The Lost Book  

Realm:Crystal War
Start Area: Windurst Waters (S)
Start NPC:n/a
Related Areas:Castle Oztroja (S)
Related Mobs:Quu Bokye (G - 6)
Max Level:75
Items Required:Leather-bound Book
Lynx Pelt
Mythril Beastcoin
Items Granted:Scroll of Retrace
This Quest requires Wings of the Goddess
Last Updated: Thu Aug 20 05:58:37 2009

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A book that Yoran-Oran borrowed from the Library of Magic was supposedly stolen and taken to Giddeus by the Yagudo.


To begin this quest, head to Windurst Waters (S) and click the Rhinostery Door at J-9 to activate the first cutscene. After that cutscene, click it one more time for another cutscene.

After doing this, you must aquire a mythril beastcoin by any means and head to present-day Giddeus. Go through the Wistaria Doors at (F-6), which is the same place you'd find Uu Zhoumo. You should be able to find Quu Bokye walking around. Talk to him then trade him the beastcoin and he'll give you a Leather-bound Book.

Return to the Rhinostery Door in the past for a cutscene. After that cutscene, you'll have to click the Optistery Door at (F-8) in the same zone.

Get yourself some prism powders and silent oils and make your way to Castle Oztroja (S). Head through the corridor to (G-8) and on your left there should be a ???. Clicking that will grant you a cutscene and a Lynx Pelt.

Feel free to warp out. Get yourself a sheet of vellum from the Auction House (or craft yourself one) and return to the Optistery Door. Trade the vellum to the door for another cutscene.

Wait a game day and talk to the same door one last time for the final cutscene and your reward.

For the transcript of this quest, refer to The Lost Book Spoilers page.

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# Oct 09 2008 at 2:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Ran to the past on a lv18 mule, rank2 and couldn't activate. Just need to do Tigress Strikes I think and I'll be on Mission3/Cait Sith. Will have to see if that's the trick or not.
# Oct 06 2008 at 9:40 AM Rating: Decent
Seriously, what are the new requirements to start this quest? Why would SE say there are new requirements and then not tell you what they are?
# Aug 18 2008 at 7:00 PM Rating: Decent
I was just able to flag this quest on one my mules (was an alternate I started playing when I needed a break from my main). I flagged it as her lvl 43 NIN (rank 5) but 51 WHM is her highest (not sure if that matters, but doesn't hurt to mention).

But when I tried to flag it with my other mule (lvl 10 WAR, rank 2) I wasn't able to get the cutscene.

Does anyone have any idea what the pre-reqs are to flag this quest?

I have an anniversary ring on my non-qualifying mule that I could bust out if I needed to get her to 15 or 20, but that would just be a total waste of time if I just wasn't able to flag it because of rank issue.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

Edit: Hit 20 on my mule and went to try and flag the quest, still no luck though... /facepalm

Edited, Aug 22nd 2008 2:29pm by OdinCeri
# Aug 18 2008 at 1:23 PM Rating: Decent
Easy easy quest, lots of running around though. Goes for about 130k on Carbuncle.
# Jul 16 2008 at 10:01 AM Rating: Decent

Edited, Aug 2nd 2008 7:16pm by therealdarthneo
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