The Price of Principles

Mainquest1 Icon.png Lv. 50   The Price of Principles
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Rewardsicon.png Rewards
XP Gil
Expicon.png4,800 Gil Icon.png939
Optional Rewards
Darklight Earrings of Fending Icon.png Darklight Earrings of Maiming Icon.png Darklight Earrings of Striking Icon.png Allagan Bronze Piece Icon.png x3 
Informationicon.png Description
Minfilia appears to be lost in thought.
Objectivesicon.png Objectives
  • Speak with Y'shtola.
  • Speak with Thancred.
  • Speak with Papalymo.
  • Speak with Yda.
  • Speak with Urianger.
  • Speak with Alphinaud.
Issuing NPC: Minfilia
Western Thanalan -The Waking Sands -The Solar (6-6)
Type: Main Scenario
Unlocks: Moving OnMainquest1 Icon.png
Quest: Mainquest1 Icon.pngThe Ultimate Weapon
NPCs Involved: AlphinaudPapalymoThancredUriangerY'shtolaYda
NPC Locations
Minfilia in The Waking Sands at (6.9-6.1)
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Y'shtola in The Waking Sands at (6.1-5.2)
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Thancred in The Waking Sands at (6.2-5.1)
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Papalymo in The Waking Sands at (6.1-5.1)
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Yda in The Waking Sands at (6.2-5.1)
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Urianger in The Waking Sands at (6.1-5)
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Alphinaud in The Waking Sands at (6.2-6.2)
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Sidequest4 Icon.png Alphinaud in The Waking Sands at (6.2-6.2)
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  • Ever since your famous victory over Gaius van Baelsar, the halls of the Waking Sands have been thronged with petitioners seeking to engage the Scions' services for personal gain. Although Minfilia is loath to entertain their dubious proposals, she wonders if accepting such patronage might ultimately empower the order to do greater good. Before making any decision, she would like to hear the opinions of your fellow Scions. Speak with Thancred, Y'shtola, Yda, Paplymo, and Urianger.
  • As expected, the other Scions are deeply concerned about the ideological implications of accepting conditional support. Perhaps Alphinaud can offer a different perspective on the matter?
  • Alphinaud seizes the opportunity to make a bold counter-proposal: move the Scions' headquarters to Mor Dhona, beyond the borders of Ul'dah and the other great nations. Though Minfilia makes a show of listening to the young Elezen's reasoning, she is not to be convinced, decrying his idea as reckless beyond words before unceremoniously dismissing him. As you silently watch Alphinaud take his leave, you sense that, beneath their heated words, another conversation was taking place...
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