In Genshin Impact, the Sumeru region is just unlocked with the latest version 3.0 of the game. And with the Sumeru update, players would be able to play with characters from the Dendro element for the first time. This element has been there since the beginning of the game but it had no playable characters. But with the Sumeru region, players would be getting to experience the element firsthand. Also, in this Genshin Impact Version 3.0 phase, there are going to be 2 character banners.
Genshin Impact Version 3.0 Phase I 1st Character Banner: Viridescent Virgil
The first character Banner is featuring Verdant Strider Tighnari. Tighnari is the first 5* character that is released in-game (not considering the Traveler). The 4-star characters featuring the banner along with Tighnari are: Sprout of Rebirth Collei (Dendro), Katzelin Cocktail Diona (Cryo), Prinzessin der Verurteilung! Fischl (Electro).
All the characters featured in the banner will receive drop rate boosts. Also, after the version ends Tighnari and Collei would be available in the standard wish Wanderlust Invocation.
Genshin Impact Version 3.0 Phase I 2nd Character Banner: Gentry of Hermitage
The second character Banner is featuring Vaga Mundo Zhongli (Geo). This is going to be the re-run of Zhongli. And the 4-star characters featured in this banner are : Sprout of Rebirth Collei (Dendro), Katzelin Cocktail Diona (Cryo), Prinzessin der Verurteilung! Fischl (Electro).
Test Run trials will be open to test out all the new and returning characters
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.
Genshin Impact 3.0 Version Phase I Weapon Banner:
The 2 5-star weapons featuring the banner are Hunter’s Path (Bow) and Vortex Vanquisher (Polearm). And 4-star weapons featuring the banner are Favonius Sword (Sword), and The Bell (Claymore). Favonius Lance (Polearm), Favonius Codex (Catalyst), and the Stringless (Bow). Hunter’s Path is the signature weapon for Tighnari. And the Vortex Vanquisher is the signature weapon for Zhongli.
How will the upcoming version 3.0 banners impact the players
This banner is the Debut of the Dendro Element Characters. 2 Dendro characters are being introduced through this banner. So, if players really want to explore the Dendro element and enjoy all the new reactions and environmental interactions associated with the Dendro elements, then they should try to get these characters. Also, the 2nd banner is Zhongli. He is one of the best support characters in the game and this is his 3rd re-run. Most of the older players have already gotten Zhongli. But new players should really try to get Zhongli.