Burden of Expectation - Story Walkthrough and Guide | FFXV

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This page is for Burden of Expectation, the first Quest of Chapter 3 of Final Fantasy XV (FF15, FFXV). Read on for more information about which sidequests, bosses, and items are available in this chapter!

FFXV Burden of Expectation Walkthrough

List of Objectives
1 FFXV_Imperial meeting_story walkthrough Chapter 4 opens with an Imperial meeting, with Loqi revealed not to be the only Imperial general.
2 FFXV_Regalia road_story walkthrough The quartet find themselves on the open road again. Make your way to the Coernix station.
3 The Regalia makes a stop at the Coernix Station. It is revealed that Noctis can drive again manually.
4 FFXV_Road to Lestallum_story walkthrough Iris calls and says that she wants to meet up in Lestallum. Proceed to the area in the Regalia.
5 FFXV_The Leville_story walkthrough Iris will be staying at the Leville. Head there for the meetup and to complete the mission.

Tips and Strategies

This is a list of important things to do in the quest Burden of Expectation. Read on to find out which of them is crucial to proceeding.

  • Stops on the road exist for the Regalia to refuel and your party to rest and recover, as well as put accumulated levels and points to use. Make use of them.
  • When going to the next marker, you can choose to go in the Regalia. If it's near enough, consider going on foot to gain precious levels by slaying enemies.

List of items

Duscae Region

List of Items:

Phoenix Down (Phoenix Tail)
Mega Phoenix
Remedy (Panacea)
Bright Duralumin
Bright Duralumin
Catoblepas Fang
Slimy Oil
Great Garula Tusk
Strong Whiskers
Ancient Dragon Tooth
Earth Gemstone
Electrolytic Condenser
Behemoth Horn
Mythril Shaft
Laser Sensor
Oracle ascension coin
Whitestone Ore
Blackstone Ore
Redstone Ore
Bluestone Ore
Greenstone Ore
Yellowstone Ore
Silver Shard
Gold Shard
Prismatic Shard
Assassin's Daggers
Power Shield
Bulletproof Suit
Amethyst Bracelet
Iron Bangle
Fencer's Anklet
Moon Pendant
Chobham Armor
Insulated Inners
Camera Strap
Imperial Medal of Honor

Boss Battles and Monsters

Duscae Region

List of Appearing Monsters/Enemies:

Iron Giant
Red Giant
Ice Bomb
Garula (Small)
Garula (Big)
Anak Calf
Anak Stag

Appearing Bosses

There are no boss battles in this Chapter 3 quest.

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    • >>[1]
      Hi! Thank you for your question :)
      Noctis needs to sneak behind the Black Chocobo until Ignis distracts it. The player should keep the chocobo inside his field of view to see if it is looking around, if so, Noctis needs to duck (hold square). Keep on doing this while also moving towards the chocobo until Ignis distracts it. While it is distracted, pick up the glasses then run away before the timer ends.
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