Genshin Impact combat system Genshin Impact combat system is built on the efficient use of different elements. When you master these strategies by switching to the correct part or character, you can make combo attacks that will instantly eliminate enemies. We’ve put together an extensive tutorial on the game’s combat system and how to use each of its components effectively.
Every Genshin Impact character has a particular set of abilities related to a particular element, except for the Traveler (the principal character). In our beginners’ guide, the Traveler will be capable of switching from Anemo or Geo spells while interacting with the Statue of the Seven in certain areas.
Here’s a list of all game elements and characters that make use of them:
- Anemo (Wind) The Traveler (starts by using Anemo), Jin, Venti, Saccharose, Xiao
- Geo (Earth) – Traveler (can change to Geo when he clicks on the Statue of the Seven in the Li Yue region), Noel, Ningguan
- Pyro (Fire) – Amber, Diluk, Xiang Ling, Bennett, Clee
- Crio (Ice) – Keia, Cheongyun, Kiki
- Electro (Lightning) – Lisa, Fischl, Razor, Beidou, Keqin
- Hydro (Water) – Barbara, Mona, Sinciu
- Dendro (Nature) – unknown
You’ll have four squad members at the start to play (Traveler, Amber, Keia Lisa, Keia, and Traveler Lisa) The other players are only available in the event that you’re fortunate enough to be able to win them by Prayers or buy them for real money.
- 1 Effects of Elemental and Combos
- 1. 1 Combustion
- 1.2 Freezing
- 1.3 Superconductivity and overload
- 1.4 Swirl
The effects of Elemental and Combos
There are certain nature features that require to be activated by a particular elemental. For instance, some switches and receptacles are marked with an elemental symbol which requires you to make use of your skills to activate these features. As a result, you’ll be awarded a great reward.
We’ve identified the possible combinations that are dependent on the status of the item.
|Effects||Electro + Pyro||Fire damage|
|Superconductivity||Electro + Cryo||Ice damage; reduce defense level|
|Freeze||Crio + Hydro||Freezes the adversaries|
|Freeze||Crio + Pyro||twice the damage at the time Pyro is activated; 1.5 multiples the amount of damage when Cryo triggers.|
|Vaporization||Hydro + Pyro||twice the damage the moment Hydro triggers. 1.5 multiples the amount of amount of damage occurring when Pyro triggers|
|Burning||Piro + Dendro (i.e. Tree)||Effect of point fire; utilized to torch enemies” wooden shields|
|Electric current||Electro + Hydro||Electric shock|
|Vortex||Anemo + Pyro, Cryo, Electro and/or Hydro||Add more damage to the element that spreads the item onto other enemies nearby|
|Crystallization||Geo + Pyro, Cryo, Electro and/or Hydro||Creates a tiny crystal that enhances resistance to a specific element|
It’s pretty complex, but there’s only one main conclusion that can be drawn from this whole mess It is recommended to create a group of characters who use various kinds of elements. This is advantageous due to the many combinations you can make.
Be aware that The Cryo element can also be useful if you need to cross lakes and rivers. Since swimming decreases the hero’s endurance, it is possible to traverse bodies of water by freezing the water safely.
Superconductivity and overload
Most players utilize Cryo and Pyro to debuff enemies , and afterwards shift into Electro to activate overload, or even Overdrive. AoE damage is an excellent weapon to take on large numbers of opponents.
If you’ve already learned the fundamentals of Genshin Impact and the Genshin Impact combat system, you can now identify the best characters for the team. To do this, you can refer to our manual, that can be found on