Updated on March 8, 11:30 a.m. (GMT+8): Added more guides.

Genshin Impact immerses players in the wonderful elemental world of Teyvat.

As travelers progress through the main story, they’ll also have to figure out how to unlock regions, ascend world levels, and utilize all seven elements to create deadly combos.

Mtashed's Bennett mechanic that turns him into a strong DPS
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Bennett is simply unstoppable with Mtashed’s hack

To help you learn the ropes of HoYoverse’s popular online RPG, here’s a list of our Genshin gameplay guides, including an explainer of elemental reactions and how to download the game and invite friends into a session.

Complete list of Genshin Impact guides

Faruzan materials fiddling with device in Genshin Impact
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General gameplay

How to download GenshinStep-by-step guide on how to download and play the online RPG on PC, Android, and PlayStation 4 and 5
How to unlock co-opQuick guide on how to unlock the co-op feature in Genshin
How to add friendsTutorial on how to add players to your friend list with their UID
How to cookTutorial on how to use stoves to create dishes that give bonus stats and replenish HP
How to feed animalsLearn how to feed cats, dogs, and foxes with food items in Genshin
How to unlock the Sumeru regionGuide on how to unlock the Sumeru region in Genshin
How to unlock Genshin Impact’s Sumeru underwater waypointGuide on how to unlock the underwater waypoint around Sumeru’s Vissudha Field
Chronicled Wish in Genshin Impact explained: How does it work?A detailed explanation of Genshin’s Chronicled Wish system, introduced in version 4.5
Genshin Impact wish guide: 7 commandments you need to followLearn the unspoken rules of wishing in Genshin
Seal on the Stone Pillar: How to unlock Ruin Machines in SumeruLearn how to unlock this unique stone pillar in Sumeru
Genshin Impact national team composition
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What is the Genshin National Team composition?

Elemental gameplay

Guide to elemental reactionsLearn how each elemental reaction works and what kind of benefits come with creating reactions
How to change the Traveler’s elementLearn how to change your main character’s element through Statues of the Seven
How to use Bloom and CatalyzeIn-depth explanation of the two Dendro reactions, Catalyze and Bloom, and how you can use them
Guide to Elemental MasteryA detailed guide on how to utilize Elemental Mastery after the introduction of Dendro reactions
Fischl, Xingqiu, Kuki, and Tartaglia for Genshin Taser composition
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Genshin Taser composition

Team composition guides

Genshin Taser compositionLearn how to build a party that uses Hydro and Electro reactions
National Team compositionTutorial on a budget-friendly composition that consists of 4-star characters
How to create more teamsLearn how to create more team pages for easier access to specific compositions
3 reasons why Xiao is the best main DPS in Genshin Impact right nowFind out how Xiao fits in your team composition
Candace is the cheapest 4-star support in Genshin Impact who’s worth investing inFind out why Candace is one of the best 4-star support characters in Genshin
Lumine next to XP books from Genshin Impact
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How many XP books do you need to reach level 90?

Ascension and leveling guides

How to beat Ascension Quest 1Quick tips and tricks to help you beat the first major Ascension quest
How much Mora do you need to reach level 90?The total amount of Mora needed to reach level 90, and how you can efficiently farm Mora
How many XP books do you need to reach level 90?The total amount of Hero’s Wits needed to reach level 90, and how you can efficiently farm XP books
Genshin calculatorA useful application that helps you calculate how many materials you need for a certain character and their levels
How to build Condensed ResinGuide on how to craft Condensed Resin, a variant of Resin that doubles your rewards from Ley Line Outcrops and domains
Triple Crown achievementDetailed explanation of the Triple Crown, an upgrading achievement that puts three Crowns of Insight on a specific character

Farming specialty guides

Here are guides that teach how to farm local specialties, including sample farming routes and which characters need them.

How to farm Fungal SporesNahida, Tighnari, Nilou, Traveler
How to farm Sand Grease PupaAlhaitham
How to farm ScarabsCyno

Boss guides

Setekh Wenut of Genshin Impact
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Here are guides to help you beat Genshin’s most formidable bosses, including advice on how to deal with boss attacks, the best elements to use, and which character needs their respective drops.

Setekh WenutAlhaitham
The Algorithm of Semi-Intransient Matrix of Overseer NetworkCandace, Faruzan
Electro RegisvineCyno, Dori
Jadeplume TerrorshroomCollei, Tighnari
End of the Oneiric Euthymia (Raiden Shogun domain)Cyno, Ayato, Traveler, Candace, Collei, Shinobu, Nilou, Heixou, Tighnari, Yae Miko
Aeonblight DrakeLayla, Nilou, Wanderer
Dendro HypostasisNahida, Yaoyao

Character information

Full list of playable charactersComplete list of all playable characters that list out their weapon, rarity, and version release
Full list of ArchonsLearn about the seven godly figures that rule over the nations of Teyvat
Full list of Fatui HarbingersGet to know the eleven Harbingers that control the enemy faction, Fatui
List of Inazuma charactersRead about all the playable characters from the nation of Inazuma, including the Electro Archon, Raiden Shogun
Raiden Shogun’s real nameLearn the official titles and names of Raiden Shogun and their origins
Story of Dendro Archon NahidaA detailed rundown of Nahida’s origin as the Dendro Archon and her importance to the region of Sumeru
List of Fontaine charactersRead about all the playable characters from the nation of Fontaine
Genshin Impact fishing guide Nantuck
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In-game events and modes

How to fish in GenshinGuide on how to unlock the fishing mechanic and where to find fishing locations
List of all Genius Invokation guidesLearn how to unlock and play Genshin’s TCG game mode
Serenitea Pot guideTutorial on how to gain access to your own Serenitea Pot, a customizable realm for you and your characters
All answers to A Thousand Questions with PaimonFull list of answers for the web event, A Thousand Questions with Paimon
How to get a free 4-star character in Genshin Impact’s Lantern RiteFind out how to obtain a free 4-star character in Lantern Rite

Skins and outfits

How to get the free Xingqiu skin Bamboo Rain in Genshin ImpactA guide on how to get Xingqiu’s free skin
Full list of Genshin character outfits: How to get, price, discountsA list of all skins and outfits in Genshin

Free weapons

How to get Cursed BladeLearn how to get the Cursed Blade, a free 4-star sword for Kazuha
How to get Sapwood BladeStep-by-step guide on how to get the Sapwood Blade, a free 4-star sword that can be used for Dendro compositions
Genshin Impact wish commandments
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Here’s how you should really spend your Primogems

How to get free Primogems

9 easy ways to get free PrimogemsA compilation of the easiest tasks in Genshin that rewards Primogems
List of Genshin Impact codesAvailable Genshin Impact codes that you can redeem through the official site
5 unique Genshin Impact achievements5 interesting Genshin achievements that reward you with free Primogems
Shaggy sumpter beast secret questDo this secret Sumeru quest for a few extra Primogems
Neko is a Cat questHelp Neko the Cat build a shrine in exchange for a handful of Primogems
HoYoLab Check InGuide on how to earn free Primogems by logging into Genshin’s official site

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