Hey there! You won’t believe the exciting news about Genshin Impact! They just dropped the Version 4.0 Update, and guess what? Lyney is now a playable character! Fans have been going crazy for this quirky magician ever since the game first launched. Finally, our dreams have come true. In this awesome guide, we’ll show you how to complete the Lyney Story Quest in Genshin Impact and give you our thoughts on his captivating story. Get ready for some epic adventures!
Unlocking “The Forgotten Thief” Story Quest
If you’re looking to unlock the Lyney Story Quest in Genshin Impact, specifically “The Forgotten Thief” quest in Felis Fuscus Chapter: Act I, follow these steps:
- Be at Adventure Rank (AR) 40 and above.
- Have at least one Story Key, which can be obtained by completing the Daily Commissions 8 times.
- Complete the Fontaine Archon Quest, Chapter Four, Act II: As Light Rain Falls without Reason.
Genshin Impact Lyney Story Quest Guide: Quest Walkthrough
So, in Genshin Impact, Lyney’s first Story Quest is split into four parts, and you can score some awesome rewards along the way. Cool, right? 😉
Part 1: The Phantom Thief’s Reappearance
The bustling streets of the Court of Fontaine seem more lively than usual. Why not take a walk around?
- Talk to Charlotte
- Interview Lyney
- Go to the cemetery to look for Jemma
- Talk to Lynette
- Ask around
- Ask Jemma about Cesar
Part 1 Rewards
- Adventure EXP x525
- Mora x31,125
- Hero’s Wit x4
- Mystic Enhancement Ore x7
Part 2: The Magician’s Secret
Lyney and you agreed to meet outside Hotel Debord. Go meet him at the appointed time.
- Wait till the next morning (08:00 – 12:00)
- Rendezvous with Lyney and Talk to Lorenzo at the hotel
- Find Edmondo and Get out of the city to lure out the people tailing you
- Defeat the people tailing you and access the situation in front of you
- Inform Jemma of what happened
- Enter Cesar’s workshop and continue deeper within the investigation
- Clear out the malfunctioning machines and keep investigating
- Solve the magical puzzle and open the hidden passage
- Investigate the hidden room
- Rendezvous with Lyney and defeat Lorenzo’s men
- Get the truth behind Cesar’s death from Lorenzo
- Leave the workshop and hand Lorenzo over to the Gardes
- Explain the situation to Lynette and Jemma
- Go to the cemetery to hold a memorial for Cesar
Part 2 Rewards
- Adventure EXP x750
- Mora x44,000
- Hero’s Wit x5
- Mystic Enhancement Ore x10
Part 3: The Truest Thing
Alright, so the Phantom Weasel has finally been nabbed, and now it’s time for Lyney’s big show. Let’s hope everything goes without a hitch!
- Wait until the next evening (18:00–20:00)
- Watch the magic show at the opera house
- Go somewhere quiet and ask about the truth
- Watch the high-altitude escape trick
- Meet Lyney at the cemetery
Part 3 Rewards
- Adventure EXP x575
- Mora x34,075
- Hero’s Wit x4
- Mystic Enhancement Ore x7
Part 4: The Interview
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- Wait till the next morning (08:00–12:00)
- Go to The Steambird’s offices
Part 4 Rewards
- Primogems x60
- Adventure EXP x175
- Mora x9,850
- Guide to Equity x5
- Adventurer’s Experience x4
- Mystic Enhancement Ore x2
Guide to Solving the Cesar’s Workshop Quest Domain Puzzle
- Attack the puppets when they pop out to secure them in place. Use a normal attack when the puppet jumps to lock them in place.
- To successfully complete the next puzzle, you need to engage with the contraption, which will trigger the appearance and motion of bear-shaped puppets. Among these puppets, one of them will emit a noticeable glow. After the puppets retreat back into their respective hats, your task is to strike the hat that conceals the bear with the glowing light. You’ll need to perform this action on both the left and right sides of the room.
- Walk upstairs and interact with the mechanism to start a tile puzzle. To solve the tile puzzle, start on one side, then make half a circle to the right, cross the moving tiles in the middle, and complete the circle on the other side.
Lyney Story Quest ACT I: In-Depth Review and Discussion
Lyney’s Characterization and Personality
Lyney has a long-awaited character along with Lynette back during the game launch when Genshin Impact released an amazing Travail trailer that briefly explains each Region’s future story theme and plot-tine while also showcasing upcoming playable characters in each region.
For Fontaine’s section, we were introduced to both Lyney and Lynette, the star twin magicians. As we finished the Archon Quest-line for Version 4.0 we finally can gauge what both the twins are like in terms of personality, backstory, and character dynamics.
Of course, the twins were spectacular in their own way, but Lyney has been a character that really stands out the most primarily due to his back-story and personality. His ties with the House of Hearth and his relationship with Arlecchino is a very interesting find, seeing as how he is shouldering the expectations of taking Arlecchino’s place in the House of Hearth. Nonetheless, he is no doubt a character shrouded in mystery, hiding his true personality and ideals through his fake charisma and charming magician tricks. Despite his flair and passion for magic, he still hides many secrets.
Overall Story Plot
In his Story Quest, Lyney opens up as a great magician who loves to wow the audience with his tricks. He learned all of his tricks from Cesar, the infamous magician who was wrongly accused of being the Phantom Weasel shortly after his not-so-unintentional death.
Lyney and Lynette both grew up partly learning the secrets of being a magician from Cesar himself and hence had a strong attachment towards him. This is why Lyney sets up the journey of investigating the true culprit of the identity of the Phantom Weasel, wanting to avenge his mentor and clear his name. This feels somewhat of a parallel to Navia’s whole story development back in the Archon Quests ACT I and ACT II.
Well, gather ’round for a tale of magic and mystery! Our protagonist, the enigmatic magician Lyney, is like a vault of secrets. He teases us with his knowledge, but oh, does he have a cunning plan! Picture this: Lyney discovers the true identity of the mischievous Phantom Weasel. But does he spill the beans right away? Oh, no! He decides to keep us hanging by a thread, just like a skilled illusionist would.
But wait, there’s more! To honor his late mentor, the legendary Cesar, Lyney sets out on a death-defying trick. It’s the very same trick that took Cesar’s life, mind you. Talk about living on the edge! Against all odds, Lyney performs the astonishing feat, leaving the audience mesmerized and in awe.
And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, cue the dramatic cutscene! The crowd is left breathless, their jaws on the floor. It’s pure magic, my friend!
So there you have it, a tale of bravery, secrets, and the power of showmanship. Truly, Lyney is one magician who knows how to leave us spellbound. Abracadabra!
With an extensive story quest that unfolds in multiple engaging parts, the thrilling investigation and enigma surrounding the true identity of the Phantom Weasel deliver a gameplay experience of nearly two exhilarating hours. Moreover, it unveils the captivating backstories of both Lynette and Lyney, revealing the hidden depths beneath Lyney’s charming facade and flirtatious demeanor.