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Genshin Impact 4.2 Release Date & New Details


Genshin Impact 4.2 is just around the corner, bringing highly anticipated new story content and exciting additions. One of the highlights of this update is the introduction of Furina, a new 5-star character. In this article, we will provide a detailed overview of the new features in Genshin Impact 4.2.



Genshin Impact 4.2 Release Date


The release date for Genshin Impact 4.2 is Wednesday, November 8th. The update is expected to follow the usual maintenance schedule, with the release occurring at 3 am (GMT). However, due to time zone differences, players in the United States can access the update on Tuesday, November 7th at 7 pm (PT). Here are the release times for other time zones:

  • East Coast US: Tuesday, November 7th at 10 pm (ET)
  • Central US: Tuesday, November 7th at 9 pm (CT)
  • West Coast US: Tuesday, November 7th at 7 pm (PT)
  • Australia: Wednesday, November 8th at 2 pm (AET)
  • Japan: Wednesday, November 8th at 12 pm (JST)
  • Europe: Wednesday, November 8th at 4 am (CET)
  • UK: Wednesday, November 8th at 3 am (GMT)



New Banner & New Weapon in Genshin Impact 4.2


The banner lineup for Genshin Impact 4.2 includes Furina as a featured character in her "Chanson of Many Waters" banner. Additionally, Baizhu returns as a featured character in his "Immaculate Pulse" banner. Both banners will run simultaneously from Wednesday, November 8th until Tuesday, November 28th.


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Phase two of the banner schedule introduces returning characters Cyno and Ayato in their respective banners. These banners are anticipated to run from Tuesday, November 28th until Tuesday, December19th.


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A new weapon called "Splendor of Tranquil Waters" will be available in Phase one of the version 4.2 weapon banner.


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Genshin Impact 4.2 Events and Quests


Genshin Impact 4.2 also features several events and quests:

  • Act V of Fontaine's Archon Questline
  • Furina Story Quest
  • Introduction of new areas in Fontaine
  • New boss encounter
  • New world quests
  • Quick start option for weekly bosses
  • Stellar Reunion update
  • Quest notification optimizations across different platforms
  • New TCG cards and improvements
  • Story quest optimizations
  • Ley Line Overflow event


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During the Genshin Impact version 4.2 update, players can participate in four time-limited events:


Misty Dungeon: Realm of Water

  • Start Date: Thursday, November 9th
  • End Date: Monday, November 20th
  • Requires Adventure Rank 20 or higher to participate
  • This event features standard combat challenges where you face waves of enemies with different Ley Line buffs. It encourages party composition adjustments and provides trial characters for testing.


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Graph Adversarial Technology Experiment Log

  • Start Date: Friday, November 17th
  • End Date: Monday, November 27th
  • Requires Adventure Rank 20 or higher and completion of the Prologue Act 3 'Song of the Dragon and Freedom' Archon Quest to participate.
  • This daily location-based event tasks players with taking pictures of specific sample types described in clues. It also allows players to swap sample types with friends to aid in completing challenges. Unused film will be cleared at the end of each day.
  • At the conclusion, players receive the Zoom Lens for the Kamera gadget, enabling zoom functionality for photography even after the event ends.


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Thelxie's Fantastic Adventures

  • Start Date: Thursday, November 23rd
  • End Date: Monday, December 11th
  • Requires Adventure Rank 20 or higher and completion of the Prologue Act 3 'Song of the Dragon and Freedom' Archon Quest to participate.
  • In this event, the Traveler and Paimon assist Freminet in improving his clockwork penguin through three gameplay stages: Basic Circuit Structure, Record of the Search, and Swirling Vortex's Paean.
  • Basic Circuit Structure is a puzzle mini-game where players reconnect wires to circuits.
  • Record of the Search involves using an Echoing Conch item to find collectible items required for repairing Freminet's penguin.
  • Swirling Vortex's Paean challenges players' teams and Freminet's penguin against enemies for combat trials. Upon completing enough challenges, players can obtain the free 4-star character Freminet.


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Lil Fungi's Fan-tastic Fiesta Original information not provided

Haniyyah returns with another Fungi event in Fontaine! This top-down mini-game involves sending out Fungi creatures to defeat enemies in a tactical battlefield. There are additional enemy types, including Slimes.


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3. Select the server and node that are closest to your location for optimal performance.


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4. Click "confirm" first, and then launch Genshin Impact.



To conclude,this article provided an overview of what players can expect from Genshin Impact 4.2 which includes new content such as a storyline,new characters,and various limited-time events.Furthermore,a tool called GearUp booster was mentioned as an option to enhance gameplay experience by optimizing multiplayer connectivity in Genshin Impact.