Final Fantasy XIV
17 hours ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 5.25 arrives April 7 with 'Save the Queen' Resistance Weapon series
On April 7th, Final Fantasy XIV will update to Patch 5.25, introducing a new quest series tilted 'Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr'. The story follows the Garlean occupation of Bozja, and will allow you to upgrade 'Resistance' weapons progressively as new chapters release in later patches. Here's the official description: "For years, Bozja─homeland of the Hrothgar─has remained at the mercy of Garlean rulers. But the Empire has fallen into disarray, and the people of Doma and Ala Mhigo have risen up…
1 week ago.
Hatching-tide seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 30
This year's Hatching-tide seasonal event will be conducted in two chapters, the first beginning Monday, March 30th and the second on Sunday, April 5th. The Easter-adjacent festivities will include unique rewards including a rabbit suit (head and bodies come separately), a stuffed rabbit furnishing, and a Hatching-tide advertisement furnishing. From The Lodestone The event quest “The Eggth Umbral Calamity” will start in Old Gridania with the Revelrous Rabbit in Mih Khetto's Amphitheatre. Note that you must be at least Level 15 and complete…
1 month ago.
Little Ladies' Day seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 2
The Little Ladies' Day limited time seasonal returns to Final Fantasy XIV on March 2nd, a holiday where young women of all classes are celebrated like a princess in the streets of Ul'dah. This year's rewards include themed headgear like the Princess's Peach Corsage or the Seneschal's Monocle. Housing items include a Eastern Stage (table) and a Little Ladies' Day Banner (wall-mounted.) From The Lodestone The event quest "Pretty in Peaches" will start with the Royal Seneschal in Ul'dah's Steps of Nald. Note…
1 month ago.
The best part of Ocean Fishing in Final Fantasy XIV is watching y'all
In Final Fantasy XIV's latest patch titled "Echoes of a Fallen Star," a brand-new piece of content has been added for the realm's fishers: Ocean Fishing. Every two hours of real world time, you can embark from Limsa Lominsa with a party of 23 other fishers - the same size as an alliance raid. This expedition will hit three rotating locations that also have varying weather patterns. Based on the places you go you'll use different types of bait to rack…
1 month ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 57 Summary; Patch 5.2 arrives February 18
In the 57th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared more information about the second major update to the Shadowbringers expansion: Echoes of a Fallen Star. We've included a summary of the major information below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEDVcrwnlJ4 Patch 5.2 Content & Features Patch 5.2 arrives on February 18th, 2020.New main scenario quests will be added.Beast tribe quests featuring the Qitari (Qiqirn) will have a focus on gathering.A new Chronicles of a New Era…
2 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details Patch 5.2 set for Mid-February release
Final Fantasy XIV's second major update to the Shadowbringers expansion will arrive in the middle of next month. Titled Echoes of a Fallen Star, patch 5.2 will see a continuation of the main scenario quest, the Eden raid series, a new dungeon, a new trial, and various other content. The team provides a closer look in a website update today. Keep in mind that the following will contain spoilers for the Shadowbringers scenario. Main Scenario QuestsEchoes of a Fallen Star "With Eulmore…
3 months ago.
Heavensturn seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 31
Starting Tuesday, December 31st and continuing through January 14th, 2020, Final Fantasy XIV's Heavensturn seasonal event will return to ring in the Year of the Rat. The event will feature a short quest series with various seasonal swag available for a limited time. Such items include the Crimson Nezumi Kabuto and Cobalt Nezumi Kabuto (both of which are dye-able), a Heavensturn Bounty tabletop furnishing item, and Magicked Prism (Advent Cakes) fireworks. From The Lodestone The event quest will start with the…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 56 Summary; Patch 5.2 arrives February 2020
In the 56th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared the latest information about Shadowbringers’ second major post-release patch: We’ve included a summary of the major information below: Patch 5.18 Patch 5.18 arrives Tuesday, December 24th, but there may a small possibility of delay pending review for bugs.The weekly restrictions for Eden's Gate and Eden's Gate (Savage) will be lifted.Deepshadow Solvent will be purchasable using Manufactured Coins obtained from The…
3 months ago.
Starlight Celebration returns to Final Fantasy XIV on December 18
Starting Wednesday, December 18th and continuing through Tuesday, December 31st, Final Fantasy XIV's Christmas-themed seasonal event called the "Starlight Celebration" will offer a short quest series and various holiday goodies. You'll be able to nab a Saintly Barding for your chocobo, wall-mounted furnishings like the Choir Concert Advertisement and Starlight Goobbue Wreath as well as Starlight Rollcake for your tabletops. A Starlight de Chocobo Orchestrion Roll will also be available to your orchestrion's Starlight-themed playlist. From the Lodestone. The event quest will start…
3 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 5.15 arrives tomorrow with Blue Mage and PvP updates
Final Fantasy XIV 5.15 arrives tomorrow, and with it comes updates to the Blue Mage limited job and a new PvP map based on the Naadam from the Stormblood expansion. Blue Mage's level cap will increase to 60, and new stages of the Masked Carnivale will be available to test the magic you've collected. A Blue Mage Log will also be implemented which will involve challenging previous content in a group comprised of other Blue Mages. In the screenshot below, we…
4 months ago.
