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The Creature from the Wooden Crate (Level 80)

Shane Williams

The Creature from the Wooden Crate - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on where to find the Strange Creature.

Speak with the Timid Student to begin this quest.


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

Starting NPC

sidequest.png Timid Student

The Timid Student can be found at (X: 6.6, Y: 8.8) at Old Sharlayan.

20pxMap33Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Studium


The timid student is eyeing the thing in front of him with intense curiosity.


siderepeatable.png Search for the strange creature

After the conversation with the Timid Student has come to a close, walk over to (X: 13.5 Y: 8.5) to find the Strange Creature below stairs on the right.

(1 of 2) Head to (X: 13.5 Y: 8.5) to find the Strange Creature

Head to (X: 13.5 Y: 8.5) to find the Strange Creature (left), then walk back to the Timid Student with it following you. (right)

sidecomplete.png Speak with the timid student while the strange creature is accompanying you

Once you’ve found the Strange Creature, return to the Timid Student at (X: 6.6, Y: 8.8) to bring this quest to a close. However, you cannot teleport whilst the creature is following you, as it’ll just reset back to it’s original location.

Completion Rewards

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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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