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Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide – How To Complete All Optional Quests

In this Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide, we will guide you on how to complete all side quests in Octopath Traveler. There are tons of side quests for you to find and complete in the world of Octopath Traveler. The sheer number of side quests could make it hard for you to keep track of all the side quests and you might miss some.

Our Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide will ensure that you find and complete all side quests. We will also guide you on the exact location of the guide, what you will be required to do in order to complete them, which skills are required to complete them and what rewards can be earned by completing them.

Octopath Traveler Side Quests

Our Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide details everything that you need to know in order to complete all side quests in the game. We have also detailed the skills required to complete each side quest. You can simply choose the character that has those specific skills in order to complete the side quest easily.

You can check your minimap to better track Side Quests as they are indicated by small stars. Now, let’s take a look at all the possible side-quests that you’ll come across in the world of Octopath Traveler.

Note, you’ll only be able to unlock quests after you’ve completed the first chapter of the game.

A Corpse with No Name

Meet with River Dweller in East Saintsbridge Travers to start this quest. You will have to guide a restless woman in Victor’s Hollow to the River Dweller to complete the side quest. For this mission, you must have Guide and Allure abilities. Upon completion, you will receive 5500 Coins and Gentleman’s Charm as a reward.

A Miner Dilemma

Meet with the Miner in Quarrycrest to start this quest. You will be required to get ‘Orewell Whetstone’ from a stonemonger located in Goldshire to complete this quest. Steal or Purchase will be required for completion. Upon completion, you will get 9000 coins, Sharp Nut and Critical Nut.

A Promising Venture

Meet with the gambler in Victor’s Hollow to start this quest. You will be required to get some information from Estada and Mont d’Or in Victor’s Hollow to complete this quest. Inquire and Scrutinize are required abilities for completion. Upon completion, you will receive 4,800 coins and 3 Healing Grape Bunch as rewards.

A Royal Secret

Meet with the inquiring youth in Stonegard to start this quest. You will have to get the gravekeeper’s information from the Nameless gravekeeper in Tomb of Kings. You can access Tomb of Kings through West Stonegard Pass. Inquire and Scrutinize are required abilities for completion. Upon completion, you will receive 5000 coins and Royal Crest.

A Sweet Reunion

Meet with the lost grandfather in South Clearbrook Traverse to begin this quest. You will have to guide him to the lonely grandchild in Clearbrook. Guide, Allure, and required abilities for completion. You will receive 2000 coins as a completion reward.

An Exotic Aroma

Meet with the woman from Quaragosa in Grandport to start this quest. You will be required to bring the Quatrait Bloom to her from Portly Merchant in Sunshade to complete this quest. You will require Steal or Purchase abilities to complete this quest. Upon completion, you will get 11,000 coins and Revitalizing Jam as rewards.

Ashlan the Beastmaster

Meet with Ashlan in S’warkii to start this quest. To complete this quest, all you need to do is to get Tale of the Beast Tamers information from Old Storyteller in S’warkii’s bar. You will need Scrutinize or Inquire abilities. Upon completion, you will receive 1500 coins and Slippery Nut as a reward.

Ashlan the Beastmaster (II)

Meet with the Ashlan in Victor’s Hollow to start this quest. You will need to steal Snakeban from the monster hunter located in Victor’s Hollow. You must have Steal ability for this quest. Upon completion, 6600 coins and Slippery Nut are awarded.

City of Gold

Meet with the passionate reader in Atlasdam to start this side quest. You can complete this quest in two ways. The first way is to guide the best-selling author located in West Grandport Coast to the passionate reader. The second way is to bring the City of Gold from the Scholar Youth located in Marsalim to the passionate reader.

You will need Guide or Allure abilities for this side quest. Upon Completion, you get 9000 coins and Alluring Ribbon.

Fertile Fields

Meet with the kindly farmer in Cobblston. You will be required to get Cow Dropping from the courageous cowherd in Cobblston. You will need Purchase or Steal ability for completion. Upon completion, you will get 1500 coins and three Inspiriting Plums as a reward.

