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Genshin Impact Of Ballads and Brews rewards and challenges

Get a free weapon, Primogems, Mora, and more by completing these challenges in 3.1.

Of Ballads and Brews is the main time-limited event in Genshin Impact during version 3.1, and is made up of different types of mini-events that can reward you with a free weapon, Primogems, Mora, and more!

The Autumn Crisis, Highwind Trial, Charity and Creativity, and Fecund Blessings mini-events in Of Ballads and Brews during version 3.1 each have their own set of challenges and rewards, along with differing starting dates.

You can find out everything you need to know about Of Ballads and Brews in Genshin Impact below.

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Genshin Impact Of Ballads and Brews event unlock requirements

To unlock the Of Ballads and Brews event in Genshin Impact, you need to be at least Adventure Rank 21 and have completed Razor's 'Lupus Minor Chapter: Act I - The Meaning of Lupical' Story Quest.

If you meet these event requirements, head to the Adventurers Guild in Mondstadt and speak with Katheryne to start Act 1 of the 'Of Ballads and Brews' quest.

Once you complete 'Sounds From Afar', the first act of this event story quest, you will then gain access to the four mini-events that make up Of Ballad and Brews when each becomes available.

Head back to Mondstadt and speak with Katheryne to work towards unlocking the Of Ballads and Brews event.

Of Ballads and Brews rewards and Festive Fever explained

Over the course of three days, four mini-events will become available in Mondstadt as part of the Of Ballads and Brews event.

The first two of these mini-events, Autumn Crisis and Highwind Trial, are available from the first day Of Ballads and Brews starts, Thursday 29th September. Charity and Creativity then unlocks the next day at 3am (server time) on 30th September, and Fecund Blessings finally becomes available the day after that at 3am (server time) on 1st October.

You need to wait for each mini-event to unlock.

There's also an event story quest called 'Of Ballads and Brews' that involves Razor and his lineage. Act 1 is available on the first day of the event, with Act 2 unlocking on Sunday, 2nd October, and Act 3 finally unlocking on Wednesday, 5th October. You'll need to complete all three to complete the quest, but only need to do Act 1, 'Sounds From Afar', in order to gain access to the mini-events and their rewards.

For completing challenges as part of the mini-events, and completing acts of Razor's story quest, you'll earn Festive Fever points. Earning enough Festive Fever is how you unlock the overarching rewards available in the event - just remember that you'll also receive rewards for completing each challenge of the four mini-events.

Once you have enough Festive Fever to get a reward, you'll need to navigate to the 'Events' sub menu and press the button or touch the screen where your Festive Fever is displayed on the Of Ballads and Brews section. You can then claim any reward you have earned enough points to get.

You have until Monday, 17th October to earn Festive Fever as part of the event, but you can still claim any rewards with Festive Fever you have left up until Monday, 24th October.

Here's every reward and how much Festive Fever you need to unlock it in Of Ballads and Brews:

Festive Fever required Reward
200 Festive Fever Missive Windspearpear weapon, x5 Guide to Freedom, x5 Debris of Decarabian's City, 50,000 Mora
400 Festive Fever x1 Plume of the Changing Winds, x5 Guide to Resistance, x5 Boreal Wolf's Cracked Tooth, 50,000 Mora
600 Festive Fever x1 Plume of the Changing Winds, Guide to Ballad, x5 Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator, 50,000 Mora
800 Festive Fever x1 Plume of the Changing Winds, x5 Hero's Wit, x10 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 50,000 Mora
1,000 Festive Fever x1 Plume of the Changing Winds, x5 Hero's Wit, x10 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 50,000 Mora

Genshin Impact Autumn Crisis rewards and challenges

To start Autumn Crisis, follow the 'Secret Forest Shadow' World Quest to speak with Edmund, near Springvale, which is just south past the lake surrounding Mondstadt City.

After speaking with Edmund, you'll gain access to all Autumn Crisis challenges when they unlock:

  • Expulsion - available from start of event
  • Capture - unlocks Sunday, 2nd October at 3am (server time)
  • Uproot - unlocks Wednesday, 5th October at 3am (server time)

The Expulsion challenge requires you to hit boars to earn points, but you can only use normal attacks, and must pick up buffs to strengthen your attacks. The bigger and tougher the boar you eliminate, the more points you will get at the end of the challenge.

