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This is a news article on the upcoming Version 1.4 update for Genshin Impact. Read on for the latest information on possible new features, new systems, potential new characters, release dates, patch notes, and more!

Update 1.4 Dev Notes Summary

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Another developer's discussion was held ahead of the 1.4 patch release. While most of the information will be revealed in the Official Livestream, here is a summary of the upcoming content and improvements.
1.4 Developers' Discussion

Condensed Resin Cap Increased

The Condensed Resin cap will be increased in version 1.4 most likely from 3 to 4.

Domain Notification Fix

Players wil no longer recieve an insuficient resin notification when entering a domain with just condensed resin.

Excess EXP After Rank Cap

In verison 1.4, any Any adventure EXP gained after reaching the max rank of 60 will be converted into Mora.

World Level Difficulty Adjustment

A solution to the difficulty spike at certain world levels had been created and will be revealed during the 1.4 Official Livestream.

More Weapon Upgrade Improvements

More improvements to upgrading weapons are on the way, potentially reducing the upgrade time. More deails in the Official Livestream.

Crafting Bench Improvements

The developers have been working on improving many of the Crafting Bench features including being able to use it in Co-op Mode.

Locating Co-op Teamates

The developers are working on improving the Co-Op Mode experience and have included being able to quickly locate your teammates to their list of improvements.

Xiao Skill Clarification

During Xiao's Elemental burst, Bane of All Evil, his Elemental Skill, Lemniscatic Wind Cycling, will not generate elemetnal particles by design. This is similar to using Razor's Elemental Skill during his Elemental Burst as well.

Update 1.4 Possible Release Date?

Possible Release 2021/03/17

With Mihoyo's 6 week update schedule, it can be safe to assume that Genshin Impact update 1.4 will go live on or around March 17, 2021 which is exactly 6 weeks from update 1.3

Update 1.4 Possible Characters

There are many ingame hints as to to potential playable characters that may appear in the future. Here are some characters that may debut in update 1.4!

Rosaria

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Rosaria
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Officially revealed in the Dragonspire region of update 1.2, Rosaria is confirmed to be both a member of the Church of Favonius and a Cryo Vision user. There is a chance that Rosaria is next up on the release timeline do to her recent connection with the main story.

Kamisato Ayaka

Kamisato Ayaka

Kamisato Ayaka
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Element:Cryo Icon Cryo

Similar to Xiao, Kamisato Ayaka was playable during one of Genshin Impact's closed beta tests. She is confirmed as a 5 Star Cryo Sword user with a very obvious Inazuma desgin.

Kamisatao Ayaka was even listed as a character on the Official Genshin Impact Website's Mondstat page, but was later removed.

Baizhu

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Baizhu
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Element:Dendro

The owner of the Bubu Pharmacy and Qiqi's boss, Dr. Baizhu, is the only confirmed Dendro Vision user in the game and makes his first appearance early on in the Liyue chapter. Baizhu is also mentioned in character thoughts where playable characters are typically mentioned. With the Liyue chapter seeming to continue through 1.3 Baizhu could see a release in update 1.4.

Yaoyao

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Officially, there is no information on Yaoyao except from character thoughts. Similar to Baizhu however, being mentioned in character thoughts means there is a high chance she will be a playable character. We can gather that Yaoyao was once under Xiangling at the Wanmin restaurant and currently works under Ganyu meaning she has some importance in Liyue. With the Liyue chapter seeming to continue through 1.3 Yaoyao could see a release in update 1.4.

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