In Ys 8 you will be building up a village and doing quests to help this process go quicker. Some of the quests are simple while others are difficult to complete. Check out this Ys 8 Lacrimosa Of Dana Side Quest Guide to complete them all.
The majority of side quests come from the Bulletin Board that you can find at your base. Make sure to check the Bulletin Board often as it usually triggers the start of a quest, requiring you to speak with the individual after reading the quest on the Bulletin Board.
Ys VIII Lacrimosa Of Dana Side Quest Guide
His first request is 12 Murky Mucus and 8 Light bones. You can find the Light Bones on the Wolfs you kill on The Nameless Shore. Murky Mucus is found in the same area as the Wolves on the spinning sea urchin enemy things named Maltu. Both items can be found on various monsters but those ones are the easiest to kill.
If not you can likely trade for them in the storage area. Your reward is a gold cape
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