It’s a dreary world out there in Valisthea. Whenever Clive heads out, he’ll face mighty beasts, vicious imperial soldiers, and other god-like Eikons. It’s only natural he’d like to catch some rest every now and then. The Hideaway is the perfect place to do this; it’s a safe nest full of friendly NPCs willing to help you prepare for your next adventure. But amidst all the chaos, you likely missed some of the points of interest in Cid’s Hideaway.
How To Unlock Every Point of Interest At The Hideaway in Final Fantasy 16
The Hideaway is the safe haven players can return to after going through perilous adventures. Here await several shops to restock supplies, gear up, train, and learn more about the lore.
|Buy items, weapons, and equipment from Charon.||Hide, Hideaway|
Lady Charon is a thorny elderly woman in charge of supplying the Hideaway with weapons, equipment, and consumables. When she is not making fun of players for not having enough Gil, she restocks her store with new supplies and takes care of Torgal.
|Craft and reinforce weapons and equipment with Blackthorne.||Hide, Hideaway|
Blackthorne is a moody blacksmith of the Hideaway. In exchange for some booze, he’ll agree to craft weapons and equipment for players. Equipment can also be reinforced here in exchange for some materials.
|Engage in Training Mode, Arcade Mode and Stage Mode.||Hide, Hideaway and Fanning Embers|
By interacting with Arete Stone, players can take advantage of Final Fantasy 16’s Training, Arcade and Stage Mode. Though Training Mode is available from the Hide, Hideaway Chapter, the other two unlock during the Fanning Embers Chapter.
- Training Mode: practice combos and battle strategies on either passive or aggressive dummies.
- Arcade Mode: revisit previously played boss battles to earn higher scores.
- Stage Mode: revisit previous scenarios with a more powerful Clive.
|Hunt Notorious Marks to earn rewards and renown with Nektar.||The Gathering Storm|
The Hunt Board lets Clive roleplay as a bounty hunter and hunt down Notorious Marks in exchange for XP, rewards, and renown. It’s a fun side adventure that enables players to fight against vicious beasts from rank C to S.
|Share your experiences with Harpocrates to learn more about the game’s lore.||Hide, Hideaway|
The Thousand Tomes is another of Square Enix’s attempts to make the game’s lore more digestible for players. By speaking with Harpocrates after adventures, players can learn more about the story, characters, and world behind it.
|State of the Realm||Description||Unlocks|
|Learn about the game’s lore, history, and the past and current state of relevant characters.||Home Sweet Home|
Players can look at a comprehensive chart with the game’s characters and locations by speaking with Vivian at Hideaway’s strategy table. Use L2 and R2 to shift through the years and see how the world of Vallisthea and its characters have changed.
|The Patron’s Whisper||Description||Unlocks|
|Exchange renown for rewards from people all around Vallisthea.||Home Sweet Home|
Each completed sidequest rewards players with renown. After earning a certain amount, players can head to the Patron’s Whisperer after earning a certain amount to receive correspondence with rewards.
|Discover all available side quests and teleport to their location.||Home Sweet Home|
Gone are the days of getting lost trying to start a side quest. Final Fantasy 16 introduces an NPC that will inform all available side quests and teleport you to their starting location.