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How to Unlock Apep's Location and Boss Guide | Guardian of Apep's Oasis

Genshin Impact - How to Unlock Apep

Guardian of Apep's Oasis, also known as Apep the Dendro Dragon, is a Weekly Boss in Genshin Impact Version 3.6. Check out how to unlock Apep and it's location, resistances, how to beat it, and its boss drops here!

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How to Unlock Apep

Complete Nahida's Act 2 Story Quest

Genshin - Nahida Story Quest Act 2 Guide

Apep can be unlocked as a weekly boss fight after completing Nahida's Act 2 Story Quest: Homecoming.

Nahida Story Quest Act 2 Guide

Apep Boss Location

Located in the Desert of Hadramaveth

Apep Location
Genshin - Apep Weekly Boss Domain Location
Location The Realm of Beginnings, Desert of Hadramaveth

Apep is located in the The Realm of Beginnings domain just by the border of The Desert of Hadramaveth. You will only be able to access it after completing Nahida's Story Quest, Act 2.

Apep Resistances

Resistant to Dendro

Elemental Resistance Normal Resistance
Dendro Image
Geo ImageCryo ImageAnemo ImageElectro ImageHydro ImagePyro Image

Apep doesn't have any Elemental Weaknesses. All three phases are resistant to the Dendro element. We recommend using any DPS character that does not use the Dendro element as their main source of DMG.

Best Team for Apep

Recommended Party Against Apep

Best Party for Apep
Genshin - Raiden Icon Raiden Genshin - Xingqiu Icon Xingqiu Genshin - Xiangling Icon Xiangling Genshin - Bennett Icon Bennett

Use Characters that excel in both single and multi targets

We recommend using characters that can deal damage in both single target and multi target scenarios. Raiden and Xiangling will provide tons of DMG in all three phases while Xingqiu and Bennett provide buffs and protection.

All the Best Characters to Fight Apep

Character Merits
Genshin Impact - Ganyu ImageGanyu ・High single target DMG through Charged Attacks.
・Can also deal with mobs of enemies in the 2nd Phase.
Genshin Impact - Kazuha ImageKazuha ・Can increase Elemental DMG through Swirls.
・Elemental Skill can gather enemies in the 2nd Phase.
Genshin Impact - Hu Tao ImageHu Tao ・High single target DMG through Charged Attacks.
・Elemental Burst can deal strong AoE DMG.
Genshin Impact - Sucrose ImageSucrose ・Can increase Elemental Mastery through Swirls.
・Elemental Skill can group up enemies in the 2nd Phase.

Other Characters to Fight Apep

Main DPS
Genshin - Ayaka ImageGenshin - Ayato ImageGenshin - Cyno ImageGenshin - Keqing ImageGenshin - Tartaglia ImageGenshin - Yanfei Image
Genshin - Fischl ImageGenshin - Nahida ImageGenshin - Rosaria ImageGenshin - Yae Miko ImageGenshin - Yelan Image
Genshin - Bennett ImageGenshin - Diona ImageGenshin - Kokomi ImageGenshin - Layla ImageGenshin - Shinobu ImageGenshin - Yaoyao ImageGenshin - Zhongli Image
Genshin - Collei ImageGenshin - Kaeya ImageGenshin - Lisa Image

Defeat Apep in Co-Op Mode

Are you missing specific characters, or have you not built a full party yet? Teaming up with others from our Co-Op boards is a great way to quickly beat the Apep and other bosses!

Genshin Co-Op Boards
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How to Beat Apep

1st Phase: Warden of the Last Oasis

Genshin - Apep Boss Fight - 1st Phase Warden of the Last Oasis

The first phase of the boss is the simplest phase to finish. Simply dish out your strongest attacks and avoid Apep's attacks that can hit on a wide range.

2nd Phase: Heart of Oasis

Fill Up Meter by Defeating Enemies

Genshin - Apep Boss Fight - Defeat enemies in the 2nd Phase to fill up the Heart of Oasis

After defeating the boss in the first phase, you will be tasked to defeat monsters in the area to fill up the Heart of Oasis.

The Heart of Oasis will lose its stored up energy when attacked, so do your best to defend it.

Prioritize Larger Enemies

Genshin - Apep Boss Fight - 2nd Phase Enemies can provide shields and healing

Some of the larger monsters will defend the smaller ones by providing them with shields or healing. Focus on taking out the larger enemies first to destroy the monsters' defenses.

