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Genshin Impact - 1.5 Livestream and Special Program Summary

This page has the latest information on Genshin Impact's Update 1.5 Livestream. Read on for a summary of the Version 1.5 Livestream's newly announced characters, weapons, artifacts, regions, bosses, quests, events, and game features!

Update 1.5 Livestream Date

1.5 Livestream Schedule in (UTC-5)

Special Program Schedule
English Livestream April 16, 2021 11:00 (UTC-5)
Chinese Livestream April 16, 2021 07:00 (UTC-5)

Where to Watch 1.5 Livestream

The 1.5 Livestream was broadcasted on April 16, 2021. You can still watch the English livestream below, or on Genshin Impact's official Youtube channel!

Version 1.5 English Livestream

Version 1.5 Update Information

Update Version 1.5 Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 1.5
Release Date April 28, 2021

Update 1.5 Summary

Genshin - Update 1.5 Release Date and News

For a full summary of the available 1.5 information, you can check out our 1.5 guide! Like this guide, it will be updated as more information is revealed.

Update 1.5 Release Date and News

Update 1.5 Redeem Codes

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Due to a bug on miHoyo's side, the special program Redeem Codes were extended to be active until April 17, 11 PM UTC-5, giving everyone another day to grab them! Take a look at our Redeem Code list to see if there are any Redeem Codes you've missed:

List of Redeem Codes

Update 1.5 Livestream Characters & Banners Summary

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Banners

The Update 1.5 will give Zhongli a banner rerun, and introduce two new characters: the 5-star Eula, and the 4-star Yanfei!

Zhongli Banner Rerun

Genshin - Zhongli

The Livestream has confirmed that Zhongli will be getting a banner rerun! He will be accompanied by the new 4-star character, Yanfei.

Zhongli Rating and Best Builds

New Character: Eula Banner

Genshin Impact - Eula Rating and Best Builds
A new 5-star character will be introduced in Update 1.5! Hailing from Mondstadt, Eula is a Cryo claymore-wielder aligned with the Knights of Favonius.

Eula Details and Release Date

New Character: Yanfei Banner

Genshin Impact - Yanfei Rating and Best Builds
There will be a new 4-star character as well! From the looks of it, she's a Pyro catalyst-wielder from the region of Liyue. Yanfei will be joining Zhongli in his banner rerun.

Yanfei Details and Release Date

Update 1.5 Livestream Weapons & Artifacts

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Weapons and Artifacts
Update 1.5 will come with a new 5-star claymore, and 2 sets of new artifacts! It looks like a new domain housing these artifact sets will be introduced as well.

Song of Broken Pines

Along with the release of the Claymore-wielding 5-star character, a new Claymore will be released as well. Perhaps a perfect weapon for Eula, we will be updating this page as we get more information:

Song of Broken Pines Info & Release Date

Tenacity of the Millelith

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Tenacity of the Millelith

2-Piece Set HP+20%
4-Piece Set When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, the ATK of all nearby party members is increased by 20% and their Shield Strength is increased by 30% for 3s. This effect can still be triggered even when the character who is using this artifact set is not on the field.

Tenacity of the Millelith Artifacts & Locations

Pale Flame

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Pale Flame

2-Piece Set Physical DMG +25%
4-Piece Set When an Elemental Skill hits an opponent, ATK is increased by 9% for 7s. This effect stacks up to 2 times and can be triggered once every 0.3s. Once 2 stacks are reached, the 2-set effect is increased by 100%.

Pale Flame Artifacts & Locations

Update 1.5 Livestream Areas & Bosses Summary

New Map: Inazuma Region

Inazuma Preview
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The 1.5 featured a few illustrations of Inazuma, an unreleased region of Teyvat! No date has been given for Inazuma's release yet, however.

Inazuma History and Lore

New Domain: Ridge Watch

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Ridge Watch Domain
A new domain will be introduced in 1.5 to house the Tenacity of the Millelith and Pale Flame artifact sets. The Livestream revealed the domain location: just a little south of Dawn Winery!

