Genshin Impact Beidou Hangout Event Guide: Rewards, Achievements, and Endings

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Genshin Impact's Captain Beidou finally gets a single-player quest in the latest Hangout event series. Players will travel to his ship to begin the encounter event which involves the traveler wishing to join Beidou and the Crux.

When the Crux Shines Bright is Beidou's Hangout event, part of the Hangout IV event series. Players will need to meet specific requirements to unlock this Hangout event.

In this Hangout event guide, we outline all the information players will need to know about this Hangout event, rewards, achievements, and all possible endings that can be unlocked.



How to Unlock When the Crux Shines Bright

The event page for the "When the Crux Shines Bright" hangout event. (Photo: miHoYo)

To play Beidou's Hangout event, players will need to have reached Adventure Rank 30 or higher, as well as two Story Keys, which can be earned by completing Daily Commissions. You will need to complete eight commissions to earn two story keys.

As four commissions can be completed daily, for one story key, it will take at least two days to unlock. This means players can get two Story Keys for four days. Also, for this specific Hangout event, you will need to complete Chapter 2: Act 3 Archont Quest.

When the Crux Shines Bright: Event Rewards

According to the event endings triggered by players, players can get the related rewards. If players wish to maximize the rewards they can receive, you will need to replay the event as many times as possible to unlock most or all of the endings.


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  • Unlock an ending: Aventure EXP x100, Primogems x20, Guide de l’or x3
  • Unlock two endings: Aventure EXP x100, Hero’s Wit x5, Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x3
  • Unlock three endings: Aventure EXP x100, Primogems x20, Filet Flash-Fried x5
  • Unlock four endings: Aventure EXP x100, Hero’s Wit x5, Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x3
  • Unlock five endings: Aventure EXP x100 Primogems x20, Guide de l’or x3

Achievements

Players can unlock three achievements after completing this Hangout event. Each achievement will reward players with Primogems once they have been unlocked.

Crux Honorary Member

  • The goal: Complete the "When the crux shines brightly" event and unlock all five event endings.
  • Reward: Primegems x20

Guyun Buyers Club

  • The goal: Investigate the truth behind Beidou's business deal.
  • Reward: Primegems x5

The wine unloads

  • The goal: Attend Qingce's banquet with Beidou as a guest.
  • Reward: Primegems x5
The list of achievements for Beidou's hangout event, "When the crux shines brightly". (Photo: miHoYo)

Additionally, players can be rewarded with an additional 30 Primogems for unlocking two of the above achievements by triggering specific endings.



  • Guyun Buyers Club: Unlock Ending 1 "Once It's All Over".
  • The wine unloads: Unlock Ending 4 "Between Us".

End of the event

There are five Hangout event endings or memories for the "When the Crux Shines Bright" Hangout Event. Each ending is triggered by a series of dialogue choices that influence each available outcome.

Below, we'll take a look at the five endings along with the important dialogue choices players will need to make to get each ending.

Ending 1: Once it's all over

"Once Everything Is Over" is one of five possible event endings for Beidou's Hangout event. (Photo: miHoYo)

These are the important dialogue options players will need to do to trigger this ending. More specifically, you will have to fail the quiz offered to you by Beidou if you wish to have this ending.

A special guest

“Why would I? The life of a sailor interests me a lot.

sailor training

“The Shield of the Crux” or “The Spear of the Crux” – either option will produce the exact end result. However, selecting "The Knot Spear" will cause players to skip the "A Little Test" story path.

A little test

Players will have to fail the quiz by not selecting any of the following dialogue choices:

"Underestimating the danger", "Marking the distances" and "The presence of dark clouds and strong winds in opposite directions, as well as white swirls in the clouds".


Here's the story route to the "Once It's All Over" ending:


  • A special guest
  • Sailor training: "The shield of the knot" or "The spear of the knot"
  • A little test
  • The crux of our duties
  • A strange deal

End 2: Photography lesson for two

“Photography Class for Two” is the second event that ends for the Hangout event “When the crux shines brightly”. (Photo: miHoYo)

The dialogue options will mostly remain the same, with the exception of having to complete Beidou's quiz to trigger this ending.

