Final Fantasy 15 launched recently and rarely has a single player RPG captured our imagination as it has. Its strong main story (especially good if you watched Kingsglave) and tens of hours you can spend doing side activities can occupy you for a very long time, feeling as if you’re playing an MMORPG. Having AI controlled comrades helps the immersion into that mind space immensely.
Our sister website GosuNoob had people sped hundreds of hours in the game and that helped them create over 100 guides that will help other players complete some of the more difficult tasks in the game. They have guides helping with everything from finding upgrade materials for your weapons, to dungeon location and walkthrough guides. There are also secret areas, maps, end game content explanations and more. There are rarely single player games into which we put this much effort and FFXV is one of those special ones.
Rusted Bit, Glass Gemstone, sturdy Helix horn – A Better Engine Blade side quest
Final Fantasy games change their world and story with each itteration. There are some reoccuring characters and mechanics and one of those is Cid. Vendor/quest giver/friend that made its appearance in a lot of previous games in the series. Final Fantasy XV Cid, found at Hammerhead station, offers to upgrade one of your starter weapons and all he requires are some materials. The side quest he gives you is called A Better Engine Blade. You will be able to complete three of these in a row, each time upgrading your starting weapon – Engine Blade – to the next level. You’ll need to find the Rusted Bit first, and it is a common treasure item found in several places in EOS (we have screenshots and map locations for a lot). Glass gemstone is the next upgrade item needed, and it is very rarely found, but with our help you’ll be able to get them easily. Final upgrade component is a tough on and it is called Sturdy Helixhorn. You will need to hunt a particular animal’s drop and the guide tells you where and how.
Scraps of Mystery and other side quests in FFXV
Beside the main story quest (which is as good as you’d expect from a Final Fantasy game) you have a plethora of side quests in the open world to keep you occupied and help you level up. There are dog tags to collect from fallen hunters, helping strangers fix their cars along the road or help a jeweler collect precious stones all over the lands. However, two quests in particular present a big difficulty and require a lot of time to complete. First of these is called Scraps of Mystery and it is one of the most mysterious adventures in FF 15 that has 14 steps to it! It took dozens of hours to find all the starting points and Sylvester’s Map Pieces to complete it. To help you avoid all this trouble we compiled a guide with maps showing locations of all 14 Mystery map and Scrap locations in Final Fantasy XV. Second one is the Professor’s Protege Quest that requires you to hunt red, yellow and rainbow frogs near bodies of water. Finding these is time consuming and if you need help our guide is the perfect thing to help you skip the tedious searching.
I hope any of you playing Final Fantasy XV will find our guides helpful and will check out our collection of 100 FFXV guides that will hopefully make this great game even more enjoyable.