- Travel to (K-7) Port Bastok and speak to Clarion Star to activate quest and receive a Blue institute card.
- Travel to (J-8) in the Metalworks and speak with Naji for a cutscene and Trust: Naji.
- If this is not your first Trust spell, you will also receive the Bastok Trust permit and complete the quest at this point.
- If this is your first Trust spell, cast Trust: Naji in either North Gustaberg or South Gustaberg, then return to Naji in the Metalworks to complete the quest and receive the Bastok Trust permit
- Once you are Rank 3 or higher in any nation, go to (K-7) in Metalworks and speak with Ayame to learn Trust: Ayame.
- Once you are Rank 6 or higher in any nation, enter the Aide's Office and talk to Lucius at (J-9) of the Metalworks to learn Trust: Volker.
Trust: Iron Eater
- After learning Trust: Naji, Trust: Ayame, and Trust: Volker, speak to Iron Eater in Metalworks' Presidential Building to learn Trust: Iron Eater.
- Naji makes references to the following quests/missions if you have completed them:
- Ayame makes references to the following quests/missions if you have completed them:
- Ayame and Kaede: mentions Kaede
- True Strength: mentions Huu Xalmo the Savage
- The Three Kingdoms (Bastok) or Journey to Bastok (must choose the path that leads to a confrontation with the Dark Dragon in Waughroon Shrine): mentions a dragon in Waughroon Shrine
- Light of Judgment: mentions Aht Urhgan
- The Pirate's Cove: mentions Norg and the underbelly of Bastok
- Where Two Paths Converge: mentions Volker
- Volker makes references to the following quests/missions if you have completed them:
- Attaining Rank 6: mentions how you defeated the Shadow Lord
- Enter the Talekeeper: mentions Werei's dissatisfaction with Volker's promotion to Captain of the Mythril Musketeers
- Nowhere in Enter the Talekeeper does Werei express any hard feelings towards Volker. The information may come from elsewhere but need Rank 9 to witness this.
- Blade of Darkness: mentions that you found "what lay deep within the recesses of despair and hatred"
- Where Two Paths Converge: mentions confronting Zeid and his own past in Xarcabard, and picturing your face when he thinks back on that day
- Light of Judgment: mentions Aht Urhgan and Naji
- Iron Eater makes references to the following quests/missions if you have completed them:
- Where Two Paths Converge: mentions Volker and Zeid, Raogrimm and Deidogg
- The Weight of Your Limits: mentions mastery of the axe
- Enter the Talekeeper: mentions that you shined a beaming ray of hope for the Galka and a piece of wood
- Fist of the People: mentions Zazarg
- The Doorman: mentons that if he had met you as a child, he may have become an adventurer
- Clarion Star (Beligen Square, Port Bastok)
- Clarion Star of the Jeuno Institute of Magical Studies has introduced you to the Trust initiative and asked you to visit Naji in the Metalworks.