How To Get Ultima Weapon In Final Fantasy 16 (FF16)

You can now get hold of the Ultima Weapon by crafting it in FF16's Final Fantasy Difficulty setting. Here's what you need to do to forge it.

The Ultima Weapon or Ultimate Weapon is back in Final Fantasy 16 but is not available from the start. Like in past games, obtaining this weapon won’t be easy for Clive. But once you manage to get a hold of this sword, killing enemies will be child’s play for you. Sounds intriguing right? The only thing that holds you back is actually unlocking it. And that is why we are here to help you in figuring how to get the Ultima Weapon in FF16. Here’s everything you must know.

How to Unlock the Ultima Weapon in FF16

To get Ultima Weapon in FF16, you’ll have to craft it while playing the game in ‘Final Fantasy’ difficulty settings. For those who don’t know, this difficulty option is a part of the New Game Plus. And NG+ is unlocked after you have completed all the story missions.

Ultima Weapon in Final Fantasy (FF16)
Ultima Sword from Final Fantasy VII

After starting FF16 in Final Fantasy difficulty, you must complete the Blacksmith’s Blues Side Questline to be able to craft the Ultima Weapon. Here’s the entire questline for your reference.

  • Blacksmith’s Blues (August): Unlocks at the Hideaway after acquiring Eikon of Lightning, Ramuh in a story quest.
  • Blacksmith’s Blues II (Mid): Unlocks at the Hideaway Reading Table after helping out Mid in building an engine.
  • Blacksmith’s Blues III (August): Unlocks at the Hideaway after beating the Sleipnir boss fight.
  • Blacksmith’s Blues IV (August): Unlocks at the Hideaway after encountering Barnabus.

Once you have completed this quest line, you will unlock the recipe for forging the Ultima Weapon in Final Fantasy 16. Next, you can now interact with Blackthorne for using the forge. From there, you can craft the Ultimate Ultima Weapon and use it for good.

You can now use the Ultima Weapon in Final Fantasy 16 (FF16) to slash every enemy that comes your way. Besides weapons, the Ability System is also something that you must know about in FFXVI. So make sure to check out our guide on it.