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Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Part 4

Claire Farnworth

Gatekeepers Curiosity

Difficulty 1*
Availability From Day 5
Quest Item(s) Needed Slug Sweet x 12
Gil Obtained 120
Item(s) Obtained Medic Guard’s Badge
HP +10
Strength +1

Slug Sweets are easily obtained from the many, many Rafflesia that populate Jagd Woods. You should have plenty by Day 5.

Whats In A Brew

Difficulty 3*
Availability Complete “Fresh Fertilizer,” “Moghan’s Plea” and “Gatekeeper’s Curiosity” Canvas quests.
Quest Item(s) Needed Arboreal Spore x 10, Goopy Goo x 20, Slug Sweet x 50
Gil Obtained 1500
Item(s) Obtained Purple Chocobo Chick, Black Chocobo Chick, Ether
HP +30
Strength +3
Magic +5

You should have plenty of Slug Sweets, especially if you have hunted Rafflesia to extinction. Goopy Goo is found off Triffids who are plentiful throughout the Wildlands and Arboreal Spore should be plentiful if you have been fighting Dryads. This quest is better left till the final days because the Ether reward is needed more then.

Brain Over Brawn

Difficulty 2*
Availability From Day 7
Quest Item(s) Needed Sinister Fang
Gil Obtained 650
Item(s) Obtained Shogun’s Mustache, Politician’s Beard
HP +20
Strength +3

Sinister Fangs are dropped by Reavers of which you should have encountered quite a few by Day 7. They are found all over the Wildlands and other places too, as well as the highways from Day 9 onwards.

A Prayer to a Goddess

Difficulty 3*
Availability Complete “For The Future” and “Brain Over Brawn” Canvas quests
Quest Item(s) Needed Sinister Fang x 5, AMP Chip x 5
Gil Obtained 1600
Item(s) Obtained Cie’th Wings, Behemoth Crest
HP +30
Strength +4
Magic +2

Fight Reavers and Aster Protoflorians (5 of each) and you will likely have the required items. You should be well versed in this by now.

Wildlands Totals HP Strength Magic Gil
390 34 30 15560
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Guide Information
  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS3, XB 360
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    8 April 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Claire Farnworth

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The world has moved on. Time is no more. People do not age but they can still die from accidents or murder. And so, the population has slowly dwindled and there remains only four main areas left in the world. Lightning awakes from her crystal slumber with one task: to save as many souls as she can before the world ends in thirteen days.

Join us as we scour every corner of Nova Chrysalia from the Wildlands to the Dead Dunes and back again.

In the main guide:

  • A complete guide as to the best way to complete each main quest, side quest and in what order.
  • Complete side quest and Canvas of Prayers sections.
  • Full Ultimate Lair walkthrough with optimal strategy for Ereshkigal.
  • Aeronite strategy and video.
  • Trophy and achievement guide.
  • HD videos with commentary.

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