Final Fantasy games are famous for equipping extremely powerful optional weapons for its protagonists to seek out and use to devastating effect, and rest assured that The Last Fantasy 16 no different in that regard. Getting your hands on the extraordinary power of the legendary sword Excalibur won’t be a quick and easy affair, but you may find it well worth the effort. Here’s how to get Excalibur.
How to get Excalibur in Final Fantasy 16
Excalibur is unlocked by crafting it during the “Blacksmith’s Blues II” side quest, which you can get at Blackthorne the Blacksmith’s Hideout around the time you’re doing the “Out of the Blues” main story quest. Shadow”. However, unlocking this optional quest will obviously require you to complete the initial “Blacksmith’s Blues” quest.
Then check the notes on your desk to read the letter called “About Blackthorne”, then go and talk to Blackthorne yourself. Once you’ve started “Blacksmith’s Blues II” and talked to Blackthorne and Charon, you’ll need to head over to your map and quickly travel to the Dalimil Inn to talk to Ignac. You will find him on the upper floor of the tavern, and he will ask you to get something from some bandits.
Make your way to the Velkroy Desert and defeat the bandits in the northeast area of the map (you’ll easily find them in the green circle on your map). After defeating them, you will find yourself back at the Dalimil Inn. After the cutscene, you can return to Blackthorne at the Hideaway to complete this quest and receive the Excalibur Design Draft, allowing you to eventually create Excalibur.
The required materials include:
- Wyrrite x300
- Grimalkin Hidden x1
- Bomb Ember x1
- Magenta x1
While Wyrrite is plentiful and will likely fill your inventory, other materials can be obtained by creatures you’ll defeat on hunts, including Fastitocalon, Grimalkin, and Bomb King. Speaking of Bomb King, you’ll need to Beat him to upgrade your inventoryso you can throw an arrow to hit two targets with that one.
For more on Final Fantasy 16, check out how to get a chocobo mount.
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