Genshin Impact 3.8 update: Character banners, events, more

James Busby
Klee with other Genshin Impact characters

The Genshin Impact 3.8 livestream is finally here and there’s plenty of exciting content for Travelers to dive into. Here’s everything featured in the version 3.8 update, including a brand-new area, banners, events, and skins.

Genshin Impact’s 3.8 update is here and players can now spend their hard-earned Primogems on the current banners and enjoy some new content in the game, including a new open-world area, The Veluriyam Mirage. There are also some great banner reruns available in 3.8 that feature Eula and Klee in Phase 1, and Scaramouche and Kokomi in Phase 2.

There are also plenty of exciting events for players to enjoy in this update, some new content arriving for the Genius Evokation TCG, and a few new character skins. If you want to know about everything you can expect to find in version 3.8, we’ve got you covered.


Genshin Impact 3.8 livestream

The Genshin Impact 3.8 livestream was broadcast on the official Twitch channel on June 23, 2023. It’s here where HoYoverse outlined all the new content and banners that would be coming to the game.

Genshin Impact 3.8 release date

The Genshin Impact 3.8 update was released on July 5, 2023, and is expected to end on August 16, 2023.

This gives Travelers a bit of time to save up those all-important Primogems to spend on the Phase 1 and 2 rerun banners and finish up any quests before diving into the new content.

Genshin Impact 3.8 banners

Eula official Genshin Impact artwork
Eula is finally getting a rerun in the Genshin Impact 3.8 update.

The 3.8 Phase 1 banner which launched on July 5, 2023, features the highly anticipated reruns of Eula and Klee, who are joined by the following 4-stars:

Meanwhile, Phase 2 of the update will see both Scaramouche and Kokomi receive another banner rerun. The leaked 4-star characters that will receive a rate-up alongside them, can be found below:

  • Faruzan (Anemo)
  • Thoma (Pyro)
  • Yanfei (Pyro)

Klee & Kaeya skins

Klee Witch skin
Klee and Kaeya will both get skins in the 3.8 update.

The Genshin Impact 3.8 update has enabled Travelers to unlock the new Klee and Kaeya skins. Klee can be shown wearing a witch outfit, while Kaeya has seemingly ditched his Knights of Favonious attire and equipped robes that are better suited for the hotter climates.

New area

Veluriyam Mirage
Veluriyam Mirage awaits visitors this summer in Teyvat

A brand-new area called the Veluriyam Mirage awaits visitors this summer in Teyvat. Players can fully explore the Mirage with two open-world game modes. These are the following:

  • The Choo-Choo Cart: Ferries passengers throughout the area for exciting roller-coaster experiences.
  • Preprint mode: Teleports people into a two-dimensional world where hidden puzzles and treasures can be found. Players can explore this area to collect Joyeux Vouchers, which can be used to redeem various rewards, including Kaeya’s new outfit.

Genshin Impact 3.8 events

The events featured in 3.8 can be found below:

  • Spino Blaster: Features a water cannon shooting game
  • Sojourns of the Barking Fox: Time-based minigame where players need to guide a barking fox through hoops.
  • Dance of the Flashing Thought: Combat minigame where players can adjust their party and gain buffed effects, like increased movement speed.
  • Bing-Bang Finchball: Players need to launch Finchablls in high-scoring zones to complete challenges.
  • Shared Sight: Find and recover small animals.
  • Perilous Expedition: A combat event that features three combat rounds with stackable buffs that enable players to test out different combinations.
  • Adventurers Trials: Beat three consecutive challenges such as avoiding traps and kicking slimes into set zones.

Genius Invokation TCG update

Genshin Impact TCG gameplay screenshot
Genshin Impact’s TCG is also getting an update in 3.8.

The Genius Invokation TCG has been updated in version 3.8 and now includes a new PvE mode “The Forge Realm’s Temper: Endless Swarm” that features endless waves of enemies within a set amount of rounds. Three new character cards have also been introduced following the 3.8 update:

  • Candace
  • Yanfei
  • Kazuha

So, there you have it, that’s everything Travelers can enjoy in the 3.8 update. Be sure to check out our Genshin Impact page for all the latest news and updates.

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