Greetings, Vacationers! It’s an incredible honor for me and your entire dev workforce to stroll you thru Model 2.4 Fleeting Colours in Flight, the primary replace of 2022 approaching January 5. As New Yr can be approaching on the earth of Teyvat, we’d like to ask you to Liyue’s Lantern Ceremony. Be part of Shenhe, Yun Jin, and our previous mates in rebuilding the Jade Chamber, and acquire wealthy rewards together with 10 Intertwined Fates and a free four-star Liyue character of your alternative.
So as to add to the thrill, beneath the nonetheless waters round Watatsumi Island lies a brand new realm. Sealed away for 1000’s of years, the now-awakened Enkanomiya calls out for a hero.
Rebuild and Rejoice at Lantern Ceremony
As the largest annual pageant in Liyue, the Lantern Ceremony is a time for folks to assemble collectively to honor their heroes and embrace the long run with their finest needs. On the day of the pageant, the evening sky of Liyue Harbor might be lit up with 1000’s of Xiao Lanterns launched from each family, adopted by a grand fireworks present.
The bustling streets of Liyue will as soon as once more be lined with quite a lot of distributors and stalls, bringing a bunch of latest festivities to these celebrating the vacation. You may attempt your hand at making glowing fireworks or take part within the widespread lantern riddle-guessing occasion.
Along with the grand celebrations, the Jade Chamber may even be given a brand new lease of life at the moment. This magnificent airborne palace was destroyed to defeat the traditional god and sea monster Osial in the course of the previous Archon Quest. As Ningguang and plenty of others are busy reconstructing the Jade Chamber, you can too pitch in to assist retrieve misplaced gadgets. Some will be salvaged with the Waverider, whereas others have to be retrieved from the Treasure Hoarders. You may seek out elite Treasure Hoarders of their encampments, or intercept their transport balloons which can be transferring provides at sea.
Reconnect with the Folks in Liyue
Amongst these rebuilding the Jade Chamber, you’ll meet our new characters Shenhe and Yun Jin, in addition to many elderly mates in Liyue. Some additionally get a brand new look with the upcoming replace.
Usually mistaken as an adeptus, our new five-star character Shenhe really comes from a household of exorcists. Nonetheless, Shenhe had been raised by Cloud Retainer as her disciple at an early age, and he or she doesn’t perceive the intricacies of human relations nor the methods of the world. In fight, Shenhe wields the ability of Cryo and a polearm. She will be able to summon a Talisman Spirit and change into a powerful assist to spice up the workforce’s harm. Each Shenhe’s Elemental Ability and Elemental Burst may also help her celebration deal elevated Cryo harm. Together with her Elemental Ability and Passive Expertise, you’ll be able to additional select to spice up all close by celebration members’ Elemental Ability and Burst harm, or their Regular, Plunging, and Charged Assault harm.
Our subsequent new character Yun Jin is a four-star Geo polearm person, and he or she could be a robust assist to those that favor Regular Assaults. Her Elemental Ability can protect herself and cost up for a extra highly effective strike. Her Elemental Burst will trigger AoE Geo DMG and grant all close by teammates a Flying Cloud Flag Formation, boosting their Regular Assault based mostly on Yun Jin’s Protection. In the meantime, the buff offered by the Flying Cloud Flag Formation will be additional elevated in case you have quite a lot of Visions in your celebration. To higher painting Yun Jin as an opera grasp, we’ve invited Peking Opera Artist 杨扬 (Yang Yang) to voice her opera performances, alongside wonderful voice actors of various languages to ship her dialogue in day by day life.
Shenhe and Yun Jin might be accessible within the first Occasion Want, coinciding with Xiao‘s Occasion Want. Zhongli and Ganyu will every have their very own Occasion Want open within the later stage of Model 2.4. To recruit extra Liyue characters, full sure necessities in the course of the Lantern Ceremony and acquire one of many eight four-star Liyue characters together with Yun Jin without cost.
As well as, Ningguang’s new outfit Orchid’s Night Robe will also be redeemed without cost in the course of the Lantern Ceremony. Keqing’s new outfit Opulent Splendor might be on sale with a limited-time low cost.
Revealing the Reality Behind Enkanomiya
Vacationers who’ve visited Watatsumi Island could have heard of an underwater nation that has been sealed away for 1000’s of years. Legend has it that the ancestors of the island lived right here earlier than transferring to the floor below the management of Orobashi, the serpent god who was later slain at Yashiori Island. You may receive the Key of the Moon-Bathed Deep with Shrine Maiden Tsuyuko and discover the ruins of an historical civilization that’s older than some other destroy you’ll be able to see on land.
Not like the opposite islands in Inazuma, Enkanomiya is a big floating island positioned beneath the ocean. Although positioned on Teyvat, the depths of Enkanomiya are one way or the other disconnected from this world, consistently eroded by the Abyss. Disadvantaged of daylight, there was no day or evening in Enkanomiya till the rise of an historical civilization. Utilizing superior know-how and assist from Orobashi, the folks of Enkanomiya created a man-made solar, Dainichi Mikoshi, which lit up the darkish depths.
Clues to this misplaced civilization are buried within the ruins of the deserted library, shrines, laboratory, and town’s stays. As you delve into the depths of Enkanomiya, the transition change between day and evening by means of Dainichi Mikoshi is the important thing to fixing many puzzles. Additionally, watch out for Bathysmal Vishaps and the brand new Abyss Lector in your quest. Bathysmal Vishaps are extraordinarily harmful predators residing at the hours of darkness waters. Pack members hunt collectively and may benefit from their environment in fight. The Abyss Lector: Fathomless Flames can unleash Pyro assaults that deal delayed bursts of harm regardless if characters are shielded or not.
Optimizations and Extra
Earlier than we conclude the sharing for Model 2.4, we want to inform you that we’ve been bettering Genshin Affect’s efficiency on console. With Model 2.4, you’ll be able to customise the keys on the shortcut wheel of your controller.
Since Model 2.3, we’ve additionally launched a brand new approach to realize softer shadows, which we hope will deliver a extra reasonable visible notion and immersion within the sport world. Comfortable shadows present essential cues concerning the distance between objects. When an object is additional away from one other object that its shadow is solid on, its shadow turns into softer and blurrier. For instance, when daylight falls diagonally throughout a door body on the bottom, the darker shadow solid by the door body turns into lighter and softer because it extends to the additional finish. The distant tree casts a good blurrier shadow on the bottom.
Final however not least, we’d like to specific our deepest gratitude to those that’ve been with us within the Lantern Ceremony final yr, in addition to to all of our new gamers who’ve simply arrived on the earth of Teyvat. We stay up for spending one other yr filled with thrilling adventures with each certainly one of you!