Are you on the hunt for the best weapons in Octopath Traveler 2? Look no further than the Rusty Weapons scattered throughout the game’s world. While they may appear unremarkable at first glance, these weapons can be upgraded into powerful Divine Weapons with the right materials and knowledge.

Our guide will provide you with a comprehensive list of Octopath Traveler 2 Rusty Weapons locations, so you can collect them all and transform them into Divine Weapons. Don’t overlook these weapons any longer – with our help, you can unlock their true potential and become a force to be reckoned with in battles.

Octopath Traveler 2: Where to Find All Rusty Weapon Locations

WeaponWhere to Find (Location)
Rusty StaffTo unlock the Rusty Staff, head to the Seat of the Water Sprite in Flamechurch, Crestlands. Once inside, navigate the ruins to find a chest on the floor and obtain the Rusty Staff.
Rusty AxeTo unlock the Rusty Axe, go to Sai in Hinoeuma and head west until you reach the Quicksand Gaol. Once inside the dungeon, navigate to the cave and defeat the Lord of the Sands. Open the chest at the center of the cave to get the Rusty Axe.
Rusty DaggerTo get the Rusty Dagger, complete Partitio’s Scent of Commerce quest in Tropu’hopu, Toto’haha to receive the Grand Terry ship. Navigate to the Shipwreck of the Empress located in the Sundering Sea’s western portion within the Wildlands region. Search the shipwreck to find a golden chest containing the Rusty Dagger.
Rusty BowTo obtain the Rusty Bow, defeat the Behemoth in the Sinking Ruins of Toto’haha. Buy Herb-of-Grace-Buds from the Black Market in New Delsta Flats, Brightlands to protect your party from petrification. The ruins are situated between the Nameless Village and the Southern Nameless Village Traverse, and the entrance is on the west side. Explore the ruins and defeat the Behemoth by approaching the chest at the bottom of a flight of stairs. Open the chest to get the Rusty Bow.
Rusty SwordTo get the Rusty Sword, go to the Weapon Shop in Oresrush, Wildlands, and get the Sturdy Pickaxe from the miner. Take the pickaxe to Winterbloom in the Winterlands and give it to the woman by the rock on the eastern side of town. She’ll reward you with the Rusty Sword.
Rusty PolearmTo get the Rusty Polearm, go to Timberain, Leaflands, and use Path Actions to obtain the Legendary Arms Exorcising Bow. Find the guard in the western part of the castle and use Hikari’s Challenge or Ochette’s Provoke to knock him out. Alternatively, have a Throne at level 60 ambush him during the night to avoid any confrontations. Enter the house behind the guard and find the open doorway on the right side to get the Rusty Polearm.

As I mentioned above, you can use Rusty Weapons in Octopath Traveler to craft Divine Weapons which are some of the most powerful weapons you can have. It is best that we also share the list of Divine Weapons in Octopath Traveler 2. The following is the complete list of Divine Weapons that you can get from Rusty Weapons in Octopath Traveler 2.

Octopath Traveler 2: How to Get Divine Weapons

Divine WeaponRusty Weapon RequiredLocationHow to Get
Lionheart’s AxeRusty AxeQuicksand GaolYou’ll find an optional boss at Quicksand Gaol, west of Sai. Defeat this boss to acquire the Rusty Axe which gets you the Lion heart’s Axe Armsmaster Divine Weapon from the Blacksmith.
Spiritlord’s StaffRusty StaffSeat of the Water SpriteFrom Flamechurch, head to Borderfall, one of the world routes, to reach the optional dungeon, Seat of the Water Sprite. After you get to Borderfall, head north and look for a place to launch your canoe. Find a cave behind the nearby waterfall with your canoe. If you can’t spot it, follow Borderfall’s trail until you reach a bridge that crosses the waterfall and look down. Even though Seat of the Water Sprite is a low-level dungeon, it’s still worth exploring if you’re looking for adventure.
Hunter’s BowRusty BowSinking RuinsTake the Western Tropu’hapu Traverse and Southern Nameless Village Traverse out of Tropu’hapu. When you get to the Southern Nameless Village Traverse, use your canoe to travel west until you reach the Sinking Ruins, an optional dungeon. Once you beat the boss, you’ll find the Rusty Bow among the treasure behind its ruins. Take the bow to the Blacksmith to get the Hunter’s Bow Divine Weapon.
Dancer’s BladeRusty DaggerShipwreck of the EmpressTake your ship out to the east from Crackridge Harbor Anchorage until you find a shipwreck. Find the Rusty Dagger, a valuable weapon waiting to be discovered. Upgrade this Rusty Weapon into a powerful Dancer’s Blade Divine Weapon.
Warlord’s SpearRusty PolearmTimberainYou can find the Rusty Polearm on Timberain’s Town Square screen. From the fountain, head west until you see a guard standing in front of a tower. You can use any Path Action to render the guard unconscious and go inside. Find the Rusty Polearm inside the tower and take it to the Blacksmith to get the Warlord’s Spear Divine Weapon in Octopath Traveler 2.
Conqueror’s SwordRusty BladeFrom the entrance, head to Winterbloom’s eastern side. You’ll find a girl pondering a sword stuck inside a stone. For the sword, you’ll need a Sturdy Pickaxe, which you can get from a miner in Oresrush’s Armor Shop. Use the Sturdy Pickaxe to extract the sword from the stone once you have the Sturdy Pickaxe in your inventory. You’ll be able to get the Rusty Blade with a little effort. Take the Blade to the Blacksmith to get the Conqueror’s Sword.

That’s everything you need to know on how to find Rusty Weapons and get Divine Weapons in Octopath Traveler 2.

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