Genshin Impact 3.3 Raiden & Ayato Banners COUNTDOWN - Release Time, Characters, & Weapons

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genshin impact update 3.3  second phase countdown

The second phase of Genshin Impact 3.3 is just a few hours away for North America Region. The exciting last part of the current patch will bring back two fan-favorite characters, Raiden Shogun & Kamisato Ayato.

These banners will also include a very interesting Epitome Invocation (weapon banner), with healthy options viable for most characters.

Join us as we count down to the second-phase Genshin Impact 3.3 banner release times and cover all the latest news leading up to their launch.

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Genshin Impact 3.3 Release Time

Genshin Impact Raiden Shogun and Kamisato Ayato will go live along with the second phase of Genshin Impact 3.2 on December 27, 2022, at 6 pm EST.

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

  • December 27, 2022, 5 pm GMT
  • December 27, 2022, 3 pm PT

Raiden Shogun & Ayato Banners Release Time

The last two Version 3.3 banners include the following characters:

Both banners will be available for 21 days as Hoyoverse returns to the six-week duration patches for this month and next year's schedule.

Ayato Banner in Genshin Impact 3.3
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Kamisato Ayato Character Banner in Genshin Impact 3.3. Same 4-stars character will be feature with Raiden Shogun
  • Enlightenment of Eternity is the third rerun of Raiden Shogun, the Electro Archon, who uses a Polearm as a weapon.
  • Azure Excursion is the first rerun of Ayaka's older brother, Kamisato Ayato, the 5-star Hydro Sword Character.

The following 4-star characters complete the Banner.

Genshin Impact 3.3 Second Weapon Banner Details

At the same time, Genshin Impact 3.3 phase 2 will bring a new weapon banner featuring two reruns: the 5-star Polearm Engulfing Lighting and the 5-star sword Haran Geppaku Futsu.

  • Engulfing Lighting – 5-star Polearm
    • The spear of the Electro Archon was forged in Inazuma with the color purple and symbols of the nation.
    • Engulfing Lighting is the signature of Raiden Shogun. It is viable practically to all characters for his type of weapon due to the Energy Recharge stats and buff to Elemental Burst DMG.
  • Haran Geppaku Futsu – 5-star Sword
    • A katana designed to reflect the color of the ocean. This weapon was forged by Futsu "Masagomaru in Inazuma at an unknown forge.
    • The sword has a passive tailor-made for Ayato; however, the high Crit Rate and ATK base made this weapon a fine addition to travelers' arsenal.

The following 4-stars complete the second weapon banner:

  • The Stringless - Bow
  • Dragon's Bane - Polearm
  • The Bell - Claymore
  • Favonius Sword - Sword
  • Favonius Codex - Catalyst

New Event

The second phase of Version 3.3 will also introduce the rerun of Across the Wilderness, the first event of 2023.

Players will participate in a Mondstadt competition to be the fastest to collect wild balloons in different stages around the Dendro Nation.

By completing all the missions, travelers will obtain the following rewards:

  • 420 Primogems
  • Weapon Materials from Mondstadt
  • 20 Hero's Wit
  • 300k Mora

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 3.4: Everything you need to know about the upcoming update

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