Chocobos have come back with the recent release of Final Fantasy XV. This guide shows you how to complete the numerous quests involving chocobos.
Friends of a Feather
At the beginning of chapter 03, Prompto will suggest that you visit the Chocobo Post. This will trigger the “Friends of a Feather” quest to be your active sidequest.
- Speak to Wiz at the Chocobo Post.
- Speak to him again and choose “A Behemoth Undertaking” from his hunt list. Finishing this hunt will finish Friends of a Feather.
You will get paid 1,500 in experience points and a Chocobo Whistle. By finishing this quest, you will also unlock the Rent-a-Bird service, giving your characters an access to chocobos to run around the huge world of Eos.
Chocobos can level up. They start with a running speed of 17 mph, sprinting speed of 25 mph, a jumping height of 5’5”, and a stamina of 60. Your chocobos level up as you use them.
|Chocobo Level||Riding Time||Bonus|
|2||2 min||New ability: Dash de Chocobo
You can now summon your chocobo so that you can flee once per battle.
|3||6 min||Max stamina + 10 running speed increased to 20 mph|
|4||8 min||New ability: Kick de Chocobo
Your chocobo can now fight against your enemies and kick them very very hard.
|5||12 min||Max stamina + 10 sprinting speed increased to 28 mph|
|6||16 min||New ability: Dance de Chocobo
Your chocobo can now buff you.
|7||20 min||Max stamina + 10 jumping height increased (8’8″)|
|8||20 min||New ability: Rush de Chocobo
Your chocobo barrages your enemy with its attacks.
|9||24 min||Max stamina +10 stamina recovery rate x 2|
|10||30 min||Link de Chocobo
Your chocobo performs blindside-link attacks with Noctis.
By finishing “A Behemoth Undertaking,” not only do you unlock access to chocobos, you also can start racing chocobos. Speak to the man inside the small cabin across the highway south of Wiz Chocobo Post.
Take note that there are seven races available totally. However, some are not accessible until you are further into the story.
|Vs. Prompto||Complete “A Behemoth Undertaking”||Short||Rounsey Medal|
|Vs. Gladio||Win a race vs. Prompto||Medium||Destrier Medal|
|Chocobo Hoops: Grange Gallop||Win a race vs. Gladio||Short||Short Course Medal|
|Vs. Ignis||Win a race of Chocobo hoops; Grange Gallop and reach Chapter 05||Long||Corser Medal|
|Full Field||Win a race vs. Ignis||Short||Fat Chocobo medal|
|Chocobo Hoops: Rocky Road||Win a full field race||long||Long course medal|
|Vs. Iris||Win a race of Chocobo Hoops: Rocky Road and reach Chapter 06||Medium||Jennet Medal (You also obtain the Jockey Master Medal from the man at the reception after obtaining all other medals.)|
Source: Final Fantasy XV: The Complete Official Guide