Fit for a King

Meet with capable culinarian in Atlasdam to start this side quest. You will be required to bring Abrosial Milk from the townsperson located near the Inn, an Egg from boy located to the south of the Tavern and an Emperor Crab from tavern patron located inside the tavern.

Collect all three items and bring them to the capable culinarian to complete the side quest. You will require Steal or Purchase abilities. Upon completion, you will receive 1500 coins and 2 Healing Grapes.

For Want of Fish

Meet with the angler in Clearbrook to start this side quest. You will need to bring the saucy prawns from Magg the cook located in Clearbrook to him to complete the side quest. Purchase or Steal are required abilities for completion. You will receive 1500 coins and Mighty Belt as rewards for completing it.

Her Time to Shine

Meet with the blue dancer in Sunshade to start this side quest. Bring her the Diva’s dress from the Star Dancer located in Sunshade to complete the side quest. Required abilities for completion are Purchase or Steal. Upon completion, you receive 1500 coins and Wind Amulet as rewards.

In Search of Father (I)

Meet with Kit in Noblecourt to start this side quest. To complete the side quest, you must guide an aspiring actor to Kit located in Noblecourt. Guide and Allure are required abilities for this quest. Upon completion, you will get 4500 coins as a reward.

In Search of Sweets

Meet with Sweeth Tooth in Wellspring to start this side quest. You will be required to bring him some Beetroot from the Frostland Farmer located in Stillsnow. Required abilities for this quest are Steal or Purchase. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 4500 coins and Gourmet’s Charm.

Kaia, Mother of Dragons (I)

Meet with the egg-seeking girl in Bolderfall. You must bring her the Giant Egg. Its location can be found by speaking with the friendly farmer located in West Clearbrook Travers. Scrutinize and Inquire are required abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will receive 1500 coins and Light Nut as rewards.

Scourge of the Seas

Head to Goldshore in the Coastlands and speak to Fledgling Fisherman who’ll warn of you a fearsome sea monster lurking around.

For the actual fight with the beast, you’ll first need the Leviathan Egg. Stealing is an option but it’s particularly hard, so just purchase it from the Fisherman.

With the Egg now equipped head west to reach the Captain’s Bane. Enter the cave and take on the Leviathan with the help of Olberic and Alfyn.

Make sure you concentrate on using lightning, wind and fire damage to punish the Leviathan’s attacks. The quest will finish when you hand over the egg. Your reward will be a Leviathan shield and 7000 in Gold.

Arena Aspirations

Speak to Listless Gladiator at Victors Hollow in the Woodlands. Find Doting Aunt within the same vicinity of the Gladiator and inspect the information or rather, the story she tells you.

Head back to the Gladiator and earn 4800 Gold and Refreshing Jam. You could’ve also taken the violent route playing as H’aanit or Olberic in which case you provoke the Gladiator and face him.

Be mindful that he’s vulnerable to ice, fire, wind and darkness elemental damage.

Into Thin Air

The quest is obtained by heading to Victors Hollow in the Woodlands and speaking with Laconic Father. He’ll ask you to find her long lost daughter, Ellie.

Unfortunately, you’ll need to fight off the Devourer of Men first if you stand a chance of rescuing Ellie. The boss is vulnerable against slash attacks, staff and fire damage.

You’ll also want to take care of the two Deadly Spores. All of these encounters will occur in the Forest of No Return dungeon.

Your final objective after defeating the boss would be to escort Ellie back to her father for the reward of 9000 Gold and a decent weapon: The Deathly Blade.

In Search of Father (II)

You need to speak with Kit again, but this time at Goldshore on the Moonstruck Coast in the Coastlands.

Your task would be a daring one, to steal Lapis Lazuli from Travelling Merchant in Grandport. Complete it and you walk home with the reward of a decent 9000 Gold.

Noelle, Seeker of Knowledge (I)

Interact with Noelle who you can find in Cobbleston, Highlands. Now make your way, along with Noelle, to the dungeon located in North Cobbleston Gap, it’s titled the Untouched Sanctum.

Proceed past the save point and you’ll be able to come across the plinth. Interact with it to complete the quest. Your reward will be a Tough Nut along with 4800 Gold.

