Final Fantasy 16 Ultima Weapon: [How To Unlock & Stats]

Ultima Weapon is the strongest weapon in Final Fantasy 16 and here's all you need to know about how to unlock it as well as its stats.

Like all other previous Final Fantasy games in the series, FF16 also has an Ultima Weapon. The Ultima Weapon in Final Fantasy games is always the strongest weapon to wield and use for the protagonist. This guide will cover all you need to know about Final Fantasy 16 Ultima Weapon, its stats as well as how you can forge it with the necessary items.

Key Takeaways
  • Ultima Weapon is the best weapon that you can get in Final Fantasy 16.
  • It has a total of 700 Attack Damage as well as 700 Stagger Damage
  • You need to unlock New Game+ and play in Final Fantasy Difficulty to be able to forge the weapon.
  • Three items are required to forge the Ultima Weapon,
    1. including the Utterance of Creation,
    2. Everdark Reforged,
    3. And Gotterdammerung Reforged.
  • Utterance of Creation is instantly available in your inventory if you have completed the game once.
  • Everdark Reforged requires you to defeat Barnabas in the second encounter to get Flawless Dark Shard.
  • The other items required to forge it are Icebrand Reforged, Sharp Fang, and Flawless Meteorite.
  • Gottermmaderung Reforged can only be made if you have completed the Blacksmith’s Blues side quest.
  • The items required to forge it are Ragnarok, Flawless Orichalcum, Flawless Darksteel, and Flawless Battlehorn.

How To Unlock Ultima Weapon

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The Ultima Weapon cannot be unlocked in a normal playthrough. To unlock it, you must first complete FF16 and unlock New Game+. Once you have unlocked the New Game+, you need to select the Final Fantasy difficulty. Now if you head over to the Forge, you can see the Ultima Weapon in the options. 

Items Required to Craft

ultima weapons item list
The list of items required to forge the Ultima Weapon.

There are a total of 3 items that are required to craft the Final Fantasy 16 Ultima Weapon. 

  • Utterance of Creation
  • Everdark Reforged 
  • Gotterdammerung Reforged

The Utterance of Creation does not require any extra side quest, farming, or efforts to acquire it. All you need to do is complete the main story in your first playthrough. Once you start New Game+, it will already be in your inventory. 

Everdark Reforged

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The list of the required items for Everdark Reforged.
EVERDARK REFORGED STATS
ATTACK STAGGER
565 565

The Everdark is one of the best weapons in Final Fantasy 16. It is an essential item for the creation of the Ultima Weapon. It does not require you to do any side quest. If you have been progressing the story and forging new weapons, then you can forge this with ease. You need the following items for Everdark Reforged.

Before You Start: You need to defeat Barnabas to be able to forge the weapon.

  • Icebrand Reforged x1 (Can be forged after Across the Narrow Main Quest)
  • Sharp Fang x800
  • Flawless Meteorite x8
  • Flawless Dark Shard x1

Gotterdammerung Reforged

Gotterdammerung
List of items required to forge Gotterdammerung Reforged.
GOTTERDAMMERUNG REFORGED
ATTACK STAGGER
625 625

The Gotterdammerung is another one of the best weapons. Moreover, it is the 3rd item you will need to create the Ultima Weapon. However, the acquisition of Gotterdammerung is not as easy as the previous two items. To forge it, you must complete the Blacksmith’s Blues side quest. There are four parts to the quest. But the most essential part of the quest is the fourth one. 

Before You Start: You need to finish the first three parts of the Blacksmith’s Blues side quest as well as the Across the Narrow main quest to be able to start this quest.

Once you have finished the Blacksmith’s Blues side quest, you will be rewarded with the weapon named Ragnarok. It is an essential item to make Gotterdammerung and hence, making it essential for the Ultima Weapon. The following are the rest of the items required to craft Gotterdammerung.

Important: All of these items are obtained from Hunts, so you must know All Hunt Locations as well in order to acquire the necessary crafting materials.

  • Orichalcum x3. You can obtain them by defeating Atlas, Svarog, and Gorgimera.
  • Flawless Darksteel x2. They can be obtained by defeating Thanatos and the Prince of Death.
  • Flawless Battlehorn x1. You can only get it by defeating Gobermouch.

With all of the materials crafted and ready, all you need to do is go to the Forge, where you can ask the Blacksmith to craft the Ultima Weapon. Hence, now you can use the best and most powerful weapon in FF16. This makes the Final Fantasy difficulty much more bearable. If you don’t want to do extra side quests, then the Everdark is also a great weapon alternative.

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