• Two new characters are coming to “Genshin Impact”
  • These are two five-star characters that would definitely raise the level of excitement in the game
  • miHoYo is also set to launch Update 1.2on “Genshin Impact”

miHoYo might be preparing two extra powerful new characters for “Genshin Impact” players following the Zhongli controversy.

The much-awaited Update 1.2 of “Genshin Impact” is just a few days away. Players are in for a treat with a plethora of new features, events and characters coming to the hit gacha title. Among these are two five-star characters, Ganyu and Albedo.

Ganyu in Update 1.2

“Genshin Impact” players first saw Ganyu in Teyvat Chapter Storyline Chapter, Act 2, titled “Farewell, the Archaic Lord.” She serves as the secretary and emissary for the Qixing. She is a five-star Cryo element who wields a bow. In her normal attack, she executes six consecutive shots using her bow.

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Ganyu’s Elemental Skill allows her to leave behind a single ice Lotus while she dashes backward and shuns all impurity, dealing AoE Cryo damage. Her Elemental Burst allows her to fuse the atmospheric snow and frost to summon an Ice SoulGem that casts out evil. At the duration of its ability, the Ice Soul Gem will rain down shards of ice continuously. These shards strike enemies within an AoE and deal Cryo DMG.

Albedo in Update 1.2

Albedo will be the feature character in the upcoming Albedo Banner of “Genshin Impact.” Also known as Kreideprinz, he is the Chief Alchemist and Captain of the Investigation Team of the Knights of Favonius. His assistant is Sucrose. His Elemental Skill allows himtocreateSolar Isotoma that utilizes alchemy and deal AoE Geo DMG.

It hits enemies on specific intervals within the Solar Isotoma field and causes it to release Transient Blossoms that deal AoE Geo DMG to the enemy based on his DEF. When a character stands at the locus of the Solar Isotoma, it will accumulate the power of Geo to develop a crystallized platform that lifts the character to a certain height. His Elemental Burst allows him to release Crystallized Geo energy bursts that deal AoE GeoDMG in font of him.

Update 1.2 is set to arrive on “Genshin Impact” on Dec.23. miHoYo is also anticipated to launch the Albedo Banner along with the new update.