Shining Resonance Refrain: All Side Quests Guide

Shining Resonance Refrain: All Side Quests Guide

During Op. 2 in Shining Resonance Refrain, players will unlock the ability to undergo side quests from NPCs. In order to not miss out any of the side quests follow our guide to each of the chapters so you can tackle them all. Below you will find each side quest according to Op, where to find it and the loot you will receive.

Shining Resonance Refrain: All Side Quests

Unlocking Side Quests

  • Players must defeat Flare Dragon in Op. 2, then they must speak with Liselotte.
  • All side quests will be portrayed with the bulletin icon 
  • These quests involve players collecting materials and items or defeating select monsters.
  • A NPC may have multiple quests so be sure to check back!
  • If players have forgotten what they must do press R2 to bring up the quest log.

Players must defeat Flare Dragon before they can gain access to side quests

Below are all sidequests in each Op in the format of:

  • Quest Giver in location
    • Goal of Quest
      • Loot given upon completion

Extra info/guide

Op. 2

Cooking Practice

  • Primula in Downtown
    • Gather 4 Rosso Tomato
      • Primula’s Sandwich

Disposing The Collection

  • Antique Man in Downtown; must have completed the Patrol Mission.
    • Defeat 10 Statues
      • 3 Mana Crystal

Proceed to the Ladlum Caverns and defeat the Statue like enemies.

Dogs Of The Empire

  • Bratty Boy in Castlefront Street; after obtaining the resucing Rinna mission.
    • Defeat 10 Twin Head
      • 2 Spirit Mistletoe

The enemies are located in Elmore Greatwood.

Elmores Defense

  • Burroughs in Castlefront Street;  after Agnum joins the party
    • Defeat 20 Humans
      • 1 Fluffy Mane

Kill Human Empire enemies

Farming Conditions

  • Farmer Lady
    • Defeat 8 Hobgoblin
      • 5 Rosso Tomato

Found in Breeze Field in the Windia Grasslands.

Gathering Ingredients

  • Rapple in Downtown
    • Collect 7 Fishwort Mushroom
      • 5 Detox Bottle

Proceed to Windia Grasslands and defeat the Fishwort Mushrooms.

Lost Technology

  • Lyle in Downtown
    • Collect 5 Armonics Tome
      • 3 Shining Score

They are found at:

  1. In Glaucus Falls at the very end on the frozen lake tucked behind boulders.
  2. On top of a table at the campsite in Silent Badlands.
  3. During Op. 4 at the Gaelritz Prison entrance, its the shiny object located on the left side of the map.
  4. During Op.5 on the Drowsy Reefs map of Coral Caves. It’s on the upper level of the area, near the boss, opposite a treasure chest.
  5.  Missing

My Quill Pen…

  • Scholar in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 8 Cassowary
      • 1 Refresh Bottle

Proceed to Origin Plains, engage the Cassowary, the large colorful bird like enemies.

Need Help

  • Earnest Soldier in Downtown
    • Defeat Orc
      • Warding Talisman

Proceed to the Howling Hole area in the Ladlum Caverns. In the North Western section, there will be a large orc enemy that must be defeated.

New Cauldron

  • Rapple; must have completed Rapple’s first mission. Try sleeping then speaking with him again if the quest marker has not appear)
    • Obtain Pressure Cauldron
      • 1000g and new Alchemy recipes

Must collect:

  • 2 Statue Fragments found in the Howling Hole area of Ladlum Caverns
  • 2 Paste Cores found in Howling Hole area of Ladlum Caverns from the  green slime enemies.
  • 1 Large Shell found from the Breedershells in Breeze Field.
  • Create the Pressure Cauldron via Item Synthesis after all parts are possessed.

Pollen Season

  • Happy-Go-Lucky Lady in Castlefront Street; after obtaining the resucing Rinna mission.
    • Defeat 5 Breedershell
      • 5 Heal Mint

Defeat Breedershells in Breeze Field.

