Genshin Impact Update Version 2.6 Patch Notes

Update Version 2.6 has arrived for the miHoYo studio game Genshin Impact, and here’s the complete list of changes and fixes added with this patch. Version 2.6 “Zephyr of the Violet Garden” brings a new host of content, including new characters, locations, weapons, etc. In addition, the update includes some highly anticipated characters like Kamisato Ayato, brother to playable character Kamisato Ayaka. Here’s everything new with the miHoYo studios game Genshin Impact and patch notes 2.6.

Genshin Impact Version 2.6 Update Patch Notes

miHoYo studios have stated that players will experience downtime in the game servers during the update. Beginning at 3pm PST/ 6pm EST/ 11pm BST on March 29th. After five hours of downtime, the servers are expected to be live 8 pm PST/ 11 pm EST on March 29th/ 4 am BST on March 30th.

Version 2.6 Update: New Area

With the version 2.6 update, players will get a new area, The Chasm in Linyue.

To Unlock:

  • Reach Rank 28
  • Complete quests
    • Archon Quest – A New Star Approaches – Chapter 1, Act 3
    • World Quest – Surreptitious Seven-Star Seal Sundering – Part 2 of Chasm Delvers

Version 2.6 Update: New Characters

  • Kamisato Ayato “Pillar of Fortitude” – 5-Star Character
    • The current head of the Kamisato Clan, brother to Kamisato Ayaka. Serves as the Yashiro Commander.
    • Vision: Hydro
    • Weapon: Sword

Version 2.6 Update: New Domain

  • The Lost Valley
    • The ancient ritual grounds were buried beneath the earth amidst a cataclysm that tore heaven and earth asunder before being uplifted by the descent of an alien object and finally unveiled by a destructive battle that resulted from a betrayal. Nevertheless, those who once frequented this place are no more.

Version 2.6 Update: New Equipment

  • Weapon – Haran Geppaku Futsu (5-Star Sword)
    • A famous work by the Futsu line of smiths. The name “Haran” comes from the manner in which it resembles the violent, roiling waves.
  • Artifact Sets
    • Vermillion Hereafter (4-Star and 5-Star)
    • Echoes of an Offering (4-Star and 5-Star)

Version 2.6 Update: New Events

  • Hues of the Violet Garden
    • Take part in the event to invite “Juvenile Galant” Xingqiu (Hydro)
      You will receive quests to help organize the Irodori Festival during the event. As the festival progresses, four gameplay modes will be unlocked in sequence: “The Moon and Stars Inscribe,” “Theater Mechanicus,” “Clash of Lone Blades,” and “The Floral Courtyard.” Participate and complete the corresponding criteria to obtain event-exclusive Furnishings, exclusive recipes, Primogems, Crown of Insight, Talent Level-Up Materials, and more. Complete all the requirements in “Friendship in Writing” to invite “Juvenile Galant” Xingqiu (Hydro)

Event Schedule

  • True Tales of the Violet Garden
    • Act 1: 2022/4/7 10:00
    • Act 2: 2022/4/9 4:00
    • Act 3: 2022/4/11 4:00
    • Act 4: 2022/4/13 4:00
      • Event End: 2022/4/25 3:59


  • Adventure Rank 30 or above
    • Complete Quests
      • Ritou Escape Plan – Chapter 2, Act 1
      • The Firmiana Leaf Falls – Cypressus Custos Chapter, Act 1
      • Transient Dreams – Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter, Act 2
      • Warriors’ Dreams Like Spring Grass Renewing – Dracaena Somnolenta Chapter, Act 1

Version 2.6 Update: New Main Story

  • Archon Quest
    • Requiem of the Echoing Depths – Archon Quest Chapter 2, Act 4
  • story quest
    • The Firmiana Leaf Falls – Cypressus Custos Chapter, Act 1
  • World Quests
    • The Chasm Delvers Quest Chain
    • Stolen, by the Rightful Owner
    • Undetected Infiltration
    • A Cliff-Side Hero’s Past
    • The Millennial Mountains
    • Says He Who Seeks Stone
    • Dimming Mushroom’s Call for Help
    • A Company Vanishing Into the Deep
    • Valor’s Afterglow Quest Chain
    • Lost in a Foreign Land Quest Chain
    • Mycological Investigation in The Chasm
    • Hydrological Investigation in The Chasm
    • Paleontological Investigation in The Chasm
    • The Chasm’s Bounty
    • The Missing Miner

Version 2.6 Update: New Enemies

  • Ruin Snake
    • An ancient, bizarrely-shaped autonomous machine.
  • Black Serpent Knight: Windcutter
    • A guard of some standing in the court.
  • Floating Hydro Fungus
    • A spore organism of some intelligence. It possesses extreme adaptability.

