Bitter Melons are collectables in Xenoblade Chronicles. They can be found in Sword Valley and Colony 6.


Sword Valley - the following locations have the highest spawn rate (17%) for Bitter Melon:

  • 6th Gate area
  • 5th Gate area
  • 4th Gate area
  • Supply Convoy area; lower left area
  • southeast of Control Tower; look for the rectangle shape on the map
  • west of the Control Tower; look for the two dark rectangles on the map. The spawn point is near the rectangle on the right.
  • west of the Control Tower; go up the stairway and then turn right. The spawn point is at the midpoint of the platform.
  • southwest of the Control Tower; look for the dark rectangle on the map. The platform next to it has a spawn point.
  • in front of Port Maintenance Bay
  • north of Port Maintenance Bay; look for the three dark rectangles on the map; it is between the 2nd and 3rd rectangles
  • on the map, locate the dark rectangles nearest to the Port Access Pathway; facing northwest, head straight and then jump down one level to reach the spawn point
  • in conjunction to the above, head down one more level and facing southwest, head straight until the blue orb is visible
  • underneath the bridge across the Control Tower
  • west of the Radio Tower; at the highest platform
  • west of the Heavy Machine Depot; head up the stairs and then turn right. Go straight until the end of the platform is reached.
  • on the stairs at the lower level, east of Radio Tower

Colony 6 - Assembly Hall. Special LV1 and after completing the Mechonis core event. The highest spawn rate is 17%, from 5 a.m to 6 a.m.

The following collectables can also be found from the same time and location:


NPC Area Affinity
Qofaria Fallen Arm 1


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 10