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Genshin Impact - Bough Keeper Dainsleif Quest Guide

Bough Keeper: Dainsleif 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.

Bough Keeper: Dainsleif Basic Information

Quest Details

Quest Type World Quest
Chapter Chapter I: Act IV - Prelude
Location Mondstadt, Mondstadt
Quest Giver Katheryne

How to Unlock

This quest is available after Version 1.3 Update is released on February 3, 2021.

Dainsleif Reference

Dainsleif is a character that was revealed even before the release of Genshin Impact, but since then no mention of him in-game has been found.

Dainsleif Rating and Information

Bough Keeper: Dainsleif Walkthrough and Rewards

Bough Keeper: Dainsleif

Katheryne of the Mondstadt Adventurers' Guid seems to have something to tell you.

Bough Keeper: Dainsleif Objectives

  • Talk to Katheryne in Mondstadt
  • Ask Lawrence about the stranger.
  • Ask Wagner about the stranger.
  • Ask Charles about the stranger.
  • Go to the second floor of the tavern and wait on the seat by the railing.
  • Go to the first floor of the tavern and find the stranger.
  • Go to the Temple of the Falcon.
  • Talk to Dainsleif.
  • Leave the Temple of the Falcon
  • Go to Wolvendom
  • Talk to Dainsleif.
  • Look for clues related to the Abyss Order in Wolvendome. (x2)
  • Talk to Dainsleif.
  • Go to Stormterror's Lair.
  • Go deeper into Stormterror's Lair.
  • Look for the Objective in the Area
  • Defeat All Opponents
  • Catch Up to Dainsleif
  • Follow Dainsleif
  • Go and examine the dandelion


Go to Mondstadt and talk to Katheryne.
Talk to Lawrence by the gate and Wagner, the nearby Blacksmith.
Go to Angel’s Share and talk to Charles, then go to the second floor and sit by the railing above the bar.
Go back down and talk to Dainsleif. He will ask you a couple of questions, but it’s unknown if the answers change anything.
Teleport to the Temple of the Falcon and talk to Dainsleif.
Clear the Domain and Dainsleif will tell you to go to Wolvendom next.
Go there and talk to him again, then look around for clues and fight the monsters that appear.
Once you’re done, talk to Dainsleif. Next location is Stormterror’s Lair, so head there now.
Head to the marked area and defeat all opponents.
Finally, talk to Dainsleif and follow him, then examine the dandelion.


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Bough Keeper: Dainsleif Tips & Strategies

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Make sure to have a well rounded party to be ready for any element and enemy.

Revealed Information in Bough Keeper: Dainsleif

Connected to Official Trailer

At the very end of the quest, you see the tracks of a Ruin Guard and a Dandelion with the trace of your lost sibling. This is exactly what is shown in the We Will Be Reunited Story Teaser on the official YouTube channel.

Dainsleif Traveled with Your Sibling

It's also strongly hinted that Dainsleif used to travel with the Traveler's sibling hundreds of years ago, suggesting that Lumine and Aether might have been split up both physically and in timelines.

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Prologue Chapter
1 The Outlander Who Caught the Wind 2 For a Tomorrow Without Tears
3 The Song of the Dragon and Freedom
Chapter 1
1 Of The Land Amidsth Monoliths 2 Farewell, the Archaic Lord
3 A New Star Approaches - Prelude: Bough Keeper: Dainsleif
4 We Will Be Reunited
Chapter 2
0 Prologue: Autumn Winds, Scarlet Leaves 1 The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia
2 Stillness, Sublimination of Shadow 3 Omnipresence Over Mortals
4 Requiem of the Echoing Depths
Interlude Chapter
1 The Crane Returns on the Wind 2 Perilous Trail
Chapter 3
1 Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark 2 The Morn a Thousand Roses Brings
3 Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception 4 King Deshret and the Three Magi
5 Akasha Pulses, the Kalpa Flame Rises - Sumeru Interlude: Inversion of Genesis
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