Genshin Impact offers a plentitude of achievements that players can complete to get a small Primogem reward or to get a sense of achievement. With Genshin Impact’s update 1.2 we have a new set of hidden and normal achievements that players can complete while exploring the newly introduced location, Dragonspine.

The Prodigal Son’s Return is one of the newly added hidden achievements in Genshin Impact whose official description reads – players have to follow the path of one of the members of a long-lost investigation team to where they embarked on their journey home.

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To unlock the Prodigal Son’s Return hidden achievement in Genshin Impact, players have to find three ragged records left by the members of the investigation team. At the end of the adventure, when players find the third ragged record – they unlock the hidden achievement and are rewarded with a Luxurious chest. And, a nearby Crimson Agate as an added bonus.

How to unlock Prodigal Son’s Return hidden achievement in Genshin Impact

To make it simple and sort, we have simplified the process of unlocking the hidden achievement in terms of steps.

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Step 1.) Go to the Travel Waypoint located below Entombed City Outskirts and move straight forward till you reach a big hole filled with water.

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Step 2.) There you have to solve the four ice pillar puzzles, where players use Cryo Element abilities to active a pillar.

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Prodigal Son’s Return hidden achievement Ice Pillar Puzzle Guide

Location 1.) On the left corner of the big hole.

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Location 2.) Right above the leftmost pillar.

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Location 3.) Right corner of the big hole.

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Location 4.) Right above location 3, icy pillar.

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Step 2.) After, solving the puzzle activate the mechanism to drain the water.

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Step 3.) Below you can find, a cage frozen under Peculiar Ice. Go to the below location to get a scarlet quartz and break the ice.

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Scarlet Quartz Location

Go straight north from the mechanism and turn first right.

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Step 4.) After breaking the ice, active another mechanism to open the cage doors.

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Step 5.) Kill the enemies and interact with the first Ragged Records.

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Step 6.) Now use your element view, and follow the traces of elemental energy to reach the next camp. There you will find the second ragged record.

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Break the stone wall and open the door via the mechanism on the left.

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Step 7.) After a small climb, you reach the camp.

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Step 8.) Travel to the teleport waypoint located on a small island. And, go to the below-marked location(star) to find the third ragged record.

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Go straight forward to the marked star icon, do not climb the mountain at that location.

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Step 9.) The last Ragged Record is near the broken boat.

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Open the precious chest to receive some lucrative rewards, and go to achievements menu and claim you free Primogems as an additional reward.

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

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