Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Best Team & Characters January 2021

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Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: January 2021⇓

NOTE: characters are ranked based on the strength they have at constellation 0. You can unlock up to x6 constellation for the character and empower it further. At constellation 6, almost all the characters do well – all you need to do is pair them wisely(considering synergies, elemental reaction, and skills – check the Genshin Impact best teams January 2021 rankings below for more details). This article showcases the Genshin Impact tier list in five major tier ranks: OP/Best tier(Tier 1), Good tier(Tier 2), Average tier(Tier 3), Below Average tier(Tier 4), and Trash tier(Tier 5). The tier list features 5-star characters as well as top-tier 4-star characters of Genshin Impact! Here’s brief info on the tiers: – 

  • Best OP Characters – Tier 1 List
  • Good Characters – Tier 2 List
  • Average Characters – Tier 3 List
  • Below Average Characters – Tier 4 List
  • Trash Characters – Tier 5 List

Now, without further ado, let’s check out the top-tier best characters featured in this Genshin Impact tier list: – 

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Tier 1 Characters List⇓

In this tier, we have listed the OP characters who perform very well – building them wisely with weapons and artifacts can unleash full potential. You can get one of these top-tier characters at the start by rerolling. Read the Genshin Impact reroll guide here(PC, Android, iOS). Let’s have a look at their tier ratings, builds, and skill info: – 

  • Diluc – Tier 1
  • Klee – Tier 1
  • Tartagila Childe – Tier 1
  • Venti – Tier 1
  • Albedo – Tier 1
  • Mona – Tier 1
  • Fischl – Tier 1
  • Xingqiu – Tier 1
  • Bennett – Tier 1
  • Jean – Tier 1
  • Qiqi – Tier 1

Diluc: – 

  • Genshin Impact Tier List 2021 Rank: Tier #1
  • Role: DPS
  • Star: 5-Star
  • Element: Pyro
  • Skills: with normal and charged attacks, Diluc slashes the enemy. Other skills: Pyro DMG, Area DMG, knocks back enemies
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Wolf’s Gravestone
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Crimson Witch of Flames
  • Read more about Diluc here

Klee: – 

  • Element: Pyro
  • Genshin Impact Tier List 2021 Rank: Tier #1
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Skills: – with normal and charge attack, you can unleash Pyro DMG(AoE). Other skills: hurls Jumpty Dumpty that bounce multiple twice and inflict Pyro DMG every bounce. Summons Sparks ‘n’ Splash to strike surrounding enemies
  • Recommended Weapon Build: Skyward Atlas
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Crimson Witch of Flames
  • Read more about Klee here

Venti: –

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  • Element: Anemo
  • Genshin Impact Tier List 2021 Rank: Tier #1
  • Role: Support
  • Star: 5-Star
  • Skills: – with the normal attack, you can cast back-to-back shots with a mystic bow. With the charged attack, you can strike a charged bow that inflicts Anemo DMG. Other skills: summons a Wind Domain to unleash AoE DMG. Continuous Anemo DMG 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – The Stringless
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Viridescent Venerer(Improves Anemo DMG)
  • Read more about Venti here

Mona: –

  • Overall Tier List: Tier 1
  • Element: Hydro
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Skills: AoE hydro DMG on enemies. Taunt enemies. 
  • Recommended Build: Wine and Song
  • Recommended Artifact: Scholar
  • Read more about Mona here

Fischl: –

  • Genshin Impact Tier List 2021 Rank: Tier #1
  • Element: Electro
  • Role: Support
  • Star: 4-Star
  • Skills: Fischl inflicts x5 back-to-back strikes with the basic normal attack, electro DMG with the charged ATK. Other skills: – AoE Elector DMG. OZ form that buffs the user; + movement speed, DMG reduction(received)
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – The Stringless(+Elemental DMG)
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Gambler
  • Read more about Fischl Here

Xingqiu: – 

  • Overall Tier List Rank – Tier 1
  • Element – Hydro
  • Role: Support
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Skills: – rapid strikes to enemies with the sword. Hydro DMG to the enemies. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Sacrificial Sword
  • Recommended Artifact: – Noblesse Oblige

Qiqi: – 

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  • Genshin Impact Tier List 2021 Rank: Tier #1
  • Element: Cyro
  • Role: Healer
  • Star: 5-Star
  • Skills: with normal skill, you can unleash rapid strikes. Cyro DMG to surrounding enemies. Mark enemies with Talisman effect – the character regenerates HP upon hitting enemies marked with this
  • Recommended Weapon Build: -Sacrificial Sword
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Maiden Beloved
  • Read more about Qiqi here

