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1.2 Update - Release Date & Information

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Learn about Genshin Impact's future updates, banners, dates, patch and release date. Get info from mihoyo about 1.2 leaks, update schedules, upcoming characters and more.

Version 1.2 Contents

Possible Upcoming Contents

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1.2 Update Details

New Characters & Weapon

New Characters
Rate Boosted
From January
New Weapon
Festering DesireFestering Desire
4★ Sword
4★ Catalyst
Dragonspine SpearDragonspine Spear
4★ Polearm
Snow-Tombed StarsilverSnow-Tombed Starsilver
4★ Claymore
Should You Pull The Albedo Banner?

Things To Do At Ver. 1.2

Explore The New Area "Dragonspine"
Do In The Mountains Quest
Finish Quest to unlock the new Domain "Peak Of Vindagnyr"
Collect all Crimson Agate
Collect Crimson Agate to level Frostbearing Tree and get rewards!
Finish Festering Fang
Collect Strange Tooth and get Dragonspine Spear as a reward.
Discover and explore Entombed City
Receive a new weapon, Snow-Tombed Starsilver.
Farm Artifacts in Dragonspine
Complete New Quests
Princeps Cretaceus (Albedo Story Quest)
Clear to unlock the new event, The Chalk Prince And The Dragon.
Finish New World Quests
7 New World Quest has been added.
Play New Events
The Chalk Prince And The Dragon
Receive Festering Desire from Albedo.
Collect Glimmering Essence, Warm Essence & Miraculous Essence (through Frostborn Miracle Challenge) and exchange for various rewards.
Lost Riches
Explore with Seelie for rewards.
Hypostatic Symphony
Fight powerful Hypostasis for rewards!
2nd Marvelous Merchandise
Give items in exchange of rewards!

New Systems & Changes

New Systems
Updated Chat Function
You can privately message friends.
Note Function
Put note on friends to keep track.
Trackable Map Pin
Easier to track friends who changes name.
Repeat A Domain Easily
Option to repeat a Domain while inside it.
Dialogue Autoplay Function
Option to move to next dialogue by itself.
Auto-get Drops In Domains & Leylines
No need to manually collect drops.
Travel Log Section
Check on your travel history.
Get Rewards For Ascending Characters
Get Acquaint Fate for charas moved to 20, 50, & 70.
Other Changes
Item Name Changes (TBC)
Crown of Sagehood → Crown Of Insight.

Version 1.2 Update - Future Update Schedule

Update Schedule Revealed By Mihoyo

Mihoyo has announced their projected update schedule for future updates.

Version Schedule
1.2 December 23, 2020 (GMT+8)
Dragonspine Area & related events.
1.3February 2021
Lantern Rite Event Series.

New Update Every 6 Weeks

Mihoyo also announced that they plan to release new content for the game every 6 weeks.

Upcoming Contents - Events

AreaEvent Name
MondstadtLudi Harpastum
Windbloom Festival
LiyueLantern Rite
Moonchase Festival

These events have been confirmed by Mihoyo. They are also based on real-life events.

Check Events That Are Happening Currently Here!

Upcoming Content - New Characters

Check Out All New & Upcoming Characters Here


Scaramouche Profile

Scaramouche is a character revealed in the second phase of Unreconciled Stars event, Star of Deceitful Dreams. He is also revealed to be Fatui's 6th member. Just like Childe, there is a big chance that he will also be released as a playable character at some point in the future.

More Info About Scaramouche Here!


Dainsleif Image

While there is still no information regarding what kind of character Dainsleif is, he was announced to be a playable character voiced by famous voice actors Tsuda Kenjiro (JP) and Yuri Lowenthal (EN).

More Info About Dainsleif Here!

Kamizato Ayaka

Kamizato Ayaka is a lady of Inazuma and a character from the closed beta. There is a chance that she will be revealed together with Inazuma, which is the next target location of Traveler in the main story.

More Info About Kamizato Ayaka Here!



The Adeptus Xiao who was in closed beta and appeared several times in the Main Story Quest might be released as a playable character in future updates.

More Info About Xiao Here!


A new character facing Barbara is shown in a post made by the Official Japanese Genshin Twitter account. This mysterious "sisterly" character will appear as part of the story of Ver. 1.2 of Genshin Impact.

Learn More About Rosaria Here!

Upcoming Contents - New Areas


In the main story, Inazuma was mentioned to be the next destination of Traveler. However, entering would likely be difficult, as it is currently not allowing any outsiders in. NPCs who are fleeing from Inazuma because of its strict and dangerous environment have also been spotted in Liyue.

Electro Area Ruled By Bakufu

Zhongli mentioned that Inazuma is ruled by the Bakufu, which is trying to gather all Visions.

Regarding Leaks

Announcement By Mihoyo

In a recent Facebook post by Mihoyo, they announced their strict stance against leakers of information from beta testing.

About 1.2 Leak Information

While we have received multiple reports of leaks (for 1.2 and other updates), we have decided not to post information that has not been confirmed by the official Genshin team.

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