Noelle, Seeker of Knowledge (II)

After the above quest, speak to Noelle again, but this time in Stonegard, Highlands. You will need to head to the Wandering Minstrel in the same region to inspect The Fortress of Everhold.

After your careful scrutiny, head back to Noelle to acquire the reward of a Tough Nut and 6600 Gold.

Daughter of the Dark God (I)

Speak to Alphas at the Ravus Manor Gate at the Borderfall in Clifflands. Get into a fight with him by provoking him. He’s not to be taken lightly since he has a power level of 5. Once defeated, you’ll earn 5000 Leaves.

Daughter of the Dark God (II)

Head to Saintsbridge in Riverlands and speak to Alphas. He’ll give you a poem that you need to inspect thoroughly, after which speaks with Fiona who’ll be located at the entrance of Saintsbridge Catherdral.

Your reward for the easy task will be 10000 Gold.

The Gravekeeper’s Grief

The quest is obtained by heading to Noblecourt in Flatlands and having a conversation with the Old Gravekeeper there. Your goal would be to retrieve Codger-friendly bow from the Accomplished Greybeard in Noblecourt.

How you go about getting it, is up to you. You can either purchase it or try something a little more risky and steal the item. Either way, once you return it to the Gravekeeper, you’ll receive the Gravekeeper’s Mark as the reward along with 4500 Gold.

Kaia, Mother of Dragons (II)

Meet with Kaia in Quarrycrest to start this quest. You must guide The Egg Man in Quarrycrest to her to complete this quest. Guide and Allure are required abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will receive 6600 coins and a Light nut as rewards.

Kit the Traveler

To start this quest, you will need to find Kit. The kit is located at the start of your first character’s city. Simply give him a healing grape as he is injured to complete this short side quest. You will receive 1500 coins in return.

Le Mann, Explorer Extraordinaire (I)

Meet with Le Mann in Rippletide to start this side quest. Bring him the Adventurer’s Attire from Antique Dealer located in Rippletide to complete the side quest. Steal or Purchase abilities will be required for this side quest. Upon completion, you will get 1500 coins and Fortifying Nut.

Le Mann, Explorer Extraordinaire (II)

Meet Le Mann again in Rippletide to start the second part of his side quest. You will be required to guide Harris to him to complete this side quest. Allure and Guide abilities are required for this side quest. You will receive a Fortifying Nut as a reward.

Left Behind

Meet with the former sailor in Goldshore to start this side quest. You will be required to guide Amnesiac located in Victor’s Hollow to him to complete the side quest. Guide and Allure will be the required abilities for completion. Upon completion, you will receive 4500 coins and Elemental Ward as a reward.

Let There Be Warmth

Meet with the ingenious inventor in Stillsnow to begin this quest. You will be required to collect Portable Pot from Townsperson behind Snowman, Adequate Flax from the villager at Stillsnow’s entrance and Satisfactory Coal from the villager located at the northern exit of Stillsnow for this side quest. Bring all three items to the ingenious inventor to complete the side quest. Steal and Purchase are the required abilities for this side quest and you will receive 4800 coins, Nourishing Nut, and Sharp Nut as rewards.

Love Unrequited

Meet with Mathilda in Rippletide for this quest. You will be required to guide Tony’s Mother located in Rippletide to Tony to complete the quest. Guide or Allure will be required. Upon completion, you will receive 1500 coins and Critical Nut.

Lost in Translation

Meet with the bookbinder in Stonegard to start this quest. Guide the exotic grandma to him to complete this simple quest. Guide and Allure will be required. Upon completion, 6500 coins and Exotic Garb will be your reward.

Meryl, Lost then Found (I)

Meet with Meryl in Clearbrook to start this side quest. You must get ‘Meryl’s Past’ from Meryl’s father located in Clearbrook and return it to complete the side quest. Scrutinize and Inquire are required for completion. Upon completion, you will receive 1500 coins and Resistant Nut as a reward.