Ridge Watch Walkthrough

Abyss Lector: Violet Lightning

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Abyss Herald Violet Lightning

A new variation of the Abyss Herald will be introduced in Update 1.5! Unlike the Abyss Herald we've previously met, this Abyss Herald will wield the power of Electro.

Abyss Lector: Violet Lightning Guide

New Boss: Azhdaha

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Azhdaha

The Livestream also featured a massive boss seemingly trapped inside a formation of Zhongli's Stone Steles. It looks like players will learn more about this boss during the second part of Zhongli's Story Quest!

Azhdaha Boss Guide

New Boss: Cryo Hypostasis

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Cryo Hypostasis

Another variation of a familiar boss will come to Update 1.5: a Cryo Hypostasis! Learn about all known information in our Cryo Hypostasis page here:

Cryo Hypostasis Info & Release Date

Update 1.5 Livestream Quests & Events Summary

Zhongli's Story Quest: Part 2

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Zhongli Story Quest 2

One of the character Story Quests is finally getting a part 2! Players will get to know more about Geo Archon Zhongli (and new boss Azhdaha) in the second part of his story quest.

Hide and Seek Event: Windtrace

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Windtrace
Similar to the PropHunt game, Windtrace looks like it will require players to play a game of hide and seek. Some players will be able to disguise themselves as regular items, while another player attempts to seek them out.

Windtrace Event Guide

Unusual Hilichurl Event: Mimi Tomo

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Unusual Hilichurl Event
This event will let players hunt Unusual Hilichurls easier than usual. Track Unusual Hilichurls down in specific locations to get Primogems and other rewards (including furniture for the Housing System)!

Mimi Tomo Event Guide

Diona Event: Energy Amplifier Initiation

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Energy Amplifier Initiation
In this special event, players will get the chance to avail a single constellation of Diona with event currency! More information and gameplay details will be added once the 1.5 Special Program is live.

Energy Amplifier Initiation Event Guide

Battlefront: Misty Dungeon

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Battlefront Misty Dungeon
Players will get to storm Trial grounds and activate each level's Ancient Runes. Once all Ancient Runes have been activated, players will proceed to a mysterious Final Challenge!

Battlefront: Misty Dungeon Event Guide

Overflowing Mastery

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Overflowing Mastery

One of Update 1.5's upcoming events features a surplus of Talent Ascension Materials. It is suspected to be like the Ley Line Overflow event, but with Talent Ascension materials rewards instead of Character EXP materials.

Overflowing Mastery Event Guide

Update 1.5 Livestream Features Summary

Housing System

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Housing System Preview
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Serenitea Pot Tubby

Version 1.5 brings a much-awaited feature: the Housing System! Players can now decorate both the interior of their houses and the surrounding areas - yes, with buildings and all!

This massive build area can be accessed by interacting with an avian friend inside the Serenitea Pot.

Housing System & Serenitea Pot Guide

Hangout Events: Series II

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Hangouts Series 2
The second wave of Hangouts will come in Update 1.5, allowing players to spend quality time with Diona and again with Noelle! Take a look at all available Hangout Events in our guide here:

Hangout Events Series

Reduced Resin Cost

Genshin - 1.5 Livestream Reduced Resin Cost

The Livestream announced that rewards collection for Weekly Bosses will now only cost 30 Original Resin instead of the original 60. Take a look at this list to know which bosses are affected:

List of All Bosses

Increased Companionship EXP in Co Op Mode

Challenging and defeating bosses will now yield more Companionship EXP when in Co Op Mode! Check our Co Op Boards out to look for Genshin Impact buddies:

Genshin Co-Op Boards
Genshin - Friend Request BoardFriend Request Board Genshin - Co-Op BoardCo-Op Board

Delete Voice-Over Languages

Different Voice-Over Languages are installed by default with Genshin Impact. In an attempt to reduce the size Genshin Impact occupies on devices, players can now choose to delete the Voice-Over Languages they don't use.

Event End Notifications

Players will now be notified when current evends are coming to an end. Say goodbye to worrying about missing events and their valuable rewards!

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