Genshin Impact 2.7 Banners: Yelan, Kuki, Xiao & Itto

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Genshin Impact 2.7 is finally arriving in less than two weeks, as after a short hiatus, Hoyoverse is ready to continue bringing new content to the game.

The Genshin Impact 2.7 update will introduce two new characters. Kuki Shinobu, who is part of the Arataki Gang, and Yelan a mysterious agent working for Ningguang. We will also see the return of some other exciting characters and weapons.

Release Date

Genshin Impact 2.7 will go live on May 31, 2022, at 11 am server time (Chinese Standard Time).

This breaks down to the following release times:

  • May 30, 2022, 8pm PST
  • May 30, 2022, 11pm EST
  • May 30, 2022, 4am GMT
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New Characters Banners

The Genshin Impact 2.7 First Phase will go live on June 1, 2022, and it will last until June 22, 2022.

Latest - First Phase Banners

The first phase will include the following character banners:

  • Discerner of Enigmas will feature the new character Yelan - a 5-star Hydro Bow Character.
  • Invitation to Mundane Life will feature the second rerun of Xiao - a 5-star Polearm Bow Character.
Genshin Impact first phase banners
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XIAO & YELAN are the first two 5-star characters in Genshin Impact

Both Banners will share the following 4-star characters:

  • Yanfei - 4-star Pyro, Catalyst User
  • Barbara - 4-star Hydro, Catalyst User
  • Noelle - 4-star Geo, Claymore User.
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First Weapon Banner

The first Epitome Invocation will feature the new 5-star bow, Aqua Simulacra, and the 5-star polearm, Primordial Jade Winged-Spear.

Kirin Bow, a new weapon in Genshin Impact 2.7
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KIRIN BOW: The design of this weapon match with the attire of Yelan

The first Epitome Invocation will feature the new 5-star bow, Aqua Simulacra, and the 5-star polearm, Primordial Jade Winged-Spear.

The following weapons complete the banner:

  • Sacrificial Bow - Bow
  • Sacrificial Sword - Sword
  • Favonius Greatsword - Claymore
  • Eye of Perception - Catalyst
  • Lithic Spear - Polearm
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Second Phase Banners

For the second half of Genshin Impact 2.7, arriving on June 22, 2022, running until July 13, 2022 we are receiving one rerun banner:

  • Oni's Royale will feature the rerun of Arataki Itto - a 5-star Geo Claymore character.
Banners in the second phase of Genshin Impact 2.7
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The ARATAKI GANG are the starts of the second phase of Genshin Impact 2.7
  • Along with Arataki, Kuki Shinobu a 4-star Electro Sword character is part of the third banner.
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Second Weapon Banner

With the rerun of Arataki numero uno Itto, we can expect the return of the 5-star Claymore, Redhorn Stonethresher his signature Weapon.

REDHORN STONETHRESHER: The Signature 5-star claymore of Arataki Itto in Genshin Impact
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REDHORN STONETHRESHER: The Signature 5-star claymore of Arataki Itto

Redhorn Stonethresher is a powerful claymore with a high ATK base, however the passive of the Redhorn is a bit niche with only a few characters getting the whole benefits, namely Itto and Noelle.

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More Reruns

It seems that Kazuha and Klee will be finally back in a banner during Genshin Impact 2.8. In the same update we will have the debut of Shikanoin Heizou a 4-star Anemo character.

Heizou is expected to be the last new character before the arrival of the new Nation Sumeru.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.7: Release Date, Character Banners, and More