Genshin Impact has a host of cool and powerful characters to unlock and level up. This guide on How To Get Characters In Genshin Impact explains the gacha-like system where you can summon special characters using specific items, which a chance of unlocking some of the games strongest characters.
If you are playing solo in Genshin Impact you can have up to 4 permanent characters in your party. If you are playing with a friend in multiplayer, you can have up to two permanent characters each. In a group of 4, you can have one character each. Each character has unique abilities, different progression options, different weapon types, and control over a certain element. As such, it’s an exciting and worthwhile venture when unlocking new characters. There are several basic methods of unlocking new characters that we go over below.
How To Get Characters In Genshin Impact
Your primary source of unlocking new characters, at least at the beginning of the game, is to follow the main story. The main story provides you with multiple characters of different elements so you can respond to, and complete, most of the initial elemental challenges and objectives that stand in your path.
The other method is using Wishes. This feature doesn’t unlock until you reach the library in the main story. You’ll have some Wishes to use for free but after that, most of the Wishes you obtain will be through real money purchases on the in-game item shop.
Lastly, there are events. These are limited time events and offer different items on a regular basis so make sure to check them often to see if you’re able to unlock new characters to add to your party.
Be sure to check out our guide on getting free wishes with in-game currency.