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Take a look at our summary for an in-depth guide on the character and weapon banners, quests and events, and new features in Version 2.1!
Update 2.1 Release Date & Patch Notes
The Reign of Serenity Banner is now live, and features two new characters: the 5-Star Raiden Shogun, and the 4-Star Sara! Xiangling and Sucrose also have rate-ups in this banner.
Baal and Sara's Banner Info
|Current Event Guides|
|Lunar Realm||Google Play Collab|
|Journeying Together||Sweet Paradise|
|Side by Side We Venture||Anniversary Contests|
|Streamer Recruitment||Engraved Wishes|
Tune into our list of Genshin Impact events to know all the current and upcoming in-game events, web events, and contests!
List of Current & Upcoming Events
Inazuma is now live as of Version 2.0! The new Electro Nation has a total of 6 different areas waiting to be explored. Learn Inazuma's regional features, puzzles, quests, and more in our guide:
Inazuma Map Guide
Raiden Rating & Builds
The Raiden Shogun is out!
Sara Rating & Best Build
Kujou Sara is out!
The Inazuma Region
Explore the new Electro Nation!
Catch Fish and earn rewards!
Grow plants in the Serenitea Pot!
All Character Outfits
Spruce up your characters with the newest outfits!
|List of 4-Star Characters||List of 5-Star Characters|
|Characters by Element|
|Tier List Guides|
|Character Tier List||
Best Characters Tier List
Which characters are the best overall? We're updating our tier list with the latest rankings!
|Weapon Tier List||
Best Weapons Tier List
Match the best weapons for your characters to become stronger!
|Reroll Tier List||
Characters to Reroll For
Read this as soon as you start the game to learn what characters are best to reroll for right away!
|How to Reroll||
Guide to Rerolling
Find out all the steps to reroll and get the characters you want right from the start!
|Best Wish to Pull||
Best Gacha Banner
Hit up this article anytime you need recommendations on which banner to pull from!
|1||The Outlander Who Caught the Wind||2||For Tomorrow Without Tears|
|3||The Song of the Dragon and Freedom|
|1||Of The Land Amidsth Monoliths||2||Farewell, the Archaic Lord|
|3||A New Star Approaches||-||Prelude: Bough Keeper: Dainsleif|
|4||We Will Be Reunited|
|0||Prologue: Autumn Winds, Scarlet Leaves||1||The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia|
|2||Stillness, Sublimination of Shadow||3||Omnipresence Over Mortals|
|List of Temples|
|Temple of the Falcon||Temple of the Wolf|
|Temple of the Lion|
|Stormterror Dvalin||Lupus Boreas||Childe|
|Geo Hypostasis||Anemo Hypostasis||Electro Hypostasis|
|Cryo Regisvine||Pyro Regisvine||Oceanid|
|Primo Geovishap||Cryo Hypostasis||Maguu Kenki|
|Perpetual Mechanical Array||Pyro Hypostasis||Hydro Hypostasis|
|Archon Quests||Story Quests|
|World Quests||Daily Commissions|
|Weapon Materials||Cecilia Garden||Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula|
|Talent Materials||Forsaken Rift||Taishan Mansion|
Valley of Remembrance
Peak of Vindagnyr
Hidden Palace of Zhou Formula
Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern
Domain of Guyun
|Court of Flowing Sand||Violet Court|
|Momiji-Dyed Court||Empty Boat of a Thousand Gates|
|Shakkei Pavilion||Formation Estate|
|Spiral Abyss Floors|
|Floor 1||Floor 2||Floor 3||Floor 4|
|Floor 5||Floor 6||Floor 7||Floor 8|
|Floor 9||Floor 10||Floor 11||Floor 12|
|All Current Wishes|
|Epitome Invocation||Reign of Serenity|
|Beginner's Wish||Wanderlust Invocation|
|Reign of Serenity Wish Details|
|Start||09/01 (After 2.1 Update)|
|End||09/21 17:59 Server Time|
|Epitome Invocation Wish Details|
|Start||09/01 (After 2.1 Update)|
|End||09/20 17:59 Server Time|
|Beginner's Wish Wish Details|
|Start||9/27 16:00 (PST)|
|Wanderlust Invocation Wish Details|
|Start||9/27 16:00 (PST)|
|All Weapons by Rarity|
|All Weapons by Type|
