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Timed Quests are quests in Xenoblade Chronicles that expire after certain events, such as the migration to Colony 6 and the Mechonis Core event. These quests must be completed before the event. There are 130 Timed Quests, 18 are listed Mutually Exclusive Quests, 9 are Surprise Quests. These quests are designated as timed by which indicates that the quest may expire. Completing certain story events or completing a different exclusive quest can cause a quest to expire.
Note: All of Mechonis Field's (4), Central Factory's (4) and Agniratha's (14) quests are timed. All Alcamoth's quests (55) are also timed, with the exception of Vidian Rescue Mission. All of Sword Valley's surprise quests (4) are timed.