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Genshin Impact - Windtrace Event Guide

Windtrace is in its first rerun in Version 2.4 of Genshin Impact. Learn all details for the Windtrace Rerun Event in Version 2.4, how to unlock and play hide-and-seek in Contested Zones, how to get more Wintrace Coins, the best hiding spots, all event rewards, and other information in this event guide!

Windtrace Event Guides
Genshin - Windtrace Event GuideEvent Guide Genshin - Windtrace Hunter GuideHunter Guide Genshin - Windtrace Rebel GuideRebel Guide
Genshin Impact - Windtrace Coin GuideWindtrace Coins Genshin - Windtrace Skill GuideWindtrace Skills Genshin - Windtrace Hiding SpotsHiding Spots

Windtrace Rerun Event Information

Version 2.4 Windtrace Event Details

Genshin - Windtrace Event

Event Start January 13, 2022
Event End January 27, 2022
How to Unlock Reach Adventure Rank 20+
Complete Chapter 2: Act 1 Archon Quest: Ritou Escape Plan
Event Rewards
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image Genshin Impact - Mora Image Genshin Impact - Hero Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image Talent Level-Up Materials

Update 2.4 Release Date & Patch Notes

Complete Ritou Escape Plan

Genshin Impact - Ritou Escape Plan
In order to access the new contested zone maps in Inazuma you need to complete Ritou Escape Plan, a subquest of Chapter 2: Act 1 Archon Quest and activate the Statues of the Seven in Narukami Island and Kannazuka!
Chapter 2: Act 1 Archon Quest Guide

Gygax Location

Genshin - Windtrace Gygax location

Where is Gygax?

For the Version 2.4's Windtrace event, Gygax is located north of Mondstadt City in the same location as the event in Version 1.5!

Windtrace Coin Limit

Windtrace Event Token Limit

Day Date Windtrace Coin Limit
Day 1 Jan. 13, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x1,200
Day 2 Jan. 14, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x1,800
Day 3 Jan. 15, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x2,400
Day 4 Jan. 16, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x3,000
Day 5 Jan. 17, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x3,800
Day 6 Jan. 18, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x4,600
Day 7 Jan. 19, 2022
Genshin - Windtrace Coin x6,000

The maximum amount of Windtrace Coins you can get on Day 1 is 1200, and the limit will increase every day until Day 7, when you reach the final maximum of 6000!

View Best Ways to Get Windtrace Coins

How to Play Windtrace Event

Version 2.4 Windtrace Event Guide

How to Play Windtrace in Version 2.4
1 Unlock Inazuma maps through the Ritou Escape Plan.
2 Talk to Gygax to Play Windtrace Matches.
3 Play hide and seek as Hunters or Rebels.
4 Use special Windward Arts to win!
5 Get Windtrace Coins from random matches.
6 Complete Windtrace challenges to get more rewards.
7 Updates on the Windtrace Event.

How to Unlock Inazuma Contested Zones

Genshin - Version 2.4 Windtrace Event Maps
To unlock Inazuma Contested Zones or Windtrace Maps, you need to unlock the Statues of the Seven in the area. Based on the images above, the new locations are in Narukami Island and Kannazuka!

Complete Ritou Escape Plan

Note that to unlock all the Statues of the Seven in Inazuma, you need to complete Ritou Escape Plan Archon Quest first!

Start by Talking to Gygax

Genshin - Windtrace Gygax location
Gygax is located north of Mondstadt City, talk to him to start playing the event!

Hunters and Rebels Team

Windtrace Event Roles
Genshin - Windtrace Hunter GuideHunter Guide Genshin - Windtrace Rebel GuideRebel Guide

A match will have one player as the Hunter and have the rest be Rebels. The Hunter wins if they capture all Rebels within the time limit. That being said, the Rebel team wins as long as they aren't all caught!

Obscured Vision & Stamina Reduced

Genshin - Version 2.4 Windtrace Hunter Features
In Version 2.4, the Hunter's field of vision will be obscured so they won't see the paths the Rebels take to hide. Stamina consumed by the Hunter is also greatly reduced!

Recommended Characters

Character Explanation
Xiao Image Xiao ・Reduced Stamina consumption while climbing allows you to reach elevated hiding spots faster.
Razor Image Razor ・Reduced Stamina consumption while sprinting allows you to escape faster.
Kaeya Image Kaeya ・Reduced Stamina consumption while sprinting allows you to escape faster.

