This page explains how to complete the level 86 Endwalker quest "Ponder, Warrant, Cherish, Welcome".
This quest is available if you have completed the quest In Search of Hermes.
Starting the Quest
Talk to Hermes in Elpis to begin the quest.
Speak with Hermes
Go southwest to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap. Talk to Hermes to proceed.
Speak with Emet-Selch
Go northwest to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap. Attune to the Aetheryte if you have not yet done so. Then go north and up a ramp.
You may wish to go around the back of the building and attune to the Aether Current that you will find north of the building. Then go back to the south side of the building.
Enter the building to reach the quest icon. Talk to Emet-Selch to proceed. There will be a cutscene.
Speak with Meteion
Talk to Meteion to proceed.
Speak with Meteion and Have Her Accompany You
Go south to go outside. Talk to Meteion to proceed.
Speak with Memnon
Go south to the quest icon and talk to Memnon to proceed.
Search for Idle Creations
Go south to the orange arrow on the map. Go to the east part of the orange circle and check on the Motionless Bird. There will be a cutscene.
Speak with Euanthe
Go northwest and enter the northwest building, then talk to Euanthe.
Speak with Hermes Again
Go east to go outside, then go into the north building and talk to Hermes to complete the quest. There will be a cutscene.
Next Main Scenario Quest
After you complete the quest, talk to Hermes to accept the next quest: Lives Apart.