Xenoblade Chronicles X Off the Record Hidden Mission Guide

In Xenoblade Chronicles X, to complete the optional mission ‘Off the Record’; you need to acquire Level-5 in any of the Blade Field Skill. Furthermore, do note that the mission only appears after you hit Level-4 with one of the Blade Field Skills.

For more help on Xenoblade Chronicles X, read our Lobsters Locations Guide, Affinity Missions Guide and Skell License Exams Guide.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Off the Record Hidden Mission

This guide details everything you need to know about completing ‘Off the Record’ optional mission in Xenoblade Chronicles X:

The first thing that you need to know is that you need to solve riddles which will allow you to acquire Level-5 and complete the said mission.


Riddle #1

“In the court of the forest gods, a brood of sentinels here do flock.”

You need to find Sentinel’s Nest which is situated on the east side of Divine Roost in Noctilum.

Riddle #2

“Across the table where titans feast hides an insect you must defeat.”

You need to find and defeat Calore who can be located in the Infernal Ledges Cave in Cauldros; near the northwest edge of Titan’s Table.

Riddle #3

“If you seek a pure white shell, to the east does it now dwell.”

You need to head over to Oblivia and gather White Forfex Shells from there.

Riddle #4

“In fields of green in New LA, ask in the morning to find the way.”

During morning-time, you need to head over to the Residential District and speak with Solan near Deliverance Park.


Riddle #1

“Soar deep into the skies and seek the forgotten land’s ultimate peak.”

For this, you need to acquire yourself with a Flying Skell and explore Mount Edge Peak in Oblivia.

Riddle #2

“After dawn o’er land of white, a rare red foe appears to smite.”

For this, you need to eliminate Lyla’s Galdr who can be found on the east side of Lake Ciel in Sylvalum from 05:00 to 07:00 underneath the Noctilucent Sphere.

Riddle #3

“Etchings of ancient beasts to find? Seek a stony shore in fired climes.”

You need to head over to eastern side of Cauldros and find Savage Sketches.

Riddle #4

“In suburban glory in a setting sun, the afflicted tell of what’s to come.”

You need to head over to Residential District in the evening and speak with Solan there.


Riddle #1

“Take this elevated corn to hand, atop the peaks of a delusional land.”

You need to head over to the very top of Delusion Mountains in Sylvalum and gather Pale Maize from there.

Riddle #2

“Atop the forest’s eternal cascade, a bitter baron awaits the blade.”

You need to head over to the west side of Everwhelm Falls in Noctilum and eliminate multiple Acid Diluses found there.

Riddle #3

“Above an early land do hover, courting birds whose seal you covet.”

You either need to head over to Primordia or Oblivia and collect Auravis Courtship Feathers from there.

Riddle #4

“Where ordnance takes first breath, collect your spoils after sunset.”

For the final riddle, you need to head over to Outfitter’s Test Hangar during night and speak with Solan there.

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