The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent is a world quest in Genshin Impact that players can take on and progress once they have unlocked Enkanomiya, added with the Genshin Impact 2.4 “Fleeting Colors in Flight” update.

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It is the main quest that introduces you to Bathysmal Vishap Herd boss. A battle with the Abyss Herald Fathomless Flame while explaining the story behind Enkanomiya and its lost civilization—who were nothing but ancestors of people of Watatsumi. 

The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent world quest is consisting of many sections, all with puzzles that many players find hard to tackle. This not only halts the game progress. But it also keeps you away from experiencing the new content. 

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Upon progressing The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent world quest to a point where you are introduced to the day and night cycle, and the second trial, you are given a task to gather three fragments. Hidden behind other world quests, under The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent quest. 

One such quest is The Trail of Drake and Serpent. Upon completing this quest, you will receive one of the three fragments that you need to complete the second trial. 

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Though, during the quest, you get to a section where you have to examine a mechanism and open the gate to a secret room to get the fragment. 

In this Genshin Impact guide, we will talk walk you through the “Examine the Mechanism and Open the Gate to the Secret Room” section of The Subterranean Trials of Drake and Serpent – The Trail of Drake and Serpent world quest.

Examine the Mechanism and Open the Gate to the Secret Room

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In this section of The Trail of Drake and Serpent world quest, you will find two mechanisms on the wall, a Triangular mechanism and a Day-Night mechanism to switch between Whitenight and Evernight. 

There are steel cages that stop the path to the secret room. What you have to do is activate the mechanism on the left pillar. Doing so will open the leftmost cage.

Once that is done, you have to switch to Whitenight and then activate the Triangular mechanism three times to rotate the wall and block the leftmost cage. 

Image Credit: Hritwik

After that is done, you can use the other mechanism to open the cage near the stairs. 

Now the path to the secret room is right in front of you. Navigate through, engage in a short skirmish and open the Exquisite Chest to get the fragment. 

That’s it for now. Make sure to check out our coverage on the Genshin Impact version 2.4 update.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play gacha-based role-playing game currently available on PC, PS4, PS5, Android, and iOS. 

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