How To Get The Airship (Flying Car) In Final Fantasy 15

You may be wondering, when driving along the open roads of Final Fantasy 15, how to transform your boring old car into the Regalia Type-F and fly around the world. The good news: It's easy to do. The bad news: You have to finish the game first.

Final Fantasy 15 doesn't make the process super clear, so here's a quick guide. To get the airship in Final Fantasy 15, you need to do two things:

First, take down all three Niflheim bases. Every time you wipe out one of the Empire's bases — which you can accomplish either by sneaking around, blowing everyone up or a combination of the two — you'll get a unique item. You need all three of these items to get the airship.

Playing through the main story will actually take you through two of these bases. The third, which I wound up beating after I'd finished the game, is located in Leide, just north of Hammerhead:

Once you've done this: 2) Talk to Cindy. And that's it. She'll upgrade you to the Regalia Type-F, and soon you'll be cruising around Lucis, watching Final Fantasy 15 go nuts trying to render all that terrain so quickly. (The framerate stays stable, but there's a lot of pop-in.)

The airship is mostly a novelty. Trying to fly off the map will just lead you to bounce off invisible walls. You can only land on roads, which can be a finicky process, and if you try to land elsewhere — or fly into an obstacle — you'll get to watch your entire party die in a flaming car wreck. (You'll get a Game Over, but it's fun to watch.)

There's also a secret dungeon — one of the coolest things in the game — that you can only get with the airship. More on that soon.


    Roads? Where we're going we don't need... woops!

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