Genshin Impact 2.3: How to Build Snowmen during Shadows Amidst Snowstorms

Building a Snowman in Genshin Impact 2.3 is quite simple. But, first, players need to be part of the new event Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event to start getting Christmasy.

Here's our guide to getting all the pieces to build your very own icy companion.

Event Details

Players will be able able to unlock Snowman Furniture during the Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event now available in Genshin Impact 2.3.

Shadows Amidst Snowstorms runs from November 25th to December 13th.

The event shop for the latest Genshin event runs from November 25th to December 25th.


  • Reach Adventure Rank 20, and complete the Archon Quest For a Tomorrow Without Tears
  • Complete Albedo's Story Quest Traveler Observation Report and Joel's Lost in the Snow Quest
Snowman Components in Genshin Impact
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Let's get in the mood of Holidays doing a Snowman

How to Build a Snowman

After completing the first Quest part of the event, Snowy Past, players will unlock the Dragonspine Special Training.

In Tracker Training, players will treasure the hunt on Dragonspine, looking for big ice pieces. Once they are melted with a Pyro character, travelers will receive a Snowmen Component.

Players need to collect at least one of the six different pieces necessary to build a Puffy Snowman:

  • Head
  • Hands
  • Hat
  • Scarf
  • Eyes
  • Nose

Snowman heads are fixed rewards after completing a track in Combat Training and Tracker Training.

Players will obtain pieces randomly. To receive all the parts available is necessary to exchange components with friends and other players.

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Trading Components

On the main screen of the Genshin Impact Shadows Amidst Snowstorms event, players can find the button exchange components.

The Gift tab will allow you to share components with others. Then, in the Recieve tab, you can claim the pieces other players are sharing.

Snowman Torsos and Serenitea Pot

The Snowmen Torsos can only be unlocked on December 4, 2021, after completing Act 3 of the event quest.

The Torsos will work as the Furniture base that players will display in their Serenitea Pot and create their Snowman to keep once the event is finished!

Cinnabar Spindle

After creating their first snowman, players can obtain a copy of the Free 4-star Sword Cinnabar Spindle.

Cinnabar Spindle Free 4-Star Sword in Genshin Impact
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Cinnabar Spindle Free 4-Star Sword

This free pickup is an excellent sword for Characters with DMG that scales on Defense. In particular, Albedo is the ideal fit.

The refinement materials, Alkahest, are part of the rewards and store items in the Shadows Amidst Event - so make sure to get what you need while you can!

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