[Top 10] Genshin Impact Best Boys Ranked Good To Best

Two good boys just eating dango

Who doesn’t like a good boy? And I’m not talking about pets. I’m talking about those boys that make you go “he’s so cute!” and “he’s so nice!”. Well, Genshin Impact is a game that doesn’t lack any type of characters, there’re lots of good boys too. In this guide, we’ll show you ten of the best good boys in the game. Get ready!

10. Xiao

We can start with Xiao, the Jaksha from Liyue. Although his job entails having lived through thousands of years, we can still consider him a good boy. He’s as nice as they come, helping both humans and gods alike.

He may be a little “tsundere”, not showing his feelings because he doesn’t want to get hurt. However, he’s still nice and he will come to help you whenever you call him.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • His Elemental Burst allows him to strike from the air and come crashing down on foes.
  • Elemental Skill makes him suitable for exploration
  • Close-range attacks are fast and easy to use.
  • Able to deal massive damage without constellations unlocked.
  • Plunging at any height with Xiao won't result in taking DMG.

9. Kazuha

Next, we have Kaedehara Kazuha. He’s a fantastic support, both as a comrade in battles and as a friend for life. As a person who has passed through hard things in life, he can understand the pain you may carry so you can lean on him for support.

In battle, you can lean on him for lots of reasons, elemental mastery increase, passive damage, swirl damage, crowd control, energy recharge… Whatever you want, this best boy can give you.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • High Elemental Mastery buffs to support team
  • Acts like a ''battery'' for Energy Recharge
  • Powerful passive Swirl DMG as a Sub DPS
  • Easy exploration with Skill and Passive Talent

8. Gorou

In 8th place, there’s Gorou, a new character from the last region updated: Inazuma. As you can see, he’s from an animal race, that’s where the dog ears and tail come from you know. Being half doggy, he’s a good boy for sure! 

In battle, he’s helpful as well. Increasing defense within an area, and causing passive damage and other increases are some of the abilities he possesses. Moreover, his bow is not for show, he can launch Geo canons with ease.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Boosts DEF, interruption resistance, and Geo DMG.
  • Buffs the entire party's DEF after using Elemental Burst.
  • C4 can heal active characters during Elemental Burst.
  • C6 can increase Geo CRIT DMG.
  • Displays Inazuma Specialties on the minimap.

7. Albedo

Albedo is the next boy on the top. He’s an alchemist from Mondstatd who learned his ways from a professor from an ancient civilization. He’s another good boy who’s not a boy at all, being a homunculus for hundreds of years.

Even so, his love for the protagonist and the rest of the characters from Mondstadt is extremely big, and he’ll do anything in his power to protect them. Most of all, Klee is his little sister, so he’ll protect her with his life.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Provides large AoE of Supplemental Geo DMG.
  • Has one of the lowest Elemental Skill CDs at 4s.
  • Gives an additional 125 Elemental Mastery after using Elemental Burst.
  • Can use DEF % Artifacts like Noelle, lowering the building difficulty.

6. Razor

Razor is a wolf-boy. What more do you want? He’s nice enough to play with Klee whenever she wants and powerful enough to protect her when danger approaches. Is Klee a detector of good boys? It seems so.

In his case, he’s a DPS. His Physical Damage is above most characters, so in battle, he can carry your team like your typical DPS. Just rely on him to destroy the monster that threatens your life.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Naturally high Physical DMG
  • Combines Physical DMG and Electro.
  • Elemental Burst gives large damage and defense boost.

5. Childe

In the second half, we find Childe. His official name is Tartaglia, but when talking about good boys, Childe is a better fit. Being one of the 11 Harbingers, he’s sure to be proficient in battle skills. However, that’s not the only thing he can do.

If you’ve played his Legendary mission, you’ve learnt all about his life in Snezhnaya. His brothers all depend on him, with Teucer being the center of his attention. He even plays as a toy seller to hide his dangerous job from him!

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Can swap from Melee to Ranged with Elemental Skill.
  • Elemental Burst changes depending on combat stance.
  • DMG spikes up on fights with multiple enemies.
  • Melee attacks constantly apply Hydro.

4. Itto

Arataki Itto may be one of the oldest characters in looks. However, he’s still a child at heart. He constantly plays with children, and his favourite game is battling with Onikabuto. As you can see, even if his oni race conveys rage and fury, he still behaves like a little child. He has a grandmother and a brother that he needs to protect, so that’s where he uses his strength. And, of course, he’ll protect you as well.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • High Base CRIT Rate.
  • High Charged Attack DMG when enhanced with Super Strength Stacks from Normal Attacks & Elemental Skill.
  • Elemental Skill taunts enemies.
  • Elemental Burst increases overall DPS.

3. Chongyun

Now, on the third place of the podium, we find Chongyun. This cute little exorcist goes all around Liyue looking for people that need his help. Because of his positive attitude, he can exorcise demons with ease, so he dedicates his life to that.

In his hangout stories, you’ll get to know more about him, what worries him, what is that he wishes for, and how to help him. And you will help him, because who wouldn’t? He’s definitely a good boy and they deserve all the help.

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Elemental Skill converts melee damage into cryo for the team.
  • Low Elemental Burst energy cost
  • Elemental Skill allows him to move across the water.

2. Bennett

The silver medal goes to Bennett. Born in Mondstadt and raised by the Adventurer’s Guild, he became an adventurer himself. His main quality: his bad luck. He’s another character you’ll get to know better through hangouts, and you’ll cry.

Why? Well, even though he’s cute and just wants to help, people don’t even want to be near him. Poisonous food, storms, and even empty treasure are what awaits his adventure team. But, what does it matter to you? He’s a good boy worth spending time with!

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Provides powerful ATK buff and healing.
  • Chargeable and spammable Elemental Skill.
  • Can easily apply pyro to set-up reactions.

1. Thoma

Finally, at the end of the top, we find Thoma. Thoma was born in Mondstadt but became stranded on Inazuma after the Closed-Borders Decree. He was taken in by the Kamisato Clanand takes care of all the household chores.

How can he not be a good boy? He can be your stay-home husband that helps around the house, he’s able to defend himself from the Shogun, and more importantly, he has a dog called Taromarou that manages a tea shop!

What Makes This Character Great:

  • Provide shields with Elemental Skill and Burst.
  • Can apply off-field Pyro reactions with Elemental Burst.
  • C6 provides a boost to the party's Normal, Charged, and Plunge Attacks.


As you can see, there’re boys for everyone, and all of them are really good. Old, young, cute, handsome… Whatever you want. But this isn’t just for show, they’ll help you in battle why giving off an aura of calmness that every good boy has. Just another reason to play Genshin Impact! 


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