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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

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.


40px_Mainquest1_Icon.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.

20px_Map33_Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Studium


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


side_repeatable.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)

side_complete.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

065001_hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002_hr1.png 735


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  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
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  • Guide Release
    3 December 2021
  • Last Updated
    21 January 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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