Here's all the rewards available in the Expulsion challenge of Autumn Crisis:

Points scored Reward
500 x30 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
1000 x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
2000 x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora

For the Capture challenge, you instead need to capture boars and other animals with a net to earn points.

Here's all the rewards available in the Capture challenge of Autumn Crisis:

Capture challenge Reward
Capture 15 animals in a single challenge x30 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
Capture 4 types of animals in a single challenge x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
Capture 10 animals that have not entered an alert state in a single challenge x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora

for the Uproot challenge, you need to defeat the Snowboar King boss by using both the hunting net and normal attacks.

As well as the Hunter's Shield that appears in the Expulsion challenge, traps, smoke machines, and lures will appear in Capture and Uproot to help you complete their challenges.

Here's all the rewards available in the Uproot challenge of Autumn Crisis:

Uproot challenge Reward
Successfully capture the great Snowboar King x30 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
Successfully capture the great Snowboar King with 30s or more remaining x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora
Use Hunter;s Shields and Traps to knock the Great Snowboar King out 3 times x20 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, 40,000 Mora

Genshin Impact Highwind Trial rewards and challenges

To start Highwind Trial, follow the 'Exemplary Adventurer' World Quest to speak with Leni, near Springvale, which is just south past the lake surrounding Mondstadt City.

After speaking with Leni, you'll gain access to all Highwind Trial challenges when they unlock:

  • Fierce Combat Test - available from start of event
  • Ambush Test - unlocks Sunday, 2nd October at 3am (server time)
  • Endurance Test - unlocks Wednesday, 5th October at 3am (server time)

All three of these challenges are combat focused, and require you pick up green 'Sublime Anemogranum' buffs that are more effective at grouping enemies together the more you pick up, but you can only have up a maximum of three at a time.

When you pick up at least one Sublime Anemogranum, you'll group enemies with Anemo when you switch to another active character in your party. This is great for unleashing devastating elemental attacks on lots of enemies at once, while also applying Swirl to the Element you're using. For this reason, you don't really need to take an Anemo character with you for these combat challenges, unless you rely on their healing.

You can access each stage of the challenges from the Of Ballads and Brews event menu, or you can use the wind currents that appear after each stage is completed to quickly travel to the next, with the fifth stage containing a boss enemy as well as grunts.

Here's all the rewards available in the Fierce Combat Test challenge of Highwind Trial:

Stage completed Reward
Stage 1 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 2 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 3 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 4 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 5 (boss) x60 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, x4 Debris of Decarbian's City

And here's all the rewards available in the Ambush Test challenge of Highwind Trial:

Stage completed Reward
Stage 1 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 2 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 3 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 4 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 5 (boss) x60 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, x4 Boreal Wolf's Cracked Tooth

Finally, here's all the rewards available in the Endurance Test challenge of Highwind Trial:

Stage completed Reward
Stage 1 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 2 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 3 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 4 x20 Festive Fever, x2 Hero's Wit, 20,000 Mora
Stage 5 (boss) x60 Primogems, x40 Festive Fever, x4 Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator

Genshin Impact 3.2 is coming to a close in preparation for version 3.3, so make sure you finish the Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event to earn rewards like Primogems to Wish with Fate for characters. You can check out the next and current Banners, and for future events, make sure you're the right Adventure Rank. If you're just starting your Sumeru journey, we can help with Sumeru Reputation, Tree of Dreams, and Dendroculus locations. As always, you can visit our tier list, and learn how Pity and 50/50 works. If you want to relax, however, why not try fishing at one of the many fishing spot locations? Remember to also check back regularly for all the latest Genshin Impact codes.


Genshin Impact Charity and Creativity rewards and challenges

Charity and Creativity started on Friday, 30th September, with the Charity Alliance challenges unlocking at 3am (server time) on Monday, 3rd October - and the mini-event is a completely different experience than previous combat challenges, as it tasks you with opening and running a shop!

For a complete guide on how the mini-event works, be sure to check out our Charity and Creativity customer cycle solutions page to ensure you get every reward.