Genshin Impact 2.6 Update: Other Additions

  • Recipies
    • Quiet Elegance
    • katsu-sandwich
    • Rainbow Aster
  • Achievement Categories
    • Challenger: Series 5
    • Chasmlighter
  • New Achievements added to
  • Namecards
    • Kamisato Ayato: Ripple
    • Lumens: Stone of Light
    • Achievement: Thunderclap
    • Achievement: Chasm
    • Travel Notes: Irodori
  • Furnishing
    • Leisure Device: Maximum Motivation
  • Adjust Brightness Function
    • Added to Settings > Graphics
  • Radiant Spincrystals added to
    • Mondstadt
    • Liyue
    • Inazuma
      • After obtaining them, you can unlock the corresponding Realm Music using “Euphonium Unbound.”
  • Teapot Traveling Salesman
    • Added Radiant Spincrystals
      • can be purchased after obtaining and completing the corresponding World Quests in Inazuma.
  • Added Ritou shop
    • Completing Raiden Shogun’s Story Quest – Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter, Act 1
      • Sango Pearls
      • Unagi Meat
      • 2-Star Lucky Dog Artifacts
  • Living Beings
    • Lucklight Fly (Capturable)
    • Bluethunder Weasel (Capturable)
  • Harvestable Resource
  • Redirect Link
    • Adventurer Handbook: Bosses screen has been added under the “Sources” for certain Development Items. The Development Items dropped by “Floating Hydro Fungus” will also include a redirect link to the “Adventurer Handbook” in future versions.
  • Added Shortcut
    • Opening the Party Setup Screen on mobile platforms: tap and hold the avatar of any character on the main interface to quickly access the Party Setup Screen.
  • Added Prompts
  • Loot Drops
    • Abyss Heralds
    • Abyss Readers
    • Gloomy Statuette
    • Dark Statuette
    • Deathly Statuette

Genshin Impact Patch Notes: Spiral Abyss

  • Floor 11 Ley Line Disorders Changes
    • All characters in the party gain a 75% Anemo DMG Bonus.
      Updated the monster lineup on Floors 11 – 12 of the Spiral Abyss.
      Starting from the first time that the Lunar Phase refreshes after updating to Version 2.6.
  • the three Lunar Phases will be as follows:
    • Phase 1
      • Sheet-Ice Moon, after a character’s Normal Attack hits an opponent, this opponent will be afflicted with a Mark of Ending. After 10s, this Mark of Ending will be removed, dealing True DMG to this opponent. When a character’s Normal Attack hits an opponent with a Mark of Ending, the DMG dealt by the Mark of Ending’s removal will be increased. This DMG can be increased nine times.
    • Phase 2
      • Snap-Rain Moon, after a character’s Normal Attacks hit opponents, the DMG dealt by this character’s Normal Attacks will increase by 12% for 5s. This effect can stack up to 5 times. Each stack is calculated independently. This effect can be triggered once every 0.1s.
    • Phase 3
      • Iris Moon, after a character’s Normal Attack deals DMG to an opponent, the Physical/Elemental RES of this opponent will decrease by 6% for 5s, matching the type of DMG dealt. This can stack up to 7 times. RES decreases of different types can co-exist, and their stacks and timers will be independent.

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Additions & Optimizations

  • enemies
    • Lowers the DMG done by “Geovishap Hatchlings” when their tail sweep skill hits a character continuously.
    • Optimizes the appearance of the “Primo Geovishap” in the “Living Beings” section of the Archive.
  • System
    • Optimizes the Ornamental Fish icon.
    • Optimizes UI presentation and text of content that has yet to be unlocked in Hangout
  • Events.
    • When below Adventure Rank 30, the “Tutorials” icon will be permanently displayed on the main interface.
    • Added “Recently Unlocked” to “Tutorials.” Five newly unlocked tutorials will be stored for easy access.
    • “Tutorials” will record the position where you last read. If there is no unread tutorial, the last read tutorial will be selected.
    • Adjusts the position of the Tutorials button in “Living Beings.”
    • Optimizes the sorting logic for Weapon Enhancement Materials and Artifact Enhancement Materials. These two materials are still placed at the bottom of their respective categories, but their internal sorting will be affected when sorting by quality.
  • Audio
    • Optimizes the volume of music in the Serenitea Pot.
    • Optimizes the Japanese, Korean, and English voice-over for certain characters and quests.
    • Adds Alternate Outfits voice lines for the characters Jean, Amber, Rosaria, and Mona; Travelers can change the outfits in “Character > Outfit” to play the relevant voice lines.
  • other
    • The text of the “Exit Download” button on the login screen has been changed to “Stop Download,” and the text description of the related function was optimized.
    • For animation cutscenes from Version 2.6 and earlier, Jean, Amber, Rosaria, and Mona’s appearances have been adjusted to the Alternate Outfits.
    • Optimizes the effects of the cutscene animation in the Archon Quest “A Long Shot.”
    • Optimizes some display animation details of the character Kaeya in the character> Weapon interface.
    • Batch optimizes the logic related to the enemy homing function for 15 characters and 4 large-sized enemies: Golden Wolflord, Stormterror, Ruin Serpent (new enemy in Version 2.6), and Bathysmal Vishap Herd.
    • After the Spiral Abyss resets on April 1st, the “Gladiator’s Finale” and “Wanderer’s Troupe” Artifact set rewards in “Domain Reliquary: Tier I” and “Domain Reliquary: Tier II” for floors 9-12 will be replaced with “Vermillion Hereafter ” and “Echoes of an Offering.”
    • Optimizes the sensitivity of the controller in the Hangout Events interface.
    • Optimizes the display of certain messages on the interface when using a controller: hides messages that are not part of the current operation interface.
    • When using a controller, you can quickly activate certain functions of the shortcut wheel by pressing key combinations.
    • Adjusts the height of the central stage disc in some Domains.
    • Adjusts the text description of the Achievement category “Liyue: The Harbor of Stone and Contracts.” Progress in exploring Liyue’s The Chasm area will be counted separately in the “Chasmlighter” Achievement category.

The miHoYo studio game Genshin Impact patch notes is available now on PC, PlayStation 4 & 5, Android, and iOS. For more information regarding Update Version 2.6 for Genshin Impactvisit the official Genshin Impact website. Finally, for any information regarding miHoYo studio or any other of their games, you can check out their development page.

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