Genshin Impact 2.0 and 2.1 updates have brought about fresh content that garnered lots of attention after filler-like previous banners. Post the release of many new characters such as Yoimiya, Ayaka, Sara, and Raiden Shogun, players can expect a drought in the near future.

However, it does not mean that Genshin Impact 2.2 update does not have anything to look out for. From a new island to a series of special events and banners, here’s what the new phase will offer.

New island Tsurumi

After having the Genshin Impact 2.2 update downloaded, you will see the appearance of a new region called Tsurumi Island. It is covered in dense fog and gamers might “encounter unprecedented challenges while exploring this area,” said the developer.

Tsurumi Island
New Tsurumi Island

The players will also encounter Rifthounds and Rifthound Whelps beasts hiding in the fog. If the Traveler gets attacked, the remaining party members are also affected by the “Corrosion” status and will lose HP even if they are shielded.

Tsurumi Island 2
This is what the new region will look like.
Tsurumi Island 3
New island, new challenges.
Tsurumi Island 4
Watch out for new enemies as well.

Genshin Impact 2.2 events

1. Shadow of the Ancients

In this event, players must complete investigation commissions all through Mondstadt, Inazuma, and Liyue to defeat the Anomalous Model Ruin Grader that constantly draws power from an unknown energy source and regenerate itself.

Shadow Of The Ancients
Shadow of the Ancients

2. Labyrinth Warriors

The next Genshin Impact 2.2 update event requires players to venture into a mysterious Inazuma domain with Tartaglia and Xinyan.

A strange figure called Shiki Taishou will also accompany you and offer special help and buffs. Valuable rewards in the evet shop are also up for grabs.

3. Tuned to the World’s Sounds

In this seasonal event, Genshin Impact players have the opportunity to engage in a rhythm game and play different music with Zhongli, Ningguang, Xiao, Keqing, Ayaka, Kokomi, and the Raiden Shogun.

To The Worlds Sounds Listening
Tuned to the World’s Sounds is another music event like To The World's Sounds Listening.

With the upcoming update, there will also be plenty of alterations in the gameplay and new features for the Serenitea Pot. There are more Inazuma-themed Furnishing Blueprints, Inazuma realm layout Silken Courtyard, a new Floating Platform, and flowers that players can use to furnish from the limited Dreams of Bloom event.

Dreams Of Blooms
Dreams of Bloom

Genshin Impact 2.2 banners and new character

Apart from wish banners, there is also a new character whose introduction has been teased from time to time.

Childe Tartaglia

The Genshin Impact 2.2 livestream confirmed the banners which include the fan-favorite Tartaglia.

This is his third banner appearance, making him the first character to have 2 banner reruns. His earlier rerun took place in Genshin Impact 1.4.

This is Childe's second rerun.

Tartaglia, aka Childe, is among the most formidable DPS characters in Genshin Impact. He can also be used in the sub-DPS role.

Hu Tao

The second banner will be Hu Tao, the strongest DPS in Genshin Impact alongside Eula and Ganyu. The Pyro polearm wielder is one of the most important characters in Liyue.

Hu Tao Full Skills
Hu Tao will also feature in the wish banner.


The Genshin Impact 2.2 livestream confirmed the introduction of Thoma, a new 4-star character. The popular “fixer” debuted in the Inazuma storyline.

Make sure to grab the new character Thoma too.

For the unknown, he has a Pyro vision and uses a polearm as his weapon. Thoma can be a reliable teamer who offers strong buffs and defense. You can also expect Hangout Events for Sayu and Thoma in this upcoming update.

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