Genshin Impact Primal Construct Farming Guide: Locations and Best Uses for Prisms

With the introduction of the Sumeru Desert, Genshin Impact players have to face enemies created with the ancient technology of King Deshret's civilization.

Under the name of Primal Constructs, these machines are the guardians of the ruins of the Ancient Empire. Once they are defeated, they drop Prisms, a common material valuable for leveling up weapons in the game.

The following farming guide pinpoints all Primal Constructs locations in Genshin Impact and the best uses for each Prism you find.

Prism Series Farming Guide

Ready to face the dangers of the Sumeru desert? Here's what you need to know about Primal Constructs in Genshin Impact 3.1.

What are Primal Constructs?

Primal Constructs are Elite enemies from Sumeru. They are automatons capable of transforming elemental force into a beam of energy.

They can become invisible, but they also have a core at the center of their structure which is their weak point.

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Primal Construct Locations

Primal Constructs can be found in the Sumeru Desert near ruins.

The most efficient area to battle Primal Constructs is the Mausoleum of King Deshret and the dunes around the area.

Primal Construct Locations in Genshin Impact
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Primal Construct Farming Guide Route Suggested in Genshin Impact 3.1

Destroying the Primal Constructs in this area will provide players with around 50-70 Prism Pieces. The quality and the quantity are based on the player's level and RNG.

Primal Construct: Prospector Lv.
Damaged Prism
Any Level
Turbid Prism
Level 40+
Radiant Prism
Level 60+

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Best Ways to Use Prisms from Primal Constructs

Prisms are necessary Ascension Materials for some of the newest weapons in Genshin Impact.

Prism Materials in Genshin Impact
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Prisms Pieces: Common Materials Drop by the Primal Constructs in Genshin Impact

Primal Construct drops are a valuable resource for the following:

  • Key of Khaj-Nisut, a 5-Star Sword - Signature Weapon of Nilou, a niche weapon good for Nilou and Layla.
  • Xiphos' Moonlight, a 4-star Sword - New Weapon added to the game with Elemental Mastery as a stat. Great for Dendro teams.
  • A Thousand Floating Dreams a 5-star Catalyst - The Dendro Archon's Weapon. A unique weapon that can be used for a variety of characters.

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