Materials in Genshin Impact is an item category. There are various materials that can be collected and found throughout the game and players can obtain these by looting, through game progression, and acquired as rewards for completing Quests and Events. Materials are used in different ways such as for Character Progression, Weapon Upgrades, and Forging Items. This page covers a full list of all the materials found in Genshin Impact.

 

Genshin Impact Materials

Character EXP Material

 Materials that are used to increase the experience of a particular character.

Name & Icon

Rarity

Description

Wanderer's Advice icon_staricon_star Character EXP material. Gives 1,000 EXP. These experiences are still beneficial even if one does not live in Teyvat.
Adventurer's Experience icon_staricon_staricon_star Character EXP material. Gives 5,000 EXP. These experiences are very beneficial for journeys into the unknown.
Hero's Wit icon_staricon_staricon_staricon_star Character EXP material. Gives 20,000 EXP. These experiences are extremely precious for a pilgrim traveling through Teyvat in order to be closer to Celestia.

 

Character Ascension Materials

Character Ascension Material are materials that can be used for ascending Characters once they have reached their current maximum level. Most of these materials are grouped by their element. All characters will require character ascension materials of the same element they use. The only exception is the Traveler, which uses an exclusive set of materials.

Higher rarity materials can also be crafted with Alchemy by combining lower rarity materials of the same element.

 

Elite Boss Materials

These materials are only dropped by a specific Elite Boss.

 

Element

Material

Anemo (Wind) Hurricane Seed
Cryo (Frost) Hoarfrost Core
Electro (Lightning) Lightning Prism
Geo (Earth) Basalt Pillar
Hydro (Water) Cleansing Heart
Pyro (Fire) Everflame Seed

 

Talent Level-Up Material

Talent Level-Up Materials are materials that are used along with Common Ascension Material to level up a Character's talents. Higher rarity materials can also be crafted with Alchemy by combining lower rarity materials of the same type. (i.e. 3 Teachings of "Freedom" can be combined to create 1 Guide to "Freedom").

 

Weapon Materials

Materials used to level up or ascend weapons.

Weapon Enhancement Material

Name

Description

Rarity

Crafting

Source

Enhancement Ore Weapon EXP material. Gives 400 EXP. A refined ingot with endless possibilities that can be used to enhance weapons. icon_star Iron Chunk x2 Random Event Reward
Fine Enhancement Ore
Weapon EXP material. Gives 2,000 EXP. For reasons unknown, this special and refined ore can be absorbed by weapons to greatly increase their strengths.
icon_staricon_star White Iron Chunk x3 Random Event Reward
Mystic Enhancement Ore
Weapon EXP material. Gives 10,000 EXP. Legend has it that this refined ingot contains the memories of battles that had taken place on the land. The weapons that benefit from these memories naturally become sentient.
icon_staricon_staricon_star Crystal Chunk x4 Random Event Reward

 

 

Forging Material

 

Name

Description

Source

Usage

Crystal Chunk An uncut crystal. Only professional craftsmanship can bring out its true value. Found in the wild Mystic Enhancement Ore
Iron Chunk This iron chunk can be turned into a multitude of handy items in the hands of a skilled craftsman. Found in the wild Enhancement Ore
Magical Crystal Chunk These crystal chunks can be refined into Weapon EXP materials by using Original Resin. Crystals from mines that were eroded by the energy of the Ley Lines cannot be processed by ordinary means. Found in the wild  
White Iron Chunk
Skilled hands can make this into something brilliant.
Inside mines and near mountainous terrain. Fine Enhancement Ore
Starsilver     Fine Enhancement Ore

 

Cooking Material

 

Name

Description

Source

Usage

Almond A seed with a peculiar fragrance that gives food a refreshing taste.
  • Sold by Liyue General Goods
 
Bacon Smoked strips of pork. With just enough fat, but not too greasy.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Raw Meat x2
    Salt x2
Berry Small brightly-colored fruit. Can be found all over.
  • found near grassy areas.
Bird Egg An incredibly versatile ingredient with all of your daily protein needs.
  • can be found in secluded areas, namely trees, top of mountains, and near the top of structures.
Butter A dairy product made from milk. An essential ingredient in making pastries, among other things. Milk must be processed first to be made into Butter.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Milk x2
 
