Fishing Guide

Genshin Impact Fishing Guide
Genshin Impact Fishing Guide

Fishing is new system in Genshin Impact, involves crafting some bait for different type of fish, choosing location and time for fishing, catch the fish and exchange it for item and rewards.

Requirements

Finish 2 following quest:

  • A Teapot to Call Home (Unlock Serenitea Pot/Housing System).
  • Exploding Population: Unlock Fishing System and basic explanation about the new system.

How to get more Baits?

From quest introduction, you will get 10 bait each.

There’s 4 baits available in the game. Fruit Paste Bait can be craft in alchemy bench from start while the other three: Redrot Bait, False Worm Bait, and Fake Fly Bait require recipe/blueprint to craft. Different bait will attract different fish.

Fruit Paste Bait
Fruit Paste Bait
Redrot Bait
Redrot Bait
False Worm Bait
False Worm Bait
Fake Fly Bait
Fake Fly Bait

Buy Bait Blueprint from NPC Nantuck in Mondstadt

You can get 3 bait blueprints from Nantuck in Mondstadt, 3 Medaka fish for one blueprint. So in the beginning of fishing, it’s recomended to craft some Fruit Paste Bait and farm 9 Medaka fish to get all blueprints.

Don’t forget to learn the blueprints in your inventory before crafting new baits or it won’t appear in crafting bench.

Craft Bait in Alchemy Bench

Head to any crafting bench then open it, then click on Filter, choose Bait.

Crafting Bait in Alchemy Bench
Crafting Bait in Alchemy Bench

Here’s recipe for each bait:

  • 10 Fruit Paste Bait require 1x Sunsettia and 1x Wheat.
  • 10 Redrot Bait require 1x Dendrobium and 1x Fowl.
  • 10 False Worm bait require 1x Slime Condensate and 1x Berry.
  • 10 Fake Fly Bait require 1x Sakura Bloom and 1x Horsetail.

All Fish and Bait to Use

Different bait are used to catch different kind of fish. Here’s the details

BaitFish
Fruit Paste BaitMedaka variants: Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Crystalfish, Dawncatcher, Glaze Medaka, Sweet Flower Medaka
Redrot BaitSticklebacks variants: Akai Maou, Betta, Lunged Stickleback, Snowstrider, Venomspine Fish.
False Worm BaitButterfly fish variants: Abiding Angelfish, Brown Shirakodai, Purple Shirakodai, Raimei Angelfish, Tea Colored Shirakodai
Fake Fly BaitGolden Koi, Rusty Koi, Pufferfish, and Bitter Pufferfish.

Ornamental Fish

Ornamental Fish is fish that can be used as furnishing and added to Serenitea Pot later. Ornamental Fish can be caught just like any other fish but with higher difficulty in the process.

Easiest way to spot fishing location with Ornamental Fish on it, the ripple looks glowing from afar and the ornamental fish will jumping around the pool.

Fishing location with Ornamental Fish with special glow from afar
Fishing location with Ornamental Fish have special glow from afar
Ornamental Fish Jumping Around the pool
Ornamental Fish Jumping Around the pool

After got caught, ornamental fish will be added to your inventory in Furnishing tab.

Ornamental Fish in Furnishing Tab
Ornamental Fish in Furnishing Tab

Fishing Association NPC

Nantuck in Mondstadt

Nantuck location in Mondstadt
Nantuck location in Mondstadt

You can find Nantuck near front gate of Mondstadt. He sells 3 fish bait blueprints and Windtangler, fishing rod with special effect for fishing in Mondstadt region.

Jiawei in Liyue Harbor

Jiawei Location in Liyue Harbor
Jiawei Location in Liyue Harbor

You can find Jiawei in Liyue Harbor. He sell blueprint for Pool of Sapphire Grace and Wishmaker, fishing rod with special effect for fishing in Liyue region.

Kujirai Momiji in Inazuma

Kujirai Momiji Location
Kujirai Momiji Location in Inazuma

You can find Kujirai Momiji near teleport waypoint south of Byakko Plain. She sell The Catch polearm along with it’s refinement material, Ako’s Sake vessel.

Kujirai Momiji also sell Narukawa Ukai, fishing rod with special effect for fishing in Inazuma region.

