Unlocking Flying in the Heavensward Expansion

Last updated on Oct 15, 2021 at 18:30 by Lyra 4 comments

This page contains information on how to unlock flying in each of the Heavensward zones, including open-world and quest Aether Current locations.

This page may contain spoilers for the Main Story Questline.

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1.

Flying in Heavensward

To unlock mounted flight in a Heavensward zone, players must first attune to all Aether Currents in the zone. To learn more about Aether Currents and how they work, visit our flight hub here:

A comprehensive list of Aether Current locations for all Heavensward zones can be found below.

1.1.

Coerthas Western Highlands Current Locations

The co-ordinates for the Field Aether Currents are as follows:

  • (x20.8, y21.3, z0.5)
  • (x29.1, y26.2, z1.1)
  • (x30.6, y33.7, z1.3)
  • (x31.5, y11.8, z1.1)
  • (x9.3, y15.0, z0.8)
  • (x16.3, y18.7, z0.4)
  • (x20.5, y8.9, z0.3)
  • (x15.8, y22.3, z0.8)
  • (x30.0, y19.3, z1.0)
  • (x35.1, y27.0, z0.2)

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
Bridge Over Frozen Water 50 Ingaret (x32.4, y35.8, z1.4) Main Scenario Quest "Disclosure"
For All the Nights to Come 51 Wealdtheow (x16.9, y22.8, z0.7) Main Scenario Quest "Sounding Out the Amphitheatre"
Baby Steps 51 Jantellot (x16.7, y22.8, z0.7) Main Scenario Quest "Sounding Out the Amphitheatre"
Protecting What's Important 51 Luciae (x16.5, y22.5, z0.7) Main Scenario Quest "Camp of the Convictors"
Purple Flame, Purple Flame 51 Estinien (x16.4, y22.4, z0.7) Main Scenario Quest "Camp of the Convictors"
1.2.

The Dravanian Forelands Current Locations

The co-ordinates for the Field Aether Currents are as follows:

  • (x30.6, y36.2, z0.6)
  • (x17.3, y29.6, z0.9)
  • (x14.4, y27.0, z1.2)
  • (x12.9, y14.0, z1.5)
  • (x26.7, y30.0, z0.6)
  • (x24.5, y19.8, z1.0)
  • (x32.3, y23.6, z1.0)
  • (x31.2, y16.8, z1.0)
  • (x39.9, y21.9, z1.1)
  • (x37.8, y28.3, z1.4)

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
Some Bad News 52 Marcechamp (x31.9, y23.9, z1) Main Scenario Quest "Where the Chocobos Roam"
Stolen Munitions 52 Vath Fleetfoot (x24.9, y19.7, z1) Main Scenario Quest "The Nonmind"
A Lesson in Humility 53 Ess Khas (x16.4, y23, z1.9) Main Scenario Quest "A Gnathic Deity"
The Hunter Becomes the Kweh 53 Marcechamp (x31.9, y23.9, z1) Main Scenario Quest "A Gnathic Deity"
Mourn in Passing 53 Alphinaud (x23, y19) Main Scenario Quest "Lord of the Hive"
1.3.

The Sea of Clouds Current Locations

You are unable to collect all the Aether Currents until you return later on in the MSQ.

The co-ordinates for the Field Aether Currents are as follows:

  • (x11.2, y15.2, z2.0)
  • (x12.5, y11.8, z1.8)
  • (x15.2, y9.3, z1.8)
  • (x18.9, y11.6, z2.2)
  • (x27.3, y10.9, z2.6)
  • (x7.3, y20.3, z2.3)
  • (x7.3, y25.8, z1.8)
  • (x16.2, y37.6, z0.5)
  • (x9.2, y33.0, z1.1)
  • (x10.6, y34.2, z0.7)

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
Clipped Wings 50 Laniaitte (x16, y37, z0) Main Scenario Quest "Disclosure"
Honoring the Past 56 House Haillenarte Knight Ishgard - The Pillars (x11.5, y10.9, z0) Main Scenario Quest "He Who Would Not Be Denied"
Sleepless in Ok' Zundu 57 Ganu Vali (x9.6, y14.2, z1.8) Main Scenario Quest "Black and the White"
Flying the Nest 57 Guna Vanu (x10.6, y14.8, z1.8) Main Scenario Quest "Black and the White"
Bolt, Chain, and Island 57 Alphinaud (x11, y14) Main Scenario Quest "Black and the White"
1.4.

