This Week in Events — Week 19, 2022

Final Fantasy XIV arrives in NieR Re[in]carnation this week, Final Fantasy XI players can get a shield for the Uniqlo Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary campaign, and Man with A Mission’s latest mission is in Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier.

Check out our summary of events and campaigns in Square Enix’s service titles below

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

  • Freya’s LD arrives to #DissidiaFFOO, plus her & Zidane’s reworks/LV90s! With LD equipped, Beauteous Way of the Dragoon raises 1 lvl after Freya’s turn or 3 lvls w/LD use. At lvl 3 she can use Descending Dragon to deal dmg, heal allies, and grant BRV every turn until she lands! [5/8]
  • The long-awaited May Faire Campaign is back! Tackle the global exclusive co-op event, enjoy FREE first multi draws, new stickers, Daily Hunts, and more! [5/9]
  • The May Faire celebrations have begun and as part of the celebrations, two new Campaign Draws are available! These Draws feature a new LD weapon for Freya alongside weapons for Zidane, Faris, and Ciaran! As part of the May Faire, your first Multi Draw is FREE! [5/10]
  • Two new Event Draws have arrived as part of the Six-Warrior Quests [Prelude] event! These draws feature new BT and LD weapons for Snow and Lyse, and other weapons for Balthier and the Emperor! As part of the May Faire, your first Multi Draw is FREE! [5/14]
  • The Emperor’s BT is now realizable, along with his and Balthier’s reworks/LV90s! The Emperor’s reworked abilities and their inflicted traps deal additional HP attacks, while his EX with C85 passive becomes instant turn rate and has full EX gauge at quest start! [5/14]
  • Snow’s BT and Lyse’s LD arrive, plus their reworks/LV90s! Lyse’s LD grants Way of the Will to increase party BRV/HP DMG dealt, & decrease BRV/HP taken! Snow’s BT effect enchants the party with Ice, increases BRV DMG+limit, & grants BRV gain after each HP attack! [5/14]
  • Make a party of six and take on the difficult Six-Warrior Quests [Prelude]! Tackle this new event and clear the limited-time player missions that awards Draw Tickets, Ruin’s Ultima Nuggets, and more! [5/14]

Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai A Hero’s Bonds

  • The Half Off Stamina Cost for Dragon Tracks & Bonding Journey Campaign is live! From 5/8 at 11:00 pm to 5/14 at 10:59 pm PDT, you play Dragon Tracks and Bonding Journey quests for half the stamina! Enjoy collecting materials like Glimmers and Skill Scrolls more efficiently! [5/9]
  • We have fixed the issue where attempting to start a multiplayer battle resulted in the room being disbanded. We are considering a resolution for the period when multiplayer was not available, and will keep you updated on our progress. [5/9]
  • Term 3 of Rank Battle: Season 7 opens on 5/11 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss of Term 3 is the Treeface! Prepare a party focused on Ice or Fire attacks, and go for a high score! [5/10]
  • Community Gold Rush Blue Gems Present! To show our appreciation for the participation of players worldwide, everyone gets 3,000 Blue Gems Distribution Period: 5/9/2022 11:00 pm PDT – 6/9/2022 7:59 am PDT [5/10]
  • The Land Rider & Mage Treasure Hunt is now live! Featuring: Dark Armour Spear (Sunder Claw special move) Siren’s Staff (Kacrackle special move) Paid Gems Only! Limit One! 4★ Guaranteed Treasure Hunt ×10 is also live! It guarantees one 4★ piece of equipment! [5/10]
  • The Headstrong Princess Soul Hunt is now live! The Soul Crystal of Leona (Papnica Princess) is featured! It has a skill that boosts Strike damage, so it would go great on characters such as Maam (Martial Artist) and Crocodine! [5/14]
  • Dark Swordsman No More – Air Strike Treasure Hunt Begins 5/14 at 11:00 pm PDT! Featuring: Sparkle Lance (Air Strike special move) Air Strike is a ranged, small area attack that inflicts piercing physical Light damage, raises critical rate, and can temporarily inflict Wound! [5/14]
  • The Dark Spearman, Ally of the Light event begins 5/14 at 11:00 pm PDT! Complete Event Quests to add a new ally, Hyunckel (Dark Armour Spear (Amdo)) to your team! In this style, Hyunckel uses the Dark Armour Spear he got from Land Rider Larhart, and excels at Light attacks! [5/14]
  • Term 3 of Rank Battle: Season 7 vs. Treeface is now live! Term 3 runs from 5/11 at 11:00 pm to 5/17 at 10:59 pm PDT. Don’t forget to collect your rewards when you check your results from Term 2 in the Battle Arena! [5/14]

Dragon Quest Tact

  • Head into the world of Erdrea in DQTACT’s newest crossover event with DRAGON QUEST XI! Encounter familiar heroes and enemies while exploring event quests that are based on locations and encounters from DQ XI itself! Are you excited for DRAGON QUEST XI event? [5/9]
  • The feisty S-Rank Magic Role Veronica has arrived! Overwhelm your enemies with her “Dual Kaboom” ability dealing major Bang damage twice! Then watch for her “Enchanting Echo” Perk that could rarely release the spell again! [5/10]
  • Dare to face Mordragon and Mordegon Lord of Shadows from DQ XI in this Mega Boss Battle! Defeat these Mega Bosses and acquire rewards including the S-Rank equipment “Gown of Eternity”, Rank-Up materials, Blossoming materials, and more! [5/14]
  • Venture forth into the Elusive Age Maze in the spirit of #ThrowbackThursday! Tacticians will be thrown back in time using the Tower of Lost Time from DQ XI to face Boss characters from past DQ Numbering Events! [5/14]
  • Dive with Majellan and Mindini into the DQ XI event quests featuring an original story with familiar heroes like Erik, Veronica, and Jade! Recruit the S-Rank Hero Jade and earn DQ XI medals as you clear these event quests! [5/14]
  • Relive the journey of the Luminary and collect the six orbs from across DRAGON QUEST XI event quests and clear the Yggdrasil’s Altar: Special Missions! Receive rewards for each orb found with a bonus Iridescent Orb for finding all six orbs! [5/14]

