Heavensward Anima Relic Weapon Guide

Heavensward Anima Relic Weapon Guide

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ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 anima relicWelcome to the ultimate guide on obtaining the Anima Weapons in Final Fantasy XIV. If you're an adventurer seeking to wield the legendary weapons of immense prestige revered for their unique designs and rich lore, you've come to the right place.

The journey to acquire these extraordinary Relic Weapon is an epic quest that will test your mettle, patience, and dedication in the realm of Eorzea. In this guide, we will walk you through the intricate process of obtaining your very own Anima Weapon, covering the questlines, tasks, and challenges that await you.

Once completed, the Replica Weapon for each step of the Relic quest chain will be available to purchase from the Restoration Node in Azys Lla (X: 7.1 Y: 11.2).

Main Class 60+

  • It is expected that you will have completed the full Heavensward main scenario questMain Scenario Quest
  • fateFATEs are also required for certain steps so you should be appropriately geared
  • It is recommended to be level 90 to allow for the fast completion of unsynced dungeonDungeons

Grand Company Rank of Second Lieutenant

  • You will need a rank of Second Lieutenant if you wish to purchase pneumitePneumite from the Grand Company Quartermaster

Allagan Tomestones of Poetics

  • Some quest items can only be bought with allagan tomestones of poeticsAllagan Tomestones of Poetics
  • You will need an absolute minimum of allagan tomestones of poetics8750 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics to complete all steps

Stage 1: Animated

To unlock the Heavensward Animus Relic quest chain, speak to Rowena in Idyllshire (X: 5.7 Y: 5.5) and complete the quest feature questAn Unexpected Proposal.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima unexpected proposal

Next, speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7 Y: 11) to accept and complete the steps for the quest feature questSoul without Life.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima soul without life

Syndony will be located in Mor Dhona (X: 22.5 Y: 5.9)

If you have completed the i135 Zeta Zodiac Relic Weapon, you may hand it in to Syndony to complete this quest. A replica of your Zeta weapon can be then bought from Drake in North Shroud (X: 30.3 Y: 20.1).

Otherwise, you will need to obtain an astral noduleAstral Nodule and umbral noduleUmbral Nodule by completing fateFATEs in the following regions to obtain one of each Luminous Crystal.

MapLuminous Crystal
The Sea of Clouds
luminous wind crystalLuminous Wind Crystal
Azys Llaluminous fire crystalLuminous Fire Crystal
The Churning Mists
luminous lightning crystalLuminous Lightning Crystal
Coerthas Western highlandsluminous icecrystalLuminous Ice Crystal
The Dravanian Forelands
luminous earth crystalLuminous Earth Crystal
The Dravanian Hinterlands
luminous water crystalLuminous Water Crystal

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Once you have obtained the astral noduleAstral Nodule and umbral noduleUmbral Nodule by exchanging the Luminous Crystals with Syndony in Mor Dhona (X: 22.5 Y: 5.9), speak to Ardashir to complete the quest and receive your i170 Animated Weapon.

Stage 2: Awoken

Speal to Ardashir with your Animated weapon equipped to begin the quest feature questToughening Up.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima toughening up Follow the steps in the quest. Ardashir will task you with completing the following 10 dungeonDungeons with your Animated relic weapon equipped. This can be done unsynced.
  1. dungeonSnowcloak
  2. dungeonSastasha (Hard)
  3. dungeonThe Sunken Temple of Qarn (Hard)
  4. dungeonKeeper of the Lake
  5. dungeonWanderer's Palace (Hard)
  6. dungeonAmdapor Keep (Hard)
  7. dungeonThe Dusk Vigil
  8. dungeonSohm Al
  9. dungeonThe Aery
  10. dungeonThe Vault
For the last step, you will need to speak to Ardashir with your relic weapon unequipped to exchange it for the i200 Awoken Relic Weapon.

Stage 3: Anima

To begin the next step, speak to Ardashir again to accept the feature questComing into Its Own. ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima coming into its own

You will then need to speak to Cristiana in Mor Dhona (X: 21.4 Y: 5.4) who will be overseeing the next task.

You'll need to trade items in to Cristiana receive the final quest items to complete the quest.

