Final Fantasy XVI: Trophy Guide – How To Unlock All Trophies

Final Fantasy XVI - Trophy Guide
Written by Alexis

As the highly anticipated release date of Final Fantasy XVI approaches on June 22, 2023, the list of PlayStation trophies has been unveiled, consisting of 50 trophies spread across 3 Gold, 6 Silver, and 40 Bronze categories. This comprehensive Final Fantasy XVI Trophy Guide will help you discover and unlock these exclusive achievements, ranging from story-related accomplishments to combat and collectible-based trophies.

Trophy Breakdown

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The Final Fantasy XVI PlayStation Trophy list is divided into several sections, including:

  1. Story-related trophies (12 in total)
  2. Combat-related trophies involving specific abilities
  3. Collectible-based trophies, including locating all signboards, notorious marks, hunt board quests, chronolith trials, curiosities, crafting Gotterdammerung, letters, patron items, and world map areas.

Preparation for Unlocking Trophies

With the majority of these trophies centering around completion-based tasks, it’s crucial to undertake thorough exploration and unlocking of all combat abilities throughout the game. Additionally, be prepared to beat the game on “Final Fantasy” mode, which is likely the most challenging difficulty setting, as it’s tied to a gold trophy achievement.

How to Unlock Trophies

To assist you in unlocking the various trophies in Final Fantasy XVI, follow this summarized list of the PlayStation trophies for each rank:

  1. Awoken (Bronze): Rise from your reverie
  2. With Great Power (Bronze): Inherit a power unknown
  3. Acceptance (Bronze): Accept your fate
  4. Lawless (Bronze): Defy your fate
  5. Legacy (Bronze): Turn the corner
  6. Twilight Rose (Bronze): Revisit the past.
  7. From Stone to Sand (Bronze): Exact revenge.
  8. Twin Flames (Bronze): Unite the flames.
  9. The Promise (Bronze): Become one.
  10. A Vessel Complete (Bronze): Collect the final piece.
  11. Ashes to Ashes (Bronze): Escape the Darkness.
  12. Falling Star (Gold): Fulfill a legacy.
  13. Punisher (Bronze): Punish 10 enemies (excluding battles in the Hall of Virtue).
  14. You’re Not the Boss of Me (Bronze): Defeat a boss without taking damage.
  15. Made to Be Broken (Bronze): Defeat 20 enemies while semi-primed (excluding battles in the Hall of Virtue).
  16. It’s Over 50,000 (Silver): Deal an enemy 50,000 damage while it is staggered (excluding battles in the Hall of Virtue and while fully primed as Ifrit).
  17. Sheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeift (Bronze): Land 15 Shift Strikes or Shift Shots combined (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  18. Packing Heat (Bronze): Execute and land 2 Heatwave Counters in a single battle (excluding those in Hall of Virtue).
  19. Fatal Attraction (Bronze): Defeat 5 enemies in the air after using Deadly Embrace (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  20. Never Coming Down (Bronze): Land Gouge, Wicked Wheel, and Rook’s Gambit in midair before landing (excluding battles in the Hall of Virtue).
  21. I Am the Thunder (Bronze): Discharge 50 Blind Justice lightning balls (excluding battles in the Hall of Virtue).
  22. Road to Redemption (Bronze): Lure an enemy into striking a Lightning Rod 3 times before it dissipates (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  23. Untouchable (Bronze): Land Titanic Block to defend off 10 enemy attacks (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  24. Beat Rocking Blocks (Bronze): Land the third punch of a Titanic Counter twice in a single battle (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  25. 100 Mfps (Bronze): Land 100 total hits with Lv. 2 or higher Megaflare (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  26. Such Dodge, So Mega (Bronze): Execute a Precision Dodge 3 times while charging a single Megaflare (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  27. Oh, Snap! (Bronze): Inflict Permafrost on 10 enemies by perfectly dodging attacks with Cold Snap (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  28. Cold-blooded (Bronze): Simultaneously defeat three or more enemies frozen using Frostbite, Permafrost, or Diamond Dust (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  29. Every Damn Sinew (Bronze): Land a Lv. 2 or higher Zantetsuken five times (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  30. Fistful of Steel (Bronze): Execute 3 Steel Counters in a single battle (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  31. Yes, Eikon (Bronze): Master all of a single Eikon’s abilities and feats.
  32. Masterclass (Gold): Upgrade all feats and abilities to their maximum.
  33. With Two Ds (Bronze): Upgrade consumable potency and inventory slots to their maximum.
  34. And They Opened Up My Mind (Silver): Collect six signboards.
  35. Think, Mark! (Bronze): Defeat 10 notorious marks.
  36. Hunter, Hunted (Silver): Clear the Hunt Board.
  37. Trial Run (Bronze): Complete a chronolith trial.
  38. For the Hoard (Silver): Obtain all curiosities.
  39. Dressed to the Fives (Bronze): Craft or upgrade 5 pieces of gear.
  40. Half Past Twilight (Silver): Craft the legendary sword Gotterdammerung.
  41. The Pen is Mightier (Bronze): Open 10 letters at the reading table.
  42. The More You Know (Bronze): Help Harpocrates attain a knowledge level of 5.
  43. Careful Whisper (Silver): Obtain all available items from your patrons.
  44. You Can Pet the Dog (Bronze): Pet Torgal 5 times.
  45. A Fine Hound (Bronze): Execute and land 5 Precision Sics (excluding battles in Hall of Virtue).
  46. When You Ride Alone (Bronze): Ride Ambrosida for the first time.
  47. Here Be Rosfields (Bronze): Visit all areas on the world and local maps.
  48. Eureka (Bronze): Spend 36,000 gil at the Tub & Crown.
  49. Fantasy, Finally (Gold): Complete the game on “Final Fantasy” mode.

