Genshin Impact: Chalk and Dragon 1.2 Patch Note

Genshin Impact: Chalk and Dragon 1.2 Patch Note

Genshin Impact patch 1.2 has just been revealed in a presentation video. The opportunity to discover the novelties and changes that await us, and to meet the new characters. Scheduled for December 23, this update is about to reveal a whole new part of the map buried under the snow. A maintenance is planned the time to install the patch on the servers.


Patch 1.2 release date

The next Genshin Impact patch arrives on December 23, 2020. Servers will be down from Tuesday, December 22 at 23:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. (minimum). This maintenance will introduce all the new features of the patch. The minimum compensation of 300 Primogems is always in order.


To learn more

New temporary banners are coming for Genshin Impact patch 1.2. The cosmetic of the permanent banner should also change for the occasion. The two characters featured are Albedo and Ganyu, who are each going to have their own banner.

  • Battle Pass –
    • New Update, New Battle Pass, More Rewards
  • Albedo –
    • Wield one-handed sword and Geo element
  • Hiring –
    • Wield the bow and Cryo element

The new equipment in the update

Patch 1.2 isn't just a zone addition and a few events. New equipment is also included. In particular, it is possible to obtain several new weapons, one of which is offered. Additionally, two new sets are coming to boost the power of the Hydro and Cryo compositions.


  • Slice-tops –
    • One-handed sword – 5 stars
    • Attack bonus
    • Increases shield power. Hitting an enemy increases attack for a few seconds, stacking up to 5 times. This bonus is increased when you are under the effect of a shield.
    • Obtained from Temporary Vows Divine Incarnation
  • Croc suppurant –
    • One-handed sword – 4 stars
    • Energy Refill Bonus
    • Increases elemental skill damage and critical rate
    • Obtained as a Chalk and Dragon Event Reward
  • Silverstar Snowfall –
    • Claymore – 4 stars
    • Physical damage bonus
    • Hitting an enemy has a chance to create a perfrosted shard of ice above the target dealing area damage. Damage is increased on enemies affected by Cryo.
    • Obtained through new forge recipes
  • Lance Dosdragon –
    • Polearm – 4 stars
    • Physical damage bonus
    • Hitting an enemy has a chance to create a perfrosted shard of ice above the target dealing area damage. Damage is increased on enemies affected by Cryo.
    • Obtained through new forge recipes
  • Fruit du permafrost –
    • Polearm – 4 stars
    • Physical damage bonus
    • Hitting an enemy has a chance to create a perfrosted shard of ice above the target dealing area damage. Damage is increased on enemies affected by Cryo.
    • Obtained through new forge recipes
  • “Ice Breaker” Set –
    • 4 and 5 stars
    • 15% Cryo Damage Bonus (2 pieces)
    • Increases critical rate when an enemy affected by Cryo is hit. Also the bonus is increased if the enemy is frozen (4 pieces)
  • Soul of the Deep Set –
    • 4 and 5 stars
    • Hydro Damage Bonus 15% (2 pieces)
    • Increases damage dealt by normal and charged attacks after using an elemental skill (4 pieces)

Changes and novelties to expect

  • New Zone, Dosdragon Mountains –
    • Extreme cold : the particular climate of the area attacks players who must quickly get rid of this evil
    • Monsters: some monsters in the area benefit from a bonus granted by a nearby mechanism that must be destroyed
    • Cristaux de sang: harvestable stones that reduce the effects of the Great Cold and allow you to overcome certain blocks of ice
    • Permafrost tree : new donation system, collectpurple agate in the Dosdragon Mountains to offer it to the tree
    • Peak of Vindagnyr : dungeon housing the pieces of the Icebreaker and Soul of the Deep sets
  • Chalk and Dragon –
    • Patch 1.2 launch event to unlock rewards
    • Croc suppurant : one-handed sword, one-time reward at the end of the event
    • A materials shop invites itself to the event
  • To try is to adopt it –
    • New Banners, New Character Trials
    • Albedo, Fischl, Sucrose and Bennett to discover
  • Stellar Reunion –
    • Back-in-game event offering various rewards
    • Requires an inactive account for 15 days or more
  • Ascension Reward –
    • Stone of Destiny offered at levels 20, 50 and 70 of each character
    • Retroactive reward

But patch 1.2 is also an opportunity to welcome new events to Genshin Impact. A return of Wonderful Goods, as well as the arrival of Lost Riches and Hypostatic Symphony is to be expected. For the rest, our quest should lead us to find a mysterious crystal in these corrupted mountains.



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