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Best Exploration Team Guide

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Best Exploration Team Guide for Genshin Impact 3.3 includes recommended characters for exploring, roles, taxi, mobility, specialty & ore farming, puzzles & gimmicks, & more!

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Best Exploration Team

Great For Exploring The Open World

In this guide, you can see various characters that are great for exploring the open world. Each character in the team has a specific role for exploration. Build an exploration team based on the available characters in your roster.

General Exploration Team

Main DPSSub DPSSupportHealer
ScaramoucheWandererYelanYelanZhongliZhongliSayuSayu

Why Is General Exploration Team The Best?

Wanderer Can Temporarily Fly

Wanderer's Skill enables him to float for a brief period. It does not consume stamina since the Skill has its own "stamina" gauge.

Yelan & Sayu Skill

When holding the Skill of Yelan & Sayu, the movement speed is temporarily boosted. It does not consume stamina which is great to use whenever available to conserve stamina. In addition, Sayu enables Anemo resonance with Wanderer which is helpful for exploration.

Zhongli As A Support

As a Geo character, Zhongli can easily break multiple ores. Holding Skill conjures a shield that protects the active character while reducing the elemental & physical resistance of nearby enemies and a monolith that can give a buff if Tenacity of the Millelith x4 is used. Burst can petrify the enemies for a short period which is helpful in combat.

Free-To-Play Exploration Team

Main DPSSub DPSSupportHealer
RazorRazorAmberAmberSucroseSucroseBarbaraBarbara
Substitute & Details
Substitute Characters
Shikanoin HeizouHeizou
KaeyaKaeya
Main DPS
Similar to Razor's passive talent, Heizou & Kaeya can conserve stamina while sprinting.
AloyAloy
FischlFischl
Sub DPS
It is good to have at least 1 bow user in the team in case you encountered Bloaty Floaty & floating Anemo Slime.
Anemo TravelerAnemo Traveler
XianglingXiangling
Support
The role of support is to amplify or synergize with the DPS for better damage output. Usual supports have crowd control, debuff, and off-field element application
DoriDori
NoelleNoelle
Healer
Besides combat, HP can also decrease when falling from certain heights which is why healers are vital when exploring. Also, it is good to have at least 1 claymore user in the team in case you encounter ores. Claymore users can break ores with Normal Attack.

Why Is Free-To-Play Exploration Team Good?

Razor's Abilities

Razor

Razor can deal heavy physical damage to enemies. As a claymore user, he can easily break multiple ores. He can also decrease stamina consumption while sprinting.

Amber's Abilities

Amber

Amber is useful in combat, especially when hitting the weak points of Ruin enemies. As a bow user & Pyro character, she can apply Pyro from afar which is required to solve some gimmicks & puzzles. She can also decrease stamina consumption while gliding.

Sucrose's Abilities

Sucrose

Sucrose has great crowd control that can be convenient when fighting against hordes of lightweight enemies. Her Burst can also compress the drops of defeated enemies.

Barbara's Abilities

Barbara

Besides restoring HP, Barbara's Skill can decrease the stamina consumption of the active character by 12% throughout the duration. In addition, she can provide a buff to the next character if Thrilling Tales is used.

Genshin Taxi Characters

Fast Mobility & Conserves Stamina

The listed characters are helpful for convenient exploration. Some can conserve stamina while sprinting, gliding, climbing, & swimming while others have fast mobility that does not consume stamina at all.

Fast Mobility

Fast Mobility Without Stamina Consumption

Some characters can briefly boost their movement which is great to use in turns with regular movement that requires stamina.

Fast Mobility On Combat

Abilities with fast mobility are also useful in combat.

Alternate Sprint

Alternate Sprint
MonaMonaAyakaAyaka

Alternate Sprint Versus Regular Sprint

Alternate sprint is faster than a regular sprint. The downside of alternate sprint versus regular sprint is the inability to dash backward and sharp turn; alternate sprint can only do u-turns and curve turns.

Alternate Sprint On Water

Alternate sprint is also useful for traversing bodies of water and the speed is the same as doing it on land.

