Iniquitous Baptist in Genshin Impact is a new boss in the new desert area of Sumeru. This new enemy spawns in a hidden cavern. Let's learn some pro tips for reaching its cavern and defeating this boss fast.

Learn To Defeat The New Boss
Learn to defeat the new boss in Sumeru.

I. Where Is Iniquitous Baptist

The new boss Iniquitous Baptist spawns in Gavireh Lajavard, Sumeru. It's a new region in the Dendro nation. You can use the southmost waypoint in the Gate of Zulqarnain to reach its cavern quickly. Here's how to enter the cavern of this boss fast and conveniently.

  1. Use the southwestern teleport waypoint in Tunigi Hollow.
  2. Head west and follow the path to enter the cavern.
  3. Keep going along the path on the minimap to the end of the cave.
  4. Glide to land on the platform.

You need to unlock the new desert area of Sumeru to unlock this normal boss. This boss will spawn with a random type of elements, including Cyro, Pyro, Electro, and Hydro. But its attack patterns do not change. Let's learn how to defeat this boss in the next part.

Location Of The Boss
Location of the new boss

II. How To Defeat Iniquitous Baptist

The new normal boss Iniquitous Baptist in Genshin Impact 3.6 has totally unique kits and attack patterns. Therefore, you need new tips and strategies to defeat it.

2.1. Check the element before combat

The first and foremost step is checking the element of the boss. Knowing the elements of the enemy helps you build the team correctly. The boss will appear when you step into the arena.

Then, you can check the elements of the enemy by the color of three swirling orbs in the center of the arena. Iniquitous Baptist will bring three elements each time it appears. If you fight and win this boss of every elemental combination, you can unlock the "Proof by Exhaustion" achievement.

Check The Element Of The Boss
Check the element of the boss.

2.2. Destroy All the Elemental Rings

Triggering elemental reactions is the best way to destroy all elemental rings that Iniquitous Baptist creates. This boss always summons three rings with three elements around them at the beginning of the combat.

You must destroy these rings to paralyze the boss. To destroy these rings quickly, just select these countering elements.

  • Dendro attacks for Hydro ring;
  • Hydro attacks for Pyro ring;
  • Pyro attacks for Cryo and Electro rings.

Therefore, checking the elements of the boss before each stage is very important. It gives you the hint for character selection.

Break Its Rings
Break its rings.

2.3. Break the Shield Of The Boss

After clearing three elemental rings of Iniquitous Baptist, Genshin Impact players have to break the shield of this boss. The shield bar is displayed right under the HP bar. The opponent will not take damage until the shield disappears.

The boss will summon the shield with the element they are using. For example, if the boss is using the Electro element in combat, it will summon an Electro shield. The tip to remove the shield is using the right element to counter.

Break Its Shield To Deal Dmg
Break its shield to deal DMG to the boss.

2.4. Select the Right Countering Elements

The right team is the key tip for defeating any boss in Genshin Impact, including Iniquitous Baptist. You should pick four characters with the following elements for your party.

  • Dendro: Nahida and Dendro Traveler.
  • Hydro: Ayato, Yelan, Childe, Xingqiu, and Barbara.
  • Pyro: Yoimiya, Thoma, Xiangling, and Bennett.
  • Electro: Raiden Shogun, Fischl, Beidou, and Dori.

Besides, you can use Kazuha to spread the element auras on the battleground. Nimble characters using polearms, bows, and swords are better to counter this boss.

Select The Right Countering Element
Select the right countering element.

III. Best Teams For Iniquitous Baptist

The Burgeon team is the best option to defeat this boss. You can pick the characters recommended above for your own team. Or else, learn from the two suggested teams for Genshin Impact players below.

3.1. Vaporize Team

Ayato, Xiangling, Bennett, and Kazuha are four recommended characters for the Vaporize team. Xiangling and Bennett will apply the Pyro aura to the target. Then, Ayato will trigger powerful Vaporize reactions continuously.

Before applying these elemental auras and reactions, use the elemental skill and burst of Kazuha to expand the area of effect. Besides, Bennett can heal the team excellently.

3.2. F2P Team

New players can pick four free characters to build a F2P team with Dendro Traveler, Lisa, Xingqiu, and Barbara. These characters can trigger many reactions, such as Electro-charged, Bloom, and Quicken.

Build A Team With Recommended Elements
Build a team with recommended elements

IV. Iniquitous Baptist Drops

You need to defeat Iniquitous Baptist for Baizhu and Kaveh. They need the Evergloom Ring for ascension. In addition, you also receive many valuable materials and artifacts, such as:

  • Material sets: Agnidus, Varunada, Vajrada, and Shivada.
  • Artifact sets: Berserker, Gladiator's Finale, Wanderer's Troupe, etc.

Baizhu and Kaveh will arrive soon. Start to farm Evergloom Rings and other materials for them now. You can defeat Iniquitous Baptist in Genshin Impact when applying these pro tips in combat.

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