Genshin Impact 2.2 update - Release date, characters, events, maps, more

Genshin Impact 2.2 update is set to show up soon, and we currently have leaked info about the characters, banners, events, maps, more.

Genshin Impact 2.2 leaks

Genshin Impact 2.2 leaks revealed so far

Genshin Impact players will soon get update 2.2 and the Inazuma update will probably end around mid-October, and miHoYo has not revealed much about the upcoming update, however, Genshin leaks are consistently flowing in, revealing some additional data regarding the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 update.

Moreover, miHoYo's recent actions have created a commotion in fan communities as miHoYo has been making a move against a few leakers, including suing Bilibili to get data about them, and as a result, a bunch of leakers has left the Genshin Impact "leaking" community. 

Yet prior to leaving the "leaking" community, several datamined info and leaks were revealed. 

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So let's get to know what has been revealed so far about the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 update, including release date, banners, characters, maps, and more.

Genshin Impact 2.2 Release date 

miHoYo has announced the official Genshin Impact 2.2 update release date, and as per the usual six-week patch schedule, players will get to explore the next update toward the beginning of October. 

13th of October 2021 has been announced as the official Genshin 2.2 patch release date, which is 6 weeks after patch 2.1 was released (31 August).

Genshin Impact 2.2 Characters

The rumors that were making rounds earlier were correct as the Anniversary Livestream confirmed both Childe and Hu Tao banner rerun in Genshin Impact’s update 2.2. Alongside both the characters, players will also get the four-star pyro polearm user, Thoma, who will be a part of the Genshin Hu Tao 2.2 banner.

Genshin Impact Childe banner will be the first one to come in the 2.2 update, whereas Hu Tao and Thoma will be part of the second banner.

As per the livestream, players will see the following characters in Genshin 2.2 update:

  • Genshin Impact Childe
  • Genshin Impact Hu Tao
  • Genshin Impact Thoma

Thoma will be having a Hangout Event along with the Event Wish Preview banner in the 2.2 update. And both Hu Tao and Childe will also be part of the 2.2 Event Wish Preview.

Genshin Impact 2.2 Events

The TGS 2.2 Livestream confirmed that players will get the following Genshin Impact 2.2 events:

  • Genshin Impact Tuned to the World's Sounds
  • Genshin Impact Shadow of the Ancients
  • Genshin Impact Dreams of Bloom
  • Hangout Events with Thoma and Sayu
  • Genshin Impact Labyrinth Warriors

Genshin Impact Labyrinth Warriors will be the main 2.2 event where players will get to encounter some new wolf-like monsters that were imprisoned in the Mystic Onmyou Chamber domain. These dungeon events will reward players with:

  • Primogems
  • Mora 
  • character EXP materials 
  • Crown of Insight
  • Character Ascension materials
  • Talent Level-up materials
  • Mystic Enhancement ore

Moreover, as it was leaked earlier, players can also get Genshin Impact Xinyan after the completion of the event.

Other events were also leaked earlier, however, a new event has been revealed that is the Hangout Events with Thoma and Sayu. These events will probably uncover different and unseen side stories for the characters along with giving some info about the character's backstory.

Genshin Impact 2.2 Maps 

Earlier, leakers revealed the new Genshin Impact 2.2 islands - Tsurumi island which is situated towards the Southside of Inazuma. Today, miHoYo officially revealed the Genshin 2.2 Tsurumi island which is covered in a thick haze, and all the new enemies coming in 2.2 will roam around in that location. It is going to be the final island in Inazuma.

Genshin Impact 2.2 new enemies and furniture

Several past leaks have been proven true with this live stream including the leaks regarding new Genshin Impact 2.2 enemies, and these Genshin Impact enemy characters are:

  • Genshin Impact Rockfond Rifthound enemy
  • Genshin Impact Rockfond Rifthound Whelp enemy
  • Genshin Impact Thundercraven Rifthound enemy
  • Genshin Impact Thundercraven Rifthound Whelp enemy

These wolf-like enemies can stealthily go invisible and will use their sharp claws to deal elemental damage during battle. However, once players defeat these Rifthounds, they can get the following materials to level up the new bow, Polar Star.

