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Genshin Impact 3.4 banner: New characters – Alhaitham, Yaoyao, Hu Tao, events, maps and more

Aaryanshi Mohan

Genshin Impact 3.4 banner

The Genshin Impact 3.3 update will be out soon. However, travelers always want to stay one step ahead of the upcoming update. Genshin Impact 3.4 banner leaks are out for players who want to know more about the new characters, events, and maps.

Here is everything we know so far about the new Genshin Impact update.

Also read: Genshin Impact 3.3 update release date and time announced for all servers

Genshin Impact 3.4 banner update: New Characters

While the 3.3 update focused on the Sumeru region, the 3.4 update will have a lot in store for travelers in the Dendro region. Alhaitham was teased in July 2022 and players have been waiting for the character’s arrival ever since.

After a wait of over six months, Alhaitham will finally be introduced as a playable character. Many interesting leaks surround his arrival, and one of the major ones is that he will be a five-star Dendro Sword character.

Another highly teased character, Yaoyao is expected to finally debut in the 3.4 update. She is likely to be a four-star Dendro character. Leaked footage surrounding her suggests she will have a polearm.

Which characters will be introduced in 3.4 rerun?

A lot of characters that were previously introduced will also make a comeback in the 3.4  rerun banner. The five-star Pyro Polearm character Hu Tao is expected to make a comeback in the Genshin Impact 3.4. Hu Tao is a Pyro character and is deemed to be one of the most loved characters by the community. She was last seen in November 2021.


Leaks suggest that travelers will see Sumeru’s expansion in the upcoming 3.4 update. The potential leaked expansion includes a wide variety of new locations, enemies, and activities for players to engage in.

  • Maps are likely to be categorized into three sub-divisions.
  • Players could also see two different kinds of maps: a normal one and the other might have a sandstorm.
  • A new city called Gurtabad City will also be introduced.
  • A new boss will also be staying in the caves of this region.

Genshin Impact 3.4 release date

Genshin Impact 3.4 release date is likely to be around January 18. It will only be confirmed after the 3.3 update is out.

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Aaryanshi Mohan

Aaryanshi Mohan


Aaryanshi Mohan is an Esports writer and the Content Manager for Gaming and Esports at The SportsRush. Her love for video games started at a very young age and she just found a way to make both of her passions-- writing and gaming into a career. She loves old school games-- Commander Keen 4 is her all time favourite. Valorant and PUBG are her newest loves. When not gaming, or writing, you can find Aaryanshi reading, cooking or eating ramen.

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