Genshin Impact welcomes another outlander in Horizon Zero Dawn’s Aloy, a 5-star Cryo Bow user.

While the crossover character’s arrival in Teyvat is shrouded in mystery, Aloy’s official demo trailer depicts her as an adept marksman, equipped with the chilling winds of the tundra.

If the Nora Huntress is fit for your adventurous quartet, here are all the Aloy materials you’ll need to farm for her Ascension.

Locations and routes of Aloy materials for Character Ascension

Cryo Hypostasis

  • Location is in Dragonspine
  • 1 Shivada Jade Sliver
  • 9 Shivada Jade Fragments
  • 9 Shivada Jade Chunks
  • 6 Shivada Jade Gemstones
  • 46 Crystalline Blooms

Alternate source: Cryo Regisvine

  • Location is east of Mondstadt

Crystal Marrow

  • Crystal Marrow is found in the Inazuma region
  • 168 Crystal Marrow

Here are three sample farming routes for Crystal Marrow:


  • Specters are found in the Inazuma region
  • 18 Spectral Husks
  • 30 Spectral Hearts
  • 36 Spectral Nuclei (Nucleus)

Here are seven sample farming routes for Specters:

Locations and routes of Aloy materials for Talent Ascension

Tenshukaku (La Signora)

  • Location is in Inazuma City
  • 18 Molten Moments
  • A rarer type of Aloy materials for Ascension, only appears once a week as a Trounce Domain
  • You can unlock this domain by completing the Inazuma Archon Quest

Forsaken Rift domain on Monday, Thursday, and Sunday

  • Location is south of Mondstadt
  • 9 Teachings of Freedom
  • 63 Guides to Freedom
  • 114 Philosophies of Freedom
Location of Forsaken Rift in Genshin Impact
Credit: miHoYo


  • 18 Spectral Husks
  • 66 Spectral Hearts
  • 93 Spectral Nuclei (Nucleus)

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
Official release graphic for Genshin Impact Aloy materials
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports

Aloy is a timed-exclusive character in Genshin Impact for PlayStation users and can be unlocked for free by reaching Adventure Rank 20.

She will be available on all other platforms on October 13 in the v2.2 update.

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