This page offers a quick overview on all the different Quest types in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
What are Main Quests?
Main Quests are what you need to complete to progress through the main story of the game. You’ll always have a main quest active and you can view your next task in the quests tab on the main menu.
What are Hero Quests?
Hero Quests are special quests that you’ll need to complete in order to unlock a new Hero who’ll fight alongside you. This is important because you’ll also unlock a new class-type and you can experiment with new builds and playstyles!
What are Standard Quests?
Standard Quests are side quests that are mostly not related to the main story. You’ll want to complete them in order to unlock various rewards and increase affinity with different regions. They can be picked up by interacting with the on the map.
What are Collectopaedia Cards?
Collectopaedia Cards are another form of side quest, but these ones exclusively involve collecting collectibles. You’ll get unique rewards and increased affinity for completing these requests.