miHoYo today announced the full details of Genshin Impact’s version 2.1 update – “Floating World Under the Moonlight”. The update is scheduled for arrival on 1st September 2021 and continues to add new content and gameplay to the recently released Inazuma region.

The update includes two major islands, three new playable characters, and a grand finale to the archon quest which we will find out what really happened to Raiden Shogun.

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New Map

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Watatsumi Island

Following the massive expansion released in Version 2.0, the main storyline revolving around the Traveler, the Electro Archon, various factions, and the people of Inazuma will come to an end in the final chapter of Inazuma’s Archon Quest with Version 2.1.

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Seirai Island

As the story unfolds, players will be able to visit Watatsumi Island, home to the resistance forces with beautiful dreamlike scenery, and Seirai Island, a place of desolation shrouded in perpetual storms.

New Bosses

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New Trounce Domain Boss: Signora

More boss enemies, including the Hydro Hypostasis, Thunder Manifestation, and the new Trounce Domain Boss Signora also await players ahead.

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Hydro Hypostasis
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Thunder Manifestation

New Characters

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Raiden Shogun

Three important Inazuma characters Raiden Shogun, Sangonomiya Kokomi, and Kujou Sara will be joining as new playable characters. Story Quests for the Raiden Shogun and Kokomi will also be available. The Raiden Shogun will be joining as a five-star Electro polearm user who can deal massive damage and provide helpful buffs to the team.

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Sangonomiya Kokomi

Sangonomiya Kokomi, the Divine Priestess of Watatsumi Island and leader of the resistance forces, will be joining as another five-star character. Wielding the power of Hydro and a catalyst, she can provide a great amount of healing to teammates.

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Kujou Sara

Kujou Sara, the bold and decisive general of the Tenryou Commission loyal to the Shogun. She can deal solid Electro ranged attacks with her bow and provide buffs to her teammates.

New Event

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Outside Inazuma, the Moonchase Festival is coming in the following season. This is a time when friends and families in Liyue gather around, make a toast, and enjoy local delicacies every autumn. During the festival, players will reunite with Keqing and Xiangling, cooking and tasting local foods and recipes, and explore the origins of this ancient traditional festival in Liyue Harbor. Those who’re fond of treasures will be glad to embark on a big treasure hunt across Liyue, Mondstadt, and Dragonspine in the Moonlight Seeker event.

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New 5-star weapons and 4-star weapons

By participating, players can get rewards and exchange for useful resources, including the new four-star claymore Luxurious Sea-Lord to max refinement. In addition, players may also claim in-game rewards and up to 10 Intertwined Fate in the new daily login event.

New Gameplay

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Fishing will also be introduced with Version 2.1. Players can soon go angling for a variety of fishes across the continent of Teyvat, and they can be used to produce fish meat or exchanged for rewards and new fishing rods from the Fishing Association. With the Pool of Sapphire Grace, a new furnishing added to the Serenitea Pot system, players can also raise Ornamental Fish in their personal realm.

First Collab – Horizon Zero Dawn

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Starting from Version 2.1, the first crossover character “Savior From Another World” Aloy will be joining as a free five-star character. Players who have reached Adventure Rank 20 or above can receive her either during Version 2.1 on PlayStation or during Version 2.2 on all platforms.

Coming on 1st September 2021

Genshin Impact’s Version 2.1 update will be arriving on September 1, 2021. With the cross-save function, players can now continue their adventure across PlayStation, PC, and mobile. Players across all servers will also have their Double Crystal bonus reset with Version 2.1.


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