Genshin Impact Starconch: Locations, Farming Guide, Best Uses

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Genshin Impact continues taking the world by storm, despite some complications due to the recent lockdowns in China.

The massive open world is one of the reasons for the game's success, with beautiful scenarios packed with items for players to collect.

These world items will be necessary to progress in the game. The following guide pinpoints the locations of Starconch in Teyvat to make it easier for players to farm and know how to use them.

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How to Farm Starconch

Ready to farm your Starconch? Here's what you need to know.

What is Starconch?

Starconches are a Liyue Specialty. Empty seashells that are brought ashore by the tides.

Travelers can find them on the oceanic beaches of the Geo Nation.

Starconch Locations

There are several locations where players can find Starconch. The most accessible, as seen on the map below, is a large cluster located on the shores of Yaoguang Shoal.

Map with the location of Starconch in Genshin Impact
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Starconch are found on the shores of Liyue

Another region to collect Starconch is Guyun Stone Forest, the islands created from the Spears thrown by Rex Lapis during the Archon War.

However, Guyun Stone Forest requires some island hopping and defeating many enemies, making for a slower farm.

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Image of a Starconch in Genshin Impact
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Starconch are not very visible on the ground level.

Starconch is relatively simple to collect, as many materials in Genshin Impact. Players need to position near them and a collecting window will appear.

However, they are not very visible on the ground level. So, make sure to explore the whole beach.

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There are 71 Starconch in the wild, respawning every 48 hrs. There are 41 along Yaoguang Shoal and 24 in the Guyun Stone Forest area.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.8: Heizou's Ascension and Talent Materials

Where to Buy Starconch

Travelers can also purchase Starconch from NPC Bolai in the Wanyou Boutique in Liyue Harbor. The shop is at the lowest level of the dock.

Available Items Price Refresh Time
5 Starconches1000 Mora72hrs.

Starconch Uses

Starconch is an ascension material used to level up characters.

Currently, there are only two Hydro characters that require them.

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Each character needs 168 Starconches to reach 90, the max level.

READ MORE: Genshin Impact 2.7: Yelan Ascension & Talent Materials