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Windtrace Event Rerun Gameplay, Hiding Spots & Rewards

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Windtrace is an event for Genshin Impact version 2.4. Guide includes Windtrace 2022, release date, rewards, how to play, coop, multiplayer, locations, hiding spots, hide and seek, and tips & tricks!

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Windtrace Rerun - Locations & Common Hiding Spots

This section is a work in progress. We will update the locations and hiding spots for the Windtrace event upon its release!

Central Hall Shadow-Chasers

Central Hall Shadow-Chasers
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Hiding SpotDetails
roof
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Between the wall and the roof edges. You can avoid capture here as well.
bush
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Hiding in thick bushes will make you almost invisible.
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Amidst Autumn Trees

 Amidst Autumn Trees
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Hiding SpotDetails
Amidst Autumn Trees Hiding Spot
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The bush hides you fully and being high up, it's hard for the Hunter to find you with their skill
Amidst Autumn Trees Hiding Spot 2
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At the very top of the tree in the middle of the village. You can fly away if the Hunter figures out your location
bridge
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Below the small bridge. Hunters rarely check this location.
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The Hidden Trials

The Hidden Trials
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Hiding SpotDetails
The Hidden Trials Spot 1
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In the bushes near the archery range. Wide enough area for you to run in case your locations has been revealed
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Ritou Runaround

Ritou Runaround
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Hiding SpotDetails
sack
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Disguise yourself with the storage sacks. Hunters often overlook this place.
Top Of Tree
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Top of any tree will make you almost invisible and you can avoid captures too.
big tree
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On top of the big tree at the center of the map. You can fly from a roof top nearby to reach there.
box
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Between the box and the house near hunter spawn.
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Terrace Patrol

Terrace Patrol
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Hiding SpotDetails
tree
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Top of a tree will help you avoid detection and you can fly away easily to escape.
become
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Blend in and disguise as a tree. Hunters normally look for scarecrows instead.
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Searching The Silent Woods

Searching The Silent Woods
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Hiding SpotDetails
Top Of Trees
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Top of any tree will make you invisible and you can avoid captures too.
Hiding Spot 2
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Use the barrel to hide inside the group of bushes in this spot. Other items in the area will also distract the hunter!
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In A City Of Yore Concealed

 In A City Of Yore Concealed
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Hiding SpotDetails
Between Ruin and Cliff
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Between Ruin and Cliff.
Underground Section
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The stone lanterns blend well into the walls of the underground section
lamp
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Blend in as one of the stone lamps. Try to make it symmetrical with the other stone lamps to fool Hunters.
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Winery Clash

Winery Clash
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bush
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Disguise as a lamp and hide in very thick bushes.
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Windtrace Rerun - Release Date & How To Unlock

Windtrace Will Return For Version 2.4

Windtrace

Windtrace's return was announced to happen on version 2.4 during the recent special program. It will feature brand-new locations where you can play hide and seek with your friends!

2.4 Update Summary & Contents

Event Duration & Unlock Conditions

Event Duration
2022/01/13 10:00 ~ 2022/01/27 03:59
(Server Time)
Eligibility
Reach Adventure Rank 20 or above

Must Complete Archon Quest To Unlock Inazuma Areas

Travelers must complete Ritou's Escape Plan and unlock the Statue Of The Seven in Ritou to unlock Contested Zones in Inazuma.

The Immovable God And The Eternal Euthymia Archon Quest Walkthrough

Windtrace Rerun - Event Objectives & Guidelines

Event Guidelines

Windtrace Coins can only be obtained while playing in randomized games using the matching function. You will be unable to obtain Windtrace Coins while playing in a custom Co-Op party.

Earn Windtrace Coins To Claim Rewards

To claim the corresponding rewards, you must accumulate a certain number of Windtrace Coins. Additional Mora can be obtained by completing Windtrace Challenges.

Windtrace Coins Limit

The maximum number of Windtrace Coins you can get on the first day of the event is 1,200. After that, this amount will gradually increase for the next 6 days, up to a maximum of 6,000 Windtrace Coins.

Unlocking Contested Zones Or Maps

Contested Zones will be randomly selected for the game when you play Windtrace. The Contested Zone can be unlocked by locating the Statue of the Seven in the appropriate area.

Contested Zones in Inazuma can only be unlocked by completing the Quest Ritou's Escape Plan and unlocking the Statue of the Seven in the area.

Event Objectives

No.Procedure
1Start the game at Gygax's by forming a custom Co-Op party or select Co-Op Mode to begin matching.
2Randomly play as a Rebel or Hunter in the Contested Zone and make good use of your skills to win the game.
3Win Windtrace Coins and claim rewards.

