Hangout Event Barbara Guide – Genshin Impact

During the currently running seasonal event in Genshin Impact there are new Story Quests for players to complete called Hangouts. These Hangout quests feature one of four characters: Barbara, Noelle, Chongyun, and Bennett, and require Story Keys to unlock. The Hangout Event Barbara guide below will help you complete Story Quest that features Barbara.

How to Start Hangout Event Barbara

Image showing How to Start Hangout Event Barbara in Genshin Impact.

To start the Hangout Event: Barbara Story Quest you need to ensure you meet a specific criteria of two parts. The first part is being Adventure Rank 26 or above and have completed “Prologue: Act III – Song of the Dragon and Freedom”. The second part is having 2x Story Keys at your disposal. If you meet the criteria listed above you can access the Hangout Event: Bennet Story Quest from the Events Overview > Hangout Event > Story Quests page. Spend the 2x Story Keys on Barbara’s chapter to start the quest below.

Act I Wellspring of Healing Guide

Once you’ve unlocked Barbara’s Story Quest you will be able to start the mission called Wellspring of Healing. This mission features a total of five endings to unlock. Unlocking endings is fairly straightforward and worth your time to do. The Ending Rewards for Barbara’s Story Mission are:

Reward CriteriaReward Unlock
Obtain 1 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 5x Hero’s Wit, 5x Lighter-Than-Air-Pancake
Obtain 2 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 20x Primogems, 3x Guide to Resistance
Obtain 3 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 5x Hero’s Wit, 3x Prithiva Topaz Fragment
Obtain 4 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 20x Primogems, 5x Lighter-Than-Air-Pancake
Obtain 5 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 5x Hero’s Wit, 3x Prithiva Topaz Fragment
Obtain 6 Hangout MemoriesAdventure XP, 20x Primogems, 3x Guide to Resistance

To unlock all of the rewards listed above you need to ensure you unlock the Five Endings endings in the Wellspring of Healing mission with Barbara. I will explain how to do this below.

Unlock All 6 Barbara Hangout Endings

The Wellspring of Healing hangout event tasks you with completing a series of objectives for Barbara much like a normal story mission. These objectives can be completed a few ways and will result in a trio of branching storylines that take place over a number of different objectives.

To unlock all of the endings for this quest you will need to replay certain parts of the mission to make specific dialogue choices. Consult the image above to see where the branches occur and to see where each memory ending can be found. Further details on the Barbara endings are disclosed below.

Untimely Enthusiasm Ending Steps

The Untimely Enthusiasm ending for Barbara’s Story Quest tasks you with making the leader of the Barbara fan club go away. This can be done by completing specific steps during the quest See the steps below.

  1. Talk to Sister Victoria.
  2. Tell Barbara “Just wait here, we’ll go send that person away.”
  3. Confront Albert say either “It is dangerous here, there are lots of monsters roaming about” or “Barbara isn’t here anymore, you’d better head back to the city.”
  4. Follow Albert and speak to him to get the Untimely Enthusiasm ending memory.

A Fiery Flavor From Liyue Ending Steps

This ending is along the same track as the Untimely Enthusiasm Ending and can be acquired be replaying the moment where you first speak to Barbara. Follow the steps below to unlock this memory:

  1. Tell Barbara “Let’s go deeper into the forest and wait for them to leave”.
  2. Follow Barbara and ask her about her family or why she joined the church.
  3. Help Barbara look for Red Wolfhook Berries.
  4. Tell Barbara “Leave it to us” and go speak to Sister Victoria.
  5. Clean the dirt piles at the cathedral using Anemo or Hydro abilities.
  6. “I would like to try your special Chilibrew”.
  7. “Alright, let’s split up”.
  8. Locate Barbara in the Whispering Woods.
  9. Rescue the merchant by defeating the Treasure Hoarders.
  10. Pick the Liyue Chilibrew as your reward to finish this ending.

The Taste of Hard Work Ending Steps

This ending can be unlocked by making the exact choices at the start of the A Fiery Flavor From Liyue Ending up to selecting your reward. When you select your reward pick the Sweet Flowers from Caishan instead. To unlock this ending restart at the Knight and Deaconess, Ready for Battle! segment. From here all you need to do is:

  1. Pick the Sweet Flowers as your reward to finish this ending.

Incompletely Cured Ending Steps

This quest ending can be unlocked by replaying the Deaconness’ Gratitude segment of the Story Quest. From this moment on you need to select the following to unlock this ending.

  1. Select Chilibrew.
  2. Choose to go together then speak to Sister Victoria.
  3. Go into the woods and fight the Hilichurls.
  4. Tell Barbara “Hold on Barbara. He’s a suspicious character” when she suggests healing the Treasure Hoarder.
  5. Defeat the Treasure Hoarder.

A Holiday in Mondstadt Ending Steps

This quest ending can be unlocked by replaying the Deaconness’ Gratitude segment of the Story Quest. From this moment on you need to select the following to unlock this ending.

  1. Pick Summer Sparkling Tea.
  2. Talk to Sister Victoria and meet with Barbara.
  3. When speaking to Herman say “You won’t mind if I check with Ellin on that?”
  4. Speak to Schulz and say “Barbara’s working right now.”
  5. Tell Susie “If it’s Barbara’s style you’re after, you could start by being considerate to others.”
  6. After speaking to these three tell Barbara she looks exhausted. Go for a walk with her to get this ending memory.

This concludes our guide to the Hangout Event Barbara Story Quest. Completing all five of the endings listed above is a very easy way to acquire some decent resources like Primogems and such. Completing all the memory ending can be easily done by accessing the storyline screen. From here simply select the named checkpoints to start the story from that point. This allows you to get everything done without starting the story over and over again. Accessing the screen can be done on the Quest Screen > Check Plan.

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