Windtrace Windward Arts

Genshin - Windward Arts

Windtrace Event Skills

During the event, your combat abilities will be replaced by Windward Arts depending on your role and which Windward Art you equip. You can equip Windward Arts in the Windtrace event menu as well as the match lobby.

Take a look at our guide for a list of all Windward Arts and which Windtrace skills are the best to use:

Windward Arts Guide

Play Hide and Seek in Co-Op

Genshin - How to Play Windtrace

Windtrace is a Hide and Seek event where you get to play as either the Hunter or the Rebels. The Hunters' job is to seek out the Rebels in hiding, while the Rebels have to sneakily avoid getting caught!

Custom Matches vs. Random Matches

Players can either have custom matches with their friends in Co Op or play with random people. Keep in mind that only randomized matches with reward you with Windtrace Coins though.

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

Accomplish the Windtrace Challenges

Genshin - Windtrace Challenges
Windtrace Challenges are objectives you complete as you play with either random players or with friends.The easiest way to complete Windtrace Challenges is by asking your friends to help you in a custom Co-Op match!

If you don't have much friends to play Windtrace with, you can always make some in our Co-Op Boards:

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

Version 2.4 Windtrace Features

Genshin - Windtrace Matching Mode
The Version 2.4 brings new features to the event. The matching prompt has been optimized and accepting will directly transfer the players to the preparation interface!

Special Sprints Can't Be Used

Character with Special Sprints
Ayaka Image Ayaka Mona Image Mona

Ayaka's special sprint, Kamisato Art: Senho and Mona's Illusory Torrent cannot be used during the Windtrace matches!

Version 2.4 Windtrace Maps

2.4 Contested Zone Stages

Stage Map Location
Genshin - Central Hall Shadow-Chasers.png
Central Hall Shadow-Chasers
Genshin - Central Hall Shadow-Chasers Map.png
Kamisato Estate Location
Genshin - Amidst Autumn Trees.png
Amidst Autumn Trees
Genshin - Amidst Autumn Trees Map.png
Higi Village Location
Genshin - The Hidden Trials.png
The Hidden Trials
Genshin -  The Hidden Trials Map.png
Kujou Encampment Location
Genshin - Ritou Runaround.png
Ritou Runaround
Genshin - Ritou Runaround Map.png
Ritou Location
Genshin - Terrace Patrol.png
Terrace Patrol
Genshin - Terrace Patrol Map.png
Ritou Location
Genshin - Searching the Silent Woods.png
Searching the Silent Woods
Genshin - Searching the Silent Woods Map.png
Qingce Village Location
Genshin - The City of Yore Concealed.png
The City of Yore Concealed
Genshin -  The City of Yore Concealed Map.png
Guili Plains Location
Genshin - Winery Clash.png
Winery Clash
Genshin - Winery Clash Map.png
Dawn Winery Location

Best Hiding Spot Locations

Best Hiding Spots in Kamisato Estate
1
Best Hiding Spots in Higi Village
2
Best Hiding Spots in Kujou Encampment
3
Best Hiding Spots in Ritou
4
Best Hiding Spots in Guili Plains
5
Best Hiding Spots in Starfell Lake
6
Best Hiding Spots in Qingce Village
7
Best Hiding Spots in Dawn Winery
8

View All Areas & Full Hiding Spot Locations

Windtrace Event Quest

Windtrace Quest Details

Quest Type World Quest
Location Mondstadt
Required AR 20
Quest Giver Katheryne

How to Unlock Windtrace

Genshin - Teleport to Mondstadt and Talk to Katheryne
You can unlock the Windtrace Quest once the event goes live!

Windtrace Walkthrough and Rewards

Gygax from Mondstadt seems to be trying to drum some interest in a certain game...

Windtrace Objectives

Quest Objectives
  • Talk to Katheryne
  • Talk to Gygax

Windtrace Walkthrough

Objectives
1
Teleport to Mondstadt and talk to Katheryne.
2
Talk to Gygax, afterwards you can start the game!