Rebel Or Hunter

Once you join a Windtrace game, you will be randomly chosen as a rebel or hunter. As a rebel, you'll want to stay hidden from the hunters until the time limit and as a hunter, you will need to capture all rebels within the time limit.

Windtrace Rerun - Gameplay Mechanics

Preparation Interface

Once a match has been successfully made, Travelers will directly enter the preparation interface where they can select their characters and Windward Arts they want to use before the game starts.

Take note that Kamisato Ayaka and Mona's Alternate Sprints cannot be used in this Windtrace.

Rebels Tutorial

During the preparation phase, Rebels need to quickly find a hiding spot, use their Windward Arts to disguise themselves as objects within the map, place bait, or cleverly use the environment to hide and evade from the Hunter.

Rebel Windward Arts List

All original combat talents will be replaced with Windward Arts. This means your abilities will be replaced with the loadout you chose in the preparation interface.

Windward Arts Effects
DisguiseDisguise
【Skill】
【Click】 Use to randomly disguise as one of the specialized objects in the area.
【Hold】 Remove the disguise.
The disguise will be removed when you glide or swim.
LAy BaitLay Bait
【Attack】
Place a suitable Bait in the area ahead to confuse the Hunter. If the hunter attempts to capture the Bait, their vision will be obscured for a short time.
The bait will take on the same guise as you when you are using the "Disguise" Skill.
TransparencyTransparency
【Attack】
Enter a hidden mode temporarily. During this time, you cannot be seen by the Hunter.
Entering this mode will dispel your current disguise.
You can still be detected by the following Hunter's Windward Arts:
- Capture!
- Mysterious Hunch
- Sensor Aura
Star StepStarstep
【Burst】
Movement SPD is greatly increased for the next 30s.
This Windward Art is only obtained after picking up a Favor.

Hunters Tutorial

During the preparation phase, the Hunter's field of vision will be obscured, and it will be impossible to to view paths that other Rebels take during the phase. After preparation, the stamina consumed by the hunter in sprinting, gliding, and climbing will be greatly reduced.

Victory Condition

The more Rebels a Hunter captures and the less time it takes to capture the Rebels, the more Windtrace Coins can be obtained. At the end of the stipulated time, if the Hunter captures all the Rebels, victory goes to the Hunter.

Hunter Windward Arts List

Windward Arts Effects
SensorSensor Aura
【Attack】
You will be notified if the area contains a Rebel. If a scouted Rebel, moves, sprints, jump or glides within the next 5s, a marking pillar of light will be left at their current positions for 5s.
MYsterious HunchMysterious Hunch
【Attack】
Briefly show the direction which all the Rebels can be found.
Capture!Capture!
【Skill】
Dispell the disguise of a nearby Rebel and capture them.
Imprisoning CurseImprisoning Curse
【Burst】
Randomly dispels the disguise of one Rebel and restrains them for a time. During this time, the target will be unable to leave the restraining area.
The Rebels will be warned of this action.
This Windward Art is only obtained after picking up a Favor.
InsightInsight
【Burst】
Dispels the disguises of all Rebels and briefly marks their location on the mini map while showing the position of nearby Rebels on the scene with a pillar of light.
During this time, the Rebels will be unable to disguise themselves. The rebels will be warned of this action.
This Windward Art is only obtained after picking up a Favor.
HunterHunter's Intuition
【Burst】
Randomly dispels the disguise of one Rebel and marks their location on the minimap for a long period of time. If the target is nearby, their location will be marked by a pillar of light.
The target cannot Disguise themselves for the duration of this effect. The Rebels will be warned of this action.
This Windward Art is only obtained after picking up a Favor.

8 Maps To Play On

When you participate in Windtrace, a Contested Zone will be randomly chosen from among the areas that have already been unlocked. For this event, there will be new maps and disguises.

Unlock All Statue Of Seven For More Areas

You can only play in areas where the Statue of Seven is already unlocked. Unlock more areas by interacting with the Statue of Sevens.

Windtrace Rerun - Event Rewards

This section is a work in progress. We will update this section once Windtrace is released!

Event Rewards

During the event period, Travelers can take part in a game of Windtrace at Gygax's, and obtain Windtrace Coins to receive rewards such as Primogems, Talent Level-Up Materials, Character EXP Materials, and Mora.

Previous Windtrace Contents

Previous Contents

Windtrace (Hide & Seek Event) - How To Unlock & Release Date

Windtrace
Event Duration
2021/05/14 10:00 - 2021/05/24 03:59
(Server Time)

Starts On May 14

Windtrace Event is announced to happen on May 14 and is one of the version exclusive event of version 1.5 of Genshin Impact.

