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3.8 Update for Version 3.8 of Genshin Impact! Guide includes character banners (Gacha), release date, patch notes, schedule, what to expect, weapons, & new systems & events!

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3.8 Update Release Date

Release On July 5, 2023

Release Schedule2023/07/05
CompensationPrimogems ×300 (60 Primogems for every hour the servers are down)

The 3.8 Update is set to be released on July 5, 2023. The maintenance will start at 06:00 (UTC+8) and it is estimated to take 5 hours.

3.8 Update Content Summary

3.8 Update Summary

New Banners
Born Of Ocean Swell
1st Phase
7/5/2023 - 7/25/2023
Sparkling Steps
1st Phase
7/5/2023 - 7/25/2023
Drifting Luminescence
2nd Phase
7/25/2023 - 08/15/2023
From Ashes Reborn
2nd Phase
7/25/2023 - 08/15/2023
Secret Summer Paradise
└ Main event for version 3.8
Shared Sight
└ Search for items in the perspective of Animals.
Adventurer's Trials
└ The popular "sports" event is back.
Perilous Expedition
└ Explore Sumeru and earn rewards.
Conch Reminiscences Web Event
└ Exploring and collecting conches
New Quest
New Hangout Event
Kaeya Hanggout Event
New Quests
Purbiruni's Commandment
Recollections Of A Fontainian
Limited Quest
Daiya's Three-Day Reverie
Returning Curios
Capturing Light and Shadow
A Starry Night, as Remembered
New Skins
New Skins
Blossoming Starlight (Klee)
Sailwind Shadow (Kaeya)
New Area
Veluriyam Mirage
└ Collect Joyeux Vouchers
└ Select Streaming Projector
└ Open Fascinating Chests
Character Locations (Day 1)
Luxurious Chest locations
Water Droplets
Preprint World
Choo-Choo Cart
Gleaming Lamp
Haddo's Luxurious Chest Puzzle
Secrets Of Veluriyam Mirage
Bottleland Time Trial Challenges

First Phase Banners

Featured 5-Star Characters
(Born of Ocean Swell)
(Sparkling Steps)
Featured 4-Star Characters

Second Phase Banner

Featured 5-Star Characters
(Drifting Luminescence)
(From Ashes Reborn)
Featured 4-Star Characters
Which Banner Should You Pull - Strategy & Primogem Guide

3.8 Update Patch Notes - New Area

Veluriyam Mirage (Bottleland)

Veluriyam Mirage

Veluriyam Mirage is a location that is released on version 3.8. This area is located somewhere in Sumeru and is only available during version 3.8. You can also collect a limited currency here called Joyeux Vouchers.

Veluriyam Mirage (Bottleland) Guide

Secrets Of Veluriyam Mirage

Secrets of Veluriyam Mirage (Bottleland)

Each region/area has some secret or hidden puzzles and gimmicks, same goes to the Veluriyam Mirage (Bottleland), it is also consist of exciting hidden puzzles and treasure chest that you will encounter upon exploring the area!

Secrets Of Veluriyam Mirage Guide

3.8 Update Patch Notes - New Quests

Kaeya Hangout Event

Release DatePermanently available after 2023/07/25 18:00

Kaeya will finally have his own Hangout Event in the 3.8 Update! This will require two story keys to unlock and will give rewards when you complete its endings.

Hangout Event For Kaeya Guide

3.8 Update Patch Notes - New Events

Secret Summer Paradise

Secret Summer Paradise is the main event of the 3.8 Update. You will get to explore a whole new area based on a story that Alice tells Klee. This is essentially the summer event of 2023, similar to the Golden Apple Archipelago events.

Shared Sight

View the world through the eyes of creatures! During the Shared Sight, players will have to locate creatures by using their viewpoint as a clue to where they could be found.

Perilous Expedition

Help a Liyue adventurer as they study the geography and hydrology of Sumeru for the Adventurer's Guilde!

Perilous Expedition Event Guide - Release Date

Adventurer's Trials: Advanced

This is a combat challenge that revolves around surviving numerous rounds of fights at a time!

3.8 Update Patch Notes - New Features

New Skins

All Skin List For Characters

Kaeya Skin - Blossoming Starlight

DescriptionKaeya's outfit from his role as the "Dagger Bandit" in the play. Through flamboyant and designed to be as eye-catching as possible. It isn't difficult to put on, though it does take some time to get all the accessories and daggers sorted.

Klee Skin - Sailwind Shadow

DescriptionAn exquisite outfit Klee wears only for the most important performances. The colors are brilliant, like a cake adorned with cream flowers and crowned with scarlet candies. With it comes happiness and smiles that will fill your adventures.

