Through the Maelstrom is a Main Quest in Final Fantasy 16, following on from Full Steam. As part of our Final Fantasy 16 guide, we're going to explain everything you need to know about Through the Maelstrom.

Through the Maelstrom: Overview

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Through the Maelstrom begins after fast travelling to The Naldia Narrow after Full Steam. — Image: Push Square
Type Description
Main Quest

Mid's claim of the Enterprise's unmatchable speed proves true as the ship soon takes over the Black Galleon and rams it, providing Clive with the opportunity to board the royalists' flagship and find Jill while Joshua deals with Odin.

Through the Maelstrom: Walkthrough

Through the Maelstrom begins immediately after you fast travel to The Naldia Narrow at the end of the last quest.

As soon as the quest begins, you'll be put in a fight against some enemies aboard the Black Galleon. Defeat them, then enter the door to continue. Look around for items as you proceed through the ship.

Atop the stairs, open the gate and watch the cutscene. You'll next need to beat another group of soldiers.

Once they're dealt with, open another gate and go down the stairs. Descend the ladder, then open a door on the right. Defeat the soldiers inside, then proceed through the next door.

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Watch the cutscene. You'll then be in a boss fight against Barnabas.


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Watch the next cutscene. Afterwards, fast travel back to The Hideaway to end the quest.

Objective Log

  • Search the Einherjar for Jill
  • Defeat Barnabas
  • Return to the hideaway

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