How to Break Ice in Dragonspine Genshin Impact

If you find the new Statue of the Seven in Genshin Impact, you will see that there is a huge amount of ice around it. When you try to break through with any weapons, you cannot do it. So, how to be able to break the ice in Dragonspine?

Breaking the Ice in the Dragonspine

If you want to break the ice in the Dragonspine region, the first thing that you have to do is to find a new type of red rock or crystal named Scarlet Quartz. When you are breaking it, you will get a buff when you are picking up a shard of it and it permits you to be able to break the ice. But, you need to note that the buff is only available for a limited amount of time. So, you have to find Scarlet Quartz now beside the ice that you are trying to break so that you can reach it in time to smash it. It is understandable why there is a mechanic which is revolved around breaking ice in Dragonspine. It is because the whole mountain is an area which is snowy and icy.

Breaking the Ice in the Dragonspine

If you want to smash the ice which encases the objects, as explained above that you have to find Scarlet Quartz. It is not difficult to find it because you are able to find it anywhere on Dragonspine. But, you need to note that Scarlet Quartz is not an item so that it will not  appear in your inventory. It is a buff when picking up the shard of the bigger crystal. If you have gained the buff, you will get the power to be able to destroy the giant Ice Crystals. Also, it permits you to be able to break the ice on the Statue of the Seven in Dragonspine.

On Youtube, there are some videos that you are able to watch about breaking ice in the Dragonspine. Below, there are some videos On Youtube that you can watch.

  • A video of Gamers Heroes entitled Genshin Impact How to Break Ice in Dragonspine which was uploaded on December 23rd, 2020. The duration of the video is 1 minute and it has been watched more than 4k times.
  • A video of GosuNoob entitled How to Unlock Dragonspine Statue of the Seven Genshin Impact Break The Ice Guide which was uploaded on December 23rd, 2020. The duration of the video is 1 minute and 52 seconds. It has been watched more than 1.2k times.
  • A video of ShinoCoffee entitled Breaking the Ice in Dragonspine (& Unlocking the Frostbearing Tree) | Genshin Impact which was uploaded on December 22nd, 2020. The duration of the video is 3 minutes and 14 seconds and it has been watched more than 2.1k times.
  • A video of ZaFrostPet entitled How to Break the Ice on The Statue of Seven Genshin Impact Unlock Dragonspine which was uploaded on December 22nd, 2020. The duration of the video is 1 minute and 17 seconds and it has been watched more than 400 times.

About Scarlet Quartz

About Scarlet Quartz

In Genshin Impact, Scarlet Quartz is an item and you are able to find it anywhere in Dragonspine. In Dragonspine, this item is an important part of solving gimmick. Scarlet Quartz is also needed to destroy the Ice Crystals in Dragonspine as we explained above.

If you hit red rocks with a skill or weapon, the rock will explode and then release a Scarlet Quartz. However, as we also explained above that Scarlet Quartz will not appear in your inventory, but the red energy will surround you. And when you are in that state and then you attack crystals, you will be able to melt them.

Scarlet Quartz in Genshin Impact can also be used for surviving from Sheer Cold in Dragonspine. In the Dragonspine region which is south of the Mondstadt, there is a Sheer Cold mechanic. This mechanic is shown by a light blue bar which appears above your HP. This process will be increased if you do the actions like swimming in freezing waters or getting caught in a blizzard. If the bar is full, the HP of your character will drain slowly. If you spend time in the open more, your team will die faster. In this condition, you need to be able to survive from this mechanic. One of the methods to survive in this Sheer Cold mechanic is by using Scarlet Quartz. How to do that?

You are able to find blood-red mineral nodes in Dragonspine region in Genshin Impact. Then, you have to destroy them and then you will get Scarlet Quartz. It will give you a temporary warming buff so that you can use it to prevent Sheer Cold from rising. This effect will be active as long as the red energy surrounds your character.

The Statue of The Seven in Dragonspine

It is described above that you are able to break the ice on the Statue of the Seven when you want to unlock the Dragonspine Statue of Seven and get complete access to Dragonspine. But, what is The Statue of The Seven in Genshin Impact?

According to Genshin Impact wiki, Statues of The Seven are structures and the existence of them has a lot of purposes in the game. Here are the purposes of the Statues of The Seven in Genshin Impact.

  • They fill in the missing parts of the map when they are found and resonated with once.
  • They serve as Waypoints for the Traveler.
  • They can revive downed allies and restore the whole party’s health and they can do that by using a limited resource. If you want to get healing automatically, you need to have the party stand near the statue and then you have to wait for the burst of healing to come.
  • They are able to give max stamina increase and other rewards in exchange for Oculi.
  • They are able to change the elemental talents of Travelers but it depends on the region the statue is in.