All Ruin Guard Locations in Genshin Impact

There are some locations where you are able to find the Ruin Guards. You need to know where they are because some world quest requires you to defeat them. Also, they can make you get damaged if you are attacked by them so that you need to know where they are to make you ready if you encounter them.

Locations to Find Ruin Guard in Genshin Impact

There are a number of locations that you are able to visit to find Ruin Guards. Where are they? You are able to see in the list below.

  • In Mondstadt, a Ruin Guard can be found in the Thousand Winds Temple.

a Ruin Guard can be found in the Thousand Winds Temple

  • In Liyue, a Ruin Guard can be found in the southeast of Mingyun Village.

a Ruin Guard can be found in the southeast of Mingyun Village

  • In Liyue, a Ruin Guard may also be found in the north of the Sea of Clouds.

a Ruin Guard may also be found in the north of the Sea of Clouds1

  • In Liyue, a Ruin Guard may be able to be found in the Guili Plains.

a Ruin Guard may be able to be found in the Guili Plains

If you have your Adventurers Guide, you are able to open the page about Bosses in the area. There, you will be able to confirm the location of at least one. It is important for you to know that your mileage may be different because they can spawn in all types of locations. You also need to know that Ruin Guards tend to be around level 20 to 25.

It is important for you to note that some of the Ruin Guards that you meet are inactive and simply serve as part of the scenery. You have to make sure whether he is active or not by using your Elemental Sight. If the Ruin Guards are active, they will show up with a white silhouette like other non-elemental enemies.

Do you know that some world quests require you to be able to defeat Ruin Guards to complete the quests? Yes, there are some world quests which require you to beat these creatures. So, you need to be able to defeat them even though you think that they are scary. Below, we have some strategy that you are able to do to be able to defeat the Ruin Guards.

Ruin Guards

Strategy to Defeat The Ruin Guards

When you encounter the Ruin Guards, you may think that they are scary because they are big and powerful. So, it makes you think that it is impossible for you to defeat them. However, as long as you have good strategy and also know their weakness, believe that you are able to defeat them.

His head section which is the glowing core is one of his weaknesses. So, you are able to try to use an archer to strike the glowing core to defeat him. If you do this, the Ruin Guards will be staggering temporarily. When they are in this condition, you are able to give a second hit to the core so that they will be deactivated temporarily. In this chance, you are able to throw your best damaging combos at them without having to be interrupted.

You also can attack their back part since it is also their weak point. When preparing the Bombardment missiles and then you throw a charged shot to their back, it will prevent them from shooting. Here, you are able to taunt the Ruin Guards by using the Elemental Skill of Amber, Explosive Puppet so it will distract him while you strike the weak point of them. For your information, Amber can be obtained early on in the main story campaign. If you have the luck to get Fischl and Venti via the Wish mechanic, you are able to use them as well to defeat the Ruin Guards.

If you have hit the Ruin Guards at their weakness many times, they fall to the ground. When they fall to the ground, you are able to use this chance to switch to melee fighter and then hack away at them by using your sword or claymore. Unleashing special attacks for maximum damage can also be done here.

It is possible for you to win the battle at the end if you are able to do this enough times. If you win the battle successfully, you are able to unlock the near treasure chest. The thing that you will get are some sweet items as a reward for you.

So, if you want to defeat Ruin Guards, you have to believe that you can do that. Even though they seem big, powerful and intimidating, they can be defeated as long as you have patience and good battle strategy. Another thing that you have to note before you defeat the Ruin Guards is that you must be at least in level 18 since you will encounter a bit of damage.

About the Ruin Guards

According to the Genshin Impact Wiki, it is said that the Ruin Guard is an ancient humanoid war machine. Some people assume that they are remnants from a lost ancient nation. Some others believe that they were developed not as war machine, but there were developed as protectors of the ruins. In the Teyvat Travel Guide – Mondstadt, the valley where the Ruin Guard is found is guarded by mechanism.

The Ruin Guard can drop a lot of things including Chaos Circuit, Chaos Device, Chaos Core, Berserker, Traveling Doctor, Instructor and The Exile. When you encounter this creature, you have to be careful because they are aggressive. They frequently attack the players who are keeping an eye on them. You have to defeat them even though they are powerful because if you do not defeat them, you will not be able to secure the loot that they are guarding.

The Ruin Guards have some abilities and attacks including Clap, Stomp, Spinning Attack, Punch and Jump Combo and also Bombardment. So, since they have these abilities and attacks, you really have to be careful when you encounter them. And as we explained above that you have to make sure that you use good strategy to encounter them so that you are able to beat them easily.