Team Thoughts Per Second of North American free company Radiance claims World First clear of The Epic of Alexander
Team "Thoughts per Second" from Gilgamesh's "Radiance" free company is the first group to clear Final Fantasy XIV's new Ultimate-level challenge: The Epic of Alexander. Community recordkeeping puts the timestamp at 7:26GMT on Saturday, November 16th. A grueling marathon that tests the most highly-skilled players, the trial became available with Patch 5.11 last Tuesday. This time around, the bosses that comprised the Alexander raid series returned for a retooled rematch. Previous Ultimate challenges have featured bosses from The Binding Coil…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV in talks to release on Xbox One family of devices
During the Microsoft X019 event in London, Square Enix revealed that a number of classic and modern Final Fantasy titles will be launching on Xbox Game Pass in 2020, with the MMO titles noticeably absent from the list. But that may change in the near future for Final Fantasy XIV according to The Verge, who discovered that the popular online RPG is currently in talks to make its way to the Xbox One console family, possibly through the Xbox Game…
4 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV 5.11 arrives tomorrow with the Epic of Alexander and Ishgard Restoration
Final Fantasy XIV 5.11 is set to go live Tuesday, November 12th, and brings with it the next Ultimate-difficulty encounter and a new type of content where crafters and gatherers will come together to restore the city of Ishgard. Here's a closer look at what's new: The Epic of Alexander The latest Ultimate-difficulty challenge is The Epic of Alexander, a trial that will pit players against the many bosses fought in the Alexander raid series from throughout the Heavensward expansion. If you're unfamiliar with…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 55 Summary; Patch 5.1 Arrives October 29
In the 55th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast, Final Fantasy XIV director/producer Naoki Yoshida and global community manager Toshio Murouchi shared the latest information about Shadowbringers' first post-release patch: Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty -- releasing on October 29th, 2019. We've included a summary below, but let's kick it off with the new trailer: Patch 5.1 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhYvvfBY7p4 Patch 5.1 Content & Updates Patch 5.1 "Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty" arrives on October 29th, 2019.New main scenario quests will continue the story…
5 months ago.
All Saints' Wake returns to Final Fantasy XIV on October 17
Starting Thursday, October 17th and continuing through Friday, November 1st, the Halloween-adjacent 'All Saints' Wake' seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV. Subtitled "Evil's in the Eye of the Beholder," you'll be able to nab a Circus Resonator flying mount in addition to some housing goodies like this Pumpkin Carriage for your yard and a Fantastical All Saints' Wake Advertisement poster that you can mount on walls. From the Lodestone. The event quest will start in Old Gridania near Mih Khetto's Amphitheater…
5 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV details 5.1 content updates, next Live Letter out October 18
Arriving late this month, the first major content patch following July's Shadowbringers expansion is called 'Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty,' a nod to one of it's major tentpoles: an alliance raid collaboration based on NieR Automata. Today we get a closer look at the new content, which includes the continuation of the main scenario after it's previous conclusion in Shadowbringers. From the official patch website, and, spoilers ahead: FFXIV 5.1 key art Prefacing the story, Square Enix writes: "Hades is no more,…
6 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 54 Summary; Patch 5.1 revealed with NieR Automata alliance raid
The 54th Letter from the Producer Live broadcast from this year's Tokyo Game Show revealed the first major post-Shadowbringers patch: "Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty" due out in late October. Included in this update is a new alliance raid series created by NieR Automata director Yoko Taro. He and producer Yosuke Saito joined Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida and global community planner Toshio Murouchi. You can check out our summary of the major information below! What's new in Patch 5.1? Patch…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV's 'The Rising' event shares letters from the team to players
Final Fantasy XIV's relaunch A Realm Reborn celebrates its sixth birthday this week, and to coincide, The Rising seasonal event has returned to the game. Amusingly, the catch this time is cleaning up after the previous Moonfire Faire seasonal event, which takes place along the beaches of Costa Del Sol in Eastern La Noscea. While sifting through the garbage, you can come across bottled messages from NPCs from around Eorzea, including ones from the game's developers who playfully remain "in…
7 months ago.
The Rising seasonal event returns to Final Fantasy XIV on August 26
Final Fantasy XIV's The Rising seasonal event returns Wednesday, August 26th and will include limited-time glamours and seasonal items. For items offered in previous years, Square Enix has made them available for purchase on the MogStation. You can find the quest chain to start the event below. Via The Lodestone: Location Message in a Bottle From: Wednesday, August 26th, 2019 @ 8:00am Pacific Daylight Time To: Monday, September 17th, 2019 @ 7:59am Pacific Daylight Time Location: P'obyano @ Eastern La Noscea (X:36.8, Y:26.2) Character Requirements: Level 30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsGo7hLf0cs Event Rewards Items: Brave…
7 months ago.
Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter 53 Summary; Job Adjustments, Q&A and more
During the fifty-third Letter from the Producer Live, Naoki Yoshida and Toshio Murouchi answered some questions submitted by the Final Fantasy XIV community and revealed some new and upcoming changes to the game, provided some insights into development and much, much more more. This Summary will contain spoilers for Shadowbringers. During the launch of 5.0, there weren't as many problems as previous expansion launches. The number of players was also at it's highest. Not all adjustments to jobs could be finished…