Final Fantasy 16 Scarletite Location Guide

Here's how to get Scarletite to craft the Drakeslayer's Belt in FF16.

Final Fantasy 16 (FF16) features many helpful resources like the Scarletite for you to get, but finding its location is tricky. Although collecting these resources will require some elbow grease, you’ll need them to craft strong weapons and armor. In the case of Scarletite, you’ll need it to craft Drakeslayer’s Belt, Drakeslayer’s Bracelets, and the Excalibur sword. If you’re not able to find this material then you’re not alone. The game itself describes Scarletite as one of the most highly sought-after metals. In this guide, you’ll learn how to get Scarletite in FFXVI.

How to Get Scarletite in Final Fantasy 16 (FF16)

Scarletite in FFXVI
Image Source: Trophygamers on YouTube

In Final Fantasy 16, players can get Scarletite by beating the Notorious Marks on the Hunting Board or by completing the Hot Water side quest at Dhalmekia.

Beating Notorious Marks on Hunting Board

Hunt Board in FF16
Image Source: PhillyBeatzGames on YouTube

The Notorious Marks is a list of terrifying creatures plaguing the lands of Valisthea. You can unlock them by completing the “Gathering Storm” main quest. Once you do that, you can access the Hunting Board at the Hideaway to track these creatures and beat them for rewards. Here are the four Notorious Marks you can beat to get Scarletite as a reward:

  • Dozmare
    • Unlocks after: Starting Blacksmith’s Blues side quest.
    • Rank: B
    • Level: 28
  • Fastitiocalon (A Hill to Die On)
    • Unlocks after: Starting Riddle of the Sands main quest.
    • Rank: B
    • Level: 34
  • The Ten of Clubs
    • Unlocks after: Completing Fire in the Sky main quest.
    • Rank: B
    • Level: 35
  • Holy Trumpitour (The Man in Black)
    • Unlocks after: Completing For Great Justice 2 side quest.
    • Rank: B
    • Level: 36

Note that you have to travel to different locations to fight these marks. Moreover, they don’t go down easy so make sure you carry your best weapons and health-replenishing potions.

Completing Hot Water Quest to Get Scarletite

Complete Hote Water quest in Final Fantasy 16 to get Scarletite
Image Source: Trophygamers on YouTube

You can get the Hot Water side quest at Dhalemekia by completing “Follow the Crystals”, a sub-quest within the “Riddle of the Sands” main quest. Once you do that:

  1. Head over to the bathhouse and talk to Xaver, the owner, to take on the quest.
  2. Now, all you have to do is head over to the Doeznov Terraces and defeat the fiery Bath Bomb creatures.
  3. Then, return to the bathhouse and collect your rewards from Xaver.

We hope this location guide helps you find and get Scarletite in Final Fantasy 16 (FF16). To craft the Drakeslayer’s Belt, you’ll need another rare material called Electrum, so check out our FFXVI guides to learn how to get it.