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Genshin Impact Udumbara Pistil locations

Gather the Udumbara Pistil to use in the Pale Fire world quest

Udumbara Pistil with Raiden standing in front of it in the Sumeru Desert in Genshin Impact Image: Hoyoverse via Polygon
Johnny Yu (he/him) is a guides writer at Polygon. He has written about games such as The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Diablo 4, and Fire Emblem Engage.

During Genshin Impact’s “As the Khvarena’s Light Shows: Nirodha” world quest in the “Khvarena of Good and Evil” quest line, you’ll receive another world quest called “Pale Fire.” This quest will have you run around Genshin Impact’s newest region, Girdle of Sands, in search of Fravashi Trees, but you need six Udumbara Pistils to open a few of them. These can be tough to spot, so here’s where to find all six of them and how to get them.

All Udumbara Pistil locations in Genshin Impact

All Udumbara Pistil locations on the Genshin Impact map indicated by numbered stars. Graphic: Johnny Yu/Polygon | Source image: Hoyoverse

All six Udumbara Pistils can be found in the Realm of Farakhkert, and they’re all relatively close to each other. To retrieve the Udumbara Pistil, you must have completed the world quest “The Splendorous Sky That Day” and have the “Sorushgadget. For a closer look on where the Udumbara Pistils are located and how to retrieve them, check out the gallery below.

How to get every Udumbara Pistil

  1. Travel to the area marked in the image above, but stay on the side of the cliff for easier access.
  2. Use the “Sorush” gadget and move over to the heart symbol on the wall.
  3. Hold Sorush’s interact ability (“E” by default) to bring the flower out of the wall and to make Sorush stay in place.
  4. Interact with the four-leaf sigils in the air to fly over to the flower, and hover down on top of it.
  5. Gather the Udumbara Pistil.

The third Udumbara Pistil has a few special instructions, which can be found below.

Third Udumbara Pistil location

Udumbara Pistil location on a rocky wall in the Sumeru desert of Genshin Impact. Red four-leaf sigil is also available to use for Sorush Graphic: Johnny Yu/Polygon | Source images: Hoyoverse
  1. Travel to the area marked in the image above.
  2. Glide down to the large tree root with the special red four-leaf sigil on it.
  3. Use the “Sorush” gadget and use Sorush’s interact ability to grab the special red four-leaf sigil.
  4. Move the sigil to a location in the air above the heart symbol so you can glide down to the blooming flower.
  5. Place the sigil and move back to the heart symbol on the wall.
  6. Hold Sorush’s interact ability to bring out the flower and keep Sorush in the area.
  7. Interact with the special red four-leaf sigil to fly above the flower, and glide down to gather the flower.

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