How to Play the Arataki Blazing Armor Beetle Battle Boot Camp Event in Genshin Impact 4.3
The second half of Genshin Impact's 4.3 update brings back the exhilarating Arataki Blazing Armor Beetle Battle Boot Camp event. This time, promising Genshin players a renewed bug-dueling experience set against the backdrop of Liyue. Players can have Onikabuto battles in Liyue's Guyun Stone Forest earning rewards such as Primogems, Hero's Wit, and more. In this guide, we will break down the controls, strategies, and tips to emerge victorious in the Beetle Battle event.
How to Start The Arataki Blazing Armor Beetle Battle Event
To access the event, players need to:
Be Adventure Rank 20 or above.
Complete the Archon Quest Prologue Act 3, "The Song of the Dragon and Freedom."
To embark on the Arataki Blazing Armor Beetle Battle Boot Camp adventure, players need to start the event by interacting with Kuki Shinobu and Yanfei at the Wanmin Restaurant. A series of quests will unfold, leading players to the event-exclusive location in Guyun Stone Forest.
Like previous iterations, Beetle Battle involves 1v1 Onikabuto battles. Each insect has its health and stamina bars, and the goal is to deplete your opponent's options before they do the same to you. Use your Onikabuto's movement, stamina, and special moves strategically to outsmart your opponent.
How to Control Your Beetle
Controlling your Onikabuto is straightforward:
Forward (D): Move towards the right.
Backward (A): Move towards the left.
Hold-press Forward: Consume stamina and tackle.
Guard (Q): Block incoming attacks.
Key Tips for Victory
Timing is Crucial: Knowing when to dodge, attack, and use special moves is paramount. Observing the opponent's movements and capitalizing on openings will lead to success.
Efficient Stamina Management: Using stamina wisely for both offensive and defensive maneuvers is vital. Charging attacks and tackling foes should be balanced to avoid exhaustion.
Guard Against Special Moves: Onikabuto with special moves can be formidable. Utilize the guard button strategically to shield against lightning attacks and other special moves.
Rewards and Event Schedule
Take part in the event to unlock various stages and reap enticing rewards. The event runs from 17 January - 29 January 2024, with stages unlocking on specific dates. The rewards include Primogems, Hero's Wit, Mora, Mystic Enhancement Ore, and Liyue weapon ascension materials.