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Best Weapon Guide in Final Fantasy 16 (FF16). Check out the best weapons, tips, how to get Ultima Weapon, how to craft, the strongest weapon, all the best builds, and more!

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Best Weapons - Stats Of The Most Powerful Weapon

The Most Powerful Weapon Differs Between The First & Second Playthrough

The strongest weapon differs between the first playthrough and the Post-Game of Final Fantasy 16. Gotterdammerung is for the first playthrough, while the Ultima Weapon is for the second playthrough.

1st Playthrough - Gotterdammerung


The Gotterdammerung is the most powerful weapon available in the first playthrough. The book and materials required for its crafting can be obtained by advancing through Forge-related quests.

2nd Playthrough - Ultima Weapon


The Ultima Weapon weapon is the most powerful weapon that can be crafted in the second playthrough of Final Fantasy 16.

How To Craft Gotterdammerung

1▼ Complete 4 Auguest quests
2▼ Collect 3 pieces of Orichalcum
3▼ Collect 2 Darksteel
4▼ Collect 1 Primitive Battlehorn
5▼ Create Gotterdammerung

Complete 4 August Quests

Gotterdammerung can be created by completing four quests that can be ordered from August. The fourth quest requires players to complete the "43. Through the Maelstrom" main story quest first.

▶︎ Main Quests Story Walkthrough
1Clear Blacksmith's Blues
2Clear Blacksmith Blues II
Available after completing "35. Out of the Shadow" main story quest
3Clear Blacksmith's Blues III
Available after completing "41. A Song of Hope" main story quest
4Clear Blacksmith's Blues IV
Available after completing "43. Through the Maelstrom" main story quest

Collect 3 Orichalcum

Summary Of How To Get Orichalcum
[Required] Complete Quest "Under New Management II"
[Recommended] Complete Quest "Duty Undying II"
[Recommended]Defeat Hunt Board The Breaker of Worlds (Atlas)
[Recommended] Defeat Hunt Board The Tricephalic Terror (Gorgimera)
Defeat Hunt Board Ruin Reawakened (Svarog)
Defeat Hunt Board The Masterless Marauder (Behemoth King)

Location Of The Required Quest


Complete the quest you can get at the same place "Under New Management", and you can get it till Story "Streets of Madness". These quests are needed to get the item [Darksteel].

Duty Undying II - Location


Orichalcum is available as a completion reward for Duty Undying II. In order to receive Duty Undying II, you must first complete Duty Undying.

Notorious Marks Locations

  1. The Breaker of Worlds (Atlas) Lv45
    The Imperial Province of Rosaria / Cressida
  2. The Tricephalic Terror (Gorgimera) Lv45
    The Dhalmekian Republic / Velkroy Desert
  3. Ruin Reawakened (Svarog) Lv50
    The Holy Empire of Sanbreque / Southeast Horn
  4. The Masterless Marauder (Behemoth King) Lv47
    The Kingdom of Waloed / VidargraesClear "Nobody's Tool

Collect 2 Darksteels

Location Of Notorious Marks

  1. Usher to the Underworld (Thanatos) Lv42
    The Dhalmekian Republic / Titan's Wake
  2. The Grim Reaper (Prince of Death) Lv40
    The Holy Empire of Sanbreque / Cape OrsiereClear "Under New Management II"

Collect 1 Primitive Battlehorn

  1. Gobermouch Lv38
    "The Kingdom of Waloed / Eistla"

Creating The Gotterdammerung

Once you have gathered all of the materials, go to the Forge to create the Gotterdammerung.

How To Craft Ultima Weapon

Can Be Crafted In The Second Playthrough

Note that the Ultima Weapon can only be crafted in the Final Fantasy Mode, which is unlocked by clearing the first playthrough. It cannot be crafted in the first playthrough.

Can Be Created At The End Of The Story

The recipe itself can be found from the beginning of the game, but it is only at the end of the story that you can obtain the materials needed to create it. You will need to complete the story at a high difficulty level to be able to create the Ultima Weapon.

Ultima Weapon - Required Materials

Materials Needed To Craft The Ultima Weapon
・Utterance of Creation

Utterance Of Creation Will Be In Your Inventory In The Beginning Of The Second Playthrough

The Utterance of Creation will be in your possession from the beginning when you start in Final Fantasy Mode. There is no particular need to go and get it.

Everdark Is The Final Of Shard Weapons

Everdark is the final form of weapons that use each shard available after the Eikon and Dominant battles. It requires Dark Shard+, which can be obtained by clearing the story missions "The Last King".

Required Materials To Make Everdark

Shard & AmountHow To Get
Each ShardObtained when a Dominant or an Eikon is defeated in the story
Meteorite+ ×24・Mob drop
・Purchase from the shop
(Used to create Flmetongue and others)
Magicked Ash ×400・Drops from various monsters
・Obtained by glittering icons
・Purchase at the shop
(Used when Brightburn → Icebrand )
Sharp Fang ×800・Drops from various monsters
・Obtained from glittering icons
・Purchase from the shop
(Icebrand → Everdark )

How To Get A Gotterdammerung Is The Same As In The First Playthrough

How To Make Gotterdammerung
1Clear Blacksmith's Blues
2Clear Blacksmith's Blues II
3Clear Blacksmith's Blues III
4Clear Blacksmith's Blues IV
・Orichalcum ×3
・Darksteel+ ×2
・Primitive Battlehorn+ ×1
Collect & Create

The procedure for obtaining Gotterdammerung is the same as in the first Playthrough. Get the recipe by completing blacksmith-related quests and collect materials from Norotious Marks and other sources to create it.

▲ Process to get the Gotterdammerung

Only Orichalcum Is Available From The First Playthrough

Basically, you need to defeat Notorious Marks on higher difficulty levels because you need materials that can be obtained only in Final Fantasy Mode, but .

If you are not confident that you can beat Notorious Marks on the higher difficulty, you can start the second playthrough with data that has 3 Orichalcum.

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