HoYoverse held the usual special program for the Genshin Impact Version 3.4 update “The Exquisite Night Chimes” yesterday revealing the new content that is coming alongside the new version, including the new events and upcoming banners. Don’t forget to check out the three redeem codes that grant 300 Primogems mentioned at the end of the article!
The Lantern Rite will once again be held in Liyue, so the version events will focus heavily on this region of Teyvat. The 3.4 Ver. will release on January 18, 2023, and runs for six weeks until around March 1, 2023. The 5-star Dendro swordsman Alhaitham will headline the update’s first round of character banners, with Xiao, the Anemo polearm user, making his fourth return.
▍ Genshin Impact Version 3.4 Trailer
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – New Banners & Characters
As in previous versions, Ver.3.4 will have two phases featuring four ★5 characters.
The new Dendro characters, ★4 Yaoyao -Burgeoning Grace- (EN CV: Kelsey Jaffe, JP CV: Kadowaki Mai) and ★5 Alhaitham -Admonishing Instruction- (EN CV: Nazeeh H. Tarsha, JP CV: Umehara Yuuichirou), will make their debut in this new version appearing in the first phase of the event wishes.
Yaoyao is a Polearm Dendro support-focused character and is better at healing allies than in combat itself, she was Xiangling’s junior disciple under Madame Ping’s teachings in martial arts, but has since become Ganyu’s assistant.
Alhaitham is a Sword Dendro DPS, who uses Chisel-Light Mirrors in battle, by activating the elemental skill he can generate shining mirrors around him and convert his attacks into Dendro elemental damage. He is a member of the Haravatat of the Sumeru Akademiya and a scribe, responsible for documenting his findings and writing ordinances. The Vultur Volans chapter is the upcoming story quest for Alhaitham.
The first phase of the wish events will feature Alhaitham and Xiao as promotional characters, both banners featuring Yaoyao. The second phase will bring back Hu Tao and Yelan, being the first rerun of Yelan’s banner since her first appearance in May 2022.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – New Weapon
Light of Foliar Incision, the ★5 Sword designed for Alhaitham will be available in the weapons banner.
Its substat will add Critical Damage percentage, while his passive ability will slightly increase the CRIT Rate percentage and will also increase normal and elemental skill damage based on the character’s elemental mastery.
▍Genshin Impact Version 3.4 New Area
Hadramaveth Desert, which will appear in Ver. 3.4, is a new area in Sumeru filled with new enemies and dangerous zones, characterized by huge ruins embedded in cliffs, thorns, giant vines, and caves formed by sharp rocks. A large tornado in the center of the area, sometimes causes intense sandstorms, progressively reducing visibility the closer someone gets to it.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – New Enemies
The new boss, Setekh Wenut, an eyeless Anemo predator from the depths of the Great Red Sand that uses sound and vibration to search for its prey, will appear in the new region along with new enemies from the Sumeru desert.
Blessbone Red Vulture, Blessbone Scorpion, and Blessbone Flying Serpent are enemies mutated after feeding on larger lifeforms.
Hermite Scorching Loremaster and Hermite Floral Ring-Dancer members of loosely organized desert mercenary gangs, they’ll work for anyone as long as the pay is good, but they’ll never forget their roots in the Great Red Sand.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – The Lantern Rite and Other Events
The Lantern Rite will be celebrated for one year more and along with characters from Liyue as well as characters from other regions attracted by the festive atmosphere and in search of new legends, new events with great rewards will be held.
The cumulative login event May Fortune Find You will also be available during this Lantern Rite where you can claim rewards including up to 10 Intertwined Fates and, as thank you to all players for their support over the past year, three more Intertwined Fates will be sent to their in-game mail.
An event inspired by the ancient Chinese tradition of paper theater, where you will have to guide the paper actors along the stage to reach the goal and continue the play in the next scene until the end making use of the obstacles and scenery props and moving the parts of the stage that are not locked will be part of the celebration of the rite.
The parkour game Radiant Sparks, in addition to the popular racing and gold coin collecting game, will also add fireworks to the tracks, the Sparkling Rush technique can be activated by collecting Aegises of Sparks, allowing the player to become fireworks and pierce through the barriers and with the fireworks fruits on the track will use the power of the fireworks to shoot into the sky. Try sailing challenges in Single Player or Co-Op Mode.
The Floating Lanterns’ Mystique has puzzles that need to be solved by looking at the color of the fireworks, gold coins can only be obtained by making the right choice, otherwise, Waverider will take some damage.
In addition to participating in the event to obtain Primogems, materials, and other rewards. After the Festive Fever has been raised to a certain level, one of the nine 4-star Liyue characters can be invited to join the party, this includes the new Dendro character Yaoyao.
The Almighty Arataki Extraordinary and Exhilarating Extreme Beetle Brawl event will be a fierce Onikabutos battle in which the correct use of skills will be crucial, since being able to anticipate the opponent’s movements and identify when to attack, charge or retreat will make the difference between victory and defeat in each battle.
In Inazuma there will also be a martial arts competition, the Warrior’s Spirit, organized by the Yashiro Commission when doing this challenge, the Elements cannot be used to only use parries and using sword techniques taking advantage of the correct moment when your opponent full attack. reduces damage taken and resets the cooldown of your parry and accumulates spirit with which to launch powerful sword techniques.
The team challenge event Second Blooming will be available for a limited time in version 3.4. In this challenge, three teams must be formed to complete three consecutive battle rounds. While in the process of forming teams, there will be a Link mechanism, characters that are set as Linked can appear during multiple rounds for the group and will get additional effects, this challenging event will also offer trial characters to help expand team selection.
The Overflowing Mastery event, which will probably arrive near the end of the version, will increase the rewards obtained by farming domains for materials to increase talents.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – New Ayaka and Lisa Outfits
The new characters to receive additional costumes will be Ayaka and Lisa, which will be available in this Genshin Impact 3.4 version.
Kamisato Ayaka -Springbloom Missive- is a dress based on Fontaine fashion that reflects the lifestyle of the proper ladies of this nation. This outfit will be available in the in-game store after the version 3.4 update at a discounted price for a limited time.
In the Second Blooming event, by completing all the stages and reaching the target scores new Lisa’s outfit, A Sobriquet Under Shade can be obtained for free.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – Genius Invocation Card Game New Mode
In Genshin Impact Version 3.4, the Heated Battle Mode will be available for a limited time and will be available on a regular basis in future versions, each edition will enable a special rule. These rules may lead to a completely different experience from the usual gameplay, the special rule in this version will be: Skip the Elemental Dice Roll Phase and go straight to getting 8 Omni Element Dice.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 – Stellar Moments Vol. 3
Stellar Moments Vol. 3 composed by the HOYO-MiX music team for Genshin Impact characters was also announced to be released soon. It will contain 26 music tracks that appeared in many PVs and character introduction videos, including those of Itto, Ayato, Nilou, and Nahida.
▍Genshin Impact 3.4 Codes
Log in through the HoYoverse website with your account or enter them directly from the game, the usual three codes for the special program of the version to get Primogems and other additional goodies.
It is worth mentioning that these will expire within 24 hours of the livestream and will therefore have a shorter lifetime than other code-based transactions. Make sure you get them quickly.
NS8TUVJYR4UH 100 Primogems, 10 Mystic Enhancement Ore
NSQTVCKYRMDM 100 Primogems, 5 Hero’s Wit
LB8SDUJYQ4V9 100 Primogems, 50,000 Mora