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Non-Player Characters (NPCs) are characters which that cannot be controlled by the player, including, but not limited to unobtained playable characters.

  • For a complete list of all NPCs, see Category:NPCs.
  • Some NPCs serve certain functions in the game, see below:

Vendor NPCs

Some NPCs in Genshin Impact serve as shops and will sell items to players. Most shops will restock their wares every day. For a detailed list of the items each shop offers, visit the Vendor's page.

Icon Type Vendors
Icon Souvenir Shop.png Souvenir Shop Emblem Mondstadt.png Marjorie
Emblem Liyue.png Xingxi
Emblem Inazuma.png Mikoshi Genichirou
UI General Goods.png General Goods Emblem Mondstadt.png Blanche
Emblem Liyue.png Dongsheng
Emblem Inazuma.png Aoi
UI Restaurant.png Restaurant Emblem Mondstadt.png Sara
Emblem Liyue.png Chef Mao
Emblem Inazuma.png Shimura Kanbei
UI Blacksmith.png Blacksmith Emblem Mondstadt.png Wagner & Schulz
Emblem Liyue.png Master Zhang
Emblem Inazuma.png Hajime
Icon Fishing Supplies.png Fishing Association Emblem Mondstadt.png Nantuck
Emblem Liyue.png Jiawei
Emblem Inazuma.png Kujirai Momiji

Reputation NPCs

The player can interact with these NPCs to access the City Reputation menu of the nation they represent. Their location is indicated by the Icon Dialogue Reputation.svg icon on the map.

Nation Name Location Map
Emblem Mondstadt.png Hertha City of Mondstadt, Starfell Valley NPC Location Hertha.png
Emblem Liyue.png Ms. Yu Liyue Harbor, Sea of Clouds NPC Location Ms. Yu.png
Emblem Inazuma.png Madarame Hyakubei Kamisato Estate, Narukami Island NPC Location Madarame Hyakubei.png

Mining Outcrop Search NPCs

Some NPCs can be asked to mark out the respawning Mining Outcrops that mainly contain Magical Crystal Chunk veins that respawn at 06:00 daily.

Name Location Map
Mondstadt
Davy Brightcrown Canyon, Brightcrown Mountains NPC Location Davy.png
Doolan Thousand Winds Temple, Starfell Valley NPC Location Doolan & Patchi the Curious Daytime.png
Draff Springvale, Windwail Highland NPC Location Draff Daytime.png
Wagner City of Mondstadt, Starfell Valley NPC Location Schulz & Wagner.png
Liyue
Iron Shoulder Blackcliff Forge, Sea of Clouds NPC Location Iron Shoulder.png
Master Zhang Liyue Harbor, Sea of Clouds NPC Location Master Zhang.png
Pan Guan'er Jueyun Karst, Minlin NPC Location Pan Guan'er.png
Shizhuang the Strong The Chasm NPC Location Shizhuang the Strong.png
Inazuma
Hajime Inazuma City, Narukami Island Location Amenoma Smithy.png
Ikuhara Gai Kujou Encampment, Kannazuka NPC Location Ikuhara Gai.png
Kagawa Bourou Village, Watatsumi Island NPC Location Kagawa.png
Miyazaki Saburou Fort Fujitou, Yashiori Island NPC Location Miyazaki Saburou.png
Qiuyue Ritou, Narukami Island NPC Location Qiuyue.png

Dialogue Reward NPCs

Some NPCs give a rewards for a specific dialogue option when talking to them, which is sometimes after other dialogue options. Once this dialogue option has been taken, a specific one-time reward will be given and the dialogue option will no longer appear subsequently.

Time Trial NPCs

Dandy is an NPC in Liyue that provides gliding challenges in 4 locations with 3 time trial challenges each, offering Common Chests, Exquisite Chests, and Precious Chests.

Kid Kujirai is an NPC in Inazuma that provides Temari challenges in 6 locations. Finishing his Temari challenge successfully three times grants a Precious Chest, and allows the player to play custom games of Temari (in Co-Op Mode) freely at any time at that location.

Event NPCs

These are characters that are involved in non-story events and are usually the representative character for those events. Some of them can be interacted with to access certain menus.

For a complete list of all event-exclusive NPCs, see Category:Event-Exclusive NPCs.