Tartaglia Childe: –

Bennett: –

  • Overall Tier List: Tier 1
  • Element: Pyro
  • Skills: normal and charged attack unleashes rapid strikes on the enemies. Other skills: Pyro DMG
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Favonius Sword(Energy Regen.)
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Resolution of Sojourner
  • Read more about Bennett here

Jean: – 

Genshin Impact Tier List Best Characters Guide

  • Element – Anemo
  • Overall Tier List: #1
  • Star-Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: Healer
  • Skills: – picks up the enemy with the power of wind, unleash x5 back-to-back strikes. Other Skills: – Anemo DMG on enemies. HP Regeneration and healing. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – The Flute
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Noblesse Oblige
  • Read more about Jean here

Extras: Genshin Impact Codes for PC, Android & iOS

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Good Characters Tier 2 List⇓

In this tier, we have listed the characters that do well against the enemies; with the performance that almost matches with the tier 1 characters when equipped with the right weapons and artifacts: – 

  • Diona – Tier 2
  • Keqing – Tier 2
  • Ningguang – Tier 2
  • Razor – Tier 2
  • Xiangling – Tier 2
  • Zhongli – Tier 2

Diona: –

  • Overall Tier List Rank: #2 Tier
  • You can learn more about Diona Here

Keqing: –

Genshin Impact Tier List Best Characters Guide

  • Overall Tier List: Tier 2
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Element: Electro
  • Skills: rapid strikes on enemies with the normal attack. Electro DMG(AoE), 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: The Flute
  • Recommended Artifact: Gladiator’s Finale
  • Read more about Keqing here

Ningguang: – 

  • Overall Tier: Tier #2
  • Element: Geo
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Skills: Ningguang’s normal and charged attack inflicts Geo DMG on the enemy. Others: AoE Geo DMG and tackles certain ATKs from enemies by creating a jade screen.  
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Skyward Atlas(+ Elemental DMG Bonus)
  • Recommended Artifact Build – M. Artist(+ Normal and Charged ATK). 
  • Read about Ningguang Here

Razor: – 

  • Overall Tier List- Tier 2
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Element – Electro
  • Skills: – Electro DMG to nearby enemies
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Wolf’s Gravestone
  • Recommended Artifact: – Gladiator’s Finale
  • Read more about Razor here

Xiao: – 

  • Element – Anemo
  • Overall Tier List: #2
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Skills: – rapid attacks, Anemo DMG, reduces allies’ falling DMG(passive)
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Primordial Jade Winged-Spear
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Gladiator’s Finale
  • Read more about Xiao here

Xiangling: – 

Genshin Impact Tier List Best Characters Guide

  • Element: Pyro
  • Overall Tier List: #2 Tier
  • Star Grade: 4-STAR
  • Role: DPS/Support
  • Skills: – uses the spear to unleash back-to-back strikes with the normal attack. Strikes enemies with the charged attack. Xiangling summons Panda in the battle – the Panda inflicts AoE Pyro DMG. Uses tornado/Pyrodano to inflict AoE DMG. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Kunwu’s Iris Rift
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Gladiator’s Finale
  • Read more about Xiangling here

Extras: Genshin Impact Codes for PC, Android & iOS

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Tier 3 Characters List⇓

In this tier, we have put the characters with average to good performance ratings in the battle; with the right weapon and artifact build, you can improve their performance: – 

  • Barbara – Tier 3
  • Beidou – Tier 3
  • Chongyun – Tier 3
  • Sucrose – Tier 3
  • Xinyan – Tier 3

Barbara: – 

  • Overall Tier List- Tier 3
  • Element – Hydro
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Role: Healer
  • Skills: – normal and charge attack inflicts Hydro DMG. AoE Healing
  • Recommended Build: – Prototype Malice(Improves healing)
  • Recommended Artifact: – Maiden Beloved(Improves healing)
  • Read more about Barbara here

Beidou: – 

  • Overall Tier List Rank- Tier 3
  • Element – Electro
  • Skills: – normal and charged attack slash the enemies. Electro DMG to enemies. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Wolf’s Gravestone
  • Recommended Artifact: – Martial Artist
  • Read more about Beidou here

