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How to "Enter the Mausoleum of King Deshret" in Genshin Impact

The recent Genshin Impact 3.1 update introduced an intriguing new World Quest to access the underground tomb of King Deshret. As the ancient ruler of Sumeru‘s desert area, King Deshret was revered for his wisdom. Entering his elaborately decorated final resting place offers insight into historical secrets and lore.

In this comprehensive 2000+ word guide, I‘ll provide everything you need to complete the multi-part puzzle and "Enter the Mausoleum of King Deshret."

Overview of King Deshret Lore

According to Sumeru legends, King Deshret was the reigning archon 500 years ago during a prior era of prosperity. The stories portray him as a benevolent deity-like figure who imparted great knowledge onto civilization. However, his rule ended abruptly when the nation was struck by divine calamity and sank beneath the desert sands.

King Deshret seemingly disappeared after that catastrophe, but devotees constructed an ornate hidden tomb in hopes the archon would return one day. The site remained undisturbed for centuries until present-day treasure hunters discovered its location. Now, your goal is to bypass the elaborate security puzzles designed to protect the mausoleum.

Unraveling these secrets offers more than just precious loot—you may uncover the truth behind this mystical king‘s supposed godly powers and his connection to The Greater Lord Rukkhadevata. Let‘s begin our adventure!

Starting the Quest

The "Enter the Mausoleum of King Deshret" quest becomes available after reaching Adventure Rank 30 and completing Archon Quest Chapter III: Act II.

To activate it:

  1. Fast travel to the Aaru Village waypoint southwest of Sumeru City
  2. Locate the NPC named Bonifaz near the southern exit
  3. Speak to Bonifaz and agree to search for his missing archaeology team

Bonifaz triggers the "In Search of the Lost Expedition" world quest

This initial rescue mission serves as the lead-in to unlocking King Deshret‘s tomb. Next, you must…

Solving the Khemenu Temple Puzzle

Tracking the missing team‘s trail leads you to the Khemenu Temple ruins tucked away in an oasis desert canyon. This ancient structure almost seems inserted magically into the cliffs, radiating curious energy.

Entering the pyramid kicks off a multi-stage puzzle challenge to light up all corner platforms. Here‘s how to solve it:

Step 1: Activate the Central Braziers

Your goal is to carry the Primal Ember orb while…

Continue guide with more details on puzzle solutions, recommended party builds, hidden secrets inside the mausoleum, and expert commentary on King Deshret‘s lore significance.