Genshin Impact opens the borders to the Inazuma region and introduces Ayaka, a new 5-star swordswoman from the Kamisato clan.

While the Inazuma native’s origins are still a mystery, Genshin fans got a sneak peek about her Yashiro Commission duties in her official character teaser video.

If you’re planning to get the mannerly warrior for your party, here are all the Ayaka materials you’ll need for her Ascension.

Ayaka materials for Character Ascension

Cryo Regisvine

  • Located east of Mondstadt
  • 1 Shivada Jade Sliver
  • 9 Shivada Jade Fragments
  • 9 Shivada Jade Chunks
  • 6 Shivada Jade Gemstones

Alternate source: Cryo Hypostasis

  • Located west of Dragonspine
  • Preferred boss if you’re also farming for Eula

Perpetual Mechanical Array

  • Found north of Narukami Island
  • 46 Perpetual Hearts
Location of Perpetual Mechanical Array in Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports

Sakura Bloom

  • Found in the Inazuma region
  • 168 Sakura Bloom


  • Found in the Inazuma region
  • 18 Old Handguards
  • 30 Kageuchi Handguards
  • 36 Famed Handguards

Ayaka materials for Talent Ascension

Beneath the Dragon-Queller Tree (Azhdaha)

  • Located southeast of Mt. Hula
  • 18 Bloodjade Branches
  • A rarer type of Ascension material, only appears once a week as a Trounce Domain
Location of Azhdaha in Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports

Violet Court domain on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday

  • Found east of the Kujou Encampment
  • 9 Teachings of Elegance
  • 63 Guides to Elegance
  • 114 Philosophies of Elegance
Violet Court Domain of Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports


  • 18 Old Handguards
  • 66 Kageuchi Handguards
  • 93 Famed Handguards

Crown of Insight

  • 3 Crowns of Insight
  • Obtainable by upgrading the Frostbearing Tree to Level 11 and playing through Genshin Impact’s various limited-time events

Ayaka will be available in Genshin Impact on July 21. She will be featured on version 2.0’s Character Event Wish alongside other Genshin Impact characters.

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