Genshin Impact 1.3 Teases Bough Keeper Dainsleif World Quest

The mysterious Dainsleif - voiced by Kenjiro Tsuda and Yuri Lowenthal - might make his grand appearance in Genshin Impact Version 1.3.

February 1, 2021

The full details for the All That Glitters version 1.3 update in Genshin Impact (PC, PS4, PS5, Mobile, Switch soon) include a peculiar line, the addition of a new World Quest “Bough Keeper: Dainsleif”.

In Genshin Impact, World Quests can be found as you explore the world. While they’re all optional, they often have very important piece of info on the story’s background, can tease future developments. Or hint at new characters. As such, we could learn a little bit more about Dainsleif in Version 1.3. It’s even possible the Traveler protagonist might end up meeting Dainsleif for the first time.


Who is Dainsleif in Genshin Impact ?

Dainsleif was first revealed by miHoYo at Tokyo Game Show 2020, a few hours before the official launch of Genshin Impact on September 28. Dainsleif is officially described as “the confluence between the past and future” and as a “mysterious man who claims to have knowledge of fate itself”.

That’s not all. Dainsleif is also the character narrating the Chapter Storyline Preview trailer. Which revealed in which order future regions will be added in the game. It also revealed Dainsleif is from Khaenri’ah, a place outside of the seven regions of Teyvat, the world of Genshin Impact.

Collected Miscellany – Dainsleif Reveals Albedo’s Origins

Moreover, Dainsleif is also the character narrating the Collected Miscellany videos, which breaks down a new character’s gameplay. During these videos, Dainsleif often talks about the background of said characters, hinting he knows a lot. In particular, Dainsleif revealed that Albedo is also from Khaenri’ah.

In Japanese, Dainsleif is voiced by Kenjiro Tsuda, who also voices Seto Kaiba in Yugioh. Which is much more than enough reason to wish to learn more about him if you’re an otaku. Besides a myriad of roles, Kenjiro Tsuda also voiced Sam Bridges in the Japanese dub of Death Stranding.

In English, Dainsleif is voiced by Yuri Lowenthal, a very popular voice actor even I: a French otaku who barely ever listens to English dubs, has heard of.

In any case, we’ll be sure to tell you more once we’ve seen with our own eyes the “Bough Keeper: Dainsleif” World Quest in Genshin Impact Version 1.3.

miHoYo detailed all the buffs coming for Zhongli. The time and dates of all the events in Version 1.3 have been published. Lastly, miHoYo shared the details of the Xiao and Keqing gacha banner.

In case you missed it, miHoYo also gifted its employees a mountain of hardware including Switch and PS5 consoles, following Genshin‘s success.

Iyane Agossah

Living near Paris, Iyane (He/Him) is the head of Japanese content at DualShockers. He speaks Japanese, has been loving anime and Japanese games for over 25 years and plays Genshin Impact for its story and exploration. You can reach him on Twitter at @A_iyane07.

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