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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

A Volatile Education (Level 80)

Shane Williams

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.


40px_Mainquest1_Icon.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.

20px_Map33_Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Studium


Passemerrant seeks eager minds.


side_repeatable.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)

side_repeatable.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.

side_complete.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
065001_hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002_hr1.png 815 Necklace_Coffer_FFXIV_Endwalker.png Pewter Ring Coffer (IL: 525)
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  • 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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