Final Fantasy XV Side Quests Guide – FFXV Side Quests Locations, How to Complete

Final Fantasy XV is out now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There is so much do in the game that it may keep you busy till the next one comes out. One of the elements in the game is side quests. They are easy to do and get you XP and different rewards and upgrades.

For more help on Final Fantasy XV, read out our Dynamo Locations Guide, Ifrit Boss Battle Guide, and Regalia Type-F Guide.

Final Fantasy XV Side Quests Guide

Cid Sophiar, Master Mechanic
Location: Hammerhead Outpost
Reward: 500 EXP, Drain Lance II

Speak with Cid to get this missions and get a junk metal to him. They are easily found in the bushes by the road.

A Better Engine Blade
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 500 EXP, Engine Blade II

Speak with Cid and get a Rusted Bit, they easily available in scrap piles and dungeons.

A Better Engine Blade
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 800 EXP, Engine Blade III

Get the glass gemstone, it will take some time so be patient.

A Better Drain Lance II
Location: Hammerhead Post
Reward: 800 XP, Drain Lance III

Get coeurl whiskers by defeating coeurls to upgrade Drain Lance I,II.

Buried Memories
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 5,000 EXP, 1 Leiden Sweet Potato, 1 Fine Cleigne Wheat, 1 Ulwaat Berries, 3,000 gil

Speak with Coctura and get the barriers she wants.

Scenic Delivery
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 300 EXP,2 Gighee Ham, 2 Leiden Potato, 2 Sheep Milk, 2 Funguar

Buy Lucian Tomato and take it to Cid.

Photo Op: Mountain
Location: Longwythe Peak
Reward: 200 EXP

Take the picture of the strange mountain for Prompto.

Photo Op: Quey
Location: Vannath Coast
Reward: 200 EXP

Near the Galdin Quay Prompto will once again ask you to take the picture of the strange mountain.

Kitty Catering
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 600 EXP, Dragon Scales

Speak with the cat at the Galdin Quay and get her some cat food from the nearby restaurant.

Broken Down
Location: South of Longwythe Rest Area
Reward: 300 EXP, 500 gil

Move south from Longwythe down the main road to find a man with a broken down car. Give him a repair kit to complete the quest.

Highway Helper
Location: The Weaverwilds
Reward: 300 EXP, 500 gil

Go north on the green road and past The Three Valleys to reach a split in the road. You will see a broken down car, give the owner a repair kit.

Gone Hunting
Location: Longwythe Rest Area
Reward: 500 EXP, 10 Hi-Potion

Speak to the man outside Three Z’s Motel in Longwythe.

Hunters and Gatherers
Location: Longwythe Rest Area
Reward: 500 EXP, 10 Hi-Potion

Speak with Takka and go to the indicated area, kill the Daggerquills there and bring back the breasts.

The Aspiring Artisan
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 500 EXP, Amethyst Bracelet

Speak with Dino at Galdin Quay to kick start the mission, go to Longwythe Peak and collect the item he is looking for.

Search and Rescue
Location: The Three Valleys
Reward: 300 EXP, 500 Gil

Near  The Weaverwilds and The Three Valleys there is a man who needs you help. He will cry out to you so help him to complete the quest.

Palpable Pain
Location: The Three Valleys
Reward: 350 EXP, 900 Gil

Go south to the Norduscaen Blockade parking spot and look for an injured woman inside a ruined building. Help her to complete the quest.

Tired of Running
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 300 EXP, 500 Gil

Near the Prairie Outpost and the Norduscaen Blockage parking spot, look for some storage crates. There is a man near the crates that needs a potion. Help him to complete the quest.

Dust to Dust
Location: Prairie Outpost
Reward: 600 XP, 5 Mega-Potion

Complete the gone hunting side quest first to trigger this one. Go north of Prarie Outpost and speak with Dave.  Follow the map and you will come across a large tree, Anak and Daggerquill are nearby. Kill them and return to the tree, look inside the car to find the dog tags.

The Ever Regal Regalia
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 150 EXP, Aero Wax

Finish chapter one and speak with Cindy at the Hammerhead.

Scraps of Mystery II
Location: Prairie Outpost
Reward: Sylvester’s Map Piece B

Go to the Prairie and get the map near the arms dealer. Follow the map to find the treasure.

The Ever Gleaming Regalia
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 600 EXP, Fiberglass Coating

Go to Alstor Slough when you are in Chapter 3. The item you are looking for is near the car behind the shack.

Emergency Delivery
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 1,000 EXP, 5 Cleigne Wheat, 5 Killer Tomato, 5 Saxham Rice

Go to Duscae and get garula sirloins for Takka.

A Stone Studded Stunner
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 1,000 EXP, Heliodor Bracelet

Speak with Dino on the docks of Galdin Quay. Follow the waypoint on your map to find the gem for Dino. Look in the south, west, and north of the search area, there are three gems here.

Reliable Royalty
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 1,500 EXP, Sapphire Bracelet

Speak with Dino at Galdin Quay to start this side quest. Once again, he needs the stone and will guide you in the direction. Go to the marked location to find the stone. But beware, lots of enemies in the area.

