Phaethon afterimages and locations of children’s shades

The Phaethon afterimages in Genshin Impact are nuances or ghosts that are still captured in Enkanomiya. Like the other ghosts you’ve seen in the region, you must have Evernight active to spot them. You will then earn a performance called The Children of God Shall Dance. Here is ours Genshin Impact guide to help you find the location of all seven Phaethon afterimages or shades of children.

Note: For more information about the game, check out ours Genshin Impact guides and features hub. Likewise, you can take a look at our main guide regarding Whitenight and Evernight puzzles.

Genshin Impact: All seven Phaethon afterimages and shades of children

The two quests you must complete are Hyperions Dirge and Phaethon’s Syrtos. The former gives you a search object called Divine Bridle. The latter, meanwhile, activates a platform on which that element is used. When you place the divine bridle in the water, the spirit of the children will be released.

Both quests are considered completed. As such, Phaethon imitations or children’s nuances task in Genshin Impact is not an actual quest. It’s just a way for us to achieve a hidden achievement.

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Child # 1: Rikoru and Child # 2: Isumenasu

While standing on the platform, look north. If Evernight is active, you should see the two shades across the hole. You can quickly talk to Child # 1: Rikoru.

As for Child # 2: Isumenasu, then you have to jump from the side to label the Essence plant. Then climb up again and switch to Whitenight. This will remove the barrier. Jump into the small space and transfer the essence to the triangular mechanism. You can hit it while it’s Whitenight, to move the wall and get a coffin behind it.

Then go back and switch to Evernight and hop down again. You should be able to talk to Isumenasu.

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Child # 3: Surepio

Look south of the platform this time and you should see a broken bridge. The next Phaethon afterimage in Genshin Impact can be found there.

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Child # 4: Risutaiosu

You should see a small hook to the right and under the broken bridge. The child’s ghost is in there.

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Child # 5: Oropeusu

Then look across the gorge and cross the starlight bridge. You should see the shadow to your left.

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Child # 6: Ion

Just past that area, you will see a small nook and a wall that has collapsed. There’s another child here.

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Child # 7: Piramumon

From your current location, climb up the broken wall and pillars. You should see the last Phaethon afterimage on a ledge upstairs.

Finds all seven Phaethon afterimages in Genshin Impact gives you The Children of God Shall Dance performance (i.e. 5x primogems).

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