Bolts from the Blue is a Main Quest in Final Fantasy 16, following on from Capital Punishment. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about Bolts from the Blue.

Bolts from the Blue: Overview

Final Fantasy 16: Bolts from the Blue Walkthrough 1
Bolts from the Blue begins after fast travelling back to the Hideaway after Capital Punishment. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Main Quest

Kupka is defeated — but before Clive can land the finishing blow, the downed Dominant is spirited away by a mysterious man from Waloed. Our heroes return to the hideaway to try to make sense of these strange developments.

Bolts from the Blue: Walkthrough

Bolts from the Blue begins immediately after you fast travel to the Hideaway at the end of the last quest.

Final Fantasy 16: Bolts from the Blue Walkthrough 2
Image: Push Square

First, go down the steps and speak to Otto. Afterwards, follow the marker and speak to Mid. This will trigger a new quest called Getting to Work. This is required in order to continue, so follow the link for more info.

When that's done, go back to the infirmary to visit Jill. Open the door and watch the cutscene. Your next stop is the library — open the doors and a cutscene will start. Once it's done, your next stop is Vivian, so go and speak to her. Watch the cutscene.

Go down to the dock using the elevator and speak to Uncle Byron. Watch the cutscene. When it's done, speak to Otto in the mess, then find Byron and talk to him again. Fast travel to The Velkroy Desert to end the quest.

Objective Log

  • Speak with Otto
  • Speak with Mid
  • Fulfil Mid's request
  • Speak with Charon
  • Speak with Blackthorne
  • Speak with Bardolph on the pier
  • Make for Martha's Rest
  • Find Bernard near the ruins of Cressida
  • Slay the creatures
  • Speak with Mid
  • Visit the infirmary
  • Speak with Gav in the shelves
  • Speak with Vivian
  • Speak with Byron
  • Speak with Otto
  • Return to Byron
  • Make for the Velkroy Desert

Did you follow this walkthrough for Bolts from the Blue? For more information on Final Fantasy 16, including All Quests, refer to our Final Fantasy 16 guide through the link.