Genshin Impact 2.4 Events: All Events coming in the next update

We are just some days away from Genshin Impact 2.4; as we get closer to the launch of the new update, we have received significant news about the upcoming events.

Genshin Impact will be back to Liyue for the fan-favorite Lantern Rite. In addition, we will receive two new polearm users and three very exciting re-runs in its Banners!

It sounds like our Primogems are in great danger with all of the great content on the way. Here are all the details on the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.4 Events fans can look forward to.

Genshin Impact 2.4 Banners

Genshin Impact 2.4 is arriving on January 5, 2022. The six weeks cycle is divided into two parts.

Banners in first half of Genshin Impact 2.4
expand image
Xiao and Shenhe are the Banners in First Phase of Ver. 2.4

Genshin Impact's 2.4 first half banners will arrive on January 5, 2022.

  • The Transcendent One Returns - Shenhe 5-star Cryo, Polearm User
  • Invitation to Mundane Life - Xiao 5-star Anemo, Polearm User
  • Both Banners will share the following 4-stars characters:
    • Yun Jin - 4-star Geo, Polearm User (New Character)
    • Ningguang - 4-star Geo, Catalyst User
    • Chongyun - 4-star Cryo, Claymore User

The first weapon banner has two Polearms Calamity Queller and Primordial Jade Winged-Spear

And the following 4-star weapons:

  • Favonius Warbow (Bow)
  • The Flute (Sword)
  • Lithic Spear (Polearm)
  • Widsith (Catalyst)
  • Favonius Greatsword (Claymore)
Genshin Impact second half banners
expand image
Zhong-Li and Ganyu will be feature in the Second Phase of the Ver. 2.4

Second Phase

Genshin Impact's 2.4 second half banners will arrive on January 26, 2022.

  • Adrift in the Harbor - Featuring Ganyu 5-star Cryo, Bow User
  • Gentry of Hermitage - Featuring Zhong-Li 5-Star Geo, Polearm User
  • Both Banners will share the following 4-stars characters:
    • Xingqiu- 4-star Hydro, Sword User
    • Beidou - 4-star Electro, Claymore User
    • Yanfei - 4-star Pyro, Catalyst User

The second weapon banner will feature Vortex Vanquisher, and Amos' Bow

And the following 4-star weapons:

  • Sacrificial Sword (Bow)
  • Favonius Sword (Sword)
  • Dragonbane (Polearm)
  • Favonius Codex (Catalyst)
  • Lithic Blade (Claymore)

Genshin Impact 2.4 Events

The upcoming patch is bringing back a new chapter of the Archon Story Called: The Cranes Returns on the Wind

Image of new hangouts in Genshin Impact 2.4
expand image
Two new series of Hangouts in Genshin Impact 2.4

Hangout Events V Series

  • Event Duration: Permanent Event starting on January 5, 2021
  • Requirements: Adventure Rank 30


Two Liyue characters will have Hangouts Events in Genshin Impact 2.4, allowing players to know these characters personally.

  • Ninnguang, The Jade Chamber's Returning Guest
  • Yunjin, A Song that Knows Grace

Rewards: 120 Primogems, 1200EXP, 30 Hero's Wit, Ascension Material.

Vishap Deepsea in Genshin Impact 2.4
expand image
Vishap Deepsea in Genshin Impact 2.4

With Sleet and Storm

  • Event Duration: Permanent Event starting on January 5, 2021


  • Enkanomiya, the new region in Genshin Impact 2.4, will be underwater.
  • This new area will introduce new enemies, Bathysmal Vishaps beasts with amphibious physiology.
  • The new boss, Rimebitter Bathysmal Vishaps, and Bolteater Bathysmal Vishaps will drop ascension material for Shenhe.
  • The Vishaps will drain characters' energy and deal more damage the lower is their energy.

Rewards: Dragonheir's False Fin and Cryo Characters Level-up Materials.

Lantern Rite event cover in Genshin Impact
expand image
A new version of Lantern is coming to Genshin Impact 2.4

Lantern Rite

  • Event Duration: Start on January 25 - End February 12
  • Eligibility: Adventure Rank 28, A new Star Approaches Archon Quest, The Cranes Return on the Wind.


The return of the Genshin Impact Lantern Rite event is packed with many activities and rewards.

