HoYoverse announced that the Genshin Impact Version 2.6 update, Zephyr of the Violet Garden has rolled out. The update introduces a new area, The Chasm found at the westernmost of Liyue. In addition, you can visit Inazuma on the other side of the sea with the newest five-star character Kamisato Ayato. You can also celebrate the Magnificent Irodori Festival with talents and friends across Teyvat.
As Liyue’s primary source of ores, The Chasm consists of a distinct violet-red area with an unfathomably deep space underground. The area has been closed due to a series of mysterious accidents and is now overrun by monsters, Treasure Hoarders, and the Fatui.
The new boss enemy Ruin Serpent and unknown from the Abyss also await at the end of The Chasm. This is where the main story continues with the new Archon Quest “Requiem of the Echoing Depths” in the company of Dainsleif.
Meanwhile, after the Sakoku Decree was abolished, Inazuma and the Magnificient Irodori Festival are now welcoming talents and guests all across Teyvat. This is organized by the Yashiro Commission and Yae Miko. This year’s Irodori Festival will invite Venti, Xingqiu, and many old acquaintances to celebrate a time of arts and cultures.
The festivities include taking themed photographs for a Mondstadt bard, clearing stages in the upgraded Theater Mechanicus, dueling in sword fighting, or practicing the art of flower arrangement. With all challenges accomplished, players can unlock a chance to recruit the four-star playable character Xingqiu.
Kamisato Ayato will make his debut as the newest five-star character during the Genshin Impact Version 2.6. The young but highly accomplished head of the Yashiro Commission’s Kamisato Clan. You can see how Ayato handles troubles and an unusual occasion as Inazuma steps into a new era of progress.
Ayato wields a sword and holds the Hydro Vision. He can unleash immense Hydro damage in a short amount of time and is capable of increasing the effects of this party’s Normal Attacks.
You can recruit Kamisato Ayato and Venti in their Character Event Wishes, followed by the first rerun of Kamisato Ayaka in the latter half of the update. Additionally, the Weapon Event Wish will feature a new five-star sword from Inazuma called Haran Geppaku Futsu among others.
The Genshin Impact Version 2.6 update is now live.