A special guest

“Why would I? The life of a sailor interests me a lot.

sailor training

"The Shield of the Crux"

A little test

“Underestimating the danger”

"Mark the Distances"

"The presence of dark clouds and strong winds in opposite directions, as well as white swirls in the clouds"

You will need to answer at least two of the three questions correctly to pass the quiz.

The photography team

“I heard there was a fishing village near Wangshu Inn. »

A handful of memories

"As you prefer" or "Maybe you can strike an epic pose"

Here is the story itinerary for the end of “Photography Class for Two”:

  • A special guest
  • Sailor Training: “The Shield of the Crux”
  • A little test
  • The photography team
  • The nameless fishing village
  • The long years
  • A handful of memories
  • Break!

Ending 3: Coquette

“Flirtious” is the third event that ends for the Hangout event “When the Crux Shines Bright”. (Photo: miHoYo)

Making dialogue choices similar to Ending 2, however, in "A Smattering of Memories" you'll choose a contrasting dialogue option to conclude the story path.

A special guest

“Why would I? The life of a sailor interests me a lot.

sailor training

"The Shield of the Crux"

A little test

“Underestimating the danger”

"Mark the Distances"

"The presence of dark clouds and strong winds in opposite directions, as well as white swirls in the clouds"

You will need to answer at least two of the three questions correctly to pass the quiz.

The photography team

“I heard there was a fishing village near Wangshu Inn. »

A handful of memories

"Perhaps go for something a little… flirtatious?" »

Here is the story route for the "Coquette" ending:

  • A special guest
  • Sailor Training: “The Shield of the Crux”
  • A little test
  • The photography team
  • The nameless fishing village
  • The long years
  • A handful of memories

Ending 4: Between us

“Between Us” is the fourth ending event for the “When the Crux Shines Bright” hangout event. (Photo: miHoYo)

To unlock this ending, you'll make completely different dialogue choices than the first three endings.

A special guest

“Why would I? I should thank them for taking me to Inazuma.

Private Chat

“I think it's Qingce Village, just very badly drawn. »

Here is the story route for the “Between Us” ending:

  • A special guest
  • Private Chat
  • Qingce Village Scavenger Hunt
  • Honorary villagers

Ending 5: Sakura Blooms on Guili Fell

“Sakura Blooms Upon Guili Fell” is the fifth ending event for the “When the Crux Shines Bright” hangout event. (Photo: miHoYo)

Players must select a different dialogue choice during "Private Chat" to unlock this ending. The dialogue choice for "A Special Guest" remains the same as of the fourth ending.

A special guest

“Why would I? I should thank them for taking me to Inazuma.

Private Chat

“I think it's Guili Fell, just very badly drawn. »

Here is the story route for the ending of “Sakura Blooms Upon Guili Fell”:

  • A special guest
  • Private Chat
  • Guili Plains Scavenger Hunt
  • Did you expect anything else?
  • poetic treasure
  • To the rightful owner, returned

If players chose to take the quiz in “A Little Test” to unlock the “Photography Class for Two” and “Coquette” endings, here are the quiz questions and their answers:

Beidou's quiz can only be triggered if players want to unlock the second and third endings. (Photo: miHoYo)

Question: "What is the greatest danger facing crew members?"

Answer: “Underestimate the danger”

Question: "What are the different colored lines in the additional graphics for?" »

Answer: “To mark distances. »

Question: "How can we reliably predict water swells, so that we can avoid them?" »

Answer: "The presence of dark clouds and strong winds in opposite directions, as well as white swirls in the clouds".

Additionally, you'll need to complete a Treasure Hunt in Guili Plains if you want to unlock the fifth ending, "Sakura Blooms Upon Guili Fell." The treasure chest is located northeast of the search perimeter, near a monument with a luminous pillar. Dig 473ur of the area to unearth the chest.

The Treasure Hunt can only be triggered if players wish to unlock the fifth ending. (Photo: miHoYo)

It is important to note that players can replay this event multiple times to unlock each event completion and its associated achievements and rewards for fully completing this Hangout event. Additionally, replaying the event will not require story keys to be unlocked, meaning players can replay the event for free.

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