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Hidden Strife Event Guide

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Hidden Strife is an event for Genshin Impact 2.8. Guide contains release date, diluc skin, challenge modes, Vicious Battle, Dire Straits, how to start, walkthrough, recommended team, tips, and tricks, how to unlock, & rewards.

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KazuhaKazuhaKleeKleeShikanoin HeizouHeizouYoimiyaYoimiya
Hangout For HeizouSummertime Odyssey
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Event List Rewards & Guide

Hidden Strife Event Release Date & Details

Release Date

Part Of The 2.8 Update
Event Duration
07/27 10:00:00 – 08/15 03:59:59
(Server Time)

Hidden Strife was released on July 27, 2022. The event is centered around Diluc and is directly tied to his new Skin!

2.8 Update Patch Notes

Features Diluc's New 5-Star Skin

Will Feature Diluc

The event's story will be tied together with Diluc's new skin! The 5-star skin called Red Dead of Night will be worn by Diluc during the event and its origins will be touched on!

Skin Of Diluc (Red Dead Of Night) - Looks & How To Get

Hidden Strife Event Gameplay Features

A New Challenge Event

A New Challenge Event

During the event, players will clear challenges to progress through it. It includes time trial and enemy clearing objectives.

7 Challenges To Unlock

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Starting from the first day of the Hidden Strife Event, a new challenge will unlock every day, making a total of 7 challenges to unlock for this event.

Two Challenge Modes

Vicious Battle

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In this challenge it will have three difficulty levels: Perilous, Quandary, and Desperate, that will be unlocked by default. Note that upon completing a higher difficulty, it will automatically complete the lower difficulties.

Dire Straits

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In the Dire Straits mode, it will only be unlocked after completing the "Desperate" Difficulty in the "Vicious Battle" mode.

Fearsome Judgement Tips

Ruin Guard, Ruin Grader, and Ruin Sentinels have high physical resistance so make use of elemental reactions to defeat them. You can use characters that can trigger Frozen reaction to stop them from moving or use characters that use bows to immobilize Ruin Guard or use Electro characters to immobilize Ruin Graders.

Recommended Characters

Phantom Of The Past Walkthrough

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Go to Dawn Winery and talk to Adelinde.
Falcon Coast
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Go to Falcon Coast.
investigate camp
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Investigate the Camp.
Abnormal Ley Line
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Investigate the abnormal Ley Line deposit. This will start a cutscene showing the young Diluc using his new skin.
defeat opponents
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Defeat the opponents. You will be using Diluc's Trial Character. He's wearing his new skin so you will have a chance to use his new skin.

Phantom Of The Past Quest Rewards

Hidden Strife Event How To Unlock & Location

How To Unlock

- Adventure Rank 25 or above
- Complete the Song Of The Dragon And Freedom
- Complete Noctua Chapter (Diluc Story Quest)

Hidden Strife Location

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After completing Phantom of the Past Quest, you can now start the Hidden Strife Challenges.

Hidden Strife Event Rewards

Rewards List

Rewards List

Event-Related Guides

Event & Wish

Current Wish (Gacha) Banners

Character / Weapon
Auric BlazeAuric Blaze

03/01/23 - 03/21/23

Twilight ArbiterTwilight Arbiter

03/01/23 - 03/21/23

Epitome Of InvocationEpitome Of Invocation

03/01/23 - 03/21/23

Beacon of the Reed SeaBeacon of the Reed Sea
Staff of the Scarlet SandsStaff of the Scarlet Sands
beginnerBeginners' Wish


Wanderlust InvocationWanderlust Invocation


All Banner List - Character & Weapon Banner History

Available Events

WindblumeWindblume's Breath

03/03/23 - 03/20/23

Windblume Festival is back again! Participate & enjoy different event activities to obtain amazing rewards, including the event-exclusive weapon Mailed Flower!
Heated Battle Mode: The Profound Purpose Of Practice Guide (TCG Event) 3.5Heated Battle Mode: The Profound Purpose Of Practice

03/11/23 - 03/20/23

Play the limited TCG mode where the cost of the first activity gets reduced for each round!
Vibro Crystal VerificationVibro-Crystal Verification

03/14/23 - 03/27/23

Form 2 teams that will utilize the buffs from Vibro-Crystal Connections in this event!
Fungus MechanicusFungus Mechanicus

03/23/23 - 04/03/23

Control Fungi to defeat Mechanici in this event!
Spices From the West: Northerly SearchSpices From the West: Northerly Search

03/31/23 - 04/10/23

Create Spices to spice up some dishes as part of this event!
Ley Line OverflowLey Line Overflow

04/03/23 - 04/10/23

The Ley Line Overflow event returns! Get twice as much rewards for clearing Ley Line Challenges
Hoyolab Log InDaily Check-In Event
Log in every day at Hoyolab to get rewards!
Hangout EventHangout Event


Faruzan Hangout Event

Upcoming Wish (Gacha) Banners

Character / Weapon
The HeronThe Heron's Court

03/21/23 - 04/11/23

[Gacha Simulator]

The Transcendent One ReturnsThe Transcendent One Returns

03/21/23 - 04/11/23

[Gacha Simulator]

Epitome Of InvocationEpitome Of Invocation

03/21/23 - 04/11/23

Calamity QuellerCalamity Queller
Mistsplitter ReforgedMistsplitter Reforged

Other Events

Other Upcoming Events
Ludi Harpastum
Web Event List
Web Event ListWeb Event List
Event Tracking Tool
To Do List & Event Calendar
All Events List

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