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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

Petalouda Hunt (Level 86)

Sophia Hayes

Petalouda Hunt (Level 86) - How to start and complete this Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV) Main Scenario Quest.

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main_quest_start.pngHope Upon a Flower (Level 86) main_quest_start.pngIn Search of Hermes (Level 86)

Starting NPC

main_quest_start.pngHythlodaeus: Elpis (X:26.6 Y:36.8)
20px_Map33_Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: Anagnorisis

The Starting NPC for Petalouda Hunt is Hythodaeus.


Hythlodaeus is looking you up and down.


60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngSpeak with Hythlodaeus.

Speak with Hythodaeus.

60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngUse the aetheric rope to capture weakened petaloudai.

Time to capture some giant butterflies! Attack them to weaken them then use the Aetheric Rope from your inventory to capture them. You will need to do this twice.

(1 of 2) Ianthine Petaloudai

Ianthine Petaloudai (left), Capture the Petaloudai (right)

60px_Mainquest4_Icon.pngDeliver the petaloudai to Hythlodaeus.

Deliver the Petaloudai to Hythlodaeus to trigger a cutscene.

Turn in the quest to Hythlodaeus.

Completion Rewards

EXP Gil Other Rewards
065001_hr1.png 488,400 065002_hr1.png 1,438 90px_Sophist_s_Hupodema_Icon.png1Sophist’s Hupodema 90px_Sophist_s_Podea_Icon.png1Sophist’s Podea 90px_Sophist_s_Robe_Icon.png1Sophist’s Robe

Unlocks Quests

Type Quest Name
main_quest_start.png In Search of Hermes (Level 86)


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
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  • Guide Release
    3 December 2021
  • Last Updated
    21 January 2022
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Welcome to our Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker guide!

Endwalker is the fourth expansion for Final Fantasy XIV after the last expansion Shadowbringers.

This guide is currently a work-in-progress so please bear with us while we work hard to complete it.

This guide currently contains the following:

The final guide will also contain:

  • Extreme Trials
  • Gathering Guide
  • Crating Guide
  • Hunt Trains

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