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3.1 Update Banners, Characters, & Events

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3.1 Update for Version 3.1 of Genshin Impact! Guide includes character banners (Gatcha), release date, patch notes, schedule, what to expect, weapons, & new systems & events!

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3.1 Version Update
Of Ballads And BrewsSumeru Desert

3.1 Update Patch Notes - Release Date

3.1 Will Be Released In September 28, 2022

Release Date
September 28, 2022

Genshin Version 3.1 will be released on September 28, 2022. The date was officially announced in the 3.0 livestream show.

3.1 Livestream Will Be On September 16, 2022

It was announced that the Genshin Impact live stream for the 3.1 update will be live on September 16, 2022. Tune in the livestream and get the latest information for 3.1. You can check the details of the stream in the article below:

3.1 Update Content Summary

New Banners
Twilight Arbiter
1st Phase
After the Version 3.1 update – 2022/10/14
CynoCynoCandaceCandaceSayuSayuKuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
Ballad In Goblets
1st Phase
After the Version 3.1 update – 2022/10/14
VentiVentiCandaceCandaceSayuSayuKuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
Twirling Lotus
2nd Phase
10/14/2022 - 11/1/2022
Secretym Secretorum
2nd Phase
10/14/2022 - 11/1/2022
New Events
Of Ballads And Brews
└ Weinlesefest Festival of Mondstadt
Wind Chaser
└ Domain Challenge event
Star-Seeker's Sojourn
└ Collect Future Star and earn rewards.
Hyakunin Ikki
└ Battle event at Inazuma returns.
New Weapons
New Sumeru Themed Weapons
Key Of Khaj-Nisut
Staff Of The Scarlet Sands
Makhaira Aquamarine
Wandering Evenstar
Xiphos' Moonlight
Event Weapon
Missive Windspear
New Bosses & Enemies
New Bosses
Aeonblight Drake
Algorithm Of Semi-Intransient Matrix Of Overseer Network
New Areas & Features
Deshret Desert
└ Desert Area of Sumeru
New Domain
Garden Of Endless Pillars
Altar Of Mirages
Red Desert Threshold
New Features
Scarlet Sand Slate
How To Increase Clearance Level
New Quests
New Archon Quest
Dreams, Emptiness, Deception
King Deshret and the Three Magi
New Character Story Quest
Lotos Somno: Act 1
Lupus Aureus Chapter Act 1
New World Quest
Golden Slumber Series
Lost in the Sands
An Introduction To Indoor Archaeology
The Secret of Al-Ahmar
Dreams Beneath The Searing Sand
Dual Evidence
Old Notes and New Friends Series
Hidden Mercenaries
Invisible Barrier
Desert's Remembrance
Soheil's Wish
The Exile: Sprouting
The Exile: Blooming
A Gifted Rose: Prickly as Thorns
A Gifted Rose: Long Day Ahead
A Gifted Rose: Can Stones Bloom
A Gifted Rose: Ballad of Days Gone By
A Gifted Rose: Some People Never Fade Away
Blooming Sands
Join the Eremites and Embrace a Wonderful New Life!
Afratu's Dilemma
For a Dream I Tarry
New Secrets
Ancient Key
Sacred Seal
Primal Obelisk
Glinting Component
Golden Rose Seeds
Secret Chest At A House In Land Of Lower Setekh
Invisible Wall Maze
Escape From The Hospital Achievement
Beyond The Shadow Of Time Achievement
Encore! Achievement
Stop It, Mr. Robot! Achievement
Scarlet Reign's Great Red Sand Achievement
Nanomachines, Son! Achievement
Establishing A Beachhead Achievement

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Characters

Characters From 3.1 Update

CynoCyno★5 / Polearm
・A pun loving character.
・Electro Attacker.
・Elemental Burst increases his damage and give him Electro infusion.
CandaceCandace ★4 / Polearm
・Uses shields to block attacks.
・Elemental Burst gives Hydro infusion to Claymore, Polearm and Sword characters.
・Climbing Stamina Passive
NilouNilou★5 / Sword
・Bloom-oriented character.
・Important to pair with Dendro characters to fully use.

