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!
List of Contents
|Genshin Impact Version 1.5|
|Release Date||April 28|
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!
New and Featured Characters
New and Featured Weapons
Features and Quality of Life Improvements
Housing System - Serenitea Pot
|Code and Server||Status||Rewards|
|New 1.5 Characters|
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
|New 1.5 Weapon|
|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
|New 1.5 Artifacts|
|Tenacity of the Millelith||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
|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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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|
|Sanctifying Essence Guide||Sanctifying Unction Guide|
|Reduced Resin cost from 60 to 30 for first 3 weekly boss fights.|
|Companionship EXP doubled in Co-op mode.|
|Improved Bow Aiming.|
|Delete unused Language Voice packs to save space and reduce update download sizes.|
|In-game Mail reminder for Events that are ending soon.|
|Harder to delete friends by accident.|
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
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 2.2 News & Announcements|
|Banners & Rate-Ups|
|Version 2.2 Highlights|
|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|
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