As a general summary to the mini-event, you have to complete some small quests after speaking with Bernhard in Springvale (south of Mondstadt City) to secure funds and actually get the shop up and running. When your shop is open, you'll then have to manage your funds into three different priorities: product quality, business efficiency, and holistic service, while also employing Shop Stratagems.

Adjusting these three sliders and Stratagems until they're just right will result in you earning more 'Business Earnings'. You'll also be able to hire your Genshin Impact friends as assistants to help you out, and will eventually be able to run three shops at once after reaching certain milestones.

Here's every Genshin Impact Charity and Creativity reward:

Charity and Creativity challenge Reward
Unlock the shop by securing 32,000 funds (Secure Funds) x50 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 50,000 Mora, x5 Mystic Enhancement Ore
Reach a total of 40,000 business earnings (Charity Stall) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Debris of Decarabian's City
Reach a total of 60,000 business earnings (Charity Stall) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Boreal Wolf's Cracked Tooth
Reach a total of 80,000 business earnings (Charity Stall) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator
Reach a total of 300,000 business earnings (Charity Alliance) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Debris of Decarabian's City
Reach a total of 600,000 business earnings (Charity Alliance) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Boreal Wolf's Cracked Tooth
Reach a total of one million business earnings (Charity Alliance) x20 Primogems, x20 Festive Fever, 30,000 Mora, x5 Chains of the Dandelion Gladiator

Genshin Impact Fecund Blessings rewards and challenges

Fecund Blessings unlocks on Saturday, 1st October at 3am (server time), and this time, you'll be going on a sort of treasure hunt, where you have to follow clues in order to locate 'Fecund Hampers' (chests) scattered about Teyvat.

These hampers contain lots of different types of rewards, including decorations you can actually use to fulfil commissions for your shop in Charity and Creativity.

We have a Fecund Hamper locations pages to help you get every reward!

Here's all the rewards you can get in Fecund Blessings:

Fecund Blessings challenge Reward
Collect nine Shop Components (Shop Colors) x60 Primogems, x50 Festive Fever, x3 Philosophies of Resistance
Completely adorn your shop once (Shop Colors) x60 Primogems, x50 Festive Fever, x3 Philosophies of Freedom
Collect all Shop Components (Shop Colors) x60 Primogems, x50 Festive Fever, x3 Philosophies of Ballad, Favonian Goodies Furnishing, Shop Frame: Valberry Red
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 1 x2 Varunada Lazurite Fragment x2, 20,000 Mora Genshin, Shop Ornament: Birdie the Waiter Furnishing
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 2 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 3 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 4 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 5 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore x2, 20,000 Mora, Shop Ornament: A Basket of Scents
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 6 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora, Storefront Furnishing: Super Special Prices
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 7 x2 Agnidus Agate Fragment, 20,000 Mora
'When the Music Sounds' Hamper 8 x2 Prithiva Topaz Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Landscape Accessory: Bright Aroma
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 1 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora, Shop Ornament: Orderly Queue
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 2 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora, Shop Ornament: Visible Flavor
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 3 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora, Shop Frame: Cider Lake Blue
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 4 x3 Wheat, 20,000 Mora
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 5 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 6 x2 Vajrada Amethyst Fragment, 20,000 Mora
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 7 x2 Agnidus Agate Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Landscape Accessory: Surprise Gift
'The Feast in Full Swing' Hamper 8 x2 Agnidus Agate Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Storefront Furnishing: Please, Enjoy Your Meal
'The Afterparty' Hamper 1 x2 Shivada Jade Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Shop Ornament: Welcome, Welcome!
'The Afterparty' Hamper 2 x2 Shivada Jade Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Landscape Accessory: Appropriately Sweetened
'The Afterparty' Hamper 3 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'The Afterparty' Hamper 4 x3 Steak, 20,000 Mora, Shop Ornament: Just One Bite
'The Afterparty' Hamper 5 x2 MVayuda Turquoise Fragment, 20,000 Mora, Shop Frame: Dandelion Green
'The Afterparty' Hamper 6 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'The Afterparty' Hamper 7 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora
'The Afterparty' Hamper 8 x2 Mystic Enhancement Ore, 20,000 Mora, Storefront Furnishing: A Powerful Fragrance

Hope your having fun so far in the Of Ballads and Brews event!

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