How To Get The Albino Kararkul Horn & Mount (FFXIV)

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The Albino Karakul Mount is purchased for 8,400 Skybuilders’ Scrips. The NPC Enie (The Firmament – Mendicant’s Court, X:12 Y:14) is the resident Vendor of The Firmament, and offers it for sale.

Skybuilders’ Scrips are rewarded for:

  • Expert Collectible Crafts
  • Diadem Gathering Appraisals
  • And Skyrise Celebration Fêtes

These activities are exclusive to Crafting and Gathering.

But they’re available to you at Level 20, and offer huge amounts of Experience. This means you’ll be able to grind up all your Disciples of the Hand and Land while working towards your Albino Karakul.

The Firmament is the result of a series of Crafting Events designed to rebuild the destroyed residences in Ishgard. It took place in four phases during the Shadowbringers Expansion.

In order to get the Skybuilders’ Scrips required for your Mount, you’re in for quite a bit of work.

 

Building a Skyscrip

 
Disciples of the Hand hard at work creating Mendicant Supplies / FFXIV
Disciples of the Hand hard at work creating Mendicant Supplies
 

Crafters will need to turn in specific items with a base Collectibility in order to receive rewards. Each Crafter under Special Recipes will have a subset called “Ishgard Restoration”.

“Restoration (4)” is the specific set of items you’ll need to create, as the others were for previous phases.

You’ll have six recipes here for each Crafter, at Levels 20, 40, 60, 70, 80, and 4-star 80.

The final Recipe, which also offers the most rewards, is what’s known as an Expert Recipe.

Expert Recipes are unique in that they have steep Collectibility requirements and unique Crafting mechanics.

Instead of Excellent and Poor conditions, they’re replaced by these possible five:

  • Centered – Increases Action success rate by 25%.
  • Sturdy – Reduces Durability Loss by 50%, and stack with Actions such as “Waste Not”.
  • Pliant – Reduces the CP Cost of an Ability by 50%.
  • Malleable – Increases Actions that affect Progress by 150%. This Effect also acts multiplicatively, so use with caution.
  • Primed – The next Action you use that causes a special Status, like “Innovation”, will last an additional two Steps.

Your goal is to use these Special Conditions to achieve the highest possible Collectability Rating. Doing so increases your rewards massively.

The rewards for an Expert Craft are:

Collectability Skybuilders’ Scrips
1,100 – 1,199 66 Scrips
1,200 – 1,399 72 Scrips
1,400 + 80 Scrips

The other Crafts of a lower difficulty and Level also offer varying amounts of Experience and Scrips.

In some cases it’s actually easier to just mass-produce them since they require less work.

Level Collectability Skybuilders’ Scrips
20 50 – 105 3 – 5 Scrips
40 90 – 300 7 – 9 Scrips
60 260 – 580 11 – 15 Scrips
70 380 – 900 18 – 22 Scrips
80 500 – 1,000 31 – 63 Scrips

Every Ishgard Restoration Collectible uses special Materials you can’t find outside of The Diadem.

This means that in order to start Crafting, you’ll need to put on your Gathering cap as well. Or purchase them from a Marketboard, though that can be a bit of a Gil sink.

 
Gathering Skybuilders’ Materials in the Diadem / FFXIV
Gathering Skybuilders’ Materials in the Diadem
 

Gathering in the Diadem is a bit more straightforward than Expert Crafting.

You’ll fly around the Zone from Node to Node, trying to maximize the amount you gather.

All turn-ins for Gathering take place at Flotpassant (The Firmament – Mendicant’s Court, X:11 Y:14). The key here is that he’ll only accept resources in stacks of five.

The rewards are:

Item Level Skybuilders’ Scrips
20 1 Scrip
60 2 Scrips
80 3 Scrips
80 Umbral 5 Scrips

After Appraising these Items, they’ll be converted to Materials you can then use for Crafts. It’s a great way to level and get to your Albino Karakul that much faster.

