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Genshin Impact Update 1.2 Tier List: Best Characters, Elements & Skills

Genshin Impact's tier list continues to grow over time, and with update 1.2, new characters have been added to the game.

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New characters

With update 1.2, new characters arrive:

Albedo, a Geo swordsman who evokes earthly flowers that explode and damage or can be used on platforms to reach higher places.

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Ganyu, a Cryo archer who uses ice flowers to distract enemies and lead them to traps.

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List of all Characters

Below you can see the list of Genshin Impact characters, according to their quality and skills.

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Venti

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Element: Anemo (wind)
Weapon: Arc
Elementary ability: Skyward Sonnet summons a powerful upward wind gust that throws enemies and keeps them in the air. It can also be used to throw yourself up in a pinch.
Elementary explosion: The Great Wind Ode fires a giant wind arrow that sucks enemies and damages them as it transports them forward.

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Diluc

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Claymore River
Elementary ability: Searing Onslaught makes a forward cut that gives Pyro damage and can be triggered up to three times in quick succession.
Elementary explosion: Dawn unleashes a phoenix that takes down enemies and damages Pyro. Then the blade ignites a little so you can cause extra damage to the Pyro.

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Fischl

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Element: Electro
Weapon: Arc
Elementary ability: Nightrider summons Fischl's electric crow to attack nearby enemies.
Elementary explosion: The Midnight Phantasmagoria turns Fischl into your crow, greatly increasing its mobility while automatically causing electro damage to nearby enemies.

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Qiqi

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Element: Create
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: Adeptus Art: Herald of Frost deals cryogenic damage to all nearby enemies. If you attack them with regular attacks, Qiqi will heal herself and her team.
Elementary explosion: Adeptus Art: Preserver of Fortune marks nearby enemies and deals with constant damage from Cryogúdea. Similar to your Elementary Ability, attacking these enemies regenerates HP for the entire party.

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Klee

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: Jumpy Dumpty is a bouncy bomb that ignites enemies before exploding into several small mines that detonator as enemies approach.
Elementary explosion: Sparks 'n' Splash causes a trio of fire lasers to stun enemies for ten seconds..

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Tartaglia

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Element: Hydro
Weapon: Bow (but can also use daggers)
Elementary ability: Foul Legacy: Raging Tide transforms Tartaglia into a melee position where he uses Hydro daggers to deal with damage.
Elementary explosion: Destruction: The obliteration changes depending on whether you are in range or melee position. Within range, Tartaglia fires a hydro arrow that does great damage to enemies. In his melee position, he cuts off all nearby enemies, dealing with major damage to the AoE Hydro.

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Mona

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Element: Hydro
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: The Reflection of Doom summons an aquatic ghost that causes enemies and damages them with water.
Elementary explosion: Stellaris Phantasm traps a large number of nearby enemies in deceptive bubbles, making weaker opponents completely immobile. When attacked in a bubble, enemies are cursed and receive more damage, but the bubble also breaks, dealing with hydrographic damage.

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Keqing

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Element: Electro
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: The Star Restoration casts a sphere of electricity that clings to what touches it and causes damage. If you use the capability again, the Keqing will teleport to that location and make an electro attack, or you can make a charge attack to fire a series of electro cuts at the marked location.
Elementary explosion: Starward Sword unleashes a fury of cuts of electro swords that damage all enemies in front of Keqing.

Jean

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Element: Anemo (wind)
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: Gale Blade pulls enemies into her and then throws them in a direction of his choice to deal with Anemo's major damage.
Elementary explosion: Dandelion Breeze creates a large zone that takes down enemies and deals with damage while also healing and partying.

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Bennett

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: The overload of passion, if pressed, performs a quick pyro cut. If arrested, Bennett starts charging. If released during the first phase of the indictment, Bennett attacks twice and throws enemies. If kept in the second phase, Bennett attacks three times, with the last attack triggering a massive explosion that affects Bennett and enemies.
Elementary explosion: Fantastic Voyage makes Bennett jump into an enemy and attack, creating a large Field of Inspiration with different effects. Characters within the field that are below 70% health will regenerate HP, and if the characters are above 70% HP, they will receive an attack boost and deal with Pyro's damage with their basic attacks.

Barbara

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Element: Hydro
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: Let the Show Begin makes Barbara's attacks heal the party, while also doing some healing on their own at regular intervals.
Elementary explosion: The Shining Miracle heals Barbara and the team.

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Razor

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Element: Electro
Weapon: Claymore
Elementary ability: Claw and Thunder. Pressing it will make a quick electro attack that temporarily grants you a seal that increases Razor's energy recharge rate. You can have three of these, with the new ones replacing the oldest stamp. Maintaining the attack triggers a devastating lightning storm that clears all razor seals and immediately converts them into Energy.
Elementary explosion: Lightning Fang has razor in the spirit of a wolf, letting him quickly scratch opponents to deal with major electro damage, while becoming immune to Electro attacks.

