Cloud Retainer Genshin Impact - Custodian of Clouds Puzzle

Custodian of Clouds in Genshin Impact is a quest that you can complete and mee the Cloud Retainer. In order to beat the Genshin Impact Cloud Retainer mission, there are several bridge and fire puzzles that you have to solve throughout Custodian of Clouds. These puzzles seem simple on the surface, but they can be pretty difficult for some. So, in our Cloud Retainer Genshin Impact – Custodian of Clouds Puzzle guide, we’ll show you how to solve the fire and bridge puzzles and beat the quest.

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Cloud Retainer Genshin Impact – Custodian of Clouds Puzzle

How to Solve Genshin Impact Cloud Retainer Custodian of Clouds Puzzles

To solve the puzzles in the Genshin Impact Custodian of Clouds quest – Cloud Retainer, the first step is to activate the fire pillar that greets you as soon as you enter the adept’s abode. This will spawn a bunch of differently-colored Slimes, and you have to defeat ten of them within two minutes. After you’ve dealt with them, approach the cube between the two stone lanterns. Select “Rotate 90 Degrees Counterclockwise.”

Walk all the way to the far platform. There’s a bunch of enemies there that you’ll have to defeat; they’re nothing to write home about. Once you beat them all, approach the cube and select “Rotate 90 Degrees Clockwise.” Walk across the light bridge forward, and then to the left. Once you get to the new “island,” approach the cube on the elevated platform and interact with the cube.

It’ll activate three fire pillars in a specific order which you have to repeat. Use Amber for this challenge. There are three rounds to this challenge, first with three pillars, then four, then five. Just memorize the order and activate the pillars with fire in the allotted time, it’s simple. We’ll show you the combinations we got, since they might be the same for everyone.

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First Custodian of Clouds fire puzzle solution

After completing the memory puzzle, head back to the previous rotating cube and rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise. Now, follow the light bridge to the right, then use the wind gust in the middle of the island to reach the platform above. Approach the next cube and rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise. Proceed across the light bridges to another fire puzzle. This one is a little more complicated, unfortunately.

Fire Puzzle Solution in Genshin Impact Custodian of Clouds

To solve the second fire puzzle in Genshin Impact Custodian of Clouds quest, there’s one thing you have to keep in mind. When you shoot one pillar, it activates / deactivates the pillars to its right and left. So, what you want to do is arrange that three pillars on the same side are on, then hit the middle pillar in the three that are off. It might take a little time to figure it out, but nothing too complicated. Once you solve it, rotate the cube counterclockwise once, and proceed into the glowing doorway, where you’ll meet the Cloud Retainer.

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