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  Start NPC:   Ajido-Marujido - Windurst Walls (G-3)
  Requirements:
  Level: 30
  Items Needed:   Carbuncle's Ruby
  Title:   Rainbow Weaver
  Repeatable:   No
  Reward:   Ability to change to the job Summoner
     
  Previous Quest:   None.
  Next Quest:   The Puppet Master

Walkthrough

  • When the Ruby is in your possession, go to Windurst Walls.
  • Head to the House of the Hero at (G-3). Check the front door. You will receive a cutscene where Carbuncle will ask you to obtain all seven "colors of light." The minister Ajido-Marujido will then find you and speak to you about him. (Note: It is possible that it will be the Joker Cardian that comes instead of Ajido-Marujido. The Joker will come in the beginning of the cutscene and tell you to listen to the ruby. You will be told to gather the colors of light and the cutscene will end.)
  • The seven "colors of light" that Carbuncle requires correspond to the colors of a rainbow. They are obtained by zoning into an outdoor, enemy-populated area while one of six weather effects is active—the seventh is obtained by zoning into an outdoor, enemy-populated area with no weather effect at all.
  • To clarify: "Outdoor" means that you may not zone into a cave or dungeon area to obtain a color.
  • To clarify: "Enemy-Populated" means that you may not zone into a town or city to obtain a color.
  • Zoning into an area with the above requirements (that you have not yet obtained) and with the ruby in your inventory will trigger a short cutscene upon entering the area, where Carbuncle will remark on the color of light that you have found. (You will not see the same cutscene again.)
  • Some areas have linked weather (Valkurm Dunes/Selbina, Buburimu Peninsula/Mhaura, Eastern Altepa Desert/Western Altepa Desert/Rabao, and Beaucedine Glacier/Ranguemont Pass are a few examples). These areas will simultaneously receive the same weather effects. Although many of these second areas do not meet the requirements above, you may safely wait in one while watching for the weather effect to appear.
  • This can be done while riding a chocobo.
  • This can be done by using an outpost teleport into the zone.
  • This can be done by teleporting into the zone (Teleport-Dem, etc).
  • Weather Checker NPCs in each town or city can help predict when and where the weather you will be looking for will be in effect. Bear in mind, however, that these Weather Checkers will not be completely accurate; some weather effects may occur on days they are not predicted to be on, and vice-versa.
  • Locations of areas meeting the requirements for Carbuncle's "colors of light" are as follows:
Color Element Weather Type Possible Areas
Red Trans Fire Fire Heat Wave Valkurm Dunes, Rolanberry Fields, Eastern Altepa Desert, Western Altepa Desert, Meriphataud Mountains, Yuhtunga Jungle, Yhoator Jungle
Orange (None) Clear Skies All Matching Areas
Yellow
Trans Earth
Earth
Dust Storms Tahrongi Canyon, Konschtat Highlands, Valkurm Dunes, Batallia Downs, Eastern Altepa Desert, Western Altepa Desert, Attohwa Chasm, Meriphataud Mountains
Green Trans Wind Wind High Winds Tahrongi Canyon, La Theine Plateau, Attohwa Chasm, Cape Teriggan, Valley of Sorrows
Blue Trans Water Water Rain La Theine Plateau, Pashhow Marshlands, Rolanberry Fields. Buburimu Peninsula, Yuhtunga Jungle, Yhoator Jungle
Indigo
Ice-Icon
Ice
Snow Beaucedine Glacier, Batallia Downs, Xarcabard
Violet Trans Lightning Lightning Thunderstorms Konschtat Highlands, Sauromugue Champaign, Pashhow Marshlands, Jugner Forest
  • "Double" Weather Effects in those zones will also count toward receiving a color.
  • Note that Light and Darkness weather are not included in this quest. Carbuncle will not react when zoning into areas with these weather types. Also note, wind and thunder may appear in Lufaise Meadows or Misareaux Coast but the ruby will not respond to them. This is due to the fact that the Summoner job was added in with the Rise of the Zilart Expansion. These areas didn't exist at that time.
  • Note also that Qufim Island weather will not count.
  • When all seven colors are obtained, you will receive an additional cutscene where Carbuncle will fly off to La Theine Plateau. Head there and go to the stone circle at (G-6).
  • Trade Carbuncle's Ruby to the ??? at the center of the circle. You will receive a final cutscene, after which the Summoner job will become available to you.
  • It is worth noting that, for each time that a player completes this quest, a rainbow (the same one as seen in the cutscene) will appear over the Crag of Holla on the next Vana'diel Day (so long as the weather is not Rain). Should it be rainy weather, the rainbow should appear shortly after the rainy weather stops if it is before 18:00 in-game.

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Game Description

Client: Ajido-Marujido (House of the Hero, Windurst Walls)
Summary:

A strange voice from within Carbuncle's Ruby is asking you to gather the seven colors of light...
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