Genshin Impact 2.0 Patch Notes – All Details

Genshin Impact 2.0 Patch Notes – All Details

Genshin Impact 2.0 is just about to release on 21st July, and we have a lot of new information before its official release. miHoYo is already releasing information regarding the new update as the launch date is getting closer since there might be too much information for fans to digest.

Earlier, there were many rumors regarding the release of a new region, Inazuma, which is far earlier than the actual release time. Now, we have loads of new information as the developer has finally released a full Update Notice.

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Courtesy of miHoYo

“Dear Travelers, to ensure all Travelers have the best-possible #GenshinImpact experience, we will soon begin performing update maintenance. 〓Update Schedule〓 2021/07/21 06:00:00 (UTC+8) and is estimated to take 5 hours” the tweet said and mentioned a link to all new details.

The 2.0 update includes new characters, new gameplay systems, new events, lots of adjustments, and everything that the fans were looking forward to. Some of the major things from the update notice are as follows:

Inazuma, Expeditions, and Domains

The most exciting update, which we all knew was coming, is a new region called Inazuma which will consist of three new areas: Narukami Island, Kannazuka, and Yashiori Island. Players have to be Adventure Rank 30 or above and have completed the Archon Quest Chapter II: Act I, to unlock it.

Also, there will also be an Adventurer’s Guild in Inazuma and players will be able to send their characters to expeditions in the region.

Apart from this, players will also find one-time domains that they can challenge for decent rewards, namely:

  • Court of Flowing Sand (Domain of Forgery)
  • Violet Court (Domain of Forgery)
  • Momiji-Dyed Court (Domain of Blessing)
  • Empty Boat of a Thousand Gates
  • Shakkei Pavilion
  • Formation Estate

New Characters

Of course, some new characters will also be available now, some of whom we have covered earlier. The new characters include:

  • Kamisato Ayaka: Cryo Sword 5-star character
  • Yoimiya: Pyro Bow 5-star character
  • “Mujina Ninja” Sayu: Anemo Claymore 4-star character

New Weapons

Weapons are a major part of Genshin Impact and with the release of new regions and characters, some new weapons will be introduced as well including:

  • Mistsplitter Reforged (5-Star Sword)
  • Thundering Pulse (5-Star Bow)
  • Amenoma Kageuchi (4-Star Sword)
  • Katsuragikiri Nagamasa (4-Star Claymore)
  • Kitain Cross Spear (4-Star Polearm)
  • Hakushin Ring (4-Star Catalyst)
  • Hamayumi (4-Star Bow)

New Artifacts

Inazuma will bring two new artifacts namely:

  • Shimenawa’s Reminiscence
  • Emblem of Severed Fate

New Enemies

Well, as it is always said, a great story must have an equally great villain and therefore, new enemies would be introduced as well, including:

  • Pyro Hypostasis: The Pyro version of the Hypostasis family.
  • Nobushi: Three types of Nobushis including Jintouban, Hitsukeban, and Kikouban.
  • Kairagi: Two kinds of Kairagis namely, Fiery Might and Dancing Thunder.
  • Perpetual Mechanical Array: An unnamed shape-shifting machine that can take various forms and functions.
  • Ruin Cruiser, Ruin Destroyer, Ruin Defender, and Ruin Scout
  • Mirror Maiden: A new Fatui Agent that can manipulate Hydro.
  • Electro Hilichurls and Electro Samachurls
  • Electro Mitachurl, Electro Abyss Mage, Thunderhelm Lawachurl, and Electro Whopperflower.

New Quests

Players can also enjoy new quests that will be added in the update including new archon quests as well as story quests.

The two new Archon quests are:

  • Chapter 2: Act 1 – The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia
  • Chapter 2: Act 2 – Stillness, the Sublimation of Shadow

New story quests for new characters are:

  • Ayaka Story quest: Grus Nivis – Chapter 1: “The Whispers of the Crane and the White Rabbit.”
  • Yoimiya Story quest: Carassius Auratus – Chapter 1: “Dreamlike Timelessness.”

Apart from this, 32 new world quests would be added in Genshin Impact 2.0, to help players explore Inazuma.

New Gadgets

There will also be new gadgets that players can utilize in Genshin Impact 2.0 namely:

  • Seed Dispensary
  • Red Feather Fan
  • Electroculus Resonance Stone
  • Electro Treasure Compass
  • Memento Lens
  • Mini Seelie: Viola

Other Major Additions

Some other major additions to the game you need to know about are:

  • Sacred Sakura Tree
  • Thunder Sakura Boughs and Electrograna
  • Thunder Barriers
  • Balethunder
  • Thunder Spheres
  • New puzzle systems including Thunderstones, Lightning Strike Probes, Discharge Stones, and Cumulation Stones
  • New weapon wish mechanics
  • Artifact Strongbox
  • Additions into Serenitea Pot and Realm Depot
  • New regional specialties, food, animals, and materials
  • New achievements and name cards
  • Updates for Spiral Abyss

Apart from all this, Inazuma will also have a new reputation system and new daily commissions. There will also be some significant character adjustments including Mona’s sprint talent and Ningguang’s passive skill description. Some other new adjustments include:

  • Increased map pins limit
  • Cross-save platform
  • Improved mobile UI
  • Waverider stamina adjustment

Too much information, right? We are also trying to digest it and brace ourselves for the new update. We already covered a huge chunk of this information in our previous articles about Genshin Impact. Still, a lot of new information was revealed, and we hope this breakdown helped you in processing it.

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