UPDATED Genshin Impact 2.2, Everything you need to know about the latest patch

Genshin Impact 2.2 is here!

Now that the update is live, players can dig into the new content and discover all there is to do!

Release Time and Schedule

Genshin Impact Update 2.2 Into the Perilous Labyrinth of Fog went live on:

  • October 13th, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Server Time.

Banners in Genshin Impact 2.2

The first Genshin Impact 2.2 banner is Farewell of Snezhnaya, featuring 5-star Hydro bow user Childe Tartaglia.

It will also include the following 4-star characters:

  • Ningguang - Geo (Catalyst)
  • Yanfei - Pyro (Catalyst)
  • Chongyun - Cryo (Claymore)

The first Weapon Banner will introduce two new weapons:

  • Polar Star is an excellent bow for characters that main damage comes from single attacks
  • Akuoumaru, this weapon will reward parties with high energy recharge like the teams built around the Electro Archon.

These are the two 5-star weapons featured in the current banner.

Passive (R5)
Pola Star
Crit Rate
Daylight's Augury: Elemental Skill and Burst DMG increased. After an attack hits an opponent, 1 stack of Ashen Nightstar will be gained for 12s. When 1/2/3/4 stacks of Ashen Nightstar are present, ATK is increased by 10/20,30,48%. The stack of Ashen Nightstar created by the Normal Attack, Charged Attack, Elemental Skill or Elemental Burst will be counted independently of the others.
Memory of Dust
Golden Majesty: Increases Shield Strength by 40%. Hitting opponents increases ATK by 8% for 8s. Max 5 stacks. (every 0.3s). While protected by a shield, the ATK effect is increased by 100%.

The second banner of Genshin Impact will include the rerun of Hu Tao and the new pyro character Thoma.

What to Expect in Genshin Impact 2.2

Here is everything we know so far about Genshin Impact 2.2 version.

Image of Tsurumi Island in Genshin Impact
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Tsurumi Island looks beautiful but the lack of visibility is hiding some danger.

Inazuma expands for the last time.

Tsurumi Island, the last region of Inazuma, will be launch in Genshin Impact 2.2. A solemn place surrounded by a dense Fog, where few dare to enter.

The island is the home of:

  • Rifthounds, new enemies that can inflict corrosion and damage through shields.
  • Remarkable chests, a new type of chest that includes Furniture Blue Prints
  • Fluorescent Fungus, a new ascension material exclusive from this island.
  • Stormstones, world mechanisms that will discover paths in the Fog.

New Banners - Characters

Genshin Impact 2.2 banners will feature two re-runs and the introduction of Thoma as a playable character.

The first banner, Farewell of Snezhnaya, will feature Childe Tartaglia, the 5-star Hydro bow user.

The banner will also feature the following 4-star characters:

  • Ningguang - Geo (Catalyst)
  • Yanfei - Pyro (Catalyst)
  • Chongyun - Cryo (Claymore)

For the second banner of Genshin Impact 2.2, Hu Tao, a 5-star Pyro Polearm user, will have her first re-run, and Thoma, a 4-star Pyro Polearm user, will make his debut.

Genshin Impact Thoma
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THOMA: He's basically a better Childe

New Weapons / Items

Genshin Impact 2.2 weapon banner will feature the Polar Star, a 5-star Bow with Crit Rate as a primary stat. The weapon is Tailor-Made for Childe.

  • New weapons:
    • Mouun's Moon, 4-Star Bow (ATK%)
    • Akuoumaru, 4-Star Claymore (ATK%)
    • Wavebreaker'sMouun's Fin, 4-Star Polearm (ATK%_
  • New items:
    • Ayesha'sWavebreaker'sMouun's Chaos Prospector (Gadget)
    • Floral Zither (Gadget, Instrument

The good news, the storage capacity for Artifacts will be increased from 1000 to 1500

New Events

Besides the regular batch of events, this version will see the return of Hangouts. With two new storylines. Thoma and Sayu

  • Labyrinth Warriors
    • The combat challenge of Genshin Impact 2.2
    • A rogue-like dungeon where players can earn a free Xinyan
  • Shadow of the Ancients
    • Travelers will work with a Sumeru Scholar. The event is divided into three parts.
    • Investigating surveys, travelers will explore with a unique gadget, looking for pieces to repair Pristine Spikes.
    • Data Sampling, players need to repair and reactivate the Pristine spikes.
    • Live Testing, use the Pristine Spikes to deactivate the regenerative power of the Ruin Grader.
  • Tuned to the World'sAyesha's Sounds
    • Another rhythm-based mini-game
    • Players will play alongside other characters
    • Seven Characters will join this event with their song: Ningguang, Zhong Li, Keqing, Xiao, Kokomi, Ayaka, and Raiden Shogun.
  • Dreams of Bloom
    • Serenitea Pot Flower Event
    • Players can grow and trade flowers and seeds to help Sakuya'sWorld'sAyesha's Enterprise.
    • Travelers will also be able to keep these flowers as Serenitea Pot furniture.
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We will have a new layout for our Serenitea Pot.

Serenitea Pot 2.2 content

Our Serenitea Pot will have new items and options to continue building the realm of our dreams:

  • New Real Layout: Silken Courtyard, this new realm will be available after unlocking level 40 of the Sacred Sakura.
    • This new realm has Inazuma vibes, Sakuras, and Shallow Bodies of Water.
  • New Furnishing: Floating Platforms
    • Players will be able to adjust the height of these floating platforms, set furniture over them.
  • World Exploration will include a new type of chest: Remarkable Chest, where players can find new Furnishing blueprints or New Set blueprints.
  • Players will get blueprints from the Forge, Crate Furnishing Menu, and the Crafting Bench.

New Settings

Genshin Impact 2.2 will get a new Anisotropic Filtering graphic setting.

This will allow players with higher-end PCs to retain the sharpness of images at different viewing angles.

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