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Final Fantasy 15 - Best Materials

By Faith Mable   /   Mar 8, 2018     Guides
Final Fantasy 15 - Best Materials

This guide will show you the best materials to use for crafting/upgrading your gear, in turn helping you aim for the remodelled versions of the weapons and to get them more effieciently.

Materials, Whats Best?



Below I will list the best materials you can use for each stat, now I know some materials give more than one stat but below will focus on which ones give the most per exp for that given stat, to help you efficiently level your weapons and remodel them to be better.

The Best Materials for adding Strength / STR Stat to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Behemoth Horn: Provides 20 STR Points and 2290 Experience Points 
  • Total of 115 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • There are two forms of the Behemoth Horn - the other only provides 6 SP. 
  • Drops from the mission 'New King in Town' from Cauthess Depot. 
  • Has the Undaunted X ability 

  • Behemoth Incisor: Provides 20 STR Points and 2500 Experience Points 
  • Total of 125 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in the Double Deadeyes Mission from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Lightbound ability 

  • Laser Sensor: Provides 8 STR Points and 1000 Experience Points 
  • Total of 125 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in the Ghost in the Machine quest from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Crusher X ability 

  • Catoblepas Fang: Provides 6 STR Points and 800 Experience Points 
  • A total of 133 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available from 'The All-Seeing Eye' mission in Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Critical Boost II ability 

  • Reaper Funnybone: Provides 5 STR Points and 710 Experience Points 
  • A total of 142 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot quests 'Havoc Befalls the Hut' and 'Havoc Befalls the Hut Again' 
  • Has the Brink Boost II ability 

  • Scorpion Stinger: Provides 8 STR Points and 1150 Experience Points 
  • A total of 144 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available from 'The Wicked Wyvern' mission from Old Lestallum. 
  • Gives the Finisher X ability 

  • Griffon Claw: Provides 6 STR Points and 920 Experience Points 
  • A total of 153 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in 'The Gastly Griffon' mission from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Air Supremacy II ability 

  • Colorful Griffon Claw: Provides 10 STR Points and 1640 Experience Points 
  • A total of 164 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in 'The Gastly Griffon' mission from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Last Chance II ability 

  • Behemoth Horn: Provides 6 STR Points and 990 Experience Points 
  • A total of 165 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in the 'Double Deadeyes' and 'New King in Town' missions from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Crusher ability 

  • Insect Stinger: Provides 4 STR Points and 600 Experience Points 
  • Total of 165 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Drops from the Lestallum mission 'Mechanic on the Move' 
  • Air Supremacy X ability 

  • Dragon Horn: Provides 15 STR Points and 2500 Experience Points 
  • A total of 167 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available from the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission in Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Helmsplitter X ability 

  • Hecteyes Eye: Provides 3 STR Points and 510 Experience Points 
  • A total of 170 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in the 'Snakes on a Downed Plane' mission from Lestallum 
  • Available in the 'Ghost in the Machine' and 'Lighting the Way' missions from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Trachyon Boost II skill 

  • Garula Tusk: Provides 2 STR Points and 350 Experience Points 
  • A total of 175 EXP per 1 STR Point 
  • Available in the missions 'Garulessa Gone Wild' and 'The BArefood Garulessa' from Lestallum. 
  • Gives the Bonecrusher ability

The Best Materials for adding Vitality / VIT Stat to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Rough Scale: Provides 4 VIT Points and 440 Experience Points 
  • A total of 110 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available from the mission 'The Calamitous Karlabos' from Lestallum 
  • Also available from the 'A New Hope for Old Lestallum' mission from Old Lestallum 
  • Gives the Barrier Saver ability 

  • Laser Sensor: Provides 8 VIT Points and 1000 Experience Points 
  • Total of 125 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available in the Ghost in the Machine quest from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Crusher X ability 

  • Spiked Armor: Provides 12 VIT Points and 1550 Experience Points 
  • Total of 129 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Found in the Cauthess Depot Mission 'The All-Seeing Eye' 
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' quest in Lestallum. 

