Zodiac Weapons/Quest

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Fable Relic Weapons
Zodiac Weapons: Base (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Zenith (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Atma (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Animus (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Novus (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Nexus (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Zodiac (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Zeta (Feature Quest icon.png)
Anima Weapons: Animated (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Awoken (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Anima (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Hyperconductive (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Reconditioned (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Sharpened (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Complete (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Lux (Repeatablefeaturequest.png)
Eurekan Weapons: Antiquated –> Anemos (Otherquest.png) –> Elemental (Otherquest.png) –> Pyros (Otherquest.png) –> Eureka (Otherquest.png) –> Physeos (Otherquest.png)
Resistance Weapons: Resistance (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Augmented (v1) (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Recollection(Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Law's Order(Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Augmented (v2)(Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Blade's(Repeatablefeaturequest.png)
Manderville Weapons: Manderville (Repeatablefeaturequest.png)

Eurekan Armor: AnemosElemental
Resistance Armor: Resistance –> Augmented (v1)Law's Order –> Augmented (v2)Blade's

Mastercraft Tools: Mastercraft (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Supra Tools –> Lucis Tools
Skysteel Tools: Skysteel (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Skysteel +1 (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Dragonsung (Feature Quest icon.png) –> Augmented (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Skysung (Repeatablefeaturequest.png) –> Skybuilders' (Repeatablefeaturequest.png)
Resplendent Tools: Resplendent (Feature Quest icon.png)


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Zodiac Weapon
Item Level 80 Patch 2.0
Starting Location Nedrick Ironheart - Vesper Bay, Western Thanalan (x12,y14)
Notable NPCs Nedrick Ironheart - Vesper Bay, Western Thanalan (x12,y14)
Rowena - Revenant's Toll, Mor Dhona (x21,y4)
Gerolt - Hyrstmill , North Shroud (x30,y-20)
Quests Feature QuestThe Weaponsmith of Legend
Feature QuestA Relic Reborn
Reward Curtana Holy Shield Sphairai Bravura Gae Bolg Artemis Bow Stardust Rod The Veil of Wiyu Omnilex Thyrus Yoshimitsu
Zenith
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iLvl 90

Pre-Requisite

Before begin to create your Zodiac Weapon, you must:


Feature QuestThe Weaponsmith of Legend

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 Feature QuestA Relic Reborn. For this quest, simply:
  1. Speak to Nedrick Ironheart (x12,y14) in Vesper Bay.
  2. Travel to Revenant's Toll in Mor Dhona to speak with Rowena (x22,y6).
  3. Travel to Hyrstmill in North Shroud to speak with Gerolt (x30,y20).


Feature QuestA Relic Reborn

Starting NPC: Gerolt
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.

Job Location Zone
Paladin Zahar'ak (X-30, Y-19) Southern Thanalan
Warrior U'Ghamaro Mines (X-23, Y-10) Outer La Noscea
Dragoon Natalan (X-34, Y-21) Coerthas Central Highlands
Monk Zahar'ak (X-32, Y-18) Southern Thanalan
Ninja Sapsa Spawning Grounds (X-16, Y-17) Western La Noscea
Bard Natalan (X-34, Y-21) Coerthas Central Highlands
Black Mage U'Ghamaro Mines (X-23, Y-10) Outer La Noscea
Summoner Sylphlands (X-25, Y-19) East Shroud
White Mage U'Ghamaro Mines (X-24.3, Y-6.4) Outer La Noscea
Scholar Sapsa Spawning Grounds (X-16, Y-17) Western La Noscea

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 Feature QuestWaking 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.)

Job Weapon Materia
Paladin Aeolian scimitar icon1.png  Aeolian Scimitar Battledance Materia III.png  Battledance Materia III
Warrior Barbarians bardiche icon1.png  Barbarian's Bardiche Battledance Materia III.png  Battledance Materia III
Dragoon Champions lance icon1.png  Champion's Lance Savage aim materia iii icon1.png  Savage Aim Materia III
Monk Wildlings cesti icon1.png  Wildling's Cesti Savage aim materia iii icon1.png  Savage Aim Materia III
Ninja Vampers knives icon1.png  Vamper's Knives Heavens eye materia iii icon1.png  Heavens' Eye Materia III
Bard Longarms composite bow icon1.png  Longarm's Composite Bow Heavens eye materia iii icon1.png  Heavens' Eye Materia III
Black Mage Sanguine scepter icon1.png  Sanguine Scepter Savage might materia iii icon1.png  Savage Might Materia III
Summoner Erudites picatrix of casting icon1.png  Erudite's Picatrix of Casting Savage might materia iii icon1.png  Savage Might Materia III
White Mage Madmans whispering rod icon1.png  Madman's Whispering Rod Quicktongue materia iii icon1.png  Quicktongue Materia III
Scholar Erudites picatrix of healing icon1.png  Erudite's Picatrix of Healing Quicktongue materia iii icon1.png  Quicktongue Materia III

Part 3: Alumina Salts

Main article: A Relic Reborn: The Chimera
You now need to defeat Dhorme Chimera and obtain Alumina salts icon1.png  Alumina Salts from the 8-man trial A Relic Reborn: The Chimera while as the job that equips the Zodiac 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.

