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2.5 update is a upcoming update for Genshin Impact. Guide includes banners, release date, patch notes, Chinese & English livestream translation, what to expect, weapons and characters.

Table Of Contents

2.5 Version Updates
Yae MikoYae MikoKokomiKokomiRaiden ShogunRaiden
Three Realms Gateway OfferingDivine Ingenuity
Of Drink A-DreamingHyakunin Ikki Guide
2.5 Livestream Redeem Codes, Details & Schedule

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2.5 Update Patch Notes - Release Date

Version Schedule
2.5February 16, 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.

2.5 Update Is Scheduled On February 16, 2022

2.5 Update is scheduled to be released on February 16, 2022. The maintenance will start at 06:00 AM of your server time and is expected to end on 11:00 AM.

2.5 Update Content Summary

New Banners
Yae Miko BannerYae Miko Banner
1st Phase
Yae MikoYae MikoThomaThomaFischlFischlDionaDiona
Rerun Banner For KokomiKokomi Rerun Banner
2nd Phase
KokomiKokomiBennettBennettXinyanXinyanKujou SaraKujou Sara
Rerun Banner For Raiden ShogunRaiden Shogun Rerun Banner
2nd Phase
Raiden ShogunRaiden ShogunBennettBennettXinyanXinyanKujou SaraKujou Sara
New Weapons
Oathsworn Eye
└ A new Catalyst that can be obtained from the Three Realms Gateway Offering Event.
Kagura's Verity
└ A new Catalyst and signature weapon of Yae Miko.
New Boss & Enemies
New Weekly Boss
Raiden Shogun (Baal)
New Shadow Husks
Shadow Husk Defender
Shadow Husk Line Breaker
Shadow Husk Standard Bearer
New Materials
New Materials
Light Realm Sigils
Tokoyo Legume
Apotium Ore
Husk Gem
Fragmented Accessory
Dream Sakura
New Talent Level-Up Materials
Mudra Of The Malefic General
Tears Of The Calamitous God
The Meaning Of Aeons
New Events
Of Drink A-Dreaming (Bartender Event)
└ Create your own liquor and serve it to your favorite characters!
Divine Ingenuity Event
└ Travelers can create their very own domains and challenge others to play it.
Three Realms Gateway Offering
└ Light up the darkened Enkanomiya using the Bokuso Box.
Hyakunin Ikki Event Rerun
└ Use different trial characters for the rerun of this event.
Overflowing Mastery Rerun
└ Claim double the amount of talent materials in domains during this event.
New Quests
Imperatrix Umbrosa Act 2
└ Continuation of Raiden Shogun's Story Quest.
Divina Vulpes: Act I
└ Yae Miko's Story Quest
Three Realms Gateway Offering: Part 1
└ Quest in the Three Realms Gateway Event
Three Realms Gateway Offering: Part 2
└ Quest in the Three Realms Gateway Event
Three Realms Gateway Offering: Part 3
└ Quest in the Three Realms Gateway Event

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Characters & Banners

Yae Miko Confirmed For 2.5!


For the 1st phase of the 2.5 update, we will be getting Yae Miko's Banner. This time, Yae Miko will have a standalone banner for Phase 1.

Yae Miko Character Details

Yae MikoYae MikoElectroElectroCatalyst
Banner For Yae Miko Details

2 Rerun Banners Confirmed

For the second phase of 2.5, Raiden Shogun and Kokomi will have their rerun banners. Both banners will be featured simultaneously!

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!

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Boss & Enemies

New Weekly Boss: Magatsu Mitake Narukami no Mikoto

This is the form that the puppet which inherited the Raiden Shogun's authority takes when she is opposing those who threaten Eternity.

Weekly Boss Raiden Shogun (Baal) Details

New Enemy: Shadowy Husks

It was shown in the livestream that there would be 3 types of these which are the Standard Bearers, Line Breakers, and Defenders. These enemies are seen to wield various weapons and can even create shields for other enemies.

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Areas

No News About New Areas

There are currently no information about new areas in the 2.5 Update.

2.5 Update Patch Notes - Upcoming Events

Of Drink A-Dreaming (Bartender Event)

In this event, Travelers will be taking on the role of a bartender in Angel's Share to serve up drinks to familiar characters. Obtain various rewards by serving drinks and get an exclusive namecard for participating!

Of Drink A-Dreaming Event Details

Divine Ingenuity Event


Create your own domains and challenge your friends to clear them in this upcoming event!

Divine Ingenuity Event Details

Three Realms Gateway Offering


Travelers must light up the darkened Enkanomiya using the Bokuso Box and will feature a new 4-Star catalyst weapon.

Three Realms Gateway Offering Guide & Rewards

Hyakunnin Ikki Rerun

Get a chance to try out different characters, including 5-star limited-time banner ones, in the return of the Hyakunin Ikki event!

Hyakunin Ikki Guide

Overflowing Mastery Rerun

Overflowing Mastery will make its return for 2.5! Travelers will be able to claim 2x the amount in Talent Domains so don't miss out in this event.

Overflowing Mastery - Talent Books Farming Event

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Features

Spiral Abyss Update

Floor 11 (Update)
• All characters in the party gain a 60% Electro DMG Bonus.
• All party members gain 30% Healing Bonus.
• Updated the monster lineup for this floor.
Floor 12 (Update)
• For this floor only, the ley line flow will be normal.
• Updated the monster lineup for this floor.

