Back in the Day is a Main Quest in Final Fantasy 16, which is required in order to complete Holding On. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about Back in the Day.

Back in the Day: Overview

Final Fantasy 16: Back in the Day Walkthrough 1
Back in the Day begins during Holding On, and is compulsory. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Main Quest

The Mayor of Eastpool asks Clive to meet with an elderly Bearer who resides in his village — a former loyal servant of Clive's father, Archduke Elwin.

Back in the Day: Walkthrough

Back in the Day begins after speaking to the Eastpool mayor during Holding On.

The mayor of Eastpool will ask you to meet a Bearer. Follow the quest marker to find him near a well. On approach, you'll get another cutscene. Next, you'll need to speak to two villagers and ask about the Bearer, both of whom are marked onscreen.

Your next stop will be the stables to talk to Patrick. Afterwards, head back across the bridge to look for the Bearer. Keep following the markers onscreen. As you approach the Bearer, enemies will appear — kill them all.

Enemies Spoils:

Watch the cutscene, concluding this sub-quest.

Objective Log

  • Look for the old man by the well
  • Speak with the villagers
  • Find the old man
  • Slay the slavering beasts

Back in the Day: Rewards

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