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Fontaine, Genshin's new impact region launched with version 4.0

Genshin Impact Fountain

The Genshin Impact Fontaine is the game’s fifth addition to its regions and where players can continue the most awaited Archon quest. In addition, the traveler can finally meet Hydro Archon, hoping to find their sibling while exploring and uncovering Fontaine's secrets.

The latest region also comprises new materials, world quests, stories, and exciting characters that will surely make you eager to get your hands on them. For more guides about the region and its characters, don’t forget to check out our Genshin Impact tips and guides.

Here's everything you need to know about Genshin Fontaine, the Nation of Justice.

Genshin Impact Fontain Region History and Guide

Genshin Impact Fontaine has quite a backstory and a saddening one. It all started when Egeria followed Hydro Archon's original orders, creating humans using the Oceanids. However, due to the ideological differences between Egeria and its succeeding Archon, Focalors, the Oceanids refuse to obey Focalors and flee Fontaine.

Several hundred years after the Cataclysm, Focalors created Furina to separate her divine and human aspects. Furina then becomes the mantle of the Hydro Archon in hopes of saving Fontaine from the Prophecy. At the same time, She also created the Oratrice Mecanique d'Analyse Cardinale, providing a verdict-giving system in trials. However, around 500 years later, Focalors was sentenced to death by the Oratrice, giving Neuvilette her full authority as the Hydro Archon. This transition clears the people of Fontaine from their ‘Original Sin,’ making them, including Furinafully human.

The Genshin Impact Fontaine Map

Genshin Fontaine only consists of three sub-regions: The Court of Fontaine, Beryl Region, and the first half of the Belleau region on version 4.0. As time passed, Hoyoverse eventually added Erinnyes Forest, Morte Region, and the other half of the Belleau Region in Genshin Impact version 4.2.

genshin fountain card

In Genshin Impact, version 4.1 released this new area above the Court of Fontaine, which includes the Fontaine Research Institute of Kinetic Energy Engineering Region and the Liffey Region, where the Fortress of Meropide resides.

impact genshin Liffey region

With these new map additions, players can farm new sets of enemies underwater and on land, such as the Clockwork Meka and the Fontemer Aberrants.

Key Locations in Fontaine

The Fontaine locations listed below play a crucial part in the story and quests. Players must tackle these areas occasionally to continue on Fontaine’s missions.

  • Court of Fontaine: This is the central city of Fontaine, where most people reside. 

  • Fortress of Meropide: It’s a massive underwater jail in the northwest region of Fontaine, namely in the Liffey Region.

  • Opera Epiclese: The court hearings and theater performances occur at this location.

  • Merusea Village: A vast underground area of Melusine people that resides in the Beryl region.

  • Tower of Ippisimus: A massive Morte region tower inaccessible until Genshin Impact version 4.2.

Fishing Spots in Genshin Impact 4.2 version

If you want to fish on version 4.2, Genshin Impact Fontaine has 14 fishing spots. However, not all locations have the same type of fish. The kind of fish during the day differs from at night, so you must consider this when catching a specific fish. That said, the image below shows all of the Genshin Fontaine Fishing Spots.

genshin fishing spots fontaine

Fontaine Shrine of Depths locations

One of the best ways to get a load of primogems is to unlock Genshin Shrine of Depths. That said, we’ve gathered eight locations of these shrines and presented them here in the image below.

genshin fountain Sanctuary of the Deep

Fontaine Domains

It is also essential to know the locations of the domains if you’re gathering talent, weapon materials, or artifacts for your newly acquired characters and weapons. Here’s the location of all four domains in Genshin Impact Fontaine.

Fountain Domain locations genshin

Listed below are the drops in each domain in Fontaine.

  1. Echoes of the Deep Tides: Ancient Chord, Pure Sacred Dewdrop, and Goblet of the Pristine Sea (Weapon Ascension).

  2. Shadow of Another World: Lightless Silk String, Lightless Eye of the Maelstrom, and Lightless Mass (Character Ascension).

