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Genshin Impact - List of New Characters

Yun Jin and Shenhe, and Yae Miko are the new and upcoming characters releasing in the 2.4 and 2.5 updates for Genshin Impact. Read on to get first dibs on the new and upcoming, and even future characters to plan your rolls for!

New Character Release Updates

Newest Character Releases

Character Element Weapon
Yun Jin Image Yun Jin (4★)
Shenhe Image Shenhe (5★)

Shenhe and Yun Jin have been released and are now available from both The Transcendent One Returns debut banner and Xiao's rerun banner, Invitiation to Mundane Life.

Shenhe will be available only while the banner is active, while Yun Jin will be available at a normal rate on all standard banners in the next version and onwards.

Version 2.4 Release Date & Patch Notes

Upcoming Character Releases

Upcoming Playable Characters in 2.5

Character Element Weapon
Yae Miko Image Yae Miko (TBD)

Yae Miko was recently teased and will release as the upcoming new character for Version 2.5, which will likely go live on February 16, 2022!

Version 2.5 Release Date & Patch Notes

Character Release Dates

Character Release Date History

Release Date Character Rarity Element
01/05/2022 Genshin - Yun Jin Icon Yun Jin ★ 4 Genshin - GeoGeo
01/05/2022 Genshin - Shenhe Icon Shenhe ★ 5 Genshin - CryoCryo
12/14/2021 Genshin - Gorou Icon Gorou ★ 4 Genshin - GeoGeo
12/14/2021 Genshin - Itto Icon Itto ★ 5 Genshin - GeoGeo
11/02/2021 Genshin - Thoma Icon Thoma ★ 4 Genshin - PyroPyro
09/21/2021 Genshin - Kokomi Icon Kokomi ★ 5 Genshin - HydroHydro
09/01/2021 (PlayStation)
10/13/2021 (All)
Genshin - Aloy Icon Aloy ★ 5 Genshin - CryoCryo
09/01/2021 Genshin - Raiden Icon Raiden ★ 5 Genshin - ElectroElectro
09/01/2021 Genshin - Sara Icon Sara ★ 4 Genshin - ElectroElectro
08/10/2021 Genshin - Yoimiya Icon Yoimiya ★ 5 Genshin - PyroPyro
08/10/2021 Genshin - Sayu Icon Sayu ★ 4 Genshin - AnemoAnemo
07/01/2021 Genshin - Ayaka Icon Ayaka ★ 5 Genshin - CryoCryo
6/29/2021 Genshin - Kazuha Icon Kazuha ★ 5 Genshin - AnemoAnemo
5/18/2021 Genshin - Eula Icon Eula ★ 5 Genshin - CryoCryo
4/28/2021 Genshin - Yanfei Icon Yanfei ★ 4 Genshin - PyroPyro
4/7/2021 Genshin - Rosaria Icon Rosaria ★ 4 Genshin - CryoCryo
3/2/2021 Genshin - Hu Tao Icon Hu Tao ★ 5 Genshin - PyroPyro
2/3/2021 Genshin - Xiao Icon Xiao ★ 5 Genshin - AnemoAnemo
1/12/2021 Genshin - Ganyu Icon Ganyu ★ 5 Genshin - CryoCryo
12/23/2020 Genshin - Albedo Icon Albedo ★ 5 Genshin - GeoGeo
12/01/2020 Genshin - Zhongli Icon Zhongli ★ 5 Genshin - GeoGeo
12/01/2020 Genshin - Xinyan Icon Xinyan ★ 4 Genshin - PyroPyro
11/11/2020 Genshin - Tartaglia Icon Tartaglia ★ 5 Genshin - HydroHydro
11/11/2020 Genshin - Diona Icon Diona ★ 4 Genshin - CryoCryo
10/20/2020 Genshin - Klee Icon Klee ★ 5 Genshin - PyroPyro
9/27/2020 Genshin - Venti Icon Venti ★ 5 Genshin - AnemoAnemo

