This page will help you find the locations of all the Echoing Tales in Genshin Impact. Echoing Tales are conches scattered around The Golden Apple Archipelago, when interacted with, you’ll hear short tales from ages past. Collecting 24 conches rewards you with Barbara’s Character Outfit, Summertime Sparkle.
You can find all the Tale locations on the maps below, they’ve been numbered to make it easier to reference, not in the order you should necessarily get them.
Tales 1-5 - Pudding Isle and surrounding islands
Teleport to Pudding Isle waypoint, then head west/southwest, and glide on to the smaller part of the island, and you should see it sitting on top of a rock.
Teleport to Pudding Isle waypoint, face south, and glide off the top hugging the cliff, you should drop on to a grassy ledge with some ore to mine, the tale is hidden amongst the taller grass.
Teleport to Pudding Isle waypoint, turn the camera northeast until you see crates, and the tale will be on a rock behind them.
From Pudding Isle, get into your Waverider and head to the small island directly east of it, as you get nearer, you’ll notice that there’s no way to climb up there. On the west side of the island, you’ll notice some structures with Hilichurls on there, take them out and jump on one of their platforms and a wind current will appear, ride it up to the top of the island, and you’ll find a Tale near the northern edge.
Tale 5 is on the island right next to Tale 4, it can be found halfway up on the northern edge, if you can’t pick it up due to being in combat, it’s because of the Electro Slimes guarding a chest below it, drop into the hole, and take them out.
Tales 6-9 - Minacious Isle
From Minacious Isle waypoint, turn east, and glide off the ledge straight below, the tale is on the beach, if you have trouble finding it, it can be found east of the Waverider Waypoint situated on the beach.
From Minacious Isle waypoint, head south until you reach a large hole, and you’ll notice multiple ledges with Hilichurls on them, the Tale can be found to your left (northeastern) ledge. You’ll have to defeat the Hilichurls before you can pick it up.
From Minacious Isle waypoint, head all the way east towards the edge of the cliff, near the painted wall, and a chest, turn towards the island to the east and glide over, the tale is sitting on a ledge on the southern side of the mountain. You can see the ledge before gliding over, it’s a different looking platform.
From Tale 8, jump off the ledge and glide southeast towards the chest, and challenge device, just before them, you’ll notice the Tale sitting on the beach.
Tales 10-17 - Broken Isle, Central Isle and surrounding islands
Starting from the central island (where the boss is), jump in your ship and sail to the island directly east, as you reach the beach, head east a bit further to find it sitting on a rock in the western center of the island, south of the beach Hilichurl camp.
From Tale 10, head all the way east, towards the eastern edge of the island, and you’ll find another Hilichurl camp, defeat them, and you’ll find the Tale sitting on a rock in front of a broken raft.
On the central island, west of the waypoint, and northwest of the boss arena, you’ll find Tale 12 nesting by a broken pillar.
From Tale 12, head south to find Tale 13 hiding in some foliage in between a large rock and a dilapidated ruin wall.
From Tale 13, head directly east to find the last one on the central island, this can be found south/southeast of the boss arena, sitting next to some small rocks.
Teleport to the Broken Isle waypoint, and glide west to find an alcove nestled into the mountain, Tale 15 can be found on the edge of it.
Teleport back to the Broken Isle Waypoint, and turn to the northeast, and you’ll see a large thin island. Glide over to it, and climb your way to the top. Go straight across the island, and drop to the ledge below with a torch on it, and the Tale can be found resting on the rock.
Teleport back to the Broken Isle Waypoint, and turn to the north to see another island, roughly the same height as the current island you’re standing on, glide to the smaller west side of the island, and as you get close to it, a wind current will pick you up, allowing you to glide to the top. If you misjudge it, teleport back and try again.
Tales 18-32 - Twinning Isle and surrounding islands
Sail north from the central island, and head to the western side of the island in front of you, there’ll be a fallen over concrete structure, Tale 18 can be found underneath it.
Tale 19 can be found east of Tale 18 on top of the tall mountain, to get up there, you’ll need to complete the painted puzzle challenge, this requires you to destroy 3 painted walls in a time limit, to do this, equip your Harpastum, and stand in the white box by the wall, now throw it at the painted wall, and it’ll bounce back to you, time the attack button right, to deflect the Harpastum back at the wall, do this three-five times to destroy it. Once the challenge is complete, take the wind current to the top of the mountain, and you’ll find Tale 19 next to a shipwreck.
Teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, and glide over to the large circular island, south of it, as you land, walk south a bit more, drop and glide down, Tale 20 can be found nestled into the side of the mountain, this can take a few tries to find this as it’s well hidden.
Tale 21 is on the same island as Tale 20, once again teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, and glide over to the large circular island, south of it. If you aim towards the back left of the island, you should spot a Hilichurl tower. Just past that, is a dilapidated hut, the Tale will be hidden amongst the rubble.
From Tale 21, head to the eastern edge of the cliff, and glide over to the island east of it, as you land on top of it, walk over the edge to the south, and drop or slowly glide down a ledge to find the Tale sitting near a chest and a painted wall.
From Tale 22, climb back on top, and glide northeast to another small island, as you are gliding across, look towards the floor, and you should see some Magical Crystal Chunks (blue ore) on your right, head towards there, and Tale 23 can be found on top of a small rock between the Magical Crystal Chunks and some Electro Crystals.
Teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, head east and drop off a couple of ledges, Tale 24 can be found amongst the scattered wooden planks, near a tree.
Teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, head south, and drop of the ledge. Glide down the mountain side slowly, keep your camera facing towards the mountain, and you should see a bird’s nest with two eggs in it, next to that is a small hole, drop into it, and attack the breakable wall with a Claymore. This’ll reveal a secret room which has a table, bookshelf, and a crate with the Tale sitting upon it. If you interact with the book on the table, you can start a World Quest.
Teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, head west and glide down to the lower portion of the island, as you are gliding down, stay near to the southern edge of the island, and you’ll see lots of little ledges, the ledge you want is halfway up, drop on to the southern ledge, and the Tale will be amongst the scattered wooden planks.
From Tale 26, glide down and around the mountain towards the northwest of the island, and you’ll see a big seashell like object on the beach, Tale 27 can be found inside it guarded by a Hilichurl, defeat it and pick it up.
Teleport to Broken Isle and sail to the island north of it, this island is unique because it has three large mountains joined together by rope bridges, to climb up, you need to head towards the east mountain, and follow the vines, ladders, and catwalks around to you reach the western mountain, the Tale can be found at the top, inside a cage. This will be guarded by multiple Hilichurls.
This can be gotten on your way to getting Tale 28. Head up the eastern mountain and follow it around to the northern mountain, you should spot this Tale on the ledge leading to the top of the mountain. It’s worth noting that defeating the Hilichurls on top of each mountain will break a seal to the Luxurious Chest on the bottom of the island.
Teleport to the Broken Isle waypoint and sail southwest to a small island. Sail around to the eastern edge of the island, climb on the rocky mountain and drop into a hole in the middle. The Tale will be behind a breakable wall.
Teleport to the Broken Isle waypoint and sail northwest to a small island. Sail around to the southwestern edge of the island to find a small opening into a cave, and you’ll find the Tale. If you can’t find the entrance, climb on the rocky mountain and drop into a hole in the middle.
Teleport to the Twinning Isle waypoint, and sail to the small island southeast (not the first small island nearer to the north) and you’ll find it sitting on a flat stone.