Genshin Impact and HoyoVerse have finally revealed their version 3.0 on the livestream program on Saturday, August 13th. Version 3.0 of Genshin Impact will bring a new nation -'SUMERU' and the final element - Dendro into the game. The Genshin Impact Version 3.0 will be released on August 24th.
Genshin Impact 3.0 Sumeru: Preview and Updates
The Genshin Impact version 3.0 will be releasing Sumeru and the first part of its map. Sumeru is designed and divided into two parts - Rainforest and Desert. Version 3.0 will reveal the rainforest area of Sumeru whereas the desert area will be revealed in later patches.
Genshin Impact 3.0 Sumeru: Character, Banners and Weapons
Sumeru will bring the new element - Dendro and new exciting characters. So far the revealed characters of Sumeru are - Kusanali (Dendro lesser Archon), Tighnari, Al Haitham, Dehya, Nilou, Nahida, Cyno, Collei, Dori and Dendro Traveler.
The Character Banners in Version 3.0-
The first phase of the 3.0 will feature two banners- Tighnari and Zhongli will be the featured five stars. Collei will also be appearing on these banners as a 4 star. Tighnari will also be added to the standard banner characters after version 3.0.
The weapon banners will have Vortex Vanquisher- Zhongli's signature spear and a brand new bow which will be Tighnari's signature weapon. The new bow will be called "Hunters Path" and will have a crit rate stat (44% at level 90).
The second phase of version 3.0 will have two rerun banners, Ganyu and Kokomi will be the featured five stars and Dori (4 star) will be released in the second phase as well. The weapon banners will have Ganyu's and Kokomi's signature weapons.
Version 3.0 will also bring new Sumeru forgeable weapons of all five types.
Genshin Impact 3.0 new Artifacts
The new version of Genshin Impact will bring two new artifact sets-
Deepwood Memories - will boost dendro damage and decrease opponent's dendro resistance.
Gilded Dreams - will boost elemental mastery and Attack%
*One of the game-changing and massive update for fans is the changes in Artifact Strongbox. All the five-star Artifacts added till version 1.2, will be added to the Artifact Strongbox.
Genshin Impact Version 3.0 Dendro Elemental reactions
With the release of Dendro element in version 3.0 and Sumeru, the Genshin Impact's 7 elemental system and combat reactions will be completed.
Dendro will not react with Anemo, Geo and Cryo.
Dendro + Pyro -> Burning (pyro damage overtime)
Dendero +Electro -> Quicken
When the quickened enemy will take electro damage it will cause 'Aggravate' which will cause the increased Electro damage by the attack.
Dendro+Hydro -> Bloom
This reaction will generate a seed called bloom which will explode after some time dealing AOE Dendro damage. This bloom will further react with other elements.
Pyro + Bloom -> Burgeon (additional AOE Dendro damage)
Electro + Bloom -> Homing sprawling shots (Dendro damage)
Genshin Impact version 3.0 Sumeru Events
Version 3.0 of Genshin Impact will continue the main story and have a new Archon quest and Tighnari story quest. The Sumeru story will be completed in three patches - 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2.
Graven Innocence - Main event of the version, will have a Crown and a free Collei.
Fayz Trial (Combat Trial)
Tablet Analytics (Combat Trial)
Lost Riches (Exploration event)
Leyline Overflow event
Genshin Impact version 3 schedule
The first 4 patches of version 3 of Genshin Impact will be released at a 5-week interval instead of 6-weeks. Version 3.1 of Genshin Impact will also celebrate the Genshin Impact Anniversary. Genshin Impact year 2022 schedule-
Version 3.0 - August 24th
Version 3.1 - September 28th
Version 3.2 - November 2nd
Version 3.3 - December 7th