Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact is a magical open-world action role-playing game with a strong anime aesthetic. Here's how to get started, learn the basics, and thrive in the world of Teyvat with the help of our tips, tricks, guides, and walkthroughs for the game's many updates and events.

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Everything you need to know about Yae Miko in Genshin Impact

God’s Plan.

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Genshin Impact Yelan release date, leaks, rumors, and Fu Hua connection

Look to the future.

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Everything you need to know about Yaoyao in Genshin Impact

Can I get a Yaoyao right nownow?

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Everything you need to know about Yun Jin in Genshin Impact

This singer and dancer is no pushover.

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Everything you need to know about Shenhe in Genshin Impact

This Cryo polearm character is a loner.

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Everything you need to know about Gorou in Genshin Impact

The new top dog is almost here.

Leaks

Genshin Impact version 2.3 leak reveals 7 new characters coming to the game

Save your primogems

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'Genshin Impact' Childe Tartaglia banner: 7 items to farm before 2.2 update

Childe is expected to get a rerun in 'Genshin Impact' Version 2.2. Ahead of the update, this he needs to reach his strongest level.

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Genshin Impact Kokomi Banner: Is it worth the Wishes and Primogems?

Need a healer?

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Everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact Baal Banner

Baal to be wild.

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Everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact Yoimiya Banner

Avert your eyes.

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5 items to farm now for Aloy's arrival in 'Genshin Impact'

The archer will be free for all players.

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'Genshin Impact' Baal materials: 4 items to farm ASAP for Raiden Shogun

Baal is joining 'Genshin Impact' next patch, but you can start farming her materials right now. Here's what you need to get.

Crossover

Genshin Impact Aloy release date and Horizon Zero Dawn crossover details

The hero from Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to Genshin.

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Everything you need to know about Genshin Impact’s Ayaka Banner

Stay frosty.

Inazuma

Everything you need to know about Thoma in Genshin Impact

Drop the S!

Best Builds
Gaming

Genshin Impact Jean build makes her a hybrid healer and damage-dealer

A breeze to build.

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Genshin Impact Xiao build makes him a demonic damage-dealer

The devil’s in the details

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Genshin Impact Yun Jin build: Best weapons and artifacts for Geo support

Put on a show.

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Genshin Impact Shenhe build makes her a deadly ally for Ganyu and Eula

Don’t forget to play ice.

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Genshin Impact Barbara build turns Mondstadt's idol into a hybrid healer

Singing in the rain.

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Genshin Impact Gorou build transforms him into the ideal Geo support

Dog of battle!

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Genshin Impact Itto build makes the Oni king a fearsome damage-dealer

Raise a ruckus.

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The best Genshin Impact Aloy build makes easy prey of your enemies

Get ready for the hunt.

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Genshin Impact Diona build takes advantage of her powerful support magic

Stay frosty.

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Genshin Impact Thoma build takes advantage of his powerful Pyro shields

Taking care of business.

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The best Genshin Impact Kaeya build can freeze and shatter anything

Kaeya is low-key one of the best starting characters.

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Genshin Impact Childe build: Best weapons and artifacts for Tartaglia

Caught in a riptide.

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This Genshin Impact Sayu build makes her an essential support

This four-star is a solid free-to-play option.

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One Genshin Impact Eula build elevates her from zero to amazing

Cold wind strikes.

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The best Genshin Impact Rosaria Build lets you win with a single button

This killer has no chill ... and will stab everyone.

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Hu Tao build transforms Genshin Impact's worst hero into a formidable ally

Give Hu Tao the tools to be spooky.

Game Updates
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Genshin Impact Version 2.5 release date, leaks, and character banners

A long-awaited character will finally make her debut.

Update

Genshin Impact Version 2.4 release date, Enkanomiya, and new banners

What will the New Year bring?

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Genshin Impact Yelan release date, leaks, rumors, and Fu Hua connection

Look to the future.

Watch

Genshin Impact 2.4 livestream start time, how to watch, and what to expect

A closer look at Shenhe and Yun Jin.

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Everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Version 2.3

Are you ready for Itto?

Watch

Genshin Impact Version 2.3 livestream start time, how to watch, and what to expect

When can we expect the 2.3 livestream to air?

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Why you should keep hoping for Genshin Impact on Xbox consoles

The more, the merrier, right?

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Everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact 2.4 beta test

More players can apply to the next major beta test.

Update

Here’s exactly when you can play Genshin Impact Version 2.2

It’s nearly ready!

Watch

Genshin Impact Version 2.2 livestream start time, how to watch, and what to expect

Payback time.

Update

Here's exactly when you can play Genshin Impact Version 2.1

Is it ready?

Watch

Here's exactly when to watch the Genshin Impact Version 2.1 livestream

Time is of the essence.

Update

Here's exactly when you can play Genshin Impact Version 2.0

The Genshin go time.

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Everything you need to know about Genshin Impact Version 2.0

Skoot to Inazuma!

Livestream

Here's exactly when to watch the Genshin Impact Version 2.0 livestream

When is it going down?

Update

Here's exactly when you can play Genshin Impact Version 1.6

New Banners, new heroes, and a new location.

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Gaming

Genshin Impact Jean build makes her a hybrid healer and damage-dealer

A breeze to build.

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Everything you need to know about the Genshin Impact Windtrace event

It’s time to channel your inner Sayu.

Brrrr

10 best Genshin Impact Cryo characters, ranked

Frozen solid.

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Genshin Impact Xiao build makes him a demonic damage-dealer

The devil’s in the details

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Genshin Impact Enkanomiya key sigil locations and 3 more secrets to explore

Tackle these secrets in the submerged realm first.

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Genshin Impact Yun Jin build: Best weapons and artifacts for Geo support

Put on a show.

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Genshin Impact Shenhe build makes her a deadly ally for Ganyu and Eula

Don’t forget to play ice.

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7 essential items to farm for Shenhe in Genshin Impact 2.4

We stan an ice queen.

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How to complete the Genshin Impact Energy Amplifer Fruition event

Stock up on Primos ahead of 2.4.

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Everything you need to know about Genshin Impact's Switch port

When will Genshin come to Nintendo’s handheld hybrid?

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Genshin Impact Barbara build turns Mondstadt's idol into a hybrid healer

Singing in the rain.

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How to complete the Genshin Impact Misty Dungeon: Realm of Light event

Not to be mist.

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How to take down the Golden Wolflord in Genshin Impact

We’ve got a bone to pick with this dog.

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How to complete the Genshin Impact Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event

Snow it all!

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7 items to farm before Genshin Impact brings Albedo back in Version 2.3

Ascend the alchemist with this concoction of character materials.

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7 essential items to farm before Genshin Impact adds Gorou in Version 2.3

Find this furry's favorite treats.