Genshin Impact Chess Piece Locations

In Genshin Impact's new region, Desert of Hadramaveth, you must collect five chess pieces to unlock the new World Quest: Apocalypse Lost: Memories of Gurabad. This guide will show you the location of each chess piece.

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Sumeru Desert region chess piece's collection guide. | © HoYoverse

The new Genshin Impact 3.4 update has many new and exciting quests. One of them happens to be an exciting treasure hunt for chess pieces.

To complete this quest line you will need to find five chess pieces.

But before you can do that you need to complete four prerequisite quests, Dune-Entombed Fecundity Part I-III, The Falcon's Hunt, and The Temple Where Sand Flows Like Tears.

Once you complete those, you can then collect the five chess pieces that are needed to unlock the new World Quest, Apocalypse Lost: Memories of Gurabad. Without spoiling anything for those behind, the story potential in this new quest is huge. Below, we show you where to find the chess pieces.

Temple of Gurabad

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Location of the Gurabad chess piece. | © HoYoverse

The first chess piece is located within the Temple of Gurabad. It can be obtained during the Falcon's Hunt quest as well.

All you need to do is enter the cave and the chest will be directly in front of you. This is the easiest chess peace to obtain by far.


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This path will take you to the Soulferry Chest | © HoYoverse

The Soulferry chest piece can be found inside the cave located in the Sands of Three Canals area. You will come here during the Dune-Entombed Fecundity: Part II quest.

Make your way to the teleport outside of the cave and follow the highlighted path above. If you have already been inside the cave either of the ones inside there will work to get you the chess piece.


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This path will take you to the Khaj-Nisut chest. | © HoYoverse

You can find the Khaj-Nisut piece inside the two run down Ruin Golems on the far west side of Sumeru. This will become accessible after you complete the Dune-Entombed Fecundity: Part III quest.

Make your way to the cave entrance through the left arm of the destroyed mech and once on solid ground you will find the chest there, it will be unmarked but it's pretty easy to spot.

King Deshret's Pillar

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This path will take you to King Deshre's Pillar chest | © HoYoverse

King Deshret's Pillar is located inside Liloupar's Cell. Completing the quest The Temple Where Sand Flows Like Tears will give you access to this area.

The location to the cave which holds Liloupar's Cell is located in the ruins of Safhe Shatranj. Once inside the cave, follow the path above, and at the location where you met the Jinni, there will be a chest containing the chess piece.

Border Fort

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This path will take you to the Border Fort chest. | © HoYoverse

You will come upon this last and final chess piece during the quest titled Dune-Entombed Fecundity: Part I.

When completing the quest, you will need to defeat a Scorpion enemy who is protecting a switch. Once the scorpion is dead you can activate the switch and spawn in the chest. Now you have all five pieces and are ready for the Apocalypse Lost World Quest.

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