Symphonica Challenge

  • Fromage in Castlefront Street.Players must have been introduced to Fromage
    • 10 B.A.N.D Sessions
      • Mana Mist

Use the B.A.N.D command 10 different times; must have progress enough to have recruited Rinna.

Tasty Endeavor: Appetizers

  • Hungry Lady in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Fungus Hypha
      • 1 Giant Weapon

Proceed to the Ladlum Caverns to defeat Marasmius,the small mushroom-like enemies. The drop rate for Fungus Hypha is low, so farming them is needed.

Unique Ensemble

  • Fernando in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 1 Goblin Kukri
      • 1 Fernando’s Score

Obtain a Goblin Kukri after killing Hobgoblins in Breeze Field in the Windia Grasslands.

Op. 3

A Gift For Someone

  • Rapple in Downtown
    • Collect 2 Spirit Mistletoe
      • 1000g

Drops from the Dahlia and Daisy enemies in the Creek Path area of Elmore Greatwood.

A Jiggly Incident

  • Mellow Old Lady in Downtown
    • Defeat Horde
      • Egg Shell

Head out of town and there will be slime. Engage it in combat to fight a huge horde of slimes.

Break Challenge

  • Fromage in Castlefront Street; must have received the main quest An Important Report
    • Complete 10 Breaks
      • 3 Heal Mist

Bring Me A Drink

  • Drunk Man in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 5 Elmore Water
      • 1 Avian Talon

Elmore Water can be found on enemies around the Elmore Springs area.

Butterfly Dream Cantata

  • Fernando in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 2 Spirit Mistletoe
      • Fenando’s Score

Found as drops from enemies at Daisy in the Creek Path area of Elmore Greatwood

Clavalle Crags Ambush

  • Burroughs in Castlefront Street; must have completed the Elmores Defense side quest.
    • Defeat 30 Humans
      • 1 Dragon Horn

Defeat Human Empire enemies

Combo

  • Fromage in Castlefront Street; must have Investigating Ancient Documents main quest and have completed the other Fromage’s quests.
    • Reach maximum combo of 30 in combat
      • 1 Hit Bonus

Emma’s Errand

  • Emma at the Seagull Inn
    • Collect 8 Kaiser Shrooms
      • 1 Seagull Lunch

They are found at Buried Ruins area of Ladlum Caverns.

For The Neighbors

  • Rinna in Downtown
    • Collect 5 Bull Balm
      • 3 Fish Oil

Found on the floor around town; rare item.

For The People

  • Sonia in Downtown
    • Complete 10 quests around town
      • 1 Shield Up

Complete 10 different quests for citizens in the town

Gang Of Three

  • Gossipy Lady in Downtown
    • Defeat 1 Manticore, 1 Ahsgrimm, and 1 Flare Dragon
      • 3 Jiggly Fan

The Manticore, level 44, is found in the Thirsting Wastes map in Clavalle Crags. Ahsgrimm, level 43, is found in the Silent Badlands area of Clavalle Crags. Flare Dragon, level 45, is found in the Lost Garden area of Clavalle Crags.

Happyberry

  • Kirika in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Happyberry
      • 1 Magic Arrow

Help Me

  • Peasant Boy in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Health Mint
      • 2 Light Rock

Hunt The Illusive Shadow

  • Rare Lover in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat “5 Rare Monsters”
      • 1 Shining Score

“Rare Monsters” are small eggs and they appear randomly when encountering other enemies. They drop an Egg Crest which are used in the Grimoire Crests to create a dungeon with multiple eggs.

My Backpack…

  • Scholar in Castlefront Street; pops up near the end of Chapter 2
    • Collect 4 Lizard Skin
      • 2 Mistletoe Seed

Found commonly in the Djingharna Ruins area, North of Elmore Greatwood.

Need More Help

  • Passionate Soldier in Downtown
    • Defeat 1 Life Reaper
      • 1 Brave Heart

Found inside Grimoire Dungeons; use 2 Empire Discord when making a dungeon.

