Genshin Impact

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Boss Fight Guide and Drops

Genshin Impact - Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Boss Fight Guide and Drops

Andrius, also known as Lupus Boreas, is a weekly Genshin Impact boss located in Wolvendom, Mondstadt. See the best team and characters for the Wolf of the North Challenge, some tips to win the boss fight, and a list of Lupus Boreas' reward drops here!

Information on Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

Andrius (Lupus Boreas)'s Boss Info

Genshin - Lupus Boreas Image
Resin Cost 30 / 60 Original Resin
Reset Time Every Monday at 4 AM, Server Time
Location Wolvendom, Mondstadt
Lupus Boreas Materials
Other Lupus Boreas Drops
Genshin - Adventure EXP ImageGenshin - Mora ImageGenshin - Companionship EXP Image
Genshin - Dream Solvent ImageGenshin - Northlander Sword Billet ImageGenshin - Northlander Polearm Billet ImageGenshin - Northlander Claymore Billet ImageGenshin - Northlander Catalyst Billet ImageGenshin - Northlander Bow Billet Image

Berserker ImageInstructor ImageThe Exile ImageGladiatorWanderer

Resin Cost is halved for the first 3 Claims

If Lupus Boreas's rewards is one of the first three Weekly Boss rewards you claim that week, then you only need 30 Original Resin to claim the rewards. If you already claimed Weekly Boss rewards 3 times before challenging the Lupus Boreas Domain, you need 60 Original Resin.

Note that you can't use Condensed Resin to claim the rewards.

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Location

Genshin Impact - Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Location
Location Wolvendom, Mondstadt

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) is located in the middle of a colosseum-like structure in Wolvendom, Mondstadt. Since Andrius technically doesn't have a Trounce Domain, you can't teleport to the location directly.
Trounce Domain Guide

Fastest Way to Get to Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

The fastest way to get to Andrius (Lupus Boreas) is by teleporting to the Cecilia Garden domain, which is just above Andrius' location. Teleporting to Cecilia Garden and making your way south until you reach Andrius is faster than teleporting to the two nearby waypoints.

You of course need to have the Cecilia Garden Domain unlocked before you can teleport to it. Here's our full guide for more information:
Cecilia Garden Domain Guide

How to Unlock Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

Required AR Adventure Rank 21
How to Unlock Finish Razor's first Story Quest

You must first defeat Andrius once in Razor's first Story Quest to unlock the Wolf of the North challenge and beging challenging Andrius weekly.
Razor Quest Guide

Best Team for Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

Best Characters for Repeated Runs with Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

DPS Sub-DPS Support
Hu Tao Image Hu Tao
Diluc Image Diluc
Ningguang Image Ningguang
Keqing Image Keqing
Mona Image Mona
Fischl Image Fischl
Zhongli Image Zhongli
Jean Image Jean
Bennett Image Bennett

Having a Pyro and Electro character in your party will let you overload Andrius and deal extra damage to him. We recommend using a strong, Pyro DPS character who deals big damage in bursts so you can get through the challenge quickly.

We also highly recommend bringing shields and healing characters. This is extra useful for the second phase of the Lupus Boreas fight, where he stays still in one spot. If you have good shields and heals, you can keep hitting Andrius without worrying about getting knocked out!

Alternative Character Options

Main DPS
Genshin - Razor ImageGenshin - Noelle ImageGenshin - Beidou ImageGenshin - Keqing Image
Genshin - Amber ImageGenshin - Klee ImageGenshin - Mona ImageGenshin - Xiangling ImageGenshin - Albedo Image
Genshin - Barbara ImageGenshin - Qiqi ImageGenshin - Diona Image

Best Free-to-Play Party for Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

Best Party for Andrius (Lupus Boreas)
Genshin Impact - Noelle ImageNoelle Genshin Impact - Amber ImageAmber Genshin Impact - Lisa ImageLisa Genshin Impact - Xiangling ImageXiangling

We have Noelle, Amber, Lisa, and Xiangling as the best free-to-play team because of the Pyro Resonance and because of Noelle's all-around utility.

Noelle will be your shields, your healer, and your main DPS! Amber, Lisa, and Xiangling are there to give you the extra damage boost you need to defeat Andrius.

How to Beat Andrius (Lupus Boreas)

Avoid the Frozen Ground

Genshin - Frozen Ground

Most of Lupus Boreas' attacks will only hit anyone standing on frozen ground. Use this as a reference and stay away from the frozen floor so you dodge Andrius' incoming attacks!

