Genshin Impact Fatui Cicin Mage Farming Guide: All Locations and Item Drops

Fatui Cicin Mages have been elite enemies part of the land of Teyvat since the beginning of Genshin Impact. These Snezhnaya's Mages control elements with the help of delusions.

Once they are defeated, the materials they drop are essential items to level up a great variety of weapons.

The following farming guide pinpoints Fatui Cicin Mage locations and their importance as World Material sources.

Fatui Cicin Mages Guide

Ready to Challenge the Fatui Cicin Mages? Here's what you need to know.

What are Fatui Cicin Mages?

Fatui Cicin Mages are Fatui Elite Enemies who can summon Cicins and carry Delusions. In addition, they can harness two elements: Electro and Cryo.

Cicins are small bat-like creatures that do not deal much damage or have much health, but they are hard to lock down and defeat.

The Fatui Cicin Mages are found wandering alone. Their purpose is still unknown.

Fatui Cicin Mage Tips

They are found alone; however, they can summon several Cicins that interrupt character abilities.

  • Try to avoid attacking them with characters of the same element.
  • Catalyst users can help clean Cicins first to focus on the mage after.
  • The best way to reduce their HP is using Physical damage, landing a combination of attacks, and dash.
  • Cicin Mages can generate a solid shield to protect themselves. Pyro abilities are an excellent way to break these shields.
  • Avoid attacking when they are casting their ultimate Lantern Attack.

Fatui Cicin Mages Main Locations

Fatui Cicin Mages can be found exclusively in the three regions, Mondstadt, Liyue, and Inazuma. These are the recommended locations to farm them:

  • Snow Covered Path in Dragonspine
  • Guili Plans Shore in Liyue
  • Wugan Hill in Liyu
  • Mikage Furnace Area in Inazuma

The image below shows the exact location of Fatui Cicin Mages in Genshin Impact.

Fatui Cicin Mages Locations in Genshin Impact
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Fatui Cicin Mages Locations in Genshin Impact

There are 29 Fatui Cicin Mages in the Wild, and they respawn every 24 hrs.

Mist Grass Pieces are the items dropped by the Fatui Cicin Mages, the quality and the quantity are based on their level and depend on RNG:

Rifthound Level
Mist Grass Polen
Any Level
Mist Grass
Level 40+
Mist Grass Wick
Level 60+

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What to Use Fatui Cicin Mage Items on

Mist Grass is necessary for some of the best weapons in the game, like the upcoming 5-star Calamity Queller arriving in Genshin Impact 2.4.

But that's certainly not the only weapon Mist Grass will help with, as you can use this valuable resource for the following as well:

  • Primordial Jade Cutter 5-star Sword - The best sword in the game, enough said.
  • Prototype Crescent 4-star Bow - Craft weapons, best F2P option for Ganyu.
  • Calamity Queller 5-star Polearm - Signature Weapon for Shenhe.
  • The Unforged 5-Star Claymore - Very relevant considering we are receiving two new Polearm users in
  • Dragon Bane 4-star Polearm - Great F2P option for Physical DMG builts.
  • Blackliff Pole 4-star Polearm - Best 4-star option for Xiao.
  • Among Other 3-4 star weapons.

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