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I Can Hear A Rainbow (Summoner Flag Quest)  

Realm:Windurst
Start Area: Windurst Walls
Start NPC:Ajido-Marujido (G - 3)
Type:Job Related
Min Level:30
Max Level:75
Reward:Summoner Flag
Rating
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(Average from 205 ratings)
Items Required:Carbuncle's Ruby
Title Obtained:Rainbow Weaver
Last Updated: Tue Jan 29 18:48:39 2013

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Summary

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

Walkthrough

Go out and fight leeches, they will drop a Carbuncle's Ruby, which is a very rare drop. Once you have the stone item, go to Windurst Walls and click on the door in the House of the Hero to talk to Ajido-Marujido. You will be told to experience all 7 weather elements. To do this, visit various zones until you have seen each type of weather pattern in the world (you will be shown a cutscene of the stone changing color). NOTE: You cannot acquire weather effects in towns or dungeons, nor can you obtain them from a Scholar casting the weather effect on you.

  • Red - heat - Valkurm, Rolanberry, Altepa, Yhoator Jungle, Meriphatud Mountains.
  • Orange - clear skies - most places
  • Yellow - sand - Valkurm, Tahrongi, Konschtat.
  • Green - wind - Tahrongi, Mhaura, La Theine.
  • Indigo - ice - Xarcabard, Beaucedine etc.
  • Blue - rain - La Theine, Pashhow, Rolanberry, Buburimu, Yhoator Jungle, boat rides
  • Violet - thunder - Konschtat, Jugner, boat rides

You will know you got the pattern by zoning and seeing a cut scene. If you don't get a cut scene, you didn't get the pattern. You don't have to be near the weather, just in the same zone as it.

Once you have all 7 patterns, go to La Thiene Plateau and find the stone circle at G-6. Trade the stone to ??? and you will get flagged to be able to change jobs to Summoner.


To read the transcripts and see videos for this quest, see the I Can Hear a Rainbow Spoilers page.


Quest Series

This is part of the job flag quest series. Other quests of the series include:

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more info plz
# Jan 23 2013 at 12:44 PM Rating: Decent
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okay can someone go into real detail on where to find the ice weather and fire weather not just the map but how to get there really ... im in juno i really wish the guides where better for this game there is hardly any detail at all in any guide or youtube video it kinda like people dont know how to make a good guide for this game.
Help meh ^^
# Jan 22 2010 at 11:17 PM Rating: Default
So I opened the quest for this a while ago, and forgot to finish getting all the colors.
Is there a way to check the colors, or do i just throw it out and start again ?
Didn't take very long...
# Dec 01 2009 at 1:57 AM Rating: Decent
Of course, I had lotted for Carbuncle's Ruby at a low level when I was partying with some higher level LS mates, so I had it for a while before I was actually able to use it. Just started the actual quest the other day. Husband was checking on weather patterns in one section, LS mate checking in another, me checking in a third. We had just about given up for today and started leveling our mains in Yuhtunga Jungle when my husband starts yelling at me to zone. Heat wave! Then we booked it to the Highlands after an LS mate leveled and everyone logged for the night to get thunder. Well, got nifty little cut scene then it was off to the Plateau. Finally unlocked summoner!

Oh, and the rainbow the next game day over the crag if it's clear is TRUE. I have screenshots!
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easy quest
# Oct 02 2009 at 6:27 AM Rating: Decent
i was hunting blu spells and die got delvled had to kill some leechs on the way back and it droped as soon as i talk to thenpc for the quest i switched to whm and started teleporting all over got the first 5 elements with in a few min. and then i chocoboed to rag. pass and as soon as i made it out of the pass i got ice tele holla and the quest is over easy
No THF Required.
# Aug 21 2009 at 12:10 AM Rating: Decent
I've been extremely lucky with this quest. When I did it with my main character a few years ago a friend was already farming the leeches waiting for me to get to Bubu. Just as I zoned he got it and told me to lot. He had only been at the beach for five minutes. I have also helped other friends and gotten it for additional characters I play. The drop rate varies drastically, but it seems I'm a lucky charm. As with the magicked skull, it's pretty much a given, if I'm in your party, you're gonna get it quick (and I'm usually WHM/BLM - no THF).

