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Genshin Impact

Where the Light Wanes

Shane Williams

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

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While everyone else is lifting their eyes up to the lovely sight of Xiao Lanterns in the sky, Millelith soldier Hongyu is having a headache…


  1. Talk to Hongyu
  2. Head to the designated location to collect the Xiao Lantern
  3. Defeat the enraged Hilichurls
  4. Talk to Flash-Fist Ling
  5. Report back to Hongyu

Talk to Hongyu / Head to the designated locations to collect the Xiao Lanterns

Upon completing Currents Deep Beneath the Lanterns, speak with Hongyu who can be found standing on the stairs nearby the ministry of civil affairs building. After the conversation has come to a close, travel to Mt. Tianheng and climb up the branch to collect the first Lantern, then go to the Fast Travel to the Southeast of Lingju Pass and climb the nearby mountain to find the second Lantern.

(1 of 2) Head to the orange circles around the maps

Head to the orange circles around the maps (left), and collect the three lanterns. (right)

From here, travel to Jueyun Karst and defeat the nearby enraged Hilichurls and then speak with Flash-Fist Ling before collecting the last Xiao Lantern. Finally, return to Hongyu to complete this quest.

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    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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