  • Catoblepas Molar: Provides 6 VIT Points and 820 Skill Points 
  • Total of 137 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Crusher II ability 

  • Monster Sharpscale: Provides 8 VIT Points and 1100 Experience Points 
  • Total of 138 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on 'The Baleful Bandersnatch' mission from Old Lestallum 
  • Gives the Charge Strike: Savage Swipe skill 

  • Heavy Scale: Provides 8 VIT Points and 1270 Experience Points 
  • Total of 159 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available from the mission 'Quezalslaughter' from Meldacio Hunter HQ 
  • Also available from the quest 'The All-Seeing Eye' in Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Finisher ability 

  • Hardened Hide: Gives you 8 VIT Points and 1300 Experience Points 
  • A total of 162 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available from the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission in Cauthess Depot 
  • Adds the Spirited ability 

  • Cockatrice Crest: Provides 6 VIT Points and 990 Experience Points 
  • Total of 165 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available from the mission 'Cockatrice Crest' from Meldacio Hunter HQ 
  • Adds the Undaunted II ability 

  • Wyvern Wing: Provides 5 VIT Points and 840 Experience Points 
  • Total of 168 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on 'The Wicked Wyvern' mission from Old Lestallum 
  • Adds the Parry Boost skill 

  • Large Dreadvern Scale: Provides 16 VIT Points and 2800 Experience Points 
  • Total of 175 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission from Cauthess Depot 
  • Adds the Prime Boost X ability 

  • Monster Jaw: Provides 5 VIT Points and 890 EXP 
  • Total of 178 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on 'The Baleful Bandersnatch' mission from Old Lestallum 

  • Octolegs: Provides 5 VIT Points and 900 Experience Points 
  • Total 180 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on 'The Baleful Bandersnatch' mission from Old Lestallum 
  • Also available on the 'Lighting the Way' mission from Cauthess Depot 
  • Gives the Sidestep ability 

  • Thick Hide (Rare Version): There are two versions of this - the good one provides 4 VIT Points and 730 Experience Points 
  • Total 183 EXP per 1 VIT Point 
  • Available on the mission 'Quadrupedal Plateau' from Lestallum 
  • Gives you the Curative Spell: Protect Ability. (The bad one gives you Cure) 

The Best Materials for adding Magic / MAG Stat to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Wicked Claws: Provides 24 MAG Points and 2900 Experience Points 
  • Total of 121 EXP per 1 MAG Point 
  • Drops from the 'New King in Town' quest from Cauthess Depot 
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzaga ability 

  • Tattered Rag: Provides 8 MAG Points and 1110 Experience Points
  • A total of 139 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available from the mission 'Everybody's Groan' from Cauthess Depot
  • Combosmosis II as an ability

  • Beautiful Plumage: Provides 9 MAG Points and 1270 EXP
  • Total of 141 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Drops from the Meldacio Hunter HQ quest 'Shields for Meldacio'
  • Threat Strike skill

  • Cockatrice Tail Feather: Provides 3 MAG Points and 430 Experience Points
  • Total 143 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Found in the 'Arms for Meldacio' mission at Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Gives you the Sapient ability

  • Naga Scale: Provides 4 MAG Points and 580 Experience Points
  • Total 145 EXP per 1 MAG Point (Warning: has a minus 10 HP debuff)
  • Found in the 'Snakes on a Downed Plane' mission from Lestallum
  • Gives you the Lifedrain ability

  • Ammonite Fossil: Provides 3 MAG Points and 450 Experience Points
  • Total 150 EXP per 1 MAG Point

  • Strong Whiskers: Provides 6 MAG Points and 950 Experience Points
  • Total 158 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' quest from Lestallum
  • Turnabout Boost X skill

  • Occult Charm: Provides 5 MAG Points and 800 Experience Points
  • Total 160 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Drops from the 'Everybody's Groan' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Everspirited ability

  • Colorful Griffon Claw: Provides 10 MAG Points and 1640 Experience Points
  • A total of 164 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available in 'The Gastly Griffon' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Last Chance II ability

  • Ghastly Left Arm: Provides 4 MAG Points and 660 Experience Points
  • A total of 165 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available from the 'Phantom in the Frame' mission from Lestallum
  • Adds the Sentinel II ability

  • Dragon Horn: Provides 15 MAG Points and 2500 Experience Points
  • A total of 167 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available from the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission in Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Helmsplitter X ability

