Genshin Impact 1.2 Update: All New Features Explained

by Rohan Nagpal
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Genshin Impact 1.2 Update is releasing on December 23rd and we all are very curious to explore the upcoming features that are coming packed with the latest update. As mentioned in the previous post, the upcoming update will be introducing a new area known as Dragonspine that will feature a snowy/winter climate.

Genshin Impact 1.2 Update Feature Breakdown:

New Area: Dragonspine

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In the new area of Dragonspine, the adventure skills of players will be put to test as they will encounter several types of puzzles along with new quests and mechanics.


Dragonspine area will feature a new type of environmental mechanic known as Subzero Climate in which players will Sheer Cold Temperatures. And once the temperature reaches its limit, players will start losing their HP. The climate will not only affect the players, but animals in the newest region will also be affected by the cold temperature.

Special Food

Players can eat new Fresh Meat to reduce the rate of sheer cold for a specific amount of time.

Scarlet Quartz

Scarlet Quartz is the mysterious crystal that players will find in the new area of Dragonspine. This crystal will stop the effect of sheer cold climate and provide resistance for some time.

Frostbearing Tree

Players will encounter a new Ancient Tree known as the Frostbearing Tree. This tree will offer some exclusive and rare rewards like Acquaint Fate, Intertwined Fate, Wind Glider, and Gadget blueprints.

New Characters

Albedo and Genyu – Two new 5 star characters are coming with the 1.2 update

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New Event: The Chalk Prince and the Dragon

Update 1.2 includes the newest event – The Chalk Prince and The Dragon that rewards players with an event-exclusive sword named “festering sword” on the completion of the event. The questline features Albedo and Sucrose, with multiple quest parts unlocking on daily basis.


Source: Mihoyo

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