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2.4 update is an upcoming update for Genshin Impact. Guide includes banners, release date, patch notes. This guide includes 2.4 game version, weapons, characters, & what to expect.

Table Of Contents

2.4 Version Updates
ShenheShenheYun JinYun Jin
Fleeting Colors In FlightKey Sigils In Enkanomiya
2.4 Livestream - Details & Schedule

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2.4 Update Patch Notes - Release Date

Version Schedule
2.4 January 5, 2022 ~ 11:00 (Server Time)

New Update Every 6 Weeks

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

2.4 Update Is Scheduled On January 5, 2022

2.4 Update is scheduled to be released on January 5, 2022. The maintenance will start at 06:00 AM of your Server Time and is expected to end on 11:00 AM.

2.4 Update Content Summary

New Characters & Banners
Xiao BannerXiao Rerun Banner
1st Phase
[Gacha Simulator]
XiaoXiaoYun JinYun JinNingguangNingguangChongyunChongyun
Shenhe BannerShenhe Banner
1st Phase
[Gacha Simulator]
ShenheShenheYun JinYun JinNingguangNingguangChongyunChongyun
Ganyu BannerGanyu Rerun Banner
2nd Phase
[Gacha Simulator]
Zhongli RerunZhongli Rerun Banner
2nd Phase
[Gacha Simulator]
New Weapons
Calamity Queller
└ A new polearm and signature weapon of Shenhe.
New Boss & Enemies
New World Boss
Bolteater Bathysmal Vishap
Rimebiter Bathysmal Vishap
New Abyss Enemy
Pyro Abyss Lector
New Specter Variants
Pyro Specter
Cryo Specter
Electro Specter
New Area
└ A new area underground.
└ Collect Key Sigils inside Enkanomiya.
New Events
New Hangout Events
Ningguang's Hangout Event
Yun Jin's Hangout Event
Fleeting Colors In Flight
Prosperous Partnership
Oceanic Defender
The Great Gathering
Wondrous Shadows
Flameplume Starflower
A Study In Potions
└ Use different potions for buffs and complete challenges.
Eight Locales Over Mountains And Seas
└ Play with Tanukis for rewards!
Windtrace Rerun
└ Fan favorite hide and seek event is back!
New Features
New Skins
Orchid's Evening Gown (Ningguang)
Opulent Splendor (Keqing)
Secret Contents
Secret Contents Of Enkanomiya
The Narrows Secret Room
Royal Tomb
Hidden Island
Key Sigils
Rusted Blade
Kabayama's Lanterns
New Quests
The Crane Returns on the Wind
└ Shenhe's Story Quest & Interlude Archon Quest
The Still Water's Flow
└ World Quest To Unlock Enkanomiya
New World Quests
Hereafter: The Trail of Pervases
Hereafter: All is Well
Hereafter: Return to the Mountains
The Very Special Fortune Slip
Erebos' Secret
From Dusk To Dawn In Byakuyakoku
The Phaethons' Syrtos
Collections Of Dragons And Snakes
The Three Great Martial Trials
Kunado's Trial
Yachimatahime's Trial
Yachimatahiko's Trial
The Entrance To Tokoyo
The Subterranean Trials Of Drake And Serpent
Clean House
Hyperion's Dirge
Shuumatsuban Operations
The Replacement's Secret
Where The Dandelions Find Rest
New Daily Commissions
Uninvited Guests
Adventurer Exam: Battle Tactics
Adventurer Exam: The Art Of Adventure
Adventurer Exam: Taking Flight
Anna The Adventurer!
Ahoy! A Pirate's Growth For Ye!
Troubles Traveling Through Tributaries
The Little Pirate Goes Out To Sea
The Littlest Journey: Medicine On-Hand
The Littlest Journey: Non-Emergency Food
The Littlest Journey: Means Of Self-Defense
Owe Mora, Pay Mora
Return To Days Of Winter
New Event Quests
The Blazing Stars Ring In Fortune
Sky-Gazers, Land-Walkers
The Stars Inscribe The Year's Wishes
Petal-Lit Ships Fish For The Moon
The Bright-Windowed Lanterns Hide Their Shadows
Fleeting Colors in Flight Events
Fleeting Colors In FlightFleeting Colors In Flight
01/25 - 02/12
Flameplume StarflowerFlameplume Starflower Wondrous ShadowsWondrous Shadows
The Great GatheringnThe Great Gathering Oceanic DefenderOceanic Defender
Prosperous PartnershipProsperous Partnership -

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Characters & Banners

Xiao Rerun Banner and Shenhe/Yun Jin Banner Confirmed

shenhe and xiao

Since the introduction of 2-Character Banners in 2.3, we will also be getting more of them for this version. For the first half, we will be getting Xiao's Rerun Banner and Shenhe's Banner.

Will Share Pity / Pull Count Between Banners

Remember that the 2-Character Banners will share pity / pull count. Be sure to keep in this mind when pulling for the corresponding banners!