Chongyun: – 

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  • Element – Cryo
  • Overall Tier List – #3 Tier
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Role: DPS
  • Skills: – the normal/basic attack skill helps you unleash x4 powerful back-to-back strikes. With charged attack, you can strike nearby enemies. Other skills – AoE Cryo DMG on enemies. Summons x3 spirit blades that descend and explode to cause massive DMG. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Wolf’s Gravestone
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Gladiator’s Finale
  • Read more about Chongyun here

Sucrose: – 

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  • Overall Tier List Rank: Tier 3
  • Element: Anemo
  • Role: Support
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Skills: AoE Anemo DMG. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Sacrificial Fragments
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Viridescent Venerer
  • Read more about Sucrose here

Extras: Genshin Impact Codes for PC, Android & iOS

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Tier 4 Characters List⇓

In this tier, the characters with below-average to average performance ratings in the combat are showcased:  –

  • Kaeya – Tier 4
  • Lisa – Tier 4
  • Noelle – Tier 4
  • Traveler – Tier 4

Kaeya: – 

  • Overall Tier List Rank: – Tier 4
  • Element: – Cryo
  • Role: Support
  • Star Grade: 4-Star
  • Skills: – uses a blade/sword to strike enemies with normal and charged skills. Others: – Cryo DMG to enemies
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – The Alley Flash
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Noblesse Oblige
  • Read more about Kaeya here

Geo Traveler: – 

Geo
  • Overall Tier List Rank- Tier 4
  • Element – Geo
  • Role: Support
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Skills: – rapid strikes with the sword. AoE Geo DMG. 
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Iron Sting
  • Recommended Artifact: – Noblesse Oblige
  • Read more about Traveler here

Lisa: – 

  • Overall Tier List – Tier 4
  • Element – Electro 
  • Skills: – Electro DMG, AoE Electro DMG
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Prototype Malice
  • Recommended Artifact: – Noblesse Oblige
  • Read more about Lisa Here

Noelle: –

  • Overall Tier – Tier 4
  • Element: – Geo
  • Skills: – Noelle’s normal attack does consecutive strike, with the charged attack, Noelle strikes nearby enemies. Others: create a shield to absorb DMG. HP Regen. Geo DMG to nearby enemies. AoE
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Whiteblind(improves base ATK/DEF)
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Defender’s Will(Improves DEF)
  • Read more about Noelle Here

Anemo Traveler: – 

  • Overall Tier List- Tier 4
  • Element – Anemo
  • Star Grade: 5-Star
  • Role: Support
  • Skills: – strikes enemies using the sword. Anemo DMG(AoE)
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Iron Sting(Improves DMG)
  • Recommended Artifact: – Viridescent Venerer(Improves Anemo DMG)
  • Read more about Traveler here

Extras: Genshin Impact Codes for PC, Android & iOS

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Tier 5 Characters List⇓

In this tier, we have listed the characters that are bad – not recommended: – 

  • Amber – Tier 5, Tier 1 in Exploration

Amber: –

  • Overall Tier – Tier 5
  • Element: – Pyro
  • Skills: – uses the bow to strike enemies and inflict Pyro DMG with normal and charged skills. Others: – Provokes enemy, AoE Pyro DMG
  • Recommended Weapon Build: – Royal Bow(Improves Shot DMG)
  • Recommended Artifact Build: – Wanderer’s Troupe
  • Read more about Amber here

Also, read: Genshin Impact Reroll Guide

Extras: Genshin Impact Codes for PC, Android & iOS

Genshin Impact Tier List 2021: Best Team Compositions January 2021⇓

Some recommendations on good team builds in Genshin Impact; 

  • Best Team 1:Diluc + Xingqiu + Chongyun + Bennett
  • Best Team 2: Klee + Xingqiu + Sucrose + Diona
  • Best Team 3: Tartagila Childe + Xiangling + Fisch + Bennett
  • Best Team 4: Keqing + Chongyun + Xingqiu + Bennett
  • Best Team 5: Razor + Xingqiu + Chongyun + Bennett
  • Best Team 6: Ningguang + Zhongli + Albedo + Bennett
  • Best Team 7: Noelle + Geo Traveler + Kaeya + Barbara
  • Best Team 8: Venti + Jean + Klee + Keqing
  • Best Team 9: Venti + Qiqi +Diluc + Ningguang

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So that’s all we got in this post on Genshin Impact Tier List 2021(January) Global Mobile(Android, iOS)/PC/PS – Best Characters(5-star and 4-star) Guide. This tier list and best team list was last updated in 2021. 

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