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Genshin Impact - Secret Pirate Treasure Story Quest

Secret Pirate Treasure is a Story Quest in Genshin Impact. Learn how to unlock this Quest and where it is found, as well as its rewards and a full walkthrough for completing the Quest.

Secret Pirate Treasure Basic Info

Quest Details

Quest Type Story Quest
Chapter Pavo Ocellus: Act I
Location Knights of Favonius Headquarters, Mondstadt
Quest Giver Kaeya

How to Unlock

This quest line unlocks after completing the Prologue: Act 1 story chapter.

Prologue: Act 1 Story Walkthrough

Secret Pirate Treasure Walkthrough

Kaeya's Trouble

You bump into Kaeya, whom you first met during Stormterror's attack, at the Knights of Favonius headquarters. This resourceful and crafty Cavalry Captain seems to have encountered a conundrum that he needs a little help with...

Kaeya's Troubles Objectives

Quest Objectives
  • Report to Kaeya
  • Go to the Adventurers' Guild and listen to their report
  • Talk to Kaeya at the meeting spot
  • Talk to Kaeya


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To start the quest, go meet with Kaeya at the Knights of Favonius HQ. He'll ask you to meet him at a different spot.
2 Follow the map to the meeting spot and talk to Kaeya there.
3 Head to the Adventurer's Guild and talk to the person in front of the building to gather some intel.
4 Go back to Kaeya in the HQ and give him your report.


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Mystery of the Arcadian Ruins

According to Kaeya, his pirate grandfather left behind a treasured sword that has been buried in the Lost Arcadian Ruins. To prevent it from falling into the wrong hands, you search high and low for intelligence regarding the ruins.

Mystery of the Arcadian Ruins Objectives

Quest Objectives
  • Look for the location in the riddle
  • Solve the mystery (Go to Kaeya at the Knights of Favonius HQ for a hint)
  • Look for the location in the riddle
  • Solve the mystery (Go to Kaeya at the Knights of Favonius HQ for a hint)
  • Talk to the informant
  • Defeat the opponents attacking the informant
  • Meet with the informant at the designated location


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Kaeya will ask you to meet with an informant at the Whispering Woods.
2 Once you get there, you'll find the informant running away from some enemies. Defeat the enemies and save the informant.
3 After defeating the enemies, the informant will thank you and give you the information in a form of a riddle.
4 You can solve the riddle yourself or head back to Kaeya in the HQ for some brainstorming.
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Once you solve the riddle, it will lead you to a treasure chest on one of the Windmills in Mondstadt.


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Kaeya's Gain

After much thinking, you finally solve the riddles contained within the intel you were given. The Lost Arcadian Ruins are now within reach!

Kaeya's Gain Objectives

Quest Objectives
  • Defeat the Ruin Guard
  • Enter the depths of the ruin
  • Use the map to find the buried treasure
  • Discuss your next step with Paimon


1 You have to solve another riddle that will lead you to another treasure chest in Windwail Highland. Use the Teleport Waypoint if you have it activated already.
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You'll have to climb to the left of the waterfalls to find an elemental mechanism to reveal the treasure.
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Once you find the treasure, you'll be given a map that willl lead you to the beaches of Falcon Coast. This is where the Ruins will be. You can teleport to the Temple of the Lion to get there faster.
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You will then be able to enter the Lost Arcadian Ruins. You will face off against a Ruin Guard boss.


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