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New characters list newly introduced characters in Genshin Impact! Includes new characters in ver. 1.3, 1.4 & 1.5, release date, names, leaks & upcoming characters like Dainsleif!

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New Characters In Version 1.3

New Characters

CharacterConfirmed Info
XiaoXiao★5 / Anemo / Polearm
Voice Actors:
[JP] Matsuoka Yoshitsugu
[EN] Laila Berzin

In Version 1.3, the Adeptus, Xiao became a playable character. A story quest and a whole event series is also prepared for him.

More About 1.3 Here!

High Chance Of Hu Tao Becoming Playable!

Hu tao card
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Hu Tao's personal namecard is shown right beside Xiao's Namecard. These name card shows that Hu Tao is confirmed to be playable and is planned to be released soon.

More About Hu Tao Here!

Upcoming Characters (Not Yet Added)

Possible Characters In 1.4 and Beyond

CharacterConfirmed Info
ayakaKamisato Ayaka★5 / Cryo / Sword
Voice Actor:
[JP] Hayami Saori
・Main character from the Inazuma story
・Has a similar high-speed movement ability to Mona

Information about Patch 1.4 has not been released (or leaked) as of yet, though it's said that the Electro area of Inazuma is said to be added. Alongside it, we might expect to see the Cryo character Kamisato Ayaka.

Rosaria Coming As Well?

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▲Rosaria speaking with Barbara

Although it's not certain, we did get a glimpse of Barbara in a shot with the new character Rosaria. It's expected that she'll also be added in Patch 1.3.

Other Officially Announced Characters

Characters Announced At Tokyo Game Show

CharacterConfirmed Info
DainsleifDainsleifStats unknown
Voice Actor:
[JP] Tsuda Kenjiro
[EN]Yuri Lowenthal
・Announced at Tokyo Game Show 2020
・Appeared in official videos

Characters That Appeared In Promotional Videos

CharacterChapter They Appear
CynoCynoPart of the Sumeru story
LyneyLyneyPart of the Fontaine Story
LynetteLynettePart of the Fontaine Story
IansanIansanPart of the Natlan story
PulcinellaPulcinellaPart of the Snezhnaya story

Characters That Appeared In The Story

CharacterPart Where They Appeared
SignoraLa SignoraPrologue: Act 3
BaizhuBaizhu Chapter 1: Act 2
ScaramoucheScaramoucheUnreconciled Stars Event
RosariaRosariaPrinceps Cretaceus Chapter

Characters That Was Mentioned In Voice-Overs / Story

CharacterCharacters Who Mentioned Them
TsaritsaTsaritsa - Queen of Fatui mentioned by Venti, Zhongli and many others
YaoyaoYaoyao - Mentioned by Xiangling & Ningguang
RhinedottirRhinedottir - Mentioned by Albedo at Act 5 of Chalk Prince & The Dragon
AliceAlice - Mentioned by Klee.
YunjinYunjin - Mentioned by Keqing, Xinyan and Xingqui.
YunjinRaiden - Mentioned by Zhongli at the end of A New Star Approaches.
VarkaVarka Grandmaster of Knights Of Favonius. Mentioned by Jean & Lisa

Other Potential Characters

MimiMimi Possible Hydro Catalyst User From Inazuma
KazuhaKazuha Possible new Anemo character
ShenheShenhe "Divine Crane" name may imply divinity & Major plots
ohamaTohama A warrior from the Inazuma region?
SayuSayu Possible Anemo claymore wielder possibly from Inazuma region
WeiweiWeiwei New potential character from a new unknown region
ShenliShenli Possible Liyue character that uses Claymore & is Cryo element. May appear with Rosario
YoimiyaYoimiya New character with possible ties or affiliations with Kamisato Ayaka
KateKate Possible Mondstadt knight character
AyatoAyato Ayaka's brother that she worries about
FeiyanFeiyan Potential new Catalyst character from Inazuma
EulaEulaRumored to be out in Update 1.5.
Yan FeiYan FeiRumored To be out in Update 1.5

When Will They Go Live?

Added After Major Updates

PatchDate / Included Events
1.1November 11th
Event:「A New Star Approaches」
Additions to Liyue story
1.2December 23rd
Event: Dragonspine, other themed events also added
1.3February 2021 (Exact date unknown)
Event:「Lantern Festival」

Just like how the version 1.1 update brought us Childe, we can also expect every major content update to bring us some new characters.

Check Out Updates & Latest News Here

Sudden Releases Like Klee Are Possible Too


Klee's introduction to the game actually did not coincide with a major content patch. Characters that don't have an important role to play in the story might be added at different times. They might be added as a Wish-only feature!

Check Out Info On Wishes Here

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