Icon Name Events Notes
Icon Windtrace.svg Gygax Windtrace Interact with Gygax to open the Windtrace Matching Menu
Honglang Divine Ingenuity Appeared in the introductory quest Divine Ingenuity (Quest)
Icon Energy Amplifier.svg Hosseini Various Appeared in Energy Amplifier Initiation, Shadow of the Ancients, and Energy Amplifier Fruition
Kayabuki Ikkei Hyakunin Ikki Appeared in the introductory quest Hyakunin Ikki: The Greatest Battle
Icon Five Flushes of Fortune.svg Ji Tong Five Flushes of Fortune Interact with Ji Tong to obtain rewards
Icon Theater Mechanicus.svg Komakata Theater Mechanicus: Stage of Wonders Interact with Komakata to open the Theater Mechanicus menu
Icon Dialogue BoxOfMarv.svg Liben Marvelous Merchandise Interact with Liben to open the Box o' Marvels menu
Icon Moonlight Merriment.svg Linyang Moonlight Seeker Appeared in the introductory quest The Many Matters of the Moonchase Festival, interact with Linyang to get Moonlight Seeker hints
Icon Invitation of Windblume.svg Lizzie Invitation of Windblume Appeared in the introductory quests Ballads of Breeze, Bullseye Balloons, and Floral Freefall
Icon Of Drink A-Dreaming.svg Luka Of Drink A-Dreaming Interact with Luka to participate in the event
Muzhen Thunder Sojourn Appeared in the Thunder Sojourn event quests
Plauen Invitation of Windblume Appeared in the introductory quest Peculiar Wonderland
Icon Theater Mechanicus.svg Ruijin Theater Mechanicus (Version 1.3) Interact with Ruijin to open the Theater Mechanicus menu
Icon Dialogue Flower.svg Sakuya Dreams of Bloom Interact with Sakuya to exchange for Dreambloom seeds from Sakuya's Flowers
Shousen Phantom Flow Appeared in the introductory quest Phantom Flow: Phantasmal Blade
Icon Lost Riches.svg Ulman Lost Riches Interact with Ulman to open the Treasure Book
Icon Wondrous Shadows.svg Yuan Rong Fleeting Colors in Flight Interact with Yuan Rong to open the Wondrous Shadows menu
Icon Even Mountains Tremble.svg Zhiping Even Mountains Tremble Appears in the Primo Geovishap's introductory quest No Restoring This Past Land of Beauty

Notable NPCs

These are characters that either:

  1. Have some major role in the game's or the manga's story.
  2. They are mentioned in playable character's stories and/or voice-overs and have either:
    • Appearances in the story.
    • Enough information is known to be able to generate a general profile.
Icon Name Nation Notes
Archon Quests
Character Andrius Thumb.png Andrius Mondstadt Supporting character in Chapter I
Character Baizhu Thumb.png Baizhu Liyue Supporting character in Chapter I
Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
NPC Cloud Retainer Thumb.png Cloud Retainer Liyue Supporting character in Chapter I
Character Dvalin Thumb.png Dvalin Mondstadt Antagonist in the Prologue
NPC Halfdan.png Halfdan Khaenri'ah Supporting character in Chapter II
Character Kazuha's Friend Thumb.png Kazuha's Friend Inazuma Supporting character in Chapter II
Character Madame Ping Thumb.png Madame Ping Liyue Supporting character in Chapter I
NPC Moon Carver Thumb.png Moon Carver Liyue Supporting character in Chapter I
NPC Mountain Shaper Thumb.png Mountain Shaper Liyue Supporting character in Chapter I
Character Paimon Thumb.png Paimon N/A Secondary main character
Traveler's companion
Character Scaramouche Thumb.png Scaramouche Inazuma Antagonist in Chapter II
Character Signora Thumb.png Signora Mondstadt Antagonist in the Prologue and Chapter II
NPC Unknown God Thumb.png Sustainer of Heavenly Principles N/A Antagonist in the Prologue
Character Teppei Thumb.png Teppei Inazuma Supporting character in Chapter II
Character Traveler's Sibling Thumb.png Player's Choice N/A Antagonist in the Prologue and Chapter I
Teyvat Chapter Storyline Preview
Character Cyno Thumb.png Cyno Sumeru Representative for Act III: Sumeru
Character Iansan Thumb.png Iansan Natlan Representative for Act V: Natlan
Character Lynette Thumb.png Lynette Fontaine Representative for Act IV: Fontaine
Character Lyney Thumb.png Lyney Fontaine Representative for Act IV: Fontaine
Character Pulcinella Thumb.png Pulcinella Snezhnaya Representative for Act VI: Snezhnaya
Manga
Character Barnabas Thumb.png Barnabas Sumeru Antagonist
Character Collei Thumb.png Collei Sumeru Protagonist
NPC Crepus Thumb.png Crepus Mondstadt Supporting character
Character Cyno Manga Thumb.png Cyno Sumeru Supporting character
Character Dottore Thumb.png Dottore Snezhnaya Antagonist
Character Krupp Thumb.png Krupp Unknown Supporting character
NPC Lord Lawrence Thumb.png Lawrence Mondstadt Antagonist
NPC Linda Thumb.png Linda Mondstadt Supporting character
Character Seamus Thumb.png Seamus Mondstadt Supporting character
NPC Ursa the Drake Thumb.png Ursa the Drake Mondstadt Antagonist
Character Vennessa Thumb.png Vennessa Mondstadt Protagonist
Story and Voice-Over Mention
Character Alice Thumb.png Alice Mondstadt Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Scaramouche Thumb.png Scaramouche Inazuma Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Rhinedottir Thumb.png Rhinedottir Khaenri'ah Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Skirk Thumb.png Skirk Unknown Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Tsaritsa Thumb.png Tsaritsa Snezhnaya Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Varka Thumb.png Varka Mondstadt Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Character Yaoyao Thumb.png Yaoyao Liyue Mentioned in character stories/voice-overs
Other
NPC Katheryne Thumb.png Katheryne N/A Appears in various quests and events

Trivia

  • When the "Crowd Density" graphics setting is "High," background NPCs will appear in some locations. These NPCs have no names displayed over their head and cannot be interacted with.

Voice Actors

Behavior

Change History

Released in Version 1.0
Version 2.6

Version 2.5


Version 2.4


Version 2.3


Version 2.2


Version 2.1


Version 2.0


Version 1.6


Version 1.5


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Version 1.2


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Version 1.0

  • NPCs were released.
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