How To Get Free Xingqiu From The New Genshin Impact v2.6 Event

Himel Mahmud
By Himel Mahmud
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Credit: HoYoverse

The New Genshin Impact event Hues of the Violet Garden is live, and players who take part in the new event have a chance of getting a free Xingqiu as a reward.

On Genshin Impact version 2.6 Livestream, Mihoyo announced the release of the 5-star Hydro character Kamisato Ayato. On the same live stream, they also announced that players will be able to get Xingqiu for free during the Irodori Festival event.

If you’re a free-to-play (F2P) player, you might want to keep an eye out for this precious event reward, especially since Xingqiu is considered a very reliable 4-star character, as well as one of the top, supports in the game.

The goal of the Itadori Festival event is for players to help organize the festival in Inazuma with Kamisato Ayato and Yae Miko playing a major role. The tower defense style game ‘Theater Mechanicus’ is back, and ‘Clash of the Lone Blades’ centers on one-on-one duels. If all that is too stressful, ‘The Floral Courtyard’ is a quest all about flower arranging.

As for Xingqiu, complete all the criteria for the ‘Friendship in Writing’ quest and you can invite the 4-star character to your party. Here is how you can get Xingqiu from the Hues of the Violet Garden event for free.

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How To Get Xingqiu During The Irodori Festival Event

Irodori Festival Event Requirements

To participate in this event, you need to accomplish the following:

  • Reach Adventure Rank 30 or above
  • Complete the ”Ritou Escape Plan” part of the Archon Quest: ”Chapter II: Act I – The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia”
  • Complete Kamisato Ayato’s Story Quest ”Cypressus Custos Chapter: Act I – The Firmiana Leaf Falls,” Raiden Shogun’s Story Quest ”Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter: Act II – Transient Dreams,” and Sangonomiya Kokomi’s Story Quest ”Dracaena Somnolenta Chapter: Act I – Warriors’ Dreams Like Spring Grass Renewing” first to enjoy the event.

If you have not completed Kamisato Ayato, Raiden Shogun, and Sangonomiya Kokomi’s Story Quests, you can still enter the event through ‘Quick Start.’ But it is best to complete the story quests first to enjoy the whole experience.

Overview of Hues of The Violet Garden Event

The festival takes place in Inazuma, sometimes after the abolition of the Sakoku Decree vision confiscation. The Electro region is now welcoming guests all across Teyvat, with invitations extending to Genshin characters such as Venti, Xingqiu, Klee, and Albedo.

Here is a brief overview of all the festivities during this version 2.6 event:

  • The Moon and Stars Inscribe: Players will be tasked to take themed photographs for the Mondstadt bards, Lenne, and Ootomo. After taking pictures you will be tasked to complete a poem.
  • Theater Mechanicus – Stage of Brilliance: Genshin Impact’s tower defense mode is back, this time with new features and mechanics and a bit more tricky as well.
  • Clash of Lone Blades: A mini event centered on sword fighting, with an all-new parry mechanic.
  • The Floral Courtyard: Practice the art of Ikebana (flower arrangement) with the florist Fushizome.

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How To Get Xingqiu From The Event

After completing the various “Legends of the Kasen” quest phases, you can receive the “Irodori Anecdotes” of the corresponding phases. During the event, complete all the criteria in “Friendship in Writing” to invite “Juvenile Galant” Xingqiu (Hydro). You can only get Xingqiu once from the event.

  • Complete the “Parting”-themed poem
  • Obtain a score of 1,500 in Springtide Advent: Show of Force
  • Achieve victory in “Versus the Mightiest Warrior!” on Serious difficulty or higher
  • Complete the fourth “Floral theme”
Friendship in Writing event to get Xingqiu. Credit: HoYoverse
Friendship in Writing event to get Xingqiu. Credit: HoYoverse

Players who will take part in the event will earn tons of Primogems, character EXP materials, talent level up materials, Mystic Enhancement Ore, Mora, Crown of Insight, and course, receive a free Xingqiu.

If old players are looking for a Xingqiu constellation, it’s a really good chance to get him. Players with C6 Xingqiu will receive 5 Masterclass Starglitter as a reward. Xingqiu is a great character to get in Genshin Impact, especially if you’re able to get him for free.

The Irodori festival will run from April 7 at 10 a.m. GMT+8 until April 25 at 4 a.m. GMT+8.

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Himel Mahmud is a Staff Writer and Social Media Manager at GameRiv. A former FIFA Professional, Himel has been playing video games forever. He plays video games passionately, loves football and an avid music listener.