Genshin Impact Complete Character Guide

After launching in 2020, Genshin Impact now has over 40+ playable characters. Here's a breakdown of every single character in the free-to-play gacha game.

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Getting started in Genshin Impact but don't know the roles of the 40+ characters in the game? To avoid the headache, we've put together a comprehensive list of every single playable character in Genshin Impact, breaking down their Vision, weapon, region, rarity, as well as some fun background information to help you better understand who they are.

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Traveler - Female / Male

  • Vision: Non / Adaptive
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Unknown
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The Traveler is the playable protagonist in Genshin Impact who is cast into the world of Teyvat following a showdown between them and an unknown god. The Traveler loses their twin sibling in the process, thus beginning their journey in Genshin Impact accompanied by their travelling companion, Paimon. Although the Traveler doesn't own a Vision, they can still adapt to every single element in the game.

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Diluc

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Nicknamed the Darknight Hero, Diluc is the owner of Mondstadt's Dawn Winery and a member of the Ragnvindr Clan. His wine industry means he has a huge network at his disposal as information is fed through his multiple Taverns across Teyvat. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Venti

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

A young bard who seemed to have arrived in Mondstadt in a mysterious way. Venti can manipulate the winds in his favour but also play a lovely tune. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Zhongli

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Zhongli is the consultant of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor and a mysterious figure who is very knowledgeable about the history and adepti of Teyvat, especially Liyue. From his seat at the Funeral Parlor, he performs all manner of rituals. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Keqing

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The Yuheng of the Liyue Qixing believes that humanity's future should be determined by humans themselves and that they can do better than what the gods have done before them. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Klee

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Klee is an adventurer and member of the Knights of Favonius. She's mischievous and destructive and loves searching for treasure. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Kamisato Ayaka

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The youngest daughter of the Yashiro Commission's Kamisato Clan, Ayaka's role is seen as the model of perfection by the people of Inazuma. She's elegant and wise, always wanting the best for those around her, and has earned the title of Shirasagi Himegimi. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Jean

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The acting Grand Master of the Knights of Favonius devoted to her duties and maintaining peace in Mondstadt. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Barbara

  • Vision: Hydro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Barbara is the Deaconess of the Church of Favonius as well as a musical idol. The concept of an idol may be strange in Mondstadt as it's a city of bards, but the people still love her. Obtained for free after reaching Adventure Rank 18 and completing the Prologue.

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Beidou

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Beidou has a reputation in Liyue as the Captain of the Crux. The people of Liyue also know her as the confident, headstrong warrior who is not afraid of Liyue Qixing's Tianquan, Ningguang. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Thoma

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Although born in Mondstadt, Thoma now lives in Inazuma where he works as the Kamisato Clan's housekeeper. He is best known for being the "fixer" and holds a laid back, cheery personality, but when it's time to defend the rights of the Yashiro Commission, Thoma will show his serious side. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Kaeya

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Kaeya is the Calvary Captain of the Knights of Favonius and is the most trusted aide for the Acting Grand Master Jean. He's charming and mysterious, and everyone in Mondstadt loves him. Obtainable for free during the game's Prologue.

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Lisa

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Lisa is a witch and Librarian of the Knights of Favonius and often aids her friend and Grand Master of the Knights of Favonius, Jean, in her duties. Obtainable for free during the game's Prologue.

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Xiao

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

One of the adepti who guards Liyue heralded as the "Vigilant Yaksha." He may be young, but he has been remembered through millennia. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Kaedehara Kazuha

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

A wandering samurai from Inazuma who seems to carry the burdens of his past. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Eula

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Eula, also known as the Spindrift Knight, is the rebellious captain of the Reconnaissance Company alongside the Knights of Favonius and is constantly on the battlefield. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Sangonomiya Kokomi

  • Vision: Hydro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Kokomi is the Diving Priestess of Watatsumi Island located in Inazuma, where she serves as the supreme leader. Her mermaid-like appearance also compliments her Hydro-based character build. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Xiangling

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

The Head Chef at the Wanmin Restaurant in Liyue, which is also run by her father. She's adventurous and is

n't afraid to try her best at cooking new dishes. Obtained for free in the Spiral Abyss Event - People's Choice.

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Noelle

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Noelle is an aspiring Knight of Favonius but currently works as a maid at the Knight's headquarters. While working there, she observes the Knights, quietly learning how she can one day join the ranks. Obtainable through Beginner's Wish Banner, guaranteed.

