Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

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Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

In Genshin Impact Ancient Ruins are one of the types of puzzles in Chenyu Valley, to solve which you need to restore the ruins using the power of the Adepts. By solving all these riddles, you will not only receive a lot of chests, but also unlock the secret achievement “Returning to Former Greatness.”

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Note that in the game reference book these puzzles are called differently: “Thousands of years of history are looking at us!” In this guide, we will tell you where they can be found, and what exactly needs to be done to solve them.

Solving puzzles with ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley

Even though the achievement description says there are six ancient ruins, but in fact you will need to solve seven such riddles. They are scattered throughout the tea valley, and on the map below you can see their approximate location.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

We advise you to tackle them after completing the Jade Blessing quest chain so that you have access to most locations in the region. Next, we'll look at all the puzzles in detail.

First Ancient Ruins

Teleport to the waypoint in the south of Mingyuan Mountain, and then take a few more steps in the southern direction, and you will find ruins below, which you have to restore.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Go down into the hole in the floor and take a piece of the column using the power of the Adepts (“T” key). Then place it on the right highlighted square platform shown in the image below.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Climb the northern hill, deal with a couple of hilichurls, and take the dilapidated stone arch. You will need to place it on the square area to the left of the column you placed earlier.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

As a result, a water pearl will appear – activate it to turn into a carp and fly to the jade vent. Continue east, moving from one sphere to another in the shape of a fish. Then fly inside the opening of the huge stone structure and take the rich chest.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Second Ancient Ruins

Move to the southern teleport on Lingmeng Mountain, and then glide down in a northern direction, and soon you will see another ruins ahead with simulacra and a blocked rich chest.

Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Take the simulacrum standing near the entrance to the ruins and place it on the front stone bench located on the right side, as shown in the pictures below.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Pick up the dilapidated arch next to the entrance and place it on the square platform to the right of the bench, and it should be rotated so that it connects with a column on the other side, as demonstrated in the screenshots below.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

If you did everything correctly, the red barrier from the rich chest will fall and you will be able to take its contents.

Third Ancient Ruins

Teleport to the Chizhang Wall, and then move east to the ruins with a locked precious chest.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Deal with the group of hilichurls guarding the sacred simulacrum, and then take the statue, climb the ruins and place it on the middle square area, as shown in the pictures below.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient Ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: How to Find and Restore

Now take the piece of wall on the right side of the simulacrum and place it to the left of the statue (the higher side should be leaning against the column).

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Turn around, pick up the second piece of wall behind the tree and place it to the right of the simulacrum (the higher side should lean against the column).

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

After this, a lavachurl with a thunder helmet and several hilichurls will appear. It is not necessary to deal with all the enemies, since after about a minute a water pearl will appear next to the chest – pull towards it to instantly destroy all remaining enemies and unlock the chest.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how find and restore

Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

The fourth ancient ruins

They are located in the southwestern part of the Chizhang Wall and are associated with obtaining fragrant wood Chizhang. We discussed this puzzle in detail in another guide, so we will not repeat it here.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Fifth Ancient Ruins

They can be found in the southeastern part of the Chizhang Wall and are also associated with the extraction of the fragrant tree – this time Huangtsun. We looked at this riddle in detail in another guide.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient Ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: How to Find and Restore

Sixth Ancient Ruins

Move to the teleporter west of Qiaoying Village, and then move north west until you reach ancient ruins that need restoration.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

First, take the sacred simulacrum with the power of the Adepts, and then place it on the left green area. Now take the second statue lying near the stairs and place it on the right green platform.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Next, pick up the dilapidated column to the left of the stairs and place it on the upper left platform. At the end, take the broken arch and place it on the upper right platform. If you can’t place it level, then just move closer to the site.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

As soon as you finish restoring the ruins, you will be attacked by a group of hilichurls. At the end you will have to fight a lavachurl with a thunder helmet. Use Cryo, Pyro or Hydro damage dealers against him to quickly destroy his shield. Once you defeat the enemies, a luxurious chest will appear on the pedestal.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Seventh Ancient Ruins

Travel to the teleporter in Yaode Valley, and then go up to the eastern plateau using the water pearl. Continue running east, up the slope, until you reach the ruins shown in the pictures below.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

< p>Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Deal with a group of treasure thieves so that they do not get in the way under your feet. Then pick up the sacred simulacrum next to the fire and place it on the square platform near the tree and table. A regular chest will appear.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Now take a piece of the wall near the eastern corner of the ruins and place it directly on the area located nearby.

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Head to the western corner and place the pillar on the first square platform. Turn the camera to the right and you will see a second piece of wall that needs to be placed next to the previously installed pillar (the taller side should be leaning against the pillar).

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

Ancient ruins in the Chenyu Valley in Genshin Impact: how to find and restore

If you did everything correctly, a rich chest will appear. If you follow our guide, right now you should unlock the achievement “Returning to Former Greatness”, for which you will receive 5 primogems.

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