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Genshin Impact - Hidden Strife Event Guide

Hidden Strife is a combat challenge event featuring Diluc in Genshin Impact's Version 2.8. See how to unlock Hidden Strife, how to play the Diluc Event, all event stages, and all the event rewards here!

Hiddden Strife Event Guide
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 1 Day 1 Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 2Day 2 Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 3Day 3 Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 4Day 4
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 5Day 5 Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 6Day 6 Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 7Day 7 Genshin - Dire StraitsDire Straits
Genshin - Kaeya in Hidden Strife Kaeya's Location

Hidden Strife Event Information

Diluc Event Details

Genshin - Hidden Strife Event

Event Start July 27, 2022
Event End August 15, 2022
How to Unlock Reach Adventure Rank 25+
Complete Prologue: Act 3 Archon Quest
Complete Diluc's Story Quest
Event Rewards
Genshin - Primogem Image Genshin - Hero Genshin - Mora Image Genshin - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image Genshin - Weapon Ascension Material

What is the Hidden Strife?

Hidden Strife is an all-out battle event where you have to defeat enemies with the help of stage buffs. This challenge is like the Phantom Flow event.

The event will also feature a story about Diluc's new outfit, Red Dead of Night.

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How to Unlock Hidden Strife

Genshin - Prologue Act 3 Archon Quest Story Walkthrough
To unlock Hidden Strife, you need to reach Adventure Rank 25 or above, then complete Prologue: Act 3 Archon Quest and Diluc's Story Quest!

Prologue: Act 3 Archon Quest Guide

Can You Get Diluc Skin in Hidden Strife?

Genshin - Red Dead of Night Diluc Skin
No, you can't get Diluc's Skin in the Hidden Strife Event. However, you can try out a trial version of Diluc's Skin during the event!

Can You Play Hidden Strife in Co-Op?

No, Hidden Strife is not available in Co-Op Mode. While you can't play with your friends, you can adjust the difficulty of the challenge though. Plus, there's a Co-Op Only event coming soon, the Reminiscent Regimen!

Hidden Strife Stages

All Diluc Event Battle Stages

Stages Enemies & Unlock Dates
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 1 Fearsome Judgment July 27, 2022
Genshin Impact - Ruin Hunter ImageGenshin Impact - Ruin Grader ImageGenshin Impact - Ruin Scout ImageGenshin Impact - Ruin Destroyer ImageGenshin Impact - Ruin Cruiser Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 2 Searing Skies July 28, 2022
Genshin Impact - Cryo Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Cryo Abyss Mage ImageGenshin Impact - Cryo Hilichurl Shooter ImageGenshin Impact - Frostarm Lawachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Cryo Samachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Ice Shield Hilichurl Guard ImageGenshin Impact - Ice Shieldwall Mitachurl Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 3 Blazing Thunder July 29, 2022
Genshin Impact - Large Pyro Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Large Hydro Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Blazing Axe Mitachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Cryo Whopperflower ImageGenshin Impact - Pyro Whopperflower Image
Genshin Impact - Pyro Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Hydro Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Hydro Samachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Anemo Samachurl Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 4Scatter, Flaming Feathers! July 30, 2022
Genshin Impact - Fatui Pyro Agent ImageGenshin Impact - Fatui Electro Cicin Mage ImageGenshin Impact - Fatui Cryo Cicin Mage ImageGenshin Impact - Mirror Maiden Image
Genshin Impact - Treasure Hoarders - Marksman ImageGenshin Impact - Treasure Hoarders - Hydro Potioneer ImageGenshin Impact - Treasure Hoarders - Gravedigger ImageGenshin Impact - Treasure Hoarders - Cryo Potioneer ImageGenshin Impact - Treasure Hoarders - Crusher Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 5Day 5 July 31, 2022
Genshin Impact - Stonehide Lawachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Hilichurl Shooter ImageGenshin Impact - Hilichurl Fighter ImageGenshin Impact - Hilichurl Berserker ImageGenshin Impact - Geo Samachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Blazing Axe Mitachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Rock Shieldwall Mitachurl Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 6 Arch-Tempered Sword August 01, 2022
Genshin Impact - Hilichurl Berserker ImageGenshin Impact - Electro Hilichurl Shooter ImageGenshin Impact - Electro Hilichurl Grenadier ImageGenshin Impact - Thunderhelm Lawachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Electro Samachurl ImageGenshin Impact - Crackling Axe Mitachurl Image
Genshin - Hidden Strife Day 7 The Other Molten Quadrant August 02, 2022
Genshin Impact - Hydro Slime ImageGenshin Impact - Hilichurl Fighter ImageGenshin Impact - Geovishap Hatchling ImageGenshin Impact - Geovishap Image

Seven Battle Stages Coming Soon!

