MiHoYo outlined the first phase of the Genshin Impact Version 2.6 event schedule. This covered both in-game activities and banners. Events featured in the first phase of Version 2.6 include wish banners, an archon quest, and a character story quest.
The “Azure Excursion” and the “Ballad in Goblets” rerun character banners will both go live on March 30, 2022. Both banners will end on April 19, 2022. “Azure Excursion” will feature a 5-star event-exclusive “Pillar of Fortitude” Kamisato Ayato. Similarly, the “Ballad in Goblets” rerun will feature a 5-star event-exclusive “Windborne Bard” Venti.
"Zephyr of the Violet Garden" Version 2.6 Events Preview – Phase I
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The upcoming weapon banner will include the event exclusive 5-star Haran Geppaku Futsu sword and the Elegy for the End bow. The banner will also include boosted drop rates for The Flute, Sacrificial Greatsword, Dragon’s Bane, The Widsith, and Rust. The weapon banner will run from the release of Version 2.6 to April 19, 2022.
Below is a list of the special events, Archon quest, and story quest that will arrive as part of the first phase of Genshin Impact Version 2.6:
- Special Event: “Outside the Canvas, Inside the Lens” – April 1, 2022, to April 11, 2022
- Special Event: “Hues of the Violet Garden” – April 7, 2022, to April 25, 2022
- Archon Quest: Chapter II Act IV “Requiem of the Echoing Depths” – March 30, 2022 (Permanent)
- Story Quest: “Cypressus Custos Chapter” – March 30, 2022 (Permanent)
You can also check out each event and further details in the screenshots below:
Genshin Impact Version 2.6 will go live on March 30, 2022, with its event schedule playing out as described above. The game is available to play on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and iOS and Android devices. It is also in development for Nintendo Switch.