Splendid Sandy Weather

  • Stella in Downtown
    • Collect 1 Twilight Amber
      • 2 Twilight Amber

Can be found on the floor in the Clavalle Crags area so search the shining spots

Stress Reliever

  • Energetic Lady in Downtown; must have Investigating Ancient Documents main quest
    • Defeat 30 Alchemic
      • 2 Luring Kandelaar

Proceed to the Silent Badlands map in Clavalle Crags to defeat the Earth Elemental.

Tasty Endeavor: Appetizers

  • Fisherman in Downtown
    • Defeat 10 Withershell
      • 3 Coral Reef

Found at the Silent Badlands area in Clavalle Crags

Tasty Endeavor: Seafood

  • Hungry Lady in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Flying Fish Fin
      • 3 Luring Kandelaar

Flying Fish can be found at the Moonlight Bay on the Sharion Coast, defeat them for their fins.

Thunderous Forest

  • Stella in Downtown; will pop up while on main quest Gathering Information
    • Collect 1 Angelite
      • 2 Angelite

Found on the ground in Elmore Greatwood during a Thunderstorm. Alternatively, progress to Op. 4 and complete Tasty Endeavor: Dessert. The reward is an Angelite for completing it.

Op. 4

Blast The Ghosts

  • Agnum in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 20 Undead
      • 1 Adversity Power

Defeat undead monsters in Ladlum Caverns or use a Grimoire dungeon.

Dangerous Treasure

  • Talkative Man in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 30 Alchemic Enemies
      • 1 Hihiirokane

Head to Thirsting Wastes.

Emma’s Glasses

  • Emma in Downtown near Inn
    • Obtain Emma’s Glasses
      • 1 Seagull Drink

Must obtain 1 Drake Scale from the dragon mini boss in the canyon area, 1 Night Vision Goggles that can be stolen or found in Empire territory, 2 Fish Lens dropped from flying fish enemies.

Good Medicine: Needles

  • Rapple in Downtown
    • Collect 5 Emperor Cactus
      • 5 Excecider

These can be Found on the ground in the Clavalle Crags region

Grandma Forgot

  • Mellow Old Lady in Downtown
    • Explore Greatwood
      • 2 Egg Pouch

Proceed to the Forest of the Giants in Elmore Greatwood area. In the North Western area there’s a large yellow circle that must be interacted with to summon a group of enemies.

Heroic Anthem March

  • Fernando in Fountain Valley; Windia Grasslands Camp
    • Collect 1 Giant Fist
      • Fernando’s Score

In Op. 4, complete the Lion’s Den side quest for Burroughs to obtain a Giant Fist.

I Can Fly

  • Dreaming Man in Downtown
    • Collect 8 Red Feathers
      • 1 Crest Of Darkness

Dropped from the Cassowary bird like enemies on Origin Plains.

Lion’s Den

  • Burroughs in Castlefront Street; must have mission to head to Sleepy Hollow
    • Defeat 40 Humans
      • 1 Giant Fist

Defeat 40 human enemies; use a Empire Discord in a Grimoire Dungeon to quickly finish this side quest.

Marga’s Trend

  • Rinna in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Elmore Aloe
      • 5 Fighting Charge

Can be found on the ground in Elmore Greatwood.

Misty Graveyard

  • Stella in Downtown; must have main mission to head to Sleepy Hollow
    • Collect 1 Afterworld Dew
      • 2 Afterworld Dew

Sleepy Hollow must be misty so use the camp nearby and rest until its raining in the woods since it will be misty in Sleepy Hollow.

Need Even More Help

  • Earnest Soldier in Downtown
    • Defeat Sturm
      • 2 Cordyceps

Find Sturm in the Breeze Fields of Windia Grasslands

Not Enough To Drink

  • Drunk Man in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 10 Cactus Leaf
      • 1 Spider Sickle

Dropped by Dahlia enemies found in Thirsting Wastes of the Clavalle Crags area.

