The Ultimate Ballad

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The Ultimate Ballad

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Quest giver
Mor Dhona (X:21, Y:8)
Quest line
Wandering Minstrel

Required quest
The Ultimate Weapon
Experience 0
Gil 939
Next quest
Sing Me Another Song

— In-game description




The North American and European datacenters primarily use Party Finder to challenge (Extreme) difficulty content such as The Minstrel's Ballad tagged trials. Using Duty Finder to match with random, unprepared players is not recommended and will be more difficult than pre-forming a party.


  • Speak with the wandering minstrel.
  • Use the Duty Finder to confront the Ultima Weapon.


  • Alys would like to introduce you to someone.
  • A wandering minstrel has come to Revenant's Toll in search of inspiration─namely, tales of heroic feats and derring-do. Alys can think of no one better qualified to quench the traveler's thirst for tales, and urges you regale the minstrel with your greatest exploits.
  • Your words serve to satisfy the minstrel beyond measure, who at once composes a ballad of your battle with the Ultima Weapon. Alas, his penchant for exaggeration has transformed the trial into something quite unlike what you remember... ※The Minstrel's Ballad: Ultima's Bane can be accessed via the Duty Finder.
  • Using the power of your imagination, you relive the events of that fateful day in the Praetorium, as described in the minstrel's ballad. Considering how certain details differ drastically, it may behoove you to correct the minstrel's misconceptions.
  • The minstrel makes no apologies for embellishing your tale, claiming that others would have done the same in time. A valid point, to be sure, though his artistic license will only serve to hasten the process...

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