Genshin Impact v1.6 Tier List: All Characters Ranked From Best To Worst

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With each patch and update, new characters have been added to Genshin Impact's extensive roster, allowing players to enjoy and adapt their playstyle according to their quests and preferences.

Currently, with a total of 34 characters available in the game, and a dozen more to be added with the debut of the Inazuma region, starting with update 1.7, it can be difficult to know which are your best ones. options once you want to board. on your journey to defeat Teyvat's greatest threats.



So in this article we bring you a guide with the tier lists of each of the best characters based on their main weapons. Although some of them can be difficult to obtain due to their rarity, their effectiveness and usefulness in battle make them essential pieces for any team.

Genshin Impact Character Tier List - How It Works

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These tier lists will be divided into five tiers, which we will describe below:

  • Level S: The best characters in the game, taking into account the current metagame.
  • Level A: Remarkable and very good characters, useful whatever the situation you are facing.
  • Level B: Good characters who can balance our team if we don't have the best ones.
  • Level C: Not so bad characters, but they should be replaced by better ones as soon as you get the chance.

It goes without saying, but it's worth pointing out nonetheless, tier lists aren't an exact science, especially in a game where most of your party preferences will depend on your luck or even your own tastes, but it will give you a better perspective on how to build your team in the best possible way.



Without further ado, let's get started.

Bow characters

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Thanks to her Elemental Burst, Venti has a lot of CC while her high energy recharge rate allows her to spam her abilities faster, as for Ganyu, she can create many skill combos that can deal with large mobs of enemies.

Tartaglia has one of the highest DPS through her entire arsenal, also dealing melee damage using her Hydro daggers, and Diona can provide plenty of shields and healing, while her Cryo abilities can easily freeze multiple enemies. at a time.

Fischl can handle the Electro DMG continuously through his crow Oz, useful for many elemental reactions, and finally Amber is useful for puzzles and can be useful in an emergency whenever you want to blow up enemy camps or deal with shields and wooden structures.

Catalyst characters

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Thanks to his bombs and high base attack stats, Klee can become as strong as a supernova in battle, though his range can be a bit tricky. Mona is one of the best supports because she can immobilize multiple enemies at once, allowing for cryo reactions, and her taunting ghost can protect your other units.

Yanfei, has plenty of powerful charged attacks thanks to his Scarlet Seals passive, which increases his damage potential, while Sucrose can launch enemies into the air with his Anemo skills, and his Burst allows for good elemental reactions in a gigantic vortex.


Barbara is the ultimate healer, fantastic for emergencies, although she has the weakest base attack in the game, Ningguang's unique shield can help shape the fight as it blocks projectiles and grants buffs, and her attacks can deal a lot of DPS, and Lisa's Electro skills are good due to her high base attack, but are just a bit useful compared to other Electro characters advancing through the story.


Claymore Characters

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Diluc is one of the best DPS characters in the game, with the highest base attack power and devastating Pyro abilities, however, the introduction of Eula in update 1.6 installed her as the better alternative, as it can inflict massive amounts of physical damage. thanks to his stacks, Cryo abilities, and quick strikes.

Razor is one of the best close combat characters thanks to his skills that increase his melee damage, but his lack of utility with elemental reactions can be quite difficult to deal with. Beidou is an explosively powerful character who can cope with any challenge you face in front of her, however, she depends on how much you upgrade her power, so unless you have the resources to get her full potential, this not worth having on your team.

Chongyun's Cryo abilities allow you to do many elemental reactions that can immobilize and defeat any enemy, if paired with a good Hydro character. Noelle might be a little weak compared to the others, but her stats and defensive abilities make her one of the most tanky. As for Xinyan, she has the best basic attack of all 4-star characters, becoming a good option in case you don't have Diluc or a good Pyro character on hand yet.


Polearm Characters

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Hu Tao's attacks can deal large amounts of Pyro DMG through her Elemental skill, and combined with her Burst, she can become a high damage OP dealer. Zhongli's geographic abilities make him one of the most sought after characters in the game, with high damage and plenty of resilience in combat.


Xiao is a DPS-based character, able to hit multiple enemies at the same time and with her Burst, becomes a demon that can destroy anything in its path.

Rosaria's arsenal makes her a very useful character for her Cryo AoE reactions, and Xiangling can be a good alternative for a Pyro character thanks to her area skills and fast attacks.

sword characters

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Although Bennett doesn't have such impressive attack stats, his bonus damage and healing along with good elemental control make him one of the best utility characters around. Moving on to Xingqiu, his elemental skills can provide DMG reduction as large elemental reactions, making him a fantastic Sub-DPS unit.

Albedo has skills that make him more viable for dealing with hordes of enemies, while Qiqi has good attack stats as well as healing abilities that affect your entire team.

Jean's versatility as a support and sub-DPS is fantastic for your team, with CC abilities and HP regen, and Kazuha has a lot of potential both as a DPS character and as a support, with abilities Anemo that can hit your 473ur enemies, to create amazing elemental reactions.

Kaeya is one of those characters who, after the main story begins, comes up against another sword user, but her cryo skills can come in very handy at times, and Keqing has some of the best stat combinations that, with her electro power, makes her an incredible hand-to-hand fighter.

Finally, the Traveler's attacks aren't very damaging, but his ability to change Elements makes up for it.

Genshin Impact 1.6 Tier List (Photo: miHoYo/Tierlists.com)

And that's it, with this we conclude our list of deep character levels, while we hope it helps you to enjoy your journey through Teyvat to the fullest.

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