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Stand By Me Event (Free Liyue Character) - Best Choice

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Stand By Me is a version 1.3 event for Genshin Impact. Learn about challenges, Stand By Me reward, how to unlock, best character, free Liyue character, best choice, & release date.

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Lantern Rite Festival Schedule & Details

Stand By Me Event - Release Date & How To Unlock

Release Date
February 10 ~ March 07, 2021

What Is Stand By Me Event?

Stand by Me is an event that will be released at version 1.3 of Genshin Impact. It will be a part of the Lantern Rite event series. You can obtain one 4 star Liyue Character of your choice after finishing several challenges.

Check Out The 1.3 Update Upcoming Patch Here

How To Unlock Stand By Me

Unlocked While Doing Lantern Rite Festival Quests

Connected To The Lantern Rites Festival

Players will have to complete a series of quests to unlock Stand By Me. Specifically, they have to clear the Glow Of A Thousand Lanterns quest and the required quests to unlock Theater Mechanicus.

Check Out The Lantern Rite Festival Here

Free Character Unlock Conditions

- Requirements
1 Reach the Festive Fever stage "Glow Of A Thousand Lanterns" in Lantern Rite Tales
2 Spend 1000 Peace Talismans for the Event (obtained in Theater Mechanicus)

Complete Difficulty 1 & 2 For 1000 Peace Talismans!

You can get 1000 Peace Talismans just for acing Theater Mechanicus's difficulty 1 & 2 stages, which is easy to do. If you have no need for any other Xiao Market items, simply clear these 2 and hold on to the 1000 Peace Talismans!

How To Beat Theater Mechanicus Difficulty 1 & 2

Stand By Me Event Event - Rewards & Free Characters

Receive One Free 4★ Liyue Character!

After clearing the Tower Defense (Theater Mechanicus) Event, exchange 1000 Peace Talismans to receive one Liyue 4 star character of your choice, for free!

Check Out The All Character List

Stand By Me Event Event - Recommended Characters

Recommended Characters

Character NameRecommendation
XingqiuXingqiuHighly Recommended
- One of the best support characters in-game.
- Easily applies wet status to enemies.
- Easily increases damage output of characters with Hydro reactions.
- Can heal and guard at the same time.
NingguangNingguangHighly Recommended
- Easy to use damage-dealer.
・Has strong burst with small costs.
- Can spot Ores or mining areas on the map.
- Even stronger in coop.
ChongyunChongyun Recommended
- Can provide support and DPS.
- Strong Elemental Burst skill that is easy to charge.
- Does not work well as a physical build DPSer.
BeidouBeidou Recommended
- Can block and counter attacks of enemies.
- Can also act as DPSer.
- A great support for Hydro DPS like Tartaglia.
XinyanXinyan Recommended
- Can provide a shield that spreads pyro to enemies.
- Can provide powerful AOE Burst.
XianglingXiangling Not Recommended
- Can be obtained from Spiral Abyss.
- Can spread fire easily - is a strong Pyro support.
- Constellations significantly increase her damage
- Recommended to choose if you have all other Liyue 4★.

Which Character Will You Pick?

Event Related Guides

Event & Wish

Current Wish (Gacha) Banners

Character / Weapon
Chanson Of Many Waters
Chanson Of Many Waters

11/08/2023 - 11/28/2023

Immaculate Pulse
Immaculate Pulse

11/08/2023 - 11/28/2023

Twilight Arbiter
Twilight Arbiter

11/28/2023 - 12/20/2023

KiraraKiraraXianglingXianglingKuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
Azure Excursion
Azure Excursion

11/28/2023 - 12/20/2023

KiraraKiraraXianglingXianglingKuki ShinobuKuki Shinobu
Epitome Of Invocation

11/08/2023 - 11/28/2023

Splendor of Tranquil WatersSplendor of Tranquil WatersJadefallJadefall's Splendor
Sacrificial SwordSacrificial SwordThe BellThe BellDragonDragon's BaneSacrificial FragmentsSacrificial FragmentsThe StringlessThe Stringless
Epitome Of Invocation

11/28/2023 - 12/20/2023

Haran Geppaku FutsuHaran Geppaku FutsuStaff Of The Scarlet SandsStaff Of The Scarlet Sands
Favonius WarbowFavonius WarbowLionLion's RoarThe WidsithThe WidsithFavonius LanceFavonius LanceFavonius GreatswordFavonius Greatsword
beginnerBeginners' Wish


Wanderlust InvocationWanderlust Invocation


All Banner List - Character & Weapon Banner History

Version 4.2 Events

4.2 Events
Misty Dungeon: Realm Of Water Event Guide - Release DateMisty Dungeon: Realm Of Water

Nov. 9, 2023 ~ Nov. 20, 2023

A combat-focused event wherein players have to create teams to defeat the waves of enemies!
Graph Adversarial Technology Experiment Log Event Guide - Release DateGraph Adversarial Technology Experiment Log

Nov. 17, 2023 ~ Nov. 27, 2023

A photo taking event that will be held across Fontaine region!
ThelxieThelxie's Fantastic Adventures

Nov. 17, 2023 ~ Dec. 11, 2023

Upcoming main event for 4.2 update that is consist of 3 mini-games!
LilLil' Fungi's Fun-Tastic Fiesta


Enjoy this upcoming tabletop fungi puzzle game and obtain amazing rewards!

Other Events

Other Upcoming Events
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This post is hella weird. Xiangling is not recommended, cuz you get one for free? xiang has one of the best constelations for 4* and you usually want 4* with constelations. One of the best supports in the game. Also Xingju's main advantage is his p***ive that is the best thing u can get long-term.

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Excited about getting my c5 Ningguang to c6!

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