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Rushing up That Hill (Level 80)

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Rushing up That Hill - How to start and complete the Side-Quest in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (FF XIV). Details on how to acquire the Bark Shavings.

Speak with Kusuma to begin this quest.


40pxMainquest1Icon.png A Boy’s Errand

Starting NPC

sidequest.png Kusuma

Kusuma can be found at (X: 10.3, Y: 24.1) in Thavnair.

20pxMap33Icon.pngNearest Aetheryte: The Great Work


Kusuma seems hesitant to address you.


siderepeatable.png Use the giantsgall knife to obtain bark shavings from the hillside tree

After the conversation with Kusuma has come to a close, travel over to (X: 15.8, Y: 15.6) and interact with the Hillside Tree.

(1 of 2) Head to (X: 15.8, Y: 15.6) and interact with the Tree to acquire the Bark Shavings

Head to (X: 15.8, Y: 15.6) and interact with the Tree to acquire the Bark Shavings (left), then give the items to Kusuma. (right)

sidecomplete.png Deliver the bark shavings and the giantsgall knife to Kusuma.

Return to Kusuma and drop off Bark Shavings to bring this quest to a close.

Completion Rewards

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