  • Malboro Mucilage: Provides 13 MAG Points and 2200 Experience Points
  • A total of 169 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available from 'Smog on the Water' mission from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Adds the Deathtouch II skill

  • Hecteyes Eye: Provides 3 MAG Points and 510 Experience Points
  • A total of 170 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available in the 'Snakes on a Downed Plane' mission from Lestallum
  • Available in the 'Ghost in the Machine' and 'Lighting the Way' missions from Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Trachyon Boost II skill

  • Ancient Cloth: Provides 5 MAG Points and 860 Experience Points
  • A total of 175 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available in the missions 'Lighting the way', 'Havoc Befalls the Hut', 'Havoc Befalls the Hut Again' and 'Ghost in the Machine' from Cauthess Depot
  • Adds the Barrier Saver skill

  • Coeurl Whiskers: Provides 5 MAG Points and 900 Experience Points
  • Total of 180 EXP per 1 MAG Point
  • Available from the 'A Cursed Coeurl' mission in Cauthess Depot
  • Adds the Warp Combo and Thundara Magic skills

The Best Materials for adding Spirit / SPR Stat to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Behemoth Tears: Provides 16 SPR Points and 
  • Total of 99 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the 'Double Deadeyes' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Penetrator X ability

  • Small Beak: Provides 3 SPR Points 
  • Total of 117 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the Meldacio Hunter HQ missions 'Arms for Meldacio' and 'Shields for Meldacio'

  • Treant Sap: Provides 7 SPR Points and 880 Experience Points
  • A total of 126 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the mission 'The Terrible Treant' from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Has the Curative Spell: Cura ability

  • Treant Trunk: Provides 7 SPR Points and 890 Experience Points
  • Total of 127 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the mission 'The Terrible Treant' from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Curative Spell: Esuna ability

  • Beautiful Hide: Gives 8 SPR Points and 1070 Experience Points
  • A total of 134 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available in the Double Deadeyes Mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Has the Prime Boost II skill

  • Tattered Rag: Provides 8 SPR Points and 1110 Experience Points
  • A total of 139 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from the mission 'Everybody's Groan' from Cauthess Depot
  • Combosmosis II as an ability

  • Catoblepas Eyeball: Provides 8 SPR Points and 1200 Experience Points
  • Total of 150 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'The All-Seeing Eye'
  • Anti-Death ability

  • Strong Whiskers: Provides 6 SPR Points and 950 Experience Points
  • Total 158 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' quest from Lestallum
  • Turnabout Boost X skill

  • Mandrake Root: Provides 6 SPR Points and 970 Experience Points
  • Total of 162 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' Lestallum mission
  • Deathtouch ability

  • Hardened Hide: Gives you 8 SPR Points and 1300 Experience Points
  • A total of 162 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission in Cauthess Depot
  • Adds the Spirited ability

  • Ghastly Left Arm: Provides 4 SPR Points and 660 Experience Points
  • A total of 165 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from the 'Phantom in the Frame' mission from Lestallum
  • Adds the Sentinel II ability

  • Insect Stinger: Provides 4 SPR Points and 600 Experience Points
  • Total of 165 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Drops from the Lestallum mission 'Mechanic on the Move'
  • Air Supremacy X ability

  • Dragon Horn: Provides 15 SPR Points and 2500 Experience Points
  • A total of 167 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' mission in Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Helmsplitter X ability

  • Malboro Mucilage: Provides 13 SPR Points and 2200 Experience Points
  • A total of 169 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from 'Smog on the Water' mission from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Adds the Deathtouch II skill

  • Thick Hide (Regular Version): There are two versions of this - the more common one provides 3 SPR Points and 730 Experience Points
  • Total 173 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available on the mission 'Quadrupedal Plateau' from Lestallum
  • Gives you the Curative Spell: Cure Ability. 

