The Flames of War is a Main Quest in Final Fantasy 16, which is required in order to complete Things Fall Apart. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about The Flames of War.

The Flames of War: Overview

Final Fantasy 16: The Flames of War Walkthrough 1
The Flames of War begins during Things Fall Apart, and is compulsory. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Main Quest

A horde of Akashic beasts has descended upon Martha's Rest, and it is all Martha's hired steel can do to stand against the tide. Clive and Jill enlist to join those fighting at the Fallen Gate before the hill is overrun.

The Flames of War: Walkthrough

The Flames of War begins after speaking to Martha during Things Fall Apart.

Exit the inn and head to the marked location. When you get there, watch the cutscene. You'll next need to defeat a group of Akashic baddies.

Akashic Spoils:

After the fight, watch the cutscene. Next, head to the lift and take it down. After another quick cutscene, you'll need to fight off another horde of enemies.

Akashic Spoils:

Watch another cutscene. Take the lift back up or fast travel to the Martha's Rest obelisk. Head to the next marked location. More enemies! Fight the first wave, then another, tougher group will attack. Defeat them all.

Akashic Spoils:

  • 4x Sharp Fang
  • 4x Steelsilk
  • 20x Magicked Ash
  • 350 EXP
  • 83 Ability Points
  • 402 gil

Watch the next cutscene, which ends the quest.

Objective Log

  • Hurry to the Fallen Gate
  • Slay the Akashic
  • Descend the lift
  • Slay the Akashic
  • Make for Rhiannon's Ride
  • Slay the Akashic

The Flames of War: Rewards

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