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A Volatile Education (Level 80)

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A Volatile Education - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on how to plant the explosives.

Speak with Passemerrant to begin this quest.


40pxMainquest1Icon.png Sound the Bell, School’s In

Starting NPC

sidequest.png Passemerrant

Passemerrant can be found at (X: 5.0, Y: 7.7) at Old Sharlayan.

20pxMap33Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Studium


Passemerrant seeks eager minds.


siderepeatable.png Speak with the stocky student in Tranquility

After the conversation with Passemerrant has come to a close, speak with the Stocky Student who is found at (X: 7.4, Y: 7.6).

(1 of 2) Head to (X: 7.4, Y: 7.6) and speak with the Stocky Student

Head to (X: 7.4, Y: 7.6) and speak with the Stocky Student (left), then use the Handheld Explosives on the experimental device. (right)

siderepeatable.png Use the handheld explosive on the experimental device

Next up, interact with the Experimental Apparatus and use the Handheld Explosives on it, then speak with the student again.

sidecomplete.png Speak with Passemerrant at Phenomenon

Finally, speak with Passemerrant at The Studium to bring this quest to a close.

Completion Rewards

EXP Gil Other
065001hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002hr1.png 815 NecklaceCofferFFXIVEndwalker.png Pewter Ring Coffer (IL: 525)


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  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms,
    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
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  • 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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