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Xianyun Story Quest Act 1: Grus Serena Chapter

Genshin Impact Xianyun Story Quest Guide

Xianyun's Act 1 Story Quest of the Grus Serena Chapter is released in Genshin Impact 4.4. See how to unlock the story quest, its walkthrough, and its the complete rewards here!

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Grus Serena Chapter
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How to Unlock Xianyun Story Quest

Obtain the Prerequisites

Genshin Impact - Xianyun Story Quest

How to Unlock
Reach Adventure Rank 40
Complete Archon Quest Interlude Chapter: Act I "The Crane Returns on the Wind"

You can unlock Act 1 of Grus Serena's Chapter by using one Story Key! You must also be at least Adventure Rank 40. Travelers must have also completed The Crane Returns on the Wind to unlock it!

Story Key Required

A Story Key is usually needed to unlock a Story Quest. Like most characters, Xianyun will need Story Keys to unlock her quest.

To get 1 Story Key, you need to do 8 Daily Commissions and be at Adventure Rank 26. Since there are only 4 Commissions in a day, you will need a minimum of 2 days to get 1 Story Key.

List of Story Quests

Complete the Archon Quest Interlude Act 1

Genshin Impact - Interlude Chapter Act 1 The Crane Returns on the Wind Quest Chain Guide
To start Xianyun's story quest act 1, you must first complete the Interlude Chapter Act 1 - The Crane Returns on the Wind archon quest!

Interlude Chapter: Act 1 Archon Quest

Xianyun Story Quest Walkthrough

Leisurely Chatter

Objectives
1 Genshin - Leisurely Chatter - Go to Mt. Aocang
Visit Mt. Aocang to see Cloud Retainer. You will see her there in her human form.
2 Genshin - Leisurely Chatter - Meet Ganyu
Go to Liyue Harbor to meet Ganyu in front of the Yuehai Pavilion. Talk to her to share your recent adventures as well as a story about a drought that Cloud Retainer has resolved.

Cloud Retainer will also take the name Xianyun at this part of the story as her human name.
3 Genshin - Leisurely Chatter - Meet Shenhe
Go to Wanmin Restaurant next to see Shenhe. She will tell you a story about how Cloud Retainer raced with another Adeptus using her "Electro-Powered Bicycle" or the "Bi-Cyclical Thunderflash-Mobile".
4 Genshin - Leisurely Chatter - Meet Shuyu and Yuandai
After your talk with Shenhe, you will meet Shuyu and Yuandai. Speak and help them with their problem.

This will end the Leisurely Chatter subquest and automatically start the A Search for Secrets subquest.

A Search for Secrets

Objectives
1 Genshin - A Search for Secrets Subquest - Look for Xingqui
Look for Xingqiu at the Feiyun Commerce Guild to ask about any stories regarding Yuandai's story.
2 Genshin - A Search for Secrets Subquest - Shuyu
Meet up with Cloud Retainer and Madame Ping before looking for clues. Follow Shuyu nearby once you get there as she has a question regarding Cloud Retainer.
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Go to Wangshu Inn next. You will meet Xiao briefly and tell you some stories from the Archon War. Yuandai and Shuyu will return after that and tell you about what she remembered.
4 Genshin - A Search for Secrets Subquest - Northern Jueyun Karst
Next is to head to the northern part of Jueyun Karst to search for more clues. There are three places marked on the map, but the one at the southwest part from the nearest Teleport Waypoint is the right place.
5 Genshin - A Search for Secrets Subquest - Yuandai Recovering Memory
Yuandai will recover a few more of her memories after going to the quest marker located from the southwest of the Teleport Waypoint. Move to Qingyun Peak after the conversation for the next clue.
6 Genshin - A Search for Secrets Subquest - Go to Qingyun Peak
Upon arriving at Qingyun Peak, it seems it's not the right spot but the mountain next to it, which is Mt. Aocang. The subquest will end after this and unlock the Lovely Dreams subquest.

Lovely Dreams

Objectives
1 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Go to Mt. Aocang
Go to Mt. Aocang to use the device Cloud Retainer has prepared. Use the updraft and rings to reach Mt. Aocang quickly.
2 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Know the Truth
Finish the converstaion and uncover the truth about Yuandai. Cloud Retainer will eventually tell the story about her and Yuandai.
3 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Dock with a View of Wangshu Inn
Follow the quest marker until you reach the dock with a view of the Wangshu Inn and listen to Cloud Retainer.
4 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Use Skill to Go Over Gaps
Continue following the quest marker. Use her skill twice to perform a double jump on the gaps to get to the next area without falling.
5 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Defeat Enemies
Defeat waves of enemies once you reach the Yuandai's old house. Remember to use her skil and burst to kill enemies quickly and recover health.
6 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Yuandai
Follow the markers again until you reach Yuandai's current house in Liyue Harbor. Listen to Cloud Retainer until her story ends.
7 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Skip Time and Meet Xianyun
Skip two days and meet with Cloud Retainer back in Liyue. She will be living there with Shuyu after taking her as a disciple.
8 Genshin - Lovely Dreams Subquest - Zhongli Appears
You will find her there having trouble selling her wares to a merchant. Zhongli will appear as a consultant for the merchant and vouch for Cloud Retainer's items.

Xianyun Story Quest will end after the whole conversation.

Xianyun Story Quest Rewards

All Story Quest Rewards

Sub Quest Quest Rewards
Leisurely Chatter
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x43850
A Search for Secrets
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x43850
Lovely Dream
Genshin - Mora Image Mora x43850

Xianyun Story Quest Information

Xianyun Story Quest Details

Genshin - Xianyun Story Quest Details
Help Shuyu and her grandmother Yuandai to recover her memories by going around places in Liyue while meeting old acquaintances like Ganyu and Shenhe!

Xianyun Story Quest Release Date

Released in Version 4.4

Genshin Impact Version 4.4
Genshin Impact - Version 4.4
Release Date January 31, 2024

Xianyun's Story Quest was released during in Version 4.4. This overlaps with Xianyun's debut banner, as well!

Version 4.4 Release Date and Banners

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1 Anonymousabout 2 months

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