How to complete Source Material Collection in the Core of the Apparatus event in Genshin Impact

Collect materials for making toys!

Genshin Impact's Core of the Apparatus event introduces players to Bertrand, a greedy toymaker from Fontaine looking to make a big buck from Inazuma's toy market. The event runs from June 29, 2022, to July 11, 2022, and is open to all players who have completed the following requirements:

  • Reach Adventure Rank 30 and above
  • Complete the Ritou Escape Plan part of the Inazuma Archon Quest: Chapter II: Act I - The Immovable God and the Eternal Euthymia
  • Complete the Chisato's Letter World Quest

How to unlock the Core of the Apparatus event in Genshin Impact

Once you meet all the requirements listed above, you'll automatically get an Event Quest called A-Toymaking We Shall Go. It will prompt you to speak with Katheryne in the Inazuma Adventurer's Guild, and then to the toymaker Bertrand in Ritou. The event is divided into three parts that release within the first three days of the event.

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Source Material Collection guide in the Genshin Impact Core of the Apparatus event

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Source Material Collection is the first part of the Core of the Apparatus event, and it involves collecting items to fill up The Great Machine. After speaking to Bertrand, he'll give you a Gadget called the Material Collector. It will fill up as you collect the materials that he asks you to acquire.

Bertrand will ask you to collect the following. Keep in mind that you must have the Material Collector equipped while playing through this segment, or the items you pick up won't register.

Three Ores

You can collect any three of these ores (duplicates are allowed!) to fulfill the event requirements.

Iron ChunkCor Lapis
White Iron ChunkStarsilver
Crystal ChunkMagical Crystal Chunk
Electro CrystalAmethyst Lamp
Noctilucous JadeCrystal Marrow

Three Flowers

You can collect any three of these flowers (duplicates are allowed!) to fulfill the event requirements.

Sweet FlowerSilk Flower
SnapdragonGlaze Lily
Mint Qingxin
Calla LilyVioletgrass
Flaming Flower StamenSmall Lamp Grass
Mist Flower CorollaNaku Weed
CeciliaSakura Bloom
Windwheel AsterDendrobium

Six Fruits

You can collect any six of these fruits (duplicates are allowed!) to fulfill the event requirements.

SunsettiaJueyun Chili
AppleLavender Melon
Lotus HeadAmakumo Fruit

Return to Bertrand to report your collection progress. Don't forget to head to the Source Material Collection section in the event menu to claim 60 Primogems and other rewards for completing the segment.

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