Cabbage A layered, leafy vegetable. Said to have originally been an ornamental plant, it certainly looks great in the pot.
  • Found in the wild
Carrot
A healthy and nutritious vegetable that is crunchy and sweet to the taste. Easy to grow and harvest.
  • Found in the wild
Cheese Made from fermented milk. With high energy and limitless possibilities, it's used in a wide range of dishes. Milk must be processed first to be made into Cheese.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Milk x3
Crab
A shelled creature that lives near the ocean. Its flaky, delicious meat can easily be made into tasty dishes.
  • Found near lakes, riverbanks, and beaches
Crab Roe A delicacy specific to female crabs. A rare and prized ingredient that isn't quite to everyone's taste.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Crab x4
 
Cream An extract from milk. With the appropriate application, it can bring rich aromas to even the most basic ingredients. Milk must be processed first to be made into Cream.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Milk x1
Fish A spicy plant native to Liyue. Merely smelling it makes one hot and thirsty.
  • Found near bodies of water.
Flour A powder ground from wheat. No matter what it goes into it brings a sense of satisfaction to the diner. Wheat must be processed first to be made into Flour.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Sold by Wanmin Restaurant
  • Wheat x1
Fowl A fresh bird. Handled correctly it can make a hearty meal.
  • Found in the wild
Ham
Smoked leg meat. Even the thinnest slice can bring on a mouthful of taste. Meat must be processed first to be made into Ham.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Raw Meat x2
    Salt x1
Jam A puree made from fruit and sugar. Even a little bit can easily wake up drowsy taste buds. Apples and Berries must be processed first to be made into Jam.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Sunsettia x3
    Berry x2
    Sugar x1
Lotus Head An aquatic plant native to Liyue that grows and blooms in pairs. One is fragrant, and the other bitter. It's said to make a good herbal medicine.
  • Found near lakes and river banks
Matsutake A rare fungus that generally grows on or near pine trees. Its delicate aroma gives away its location.  
  • Found in the wild
Milk Sweet and fragrant cow's milk. Don't waste a single drop, not even that one rolling down your chin.
  • Sold at general goods shops
Mint A refreshingly cool ingredient. The cool, fresh flavor can cut through the heat of many dishes.
  • Found in the wild
  • Sold by Chloris
Mushroom Hardy common fungi. Can grow anywhere with the right amount of shade and moisture.
  • found in the wild, generally residing in grassy areas.
Onion A spherical vegetable. As vengeance for cutting it, it will make you cry, no matter how brave you are.
  • Sold by Mondstadt General Goods
  • Sold by Liyue General Goods
Pepper Peppery. Cuts through oily flavors and excites the taste buds. Goes best on meat.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
Pinecone Filled with oil-rich seeds. Certainly won't be growing into a tree from inside a squirrel's stomach.
  • Found in the wild
Potato A chunky vegetable. A gift from the earth that you never tire of with its multitude of cooking methods.
  • Found in the wild
Radish Rich in fiber and nutrients. Easy to grow and harvest.
  • Found in the wild
Raw Meat
A fresh chunk of meat. Handled properly it can be used to make delicious food.
  • Found in the wild
Rice
A grain crop commonly found in Teyvat. People of all walks of life enjoy its distance grainy texture. As the saying goes, "The same kind of rice can feed one hundred kinds of people."
  • Sold by Liyue General Goods
Salt A savory seasoning. A precise but adequate amount will elevate the quality of the cuisine.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
Sausage Finely minced meat wrapped in a skin. A staple of every meat lover's daily diet.
Meat must be processed first to be made into Sausages.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Sold by Wanmin Restaurant
  • Raw Meat x3
Shrimp Meat A whole piece of deep sea shrimp meat, full of nutrients and bursting with delicious flavor.
  • Sold by Liyue General Goods
Smoked Fowl Fowl that has been smoked. The firm texture gives new taste to dishes.
Fowl must be processed first to be made into Smoked Fowl.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Fowl x3
    Salt x1
Snapdragon Can be eaten once cooked. As a spice it can bring wonderful flavor to dishes.
  • Sold by Chloris
  • Found in the wild
Sugar A seasoning derived from Sweet Flowers. Has the power to give both energy and happiness.
Can be purchased from the merchants in the city, or made with Sweet Flowers.
  • Sold by Good Hunter
  • Sold by Wanmin Restaurant
  • Sweet Flower x2
Sweet Flower
Particularly fragrant flowers. Then can be found easily, even in the dark. Just follow the scent.
  • Found in the wild
Tofu Freshly made bean product that has a silky-smooth tender texture.
  • Sold by Liyue General Goods
Tomato A bright red ingredient that gives a tangy kick. Yes, the 'fruit or vegetable' debate is still going…
  • Found in the wild
  • Sold by Good Hunter
Wheat Golden sun-kissed tassels. Needs to be ground down to flour for further use.
  • Found in the wild



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