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Genshin Impact 3.4 Banner Schedule – Alhaitham, Yaoyao, Xiao, Hu Tao & Yelan

The next Genshin Impact update, version 3.4 arriving in the new year; let's look at all upcoming, current and past Character Event Wish banners.
Genshin Impact 3.4 Banner Schedule – Alhaitham, Yaoyao, Xiao, Hu Tao & Yelan

Genshin Impact boasts a diverse and colorful roster of playable characters, further assisting the Traveler in their journey across Teyvat. With over 60 playable characters and more to come through continuous updates, many of these characters can be acquired from the Character Event Wish banners using Intertwined Fates. 

As Travelers can look forward to plenty of content updates launching this year, they can anticipate new playable characters and a few banner reruns in 2023. Below we've detailed upcoming banners in 2023 and previous banner schedules for 2022, including their dates and featured characters, new and returning, in Genshin Impact.

19th January 2023 Update: The Character Event Wish banners for Alhaitham and Xiao are now available for Travelers to use their Fates and wish on their favorite characters. Yaoyao will gain a boosted drop rate on both banners.

All Character Event Wish Banners For Genshin Impact

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The Genshin Impact 3.3 update's Character Event Wish banner features the 5-star Anemo character, The Wanderer. (Picture: HoYoverse)

2022 has been an interesting year, with several new playable characters arriving in Teyvat to correspond with the launch of new regions and areas. Additionally, the year was marked by the highly anticipated launch of the final Elemental type, Dendro, in the 3.0 update and its first Dendro characters, Nahida, Tighnari, and Collei, excluding the Dendro Traveler.

With plenty of characters awaiting their turn in-game and more lore to explore in the final game updates launching in the following months. As we look to the future of Genshin Impact, let's look at the upcoming Character Event Wish banners and those that occurred last year with their featured characters, new and returning, appearing in their respective banners:

Genshin Impact 3.4 Update Character Event Wish Banners

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The new 5-star Dendro character, Alhaitham, will be gaining a Character Event Wish banner in the upcoming 3.4 update with Xiao receiving a rerun. (Picture: Twitter / Genshin Impact)

While the confirmation of Alhaitham and Yaoyao, the latter was announced as a playable character at The Game Awards 2022, with Hu Tao and Yelan receiving banner reruns in the 3.4 update. With that being said, Yaoyao, a 4-star character, is gaining a drop-rate boost during Phase I of the Character Event Wish banners.

Genshin Impact 3.3 Update Character Event Wish Banners

  • Phase I: Scaramouche/The Wanderer "From Ashes Reborn" and Arataki Itto "Oni's Royale" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: Immediately after the 3.3 update releases on 7th December 2022 until 27th December 2022
  • Phase II: Raiden Shogun "Reign of Serenity" and Kamisato Ayato's "Azure Excursion" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 27th December 2022 to 17th January 2023

The 4-star Anemo character, Faruzan, will gain a drop-rate boost during Phase I of the Character Event Wish banners for Scaramouche/The Wanderer and Arataki Itto. Likely, she will eventually be made available through the Wanderlust Invocation Standard Wish banner from the 3.4 update onwards.

Genshin Impact 3.2 Update Character Event Wish Banners

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The Lesser Lord Kusanali, Nahida is the latest 5-star character featured in the 3.2 update's Character Event Wish banner. (Picture: HoYoverse)
  • Phase I: Nahida "The Moongrass' Enlightenment" and Yomiya "Tapestry of Golden Flames" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: Immediately after the 3.2 update releases on 2nd November until 18th November 2022
  • Phase II: Yae Miko "Everbloom Violet, and Tartaglia "Farewell of Snezhnya" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 18th November 2022 to 6th December 2022

Genshin Impact 3.1 Update Character Event Wish Banners

  • Phase I: Venti "Ballad in Goblets" and Cyno "Twilight Arbiter" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 28th September 2022 to 14th October 2022
  • Phase II: Nilou "Twirling Lotus" and Albedo "Secretum Secretorum" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 14th October 2022 to 1st November 2022

The 4-star Hydro character, Candace, gained a drop-rate boost during Phase I of the Character Event Wish banners for Venti and Cyno. She will become available through the Wanderlust Invocation Standard Wish banner from the 3.2 update onwards.

Genshin Impact 3.0 Update Character Event Wish Banners

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Tighnari was the first 5-star Dendro character included in the 3.0 update. (Picture: HoYoverse)
  • Phase I: Tighnari "Viridescent Vigil" and Zhongli "Gentry of Hermitage" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 24th August 2022 to 9th September 2022
  • Phase II: Sangonomiya Kokomi "Drifting Luminescence" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 9th to 27th September 2022

Dori, one of the 3.0 update's newest playable characters, was featured in both phases of the Character Event Wish banners. She received a drop-rate boost for appearing on Tighnari, Zhongli, and Kokomi's banners, and Collei is available via the Wanderlust Invocation Standard Wish banner from the 3.1 update.

Genshin Impact 2.8 Update Character Event Wish Banners

  • Phase I: Klee "Sparkling Steps" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 13th July 2022 to 2nd August 2022
  • Phase II: Yomiya "Tapestry of Golden Flames" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 2nd to 23rd August 2022

The update only featured one new playable character, Shikanoin Heizou, who was made available through the Character Event Wishes. Heizou was available in Phase I, gaining a drop-rate boost on Klee's banner, and was made available on the Wanderlust Invocation Standard Wish banner from the 3.0 update onwards.

Genshin Impact 2.7 Update Character Event Wish Banners

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The 2.7 update's latest playable characters, Yelan and Xiao featured in Phase I of the Character Event Wish banners. (Picture: HoYoverse)
  • Phase I: Yelan "Discerner of Enigmas" and Xiao "Invitation to Mundane Life" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 31st May 2022 to 21st June 2022
  • Phase II: Arataki Itto "Oni's Royale" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 21st June 2022 to 12th July 2022

Kuki Shinobu, one of two playable characters launched in the 2.7 update, was available on Itto's banner with a drop-rate boost. Like other 4-star characters, they can permanently find her via the Standard Wish banner starting in the 2.8 update.

Genshin Impact 2.6 Update Character Event Wish Banners

  • Phase I: Kamisato Ayato "Azure Excursion" and Venti "Ballad in Goblets" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 30th March 2022 to 19th April 2022
  • Phase II: Kamisato Ayaka "The Heron's Court" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 19th April 2022 to 30th May 2022

Kamisato Ayato was the update's only playable character added to the game, and as such, two characters received reruns alongside Ayato. His younger sister, Kamisato Ayaka, was available in Phase II of the Character Event Wish banners.

Genshin Impact 2.5 Update Character Event Wish Banners

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Overseeing the Grand Narukami Shrine, Yae Miko can be acquired from the Character Event Wish banners during the 2.5 update. (Picture: HoYoverse)
  • Phase I: Yae Miko "Everbloom Violet" Event Wish
    • Banner Date: 16th February 2022 to 8th March 2022
  • Phase II: Raiden Shogun "Reign of Serenity" and Sangonomiya Kokomi "Drifting Luminescence" Event Wishes
    • Banner Date: 8th to 29th March 2022

Yae Miko is the update's latest 5-star character included in Genshin Impact, with the character receiving a Story Quest. The Raiden Shogun appeared as a Weekly Boss for the 2.5 update and was featured in Phase II of the Character Event Wish banner.