Side Quest Index

The side quests listed below are generally listed in the order that they should be completed during a regular playthrough. These walkthrough sections are full of spoilers. Do not read ahead if this is your first time playing through the game.

Clan Centurio and the Clan Hall
Joining Clan Centurio to complete Priority Petition Hunts for Montblanc and obtain rewards for defeating bosses as you progress through the game.

Vaan speaking to Montblanc in the Clan Hall

The Zodiac Spear
Avoiding several of the treasure chests in the game to make the Zodiac Spear (the most powerful weapon in the game) appear in the Necrohol of Nabudis.

Obtaining the Zodiac Spear in the Necrohol of Nabudis

Desert Patient
A series of side quests that take place in the Dalmasca Estersand that will allow you to travel from the South Bank Village to the North Bank Village and help you regain access into the Barheim Passage later on in the game.

Speaking to Dantro on the North Bank Village during the Desert Patient side quest

Ktjn
Speaking to a Viera that can be found in the Muthru Bazaar of Rabanastre and answering a number of her questions as you progress through the game. She eventually winds up in the Clan Hall and offers you a reward depending on which answers you select.

The first encounter with Ktjn in Rabanastre

Pilika's Diary
A short side quest that takes place after completing Hunt 34: The Cry of Its Power for Rocktoise in the Lhusu Mines. Pilika asks you to collect her Diary from Clio’s Technicks shop in Bhujerba.

Speaking to Pilika before agreeing to help her locate her diary

Sunstones in the Giza Plains
An easy but lengthy side quest that can be completed after returning to the Giza Plains after the events aboard the Dreadnought Leviathan. The quest can be repeated as many times as you would like but the rewards are fairly lackluster.

Vaan charging one of the Sunstones in the Giza Plains

Lost Cactoid
Part of the Desert Patient side quest that involves tracking down a Lost Cactoid in the South Bank Village to save Tchigri’s father.

Reuniting the lost cactoid family

Bhujerban Madhu
Locating the Bottles of Spirits (Bhujerban Madhu) located throughout Bhujerba and selling them at 1,000 gil a piece to the locals around town.

Obtaining one of the Bottle of Spirit items in the Bhujerban side quest

July
A short side quest that involves speaking to an NPC in the Nalbina Town area leading towards the Mosphoran Highwaste. Tracking July down later in the game results in her giving you a Salamand Halcyon.

Speaking to July in the Nalbina Fortress

Viera Matchmaking
Speaking to a number of NPCs around Rabanastre after reaching and completed the events of the story at Jahara to hook a Viera up with either the Lovestruck Man or Lord Vain. The rewards include a Loxley Bow.

Speaking to the Wandering Viera in the Sandsea during the Viera Matchmaking side quest

Earth Tyrant
Battling an optional side boss in the Dalmasca Westersand that can be completed after reaching Eruyt Village.

Opening cinematic of the Earth Tyrant

Three Medallions
Obtaining the Three Medallions required to gain access to the locked rooms in the Necrohol of Nabudis. This is part of a larger side quest that needs to be completed in order to obtain an optional Esper, Chaos, from the Necrohol.

Retrieving the Three Medallions from Overlooking Eternity

Necrohol of Nabudis
An optional area of the game where you can find the Baknamy Merchant, complete a few Hunts and obtain an optional Esper, Chaos.

Title Screen for the Necrohol of Nabudis

Jovy
A short side quest that automatically completes after you have concluded a few of the Hunts that originate from petitioners in Nalbina Town.

Speaking to Jovy in the West Ward of the Nalbina Town

Ann's Letter
Flying to a number of destinations aboard Airships to meet up with all of Ann’s sisters. Speaking to all of them will cause Ann to reward you with a Ring of Renewal.

Obtaining Ann's Letter on one of the Airships

Cockatrice Round-Up
Traveling around Ivalice to round up all of the Cockatrice (Chit, Renn, Shurry, Sassan, Agytha and Moomer) and help them return to the Nomad Village in the Giza Plains.

Speaking to Dania to start off the Cockatrice Round-Up side quest

Fishing
Fishing with Ruksel in the river for different levels of fish and to complete a side quest to locate the Matamune fishing rod.

Fishing cinematic

Hunt Club
Obtaining trophies for the Hunt Club in the Hunter’s Camp in the Phon Coast. The rewards differ depending on which Hunt Club member you give the trophies to.

Speaking to the Huntmaster in Hunter's Camp at the Phon Coast

Treasures in the Great Crystal
How to track down and obtain the Zodiac Escutcheon and the Excalibur two-handed sword from the Great Crystal - two very important and powerful items.

The entrance to the Great Crystal

Saccio Lane Footrace
A footrace against Rikken in Balfonheim Port that becomes available late in the game.

Initiating the Saccio Lane Footrace

Subterra
The lowest level of the Pharos at Ridorana that contains a few Marks for some of the Hunts available late in the game.

The Subterra - Origin in Darkness title screen

Hell Wyrm
An optional boss (that is fairly difficult) in the Sochen Cave Palace that needs to be defeated before you can attempt some of the more difficult Hunts at the end of the game.

Cinematic of Helly Wyrm

Omega Mark XII
An optional boss that is considered the hardest battle in the game.

Opening Screen

Sky Pirate's Den
How to unlock each of the sprites in the Sky Pirate’s Den.

Opening Screen