How to Get Chocobos | FFXV

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This is a guide about chocobos in Final Fantasy XV. Read on to learn more about how to get, rent, and ride chocobos!

How to Get a Chocobo

Chocobo Post Request

Sidequest

At the start of Chapter 3, Prompto will make a request about riding a chocobo. Following this quest will take you to a Chocobo Post in Duscae.

Join the Hunt

Chocobo Post Request

The owner of the Chocobo Post will tell you that chocobos are unavailable for rent because of Deadeye. Join the hunt for Deadeye which is entitled A Behemoth Undertaking.

Hunt Complete

After defeating Deadeye and completing the hunt, chocobos will be available for rent. Each day of rental costs 50 Gil.

How to Ride a Chocobo

Call Chocobo

Call Chocobo

To call your chocobo, press R2 like how you open the item menu, switch categories using the Dpad to the Whistles category, then choose "Call chocobo".

Riding the Chocobo

Ride Chocobo

To ride the chocobo, go near it then press when prompted.

Chocobo Controls

Control Function
Jump
Dismount (hold)
Sprint
L2 Halt
R2 Trot
Left stick Move
Right stick Move camera
Touch pad Main menu
OPTIONS button Pause menu

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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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