Genshin Impact 4.4 Phase 2 Banners: Characters, Weapons, and Schedule
Genshin Impact's Version 4.4 update is almost at its halfway point. And while players are still in the middle of experiencing the Lantern Rite Festival, there are new banners on the horizon. While it is likely that most players spent their pulls int he first phase the second phase of 4.4 also has good things in store. This phase brings back some beloved characters and introduces exciting new weapons for players to acquire through wishes. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Phase 2 banners.
Character Banners: Yae Miko and Xiao Reruns
In Phase 2, two highly anticipated 5-star characters are making their return: Yae Miko and Xiao. Yae Miko, an Electro Catalyst user, excels in dealing off-field damage with her summoned turrets. Xiao, an Anemo Polearm wielder, dominates as a hypercarry DPS with plunging attacks during his Elemental Burst.
Accompanying these 5-star characters are a lineup of 4-star characters:
Xinyan: A Pyro Claymore user known for providing strong Pyro shields.
Ningguang: A Geo Catalyst user revered for her high Geo damage output.
Yaoyao: A Dendro Polearm healer, offering valuable healing capabilities.
Weapon Banner Highlights
In addition to character reruns, Phase 2 banners introduce signature weapons tailored for Yae Miko and Xiao:
Primordial Jade-Winged Spear: Xiao's signature weapon, boosting CRIT rate and enhancing his damage output with its powerful buffs.
Kagura's Verity: A niche catalyst ideal for Yae Miko, amplifying her skill damage and overall DPS.
Alongside these 5-star weapons, the banner features a selection of formidable 4-star options:
Stringless: A reliable bow known for enhancing Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst damage.
The Widsith: A versatile catalyst offering various buffs based on character abilities.
Favonius Lance and Lithic Blade: Providing solid options for polearm and claymore users, respectively.
These four star weapons are among the highly useful ones in the game and if you're in need of them then its a very lucrative banner.
Banner Schedule and Time Zones
The rollout of Phase 2 banners will vary across different servers due to timezone differences:
ASIA: February 20, 2024, at 11:00 AM (UTC+8)
EU: February 20, 2024, at 4:00 AM (UTC+1)
NA: February 21, 2024, at 11:00 PM (UTC-5)
Players across the globe can mark their calendars and prepare for the arrival of these exciting banners, offering a chance to bolster their party compositions and arsenal of weapons.