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Genshin Impact infiltrates the criminal underworld of Liyue with Yelan, a 5-star Hydro bow user.

Yelan patrols the streets of the harbor city as a mysterious vigilante, relaying relevant information she finds on bandits and the Fatui to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

If you’re ready to serve justice with the Liyue heroine, here are all the Yelan materials you’ll need for her ascension.

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Locations and routes of Yelan materials for Character Ascension

Ruin Serpent

  • Location of boss is located in The Underground Mines of The Chasm in Liyue
  • 46 Runic Fangs
  • To unlock this boss, you must complete the “Surreptitious Seven-Star Seal Sundering” World Quest
Location of Ruin Serpent in Chasm of Genshin Impact
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  • Location of the boss is east of Qingce Village in Liyue
  • 1 Varunada Lazurite Sliver
  • 9 Varunada Lazurite Fragments
  • 9 Varunada Lazurite Chunks
  • 6 Varunada Lazurite Gemstones
  • Alternate source of Varunada Lazurite: Hydro Hypostasis


  • Starconches are found exclusively in the region of Liyue
  • 168 Starconches

Here are four sample farming routes for Starconches:


  • Fatui soldiers are found in all regions of Teyvat
  • 18 Recruit’s Insignias
  • 30 Sergeant’s Insignias
  • 36 Lieutenant’s Insignias

Here are three sample farming routes for Fatui soldiers:

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Locations and routes of Yelan materials for Talent Ascension

Beneath the Dragon-Queller (Azhdaha)

  • Location is southeast of Mt. Hulao
  • 18 Gilded Scales
  • To unlock this boss, you must complete Zhongli’s Story Quest, “Historia Antiqua Chapter: Act II – No Mere Stone”
  • A rarer type of Yelan materials for Ascension, only appears once a week as a Trounce Domain
Location of Beneath The Dragon-Queller (Azhdaha) Trounce Domain
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Taishan Mansion domain on Monday, Thursday, and Sunday

  • Location is in the middle of Jueyun Karst
  • 9 Teachings of Prosperity
  • 63 Guides to Properity
  • 114 Philosophies of Prosperity
Location of Taishan Mansion domain in Genshin Impact for Yelan materials
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  • 18 Recruit’s Insignias
  • 66 Sergeant’s Insignias
  • 93 Lieutenant’s Insignias

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
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