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How to unlock and upgrade Relic and Anima weapons in Final Fantasy XIV

Saga of the Zodiac Weapons

Quest: The Weaponsmith of Legend

Note: This quest begins the story arc for Relics. It is required for all versions of A Relic Reborn to become available

Prerequisites: Complete the Main Scenario Quest:
The Ultimate Weapon (The Praetorium) from Raubahn at Northern Thanalan (X:15,Y:16)

How to Unlock: Ul'dahn Sidequest (Level 50):
The Weaponsmith of Legend from Nedrick Ironheart at Western Thanalan (X:11,Y:14)

Quest: A Relic Reborn - Obtaining your Relic

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned.

Prerequisites: Complete the Ul'dahn Sidequest (Level 50):
The Weaponsmith of Legend from Nedrick Ironheart at Western Thanalan (X:11,Y:14)
Complete all class and job quests for your job of choice.

Further Requirements: This quest will require unlocking Amdapor Keep.
A Relic Reborn: The Chimera and A Relic Reborn: The Hydra will be unlocked during this quest.
This quest will require obtaining a bottle of Radz-At-Han Quenching Oil for 30 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics from Auriana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)

How to Unlock: Job Quest depending on your choice of weapon:
A Relic Reborn (Bravura) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Warrior
A Relic Reborn (Curtana) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Paladin
A Relic Reborn (Sphairai) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Monk
A Relic Reborn (Gae Bolg) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Dragoon
A Relic Reborn (Yoshimitsu) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Ninja
A Relic Reborn (Stardust Rod) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Black Mage
A Relic Reborn (Thyrus) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for White Mage
A Relic Reborn (Artemis Bow) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Bard
A Relic Reborn (The Veil of Wiyu) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Summoner
A Relic Reborn (Omnilex) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) for Scholar

Relic Upgrade: Zenith

Note: There is no quest attached to this upgrade. It can be performed at any time after obtaining a Relic Weapon. Upgrading a Relic Weapon to Zenith for the first time will unlock the follow-up quest Up in Arms.

Prerequisites: Obtain a Relic Weapon through any of the Job Quests A Relic Reborn (see above)

How to Unlock: Obtain 3 bottles of Thavnairian Mist for 40 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each from Auriana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)
Access the Furnace at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20) and exchange the Relic Weapon and bottles of Thavnairian Mist for the upgraded Relic Weapon Zenith. Each Job's Relic Weapon requires 3 bottles of Thavnairian Mist to upgrade, with the exception of Paladin, where these are split between Curtana (2) and Holy Shield (1).

Quest: Up in Arms

Note: Completing this quest will permanently unlock the ability to obtain Atma when completing FATEs in certain areas using a Relic Weapon Zenith.
The quest will no longer be active in your Duty List upon completion, however you can consult the list of areas where Atma can be obtained from the Up in Arms entry in your Journal.
Completing this quest will also unlock the ability to upgrade a Relic Weapon Zenith to a Relic Weapon Atma.

Prerequisites: Obtain a Relic Weapon through any of these Job Quests: A Relic Reborn (all jobs) from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)
Upgrade it to a Relic Weapon Zenith using the Furnace at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
Up in Arms from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)

Relic Upgrade: Atma

Note: There is no quest attached to this upgrade. It can be performed at any time after completing the quest Up in Arms, providing that requirements are satisfied. Upgrading a Relic Weapon to Atma for the first time will unlock the follow-up quest Trials of the Braves.

