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Timedquest This quest will expire after the events at the Mechonis Core.

Preparing for Adventure is a Timed Quest in Xenoblade Chronicles. It can be received from Zain at Alcamoth, just north of the Fountain of Eternity. Kurralth must be spoken to first. If Riki is in the active party, he will comment.



"You collected water from waterfalls and gave it to Zain. This will be enough for their trip."


  • Upon completion of this quest, the Affinity Chart will change if Zain is spoken to between 6:00 and 9:00, or between 12:00 and 15:00:
ZainAffinity-bar Affinity bar yellow Affinity-barMiriall
Zain Acquaintance Miriall
  • If Elior is spoken to twice between 12:00 and 15:00, or at 15:00 when leaving:
EliorAffinity-bar Affinity bar yellow Affinity-barZain
Elior Admiration Zain

Unique Comments

Riki: "Waterfall? Why water no freeze? Water is water, yes? That weird!"
Zain: "You're telling me! Truth is, I don't know either. But, it doesn't freeze so, I'm not complaining. Well, apart from about the fact that I dunno what to do about it."
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