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The Crane Returns On The Wind is an Archon Quest in Genshin Impact 2.4! Check out How To Unlock, where to start, 2.4 update, Rewards, Walkthrough Chart & Tips of The Crane Returns On The Wind!!!

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How To Unlock The Crane Returns On The Wind

New Liyue Archon Quest

Release Date
January 5, 2022
Reach Adventure Rank 28 or above
How To Unlock
Complete the Archon Quest Chapter I: Act III - A New Star Approaches

The Crane Returns On The Wind is an Archon Quest for Version 2.4. The quest is about the Jade Chamber's restoration which was the original residence of Ningguang.

2.4 Update Release Date & Patch Notes

Shenhe & Yun Jin Debut

Shenhe and Yun Jin will make their appearance in this Archon Quest to lend a hand to the Traveler. Join them on this quest to know more about their backgrounds and affiliation.

Yun Jin & Shenhe Character Guides
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Must Complete Previous Archon Quest

Genshin Impact follows a linear story line so in order to access this quest, you must complete the previous quest, "Chapter I: Act III - A New Star Approaches" first.

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The Crane Returns On The Wind - Walkthrough Chart & Tips

Part 1: Jade Chamber Rising

1Go to Yujing Terrace and meet Ningguang there.
2Follow the peddlers to find out what's going on.
3Head to Bubu Pharmacy.
4Go to the Feiyun Commerce Guild and look for Xingqiu.

II. Follow The Peddlers

You will find Shenhe being confronted by two men. Approach them to trigger the cutscene.

Part 2: Seagaze Sunset

1Search for the Abode around Lisha and follow the Seelie.
2Enter the Abode.
3Activate the seals on the Ancient Array Core.
4Destroy the Ancient Array Cores.
5Continue onward and keep on moving the Stone Walls to secure a path.
6Destroy the last Ancient Array Core and talk to Shenhe.
7Return to the Jade Chamber worksite to look for Shenhe.
8Bring Shenhe to the Hotel and talk to Cloud Retainer.
9Wait until the following day (08:00 - 12:00) and talk to Shenhe.

III. Activate The Seals On The Ancient Array Core


To activate the seals, you will need to get the crystal inside the glowing shiny rocks near the lanterns. After unlocking 2 seals, a wind current will spawn which will lead you to the last seal.

IV. Destroy The Ancient Array Cores


You will need to defeat the enemies before you can damage the Ancient Array Cores. Try to burst down the cores as fast as possible with your abilities after defeating each wave of enemies!

V. Move The Stone Walls To Secure A Path


While traversing the abode, you will find stone walls that can be moved. Just keep on touching the stone walls until you can secure a path. You can also find a common chest while doing this.

Part 3: Bygones Time Likes Dust Passing

1Ask around the worksite for news.
2Ask Master Zhang about Wonder Cores.
3Go to the southwestern side of Mt. Tianheng and talk to Yun Jin.
4Use Visions to find the Starsplinter Iron.
5Ask the Old Man about Subrosium and search for records left behind the village.
6Continue searching for records concerning ore.
7Go to the middle of the lake and wait until evening (around 17:30).
8Look for Subrosium.
9Give the two types of ore to Zhang.

IV. Use Visions To Find The Starsplinter Iron


You can find the first one on top of the huge rock near you.


The second one can be found inside a small hut near the main road.

VIII. Look For Subrosium


Part 4: Where The Heart Finds Rest

1Give the Wonder Cores and Adepti Sigils to Baiwen.
2Talk to Ningguang at the Jade Chamber.
3Defeat Beisht, 'The Avenger Of The Vortex".
4Head to the Jade Chamber and take part in the victorious feast.

Fight Beisht, The Avenger Of The Vortex


You will soon be confronted by Beisht who is revealed to be Osial's Wife to avenge him. Shenhe goes underwater to fight Osial while you and Paimon decide to help her.

Stock Up On Food & Bring A Healer

Before going back to the Jade Chamber, be sure you have enough food and bring at least a healer in case you find yourself in a bad situation when fighting Beisht.

Try Dodging Her Attacks & Projectiles


Similar to the Dvalin Boss Fight, Beisht will try to hit you with her ranged attacks before she goes to a vulnerable state. Try to dodge her attacks or use a shielder to make it easier for your team to survive.

Attack Beisht While She Is Downed


Try to unleash your abilities when Beisht strikes down with one of her heads. There will be a certain amount of time where you can unleash your abilities to try and take down one of her heads.

Wear Down Two Of Her Heads


After you defeat two of Beisht's heads, she will retreat and you will acquire the "Majesty Of The Deep" achievement. Leave the domain to continue the story and finish the Archon Quest.

The Crane Returns On The Wind - Rewards

Quest Rewards

Adventure EXP2450 EXP
ItemsAdventurer's Experience x6
Dragonheir's False Fin x2
Hero's Wit x7
Mystic Enhancement Ore x17
Primogems x60

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Anonymous 2

I have found several chest like this one inside the quest domain and I somehow can't open it. I wonder if I was the only one not able to open it.

Maks 1

Does it means that Inazuma's archon quest are over?

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