  • Electrolytic Condenser: Provides 6 SPR Points and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 173 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available in the Ghost in the Machine quest from Cauthess Depot
  • Adds the Curative Spell: Esuna Ability

  • Octolegs: Provides 5 SPR Points and 900 Experience Points
  • Total 180 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available on 'The Baleful Bandersnatch' mission from Old Lestallum
  • Also available on the 'Lighting the Way' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Sidestep ability

  • Arachne Sickleclaw: Gives 2 SPR Points and 370 Experience Points
  • Total 180 EXP per 1 SPR Point
  • Available from the 'A Tangled Web they Weave' mission from Lestallum
  • Gives the Poisontouch ability

The Best Materials for adding Health / HP Stat to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Platinum Ingot: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 23 EXP per 1 HP
  • Mined, sometimes also a reward

  • Cactuar Blossom: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 33 EXP per 1 HP
  • Bartered/Quest reward

  • Watchman's Building Stone: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 53 EXP per 1 HP
  • Available in the 'Burbost Daemon Emporium' quest from Meldacio Hunter HQ

  • Large Dreadvern Scale: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 70 EXP per 1 HP
  • Available in the 'The Injurios Jabberwock' quest from Cauthess Depot

  • Rough Shell: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 74 EXP per 1 HP
  • Available in the Lestallum quest 'Mechanic on the Move'

  • Heavy Scale: Provides 22 HP and 1040 Experience Points
  • Total 88 EXP per 1 HP
  • Drops from the Meldacio Hunter HQ quest 'Quezalslaughter'
  • Also svailable in the 'The All-Seeing Eye' quest from Cauthess Depot

The Best Materials for adding Fire / FIR Resistance to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Flame Shard: Adds 7% Fire Resistance and 300 Experience Points
  • 43 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Hunters' Hideaway' mission from Lestallum

  • Gem of Disorder: Adds 10% Fire Resistance and 900 Experience Points
  • 90 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'A Secret Experiment' mission from Old Lestallum
  • Offensive Spell: Fira Skill

  • Majestic Mane: Adds 7% Fire Resistance and 660 Experience Points
  • 94 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Save the Souvenirs' mission from Old Lestallum

  • Monster Claw: Adds 8% Fire Resistance and 900 Experience Points
  • 113 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'The Baleful Bandersnatch' mission from Old Lestallum
  • Face-Off Boost II ability

  • Grenade Fragment: Adds 2% of Fire Resistance and 330 Experience Points
  • 165 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Offensive Spell: Fire

  • Crimson Tongue: Adds 5% Fire Resistance and 860 Experience Points
  • 165 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' mission from Lestallum
  • Bonecrusher II skill

  • Occult Charm: Provides 5% Fire Resistance and 800 Experience Points
  • Total 160 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Everybody's Groan' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Everspirited ability

  • Bomb Fragment: Adds 1% of Fire Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Armor of Discord: Adds 4% of Fire Resistance and 880 Experience Points
  • 220 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Anti-Confusion ability

  • Spider Silk: Adds 1% of Fire Resistance and 260 Experience Points
  • 260 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Stoptouch Ability

  • Colorful Griffon Claw: Provides 5% Fire Resistance and 1640 Experience Points
  • A total of 328 EXP per 1 SP
  • Available in 'The Gastly Griffon' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Gives the Last Chance II ability

  • Scaled Skin: Adds 2% of Fire Resistance and 690 Experience Points
  • 345 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Anti-Confusion Ability

  • Basilisk Plumage: Adds 2% of Fire Resistance and 740 Experience Points
  • 370 EXP per 1 percent resistance

The Best Materials for adding Ice Resistance to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Frost Shard: 7% of Ice Resistance and 300 Experience Points
  • 43 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Save the Souvenirs' mission in Old Lestallum
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzard ability

  • Griffon Feather: 7% of Ice Resistance and 780 Experience Points
  • 111 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'The Gastly Griffon'
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzard ability

  • Greatsnake Crest: 5% of Ice Resistance and 590 Experience Points
  • 118 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'The Marauding Midgardsormr' mission in Old Lestallum
  • Sentinel Ability

  • Prawn Antennae: 2% of Ice Resistance and 480 Experience Points
  • 240 EXP per 1 percent resistance

  • Greatsnake Scale: 6% of Ice Resistance and 750 Experience Points
  • 125 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'The Marauding Midgardsormr' mission in Old Lestallum

  • Downy Feathers: 1% of Ice Resistance and 140 Experience Points
  • 140 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Shields for Meldacio' mission in Meldacio Hunter HQ

  • Cryonade Fragment: 2% of Ice Resistance and 330 Experience Points
  • 165 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzard ability

  • Garula Fur: 2% of Ice Resistance and 350 Experience Points
  • 175 EXP per 1 percent resistance

