Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

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Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

In this material we will tell you exactly when update 4.6 for Genshin Impact will be released, what new banners, characters, events, tasks and enemies await players, as well as what weapons, locations and cards for the Sacred Summon of the Seven will appear in the game. We will gradually update the article, so we recommend bookmarking it.

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Note: Currently, the information below is based not only on statements from the developers, but also on leaks and files obtained by data miners and testers, so it is not 100% reliable and may change over time.

Release date Genshin Impact 4.6

HoYoverse usually releases updates every six weeks, so the next patch should be released on April 24, 2024. It will be replaced by version 4.7 around June 5th of this year.

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

You can preload the client a few days before its release. The developers will probably carry out technical work, which can last up to 5 hours. Players are usually given compensation in the amount of 300-600 source stones.

Live broadcast on Genshin Impact 4.6

The development team almost always holds special streams 1.5-2 weeks before the release of a new update. They usually take place on Friday-Sunday. For this reason, the live broadcast according to version 4.6 should take place on April 12, 2024 at 15:00 Moscow time. During it, three promotional codes for 300 primogems will be posted.

New characters and banners

The miHoYo team has already officially presented a new heroine for the game – she turned out to be the much-anticipated Harlequin. Insiders shared information about her abilities and rerans of other characters.

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

Banners of the first phase

Informants suggest that in the first half of the patch banners will feature the following fighters:

  • 5-star – Harlequin (Pyro, spear) and Nilu (Hydro, one-handed sword).
  • 4-star – unknown yet.

Harlequin is the harbinger of Fatui and the head of the Hearth House orphanage. She played an important role in saving Fontaine, but in the future she may become a serious threat to the Hydro Kingdom. Thanks to her unique area of ​​effect abilities, she can deal massive damage to multiple targets. It is best played through the Overload reaction.

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

As for the weapon banner, you should expect the appearance of the signature weapon Harlequin (its name is unknown) and a one-handed sword Key of Haj-nisut.

Banners of the second phase

In the second half of the update (starts on May 15), the following fighters will most likely undergo reruns:

  • 5-star – al-Haitham (Dendro, one-handed sword) and Furina (Hydro, one-handed sword).
  • 4-star – unknown yet.

Several insiders reported about the rerun of these characters, but this information is still dubious, so it may well change in the future. In “Incarnation of a Deity” you will be able to obtain the one-handed swords Light of the Leaf Cut and Glitter of Still Waters, which are the signature weapons of al-Haitham and Furina, respectively.

Prayer of the Chronicles

Informants suggest that this banner in patch 4.6 will be dedicated to Li Yue, so we will see the following characters in it: Shen He (Cryo, spear), Gan Yu (Cryo, bow), Hu Tao (Pyro, spear), Ye Lan (Hydro , bow), Ke Qing (Electro, one-handed sword), Qi Qi (Cryo, one-handed sword).

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

New locations

The leaks indicate that the developers will continue to expand Fontaine – this time a new location will be added in the south, which will be located between the Chenyu Valley and the Sumeru Desert. Its terrestrial part will be called Petrichor, and the underwater part will be called Remuria, since the latter contains the flooded kingdom of the same name.

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The map above shows the approximate location of the new area. Of course, a lot of new activities, chests, puzzles and tasks will appear on it. Plus, here you can open a new dungeon with artifacts and find the world boss.

New weapons

So far, only one new weapon is known – we are talking about the signature polearm for Harlequin. Some note that it is dark red in color and has the shape of a braid. The weapon's attack power will be 674 units, and its secondary characteristic will be the chance of delivering critical hits, which can be increased to 22.1%.

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

New artifacts

In the above dungeon you can get two new sets of artifacts. Their names are still unknown. Insiders note that the first set is ideal for Harlequin, and the second one strengthens Dendro for characters playing through Burning. It is possible that it was created for Emilia.

New tasks

There is a small probability that a new Archon task will be released with the participation of Dainsleif. Similar story missions are released almost every year. The developers may also well release a new chapter of the interim volume.

Update 4.6 for Genshin Impact: release date, banners, characters, weapons and locations

Legend Quests

Most likely, Harlequin will receive a personal quest, in which players can be shown her past. There are also rumors about the release of the next chapters of Furina and Sayono's personal chains.

World Quests

Naturally, the developers will add new side quests. Their events are likely to unfold in a new area.

New enemies

World Boss

According to leaks, a new world boss will appear in the game, and it will most likely be , it will turn out to be Harlequin. However, there is no reliable data on this yet.

New events

In the wake of the wind

Rerun of the popular multiplayer event with hunters and rebels. Let us remind you that the former must catch the latter pretending to be various objects on the map. Most likely, the developers will add new locations from Fontaine and update skills.

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