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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

In Shadow's Wake (Level 83)

Sophia Hayes

How to start and complete the Main Story Quest In Shadow’s Wake (Level 83) in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF: XIV).

Previous Quest Next Quest
main_quest_start.pngThe Martyr (Level 83) main_quest_start.pngHelping Hands (Level 84)

Starting NPC

main_quest_start.pngThe Watcher: Mare Lamentorum (X:15.9 Y:31.0)
20px_Map33_Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: Sinus Lacrimarum

The Watcher is the starting NPC


The watcher would discuss grave matters with you.


60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngSearch for your comrades at the Watcher’s Palace.

Travel around the Watcher’s Palace and then enter to talk to Y’shtola and trigger a cutscene.

Y’shtola is inside the Watchers Palace

60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngInspect the dimly glowing crystal.

Travel up the staircase to find the Dimly Glowing Crystal on the wall.

Inspect the Dimly Gowing Crystal

60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngInspect the faintly glowing crystal.

Travel back down the staircase one level to inspect the faintly glowing crystal.

Inspect the Faintly Glowing Crystal

60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngInspect the warmly glowing crystal.

Travel down the stairs one more level to inspect the Warmly glowing crystal.

Inspect the Warmly Glowing Crystal

60px_Mainquest3_Icon.pngInspect the brightly glowing crystal

Travel down the stairs another level down to inspect the Brightly Glowing Crystal.

Inspect the Brightly Glowing Crystal.

60px_Mainquest4_Icon.pngSpeak with Y’shtola

Travel to the bottom of the staircase and speak with Y’shtola to trigger a cutscene.

Y’shtola In Shadow’s Wake quest turn-in.

Completion Rewards

EXP Gil Other Rewards
065001_hr1.png 475,200 065002_hr1.png 1,170 Weapon Coffer Phrygian Weapon Coffer

Unlocks Quests

Type Quest Name
main_quest_start.png Helping Hands (Level 84)
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms,
    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
  • Genre
  • Guide Release
    3 December 2021
  • Last Updated
    12 January 2023
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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 currently contains the following:

NEW - Updated for patch Patch 6.2

Patch 6.0

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