Are you wondering how to get all the abilities in Final Fantasy 16? Being able to unlock all the abilities in Final Fantasy 16 will grant you greater flexibility within fights as you utilize the dynamic combat systems the RPG offers. Pulling from the many Eikons central to Final Fantasy’s lore, each ability set for each Eikon has a unique playstyle and you can mix and match them as you like.
As you defeat the Final Fantasy 16 Eikons throughout the main story, you will unlock their set of abilities. But, below you can find out when they unlock exactly and which quests you need to complete, all of which we learned during our Final Fantasy 16 review.
How to get all abilities in Final Fantasy 16
To unlock and get all the Eikonic abilities in Final Fantasy 16 you need to do the following:
- Start the game – Phoenix Eikonic abilities
- Defeat Benedikta during ‘Headwind’ quest – Garuda Eikonic abilities
- Defeat Infernal Eikon and Infernal Shadow during ‘Buried Memories’ quest – Ifrit Eikonic abilities
- Complete ‘The Crystals’ Curse’ quest – Ramuh Eikonic abilities
- Defeat Hugo in ‘Capital Punishment’ quest – Titan Eikonic abilities
- Defeat Bahamut during ‘Fire in the Sky’ quest – Bahamut Eikonic abilities
- Complete Through the ‘Maelstrom’ quest – Shiva Eikonic abilities
- Defeat Barnabas in ‘The Last King’ quest – Odin Eikonic abilities
All of these quests and fights take place within the main story missions in the game. So, you won’t miss out on unlocking any of the abilities, as they aren’t tucked away in side quests. All you simply have to do is make your way through the story and the core Final Fantasy 16 quests and you will eventually get them all.
Once you unlock an Eikonic ability set, all you need to do is have the ability points to be able to buy a skill within the set, you don’t need to unlock individual skills within a set. This allows you to have quite a bit of customization when it comes to abilities and you won’t have to grind out unlocking them as you get ability points quite frequently.
With the knowledge of how to unlock and get all the Eikonic Abilities in Final Fantasy 16, you can spend your points to craft a great build, making use of the best abilities in Final Fantasy 16. The game is one of the best PS5 RPGs so if you are looking for more tips as you make your way through the vast map in Final Fantasy 16, be sure to check out our Final Fantasy 16 walkthrough article.