Genshin Impact: Layla’s Ascension Materials and Locations (Updated November 2022)

Genshin Impact - Layla's ascension materials and locations

Layla is a 4-star character in Genshin Impact. Officially described as an Akademiya student who “specializes in Theoretical Astrology and draws star charts tirelessly to write her thesis,” she lacks sleep almost all the time, giving her the moniker “Half-Awake, Half-Asleep, All Incredulous.”

This character was previously leaked to be a Cryo shielder who scales with the HP stat, and she turned out to be one! Suppose you’re interested in this character role and are looking forward to adding Layla to your team. In that case, you might consider preparing for some of her ascension materials ahead of time.

In this guide, we have listed everything that you will need for this character. After collecting her materials, you might want to check out our Layla Build Guide and Team Recommendations here.

Layla’s Ascension Materials and where to find them

Below is a list of Layla’s ascension materials.

Ascension PhaseCharacter LevelMaterials
120+– Shivada Jade Sliver x1
– Nilotpala Lotus x3
– Divining Scroll x3
– Mora x20,000
240+– Shivada Jade Fragment x3
– Perpetual Caliber x2
– Nilotpala Lotus x10
– Divining Scroll x15
– Mora x40,000
350+– Shivada Jade Fragment x6
– Perpetual Caliber x4
– Nilotpala Lotus x20
– Sealed Scroll x12
– Mora x60,000
460+– Shivada Jade Chunk x3
– Perpetual Caliber x8
– Nilotpala Lotus x30
– Sealed Scroll x18
– Mora x80,000
570+– Shivada Jade Chunk x6
– Perpetual Caliber x12
– Nilotpala Lotus x45
– Forbidden Curse Scroll x12
– Mora x100,000
680+– Shivada Jade Gemstone x6
– Perpetual Caliber x20
– Nilotpala Lotus x60
– Forbidden Curse Scroll x24
– Mora x120,000

In total, below are all of Layla’s ascension materials that you will need:

  • Shivada Jade Sliver x1
  • Shivada Jade Fragment x9
  • Shivada Jade Chunk x9
  • Shivada Jade Gemstone x6
  • Nilotpala Lotus x168
  • Divining Scroll x18
  • Sealed Scroll x30
  • Forbidden Curse Scroll x36
  • Perpetual Caliber x46
  • Mora x420,000


On the other hand, if you’re wondering where you can find Layla’s ascension materials, check them out below:


This group of gems is used for ascending Cryo characters. You can obtain them primarily by fighting Normal Bosses and Weekly Bosses.

Normal Bosses that drop Shivada Jade– Aeonblight Drake
– Coral Defenders
– Cryo Hypostasis
– Cryo Regisvine
– Maguu Kenki
– Perpetual Mechanical Array
– Primo Geovishap

Weekly Bosses that drop Shivada Jade
– Beneath the Dragon-Queller
– Enter the Golden House
– Narukami Island: Tenshukaku
– Wolf of the North Challenge

The Aeonblight Drake drops the PERPETUAL CALIBER and SHIVADA JADE GEMS. You can hit two birds with one stone (get gems and Perpetual Caliber) by fighting this boss.

This Normal boss is located in Ardravi Vally, Sumeru. Check out the map below for your reference:

Genshin Impact - Aeonblight Drake - location on map
Credit: HoYoverse,

If you’re new to the game, you can craft higher rarity gems or convert one gem into another via Alchemy. You can do this by interacting with the crafting benches in the different cities in Teyvat.


As a local specialty in SumeruNilotpala Lotus can only be found in the region. This plant can be found near lakes and river banks in Sumeru. Check out the map below for Nilotpala Lotus‘s locations, or check out our Nilotpala Lotus Farming Location Guide here.

Genshin Impact - Nilotpala Lotus location on map - Layla ascension material
Credit: HoYoverse


Divining, Sealed, and Samachurls drop Forbidden Curse Scrolls. Suppose you’re running low on these scrolls and are unsure where you can find Samachurls. In that case, you can check the enemy’s location by going to the Paimon Menu > Adventurer Handbook > Enemies > Samachurl > Navigate.

You can also craft higher rarity scrolls via Alchemy.

Genshin Impact - Adventurer Handbook - Enemies - Smachurl - Cyno's Ascension Materials
Credit: HoYoverse,


Layla’s Talent Ascension Materials

Layla‘s talent “books” or Talent Ascension Materials are the Ingenuity set. This set can be obtained by challenging the Steeple of Ignorance domain on Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday. This is located near Chatrakam Cave.

You can also craft higher rarity Ingenuity books via Alchemy.

Genshin Impact - Nahida's Talent Ascension Materials - Ingenuity
Credit: HoYoverse,

That’s all you need to know about Layla‘s ascension materials. We wish that all Layla wanters be Layla havers!

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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