Caulk & Bawl is a Side Quest in Final Fantasy 16, located in The Hideaway. It first appears during the Main Quest named The Gathering Storm. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about Caulk & Bawl.

Caulk & Bawl: Overview

Final Fantasy 16: Caulk & Bawl Walkthrough 1
Caulk & Bawl is a Side Quest you can pick up in The Hideaway after first completing the main quest Home, Sweet Home. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Side Quest

Hideaway ferryman Obolus estimates his skiff will not last another fortnight before the Blighted water of Bennumere eats straight through its hull and condemns it to the lakebed. Fortunately, he knows exactly what the boat needs to avoid this grim fate... and exactly where Clive can find it.

Caulk & Bawl: Walkthrough

Caulk & Bawl begins when you speak to Obolus the boatman. He'll ask you to retrieve some thistles which will help him maintain his boat.

Fast travel to Three Reeds. When you get there, head for the marked area, southwest of the Obelisk. When you get close, you'll need to defeat the group of Thorny Thistle enemies.

Thorny Thistles Spoils:

With the fight done, fast travel back to The Hideaway and speak to Obolus, concluding the quest.

Objective Log

  • Slay thorny thistles at Coeurltail Falls
  • Deliver the pitch to Obolus on the hideaway docks

Caulk & Bawl: Rewards

  • 1x Badge of Might + 1
  • 250 EXP
  • 10x Renown

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