Le sigh, prepare for torture, hehe.

“Defeat” the quiz terminal in Academia’s Entrance for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Stoic Virtue (01/11) + 500CP ! You also get Gadot’s Red Emblem from the spawned treasure cube.

Quiz Terminal in Academia’s entrance (left). Quiz terminal in New Town North West Section (right).

“Defeat” the quiz terminal in New Town’s northwest section for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Academia Wisdom (02/11) + 500CP ! You also get the Behemoth Crest from the spawned treasure cube.

Quiz terminal in New Town Central section (left). Quiz terminal in Grand Avenue Square (right).

“Defeat” the quiz terminal in New Town’s central section for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Lyceum Knowledge (03/11) + 500CP ! You also get Snowy Fairy Wings from the spawned cube.

“Defeat” the quiz terminal in Grand Avenue Square for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Epicurean Song (04/11) + 500CP ! You also get a Flower Pattern from the spawned cube.

Cryptic location 1 - behind the red screen (left). Cryptic location 2 - in the alley (right).

Cryptic location 3 - in the alley (left). Cryptic location 4 - in the window (right).

Cryptic location 5 - in the shop (left). Cryptic location 6 - near the wall (right).

Cryptic location 7 - below the stairs (left). Cryptic location 8 - near the wall (right).

Cryptic location 9 - near the wall (left). Cryptic location 10 - in the shop (right).

Cryptic location 11 - in the window.

  • Locate Captain Cryptic and correctly answer one question for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Quiz Rank: Private (05/11) + 400CP !

  • Locate Captain Cryptic and correctly answer two questions for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Quiz Rank: Sergeant (06/11) + 400CP !

  • Locate Captain Cryptic and correctly answer three questions for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Quiz Rank: Lieutenant (07/11) + 600CP !

  • Locate Captain Cryptic and correctly answer four questions for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Quiz Rank: Colonel (08/11) + 600CP !

  • Locate Captain Cryptic and correctly answer five questions for AF4XX ACADEMIA FRAGMENT - Quiz Rank: General (09/11) + 1000CP !

When you’ve done enough quizzes, go to Grand Avenue’s Palace of Dreams and find the super concealed treasure sphere with an Elixir inside. Go back to Grand Avenue, visit Chocolina’s shop and activate the nearby crystal gate with a Wild Artefact. It unlocks the AF010 Vile Peaks timeline.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PS3
  • Genre
    RPG
  • Guide Release
    24 February 2012
  • Last Updated
    20 February 2021
  • Guide Author
    Damir Kolar

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After the happy ending of Final Fantasy XIII, Serah Farron sets out on a search for her sister Lightning who mysteriously disappeared. No one but Serah remembers what happened that day underneath the crystal pillar and many believe Lightning died. Serah is not convinced however, and along with Noel, a mysterious time traveller from the future, she journeys through time and space to find her sister. Along the way, she uncovers dark and sinister truths that could destroy the timeline and set untold chaos in motion. You must join together to stop that from happening!

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