There are tons of items that you can find in the game of Genshin Impact. Of course, the items here are provided in the game not without reason, unless they are used for any purposes. Well, the items in Genshin Impact are divided into some types including weapon, material quest item, precious items, food and also gadgets.
One of the items which is rarely found in the game is Noctilucous Jade. This is categorized as Liyue Local Specialty, it means that you can only find it in Liyue. Are you wondering about this item? What makes this material so beneficial to have? Well, to know more about this material, let’s see our post below!
Noctilucous Jade Overview
Noctilucous Jade is a rare mineral which can be found in Genshin Impact. This mineral really glimmers in the dark. This material is also said to be a mutated gemstone which is condensed from the flourishing elements of the world.
This item is incidentally indeed not that many in number like Iron Chunk/ White Iron Chunk. Moreover, this rare mineral is generally found in the caves. So, you cannot find it in the open area. We think that you’ll get a bit hard to find it as you should explore the cave in order to find it. Besides, you can also find it in some areas which need some tricky ways to obtain it.
What’s the Noctilucous Jade For?
Just like other Local Specialty items which are used for any purposes, Noctilucous Jade is required for the certain characters’ Ascension. The Genshin Impact character which uses Noctilucous Jade for Ascension is Beidou. This material is only used for Beidou as none of the released weapons use Noctilucous Jade for ascensions.
Well, if you want to level up Beidou, you surely have to get the required amount of advice so, you are able to ascend her right away when she hits her level cap. Here’s for Beidou’s ascensions based on the level:
Level: 20 -40
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x3, Vajrada Amethyst Silver x1 and Treasure Hoarder Insignia x3
Level: 40 – 50
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x10, Vajrada Amethyst Fragments x3, Treasure Hoarder Insignia x15 and Lighting Prism x2.
Level: 50 – 60
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x20, Vajrada Amethyst Fragment x6, Silver Raven Insignia x12 and Lighting Prism x4.
Level: 60 – 70
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x30, Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x3, Silver Raven Insignia x18 and Lighting Prism x8.
Level: 70 – 80
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x45, Vajrada Amethyst Chunk x6, Golden Raven Insignia x12 and Lighting Prism x12.
Level: 80 – 90
- Materials: Noctilucous Jade x60, Vajrada Amethyst Gemstone x6, Golden Raven Insignia x24 and Lighting Prism x20.
Well, those are all materials which will be needed for Beidou Ascension based on the level.
Where to Find Noctilucous Jade in Liyue?
Considering Noctilucous Jade is very important material for Beidou ascensions, of course, what you should do is to find it as much as possible. As it’s rarely found, it may push you to take some complicated ways to get it.
Thankfully, this post will guide you to find Noctilucous Jade easily. At least, there are three locations that you can visit to get this rare mineral. So, each location will be explained below!
Location 1 – In Caves
The Noctilucous Jade can be found in any caves in Liyue. The best place to get Noctilucous Jade is in a secret cave which is close to the Hidden Palace of Lianshan Formula. What you should do is to open the secret cave. Need to know, this area is sealed by breakable rocks. To break out, you just simply attack them and you will then open up a secret cave easily.
Once you successfully open a cave, you also need to defeat the Giant Geo Slime first. By defeating them, you surely will have access to several breakable rocks which contain Noctilucous Jade. To break those rocks easily, the two-handed swords are very recommended. Then, grab the Noctilucous Jade soon.
Location 2 – in Mingyun Village
One of the areas that you can visit to get Noctilucous Jade is Mingyun Village which is located just east of the Wangshu Inn. Once you arrive in Mingyun Village, you should look for the shimmering ores which deliver blue color. If you find them, those are the Noctilucous Jade which you’re searching for. Well, pick them up.
Location 3 – From Shitou
You can also get the Noctilucous Jade by purchasing from Shitou. He is an NPC found in Liyue Harbor, north of the Teleport Waypoint. He sells ores at the Jade Mystery.If you really want to have Noctilucous Jade, better for you to grab them as soon as possible because he resets the stock of items every 3 days.
Here are the ores sold by Shitou:
1. Noctilucous Jade costs 1,000 with 5 stocks.
2. Iron Chunk costs 120 with 10 stocks.
3. White Iron Chunk costs 400 stocks.
So, spending around 1,000 Mora to buy Noctilucous Jade from Shitou is a must for you.
Noctilucous Jade’s Quest
Noctilucous Jade also becomes the item which should be found for a Big Business quest. In this quest, you need to find at least three Noctilucous Jades in Liyue. Of course, the locations where you can find Noctilucous Jade are in Mingyun Village and buy from Shitou in Liyue Harbor.
If you start looking for Noctilucous Jade in Mingyun Village, you should pay close attention if you look at the shimmering ores which deliver blue color. Well, those are Noctilucous Jade what you’re looking for. To complete the Big Business quest, you only have to break those three of them to fulfill Bao’er’s request in order to earn one of the invoices for Landa.
To note, breaking those minerals can be a time-consuming endeavor. Well, it’s recommended for the players who want to speed up the process switch to large swords or explosives if available.
Because Noctilucous Jade is not only used for Big Business quests as it’s also needed for Beidou’s ascension, of course the players may want to stock up on the material while they’re completing the quest, especially when they have Beidou on their list of characters.