Hi there, Vacationers! That is your Genshin Impression dev staff, and as we speak, we’d like to indicate you extra in regards to the different a part of Sumeru arriving with Model 3.1 “King Deshret and the Three Magi” on September 28. This time, we’ll head westward, passing by means of the rainforest, to step into the starkly lovely desert. Right here, we’ll uncover the legends of King Deshret and clues to the previous buried within the sand. As well as, three Sumeru characters: Candace, Cyno, and Nilou will be part of the solid of playable characters.
Far past the sweltering sands, celebrations for Mondstadt’s Weinlesefest are arriving because the crisp autumn wind blows, along with extra occasions, mini-games, and wealthy rewards.
The realm of loss of life, thriller, and know-how
Not like the verdant rainforest, the desert of Sumeru seems bleak and barren at first look. Within the middle of the desert lies the huge Mausoleum of King Deshret. Though King Deshret and his historical civilization have perished, his legends and applied sciences are nonetheless being instructed by Desertfolk in addition to mechanisms and robots guarding his resting place.
Beneath the scorching sand lies numerous dungeons, difficult trespassers with unseen puzzles, mechanics, and robotic guardians powered by historical applied sciences of King Deshret. The Algorithm of Semi-Intransient Matrix of Overseer Community is essentially the most harmful amongst all, with the flexibility to grow to be invisible throughout fight. One other new Boss Enemy, the Aeonblight Drake can be a strong mechanic monstrosity that may be discovered within the rainforest.
Not as lifeless and desolate because it first appeared, the desert space reveals a tremendous number of landforms and residing beings. Dunes, grand canyons, and oases stand amidst harsh arid circumstances, and creatures just like the Sumpter Beast, Desert Fox, Quicksand Unagi, Pink Vulture, Scorpion, and Scarab all name this space dwelling. In the meantime, Aaru Village is the most important settlement and a stable fortress for Desertfolk. The village has additionally taken in lots of students exiled from the Akademiya, and it has grow to be a spot the place folks from completely different walks of life and priceless intelligence converge.
Sumeru’s Archon Quest will proceed as its panorama extends into the desert. Whereas the Traveler is busy coping with the Akademiya, two Fatui Harbingers, Il Dottore and Scaramouche, have been plotting a scheme within the Nation of Knowledge.
Extra allies from Sumeru
Because the story progresses, extra Sumeru characters are able to grow to be dependable allies. A half-blood descendant of King Deshret, Candace guards Aaru Village together with her protect, polearm, and a Hydro Imaginative and prescient. Although Candace is light and amiable to folks, she is going to flip right into a fierce and skillful fighter each time she senses threats to the village. Holding her Elemental Talent, Candace will begin to cost her talent and lift her protect to dam incoming assaults and take up DMG. When totally charged, Candace can leap up excessive and unleash a fierce strike on enemies in entrance of her. In exploration, Candace can lower climbing Stamina consumption for all 4 social gathering members.
Identical to her dance, Nilou’s presence additionally has a relaxing impact in Sumeru Metropolis, as her caring character at all times pushes her to assist folks round her. Nonetheless, she will additionally use some assist when confusion and negativity come up in her thoughts. In fight, Nilou prefers the sword and the facility of Hydro, and her elegant dance strategies are additionally manifested in her assault patterns. Together with her Elemental Talent, Nilou can carry out two completely different dance strikes, the Sword Dance and Whirling Step, which deal completely different results and harm respectively. She will be able to additional buff her teammates if Dendro and Hydro are the one two parts out there in her staff.
Because the Common Mahamatra, Cyno is sort of used to combating together with his polearm and the facility of Electro. Along with his Elemental Burst, Cyno calls upon a divine spirit to indwell him, morphing into the Pactsworn Pathclearer. Within the Pactsworn Pathclearer state, Cyno’s Regular, Charged, and Plunging Assaults will likely be transformed to Electro Injury that can’t be overridden. On the identical time, Cyno will obtain a number of buffs together with elevated Elemental Mastery, resistance to interruption, and immunity to Electro-charged harm. In each day life, Cyno carries out his duties to uphold justice and the principles of the Akademiya rigorously, however he additionally holds a agency conviction and a discreet angle in the direction of students and data. After work, Cyno typically pursues a couple of attention-grabbing hobbies, together with telling unfunny jokes and Genius Invokation, a brand-new Buying and selling Card Recreation that’s scheduled to be added in Model 3.3!
Cyno and Candace will likely be out there in the course of the Occasion Needs within the first half of Model 3.1, coinciding with Venti’s rerun. Nilou and Albedo’s rerun will comply with within the latter half of the replace.
Extra immersive desert adventures
To higher simulate the real looking trails on the sand, we’ve been implementing a brand new characteristic, dynamic terrain deformation. When characters and creatures step on the desert, the sand beneath their toes will sink, whereas a part of the sand will collect across the footprints, inflicting a slight bump. The quicksand traces differ relying on the sizes and actions of various targets.
In the meantime, we have now additionally enriched our DualSense Controller assist for Model 3.1. Every playable character may have vibration suggestions as they solid their Elemental Burst, and we have now one other shock so that you can uncover!
Crisp autumn days in Mondstadt
Want a relaxation from the recent arid local weather? The folks in Mondstadt are getting ready for the annual Weinlesefest. In folklore, this can be a time to brew and style the wine of the yr with the Anemo Archon. If the Archon is happy with the brand new wine, he’ll ship his blessing with the autumn breeze.
This yr’s Weinlesefest is about household and friendship with our outdated mates. Nonetheless, the principle story will make clear Razor, and so will his previous be uncovered because the story unfolds. Moreover, festivals typically include challenges and mini-games. We have now ready 4 completely different video games in the course of the seasonal occasion, such because the distinctive Charity and Creativity recreation, which require gamers to handle your individual outlets! By experiencing all 4 video games, you possibly can attain Festive Fever and change for numerous rewards together with a brand new four-star weapon, Missive Windspear, and its unique refinement materials.
Along with the pageant, a brand new occasion “Wind Chaser” will problem your ways and the best way you maneuver round with wind currents in a particular area. One other occasion, “Star-Seeker’s Sojourn” would require your assist in fulfilling a younger woman’s want of trying to find the Future Stars. What’s extra, when you handle to clear Flooring 4, Chamber 3 in Spiral Abyss, you should have an opportunity to recruit Collei totally free!
Final however not least, we’re bringing extra bonuses throughout Model 3.1. The each day login occasion is again as soon as once more, with as much as 10 Intertwined Fates and different gadgets to be claimed. Additionally, please keep in mind to take a look at your in-game mailbox for a complete of Primogems ×1,600, Fragile Resin ×4, and two distinctive devices, Jumpy Dumpty Get together Popper and Cloud Retainer’s Damasked Machine. We hope you could have time with Model 3.1, and we stay up for seeing you subsequent time!