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Genshin Impact Archon Quest Chapter 3 Act 3 Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception

Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception is the Chapter 3: Act 3 for Archon Quest of Sumeru, released on Version 3.1. See how to unlock the quest and the summary for each Chapter 3: Act 3 quest, in this Archon Quest guide!

How to Unlock Chapter 3: Act 3

How to Unlock Complete Chapter 3: Act 2 Archon Quest
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To unlock Chapter 3: Act 3, you need to complete Act 2 of Sumeru's Archon Quest, The Morn a Thousand Roses Brings.
Chapter 3: Act 2 Archon Quest Guide

Like a Triumphant Hero

Quest Summary

Objectives
1 Genshin Impact Archon Quest Chapter 3 Act 3 - Like a Triumphant Hero 1
Talk to Katheryne (Nahida) in Sumeru City.
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Nahida will be discussing with you a plan to possess an Akademiya scholar, named Setaria to infiltrate the ranks of the Akademiya Sages.
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To proceed with the plan, you'll first gather information as instructed by Nahida, from the residents of Sumeru City whom Setaria usually spends time with, during her shopping day.
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You'll first encounter Nabiya, a fortune teller in Sumeru who has two cats, Harut and Marut.
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After chatting with Nabiya, the next person you'll strike a conversation with is Akim, a stall vendor. You'll be discussing about his craft and his father, as well as the condition of Akim's old man.
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Last stop is Qishan, a tavern hostess. You'll be talking about her love for marine engineering, as well as her enthusiasm to join the Akademiya again, despite failing the first time of entering. She's studying in the tavern's basement, to prepare for Akademiya's next round of exams.
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After gathering information, Nahida will tell you that she plans of possessing Nabiya, Akim, and Qishan to convince Setaria that they've converted to the faith of the Scarlet King.
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Wait until the following afternoon (12:00 - 18:00) to proceed with the plan.
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On the agreed time, carry out Nahida's plan by talking to Nabiya, Akim, Qishan, and Rima, respectively. Be careful to provide Setaria the correct answers, otherwise she'll become suspicious of you.
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During Setaria's conversation with Rima, she will agree to help the faith of the Scarlet King. She'll tell Rima (you) to send someone to get them at the Akademiya's entrance the next evening.
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Wait until the following night (19:00 - 24:00) and meet up with Katheryne (Nahida).
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After meeting up with her, head over to the entrance of the Akademiya to get the confidentlal documents from Setaria.
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At the entrance of the Akademiya, you'll be welcomed by a mob of cheering residents, followed by the Fatui Harbinger, Dottore or The Doctor. Nahida will hold-off the approaching mob and will tell you too rendezvous outside the city. You'll also get the achievement Triumph of the Imagination by completing "Like a Triumphant Hero".

Correct Answers For Setaria

The Gaze from a Certain God

Quest Summary

Objectives
1 Genshin Impact Archon Quest Chapter 3 Act 3 - The Gaze from a Certain God 1
Go to Gandharva Ville to get Tighnari's help.
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En route, you'll be stopped by the Eremite mercenary Tashfin. Defeat the ambushing Eremites to proceed.
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After defeating the Eremite mob, you'll be welcomed by Collei at Gandharva Ville. She'll tell you that Tighnari left and went to Pardis Dhyai.
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At the entrance of Pardis Dhyai, you'll be joined by Katheryne (Nahida) once again. You both entered Pardis Dhyai.
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Inside is Haypasia, an Akademiya scholar. She has now reached the Paripurna Life, after making contact with the Divine.
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Haypasia will offer to help you connecting your consciousness to the Divine. After holding her hand, you see someone's memories.
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Once the vision has ended you realized something's not right.
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You ran outside and got attacked by a mob of Eremite Mercenaries. You suddenly lost consciousness soon after.
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When you regained your consciousness back Tighari told you that Nahida entered your consciousness to save herself and left a message for you, "But even in the moonless night, a shower of starlight can still drown out illusions and lies"
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Afterwards, you told Tighnari about your vision while you're in Nahida's body.
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Tighnari decided to stay for the time being, while you took the Caravan Ribat route and decided to go to the desert to find help. After completing the The Gaze From a Certain God, you'll earn the achievement, The God Gazes Back.

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The Four at Loggerheads

Quest Summary

Objectives
1 Genshin Impact Archon Quest Chapter 3 Act 3 - The Four at Loggerheads 1
After arriving at Caravan Ribat, you'll see Alhaitham telling you to follow him.
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Afterwards you'll exchange information with each other and agree to go to Aaru Village.
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On your way to Aaru Village, Alhaitham will be attacked by the General Mahamatra himself, Cyno. Both him and Alhaitham will fight each other, until Dehya comes in to mediate between the two.
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Suddenly, a sandstorm broke and halted the conversation. Candace, yelling from the nearby Aaru Village, then invites the group inside the village chief's house until the sandstorm die down.
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Inside, Candace told everyone to talk to each other honestly. Soon after, Candance headed out to fight off Desert enemies.
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Go outside and check out on Candace, who still hasn't come back yet. You'll see her at the village's entrance, fighting off enemies.
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Help Candance by defeating the waves of enemies. Afterwards, the Village Chielf, Uncle Anpu, will tell you about the frequent sandstorm and earthquakes, as well as the disapperance of the Village Keepers.
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At this point, Cyno will tell you to exchange information with him somewhere else. Halfway your conversation, a villager kid named Isak will ask you to allow him to help you, as his grandpa is one of the missing Village Keepers.
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Cyno will tell you to confirm the facts with Candace.
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Head back to the Village Chief's house and ask Candace about Isak. After confirming the facts with her, you have completed the Archon Quest Chapter 3: Act 3, Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception. You'll also get the achievement Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception.

Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception Quest Details

Act 3 of the Sumeru Archon Quest

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The Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception is Chapter 3: Act 3 of Sumeru Archon Quest.

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Release Date September 28, 2022

The Chapter 3: Act 3 Archon Quest titled "Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception" was released in Version 3.1 on September 28, 2022. This was announced in the 3.1 livestream!

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2 Stillness, Sublimination of Shadow 3 Omnipresence Over Mortals
4 Requiem of the Echoing Depths
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1 The Crane Returns on the Wind 2 Perilous Trail
3 Inversion of Genesis
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3 Dreams, Emptiness, and Deception 4 King Deshret and the Three Magi
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