Players with a high-level character (about level 70 or higher) may want to attempt the fight alone at their current level by using the "Unrestricted Party" duty finder option rather than waiting a long time for a duty finder match. The quest will still progress.



Part 4: Interview with the Padjal

Main article: Amdapor Keep
  1. Gerolt now sends you to back to Rowena in Revenant's Toll as he needs the a specific book (the title depends on your job).
  2. In exchange, Rowena wants the Amdapor glyph icon1.png  Amdapor Glyph from the dungeon Amdapor Keep in South Shroud.
  3. While in Mor Dhona, purchase Radz-at-han quenching oil icon1.png  Radz-at-Han Quenching Oil for Allagan Tomestone of Poetics 15 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics and 3x Thavnairian mist icon1.png  Thavnairian Mist from Auriana for Allagan Tomestone of Poetics 20 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each. Thavnairian Mist will be needed for later parts of the quest; you can save a trip by picking them up now.
  4. Complete Amdapor Keep as your chosen job (you can be unsynced) and you will receive the Amdapor glyph icon1.png  Amdapor Glyph upon completing and exiting the dungeon.
    Note: NOT Amdapor Keep (Hard) NOR The Lost City of Amdapor!
  5. Bring the Amdapor glyph icon1.png  Amdapor Glyph back to Rowena; and then bring the book back to Gerolt to continue the quest.


Part 5: Beastmen Hunt

You are finally presented with your new Zodiac 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.

Job Location Zone Enemy Enemy Enemy
Paladin Zahar'ak Southern Thanalan Zahar'ak Lancer x8 Zahar'ak Pugilist x8 Zahar'ak Thaumaturge x8
Warrior U'Ghamaro Mines Outer La Noscea U'Ghamaro Quarryman x8 U'Ghamaro Bedesman x8 U'Ghamaro Priest x8
Dragoon Natalan Coerthas Central Highlands Natalan Boldwing x8 Natalan Fogcaller x8 Natalan Windtalon x8
Monk Zahar'ak Southern Thanalan Zahar'ak Lancer x8 Zahar'ak Pugilist x8 Zahar'ak Archer x8
Ninja Sapsa Spawning Grounds Western La Noscea Sapsa Shelfspine x8 Sapsa Shelfclaw x8 Sapsa Shelftooth x8
Bard Natalan Coerthas Central Highlands Natalan Boldwing x8 Natalan Fogcaller x8 Natalan Windtalon x8
Black Mage U'Ghamaro Mines Outer La Noscea U'Ghamaro Quarryman x8 U'Ghamaro Bedesman x8 U'Ghamaro Priest x8
Summoner Sylphlands East Shroud Violet Sigh x8 Violet Screech x8 Violet Snarl x8
White Mage U'Ghamaro Mines Outer La Noscea U'Ghamaro Quarryman x8 U'Ghamaro Bedesman x8 U'Ghamaro Priest x8
Scholar Sapsa Spawning Grounds Western La Noscea Sapsa Shelfspine x8 Sapsa Shelfclaw x8 Sapsa Shelftooth x8

Part 6: Hydra

Main article: A Relic Reborn: The Hydra

You now need to defeat Hydra from the 8-man trial A Relic Reborn: The Hydra while equipped with unfinished Zodiac 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

Main article: The Bowl of Embers (Hard)
You now need to defeat Ifrit and obtain White hot ember icon1.png  White-Hot Ember from the 8-man trial The Bowl of Embers (Hard) while on the Job that needs it for the relic.

Part 8: Howling Gale

Main article: The Howling Eye (Hard)
You now need to defeat the Primal Garuda and obtain Howling gale icon1.png  Howling Gale from the 8-man trial The Howling Eye (Hard) while on the Job that needs it for the relic.

Part 9: Hyperfused Ore

Main article: The Navel (Hard)
You now need to defeat the Primal Titan and obtain Hyperfused ore icon1.png  Hyperfused Ore from the 8-man trial The Navel (Hard) while on the Job that needs it for the relic. Afterwards report back to Gerolt.

Part 10: Radz-at-Han Quenching Oil

Gerolt needs one final ingredient. Purchase Radz-at-han quenching oil icon1.png  Radz-at-Han Quenching Oil with Allagan Tomestone of Poetics 15 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics from Auriana in Mor Dhona. Report back to Gerolt who will present you with the completed Zodiac Weapon. Congratulations.



Reclaiming Zodiac Weapons

Should you ever lose your Zodiac Weapon, it can be repurchased it from Calamity Salvager in Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks, Old Gridania and Ul'dah - Steps of Thal for Gil 49,896 gil: however you will need to repeat any steps/quests/tasks to upgrade your Zodiac Weapon again.

Upgrade To Zenith Zodiac Weapons

Main article: Zenith Zodiac Weapons
See also: Zenith Zodiac Weapons/Quest

After obtaining a Zodiac Weapon (iLvl 80), it can be upgraded to a Zenith Zodiac Weapons (iLvl 90) by combining Thavnairian mist icon1.png  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.