Useful Abilities For Exploration

Displacement With Ability

Some characters can displace themselves quickly which is useful for exploration.

Gain Altitude With Ability

Some characters can create Geo construct that can be used as a platform to gain altitude. Geo construct can also be used to some gimmicks & puzzles such as pressure plate.

Crowd Control & AoE Characters

Anemo Crowd Control

Lure Enemies With Crowd Control

The characters listed below have great crowd control that can compress lightweight enemies altogether.

Gather Drops With Crowd Control

Besides lightweight enemies, some crowd control can also affect the drops from defeated enemies.

Skill & Burst With Wide AOE

Area of Effect: Circular
GanyuGanyuAyatoAyatoShenheShenheKeqingKeqing
AlbedoAlbedoKuki ShinobuKuki ShinobuLisaLisaRosariaRosaria
TighnariTighnariColleiColleiDendro TravelerDendro TravelerJeanJean
Area of Effect: Frontal
DilucDilucAyakaAyakaKleeKlee-
Area of Effect: Projectile
NingguangNingguangYae MikoYae MikoFischlFischl-
Area of Effect: Mark
NahidaNahidaMonaMonaChildeChildeYelanYelan
Area of Effect: Self-Buff
XiaoXiaoRaiden ShogunRaiden ShogunCynoCynoNoelleNoelle
RazorRazorYanfeiYanfei--
Area of Effect: Around the Character
KaeyaKaeyaXianglingXianglingBeidouBeidou-

The listed characters above are powerful that can damage & clear many enemies at once. Include them in your team if you plan to farm for ascension materials from enemies in the open world.

Ascension Guide Materials & Requirements

Resources Characters

Unique Resources Farming

Unique Resources Farming
KleeKlee
Mondstadt
QiqiQiqi
Liyue
YanfeiYanfei
Liyue
GorouGorou
Inazuma
TighnariTighnari
Sumeru
-

The listed characters are helpful for gathering useful resources in the open world. Include them in your team if you plan to hoard specialties & stockpile resources for cooking & Serenitea Pot.

Ore Farming

Ore Farming
NingguangNingguang
Mark & Break
RazorRazor
Break
ZhongliZhongli
Break

Break Many Ores Simultaneously

Break Many Ores Simultaneously

By holding the Skill of Razor & Zhongli, you can break many ores in an area all at once. Razor can also break ores with Normal Attack since he is a claymore user.

Useful Talent For Farming

Other Resources Farming
SayuSayuCrystal Core
AloyAloyRaw Meat, Chilled Meat, & Fowl
ThomaThomaFish in Inazuma
NahidaNahidaConvenience for harvesting materials
IttoIttoMultiplier for gathering wood

Use Sayu When Farming Crystalflies

Sayu's passive talent enables you to approach crystalflies without startling it. The crystalflies would only fly away the moment you start to gather.

Use Nahida For Convenience

Use Nahida For Convenience

Nahida's Skill enables you to get resources from a distance and you can only get up to 5 resources per Skill cast.

Gimmick & Puzzle Characters

Characters Good For Solving Gimmicks & Puzzles

Use Characters Accordingly

Use Characters Accordingly

Different characters are useful depending on the gimmicks & puzzles like elemental monuments.

Pile Of Rocks

Loose Rock Piles
RazorRazorZhongliZhongli

Use Claymore Or Geo Character

Use Claymore Or Geo Character

Claymore users & Geo characters can break piles of rocks with ease. Loose rock piles have an orange color when using elemental sight.

Torches & Vines

Torches & Vines
AmberAmberYoimiyaYoimiya

Use Pyro & Bow

Use Pyro & Bow

Pyro is needed when encountering it during exploration. It is recommended to use bow users so you can trigger it even from a distance.

Floating Targets

Bloaty Floaty & Floating Anemo Slimes
GanyuGanyuYoimiyaYoimiyaTighnariTighnariYelanYelan

Use Bow Characters

Use Bow Characters

The recommended characters above have a special aim charge which makes it easier to hit a floating target

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