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Before begin to create your Relic Weapon, you must:
- Complete the Main Scenario Quest: The Ultimate Weapon
- Complete all Class Quests & Job Quests from A Realm Reborn for your chosen job.
- You will also need access to Amdapor Keep, The Bowl of Embers (Hard), The Howling Eye (Hard) and The Navel (Hard).
|Starting NPC:||Nedrick Ironheart|
|Starting Location:||Vesper Bay, Western Thanalan (x12,y14)|
|Your journey begins with "The Weaponsmith of Legend" quest. This is a one time quest and does not need to be repeated; further weapons will start from A Relic Reborn. For this quest, simply:|
|Starting Location:||Hyrstmill, North Shroud (x30,y20)|
Part 1: Broken Weapons
Locate the broken quest weapon from the Beastmen Strongholds. The location is dependent on your specific job. Then report back to Gerolt again.
Part 2: Class Weapon
Purchase (or craft) the class weapon; then double-meld (attach two materias) it with two specific Grade III Materias. In order to meld, or to have another player meld an item for you, complete the quest Waking the Spirit. *(Materia Melder NPCs can do the melding for you - no need to have the quest done or to find a crafter. Requires ~1000 gil per meld.)
Part 3: Alumina Salts
You now need to defeat Dhorme Chimera and obtain Alumina Salts from the 8-man trial A Relic Reborn: The Chimera while as the job that equips the relic weapon. The entrance to A Relic Reborn: The Chimera can be found at Coerthas Central Highlands (X-32, Y-6). Afterwards report back to Gerolt.
Part 4: Interview with the Padjal
Part 5: Beastmen Hunt
You are finally presented with your new Relic Weapon for the first time - through it's still unfinished. Equip your new weapon as your chosen job and defeat 24 specific beastmen in their respective stronghold for your job; then report back to Gerolt.
Part 6: Hydra
You now need to defeat Hydra from the 8-man trial A Relic Reborn: The Hydra while equipped with unfinished relic weapon. The entrance to A Relic Reborn: The Hydra is right next to the entrance to Halatali in Eastern Thanalan (x14,y30). Afterwards report back to Gerolt who will then start sending you one by one to the Primals.
Part 7: White-Hot Ember
Part 8: Howling Gale
Part 9: Hyperfused Ore
Part 10: Radz-at-Han Quenching Oil
Gerolt needs one final ingredient. Purchase Radz-at-Han Quenching Oil with 15 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics from Auriana in Mor Dhona. Report back to Gerolt who will present you with the completed Relic Weapon. Congratulations.
Reclaiming Relic Weapons
Should you ever lose your Relic Weapon, it can be repurchased it from Calamity Salvager in Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks, Old Gridania and Ul'dah - Steps of Thal for 49,896 gil: however you will need to repeat any steps/quests/tasks to upgrade your relic weapon again.
Upgrade To Zenith Relic Weapon
After obtaining a Relic Weapon (iLvl 80), it can be upgraded to a Zenith Relic Weapon (iLvl 90) by combining Thavnairian Mist x3 in the Furnace in Hyrstmill, North Shroud. In the case of the Paladin Relics, 2 mists will be used on the sword and 1 on the shield.