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Genshin Impact Update 2.0 Patch Notes (Genshin Impact 2.0) – 19 July, 2021

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Genshin Impact update 2.0 will soon roll out for players. According to the Genshin Impact 2.0 patch notes, the upcoming update will add a new character, a long list of bug fixes, and gameplay optimizations. Apart from this, Genshin Impact patch 2.0 also includes general stability fixes. Full changelog and other details will be available soon.

Previously, a big update was released with various tweaks and fixes. Unfortunately, since the release, players are facing problems when trying to play the game.

Today’s Genshin Impact version 2.0 will fix a few of these issues. Check out more details below.

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Genshin Impact 2.0 patch notes (Updated)

The Nation That Seeks “Eternity”

While Mondstadt believes in freedom and Liyue honors contracts, Inazuma and its ruler, Raiden Shogun, the Electro Archon, pursues eternity. But what makes the Archon with the power of the fleeting lightning seek eternity? As the story unfolds, this will be a theme that runs through your adventure in Inazuma.

In contrast to her Almighty Shogun’s pursuit of eternity, Inazuma is a place where you can find ephemeral beauty everywhere. Unlike the clear sunny days in Mondstadt and Liyue, the weather in Inazuma changes quickly and drastically, tinting the landscapes with a strong sea breeze, flickering light and shadow, and raging thunderstorms in the blink of an eye.

The Inazuma area consists of six main islands and a series of islets scattered across the ocean, each with a unique landscape and history. You may visit the Grand Narukami Shrine and Sacred Sakura on the mountain of Narukami Island, or admire the blooming cherry blossoms and the magnificent Tenshukaku where the Shogun resides at in Inazuma City. You may also witness the giant skeleton and the palpable aura of the Tatarigami at Yashiori Island where the Raiden Shogun battled a great serpent, or traverse the desolate coastline where lies the ruins of war at Tatarasuna. You may also find yourself getting lost in the area shrouded in thunderstorms, or stumble into huge mysterious underground areas and ruins hidden beneath the sea surface.

With Version 2.0, we’re only releasing three of the six main islands of Inazuma. There are many more landmarks and locations with distinct scenery, stories, secrets, and their respective connections to the history of Inazuma and the Electro Archon waiting for the Traveler to explore.

Living Beings in Inazuma

Inazuma is ruled by the Electro Archon, so purple has become the dominant color for many local species affected by the power of the Electro element.

This vast land isolated by the ocean is also home to some unique and peaceful animals that are very different from the creatures of Liyue and Mondstadt. Due to Inazuma’s unique location and traditions, you may also come across some lovely animals that coexist in harmony with the locals.

However, not all beings come in peace. Across the Inazuma islands, Travelers will inevitably encounter wandering samurais and even a new branch of the Fatui.

Meanwhile, new boss enemies will be added to the map for Travelers to challenge and obtain more rewards. The Hypostasis family will see a new Pyro member joining – the Pyro Hypostasis. Strangely enough, the Perpetual Mechanical Array and a few other bizarrely-shaped machines similar to the Ruin Guards in Mondstadt and Liyue will also appear in Inazuma. In addition to the new enemies, after its debut in Version 1.6, Maguu Kenki will also be found as a World Boss and a source for Character Level-Up Materials in Inazuma.

A New Chapter of Your Journey

We hope to leave more of the fun of the new areas including the latest Archon Quests as well as side quests for players to explore. But before you embark on a fresh new adventure, we’d like to introduce three new reliable companions Ayaka, Yoimiya, and Sayu from Inazuma, who may join your party. Not only can these three characters become valuable assets in your daily battles and exploration, Ayaka and Yoimiya will also make their debut in the upcoming Archon Quests.

Kamisato Ayaka is a long-awaited character who has been familiar to many fans since closed beta testing. Ayaka is the daughter of the Yashiro Commission’s Kamisato Clan, a branch of the Tri-Commission under the Raiden Shogun. Wielding the power of Cryo and a sword, Ayaka has often been conceived as dignified, elegant, wise, and strong. However, she also has her own worries and desires like other young girls of her age.

Yoimiya is the other five-star character joining in Version 2.0. She’s a Pyro archer and an expert in fireworks. Known as the Queen of the Summer Festival, Yoimiya excels in her craft of creating fireworks that symbolize people’s hopes and dreams. The last character, Sayu is a four-star ninja character who wields an Anemo Vision. Despite her petite stature, she can wield a giant claymore bigger than herself.

During the journey, you will also discover various new puzzle-solving gameplay. Unlike puzzles in Mondstadt and Liyue, Inazuma’s puzzles do not require you to have a character in your team who can use specific elemental powers in order to solve the puzzle. Successfully solving the puzzle only requires a little bit of your wisdom to make good use of all the clues and items around you!