  • The Lantern Rite event will be divided into sections.
  • Flumeplume Starflowers - Fireworks Event
    • Players will obtain a Gadget called Launch Tube to allow Smelting Firework to start producing pyrotechnics.
    • The production will follow parameters like height, color, and size to determine the quality of the fireworks.
  • Wondrous Shadows - Traditional Lantern Rite Game
    • Players need to solve puzzles to reveal the true shape of the Lantern.
  • The Great Gathering - Treasure Hunt Event
    • Travelers need to recover the material scattered from the Original Jade Chamber.
    • Some material can be salvage material using the Waverider
    • In the second part, players will need to battle the treasure Hoarders to recover valuable pieces. A new type of Treasure Hoarder will be introduced.
    • Some transport ballons are carrying treasure. Travelers need to intercept them with the help of the Waverider.
  • Oceanic Defender - Combat a giant boss with 3-heads and complete challenges.
  • The Stars inscribe the Year Wishes - Complete missions to collect two kinds of event currency.
    • One currency is used to exchange the new Ningguang Skin. The other is to get a Free 4-star Liyue Character.
  • Bonus Event, May Fortune Find you - 10 Free Intertwined Fates for all players.

Rewards: Primogems, Ningguang new Outfit, Free 4-star Liyue character of player preference (Including Yun Jin), Primogems, Crown, New Recipe, Serenitea Pot Blueprints, Ascencion Material, Mora.

A Study in Potions event cover in Genshin Impact
expand image
Time for some OG Alchemy

A study in Potions

  • Event Duration: Start on January 7 - End February 17
  • Eligibility: Adventure Rank 23, Ritou Escape Plan quest, Tanuki Bayashi in the Forest quest.


  • In the Study in Potions events, Travelers will be tasked to try new Timaeus' Potions.
  • The event challenge combat event, where players will carry different potions to test them out.
  • Every Potion will provide different combat effects for the team.
  • There are four different domains where travelers can test the effects of the potions in action.
  • This event will include several trial characters.

Rewards: Primogems, Hero's Wit, Mystic Enhancement ore, and Weapon Ascencion Material

Kichiboushi Outing event cover in Genshin Impact
expand image
Kichiboushi is back!

Eight Locales Over Mountain and Seas

  • Event Duration: Start on February 4 - End February 14
  • Eligibility: Adventure Rank 23, Ritou Escape Plan quest, Tanuki Bayashi in the Forest quest.


  • By Ioroi's request, the traveler will take the Bake Danuki, Kichiboushi out of the Forest.
  • The Bake Danuki will visit Mondstadt and Liyue for the first time.
  • Travelers will tag along, making sure to preserve the experience with memorable pictures.

Rewards: Primogems, Talent and Weapon Ascencion Materials, Mora, Hero's Wit.

Windtrace Event in Genshin Impact 2.4
expand image
Windtrace Event is having a Rerun in Genshin Impact 2.4


  • Event Duration: Start on January 13 - End January 27
  • Eligibility: Adventure Rank 20 or Above


  • Windtrace is the rerun of the Hide and Seek event released in version 1.5, with new locations.
  • Players will be divided into two teams Hunters or Rebels
  • Hunters will seek out the Rebels in hiding, while the Rebels have to sneakily avoid getting caught.
  • The event allows Co-Op modes, where travelers can play matches with friends or random people.
  • Check our tips and ticks here

Rewards: 420 Primogems, Peek a Boo Name Tag, Talent Level Up Materials, Mora.

Other Changes

Genshin Impact 2.4 will introduce some quality life changes and new pieces of content.

Electro Sigil Shop in Genshin Impact 2.4
expand image
Electro Sigil Shop Items

Electro Sigil Shop


  • The maximum level of the Sacred Sakura Tree will increase to Level 50.
  • The remaining Electro Sigils can purchase items in the New Inazuma Electro Sigil Shop.
  • Players would purchase weapon materials and exclusive Serenitea Pot Blue Prints.
Keqing skin in Genshin Impact
expand image
Keqing new skin finally coming in Genshin Impact 2.4

Keqing Opulent Splendor

  • Two new character skins will be released in Genshin Impact 2.4.
  • Ningguang Orchid's Evening Gown skin can be obtained free during the Lantern Rite event.
  • Keqing Opulent Splendor skin will be available in the in-game shop. Similar to Jean, this skin will cost 1350 Genesis Crystals.

The information presented is based on miHoYo Livestream. Therefore, the final version is subject to change.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.5: Leaks, Release Date, Character Banners, and More

This Article's Topics

Explore new topics and discover content that's right for you!

Genshin ImpactMore