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The Crystals’ Curse Walkthrough Guide for FF16 (Final Fantasy 16). Includes Walkthrough Chart, how to beat the boss, and tips!

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The Crystals’ Curse Walkthrough

Progress Through

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Defeat All The Enemies

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When you progress further, a battle with Imperial Legionnaire will start. There will be several of them so use range attacks in your battle.

Break The Wall And Proceed

After the battle, there is a wall that you can destroy so break and progress down the road.

Defeat All The Enemies

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There will be a battle against Imperial Legionnaires and Imperial War Wyrms. There are several enemies in the sky as well so be careful.

Battle With Imperial Cannonier

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After the battle, a cutscene will play and a Boss Battle with Imperial Cannonier will start.

Ride The Cart And Go Down

Ride the cart and pull the handle and go down.

Defeat Enemies Again And Proceed

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When you progress further, then there will be 4 battles against Akashic Miners. At the 4th battle, there will be Akashic Champions as well so be careful.

Get Coral Sword From Treasure Chest

After the battle with Akashic Champion, progress down the road and get a "Coral Sword" out of the treasure chest. At this time it has the higher stats out of your weapons so don't forget to grab it.

Progress Inside Cave And Defeat Enemies

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Progress through the cave and enter the Path of the Goddess and you will battle Wraith and other 2 times. In the 2nd battle, there will be a powerful enemy, Lich, so be careful.

Battle With Akashic Dragon

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When you progress further, there will be a Boss Battle with Akashic Dragon.

Battle Against Revenants

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When you proceed further back, after the cutscene a battle with start against Revenants. There are a total of 3 battles so heal as much as possible.

Eikon Battle With Typhon

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After the battle, an Eikon battle with start against Typhon. There are 2 forms of the Typhon battle so be careful.

How To Beat Imperial Cannonier

Imperial Cannonier
Fight and win safely by dodging → attacking.Stand back when it attacks with a flamethrower.During the rocketeer attack, move back on the third attack and aim for a precision dodge.

Dodge → Attack Is The Best Method

Imperial Cannonier have multiple attack pattern but all of them does not have anything surprising. Dodge the enemy's attack and counter would be the safest way to do so.

Dodge Guide & Tips

Move Back Once It Starts Using The Flamethrower

Once it start to use a Flamethrower and shoots fire slowly towards you, you just need to stand back so you will not be hit. Make sure to not be blocked by deadends.

Try To Dodge Rocketeer On The Third Hit

Rocketeer is a 3 hit charging combo. Prioritize safety on first 2 hits while in the third hit, dodge from the side to the back so you can counter easily.

▶ How To Beat Imperial Cannonier

How To Beat Akashic Dragon

Akashic Dragon
Fight from a far place while dodging.Dodge sideways during Cauterize.Once it starts using Dragon Dance, focus on dodging.

Attack and Dodge At A Slight Distance

The Akashic Dragon will Ravage at a slight distance, so Evade it and hit it with a Rush. In addition, activating Dodge against melee attacks will deal additional damage. Evade is the priority against long-range Attacks.

▶Dodge Guide - How To Precision Dodge

Dodge Or Run From The Side During Cauterize

Cauterize is a Flame Breath Attack, which is a wide-area fire breath attack that is spat out from the air. Evade it by running away from the enemy.

h3: For The Dragon Dance Ability, Focus On Evade!

Dragon Dance is a wave of enemy Attacks that are triggered when a certain amount of damage is dealt. They have slight gap on each attack for dodging so make sure to dodge all attacks. After the combo you will have time to counter attack.

▶ How To Beat Imperial Cannonier

How To Beat Typhon

Defeat the weaker enemies first.
┗3 waves of enemies: Revenant→ Specter→ WraithFor the first stage, just spamming attacks will do.For the second stage, watch the move of the enemies and learn how to dodge them.

Defeat The Multiple Weaker Enemies That Appears Before Typhon


Before fighting Typhon, you will be faced with several group of enemies consisting of Revenants, Specters and Wraithes. Make sure to not decrease your HP as you fight.

On The First Stage, It Is Okay To Focus On Attacking

On the first stage of the boss, the boss is not particularly challenging so you can focus on attacking and trying to dodge every time the boss attacks.

On The Second Stage, Learn The Attack Patterns To Dodge

On the second stage, there will be more variations of attacks from the boss. It is a lot safer to fight it if you know the attack patterns.


An attack that comes at you 5 times with a moving wall that you can only pass through once. Press and hold the ◯ button to dash and move in time.


Purple patterns will appear from the ground. From those marks will be explosion attacks. Makes sure you avoid those marks to dodge the attack.

Unending Clamor

A huge circle will lock on 3 locations and explode. You can dodge it by simply moving away from the circle. Use the ◯ button to dodge.

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