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Genshin Impact - Version 2.1 Release Date and News

Update 2.1 of Genshin Impact was released on September 1, 2021. Learn the version's character banners, events, features, and patch notes in this guide!

Update 2.1 Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 2.1
Genshin - Version 2.1 - Floating World Under the Moonlight
Release Date September 1, 2021

When did Update 2.1 released?

Genshin Impact 2.1 was released on September 1, 2021. The highlights of the release included four new characters, a new Archon Quest, the Moonchase Festival, the Fishing System, and other updates!

Update 2.1 Summary

All New Version 2.1 Content

Redeem Codes
All Servers (EXPIRED)
China Server (EXPIRED)
New Characters
Genshin - Raiden Icon Raiden Genshin - Kokomi Icon Kokomi Genshin - Sara Icon Sara Genshin - Aloy Icon Aloy
New Weapons & Artifacts
New Quests
New Events
Hyakunin Ikki Lunar Realm
Spectral Secrets Login Event
Moonlight Merriment (Moonchase Festival)
New Enemies
Genshin - La Signora Image La Signora Genshin - Thunder Manifestation Image Thunder Manifestation Genshin - Hydro Hypostasis Image Hydro Hypostasis Genshin - SpecterEvent Specters
New Features
Fishing System Furnishing Load Limit

The information in this page is from the 2.1 Livestream, which aired on August 20, 2021. Watch the full livestream in our guide:
2.1 Livestream Summary

Characters in Update 2.1

All New Characters

Character Element Weapon
Aloy Image Aloy (5★)
Raiden Image Raiden (5★)
Kokomi Image Kokomi (5★)
Sara Image Sara (4★)

New Character Banners

Banner Release Date & Characters
Genshin Impact - Baal, The Electro ArchonReign of Serenity September 1, 2021
Sucrose ImageXiangling ImageSara Image
Genshin - Kokomi Showcase SkillsDrifting Luminescence September 21, 2021
Kokomi Image Genshin - Banner Character TBDGenshin - Banner Character TBDGenshin - Banner Character TBD

The Raiden Shogun, Sara, and Kokomi were all available as rate-up characters in the 2.1 Banners. Raiden Shogun and Sara's banner came in Phase I of Version 2.1, while Kokomi's banner came in Phase II.

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Aloy is a free 5-Star Character!

Aloy became available for PlayStation users in the Version 2.1 Update on September 1, 2021! She will then be released on all platforms in Version 2.2, on October 13, 2021. She'll be available until the 2.3 Server Maintenance on November 24, 2021!

PS4/PS5 September 1, 2021
All Platforms October 13, 2021
Deadline November 24, 2021

Other Characters in Update 2.1

Story Characters

Yae Miko and Scaramouche made story appearances in Version 2.1!
List of Other Upcoming Characters

Equipment in Update 2.1

All New Weapons

New Weapons How to Get

How to Get the New Weapons

Engulfing Lightning and Everlasting Moonglow can be pulled from the Epitome Invocation Banner, while the fish-shaped weapons can be earned by playing through events!

List of All Weapons

Locations in Update 2.1

All New Inazuma Islands

New Inazuma Areas

Watatsumi Island

Seirai Island

Two Inazuma Islands was released nn Version 2.1 which featured Inazuma puzzles, quests, and other map mechanics.
Inazuma Map Guide

Quests and Events in Update 2.1

All New Quests and Missions

Quest Name Type

The story continued with a Chapter 2: Act 3 Archon Quest, and two Story Quests for the 5-Star characters: the Raiden Shogun and Kokomi!

All Quests and Quest Types

All New Events

Event Event Info
Genshin - Moonlight MerrimentMoonlight Merriment A Moonchase Festival event. You can get the new Fish Claymore through this event!
Genshin - Fishing Event - Lunar RealmLunar Realm Find and catch the legendary fish, the Lunar Leviathan! This event introduced the Fishing System.
Genshin - Passage of Clouds and StarsPassage of Clouds and Stars Login for Intertwined Fates and other valuable items!
Genshin Impact - New EventSpectral Secrets Go on expeditions for rewards! Gameplay is similar to Vishaps and Where To Find Them.
Genshin - Event - Hyakunin IkkiHyakunin Ikki Complete the fighting tournament challenges within the time limit for rewards!
Genshin - Event - Engraved WishesEngraved Wishes Send Wishes for a chance to engrave them on Paimon's blocks!
Genshin - Event - Genshin ConcertGenshin Concert An online English Concert. There will be a physical concert in Shanghai, China.

List of Current & Upcoming Events

Enemies in Update 2.1

List of New Bosses

List of New Bosses
Genshin - La Signora ImageLa Signora Genshin - Hydro Hypostasis ImageHydro Hypostasis Genshin - Thunder Manifestation ImageThunder Manifestation

Version 2.1 also introduced a weekly boss, with a familiar face: La Signora! We also saw new elemental forms of the Hypostasis and the Oceanid.

All Bosses and Boss Fight Guides

List of Other New Enemies

List of New Enemies
Genshin - Geo Specter ImageGeo Specter Genshin - Anemo Specter ImageAnemo Specter Genshin - Hydro Specter ImageHydro Specter

These Specter enemies was introduced in the Version 2.1 event: Spectral Secrets!

Features in Update 2.1

All New Features and Changes

Upcoming Features
1 Fishing System NEW
Craft bait and catch different types of fish in different bodies of water in this new Fishing feature!
2 Load Limit CHANGE
When placing multiple items of the same type in one area of the Serenitea Pot, the Load Limit for those items will be decreased! This doesn't work on the same item types in different Teapot areas.
3 Stellar Reunion CHANGE
Stellar Reunion now extends to 14 days, has more chances for double rewards in domains/leylines, and mission for the Prototype Rancour starts after 4 days!

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      You got Raiden! That’s nice, i kept wishing and only got Yanfei. Wanna play online co-op sometime?

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