Genshin Impact 2.7 Itto & Kuki Banner COUNTDOWN: Oni's Royale Release Time, Characters, & Weapons

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The second phase of Genshin Impact 2.7 is nearly here, and with a new phase, a new batch of banners and events are on the way.

Arataki Itto is the 5-star character that will run a banner solo during the second half of the update, along with the introduction of the new character Kuki Shinobu.

Kuki Shinobu is a 4-star Electro character that uses the sword as a weapon. Kuki is the first Electro character with healing abilities, which means she'll be in high demand from the start.

Join us as we countdown to the Genshin Impact 2.7 Arataki Itto and Kuki Shinobu banner release time and break down its characters, weapons, and latest news.


Latest - Kuki Shinobu Materials, Best Weapons & Artifacts Guide

Kuki Shinbu is the newest character in Genshin Impact 2.7. Here is a brief guide with everything you need to know about the Deputy of the Arataki Gang, including materials, best weapons, and best artifact sets.

Kuki Ascencion Materials for Lv.90

  • 46 Runic Fangs from the Ruin Serpent in The Chasm: Underground Mines.
  • 168 Naku Weed, a specialty from Inazuma.
  • 70+ Materials dropped by the flying enemies called Specters found in Inazuma.

Kuki Talent Materials

  • Specter materials from Inazuma.
  • Talent Books from the Elegance Series from the Violet Court
  • Tears from defeating Raiden Shogun in the Trounce Domain.

Check the complete farming guide for materials: here

Kuki Best Weapons and Artifacts

  • Best Weapon (general): Freedom Sword (5-star)
  • Best Weapon (support): Favonius Sword (4-star)
  • Best Artifact Sets:
    • 4 Piece Noblesse Oblige Artifact Set
    • Sands: HP
    • Goblet: Electro DMG
    • Circlet: Healing Bonus

Genshin Impact 2.7 Banners: Oni's Royale Release Time

Oni's Royale, the third character banner in Genshin Impact 2.7, will arrive on June 21, 2022, at 6pm server time. (Chinese Standard Time)

For different regions, the update will arrive at the following times:

  • June 21, 5pm GMT
  • June 21, 6pm EST
  • June 21, 3pm PST

Kuki & Itto Banner start on


The Oni's Royale banner will feature the rerun of Kamisato Ayaka - a 5-star Cryo Sword Character, and the following 4-stars characters:

  • Kuki Shinobu - 4-star Electro, Sword User
  • Chongyun - 4-star Cryo, Claymore User
  • Gorou - 4-star Geo, Bow User.

Second Weapon Banner

At the same time, Genshin Impact 2.7 is releasing the second weapon banner that features the following weapons:

  • Redhorn Stonethresher - 5-star Claymore
    • The double hand sword is the signature weapon for Itto.
    • A niche weapon with high Crit. DMG that can give better DMG output than 4-stars weapons.
  • Memory of Dust - 5-star Catalyst
    • A very overwhelming weapon with no much use in the current meta.

The following 4-stars complete the second weapon banner:

Both weapons are very niche picks, useful if Itto is your main DPS.

The following 4-stars complete the second weapon banner:

  • Lithic Blade - Claymore
  • Sacrificial Fragments - Catalyst
  • The Stringless - Bow
  • Lion's Roar - Sword
  • Dragon's Bane - Polearm

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.8: Everything you need to know about the upcoming update