Anima Weapons are the level 60 Relic Weapons for Heavensward. You will need to complete the quest "An Unexpected Proposal" to begin.
You will need to complete "Soul without Life" for each relic you wish to acquire. You will need to acquire an Astral Nodule and an Umbral Nodule from Syndony in Mor Dhona (X22.6,Y5.8).
Obtained in exchange with :
Obtained in exchange with :
Luminous Wind Crystal : FATES of The Sea of Clouds.
Luminous Fire Crystal : FATES of Azys Lla.
Luminous Lightning Crystal : FATES of The Churning Mists.
Luminous Ice Crystal : FATES of Coerthas Western Highlands.
Luminous Earth Crystal : FATES of The Dravanian Forelands.
Luminous Water Crystal : FATES of The Dravanian Hinterlands.
You will need to complete "Toughening Up" for each weapon you wish to upgrade.
This quest requires you to complete 10 dungeons with the Animated weapon equipped. You need to have the weapon equipped as you click the exit portal after each dungeon.
You will need to complete "Coming into Its Own".
Trade these items with Cristiana in Mor Dhona (21.3, 5.4) for the items you need to turn in to upgrade your weapon.
You can get some from Auriana and some from your Grand Company. For the full list of obtainable locations, open the item lodestone links.
You will need to complete "Finding Your Voice".
Aether Oil : Can be obtained with tomestones from Auriana. (See lodestone link for full list)
You will need to complete "A Dream Fulfilled".
Umbrite : purchased for 75 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics
To get the Crystal Sand :
Amber-encased Vilekin : Obtains from chests that appear randomly on Level 58 Ishgard battle levequests for The Dravanian Hinterlands. Take the battle levequests: Goblins or Necrologos, abandon and restart the battle levequests until you see a chest appear in the area of the battle levequests, open it to get the amber.
You will need to complete "Future Proof".
Singing Clusters : purchased for 40 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics. (See lodestone link for full list)
You will need to complete "Born Again Anima".
Next, you will need to farm aetheric density. The most efficient method is to farm Alexander - The Eyes of the Creator (Savage) (A9S) unsynced. Your progress may be viewed using the Enhanced Anima Glass.
You will also need to complete "Some Assembly Required".
Pneumite : can be purchased from Sundry Splendors for 100 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics each or from your Grand Company quartermaster for 4.000 Company Seals each. (See lodestone link for full list)
You will need to complete "Best Friends Forever".
You will need to complete 12 trials, which come in 4 groups.
Archaic Enchanted Ink : can be purchased from Sundry Splendors for 500 Allagan Tomestones of Poetics. (See lodestone link for full list)