Genshin Impact's Perilous Trail Archon Interlude Chapter takes the Traveler and Paimon deeper into The Chasm with an unlikely mix of companions. You can initiate it after completing the following prerequisites:
- Archon Quest Chapter I: Act III - A New Star Approaches
- Raiden Shogun Story Quest Imperatrix Umbrosa Chapter: Act II - Transient Dreams
- Arataki Itto Story Quest Taurus Iracundus Chapter: Act I - Rise Up, Golden Soul
- The Chasm World Quest Wherefore Did the Spiritstone Descend? (part of The Chasm Delvers questline)
- Serenitea Pot World Quest A Teapot to Call Home: Part I
During the Perilous Trail event from May 31, 2022, to June 20, 2022, you can start the Interlude Chapter without completing the Story Quests and Serenitea Pot World Quest above by clicking on the Quick Start button in the event menu.
How to Enter the Chamber of Twisted Cranes in Genshin Impact
The Chamber of Twisted Cranes is part of the second part of the Perilous Trail Interlude Chapter, Chasmic Maze. This starts after completing Unexpected Guests, a quest that will appear as soon as you meet the participation requirements. You will be asked to enter a mysterious Domain, where you need to solve an Adeptus maze puzzle.
How to Complete the Chamber of Twisted Cranes in Genshin Impact
Upon entering the Domain, interact with the mechanism once to rotate the platform in front of it and spawn an Adeptus Bridge. Then follow the steps below to solve the rest of the Domain successfully:
- Cross the platform and defeat the Pyro Slimes to unlock the second mechanism.
- Interact with the mechanism once to rotate the ruin in front of it and spawn an Adeptus Bridge to cross.
- From the ruin, go down the Adeptus Bridge, where you'll find some Hilichurls and a locked mechanism (see the middle of the image above).
- Defeat the Hilichurls to unlock the mechanism and claim an Exquisite Chest. Rotate the mechanism three times and cross the bridge going back up to the ruin.
- From the ruin, turn left and cross the bridge going down, which takes you back to the second mechanism.
- Rotate the mechanism once to flip the ruin upside down, then climb up the Adeptus Bridge.
- Defeat the Hilichurls to unlock the mechanism. Rotate it once and climb up the Adeptus Bridge.
- Defeat the two Geovishaps to claim a Precious Chest and complete the Domain.
While you're exploring The Chasm, check out our guide on How to find and use Orb of the Blue Depths in The Chasm in Genshin Impact to complete a Hidden Exploration Objective.