Genshin Impact offers a variety of activities that players can do in the game to get free rewards, hoard resources, or pass time as there is a lack of quality end-game content. One of the most recently added activities is Fishing. Sadly, players cannot take on the activity from the get-go.

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To unlock the Fishing activity in Genshin Impact, players have to unlock the Serenitea Pot and they have to complete a quest called Exploding Population. In this guide, we will walk you through the Exploding Population quest till completion.

Exploding Population Quest Guide

To begin with the Exploding Population world quest, players have to go and talk to Mondstadt Katheryne. Once that is done, Katheryne asks the players to go and meet the angler from the Mondstadt Fishing Association, his name is Nantuck.

Talk to Nantuck

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Meet Nantuck at Cider Lake

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When you meet Nantuk at Cider Lake. He will explain you the basics of fishing. After the Fishing tutorial, you will receive the following items to continue the quest:

  • Wilderness Rod x1
  • Fruit Paste Bait x10
  • Redrot Bait x10
  • False Worm Bait x10
  • Fake Fly Bait x10
  • Formula: Fruit Paste Bait x1

Fish in Cider Lake

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Talk to Nantuck

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Catch an Ornamental Fish in the Stormbearer Mountains

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The Ornamental Fish are the ones with erratic movement, jumping up and down while the other fish calmly swim around.

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Since the Exploding Population is a linear quest, if you are finding it hard to spot the Ornament Fish, just catch every fish at Stormbearer Mountains and it will progress the quest.

Show Nantuck the Ornamental Fish

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Show the Ornamental Fish you caught to Nantuk to mark the end of the Exploding Population quest.

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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