  • Concealed Claw
  • Concealed Talon
  • Concealed Unguis

Other than the enemies, players will also see an Inazuma-themed Realm layout for the Serenitea Pot in Version 2.2 Into the Perilous Labyrinth of Fog, called the Silken Courtyard. These upcoming pieces of furniture were also leaked earlier and fans will get a new type of Furnishing along with a Floating Platform.

Genshin Impact 2.2 Banners

As mentioned above, the following Genshin Impact 2.2 banners have been confirmed:

  • Genshin Impact 2.2 Childe Banner (5-star Hydro Bow)
  • Genshin Impact 2.2 Hu Tao Banner (5 star Pyro Polearm)
  • Genshin Impact 2.2 Thoma Banner (4 star Pyro Polearm)

The Childe banner rerun includes the below mentioned 4-star characters:

  • Ningguang (Geo)
  • Chongyun (Cryo)
  • Yanfei (Pyro)

Here, Thoma will be a part of the Genshin Hu Tao 2.2 banner.

Genshin Impact 2.2 Weapons

Genshin Impact 2.2 update will bring Four new weapons, including one 5-star weapon and three 4-star weapons, and these new weapons will increment Elemental Burst DMG.

The new Genshin Impact 2.2 weapons are:

  • The Polar Star (5-star)
  • Wavebreaker’s Fin (4-star)
  • Akuomaru (4-star)
  • Mounn’s Moon (4-star)


All Previous Genshin Impact 2.2 Leaks

Genshin Impact 2.2 update livestream 

As usual, prior to the release of a new patch, miHoYo conducts a live stream, and players will probably the Genshin Impact 2.2 livestream on the 1st of October 2021 at 

  • 5AM ET
  • 8AM ET
  • 1PM BST

Those who are keen to know the upcoming changes before the main release should definitely watch it on the official Genshin Impact Twitch channel.

Genshin Impact 2.2 TGS livestream

Genshin Impact 2.2 TGS livestream's thumbnail was uncovered which affirmed the name of Japanese Genshin Impact 2.2 - "霧の海と謎の秘境" and it means "The Sea of Fog and the Mysterious Secluded Region".

Additionally, the description and thumbnail of the stream's page revealed a few Japanese voice actors coming with Genshin Impact 2.2.

  • Masakazu Morita (Thoma)
  • Chiaki Takahashi (Xinyan)
  • Shun Horie (Sora / Aether / male Traveler)

Upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 Characters Leak

Players will also get new characters in the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 update, and the expected Genshin 2.2 characters are:

  • Genshin Impact Thoma
  • Genshin Impact Yae Miko 
  • Genshin Impact Ayato
  • Genshin Impact Arataki Itto

Genshin Impact Thoma

Genshin Impact Thoma is one of the upcoming characters set to be released in the future Inazuma update. The new Pyro user has been released online, giving players an opportunity to have a look at the character's design. For more details on Thoma, visit.

    Thoma Genshin Impact

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Genshin Impact Yae Miko

Players were expecting that Yae Miko will drop as a component of the Genshin Impact 2.2 update. 

However, as per the recent reports, players will have to wait for a bit to get their hands on the five-star Chief Priest Yae Miko as there are very minimal data available about her, so probably Yae Miko could be thumped back a few updates.

    Genshin Impact Ayato

    As per the previous leaks, there is another character Genshin Impact Ayato underway. Ayato is the senior sibling of the previously released character Ayaka and is the head of Kamisato Clan, and he also fills in as the Yashiro Commissioner. 