There are 2 sets of items required. Crafted items that can be bought on the Market Board and untradeable items that can be obtained in a various number of ways. Crafted Items can also be bought for company seals5,000 Company Seals each if you have unlocked the Second Lieutenant Grand Company rank.

The are two ways to obtain the untradeable items:

  1.  Buy them for allagan tomestones of poetics150 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each from Auriana (Special Arms) in Mor Dhona (X: 22.7 Y: 6.7).
  2. Exchange 3 Precision Gordian tokens from each of the raidsAlexander Gordias (solo unsynced) raid floors with Sabina in Idyllshire (X: 5.7 Y: 5.4)ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw relic guide unidentified precision gordian

If you have not unlocked raidsAlexander Gordias, you will need to speak to Slowfix in Idyllshire (X: 7.0 Y: 6.0) and complete the following quest chain in order:

  1. feature questDisarmed (Slowfix – Idyllshire – X: 7.0 Y: 6.0)
  2. feature questSteel and Steam (Biggs – The Dravanian Hinterlands – X: 21.0 Y: 18.0)
  3. feature questTinker, Seeker, Soldier, Spy (Biggs – The Dravanian Hinterlands – X: 21.0 Y: 18.0)
  4. feature questThe Pulsing Heart (Mide – The Dravanian Hinterlands – X: 21.7 Y: 18.8)

Reward

enchanted rubberEnchanted Rubber
fast-drying carboncoatFast-drying Carboncoat
divine waterDivine Water
fast-acting allagan catalystFast-acting Allagan Catalyst

Once you have obtained the items, trade them in with Cristiana in Mor Dhona (X: 21.4 Y: 5.4) by selecting [Anima Weapon Materials] to receive the final quest items.

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Take the final quest items and your unequipped relic weapon to Gerolt in Azys Lla (X: 7 Y: 11) to exchange them for your newly upgraded i210 Anima Relic Weapon.

Stage 4: Hyperconductive

To begin this step of the relic quest chain, speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7 Y: 11) with your i210 Anima weapon equipped and accept the quest feature questFinding Your Voice.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic anima finding your voice

You will now be tasked with obtaining 5 aether oilAether Oil.

They can be bought for allagan tomestones of poetics350 Allagan Tomestone of Poetics each from Auriana in Mor Dhona (X: 22.7 Y: 6.7).

Once you have obtained the 5 aether oilAether Oil, speak to Ardashir with your relic weapon unequipped to receive the upgraded i230 Hyperconductive Relic Weapon.

Stage 5: Reconditioned

Speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your relic weapon equipped to accept the quest feature questA Dream Fulfilled.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima a dreamfulfilled

Next, you will need to speak to Ulan in Idyllshire (X: 6.4 Y: 4.7) who will be overseeing the next task.

You will need to create 180 Treated Crystal Sands to upgrade your relic weapon's stats.

You can speak to Ulan to hand in 1 umbriteUmbrite and 1 crystal sandCrystal Sand to receive 3 Treated Crystal Sands to add stats to your weapon.

umbriteUmbrite can be purchased for allagan tomestones of poetics75 Allagan Tomestone of Poetics each.

crystal sandCrystal Sand can be obtained from Ulan via various methods. The fastest way to obtain them is buy the following items from the Market Board and exchange them with Ulan, 15 of each will obtain 60 crystal sandCrystal Sands:

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ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima a dreamfulfilled crystal sands 2

Once you have obtained the crystal sandCrystal Sand and umbriteUmbrite, speak to Ulan and select [Foster the anima's growth] and select [Treat Sand] to create Treated Crystal Sands. You will need roughly 60 crystal sandCrystal Sand and 60 umbriteUmbrite in total.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide anima a dreamfulfilled stats upgrade

Once you have finished adding the 180 stats, return to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your weapon unequipped to receive the i240 Reconditioned Relic Weapon

Stage 6: Sharpened

Speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your relic weapon equipped to accept the quest feature questFuture Proof.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic anima sharpened future proof

You will need to obtain 50 singing clusterSinging Cluster to complete this step.

