Step 1 - Go to Leafre and talk to Chief Tatamo and start the quest "Moira's Whereabouts"
Step 2 - Head to Cave of Life - Entrance and talk to Moira, afterwards head back to Chief Tatamo to finish that quest
Step 3 - Talk the the NPC Moira in Leafre this time and accept the quest "Making the secret medicine for Transformation"
Step 4 - You will need to collect these items now for Moira;
Cornian's Marrow which drops from Green Cornians
Skull Shoulder Pads which drops from Dark Cornians.
Manon's Cry which drops from Manon.
10 Tough Dragon Skins which drops from any Wyvern.
Cornians dagger which is made from the following items, 1 Mithril Plate, 1 Steel Plate, 1 Busted Cornian Dagger which is dropped by Green Cornian, aftewards talk to Mos-Upgrader in Leafre to make the item.
That's it. DO NOT TALK TO MOIRA TO FINISH THE QUEST UNTIL YOU ARE ABOUT TO ENTER THE CAVE OR YOU WILL TRANSFORM & HAVE TO RE-DO THIS QUEST
Note that you must do this every time you wish to HT.
How to Bypass the HTPQ
Simple, your Expedition leader just needs to have a Papalatus, Zakum & Pianus Certificate in his inventory and your party will bypass the PQ. You will have to do HTPQ at least once, and then youcan skip the PQ in later HT runs.
Horntail Channels: 8 & 9
Horntail Time Limit: 1Hr 15mins
You may fight Horntail OR Chaos Horntail twice every 24 hours, meaning you can fight 2 HT, 1 HT 1 CHT or 2 CHTs every 24 hours