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Genshin Impact Arataki Itto and Gorou Banner COUNTDOWN

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Genshin Impact 2.3 is just some hours ago from the release of New Character and Weapon banners. The wait has been long, but Gorou and Arataki Itto are joining Genshin Impact soon!

Along with two new Geo Characters, travelers will receive a new Claymore, the Red Stonethresher. Here is a countdown with everything we know about the upcoming banners.

Release Date

Oni's Royale, the third character banner in Genshin Impact 2.3, will arrive on December 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. server time.

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

  • December 14, 2:00 p.m. PT
  • December 14, 5:00 p.m. EST
  • December 13, 10:00 p.m. GMT

Debut: Arataki Itto and Gorou


Oni's Royale featured Arataki itto, a 5-star Geo Claymore Character, and the chances to obtain the following 4-stars characters is increased.

  • Gorou, a 4-star Bow user (New character)
  • Barbara, a 4-star Catalyst User
  • Xianling, a 4-star Polearm User

At the same time, Genshin Impact is releasing the second weapon banner of Genshin Impact 2.3 featuring the following weapons:

  • Red Stonethresher - 5-star Claymore.
    • The weapon is a red and silver Nodachi that resembles the Inazuma weapons but with Pyro motives.
    • Main Substat: Defense
    • The Claymore will reward building tanky characters with an extensive boost based on Defense.
  • Skyward Harp - 5-tar Bow.
    • A great bow that symbolizes Dvalin's affiliation with the Anemo Archon
    • Main Substat: Crit Rate
    • Bow with the highest attack stats in the game.

Arataki Itto

Arataki Itto was mentioned back in Genshin Impact 2.0 as a guy with a bad reputation that lost his Geo vision against Kujou Sara during the vision Hunt Decree.

After the traveler convinced the Raiden Shogun to abolish the Vision Hunt decrees, Itto is back for revenge.

The second half of Genshin Impact 2.3 will feature Itto in a new banner and follow his steps in the Story Quest: Taurus Iracundus.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.3 Ataki Itto Farming Guide


If Arataki Itto is Inazuma's bad boy, Gorou is definitely the good boy. The general of Sangonomiya's Army is the most loyal member of the Resistance against the Fatui Invasion.

Players explored more about Gorou during his hangout event, including some Gameplay. The event is available for players with Adventure Rank 30.

Gorou is excellent support, most likely the cornerstone of the new meta team, Mono Geo.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.3 Gorou Farming Guide

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