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How can I get... just a little bit higher?

You can use many characters attributes and skills to acquire these: Wind Catcher is used to place a wind current anywhere; if you have the Traveler as Geo, their elemental skill can create a ...
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What's the best way to use wishes in Genshin Impact?

It doesn't make a difference, besides for speed and flexing your 10-pull. It's not just a claim, it's literally written in the game that you will get a guaranteed 4 star every 10 pulls and a ...
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What does friendship level do?

Raising a character's friendship level: Unlocks more of their lore/background story and voice lines (accessible via the Profile section on the Character screen); Unlocks more interactions with the ...
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How can you run Genshin Impact in borderless windowed mode?

A non-Steam solution I've found: Navigate to the C:\Program Files\Genshin Impact\Genshin Impact Game path and locate the GenshinImpact.exe executable. Right-click to create a Shortcut to the ...
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Can Genshin Impact be run as non-administrator on Windows 10?

Is there a way to allow it be run without administrator privileges? Without breaking any of miHoYo's ToS, and risking your account being permanently banned, the answer is no. However, if you still ...
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What does this star icon mean on Genshin Impact's minimap?

These are the collectible items which you can turn into the Statues of the Seven. They are different depending on the region you are in. Mondstadt - Anemoculus (Small blue winged orb) Liyue - ...
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Will a trophy 'trigger' done on another platform make it so the trophy is not possible to get on PS4?

In a quick version yes, all trophies auto pop and they added a platinum trophy to PS5 version. Note – This game has also been confirmed to auto pop the PS4 100% if you played the PS5 version first. ...
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How do I get to this island in the middle of nowhere in the north-east section of the map?

You can get on this island by gliding. For this, you need to jump from the peak at Starsnatch cliff (on the red circle added to your picture). In order to get enough stamina, you should increase your ...
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What is the particle trail for in Genshin Impact?

The trail is indeed a "current objective" tracker that is displayed for most quests that have a clear objective (so, nothing like "Search this generic area" for example). What may ...
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Do dialogue choices in Genshin Impact matter?

There are dialogue choices that matter in very specific quests. In the Archon Quest "Farewell, the Archaic Lord", during the "Downtown" section, there is a portion of the quest ...
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What is the fastest way to move in Genshin Impact?

Height matters A hidden mechanic not really explained but something you can experience is that taller characters move faster than shorter characters. This is clearly evident when you compare someone ...
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Do the buffs from eating food in Genshin Impact stack?

TL;DR: All food buffs fall into 3 categories - offensive, defensive, utility. For each category only 1 food buff could be active. Latest consumed food always overrides previous buff in the same ...
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Is there any trick to bounties?

In Mondstadt and Liyue you need to find multiple evidences before facing the actual bounty target. Use Elemental Sight to search for them - they could be either world objects like flowers or actual ...
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Which characters get exp when killing monsters?

Based on my own experience and testing, every member in your party will gain the Character EXP when defeating monsters. I tested this by keeping track of my party member’s experience points and then ...
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Is holding attack or mashing attack the better strategy?

Assuming you want to achieve the max damage(dmg) output, the best combination differs for every character. For Xingqiu i.e. the best combo is 1>2>3>4>Charged(youtube), and I've seen others ...
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What is the fastest way to move in Genshin Impact?

Bunny hopping (constant jumping) is actually faster than regular sprinting. Source: this reddit post where author did all necessary testing, direct video link from it.
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Where are the unmarked vendors of Genshin Impact?

Mondstadt region # Name Location Vendor Items Stock Refresh 1 Shiliu Mondstadt Artifacts 1 week 2 Flora Mondstadt Flowers 3 days 3 Chloris Windrise (see route) Flowers 3 days 4 Brook Springvale ...
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Where are the unmarked vendors of Genshin Impact?

I thought unmarked vendors only sell useless items like cooking ingredients and dishes. Turns out I was wrong, they also less character upgrade mats, ores, artifacts and other useful stuff. I've found ...
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What's the best way to use wishes in Genshin Impact?

There’s no difference in statistics/pity pulls, but if you do 1x pulls then you’re more likely to have some left over after you get the character you want. Say you do a 10x pull on Ganyu’s banner and ...
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What are these blue flames, and is there any treasure involving them?

The blue flames are just aesthetic in this particular area. You can't do anything with them.
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Are there any reason to collect and read books in Genshin Impact?

There are in-game achievements for collecting all the books in a set which award a small number of Primogems.
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What are the hidden achievements in Genshin Impact?

Refer to the Genshin Impact Wikia page for Hidden Achievements: Wonders of the World for a full and up-to-date list of all the hidden achievements currently in the game as of 1.2 Area Name ...
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Where are the most convenient places to farm for wood in Genshin Impact?

I would focus more on finding rarer trees than big areas to swipe thru. That is because compared to normal resources, tree wood respaws every 10 trees you hit (*). So, basically, you need only ten ...
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How long can you ignore Paimon?

Depends on your definition of "ignoring her" and still being able to play the game. If you try to ignore Paimon right from the start then your best bet is to never approach her as she is ...
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What is the difference between the various elemental symbols?

It is about the vision model / region. If you notice, Beidou and Ningguang have the same "square" shell, while Noelle and Lisa use the winged crest. Beidou and Ningguang both come from Liyue,...
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What do I receive when I get a drop for a character whose constellation is already complete?

For a duplicate 4 star character on whom you already got c6, you get 5 masterless starglitter. For a duplicate 5 star character on whom you got c6, you get 25 masterless starglitter ... and ...
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Is there a definite way to respawn a boss?

Normal bosses like Anemo Hypostasis or Cryo Regisvine have a respawn time of about 3 minutes. Note that the time only counts down when you left the current area. I cannot find exact data but people ...
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How can I farm ores and crystals in Genshin Impact?

According to internal testing, this is how often ores respawn: Iron Chunk deposits respawn every 24 hours White Iron deposits respawn every 48 hours Crystal Ore deposits respawn every 72 hours. In ...
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Does the chanting in Azdaha's phase 2 boss theme have any meaning?

The translate was base on my understanding, so it could be wrong. The chanting is about Azhdaha's past(definitely.) 随君兮 巍宇如山巅兮 夫终途 君长归兮陌路 随重岩争雄 恨繁囿兮作土 君 叹石而捻土为目 为万人 为忠骨 山崩岩阻 坚如磐石 地龙起 轰轰如交击兮 忠勇义 平涛青天 ...
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How do I level up new heroes in Genshin Impact?

You should use exp books to level up your characters. In Genshin Impact, the primary way to advance character level is to use experience books (Hero's Wit, Adventurer's Experience, and Wanderer's ...
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