As far as that goes, I just did this again for another of my characters. I was lvling Calibos' DRG27/RDM13 solo when I decided to do Fields of Valor in Bubu and see if I could get him his Ruby. 14 leeches later (solo without a THF) I got the Ruby.

Edited, Aug 21st 2009 4:16am by JevofLeviathan

Edited, Aug 21st 2009 4:26am by JevofLeviathan
Summoner Red - Heat
# Jul 28 2009 at 7:35 AM Rating: Decent
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I was in the Dunes on a clear day at around 12:00 to 13:00 zoned ino and out of City and was able to receive Red - Heat for the Summoners Flag Quest.
Logout as Zoning?
# Apr 07 2009 at 12:00 PM Rating: Decent
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While soloing in Buburimu, I disconnected in a rainstorm. When I logged back in, I got the "Blue" cut scene. Not sure whether this was just a fluke or not, but has anyone else ever tried logging in and out as a way to trigger the cut scenes as opposed to zoning back and forth?
Quest
# Mar 30 2009 at 8:59 PM Rating: Decent
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I spent about 4 hours one day will a lv. 75 blm and go nothing after killing a lot of leeches in the penninsula, next day spent another 4 hours in the dunes with a lv. 30 drg once agin got nothing. Gave up on it for a bit until a linkmate took me to ordell's caves. went into a room filled with leeches killed all of them, waited for respawn, killed them again. On the third respawn got my ruby. Gathering all the lights took about 45 minutes of teles and warps, but still waiting on fire. }:
Aggrevation At It's Highest Level
# Jan 26 2009 at 4:52 AM Rating: Decent
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This quest sucks so hard. After getting the ruby I had to wait a week just to get help for the indigo and red colors. Now that I have all but red I am camping on the border of the deserts waiting for a random heat storm. All I can say is Summoner better be worth this pain and aggrevation...
Aggrevation At It's Highest Level
# Jan 27 2009 at 10:31 AM Rating: Decent
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Best bet is Meriphataud Mountains, that's where I got the fire element, Good Luck!

Btw, i also did what u did in the desert for about a couple of days... :(


Edited, Jan 27th 2009 1:32pm by Kudosy
Help....
# Jan 20 2009 at 10:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Had the ruby for about a week now, went to House of Hero, couldnt trigger anything, just keep getting message: The door is firmly shut.

Just wondering, is there a quest that could possibly be blocking the SMN flag quest?

I've got 4 quest currently active in windy, but the only one in windy walls is the "blast from the past" quest (burnite shell). Is that one possibly the one and only one thats causing it not to trigger?

***NVM, got it, turns out it was that quest that was blocking the flag...

Edited, Jan 22nd 2009 6:46pm by Kudosy
Lucky me lol
# Jan 09 2009 at 3:53 PM Rating: Decent
So... I was just waiting for the Boggys to spawn to get my 6th item for access to whitegate.... killing leeches in Buburimu... killing time...

3rd leech. Got the drop. I didn't even WANT Summoner! lol. But I tried it out, it's pretty nifty! lol. Oh, I was 55war/27nin by the way.
I will curse this quest to my grave!
# Dec 30 2008 at 10:56 PM Rating: Decent
Okay, the drop rate for the Ruby either has to be improved, or Rubies should just start falling out of the sky. I went through 6 hours of solo farming (no THF sub, probably would've helped) and got nothing, just several stacks of blood. One day, I'm farming Leeches again for about 2 hours until a 75RDM/THF helps me out. It takes us yet ANOTHER hour until the **** thing drops. I won't even get started on the weather collecting part *coughcampedaltepadesertfor2dayswaitingforaheatwavecough*

SE, why? Why must such a bad-@$$ job be so, so so SO out of reach because of one little talking gem?

