For the collectible in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, see Black Ash (XC2).

Black Ashes are collectables in Xenoblade Chronicles. They can be found at Valak Mountain.


Valak Mountain - The following location have the highest spawn rate (15%) for Black Ash (night only):

  • the elevated hill southeast of Mechonis Wound; follow the narrow passage that leads to a dead-end
  • north of Hollow Bone; follow the sloping uphill that leads to a dead-end
  • near the front area of the cave that leads to the Chilkin Lair; near the edge of the map
  • west of Ignia Hill; near a passage sloping upwards
  • north of La Luz Church; the right side at the bottom level that leads to a passage sloping upwards


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 2