Unlocking a Myth

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This is a category of identical job-specific Quests used to unlock Mythic Weapon Skills.

Unlocking a Myth
Required Fame
Level Restriction: None
Starting NPC Zalsuhm, Lower Jeuno (H-9)
Pack None
Title None
Repeatable No
Description Self-styled leading researcher of mystical artifacts, Zalsuhm, claims that the weapon you acquired deep within Nyzul Isle conceals immense power. Wielding the now unlocked weapon will cause a magical evolution to take place...eventually.
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Vigil Weapon equipped.
The ability to use your job's Mythic Weapon Skill with any weapon of the same type.


  • Talk to Zalsuhm (inside Muckvix's Junk Shop, Lower Jeuno H-9) with a Vigil Weapon equipped for a cutscene.
  • With the same Vigil weapon equipped in the main hand, fight enemies that grant experience points (Extremely Easy Prey or better) and perform Weapon Skills and Skillchains.
    • Weapon skills used before starting this quest do not count.
    • You must accumulate 250 Weapon Skill Points.
  • Once you have acquired enough Weapon Skill Points, your new Weapon Skill will appear under your list of Weapon Skills, but only with your Vigil Weapon still equipped.
  • Trade your Vigil Weapon to Zalsuhm.
    • He will unlock your new Weapon Skill for use with any weapon and return the Vigil Weapon to you.


  • If you trade your Vigil Weapon to Zalsuhm before it is unlocked, he will give you a rough gauge on how far along you have progressed:
    • "I sense only a mote of energy present. You still have a long way to go."
    • "I can feel a marked increase in energy compared to when I first held it. Keep up the good work."
    • "The energy is threatening to burst forth. It won't be long now."
    • "You've done it! Energy is overflowing as though the floodgates have burst open!"
  • Storing a Vigil Weapon with Ghanraam at Aht Urhgan Whitegate (K-10) resets its Weapon Skill Points.
  • After this quest, the Vigil Weapon can still be used for the Mythic Weapon acquisition quests.
    • The Weapon Skill points will not be needed again, so it is okay to store it.
  • For the first year and a half of implementation from 2007-2008, the Vigil Weapons were only obtainable on Floor 100.
  • Prior to the July 2014 Version Update, the number of Weapon Skill Points required was determined by the number of floors the player cleared in Nyzul Isle Investigation.