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Diona

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Element: Cryo
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Elemental Arc Skill: Icy Paws fires cute paws at enemies that give cryogenic damage. For each paw you hit (you fire more if you press the button), Diona receives a shield that comes out of her HP max, with its duration staggering how many icy paws hit the target.
Elementary explosion: Signature Mix throws a cocktail that shatters to the ground, creating a large area of effect that deals with Cryo's damage to enemies within it, continually regenerating the HP of any allies within the circle.

Sucrose

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Element: Anemo
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: Creation of Anemohypostasis Astable – 6308 is a hellish name. Create a small wind spirit that sucks enemies in your direction and deals with damage to Anemo.
Elementary explosion: Forbidden Creation – Isomer 75/Type II creates an even greater wind spirit that pulls enemies one at a time and then throws them away. You'll also react to other elements you play, such as Pyro.

Xinyan

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Claymore
Elementary ability: The Fervor sweeping pyro's damage to nearby enemies gives Xinyan a shield that scales based on how many enemies have been hit, up to a maximum of three.
Elementary explosion: Riff Revolution knocks enemies into the air with physical damage and then triggers Pyro's explosions.

Xiangling

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Polearm Station
Elementary ability: Guoba Attack summons Xiangling's magical panda who breathes fire on enemies several times over the course of a few seconds.
Elementary explosion: Pyronado summons a swivel stick gun soured in flames that surrounds Xiangling to cause enormous damage to Pyro.

Xingqiu

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Element: Hydro
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: The Fatal Rain Screen evokes several swords surrounding Xingqiu. Each time it is damaged, one of the swords is broken and denies a heavy part of it.
Elementary explosion: Raincutter creates even more swords and also makes them attack at his side. They will automatically replenish themselves when broken, too, providing some damage mitigation.

Traveller (Anemo)

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Element: Anemo (wind)
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: Palm Vortex pulls enemies in and then throws them back, dealing with Anemo's damage.
Elementary explosion: Gust Surge evokes a tornado that sweeps forward, sucking all enemies and causing damage to Anemo. It can be combined with other elements like Pyro to deal further with damage.

Chongyun

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Element: Create
Weapon: Claymore
Elementary ability: Chonghua's Layered Frost causes Chongyun to attack the ground, creating a large field of frost that causes regular attacks with cryogenic damage.
Elementary explosion: The cloud starting Star draws several gigantic ice spikes that crush enemies in a small area and launch them up.

Kaeya

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Element: Create
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: Frostgnaw fires a cryo blast in front of Kaeya.
Elementary explosion: Glacial Waltz surrounds Kaeya with three rotating cubes of ice, damaging enemies caught in your path.

Lisa

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Element: Electro
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: The Violet Arc can be quickly pressed to fire an electro sphere chasing enemies, or you can hold it to carry a huge lightning storm that gives great electro damage around Lisa.
Elementary explosion: Lightning Rose summons a floating lamp that hits any approaching enemy.

Traveller (Geo)

Element: Geo
Weapon: Sword
Elementary ability: Starfell Sword draws a piece of land that erupts upwards and gives geo damage. Stay here for a while, so you can climb on it or use it to block enemy attacks.
Elementary explosion: The Earth unleashes a shock wave of crystals that knockdown enemies and then solidify on the outer edge of the area of effect, which can block attacks or obstruct enemies.

Beidou

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Element: Electro
Weapon: Claymore
Elementary ability: The Tidecaller, if pressed, performs a quick electro cut. If she is arrested, Beidou uses his clay more as a shield. Each time an enemy attacks, that damage is saved and, when unleashed, unleashed against enemies in front of them.
Elementary explosion: Stormbreaker decreases the damage caused and the ease with which Beidou can be stopped. Their attacks cause lightning to jump between enemies.

Ningguang

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Element: Geo
Weapon: Catalyst
Elementary ability: Jade Screen summons a giant barrier that blocks varied attacks.
Elementary explosion: Starshatter fires multiple crystalline projectiles at enemies. If Jade Screen is active, the number of projectiles fired increases.

Noelle

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Element: Geo
Weapon: Claymore
Elementary ability: The chest plate wraps Noelle in armour that absorbs damage and gives a small amount of geo damage to enemies. When Noelle attacks while armoured, she also has a small chance to restore HP to other team members.
Elementary explosion: ScanTime empower Noelle's sword with Geo. After an initial, massive cut, Noelle's regular attacks hit a much larger area, gave geo damage, and increased damage in the attack.

Amber

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Element: Piro
Weapon: Arc
Elementary ability: The Explosive Dummy causes enemies and when it is destroyed or when its timer is on top, it explodes and wreaks great havoc on Pyro.
Elementary explosion: The Burning Rain calls a rain of arrows of fire.

Zhongli

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Element: Geo
Weapon: Polearm Station
Elementary ability: Hitting the Dominus Lapidis causes a stone steed to erupt from the ground, causing constant damage to the AoE Geo. Its position causes all nearby geo-aligned objects (such as ore) to expose, giving Zhongli a shield and dealing further damage to the AoE Geo.
Elementary explosion: Planet Befall calls a Geo meteor that deals with a massive amount of damage to the AoE Geo and immobilizes enemies as if they were frozen.

Character Ranking List

This list of Genshin Impact levels is structured to help you get the best information about the quality ranking of the characters available in the game!

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