KEY POINTS

  • "Genshin Impact" 1.5 is scheduled to arrive on April 28
  • After six weeks, miHoYo might roll out "Genshin Impact" Update 1.6
  • Rumors have it that "Genshin Impact" Update 1.6 would launch the Inazuma region

"Genshin Impact" Update 1.6 reportedly packs a lot of surprises. Apart from launching the heavily rumored Inazuma region and new playable characters, the upcoming patch would reportedly introduce enemies that players have never encountered before in the game. If the latest leak is anything to go by, it looks like "Genshin Impact" players are set to face samurais, ninjas and other Inazuma-themed enemies.

The new set of details about "Genshin Impact'' Update 1.6 comes from industry insiders Dimbreath and Falzar via Wangsheng Funeral Parlor's Discord server and reported by Dualshockers. Apparently, the new nation miHoYo plans to unlock in the game would soon introduce a new set of enemies. Data mined in the game files are references like Ronin Anbu, Bakufu Bushi and Ronin: Sanzoku.

All of these terms clearly suggest that the mobs are related to Inazuma and have Japanese roots. According to the insiders, miHoYo used Millelith data as placeholders for these terms. Additionally, the files were last updated in "Genshin Impact" Update 1.4. There is a possibility that the devs may have scrapped the concept. Thus players might not see them in the upcoming patch.

Version 1.2 "The Chalk Prince and the Dragon" Trailer | Genshin Impact This is Dragonspine, an enormous mountain that holds the remains of the venomous dragon, Durin, who fell here after the battle with Dvalin. Photo: Genshin Impact Official YouTube Channel

Anime fans are familiar with the data mined references pointing to future "Genshin Impact" enemies. For instance, the term Anbu, which means dark side, was further popularized by animes like "Naruto" and "Boruto." On the other hand, the term Ronin means a samurai without a lord and is given a deeper meaning in Keanu Reeves' "47 Ronins." As for the Japanese term Sanzoku, it refers to brigands and bandits. Fans believe that this could be the mob's version of Inazuma's Treasure Hoarders.

It is worth noting that these details are not official and were uncovered in the game's files through data mining activities. While it is true that at some point, these references exist in the game, there is a chance that devs may have changed them or, worse, scrapped them. As to this, fans should temper their expectations and take this latest leak with a hefty amount of salt.

"Genshin Impact" Update 1.5 is set to arrive on April 28. During a recent Livestream activity, miHoYo released several concept arts of the Inazuma region. Unfortunately, the Chinese gaming studio has not yet revealed when it plans to launch Inazuma in "Genshin Impact."