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Genshin Impact SEA Carnival: How to join, schedule, prizes

May the Archons lend you their powers.

Who are the best travelers in Southeast Asia? We’ll find out at the official Genshin Impact SEA Carnival, an online and offline esports tournament organized by IO Esports.

Thousands of dollars, Primogems, and other prizes will be up for grabs for SEA-based Genshin players. Similar to the first official Genshin esports tournament, SEA Carnival will feature a series of challenges where players’ combat skills and stamina management will be put to the ultimate test.

Here’s everything you need to know about SEA Carnival, including its schedule, how to join and register, and its prize pool.


What is Genshin Impact SEA Carnival?

SEA Carnival is an official invitational tournament organized by IO Esports with sponsorship from Genshin Impact. Participating travelers will go through challenges that will test their knowledge and skills to win Primogems and thousands of dollars.

Only players from Southeast Asian countries can register and join the tournament.

Additionally, the tournament will feature celebrity guests to help travelers compete for the championship.

Credit: HoYoverse

How to join Genshin Impact SEA Carnival

SEA Carnival Requirements

  • 18 years old and above
  • Must be a citizen of any of the following countries: Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Singapore, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Must be able to provide relevant documents to verify their identity (e.g. passport, driver’s license, etc.)
  • Participants must form teams of three

How to register for the Genshin SEA Carnival

  1. Fill up the Genshin Impact SEA Carnival registration form with your details.
  2. Wait for IO Esports to contact you, as they will screen contestants according to the information they have collected. Travelers who make the cut will be notified via phone, email, or Discord.

Slots will be given accordingly based on a first-come, first-served basis for the teams that have correctly followed the registration and confirmation process.

View the full Genshin Impact SEA Carnival online qualifier ruleset here.


Genshin Impact SEA Carnival schedule

  • Registration period: November 12 to November 24
  • Qualifying round: November 26 and November 27
  • Finals: December 17 and 18

The top 8 teams from the qualifying round will win a trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to compete in the SEA Carnival finals.


Genshin SEA Carnival tournament format

Teams must complete two challenges under Warrior’s Expedition. Bonus points will be given based on the characters that players will use.

  • Domain challenge – Participants must clear assigned domains in order and as quickly as possible. The time limit for this challenge is one hour.
  • Sprint challenge – Without using teleport waypoints, participants must travel to designated locations and take photos of the landmark using the in-game Kamera. All team members must be visible in the photo.

Warrior’s Expedition domain challenges and landmarks

NO. DOMAIN CHALLENGE SPRINT CHALLENGE LANDMARK REGION
1 Midsummer Courtyard Starsnatch Cliff
(Nighttime)
Mondstadt
2 Valley of Remembrance Dawn Winery Mondstadt
3 Ridge Watch The Dragon’s Core
(Wyrmrest Valley)
Dragonspine
4 Hidden Palace of Zhou Formula (unlock via torch – Geo totem puzzle) Wuwang Hill Peak Liyue
5 Clear Pool and Mountain Cavern Mt. Aocang Peak Liyue
6 Domain of Guyun Geo Hypostasis Peak Liyue
7 Momiji-Dyed Court Serpent’s Head Inazuma
8 Slumbering Court Asase Shrine Inazuma
9 The Lost Valley The Chasm’s Maw The Chasm
10 Under the Umbrella’s Shade (unlock via Dendro
totem puzzle)
Mawtiyima Forest’s
Fishing Pond
Sumeru
11 Spire of Solitary Enlightenment Sanctuary of
Surasthana
Sumeru


Genshin SEA Carnival prize pool and prize distribution

The tournament has a US$10,000 prize pool, where the winning team will get the lion’s share of US$4,000 in cash.

PLACE PRIZE
1st US$4,000
2nd US$2,000
3rd-4th US$1,000
1,000x Primogems for each team member
5th-8th US$500
500x Primogems for each team member

Where to watch Genshin Impact SEA Carnival

The tournament will be broadcasted live on major online platforms.

(To be updated)


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