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Genshin Impact - 2.4 Release Date and Patch Notes
Genshin Impact Version 2.4 was released on January 5, 2022. The update included a new Enkanomiya Area in Inazuma, the release of Shenhe and Yun Jin, reruns for Ganyu, Xiao, and Zhongli, and other new content, so read up on everything in this guide!

Update 2.4 Release Date

When will Update 2.4 be released?

Genshin Impact Version 2.4
Genshin Impact - Version 2.4 - Fleeting Colors in Flight Banner
Release Date January 5, 2022

Genshin Impact Version 2.4 was released on January 5, 2022.

The update included the new Enkanomiya Area in Inazuma, banner reruns for Ganyu, Xiao, and Zhongli, the release of Shenhe and Yun Jin, Hangout Quests for Ningguang and Yun Jin, new Character Outfits, and other exciting content!
Banner Schedules & Version History

Version 2.4 Livestream

Genshin - Version 2.4 Livestream

2.4 Livestream Dates

Server Release Date
North America December 26, 2021 7:00 AM (UTC/GMT -5)
Europe December 26, 2021 1:00 PM (UTC/GMT +1)
Asia December 26, 2021 8:00 PM (UTC/GMT +8)
TW, HK, MO December 26, 2021 8:00 PM (UTC/GMT +8)

Livestream & Special Program Guide

Genshin Impact 2.4 Summary

All New Content in Version 2.4

Redeem Codes
All Servers (EXPIRED)
China Server (EXPIRED)
2.4 Characters
Genshin - Shenhe Icon Shenhe Genshin - Yun Jin Icon Yun Jin Genshin - Ganyu Icon Ganyu Genshin - Xiao Icon Xiao Genshin - Zhongli Icon Zhongli
New 2.4 Features
Keqing Skin Ningguang Skin
Enkanomiya Map
New 2.4 Equipment
New 2.4 Quests
Archon Quest with Shenhe
New 2.4 Events
Fleeting Colors in Flight Windtrace Rerun
A Study in Potions Over Mountains and Seas
New 2.4 Enemies
New Specter Elements

Genshin Impact 2.4 Trailer

Genshin Impact 2.4 Banners

All 2.4 Banners and Dates

Banner Dates & Characters
Genshin Impact - The Transcendent One Returns - 2.4 Shenhe BannerThe Transcendent One Returns Jan. 5 ~ Jan. 25, 2022
Shenhe ImageNingguang ImageChongyun ImageYun Jin Image
Genshin Impact - Invitation to Mundane Life GachaInvitation to Mundane Life Jan. 5 ~ Jan. 25, 2022
Xiao ImageNingguang ImageChongyun ImageYun Jin Image
Genshin Impact - Gentry of Hermitage GachaGentry of Hermitage Jan. 25 ~ Feb. 15, 2022
Zhongli ImageYanfei ImageBeidou ImageXingqiu Image
Genshin Impact - Adrift in the Harbor GachaAdrift in the Harbor Jan. 25 ~ Feb. 15, 2022
Ganyu ImageYanfei ImageBeidou ImageXingqiu Image
Genshin Impact - Epitome Invocation - 2.4 Phase 1 BannerEpitome - Phase 1 Jan. 5 ~ Jan. 25, 2022
Genshin - Calamity Queller ImageGenshin - Primordial Jade Winged-Spear ImageGenshin - Lithic Spear Image
Genshin - The Flute ImageGenshin - Favonius Greatsword ImageGenshin - The Widsith ImageGenshin - Favonius Warbow Image
Genshin Impact - Epitome Invocation - 2.4 Phase 2 BannerEpitome - Phase 2 Jan. 25 ~ Feb. 15, 2022
Genshin - AmosGenshin - Vortex Vanquisher ImageGenshin - Lithic Blade Image
Genshin - Favonius Sword ImageGenshin - DragonGenshin - Favonius Codex ImageGenshin - Sacrificial Bow Image

Banner Guides & History

Genshin Impact 2.4 Characters

All Character Updates in 2.4

Character Element Weapon
Yun Jin Image Yun Jin (4★)
Shenhe Image Shenhe (5★)
Ganyu Image Ganyu (5★)
Zhongli Image Zhongli (5★)
Xiao Image Xiao (5★)

Other New & Upcoming Characters

Enkanomiya in Genshin Impact 2.4

New Enkanomiya Area in Inazuma

Enkanomiya Preview

Enkanomiya will be in Watatsumi Island

Enkanomiya is an entirely different region outside of Teyvat. Enkanomiya brought new quests, puzzles, and enemies in 2.4!
Enkanomiya Map & Unlock Guide

How to Unlock Enkanomiya

Genshin - The Moon-Bathed Deep Cutscene
You need to play through The Moon-Bathed Deep and The Still Water's Flow before you advance to Enkanomiya!