Meryl, Lost then Found (II)

Meet with Meryl again, this time in Saintsbridge. To complete the side quest, defeat Erstwhile Sellsword in Saintsbridge. You will need to Provoke or Challenge abilities to complete the side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 6600 coins and Resistant Nut.

Never Forget

Meet with the melancholy youth in Cobblston. To complete this side quest, you must find Lorie in Noblestone’s graveyard and get her Diary from her. Return the Diary to the melancholy youth to complete the side quest. You will need Steal or Purchase abilities to complete the side quest. Upon completion, you will receive 9000 coins and Sharp Nut as a reward.

On the Precipice

Meet with the struggling merchant in Orewell. Get some Jellypeno from Kno-it-all Milo in Atlasdam and bring it to him to complete the quest. You will need Inquire or Scrutinize skill for this quest. Upon completion, you will get 11000 coins and Refreshing Jam as rewards.

Performance Art

Meet with the ardent actor to begin this side quest. There are two ways to complete this side quest. You can either get the Song of Sokrath from handsome Ministrel in Atlasdam or get the Sword of Sokrath from the creepy Antiquarian in Grandport and bring the item to the ardent actor. You can go in any way.

For the first method, you will need Inquire or Scrutinize ability while for the second method; you will need Steal or Purchase ability. Upon completion, you will get 22000 coins.

Ria, Born to Roam (I)

Meet with the wayfaring girl in Sunshade to begin and then defeat Ne’er-do-well in Sunshade to complete this side quest. You will require Provoke or Challenge ability for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 1500 coins and a Magic Nut.

Ria, Born to Roam (II)

Meet with Ria again in Wellspring and deliver the required letter to her. You will need Steal or Purchase ability for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 6600 coins and a Magic Nut.

Ria, Born to Roam (III)

Meet Ria again in Marsalim and bring her the Chieftain’s Schedule. The Chieftain is located in Marsalim. You will need Inquire and Scrutinize ability and upon completion, you will get 11000 coins, a Magic Nut and Princess’s Coat.

Rite of Passage

Meet with the aspiring hunter in S’warkii. You will have to get ‘Where the Giant Boar Roams’ from the roving Naturalist located in the north of S’warkii. Deliver it to the aspiring hunter to complete the side quest. You will receive 1500 coins and a Refreshing Jam as a reward. Scrutinize or Inquire are the required abilities for this side quest.

Setting Out

Meet with the pensive girl in Stillsnow to start this side quest. For completing, you must defeat the pathetic father. Challenge or Provoke is the required abilities and upon completion, you are rewarded with 3300 coins and Alluring Ribbon.

Sir Miles, Servant of the Flame (I)

Meet with Miles in Flamesgrace to start this side quest. You will be required to get Rumors of a Knight Adante from Former Knight Adante located in Flamesgrace’s Cathedral to complete this side quest. You will need Scrutinize or Inquire abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will get 1500 coins and a Nourishing Nut as rewards.

Sir Miles, Servant of the Flame (II)

Meet with Miles again in Stillsnow and this time you must defeat him. You will need Provoke or Challenge ability and upon completion, you will be rewarded with 6600 coins and a Nourishing Nut.

Sparks of Revolution

Meet with the stern guardsman in Borderfall to begin this side quest. For completion of this side quest, you have two different ways. First, you can choose to bring Project Plans from the enlightened aristocrat located in Borderfall to pauper revolutionary who is in Borderfall.

Second, you can choose to steal all pauper revolutionary’s weapons in Borderfall. Depending on which method you pick, you will need Scrutinize or Inquire or Steal abilities. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 2000 coins.

The Bandit Code

Meet with the veteran brigand in Borderfall to begin. You will be required to guide the faltering youth to him to complete the side quest. Guide or Allure is the required abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 2400 coins and Blazon of Protection.

The Bouncer

Meet with the hired barkeep in Sunshade to begin the quest and then defeat the drunken bouncer to complete it. You will need Provoke or Challenge abilities and upon completion, you will be rewarded with 1500 coins and a Fortifying Nut.