Oh well, it's worth it. Summoner definitely is one of the most fun jobs in FFXI, and I wish the best of luck to all people trying to get this job (except not super luck. Suffer like the rest of us, fools! >:O)
Carbuncle's Ruby Restart
# Nov 04 2008 at 11:40 AM Rating: Decent
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I accidentally threw out my carbuncle ruby before I was done collecting weather. Does anyone know how I go about restarting quest? I got a new ruby and House of the Hero just replays "you hear Carbuncle's voice in your head" part.

Please help me out.

Thanks
Carbuncle's Ruby Restart
# Dec 12 2008 at 3:23 AM Rating: Good
You can start from where you left off, no need to return to the House of the Hero.
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quick so far
# Sep 21 2008 at 1:09 PM Rating: Decent
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Got ruby after killing 5 leeches with a level 75 THF friend.
Then zoned around and got all weathers except fire in about 30 minutes.
Now just waiting for fire in valkurm =/
pretty fast though.
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got the drop
# Sep 13 2008 at 1:15 PM Rating: Decent
you need to go with at least TH 1 cause it's a really rare drop. i spent 3 or 4 hours trying today and finally ended up going like 1/100 . i am level 34 THF/17 NIN
It's a Myth
# Aug 31 2008 at 12:51 PM Rating: Decent
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Holy geeze I can't get this ruby to drop. I've spent 3 days at least 3-4 hrs a each day trying to get this to drop. I went a blue/white mage and then as white/black mage to Buburimu Peninsula. Tried the dunes one night for a few hrs. Sucks that I haven't got a melee job higher leveled. I've killed 100 of these leeches and no ruby, grrr!!!
Glitch
# Aug 20 2008 at 8:40 PM Rating: Decent
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I got my ruby and one weather effect, decided to drop it, got a new ruby about a year later and couldn't get any weather effects. I decided to check the ??? in La Theine plateau and got the final cs. not really easier though cause you have to farm a new gem.
WotG
# Jul 11 2008 at 8:49 AM Rating: Decent
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So you can't get weather in the past WotG areas, I zoned into earth and no CS.
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Weather and Day
# Jul 10 2008 at 8:46 PM Rating: Decent
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Ok, so I tried farming leeches solo to get the ruby in valk as 31mnk/15thf for about 30min to an hour and got nothing, so I took the boat to Mhaura, did the dahlmel meat quest, then went to the leeches in bubu. There was a 75 drg/25thf farming there already. I asked if she was farming blood or for the ruby and she said blood. So I asked if I could join her for the ruby, and told her she could keep anything else that dropped. She agreed and I got the drop after 3 kills.

Got lightning in Konschtat on the way to altepa from windy,Got wind in tahrongi on Windsday on the way to altepa, Got fire weather from altepa while doing supply quest, took OP tele back to windy, OP tele to dunes, where I got sunny weather (orange), go water weather in La Theine on the way to the impossible-to-spell-correctly Glacier, got ice weather from the glacier on iceday, and waiting on earth weather between dunes and highlands now. Got all the weather but earth in under 3.5 hours, and all but earth were received the first time I walked into the area; I never had to wait and repeatedly change areas.

HINT: Weather type is more common in an area on the day corresponding to its element. I.E., earth weather (sandstorm) is more common on Earthsday, windy weather is more common on windsday, etc

Edit: finished this post and looked up and there was earth weather in Konschtat, so I re-loaded the highlands and got earth weather. About 10 minutes of waiting for earth weather. I'm pretty happy with the speed of this :) maybe I'm just lucky.

Unfortunately I have been unable to figure out the order of the days since my weather finding has only taken about 3 days thus far, but here it is so far: Windsday, Iceday, Lightningsday...

Luck to you all :) Hope my post helps



Edited, Jul 11th 2008 12:51am by Rahnguran
stuck...
# Jun 17 2008 at 11:06 AM Rating: Decent
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So, I took a 2 year break from FFXI and now I am working on finishing all my adv jobs quests. I have my ruby (iirc it took me 3 days to get it.) and I *think* I talked to the taru in Windy. I have the quest I can hear a rainbow in my log, but I have not gotten a single CS. I spent all last night trying to get it. So my question is, is there a way to reset the quest so I can talk to the taru again?

