The Catch is a free-to-get polearm weapon that was added to Genshin Impact with the version 2.1 update. It is the polearm version of the Festering Desire sword, making it the best free-to-play polearms in the entire game. Players can obtain The Catch by exchanging Fish with the Inazuma Fishing Association.

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Being a polearm weapon whose secondary stat is based around Energy Recharge% and whose weapon ability increases Elemental Burst DMG by 16% and Elemental Burst CRIT Rate by 6% at the base level, The Catch is the best F2P weapon for the Raiden Shogun.

In this Genshin Impact guide, we will share the materials required to ascend The Catch to max ascension level.

The Catch Weapon Ascension Materials

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Here are the weapon ascension materials required to max out The Catch polearm.

Ascension LevelAscension MaterialMora
1Mask of the Wicked Lieutenant X 3
Chaos Gear X 3
Spectral Husk X 2
2Mask of the Tiger’s Bite X 3
Chaos Gear X 12
Spectral Husk X 8
3Mask of the Tiger’s Bite X 6
Chaos Axis X 6
Spectral Heart X 6
4Mask of the One-Horned X 3
Chaos Axis X 12
Spectral Heart X 9
5Mask of the One-Horned X 6
Chaos Oculus X 9
Spectral Nucleus X 6
6Mask of the Kijin X 4
Chaos Oculus X 18
Spectral Nucleus X 12

Where to Get Mask of the Wicked Lieutenant, Tiger’s Bite, One-Horned and Kijin

Players can get the Mask of the Wicked Lieutenant and its higher variants from the Court of Flowing Sand domain on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Court of Flowing Sand domain is located north of the Grand Narukami Shrine and it can be unlocked by interacting with the domain’s entrance gate.

Where to Get Chaos Gear, Chaos Axis and Chaos Oculus

Players can get Chaos Gear and its higher variants from Ruin Sentinels. The best location to farm Ruin Sentinels is the Araumi area of Narukami Island. Players can also find a decent number of Ruin Sentinels in the Araumi dungeon which players can unlock during the Sacred Sakura Cleansing Ritual world quest.

How to Get Spectral Nucleus

Players can obtain Spectral Nucleus and its lower variants from Spectres. You can find them in the Inazuma region. Thankfully, we already have a handy guide that talks about the exact location of Specters in Genshin Impact.

There’s a lot more to the Genshin Impact 2.1 update. Check out our Genshin Impact guides section for more information.

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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