Layla in Genshin Impact: Abilities, Sumeru lore, release date

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Layla is an upcoming character in Genshin Impact, so find out everything we know about her release date, leaks, and more.

The Genshin Impact 3.2 livestream revealed new details on a couple of upcoming characters, with Layla being among them.

Travelers have been abuzz with details surrounding Layla for a while now, including her abilities, and how she fits within the Sumeru storyline. So, in order to keep you up to date, we’ve outlined everything we currently know about Layla in the game.


Is there a Layla release date?

Layla’s banner will be available during the second phase of Genshin’s version 3.2 update which is set to launch on November 18, 2022. It was revealed during the 3.2 livesteam event that she will be featured as a 4-star character in both Childe and Yae Miko‘s rerun banners.

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Who is Layla in Genshin Impact?

According to reliable Genshin Impact leaker, UBatcha, Layla is a student of the Rtawahist Darshan – one of the six main schools of Sumeru Akademiya. She is said to be an extremely hard worker, who gets good grades and excels at tests. However, Layla has insomnia which is largely down to her thinking about schoolwork.

Quite how Layla will be introduced to the Traveler in Genshin Impact’s story remains to be seen, but for now, that’s all we currently know about her.

Layla abilities in Genshin Impact

Recent footage of Layla’s skills has been shared online via reliable community leaker, Genshin Mains. Layla’s Elemental Skill, Night of Formal Focus, brings forth a shield known as the Curtain of Slumber that deals AoE Cyro damage.

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Her Elemental Burst — Dream of the Star-Stream Shaker — unleashes a Celestial Dreamsphere that constantly fires Starlight Slugs at opponents that deal AoE Cyro damage.

So, there you have it, that’s everything we currently know about Layla in Genshin Impact. Make sure you check out our Genshin Impact page for all the latest news and guides.

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