The Sword in the Waterfall - Story Walkthrough and Guide | FFXV

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This page is for The Sword in the Waterfall, the second 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!the sword

FFXV The Sword in the Waterfall Walkthrough

List of Objectives
1 FFXV_Regalia to Glacial Grotto_story walkthrough You will be sent towards the Glacial Cave Grotto behind the waterfall for another Royal Arm.
2 Make you way to the Glacial Grotto Cave to search for the sword inside.
3 Look for the Sword inside the cave. There are a lot of powerful enemies in the area, so it pays to be prepared.
4 Watch out for the Imps and Flans inside the cave. Prepare to navigate slippery areas within the cave as well.
6 Navigate the cave and search for the ledge pathways; when you reach these, you're on the right track toward the tomb.
7 Mind that there are Lv.12 Arachneas as well as Lv.17 Ronins prowling the area. The real pain here are the Lv.19 Mindflayers.
9 FFXV_Sword of the Wanderer_story walkthrough Reach the end of the cave to receive the Sword of the Wanderer and to move on with the next quest.

Tips and Strategies

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

  • The Glacial Grotto Cave features a lot of strong enemies. Be sure to have leveled up sufficiently before 'going spelunking.'
  • The gun is an understated weapon; it allows you to defeat strong enemies without going too near.
  • Make sure not to waste your techniques on weak enemies. Focus on saving them for the 'mini-bosses' first.

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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