17 Jun 2021 6:50 PM +00:00

Genshin Impact 1.6: Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait

Genshin Impact 1.6 launched on June 8, 2021, launching the Midsummer Island Adventure storyline featuring Klee, Jean, and Barbara.

Genshin Impact brings some new players into the storyline in Act III of the Midsummer Island Adventure, Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait.

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It also introduces a terrifying new boss from Inazuma.

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Genshin Impact Midsummer Island Adventure Guide

Genshin Impact Midsummer Island Adventure map
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Midsummer Island Adventure consists of four acts that unlock over the course of seven days from the launch of Genshin Impact 1.6.

Genshin Impact players must be Adventure Rank 21 and have completed the Archon Quest "Song of the Dragon, Freedom” and Trifolium Chapter: Act I “True Treasure."

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Act I (Main Cannon, Make Ready, Fire!)

Players must use the Waverider to destroy floating structures.

This act is available from the start of the event, and players must complete the Mysterious Islands: Journey to the Unknown quest to unlock it.

Read the Main Cannon, Make Ready, Fire! Guide.

Act II (Whirlpool off to Starboard… Full Speed Ahead!)

Race the Waverider on timed courses.

This act is available beginning on June 11, 2021, and players need to complete the Summer Vacation: Proceed with Caution quest to unlock it.

Whirlpool off to Starboard… Full Speed Ahead! Guide.

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Act III (Samurai Sighted… To Arms!)

Fight the new Maguu Kenki boss.

This act is available beginning on June 14, 2021, and players need to complete the Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait quest to unlock it.

Read the Samurai Sighted...To Arms! Guide.

Act IV (Harpastum Bombs Loaded… Blow ‘Em Away!)

Use Harpastum Bombs to destroy enemies.

This act is available beginning on June 17, 2021, and players need to complete The Final Riddle: A Secret Uncovered quest to unlock it.

Read the Harpastum Bombs Loaded… Blow ‘Em Away! Guide.

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Echoing Tales

Collect Echoing Conch shells scattered throughout the archipelago to hear their tales and piece together a story that may lead to a wondrous treasure.

Completing this event will earn players the Summertime Sparkle outfit for Barbara.

Read the Echoing Tales Guide.

Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait

Genshin Impact Maguu Kenki
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MARIONETTE: It may have strings, but it is still deadly

The third main quest of the Genshin Impact 1.6 Midsummer Adventure Island requires players to head back to camp at the Golden Apple Archipeligo and wait until the next morning.

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After a brief conversation, take the Waverider to the marked location on the map to progress the story.

A quick teleport to the next location on the map will further move things along.

At this point, players will need to head to the Maguu Kenki boss on the island with the large platform.

After a brief conversation, it is time to beat the Maguu Kenki for the first time, revealing more secrets about the Golden Apple Archipeligo.

Once complete, teleport or take the Waverider to the marked island on the map and follow the prompts and locations marked on the island to complete the quest.

Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait Rewards

Upon completing the Dodo-King of the Sea: Lying in Wait quest, players will be rewarded with:

  • 60 Primogems
  • 3 Heroes Wit
  • 30,000 Mora
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Once the quest is complete, Act I, Main Cannon, Make Ready, Fire! will unlock for players to complete.

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