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Genshin | Chapter 3 Act 1 Archon Quest Guide | Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark

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Chapter 3 Act 1 (Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark) is a quest for Genshin Impact. Guide contains how to unlock, puzzle, correct replies, answers for Chapter III Act I.

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Chapter 3 Act 1 (Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark) - How To Unlock & Location

How To Unlock

Adventure Rank 20 or above
Complete Requiem Of The Echoing Depths Archon Quest

Starting Location

The quest will start at the Sumeru nation, beside the Chasm area. There will also be a new waypoint located in the Chasm, upon activating it, go through inside the cave to reach the quest location.

Know More About Sumeru Nation Here!

Chapter 3 Act 1 (Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark) - Walkthrough & Tips

Gandharva Ville Walktrhough

1▼ Go to the Chasm
▼ Unlock the new waypoint
2Go inside the cave, and continue following the path until you reach the quest location
3Continue following the mysterious person
4Walk towards the middle of the branch
5Continue walking
6Go to Collei
7Go to the locations of the lamps along the path
8Climb to the top of the rock
└ Unlock Sumeru's statue of seven
9Go back to Collei
10Return to Gandharva Ville
11Adjust the in-game time to 8:00 (the next day)
12Go to Collei
13Follow Tighnari below the hut
14Collect (4) Fresh Nilotpala Lotus
15Go back to Tighnari
16Go to Amir and talk to him
17Go to the Withering Zone
18▼ Clear the Withering Zone
└ Defeat the enemies
└ Hit the Withering Branches
19Destroy the Tumor of Withering
└ Summon a Dendrograna before destroying the tumor
20Return to Gandharva Ville
21Rescue Haypasia
22Go through the mysterious mist
23Go inside the tree hollow
24Defeat the enemies
25Go to the special cave above & collect
▼ Make use of the Four-Leaf Sigil & Bouncy Mushrooms
26Collect Primeval Rosins
▼ How to get the Primeval Rosins
└ Defeat the enemies you'll encounter
27Unlock/Activate The Gate
28▼ Solve the mini puzzle inside the courtyard room
29Go to the upper platform, make use of the Four-Leaf Sigil
30Defeat the Abyss Herald
31Cook/Make box lunch for Haypasia
32Go to Haypasia
33Return to Gandharva Village
34Go to Collei

1. Go To The Chasm & Unlock The New Waypoint


Unlock the new waypoint in the Chasm. In that same area, you will see an entrance to a cave. Go inside and follow the path to reach the quest location.

New Waypoint Location

18. Clear The Withering Zone & Summon Dendrograna

Locate the red branches that indicate withering. Summon a Dendrograna and use it to hit the Withering Branches, used a charge attack or aimed shot.

DendrogranaWithering Branch
sumeru dendrograna
sumeru withering branch

25. Four-Leaf Sigil & Bouncy Mushrooms

Make use of the Four-Leaf Sigil and bouncy mushrooms to progress inside the domain. Four-Leaf Sigil functions the same as Thunder Sphere, while the Bouncy Mushroom is the same as Sproutrock.

Four-Leaf SigilBouncy Mushroom
sumeru four leaf sigil
sumeru bouncy mushroom

26. How To Get The Primeval Rosins

The Primeval Rosin is located around this certain area of the tree hollow domain, you can check the table below on how to get the rosins.

1st Primeval Rosins
sumeru primeval rosins

Located above, make use of the bouncy mushrooms and four-leaf sigils to reach the top. You will enter a new domain/room. Just follow the path along and you will reach the Primeval Rosin's location
2nd Primeval Rosins
sumeru primeval rosins

Located above also, but on the other side. Defeat the enemies. Enter the green orb, and you will get teleported to the 2nd primeval rosin
3rd Primeval Rosins
sumeru primeval rosins

Located above, slightly below the main gate. Follow the path down as you will easily see the primeval rosin

28. Solve The Mini Puzzle Inside The Courtyard

Connect the images to unlock to solve the mini puzzle inside the courtyard room. You can check the table below for your reference.


Sumeru City Walkthrough

1Go to Sumeru
2Go to Rohawi
3Go to Katheryne (Sumeru)
4Go Asfand
5Catch up with Dunyarzad
6Go to the Djafar Tavern
7Go to the Grand Bazaar
8Go with Nilou
9Talk to Kumari, Dehya, Farhad, Shirimati and Dunyarzad
10Go to the entrance of the Citadel
11Go to Port Ormos
12Go to Elham & eavesdrop on the Akademiya students
13Go to the Djafar Tavern
14Talk to Tariq
15Follow and talk to Alhaitham
16Talk to Latish
17Follow Raunak
└ Complete The Unappreciated Carving world quest (it coincides with the archon quest)
18Talk to the artisan
19Talk to Raunak
Correct Replies:
└ "Congratulations to you"
└ "Dizziness with a side of tinnitus, please"
└ "Port Ormos style"
20Catch up with Raunak
21Go to Dori
22Go to Wikala and look for Alhaitham & test the Canned Knowledge
└ Defeat the enemies
23Go to your inventory and use the Canned Knowledge
24Adjust the in-game time to 7:00 (the next 2 days)
25Go back to Dori
26Go back to Alhaitham
27Go to the port and defeat the enemies

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Chapter 3 Act 1 (Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark) - Rewards

Rewards List

through mists of smoke and forests dark rewards
  • Adventure EXP x 575
  • Primogems x 30
  • Hero's Wit x 2
  • Mystic Enhancement Ore x 4
  • Mora x 22,775

Unlocks Achievements

through mists achievements

You will also be able to unlock achievements upon completing this quest.

Kara's ChildDrift freely in the forest.
(first time using the four-leaf sigil)
Voice of AkashaHear the voice of divine wisdom
The Merchant and the Gate of KnowledgeMeet Dori and purchase Canned Knowledge
The House of Canned TimeUse the Canned Knowledge to Increase your combat strength

Chapter 3 Act 1 (Through Mists Of Smoke And Forests Dark) Release Date

Released On August 24

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Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark was released on August 24, 2022 together with Genshin Impact's game update, 3.0 Update.

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