Note: Fishing actually rewards a different amount depending on the type of Fish you catch. It also gives Scrips for each Fish instead of in stacks of five. The Fish after Appraisal can then be Desynthesized into Crafting Materials.

Item Level Skybuilders’ Scrips
10 2 – 4 Scrips
60 4 – 10 Scrips
80 3 – 124 Scrips
80 Umbral 45 – 153 Scrips

The Umbral and Artisanal Gathering items can only be acquired during certain weather in The Diadem.

These occur every 20 minutes, and maximizing your haul from the special Nodes is optimal.

 

Other Scrip Rewards

 
A stylish Parasol is a must for inclement weather / FFXIV
A stylish Parasol is a must for inclement weather
 

There’s a plethora of rewards to be had for Skybuilders’ Scrips.

Even after you’ve acquired your Albino Karakul, it may be worth Leveling alternate Jobs for other prizes.

Here’s a complete list, in case you need a little motivation to dust off your hammer and chisel:

 

Mounts

Item Cost
Albino Karakul Horn 8,400 Scrips
Ufiti Horn 8,400 Scrips
Megalotragus Horn 8,400 Scrips
Big Shell Whistle 8,400 Scrips
Antelope Doe Horn 8,400 Scrips
Pegasus Whistle 4,200 Scrips
 

Emotes

The Winsome Wallflower 1,800 Scrips
Intelligent Impressions 1,800 Scrips
Emphatic Elucidations 1,800 Scrips
Uncouth Congratulations 1,800 Scrips
Concealing Meals 1,800 Scrips
Next, Godliness 1,800 Scrips
Well Bread 1,800 Scrips
 

Hairstyles

Modern Legend 1,800 Scrips
Controlled Chaos 1,800 Scrips
Saintly Style 1,800 Scrips
 

Minions

Dress-up Esitinien 1,200 Scrips
Miniature White Knight 1,200 Scrips
Cerberpup 1,200 Scrips
Paissa Brat 800 Scrips
Hunting Hawk 800 Scrips
Baby Brachiosaur 800 Scrips
Pegasus Colt 800 Scrips
 
The certainly not extinct Baby Brachiosaur Minion / FFXIV
The certainly not extinct Baby Brachiosaur Minion
 

Orchestrion Rolls

Safety in Numbers 1,200 Scrips
The Mendicant’s Relish 1,200 Scrips
The Heavens’ Ward 1,200 Scrips
Hearthward 1,200 Scrips
What is Love? 1,200 Scrips
Skyrise 1,200 Scrips
Jewel 600 Scrips
Paradise Found 600 Scrips
Fealty 600 Scrips
Stone and Steel 600 Scrips
Order Yet Undeciphered 600 Scrips
Freefall 600 Scrips
 

Miscellaneous & Glamour

Machinist’s Chocobo Barding 1,200 Scrips
Parasol 1,800 Scrips
Cheerful Checkered Parasol 1,800 Scrips
Pastoral Dot Parasol 1,800 Scrips
Sky Blue Parasol 900 Scrips
Calming Checkered Parasol 900 Scrips
Lizbeth Triple Triad Card 500 Scrips
Ehll Tou Triple Triad Card 500 Scrips

There’s even another category containing Grade VII & VIII Materia, Furnishings, and special Dyes.

Many of these items aren’t found anywhere else!

So your Albino Karakul Mount is a worthy pursuit, as are the many other rewards available.

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Judah Brandt

Judah has been going hard at RPGs for nearing 25 years. From the honest days of the Sega Genesis to the current generation, their lust for experience points is all-consuming. They've been battling the forces of evil in both Vana'diel and Eorzea ceaselessly since those worlds were created, making them an expert on all things Final Fantasy XI & XIV. When not taking long walks on the beaches of Costa del Sol, a real one works just fine. Also loves dogs.