  • Wicked Claws: Provides 16 Skill Points and 2900 Experience Points
  • Total of 181 EXP per 1 AP
  • Drops from the 'New King in Town' quest from Cauthess Depot
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzaga ability

  • Treant Branch: 2% of Ice Resistance and 380 Experience Points
  • 190 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Anti-Stop Ability

  • Sharp Head Fin: 5% Ice Resistance and 960 Experience Points
  • 192 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available in the Meldacio Hunter HQ quest 'Quezalslaughter'
  • Also available from the Cauthess Station quest 'The All-Seeing Eye'
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzara

  • Ice Bomb Fragment: 1% of Ice Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance

  • Sahagin Scale: 1% of Ice Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance

  • Serpent Fang: 3% of Ice Resistance and 840 Experience Points
  • 280 EXP per 1 percent resistance

The Best Materials for adding Lightning / LNG Resistance to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Storm Shard: 7% of Lightning Resistance and 300 Experience Points
  • 43 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the 'Driving Miss Cindy' and 'Mechanic on the Move' mission from Lestallum
  • Also drops from the 'Pylon of Light' mission in Old Lestallum
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'The Cursed Coeurl'
  • Offensive Spell: Thunder ability

  • Skyserpent Talon: 12% of Lightning Resistance and 1250 Experience Points
  • 104 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available in the Meldacio Hunter HQ quest 'Quezalslaughter'
  • Offensive Spell: Thundara

  • Thunderoc Feather: 4% of Lightning Resistance and 500 Experience Points
  • 125 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Old Lestallum Quest 'The Wicked Wyvern'
  • Stormbound ability

  • Coeurl Whiskers: Provides 6% Lightning Resistance and 900 Experience Points
  • 150 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the 'A Cursed Coeurl' mission in Cauthess Depot
  • Adds the Warp Combo and Thundara Magic skills

  • Galvande Fragment: 2% of Lightning Resistance and 520 Experience Points
  • 165 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Old Lestallum Quest 'Pylon of Light'
  • Offensive Spell: Thunder ability

  • Translucent Skin: 8% of Lightning Resistance and 1500 Experience Points
  • 188 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Meldacio Hunter HQ mission 'Quezalslaughter'
  • Rush Boost II ability

  • Treant Branch: 2% of Lightning Resistance and 380 Experience Points
  • 190 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Meldacio Hunter HQ mission 'The Terrable Treant'
  • Anti-Stop Ability

  • Griffon Feather: 4% of Lightning Resistance and 780 Experience Points
  • 195 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'The Gastly Griffon'
  • Offensive Spell: Blizzard ability

  • Gorgeous Pelt: 3% of Lightning Resistance and 600 Experience Points
  • 200 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Lestallum mission 'Driving Miss Cindy'

  • Occult Charm: Provides 4% Lightning Resistance and 800 Experience Points
  • Total 200 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Everybody's Groan' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Everspirited ability

  • Thunder Bomb Fragment: Provides 1% Lightning Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Pylon of Light' mission in Old Lestallum

  • Barbed Scythe: 2% of Lightning Resistance and 520 Experience Points
  • 260 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Meldacio Hunter HQ mission 'The Terrable Treant'
  • Rush Boost II ability

  • Arachne Sickleclaw: 1% Lightning Resistance and 370 Experience Points
  • 370 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the 'A Tangled Web they Weave' mission from Lestallum
  • Poisontouch ability

  • Flan Ooze: 1% Lightning Resistance and 400 Experience Points
  • 400 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Lestallum mission 'Hunters Hideaway'
  • Available from the Old Lestallum missions 'Pylon of Light' and 'Save the Souvenirs'
  • Drops from the Meldacio Hunter HQ mission 'Burbost Daemon Emporium'
  • Also drops from the Cauthess Depot missions 'Havoc Befalls the Hut' and 'Havoc Befalls the Hut Again'

  • Supple Tail: 1% Lightning Resistance and 400 Experience Points
  • 425 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Lestallum mission 'Too Tough to Tame'

  • Reflex Enhancer: 2% Lightning Resistance and 850 Experience Points
  • 425 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'Roboresurrection'
  • Trachyon Boost ability

