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Sharpening the Axe Won't Hinder the Work is a World 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.

Sharpening the Axe Won't Hinder the Work Basic Information

Quest Details

Quest Type World Quest
Location Mondstadt, Mondstadt
Quest Giver Paimon

How to Unlock

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Complete the Archon Quest Knights of Favonius in Prologue: Act 1.

The quest will unlock after visiting the Knights of Favonious headquarters for the first time.

See List of Prologue Act 1 Quests Here

Sharpening the Axe Won't Hinder the Work Walkthrough and Rewards

Sharpening the Axe won't Hinder the Work

Paimon believes in order to meet the adventures that are to come, it would be best to first make some preparations.


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You can find the blacksmith Wagner in Mondstadt.
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Talk to Wagner to begin the quest.
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Wagner will send you to find 3 Iron Chunks. You can find them just outside of Mondstadt.
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You can mine Iron Chunks from the black rocks. Attack them with your sword to harvest them.
After breaking the black rocks, you can harvest them by tapping the icon prompt.
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Return to Mondstadt and talk to Wagner.
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Forge 1 Enhancement Ore to complete the quest.


There are no rewards for this quest, but you can keep the unused Iron Chunks that you mined.

Sharpening the Axe Won't Hinder the Work Tips & Strategies

Claymore-Users Can Break Rocks Faster


If you pull a claymore user like Noelle from the tutorial gacha roll, or Diluc, you can break the black rocks and harvest the Iron Chunks with just one hit.

Where to Farm Iron Chunks

There are multiple places you find ore mining spots for different types of ores around Mondstadt. The area in Dadaupa Gorge is one of the best places to farm Iron Chunks!

Ore Chunks and Crystals Farming Guide

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    • >>[11]
      I personally went for Barbara instead. DPS wise she ain't the best but her heals more than make up for it. Especially since they constantly apply Hydro to enemies around you, and you can spam Diluc's Skill for all your Vaporizing needs. So far, it's worked out just fine for me

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      World 5 is the same as I remember...
      But where are those who share the memory?

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