Edit: When I go back to the house of the hero I can't go inside, it just gives me the carbie ruby message again.



Edited, Jun 17th 2008 3:08pm by JitienCer
Forgot checklist
# Jun 14 2008 at 6:10 AM Rating: Decent
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what happens if you forgot which ones you've already done? is there an NPC that tells you?
Somewhere over the rainbow
# May 06 2008 at 4:25 AM Rating: Decent
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im really lucky i got i after 15 min and im a whm, im not trying to brag.
I didnt know it was for summoner flag quest, ive wanted to become sum so its fate i got the ruby ;)
annoyed
# Apr 27 2008 at 3:21 AM Rating: Decent
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yesterday i started this quest it took me 3 houres to get carbuncles ruby was getting really annoyed.

then i was clooecting weather that took me around 5 houres one day on and now im stuck in the altepa desert borde out of mt mind waiting for red weather this quest truly sucks and is really **** me of
Tarutaru Triumphant!
# Apr 17 2008 at 4:48 PM Rating: Decent
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Finally nailed this quest today. And, as it's pretty much the lap of honour, here's my story:

- Four hours of leech-farming in Buburimu Peninsula.
- Thunder in Jugner Forest
- Wind in La Theine Plateau
- Water in Pashhow Marshlands
- Earth in Tahrongi Canyon
- Clear skies in ... I think it was East Sarutabaruta...
- Ice in Beaucedine Glacier, after one false start when I ran the wrong way in Raungemont Pass; started again and took some Goblin aggro just as I went in that stupid door but survived barely and managed the rest with no trouble.
- Five days hanging around Rabao waiting for heat weather before noticing that Cape Terrigan was expecting hot spells in the near future.
- Tele-Holla, chocobo to the Secret Beach, run through Gustav Tunnel (that place is full of crawling nasty and I'm so glad Sneak and Invis didn't wear at any point), camped on Cape Terrigan zone line for about an hour.
- Heat weather at Cape Terrigan, FINALLY!
- Tele-Holla again, trade ruby, cutscene, unlocked!

...Then, after all that, I died at the feet and floppy ears of a Savannah Rarab just after reaching level 2. What a comedown. *g*
Tarutaru Triumphant!
# Apr 26 2008 at 9:49 PM Rating: Decent
That tale is epic. =D
only took me 30 mins
# Apr 03 2008 at 7:16 PM Rating: Decent
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ok so heres my story

Arrived at buburimu killed 9 leeces got the ruby
proceeds to windurst
tele-mea got wind
tele dem got lightning
tele vayzl-> zone to beaudacine got ice
tele altep got fire
tele dem earth
zone to pashow water
tele yhoat - clear skies

summoner complete

took me about 30 minutes total


already got ifrit shiva ramuh titan garuda :D
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Chocobo or no?
# Mar 24 2008 at 3:36 PM Rating: Decent
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Can I get the elements when I am riding a chocobo or do I have to dismount?
Chocobo or no?
# Apr 15 2008 at 3:46 PM Rating: Decent
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I received my Ruby last night and i am doing the quest right now,
You can use the Chocobo to get most of them, the only one i have seen so far that you cant get on choco is the ice, as you have to eather teleport or walk through caves to get it.

Woody
scholars?
# Feb 09 2008 at 8:06 AM Rating: Decent
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i was wondering if a scholar's storm spells (the ones that change the weather around a single character) could be used to burn though this quest easy, yuh think?
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scholars?
# Feb 10 2008 at 1:25 AM Rating: Decent
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No. The only thing that triggers the CS for the Ruby to gain the color is by zoning into an area where the weather is active.
ruby...
# Feb 08 2008 at 12:26 AM Rating: Decent
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I finally obtained the ruby after 6 hours farming for it in Buburimu Peninsula. The first 5 hours, I farmed alone and I just killed 150 leeches because there were lvl 75's also farming as well. Then some of my friends on the Harbinger Linkshell said they'd like to help me find the Ruby, so I had three extra people looking for the ruby as well. Finally nearing the 6 hours mark, the ruby dropped and now I'm scouring the maps for weather instances. I think in all total Poison Leeches that were killed was about 300.

