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1.3 Update - Release Date & Information

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1.3 Update - Release Date & Information

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Learn about Genshin Impact's version 1.3 updates, banners, release date, patch update. See information released by mihoyo about 1.3 leaks, weapons & artifacts, upcoming characters.

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1.3 Update - Release Date

Update Schedule Revealed By Mihoyo

Mihoyo have announced their update schedule for future updates.

Version Schedule
1.3February 2021
Lantern Rite Event Series.

Lantern Rite Event Series

One of the events announced for Version 1.3 is the Lantern Rite Event. This event seems to focus on Xiao and the Lantern festival in Liyue.

More About Lantern Rites Event Here!

Windbloom Festival

The Mondstadt counterpart of Lantern Rite is also a possible content for Version 1.3. These event series is one of the unique events that will be released that matches the events in the real world.

More About Windbloom Festival Here!

New Update Every 6 Weeks

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

1.3 Update - New Features

Geo Related Changes

Geo Resonance Effect Change

The effect of "Enduring Rock" changed to the following:

Enduring Rock
Increases shield strength by 15%. Additionally, characters protected by a shield will have the following special characteristics: DMG dealt increased by 15%, dealing DMG to enemies will decrease their Geo RES by 20% for 15s.

Changes In Geo Shield Effect

The effect of geo shield changed to "150% Physical DMG & Elemental DMG Absorption".

1.3 Update - New Characters

Xiao & Hu Tao Rumored To Release On 1.3

The new characters that will be released with the 1.3 update are said to be the Adeptus, Xiao, and the master of Wangsheng Funeral Parlor, Hu Tao!

Check Out All New & Upcoming Characters Here

Adjustments For Zhongli

Do to the feedback of many players, the following adjustments has been applied to Zhongli.

  • Auto-Attack damage will be scaling from HP (1.39% of Max HP).
  • Elemental Skill, Stone Stele, damage will also be scaling from HP (1.9% of Max HP).
  • Elemental Burst Damage will be increased by 33% of Zhongli's Max HP.
  • Increase interruption resistance of Hold Skill.
  • Summons a Stone Stele when there are less than 2 Geo structures nearby.
  • While Jade Shield is active, enemies that surrounds Zhongli will receive a debuff.
More Details On Zhongli's Adjustment & Buff Here!

1.3 Update - Upcoming Events

Lantern Rite Event

Though we are not sure about the content, the Lanter Rite Event will also be coming with the 1.3 Update. The event is expected to be a celebration of the lunar new year!

More About Lantern Rites Event Here!

Regarding 1.3 Leaks

Announcement By Mihoyo

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

About 1.3 Leak Informations

While we think there might be leaks from the closed beta testing of version 1.3, we've decided to not include such leaked pictures and details here.

1.3 Update - New Areas

To be updated

1.3 Update - New Weapons & Artifacts

New Weapons Are Expected

Every update comes with a new weapon. Following the pattern from 1.1, it is expected that update 1.3 would also have new weapons to be released.

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