Xiao Rerun Banner

Two New Characters Featured In Banner

New Characters for 2.4 Update
5 ★
Yun JinYun Jin
4 ★

After Arataki Itto and Gorou, we will also be getting new characters in version 2.4. Shenhe, A Cryo Polearm character as well as Yunjn, a Geo Polearm character will be featured as banner characters!

Banner For Shenhe Details

2 Rerun Banners Confirmed

phase 2
Rerun Banner For Zhongli
Rerun Banner For Ganyu

For the second phase of 2.4, Zhongli and Ganyu will have a rerun banner. Both banners will be featured simultaneously!

Ganyu Rerun Banner

Check below for details on Ganyu's Rerun Banner!

Ganyu Rerun Banner

Zhongli Rerun Banner

Check below for details on Zhongli's Rerun Banner!

Zhongli Rerun Banner

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Boss & Enemies

Upcoming Enemies List

New World Boss: Bathysmal Vishap


Vishaps are creatures that dwell beneath the oceans. They are said to be found in the depths of Enkanomiya Island.

New Abyss Lector

pyro abyss

It was seen from the livestream that there would be a new enemy from the Abyss. Pyro Abyss Lectors deal delayed burst of damage regardless if characters. are shielded or not.

Pyro Abyss Lector Location & Drops

New Specters

cryo specter electro specter pyro specter

Under the recent Inazuma Diaries, new specters with Electro, Pyro, and Cryo elements will be released for the 2.4 game update as one of the new enemies in the game.

Specter Location & Farming Locations

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Areas

Enkonomiya Island

Enkonomiya Island

It was announced in the 2.4 Livestream that there will be an all-new world region called "Enkanomiya". It is located in the abyss below Watatsumi Island.

Enkonomiya Release & How To Unlock

2.4 Update Patch Notes - Upcoming Events

Fleeting Colors In Flight (Lantern Rite Rerun)

Event Duration

The Lantern Rite Event will be back for Version 2.4 with tons of new events and rewards to offer!

Fleeting Colors In Flight Guide & Rewards

Prosperous Partnerships


Just like the first Lantern Rite, you can invite any 4-star Liyue character of your choice. Complete the quest "The Stars Inscribe The Year's Wishes" and collect two kinds of event currency to unlock this event.

Prosperous Partnership Guide & Rewards

Upcoming Character Outfits

Keqing's SkinNingguang's Skin
Opulent SplendorOrchid's Evening Gown

During the Lantern Rite Event, Travelers can obtain Ningguang's skin, "Orchid's Evening Gown" for free upon completing all the conditions for "The Moon's Comely Brow". Keqing's skin can be purchased at a discounted price from the shop.

Skin System (Character) - Skin List & Release Date

May Fortune Find You

Event Duration January 25, 2022 ~ February 09, 2022
(Server Time)
EligibilityReach Adventure Rank 5 or above.
Event Rewards

During the Lantern Rite Event, another daily-check in event will be present and award Travelers 10x Intertwined Fate just for logging in!

Flowing Lights And Colors

Event DurationFebruary 09, 2022 ~ Until the end of Version 2.4
(Server Time)
EligibilityReach Adventure Rank 2 or above.
Event Rewards

During the event, log in to the game to receive Fragile Resin, Intertwined Fate, and other rewards!

A Study In Potions


Help Timaeus complete his line of research in attempting to create a legendary alchemical medication and obtain rewards!

A Study In Potions Guide & Reward

Eight Locales Over Mountains And Seas

eight locales

Take part of the event with the famous Inazuman creature, Kichiboushi the Tanuki. Show Kichiboushi the different local practices in every nation in Teyvat! Complete this event and obtain rewards!

Eight Locales Over Mountains And Seas Guide & Reward

Lantern Rite Gifts

Lantern Rite Gifts - Duration & Overview
Event Duration2022/02/09 00:00:00 until the end of Version 2.4

The Lantern Rite Gifts is a new log in event released in the 2.4 Update. Log In for 5 days to get rewards straight to your mail as part of the event!

Mail Log In Event 2.4 - Lantern Rite Gifts

Windtrace Rerun


The classic Hide & Seek game will make its return for version 2.4! Play with your friends or with other travelers in Co-Op and obtain rewards!

Windtrace Event Guide

New Hangout Events


There will be two (2) new hangout events for the 2.4 update which involves Liyue characters Ningguang & Yun Jin. Complete their Hangouts to earn rewards!

Upcoming Hangout Events

Hangout Event Characters & Guides

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Features

Serenitea Pot Realm Music


Players can now add background music for their Serenitea Pot by purchasing music-related furnishings from the Depot.

