Hoyoverse returns to Teyvat’s bustling economic hub, Liyue, alongside Xianyun—a 5-star playable Anemo character in Genshin Impact. Get ready to level her up with Xianyun materials to use her to maximum effect.

Known as the Cloud Retainer in her illuminated beast form, Xianyun is a devoted member of the Adeptus, bound by a sacred contract to safeguard the region from evil forces.

Revered by her fellow adepti, she is celebrated for her caring nature, bold demeanor, decisive actions, and passion for inventing new creations.

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If you’re eager to welcome her to your party, here’s a comprehensive list of the Xianyun materials you’ll need to unleash her full potential.

Locations and routes of Xianyun materials for Character Ascension

Solitary Suanni

  • This boss is located near Chizang Wall in the northwestern part of Liyue
  • 1 Vayuda Turquoise Sliver
  • 9 Vayuda Turquoise Fragments
  • 9 Vayuda Turquoise Chunks
  • 6 Vayuda Turquoise Gemstones
  • 46 Cloudseam Scales
Solitary Suanni boss in Genshin Impact
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Clearwater Jade

  • Located exclusively around Chenyu Valley
  • 168 Clearwater Jade
Clearwater Jade farming route in Genshin Impact for Xianyun materials
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  • Samachurls are found in all regions of Teyvat
  • 6 Divining Scrolls
  • 22 Sealed Scrolls
  • 31 Forbidden Curse Scrolls

Here are three sample farming routes for Samachurls:

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Locations and routes of Xianyun materials for Talent Ascension

Shadow of Another World (All-Devouring Narwhal domain)

  • Location is at Salacia Plains, the underwater area in front of the Court of Fontaine
  • 6 Lightless Eye of the Maelstrom
  • You must complete the Archon Quest Chapter IV: Act V – Masquerade of the Guilty to unlock this domain
All Devouring Narwhal in Genshin Impact
Credit: HoYoverse

Taishan Mansion domain on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • The location is in the middle of Jueyun Karst
  • 3 Teachings of Gold
  • 21 Guides to Gold
  • 38 Philosophies of Gold
Location of Taishan Mansion domain in Genshin Impact for Yelan materials
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Crown of Insight

  • Crown of Insight
  • Obtainable by upgrading the Frostbearing Tree to Level 11, upgrading the Sacred Sakura’s Favor to at least Level 15, upgrading the Sumeru Tree of Dreams to at least Level 5, upgrading the Fountain of Lucine to at least Level 5, and playing Genshin Impact’s various limited-time events
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