Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

  Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

With its 2.6 Special Program, Genshin Impact has made many official verifications of previously leaked content on Twitter. The livestream revealed the event posters for update 2.6, which re-released Kamisato Ayato and Venti in stage 1 and Kamisato Ayaka in stage 2.

The new update will witness many traveling from all over the Torah to visit Inazuma. Players will also be able to explore The Chasm's abandoned mines in the upcoming Archon Quest. Many familiar faces, including Dainslief, will meet players throughout the journey.

Here's everything players need to know about the new Archon Quest, the Inazuma festival, the new build area, and The Chasm's release date.

Coming content in Genshin Impact 2.6 including the Inazuma festival and more.

New Archon Quest

Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

A new Archon Quest called Requiem of the Echoing Depths has been added to the Genshin Impact 2.6 update. Archon Quest revolves around The Chasm as players will have to explore or explore surface and underground mines.

The Abyss seems to be up to something and players will once again have to put an end to their diabolical plans. Fortunately, players will get some boost when meeting Dainslief during missions that will join them during exploration/investigation.

irodori festival

Irodori Festival is an Inazuma-based festival that will be included in the upcoming 2.6 update. The festival is held to welcome all visitors as Inazuma finally opens its borders to other nations. Players will meet many familiar faces from all over Teviate to visit Inazuma.

The festival will bring tons of mini-games for players to enjoy, from taking pictures to fighting NPCs in sword fights and more. Players will also have the chance to claim a free Xingqiu from one of the festive events at Genshin Impact.

New works for Xiao and Ayato

Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

Players will find a new area as they explore the surface area of ​​The Chasm. The new area will be the best artifacts of the slot for Kamisato Ayato and Xiao. The works that the new domain will leave are:
  • Hereafter Vermilion
  • Echoes of a Proposal
Both of these artifacts have the same two-piece set bonus providing ATK+18%. With a four-piece Vermillion Hereafter set bonus, when a character uses an elemental explosion, they will receive a stack that increases their attack by 8% for 16 seconds.

When the character loses health, their attack will increase by 10% more with a maximum of four stacks. This artifact gives a total of 66% ATK increase.

Whereas, a four-piece set bonus of Echoes of an Offer has a proc system. When basic attacks hit enemies, they have a 36% chance to proc to gain a stack that increases basic attack damage by 70% of the character's ATK.

The Chasm and its release date

Players get a detailed look at The Chasm, along with its surroundings and the enemies inside. It is divided into two regions called the abyss:
  • Surface
  • Underground Mines
Both regions have different environmental conditions. While the first is very bright and easy to discover, the second is full of mobs and is too dark to explore unless players use a tool called Lumenstone Adjuvent/catalyst. The gadget will act as a light source and help players move through the area.

Genshin Impact 2.6 update: New Archon Quest, Inazuma festival, artworks by Xiao and Ayato, and The Chasm release date

Players will also meet a new type of boss and new enemies roaming The Chasm. The enemies are:
  • Black Snake Knight: Windbreaker
  • floating mushroom
  • Ruin Snake
Players will have to wait for the new 2.6 update to explore The Chasm and fight new monsters. Abyss will be available immediately after the patch update goes live on Genshin Impact on March 30, 2022.
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