Everyone Loves Beans
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 1,500 EXP, 5 Leiden Pepper, 5 Hulldagh Nutmeg, 5 Killer Tomator

You need to help Takka find beans; Go to the marked location and find the beans.

No Pain, No Gem
Location: Galdin Quay
Reward: 2,000 EXP, Ruby Bracelet

Speak with Dino on the docks of Galdin Quay. He needs another gem so head to the markd location to find the gem.

Lestallum’s Finest
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 2,000 EXP, 2 Griffon Breasts, 5 Saxham Rice, 5 Schier Turmeric

Speak with Takka and go get a rare ingredient only found in Lestallum’s market.

The Ever Valorous Regalia
Location: The Vesperpool
Reward: 1,000 EXP, Supercharger

Speak with Cindy and get a supercharger from the Vesperpool area.  Head to the marked area on the map but beware of enemies.

The Ever Illustrious Regalia
Location: Hammerhead
Reward: 3,000 EXP, headlights

Speak with Cindy once again after completing the previous. This side quest is not easy to make sure you are ready for combat as you will have to traverse a dungeon to get your loot.  We recommend level 45 before heading to the marked location.

Wild Beasts on the Open Road
Location: Alstor Slough
Reward: 500 EXP, 1,500 gil

The road that leads north to Coernix Station, near Digythe Haven, you will find broken car. Give the owner of the car a repair kit to complete the quest.

Where the Wilds Chocobos Are
Location: Wiz Chocobo Post
Reward: 500 EXP, Xelphatol Apple Seeds, Doman Plum Pits, Mamook Pear Seeds

You need to complete Friend of a Feather and A Behemoth Undertaking before you can play this one.  Speak with the head rancher of the Chocobo post to trigger this quest.  He wants you to take a picture of a wild Chocobo so head to the location where you slayed the behemoth.

Bird on the Brink
Location: Wiz Chocobo Post
Reward: 1,000 EXP, Curiel Greens

Speak with Wiz and help the sick Chocobo to complete the quest.

Final Resting Plains
Location: Coernix Station – Alstor
Reward: 800 EXP, 10 Elixir

Speak with Dave near the Coernix Station; he wants you to get a tag but you need more information. Speak with The Crow’s Nest owner to get more details that will help you find the tag.

A Feathery Feast
Location: Wiz Chocobo Post
Reward: 1,500 EXP, New Food Sold

Get the aegir root for Wiz to complete this side quest.

Fishing Buddies
Location: Alstor Slough
Reward: 1,500 EXP, Knife T. Tonberry

Speak with the fishermen near the southern shore of the Alstor Slough lake.

Chase the Chocobo
Location: Wiz Chocobo Post
Reward: 2,000 EXP, Valfruit Seeds, O’Ghomoro Berry Seeds,, Cieldalaes Pineapple Seeds, Han Lemon Seeds

Wiz wants you to help another bird that is injured. Head to the marked location to find the bird.

A Rocky End
Location: Cauthess Rest Area
Reward: 1,000 EXP, 10 Hi-Elixir

Speak with Dave at the Cauthess Rest Area; search for the tags on the marked area.

The Professor’s Protege
Location: Coernix Station – Alstor
Reward: 3,000 EXP, Star Pendant

Speak with the professor and go to the Altsor Slough to find five red frogs.

Friends of a Feather
Location: Coernix Station – Alstor
Reward: 1,500 XP, Chocobo Whistle

Drive to the Chocobo post in Duscae after agreeing to go there when Prompto asks to. A marker will appear on the map so you need to follow. There is a beast terrorizing the area which has caused the rental service to shut down. Go to marked locations and follow the instructions to complete the quest.

The Professor’s Protege II
Location: Cauthess Rest Area
Reward: 4,000 EXP, Rainbow Pendant

Once again, the professor wants you to find the frogs but this time yellow. Go the marked location to find the frogs.

Location: Wiz Chocobo Post
Reward: 500 EXP

Look for the man sightseeing at the far end of Chocobo Post. Speak to him and then go to Disc of Cauthess. Follow the location on the map to complete this quest.

Photo Op: Disk
Location: Cauthess, the Disk
Reward: 250 EXP

Drive past the Disk and Prompto will ask you to take a picture.

Photo Op: Crag
Location: Saxham Outpost
Reward: 250 EXP

Drive past the Saxham Outpost and Prompto will ask you to take a picture.

The Perfect Landscape
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 1,000 EXP, 5,000 gil

Complete Burdun of Expectations and speak with the man at the lookout in Lestallum to start this quest. Follow the waypoint and take the pictures.

Photo Op: Lestallum
Location: Kelbass Grasslands
Reward: 250 EXP

Drive through the Kelbass Grasslands between caps Wainterre and Narcie. Take the picture when Prompto asks you.

Photo Op: Beacon
Location: Cape Caem Lighthouse
Reward: 300 EXP

Prompto will ask you take a picture when the gang is on a path near the Cape Caem lighthouse.

Photo Op: Lakefront
Location: The Vesperpool
Reward: 300 EXP

You need to drive through Vesperpool and take a picture when Prompto asks.

