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Genshin - Chapter 3: Act 1 Archon Quest - Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark Quest Guide

Here's the guide to the Chapter 3: Act 1 Archon Quest, "Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark" in Genshin Impact 3.0. See how to unlock the quest and guides for each part of Chapter 3: Act 1 quest!

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Genshin Impact - Requiem of the Echoing Depths Archon Quest Guide

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You need to complete the Requiem of the Echoing Depths Archon Quest in The Chasm to unlock Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark.

List of Archon Quests

A Forest of Change

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Teleport to the waypoint in the Cinnabar Cliff of The Chasm and head to the marked location to trigger a cutscene.
2
Follow the woman up until you find a cave.
3
During the dream sequence, simply head up to the big tree until you trigger another cutscene.

Further Observation

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Head outside after the cutscene and go up the path until you find Collei and Tighnari.
2
Head down the path in the direction of the Statue of the Seven. Go to the marked locations to check the lamps.
3
Climb to the top of the rock to clean the Statue of the Seven.
4
Head down the mountain to talk to Collei.
5
Go back to Ghandarva Ville.
6
Adjust the time to 8:00 tomorrow.

Chronic Illness

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Head to the marked location near the base of Ghandarva Ville to check on Collei.
2
Talk to Tighnari behind the house where Collei was in.
3
Head to the marked location south of Sumeru City by the Chinvat Ravine.
4
Collect four Fresh Nilopata Lotuses. You can find them in the area, floating in the water!
5
Meet up with Tighnari again at the marked location, in the corner of the area where you first talked.
6
Clear the Withering Zone using a combination of the Dendrograna and Charged Attacks. You will have to defeat an enemy right after to destroy the Withering Zone.
7
Return to Gandharva Ville.
8
Head over to Haypatia's cave near the Chasm entrance to Sumeru.

Silent Seeker of Knowledge

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Move forward and go through the tree hollow made of leaves.
2
Defeat the three Shroom-Kin enemies at the bottom of the cave to collect the treasure chest.
3
Use the Bouncy Mushrooms to go up until you find an entrance.
4
Head inside the special cave and move forward in the peculiar space to collect the first Primeval Rosin.
5
Go to the next marked location using the mushrooms and follow the tree hollow hallway.
6
Defeat the two waves of Hilichurl enemies at the end of the hallway.
7
Go to the green bubble and use it to get to the second Primeval Rosin.
8
Use the Four-Leaf Sigils to take you to the final Primeval Rosin.
9
Unlock the door using the Primeval Rosins.
10
Move forward until you find another peculiar corridor, and continue exploring.
11
Go to the marked location in the Courtyard far down the corridor, and adjust your screen to have the two stones connect.
12
Follow the path until you leave the corridor, and use Four-Leaf Sigils to get up to the platform to fight an Abyss Herald: Wicked Torrents.
13
Make some food by the cooking pot at the entrance of the cave and give it to Haypasia.
14
Head back to Ghandarva Village to talk to Tighnari.
15
Before leaving, say goodbye to Collei near the outskirts of Ghandarva Ville.

How to Investigate the Courtyard Far Down the Corridor

Genshin - investigate the courtyard far down the corridor

To investigate the courtyard far down the corridor, align the camera so that the two stones with the symbols can connect, and depict one symbol.

Investigate the Courtyard Guide

The Trail of the God of Wisdom

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Go to Sumeru City's southeastern entrance to trigger a cutscene.
2
Visit Rohawi at the rooftop nearby.
3
Go to the Adventurer's Guild in Sumeru City to talk to Katheryne.
4
Head to the Citadel of Regzar where the Reputation System icon is to talk to Asfand.
5
Find Dunyarazad behind the Jewelry shop at the center of Treasure Street.
6
Head inside Lambad's Tavern to meet up with Dunyarzad again.
7
Talk to Dehya, Dunyarzad, Shrimati, Kumari, and Farhad.
8
Head outside the tavern and go to the Grand Bazaar to trigger another cutscene.

Lost in Prosperity

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Go to Port Ormos.
2
Talk to the tailor Elham.
3
Sneak up on the nearby Akademiya Students and listen to their conversation.
4
Head to the Djafar Tavern south of Port Ormos and sit by the chairs with umbrellas.
5
Talk to the Eremites sitting behind you.
6
Go to the marked location to talk to Alhaitham.
7
Head to the tree with the crates to continue the cutscene.
8
Talk to Latish and tell him you want to buy Unripe Harra Fruits.
9
Follow Raunak through Port Ormos.
10
Select the following options:
• Congratulations to you.
• Dizziness with a side of tinnitus please.
• Port Ormos style.
11
Follow Raunak until you are called by Dori.

Ever So Close

Quest Summary

Objectives
1
Go to Wikala Funduq southeast of Port Ormos to talk to Alhaitham.
2
Head outside to the north of Port Ormos.
3
Go to the marked location nearby and defeat the Fungi.
4
Go to Alhaitham and equip the Canned Knowledge found in your Inventory at the quest item menu.
5
Defeat the Fungi once more.
6
Adjust the time two days from now to 7:00.
7
Go back up and talk to Dori.
8
Meet up once more with Alhaitham in Wikala Funduq.
9
Head over to the marked location southwest of Port Ormos, and defeat the Eremites to complete the quest!

Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark Quest Details

Act 1 of the Sumeru Archon Quest

Genshin - Chapter 3 Archon Quest
Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark is Chapter 3: Act 1 of the Sumeru Archon Quests released in Version 3.0.

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Chapter 3: Act 1 Release Date

Genshin Impact Version 3.0
Genshin Impact - Version 3.0 The Morn A Thousand Roses Brings
Release Date August 24, 2022

The Chapter 3: Act 1 Archon Quest titled "Through Mists of Smoke and Forests Dark" was released on Version 3.0, which went live on August 24, 2022. This was revealed in the 3.0 livestream!

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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
3 Inversion of Genesis
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
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