The Innocent Inmate

Meet with the innocent inmate in Flamesgrace. You have two ways to complete this side quest. Either you can get an ‘Eyewitness Account’ from the witness in Flamesgrace or you can steal the dungeon key from the drunken soldier in Flamesgrace. For the first method, you will need Scrutinize or Inquire abilities while Steal is required for the second method. Upon completion, you will need 1500 coins and a Tough Nut as a reward.

The Merchant’s Path

Meet with the merchantry master in Goldshore to begin this side quest. You will be required to get ‘A Safe Route’ from the knowledgeable traveler located in the west of Goldshore Coast. You will need Scrutinize or Inquire abilities for completion. You will receive 11000 coins, Slippery Nut and Light Nut as rewards.

The Pilgrims’ Plight

Meet with the kindly cleric in Saintsbridge to begin the side quest. You will be required to defeat Ruffian on East Saintsbridge Travers to complete it. Abilities required for completion are Provoke or Challenge. You will be rewarded with 6600 coins and Refreshing Jam.

The Price of Vengeance

Meet with luckless sellsword in Noblecourt to start the side quest. To complete this side quest, you will be required to defeat three targets. Your targets are crest-bearing drunk in Atlasdam, crest-bearing ruffian in Goldshore and crest-bearing swindler in Duskbarrow. You will need Challenge or Provoke abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 6500 coins and Veteran’s Helm.

The Prisoner’s Plea

Meet with Kevin in Marsalim to begin this side quest. Bring him Lara’s new Life from her located in Grandport to complete it. You will need Inquire or Scrutinize ability for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 300 coins and Revitalizing Jam.

The Prodigious Painting

Meet the art lover in Atlasdam and get the final masterpiece for him from the landscape artist located in East Saintsbridge Traverse. You will need Steal or Purchase abilities for this side quest. You will be rewarded with 13000 coins for completion.

The Slumbering Giant

Meet the diligent student in Flamesgrace to begin the side quest. He will ask you to defeat Jotunn in Hoarfrost Grotto. You can find its entrance in Western Flamesgrace Wilds. You will be rewarded 4500 coins and Calamity Spear for your trouble.

The Wayward Son

Meet the miserable mother in Orewell who will ask you to guide the stern Knight to her. You will need Allure or Guide abilities for this side quest. You will be rewarded with Olive of Life.

The Weaver’s Predicament

Meet Gendy in Quarrycrest for this side quest. You will have to obtain “A Use of Textiles” for Gendy from the fashionable traveler located in Noblecourt. You will need Scrutinize or Inquire abilities for this side quest. You will be rewarded with 6500 coins and Weaver’s Charm.

The Worrywart

Meet with Worrywart in Saintsbridge to begin this side quest. You will have to acquire ‘Early Ice Thawing’ from the assiduous scholar located in East Saintsbridge Traverse for Worrywart. You will need Scrutinize or Inquire ability for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 6600 coins, Invigorating Nut, and Resistant Nut.

Theracio’s Tutelage (I)

Meet Theracio in Atlasdam to begin this side quest. You will be required to defeat the shifty moneylender in Atlasdam to complete the side quest. Provoke or Challenge is the required abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 1500 coins and Invigorating Nut.

Theracio’s Tutelage (II)

Meet Theracio again in Noblecourt. He will now ask you to bring him the Tools of Learning from the junk collector located in Noblecourt. You will need Steal or Purchase ability for this. Upon completion, you will receive 6600 coins and Invigorating Nut.

Up to No Good

Meet the elderly shopowner in Stonegard who will ask you to defeat Tobias. Tobias is also located in Stonegard. Provoke or Challenge are the required abilities for this side quest. Upon completion, you will receive 5000 coins and Guardian Amulet.

Way through the Woods

Meet the Genteel Madam in S’warkii to begin this side quest. You must guide the quest giver to her industrious husband who is located in Bolderfall. Guide or Allure will be required for this side quest. Upon completion, you will be rewarded with 1500 coins, Magical Nut, and Critical Nut.

We are adding more side quests to this guide. Check back soon to find more side quests added to our Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide.

This concludes our Octopath Traveler Side Quests Guide. If you want to add anything to this guide, feel free to use the comments section below!