  3. Pale Forgotten Glory: Equity, Justice, and Order (Character talents).

  4. Denouement of Sin: Marechaussee Hunter and Golden Troupe artifacts.

New Bosses in Genshin Impact 4.0

Fontaine also has a lot of new bosses for players to farm from, and if you’re wondering where to find them or what drops you’ll get, don’t worry; we’ll show you each of them.

  • Emperor of Fire and Iron: This boss resides underwater in the southwest of the Belleau region. It drops Agnidus Agate as well as the Emperor’s Resolution.

  • Icewind Suite: You can find the dancing boss near the Fountain of Lucine. It drops Vayuda Torquoise, Shivada Jade, and Artificed Spare Clockwork Component - Coppelia or Coppelius.

  • Hydro Tulpa: Players can find this boss east of the Court of Fontaine. It drops Varunada Lazurite and Water That Failed To Transcend.

  • Experimental Field Generator: Found south of Fontaine Research Institute of Kinetic Energy Engineering Region. It drops Prithiva Topaz and Tourbillon Device.

  • Millennial Pearl Seahorse: It resides underwater north of the Liffey Region. It drops Vajrada Amethyst and Fontemer Unihorn.

You can also find each one of the bosses with the help of the official interactive map of Fontaine.

New Fontaine Characters

Fontaine Genshin Impact has exciting characters for players to add to their collection, be it the Hydro Sovereign Dragon or the Hydro Archon herself. If you’re wondering which ones are already playable or not, don’t worry; we’ve also got you covered.

 genshin fountain characters furina focalors

All playable and non-playable Genshin characters from Fontain are listed below as of Genshin Impact version 4.2.

  • Lyney: He’s a 5-star Pyro Bow character, released in phase one of Genshin Impact version 4.0

  • Lynette: She’s a 4-star Anemo Sword character, released in phase one of Genshin Impact version 4.0.

  • Freminet: He’s a 4-star Cryo Claymore character, released in phase two of Genshin Impact version 4.0.

  • Neuvilette: He’s a 5-star Hydro Catalyst character, released in phase one of Genshin Impact version 4.1.

  • Wriothesley: He’s a 5-star Cryo Catalyst character, released in phase two of Genshin Impact version 4.1.

  • Furina: She’s a 5-star Hydro Sword character, released in phase one of Genshin Impact version 4.2.

  • Charlotte: She is a 4-star Cryo Catalyst character, released in phase one of Genshin Impact version 4.2.

  • Clorinde: She is an Electro Sword character that the traveler encounters in the “Prelude of Blancheur and Noirceur.”

  • Navia: She is a Geo Claymore character that the traveler also encounters in the “Prelude of Blancheur and Noirceur” Archon quest.

  • Sigewinne: She is a non-playable character that the traveler encounters in the “To the Stars Shining in the Depths” Archon quest.

  • Arlecchino: A non-playable Pyro unit the Hydro Archon encounters in the “Cataclysm's Quickening” Archon quest.

All Genshin Impact Fontain Quests

The region itself may be small compared to others, but there are many stories and quests in Fontaine. Here’s an overview of the Fontaine Genshin Impact quests, divided into Archon and World Quests (side quests).

Archon Quests

The latest Archon Quest Chapter (Chapter IV) takes place in Fontaine. However, you must be at least Adventure Rank 40 to be able to start these quests:

  • Chapter IV, Act I: Prelude of Blancheur and Noirceur

  • Chapter IV, Act II: As Light Rain Falls Without Reason

  • Chapter IV, Act III: To the Stars Shining in the Depths

  • Chapter IV, Act IV: Cataclysm's Quickening

  • Chapter IV, Act V: Masquerade of the Guilty

That’s the end of our Fontaine Genshin Impact guide. After following our comprehensive guide, you’ll finally be able to explore Fontaine without much hassle. And if you’re new to the game, be sure to read our Genshin Impact beginners guide.

Heizo
Heizo A writer with a love-hate relationship with role-playing games, gacha, MOBA, and first-person shooters. In her free time, you'll usually find her either whiffing her shots or recovering from a massive tilt.
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