How to capture fungi in the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event

Gotta catch 'em all!

The Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event runs from November 10, 2022, to November 28, 2022. It introduces players to a beast-taming mini-game similar to Pokemon, where you can capture, train, and battle using fungi buddies from the wild. Here's how you can start capturing fungi friends to start your journey to becoming the best trainer yet.

How to unlock the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event

You need to complete the following prerequisites to unlock the Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event:

  • Reach Adventure Rank 30 or above
  • Complete the Archon Quest Chapter I: Act III - A New Star Approaches
  • Optional: Complete the Archon Quest Chapter III: Act V - Akasha Pulses, the Kalpa Flame Rises
  • Optional: Complete Yae Miko's Story Quest, the Divina Vulpes Chapter: Act I - The Great Narukami Offering

If you have not completed the optional prerequisites, you can start by clicking on the Quick Start button in the event menu. Otherwise, you'll immediately get the Event Quest called The Most Fantastic Tournament You've Never Heard Of?

Related: How to cultivate Whirling Cryo Fungus in the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event

How to catch fungi in the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event

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During the Event Quest, The Most Fantastic Tournament You've Never Heard Of?, an NPC named Haniyyah will accompany you to catch your first three fungi and give you a gadget called the Wisdom Orb. You can't catch fungi without equipping this Gadget, so make sure to have it on before entering a designated Capture Zone.

You can only capture fungi in designated Capture Zones, which the game will direct you toward. Upon entering a Capture Zone, you can catch fungi within the highlighted area of the mini-map. Make sure to keep your distance, as the fungus will disappear after noticing you.

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The capture mechanics are similar to the Omni-Ubiquity Net. Equip the Wisdom Orb to transform your Elemental Skill into a capture ability. Press and hold the Elemental Skill button to target a fungus, then release it to capture. Keep in mind that the fungus will not be captured immediately. You need to wait for the capture progress bar at the top of the screen to fill up to indicate that it's been captured.

Additionally, you can inflict the fungi with Elements to change their states:

  • Activated: Apply Electro to the fungi to trigger their Activated state. This will increase both their movement speed and capture progress speed.
  • Scorched: Apply Pyro to the fungi to trigger their Activated state. This will decrease both their movement speed and capture progress speed.

However, the easiest way to capture the fungi is to keep your distance and spam the capture ability.

How to claim rewards in the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event

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Head to the event menu and select Prepare for Tournament. Switch to the first tab to open up all of the Capture Zone challenges and rewards, which essentially involve capturing fungi.

After catching fungi, you need to train them! Start by checking out our guide on How to cultivate Floating Hydro Fungus in the Genshin Impact Fabulous Fungus Frenzy event here on Pro Game Guides.

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Hi, I'm Nicki, and I'm fueled by iced coffee, gacha games, and 2D boys. I spend most of my time on Genshin Impact and figuring out the latest Arknights stage that I've failed 40 times in a row.

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