All Genshin Impact Dendro characters: All current and rumored Dendro users

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With the release of the Sumeru update, Dendro characters are finally playable in Genshin Impact. Dendro is the game’s long-awaited seventh element, and the rarest on Teyvat. Here’s every Dendro user currently available in the game, and everything we know about upcoming characters rumored to be aligned with the new element. 

The Sumeru region has finally made its way into Genshin Impact thanks to the release of the Version 3.0 update, and with it comes new quests, characters, and the brand new Dendro element. Players have been eagerly awaiting to use the nature-focused element in battle, and the first couple of Dendro characters are now available to play.

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3.0 is a big update for the game with a lot of content for fans to jump into, and these new Dendro users are some of the most exciting additions in Sumeru. Below we’ve got a rundown of the latest Dendro wielders in the game, as well as leaked information about any upcoming characters who are rumored to be aligned with the element.

Without further ado, here’s everything we know about Dendro characters in Genshin Impact.

Dendro characters in Genshin Impact


Collei

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Collei was introduced to Genshin Impact in Version 3.0.
  • Rarity: Four-star
  • Weapon: Bow

The first four-star Dendro character featured in Genshin Impact is Collei. Introduced with the launch of Sumeru, she’s been a highly anticipated character since her first appearance in the official Genshin Impact manga series.

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Collei is a Dendro archer who has a variety of weapons at her disposal, including her trusty bow, a boomerang, and an adorable cat doll. She specializes in AoE damage with both her Elemental Burst and Elemental Skill dealing widespread damage. Her Floral Brush skill releases a boomerang-style ring that deals Dendro damage to targets when it’s thrown and also as it returns, while her Elemental Burst, Trump-Card-Kitty, throws out her mechanical cat sidekick who deals AoE damage.

The four-star fighter follows in the footsteps of her mentor Tighnari in wielding the Dendro element, though she has distinct abilities in comparison to her master. Players can currently obtain Collei for free by completing the Graven Innocence event tutorial.

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Tighnari

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Tighnari is a Forest Watcher in the Sumeru region.
  • Rarirty: Five-star
  • Weapon: Bow

Tighnari is the game’s first five-star Dendro user who was introduced alongside the Sumeru region. He’s the Avidya Forest Watcher and the lead ranger of the Dawson Rainforest who takes great pride in keeping the forest safe. He’s also the mentor of Collei.

Tighnari’s kit involves Dendro abilities that deal a lot of AoE damage, including a ranged Elemental Skill where he throws an object that debuffs enemies with the ‘Chaos’ effect. His Elemental Burst fires homing arrows that can ricochet onto additional targets which has the potential to deal a widespread amount of damage in just a single move.

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His powerful kit could make him a strong main DPS party member. Tighnari is currently available to pull for on his Verdant Strider banner which will be available until September 9, 2022.

Al Haitham

An official image of Al Haitham in Genshin Impact.HoYoverse
Al Haitham will play an important part in the Sumeru saga.
  • Rarity: ???
  • Weapon: ???

Al Haitham is another Dendro character who will be introduced into the game alongside the Sumeru region, while his release date hasn’t been confirmed yet, there are reliable leaks that suggest he could be made available in 3.4.

Little is currently known about Al Haitham’s abilities but he is rumored to wield a sword in battle. In one of the trailers HoYoVerse released in the lead-up to Sumeru – Prelude to Wisdom – it was officially confirmed that Al Haitham is “the person you meet by chance in Port Ormos” and that he “is from the Haravatat in Akademiya.”

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Details about his story quest and background are scarce but judging from this teaser, it seems he will play an important role in Travelers Sumeru adventures.

Nahida

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Nahida is one of Sumeru’s finest warriors.
  • Rarity: ???
  • Weapon: ???

Nahida is another Dendro character who will play a big part in the Sumeru story. She is known as the Dendro Archon and leads a civilization that values knowledge and wisdom above all else. Little is known about Nahida’s abilities in Genshin Impact aside from the fact she is a Dendro user.

She made her first cinematic appearance in the Prelude to Wisdom teaser. Nahida’s release date hasn’t been confirmed yet but a previous community leak has indicated that she could be coming to the game after Version 3.1.

Baizhu

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Baizhu could become a playable character in Genshin Impact.
  • Rarity: ???
  • Weapon: ???

Baizhu is an NPC in Genshin Impact who has been rumored to potentially become a playable Dendro character in the future. It’s more of a long shot, but there’s potential the Bubu Pharmacy owner makes his way into the game as a Dendro character. The NPC has a Dendro vision on his hip, and he has a deep knowledge of herbal medicine. This could make him a great healer or support.

However, there isn’t much solid info tying Baizhu to eventually becoming a playable character. For now, it’s mostly rumors and speculation, but NPCs have been turned into playable characters in the past ⁠— just look at Yun Jin.

Yaoyao

Yaoyao with Qiqi and Paimon in Genshin ImpactmiHoYo
Yaoyao has been rumored to be a playable Dendro character for a long time.
  • Rarity: ???
  • Weapon: ???

Yaoyao is more likely to become a playable Dendro character in the future. Originally leaked to come out in update 2.4 with the Chasm, that was delayed for Enkanomiya. We haven’t seen her yet but it’s looking more likely as Sumeru is now here.

Tied closely to Liyue as a friend of Qiqi’s and a close acquaintance of Xiangling and Ganyu, Yaoyao has been spotted in the game for quite a while. It’s just a matter of time until official details of her launch come out.


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