2 Lunar Phase Will Refresh

Lightning Moon
(Phase 1)
When opponents take Electro-Charged DMG, their Electro RES decreases by 10% for 10s. Max 4 stacks. Each stack's duration is independent. Each enemy can receive this effect once every 1.2s.
Godcall Moon
(Phase 2)
When the active character's Normal Attacks, Charged Attacks, Plunging Attacks, Elemental Skills, and Elemental Bursts hit an opponent affected by Electro, a shockwave is created at that opponent's position, dealing True DMG. A shockwave may be produced in this manner every 2s.

No Change To Reset Times

There will be no change to the reset times of the Spiral Abyss and Blessing of the Abyssal Moon. These remain the first and sixteenth days of each month, respectively. The above Spiral Abyss update will take effect from March 1 at 04:00 (Server Time).

All Spiral Abyss Floor Guides

Additional Gameplay Adjustments

New RecipesSangayaki
Udon Noodles
Fukuuchi Udon
New Additional Achievements・Wonders of the World
New Furnishings・Leisure Device: On The Pulse
・Sub-Space Cabochon: In Soaring Flight!
New Namecards・Travel Notes: Awakening
・Celebration: Binge Vessel
・Yae Miko: Kitsune Dreaming
New Wildlife ・Coral Butterfly, which can be caught during the "Three Realms Gateway Offering" event. (In subsequent Versions, they can be redeemed through the Teapot Traveling Salesman)
New Items In Realm Depot・Wanderer's Advice is newly added to the weekly redeemable items in the Realm Depot.
Audio・Dynamic Range and Output Settings newly added in Settings > Audio.
・Replaces Oz's Chinese voice artist and replaces Oz's related voice-over.
Gameplay Adjustments・Newly added icon hints to the Artifacts filtering interface.
・Adds the feature of adding Weapons at once to the Destruction System.
・Adds some prompts for loading screens.

Other System Updates

System Optimizations
Enemy・Optimizes the area of effects on some enemies after they are knocked down to provide a smoother gaming experience.
Artifacts・The top tab in the character Artifact page now supports scrolling by using a controller.
・Optimizes the filtering and sorting function of Artifacts.
・Optimizes the filter function of character Artifacts: a maximum of 2 affixes can now be selected.
Crafting・Optimizes weapon crafting order. Weapon crafting list will be sorted by weapon type.
Menu・Optimizes the UI style of the new Books archive unlock hint.
・Optimizes the UI display style of the Resin replenishment pop-up window: Upon reaching the maximum number of times Original Resin can be replenished, the exchange button will turn gray (the button will disappear for controller controls).
Other・The appearances of the NPCs Jean, Amber, Rosaria, and Mona will be adjusted to the Alternate Outfits in Version 2.5 and in the quests of previous versions.
・ Removes cutscenes from previous events to reduce the size of the client.
・ After the Version 2.5 update, the red dot of some announcements will only appear on the "Announcements" button and no longer displayed on the Paimon Menu in the top-left corner of the interface.

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Materials

New Weekly Boss Talent Level-Up Materials

These new materials can be obtained from the Magatsu Mitake Narukami no Mikoto Weekly Boss for Version 2.5

New Materials For Three Realms Gateway Offering

New Materials
Light Realms Sigils
Tokoyo Legume
Apotium Ore

It was revealed in the 2.5 Livestream that these materials can be found in the Three Realms Gateway Offering Event and will be added in the 2.5 update.

Other Materials

New Materials
Husk Gem
Fragmented Accessory
Dream Sakura

These other materials were also rumored to appear on version 2.5. However, no other information is known about their use or where can it be obtained.

Materials / Items List & How To Get 2.4

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Quests

Two New Story Quests For 2.5


Version 2.5 will bring us the continuation of Raiden Shogun's Story Quest as well as Yae Miko's Story Quest. Travelers will need to complete Raiden Shogun's new story quest first before they can start Yae Miko's.

Raiden Shogun Story Quest

Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter 2

Raiden Shogun Story Quest

It is confirmed that Raiden Shogun's story quest will have a second chapter that will be included in the 2.5 Update. This might tie up with her supposed upcoming Boss domain.

Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter: Act 2

Yae Miko Story Quest

Yae Miko Story Quest

Yae Miko will also have her own Story Quest with the release of the 2.5 Update. What the story quest will focus on is still unknown, but it could be related to Raiden Shogun's own story quest.

Divina Vulpes Chapter: Act 1

2.5 Update Patch Notes - New Weapons & Artifacts

2 New Catalyst Weapons

Two new catalyst weapons will be added in the 2.5 Update.

2.5 Update Patch Notes - Other Updates

Fix For Ningguang's Orchid's Evening Gown

Fix For Ningguang

There's apparently a bug that causes Ningguang's back to be shown differently when using the new Orchid's Evening Gown skin. A fix is confirmed to be added in the 2.5 Update to address this.

How To Get Ningguang Skin (Orchid's Evening Gown) - Looks & Design

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Anonymous 6

will we get hyakunin ikki namecard?

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Anybody have news about what would be in the next Gnostic Chorus BP?! (Namecard,...)

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im so happy since i alr have kokomi + raiden and yae will be perfect for my team !!!

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They will add The Chasm and new Enkanomiya's kinda like tree statue feature in 2.5, we are getting closer to Sumeru

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im gonna cry im f2p but i want kokomi and kazuha

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