Updated on September 25 at 2:32 p.m. GMT+8: Improved relevancy.

Genshin Impact rides the waves of Liyue Harbor with Xingqiu, a 4-star Hydro sword user.

Liyue’s residential bookworm is an incredible sub-DPS character, ready to arm your best 5-star with a flurry of deadly hydro swords.

If you think that the water swordsman is a great fit for your troop, here are all the Xingqiu materials you’ll need for his ascension.

Locations and routes of Xingqiu materials for Character Ascension


  • Location of boss is east of Qingce Village
  • 1 Varunada Lazurite Sliver
  • 9 Varunada Lazurite Fragments
  • 9 Varunada Lazurite Chunks
  • 6 Varunada Lazurite Gemstones
  • 46 Cleansing Hearts
Oceanid location for Xingqiu materials in Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion

Silk Flower

  • Silk Flowers are exclusively found in the region of Liyue
  • 168 Silk Flowers

Here are two sample farming routes for Silk Flowers:

Hilichurl Masks

  • Hilichurl masks are found in all regions
  • 18 Damaged Masks
  • 30 Stained Masks
  • 36 Ominous Masks

Here are three sample farming routes for Hilichurl Masks:

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Locations and routes of Xingqiu materials for Talent Ascension

Lupus Boreas, Dominator of Wolves

  • Location is southwest of Mondstadt
  • 18 Tails of Boreas
  • A rarer type of Xingqiu materials for Ascension, only appears once a week as a Trounce Domain
  • You can unlock this domain by completing the Lupus Minor: Act I quest
Lupus Boreas location for Xingqiu materials in Genshin Impact
Screenshot by Joseph Asuncion/ONE Esports

Taishan Mansion domain on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday

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


  • 18 Slime Condensate
  • 66 Slime Secretions
  • 93 Slime Concentrate

Crown of Insight

  • Crowns 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
Triple Crown Genshin Impact guide
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Here’s a guide on how to Triple Crown a character in Genshin Impact

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