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Complete list of hidden Sumeru world quests in Genshin Impact

How to start these hidden reputation world quests

A big list of quests in Genshin Impact, with three quests being incomplete Image: Hoyoverse via Polygon

When looking through the Sumeru world quest list at the reputation NPC in Sumeru City, you’ll notice a long list of quests that you may not be familiar with.

If you’ve already completed the lengthy Aranyaka quest line, you’ll already be done with a good chunk of quests, but some quests can be hard to find.

Rather than being marked with the usual blue exclamation point on the map as you approach the quest NPCs, some quests are completely locked until you do some kind of special puzzle or interaction. Our Genshin Impact hidden Sumeru quest guide will list out all the reputation quests that you may not have been able to find.

At least one quest is locked behind commissions: “Garcia’s Paean: A Gift of Compatibility.” Similarly, due to lack of information available at the time of writing this, the prerequisites to “Gourmet Supremos: Within Our Duties,” and “Cost-Effective Hook?” are unknown, but it’s extremely likely that they’re locked behind commissions as well. You’ll have to get lucky with your daily commissions set to Sumeru in order to get these world quests to appear.

The other quests are locked behind specific interactions or puzzles. We list out these hidden world quests below. (Note that there may be other hidden world quests, but for now we’re just scouting out the ones that the reputation NPC in Sumeru City has listed.)


A Short Encounter with a Rare Bird

Zhongli stands over three shroomboars sniffing a Sweet Flower, pondering whether or not to kill him. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

To start “A Short Encounter with a Rare Bird,” kill the Shroomboars at this location.


Where are the Fierce Creatures?

Zhongli stands in front of a foreign man in front of a tent Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Talk to the NPC above, who will describe three large beasts at three different locations.

Go to each location (marked below) and defeat the large monsters. You’ll know it’s the special monster because they’ll get a big health bar at the top of the screen, similar to a boss fight. For the tiger, you’ll need to place a piece of fowl on the plate and fast forward to midnight for the beast to appear.

A large Sumpter Beast in a cave in Genshin Impact Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse
A large alligator-like creature in a mossy lake surrounded by mushrooms and flora Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse
Zhongli stands in front of an empty plate
Place a Fowl on this plate
Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Once you defeat the last one, Paimon will say something along the lines “That’s all of them!” signaling you to head back to the NPC and claim your rewards.

All these monsters only spawn once, so it’s entirely possible that you will have killed one or two of them already. If Paimon’s voice line hasn’t been said, you will not be able to claim rewards. You can try revisiting the locations above to get her to talk. (For whatever reason, we had to revisit the Sumpter’s spawn point and then she noted that they were all dead, even though we killed the Sumpter first.)


The Price

To start this quest, open this Common Chest on top of a roof in Port Ormos.

Zhongli stands on a roof looking at a Common Chest Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Treasure of Wisdom: A New Plan

In order to get this quest, you have to solve the billboard puzzle in Sumeru City. First, you’ll need to interact with the billboard below.

Zhongli stares a billboard in Sumeru City Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Then, go open the following boxes and chests in order:

Zhongli swims under a dock by a floating box Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The first box is under the docks by the fishing hole.

Zhongli stands in a fountain with a floating box in it. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The second box is near the stage where Nilou performed.

Zhongli stands under a concrete bridge with a treasure chest. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The treasure chest is inside the Sumeru Akademiya building, beyond the doors. You’ll need to interact with the large doors inside to access this room.

Zhongli swims in a lotus and lily pad-filled pool with a box in it Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The fourth and final box is in the pond below the Teleport Waypoint.

After this, talk to this NPC at noon (in-game time, not real life).

Zhongli stands in front of an NPC looking over a balcony in Sumeru Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

After finishing that hidden achievement, the NPC will be waiting at the following location one real-life day later.

Drusus, a Sumeru NPC, standing by some flowers with a blue exclamation point over his head. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The Foolish Fatuus

To start this quest, you’ll need to complete the eight Saghira Machine challenges at the various Eremite camps. We’ve marked their locations below.

A map with eight Saghira Machines circled around the perimeter of Sumeru Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Genshin Impact Interactive Map, Hoyoverse

If you haven’t done any of the Saghira Machine challenges before, all you have to do is get close to the machine and then find the glowing keys inside the various buildings. Each building will have broken walls, floors, or ceilings for you to jump into to get the keys. Once you get all two or three keys, head back to the mechanism and defeat the Eremites that spawn to complete the challenge.

Once you’ve done all eight of these, head to the specific camp we marked below to start “The Foolish Fatuus.”

Zhongli stands on top of a building, overlooking a Fatui agent Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Memory’s Final Chapter

You have to have fully completed the long “Aranyaka” quest line in order to do this quest. This quest is also locked behind some other unmarked world quests (that do not reward reputation points). To start the first prerequisite quest, “Aranga’s Memory,” talk to the NPC marked below and follow the quest navigation.

Zhongli stands in a dark forest in front of an old man with question marks above his head Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Once you finish the first one, you’ll need to do another unmarked quest called “Aranakin’s Old Friend.” You can start it at the location below. Again, you can just follow the quest’s navigation to complete it.

Zhongli stands in from of an orange mushroom-like plant creature named Aranakin Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

The third and final prerequisite quest is called “Arangaru’s Drawing” and you can start it by entering the cave marked below and clearing out the Eremite enemies. Once you defeat them, a boss Eremite will appear. Upon taking him down, Arangaru will pop out with the quest, which has easy-to-follow navigation to complete.

Zhongli stands in front of a cave interest with large vines and roots winding into it Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

After you finish these three prerequisites, you’ll automatically get “Memory’s Final Chapter” in your journal, leading you back to Mawtiyima Forest for the quest.


Static Views, Part 2

To do this quest, you’ll have to have completed the first “Static Views” quest, which is obtainable from the mailbox in Vanarana. This quest will be marked on your map with a blue exclamation point and isn’t hidden, but we’ve marked its starting location below anyway.

Zhongli stands in front of a mailbox in a whimsical area with a purple glow Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse

Once you do that, you’ll need to find all 10 hidden treasure chests in the Aranyaka notebook. You can find the notebook in your quest item inventory to check it for buried treasure hints, or you can use our guide.

When you get nine of the 10 chests, “Static Views, Part 2” will automatically appear in your journal leading you to the final area and completing the quest.

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