Genshin Impact: All 8 Treasure Map and Chest Locations in Fontaine Added in Version 4.2
Discovering hidden treasures and unlocking secret achievements has a special thrill for players in Genshin Impact. The recently released Version 4.2 has brought a plethora of new content, including treasure maps and chests scattered across the Fontaine region. This guide will walk you through the process of finding all 8 treasure maps and chests, ensuring you don't miss a single hidden gem.
Finding the Treasure Maps
Fontaine's Morte Region is home to eight treasure maps, each leading to a unique underwater location. Your journey begins underwater, where each treasure map is cleverly hidden within giant shells. Here's a step-by-step guide to finding them::
1. Tower of Ipsissimus Surface Waypoint: Dive southeast towards a ruin and find a shell at the top for the first map.
2. Same Waypoint as #1: Swim east to another ruin with a shell atop.
3. Underwater Waypoint North of Tower of Ipsissimus: Turn left upon entering the ruin to find a large shell.
4. S7 in Morte Region: Head west from the waypoint, dive into the water, and navigate around a ruin to discover a shell.
5. East Slopes of Mont Automnequi North Waypoint: Head northeast into the water and find a shell outside a ruin.
6. East Slopes of Mont Automnequi Southeast Waypoint: Dive just before the waverider waypoint to locate the shell.
7. Fort Charybdis Ruins Farthest South Waypoint: Glide towards the waverider waypoint, dive into the water, and spot the shell beside a ruin.
8. Fort Charybdis Ruins Southeast Underwater Waypoint: Swim southwest to a shipwreck to find the final shell.
Players can follow this YouTube video by WoW Quests for a precise visual guide.
Claiming the Hidden Treasures
Now armed with all 8 treasure maps, it's time to unlock the corresponding chests scattered across Fontaine. Each chest has its unique set of requirements to spawn. Let's explore the locations:
Fort Charybdis Ruins North Waypoint: Defeat Davy Smith on a small island to spawn a treasure chest.
Fort Charybdis Ruins Southeast Underwater Waypoint: Swim south to defeat Davy Smith Jr. and reveal another treasure chest.
Lumidouce Harbor Waypoint: Head northeast to a small island, interact with a shovel to spawn a chest.
Foggy Forest Path Waypoint: Light up a specific torch near "The Rusty Rudders" shipwreck to reveal a chest.
Fountain of Lucine Northeast Waypoint: Climb the mountain, glide into a wind current, and a chest will appear.
Weeping Willow of the Lake Southeast Waypoint: On top of a hill, interact with a tree to spawn a chest.
Same Waypoint as #6: Enter a pond, interact with switches in a specific order to spawn a chest.
Same Waypoint as #6: Climb the highest mountain on a small island, interact with a patch of grass to spawn the final chest.
Upon claiming the last treasure chest, players will unlock the hidden achievement "À la volonté du peuple," signifying the completion of this challenging treasure hunt.
In addition to the specific maps and chests, Fontaine boasts a staggering total of 362 treasure chests, including Exquisite, Precious, and Luxurious variants. Whether exploring the underwater areas with the new mechanics or solving puzzles scattered throughout Fontaine, players will find a wealth of rewards waiting to be claimed.