Final Fantasy 16: Blacksmith Blues 2 [Quest Walkthrough]
In Final Fantasy 16, Blacksmith Blues 2 is one of the side quests the player can pick up from the Reading table in Clive’s Chamber. The mission can help the player gain more experience and rewards. The Blacksmith Blues 2 side quest can be located on the hideaway side of the map. This side quest appears first during the main quest known as Out of the Shadow.
Table of Contents
First, the player must complete the Blacksmith Blues side quest to unlock and start Blacksmith Blues 2. Below, in our extensive guide, we will give you all the details related to this side quest, how to unlock it, and explanations of what the players need to know about it.
Blacksmith Blues 2 is the side quest in Final Fantasy 16, where Clive helps Blackthorne by doing the required tasks to regain the confidence back that he lost by seeing the powerful Blade.
The side quest is located on the Hideaway side on the map of Final Fantasy 16.
The player can accept the Blacksmith Blues 2 from the reading table that is in Clive’s Chamber.
To complete Blacksmith Blues 2 side quest, the player completes the first Blacksmith Blues quest to unlock it.
To complete the quest, Clive must talk to the characters of Final Fantasy 16: Blackthorne, Charon, and Lord Ignac.
Clive must travel to different areas, but first, he must travel to Dalimil Inn, located on the southern side, to fight the enemies and get back the Blade item to Lord Ignac.
After defeating the enemies and returning to Lord Ignac, Clive will get the reward of Whetstone. Then players should return to the Blacksmith to give him this Whetstone to complete the Blacksmith Blues 2 quest of Final Fantasy 16.
There are almost 76 side quests for the players in Final Fantasy 16. So, the players can finish these side quests by playing and earning rewards. Blacksmith Blues 2 is the best quest from all of them because you can unlock the Crafting Recipes by completing this side quest, and you can also unlock the legendary Excalibur sword, which is the best weapon that the player can use for the most robust build in Final Fantasy 16.
To complete this Side Quest, Clive must help the character Blackthorne by talking with him and following the steps mentioned in our guide below.
The Blacksmith Blues 2 Quest
Below we will tell you details about how the player can talk to these game’s characters, where to get the stolen item, and how to deliver the Whetstone to Blackthorne in Final Fantasy 16.
You must complete all the objectives listed below to finish the quest.
Talk with Blackthorne
Talk with Charon
Find Lord Ignac
Find Blade Stolen by a group of Bandits
Deliver the whetstone to Blackthorne
Below, we will tell you where to unlock these rewards of Blacksmith Blues 2.
Where To Unlock
Local Map Location
The Trans Rosarian Aqueduct
First, you need to complete Blacksmith Blues.
Rowan, Traveling Trader
The player can find the Blacksmith Blues 2 side quest of the Hideaway on the map in Final Fantasy 16, but to play this side quest, the player must complete the first Blacksmith Blues side quest starting with the letter of August that Clive can find in the reading table of his Chamber.
Talk With Blackthorne
After accepting the side quest Blacksmith Blues 2 from the reading table in Clive’s Chamber, you must find Blackthorne before leaving the Chamber.
There is going to be a conversation between Clive and Blackthorne.
Clive will then leave the Chamber during the cutscene into the Black Hammer area, where the player can see the powerful Black Hammer that Blackthorn is hammering.
In this conversation, Blackthorne will also tell Clive that he saw a powerful Blade recently.
Seeing the blade, he starts questioning his skills and powers, losing his confidence in his work.
Interact With Charon
When the conversation between Clive and Blacksmith ends, Clive again starts his journey to the Main Deck and speaks with Charon, a shopkeeper in Final Fantasy 16.
Charon will tell the players where she sold the Blade and the name of the guy “Lord Ignac,” who bought the Blade from Charon at a good price. She will point to the direction where the player can find Lord Ignac. Using Obelisk will help the player travel quickly and get into the town.
Find Lord Ignac
To find and speak with Lord Ignac about the Blade, Clive must travel to the Dalimil Inn, located in the southwest of the Hideaway on the map.
The Blade that Clive is searching for in Final Fantasy 16 to complete the side quest. According to Lord Ignac, it has been stolen by the Group of Bandits. The player has to help Lord Ignac to find the Blade that has been stolen to complete the talk with him and get the reward in return.
Finding The Blade
To get the Blade back from the group of Bandits that has been stolen from Lord Ignac, players must immediately leave the Dalimil Inn through The North Gate and travel to the northeast side of the map of Final Fantasy 16.
Soon they will reach the top right-hand corner of the map, the sandy corner, to fight the enemies and return the stolen item.
When Clive reaches the specified Sandy corner in the region, he will get attacked by a group of enemies, which are 3 Bedmakers that are on level 30.
Furthermore, he will also get attacked by a more robust and challenging enemy known as The Innkeeper, the same level as the Bedmakers.
First, Clive should fight them and bring them down to get the Blade from them that they stole from Lord Ignac.
Some of the Innkeeper’s attacks are very slow, and the players can easily predict the upcoming movements and attacks of the enemy.
When the player knows the attacks and their patterns, defeating the enemy in the fight will be easy.
Once Clive defeats all the enemies in the sandy corner of Final Fantasy 16, you need to return to the Dalimil Inn, where the players will return the things they have achieved by fighting the group of Bandits and giving it to Lord Ignac.
In return, Lord Ignac will not give him the Blade that Clive is after but will also provide him with the Sundered Whetstone to thank him for returning the stolen item.
Deliver The Whetstone To Blackthorne
Clive can help quickly travel back with the help of Obelisk to the go by the Hideaway side of the map, where Clive gives the sundered Whetstone back to the Blackthorne of Final Fantasy 16 to complete the Blacksmith Blues 2 side quest.
After giving the Whetstone that Lord Ignac has achieved to the Blackthorne, Clive gains the rewards of Excalibur Draft Design.
With the help of this special reward, Clive can create the Excalibur Sword, the best weapon so far in Final Fantasy 16.
He also gets the Meteorite that can be used in future crafting recipes.
The Blacksmith Blues side quest will be concluded as soon as the conversation between Clive and Blackthorne ends in Final Fantasy 16 and when Blackthorne regained his confidence.
Quest Completion Rewards
Below we will give you all the names of the reward of Blacksmith Blues 2 that the players can earn in Final Fantasy 16 by finishing this side quest and will also tell you where to unlock it and more.
Excalibur Draft Design
After completing the quest, Clive will get all these rewards by ending the conversation between him and Blackthorneand gaining the confidence back that he lost.
Concluding our guide, that’s all you need to know about the Blacksmith Blues 2 side quest. Don’t forget to leave your feedback down below.