How to get more stamina

As you explore around the world of Teyvat in Genshin Impact, you’ll want more stamina to climb up high cliffs and sprint for longer periods of time. To do this, you’ll have to find Geoculus and Amenoculus to give to the various Statues of the Seven around the map. Amenoculus are blue floating orbs that … Read more

Battle Pass weapons

The paid Battle Pass rewards a box called the BP Bounty, which allows you to pick one of the five following weapons: The Black Sword (sword) Serpent Spine (claymore) Solar Pearl (catalyst) The Viridescent Hunt (bow) Deathmatch (polearm) These weapons serve as great “budget” versions of five-star weapons, though some of them are used more … Read more

Battle Pass (Gnostic Hymn) explained

Upon hitting Adventurer Rank 20, you’ll unlock Genshin Impact’s Battle Pass. The Battle Pass uses a separate leveling system that requires you to complete simple daily and weekly quests. Our Genshin Impact Battle Pass guide explains how the Gnostic Hymn Battle Pass works and whether it’s worth buying. Each quest you complete will reward a … Read more

Diversify your team’s elements to an extent

Combat in Genshin Impact is element-based. You can mix two elements together to deal bonus damage or create a bonus effect, like freezing a target inflicted by water. Because of these combat considerations, you want to make sure you diversify your team with multiple elements. By swapping between your characters and using their abilities, you … Read more

Use Wishes carefully

Wishing is the gacha element of Genshin Impact, allowing you to randomly receive weapons and characters of varying rarity in exchange for premium currency. Players are able to do one Wish at a time, or do 10 Wishes at once. The only bonus associated with pulling 10 Wishes at a time is that it’s faster. … Read more

Keep track of the “-culus” you find

Amenoculus, Geoculus, and Electroculus are objects hidden around Teyvat. They can be found floating in caves, above cliffs, and many other locations. There are hundreds of them, so you’ll want to keep track of them as you find them, since you need all of these hidden blobs to increase your stamina.

Getting Started

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play action RPG that’s set in the world of Teyvat, home to seven different nations. Mondstadt and Liyue were first to be unlocked, and now, thanks to Version 2.0, you can also explore Inazuma, once you’ve completed the requirements. You’ll take on the role of either Lumine or Aether, separated twins … Read more

Appreciate Lower-Ranked Weapons

Five-star weapons are excellent, and you’re bound to get some from the Standard Banner. That said, don’t sneeze at three- or four-star weapons. When you first start your adventure, do not hesitate to improve and refine a three-star weapon to carry you through early Adventure Ranks. Weapons, such as the White Tassel spear and Slingshot … Read more

Skip the Weapon Banner

The last Primogem-hording bit of advice is this: Unless you have more money than you know what to do with, avoid spending Primogems on Wishes for use with Weapon Event Banners. Most newly introduced five-star characters have a signature weapon; a weapon that generally edges out four-star weapons. Unfortunately, earning these potent armaments requires rolling … Read more