|Archaic Petra||Blizzard Strayer||Bloodstained Chivalry|
|Crimson Witch of Flames||Emblem of Severed Fate||Gladiator's Finale|
|Heart of Depth||Lavawalker||Maiden Beloved|
|Noblesse Oblige||Pale Flame||Retracing Bolide|
|Shimenawa's Reminiscence||Tenacity of the Millelith||Thundering Fury|
|Thundersoother||Viridescent Venerer||Wanderer's Troupe|
|Berserker||Brave Heart||Defender's Will|
|Prayers for Destiny||Prayers for Illumination||Prayers for Wisdom|
|Prayers to Springtime||Resolution of Sojourner||Scholar|
|The Exile||Tiny Miracle||Adventurer|
|Lucky Dog||Traveling Doctor|
|Discussion Board||Questions Board|
|Friend Request Board||Co-Op Board|
|2.1 Update News|
|2.1 Livestream and Special Program|
|2.0 Update News|
|Sayu||2.0 Livestream and Special Program|
|2.0 Teleportation Furnishing Developers Discussion||PlayStation Cross-Save Function|
|1.6 Update News|
|Kazuha||1.6 Livestream and Special Program|
|Serenitea Pot Optimization Developers Discussion|
|1.5 Update News|
|Genshin Impact 1.5 Update Summary||1.5 Livestream and Special Program|
|Version 1.5 Dev Notes||Housing Dev Notes|
|1.4 Update News|
|Rosaria||Genshin Impact 1.4 Update Summary|
|1.4 Livestream and Special Program||1.4 Dev Notes|
|1.3 Update News|
|Genshin Impact 1.3 Update Summary||Lantern Rite Event|
|1.2 Update News|
|Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Summary||How to Chat|
|1.1 Update News|
|All New Items||Reputation System|
|Version 1.1 Maintenance Update|
|News and Game Info Guides|
|Release Date and Time||Mobile and Console Versions|
|Online Multiplayer||Gameplay and Battle System|
|List of Controls||System Requirements and File Size|
|How to Pre-Register||Pre-Launch Rewards|
|Closed Beta Review||Cross-Platform Play|
|Cross Saves and How to Save||Get Ready for the Road|
|Pre-Load Guide||Language Settings|
|Controller Support for PC and Mobile||Spyware Issues and Official Response|
|When is the Daily Reset Time?||Free Gifts and How to Redeem Codes|
|Nintendo Switch Release Date||Available Platforms|
|Survey with 20,000 Mora Reward||2020/10/22 Server Maintenance Update|
|Survey with 30,000 Mora Reward (October 22, 2020)||List of Mail Promotions|
|Geo Resonance and Zhongli Buff Announcement|
Genshin Impact is the newest release from miHoYo, creators of popular mobile gacha titles “Honkai Gakuen” and “Honkai Impact 3rd”. Although these titles weren't marketed as strongly overseas, miHoYo has already made a name for themselves with the Japanese gaming public.
Now, with Genshin Impact, miHoYo expands to a new level with a PS4 release and fully-open world game design.
Genshin Impact received substantial press with a label of “Breath of the Wild but anime”, but this is not necessarily a drawback. The lush landscape of the fantasy world of Teyvat combine with the anime influences popular in Japanese mobile games to create a unique fusion of the two styles.
As the developers have explored the story and world of the game heavily in pre-release contents, we're excited to see more of the lore and complete layout of the world upon the game's release.
Players use a mechanic called Elements to both employ battle techniques and solve out-of-battle puzzles. With a total of seven elements, players are able to combine techniques from different elmeents to achieve a variety of elemental reactions.
For example, players can take out certain enemies more easily by using the appropriate elemental attack, melt frozen objects using the fire element, and much more.
|Release Date / Time||
September 28th, 2020 (Mon.)
10:00 AM (UTC+8)
Switch Release Date TBD
|Full Title||EN: Genshin Impact
JP: 原神 (genshin)
|Price||Free-to-play with in-game purchases|
|Genre||Open World Action RPG|
(Release Date TBD)
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|YouTube||Official YouTube Account|
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