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Genshin Impact - Version 1.5 Release Date and Summary

This page has the latest news on the Version 1.5 Update of Genshin Impact. Learn the version's release date, Patch Notes, 1.5 banners, 1.5 events, new characters, new areas, the new housing system, and all other information on Update 1.5 here!

Version 1.5 Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 1.5
Genshin Impact Update 1.5 Release Date
Release Date April 28

Release Date for Update 1.5

Genshin Impact Version 1.5 was released on April 28, 2021. Update 1.5 included a Zhongli Banner rerun, Yanfei and Eula as new characters, and the new Housing System among other new events and features!

Version 1.5 Content Summary

1.5 Update Summary

New and Featured Characters
New and Featured Weapons
Features and Quality of Life Improvements
Housing System - Serenitea Pot
  • 200+ Furnishings
  • Crafting and Shops Available
  • Traveling Salesman Items Vary for each Player
  • Gardening Planned
  • Placing Characters Planned
  • Furniture Interaction Planned
  • No HP Recovery

Version 1.5 Redeem Codes

List of Livestream Redeem Codes

Code and Server Status Rewards
All Servers
Genshin - Primogem Image x100
Genshin - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image x10
All Servers
Genshin - Primogem Image x100
Genshin - Hero x5
All Servers
Genshin - Primogem Image x100
Genshin - Mora Image x50000

Version 1.5 Characters & Banners

Zhongli 1.5 Banner Rerun

Genshin - Gentry of Hermitage Rerun
Zhongli returned in Version 1.5 with a banner rerun for Gentry of Hermitage! His rate-up banner included Diona, Noelle, and the new 4-Star character Yanfei!
Zhongli Banner and Gacha Rates

New Characters: Eula and Yanfei!

New 1.5 Characters
Yanfei ImageYanfei Eula ImageEula

New Character Information

Yanfei was a rate-up character in Zhongli's banner rerun, while Eula was the Event Banner for the second half of Version 1.5! Eula's rate-up Banner, Born of Ocean Swell, featured Xinyan, Beidou, and Xingqiu as 4-star rate-up characters.
Eula Banner and Gacha Rates

Version 1.5 Weapons and Artifacts

List of New Weapons in 1.5

New 1.5 Weapon
Song of Broken Pines Image Song of Broken Pines

Version 1.5 only introduced one new weapon: the Song of Broken Pines Claymore. For a list of all weapons in Genshin Impact, check our guide!
List of Weapons

List of New Artifacts in 1.5

New 1.5 Artifacts
Genshin - Tenacity of the Millelith Tenacity of the Millelith Genshin - Pale Flame Pale Flame

Version 1.5 introduced 2 new Artifact sets and their domain: the Tenacity of the Millelith set, and the Pale Flame set. For a list of all Artifact Sets, check our guide!
Best Artifact Builds and Set Bonuses

Version 1.5 Areas and Bosses

Inazuma Region Preview

Inazuma Area Previews

The 1.5 livestream featured a few illustrations of Inazuma, an unreleased region of Teyvat! Inazuma wasn't released in Version 1.5, however.
Inazuma Release Date and Info

New Domain: Ridge Watch

Genshin - Where to Find Ridge Watch Domain
The Ridge Watch Domain houses the 2 new artifact sets of Version 1.5. It's located north-west of the Dragonspine area and is permanently available since Update 1.5's release.
Ridge Watch Walkthrough

Abyss Lector: Violet Lightning

Genshin - How to Defeat 1.5 Boss Abyss Lector
The Abyss Lector is an Electro variation of the Abyss Herald. It is a Mage-type enemy that can be challenged in the Spiral Abyss!
Abyss Herald: Violet Lightning Guide

Azhdaha, the Geovishap Dragon

Genshin Impact - How to Defeat 1.5 Boss Azhdaha
Azhdaha was released in Version 1.5 as part of Zhongli's second Story Quest. You can only unlock him after completing the Story Quest, and he'll be a new Weekly Boss once unlocked!
Azhdaha Boss Guide

Cryo Hypostasis

Genshin - 1.5 Cryo Hypostasis

Seemingly set to appear in the Dragonspine area, another boss, the Cryo Hypostasis, is also set to release in 1.5. Like the other Hypostasis bosses, it looks like Daleth will have some familiar, and some entirely new, tricks up its sleeves.

