There are 4 types of Quests in Genshin Impact, Archon Quests, Story Quests, World Quests, and Commissions. See list of quests here.
- Archon Quests tell the main story of the Traveler and Paimon as they travel the world of Teyvat in search of the Traveler's missing twin sibling.
- Story Quests consists of chapters related to the background and personalities of each playable character.
- Most World Quests are unlocked by speaking to NPCs through Teyvat. They give insight into the various locations and stories of the world.
- Commissions are usually simple daily quests players can complete for rewards, but some have a unique story tied to them.