Old Tree Shrine

  • Rinna in Downtown
    • Investigate the Dragon Shrine at the Djingharna Ruins
      • 1 Healing Return

Poison Frog Choir

  • Fruit Lady in Downtown
    • Kill 15 Poison Frogger
      • 3 Spirit Seed

Proceed to Elmore Greatwood and defeat 15 Poison Froggers.

Someone, Help Me!

  • Peasant Girl in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Cure Basil
      • 3 Magic Sand

Found scattered on the floor of the Silent Badlands area in Clavalle Crags.

Tasty Endeavor: Dessert

  • Hungry Lady in Downtown
    • Collect 8 Purple Wiggly
      • 1 Angelite

Defeat Purple Pastes; they can be found in dungeons by using a Grimoire Crest.

The Sands Of Time

  • Rinna in Clavalle Crags during camping at night
    • Collect 5 Lavar Stone
      • 1 Four-Leaf Clover

Found on the floor in the Silent Badlands map of Clavalle Crags.

Vitality Secret

  • Energetic Lady in Downtown
    • Obtain 1 Cordyceps
      • Life Soma

Defeat the mushroom enemies inside the Ladlum Caverns.

A Good Night’s Rest

  • Happy-Go-Lucky Lady in Castlefront Street; must have Lestin joined the party
    • Defeat 40 Demon
      • 1 Courageous Rest

Defeat Charcoal enemies in Starlight Shore on the Sharion Coast area.

Burroughs’s Chivalry

  • Burroughs in Castlefront Street; must have Lestin joined the party
    • Defeat 1 Black Knight King
      • 1 Warrior Union

Proceed to the Gloompath map of the Sleepy Hollow area.

Challenging Carrots

  • Kirika in Downtown
    • Collect 7 Cheer Carrot
      • 1 Heal Power

Commonly found on the ground in Marga.

Devil’s Whisper

  • Rapple in Downtown
    • Collect 1 Demon Fruit
      • 2000g and a new recipe

Proceed to the the Church Ruins area in Sleepy Hollow. Demon Fruit is dropped by the Archedemon there; he doesn’t appear if there will a storm or rainfall.

Ecology Survey: Lightning

  • Scholar in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 10 Thunder Crawlers
      • 3 Frog Oil

Defeat Thunder Crawlers in the Elmore Greatwood area during storms. Sleep at the camp at the Southern part of Djingharna Ruins, then head back to Elmore Springs to see if its storming.

Flowing Capriccio

  • Fernando in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 1 Fallen Tear
      • 1 Fernando’s Score

Steal a Fallen Tear from the Cherub boss enemy in the Tidal Cavern area of Coral Caves.

For The King

  • Sonia in Downtown
    • Collect 1 Mandragora
      • 1 Destruction Bolt

Search the Church Ruins map of Sleepy Hollow for Empress Rose enemies. Defeat them in combat or steal from them to obtain Mandragora.

Fromages Conducting

  • Fromage in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 3 Vitalizing Fluid
      • 1 Encore Strike

Girlish Hobby

  • Marion in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 7 Star Sand
      • 1 Fairy Doll

Found at on the ground throughout Coral Caves.

Goblin Bandits

  • Gossipy Lady in Downtown
    • Defeat Goblin Horde
      • 3 Elixir

Travel to the Silent Badlands area of Clavalle Crags. Head towards the Northern part and attack the goblin.

Good Fortune 1

  • Unlucky Lady in Downtown
    • Collect 20 Charcoal
      • 2 Rotting Cross

Proceed to Starlight Shore to defeat 20 Charcoal enemies.

Inhumanly Helpful

  • Sonia in Downtown
    • Defeat 20 Demon
      • 1 Marga Kebab

Head to Starlight Shore on Sharion Coast and kill the Charcoal enemies there.

Jack Pot

  • Antique Man in Downtown
    • Defeat 10 Buoyant Octo
      • 1 Frigid Rock

Proceed to Starlight Shore to find the enemies.

Knight’s Trial

  • Refined Girl in Castlefront Street; Lestin must have joined the party.
    • Defeat 15 Dragons
      • 1 Brave Mask

Proceed to the camp on Starlight Shore in Sharion Coast area. Kill the dragon, sleep, and repeat.

