After the Lantern Rite festival Fleeting Color in Flight, Genshin Impact players have one more chance to get Xingqiu for free. This character is a reward from Irodori Festival in Inazuma in the upcoming update 2.6. Check out how to obtain this free character here.

I How To Get Free Xingqiu

Xingqiu is a 4-star Hydro character from Liyue. He is often available to collect from character banners, Starglitter Shop, and event rewards. He was among the free characters to get from the Lantern Rite festival in Liyue in the previous update.

If you haven't got this character or want to get another Xinqiu to activate his constellation point, participate in the Hues of the Violet Garden event in Genshin Impact 2.6. Then, go through the event and complete all event challenges to get him for free.

Get Xingqiu For Free
You can get a free Xingqiu when joining and completing an upcoming festive event in Genshin Impact 2.6.

II. Hues of the Violet Garden Event

The upcoming event 'Hues of the Violet Garden' has many sub-events with lots of interesting activities. Follow these steps to unlock the event.

  • Complete Event Quests.
  • Use the Photography feature to take photos and inspire Poetry in The Moon and Stars Inscribed Event.
  • Go through the Theater Mechanicus Rerun event.
  • Defeat Enemies in the Clash of Lone Blades Event.
  • Create stunning Floral Courtyards for rewards.

After completing all these sub-events and activities, you can claim tons of Primogems, Mora, and materials for character/weapon enhancement. Let's take a quick look through these sub-events of 'Hues of the Violet Garden' here.

Hues Of The Violet Garden
Join the Hues of the Violet Garden event to play a lot of mini-games and earn tons of rewards. 

#1. The Moon and Stars Inscribed

Participants use the Camera in Genshin Impact to take photos in order to inspire poetry. You get the hint about the photo you need to take from a Poetic Theme. Then, give those photos to the commissioner to write poetry. The more photos you give him, the easier for him to compose. Finally, you choose your favorite lines for your poem.

#2. Theater Mechanicus

Veterans in Genshin Impact are familiar with this event. But it can be new to some players who have just begun recently. Participating in this event, players will enter a domain. Your mission is to arrange towers to defend yourself from enemy waves within the time limit. Don't forget to equip the Wondrous Stick before entering the stage.

Clash Of Lone Blades
There are four sub-events in Irodori Festival Genshin Impact 'Hues of the Violet Garden' event in Inazuma.

#3. Clash of Lone Blades

Clash of Lone Blades event brings participants into a fierce battlefield. During the event, you play as a normal Traveler without elemental skill and burst. Players only use sword skills to parry attacks from Beibou, Yun Yin, and other masters. The event provides Travelers with a Parry Mechanic to take a defensive stance and reduce the damage from the opponent.

#4. Floral Courtyard Ikebana

The last sub-event in 'Hues of the Violet Garden' is Floral Courtyard Ikebana. It's also the final step to be eligible for getting free Xingqiu from Genshin Impact 2.6. The game provides players with a lot of flowers, base, and screen decorations for the floral courtyard. With the instruction of Ayaka, you need to make your Floral Courtyard and place it in the Serenitea Pot.

Floral Courtyard Event
Floral Courtyard is an interesting event that rewards Genshin Impact players a decoration item for Teapot. 

Complete all these challenges to collect tokens or points to get Xingqiu for free. You can earn a lot of enhancement materials, Mora, and Primogems from this event.

III. FAQs About Free Xingqiu & Irodori Festival

#1. Is Xingqiu free Genshin Impact?

In fact, Xingqiu is not a free character like Xiangling, Kaeya, Amber, Noelle, etc. You cannot get him by completing in-game quests or challenges. Genshin Impact players need to pull Xingqiu in character banners or buy him from Starglitter Shop.

However, Genshin Impact recently has been giving away this 4-star Hydro character in some festive events, such as Fleeting Color in Flight in Liyue during update 2.4. Players need to collect enough tokens to make an invitation and get one of all 4-star characters from Liyue, including Xingqiu, Xiangling, Beidou, Chongyun, etc.

In the upcoming 'Hues of the Violet Garden' event, you have another chance to get a free Xingqiu from the event rewards. You don't need to make the decision because he is the only character reward for participants.

Genshin Impact Xingqiu Build
Xingqiu will be available to get for free in Genshin Impact 2.6 as an event reward. 

#2. How many Primogems does theater mechanics have?

The prize pool of the upcoming theater mechanics was not revealed in Genshin Impact Livestream Program. But the first run event in Genshin Impact 2.0 gives players 420 Primogems for completing all challenges.

Theater Mechanics
The theater mechanics event gives players a lot of Primogems. 

Those are all about the 'Hues of the Violet Garden' event and how to get a free Xingqiu. Just wait and join when the event is unlocked.

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