Attack Andrius (Lupus Boreas) from a Distance

Genshin - Long Range
Lupus Boreas' attacks are mostly close-range. We recommend attacking Andrius from a distance using bow characters! If you don't have any well-built bow characters, you can also just dash in and out of attack range to deliver your blows.

Best Bow Users
Fischl Image Fischl Amber Image Amber Tartaglia Image Tartaglia
Yoimiya Image Yoimiya Sara Image Sara

Prepare for Andrius (Lupus Boreas)'s Second Phase

Genshin - Phase 2

When Lupus Boreas' HP is redcuded by half, he will immediately move to phase two and start with some charging attacks.

Use this time to replenish your stamina and wait for your abilities to cooldown. This way you can immediately use your Elemental Skills and Bursts to take Andrius down once he'ss vulnerable to your attacks again.

Defeat Lupus Boreas with Friends!

Defeating the Dominator of Wolves is much easier in Co-op mode, with friends bringing any characters you're missing! Check out our Friends and Co-Pp boards to find other players to fight Lupus Boreas with!

Genshin Co-Op Boards
Genshin - Friend Request BoardFriend Request Board Genshin - Co-Op BoardCo-Op Board

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Attack Patterns

Andrius Phases
Phase 1 (Above 50% HP) Phase 2 (Below 50% HP)

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Phase 1

Pattern 1 - Front Swipe Attack

Lupus Boreas - Front Swipe

A front swipe attack that can be easily avoided by stepping back to get out of its range.

Pattern 2 - Spin Attack

Lupus Boreas - Spin

You can look at the frozen ground to check if you are within its range. This will allow you to avoid this attack and do some chip damage from a distance using your bow.

Pattern 3 - Pounce Attack

Genshin - Pounce

A slow yet powerful pounce attack that Lupus Boreas sometimes performs. Since the frozen ground can be seen in advance when Lupus Boreas is about to perform this attack, you can avoid this by moving out of the frozen ground.

Pattern 4 - Charge Attack

Genshin - Charge

A fast-moving charge attack that takes a few seconds to perform. You can avoid this by moving left or right

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Phase 2

Pattern 1 - Ground Slam Attack

Genshin - Ground Slam

A powerful ground slam followed-up by an ice attack that goes on a straight line. Running left or right will allow you to avoid this attack because of its long charge-up time.

Pattern 2 - Ice Shard Rain Attack

Genshin - Ice Shards

An ice shard that will fall from the sky from time to time during phase 2. Avoid this by immediately moving to any direction when a blue circle starts to appear on the ground.

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Rewards

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Unique Drops

Boss Drop Character Uses
Genshin - Tail of Boreas Icon Tail of Boreas
Genshin - Ring of Boreas Icon Ring of Boreas
Genshin - Spirit Locket of Boreas Icon Spirit Locket of Boreas

Use Dream Solvent Drops to Convert Rewards

Trounce Domains will sometimes reward you with Dream Solvent, which you can use to convert a Weekly Boss Talent Material into another Talent Material from the same Weekly Boss.

Item How to Get
Genshin Impact - Tail of Boreas Image
Genshin Impact - Dream Solvent Image  +  Genshin Impact - Ring of Boreas Image or Genshin Impact - Spirit Locket of Boreas Image
Genshin Impact - Ring of Boreas Image
Genshin Impact - Dream Solvent Image  +  Genshin Impact - Tail of Boreas Image or Genshin Impact - Spirit Locket of Boreas Image
Genshin Impact - Spirit Locket of Boreas Image
Genshin Impact - Dream Solvent Image  +  Genshin Impact - Tail of Boreas Image or Genshin Impact - Ring of Boreas Image

Dream Solvent Guide

How to Use Andrius (Lupus Boreas)'s Boss Drops

Andrius (Lupus Boreas)'s unique boss drops are used to upgrade specific characters' Talents. Take a look at our full Talent Material guide for more information:
All Talent Level Up Materials

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Material Drops

Drop Level
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Any Lv.
Lv. 40+
Lv. 40+
Lv. 40+
Lv. 60+
Lv. 60+
Lv. 60+
Lv. 70+
Lv. 70+
Lv. 70+
Lv. 75+
Lv. 75+
Lv. 75+

Andrius (Lupus Boreas) Artifact Drops

Artifact Set Drops
Berserker Berserker Instructor Instructor The Exile The Exile
Gladiator Gladiator's Finale Wanderer Wanderer's Troupe

List of All Artifacts

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List of Bosses

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The Knave - ArlecchinoThe Knave - Arlecchino


17 Anonymous29 days

under best free to play party the party is labeled with party for Signora.

4 Anonymousabout 1 year

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