Genshin Impact Yelan – Release Date, Abilities, Gameplay and More (Update)

Learn all of the information you need about upcoming new character Yelan!

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Genshin Impact Yelan was first introduced during version 2.6 where players explored The Chasm, a large new area just to the west of Liyue, the second kingdom to visit in the game. Players met her during their exploration, but her face was not revealed during that time and claimed she was working for the Ministry of Civil Affairs. For those who do know about her were quick to notice who she really was and it also hints of her imminent release date.

For those who do not know about her, Yelan is a Hydro Bow user that has a unique way of firing her arrows on enemies. Currently, only a little is known about her aside from the ones posted a while ago on Twitter, but data miners already have tons of information about her.

If the leaks are true, then Genshin Impact Yelan is going to be released soon. We have also collected tons of information about her like abilities, leaked gameplay videos, passive talents, and more. Check out all of the details below.

Genshin Impact Yelan Release Date

Update: New sources claim Yelan banner will be coming on May 31, 2022. Kuki Shinobu, on the other hand, is going be way later: June 21, 2022.

Known info on characters in upcoming Yelan banner is as follows:

  • Yelan – five-star Hydro bow user
  • Xiao – five-star Anemo polearm user
  • Noelle – four-star Geo claymore user
  • Barbara – four-star Hydro catalyst user
  • Yanfei – four-star Pyro catalyst user

Original: It is expected that the Genshin Impact Yelan release date will be on the launch of update 2.7, which is still a long way. After HoYoVerse announced its delay, it is still not clear when the update will be available, but some say it should be by the end of May 2022 or early June 2022. It has not been officially confirmed that Yelan will be available when update 2.7 launches, but just like her predecessors Kamisato Ayato and Yae Miko, she should be the main star of the new banner that will come with it.

Genshin Impact Yelan Abilities

Yelan is still on beta testing, but her full kit has already leaked online. This means information about her abilities are already in the wild. Also, all ability abilities not confirmed yet. Check out all of her abilities here.

Normal Attack: Stealthy Bowshot

  • Normal Attack: Perform up to four consecutive shots with a bow
  • Charged Attack: Perform a more precise Aimed Shot with increased DMG
    • While aiming, flowing water will accumulate on the arrowhead. A fully charged torrential arrow will deal Hydro DMG.
    • Yelan will enter a ‘Breakthrough’ state after spending five seconds off field, which will cause her next Charged Aimed Shot to have 80% decreased charge time. Once charged, she can fire a ‘Breakthrough Barb’ that will deal AoE Hydro DMG based on Yelan’s Max HP
  • Plunging Attack: Fires off a shower of arrows in mid-air before falling and striking the ground, dealing AoE DMG upon impact

Elemental Skill: Lingering Lifeline

  • Fires off a Lifeline that allows Yelan to move rapidly, entangling and marking opponents along its path. When her rapid movement ends, the Lifeline will explode, dealing Hydro DMG to the marked opponents based on Yelan’s Max HP
    • Tap: Moves a certain distance forward rapidly
    • Hold: Engages in continuous, swift movement, during which Yelan’s resistance to interruption is increased. During this time, Yelan can control her sprint direction and can end her rapid movement by using the skill again. Additionally, each opponent marked by the Lifeline when it explodes grants Yelan a 34% chance to obtain Breakthrough
  • Cooldown: 10 seconds

Elemental Burst: Depth-Clarion Dice

  • Deals AoE Hydro DMG and creates an ‘Exquisite Throw’ which aids Yelan in battle. Exquisite Throw follows the character around and will initiate a coordinated attack, dealing Hydro DMG based on Yelan’s Max HP under the following circumstances:
    • Can occur once every second when your active character uses a Normal Attack
    • Will occur each time Yelan’s Lifeline explodes and hits opponents
  • Cooldown: 18 seconds
  • Duration: 15 seconds
  • Energy cost: 70

Genshin Impact Yelan Passive Talents

Note: All Passive Talent names are not final and not confirmed by HoYoVerse.

  • Turn Control: When the party has 1/2/3/4 elemental types, Yelan’s Max HP is increased by 6%/12%/18%/30%
  • Adapt With Ease: So long as an Exquisite Throw is in play, your own active character deals 1% more DMG. This increases by a further 3.5% DMG every second, up to 50%. Recasting the Depth Clarion Dice while the burst is still in effect will remove the original above effect
  • Lengthy Consideration: Gains 25% more rewards when dispatched on a Liyue Expedition for 20 hours

Genshin Impact Yelan Constellations

Note: All constellation names are not final and not confirmed by HoYoVerse.