If you want to take a break in your journey, we strongly recommend revisiting your realm in your Serenitea Pot. With Version 2.0, you can now collect seeds of plants via a special container gadget, and grow different plants in your realm once you have cultivated some fields with the help of Chubby, the teapot spirit.

An Upgraded Experience on PlayStation

Thanks to the efforts of our partner Sony and the whole Genshin Impact team, we’re very proud to announce that starting from Version 2.0, all Travelers will be able to share game progress across PS5, PS4, and all other available platforms.

Meanwhile, we also have more good news for PlayStation players. A list of new trophies will be added with Version 2.0. Furthermore, some PS5 players may already notice that we’ve been adding parts of the haptic feedback features on the DualSense wireless controller since the release of the native PS5 version in May. For example, when a combustible barrel explodes, you can sense stronger quakes if you’re closer to the explosion. With Version 2.0, you can expect a lot more tactile feedback with your DualSense controller when you draw a bow, use your wind glider, rush into the woods, and perform various actions in the game.

Full Details

Update Details〓

I. New Region

New Region – Inazuma

◇ New Areas: In Version 2.0, three areas, Narukami Island, Kannazuka, and Yashiori Island in the Inazuma region will be available.

◇ Unlock Criteria:

• Adventure Rank 30 or above

• Complete the Archon Quest “Chapter II: Act I – The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia”

▌New System in Inazuma

Sacred Sakura

Offer the Electro Sigils you obtain during your various adventures in Inazuma to the Sacred Sakura to raise your Sacred Sakura’s Favor Level and gain valuable items in return. You will receive upgrades to your Electrogranum’s level at certain levels of the Sacred Sakura’s Favor, which will enhance their abilities.

Electrograna

These miraculous spirits are called Electrograna. They spawn from Thunder Sakura Boughs and grant the protection of Electro.

Inazuma Reputation System

By interacting with certain NPCs in Inazuma, you will be able to accept requests to complete and increase your Reputation. As your Reputation Level increases, you will unlock various Reputation Rewards!

In addition, Expeditions, Daily Commissions, and other new content will also be added in Inazuma.

▌New Gameplay in Inazuma

Thunder Sakura Boughs

Sometimes in Inazuma you will come across Thunder Sakura Boughs, from which you can acquire Electrograna that last for a certain duration.

Thunder Barriers

A kind of impenetrable shield known in Inazuma as a Thunder Barrier.

Balethunder

Some regions in Inazuma are affected by high levels of Electro concentration. While in these regions, you will gradually lose HP. This phenomenon is known as Balethunder.

Use Electrograna to protect yourself against the harmful effects of Balethunder.

Thunder Spheres

This strange entity is known as a Thunder Sphere. It is a common sight in Inazuma. Characters who wield Electro power or who are looked after by Inazuma can use it to move around at lightning speed.

New gameplay mechanisms added in Inazuma also include Thunderstones, Lightning Strike Probes, Discharge Stones, and Cumulation Stones.

▌New Domains in Inazuma

Domain of Forgery: Court of Flowing Sand

◇ They say that in antediluvian times now lost to history, there was once a foolish ruler who dreamed of building a high garden in honor of the white sacred tree over the primordial sands. Now, dead silence fills the kingdom built on sand, but the obsessions of the past remain.

Domain of Mastery: Violet Court

◇ Sometime in the ancient past, the mountains rose higher than the skies, and the earth was larger than heaven’s dome. But one day, the mirror shattered, and the oceans arose. In these legends, this caused the court of the primeval sakura to become sundered from the other islands.

Domain of Blessing: Momiji-Dyed Court

◇ This court is ever a silent scene of falling red leaves. Perhaps lost causes and unforgettable loves may follow the veins of the earth and coalesce into the fruits of the court’s white tree.

Domain: Empty Boat of a Thousand Gates

◇ This tengu annex dwelling that floats upon the sea like a lonesome boat once played host to the somewhat famous “Yougou Three,” and this would later become the cage in which they, having despaired, spent the rest of their days.

Domain: Shakkei Pavilion

◇ This magnificent mansion was built by an ancient ascetic warrior in the depths of the earth using scenery borrowed from the outside world. In latter days, a deeply disheartened eccentric would be discovered within.

Domain: Formation Estate

◇ This estate once belonged to a lieutenant of Orobashi no Mikoto, until he, the body of his god, and the sky alike were rent open by a flash of lightning.

