As the Courtyard in Spring Once Appeared Part 1 walkthrough – Genshin Impact Summertime Odyssey Kazuha Domain Chest & puzzle guide

Get all nine Chests in Part 1 of Kazuha's event Domain!

The Golden Apple Archipelago is back for Genshin Impact's Summertime Odyssey event, which runs from July 15, 2022, to August 24, 2022. Various characters will have personalized Domains that you can clear once to loot a ton of Chests and learn more about their lore. Kaedehara Kazuha's Domain is called As the Courtyard in Spring Once Appeared, which is divided into three parts. In this guide, we'll show you how to solve all puzzles and find all nine Chests in Part 1 of the Domain.

How to unlock As the Courtyard in Spring Once Appeared in Genshin Impact

After completing The Golden Apple Vacation Returns!, fast-forward the in-game time by one day to get the second Event Quest called As the Courtyard in Spring Once Appeared. You'll be asked to head to the Pudding Isle, where the dialogue will automatically prompt you to enter Part 1 of Kazuha's event Domain.

All puzzle solutions and Chest locations in As the Courtyard in Spring Once Appeared Part 1

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Before starting, reference the image above to understand the puzzle mechanics in this Domain. Prismatic Seals will change the color of the Prismatic Ramparts (green, yellow, red), while Melodic Omamori need to be placed inside Shrines.

Chest #1

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Follow these exact steps upon entering the Domain to complete it perfectly and get all Chests.

  • Turn right and interact with the Prismatic Rampart. Select Fire.
  • Once that's done, the Prismatic Seal will unlock. Pick it up.
  • Head to the center of the room and interact with the letter on the table.
  • The game will ask you to operate the device and investigate further. Follow the quest marker to the switch, then interact with it and select the second option (Unknown Chamber).
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  • Next, you need to bring the Prismatic Seal to the Prismatic Rampart so that it changes color from green to yellow.
  • Then, interact with the mechanism in front of the Prismatic Rampart. Rotate it once so that it's facing the mechanism on the other side of the room.
  • Once that's done, interact with the Prismatic Rampart—select Fire.

If you solved the puzzle above as prescribed, the Common Chest will unlock for you to claim.

Chest #2

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After claiming the first Common Chest, go further into the chamber. Ignore the puzzle for now.

  • Instead, read the letter on the table.
  • Once that's done, go back out and interact with the switch—select the second option (Unknown Chamber). Please keep in mind that the second and third options are different, so make sure to select the right one.

The room in front of you will change into a Dojo. Head inside the new room.

  • Battle two rounds of Kairagi to unlock the Prismatic Seal.
  • Pick up the Prismatic Seal, then go back to the Prismatic Rampart to change it from green to yellow.
  • Interact with the switch in front of it and select the first option (Collection Room).
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The room in front of you will change back to the previous one. But now you can solve the puzzle. The mechanisms are numbered in the image above for easy reference.

  • Rotate mechanism #1 twice so that it's facing mechanism #2.
  • Rotate mechanism #2 once so that it's facing north.
  • Go back to the Prismatic Rampart and interact with it—select Fire.

Doing so will unlock the Exquisite Chest for you to loot.

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Chest #3

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After solving the second puzzle, we need to change the rooms in the Domain again to proceed.

  • Interact with the switch and switch to the third option (Unknown Chamber).
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  • Inside the new room, turn right and pick up the Melodic Omamori.
  • Bring the Melodic Omamori to one of the Shrines.
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To find the second Melodic Omamori, you need to go further into the Domain. Simply follow the path forward.

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If you get lost after jumping down, go behind the stairs and turn left, as there's a narrow corridor that will lead you further in.

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Following the path forward will lead you to a room containing the second Melodic Omamori and an Exquisite Chest.

  • Pick up the Melodic Omamori and loot the Chest.
  • Jump down the hole behind the Chest to make it back to the room with two Shrines.
  • Place the second Melodic Omamori in the second Shrine to unlock the room behind them.

Chest #4

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Inside the new room, you'll find another Prismatic Rampart and a switch in front of it.

  • Interact with the switch and select the second option (Unknown Chamber). Every Unknown Chamber is different, so please make sure to select the second one.

The room in front will change into a Dojo.

  • Enter the room to prompt a battle sequence against two rounds of Kairagi.
  • Once all Kairagi are defeated, the Prismatic Seal will unlock. Pick it up before heading back out.
  • Bring the Prismatic Seal to the Prismatic Rampart so that it changes color from green to yellow.
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  • Interact with the switch again. This time, choose the third option (Unknown Chamber). Every Unknown Chamber is different, so please make sure to select the third one.
  • The room in front will change. Head inside and keep going forward until you see stairs.
  • At the bottom of the stairs, you will find one mechanism above ground. Adjust its elevation twice so that it's pointing to the mechanism in front of it.
  • Head back up and interact with the Prismatic Rampart—select Fire.
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  • The mechanisms will unlock the red Prismatic Seal. Pick it up.
  • On the left, interact with the ground to read a letter.
  • Turn right to find a Common Chest that you can loot.

Chest #5

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After collecting the items above, go back up to the location of the Prismatic Rampart.

  • Bring the Prismatic Seal to the Prismatic Rampart to change its color from yellow to red.
  • Interact with the switch and select the fourth option (Unknown Chamber).

The room in front will change to the final room in the Domain. Ignore the puzzles first—you'll find a hole on the ground.

  • Jump down the opening on the ground to find a Common Chest.

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Chests #6 and #7

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Climb back up—this time, let's solve the puzzle.

  • Interact with the mechanism circled in the image above to adjust its elevation once so that it faces upward.
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  • Climb the stairs upward, and you'll be greeted by a locked Exquisite Chest.
  • Turn to the other side of the area, where you'll find a Common Chest that you can loot and two mechanisms beside it.
  • Focus on the mechanism on the right, which is circled in the image above. Adjust its elevation twice so that it's facing the mechanism on the left.
  • Jump down and return to the Prismatic Rampart. Interact with it and Fire.
  • Go back up the stairs to claim the Exquisite Chest, which should now be unlocked.

Chests #8 and #9

We're almost done! The last two Chests can be found while completing the final puzzle.

  • Interact with the switch beside the Prismatic Rampart and select the first option (Courtyard).
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  • In the new room, interact with the Melodic Omamori twice. The first time to listen to it, and the second time to pick it up.
  • Once you've picked up the Melodic Omamori, turn right and climb the stairs to place it in the first Shrine.
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  • From the first Shrine, turn left and climb the stairs to interact with the second Melodic Omamori twice. First to listen to it, and second to pick it up.
  • Once you've picked up the second Melodic Omamori, turn left and climb the stairs. Then look to the right to find the second Shrine. Place the Omamori in it.
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  • On the right of the second Shrine, you'll find a breakable folding screen. Break the screen with any skill to reveal a Common Chest.
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  • Turn to the left of the second Shrine, then climb the stairs to find the third Melodic Omamori. Like the first two, interact with it twice. One to listen to it, and one to pick it up.
  • Follow the path forward and climb another set of stairs to find the third Shrine beside another staircase. Place the Melodic Omamori in it.
  • Look where the third Shrine is facing. On the other side of the room, you'll find the last Common Chest in the Domain.

If you forget to loot any of the Chests in the Domain, you can still go back after completing Part 3 of the Domain. Interact with the bonsai on Kazuha's island and choose Misty Hills, Foggy Vales, then check the Phantasmal Tales section and enter your preferred Mirage.

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