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Why is Genshin Impact named Genshin Impact? Explained

Find out what it means.

Genshin Impact is an open-world action game with a lot of things you would need to learn if you were to play it for the first time. This includes its name, which has always made people wonder about its meaning.

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What does Genshin Impact mean?

The term Genshin refers to an individual who has the potential to ascend and become a god, although they have not yet achieved godhood. While the word Impact comes from miHoYo's Honkai Impact 3rd as a nod to the game. Both Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact 3rd derive their names from the concept of an otherworldly ascended entity exerting a significant influence over everything else.

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Genshin Impact has a massive fan base, and the exact translation of the word Genshin may vary depending on whom you ask. However, everyone will make some kind of reference to a higher power and its significance in the game's name. All of this makes sense since the magical gameplay sums the name up quite well.

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Rayed Nawaz
Rayed is a fifth-year student of medicine. His gaming journey started on his hand-me-down PlayStation 1. From that to Xbox, and finally to PC. In his free time, he likes to play FPS and open-world games.

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