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A Pisaca's Purpose (Level 80)

Shane Williams

A Pisaca’s Purpose - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on how to acquire Pisaca Scales.

Speak with Qeryde to begin this quest.


40pxMainquest1Icon.png Under His Wing

Starting NPC

sidequest.png Qeryde

Qeryde can be found at (X: 29.9, Y: 16.0) in Thavnair.

20pxMap33Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: Palaka’s Stand


Qeryde is short on materials and time.


siderepeatable.png Slay a guhasaya and obtain its corpse

After the conversation with Qeryde has come to a close, travel over to (X: 25.4, Y: 26.8) and defeat a Guhasaya.

(1 of 2) Head to (X: 25.4, Y: 26.8) and defeat a Guhasaya.

Head to (X: 25.4, Y: 26.8) and defeat a Guhasaya. (left), then go over to (X: 23.0, Y: 16.0) and defeat the Old Pisaca (right)

siderepeatable.png Place the guhasaya corpse at the designated location

Once you’ve defeated the Guhasaya, make your way over to (X: 23.0, Y: 16.0) and place the corpse on the destination.

siderepeatable.png Lie in wait at the designated location and slay the old pisaca when it appears

Walk up the hill and interact with the purple smoke to begin patiently waiting for the Old Pisaca to spawn, then defeat it.

sidecomplete.png Deliver the glimmering picasa scales to Qeryde

Finally, return to Qeryde and drop off the Pisaca Scales to bring this quest to a close.

Completion Rewards

065001hr1.png 168,300 - 190,575 065002hr1.png 815


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    Square Enix
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    Mac, PC, PS4, PS5
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    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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