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Genshin Impact


Matt Chard

Unlock Criteria

Location Prerequisites
Xiao’s Quest Reach AR 23, Complete: Archon Quests Chapter I: Act I - Of the Land Amidst Monoliths, Complete Xiao’s story quest Alatus Chapter

Event Phase: All That Glitters

Event Schedule Start Time End Time
The Origin of the Lanterns February 10, 2021 February 28, 2021
Currents Deep Beneath the Lanterns February 14, 2021 February 28, 2021
Light Upon the Sea February 18, 2021 February 28, 2021


On this marvelous Lantern Rite, we pray that the fallen heroes may be guided home. Every single wish, no matter how small, is worth seeing to fruition. We will finally reunite with those we long for on a dreamlike night.


Activity Prerequisite Rewards
Lantern Rite Tales 1 The Origin of the Lanterns. Primogems, Mora, Festive Fever EXP.
Lantern Rite Tales 2 Reach the Festive Fever stage “Guests Flock From Afar”. Complete the quest Currents Deep Beneath the Lanterns. Complete all requests in “Lantern Rite Tales I” Primogems, Mora, Festive Fever EXP.
Light Upon the Sea 3 Reach the Festive Fever stage “Glow of a Thousand Lanterns”. Complete the quest Light Upon the Sea. Complete all requests in “Lantern Rite Tales II” Primogems, Mora, Festive Fever EXP.
Theatre Mechanicus Complete the quests The Origin of the Lanterns and Liyue: Theater Mechanicus. Peace Talismans currency to spend in Xiao Market
Stand by Me Reach the Festive Fever stage “Glow of a Thousand Lanterns”. Spend 1,000 Peace Talismans in Xiao Market Free Liyue 4-Star Character.


Lantern Rite is a Version 1.3 event. It starts off with a story quest for Xiao which must be completed before the other activities unlock. Through the various activities listed in the table above you’ll be rewarded with Primogems, Mora and a 4-Star character from the Stand by Me activity. A new game mode in Theater Mechanicus is also available which rewards its own currency to spend in the new Event Shop “Xiao Market”. There are also 26 World Quests to complete spanning over three Lantern Rite Tales which will reward more items.

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Guide Information
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  • Platforms,
    Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG, Adventure
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    31 July 2023
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This guide for Genshin Impact includes the following:

  • Based on version 3.0.
  • An interactive Map of Teyvat showing the location of all; Anemoculus, Geoculus, Statues of the Seven, World Quests, Shrines, Plants, Monsters, Enemies, Chests and Minerals.
  • Knowledge on all of the current known regions of Teyvat.
  • Detailed Character pages of all playable characters showing talent trees, skill builds and Ascension tables.
  • Character Tier Lists.
  • Combat Information and Elemental Effects & Combinations.
  • Weapons - Showing the current best and highest rated weapons in the game.
  • All Archon Quests including the new Sumeru Archon Quests.
  • All World Quests that are unlocked by speaking to NPCs through Teyvat. They give insight into the various locations and stories of the world.
  • All Story Quests consisting of chapters related to the background and personalities of each playable character.
  • All Domains laid bare with expert strategies including the new Sumeru Domains.
  • How to conquer the Spiral Abyss.
  • All Weekly Bosses covered with expert strategies.
  • How to get all the optimal outcomes on Hangout Events
  • Housing guide using the Serenitea Pot including a full blueprint and furnishings list.
  • All details on Gardening and Fishing.
  • Bonus Content, including Interviews from voice actors.

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