Prerequisites: Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Up in Arms from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)

How to Unlock: Obtain all 12 Atma (one of each type) by doing FATEs in specific zones with a Relic Weapon Zenith equipped:
Atma of the Goat: East Shroud
Atma of the Scorpion: Southern Thanalan
Atma of the Scales: Central Thanalan
Atma of the Fish: Lower La Noscea
Atma of the Twins: Western Thanalan
Atma of the Bull: Eastern Thanalan
Atma of the Water-bearer: Upper La Noscea
Atma of the Maiden: Central Shroud
Atma of the Crab: Western La Noscea
Atma of the Archer: North Shroud
Atma of the Lion: Outer La Noscea
Atma of the Ram: Middle La Noscea
Exchange the 12 Atma and your choice of Relic Weapon Zenith to Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19), who will upgrade it to a Relic Weapon Atma

Quest: Trials of the Braves

Note: Completing this quest will permanently unlock the ability to obtain Trials of the Braves books for 100 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each from G'jusana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:7).
The quest will no longer be active in your Duty List upon completion.
Completing this quest will also unlock the ability to upgrade a Relic Weapon Atma to a Relic Weapon Animus.

Prerequisites: Upgrade a Relic Weapon Zenith to a Relic Weapon Atma

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
Trials of the Braves from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Relic Upgrade: Animus

Note: There is no quest attached to this upgrade. It can be performed at any time after completing the quest Trials of the Braves, providing that requirements are satisfied. Upgrading a Relic Weapon to Animus for the first time will unlock the follow-up quest Celestial Radiance.

Prerequisites: Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Trials of the Braves from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

How to Unlock: Complete all challenges from all 9 Trials of the Braves books obtained from G'jusana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:7). The books can be completed in any order depending on which stat you want to raise first.
Present your fully upgraded Relic Weapon Atma to Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19), who will upgrade it to a Relic Weapon Animus

Quest: Celestial Radiance & Star Light, Star Bright

Note: Completing these quests will permanently unlock the ability to obtain Sphere Scrolls from Hubairtin at Central Thanalan (X:23,Y:13) and infuse them with Materia using Alexandrite.
Completing these quests will permanently unlock the ability to obtain Alexandrite when completing FATEs using a Relic Weapon Animus.
These quests will no longer be active in your Duty List upon completion.
Completing these quests will also unlock the ability to upgrade a Relic Weapon Animus to a Relic Weapon Novus.

Prerequisites: Upgrade a Relic Weapon Atma to a Relic Weapon Animus

Further Requirements: These quests will require to obtain 3 bottles of Superior Enchanted Ink for 50 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each from Auriana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quests (Level 50)
Celestial Radiance from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)
Star Light, Star Bright from Hubairtin at Central Thanalan (X:23,Y:13)

Relic Upgrade: Novus

Note: There is no quest attached to this upgrade. It can be performed at any time after completing the quest Star Light, Star Bright, providing that requirements are satisfied.
You can customize the stats of your Relic Weapon Novus by choosing which type of Materia to infuse the Sphere Scroll with. Each Materia infused only confers 1 point to the Sphere Scroll, regardless of grade. You may distribute 75 points across a maximum of 5 different stats. Each stat has a hard cap that cannot be exceeded.
Primary stats (Strength, Dexterity, Vitality, Mind and Intelligence) will be upgraded to Item Level 110 values, all other stats will be replaced with your selection. In the case of Thyrus Animus and Omnilex Animus, base Accuracy will be preserved.
Infusing several Materia of the same type will progressively reduce the chances of success to a minimum of 50% and eventually require Materia of a higher grade. Success rate is restored to 100% when the required Materia grade changes. Alexandrite is not consumed when an infusion fails, only the Materia is lost.
Alexandrite can be obtained from completing FATEs with a Relic Weapon Animus equipped as well as from Mysterious Maps. Mysterious Maps can be obtained daily from the repeatable quest Morbid Motivations (see below) or purchased anytime for 75 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics from Auriana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)
Upgrading a Relic Weapon to Novus for the first time will unlock the follow-up quest Mmmmmm, Soulglazed Relics.

Prerequisites: Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Star Light, Star Bright from Hubairtin at Central Thanalan (X:23,Y:13)

How to Unlock: Obtain a Sphere Scroll for your weapon of choice.
Obtain 75 Alexandrites and infuse 75 materia of your choice.
Present your fully infused Sphere Scroll and your Relic Weapon Animus to Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19), who will upgrade it to a Relic Weapon Novus

Morbid Motivation (Repeatable Daily)

Note: This quest allows you to obtain a Mysterious Map (which always rewards an Alexandrite) after completing a dungeon in Duty Roulette: Expert.
Once the quest is completed, it can not be obtained again until the next daily reset.

