Genshin Impact 3.5 COUNTDOWN - Release Time, Maintenance, Content & Latest News

We are in the final hours before the arrival of Genshin Impact 3.5, which will introduce a new chapter in the saga of the Lumine & Aether story and the Abyss.

We will also have the debut of the last Dehya, the last of the Sumeru heroes, and the young Knight of Favonius Mika.

Without further ado, let's count down the last hours remaining before the launch of Genshin Impact 3.5 with all the latest news around the next update.

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Genshin Impact 3.5 Release Time & Date

Genshin Impact 3.5 will go live on March 1, 2023, around 11 am Server Time (Chinese Standard Time).

This breaks down to the following release times in other time zones:

  • EST - February 28 at 10 pm.
  • PT - February 28 at 8 pm.
  • GMT - March 1 at 3 am

Genshin Impact 3.5 Final Countdown

Genshin Impact 3.5 Server Downtime Schedule

Genshin Impact 3.5 maintenance period will begin at 6 am Server Time on March 1, 2023.

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The server's maintenance is estimated to take around five hours, with players being compensated 300 Primogems for the downtime & 300 Primogems more for the bugs in the previous patch.

Genshin Impact 3.5 Banners

The Genshin Impact 3.5 Banners will break down into two phases, with at least one new character and three important reruns.

First Phase

The first half of the patch will introduce Dehya, the eremite warrior, and the return of Cyno, the scholar of Sumeru Akademiya.

  • Auric Blaze Dehya, a 5-star Pyro Claymore Character.
  • Twilight Arbiter is the rerun banner of Cyno, a 5-star Electro Polearm User.

The following 4-star characters complete the Banner.

  • Barbara - 4-star Hydro, Catalyst user.
  • Bennett - 4-star Pyro, Sword user.
  • Collei - 4-star Dendro Bow user.
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Dehya and Cyno will be in together in the first phase banners of Genshin Impact 3.5

Weapon Banner

The first weapon banner will feature the rerun of Cyno's Signature polearm and the introduction of a new claymore, a bit niche but with great Crit. Rate.

  • The staff of the Scarlet Sands - 5-star Polearm signature weapon of Cyno.
  • Beacon of the Reed Sea - 5-star Claymore that is the signature weapon of D ya.

Second Phase

For the second phase of Genshin Impact 3.5, we will return two strong cryo characters, Ayaka and Shenhe, along with the new 4-star character Mika.

Weapon Banner

The Second weapon banner will feature the mighty sword Mistsplitter Reforged and the rerun of the polearm Calamity Queller, both excellent weapons for most characters.

What's new in Genshin Impact 3.5?

Dainsleif will be back for a new chapter of the Khaenri'ah's story, and we will know where is the lost sibling doing during all this time.

We will also return to Mondstadt for the second edition of the Windblume Festival, the celebration in honor of the Anemo Archon.

Main Event: Windblume Breath

  • In this event, we will enter the celebration of the flowers and the Anemo element in Mondstadt. We will see many familiar faces during the festivities.

Vibron Crystal Verification

  • We need to return to the Chasm underground and help a Fontaine scholar to collect evidence of their research of energy crystals in the area.

Spices from the West: Northerly Search

  • In the second chapter of the cooking event, we will explore the flavors of the north, specifically Fontaine, the hydro nation.

Fungus Mechanicus

  • Things are backward in the Theater Mechanicus arena. Now we must help the wild fungus battle the defenses deploy in their way.
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