Future Characters

Characters That Appear in the Story

Release Date Character Rarity Element
TBA Genshin - Yae Miko Icon Yae Miko TBA Genshin - ElectroElectro
TBA Genshin - La Signora Icon La Signora TBA Genshin - CryoCryo
TBA Baizhu Icon Baizhu TBA Genshin - DendroDendro
TBA Genshin - Scaramouche Icon Scaramouche TBA Unknown
TBA Genshin - Dainsleif Icon Dainsleif TBA Unknown

Characters from Official Channels

These characters have been shown in different media such as either YouTube, Twitter, or MiHoYo's official website.

Release Date Character Rarity Element
TBA Genshin - Cyno Icon Cyno TBA TBA
TBA Genshin - Lyney Icon Lyney TBA TBA
TBA Genshin - Lynette Icon Lynette TBA TBA
TBA Genshin - Iansan Icon Iansan TBA TBA
TBA Genshin - Pulcinella Icon Pulcinella TBA TBA

Characters Mentioned In-Game

Release Date Character Rarity Element
TBA Kamisato Ayato TBA TBA
TBA Kuki Shinobu TBA TBA
TBA Shikanoin Heizou TBA TBA
TBA Tsaritsa TBA Genshin - CryoCryo

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Genshin Impact Related Guides

All Characters

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All Characters and Voice Actors

Character Lists

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Characters by Element
Genshin Impact Pyro Icon Pyro Genshin Impact Anemo Icon Anemo Genshin Impact Electro Icon Electro
Genshin Impact Hydro IconHydro Genshin Impact Geo IconGeo Genshin Impact Cry IconCryo

Currently Available Characters

All Characters
Traveler (Anemo) ImageTraveler (Anemo) Jean ImageJean Venti ImageVenti
Sucrose ImageSucrose Xiao ImageXiao Sayu ImageSayu
Kazuha ImageKazuha Eula ImageEula Aloy ImageAloy
Rosaria ImageRosaria Ayaka ImageAyaka Kaeya ImageKaeya
Chongyun ImageChongyun Qiqi ImageQiqi Diona ImageDiona
Shenhe ImageShenhe Ganyu ImageGanyu Raiden ImageRaiden
Traveler (Electro) ImageTraveler (Electro) Lisa ImageLisa Razor ImageRazor
Fischl ImageFischl Beidou ImageBeidou Keqing ImageKeqing
Sara ImageSara Albedo ImageAlbedo Itto ImageItto
Traveler (Geo) ImageTraveler (Geo) Noelle ImageNoelle Ningguang ImageNingguang
Gorou ImageGorou Zhongli ImageZhongli Yun Jin ImageYun Jin
Kokomi ImageKokomi Barbara ImageBarbara Mona ImageMona
Xingqiu ImageXingqiu Tartaglia ImageTartaglia Yanfei ImageYanfei
Thoma ImageThoma Hu Tao ImageHu Tao Amber ImageAmber
Diluc ImageDiluc Klee ImageKlee Bennett ImageBennett
Xiangling ImageXiangling Xinyan ImageXinyan Yoimiya ImageYoimiya

Upcoming Characters

All Characters
Scaramouche ImageScaramouche Pulcinella ImagePulcinella Iansan ImageIansan
Lynette ImageLynette Lyney ImageLyney Shikanoin Heizou ImageShikanoin Heizou
Kamisato Ayato ImageKamisato Ayato Dainsleif ImageDainsleif Skirk ImageSkirk
Kuki Shinobu ImageKuki Shinobu Cyno ImageCyno Varka ImageVarka
Alice ImageAlice Tsaritsa ImageTsaritsa Yae Miko ImageYae Miko

Non-Playable Characters

All Characters
Genshin - La Signora IconLa Signora Genshin - Shiki Taishou IconShiki Taishou Genshin - Takuya IconTakuya

List of New & Upcoming Characters

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