Genshin Impact 2.4 has several free characters up for grabs thanks to the return of the Lantern Rite Festival and the Prosperative Partners event. Players will first need to complete the “The Stars Inscribe the Year’s Wishes” quest for the Lantern Rite in order to get a free character in Genshin Impact\’s 2.4 update. Thankfully, for those familiar with the Lantern Rite Festival last year, getting a free character works in almost the exact same way.
The biggest difference this year, of course, is that different free characters are up for grabs. Getting currency as part of the event can be used on a variety of rewards, including getting a 4-star character of the player\’s choice. Each character that\’s available is based in Liyue, which is where the Lantern Rite Festival is celebrated. Knowing who\’s available in advance is ideal, as many fans will want to know which free character in Genshin Impact 2.4 they should get ahead of time.
Ultimately, the answer to that question relies on team compositions and which characters players have already. Obviously, getting a new character is the most enticing prospect. Yun Jin, one of the new characters in Genshin Impact 2.4, can be obtained for free during the Lantern Rite Festival, so many fans will likely want to recruit her since this is her in-game debut.
Genshin Impact 2.4: Which Characters Are Free In The Lantern Rite Festival
There are a total of eight 4-star characters from Liyue that players can get for free in Genshin Impact 2.4. These characters are:
Again, Yun Jin makes the most sense because she\’s a new character. However, if players already have a surplus of Geo and/or polearm users, then they may opt to get a character that better fits their current Genshin Impact team composition. For instance, a player low on Cryo users may decide to get Chongyun instead, and Xiangling is still considered one of the best 4-star characters in the game. Characters like Ningguang and Beidou also remain popular, and with Ningguang getting a new outfit in 2.4, there\’s more of an incentive to get her if players haven\’t yet.
Ultimately, the decision will come down to a player\’s preferences and what kind of characters they already possess. Still, it\’s cool that Genshin Impact is offering so many options when it comes to free characters in Version 2.4, and having Yun Jin be a part of the event is a smart call since she\’s new. It\’s also a great way for free-to-play players to get more characters without having to worry about spending Primogems or real money.