The Churning Mists Current Locations

The co-ordinates for the Field Aether Currents are as follows:

  • (x29.3, y19.9, z0.5)
  • (x35.9, y33.8, z0.4)
  • (x27.4, y26.1, z0.6)
  • (x21.0, y30.1, z0.8)
  • (x16.9, y33.6, z1.1)
  • (x28.4, y28.3, z0.4)
  • (x30.9, y35.7, z0.3)
  • (x20.8, y27.4, z0.7)
  • (x34.5, y15.8, z0.7)
  • (x7, y27.4, z2.0)

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
The Bathing Bully 54 Mogret (x29.8, y36.1) Main Scenario Quest "Moghan's Trial"
Waiting to Inhale 54 Moon-eyed Moogle (x32.9, y15.4) Main Scenario Quest "Heart of Ice"
Road Kill 54 Mogsy (x27.5, y33.8) Main Scenario Quest "Leaving Moghome"
Hide Your Moogles 54 Maundering Moogle (x12.3, y29.5) Main Scenario Quest "The Wyrm's Lair" and Sidequest "The Bathing Bully"
Into the Aery 55 Estinien Ishgard - Foundation (x13, y11) Main Scenario Quest "Ready to Fly"
1.5.

The Dravanian Hinterlands Current Locations

The co-ordinates for the Field Aether Currents are as follows:

  • (x13.4, y35.9, z1.0)
  • (x25.1, y36.9, z1.8)
  • (x21.5, y36.9, z1.1)
  • (x14.7, y24.7, z1.1)
  • (x12.8, y16.9, z1.1)
  • (x18.5, y13.5, z0.7)
  • (x24.5, y19.0, z0.3)
  • (x31.9, y22.0, z0.5)
  • (x29.5, y21.3, z0.4)
  • (x37.1, y25.5, z0.9)

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
Louder than Words 58 Tapklix (x21, y18) Main Scenario Quest "A Great New Nation"
Ebb and Aetherflow 58 Halfsix Idyllshire (x7, y6) Main Scenario Quest "An Illuminati Incident"
Taking Stock 58 Midnight Dew Idyllshire (x5.8, y6.6) Main Scenario Quest "Leaving Idyllshire"
Forbidden Knowledge 59 Mayota Matoya's Cave (x6, y6) Main Scenario Quest "Matoya's Cave"
Saro Roggo's Common Life 59 Saro Roggo Matoya's Cave (x6.8, y6.3) Main Scenario Quest "Matoya's Cave"
1.6.

Azys Lla Current Locations

There are no field Aether Currents in Azys Lla.

The rest of the Currents in this zone can be found by completing the following quests:

Quest Level Location Unlock Requirements
Systematic Exploration 59 Cid (x9, y11) Main Scenario Quest "The First Flight of the Excelsior"
In Node We Trust 59 Guidance Node (x9, y11) Main Scenario Quest "Systematic Exploration"
Chimerical Maintenance 59 Guidance Node (x27, y10) Main Scenario Quest "In Node We Trust"
Close Encounters of the VIth Kind 59 Guidance Node (x35, y24) Main Scenario Quest "Chimerical Maintenance"
Fetters of Lament 59 Guidance Node (x18, y31) Main Scenario Quest "Close Encounters of the VIth Kind"
2.

Changelog

  • 15 Oct. 2021: Guide added.
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