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23 Dec 2020

Genshin Impact 1.2 Weapons Guide: New Swords, Claymore, Polearm, Catalyst

Genshin Impact 1.2 update is here, expanding the world for the first time with the new Dragonspine biome.

There is a lot of new content in the new patch, including various new weapons.

Here is everything we know.

New Weapons

Summit Shaper – 5-Star Sword

Genshin Impact 1.2 Summit Shaper

◇ A symbol of a legendary pact, this sharp blade once cut off the peak of a mountain.

◆ Increases wielder's shield strength (when the wielder is on the field, any currently active shield absorbs an additional amount of DMG). On hit, gives an ATK boost (max 5 stacks). When under the protection of a shield, the ATK boost effect increases by 100%.

◆ The event wish "Epitome Invocation" will be available from after the Version 1.2 update to 2021-01-12 15:59:59. During this time, the event-exclusive 5-star weapon Summit Shaper (Sword) will get a huge drop-rate boost!

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Festering Desire (4-Star Sword)

Genshin Impact 1.2 Festering Desire

◇ A creepy straight sword that almost seems to yearn for life. It drips with a shriveling venom that could even corrupt a mighty dragon.

◆ Complete the Story Quest "Princeps Cretaceus Chapter: Act I" and the event quest "Festering Desire" to receive the exclusive sword, Festering Desire. During the event, the character that equips this sword will receive some special buffs while exploring the Dragonspine area.

Snow-Tombed Starsilver (4-Star Claymore)

Genshin Impact 1.2 Snow-Tombed Starsilver

◇ An ancient greatsword that was stored between frescoes. Forged from Starsilver, it has the power to cleave through ice and snow.

◆ Hitting an opponent with Normal and Charged Attacks has a chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle above them, dealing AoE ATK DMG. Opponents affected by Cryo are dealt further ATK DMG. Can only occur once in a specified period.

◆ When exploring in Dragonspine, fulfill certain criteria to obtain the weapon Snow-Tombed Starsilver and unlock its forging method.

Dragonspine Spear (4-Star Polearm)

Genshin Impact 1.2 Dragonspine Spear

◇ A spear created from the fang of a dragon. It is oddly warm to the touch.

◆ Hitting an opponent with Normal and Charged Attacks has a chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle above them, dealing AoE ATK DMG. Opponents affected by Cryo are dealt further ATK DMG. Can only occur once in a specified period.

◆ Complete the World Quest "The Festering Fang" to obtain the polearm Dragonspine Spear and unlock its forging method.

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Frostbearer (4-Star Catalyst)

Genshin Impact 1.2 Frostbearer

◇ A fruit that possesses a strange, frosty will. A faint sense of agony emanates from it.

◇ Hitting an opponent with Normal and Charged Attacks has a chance of forming and dropping an Everfrost Icicle above them, dealing AoE ATK DMG. Opponents affected by Cryo are dealt further ATK DMG. Can only occur once in a specified period.

◆ Once the Frostbearing Tree has reached Lv. 10, Travelers will be awarded a blueprint for forging Frostbearer.

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