Across the Wilderness is a Genshin Impact event that runs from January 3rd, 2023, until January 13, 2023. Hosted by the Monstadt Adventurer’s Guild, this event features several parkour challenges where you must collect Wilderness Balloons within a time limit. It can be played in single player and co-op modes, so be sure to invite friends to join you.
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How to unlock the Across the Wilderness event in Genshin Impact
To play Across the Wilderness, you must meet the following requirements:
- Reach Adventure Rank 20 or higher
- Complete the Archon Quest Prologue Act III – Song of the Dragon and Freedom
All eligible players are called an Event Quest Straight through the wilderness, speaking with Vinkel in Monstadt. After the short dialogue you can start playing the event challenges.
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How to complete the Across the Wilderness event challenges in Genshin Impact
Before you start, make sure you have the Compass in the wilderness, which can be found in the Gadget inventory. Go to the event area, which is marked with a balloon icon on the world map and mini map. Then interact with the signboard next to Vinkel to get started Competition preparation. Since the event is single player by default, you have to invite friends to your world before embarking on a challenge to make it a co-op experience.
Be sure to do this before you begin Configure skills. These can be used in the event area by activating the Wilderness Compass. When you’re done, click Start to be teleported to the event area. You will get an overview of all balloon locations before the timer starts.
The challenge is simple: you must collect all Wilderness balloons before the timer runs out. You can use character traits, elemental skills, and elemental bursts to ease the collecting process. The purple ones are called Harvest Balloons and will spawn based on the event objective.
Meanwhile, orange is mentioned Sonar balloons. If you pick one up, several harvest balloons will spawn nearby, making it easier to collect them. Please note that the total number of harvest balloons will not increase. For example, if the goal is to collect 40 balloons, only 40 will spawn during the challenge. Once you’re done, you can claim rewards from the events menu.
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