Rewards

Rewards
Mora Image Mora ×10000 Adventurer Adventurer's Experience ×4

Version 2.4 Windtrace Rewards

Total Windtrace Rewards

All Version 2.4 Windtrace Rewards
Genshin - Primogem Icon Primogem x420 Genshin - Mora Icon Mora x540000 Genshin - Hero Hero's Wit x12
Genshin - Mystic Enhancement Ore Icon Mystic Enhancement Ore x16 Talent Level-Up MaterialsTalent Level-Up Materials x27

No Windtrace Namecard in Version 2.4

The Windtrace rerun in Version 2.4 does not have a namecard you can obtain by playing. You can still play to get more rewards though as the Windtrace Coin limit has been adjusted from 4,800 to 6,000!

“Windtrace Challenges” Rewards

Objectives Rewards
Capture a Rebel within 10s of using Mysterious Hunch (0/1)
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Detect a total of 3 Rebels using the Sensor Aura (0/3)
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Win once as a Rebel while in Disguise (0/1)
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Use ''Lay Bait'' to obsure a Hunter's vision a total of 3 times (0/3)
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Obtain one ''Favor'' during a single match (0/1)
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000

Windtrace Coin Exchange

Genshin - Windtrace Event Tokens
Windtrace Coins are Windtrace event tokens. Exchange Windtrace Coins for Primogems, Talent Ascension Materials, Character EXP Materials, and Mora!

Take a look at our guide for the fastest ways to get Windtrace Coins and a full breakdown of match rewards:
Best Ways to Get Windtrace Coins

Windtrace Coin Rewards

Windtrace Coins Obtained Reward
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x300
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x60
Genshin Impact - Guide to Freedom Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x600
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x60
Genshin Impact - Guide to Resistance Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x900
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x60
Genshin Impact - Guide to Ballad Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x1,200
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Prosperity Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x1,500
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Diligence Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x1,800
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Gold Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x2,100
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Transience Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x2,400
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Elegance Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x2,700
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image x40
Genshin Impact - Guide to Light Image x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x3,000
Genshin Impact - Hero x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x3,400
Genshin Impact - Hero x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x3,800
Genshin Impact - Hero x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x4,200
Genshin Impact - Hero x3
Genshin Impact - Mora Image x30000
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x4,600
Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image x4
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x5,000
Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image x4
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x5,500
Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image x4
Total Windtrace Coins obtained: Genshin - Windtrace Coin x6,000
Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image x4

Previous Windtrace Event

Version 1.5 Windtrace Event Details

Genshin - Windtrace Event Information

Event Start 2021/05/14 10:00
Event End 2021/05/24 03:59
How to Unlock Reach Adventure Rank 20 or above
Complete ''A Timeless Classic''
Event Rewards
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image Genshin Impact - Mora Image Genshin Impact - Hero Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image
+ Namecard: ''Celebration: Peekaboo!''

Windtrace in Version 1.5

Windtrace was first introduced in Version 1.5 as a Hide-and-Seek Event similar to a prop hunt! Below are the previous event areas, starting quest, and all the rewards.

Windtrace Event Areas

Stage Map Location

Small Town Guerilla War

Springvale Location

Winery Confrontation

Dawn Winery Location

Drfters in the Terrace Depths

Qingce Village Location

Ghost Fire Stream

Wuwang Hill Location

Ice-Sealed Maze

Dragonspine Location

All Areas & Best Hiding Spots

Windtrace World Quest

Genshin - Gygax location

Windtrace Quest Details and Unlock

Quest Type World Quest
Location Mondstadt, Mondstadt
Quest Giver Gygax

To unlock this world quest, Travelers must reach Adventure Rank 20 or above. Unlocking and completing this quest will in turn unlock the Windtrace event!

A Timeless Classic Walkthrough

Objectives
1
Talk to Gygax, who will introduce you to the Windtrace game and set up your party.

Rewards

Rewards
Mora Image Mora ×10000 Adventurer Adventurer's Experience ×4

Version 1.5 Windtrace Event Rewards

Event Rewards
Genshin Impact - Primogem Image Genshin Impact - Mora Image Genshin Impact - Hero Genshin Impact - Mystic Enhancement Ore Image
Genshin Impact - Guide to Freedom Image Genshin Impact - Guide to Resistance Image Genshin Impact - Guide to Ballad Image Genshin Impact - Guide to Prosperity Image Genshin Impact - Guide to Diligence Image Genshin Impact - Guide to Gold Image

+ Namecard: ''Celebration: Peekaboo!''

How to Get Windtrace Namecard

Windtrace Event Namecard

To get the Windtrace Namecard: ''Celebration: Peekaboo!'', you must collect a total of 4800 Windtrace Coins and exchange them on the event page.

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