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Windwheel Aster Genshin Impact: Everything You Need to Know

Windwheel Asters are a type of plant in Genshin Impact. These small red flowers are aptly named because they spin in the wind just like pinwheels, creating a beautiful sight. Here's everything you need to know about Windwheel Asters: how to find them, how to use them, and more.

Windwheel Aster Genshin Impact: Everything You Need to Know

Where to Find Windwheel Asters

Windwheel Asters are a Mondstadt local specialty, so you'll find them in various spots around Mondstadt. There are two recommended locations to find Windwheel Asters: near the Statue of the Seven at Windrise, or in Stormterror's Lair. In both these locations, you'll find lots of Windwheel Asters.

Genshin Impact inventory windwheel aster

If you have Klee in your team while searching for Windwheel Asters, her passive talent will display the locations of Mondstadt local specialties on the map, making the search easier.

Flora, an NPC in Mondstadt, sells Windwheel Asters five at a time for 1,000 Mora each. You can also obtain five Windwheel Asters by speaking to the NPC Chunshui in Liyue Harbor.

Genshin Impact NPC Flora, Venti
Speak to Flora to buy Windwheel Asters

How to Use Windwheel Asters

Windwheel Asters can be used to ascend certain characters and craft objects. The characters that use Windwheel Asters for ascension are:

  • Bennett
  • Sucrose
  • Traveler

You'll also need 30 Windwheel Asters to forge the Wind Catcher, a handy gadget that stores Anemograna and releases it later to create an up current. You can unlock its recipe by reaching Reputation Level 3 in Mondstadt.

While you're looking for Mondstadt local specialties, there are still lots of other plants to discover. Check out our guides on Valberries and Dandelion Seeds, and use them to ascend your other Mondstadt characters!