Genshin Impact 2.4 Equipment

New Character Outfits in Version 2.4

New Character Outfit Previews

Keqing's Outfit

Ningguang's Outfit

How to Get the Character Outfits

You can get Ningguang's Character Outfit for free by playing through the Lantern Rite event in Version 2.4, but Keqing's Character Outfit probably can only be bought from the Character Outfits shop with Genesis Crystals.

All New Weapons in Version 2.4

New Calamity Queller Polearm

The new Calamity Queller Polearm was only available from the Epitome Invocation Wish in Phase 1, matching the schedule for Shenhe's debut banner in Version 2.4.
Epitome Invocation Wish Guide

Genshin Impact 2.4 Quests

All New Quests in Version 2.4

Quest Name Type
Genshin - Shenhe Archon Quest with Shenhe

Expect Archon, Hangout, and World Quests!

Genshin - Archon Quest Monster 1

The image above is of a great water creature resembling Osial, which will be making an appearance in the upcoming Archon Quest!

Shenhe is part of the new Archon Quest, while we get to know Ningguang and Yun Jin with Hangout Quests! Since Enkanomiya was also released in 2.4, there are a bunch of new World Quests while you explore.

The Jade Chamber even made a reappearance in one of the quests!
All Quests & Quest Types

Genshin Impact 2.4 Events

All New Events in Version 2.4

Event Event Details
Genshin - Fleeting Colors in FlightsFleeting Colors in Flight It is once again time for Liyue's yearly Lantern Rite Festival. Brace yourself for new quests, minigames, and Primogem rewards! You'll even get 10 Intertwined Fates for free!
Genshin - WindtraceWindtrace Rerun The Hide-and-Seek event in Co-Op mode will be making a comeback, so you better brush up on your hiding and hunting skills!
Genshin - A Study in PotionsA Study in Potions Spend some time with Timaeus and learn more about the science in alchemy! Fight various enemies along the way...
Genshin - Eight Locales Over Mountains and SeasEight Locales Over Mountains and Seas Look after Kichiboushi the Tanuki as it sets out to see the world! Keep your eye on it though, because he might just turn into other objects...

List of Current & Upcoming Events

Genshin Impact 2.4 Enemies

New Bathysmal Vishaps

Types of Bathysmal Vishaps
Electro Type Cryo Type

We once again got new additions to the Vishap family! You can encounter these new enemies in Enkanomiya.
Bathysmal Vishap Guide

New Pyro Abyss Lector

We also got a new addition to the Abyss Lectors! This new Abyss Lector wields the Pyro element. We hope your Hydro Characters are ready to face this Abyss Lector and soothe your burns...
Abyss Lector Guide

New Specter Elements

New Specter Enemies
Genshin - Cryo Specter
Cryo Specter
Genshin - Electro Specter
Electro Specter
Genshin - Pyro Specter
Pyro Specter

In addition to Vishaps and Abyss Lectors, the Specter family grew too! We now have Pyro, Electro, and Cryo Specters to battle!
Specter Enemy Guide

Genshin Impact 2.4 Optimizations

All Changes & Improvements in 2.4

Additions, Changes, & Improvements
1 New Spiral Abyss Interface
Improved viewing of enemy lists.
2 New Crafting Screen Interface
3 New Furnishing Items
4 Change Serenitea Pot Background Music
5 Improved Controller Shortcut Wheel
6 New Map Interface
Lets you jump to the nations directly instead of having to drag the screen.

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Genshin Impact 2.6 Updates and News

Genshin Impact - Version 2.6 Guide

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Update 2.5 Release Date & Patch Notes

Genshin Impact 2.4 Updates and News

Genshin Impact - Version 2.4 Guide

All Version 2.4 Highlights
Developers Discussion Enkanomiya Release
2.4 Character Highlights

Update 2.4 Release Date & Patch Notes

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