3 new characters are going to be released on version 3.1 The first phase would be Cyno and Candace while the second phase is Nilou.

New Character: Mika


Mika, a Favonius Knight, will be appearing in Cameo for version 3.1. He will not be released on version 3.1 but he will appear in the Mondstadt Event.

Mika Element & Weapon

Phase 1 Banners

Phase 1 Banner

The first banner of 3.1 is Cyno and Venti. The new 4 star character, Candace, will be in this banner.

Phase 2 Banners

Phase 2 Banner

Nilou and Albedo will be the phase 2 of version 3.1.

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Features

Reset Of Top-Up Bonus

If you bought the Genesis Crystals the first time, the double amount bonus will be reset.

Version 3.1 Anniversary


3.1 Update will be released together with the second anniversary of Genshin Impact. New Log-in Bonus and In-Game Mail rewards will be sent for version 3.1.

Anniversary Event Date & Rewards

Log In Events

Of Travels and Treasures
Event Duration:
Whole Version 3.1
Of Travels and Treasures
Event Duration:
2022/10/14 – 2022/10/31

Get rewards by simply logging in on the dates above. You can get a total of 20 Pulls so make sure to not miss it!

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Events

Of Ballads And Brews

Of Ballad And Brews

Celebrate "Weinlesefest" at Mondstadt and earn primogems, various furnitures and a free 4 star polearm. It will feature various events such as treasure hunting, battles and even managing your own business!

Of Ballads And Brews Event Release Date & Features

Wind Chaser

Wind Chaser

Enter a puzzle domain and fight monsters for various rewards in this Wind Chaser Event.

Wind Chaser Event Guide & Release Date

Star-Seeker's Sojourn

Star-Seaker Sojourn

Star-Seaker's Sojourn lets you explore Sumeru and do some challenges for various rewards. You will also need to gather an item called Future Star.

Star-Seeker's Sojourn Event Walkthrough Guide

Hyakunin Ikki Rerun

Hyakunin Ikki

Hyakunin Ikki will be returning in version 3.1. Fight a series of battle with various teams to get various rewards.

Hyakunin Ikki 3.1 Rerun Guide & Release Date

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Quests

Archon Quest Act III & IV

Archon Quest

Continuation of Sumeru's story featuring Scaramouche and Dottore.

Nilou Story Quest

Nilou Story Quest

Explore Sumeru with Nilou with her Story Quest and get a chance to learn more about the dancer, Nilou.

Story Quest Of Nilou Walkthrough Guide

Cyno Story Quest

Cyno Story Quest

Lupus Aureus Chapter or Cyno's Story Quest will be unlocked in version 3.1. Learn more about Cyno in this story quest.

Story Quest Of Cyno Walkthrough Guide

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Areas

Desert Part Of Sumeru To Be Released

Sumeru Desert

The second section of Sumeru, the Desert part, will be unlocked in 3.1 update.

Deshret Desert (Sumeru Desert) - Things To Do & Gimmicks

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Weapons & Artifacts

New Weapons Released On Version 3.1

5 new weapons and 1 event weapon will be released in 3.1 Update.

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Enemies & Bosses

Aeonblight Drake

Aeonblight Drake

A new flying machine was revealed during the livestream. It seems to be a World Boss that will be required for new characters.

Aeonblight Drake Location & Where To Find

Algorithm Of Semi-Intransient Matrix Of Overseer Network

Algorithm Of Semi-Intransient Matrix Of Overseer Network

Another Mecha Boss will be released on the Desert area of Sumeru.

Algorithm Of Semi-Intransient Matrix Of Overseer Network Guide

3.1 Update Patch Notes - New Materials

Event Only Materials

New Materials were shown in the livestream but most of them were Event oonly materials.

New Specialties

New Specialties

Specialties that can be picked up from Desert Area of Sumeru.

New Materials From Bosses

Since there were new bosses that were announced, there will also be new drops from those enemies.

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