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Apex crystal: smithingRareExclusive
A crystal that has been activated for
a specific purpose.

Other Uses

Resale Price: ???~??? gil
*Can be sold to vendors. Don't sell this to a vendor.
Escutcheons: Used in the process of upgrading a Smythe's Shield to Smythe's Escutcheon.

Synthesis Recipes


Used In Recipes

Desynthesis Recipes


Obtained from Desynthesis

  • None

How to Obtain

Cannot be auctioned, traded, bazaared, or delivered. Ffxiah-small.png
Cannot be obtained as a random reward from the Gobbie Mystery Box Special Dial and similar sources.


As part of the stage 4 upgrade, you will be required to completely fill the 'Transmutation' bar of the Synthesis Focuser II with spirit from synthesizing skillchain spheres with catalysts purcahsed from Mewk Chorosap. When the 'Transmutation' bar reaches 100% (at 100,000 cumulative spirit imbued) you will receive your Apex crystal.