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The Festering Fang 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.

The Festering Fang Basic Information

Quest Details

Quest Type World Quest
Location Windwail Highland, Mondstadt
Quest Giver -

How to Unlock

The quest will begin when you pick up a Strange Tooth from any of the 4 locations after the Version 1.2 update.

The Festering Fang Walkthrough and Rewards

The Festering Fang

You picked up a strange dragon tooth while adventuring in Dragonspine. Perhaps you should ask around and see if someone knows anything more about it...

The Festering Fang Objectives

Quest Objectives
  • Ask the adventurers at the camp for news
  • Talk to Orban
  • Look for the Strange Tooth x3
  • Look for 50 Starsilver Ore
  • Talk to Orban
  • Obtain a vitalized Dragontooth
  • Defeat all the Fatui
  • Vitalize the Strange Tooth with energy from the heart
  • Defeat all the Fatui
  • Obtain a vitalized Dragontooth
  • Talk to Orban


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Head over to the adventurer's camp at the base of Dragonspine and talk to Iris.
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Follow the marker and talk to Orban.
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Look for the 3 remaining Strange Tooth.
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Mine 50 Starsilver Ore around Dragonspine.
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Go back to the camp and talk to Orban.
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Head over to the marker and defeat 3 Fatui Skirmishers.
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Interact with the heart to vitalize the Strange Tooth.
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Defeat 8 Fatui Skirmishers.
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Interact with the heart again to receive the vitalized Dragontooth.
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Head back to the camp and talk to Orban again to craft the Dragonspine Spear.


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Genshin - Icon - Diagram.jpgDiagram: Dragonspine Spear

The Festering Fang Tips & Strategies

Strange Tooth locations

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1. Inside a cave with the heart 2. Protected by a Frostarm Sawachurl
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3. Middle of the river encased in ice 4. Protected by some Fatui

There are a total of 4 locations where you can find the Strange Tooth. The quest begins once you pick one up from any of the 4 locations.

Don't worry about which one you pick up initially, because during the quest you will have to collect the 3 remaining ones.

1. Inside a cave with the heart

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This can be found fairly easily, head over to the area and look for a cave entrance. The Strange Tooth should just be right in front of the glowing red heart.

2. Protected by a Frostarm Sawachurl

The Strange Tooth in this area is being protected by a force field. You will have to defeat the Frostarm Sawachurl first in order to get it.

3. Middle of the river encased in ice

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You can find this Strange Tooth encased in ice that you can only melt with the help of Scarlet Quartz. You can find one on the side at Dragonspine, near a Seelie Court.

There is also a Cryo Abyss Mage and a Hydro Abyss Mage in the area, you can defeat them first so that it will be easier to collect the Strange Tooth.

4. Protected by some Fatui

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This Strange Tooth is protected by some Fatui Harbingers, and you can find it by interacting with some shiny objects.

Recommended Party

There are different enemies and tasks you need to do during this quest so it's best to be prepared for it.

Pyro characters

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Diluc ImageDiluc Klee ImageKlee Amber ImageAmber
Bennett ImageBennett Xiangling ImageXiangling Xinyan ImageXinyan

Pyro characters are an essential for any quest or adventure in Dragonspine, not only because most of the enemies are Cryo, but also to light up any campfires and torches to keep your party warm.

You will also have to defeat a Frostarm Sawachurl for one of the Strange Tooth, Pyro attacks will make quick work of its shield.

Against Fatui Skirmishers

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Barbara ImageBarbara Mona ImageMona Xingqiu ImageXingqiu
Tartaglia ImageTartaglia Ayaka ImageAyaka Kaeya ImageKaeya
Chongyun ImageChongyun Qiqi ImageQiqi Diona ImageDiona
Ganyu ImageGanyu

You will also be facing off against a lot of Fatui Skirmishers with varying elements. Having the right character on your team can make the battle easier.

Use Hydro against the Pyro Fatui Skirmisher and Cryo against the Electo one.

Ore Detection

All Characters
Ningguang Image Ningguang

If you don't have it already, you will have to collect 50 Starsilver ores from around Dragonspine. If you have Ningguang, her passive will show you where the ores are on the minimap.

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