The GOAT has returned!

Genshin Impact welcomes the magic of Liyue once again with Ganyu, a Cryo bow user.

A timid secretary of the Liyue Qixing, the half-qilin adeptus is much more than that, for she helped to defeat the ancient god Osial in the Liyue Archon quest.

If you want the ice goddess to chill in your four-stack, here are all the Ganyu materials you’ll need for her ascension.

Locations and routes of Ganyu materials for Character Ascension

Cryo Regisvine

  • Location of boss is east of Mondstadt
  • 1 Shivada Jade Sliver
  • 9 Shivada Jade Fragments
  • 9 Shivada Jade Chunks
  • 6 Shivada Jade Gemstones
  • 46 Hoarfrost Cores
  • Alternate sources of Shivada Jade: Cryo Hypostasis


  • Qingxin is exclusively found in the region of Liyue
  • 168 Qingxin

Here are three sample farming routes for Qingxin:


  • Whopperflowers are found in all regions
  • 18 Whopperflower Nectar
  • 30 Shimmering Nectar
  • 36 Energy Nectar

Here are three sample farming routes for Whopperflowers:

Locations and routes of Ganyu materials for Talent Ascension

Enter the Golden House (Tartaglia)

  • Location is south of Liyue
  • 18 Shadows of the Warrior
  • A rarer type of Ganyu materials for Ascension, only appears once a week as a Trounce Domain
  • You can unlock this domain by completing the Liyue Archon Quest
Location of Enter The Golden House Domain (Tartaglia) in Genshin Impact
Credit: miHoYo

Taishan Mansion domain on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday

  • Location is in the middle of Jueyun Karst
  • 9 Teachings of Diligence
  • 63 Guides to Diligence
  • 114 Philosophies of Diligence
Location of Taishan Mansion domain in Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports


  • 18 Whopperflower Nectar
  • 66 Shimmering Nectar
  • 93 Energy Nectar

Crown of Insight

  • 3 Crowns of Insight
  • Obtainable by upgrading the Frostbearing Tree to Level 11, upgrading the Sacred Sakura’s Favor to Level 15, and playing through Genshin Impact’s various limited-time events
Ganyu banner for Dori materials in Genshin Impact
Credit: HoYoverse

Ganyu will be available in Genshin Impact on the “Adrift in the Harbor” Character Event Wish alongside Xingqiu, Sucrose, and Dori until September 27.

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