More About Version 1.5 Update Details

Unlocks For Adventure Rank 20 Or Up

This event will automatically unlock for players that reached Adventure Rank 20. If you haven't reached this rank, follow the guide below to raise your Adventure Rank fast!

Adventure Rank | How To Level Up Fast

Talk To Gygax To Start The Game

You can start the game by talking to Gygax. You can opt to form a party beforehand or play with people randomly. However take note that you can only obtain Windtrace Coins when playing with randomly assigned players.

Windtrace (Hide & Seek Event) - Event Details & Contents

A Hide And Seek Game Between Two Teams

A Hide And Seek Game Between Two Teams

Windtrace is Mondstadt's History themed hide and seek game, where players are split between the Hunters that need to seek out all Rebel to win, or Rebel that need to hide a certain amount of time without being caught.

Take Control Of Hunter Or Rebel With Different Abilities

Take Control Of Hunter Or Rebel With Different Abilities

As a hunter, you'll get abilities that replace your elemental, normal attacks to spot & see through decoys set by Rangers. As for rebels, you'll need to rely on your decoy & invisibility cloak ability to stay ahead of the game.

Select Skills From The Event Page

Choose Skills

5 Maps To Play On

5 Maps To Play On

A total of 5 maps that's based on real terrain of the game will be available for players to play on. Those that researched the map area ahead of time will be able to gain an upper hand in the match!

Unlock All Statue Of Seven For More Areas

You can only play at areas where Statue of Seven is already unlocked. Get more areas by interacting with Statue of Seven. The locations of it will appear in-map.

Windtrace - Rebels Skills (Windward Arts) & Tips

How To Win?
Have at least 1 character not hunted.
Strategy Points
- Make full use of skills and roam around the area.
- Make sure to get Favors as you go.

Use Skills To Hide From Hunters

Your attacks, while playing the event, will turn into different skills that can be chosen before the game starts. Hide in places wherein the item you transform into is not unusual and when the hunter is close, try to not move!

Skill Name Effect
DisguiseDisguise
【Skill】
【Click】 Use to randomly disguise as one of the specialized objects in the area.
【Hold】 Remove the disguise.
The disguise will be removed when you glide or swim.
LAy BaitLay Bait
【Attack】
Place a suitable Bait in the area ahead to confuse the Hunter. If the hunter attempts to capture the Bait, their vision will be obscured for a short time.
The bait will take on the same guise as you when you are using the "Disguise" Skill.
TransparencyTransparency
【Attack】
Enter a hidden mode temporarily. During this time, you cannot be seen by the Hunter.
Entering this mode will dispel your current disguise.
You can still be detected by the following Hunter's Windward Arts:
- Capture!
- Mysterious Hunch
- Sensor Aura
Star StepStarstep
【Burst】
Movement SPD is greatly increased for the next 30s.

Recommended Skill

BurstSkillAttack
Star StepStarstepDisguiseDisguise TransparencyTransparency

Transparency can help you run away from Hunters when they spotted you. Use Transparency during emergency situations.

Rebel Hiding Tips

Use Small Characters

Small Chara

Characters with small stature, like Qiqi and Diona, are difficult to find and can hide behind rocks or structures making it hard for the hunter to find them.

Mona One Of The Best Rebel

Mona

Mona is the fastest sprinter but also can disappear and remain underground with her special dash. Using Mona is recommended if you have her.

Hide Above Houses And Structures

Top Of Houses

People tend to not search above houses so it is recommended to climb and hide in those structures. So once the game start, quickly find a statue to hide on.

Use Transparency If The Hunter Is Close To You

Using Transparency will give you a relatively safe time to hide from the hunter. It is also recommended to use this to steal favor when it is closer to the hunter.

Field Hiding Location
Small Town Guerilla War
Small Town
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Winery Confrontation
Small Town
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Drifters in the Terrace Depths
Qingce
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Hide where there are many Scarecrows.
Ghost-Fire Stream
Rock
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Hide from the sight of the hunter by moving around gigantic rocks.
Ice-Sealed Maze
Dragonspine
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Higher part of the cave.

Got any other hiding locations? Share it with us in the ▼Comments below!

Windtrace - Hunter Skills (Wind Arts) & Tips

How To Win?
Search for all Rebels within the allowed time.
Strategy Points
- Use skills effectively and search for the rebels.
- Make sure to get Favors as you go.

