The leaked character grew to become a fan favourite earlier than she was even formally introduced.
Mihoyo has confirmed that the ultimate character banner for Genshin Impact‘s update 1.3 will characteristic 5-star Hu Tao, a pyro polearm person who’s the director of the Wangsheng Funeral Parlor. Whereas Hu Tao was anticipated to reach throughout replace 1.3 after being revealed by dataminers, her character banner wasn’t introduced with the others when the update was released.
Replace 1.3, Mihoyo’s newest large content material drop for Genshin Impression, hasn’t adopted the formulation gamers have come to anticipate from the sport. As an alternative of two character banners it featured three, shorter ones, and the final one has been stored a thriller till now, just a few days earlier than it is resulting from launch.
Hu Tao has principally been talked about as a part of different characters’ voice strains till now, although her paintings, character mannequin, and idle animation had already been unearthed by dataminers. Hu Tao’s talents embrace a HP-consuming stance that converts all her injury to pyro injury and marks enemies to deal further injury, whereas her Elemental Burst restores HP based mostly on the variety of enemies hit by its AOE assault.
Whereas it is uncommon that Hu Tao’s banner wasn’t introduced with the opposite two banners at first of Replace 1.3, gamers have theorized that Chinese language developer Mihoyo did not need to announce a personality who’s related to dying throughout Lunar New 12 months celebrations. The first Hu Tao teaser was posted proper when Genshin Impact’s in-game Lunar New Year event ended.
The banner also features 4-star characters Xinqiu, Xiangling, and Chongyun, giving gamers the next likelihood to acquire these characters from needs. The brand new banner can even include a brand new “Trial Run” occasion, giving gamers an opportunity to check out the featured characters.
The banner, which is because of arrive on March 2, can even include a brand new story quest for Hu Tao, Papilio Charontis Chapter. A brand new mini occasion named “Vishaps and The place to Discover Them” can even begin on March 5, that includes day by day expeditions assigned by Katheryne of the Adventurer’s Guild.