3.8 Update - Spiral Abyss

Phase I
Fleeting Moon
- Within 10s after the character enters the field, the character's Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks will deal 30% increased DMG. Their ATK SPD will also be increased by 10%. This effect will be canceled when the character leaves the field.
Phase II
Shifting Moon
- When a character loses or restores HP, all party members will gain 7.5% increased ATK for 10s. This effect can be triggered once every 0.1s. Max 4 stacks. Each stack will be counted independently.
Phase III
Ingressing Moon
- When the active character deals consecutive instances of Elemental DMG of the same Elemental Type or Physical DMG using Normal, Charged, or Plunging Attacks to an opponent, they will gain 1 count stack. 1 stack can be gained every 0.3s. The stacks for every Elemental and Physical DMG will be counted independently. After 6 stacks have been gained, a shockwave will be unleashed at the opponent's position, dealing True DMG and clearing all previously accumulated stacks for this DMG type. Should the active character leave the field, these stacks will be cleared.

3.8 Update - Other Changes

Other Update Details

  • New Achievements added to the "Memories of the Heart" category
  • New Namecards:
  • "Travel Notes: Vivid Illumination": Reward obtained via the BP system
  • Adds some prompts for loading screens.
  • Adds Set 24 of "Paimon's Paintings" chat emojis.
  • Adds link in the Source section of "Dust of Azoth" for the Stardust Exchange page.
  • New Furnishing: "Leisure Device: Twang-Bang-Bang"
  • A combination device designed with great care by Tubby, using both the Scoreboard and Boom-Boom Barrels. By interacting with the Scoreboard, a timed shooting game will begin, or previous scores can be viewed. Before beginning the game, the locations of the Boom-Boom Barrels can be freely adjusted.
  • Though the Traveler is not an especially gifted archer, Tubby has heard that among the guests invited to The Realm Within, there are archers that can "pierce a pot from a hundred paces." Guests like this would surely like to practice their skills, and further hone their accuracy. And so, a mechanism that can be combined with all kinds of various furnishings to create unique and exciting challenges was born...
  • "Genius Invokation TCG" Gameplay Update:
  • New Character Cards: Yanfei, Kaedehara Kazuha, and Candace, and their corresponding Talent cards.
  • New invitation duels and guest challenges added to the Player List.
  • New Action Cards: Fruit of Fulfillment, Master Zhang, Rhythm of the Great Dream, Ancient Courtyard, and Covenant of Rock.
  • Adds new Action Card type "Arcane Legend" and related rules:
  • (1) You can only have one of each identical Arcane Legend card in your deck.
  • (2) Your starting hand will contain an Arcane Legend card from your deck.
  • (3) Each player may only play one Arcane Legend card for the entire game.


  • Optimizes the "Hold to select multiple items" function operation range and instructions on the Enhancement and Destroy interfaces in the Artifact and Weapon pages.
  • For Hangout Events, upon reaching the end of the event and obtaining the Hangout Memory menu, you can use the newly-added "Review Invitation" button to view the narrative checkpoints.
  • Optimizes the Quest-tracking process: When the objective is a certain distance from Travelers, clicking Navigate will open the Map.
  • The objectives for Archon Quests and certain World Quests will now be listed on the map.
  • Optimizes the sorting rules for Archon Quests and certain World Quests.
  • Optimizes the display logic for red dots in the Quest Menu.
  • Commissions can now be tracked persistently. After your tracked Commission Quest comes to an end, the next Commission Quest will automatically be tracked.


  • Adjusts the AoE of the Consecrated Fanged Beast's Lunging Slash skill so that it stays the same as the area of the visual effect.


  • Adjusts sound effects for Kirara by softening the effect heard when moving around in the Urgent Neko Parcel state after holding her Elemental Skill.
  • Optimizes certain sound effects in "Genius Invokation TCG."
  • Optimizes the Korean and English voice-over for certain characters and quests.


  • Adjusts the collision size of the Spiral Abyss's floor whereby there was a small chance that it would hamper character movements and attacks.
  • Optimizes the display location and size of special effects of certain Elemental applications and Elemental Reactions on enemies.
  • Adjusts visual effects when Dendro Cores appear and burst to reduce the load on system performance.

3.8 Update - Bug Fixes


  • Fixes an issue whereby Paimon's voice line was missing in the Story Quest "Into the Hinterland."


