Cinnabar Spindle is a 4-star sword in Genshin Impact which is being given away in the current Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event. You don't need to use Primogems and try to get this decent sword from Weapon Wish Banners. Check out how to get it for free and use Cinnabar Spindle in Genshin Impact effectively.

I. How To Get Cinnabar Spindle

Cinnabar Spindle is a reward in the Genshin Impact Christmas event Shadows Amidst Snowstorms revolving around Dragonspine and Albedo. It features three mini-events with many exciting activities and rewards. But only two mini-events are available now, including:

  • Born of the Snow
  • Dragonspine Special Training

To get Cinnabar Spindle, you need to complete the mini-event 'Born of the Snow'. During this event, players have to complete Dragonspine Special Training challenges and collect six opponents of the Puffy Snowman, including head, hands, hat, scarf, eyes, and noses.

Build A Puffy Snowman
Build a Puffy Snowman and get the Cinnabar Spindle from Snowman Mark One rewards.

Cinnabar Spindle is the reward for the first level titled 'Snowman Mark One'. You only have to complete a full snowman at the spot of Born of the Snow on the border of Dragonspine. These snowman components are available to collect from the mission rewards in Dragonspine Special Training mini-events.

Snowman Mark One
You can get it for free easily.

II. How To Use  Cinnabar Spindle In Genshin Impact

The 4-Star Sword Cinnabar Spindle in Genshin Impact is a powerful weapon with a high base damage of 41 - 454. It has a high DEF bonus status of 15% - 69.0% from level 1 to 90.

#1. How To Upgrade Cinnabar Spindle

You need to collect enough weapon enhancement and weapon ascension materials to upgrade this sword to the maximum level. Here are all the weapon ascension materials you need for Cinnabar Spindle.

  • Tile of Decarabian's Tower/Debris of Decarabian's City/Fragment of Decarabian's Epic/Scattered Piece of Decarabian's Dream: You need to clear the Cecilia Garden domain on Monday/Thursday/Sunday. You can also buy them from Mondstadt Souvenir Shop and craft high-standard items at the crafting table.
  • Chaos Device/Circuit/Core: You have to defeat Humanoid Ruin Machines to collect this drop.
  • Damaged/Stained/Ominous Mask: You can collect them by defeating Hilichurls.

Besides, Genshin Impact players can also buy two bottles of Alkahest from the event shop of the Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event. Each bottle costs 400 currencies earned from event missions.

Cinnabar Spindle
You should upgrade Cinnabar Spindle to the max level.

#2. Best Character To Use Cinnabar Spindle

Albedo is the best character to use the 4-star sword Cinnabar Spindle in Genshin Impact. With high DEF bonus stats, this sword makes Albedo more powerful and reliable in combat. The recommended artifact set to pair with this DEF build is Defender's Will.

Cinnabar Spindle Genshin
Albedo is the best character to use this sword.

III. How To Collect Puffy Snowman Components

There are two ways to collect enough components for the Puffy Snowman in Genshin Impact, including:

  • Special Training:

Most Puffy Snowman components are available to pick up from the Tracker Training mission. You should have at least one Pyro character or four Pyro characters in your team to complete the tracking mission faster. Use the Pyro element to melt the ice and get the components hidden insides.

  • Trading with Friends:

Select components to add to the Wishlist. You can give friends items in their Wish List and receive gifts from friends.

Those are all about Cinnabar Spindle in Genshin Impact. It's very easy to get this 4-star sword for free.

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