Mind the Trap
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 1,500 EXP

Speak with the boy working with his grandfather in the marketplace in Lestallum. Now go to the Taelpar rest area and speak with the hunter. Help him dismantle traps to complete this quest.

Van, Interrupted
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,000 EXP

Speak with the merchant in Lestallum to start this quest. Get the cargo from the broken truck to complete this quest.

An Eye for Islands
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 1,500 EXP, 7,500 gil

Complete the Perfect Landscape before starting this mission. Speak with Vyv for a picture assignment.

On the Hunter for a Harvest
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,000 EXP

Help Furloch Farms owner improve his harvest.

Wild About Onions
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,500 EXP

Get Furloch Farms owner the onions he needs.

Aftermath of the Astral War
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,000 EXP, 10,000 gil

Complete the Eye for Islands before starting this mission.  Do the picture assignment to complete this quest.

Of Gods and Kings
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,500 EXP, 12,5000 gil

Complete the previous quest to start this one; Speak with Vyv for another picture assignment.

Ace of Carapace
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 1,500 EXP

Speak with arms dealer in Lestallum to start this mission. Head south to slay the bulettes to complete this quest.

Van, Interrupted Again
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,500 EXP

Talk to the same merchant in Lestallum and repeat the same process again. Get the cargo from the broken down truck.

Swallowed by Shadows
Location: Taelpar Rest Area
Reward: 1,200 EXP, 10 Hi-Elixir

Speak with Dave at the Taelpar Rest Area; search the marked area for the dog tags.

Tails Spin
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 2,000 EXP

Speak with the arms dealer in Lestallum and go to the marked location to slay the beasts.

Vyv Volcanic Inspiration
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 3,600 EXP, 15,000 gil

Complete Of Gods and Kings before starting this mission.  Complete this picture assignment by Vyv.

A Place to Call Home
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 3,500 EXP, 17,500 gil

Complete the previous quest to start this one, another picture assignment from Vvy.

Vegging Out
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 3,000 EXP

The Furloch Farms owner needs an aromatic root so head to the marked location to find one.

A Feline Feast
Location: Cape Caem
Reward: 1,200 EXP, Sky Gemstone

You will find the cat behind the tower at Cape Caem after Chapter 7. Get the cat something to eat to complete this quest.

Crazy About Cactuars
Location: Cape Caem
Reward: 2,000 EXP

Speak with Talcott and get the Cactuars for him from the marked location.

A Cactuette of Mortar
Location: Cape Caem
Reward: 2,000 EXP

By the item from Lestallum marketplace.

A Backwoods Burial
Location: Old Lestallum
Reward: 1,500 EXP, 10 Phoenix Down

Speak with Dave in Old Lestallum, go to the marked area to look for the dog tags.

Washed Away
Location: Old Lestallum
Reward: 1,800 EXP, 10 Phoenix Down

Speak with Dave and go to the marked search area to find the dog tags.

Fishing, Naturally
Location: River Wennath Fishing Spot
Reward: 2,000 EXP, Butterfly Edge

Speak with the fishermen River Wennath Fishing Spot and catch a cherrycomb trout for him.

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 4,000 EXP, 20,000 gil

Complete A Place to Call Home before starting this mission.  Speak with Vyv for another assignment.

The Professor’s Protege – Giantoad
Location: Old Lestallum
Reward: 5,000 EXP, Moon Pendant

Talk to professor Sania in Old Lestallum and get her a slimy oil.

Malamalam Thicket
Reward: 3,000 XP, Scepter of the Pious

Start this side quest with Iris in the car so she would join you inside. We recommened level 35 at least before starting this dunegon.

Mountains of Misfortune
Location: Meldacio Hunter HQ
Reward: 2,000 EXP, 5 Megalixir

Speak with Dave by the Meldacio Hunter HQ and follow the map to the marked searched are for the tags.

Steam Valve Inspection
Location: Lestallum Power Plant
Reward: 2,000 EXP, 2,500 gil

Clear Lestallum powerplant of Daemons and speak with Holly. Inspect the company steam valve.

Power to the Pylons
Location: Lestallum Power Plant
Reward: 3,000 EXP, 5,000 gil

Help Holly again after completing the previous quest.

The Perfect Cup
Location: Lestallum
Reward: 4,000 EXP

Complete the Power Plant missions and leave Lestallum, this will trigger another side quest. Follow the marker to reach the vendor.

Symbol of Peace
Location: Xona Resbenxiale Dolsare
Reward: 1,000 EXP

You need to find Luna’s dress so head up the stairs after entering Altissia.

Photo Op: Bar
Location: Xone Resbenxiale Dolsare
Reward: 400 EXP

Go to Maagho bar in Altissia during the day to take a picture.

Photo Op: Park
Location: Xone Resbenxiale Dolsare
Reward: 400 EXP

Go to the park with the large narhal sculpture to take the picture.

Photo Op: Palace
Location: Xone Resbenxiale Dolsare
Reward: 400 EXP

Walk near the end of the teal gondola route and take the picture.

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