Genshin Impact 2.3 Redhorn Stonethresher Farming Guide, Ascension Materials & Best Uses

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Genshin Impact 2.3 Weapon Banners introduces tailor-made weapons for the 5-star character featured in the Character Event.

With Arataki Itto less than a week away; along with Inazuma's bad boy, miHoYo will introduce a new 5-star Claymore called: Redhorn Stonethresher.

Here's our farming guide for getting the materials in advance to level up the new Redhorn Stonethresher Claymore.


Release Date

The Redhorn Stonethresher will be released in the second weapon banner for Genshin Impact 2.3 on December 14, 2021.

Genshin Impact 2.3's third character banner will go live on the same day, featuring Gorou and Arataki Itto.

Redhorn Stonethresher Preview

The new 5-star Claymore in Genshin Impact is a red and silver Nodachi that resembles the Inazuma weapons but with robust Pyro flares.

Rarity Name Stat Stat Passive Name Passive Effect R5
5-starRedhorn StonethresherClaymoreCrit DMGGokadaiou OtogibanashiDEF is increased by 40% Normal and Charged Attack DMG is increased by 56% of DEF

Redhorn Stonethresher

  • The weapon will provide high base ATK and Crit DMG as the first passive.
  • Despite having high offensive stats, the Redhorn Stonethresher will reward building tanky characters with high Defense.
    • Redhorn Stonethresher is the best weapon for Claymore users, one for which DMG scales with Defense.
  • It is tailor-Made for the upcoming 5-star character Arataki Itto.

Redhorn Stonethresher Ascension Materials

These are the ascension materials for the Claymore Redhorn Stonethresher:

Narukami's Series are level-up materials for Weapons that players can obtain in the Inazuma domain, Court of Flowing Sand Domain on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.

For a Redhorn Stonethresher to max level, players need to collect:

  • 9 Narukami's Wisdom
  • 14 Narukami's Joy
  • 14 Narukami's Affection
  • 6 Narukami's Valor

Concealed Pieces - Material drop by the Enemies, Rifthounds from Tsurumi Island.

  • Rifthounds inflict corrosion, so bring a healer while you farm for this material.
  • A level 90 Redhorn Stonethresher requires:
    • 23 Concealed Claws
    • 27 Concealed Unguis
    • 41 Concealed Talon

Nobushi and Kairaki Samurai - Inazuma enemies that players can find near shrines and shores. They can harness Electro and Pyro elements. They are generally in pairs or parties of three. Once defeated, Samurai drops Handguards:

19 Old Handguards, 23 Kageuchi Handguards, 27 Famed Handguards are needed to level up the Redhorn Stonethresher to level 90.

Redhorn Stonethresher Best Uses

Despite being Tailor-Made for Arataki Itto, the weapon is also suitable for characters with high defense characters.

The Redhorn Stonethresher will be the best weapon for Noelle and Xinyan, although the high ATK and Crit DMG also make it viable for characters like Eula and Diluc.

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