In Genshin Impact, you can make almost every character viable with enough investment, however, who are the most popular characters? We’ve broken down the highest Genshin Impact pick rates as of update 2.8.
Genshin Impact can be pretty forgiving in the fact that you can build around almost any character you choose. With enough investment in Talents and levels, you can build your dream comp of your favorite units without much restriction.
Of course, some will be stronger and rank better than others, as seen in our tier list, but how you play Genshin Impact is up to you.
Despite this, some characters in the game are much more popular than others. We’ve got a list of the most popular as of the 2.8 update, with some interesting picks topping the Genshin Impact pick rate charts, based on data from the Spiral Abyss.
Updated August 4, 2022, with new pick rate stats.
Genshin Impact pick rates: Most popular characters in Spiral Abyss
No surprises here, but a lot of the game’s five-star characters are the most popular – especially for clearing Spiral Abyss. For those who have the luxury of affording to roll on every banner, you might have some of Genshin Impact’s best picks here.
Kazuha is the most popular with a 95.7% pick rate, according to stats from Spiral Abyss Analytics, drawing on data from over 5,000 players. Bennett (92.0%), Zhongli (91.0%), Venti (86.2%), and Kokomi (83.6%) also feature in the top five.
Genshin Impact pick rates list in update 2.8
The full list of each Genshin Impact character and their pick rates can be found below:
As mentioned above, this pick rate data is based on the Spiral Abyss, so this defines strong meta picks people are using to clear high-level floors. It’s a relatively small sample size too — as while there are over 5,000 participants, Genshin has millions of active players.
It is a good indication of the game’s meta, though. The pick rates also show who is popular, and maybe who you should look at rolling for in upcoming banners (like reruns).
We will update this with each new update, so keep an eye out as one of your favorites could soon become the best pick to choose.
So, there you have it – that’s everything you need to know about Genshin Impact pick rates for update 2.8. For more tips and tricks, make sure to check out our Genshin Impact guides:
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