Welcome to our Genshin Impact beginner’s guide. Here we’re going to give you a few tips on what you should and shouldn’t do if you want to get the most out of Genshin Impact. Now, it’s important to note that this is all just advice, because Genshin Impact isn’t all that hard really, so you can ignore this and still have a good time.
However, if you’re here for the power fantasy along with all of the attractive characters, then following our Genshin Impact beginner guide is a surefire way to make sure you wind up pretty darn powerful at the end of the day, no matter which characters you decide to simp for.
Genshin Impact Beginner’s Guide – Top Tips
Do Your Commissions Daily
If you only learn one thing from this guide let it be that you should do your commissions every day. It’s literally free Primogens, which are the premium currency of Genshin Impact. Doing all of your commissions will net you 60 of these rare gems every day. All you need to do is hit Adventure Rank 12 and then do the World Quest called “Every Day a New Adventure,” and you’ll be able to undertake these.
Cough Up For The Blessing Of The Welkin Moon
While we’re talking about earning those Primogens, if you’re wondering what, if any, purchases you should make, then Blessing of the Welkin Moon is actually a good deal. Not only will you get 300 Genesis Crystals up front, which you can turn into Primogens, but you’ll also get 90 Primogens a day for 28 days. If you have this and also do your commissions daily, you’ll be able to do a 10-pull in the wishes every ten days or so.
Use Your Daily Resin
Resin is basically your energy for the day. You don’t need it for story quests or general exploration, but you will if you want to claim rewards from fighting bosses, farming EXP and gold from the Blossom of Revelations and Blossom of Wealth, and farming artifacts and character upgrade materials. Make sure you get the most out of your Resin, because it’s essential for powering up. Also, hit up Liyue and raise your reputation rank to 3 once your Adventure Rank is 25 and you’ll be able to craft Condensed Resin, which halves the amount of time you’ll need to take on some of these tasks.
Do Not Use Your Fragile Resin Until You Are AR 45
As you progress through Genshin Impact, you’ll be given a fair few Fragile Resin items, which grant you an additional 60 Resin. It’s tempting to use this as you need it, but save it until you hit AR 45 instead. This is because up until that point, any artifact farming you can do won’t be as efficient, whereas if you take on the highest difficulty in any artifact domain, you’ll be guaranteed a five-star artifact. Just don’t use them until you need to farm later on in the game. Please.
Make sure you enjoy the vastness of Genshin Impact and go wherever you want to. There are so many chests, items to find, teleport waypoints to unlock, and side quests to uncover, that exploration is absolutely your friend. You also get given Primogens whenever you open chests and do other things too, so it’s worth your while.
Mark Things On Your Map
If you spot any item that you’re not sure how to get just yet, mark it on your map. The world of Teyvat is mind-bogglingly massive, and you’ll forget if you don’t make the most of the pin system. You’ll eventually want to have found everything there is to find, so make the most of being able to leave yourself reminders to help future you out.
World Quests Will Unlock More World
Quests in Genshin Impact are broken down into different categories. Story Quests are specific to individual characters, Archon Quests are the main storyline, and World Quests usually unlock new areas that you can’t get to yet. Make sure you complete the World Quests when you can, because you’ll often find new bosses for new materials, or any number of other bonus things to farm or explore.
Think About Team Composition
Genshin Impact is all about utilising your whole team. There are an almost infinite number of ways to build your team, but make sure you’re thinking about it. Having two characters of the same element on your team will give you an array of different bonuses for different builds, for example. It’s usually worth having a healer or a shielder on your team to keep you alive, having a character who does most of the damage, and then having the other two characters be ones that compliment your main damage dealer. There aren’t many wrong answers when it comes to how you build your team, but make sure you put some thought into it.
Read What Your Characters Do
Our final point in this Genshin Impact beginner guide is that you should read what your characters do. There are a lot of characters that will benefit more from having HP or Elemental Mastery than just having attack. Min-maxing can help you get the most out of a character, but you need to know which stat you should be chasing. Also, most DPS characters should have a crit rate of around 70% and crit damage of at least double that. There’s a lot of maths going on in the background of each fight, so it can change, but it’s a good rule of thumb.