Role Is To Search For The Rebels

Search

The role of hunters is to search for the Rebels as fast as possible. The faster you find the hunters, the higher the Windtrace coins that you will receive.

Hunter Skills / Windward Arts List

Skill Name Effect
SensorSensor Aura
【Attack】
Scout a fixed area around yourself. You will be notified if a Rebel is in the area.
MYsterious HunchMysterious Hunch
【Attack】
Briefly show the direction which all the Rebels can be found.
Capture!Capture!
【Skill】
Dispell the disguise of a nearby Rebel and capture them.
Imprisoning CurseImprisoning Curse
【Burst】
Randomly dispels the disguise of one Rebel and restrains them for a time. During this time, the target will be unable to leave the restraining area.
The Rebels will be warned of this action.
InsightInsight
【Burst】
Dispels the disguises of all Rebels and briefly marks their location on the mini map while showing the position of nearby Rebels on the scene with a pillar of light.
During this time, the Rebels will be unable to disguise themselves. The rebels will be warned of this action.
HunterHunter's Intuition
【Burst】
Randomly dispels the disguise of one Rebel and marks their location on the minimap for a long period of time. If the target is nearby, their location will be marked by a pillar of light.
The target cannot Disguise themselves for the duration of this effect. The Rebels will be warned of this action.

Recommended Skill

BurstSkillAttack
Imprisoning CurseImprisoning CurseCapture!Capture!SensorSensor Aura

Imprisoning Curse almost makes it guarantee the character to capture one Rebel so use it when you only have one left. Use Sensor Aura while walking around the field and capture at least two.

Look At Where The Characters Are Heading

Charactr

While waiting at the start of the game, adjust your camera angle to check where the rebels are heading. This is to give an idea where to find them.

Make Sure To Take The Special Favor

For Hunters, it is crucial to take the special favor to win. Once the favor pops up, prioritize taking it.

Use Sensor and Capture Interchangebly

Sensor and Capture has different cooldowns. Spam them while walking around the map to easily find the Rebels.

Windtrace - Challenge List

Get Additional Mora By Completing Challenges

Challenges

You can get additional rewards by accomplishing challenges that will be available in the Event Page.

Challenge List

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Windtrace - Rewards

Earn Windtrace Coins By Fulfilling Certain Conditions

Windtrace
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Players can earn Windtrace Coins which can be exchanged for rewards in the event shop by completing the conditions above while playing the game.

Use Windtrace Coins To Claim Rewards

Rewards

Rewards include the following:

  • Primogems
  • Character Ascension Materials
  • Event-only Name card.
Windtrace Coins - How To Farm

Earn Up to 600 Coins A Day

Players are capped at earning 600 coins a day for the event. Once the cap is reached, players won't be able to gain coins even if they played the event mini-game.

Multiplayer - Only Get Coins For Random Matching

For multiplayer, players can only earn coins if you choose random matching. If you form a team with friends, you won't earn any coins after a match. However, this won't stop you and friends from having a friendly match of your own.

Multiplayer / Coop -Guide

Get Rewards From Challenges

You can also get rewards by completing ▲Windtrace Challenges on Event Page.

Event Related Articles

Event & Wish

Current Wish (Gacha) Banners

BannerBoosted
Character / Weapon
Zhongli Banner RerunZhongli Banner Rerun

1/25 ~ 2/15
[Gacha Simulator]


Ganyu Rerun BannerGanyu Rerun Banner

1/25 ~ 2/15
[Gacha Simulator]

ZhongliZhongli
GanyuGanyu
YanfeiYanfei
BeidouBeidou
XingqiuXingqiu
Epitome Invocation

1/25 ~ 2/15

- Vortex Vanquisher (Polearm)
- Amos' Bow (Bow)
beginnerBeginners' Wish

Permanent

NoelleNoelle
Wanderlust InvocationWanderlust Invocation

Permanent

-
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Events Currently Available

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Wondrous Shadows
The Great Gathering
Oceanic Defender
Prosperous Partnership
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1/13 ~ 1/27

Join the Hide & Seek game once again and obtain rewards!!
Hoyolab Log InDaily Check-In Event
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Giuls 4

Hiding up there in dragon spine is pointless since you’ll freeze to death. You will eventually need to go near a fire
That’s really the easiest field to win as a hunter

Anonymous 3

I freeze in dragonspine map how do i not?

washedupzyra 2

this sport is kinda busted as u can use invi whenever the hunter comes and then glide from trees to trees, its kinda obnoxious kekw

Anonymous 1

How many attempts can I do this event in a day until it stops giving me coins? Someone on youtube said 3 but I haven't found any article proving that yet.

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