EDIT: Summoner quest is now finished.

Red (Heat)- Valkurm Dunes, best chance in the Afternoon before 18:00. 30%
Orange (clear) - Anywhere really. 100%
Yellow (Sand) - Tahrongi Canyons, estimated every 4 game hours 50%
Green (Wind) - La Theine Plateau, got it as I entered so can't estimate. ?%
Indigo (Ice) - Beaucedine Glacier, Happens often. 90%
Blue (Rain) - Pashhow Marshlands. Happens often. 80%
Violet (Thunder) - Konschtat Highlands. Happens often. 70%

And as an added bonus to completing the quest, a rainbow appears the next game day over the Holla Crag only if the weather is clear.

Edited, Feb 10th 2008 4:36am by Aeltorian

Edited, Feb 10th 2008 4:37am by Aeltorian
done and done
# Feb 02 2008 at 11:12 AM Rating: Decent
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shouted in jeuno for help to get ruby and a 75 thf helped lol. got in ruby in quifim island. fought Acrophies right outside of Delkfrutts tower and about 25 leeches later ruby dropped. Got most weather effects right outside of Jeuno.
Lightening=Sarougman Champgne
Heat=mephertatu Mountains at Noon in game time on Sunny Days.
Wind= La theine Plataue
rain=Pashow Marshlands
Sand=Western Altepa desert
Ice=Beaucidine Galcier
Clear Sky=right outside of Windy

I did most of these no Problem. The ones I had to work for was Heat and Ice.
what I did was OP warp to the zones that i though would have the weather and when I arrived it was what it supposed to be and got the weather.

Weather Guy is in lower Jueno across from the HP crystal dunno his name though sorry bad spelling lol
The Heat times
# Jan 28 2008 at 6:53 AM Rating: Decent
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"i recently did the smn quest and had a hard time getting the heat pattern, but a friend of mine noticed a pattern. a heat pattern shows up on clear days around 15:00 until 19:00, so thats probly your best chance if your getting the heat pattern in valkurm."-elZiltcho


Just go at 15:00 and sit in dunes and wait.. its wat i did XD.. goodluck ^^

Edited, Jan 28th 2008 9:56am by Dobonobo
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The Heat times
# Jan 29 2008 at 3:19 PM Rating: Good
That or you could hang around Eastern/Western Altepa Desert, it's more likely to have the fire element than Valkurm Dunes.
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the end
# Jan 13 2008 at 11:50 AM Rating: Decent
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What happens after I hav got all my weathers? altough im still struggling to find the heat one!!! Its taken me one whole day so far ! Like how do i know if i got all the weathers?

Edited, Jan 13th 2008 2:51pm by Minxcat
the end
# Jan 13 2008 at 3:22 PM Rating: Good
Carbuncle's Ruby doesn't inform you when all of the colors are collected. The best thing you can is to collect the known remaining elements and head to La Theine Plateau. If you are missing some, just go and find them.
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Carby drop
# Jan 12 2008 at 6:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Some ppl say that Bub is one of the rarest drops for carbys ruby but i got it in about 15 kills if it helps ppl, I havnt tried qufim though

mostly its just luck but i prefere bub ^^
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Summoner- Heat
# Jan 12 2008 at 5:45 PM Rating: Decent
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Heat i think is the hardest to get ive been in ifrits cauldren for about 2 hours and nothing

