Crystal Chunk in Genshin Impact is an essential material for crafting rare weapons and gadgets. Their locations are usually in caves or mines and can be obtained by destroying crystal ore deposits with a character that uses a Claymore weapon. With a respawn time of 72 hours, each broken ores will drop 1-3 Crystal Chunks. You can farm with your friends in co-op mode or join another player’s world if you already collected every Crystal Chunk in your world.
Crystal Chunks Farming Route
With a high-tier weapon, you can clear almost every mission, domain, and boss. But as your world level increase, the game gets harder and mobs are getting tougher. A well-upgraded weapon is essential but you will need a lot of Crystal Chunks and it takes time to farm them.
The good news is we’ve done the legwork for you. After several days of farming crystal chunks, we’ve come up with the best route that you can also use to save time. Below, you’ll find the best and fastest location for farming Crystal Chunk to help you upgrade your weapon faster.
|Route||Avg Farming Time||Crystal Ores|
|Guyun Stone Forest||3 Minutes||22|
|Qingyun Peak||5.5 Minutes||18|
|Mt. Tianheng||3.5 Minutes||18|
|Dunyu Ruins||2.5 Minutes||16|
|Mt. Aozang||3.5 Minutes||14|
|Qingyun Peak – East||6.5 Minutes||14|
|Stormterror’s Lair – West||4.5 Minutes||14|
|Cuijue Slope||3 Minutes||12|
|Stormterror’s Lair||3 Minutes||10|
|Qingce Village||1 Minute||6|
|Dawn Winery||1 Minute||5|
Guyun Stone Forest
This crystal chunk route is full of Ruin Guards so make sure to bring your strongest team on this location.
|Crystal Ores: 22||Avg Farming Time: 3 Minutes|
|Locations: 1, 2-3, 4, 5|
|Crystal Ores: 18||Avg Farming Time: 5.5 Minutes|
The second and last crystal chunk location is inside the cave and both guarded by a Cryro Abyss Mage.
|Crystal Ores: 18||Avg Farming Time: 3.5 Minutes|
The first and last mining location here is in the cave.
|Crystal Ores: 16||Avg Farming Time: 2.5 Minutes|
|Crystal Ores: 16||Avg Farming Time: 4.5 Minutes|
The first mining location is in the cave by the river under Mt. Aozang mountain. You will need to use the waypoint on Mt. Aozang mountain and then glide down on the west side. There will be a Geovishap and Geovishap Hatchling protecting the cave so make sure that you have the proper team to defeat them.
|Crystal Ores: 14||Avg Farming Time: 3.5 Minutes|
Qingyun Peak – East
|Crystal Ores: 14||Avg Farming Time: 6.5 Minutes|
Stormterror’s Lair – West
The first location on this route is quite tricky to locate if you are not familiar this area. Check our location guide below on how to spot the crystal ore.
|Crystal Ores: 14||Avg Farming Time: 4.5 Minutes|
The last crystal ore is in a cave at the bottom of the mountain.
|Crystal Ore: 12||Avg Farming Time: 3 Minutes|
|Locations: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6|
|Crystal Ores: 10||Avg Farming Time: 3 Minutes|
|Crystal Ores: 6||Avg Farming Time: 1 Minute|
The Crystal Ores are located inside the cave behind Hilichurls hut. If its your first time going to this area, you may need to break the stone blocking the entry.
|Crystal Ores: 5||Avg Farming Time: 1 Minute|
You can also get a good amount of White Iron Ore in this route.
|Crystal Ores: 5||Avg Farming Time: 2.5 Minutes|
Magical Crystal Chunk Locations
The Magical Crystal Ore only starts spawning in your world after reaching Adventure Rank 30. These magical blue crystals are used to forge Mystic Enhancement Ore with Original resin and there are more than 16 respawnable locations but the number of daily respawn of ore reserve is random every day at 4 a.m server time.
There are 6 in Mondstadt and 10 in Liyue and each region will have 4 NPC that will mark your map for the locations of the Magical Crystal Ore reserve. If you are specifically farming for Magical Crystal Chunk only, this guide will help you.
The blacksmith in Mondstadt will provide you the locations of 3 Magical Crystal Ore reserves while the other 3 NPC will provide 0-3 locations.
You can find Davy the cliff in Brightcrown Canyon.
You can find Doolan at the Thousand Wind Temple in this location during day time and night time is slightly different. He will be at the campsite during night time and closer to the temple during day time.
Pan Guan’er is located at the east of Qingyun Peak waypoint. Talk to him and he will mark your map for Magical Crystal Ore locations.
Travel to the southwest mining area for Linju Pass and talk to Shizhuang the Strong and he will mark your map for Magical Crystal Ore locations.
If one of the ore reserves spawns in Stormterror’s Lair or Quingyun Peak, all ore remaining ore reserves that will spawn for that day will be in the same areas. It is recommended to go through each Crystal Ore locations using our Route for Stormterror and Quinyun Peak to farm these Crystals without having to talk to the NPCs for the next locations.
And that’s everything thing you need to know about where to farm Crystal Chunk in Genshin Impact. What do you think of this guide? If you have a question or a suggestion do let us know in the comment below.