  • Fixes an issue whereby the enemy "Shadowy Husk: Line Breaker" could not restore HP for "Black Serpent Knight: Windcutter" and "Black Serpent Knight: Rockbreaker Ax" as per normal after its attack hit a character protected by a shield.
  • Fixes an issue whereby switching characters did not work normally after moving close to an Elemental Ring when challenging the boss monster "Iniquitous Baptist."
  • Fixes an issue whereby the Consecrated Fanged Beast and the Consecrated Horned Crocodile would continue pursuing the character even after hitting them with the Savage Roll and Subnautical Hunter skills under certain circumstances.


  • Fixes an issue whereby when Barbara is in her "Summertime Sparkle" outfit and Jean is in her "Sea Breeze Dandelion" outfit, their avatars will be inconsistent with their actual appearances (their avatars have been fixed).
  • Fixes an issue whereby the special effects of certain Plunging Attacks performed by Kirara and Kuki Shinobu are abnormally absent.
  • Fixes an issue whereby in specific situations, Kirara's Cat Grass Cardamoms, Klee's bombs, and Aloy's Chillwater Bomblets will not go off upon contacting opponents.
  • Fixes an issue in Co-Op Mode whereby when Barbara casts her Elemental Burst, it will abnormally heal extremely distant allies.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the special effects of attacks would abnormally follow Baizhu if he jumped immediately after unleashing his Normal Attack (attack radius remains the same regardless if the character jumped).
  • Fixes an issue whereby characters' standing poses will behave abnormally and also allow them to walk on air in certain situations.


  • Fixes an issue whereby when Travelers are flying as Sorush, when the game disconnects and reconnects to the server, their character will erroneously be moved to the position occupied by Sorush while flying.
  • Fixes an issue whereby after the same shortcut key was set for both Quick-Use Gadget and for a particular Gadget in the Quickswap Menu, the user was unable to use that button to switch to the corresponding Gadget from the Quickswap Menu.
  • Fixes an issue whereby food items that had been added to the NRE (Menu 30) gadget would still appear in the list of foods that could be added (but in fact could not be selected) even after having been completely used up.


  • Fixes an issue whereby environment sound effects were missing in some areas of Sumeru City.
  • Fixes an issue with Collei whereby her "When the Sun Is Out" voice-over would not trigger properly.
  • Fixes an issue with Kirara whereby, after holding her Elemental Skill and entering the Urgent Neko Parcel state, voice-over lines for other states would be triggered abnormally.
  • Fixes an issue whereby some Japanese voice-overs in Kamisato Ayato's Story Quest "Cypressus Custos Chapter: Act I" would not trigger properly in Travel Log > Story Quests.

Genius Invokation TCG

  • Fixes an issue in Genius Invokation TCG whereby the player's hand would display abnormally when using Elemental Tuning after inflicting damage with Yae Miko's Character Card Combat Status "Tenko Thunderbolts."
  • Fixes an issue with "Genius Invokation TCG" whereby the corresponding elimination special effects could not be displayed normally when a Character Card was eliminated under certain circumstances.


  • Fixes an issue whereby the tutorial of the Launch Tube gadget doesn't trigger properly under certain circumstances (Travelers who encounter said problem should log into the game after the version update. The related tutorial should automatically be triggered thereafter).
  • Fixes an issue whereby it was possible to use the Waverider Repair Toolbox gadget on Sorush abnormally and restore her HP.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the camera angle would suddenly change when some characters used their Normal Attacks or moved while unleashing their Elemental Burst.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the treasure's appearance near a non-outdoor Teleport Waypoint in Hangeh Afrasiyab located within Gavireh Lajavard is erroneously displayed.
  • Fixes an issue whereby the shadows of Polearms, Swords, and Claymores are unable to be displayed properly under certain brightness conditions.
  • Fixes an issue whereby there was a chance that the achievement "Dolorous Stroke" could not be completed normally.
  • Fixes an issue whereby after disconnecting from the server and then reconnecting, characters or certain opponents that were Frozen only remained in this state for abnormally short periods.
  • Fixes some text errors in 15 languages and optimizes text. (Note: Related in-game functions have not changed. Travelers can view the changes in different languages by going to the Paimon Menu > Settings > Language and changing the Game Language.)
  • Text-related fixes and optimizations in English include:
  • ◆ Unifies the capitalization formatting for the "More About Character" showcase.
  • ◆ Optimizes inconsistencies for certain voice-overs in Chongyun > Profile > Voice-Over.
  • ◆ Optimizes inconsistencies between voice-overs and their corresponding lines in the Archon Quest "Caribert."
  • ◆ Optimizes inconsistencies between voice-overs and their corresponding lines in Kaveh's Hangout Event.
  • ◆ Optimizes the voice-over for Albedo > Voice-Over > About Sucrose: Habits.
  • ◆ Optimizes the description for "Elemental Resonance: Sprawling Greenery."

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