How to unlock the Time Trial Challenge inside Dendro Barrier in Apam Woods in Genshin Impact

Unhealthy Dendrogranum is not allowed.

While exploring the northern part of Apam Woods, you'll encounter a Time Trial Challenge trapped inside a Dendro Barrier. Solve a quick puzzle to unlock the Time Trial Challenge, and complete it to get a Precious Chest reward.

How to solve the Apam Woods Time Trial Challenge Dendro Barrier puzzle in Genshin Impact

Before starting this puzzle, make sure you have the Vintage Lyre and have unlocked the Rhythm of the Sprout. To get them, you must complete The Rhythm that Nurtures the Sprout World Quest:

While you will learn the song after part 1, you need to complete all three parts to fully unlock the Rhythm of the Sprout.

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Once you've done the prerequisites, prepare a strong DPS team with a bow user, then head to the puzzle location circled in the image above. You'll find three Sprouting Branches (circled above) surrounding the Barrier. These are branches that can sprout Healthy Dendrograna, which can be used to take down special floating projectiles.

You need to stand beside each Sprouting Branch, equip the Vintage Lyre, activate the Gadget, and play the Rhythm of the Sprout (do > so > so > la > ti on the third line). Do this in any order to revive the Sprouting Branches and prompt three floating projectiles to appear.

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Interact with any Sprouting Branch to summon Healthy Dendrgranum. When the Healthy Dendrogranum is still active, shoot down one of the three floating projectiles around the area, pictured above. Do the same for the other two, but remember to summon Healthy Dendrogranum every time. Once all three floating projectiles have been shot (indicated by a Dendro symbol at the center of each), the Dendro Barrier will disperse.

Interact with the Time Trial Challenge to begin. You must defeat two Ruin Drake: Skywatch within one minute to complete the challenge and get a Precious Chest reward.

To solve another Dendro Barrier puzzle, check out How to solve the sealed Dendroculus Barrier puzzle in Port Ormos in Genshin Impact here on Pro Game Guides.

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