Genshin Impact’s Shenhe and Yun Jin have been revealed


Genshin Impact is getting two new characters referred to as Yun Jin and Shenhe. The pair have sporadically popped up in datamines over the previous yr, however Mihoyo has now confirmed on Twitter that they’re actual, persevering with a pattern of introducing characters earlier than they’re as a result of get a banner.

Shenhe is a cryo person who wields a polearm in battle. She hails from a clan of exorcists and is a disciple of an adeptus referred to as Cloud Retainer, who chooses to take the type of a white crane for what it’s value. Mihoyo additional fleshes out her background by sharing that, of all of the pupils Cloud Retainer has taken on, Shenhe bears the closest resemblance to her. Shenhe thinks she’s neat, too – believing her to be a “knowledgeable and chatty” grasp.

Yun Jin can be keen on the polearm however makes use of the geo component. She holds the place of Yun-Han Opera Troupe’s director and is described as a “famous figure in Liyue Harbor’s opera scene”. We caught a glimpse of her in a current Moonchase Festival cutscene, although she had been teased in a number of voice traces lengthy earlier than that.

Mihoyo didn’t point out when the pair could be coming to the anime game, however indicators level to it being subsequent yr. Itto and Gorou have been teased earlier than replace 2.2 however aren’t as a result of arrive till replace 2.3 drops this week. If Shenhe and Yun Jin observe an analogous path, they may very well be right here for replace 2.4. Mihoyo sometimes updates Genshin Impact each six weeks, so that you’re taking a look at January for a possible launch.

If you’re searching for extra data on the following Genshin Impact banner, we have a breakdown we usually replace. If you need to know what the Genshin Impact 2.3 launch time is, precisely, we’ve spelt that out, too.