Genshin Impact's Version 1.3 Phase 2 Update - All that Glitters

As the new version is fast approaching, so too do new events. Travelers, are you ready for all that glitters?

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The most-awaited character, Hu Tao, has been revealed by Genshin Impact with the phase 2 of the version 1.3 update. Phase 2 will feature new character banners, Hu Tao's story quest and more. As of the moment, the center of this phase 2 is the 5-star Polearm user Hu Tao(Pyro). She is the third 5-star rated Pyro type character besides Diluc and Klee.


Hu Tao's character banner "Moment of Bloom" will be available from March 2nd to March 16th. With boosted drop rates, players can wish for Hu Tao and other featured 4-star rated characters in the banner. The 4-star characters are Chongyun, Xingqiu, and Xiangling.


The following are the other features of this update. For Hu Tao's story quest, Papilio Charontis, it will be permanently available on March 2. The criteria for players to unlock this chapter are, the adventure rank should be 40 or above and have completed the Archon Quest Chapter I: Act II "Farewell, Archaic Lord."

The expedition event, "Vishaps and Where to Find Them", Katheryne of the Adventurers' Guild will post a daily investigative expedition for "Vishaps and Where to Find Them." Once completed, you can earn Primogems and other rewards. This event will start on March 5 to March 12.


For the Epitome Invocation, with boosted drop rates, the players can wish for the event-exclusive 5-star weapons, Staff of Homa and Wolf's Gravestone and 4-star weapons. You can have further details about this event through this:

Lastly, players can try the gameplay of featured characters in the Test Run: Character Trial event.