Larger enemies will provide a larger amount to fill up the Heart of Oasis when defeated.

3rd Phase: Warden of Oasis Prime

Avoid Aftershocks using Shields of Revival's Hymn

Genshin - Apep Boss Fight - Use the Shields of Revival Hymn to defend from attacks in 3rd Phase

When Apep is about to summon Aftershocks of the Apocalypse, hide under the Shields of Revival's Hymn to avoid taking massive damage.

Apep Attack Patterns

Phase 1

Attack Pattern Information

Body Spin
Will charge up and then spin itself around causing a wide sweep attack.

4-Hit Combo
Attacks four times. This attack may end prematurely.

Double Tail Swipe
Attacks using its tail twice.

Spike Barrage
Slams the ground and fires a barrage of spiky spheres toward the player.

Burrowing Attack
Will dig itself to the ground and go toward you to reemerge and land an AoE attack.

Limb Burrow
The boss will insert its limbs into the ground and they will reemerge to attack the player.

Phase 2

Proliferating Organisms Information

Regular Proliferating Organisms
These are tiny enemies that can either attack regularly or spit out a long range Dendro Attack.

Protective Proliferating Organisms
Provide other enemies with a shield that cannot be destroyed until the Protective Proliferating Organism is taken out.

Provender Proliferating Organisms
Can buff up other Prolifeferating Organisms. It cannot be damaged until you take out the buffed Prolifeferating Organisms.

Perch Proliferating Organism
Summons a barrier that can block the player's attacks or movement.

Pernicus Proliferating Organisms
Will roll up and charge into the Heart of Oasis and self destruct.

Predatory Proliferating Organism
Will eat up a Regular Proliferating Organism to enhance itself and chomp in on the nearest player.

Phase 3

Prolifereating Organisms Information

Burrowing Attack
Just like in the first phase, the boss will dig itself to the ground and go toward you to reemerge and land an AoE attack.

Dendro Beams
Summons three consecutive beams at a wide radius.

Dendro Missiles
Charges itself up then fires multiple projectiles of Dendro toward the player.

Aftershocks of the Apocalypse
A strong unavoidable move. Use the Shields of Revival's Hymn to avoid getting hit by it.

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Apep Boss Fight Achievements

Like The Sun's Passage

Achievement Rank Primogem Reward
Like The SunLike The Sun's Passage 5 Primogems
Objective: Defeat the Guardian of Apep's Oasis without any character being attacked by Aftershocks of the Apocalypse.

To unlock this achievement, you must avoid getting hit by the Aftershocks of the Apocalypse during the 3rd Phase of the Boss Fight.

Apep Boss Drops

Apep Material Drops

List of Apep Weekly Boss Materials
Genshin - Worldspan FernWorldspan Fern Genshin - Primordial GreenbloomPrimordial Greenbloom Genshin - EveramberEveramber

Used for Talent Level Up

Character Element Weapon
Baizhu Baizhu (5★)
Freminet Freminet (4★)
Kaveh Kaveh (4★)
Kirara Kirara (4★)
Lynette Lynette (4★)
Lyney Lyney (5★)

The newest 5-star character in Version 4.1, Neuvillete uses Everamber as one of his character ascension materials, while Wriothesley uses Primordial Greenbloom! We suggest stockpiling these drops if you plan to pull for them in Version 4.1!

List of Character Ascension Materials

Information on Apep Boss

Apep's Boss Info and Rewards

Genshin Impact Dragon of Verdure Apep
Resin Cost 30 / 60 Original Resin
Apep Material Drops
Other Reward Drops
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Reset Time Every Monday at 4 AM, Server Time

Resin Cost is halved for the first 3 Claims

If Apep's rewards is one of the first three Weekly Boss rewards you claim that week, then you only need 30 Original Resin to claim the rewards. If you already claimed Weekly Boss rewards 3 times before challenging the title Domain, you need 60 Original Resin.

Note that you can't use Condensed Resin to claim the rewards.

Release Date in Version 3.6

Genshin Impact Version 3.6
Genshin Impact - Version 3.6 A Parade of Providence
Release Date April 12, 2023

Guardian of Apep's Oasis is the new weekly boss in Genshin Impact 3.6, released on April 12, 2023!

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5 Anonymous9 months

Does Fischl work as a good DPS? Cause I'm AR 57 and I still don't have a single five star! ( Well, except for Traveler)

4 Anonymous9 months

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