Prerequisites: Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Celestial Radiance from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

How to Unlock: Gridanian Sidequest (Level 50):
One Man's Trash from Ealdwine at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Where to Find It Once Unlocked: Brangwine in Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:6)

Quest: Mmmmmm, Soulglazed Relics

Note: Completing this quest will permanently unlock the ability to have a Relic Weapon Novus soulglazed by Jalzahn and gather light with it.
Completing this quest will permanently unlock the ability to redo stat allocation on a Relic Weapon Novus or Relic Weapon Nexus by obtaining a new Sphere Scroll and redoing the whole infusion process with Alexandrite and materia.

Prerequisites: Upgrade a Relic Weapon Animus to a Relic Weapon Novus

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
Mmmmmm, Soulglazed Relics from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Relic Upgrade: Nexus

Notes: There is no quest attached to this upgrade. It can be performed at any time after completing the quest Mmmmmm, Soulglazed Relics, providing that requirements are satisfied. Light values have been increased in patch 2.5 and again in patch 3.0.

Prerequisites: Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Mmmmmm, Soulglazed Relics from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

How to Unlock:
Have your Relic Weapon Novus soulglazed by Jalzahn
Complete various content with your soulglazed Relic Weapon Novus equipped to gather light.
The amount of light gathered depends on the content completed and possibly also the time spent completing it.
You need a total of 2000 points of light gathered to complete the attunement process.

Light values
Feeble Light: 8 point
Gentle Light: 16 points
Bright Light: 32 points
Brilliant Light: 48 points
Blinding Light: 96 points
Light of a Newborn Star: 128 points

You can determine your progress by using the Zodiac Glass to examine your weapon. The various tiers indicate these amounts of light gathered:

Attunement Tiers
No Activity: 0 - 199
Indisctinct Activity: 200 - 399
Faint Activity: 400 - 599
Slight Activity: 600 - 799
Modest Activity: 800 - 999
Distinct Activity: 1000 - 1199
Robust Activity: 1200 - 1399
Vigorous Activity: 1400 - 1599
Intense Activity: 1600 - 1799
Extreme Activity: 1800 - 1999
Bursting Activity: 2000+ (Complete)

Quest: Wherefore Art Thou, Zodiac

Note: This quest unlocks 4 repeatable sub-quests which reward items that are required to perform the next Relic Weapon upgrade.

Prerequisites: Upgrade a Relic Weapon Novus to a Relic Weapon Nexus

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
Wherefore Art Thou, Zodiac from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Follow-up Quests:
A Ponze of Flesh from Papana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:7)
Labor of Love from Guiding Star at Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:6)
Method in His Malice from Adkin at Central Tanalan (X:23,Y:13)
A Treasured Mother from Brangwine at Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:6)

Relic Upgrade: Zodiac Weapon

Note: This final relic upgrade requires key item ingredients obtained from completing the 4 repeatable sub-quests. These quests all involve obtaining specific rare items through a variety of methods. Completing all 4 sub-quests unlocks the final quest His Dark Materia. Subsequent relics can be upgraded by completing the 4 sub-quests again and visiting Jalzahn to perform the upgrade.

Prerequisites:
• Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
Wherefore Art Thou, Zodiac from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

