Genshin Impact ‘Drusus’ Riddles’ Guide: All answers and locations

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Answers and locations

Drusus’ Riddles is a secret or hidden exploration objective required to unlock the Treasure of Wisdom: A New Plan world quest in Sumeru. This world quest will then help increase your Reputation Level in the region.

This series of riddles will have you explore Sumeru City, looking for clues after clues. However, thinking about the answers and where the next clues are located can be head-scratchingly time-consuming.

If you’re wondering what the answers to each riddle in Drusus’ Riddles are, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll tell you everything that you need to do to complete this hidden objective.

Answers and locations for ‘Drusus’ Riddles’ in Genshin Impact

In order to unlock Drusus’ Riddles, you must have already completed the second act of the Sumeru Archon Quest called The Morn a Thousand Roses Brings. If you are already done with this quest line, interact with the bulletin board near the Adventurer’s Guild in Sumeru City.

RIDDLE 1: “In the light of alternating day cycles, one can see the homeward figure of the lighthouse on the bridge.”
ANSWER: The “homeward figure” refers to the lighthouse’s shadow cast on the bridge at the docks in Sumeru City. At the docks, look for a floating crate to find the next riddle. Check out the image below for your reference.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Riddle 1 Solution - In the light of alternating day cycles, one can see the homeward figure of the lighthouse on the bridge - floating crate - Zhongli
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RIDDLE 2: “A mirror not made of glass reflects every drama.”
ANSWER: The “mirror” refers to the pond/fountain in the Grand Bazaar just below the stage where Nilou previously performed her dance. “Drama” refers to the stage and/or the theater. In the area, look for a floating crate. Check out the image below for your reference.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Riddle 2 Solution - A mirror not made of glass reflects every drama - Floating Crate - Zhongli
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RIDDLE 3: “The sole path to knowledge.”
ANSWER: “The sole path to knowledge” refers to a walkway/bridge located inside the Akademiya. When you enter the Akademiya, head straight to the House of Daena. Once inside the House of Daena, you should find the walkway/bridge. Underneath it is an Exquisite Chest that contains the next riddle. Check out the image below for your reference.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Riddle 3 Solution - The sole path to knowledge - Exquisite Chest - Zhongli
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RIDDLE 4: “The flowers in the pond are blooming, with watery pearls there lingering.”
ANSWER: This “flower” refers to the lotus flowers in the pond of the Akademiya‘s upper-level gardens. In the area, look for a floating crate. Check out the image below for your reference.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Riddle 4 Solution - The flowers in the pond are blooming, with watery pearls there lingering - floating crate - Zhongli
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RIDDLE 5: “Please go to the front door of the Temple of Knowledge at noon.”
ANSWER: The “Temple of Knowledge” refers to the Sanctuary of Surasthana at the top of the tree. Simply follow the path from your location in Riddle 4 and set your time to 12 noon.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - Riddle 5 - Temple of Knowledge - Drusus
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When noontime comes, you should be able to find Drusus. Talk to him and you will unlock the I’ve Got It! I’ve Got It! achievement.

Genshin Impact - Drusus' Riddles - I've Got It! I've Got It! Achievement - Zhongli
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Rewards for ‘Drusus’ Riddles’

Below are the rewards for completing Drusus’ Riddles:

  • Hero’s Wit x3
  • Adventure EXP x 150
  • Mora x20,000

As mentioned previously, you will be able to unlock the Treasure of Wisdom: A New Plan world quest after completing Drusus’ Riddles. The quest should be available after your server’s next daily reset.

Genshin Impact is an action role-playing game developed by miHoyo, also known as HoYoverse. The game is available for PC, PS4, PS5, iOS, and Android, while a release on Nintendo Switch is currently in the works

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