Genshin Impact Characters Tier List – How to Build Your Team

A well-formed team is a key to getting you through the most challenging content and reaching Floor 12 in Spiral Abyss. How to choose the right Characters for your team and which ones are the best, we will tell you in this guide.

Team building basics

Elemental Reactions and Resonance

The most important thing in team building is understanding how Elemental Powers in Teyvat works. When two different Elements overlap (be it a monster or a player), an Elemental Reaction occurs. Here’s an Elemental reaction chart to see how they work:

Besides Elemental Reactions, the game also features Elemental Resonance. These are the positive effects that your entire current team gains, depending on the combinations of elemental characters in it. These bonuses stack, and apply in Co-Op Mode. The most effective of these for dealing damage are Vaporize, Superconductor or Swirl.

Roles (Energy Generation)

When creating a team, remember that in Genshin Impact characters have 3 main roles they can take and be good at, sometimes more than one:

Main DPS: Deal damage constantly while your other character’s cooldowns are coming back. A good main dps is capable of dealing constant damage, while the other team members help him in this.

Sub DPS: A character then deals damage with their CD skills and your primary source of Elemental Reactions.

Support: Any healers, buffers, and controllers. They offer utility rather than just damage – good healer can save lots of food, and is also indispensable for Spiral Abyss.

Usually the team consists of Main DPS, two Sub DPS and Support.

Genshin Impact Characters Tier List

Main DPS

S

Tier

Ganyu

Hu Tao

Tartaglia

Xiao

A

Tier

Keqing

Diluc

Klee

Yanfei

B

Tier

Ningguang

Noelle

Razor

Xinyan

Sub DPS

S

Tier

Albedo

Venti

Xingqiu

Fischl

A

Tier

Zhongli

Ganyu

Mona

Hu Tao

B

Tier

Tartaglia

Kaeya

Lisa

Xiangling

Support

S

Tier

Venti

Zhongli

Bennett

Diona

A

Tier

Jean

Albedo

Tartaglia

Qiqi

B

Tier

Sucrose

Noelle

Barbara

Chongyun

Genshin Impact Best Team Comps

Here are some powerful teams built, based on high tier characters as Main DPS and utilizing elemental reaction.

Best team with Hu Tao

Elemental Reactions

Main DPS

Sub DPS

Sub DPS

Support

Vaporize

Crystallize

Hu Tao

Xingqiu

Zhongli

Bennett

Alternative Characters

Chongyun

Noelle

Qiqi

Best team with Diluc

Elemental Reactions

Main DPS

Sub DPS

Sub DPS

Support

Vaporize

Melt

Diluc

Xingqiu

Chongyun

Bennett

Alternative Characters

Mona

Ganyu

Barbara

Best team with Klee

Elemental Reactions

Main DPS

Sub DPS

Sub DPS

Support

Vaporize

Swirl

Melt

Klee

Mona

Sucrose

Diona

Alternative Characters

Xingqiu

Venti