  • (C1) Enter the Plotters: Lingering Lifeline gains one additional charge
  • (C2) Taking All Comers: When Exquisite Throw conducts a coordinated attack, it will fire an additional water arrow that will deal 14% of Yelan’s Max HP as Hydro DMG. This effect can trigger once every 1.8 seconds.
  • (C3) Beware the Trickster’s Dice: Increases the level of Depth-Clarion Dice by three. Maximum upgrade level is 15.
  • (C4) Bait-and-Switch: Increases all party members’ Max HP by 10% for 25s for every opponent marked by Lifeline when the Lifeline explodes. A maximum increase of 40% Max HP can be attained in this manner
  • (C5) Dealer’s Sleight: Increases the level of Lingering Lifeline by three. Maximum upgrade level is 15
  • (C6) Winner Take All: After using Depth-Clarion Dice, Yelan will enter the Mastermind state.
    • In this state, all of Yelan’s Normal Attacks will be special Breakthrough Barbs. These barbs will have the same abilities as normal ones, and the DMG dealt will be be considered Charged Attack DMG, dealing 156% of a normal Breakthrough Barb’s DMG.
    • The Mastermind state lasts 20 seconds, and will be cleared after Yelan fires five arrows

Genshin Impact Yelan Ascension Materials

Yelan will need tons of items and one of them comes from the Oceanid, which is the Varunada Lazurite. Starconches can be found anywhere on beaches, but most of them are in Liyue. Insignias can be earned by defeating the Fatui agents scattered all over the three kingdoms. To farm Runic Fangs, players only need to defeat the Ruin Serpent Boss.

Ascension Stage 1

  • Varunada Lazurite Silver x 1
  • Starconch x 3
  • Recruit’s Insignia x 3
  • Mora x 20,000

Ascension Stage 2

  • Varunada Lazurite Fragment x 3
  • Starconch x 10
  • Recruit’s Insignia x 15
  • Runic Fang x 2
  • Mora x 40,000

Ascension Stage 3

  • Varunada Lazurite Fragment x 6
  • Starconch x 20
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 12
  • Runic Fang x 4
  • Mora x 60,000

Ascension Stage 4

  • Varunada Lazurite Chunk x 3
  • Starconch x 30
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 18
  • Runic Fang x 8
  • Mora x 80,000

Ascension Stage 5

  • Varunada Lazurite Chunk x 6
  • Starconch x 45
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 12
  • Runic Fang x 12
  • Mora x 100,000

Ascension Stage 6

  • Varunada Lazurite Gemstone x 6
  • Starconch x 60
  • Lieutenat’s Insignia x 24
  • Runic Fang x 20
  • Mora 120,000

Ascension Stage 7 (lvl 90)

  • Varunada Lazurite Silver x 1
  • Varunada Lazurite Fragment x 9
  • Varunada Lazurite Chunk x 9
  • Varunada Lazurite Gemstone x 6
  • Starconch x 168
  • Recruit’s Insignia x 18
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 30
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 36
  • Runic Fang x 46
  • Mora x 420,000

Genshin Impact Yelan Talent Materials

Just like her Ascension, Yelan needs a lot of Insignia items from Fatui in order to level up her talents. She also needs tons of Prosperity items that can be farmed in Taishan Mansion Domain with schedules on Monday, Thursday, and Sunday. At a later stage, she will need Gilded Scales that can be farmed from lvl. 70 Azhdaha from the Beneath the Dragon-Queller Trounce Domain. Lastly, level 10 will need a Crown of Insight, just like other characters’ talents.

Talent Level 2

  • Teachings of Prosperity x 3
  • Recruit’s Insignia x 6
  • Mora x 12,500

Talent Level 3

  • Guide to Prosperity x 2
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 3
  • Mora x 17,500

Talent Level 4

  • Guide to Prosperity x 4
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x
  • Mora x 25,000

Talent Level 5

  • Guide to Prosperity x 6
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 6
  • Mora x 30,000

Talent Level 6

  • Guide to Prosperity x 8
  • Sergeant’s Insignia x 9
  • Mora x 37,500

Talent Level 7

  • Philosophies of Prosperity x4
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 1
  • Gilded Scale x 1
  • Mora x 120,000

Talent Level 8

  • Philosophies of Prosperity x 6
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 1
  • Gilded Scale x 1
  • Mora x 250,000

Talent Level 9

  • Philosophies of Prosperity x 9
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 2
  • Gilded Scale x 2
  • Mora x 450,000

Talent Level 10

  • Philosophies of Prosperity x 12
  • Lieutenant’s Insignia x 2
  • Gilded Scale x 2
  • Crown of Insight x 1
  • Mora x 700,000

Genshin Impact Yelan Leaked Beta Gameplay

Several leaked Yelan beta gamepelay videos have been online for a while now and here are just the latest ones showcasing her abilities, attacks, and more.

And that is it for Genshin Impact Yelan details that are known currently. Updates and more details might be introduced in the future and possibly the official ones from HoYoVerse so keep an eye on these guides when we get it updated.

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