• Complete each Zodiac Weapon Side Story Repeatable Sub-Quests once:
A Ponze of Flesh from Papana at Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:7)
1. Deliver a Bombard core, a bottle of sacred spring water, and a Bronze Lake crystal to Papana.
2. Deliver rare Key Item drops from Dzemael Darkhold and Brayflox's Longstop (Hard) to Papana.
3. Deliver rare Key Item drops from Halatali (Hard) and Snowcloak to Papana.
4. Deliver a Furnace Ring HQ and a bundle of Perfect Firewood HQ to Papana.
Labor of Love from Guiding Star at Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:6)
1. Deliver a lump of Allagan resin to Guiding Star.
2. Deliver rare Key Item drops from the Aurum Vale and Haukke Manor (Hard) to Guiding Star.
3. Deliver rare Key Item drops from the Lost City of Amdapor and Sastasha (Hard) to Guiding Star.
4. Deliver a Perfect Mortar HQ and a Perfect Pestle HQ to Guiding Star.
5. Deliver a Bombard core and a bottle of sacred spring water to Guiding Star.
Method in His Malice from Adkin at Central Tanalan (X:23,Y:13)
1. Deliver rare Key Item drop from the Wanderer's Palace to Adkin.
2. Deliver rare Key Item drop from Copperbell Mines (Hard) to Adkin.
3. Deliver rare Key Item drop from Hullbreaker Isle to Adkin.
4. Deliver rare Key Item drop from the Sunken Temple of Qarn (Hard) to Adkin.
5. Deliver a page of Perfect Vellum HQ and a pinch of Perfect Pounce HQ to Adkin.
6. Deliver a Bombard core and a bottle of sacred spring water and a pinch of furite sand to Adkin.
A Treasured Mother from Brangwine at Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:6)
1. Deliver a Bombard core, a bottle of sacred spring water, and a brass kettle to Brangwine.
2. Deliver rare Key Item drops from Amdapor Keep, Pharos Sirius and the Tam-Tara Deepcroft (Hard) to Brangwine.
3. Deliver rare Key Item drop from the Stone Vigil (Hard) to Brangwine.
4. Deliver a tailor-made eel pie HQ and a piece of Perfect Cloth HQ to Brangwine.

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
His Dark Materia from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)

Notes on sub-quests:
• These quests can be completed in any order. It is recommended to start all 4 quests together so that objectives can be completed in parallel.
• Two quests require Sacred spring water at the begining while the other two require these at the end of the sequence. As the cost of this item is likely to bottleneck your progress, it is recommended to plan your distribution based on the other quest objectives: Start with A Ponze of Flesh and follow up with A Treasured Mother in order to open up a maximum of dungeon objectives, which will provide a means of earning tomestones for the last two items while gathering the required key items.
Bombard cores are purchased for 20 000 Grand Company Seals each and can be purchased before starting any of the above quests. A total of 4 are required.
Perfect Mortar HQ, Perfect Pestle HQ, Perfect Pounce HQ, Perfect Cloth HQ, Perfect Vellum HQ, Perfect Firewood HQ, Furnace Ring HQ and Tailor-made eel pie HQ are all crafted items which can be obtained before starting any of the above quests. One of each are required. In order to craft them, ingredients obtained through desynthesis of Aged items purchased at the Silver Bazaar, as well as big fish and high-level gathered ingredients are required, involving all crafting and gathering classes and all desynthesis specialties.
Sacred spring water are purchased for 1 600 Allagan Tomestones of Soldiery each from Auriana, and can only be purchased once the quests are underway. A total of 4 are required.
• The brass kettle, Bronze Lake crystal, furite sand and Allagan resin are purchased from various vendor NPCs for 100 000 Gil each. These can only be purchased once the quests are underway. One of each is required.
• The key items obtained from dungeons have a small chance of dropping after completing the requested dungeons (you should see the item obtained bubble similar to Atma drops while the game loads you out of the dungeon). The drop rate varies between 10-25% according to various testimonies. These items will only drop while the quest objectives are active, however it is not required to enter the dungeon as a specific class/job. It is not necessary to use your Relic to complete these dungeons.

Additional Requirements: The quest A Treasured Mother also requires completing the Gridanian Sidequest:
One Man's Trash from Ealdwine at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)
This is the quest that unlocks the repeatable quest Morbid Motivations. chances are you've already done this as a means of acquiring Alexandrite for the Novus upgrade. Note that if the quest Morbid Motivations is underway, you will need to complete it or abandon it for Ealdwine to offer starting the quest A Treasured Mother.

Quest: Rise and Shine

Note: This quest unlocks the ability to obtain Mahatmas for 50 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each from Remon at Swiftperch. These must be awakened one at a time through a process identical to light farming for the Relic Weapon Nexus upgrade previously.

