How to unlock the Wind-up Arkasodara minion in Final Fantasy XIV

A tiny Arkasodara companion!

The Wind-up Arkasodara is a new minion that was added in Final Fantasy XIV as part of the 6.15 patch for Endwalker. This tiny elephant-like creature will follow you around loyally and makes a great addition to your collection. Here’s how to get your hands on the Wind-up Arkasodara minion.

Unlock Arkasodara Tribal Quests in FFXIV

The Wind-up Arkasodara is a reward as part of the Arkasodara Tribal Quests. To unlock the Arkasodara Tribal Quests, first head to Kacana in Thravnair, X: 25.4, Y: 31.2, and complete the quest chain starting with The Matanga Along the Way. Next, complete the quest chain in Palaka’s Stand. This starts with What’s in a Parent? (X: 29.3, Y: 15.2) and goes on for three quests. Once this chain is complete you can start the quest Hippos Born to Run, with Kacana, in Thravnair, X: 25.4, Y: 31.2, which begins the Arkasodara tribal quests.

Related: Everything added in Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.15

Arkasodara Tribal Quests & Purchasing the The Wind-up Arkasodara

Once the tribal quests are unlocked, Ghanta in Thravnair sells various items for Arkasodara Panas. These are obtained by completing daily quests. Daily quests are available from Maru, X: 20.1, Y: 27.9. You can complete up to three quests per day, netting you Pana.

How to purchase the Wind-up Arkasodara

The Wind-up Arkasodara is purchased for eight Arkasodara Pana. Pana can be traded to Ghanta <Peddler>, an NPC found at X: 20.3, Y: 28.4, at Saltwind's Welcome. You’ll need your Reputation rank with the Arkasodara to be Respected to be able to buy it. This usually means completing six or more days of tribal quests. This means you can get this minion after around a week of grinding.

For more Final Fantasy XIV guides, check out How to unlock the Hippo Cart mount in Final Fantasy XIV on Pro Game Guides.

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