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Genshin Impact is an open-world action RPG that is set in the world of Teyvat. Guide includes what is Genshin Impact, how to play, game mechanics, gacha system, characters, & more.

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Genshin Impact Wiki Guide & Tips

What Is Genshin Impact?

Open-World Action RPG

Open-World Action RPG

Genshin Impact is an open-world action RPG that is set in the world of Teyvat. The main story revolves mainly around the Traveler from another world who is set out to find the whereabouts of the other twin after the incident with the Unknown God.

Explore & Discover Teyvat

Explore & Discover Teyvat

Together with the best traveling companion Paimon, the Traveler explores different regions of Teyvat and helps various people from diverse nations along the way.

Exploration Progress System Guide

Choose A Twin As Your Main Character

Choose A Twin As Your Main Character

Select the twin of your preference at the beginning of the game but remember that the chosen twin cannot be changed later in the game.

Aether or Lumine?

Gacha System

Accumulate Primogems For Pulling Characters & Weapons

Accumulate Primogems For Pulling Characters & Weapons

The Primogems you earn from opening chests, quest rewards, & in-game purchases can be used to pull characters & weapons. Since this is a gacha system, the result of the pull is based from sheer luck and pity counter.

How To Play Genshin Impact?

Hack And Slash Gameplay

Hack And Slash Gameplay

The playstyle of Genshin Impact is third-person Hack 'n' Slash where you can utilize 4 different characters consecutively.

Combat System

How To Perform An Action?

How To Perform An Action

Each character has a set of actions that can be executed namely Normal/Charged ATK, Elemental Skill, & Elemental Burst. The actions that a character can make depends on the talent kit and role. You can also switch to another character by tapping their icon on the right side of the screen.

Platform & Control For Switching To Another Character

PlatformControl
PCPress the corresponding number button
PSPress the corresponding controller button
MobileTap the icon on the right side

Knowing A Character's Role

Knowing A Character

Each character has a unique talent kit and you can see the character's role depending on how the talent kit works. For instance, if the character can restore significant amount HP means the character can be a healer.

Learning A Character's Element

Learning A Character's Element

Aside from the role, you should also learn about a character's element since the elements play a significant part in both exploration & combat. The character's element is indicated by an accessory embellished on the character which known as Vision.

Elements & Elemental Reactions Guide

How To See A Character's Element

Access Characters Archive
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How To Access Characters Archive
Tap the Paimon icon on the upper left part of the screen
2
How To Access Characters Archive
Select Characters Archive
3
How To Access Characters Archive
Tap the icon on the lower left part of the screen then tweak the filter according to preference

If you do not own a specific character but wanted to learn about the element, you can see all available characters and their respective element in the characters archive.

See All Characters Per Element

All Elements
PyroHydroAnemoElectroDendroCryoGeo

Create A Lineup

Team That Consists Of 4 Characters

Team That Consists Of 4 Characters

There are many character to choose from but you can only include 4 character when creating a team.

Characters That Need To Be Included

To have an effective team, you should have DPS, support, & healer. However, this may be modified depending on your capabilities. One example is when you feel safe with just a shielder, you can opt not have a healer.

Best Team Comp & Party Build Guide

Elemental Resonance & Synergy

Elemental Resonance & Synergy

Elemental Resonance provides bonus effect on the team depending on the enabled resonance. To activate an Elemental Resonance, you must have at least 2 characters with the same element in a single lineup.

Elemental Resonance Chart & Guide

Improve Your Gameplay

Ascend Characters To Increase Character & Talent Level

Ascend Characters To Increase Character & Talent Level

The base stats of a character depends on the level and the effectiveness of a character's talents depends on the talent level. In addition, note that you need to ascend your character first before you can level up the talents.

Upgrade Weapon & Artifacts For Better Performance

Upgrade Weapon & Artifacts For Better Performance

Having an upgraded weapon & artifacts can improve the performance of a character so find the best weapon & artifact for a character then upgrade it up to highest possible.

Weapon-Related Articles

Weapon Ascension Guide

Co-Op Is Available

Invite Or Join Other Players

Invite Or Join Other Players

Co-op is a system where you can either invite other players or join another player's world. However, you can only accept up to 3 players when inviting them over to join in your world.

How To Unlock Online Multiplayer?

Some Instances Can Disable Co-Op Feature

There are some instances where co-op feature is unavailable. One instance is when you are completing a domain that is involved in a story quest.

Where To Play Genshin Impact?

Available On Several Platforms

Available Platforms

Image Source: Genshin Impact Official Site

Genshin Impact can be played in 3 different platforms namely PC, PlayStation, & mobile.

Link Your Account To Gain Access In Different Platforms

Link Your Account To Gain Access In Different Platforms

Image Source: HoYoverse Official Site

To be able to play your account across different platforms, you need to link your account first. For instance, if plan on playing between PC & PlayStation, you must link your PSN account to your HoYoverse account first since there is no PSN login option on PC.

How To Link Your Genshin Account?

Switch Version Is Still Unavailable

Switch Version Is Still Unavailable

Image Source: Genshin Impact Official Youtube Channel

There was an official trailer that featured the availability of Genshin Impact on Nintendo Switch. However, it is still unclear when will it become available.

Genshin Impact On Switch

Cross-Platforms Interactions Are Possible

Cross-Platforms Interactions Are Possible

You can play with your friends across all available platforms as long as you and your friends are in the same server.

Genshin Impact Side Games

Genius Invokation TCG

How To Play Genius Invokation TCG?

How To Play Genius Invokation TCG?

Use Genius Invokation cards to fight and win countless duels. There are numerous NPC challengers that you can invite for a duel, including weekly guest challengers.

TCG Genius Invokation Gameplay Guide

You Can Duel Other Players

You Can Duel Other Players

Aside from NPCs, you can also duel other players and clash in real time.

How To Unlock Multiplayer Mode In TCG?

Obtain More Cards And Expand Your Deck

Obtain More Cards And Expand Your Deck

To have an amazing Genius Invokation TCG experience, it is recommended to obtain more cards and expand your deck. However, remember that you can only include 3 character cards & 30 action cards in 1 deck.

How To Get Cards In TCG?

Web Event

Web Event

From time to time, Genshin Impact releases a time-limited web event where you can get rewards including Primogems. You can typically participate in web events thru your default web browser.

Web Event List

Fishing

Fishing

Fishing is a feature that can also be considered a side game as it can consume a significant amount of time, especially if you want to purchase fishing-related products.

Fishing Spots Guide

Aim For Weapons

Aim For Weapons

You can buy fishing-exclusive weapons from the Fishing Association NPC such as The Catch from Inazuma & End of the Line from Sumeru.

Fishing Association Guide

Aim For Collectibles

Aim For Collectibles

Aside from fishing-exclusive weapons, you can also get numerous collectibles from fishing including furnishings and gadgets such as fishing rods.

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