Genshin Impact Guide – How to Enhance and Ascend Weapons

Here are the different locations for weapon materials.

Posted By | On 30th, Oct. 2020

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Settled into the Genshin Impact grind? Good, because rolling for the best characters, ascending them and unlocking all of their best talents is just the beginning. Now you have to focus on upgrading weapons. Along with netting the best weapons through some grace of RNG, you’ll also need materials to enhance and ascend them.

Here are the basic materials you need for enhancing weapons:

  • Fine Enhancement Ore – Drops as a reward from a random event.
  • Mystic Enhancement Ore – Drops as a reward from a random event.

For ascending weapons, there are several different types of Ascension materials. These are necessary for fully maxing out your weapon. Here are the different kinds and what they can be used on, starting with Decarabian materials:

  • Tile of Decarabian’s Tower – Found in Cecilia Garden. Used for ascending Magic Guide, Dull Blade, Raven Bow and Sharpshooter’s Oath.
  • Debris of Decarabian’s City – Can be used to ascend Favonius Sword, Cool Steel, The Stringless, Magic Guide and Sharpshooter’s Oath.
  • Fragment of Decarabian’s Epic – Found in Cecilia Garden. Can be used to ascend Magic Guide, Silver Sword, The Bell and more.
  • Scattered Piece of Decarabian’s Dream – Located in Cecilia Garden. Used for Ascension of Magic Guide, The Stringless, The Viridescent Hunt and more.

Next up are the Guyun Materials along with what they can be used to ascend:

  • Lustrous Stone from Guyun – Found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Blackcliff Warbow, Debate Club, Eye of Perception and White Tassel.
  • Luminous Sands from Guyun – Found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Debate Club, Eye of Perception and White Tassel.
  • Relic from Guyun – Also found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Can be used for ascending Debate Club, Eye of Perception and White Tassel.
  • Divine Body from Guyun – Located in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Debate Club and Eye of Perception.

Next up, here are the Boreal Wolf’s materials and what they can be used to ascend.

  • Boreal Wolf’s Milk Tooth – Located in Cecilia Garden. Used to ascend Thrilling Tales of Dragon Slayers, Alley Hunter, Deathmatch, White Iron Greatsword and Wine and Song.
  • Boreal Wolf’s Cracked Tooth – Found in Cecilia Garden. Used to ascend Alley Hunter, Sacrificial Bow, Sacrificial Greatsword and Aquila Favonia.
  • Boreal Wolf’s Broken Fang – Located in Cecilia Garden and used to ascend The Wildsith, The Flute and Skyward Atlas.
  • Boreal Wolf’s Nostalgia – Found in Cecilia Garden. Used to ascend Skyward Blade, Skyward Harp, The Flute and more.

Here are the Aerosiderite materials, where to find them and what they can help ascend.

  • Grain of Aerosiderite – Found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Can be used to ascend Iron Sting, Serpent Spine, Prototype Grudge and Skyrider Sword.
  • Piece of Aerosiderite – Located in Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Iron Sting, Prototype Animus, Compound Bow and Skyrider Sword.
  • Bit of Aerosiderite – Located in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula and used for ascending Compound Bow, Mappa Mare, Iron Sting and Skyrider Sword.
  • Chunk of Aerosiderite – Found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Iron Sting, Prototype Grudge, Prototype Animus and Skyrider Sword.

Next up are the Gladiator materials. Here are their locations, along with what they can be used to ascend.

  • Fetters of the Dandelion Gladiator – Found in Cecilia Garden. Used to ascend Amos’ Bow, Lost Prayer to the Sacred Winds, Skyward Spine and more
  • Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator – Located in Cecilia Garden. Used to ascend Wolf’s Gravestone, Sacrificial Sword, Royal Greatsword and more.
  • Shackles of the Dandelion Gladiator – Can be found in Cecilia Garden. Used in ascending Recurve Bow, Sacrificial Sword Sacrificial Fragments and Wolf’s Gravestone.
  • Dream of the Dandelion Gladiator – Found in Cecilia Garden and used for the ascension of Wolf’s Gravestone, Amos’ Bow, Sacrificial Sword and more.

Finally, there are Elixir materials. Here is where they are located and what they can be used to ascend.

  • Mist Veiled Lead Elixir – Found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Used to ascend Rainslasher, Prototype Crescent, Eye of Perception and more.
  • Mist Veiled Mercury Elixir – Located in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Can also be used to ascend Prototype Rancour, Dragon’s Bane, Eye of Perception, Prototype Malice and more.
  • Mist Veiled Gold Elixir – Can be found in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. Also used to ascend Prototype Crescent, Dragon’s Bane, Twin Nephrite and more.
  • Mist Veiled Primo Elixir – Located in the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. It’s the last material that can be used to ascend Dragon’s Bane, Prototype Descent, Rainslasher and more.

Cecilia Garden in Mondstadt and the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula are Domains of Forgery and can be farmed continuously for Ascension materials. The former requires you to complete a quest to unlock it so keep that in mind. Specific Ascension materials can only be acquired on certain days so make sure to keep checking back in both locations.

You can also trade Anemo Sigils in Mondstadt and Geo Sigils in Liyue for these materials. Just look for the respective Souvenir Shops.


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