Carving Out A Niche is a side quest available in Dalimil Inn of Final Fantasy XVI.
Your objective is to help an apprentice figure out how to make a carving blade.
Here’s a walkthrough and guide of Carving Out A Niche in FFXVI.
To begin the quest, head to the quest marker shown in the map below.
Talk to Sava, the apprentice smith to begin.
Speak with the town people
To get information on how a carving blade should be, talk to the town people. They are all marked in the map.
One’s the flesher and the other is a hunter.
Return to Sava
Head back to Sava to discuss.
Search for the metal trader
Next, head to the Velkroy Desert as marked in the map below to look for a particular metal trader.
Talk to the lady who is the trader.
Next, look for limestone at the location marked in the map.
You’ll see them lying on the ground. Pick three of them.
Deliver the spring lime to Sava
Return to Sava to deliver the limestone.
The quest ends after the cutscene.