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Genshin Impact 2.1 Update: Everything you need to know about it

Genshin Impact 2.1 Release Date, New Arrivals (Raiden Shogun Banner), and More

Genshin Impact 2.1 release is a few days away because of the new information about the release of the upcoming Raiden Shogun Banner. The upcoming banner also shows the 5-star weapons and users may be surprised by the arsenal appearing beside Engulfing Lighting.

Mihoyo had decided to launch a newer version of Genshin Impact after receiving positive feedback. The present version of this game is coming to a close and the 2.1 patch will be released soon with more interesting features in it.

The new Genshin 2.1 will include new characters, quests, and events for players. Two new Inazuma islands will be added and players can also explore those islands with new characters like Raiden Shogun. Furthermore, players will love to take part in Moonchase Festival in Liyue Harbor.

Release Date Of Genshin Impact 2.1

The latest version of Genshin Impact 2.1 is going to release on 1st September 2021. The game will be on maintenance break for 5 hours or less. After this, the game will be live again with new features. To compensate for 5 hours of maintenance the players will get 300 Primogems. Players can also get more Primogems for bugs fixes once the new update is live.

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Upcoming Arrivals 

Characters of Genshin Impact 2.1: Who’s planning a trip to Teyvat?

There are four characters in Genshin 2.1 update:

Raiden Shogun 

This character is Baal. The Raiden Shogun is a 5-star Electro Polearm-Wielder. She is Inazuma’s de facto leader and gathers visions and inlays them on a mystery statue to be eternal. This character will be a part of Genshin Impact 2.1,s first banner beside Kujou Sara.

Kujou Sara

The Second character in 2.1 will be Kujou Sara. This character is a four-star Electro archer and general of the Tenryou commission. She gave her appearance in the archon quest few times, including the battle between resistance and the Shogunate. We know that she is loyal to Baal and she is the descendant of Tengu, a tribe of a speedy, black-winged combatant.


Sangonomiya Kokomi: She is the divine priestress of Watatsumi Island. She is a 5-star Hydro Catalyst user. She is known for her healing rather than for her fighting skills. Kokomi’s Strategy kept resistance alive for this much time. This character will also be a part of 2.1,s next banner.


He is a read-headed huntress from Zero Dawn and will be coming to Genshin Impact 2.1 but only on ps4 and ps5 at first. If you want to play aloy in Genshin then you have to wait for the 2.2 patch before using her on pc.

New Islands

The new Inazuma island will be larger than before. Moreover, the island will expand by adding 2 areas of Watatsumi Island and Seirai Island. 

Seirai Island

Seirai is a barren region and has thunderstorms destroying that region. Despite such conditions, people live on Seirai Island. Players will also find the talking black cat in Asase Shrine of Seirai, who is the head priestess of the shrine.

Watatsumi Island

This island has beautiful landscapes. This island also has unique and colorful plant life. On this island, people follow the unique culture of worshipping giant serpents as their deity

Moreover, the people of Watatsumi Island created a resistance movement to fight against Raiden under Sangonomiya Kokomi. Players will find Sangonomiya Shrine in the center of Watatsumi island.

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Moonchase Festival 

There will be a new event in Genshin 2.1 named the moonchase festival. In this event, players need to go to Liyue Harbor to adorn and put some advertisements for Moonchase Festival. Furthermore, you will get the storyline with new partners named Keqing and Xiangling.

Besides the Moonchase Festival, players will also find 2 different gameplay. In the Moonlight Seeker section, you’ll need to hunt Mondstadt, Liyue, and Dragonspine for Mystmoon Chests and Moonchase Charms.

The Trials of Delicacies is part of the Moonchase Festival. Players have to battle leaders that have extraordinary abilities. Players also have to submit cooked dishes to receive boosts during this event, this will help you in completing the trials of delicacies.

New Weapons

In the new banner of 2.1, we saw two new 5 star weapons. The engulfing lightning polearm and Everlasting Moonglow Catalyst, both these weapons will appear in the upcoming update.

We know Raiden Shogun is a polearm user so the engulfing lightning pole is used by her and the Everlasting Moonglow Catalyst is used by Kokomi.

These are the features that players will get after the update of 2.1 on 1st September

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About Genshin Impact 

Genshin Impact is an open-world MMORPG(massively-multiplayer online role-playing game). This game is launched by mHioYo. The game is based on the fantasy world of Teyvat. This place is the home of 7 distinct nations and these nations are ruled by the gods. This game is available on android, ios, pc, ps4/ps5. The creator of this game is deciding to release it on Nintendo switch later on.

The main storyline of this game is based on a twin, traveler who is searching for his lost twin and while doing so the character gets involved with Teyvat’s nation and Gods. Moreover, the player who controls that character also needs to complete different events and quests to collect rewards.  

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