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How to Farm Primogems in Genshin Impact? Guide for new F2P players

Genshin Impact's in-game currency is called Primogems and is the most sought-after thing in the game. Players can get primogems in many different ways in the Genshin Impact for free. In this article, we will cover all the possible ways you can farm for primogems and make your account more efficient.

Being a Gacha Game, Genshin Impact's biggest selling point is pulling different characters and weapons. To pull/wish for the characters and weapons, players need Primogems or fates(wish). So to keep up with the new characters and your favourite characters, farming primogems efficiently becomes very important.

Genshin Impact yae Miko

Best Ways to get Free Primogems

Here are all the ways you can get primogems for free in Genshin Impact.

1. Exploration

Exploring the map gives plenty of ways to earn the primogems, and the Genshin impact map keeps on expanding every other patch so their is almost always unexplored area in the Genshin Impact.

  • Chests and Puzzles

  • Unlocking Travel points

  • Levelling up Statue of Seven in each region

  • Levelling up region specific trees like (Sakura in Inazuma, Aranara Tree in Sumeru)

You can get treasure compass for different region to search for the remaining chests.

2. Daily Commission

You can earn 60 primogems daily through the daily commission quest. There are four quest for 10 primogems each and then you can claim 20 more primogems at the adventurer guilds.

3. Spiral Abyss

Players can unlock spiral Abyss at level 10 and complete it for 1800 primogems. It has 12 levels and completing every level give 150 primogems for 3 stars (50 for each). The level 9-12 of spiral abyss refreshes twice in a month so you can earn 600 primogems per spiral abyss twice a month.

4. Adventurer Rank

On increasing your adventurer rank you can claim the rewards at the adventurer guild for each level and those rewards include primogems and sometimes wishes.

5. Quests

Completing World and Main story quest gives you primogems. You can see the rewards for completing them in quest tab. While the main story and archon quest are always available, for the world quests you need to find the different NPCs and explore the areas for unlocking them.

6. Achievements

Players get 5-10-20 primogems after competing the different achievements. You can hunt for specific achievements by looking them in the menu. Some are co-op specific, some are teapot based and TCG based and etc.

7. Events

Each version of Genshin Impact comes with 4-5 events which gives tons of primogems for completing them. These events are time limited and many players forgets to complete them, so do keep in mind to complete your events every update for a lot of free primogems and other rewards including free 4 star character and weapons.

8. Character Story Quest and Hangout Event

In Genshin Impact each 5 star character has a Story quest and each 4 star character has a hangout event. You can complete those to earn 60-90 primogems.

9. Character Trial

Every 20 days you can trial for the two featured five star character for free primogems. By this you get 20 primogems for each character, 40 in total.

10. Web Events

Hoyoverse regularly do web events for new characters, you can find them through Genshin Impact social media or in the special event tab in game menu.

11. Shrine of Depths

There are multiple shrine of depth in each region which give luxury chest and primogems. You need key to unlock them which can be obtained by levelling the statue of seven, completing certain quests and levelling up regional trees/fountains (sacred sakura, Aranara tree).

12. Serenitea Pot and Genius Invokation TCG

By increasing your Teapot and TCG levels you get primogems. There are also many Teapot and TCG related achievements which gives primogems.

13. Adventurer Handbook

This is for newer players only, you get several tasks and level in the adventurer handbook which gives primogems after completion and leveling up.

13. Watching Streams

After every update release, Genshin Impact enable drops on the twitch streamers. You can watch these streams to earn some rewards including primogems.

14. Giveaways

Many Genshin Impact content creators regularly host giveaways on the X(Twitter). You can participate in them for free.

15. Genshin Impact Daily Check-In

You can log into hoyolab and check in daily for rewards, you get 20 primogems each on day 4,11 and 18 per month. Also you get 100 primogems for logging in first time.

Genshin Impact Check in rewards

16. Redeem Codes

Genshin Impact provides redeem codes during their live streams that gives 300 primogems. Also they release several codes after the version updates with several rewards including primogems.


These are all the ways in which you can farm primogems in Genshin Impact. Genshin is a Gacha Game and can be tempting to spend money by the fear of missing out(FOMO) or just seeing others on social media. But you can easily have many characters in Genshin Impact without spending any money if you farm the available primogems efficiently.

If you are a low spender then battle pass and welkin is the most value for money options for you to get primogems or wishes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the best character in Genshin Impact?

Furina, Kazuha, Nahida, Neuvillette, Yelan, Xiangling, Bennett are some of the best characters in Genshin Impact.

Which is the best team in Genshin Impact?

Hyper Bloom is the highest DPS team and also requires very low investment. A 4 star Hyperbloom team can easily clear the Spiral Abyss with 36 stars.


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