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Genshin Impact - Treasure Chest Guide

This is a guide to Treasure Chests, the primary way to obtain items and loot in Genshin Impact. Learn more about what treasure chests do, the different types, and where to find them here!

What Are Treasure Chests?

Contains Loot and Rewards

Treasure Chest

Treasure chests can be found all over Teyvat, whether in the open world or in some domains. They can be opened to collect rewards like ingredients, weapons, ascension materials, EXP materials, Mora, artifacts, and even some Primogems.

Types of Chest

There are 4 types of chests with the higher rarity chests containing better loots. These are:

Starting with the best chests.


Luxurious Chests

Precious Chests

Exquisite Chests

Common Chests

How to Unlock Treasure Chests

Locked Treasure Chest

Some Treasure Chests are locked and you will have to finish some kind of challenge before you can open them. You can easily find out how to open them by checking the surroundings (chests surrounded by enemies will most likely open after you defeat all of them). Below are some identified methods that unlock chests.

Defeat Surrounding Enemies
Destroy Certain Object
Solve Puzzle
Unlock Shrine of Depths

Shrine of Depths Locations

Use Treasure Compass to Find Chests

Genshin Impact - Anemo Treasure Compass

If you're having trouble looking for chests, you can forge a Treasure Compass that can show you the nearest treasure chest.

How to Get Treasure Chest Compass

Do Treasure Chests Respawn?

Yes and No

There are various chests in the game and not all of them respawn. See our guide below for a more detailed explanation about chests and which kind of chests respawn and which don't.

When Do Treasure Chests Reappear?

Interactive Treasure Chest Maps

Mondstadt Treasure Chest Map

Liyue Treasure Chest Map

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