Prerequisites: Upgrade a Relic Weapon Nexus to a Zodiac Weapon

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
Rise and Shine from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Follow-up Quest:
The Vital Title from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Relic Upgrade: Zodiac Weapon Zeta

Note: This Zodiac Weapon upgrade requires fully awakening all 12 Mahatmas on a Zodiac Weapon. For Paladins, only Excalibur needs to be infused with Mahatmas, Aegis Shield receives the upgrade automatically along with Excalibur. Each Mahatma must be awakened one at a time by completing various content in the same manner as light farming for Nexus upgrade, with light values halved and each Mahatma requiring only 50 points of light to awaken. Return to Jalzahn once all 12 Mahatmas are awakened in your Zodiac Weapon.

Prerequisites:
Complete the Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest:
His Dark Materia from Gerolt at North Shroud (X:30,Y:20)

How to Unlock: Zodiac Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 50):
The Vital Title from Jalzahn at North Shroud (X:29,Y:19)

Anima Weapons

Information on Anima Weapons is only partially released until people advance through the quests and discover what comes next. Keep an eye open for more information in the future.

Quest: An Unexpected Proposal - Introduction to Anima Weapons

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: This quest begins the story arc for the new Anima Weapons.

Prerequisites: Complete the Heavensward Main Scenario Quest:
Heavensward from Guidance Node at Azys Lla (X:16,Y:22)

How to Unlock: Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60):
An Unexpected Proposal from Rowena at Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)

Follow-up Quests:
Soul without Life from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)
Toughening Up from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)
Coming into Its Own from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Notes for Follow-up Quests: You may not proceed with a class or job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your class or job at the time of quest completion.

Quest: Souls without Life - Obtaining your Anima Weapon (ilvl 170)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
An Unexpected Proposal from Rowena at Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Soul without Life from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Follow the quest until Syndony explains how to acquire an Astral Nodule and an Umbral Nodule. There are two methods to obtain these:

Path A:
Convert a Zodiac Zeta weapon (both sword and shield for PLD) to create the Astral and Umbral Nodules. The Zodiac Zeta weapon is lost in the process. Any Zodiac Zeta can be converted in this way, even if it does not match the job you are completing the quest with.

Path B:
Complete FATEs in specific areas to obtain Luminous Crystals of each element (3 of each are needed) to create the Astral and Umbral Nodules. These FATEs may be completed with any class or job, regardless of level.
Astral Nodule:
• 3x Luminous Wind Crystals - Sea of Clouds
• 3x Luminous Fire Crystals - Azys Lla
• 3x Luminous Lightning Crystals - Churning Mists
Umbral Nodule:
• 3x Luminous Ice Crystals - Coerthas Western Highlands
• 3x Luminous Earth Crystals - Dravanian Forelands
• 3x Luminous Water Crystals - Dravanian Hinterlands

Talk to Syndony again to exchange either a Zodiac Zeta or Luminous Crystals to create the Astral and Umbral Nodules, depending on how you chose to progress. Report to Ardashir to obtain a basic Anima Weapon ("Animated" versions of the Esoterics weapons).

Quest: Toughening Up - Awakening your Anima Weapon (ilvl 200)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Soul without Life from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess an Animated weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Soul without Life with that job first (and not just any other job). You will need to unlock the optional dungeons required by this quest.

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Toughening Up from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Equip yourself with the Animated weapon obtained from the previous quest and complete the following objectives in order. Undersized Party can be used for Level 50 dungeons.
1. Snowcloak
2. Sastasha (Hard)
3. The Sunken Temple of Qarn (Hard)
4. The Keeper of the Lake
5. The Wanderer's Palace (Hard)
6. Amdapor Keep (Hard)

Speak with Ardashir in the South Shroud and continue with the following objectives, with your Animated weapon equiped:
1. Dusk Vigil
2. Sohm Al
3. The Aery
4. The Vault

Report to Ardashir again to awaken the Anima Weapon.

