Benign Crickets are collectables in Xenoblade Chronicles. They can be found in Makna Forest. Four are required for Honouring the Nopon Sage.


Makna Forest - the following locations have the highest spawn rate (19%) for Benign Cricket (night only):

  • the shore adjacent to the Divine Sanctuary
  • north of the location of the Nopon Sage
  • the midpoint of the passage that leads to the Divine Sanctuary
  • west of the Nopon Arch; look for the elevated hill
  • west of the Waypoint Beacon; look for the elevated hill, which is only accessible by heading north and then making a left U-turn when the passage is visible
  • in the vicinity of the earth elemental ether deposit at northeast of Bridge Two; cross Bridge Two to reach the area
  • near a ledge; starting at the Twisted Tree Gate, head northwest until an incline ledge is visible. There will be Orlugas patrolling the area.
  • the elevated area at the corner; northeast of the Village Entrance and north of Clear Waterfall. Cross the bridges to reach the area.
  • the midpoint of the passage located at southwest of the Precipice Bridge


NPC Area Affinity
Deki Frontier Village 1
Dobadoba Frontier Village ☆3
Migaga Frontier Village ☆3
Cherri Frontier Village Overtrade


Giving this collectable as a present from one player character to another will raise or lower the affinity between them as indicated by the following table:

Recipient Shulk Fiora Dunban Reyn Sharla Riki Melia
Affinity -4


Honouring the Nopon Sage

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