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Wondering when the Genshin Impact 1.1 update is? Keep reading for in-depth information on the 1.1 Update Release Date, New Features, New Characters, News Items, and more!

Ver. 1.1 Updates
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Stove.pngAdepti Seeker's Stove NRE.pngNRE (Menu 30) WindCatcher.pngWind Catcher

1.1 Update Release Date

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Patch Date November 11, 2020 6:00 AM (UTC+8)
Maintenance Period November 11, 2020 6:00 AM ~ 11:00 AM (UTC+8)

Genshin Impact Version 1.1 - A New Star Approaches was released on November 11 at 6:00 AM UTC+8, followed by a 5-hour maintenance period.

1.1 Update New Characters and Banners

Character Event Wish: Farewell of Snezhnaya

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Launching with the 1.1 Update is the Character Event Wish: Farewell of Snezhnaya. This rate up event adds the new 5-Star Character Tartaglia (Childe) and 4-Star Character Diona.

Character Rarity Element Weapon
Tartaglia Image Tartaglia 5★ Water ImageHydro (Water) Bow
Diona Image Diona 4★ Frost ImageCryo (Frost) Bow

Farewell of Snezhnaya Wish Details

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Additional New Characters


Despite being showcased in the Version 1.1 Update Trailer, new 5-Star Character Zhongli and new 4-Star Character Xinyan will not have a rate up banner at Version 1.1 launch. It is likely that their Character Wish Event is slated for the December 1st update.

Character Rarity Element Weapon
Zhongli Image Zhongli 5★ Earth ImageGeo (Earth) Polearm
Xinyan Image Xinyan 4★ Fire ImagePyro (Fire) Claymore

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1.1 Update New Story Quests and Events

Archon Quest | Chapter 1: Act 3

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Adventure Rank 35 or above
How to Unlock Complete all Archon Quests in Chapter 1: Act 2 "Farewell, Archaic Lord"

Version 1.1 continues the Liyue Chapter of the Archon Quest beginning with Chapter 1: Act 3, A New Star Approaches.

Archon Quests | Main Story Walkthrough

Childe Story Quest: The Monoceros Caeli Chapter

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Adventure Rank 40
How to Unlock Complete Chapter 1: Act 3
Complete Fabulae Textile Chapter: Act I

Alongside the Childe Event Wish, Childe's Story Quest: The Monoceros Caeli Chapter will be available after upon completion of the new Archon Quest Chapter 1: Act 3 - A New Star Approaches.

List of Character Story Quests

New World Quests

The Adventurers' Guild's Affairs Necessary Procedures
Words Worth Their Weight in Mora Changchang's Little Friend
The Secret of Nantianmen An Ode to Yonder City
Endless Research

More World Quests to uncover and more Treasure to collect! Find and complete these quests and obtain Mora, Character EXP Materials, and other rewards!

Unreconciled Stars

Availability Period November 16, 10:00 – November 30, 03:59 (Server Time)
How to Unlock Adventure Rank 20 or above, and completed the quest "Unknown Star".
Rewards Fischl Image Fischl

A new event, Unreconciled Stars, has been announced for the Version 1.1 Update. This event will also be cooperative much like the Elemental Crucible Event and will center around the Traveler, Mona, and Fischl.

Rewards include Character Ascension Materials, Hero's Wit, Mystic Enhancement Ore, Talent Enhancement Materials, Crown of Insight, and even a free Fischl!

Unreconciled Stars Details and Rewards

Baptism of Song


Event Start November 11, 2020
Event End No time limit
Rewards Barbara Image Barbara

Players who reach Adventure Rank 18 and complete the Archon Quest A Long Shot will receive the 4-star character, Barbara.

Barbara Event Guide

1.1 Update New Features and Items

New Quality of Life Items

New Item Effect
Anemoculus Resonance Stone Icon.pngResonance Stones • Craftable item
• Displays the location of not yet found Oculi on the minimap.
Anemo Treasure Compass Icon.pngTreasure Compass • Craftable item
• Displays the location of not yet found Treasure Chests on the minimap.
Wind CatcherWind Catcher • Stores Anemograna to create wind currents.
NRE.pngNRE (Menu 30) Nutrition-Ready-to-Eat
• Allows quick use of food in combat.
Condensed Resin.pngCondensed Resin • Craftable Item
• Stores 20 Original Resin for future use.
Adepti SeekerAdepti Seeker's Stove • Allows cooking on the fly in the field.
Portable WaypointPortable Waypoint • Sets one customizable waypoint for a limited time.

The Version 1.1 Update brings a host of new items that provide quality of life improvements players have been begging for!

All New Items

City Reputation System

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Adventure Rank 25 or above
How to Unlock Mondstadt:
Complete the Archon Quest Prologue: Act I.
Complete the Archon Quest Chapter I: Act II.
Reputation NPC Mondstadt:
Knights of Favonius Coordinator, Hertha.
Ministry of Civil Affairs Secretary, Ms. Yu.

The City Reputation System in Version 1.1 adds more daily and weekly questing content to Genshin Impact.

Players will be able to take part in 4 different types of quests in order to gain reputation and rewards with the citizens of Teyvat. Rewards include various recipes for the new quality of life items, materials and even glider skins.

City Reputation System Guide

Archive System

Archive Menu

Archive System Categories
Equpiment Materials
Geography Books
Tutorials Characters

In Version 1.1, players can access the Archive System to view in depth information on items, characters, and mechanics.

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