There are seven stages total in the challenge. One stage will unlock every day for seven days from the event's start.

Complete Event Quests

Hidden Strife Event Quests
Genshin Impact - Phantom of the Past Quest GuidePhantom of the Past Genshin Impact - AllAll's Well That Ends Well

To start the first stage of the Hidden Strife Event, you must complete the Phantom of the Past Event Quest, the prologue that tells the story behind Diluc's Skin!

How to Play Hidden Strife

Diluc Event Guide

How to Play Diluc's Event
1 Learn the Backstory of Diluc's Skin!
2 Go to the Event Location to Start the Challenges.
3 Finish the Vicious Battle & Dire Straits Challenges!
4 How to do the Dire Straits Challenge.
5 Get the Afterimaged Might for Buffs.
6 Check Ley Line Residues for the domain special effects!
7 Beat Enemies within the Time Limit!

Story Behind Diluc's Skin

Genshin - Story Behind Diluc
The event features the backstory of Diluc Skin, Red Dead of Night. There are event quests that would explain Diluc's outfit and why he doesn't have a vision in it. The first quest, Phantom of the Past, serves as the unlock quest for the event.

In addition to the backstory, we can use a trial version of Diluc's Skin in the stages and in the event quests!

Head to Falcon Coast for Stage Challenges

Genshin - Head to Falcon Coast to Stage Challenges
To start the challenges and see all enemies, head to the Falcon Coast in Mondstadt! You can tap on its marker on the map and it will teleport you in front of it!

Complete Two Types of Challenges

Genshin - Complete Two Types of Challenges
There are two types of challenges, Vicious Battle and Dire Straits! Vicious Battle features three difficulty levels: Perilous, Quandary, and Desperate.

Dire Straits will only unlock after completing the ''Desperate'' Difficulty in Vicious Battle Mode.

Hidden Strife Dire Straits Challenge

Genshin - Hidden Strife Dire Straits
The Dire Straits has enemies as strong as the ones in the Spiral Abyss with a higher HP pool. There may be waves where you need to beat the weaker enemies first before defeating the boss or else it will regenerate.

How to Beat Dire Straits

To beat Dire Straits, you need to clear any challenge target needed to get the Afterimaged Might then focus on beating the required amount of Elite Enemies or more!

Get Afterimaged Might Buffs

Genshin - Complete Objectives for Buffs
The event is like the Phantom Flow Event, where you needed to complete a set of objectives to get buffs! The buffs are called Afterimaged Might.

Check Out the Ley Line Residue

Genshin - Ley Line Residue
Each challenge will have a unique Ley Line Residue that has its own special effects that you need to take into account while playing.

Defeat Enemies Within Time Limit

Genshin - Defeat Enemies Within Time Limit
As seen in the sneak peek, Travelers need to complete the challenge within the time limit to get a high score!

Hidden Strife Event Rewards

Total Hidden Strife Rewards

All Hidden Strife Event Rewards
Genshin - Primogem Icon Primogem x420 Genshin - Mora Icon Mora x180,000 Genshin - Hero Hero's Wit x18
Genshin - Mystic Enhancement Ore Icon Mystic Enhancement Ore x34 Genshin - Debris of Decarabian Debris of Decarabian's City x6 Genshin - Boreal Wolf Boreal Wolf's Cracked Tooth x6
Genshin - Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator Icon Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator x6

Hidden Strife Rewards Breakdown

Objectives Rewards
Day 1 -
Fearsome Judgment
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 2 -
Searing Skies
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 3 -
Blazing Thunder
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 4 - Scatter, Flaming Feathers!
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 5 - Puissant Calibre
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 6 -
Arch-Tempered Sword
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Day 7 -
The Other Molten Quadrant
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
Phantom of the Past Quest
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000
All's Well That Ends Well Quest
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x20000

Hiddden Strife Battle Pass Rewards

Genshin - Hidden Strife BP Rewards

After completing the last challenge, The Other Molten Quadrant, you can get 1500 Battle Pass Points which can aid your battle pass progress!

Battle Pass Guide

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