Genshin Impact version 2.8, Summer Fantasia, re-opened the Great Apple Archipelago for exploration for the players with many events and quests. This update would also introduce the 1st male catalyst user Shikanoin Heizou. Heizou would be coming as a 4-star character. In this phase of Genshin Impact Version 2.8, there would be 2 character banners, consisting of Kazuha and Klee.
1st Character Banner in Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Phase I: Leaves in the Wind
One of the 2 character banners would feature Scarlet Leaves Pursue Wild Waves Kaedehara Kazuha (Anemo). This would be the first rerun of Kazuha. 4-star characters that would also be featured in the banner are Shikanoin Heizou (Anemo), Ningguang (Geo), and Thoma (Pyro).
Till this banner is available, Heizou would be exclusively available in the Character Banner only. And after the banner ends, Heizou would also be available in standard wish, Wanderlust Invocation.
2nd Character Banner in Genshin Impact Version 2.8 Phase I: Sparkling Steps
2nd Character banner would feature Fleeting Sunlight Klee (Pyro). This would be the 2nd re-run for Klee. And the 4-star characters in both the banners would be the same. So, Heizou (Anemo), Ningguang (Geo) and Thoma (Pyro).
Test Run trials will be open to test out the character you want to pull
The Test Run trial will be open during this event wish. Travelers can try out the new and returning characters in the fixed team compositions. This can be done by entering the specific domains to fight and getting acquainted with the powers and attributes of various characters. Completing them gives rewards such as Primogems, Hero’s Wits, Mora, and Mystic Enhancement Stones among other rewards.
Weapon Banner for Genshin Impact 2.8 Version Phase I: Epitome Invocation
The 2 weapons featuring the weapon banner are Freedom-Sworn(Sword) and Lost Prayer to the Sacred Wind(Catalyst). Freedom-Sworn is the signature weapon for Kazuha. It is also the best slot weapon for Kazuha.
And Lost Prayer is the signature weapon for Klee and also one of the best catalyst weapons. Other 4-star weapons that are available are The Alley Flash (Sword), Miternachts Waltz (Bow), Rainslasher (Claymore), Favonious Lance (polearm), and the Widsith (catalyst).
How will the upcoming version 2.8 banners impact the players
Kazuha is one of the best characters in the game. He can be fitted in almost all teams. Farming artifacts for Kazuha is also very easy as players just have to concentrate on building Elemental Mastery. And Klee is one of the most iconic characters of Genshin Impact. And every player likes the design of this character. Her gameplay is very unique and it is fun to play Klee.
It would be very tough for f2p players to decide on which banner to pull from in Genshin Impact Version 2.8. Both of the characters are great. Also, small spenders might find it difficult to get both the characters. So, good luck to all the players, so that they can get the characters they want.