The Best Materials for adding Dark / DRK Resistance to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Gator Liver: 2% Dark Resistance and 260 Experience Points
  • 130 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Found in the 'The Calamitous Karlabos' mission from Lestallum
  • Also drops in the 'A New Hope for Old Lestallum' mission in Old Lestallum
  • Further, drops from 'Quezalslaughter' in Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Finally, drops from 'The All-Seeing Eye' quest from Cauthess Depot
  • Anti-Poison ability

  • Black Flan Ooze: 5% Dark Resistance and 660 Experience Points
  • 132 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Havoc Befalls the Hunt' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Soulsiphon ability

  • Mandrake Flower: 3% Dark Resistance and 470 Experience Points
  • 157 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from 'The Terrible Treant' quest at Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Poisontouch ability

  • Mandrake Root: 6% Dark Resistance and 970 Experience Points
  • 161 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from quest 'Mechanic on the Move' from Lestallum
  • Poisontouch ability

  • Beetle Shell: 1% Dark Resistance and 200 Experience Points
  • 200 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available in 'The Wicked Wyvern' quest from Old Lestallum

  • Marlboro Hair: 5% Dark Resistance and 1000 Experience Points
  • 200 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops during 'The Malevolent Malboro' from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Stoptouch II ability

  • Forbidden Draught: 4% Dark Resistance and 880 Experience Points
  • 220 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • From 'The Marauding Midgardsormr' in Old Lestallum
  • Turnabout Boost ability

  • Accursed Coin: 2% Dark Resistance and 490 Experience Points
  • 245 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Old Lestallum Quest 'The Marauding Midgardsormr'
  • Also drops from the 'Burbost Daemon Emporium' quest at Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Finally, drops from the 'Lighting the Way' and 'Ghost in the Machine' quests at Cauthess Depot
  • Critical Boost ability

  • Behemoth Tears: 6% Dark Resistance and 800 Experience Points
  • 263 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the Cauthess Depot mission 'Double Deadeyes'
  • Penetrator X ability

  • Greatsnake Crest: 6% Dark Resistance and 800 Experience Points
  • 295 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from 'The Marauding Midgardsormr' in Old Lestallum
  • Sentinel ability

The Best Materials for adding Shot / SHT Resistance to Weapons



In order from best to worst.

  • Strong Pincers: 3% Shot Resistance and 330 Experience Points
  • 110 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Old Lestallum mission 'A New Hope for Old Lestallum'
  • Strong skill

  • Bulette Carapace: 3% Shot Resistance and 350 Experience Points
  • 116 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Lestallum mission 'Driving Miss Cindy'

  • Translucent Skin: 12% of Shot Resistance and 1500 Experience Points
  • 125 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the Meldacio Hunter HQ mission 'Quezalslaughter'

  • Watchman's Building Stone: 3% Shot Resistance and 350 Experience Points
  • 131 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the 'Burbost Daemon Emporium' quest from Meldacio Hunter HQ
  • Barrier Saver X ability

  • Black Flan Ooze: 5% Shot Resistance and 660 Experience Points
  • 132 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Havoc Befalls the Hunt' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Soulsiphon ability

  • Large Dreadfern Scale: 5% Shot Resistance and 2800 Experience Points
  • 175 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'The Injurious Jabberwock' mission from Cauthess Depot
  • Prime Boost X ability

  • Spiked Armor: 8% Shot Resistance and 1500 Experience Points
  • 194 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Drops from the 'Mechanic on the Move' mission from Lestallum

  • Miasmal Particle: 1% Dark Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the missions 'Garulessa Gone Wild', 'Too Tough to Tame', 'Snakes on a Downed Plane', 'Quadrupedal Plateau', 'The Barefoot Garulessa' and 'Phantom in the Frame' from Lestallum
  • Also available from 'The Marauding Midgardsormr' from Old Lestallum
  • Also drops from the Cauthess Depot missions 'Roboresurrection', 'Lighting the Way', 'Havoc Befalls the Hut', 'Havoc Befalls the Hut Again' and 'Ghost in the Machine'

  • Sahagin Scale: 1% Dark Resistance and 210 Experience Points
  • 210 EXP per 1 percent resistance
  • Available from the mission 'A New Hope for Old Lestallum' at Old Lestallum
Written by Faith Mable.