    Leakers revealed that Ayato will be a hydro claymore character that can change to sword position with his essential expertise, however, all the previous leaks have been proven fake, so probably fans will have to wait a while to see Ayato in the game. For more details on Ayato, visit.

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    Genshin Impact Arataki Itto

    The leakers have revealed that Arataki Itto might be coming sooner than anticipated as he has a great amount of information than most unreleased characters, and the datamined data about his claymore abilities are also true. 

    It has also been revealed that there are high chances that Arataki Itto will turn into a playable character later on in the game based on his in-game information. For more details on Arataki Itto, visit.

    Genshin Impact 2.2 Events Leak

    As per the details revealed so far, players will get the following Genshin Impact 2.2 events:

    • Genshin Impact Tuned to the World's Sounds
    • Genshin Impact Shadow of the Ancients
    • Genshin Impact Dreams of Bloom
    • Genshin Impact Labyrinth Warriors

    For more details on To the World's Sounds Listening, Shadow of the Ancients, and Dreams of Bloom, visit.

    And as per the leak, Labyrinth Warriors will be a Rogue-like dungeon with 4 phases and players will be awarded 3 different types of currencies in the game. For more details on Labyrinth Warriors events, visit.

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    Genshin Impact 2.2 Maps - Tsurumi Island Leak

    Leakers have revealed the new Genshin Impact 2.2 islands that will come alongside the update. Tsurumi island is one of the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 islands, which is situated towards the Southside of Inazuma. 

    As per the leaked info, the Genshin Impact Tsurumi island is covered in a thick haze and nobody has walked there in numerous years. For more details on Tsurumi island, visit.

    Genshin Impact 2.2 new enemies and furniture leak

    The leaks have revealed some new Genshin Impact 2.2 Inazuma furniture suite having huge loads of new indoor and outdoor furniture.

    Other than the previously mentioned new characters, some other enemy characters will also be added into the game with Genshin 2.2 update as per the leakers, and these Genshin Impact enemy characters are:

    • Genshin Impact Riftstalker Whelp enemy
    • Genshin Impact Riftstalker Hound enemy

    For more info on these upcoming Genshin enemies, visit

    Genshin Impact 2.2 Banners Leak

    So far, we have no info on Genshin Impact 2.2 banners or which characters will feature on the upcoming banner. However, as per Save Your Primos Twitter account, players may get to see some interesting characters in the 2.2 banners. It has been mentioned that Thoma will probably appear in the second half of the 2.2 update. 

    Furthermore, it has also been revealed that Genshin Impact 2.2 Thoma banner will incorporate Hu Tao as the 5-star character and the Hu Tao banner rerun has been mentioned in the past as well. So, the leak seems to be reliable.

    It has also been recommended that Yae would include in this update, and with her showing up in the game in the last update, many fans were enthusiastically anticipating her appearance.

    Earlier, a prominent Genshin leaker, UBatcha earlier revealed a few upcoming banners, and we already have Raiden and Kokomi from the mentioned list, so the upcoming banner will probably feature someone amongst Yae/Ganyu/Hu Tao/Albedo next.

    Additionally, there are rumors that Genshin 2.2 update will have Childe's banner rerun. It was hinted earlier by @abc64real that the Childe banner rerun will probably happen in 2.2 patch. Moreover, a brand new Childe's 5-star bow has also been leaked.

    Genshin Impact 2.2 Polar Star bow

    Fans were expecting that the Genshin Kokomi banner will show up in Genshin Impact 2.2 update, however, miHoYo released the banner early in the current patch and players got to explore the 4-star characters featuring on the Genshin Impact Sangonomiya Kokomi banner on the 21st of September 2021.

    We will make sure to update this article whenever we get some new information.

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These were the complete details about the upcoming Genshin Impact 2.2 update, release date, live stream, characters, banners, maps, and more that have been revealed so far. 

We'll make sure to keep you updated with the latest information regarding all the Genshin Impact, so keep following. You can visit our youtube channel for more latest gaming newsGameort

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