Lizard Burglar

  • Fisherman in Downtown
    • Defeat 10 Lizard Leader
      • 1 Gold Fin

Lizard Leaders are yellow lizards found at Coral Caves.

Mayim Mile

  • Stella in Downtown
    • Defeat 99 Nature enemies

Proceed to Elmore Greatwood Creek Path where a Dragonfly is inside an objective marker. Engage the fight which will spawn endless enemies. Players must defeat 99 of them and the reward scales base on enemies defeated. Use fire since most are weak to that element.

Mushroom Phobia

  • Talkative Lady in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 30 Nature Monsters
      • 1 Cordyceps

Proceed to Elmore Greatwood and continue heading towards the Forest of Giants. There will be a large horde of mushrooms that must be defeated.

Natural Conversation

  • Lestin in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 10 Windia Swallowtails
      • 1 Healing Echo

Found on the ground in search points at Windia Grasslands.

No Such Thing As Ghosts

  • Bratty Boy in Castlefront Street
    • Defeat 1 Dark Knight
      • 1 Brave Mask

Travel to the Gloompath in Sleeping Hollow and fight the Dark Knight.

Please!

  • Peasant Boy in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Soothe Sage
      • 1 Frigid Rock

Proceed to Coral Caves in the Sharion Coast and search the ground.

Rinna’s Snack

  • Fromage in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 3 Jiggly Fan
      • 1 Shining Note

Complete the Gang Of Three Side Quest in Op. 3 or save them as you do affection dialogues with Rinna.

Rock Symbol

  • Agnum in Castlefront Street
    • Collect 10 Cracked Skulls
      • 1 Burning Cookbook

Defeat Skeletons in Sleepy Hollows for the skulls.

Sand, Sand, & More Sand

  • Stella in Downtown
    • Collect 1 Malta Fruit
      • 2 Malta Fruit

Proceed to Ancient Graveyard in the Ulde Desert during a Sandstorm and check on the ground for them. Sleep at the camp in Clavalle Crags and retry until the sandstorm occurs.

Tasty Endeavor: Meat

  • Hungry Lady
    • Collect 1 Lion-Ape Bicep
      • 1 Black Belt

Proceed to Ancient Graveyard to defeat the Grand Smasher. Players may elect to steal it since the drop rate is low.

The Best Water

  • Rapple in Downtown
    • Collect 5 Elmore Water
      • 3 High Potion

Proceed to Elmore Greatwood at the Creek Path area and search the ground.

The Imperial Plant

  • Rinna in Downtown
    • Collect 3 Emperor Cactus
      • 3 Aroma Bottle

Can be found on the ground in the Silent Badlands area in Clavalle Crags.

The Right Amount Of Salt

  • Kirika in Downtown
    • Collect 10 Sharion Water
      • 1 Sweet Parfait

Search the ground throughout the  Starlight Shore in the Sharion Coast

Today’s Enemy Is Tomorrow’s…

  • Kirika Downtown
    • Collect 5 Cheer Carrot
      • 1 Sweet Parfait

Found in search points in Marga.

Op. 6

The guide will be updated shortly with the latest side quests as I progress through the game. Check back for Op.6.


If you enjoyed this article be sure to check out the guide to the first chapter in Shining Resonance Refrain: Op.1 Moonlit Overture Guide. If you wish to collect all the trophies see the Shining Resonance Refrain Trophy Guide & Roadmap. Those wishing to learn about Traits should read Shining Resonance Refrain: Trait Guide. To get a advantage in battle read Shining Resonance Refrain: Battle Guide & Tips.

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One comment on “Shining Resonance Refrain: All Side Quests Guide”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I am in Op. 3 and have a quest from Liselotte called Imperial Nectar where she says that Emperor Bees make Imperial jelly and you wont find it without her help in Ladlum Caverns. But i searched the caves dozens of times tries to kill every possible combo of enemies, searched high and low but no luck with the Imperial Jelly. Anyone else get this quest and complete it?


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