Genshin Impact Leaks: Yelan, Ayato, Shinobu, & Heizou details revealed by datamining

Genshin Impact data miners appear to have found important information about upcoming characters, four new Skeletons for Yelan, Ayato, Shinobu, Heizou.

While skeletons do not provide specific details, like weapons, appearance, or skills, they work as confirmation that these will be playable characters soon!

Here is everything we know about these new characters.

Kamisato Ayato

The Big Brother of Ayaka and the head of the Kamisato Clan is from these four new characters the one we have more information, including a possible release date.

Expected to arrive on April 2022 in Genshin Impact 2.6 version, he is most likely to carry a Hydro Vision. According to the latest leaks, he will be a Tall Male character similar to Zhong-Li and Tartaglia.

miHoYo is likely to reveal Ayato splash art and lore during San Valentin.

Kuki Shinobu

Kuki Shinobu is the sidekick of Arataki Itto and Deputy of the Arataki Gang. Shinobu is responsible for keeping Itto's antics in check, trying her best to compensate for any damages caused by them, and also bailing him out of jail.

Genshin Impact Shinobu fan art.
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Kuki Shinobu according to fans.

Kuki was expected to be released as the 4-star character in the Yae Miko banner in Genshin Impact 2.5. But Shinobu's debut has been pushed for at least one more update. The leaks indicate Kuki will carry Electro Vision, and her body type will be similar to Yanfei, Sucrose, and Ayaka.

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Shikanoin Heizou

Shikanoin Heizou is an Inazuman detective who works for the Tenryou Commission. Based on dialogue from Inazuma's bulletin boards, Heizou appears younger than Ayato and is always seen in official uniform.

Genshin Impact fan art of Heizou
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Fan Art Inspired in Heizou

According to the Skeleton found in the leaks, Heizou will have a design similar to Gorou, Xingqiu, and Thoma.


Despite having little information about Yelan, the community is waiting for her release with high expectations.

There was a rumor that Yelan appeared along with Yun Jin and other Liyue characters during Gouba's Story video in the Moonchase Festival.

Another rumor believes Yelan character design is similar to Fu Hua in Honkai Impact. Based on the skeleton found in the leaks, we know that Yelan will have a body type similar to Ningguang, Yae Miko, and Kokomi.

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