Genshin Impact - Where to Find Sand Grease Pupa, Location Guide

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The beautiful but dangerous Hadramaveth Desert in Genshin Impact is open for exploration. Inside the caves and the dunes hit by a constant sandstorm, travelers can find a lot of treasures.

Sand Grease Pupa, a husk from sand eels, is one of the world items introduced along with the region. Players must collect this ascension material to level up characters and Weapons.

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Therefore the following farming guide pinpoints all Sand Grease Pupa locations in Teyvat Map and the current uses.

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Sand Grease Pupa Farming Guide

To collect the Sand Grease Pupa, we must enter the barren lands of the Sumeru Desert. Here's what you need to know about Sand Grease Pupa in Genshin Impact 3.4

What is Sand Grease Pupa in Genshin Impact?

Sand Grease Pupa is a local specialty from the Dendro Region Sumeru. At first look, they look like stones buried in the ground, but they are husks with hardened shells to protect the Quicksand Eels' larval bodies.

Sand Grease Pupa Icon in Genshin Impact
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Sand Grease Pupa Icon in Genshin Impact

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Sand Grease Pupa Locations

Luckily for travelers, Sand Grease Pupa can be found exclusively in the Desert of Hadramaveth, narrowing down the territory to farm these items.

But the Pupas are located in the deep ground, buried in the sand, with a significant part situated underground.

Genshin Impact in-game image of a Sand Grease Pupa
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In game appearance of Sand Grease Pupa

The best location to farm Sand Grease Pupa is around the site of the new World Boss Setekh Wenut, the gigantic sandworm.

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Very convenient location that players will often visit to battle the new boss, and there is a teleport waypoint near. The map shows all the locations of Sand Grease Pupa.

Map with all Sand Grease Pupa Locations in Genshin Impact 3.4
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All Sand Grease Pupa Locations in Genshin Impact 3.4

Another great area to collect this Sumeru Specialty is in the Sand of Al-Azif underground caves. Players need to follow the tunnels to find the Pupas.

Sand Grease Pupa Best Location in Genshin Impact
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Sand Grease Pupa Farming Guide Route Suggested in Genshin Impact 3.4

There are 74 Sand Grease Pupas in the wild. They will respawn every 48 hrs. Unfortunately, no shop in Sumeru sells these items in the current version.

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Sand Grease Pupa Uses in Genshin Impact 3.4

Considering the Sand Grease Pupa was introduced in the latest patch, there are few uses. The only use for Sand Grease Pupa in the current version is as an Ascension Material of one character:

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Alhaitham, the scribe of the Akademiya, is a 5-star Dendro Character that uses the Sword as a weapon. He is featured in Caution in Confidence, one of the two banners active in the first phase of Genshin Impact 3.4.

Alhaitham cover art of his Demo Trailer in Genshin Impact
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Alhaitham the new 5-star character in Genshin Impact 3.4

Travelers will need to collect 168 Sand Grease Pupa to reach lv. 90 with Alhaitham.

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