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Primogems are the premium currency in Genshin Impact.

Uses

Primogems can be used to

Obtaining Primogems

Renewable Sources

Source Price
(USD)
Primogems Genesis Crystals
Blessing of the Welkin Moon (30 Days) $5 2,700 300
Battle Pass (42 Days) $10 680 -
Commissions (4 Daily, 30 Days) - 1,800[Note 1] -
Spiral Abyss Floors 9–12 (~15 Days) - 600[Note 2] -
HoYoLAB Community Daily Check-In (Monthly) - 60 -
  1. Each Daily Commission rewards 10 Primogems. Completing all 4 Daily Commissions and speaking to Katheryne rewards an additional 20 Primogems, giving a total of 60 Primogems each day.
  2. The Spiral Abyss rewards 600 Primogems for completing Floors 9–12 with 9 stars on each floor; every 3 stars on a floor rewards 50 Primogems. The floors reset twice a month.

You can also obtain Primogems by converting them from Genesis Crystals, however note that you cannot convert it vice versa.

Non-Renewable Sources

Trivia

  • The word Primogem is a portmanteau of the words "primordial" and "gem".
  • The Chinese, Japanese, and Korean term for Primogem is "原石" (primordial stone). The wording follows the game title Genshin "原神" (primordial god) and the term for demigods allogenes (also "原神").

Other Languages

Language Official Name Literal Meaning
English Primogem
Chinese
(Simplified)
原石
Yuánshí
Primordial Stone
Chinese
(Traditional)
原石
Yuánshí
Japanese げんせき
Genseki
Primordial Stone (also Rough Gemstone)
Korean 원석
Wonseok
Primordial Stone (also Rough Gemstone)
Spanish ProtogemaProtogem
French Primo-gemmePrimogem
Russian Камень Истока
Kamen' Istoka
Beginning Stone
Thai Primogem
Vietnamese Nguyên ThạchPrimordial Stone
German UrgesteinPrehistoric Rock
Indonesian Primogem
Portuguese Gema EssencialEssencial Gem

Change History

Released in Version 1.0
Version 1.0
  • The icon for the primogem was changed.

Version 0.0.1 (CBT1)

  • Primogems were added to be used as the premium currency.
  • The icon for the primogem was the following:

References

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