The Elite Captain's Anguish is a quest in Xenoblade Chronicles. It can be received from Raoul at the entrance to the Military District of Colony 9. If Riki is in the active party, he will comment.


  • "Meet with Minnie and see what she is like."
  • "Meet with Dorothy and see what she is like."
  • "Return to Raoul."
    • At this point, decide for Raoul who deserves to be promoted. Choose Minnie or Dorothy.

A route:

  • Minnie is chosen.

B route:

  • Dorothy is chosen.


A route: You recommended that Minnie should be lieutenant because of her experience.

B route: You recommended that Dorothy should be lieutenant because of her potential.


Upon completion of this quest, the Affinity Chart will change:

  • If Minnie is chosen (A route):
MinnieAffinity-bar Affinity bar green Affinity-barDorothy initially Affinity-2-yellow
Minnie Friendly Rivals Dorothy
MinnieAffinity-bar Affinity bar green Affinity-barRaoul
Minnie Trust Raoul

  • If Dorothy is chosen (B route):
DorothyAffinity-bar Affinity bar red Affinity-barMinnie initially Affinity-2-yellow
Dorothy Bad Feeling Minnie
DorothyAffinity-bar Affinity bar blue Affinity-barRaoul
Dorothy Great Potential Raoul

Unique Comments

Riki: "Just choose by doing Nopon way: Eeny, meeny, miny, moe! That what littlepon do when they need to pick someone."
Raoul: "Unfortunately I am a grown-up, Homs man. And I must try to be fair, impartial and not look like a fool as well!"
Riki: "Is letting Riki choose responsible?"