How to get to Fontaine in Genshin Impact: Quest requirement and teleport waypoint location

The Steambird reveals how Genshin Impact players can reach Fontaine.
The Steambird reveals how Genshin Impact players can reach Fontaine (Image via Sportskeeda)

Genshin Impact will release the region of Fontaine shortly in the upcoming 4.0 update of the game. Within a span of a few days, Travelers worldwide will be able to journey toward the Hydro nation. While there is excitement within the community, some wonder how they will reach Fontaine and where it is located in Teyvat's in-game map.

HoYoverse recently released the first edition of The Steambird, explaining how Travelers can arrive in the land of Fontaine. Players who participated in version 3.7 main event may recall that "The Steambird" is the main newspaper of the country, as informed by Charlotte (Cryo). This article will explain the steps you must take to go to Fontaine, as implied by the newspaper.


How to reach Fontaine in Genshin Impact: Steps to unlock the Hydro Nation

The first edition of The Steambird, titled "The Terrestrial Sea, Origin of All Waters," explains how veteran and newer players can arrive in the country of Fontaine.

Here are the steps that you must follow to get to Fontaine in Genshin Impact:

  • You can travel to Fontaine by using this Teleport Waypoint in the Realm of Farakhkert, as seen in the image below.
Teleport Waypoint to go towards Fontaine (Image via HoYoverse)
Teleport Waypoint to go towards Fontaine (Image via HoYoverse)
  • Glide down from the Teleport Waypoint and summon a Waverider.
  • Use the Waverider to reach Romaritime Harbor.
  • Take the Elevator to the top and board the Aquabus.
Aquabus as seen in the trailer (Image via HoYoverse)
Aquabus as seen in the trailer (Image via HoYoverse)
  • You will then travel through the Poisson Tunnel.
  • Soon after, you will arrive at the Court of Fontaine.

Players will be able to interact with many unique characters and creatures upon reaching Fontaine, one of which is an NPC called Euphrasie.


How to unlock the Teleport Waypoint for Fontaine in Genshin Impact

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You can unlock the Teleport Waypoint in the Realm of Farakhkert by starting the Archon Quest Chapter IV - Act I. You must first travel to Caravat Ribat as part of the Prelude of Blancheur and Noirceur quest.

Here you will come across Dehya who will begin a dialogue sequence with you, and bid you farewell from Sumeru. After interacting with her, the Teleport Waypoint should unlock.


Quest requirements to unlock Fontaine in Genshin Impact

Fontaine as seen in-game (Image via HoYoverse)
Fontaine as seen in-game (Image via HoYoverse)

While the steps to reach Fontaine remain the same for old and new gamers alike, those who started to play the title recently will be required to complete the Archon Quest Prologue: Act III, "Song of the Dragon and Freedom."


New Gadgets and Wings in Fontaine region of Genshin Impact

Upcoming gadgets to be added in Fontaine (Image via HoYoverse)
Upcoming gadgets to be added in Fontaine (Image via HoYoverse)

The Steambird also mentions that Travelers from afar can also receive some exciting new gadgets from their Chief Editor, Euphrasie. Similar to previous regions, players will have to complete Commissions to earn Reputation within the country. These gadgets can be obtained as rewards upon reaching certain Reputation ranks.

New gadgets that will be added to Genshin Impact in Fontaine are as follows:

  • Crystalfly Trap - A device that can help players in capturing Crystalflies.
  • Wind-Powered Wind Generator - This handy gadget can summon Wind Currents for players to glide from.
Fontaine Wings, the reward for Reputation Rank 10 (Image via Sportskeeda)
Fontaine Wings, the reward for Reputation Rank 10 (Image via Sportskeeda)

Upon reaching Reputation Rank 10, Travelers will receive the Wings of Merciful, Wrathful Waters in Genshin Impact. This will be a unique Wind Glider skin adorned in the theme of the Hydro nation. The dual color scheme may indicate the Hydro Archon Furina's rumored personality.

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Edited by Adarsh J Kumar
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