they can spam their abilities protected with constant healing.


  • His Constellation 6 is so bad that players must avoid it at all costs.

2 Kazuha

Kaedehara Kazuha is a 5-star Anemo Sword Character. A lot of people regret skipping his banner. The community misunderstood his abilities based on leaks.

However, the wind is murmuring Kazuha will be back in a Banner very soon.

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  • Kazuha can spam his abilities, absorbing the element reaction to produce more DMG.
  • His playstyle is very simple and very enjoyable.
  • Kazuha replaced Venti as the most popular Anemo character for:
    • An effortless Elemental Burst ability
    • Low investment weapons and artifacts


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

1 Zhongli

There is a lot of speculation that Zhongli's shield is slowly being Nerf. However, he cemented his position, excelling against big enemies like the Wolflord.

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  • Zhongli is the perfect solution to break the rifthounds guards from the Golden Wolflord.
  • Zhongli Elemental has many AOE Geo DMG, can petrify characters, and quickly take down giant bosses' shields.
  • The shield of Zhongli is the only ability that decreases the resistance to all elements and physical DMG.


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

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