Tips and Strategies for Unlocking Trophies

character from Final Fantasy XVI

Though we have provided a comprehensive list of all the trophies in Final Fantasy XVI, it may still be a daunting challenge to unlock all of them. To help you have an enjoyable and successful gaming experience, we’ve compiled a list of tips and strategies for efficiently pursuing these exclusive achievements.

  1. Focus on story-related trophies first: Complete story missions and quests to progress naturally through the game and unlock story-related trophies. This will provide valuable experience, gear, and resources required for the other trophies.
  2. Learn and master combat abilities: Invest the time to experiment with different combat abilities and find the ones that best suit your playstyle. This will make it easier to acquire combat-related trophies that require the use of specific abilities.
  3. Plan your upgrades strategically: Make the most of your resources by focusing on unlocking and maximizing the most effective abilities and equipment first. This will help you tackle the more challenging trophies that require maximum upgrades.
  4. Explore every corner of the world: Some trophies focus on locating collectibles and hidden areas. Take the time to thoroughly explore every location in the game to increase your chances of finding these hidden treasures.
  5. Keep track of your progress: Regularly check your trophy progress to ensure you don’t miss out on any opportunities to unlock a trophy while playing the game.
  6. Participate in side missions and activities: Completing side missions and activities can not only reward you with valuable items and experience, but also contribute towards unlocking some trophies.
  7. Prepare for “Final Fantasy” mode: As one of the most difficult challenges in the game, make sure you have mastered all necessary skills and have the best equipment available before attempting this mode.
  8. Consult online resources: If you find yourself stuck or struggling with a particular trophy, don’t hesitate to seek guidance from online forums, guides or video walkthroughs created by fellow gamers who have successfully unlocked these achievements.


sword from Final Fantasy XVI

Armed with the complete Final Fantasy XVI Trophy Guide and these additional tips and strategies, you should be well-equipped to embark on your quest to collect all 50 trophies. Remember, patience and persistence are key when navigating through such an expansive gaming experience. Happy hunting, and may your progress in Final Fantasy XVI be legendary!

Unlocking all 50 trophies in Final Fantasy XVI requires dedication, skill, and attention to detail as you venture through an immersive gaming experience, completing story quests, mastering combat abilities, and finding a wide range of collectibles. Use this Final Fantasy XVI Trophy Guide as your roadmap to mastering the game and collecting every achievement for the ultimate sense of accomplishment.

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