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Genshin Impact Events Begin Alongside New Patch

Starting next month, Genshin Impact players can participate in several new in-game events.


Developer Mihoyo has revealed a handful of Genshin Impact events and wishes that are now live on Nintendo Switch, mobile devices, PC, and PlayStation 4 following the game's version 1.2 update. Each has a different end date, with one of them extending into February 2021.

The headlining event is The Chalk Prince and The Dragon, which sees the introduction of the sword-wielding Geo alchemist Albedo and gives players the chance to get the four-star sword Festering Desire for free until January 1. Those looking to score a five-star version of Albedo can participate in his Secretum Secretorum Character Wish Event until January 12. And smashed in between both of these events is round two of the Adventurer's Booster Bundles, a package that usually contains an assortment of goodies like Genesis Crystals, Mora, and XP.

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A Character Trial Event featuring Albedo, Bennett, Fischl, and Sucrose is also live until January 12, providing players with a fixed team in order to complete challenges for various reward.

Two more weapon events give players the chance to earn three different weapons: an Epitome Invocation for the five-star sword Summit Sharper and five-star catalyst Skyward Atlas, and the Stellar Reunion for the four-star sword Prototype Rancour. The Epitome Invocation is live until January 12, while the Stellar Reunion is only up for 14 days after the event activates.

Lastly, the Mountaineer's Endurance event--the longest one of the bunch, running until February 1, 2021--lets players unlock either a Gnostic Hymn or Gnostic Chorus to earn Intertwined Fate and "a designated four-star weapon." Of course, most of the events come with opportunities to earn Essence, Fragile Resin, Primogems, and other in-game resources.

Upcoming Genshin Impact Events And Wishes

  • The Chalk Prince and The Dragon: Event, December 23-January 1, 2021
  • Adventurer's Booster Bundles: December 23-January 6, 2021
  • Secretum Secretorum, Albedo Character: Wish, December 23-January 12, 2021
  • Test Run, Character Trial: Event, December 23-January 12, 2021
  • Epitome Invocation, Summit Shaper Weapon: Wish, December 23-January 12, 2021
  • Mountaineer's Endurance: Event, December 23-February 1, 2021
  • Stellar Reunion, Prototype Rancour Weapon: For 14 days after the Stellar Reunion event starts

Genshin Impact's 1.2 update makes a number of changes, including implementing quality-of-life improvements and adding new content. Check out the version 1.2 patch notes for more details

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