Upon the Great Loch's Shore - Quest Guide

Lyse has plans in Rhalgr's Reach and asks you to speak with Alphinaud.


This quest is available if you have completed the quest The Lady in Red.

Starting the Quest

Talk to Lyse in Rhalgr's Reach to begin the quest.

Speak with Alphinaud

Go northwest to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap and talk to Alphinaud.

Speak with Pipin at Castrum Abania

Teleport to Ala Ghiri. If you unlocked flying in The Peaks, you can fly east to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap. If not, you can go north from Ala Ghiri to Specula Imperatoris and talk to the Ala Mhigan Resistance Gate Guard, then go to the quest icon from there.

At the quest icon, talk to Pipin. There will be a cutscene.

Journey to the Lochs

Go east through the blue dotted line to reach The Lochs. There will be a cutscene.

Speak with Alphinaud Again

Check on the nearby Aetheryte to attune to it, then talk to Alphinaud to complete the quest.

Aether Current Quests

With the completion of this quest, you can now start two blue quests, each of which unlocks an Aether Current in this area. The quests are as follows.

  • A Rite to Rest
  • It's a Zu Out There

Next Main Scenario Quest

After you complete the quest, talk to Alphinaud to accept the next quest: The Key to Victory. There will be a cutscene.