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Raiden Shogun

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The Raiden Shogun is the fearsome ruler of Inazuma and serves as the human vessel of the Electro Archon. She commits herself to the solitary pursuit of eternity, believing it's in the best interest of herself and Inazuma. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Kujou Sara

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Kujou Sara is the right hand of the Raiden Shogun and commands her army in battle against rebels. As the Leader of the Tenryou Commission's forces, she bears the title of "Devotee of the Divine" and has sworn her allegiance to the Shogunate. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Mona

  • Vision: Hydro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Mona is an astrologer with the self-proclaimed title of "Astrologist Mona Megistus". She's knowledgeable and passionate about her field and can use her magic and hydromancy to tell if someone is lying. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Ningguang

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Ningguang is the Tianquan of the Liyue Qixing, overseeing up law and order. She's also the owner of the Jade Chamber which floats above Liyue Harbour. Obtainable through Wish Banner and Paimon's Bargains.

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Tartaglia

  • Vision: Hydro
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Snezhnaya
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Tartaglia, who also goes by the name Childe, is the Eleventh of the Futui Harbingers and brings danger with him wherever he goes. Tartaglia became obtainable during the Farewell of Snezhnaya Event Wish Banner. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Ganyu

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Ganyu is the secretary to the Liyue Qixing--a committee made up of seven merchants and business leaders who govern Liyue. She's graceful, quiet, and seeks the well-being of those who reside in Liyue. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Rosario

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Rosaria is a sister of Mondstadt's Church of Favonius though you wouldn't expect her to be as she doesn't take part in the Church's activities. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Yoimiya

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Yomiya is the current owner of Naganohara Fireworks in Inazuma and is well-loved in the community as the "Queen of the Summer Festival." She is a talented pyrotechnician and has a passion for fireworks, while always looking out for the people around her. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Amber

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Amber is the Outrider of Mondstadt's Knights of Favonius and the Gliding Champion. She is the first character, besides Paimon, the player meets upon reaching Teyvat. Obtainable for free during the game's Prologue.

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Chongyun

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Chongyun is an exorcist who roams the land of Liyue as his base of operations. He is also the heir to a clan of exorcists and has abilities superior to most. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Diona

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Despite Diona being the bartender of Mondstadt's Cat's Tail tavern, she hates alcohol and wants to rid the region of the wine industry--even if she is talented at what she does. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Hu Tao

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Polearm
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

As the 77th Director of Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, Hu Tao's role is to oversee Liyue's funeral affairs. She's quirky and full of life and knows an awful lot about the history of Liyue and its Adepti. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Qiqi

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Qiqi is the young apprentice and herb gatherer at Babu Pharmacy in Liyue Harbor. As she is "blessed" by the adepti with a body that cannot die, so she's practically a zombie. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Bennet

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

An orphan who was raised in Mondstat's Adventurer's Guild. Bennet is plagued with bad luck but still remains optimistic and good-natured despite his unfortunate past. Obtained through Wish Banner and Paimon's Bargains.

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Xingqiu

  • Vision: Hydro
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Xingqiu is the second son of the Feiyun Commerce Guild of Liyue and has a reputation for being polite, well-mannered, while also being very interested in literature. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Fischl

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Calling herself the "Prinzessin der Verurteilung", Fischl travels with a night raven companion named Oz. Fischl also serves as an investigator for the Adventurers' Guild where she has also earned recognition. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Razor

  • Vision: Electro
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

An orphan who was literally raised by wolves, which provides the reason why he acts like one. The people of Mondstadt say that he is a wolf spirit in human form, most at home in the wild with his wolfpack. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Sayu

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Shuumatsuban's resident ninja who just wants a nap. Sayu has mastered all kinds of ninjutsu and is often employed for her skillset. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Xinyan

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Liyue's sole rock 'n' roll musician who loves to put on a show for any audience who will watch. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Albedo

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Sword
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Five-stars

An alchemist based in Mondstadt in the service of the Knights of Favonius, Albedo holds the title of "Genius" due to his research. He desires the limitless knowledge left behind by previous generations of scholars. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Yanfei

  • Vision: Pyro
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Liyue
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Yanfei is the child of an Adeptus father and human mother, as visible by her long, animal-like horns on the side of her head. She now lives in the care of Madame Ping and serves as the legal advisor for the people of Liyue. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Sucrose

  • Vision: Anemo
  • Weapon: Catalyst
  • Region: Mondstadt
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Sucrose is another alchemist of Mondstadt who works as an assistant to Albedo and the Knights of Favonius. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Aloy

  • Vision: Cryo
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Unknown
  • Rarity: Five-stars

Aloy is an agile hunter from the Nora tribe--best known for her appearance in Horizon Zero Dawn. Aloy was obtainable for free on the PlayStation 5 as a timed exclusive before later releasing on PC as well.

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Arataki Itto

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Claymore
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Five-stars

The First and Greatest Head of the Arataki Gang in Inazuma, Arataki Itto is an intrepid man with Oni blood running through his veins. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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Gorou

  • Vision: Geo
  • Weapon: Bow
  • Region: Inazuma
  • Rarity: Four-stars

Gorou is the general of the Watatsumi Army resistance forces. Obtainable through Wish Banner.

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