Quest: Coming into Its Own - Reforge your Anima Weapon (ilvl 210)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Toughening Up from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess an Awoken weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Toughening Up with that job first (and not just any other job). You will need to unlock the optional dungeons required by this quest.

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Coming into Its Own from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Obtain one of each of these items from Cristiana in Mor Dhona (X:21,Y:5)
Enchanted Rubber for 10x Unidentifiable Bone and 4x Adamantite Francesca
Fast-drying Carboncoat for 10x Unidentifiable Shell and 4x Titanium Alloy Mirror
Divine Water for 10x Unidentifiable Ore and 4x Dispelling Arrow
Fast-acting Allagan Catalyst for 10x Unidentifiable Seeds and 4x Kingcake

Where to obtain the required items for the trade:

Unidentifiable Bone
• Trade 3x Precision Gordian Bolt (obtained from Alexander: Gordias) to Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
• Trade 3x Steel Amalj'ok (obtained from Amalj'aa dailies) to the Amalj'aa Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Vanu Whitebones (obtained from Vanu Vanu dailies) to the Vanu Vanu Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Black Copper Gil (obtained from Vath dailies) to the Vath Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 300 Allied Seals (obtained from Hunts) to the Hunt Billmaster in each Grand Company headquarters
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics to Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)

Unidentifiable Shell
• Trade 3x Precision Gordian Lens (obtained from Alexander: Gordias) to Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
• Trade 3x Rainbowtide Psashp (obtained from Sahagin dailies) to the Sahagin Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Vanu Whitebones (obtained from Vanu Vanu dailies) to the Vanu Vanu Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Black Copper Gil (obtained from Vath dailies) to the Vath Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics to Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)
• Obtain from archaeoskin, wyvernskin, and dragonskin treasure maps

Unidentifiable Ore
• Trade 3x Precision Gordian Spring (obtained from Alexander: Gordias) to Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
• Trade 3x Titan Cobaltpiece (obtained from Kobold dailies) to the Kobold Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Vanu Whitebones (obtained from Vanu Vanu dailies) to the Vanu Vanu Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Black Copper Gil (obtained from Vath dailies) to the Vath Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics to Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Lore to Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
• Obtain from archaeoskin, wyvernskin, and dragonskin treasure maps

Unidentifiable Seeds
• Trade 3x Precision Gordian Shaft (obtained from Alexander: Gordias) to Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
• Trade 3x Sylphic Goldleaf (obtained from Sylph dailies) to the Sylph Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Vanu Whitebones (obtained from Vanu Vanu dailies) to the Vanu Vanu Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 6x Black Copper Gil (obtained from Vath dailies) to the Vath Beast Tribe vendor
• Trade 300 Allied Seals (obtained from Hunts) to the Hunt Billmaster in each Grand Company headquarters
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics to Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22,Y:6)
• Trade 300 Allagan Tomestones of Lore to Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)

Adamantite Francesca, Titanium Alloy Mirror, Dispelling arrow, Kingcake
• Trade 5000 Company Seals in Grand Company headquarters

Report to Gerolt to reforge the Anima Weapon.

Quest: Finding Your Voice - Make your Anima Weapon Hyperconductive (ilvl 230)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Coming into Its Own from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess a Reforged Anima weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Coming into Its Own with that job first (and not just any other job).

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Finding Your Voice from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Obtain 5x Aether Oil from:
• Crystal Tower weekly repeatable quest The Gift of the Archmagus
• Trade 700 Allagan Tomestones of Lore to Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
Report to Ardashir to enhance the Anima Weapon.

Quest: A Dream Fulfilled - Recondition your Anima Weapon (ilvl 240)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs. This quest allows you to select customized parameters for your Anima Weapon.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Finding Your Voice from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess a Hyperconductive Anima weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Finding Your Voice with that job first (and not just any other job).