i got blue,purple,orange,yellow,green in about 1-2 hours

i hope ice is easy >.<
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Heat/Fire Element
# Dec 31 2007 at 9:05 AM Rating: Decent
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I've spent all day going to the places that Heat is sposed to be in and aftr reading the posts here I headed to Cape Teriggan and its on the Wind Element *sigh*
Is there a way to check which elements you have? I believe i'm only missing fire now.
Thunder location
# Nov 28 2007 at 10:24 PM Rating: Decent
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Got thunder in Sanctuary of Zi Tah, dunno if this is old news or not. Just thought it might help.
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easy enough
# Nov 02 2007 at 7:03 PM Rating: Decent
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I got my ruby after the four drop in qufim. i looked for 5 hours and got all the weather but ice, heat, and thunder still elude me. any where i find heat easy?
easy enough
# Nov 28 2007 at 1:39 PM Rating: Good
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I found that teleport yhoat around 12:00 you stand a good chance of getting fire right away
heh
# Oct 29 2007 at 6:35 AM Rating: Decent
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i got fire first. now i can noy find clear sky. i have everything but that, it is driving me nuts xD
Need Luck
# Aug 20 2007 at 12:16 PM Rating: Decent
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The "Heat" weather is one of the toughest to get and u need alot of luck do get it.

I got mine in Altep but took me about 4-5 hrs to claim it.

Many says that Cape Terrigan is the best way to claim it.
Fire/heat Weather icon
# Aug 08 2007 at 5:05 PM Rating: Decent
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where is the best place to get heat weather .. i have been waiting for it gor ages .......
Qufim Island
# Jul 15 2007 at 9:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Quifm Island isn't considered *outside* and will not get you Violet; please correct.

Edited, Jul 15th 2007 1:49pm by Alaii

Edited, Jul 15th 2007 1:50pm by Alaii
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# Jul 12 2007 at 6:52 PM Rating: Decent
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i got all but the thunder one i didnt get cs.... i tried it 3 times in qufim island and zoned in and out enuff times and no cs.... tffff
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# Jul 15 2007 at 9:47 AM Rating: Decent
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You can't get it there, it's not considered *outside*.
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# Jul 15 2007 at 9:46 AM Rating: Decent
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You can't get it there, it's not considered *outside*
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Is it hot enough for you?
# Jun 22 2007 at 7:00 PM Rating: Decent
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The other day I had trouble getting the Ruby to drop in Bubu Pennisula, then I had a higher level kill leeches with me in Qufim and they dropped after the fifth one.

But on the weather subject...

I was having troubles with heat, too. Then I checked all the weather agents and found Cape Teriggan as somewhere that frequently gets heat spells. So, having done a run around Altepa and Kazham, I desperately tried to get to the Cape.

After dying through the Kuftal tunnel (don't go that way), I made it easily to the Cape in time to catch heat.

Go to the secret beach in the Dunes, through Gustav tunnel (Easy enough. Sneak and Invisible and its a very short walk, one straight way through) and you're there. I'm a level 40 WHM and this turned out the best for me.

Much better than waiting in the Dunes, that's for sure.
Heat is killing me... /sigh
# May 10 2007 at 4:19 PM Rating: Decent
I have tried going to all the places listed for heat, but I can never seem to find it anywhere. Does anyone know where it is found the MOST?! This is all I need to finish the quest. I have seen heat in dunes a million times, but now that I need it I can never catch it there. I tried the jungles by Kazham, Rolanberry Fields, Altep, Meriphitaud Mountains. Please someone help me out!

Edited, May 10th 2007 8:26pm by Tristaenkun

As an afterthought:

The weatherperson has been absolutely no help whatsoever for heat. I heard somewhere that "sunshine" means heat...can anyone confirm this?

If not what does it say when they are going to predict heat?
I never realized it until now but why is heat the most uncommon element?
And also, if you DO know a place to get heat CONSISTENTLY, please don't abbreviate or use slang, I'm still kind of new and don't know all of the slang.
Thanks.

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Edited, May 10th 2007 9:22pm by Tristaenkun
Ok, I don't remember where I read this but THANK YOU!
I finally just got heat like 5 minutes ago.

I was reading a post somewhere, and so I did what he did.

