What is the current and next Genshin Impact banner?

Find out how long the current banner will last and who you’ll be able to pull for on the next Genshin Impact banner if you save your primogems

Genshin Impact Shenhe touches Chongyun's forehead with the back of a gloved hand

Wondering what the next Genshin Impact banner is? Genshin Impact banners adhere to a pretty regular schedule. Each update arrives with a new banner that lasts around three weeks, and after it expires, it’s followed by a second banner which also lasts roughly three weeks, at which point it’s update time once again.

This means even though we hear rumours of new Genshin Impact characters arriving in forthcoming updates, we won’t know their exact release date until we know which banner they will be a part of, and whether it’ll be the first or second banner in the update. Occasionally, banners don’t stick to this schedule – most notably, update 1.3 had three two-week banners, so that Hu Tao’s banner didn’t cross over with the Chinese New Year.

Typically, each limited character banner – or Event Wish – contains a five-star character, and three four-star characters. There’s also a Weapon banner – Epitome Invocation – which runs alongside each character banner, and features different weapons each time. Here’s everything you need to know about the current and upcoming Genshin Impact banners.

Genshin Impact Current Event Banner

There are currently two current Genshin Impact banners: The Transcendent One Returns, and Invitation To Mundane Life. They run simultaneously until January 25, 2022. The wish guarantee count is shared across both banners.

The Transcendent One Returns features:

Invitation To Mundane Life features:

  • Xiao
  • Yun Jin
  • Ningguang
  • Chongyun

Genshin Impact current weapon banner

The Genshin Impact weapon pity system gives you the chance to pull a five-star weapon on the current weapon banner. The featured items in the current Epitome Invocation are:

  • Calamity Queller (five-star)
  • Primordial Jade Winged-Spear (five-star)
  • Lithic Spear
  • The Flute
  • Favonius Greatsword
  • The Widsith
  • Favonius Warbow

Ganyu, the Cyro Archer in Genshin Impact

Next Genshin Impact banner

The second half of the Genshin Impact 2.4 update will also feature two banners: Zhongli‘s Gentry of Hermitage, and Ganyu‘s Adrift in the Harbor. The four-star characters on both these banners will be Xingqiu, Beidou, and Yanfei.

Genshin Impact upcoming Event Banners

Beyond this, we’re still waiting for the opportunity to get Yae Miko and Ayaka’s older brother Ayato. According to rumours, Yae Miko will be arriving on a banner in the 2.5 update.

Related: get free primogems with these Genshin Impact codes

We’ll let you know as soon as any new Genshin Impact banners are revealed, but for now, we’ve got a guide to the new Genshin Impact Inazuma region, plus Genshin Impact hangout guides, and the best Genshin Impact builds for each character.

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