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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

Wayward Carbuncle (Level 80)

Shane Williams

Wayward Carbuncle - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on how to find the Wayward Carbuncle.

Speak with the Studium Researcher to begin this quest.


40pxMainquest1Icon.png Hither and Yarns

Starting NPC

sidequest.png Studium Researcher

The Studium Researcher can be found at (X: 21.8, Y: 17.2) in Labyrinthos.

20pxMap33Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Archeion


The Studium Researcher looks in need of assistance.


siderepeatable.png Search for the wayward Carbuncle using the guiding crystal

After the conversation with the Studium Researcher has come to a close you’ll need to find a missing Carbuncle using the guiding crystal. It can be found at (X: 9.3, Y: 37.1).

Head to (X: 9.3, Y: 37.1) to find the Wayward Carbuncle, then perform /soothe on it.

siderepeatable.png /soothe the wayward Carbuncle

Once you’ve located the Carbuncle, perform /soothe on it.

sidecomplete.png Deliver the wayward Carbuncle to the researcher

Finally, head back to (X: 21.8, Y: 17.2) and return the Wayward Carbuncle to the researcher to bring this quest to a close.

Completion Rewards

065001hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002hr1.png 735


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    Square Enix
  • Platforms,
    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
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    3 December 2021
  • Last Updated
    15 April 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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