I went to Rabao to check the weather (about 10:00 Vana'diel time.) I got excited cause the Weather NPC said chance of heat wave in Cape Terrigan (which I have come to think that is the best place to get it.) Anyway, I got on chocobo and as soon as I zoned I got heat (to my surprise). It wasn't predicted by the weather npc either, so I think that it maybe hit-and-miss on the predictions.

Anyway, if your feeling lucky go to Rabao, check the weather and zone to Altep desert just after 10:30 Vana'diel time. I can't explain it but I am happy.

Thanks again whoever you are, it happened to me just like it happened to you.

Now I'm off to LV Summoner, good luck everyone on Flag Quest.




Edited, May 10th 2007 9:23pm by Tristaenkun
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My experience..
# May 09 2007 at 12:08 PM Rating: Decent
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Got Carbuncle's Ruby in about 1 hour over in Buburimu Penninsula. Had a higher level friend from LS help me. I could kill the Poison Leeches okay as a lvl 37 rdm, but having her there made it go about 10 times faster. Without her I would have probably been there for a *long* time, especially since other people were camping the area.

Getting the weather was a breeze...I think some of you are going too far out of your way for it. I started in Lower Jeuno and got myself a Chocobo. Headed down to Pashow Marshlands, and got rain. From there, I went to Konschtat Highlands and got both sand and thunder. From there, headed to Valkurm Dunes and got clear skies. Went to la Theine Plateau and got wind. Zoned back into Valkurm Dunes to meet up with a friend, got heat right as I zoned into Valkurm Dunes. From there, asked a kind LS member for a Teleport-Vahlz, and got ice as we arrived in Xacabard. Got a Teleport-Holla back to La Theine, traded the ruby, and got the flag. This all took me 30-45 minutes, tops. I would reccommend a similar intinerary if you're having problems finding weather patterns. Good luck!
weather
# May 01 2007 at 1:49 PM Rating: Decent
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i dont care what guide says quifim will not give u lighting i zoned in and out of quifim 6 times and never got the lighting. the little lighting bolt just sat there laughing at me.
/THF !!!!
# Apr 09 2007 at 2:14 PM Rating: Decent
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Treasure Hunter helps alot... killed 50 or so leeches as BLU/NIN with no luck, came back as BLU/THF and got it in 2 kills... Right about to unlock SMN hope its fun ^^
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luck or what
# Mar 04 2007 at 4:17 AM Rating: Decent
7 posts
I caamp this things in buburimu Peninsula for 3 hours last night with a friend and only got one (hers)... So i log off and wake up the next day and kill 3 leeches (solo) and get my Carbuncles Ruby. Im guessing the odds of the drop increase if you solo it!

Now i gotta get weather effects.. shouldnt be too hard should it?..


Murison 13PLD/6WAR or 32WAR/13PLD
Shiva server
weather effects
# Feb 19 2007 at 3:56 PM Rating: Decent
7 posts
has anybody else had trouble getting the weather effects when they are in the zone
zoned in and out but still not got them
anyone help ?

Edited, Feb 19th 2007 6:57pm by ruggykid
weather effects
# Feb 26 2007 at 12:50 PM Rating: Decent
14 posts
make sure after you get the ruby talk to the taru in Windy walls. After a cut scene you can go an collect your effects. make sure you have the ruby in your inventory when zoning.
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Ruby
# Feb 19 2007 at 10:57 AM Rating: Decent
1 post
Somebody posted that it was a 1/75 chance to get ruby and I agree with them. Me and a friend got ours together. First one was within 25 kills in Buribura, the second came way later. We killed 161 and got 2 rubys.

Buribura is outside of Mhaura by the way.

Edited, Feb 19th 2007 1:58pm by xNecroxBearx
Where is Bub penisula
# Feb 18 2007 at 11:44 AM Rating: Decent
I've tryed qufim and the maze andn every tell em anybut this other palce where the **** is it!
Where is Bub penisula
# May 19 2007 at 5:35 AM Rating: Decent
13 posts
between tahrongi canyon and mharu
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