Fishing Location

There’s 8 fishing locations in Mondstadt, 11 in Liyue, and 8 in Inazuma.

Mondstadt

MapFish in the area
Fishing Location East of Mondstadt
East of Mondstadt
Aizen Medaka, Crystalfish, Venomspine Fish, Rusty Koi, Tea-Colored Shirakodai
Fishing Location South of Mondstadt
South of Mondstadt
Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Venomspine Fish, Akai Maou, Tea-Colored Shirakodai, Pufferfish, Bitter Pufferfish
Fishing Location in Stormbearer Mountains
Stormbearer Mountains
Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Venomspine Fish, Golden Koi, Tea-Colored Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Windrise
Windrise
Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Venomspine Fish, Tea-Colored Shirakodai
Fishing Location near Dawn Winery
Near Dawn Winery
Aizen Medaka, Dawncatcher, Venomspine Fish, Akai Maou, Tea-Colored Shirakodai, Pufferfish, Bitter Pufferfish
Fishing Location North Side of Stormterrors Lair
North Side of Stormterror’s Lair
Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish
Fishing Location South Side of Stormterrors Lair
South Side of Stormterror’s Lair
Medaka, Aizen Medaka, Dawncatcher, Tea-Colored Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Dragonspine
Dragonspine
Medaka, Venomspine Fish, Snowstrider, Tea-Colored Shirakodai

Liyue

MapFish in the area
Fishing Location in Dihua Marsh
Dihua Marsh, West of Statue of the Seven
Medaka, Sweet-Flower Medaka, Dawncatcher, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Qingce Village
Qingce Village
Sweet-Flower Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Betta, Brown Shirakodai, Bitter Pufferfish
Fishing Location Northeast of Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern domain
Northeast of Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern domain
Medaka, Betta, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location East of Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern domain
East of Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern domain
Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in West of Wangshu Inn
West of Wangshu Inn
Sweet-Flower Medaka, Betta, Akai Maou, Golden Koi, Rusty Koi, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in the broken bridge
Broken Bridge East of Guili Plains
Sweet-Flower Medaka, Betta, Akai Maou, Golden Koi, Rusty Koi, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Mt Aocang
Mt Aocang, in front of Cloud Retainer Abode
Medaka, Sweet-Flower Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Abiding Angelfish
Fishing Location East of Mt Hulao
East of Mt Hulao
Medaka, Sweet-Flower Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Betta, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Tianqiu Valley
Tianqiu Valley
Medaka, Crystalfish, Betta
Fishing Location in Luhua Pool
Luhua Pool
Sweet-Flower Medaka, Betta, Akai Maou, Golden Koi, Rusty Koi, Brown Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Liyue Harbor
Liyue Harbor
Betta, Pufferfish

Inazuma

MapFish in the area
Fishing Location in Ritou
Ritou, at the dock
Glaze Medaka, Lunged Stickleback, Akai Maou, Pufferfish, Bitter Pufferfish
Fishing Location Behind Violet Court domain
Behind Violet Court domain, south of Amakane Island
Glaze Medaka, Lunged Stickleback, Purple Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Ship Graveyard East of Kannazuka
Ship Graveyard East of Kannazuka
Raimei Angelfish. Defeat all enemy in the are before fishing. Fish will only spawn between 18:00 – 06:00 in game time.
Fishing Location in Nazuchi Beach Shipwreck
North of Nazuchi Beach Shipwreck
Medaka, Lunged Stickleback, Purple Shirakodai, Bitter Pufferfish
Fishing Location North of Sangonomiya Shrine
North of Sangonomiya Shrine
Medaka, Glaze Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Lunged Stickleback, Purple Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Suigetsu Pool
Suigetsu Pool, near Waverider Waypoint
Medaka, Glaze Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Lunged Stickleback, Purple Shirakodai
Fishing Location in Koseki Village
Koseki Village, Seirai Island
Glaze Medaka, Lunged Stickleback, Akai Maou, Golden Koi, Rusty Koi, Purple Shirakodai
Fishing Location East of Koseki Village
East of Koseki Village, Seirai Island
Medaka, Dawncatcher, Crystalfish, Purple Shirakodai, Pufferfish