Summoning of the Seven: the Genshin Impact card game is finally revealed
For his update 3.3, Genshin Impact finally offers new end game content: theSummoning of the Seven. This is a trading card game with which you can face NPCs from the game, but also your friends. the TCG is announced for December 7, 2022. While waiting for its release, we reveal everything we know about the Summon Seven game mode in Genshin Impact: gameplay, rewards, type and number of cards.
What is the Summon Seven game mode in Genshin Impact?
L’Summoning of the Seven is a brand new game mode in Genshin Impact. This is a TCG, an online card game in the style of Hearthstone, Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! or more recently Marvel Snap. You will find the characters of Genshin Impact, but also its entire universe with NPCs, creatures, weapons and artifacts from the game.
You will be able face NPCs and characters of the RPG to progress and increase your level, it will also allow you to earn rewards (new cards, animations for your cards, Primo-gems and many others).
The card game offers as a bonus a pvp mode, where you will have the opportunity to test your decks against your friends and other players. However, you will get rewards only in the PVE part.
What types of maps does the Genshin Impact TCG offer?
According to the various leaks and info available, the TCG Summoning of the Seven would currently have around 220 cards including 25 character cards. But it’s a safe bet that the collection will grow as Genshin Impact updates. You will mainly have two types of card: character cards and the action cards.
The character cards feature heroes from Genshin Impact, such as Diluc, Jean, Yae Miko, Kamisato Ayaka and many more. With these, you can attack the characters of your opponents.
As in Genshin Impact, character cards have three abilities : normal attack, elemental skill and elemental rampage. To use the elemental rampageyou’ll need to charge the ability first by using other abilities.
The stock cards are divided into 3 categories:
- The equipment cards strengthen one or more characters;
- The support cards provide bonuses on an ongoing basis;
- The event cards trigger a unique effect when played.
What is the gameplay of the Summon Seven TCG in Genshin Impact?
the Genshin Impact Summon Seven TCG includes a dice mechanic which will be at the heart of the gameplay. You will always start your rounds by rolling 8 elemental dice. Everyone has 8 sides : Cryo, Hydro, Pyro, Electro, Anemo, Geo, Dendro and Oni.
Those are the elementary dice they define the actions you can perform. For example, to attack with a Pyro character, you will need Pyro dice. On the other hand, the Oni die can provide any element. You will also need these dice to change character active or start an action.
Thus, the elementary dice will be of paramount importance in your strategy. In order to start your round in the best conditions, you can roll the dice of your choice. Once that’s done, your round can begin. This takes place at the same time as your opponent’s.
At the start of each game, you will also draw 5 cards, then 2 between each round. For win a game of Summoning the Sevenyou should defeat all characters of your opponent. You will achieve greater damage by boosting your characters using action cards, but also by performing elemental reactions by combining several elements.
By winning parts ofSummoning of the Sevenyou will be rewarded with lucky tokens. You can then spend them at The Cat’s Tail in Mondstadt to acquire new cards, but also card backs, dynamic illustrations and other gifts.
In the same way, you will gradually increase your rank. You will start as beginner and can over your victories become a legend.
It will thus be a priori possible toget all maps for free in Genshin Impact’s Summon Seven TCG for free, just by playing.
The Invocation of the Seven thus offers a new game mechanic. In addition to being able to collect very nice cards, you will be able to face your friends and enjoy more PVP-oriented gameplay. It will also be an opportunity to diversify your gaming experience with content more focused on relaxation and strategy than the abyss.
This concludes our article on theSummon Seven in Genshin Impact. We will not fail to write a complete guide on the Genshin Impact TCG as soon as this new mode is available. In the meantime, we just have to wait for the December 7, 2022. You can also check out all of our guides for the game in the Hoyoverse on our Genshin Impact tips page.