II. New Characters

5-Star Character “Frostflake Heron” Kamisato Ayaka

◇ Vision: Cryo

◇ Weapon: Sword

◇ Daughter of the Yashiro Commission’s Kamisato Clan. Dignified and elegant, as well as wise and strong.

Inazuma Shogunate, Yashiro Commission, Kamisato Clan. Widely known as one of the most distinguished clans in all of Inazuma, it is the branch of the Tri-Commission that manages ceremonial and cultural affairs.

Since my parents passed, Brother and I assumed responsibility for all clan matters, big and small.

5-Star Character “Frolicking Flames” Yoimiya

◇ Vision: Pyro

◇ Weapon: Bow

◇ Owner of Naganohara Fireworks. Known as “Queen of the Summer Festival,” she excels in her craft of creating fireworks that symbolize people’s hopes and dreams.

Fireworks are born out of people’s desire for light and beauty. The earliest mention of fireworks dates back to Liyue during the Archon War. Born from fire and embodied in stone and metal, they have since become an integral part of many festive activities in Teyvat. The Naganohara family has carried on this beautiful human tradition from generation to generation. It is rumored that in addition to the locally-made fireworks, fireworks made by Naganohara Fireworks were also used during Liyue’s Lantern Rite, adding an extra touch of splendor to the festival.

4-Star Character “Mujina Ninja” Sayu

◇ Vision: Anemo

◇ Weapon: Claymore

◇ A pint-sized ninja attached to the Shuumatsuban, who always seems to be lacking sleep.

5-star Character Traveler (Electro)

◆ Interact with a Statue of The Seven – Electro to resonate with the Electro element, and use a new Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst.

III. New Equipment

▌New Weapons

Mistsplitter Reforged (5-Star Sword)

Thundering Pulse (5-Star Bow)

Amenoma Kageuchi (4-Star Sword)

Katsuragikiri Nagamasa (4-Star Claymore)

Kitain Cross Spear (4-Star Polearm)

Hakushin Ring (4-Star Catalyst)

Hamayumi (4-Star Bow)

▌New Artifacts

Shimenawa’s Reminiscence (4-Star and 5-Star)

Emblem of Severed Fate (4-Star and 5-Star)

IV. New Events

Thunder Sojourn Event: Take part to obtain “Uncrowned Lord of the Ocean” Beidou (Electro)!

During the event, complete challenges across Inazuma to obtain Thunder Pellets and Thunder Crystals. Use Thunder Pellets and Thunder Crystals to obtain “Uncrowned Lord of the Ocean” Beidou (Electro), Crown of Insight, Talent Level-Up Materials, Hero’s Wit, and other rewards!

〓Event Duration〓

Event Details

Start Time

End Time

Gameplay Duration

Act I

2021/7/22 10:00

2021/8/9 3:59

Act II

2021/7/24 4:00

Act III

2021/7/27 4:00

Act IV

2021/7/30 4:00

Event Shop Duration

2021/7/22 10:00

2021/8/16 3:59

〓Eligibility〓

Adventure Rank 30 or above

Complete the Archon Quest “Autumn Winds, Scarlet Leaves,” and the “Ritou Escape Plan” quest in “Chapter II: Act I – The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia”

〓Act I: Bolt Blitz〓

During the event, complete the “Voyage Prep” quest to unlock Act I: Bolt Blitz.

During the event, Travelers may complete six challenges in total, with three new challenges unlocking each day.

After starting the challenge, Travelers must use Thunder Spheres to move quickly and reach the destination within the time limit.

Complete the challenges to obtain rewards such as Thunder Pellets, Primogems, and Mora.

〓Act II: Lightning Round〓

During the event, complete the “Tracking the Thunder” quest to unlock Act II: Lightning Round.

After starting the challenge, Travelers will need to defeat all opponents within the time limit.

Complete the challenges to obtain rewards such as Thunder Pellets, Primogems, and Mora.

〓Act III: Weaving Lightning〓

During the event, complete the “Crossing Storm Clouds” quest to unlock Act III: Weaving Lightning.

After starting the challenge, Travelers will need to defeat all opponents within the time limit.

Complete the challenges to obtain rewards such as Thunder Pellets, Primogems, and Mora.

〓Act IV: Automaton Front〓

During the event, complete the “Facing Distant Echoes” quest to unlock Act IV: Automaton Front.

Complete the Domain challenge to obtain Thunder Crystals. Thunder Crystals can be used to redeem for rewards in the Event Shop.

  • Fixed a bug related to cosmetic
  • Addressed some UI issues.
  • Fixed missing audio related issue.
  • Fixed SFX and Animation issues throughout the game.
  • Various other bug fixes.

Download link for Genshin Impact update 2.0 will be available soon on PC, Mobile and PS4.

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