Balethunder is an Inazuma status effect in Version Update 2.0 of Genshin Impact. Learn what Balethunder is, how to avoid taking damage from Balethunder, and other information in this guide!
List of Contents
Balethunder occurs in Inazuma areas with high concentrations of Electro. Staying in areas with high Electro concentrations will inflict Balethunder on you and cause you to gradually lose HP.
The status effect works similarly to Sheer Cold in Dragonspine, but immediately damages you even with a shield!
|Genshin Impact Version 2.0|
|Release Date||July 21, 2021|
The Balethunder status effect is part of Update 2.0, which came with the release of the Inazuma Region!
To avoid taking damage from Balethunder, summon an Electrogranum from Thunder Sakura Boughs! As long as you're with an Electrogranum, you won't lose HP. Keep track of the time though, because Electrograna disappear after a while!
Thunderwood also wards off Balethunder damage. If you can't get any Electrograna, you should approach the Thunderwood!
Balethunder is present in some areas during the Sacred Sakura Cleansing Ritual World Quest in Narukami Island. You will often need to solve the Torii puzzles while Balethunder is active, so be sure to get Electrogranas from time to time.
Balethunder will disappear in Mt. Yougou after completing the questline, but the underground area off the north-east coast of Narukami Island will still have Balethunder.
The Mikage Furnace in Tatarasuna, Kannazuka has affected the surrounding area with Balethunder. To get rid of the Balethunder in this area, you will need to complete the Tatara Tales World Quest chain.
The Balethunder in Musoujin Gorge in Yashiori Island is said to be the result of the Electro Archon slashing the almighty Orobashi with the Musou no Hitotachi.
As a result, the area beneath the Gorge including the waters are infested with residual Electro energy, making it especially difficult to explore. Balethunder cannot be removed in this area, as such, you need to get Electrogranas in time.
Balethunder covers majority of the area in Seirai Island. Because of this, it is recommended to finish the Seirai Stormchasers World Quest first before exploring. After completing each quests, the Balethunder will slowly recede.
|Achievement||Rank||Primogem Reward||Shocking... Positively Shocking||★||5 Primogems|
|Objective : Get struck down by Balethunder...|
Letting one of your characters die to Balethunder awards you with the Shocking... Positively Shocking Achievement, which gives 5 Primogems!
Genshin Impact Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Elden Ring Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokemon UNITE Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (BDSP) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) Wiki Guide
Pokémon Sword and Shield Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokemon Legends: Arceus Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Rune Factory 5 Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Copyright© 2012-2020 miHoYo ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
The copyrights of videos of games used in our content and other intellectual property rights belong to the provider of the game.
The contents we provide on this site were created personally by members of the Game8 editorial department.
We refuse the right to reuse or repost content taken without our permission such as data or images to other sites.