University of Nevada, Reno cruises through the Genshin Impact University Carnival Quarterfinals
The Boss Rush Quarterfinals of the Genshin Impact University Carnival was easy work for the University of Nevada, Reno trio.
Stressful qualifying rounds led the best Genshin Impact teams in the United States to Genshin Impact University Carnival. The event kicked off with its Quarterfinals round. Teams chose their characters with 45 minutes to defeat a list of 13 bosses.
Multiple teams performed well, but the standout was the University of Nevada, Reno. Even with a slight format change from when they qualified, they decimated the best qualifying time with a 16:34.08 run.
Nevada, Reno ends Boss Rush over five minutes quicker than qualifier at Genshin Impact University Carnival
Ivan “Omni," Max “Maxwellis" and Chris "ChrisP" were clearly ready to improve upon their qualifying time of 21:47:92. They didn't just shed their second place status, they absolutely crushed the best qualifying time set by Rutgers University. Several teams bested that top qualifying time, but University of Nevada, Reno were the undisputed quickest.
With a team composition of Xingqiu, Bennet and Yelan, they breezed through the following bosses:
- Cryo Regisvine
- Pyro Regisvine
- Cryo Hypostasis
- Primo Geovishap
- Maguu Kenki
- Jadeplume Terrorshroom
- Golden Wolfhound
- Aeonblight Drake
- Algorithm of Semi-Tintransient Matrix of Oversser Network
- Electro Regisvine
- Beneath the Dragon Queller
- Enter the Golden House
- Narukami Island: Tenshukaku
The format allows for only one 5-Star character with two 4-Star characters. The fastest four teams to defeat the entire list of bosses advanced to the Semifinals, where a game of Lockout Bingo awaits them.
A look at the Genshin Impact University Carnival leaderboard after the Quarterfinals (Image via eFuse on Twitch)
If they move onto the Final round, another Boss Rush awaits them. Teams can ban certain characters, however, changing how to approach the Boss Rush minigame. You can catch all of the action live or after via VOD on the official eFuse Twitch channel.
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