The new heroes Zhongli, Xinyan, Diona and “the Count” Childe are already in the starting blocks, the release of Patch 1.1 for Genshin Impact will follow soon.
Genshin Impact gets the first major update 1.1 on November 11th, which runs under the name »A Rising Star«, as developer Mihoyo announced in a press release. Here you can find out what the patch brings to the action RPG.
In addition to four new characters, the first seasonal in-game event “Far Stars” and a new system for city views await you. In addition, the story is expanded.
With Update 1.1, Genshin Impact continues the story: In this way, players learn more about the secret past of the Adepts and uncover “terrifying backgrounds” to the events in Liyue.
Four new characters
Here we briefly introduce you to the four new heroes who, by the way, coincide with the Genshin leak from early October :
“The Count” alias Childe: A 5-star hero with hydro powers and a bow, who allows you to easily switch between close and long-range combat.
Zhongli: A 5-star hero with geo powers who uses polearms and is good at defending himself. In the attack, he uses geo-area damage and petrifies opponents.
Xinyan: A 4-star heroine with pyro powers who fights with claymore and uses her rocking guitar riffs to play enemies against the wall.
Diona: A 4-star heroine with cryogenic powers and a bow weapon, whose attacks heal your team as well as damage to enemies.
Seasonal event »Faraway Stars«
The first seasonal action in Genshin Impact conjures up a “great catastrophe spreading over Teyvat”. To save the country, players team up in multiplayer mode and complete tasks. The 4-star heroine Fischl waves as a reward .
New city reputation system & items
Renown for Exploration: The new city reputation in Update 1.1 for Genshin Impact rewards you for venturing into new areas. So you get the new reputation, which in turn brings you rewards and regional objects.
New items: Also new are a number of items that should make your adventurous life easier. With the release of Patch 1.1 for Genshin Impact on November 11th, you can use portable herds and teleportation points, anemoculus and geoculus resonance stones as well as anemoculus and geo treasure compasses, among other things.