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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

The Light of Progress (Level 80)

Shane Williams

The Light of Progress - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on where to find the bookish Miqo’te.

Interact with the Ash Covered Envelope to begin this quest.


40px_Mainquest1_Icon.png Sound the Bell, School’s In

Starting Location

sidequest.png Ash Covered Envelope

The Ash Covered Envelope can be found at (X: 9.2, Y: 8.8) in Old Sharlayan.

20px_Map33_Icon.png Nearest Aetheryte: Old Sharlayan


You spy a blackened envelope on the floor of Archons’ Design.


side_repeatable.png Deliver the ash-covered envelope to the bookish Miqo’te at the Confluence

After you’ve finished reading the envelope, walk over to (X: 10.0, Y: 10.4) and enter the building to find the Bookish Miqo’te which you’ll want to give the Ash-Covered Envelope too.

(1 of 2) Give the envelope to the Bookish Miqo’te in The Confluence.

Give the envelope to the Bookish Miqo’te in The Confluence. (left), then talk to Toffwyb at the Agora. (right)

side_repeatable.png Speak with Toffwyb at the Agora

From the Confluence head east to (X: 12.0, Y: 10.0) and speak with Toffwyb at the Agora.

side_complete.png Deliver the thich candle to the bookish Miqo’te

Finally, head back to where you first found the Ash Covered Envelope and give the bookish Miqo’te a Thick Candle to bring this quest to a close.

Completion Rewards

065001_hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002_hr1.png 815
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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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