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Genshin Impact 4.3: New Weapons Banner & Free 4 Star Overview

Navia Signature Weapon

Genshin Impact 4.3 update is just a few days away and Hoyoverse has already provider players with sneak peek of the upcoming content. The patch titled “Roses and Muskets” will include new characters, brand new weapons, rerun of a long awaited Archon and more. Here is an overview of weapons in the first phase of the upcoming update.

Genshin Impact 4.3 Phase 1 Banner will feature a new 5-star Claymore called Verdict which is a signature weapon of Navia, an upcoming Geo character. The second weapon in the banner is a returning 5-star sword, Mistsplitter Reforged. Lastly, the new weapon is a free 4-star Claymore called Ultimate Overlord’s Mega Magic Sword, which will be obtainable from the version 4.3’s “Roses and Muskets” event.

Verdict Claymore Stats & Skills

Genshin Impact Navia Weapon "Verdict" Stats
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Verdict is Navia’s best-in-slot weapon with Crit Rate as its secondary stat and ATK% as passive. Like other signature weapons in the game, Verdict inherently synergizes with Navia’s kit but you can use this weapon with other DPS claymore users, especially if you are running at least one Geo unit in the team.

Base ATK (Lvl.1 – 90)48 – 674
Crit Rate (Lvl.1 – 90)4.8% – 22.1%
Passive Skill R1Increases ATK by 20%. When characters in your party obtain Elemental Shards from Crystallize reactions, the equipping character will gain 1 Seal, increasing Elemental Skill DMG by 18%. The Seal lasts for 15s, and the equipper may have up to 2 Seals at once. All of the equipper’s Seals will disappear 0.2s after their Elemental Skill deals DMG.

Ultimate Overlord’s Mega Magic Sword Stats & Skills

Genshin Impact Weapon Ultimate Overlord's Mega Magic Sword" Stats
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Ultimate Overlord’s Mega Magic Sword is a free 4 star Claymore that players will be able to get after completing Genshin Impact 4.3 version’s flagship event. Travelers will also get additional copies of the weapon till Refinement Rank 5 from the event’s in-game shop. This is an energy recharge weapon with max ATK of 565.

Base ATK (Lvl.1 – 90)44 – 565
Energy Recharge (Lvl.1 – 90)6.7% – 30.6%
Passive Skill R1ATK increased by 12%. That’s not all! The support from all Melusines you’ve helped in Merusea Village fills you with strength! Based on the number of them you’ve helped, your ATK is increased by up to an additional 12%.

Mistsplitter Reforged Stats & Skills

Genshin Impact Weapon, "Mistsplitter Reforged" Stats
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Mistsplitter Reforged is a returning 5-star sword, signature weapon of Ayaka. This limited weapon was first introduced in 2.0 and still remains one of the best sword in the game. Mistsplitter Reforged works with almost any sword dps character due to its Crit DMG stat and high base ATK. However, to fully utilize the weapon’s passive skill, you need infusion to deal elemental damage and also manage energy levels. Alhaitham, Keqing, Ayato, Kaeya, C6 Bennet, C6 Kazuha have kits that synergize well with Mistsplitter.

Base ATK (Lvl.1 – 90)48 – 674
Crit DMG (Lvl.1 – 90)9.6% – 44.1%
Passive Skill R1Gain a 12% Elemental DMG Bonus for all elements and receive the might of the Mistsplitter’s Emblem. At stack levels 1/2/3, Mistsplitter’s Emblem provides a 8/16/28% Elemental DMG Bonus for the character’s Elemental Type. The character will obtain 1 stack of Mistsplitter’s Emblem in each of the following scenarios: Normal Attack deals Elemental DMG (stack lasts 5s), casting Elemental Burst (stack lasts 10s); Energy is less than 100% (stack disappears when Energy is full). Each stack’s duration is calculated independently.

Genshin Impact 4.3 Weapon Banner Release Date

Genshin Impact 4.3 will release on December 20, 2023 after the usual server maintenance. The Phase 1 Banners will feature Navia and Kamisato Ayaka alongside their signature weapons. The Phase 2 Banners will feature Raiden Shogun and Yoimiya alongside their signature weapons.

Phase I will run from December 20 to January 10

Phase II will run from January 10 to January 30

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