Cryo Hypostasis Boss Fight

Version 1.5 Events

Windtrace Event

Genshin - Play Windtrace in 1.5
Players will either be a Rebel in hiding, or the Hunter on the lookout in Version 1.5! You will get to play Windtrace in different event areas in Teyvat, scouting hiding spots and using special event abilities.
Windtrace Event Guide

Energy Amplifier Initiation Event

Genshin Impact - Play Energy Amplifier Initiation in 1.5
The Energy Amplifier Initiation event lets you collect Fragments and use the Divinition Disc to boost your party in event Domains. If you get enough rewards, you will be able to claim a Free Diona!
Energy Amplifier Initiation Event Guide

Mimi Tomo Event

Genshin Impact - Play Mimi Tomo in 1.5
Learn Hilichurlian with Ella Musk and communicate with friendly Hilichurls to get clues. These clues lead you to the Unusual Hilichurls, which you will then have to defeat!
Mimi Tomo Event Guide

Battlefront: Misty Dungeon Event

Genshin - Play Battlefront Misty Dungeon in 1.5
Complete the 6 limited-time Trials and get the chance to use characters you don't have! Collect Ancient Runes and complete objectives to finish each Trial.
Battlefront: Misty Dungeon Guide

Overflowing Mastery Event

Genshin Impact - Play Overflowing Mastery in 1.5
Like the Ley Line Overflow event, players can receive twice the Talent Materials from Domains during the Overflowing Mastery event period.
Overflowing Mastery Event Guide

Version 1.5 Features

New Housing System in 1.5!

Genshin Impact - New Housing System in Version 1.5
Build your Genshin Impact home inside a Serenitea Pot realm! The Housing System has been permanently available from Version 1.5 onwards, letting Travelers get creative with their Teapots.
Housing System: Serenitea Pot Guide

Transient Resin

Genshin Impact - How to Get Transient Resin in Version 1.5
Version 1.5 introduced a new type of item to replenish players' Original Resin. Transient Resin should be consumed as soon as possible though, because this type of Resin expires!
Transient Resin Guide

Sanctifying Items

The Sanctifying items were introduced in Version 1.5, giving players another option for enhancing artifacts! Sanctifying Essence is rarer than Sanctifying Unction, and enhances artifacts better.

Sanctifying Items in Version 1.5
Genshin - Sanctifying Essence IconSanctifying Essence Guide Genshin - Sanctifying Unction IconSanctifying Unction Guide

Improvements in Version 1.5

Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint Reduced Resin cost from 60 to 30 for first 3 weekly boss fights.
Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint Companionship EXP doubled in Co-op mode.
Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint Improved Bow Aiming.
Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint Delete unused Language Voice packs to save space and reduce update download sizes.
Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint In-game Mail reminder for Events that are ending soon.
Genshin - PrimoGgem Bulletpoint Harder to delete friends by accident.

Other Version 1.5 News Guides

Version 1.5 Patch Notes

Genshin - 1.5 Patch Notes
MiHoYo has released the Patch Notes for Version 1.5, explaining all features and changes of the upcoming version extensively!
Version 1.5 Patch Notes

Version 1.5 Developers' Discussion

Genshin - Update 1.5 Developers
Learn more about the 1.5 Update's in-game changes and features in the Version 1.5 Developers' Discussion!

1.5 Dev Notes Click here
1.5 Housing Dev Notes Click here

Version 1.5 Livestreams

Genshin Impact - 1.5 Livestream Summary
The 1.5 Livestream was available on April 16. You can still watch the English livestream on Genshin's Official YouTube channel, or read our summary over here:
Update 1.5 Livestream Summary

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