|“||Do not be fooled by him, dear dragon... He left you to rot alone... Now he attempts to deceive you once more... (Dvalin: Barbatos...) Let your wrath fester! Mondstadt has already turned its back on you!||„|
|~ A Cryo Abyss Mage manipulating Dvalin into believing Barbatos/Venti and Mondstadt betrayed him.|
Abyss Mages (In Chinese: 深渊法师 Shēnyuān fǎshī) are a race of wizard-like enemies from Genshin Impact. Serving as the foot soldiers of the Abyss Order, the Abyss Mages are capable of harnessing elemental energy from the Ley Lines of Teyvalt through long-forgotten languages. They intend to use their elemental powers towards the Order's goal of taking over the world.
They are voiced by Fukuma Jùnbīng in Chinese and Nam Dohyeong in Korean.
Hydro Abyss Mages
Abyss Mages that conduct water magic. They attack by shooting blasts of water at the player, and have the ability to summon a large homing bubble that traps the player in it. These bubbles will pop eventually by outrunning or attacking them. It is possible for the player to lead them to another enemy causing them to be sucked in instead, excluding the Abyss Mage that summoned it unless their shield is destroyed.
Pyro Abyss Mages
Abyss Mages that conduct fire magic. They send out blasts of fire along the ground burning anything in their path, and have a special attack where they summon three bird-shaped heads in a triangular formation around the player to spew fire. The heads will spray fire in the formation for three fire spews.
Cryo Abyss Mages
Abyss Mages that conduct ice magic. They can launch shards of ice from their staff and can summon large icicles to appear and fall above the player.
Hydrochanter Abyss Mage Landrich
A Hydro Abyss Mage that appears in Diluc's story quest "Darknight Hero's Alibi". After receiving a letter from the Abyss Order declaring war on the Darknight Hero, Diluc and the Traveler venture into one of their strongholds for questioning, coming across Landrich at the end. After defeating him, Diluc interrogates Landrich into what the Abyss Order was planning by burning him with his Pyro Vision. Landrich reveals that the Abyss Order plans to attack Mondstadt tomorrow night before fleeing.
Cryochanter Abyss Mage Emery
A Cryo Abyss Mage and the main antagonist of Lisa's story quest "Troublesome Work". He steals Donna's book The Pale Princess and the Six Pygmies, mistakenly believing it to hold ancient secrets within it. Lisa and the Traveler track down Emery through elemental traces in his magic into his hideout and defeat him. Emery refuses to give back the book at first, prompting Lisa to use her electricity to electrify Emery into losing consciousness, terrifying both the Traveler and Paimon.
A Pyro Abyss Mage and the main antagonist of Klee's story quest "True Treasure". Jean warns the Traveler and Paimon about reports of an Abyss Mage lurking around Mondstadt and warns the two to be on their guard. After the Traveler encounters Klee, they assist her into the Whispering Woods to find a treasure she buried. The mage finds it and takes it, with Klee believing him to be playing a bad guy. Paimon assures her the mage is the real deal and chase him across the area. With the mage unable to lose his pursuers, he retreats into his stronghold to have his hilichurls defeat them, but the Traveler prevails with Klee's help. Unable to shake them off, the mage decides to use the treasure on them. However, he fails to realize in time that Klee's treasure was actually a bomb and blows himself up, upsetting Klee as it meant she broke Jean's rule to not use her bombs to hurt others.
Pyrochanter Abyss Mage Eggert
A Pyro Abyss Mage that appears in Jean's story quest "Master's Day Off". He was waiting at Windrise while Jean was praying to the giant tree. He was plotting to assassinate her after she is weakened due to sleep depravity, but missed his opportunity due to the arrival of the Traveler. Angered, Eggert flees to his lair, with the Traveler and Jean in pursuit. They avoid his traps and Hilichurl minions and defeat him.
|“||Abyss creatures who can command the power of the elements in combat to a certain extent.
For unknown reasons, abyss mages are able to communicate with the hilichurls, thus enabling them to manipulate their minds easily. They say abyss mages utter a long-forgotten language from which they draw magical power.
|~ Adventurer Handbook|
|“||Abyss creatures that utilize Hydro energy in battle. Stories circulate among adventurers that Abyss Mages are at the lowest rung of the Abyss Order's hierarchy and that they roam the various lands to scheme fell deeds of destruction. Though they also often make fun of these Abyss Mages, saying that the most harm they can do is to cause rheumatism or a common cold, their power is not to be underestimated.||„|
|~ Archives description - Hydro Abyss Mage|
|“||Abyss creatures who command the power of Pyro in battle. For unknown reasons, Abyss Mages are able to communicate with the hilichurls, thus enabling them to manipulate their minds easily. They say that Abyss Mages utter a long-forgotten language from which they draw magical power.||„|
|~ Archives description - Pyro Abyss Mage|
|“||Abyss creatures that call upon Cryo in battle. Though they dabble with great power and can even create icicles by condensing and freezing water vapor in the atmosphere, their bodies are very vulnerable in and of themselves. Once their protective barrier has been broken, they are at your mercy.||„|
|~ Archives description - Cryo Abyss Mage|
- Despite harnessing water magic, Hydro Abyss Mages can't swim.
- When Cryo Abyss Mages float above water, it turns to ice.
- Although melting the ice path it is standing above will drown it.