On Balance is a Side Quest in Final Fantasy 16, located in The Hideaway. It first appears during the Main Quest named Cloak and Dagger. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about On Balance.

On Balance: Overview

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On Balance is a Side Quest you can pick up in The Hideaway. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Side Quest

A scale used in one of Miss Shirleigh's recent lessons has gone missing, and the young instructor is fairly certain her mischievous pupils are behind its untimely disappearance.

On Balance: Walkthrough

On Balance begins when you speak to Shirleigh, Tutor in The Hideaway. She'll ask you to help her locate a missing set of scales.

Follow the marker to the atrium. Talk to the children and watch the cutscene. Next, inspect the scales. You need to go through each item on the table in turn.

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After doing so and watching the cutscenes, return to Shirleigh and talk to her, which ends the quest.

Objective Log

  • Speak with the children in the atrium
  • Inspect the deconstructed scales
  • Return to Shirleigh in the shelves

On Balance: Rewards

  • 1x Black Blood
  • 2x Gil Bug
  • 900 EXP
  • 800 gil
  • 25 Renown

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