You can purchase 1 singing clusterSinging Cluster for allagan tomestones of poetics40 Allagan Tomestone of Poetics from Hismena in Idyllshire (X: 5.8 Y: 5.3). You will need a total of allagan tomestones of poetics2,000 Poetics to buy 50 singing clusterSinging Cluster.

Once you have obtained the 50 singing clusterSinging Cluster, hand them to Blamprest in Idyllshire (X: 7.9 Y: 6.0) then head over to Ardashir with your relic weapon unequipped to receive your newly upgraded i260 Sharpened Relic Weapon.

Stage 7: Complete

Speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your relic weapon equipped to accept the quest feature questBorn Again Anima.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic born again anima

He will ask you to complete the following dungeons, this can be done solo unsynced:

  1. dungeonSohm Al (Hard)
  2. dungeonThe Great Gubal Library (Hard)
  3. dungeonThe Lost City of Amdapor (Hard)

Once the subsequent steps are complete, Ardashir will give you the enhanced anima glassEnhanced Anima Glass key item and entrust you with two tasks to complete concurrently to help upgrade your relic weapon.

Some Assembly Required

Speak to Processing Node in Azys Lla (X: 7 Y: 11.4) to accept the quest feature questSome Assembly Required.

You will need to obtain 15 pneumitePneumite.

pneumitePneumite can be purchased for company seals4,000 Grand Company Seals each (Second Lieutenant Rank) or allagan tomestones of poetics100 Allagan Tomestone of Poetics each from Hismena in Idyllshire (X: 5.8 Y: 5.3)

Aetheric Density

Speak to Verification Node in Azys Lla (X: 6.7 Y: 10.4).

Use the enhanced anima glassEnhanced Anima Glass in your key items inventory and you will be presented with the menu to upgrade your relic weapon.

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You will need to farm Aetheric Density points by completing Duties or fateFATEs.

The 10 greyed out runes in the Atma window represent 200 Aetheric Density points each meaning you will need a total of 2,000 points to finish.

The fastest way to accumulate Aetheric Density points is:

  • raidsAlexander Savage Raids (96-128 points)
  • dungeonCopperbell Mines (Hard) (32 points)
  • dungeonBrayflox's Longstop (Hard) (32 points)

These can be completed solo unsynced. You'll be notified that the "anima housed has grown nigh unyielding aetheric condesation" when you have accumulated 2000 points. The runes in displayed in the enhanced anima glassEnhanced Anima Glass will also turn to translucent wings.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw 60 relic guide born again anima complete

Once complete, return to the Verification Node then speak to Gerolt in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your weapon unequipped to upgrade it to the i270 Completed Anima Weapon.

Speak to Automaton in Azys Llla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) to start and complete feature questBody and Soul to receive the Anima minion.

Stage 8: Lux

Speak to Ardashir in Azys Lla (X: 7.4 Y: 11.5) with your relic weapon equipped to accept and complete the quest feature questWords of Wisdom.

Speak to Ardashir again to accept the quest feature questBest Friends Forever.ffxivgillionaire ffxivbahamut ffxiv heavensward hw guide 60 relic lux best friends forever

You will need to complete the following trialsTrials in order with your relic weapon equipped. This can be done unsynced:

  1. trialsBowl of Embers (Hard)
  2. trialsThe Howling Eye (Hard)
  3. trialsThe Navel (Hard)
  4. trialsThornmarch (Hard)
  5. trialsThe Whorleater (Hard)
  6. trialsThe Striking Tree (Hard)
  7. trialsAkf Afah Amphitheatre (Hard)
  8. trialsThe Limitless Blue (Hard)
  9. trialsContainment Bay S1T7
  10. trialsContainment Bay P1T6
  11. trialsContainment Bay Z1T9

Once you have completed the final dungeon, purchase an archaic enchantment inkArchaic Enchanted Ink for allagan tomestones of poetics500 Allagan Tomestone of Poetics from Auriana in Mor Dhona (X: 22.7 Y: 6.7).

Speak to Ardashir with your weapon unequipped to hand in the items and upgrade to the final i275 Lux Anima Relic Weapon.

Congratulations on completing all steps of the Heavensward relic weapon quest chain.

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