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Genshin Impact Releases Two New Weapons – Polar Star and Akuoumaru

Genshin Impact new weapons Version 2.2 released the rerun of Tartaglia’s banner – Farewell to Snezhnaya last October 13, 2021. Along with his banner came the new Epitome Invocation – Weapon Banner. And in this banner, we get to see the two new weapons added to the game. These new weapons are the 5-star Polar Star (Bow) and the 4-star Akuoumaru (Claymore).

Here are the things you need to know about these two Genshin Impact new weapons:

Polar Star (Bow) – 5 Star Weapon

The Polar Star is described as a pristine bow that is as sharp as the glaciers of the far north.

Stats and Abilities

  • Rarity: 5-Star Weapon (Bow)
  • CRIT Rate: 33.1% (Level 90 / Refinement Rank 1)
  • Base Attack: 608 (Level 90 / Refinement Rank 1)
  • Ability: Daylight’s Augury

Its ability gives an increase of Elemental Skill and Elemental Burst DMG by 12%. Suppose the wielder hits an opponent with a Normal Attack/Charged Attack/Elemental Skill/Elemental Burst. In that case, he gains 1 stack of Ashen Nightstar for 12 seconds. When the user gains 1/2/3/4 stacks of the Ashen Nightstar are present, his Attack will increase by 10/20/30/48%. 

The stack of Ashen Night from the Normal Attack, Charged Attack, Elemental Skill, or Elemental Burst will be counted independently from the others.

Akuoumaru (Claymore) – 4 Star Weapon

The Akuoumaru is described as the beloved store of the legendary “Akuou,” a historical figure in Inazuma who dueled against the Great Tengu. This blade is majestic, and although it is huge, it is effortless to wield.

Stats and Abilities

  • Rarity: 4-Star Weapon (Claymore)
  • Attack: 41.3% (Level 90 / Refinement Rank 1)
  • Base Attack: 510 (Level 90 / Refinement Rank 1)
  • Ability: Watatsumi Wavewalker

When a character equips this weapon, his Elemental Burst Damage will increase by 0.12% based on the entire party’s combined maximum Energy capacity. Up to a maximum of 40% increase in Elemental Burst Damage can be obtained using this weapon.


So what do you think about these two new weapons? If you want to try them out, Genshin Impact is a free-to-play action-adventure RPG game from miHoyo. You can download the game on your gaming PC or iOS and Android mobile devices. You can also play it on PS4/PS5 consoles as well as Nintendo Switch. 

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