Final Fantasy 16: Scarletite [How To Get]

Scarletite is a rare crafting material used to make few powerful accessories in Final Fantasy 16.

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Final Fantasy 16: Scarletite

Scarletite is a rare crafting material used in Final Fantasy 16. Powerful weapons such as Excalibur and Drakeslayer’s Belt are crafted using Scarletite. However, it is challenging to find where players might get stuck. Let’s look at all the uses of Scarletite and how to obtain it.

Key Takeaways

  • Scarletite is a rare crafting material used to create the Excalibur sword and Drakeslayer’s accessories.
  • Players can collect six of them to use for crafting and upgradation.
  • Collect scarletite by completing side quests and defeating Notorious Marks.
  • Start the Hot Water side quest by talking to Xavar in Dalimill Inn.
  • Defeat Bomb Monsters and report back to the same person to receive your two pieces of Scarletite.
  • Eliminating Dozmare the Griffin, Fastitocalon, The Ten of Clubs, and Holy Trumpitour will provide you with the remaining four pieces of crafting material.
  • Note that the item is unrecoverable. Therefore, don’t sell it in exchange for Gil.
  • For crafting, you must visit the Blacksmith in The Hideaway to access the Forge.

Scarletite Description

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There are a few rare crafting items in FF16, but Scarletite is an important one. Players can collect it by completing side quests or defeating Notorious Marks. The hunts can be challenging to get over, therefore, you must plan your strategies before diving into combat.

The sole purpose of Scarletite is to be an ingredient for crafting powerful accessories. These are: 

  • Excalibur: A powerful and efficient sword for mid-game that can easily take down dragons in a few swings.
  • Drakeslayer’s Belt and Bracelets: These items are purely for defense and can boost your health bar by a significant amount. Players can equip these before engaging in combat with a tough opponent.

Note that you will find more Scarletite than you will initially use. To utilize the remaining amount, we will upgrade the above-mentioned accessories to their maximum level. Therefore, keep every piece you find safe and refrain from selling it in exchange for Gil.

However, ensure you understand that you must collect other materials specific to the weapon you are crafting to get it. Only Scarletite will not be enough, but it is essential. When you have them all, visit the Blacksmith in The Hideaway to craft the weaponry of your choice in the Forge.

How To Find Scarletite

We will provide a list of Notorious Marks and side quests that you must participate in to obtain Scarletite. The hunts will give you a challenge, but with the correct use of Clive’s abilities and skills, you can eliminate them.

There are a few hunts in FF16 that grant you the rare crafting item. Hunts are magical beasts that you find across the world map. The ones that drop Scarletite are Dozmare the Griffin, Fastitocalon, The Ten of Clubs, and Holy Trumpitour.

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Hot Water Side Quest

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“Hot Water” is a side quest that players can activate while completing the “Riddle of the Sands” main story quest. During the main mission, players will be asked to complete a mini-activity “Follow the Crystals.” After you are done with it, the side quest will activate. 

Completing the side quest will grant you the Scarletite you seek. Here are a few steps which you must follow to get yourself through the side quest easily.

  • Start the quest by talking to Xaver in Dalimill Inn of the Dhalmekian Republic
  • Visit the Baths inside the Inn to find the NPC.
  • You will be advised to defeat a few Bomb Monsters at Doeznov Terraces.
  • The location is marked on the map. You may use it to get there.
  • After killing them all, return to Xaver at the same location.
  • Interacting with him will give you the rewards of the mission, in which you will find 1x Scarletite.
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You will receive 1x Scarletite for completing the side quest | Captured By: VeryAli Gaming

Dozmare the Griffin

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  • Find the Griffin inside Norvent Valley close to the Lostwing. 
  • This hunt is also part of the side quest “Blacksmith Blues.”
  • The griffin has three main attacks that will be used frequently against you. 
  • A Lunging Attack executes when the hunt leaves the ground with no immediate animations.
  • The hunt will cast a Wind Spell if air flows beneath him. Getting out of its radius is the wisest choice.
  • Nobel Dive attack is in action with Dozmare circles mid-air to release an energy ring.
  • Dodge these attacks to defeat him and collect your single piece of Scarletite.
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Dozmare the Griffin | Image Credits: VeryAli Gaming


defeat fastitocalon to get Scarletite
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  • The B-rank monster is found inside the Velkroy Desert of the Dhalmekian Republic. 
  • Players must travel to the Northeast of the Defesert to find the hunt.
  • Understanding attacks is of utmost importance.
  • A Spinning Shell Attack strikes you when the hunt will spin around its own shell. 
  • It will spray water from his mouth frequently during battle which you must avoid.
  • The Testudo Trompe attack unleashes in the later half of the fight where the hunt spins once more with all his parts inside the shell.
  • Along with it, also expect explosive Geysers flying toward Clive’s face.
  • If you make it out of this fight alive, you will receive two pieces of Scarletite for crafting.
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Fastitocalon | Captured By : VeryAli Gaming

The Ten of Clubs

defeat the ten of clubs to grab Scarletite
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  • Find this Level 35 enemy in Vamare, an abandoned village to the south of Fields of Corava inside the Dhalmekian Republic. 
  • Using the Dravozd Obelisk for Fast Travel will get you there quickly.
  • He will execute slow axe swings that can be crucial for your health.
  • His Execution attack activates when the health hits the half marker.
  • The Piene Forte attack has a long-range, therefore, try to move out of its sight or stay close to the enemy.
  • He will take some steps back and then jump on your face to land four sequential hits.
  • Players will receive one Scarletite as Spoils of War when they win the fight.
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The Ten of Clubs | Picture Credits: VeryAli Gaming

Holy Trumpitour

  • Locate the hunt in the Cellar Passage of the Holy Empire of Sanbreque.
  • Fast travel to the Lostwing Obelisk, then travel East to find a passage underground.
  • Keep traveling in the straight direction until you see Holy Trumpitour or the Man in Black.
  • You must complete the “Cloak and Dagger” main story quest for the hunt to be visible on the board.
  • Holy Trumpitour will frequently throw Fireballs from the Mortar that can burn you.
  • You can also expect his Mortar to swing left and right which will hit you hard but slow.
  • Ground Explosions hit the hardest. Stones erupt from the ground when Holy Trumpitour sticks his mortar in the ground.
  • After winning the battle, players will receive a single piece of Scarletite for crafting.
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Holy Trumpitour, also known as The Man in Black | Captured By: VeryAli Gaming

Here is a summary table that briefly mentions all the ways from which you can get Scarletite.


Means of Collecting Amount Location
Hot Water Side Quest x1 Dalimill Inn, Dhalmekian Republic
Dozmare the Griffin x1 Caer Norvent, Holy Empire of Sanbreque
Fastitocalon x2 Velkroy Desert, Dhalmekian Republic
The Ten of Clubs x1 Fields of Corava, Dhalmekian Republic
Holy Trumpitour x1 Cellar Passage, Holy Empire of Sanbreque
Scarletite Summary

That is all you need to know about Scarletite in Final Fantasy 16. Note that you will receive six Scarletite if you involve yourself in all the mentioned activities. Use three of them for crafting and the remaining for upgrading. Ensure you follow all the instructions to secure every piece of Scarletite

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