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Genshin Impact

When Scholar and Legends Meet

Shane Williams

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Complete Currents Deep Beneath the Lanterns and Lantern Rite Tales 1 .

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The scholar Soraya seems to be investigating something in Mt. Tianheng…


  1. Talk to Soraya
  2. Retrieve the Soil Sample
  3. Report back to Soraya
  4. Follow the mountain path

Talk to Soraya / Retrieve the Soil Sample

Upon completing Currents Deep Beneath the Lanterns, go to the Fast Travel which is located south of Mt. Tianheng, then glide down and speak with Soraya. After the conversation has come to a close, climb up to the area above and collect a Soil Sample, then give it to Soraya.

(1 of 2) Collect the Soil Sample from the near the water

Collect the Soil Sample from the near the water (left), then defeat the enemies above the gate. (right)

Now go back up to the area where you collected a Soil Sample, then climb up above the gate on the right and defeat the Hilichurls before speaking with Soraya one last time to bring this quest to a close.

Guide Information

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  • Platforms
    Android, iOS, PC, Switch, PS4
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    31 October 2020
  • Last Updated
    30 May 2021
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This guide for Genshin Impact includes the following:

  • Based on version 1.4
  • Coming soon! 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.
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  • Character Tier Lists
  • Combat Information and Elemental Effects & Combinations
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  • All Archon Quests that tell the main story of the Traveler and Paimon as they travel the world of Teyvat in search of the Traveler’s missing twin sibling.
  • 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.

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