Housing Shops - Traveling Merchant (Chubby) & NPC Furniture Shops

Spiral Abyss Update

Floor 11 (Update)
• All party members' Normal Attack DMG increased by 50%.
• Updated the monster lineup for this floor.
Floor 12 (Update)
• Certain opponents in this challenge possess the Honed Spirit effect, which grants them 10% Physical and All Elemental RES. When opponents with Honed Spirit take hits from attacks that are considered Normal Attack DMG, they will lose 3% Physical and All Elemental RES. A maximum of 30% of each may be lost this way. The RES lost this way will be reset every 20s.
• Updated the monster lineup for this floor.

3 Lunar Phase Will Refresh

Blade-Flourish Moon
(Phase 1)
When the active character's Normal, Charged, or Plunging Attacks hit opponents multiple times within 2s, that character's Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attack DMG is increased by 5% for 8s. Max 15 stacks. This effect can be triggered once every 0.1s and will be cleared if the character goes down or leaves the field.
Blooming Moon
(Phase 2)
When the active character hits opponents with attacks that are considered Normal Attack DMG, there is a 50% chance of unleashing a shockwave at the hit opponent's position, dealing AoE True DMG. One shockwave can be released in this way every 0.3s.
Awakening Moon
(Phase 3)
When the active character's Normal, Charged, or Plunging Attacks hit opponents multiple times within 2s, the character gains a stack of Emergence for 8s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.1s. Emergence will be cleared when the character goes down or leaves the field. When the character gains 15 Emergence stacks, the stacks will be cleared and a shockwave will be unleashed that deals True DMG to nearby opponents. After a shockwave is unleashed in this way, all party members will deal 25% increased DMG for 10s.

All Spiral Abyss Floor Guides

Updates Announced From Developer's Letter

System Optimizations
Artifact Domain・You can click on the Source section of Weapon Ascension Materials or Talent Level-Up Materials, and be redirected to the corresponding Domain.
Enemies・ Enemies, once defeated, will no longer be regarded as target.
Map・Navigation on map became easier.
Artifacts・New filters for the artifacts.
Crafting・Optimizes the display interface for Crafting and Forging.
Menu・Adds function to customize shortcut wheel.
Spiral Abyss・Optimizes the Spiral Abyss Display Interface.

Additional Gameplay Adjustments

New Recipes・Dragon Beard Noodles
・Heartstring Noodles
・Cloud-Shrouded Jade
・Bountiful Year
New Additional Achievements・Wonders of the World
・Memories of the Heart
・The Light Of Day (New Category)
New Furnishings・Leisure Device: "Speedy Rhythm
・Euphonium Unbound: Soaring
・Euphonium Unbound: Winding and more!
New Namecards・Travel Notes: Flowing Hues
・Shenhe: Comb
・Yun Jin: Rhyme
・Inazuma: Tokoyo
New Wildlife ・Deep Sea Unagi (Capturable)
・Floating Ray
New Fishes ・Divda Ray
・Formalo Ray
Rifthounds In Wolvendom・ After completing the Story Quest "Lupus Minor Chapter: Act I," Rifthound Whelps will appear in Mondstadt's Wolvendom and its vicinity.
Audio・Optimizes some quest and NPC voice-overs in English, and some character voice-overs in Japanese.
・In Mona's Story Quest, "Astrolabos Chapter," the English voice actor for the NPC Huai'an is changed to David Goldstein.
・ In Diona's Hangout Event, her English voice actor will be Dina Sherman once again (in previous versions, the voice of Diona in English was temporarily provided by Jackie Lastra).
Gameplay Adjustments・Adjusts animations when some polearm-wielding characters take hits, to reduce interspersed movements.
・Adjusts the animation of some claymore-wielding characters when holding their weapons.

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Weapons & Artifacts

Calamity Queller

Calamity Queller
NameWeapon Type
How To Get
Calamity Queller Polearm
Pull from Weapon Banner

The Calamity Queller is a Polearm and said to be Shenhe's 5 Star BIS weapon. It is assumed to be available in the weapon banner along with Shenhe's Banner.

Calamity Queller How to Get & Is It Good?

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Quests

New Archon Quest

Shenhe Story Quest

The Crane Returns On The Wind will be available in the Version 2.4 Update. It will require completing previous Archon Quests to unlock.

The Crane Returns On The Wind How To Unlock & Rewards

2.4 Update Patch Notes - New Materials

New Furnishing Materials

These (2) two new furnishings are created by Tubby herself, and it is made from the Scoreboard and Flash Step components. More furniture will also be added for this version!

New Furnishing Blueprints For 2.4
Speedy RhythmSpeedy RhythmEuphonium UnboundEuphonium Unbound
All Decorations & Furnishings

Dragonheir's False Fin

Dragonheir's False Fin is a Character Level-Up material for Shenhe. It is dropped by the Bolteater Bathysmal Vishap & Rimebiter Bathysmal Vishap.

Dragonheir's False Fin Location & How To Farm

Divine Bridle

Divine Bridle

A quest item that can be obtained through completing the Hyperion's Dirge. After getting the item, it will be used as a final material needed in the quest called The Phaethons' Syrtos.

Divine Bridle Item Details

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