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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
Echoing ConchesPhantasmal ConchesImaging Conches
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
Yoimiya Rerun Banner
Yoimiya Rerun Banner

08/02 ~ 08/23
[Gacha Simulator]

Yun JinYun Jin
Weapon Banner

08/02 ~ 08/23

Thundering PulseThundering Pulse
Summit ShaperSummit Shaper
beginnerBeginners' Wish


Wanderlust InvocationWanderlust Invocation


All Banner List - Character & Weapon Banner History

Available Events

RemReminiscent Regimen

08/04 - 08/15

Play with your friends or randoms to earn various rewards!
Hidden StrifeHidden Strife Event

07/27 - 08/15

Take part in the Battle Challenges to win Primogems and more!
Summertime OdysseySummertime Odyssey

07/15 - End of 2.8 Update

Golden Apple Archipelago rerun event for 2.8 Update!
Resonating VisionsResonating Visions

07/15 - 08/24

The Resonating Visions event and collecting of Phantasmal Conches will be start at the Golden Apple Archipelago island.
Hoyolab Log InDaily Check-In Event
Log in every day at Hoyolab to get rewards!
Hangout EventHangout Event


- Shikanoin Heizon's Hangout Event

Upcoming Limited Events

Evermotion Mechanical PaintingEvermotion Mechanical Painting

08/12 - 08/22

- A new mechanical puzzle event

Other Upcoming Events

Event Tracking Tool
To Do List & Event Calendar
All Event List - Rewards & Guide

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