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
A Dream Fulfilled from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Collect Crystal Sand and Umbrites in equal amounts to convert to Treated Crystal Sand, which can be assigned to secondary stats for your weapon's next stage. This is similar to Sphere Scrolls in the previous relic.
• Crystal Sand can be obtained by trading sets of items to Ulan at Idyllshire (X:6.4,Y:4.7), a list is provided as a key item.
• Umbrite can be obtained for 150 Allagan Tomestones of Lore from Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)
Every pair of Crystal Sand and Umbrite provides 3 allotable points towards a total of 240. After 120 points have been alotted, treating Crystal Sand can occasionally provide a bonus of +1 to +3 additional points.

Quest: Future Proof - Sharpen your new Anima Weapon (ilvl 260)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
A Dream Fulfilled from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess an Reconditioned Anima weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest A Dream Fulfilled with that job first (and not just any other job). You will need to unlock the optional dungeons required by the Duty Roulettes in order to obtain Singing Clusters through these.

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Future Proof from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Collect 50x Singing Cluster, which can be obtained a number of ways:
• Complete the daily quest Cut from a Different Cloth for 1x Singing Cluster (see below)
• Complete the weekly quest Seeking Inspiration for 10x Singing Clusters (see below)
• Purchase for 150x Allagan Tomestones of Lore from Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5,Y:5)

Repeatable Quest (Weekly): Seeking inspiration

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Prerequisites: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Future Proof from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Seeking Inspiration from Amphelice at Idyllshire (X:7.9,Y:5.8)
Complete three Duty Roulette: Leveling to receive 10x Singing Cluster. It does not matter whether you've already obtained the daily rewards for the Duty Roulette or not.

Repeatable Quest (Daily): Cut from a Different Cloth

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Prerequisites: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Future Proof from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Cut from a Different Cloth from Angelet at Idyllshire (X:7.9,Y:5.8)
Complete a Duty Roulette: Expert to receive 1x Singing Cluster. It does not matter whether you've already obtained the daily rewards for the Duty Roulette or not.

Quest: Born Again Anima - Complete your Anima Weapon (ilvl 270)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Future Proof from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess an Sharpened Anima weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Future Proof with that job first (and not just any other job). You will need to unlock the optional dungeons required by this quest.

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Born Again Anima from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

• Complete Sohm Al (Hard), The Great Gubal Library (Hard) and The Lost City of Amdapor (Hard)
• Speak to Ardashir to proceed with the quest.
The next two steps can be completed in tandem:
• Speak to the Processing Node and complete the quest Some Assembly Required
• Speak to the Verification Node and gather aetheric density for your Anima (the process is similar to collecting light for the Nexus and Zeta weapons in 2.x, though only Heavensward duties will provide progress)

Quest: Some Assembly Required

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Prerequisites: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Born Again Anima from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Some Assembly Required from Processing Node at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.4)

Collect 15x Pneumite which can be earned with these methods:
• Purchase with 200 Allagan Tomestones of Lore
• Purchase with 200 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics
• Purchase with 4000 Company Seals
• Randomly obtained from Timeworn Dragonskin Maps

Quest: Body and Soul - Summon your Anima

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Born Again Anima from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

How to Unlock: Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60):
Body and Soul from Automaton at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Quest: Words of Wisdom - Enhance your Anima Weapon (ilvl ??)

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Note: While this quest is underway, you may not begin another for a different weapon until the current quest is completed or abandonned. You may not proceed with a job different from when you accepted this quest. Quest rewards will vary depending upon your job at the time of quest completion. The quest is repeatable for each job, with shortened dialogues on successive playthroughs.

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Body and Soul from Automaton at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Further Requirements:
You must posess a Complete Anima weapon corresponding to your job of choice. This requires completing the quest Born Again Anima with that job first (and not just any other job).

How to Unlock: Begin the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60) with your job of choice:
Words of Wisdom from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

Details will follow...

Quest: Best Friends Forever

Requires Expansion: Heavensward

Prerequisites: Complete the Anima Weapon Side Story Quest:
Words of Wisdom from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)

How to Unlock: Anima Weapon Side Story Quest (Level 60):
Best Friends Forever from Ardashir at Azys Lla (X:7.4,Y:11.5)