Echoes of Mana

  • Coffer Chaos High Level Co-op Quests are now available! And now with a limitless number of plays! Rally your allies for a boss beatdown! [5/9]
  • Lucre Trove is now available to play! Get loads of lucre for ally upgrades and more! [5/14]
  • New EP Trader Item! Benevodon Spirit Icon has been added to the “Trail to the Toughest” EP Trader! Collect EP and head on over to the trader for a good deal from Lady Moti! [5/14]
  • Don’t miss the Extra Daily Mission Campaign! Clear these extra missions available for a limited time only and get AP Filler & SP Filler to recover your AP and SP! You can even get lucre too! Campaign Period May 13th 6:00 (UTC) – May 31st 18:59 (UTC) [5/14]
  • Coming soon! A campaign will be held with a 2/3 cut to SP requirement for Daily Training Quests. Campaign period: May 13, 2:00 to June 3, 2:00 (UTC) *Time may change without notice [5/14]
  • Coming soon! Overcoming Myriad Farewells Harvest arrives May 13th! 4★ ally Sumo -Overcoming Myriad Farewells- and 4★ memory gem “The Tale Begins” will be featured in this harvest! [5/14]
  • Gear Dungeon: Sandstorm Hall Saatibrawn has been added! Clear the quest to get gear for your party! Saatibrawn is playable upon clearing Main Quest Chapter 3-11. [5/14]

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Get ready to force your way against the Ruby Dragon in the new raid event, The First Shoot! [5/9]
  • Race through the battlefield with the arrival of King of Leonis Mont and Vinera Fennes from #WOTVFFBE! Summon them together with now Neo Vision Awakenable Sterne Leonis and other WOTV FFBE collaboration units from 5/12 (end of maintenance) to 5/25 (start of maintenance) PDT! [5/14]
  • Assemble your team and don’t forget to take on Chronicle Battle: Fujin & Raijin! Clear missions to obtain a mystery crystal, lapis, equipment, and more! Check out the in-game news for more information. [5/14]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper

  • Labyrinth Dungeon (Fire) Relic Draw Phase 2 is now available! Another chance to unleash an Arcane Dyad with Vincent’s Griffin (VII-DoC) Log in to the game now for more details! [5/9]
  • Palace of Illusion (FF IV) Relic Draw Phase 1 is now available! This is your first chance to unleash a newly added Dual Awakening with Rubicante’s Steel Fist (IV)! Log in to the game now for more details! [5/14]

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier

  • Gold Moogles & Cactuars!? “HYA Special Shinra Packs” are available now and feature a lineup of golden skins! Crack some open for a shot at new player skins “Gold Moogle” and “Gold Cactuar!” Ends: 5/20 (Fri.) 1:59 a.m. UTC [5/10]
  • Screenshot Campaign Post a screenshot of your “HYA Special Shinra Pack” results with hashtags #FF7FSHalfYear and #Upto100FreeTickets! If 500 screenshots are posted everyone gets 2 Shinra Pack Tickets and 5 participants will win 1,000 Shinra Credits! Ends 5/19! [5/10]
  • FF7FS’s next collab is with rock band MAN WITH A MISSION — All 5 members will appear in game and their new song “The Soldiers from the Start” will play as battle music! More info will be shared in a Japanese livestream on 5/18. An English livestream is planned for 5/20. [5/10]
  • Half-Year Anniversary It’s been six months since #FF7FS launched, and we’re running a half-year anniversary event to celebrate! Get up to 100 free tickets from login bonuses and challenges and aim to get exclusive skins! Ends: 5/20 (Fri.) 1:59 a.m. UTC
  • Comeback Campaign We surpassed 10,000 returning players in the campaign, which means everyone earned Shinra Pack Ticket x3! They’ve already been delivered so log in and collect them now!

Final Fantasy XI

  • Don’t forget to participate in this year’s Feast of Swords seasonal event before it’s over! The event will conclude on May 12. More here: [5/9]
  • The A.M.A.N. Trove Test Your Luck Campaign is returning May 16! During the campaign period obtain two Silver A.M.A.N vouchers the first time you log in each day! [5/9]
  • Adventurer Appreciation Campaign 2022 will feature an extensive list of returning campaigns. You can read through the full list here. [5/9]
  • In celebration for the UT x #FFXI Collaboration we’re pleased to announce distribution for a special item… the Ark Shield! From April 29 to May 31 players logging in will receive the item placed in their inventory! [5/9]
  • The May Login Campaign continues. [5/10]
  • Announcing the 20th Vana’versary Nomad Mog Bonanza! Starting Tuesday, May 17 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT) / 8:00 a.m. (GMT) Join #FFXI’s number-guessing game for a chance to win super-rare items! *Up to 2 Bonanza pearls can be purchased this time! [5/14]
  • The Mandragora Mania Madness Anniversary Event will begin on May 16! Play the minigame and earn special currency which can be exchanged for an array of special rewards! [5/14]

Final Fantasy XIV

  • In anticipation of FINAL FANTASY XI’s 20th anniversary on May 16, the Maiden’s Rhapsody collaboration event will be returning on Thursday, April 28! Participate and discover what strange twist of fate brought a hero of Vana’diel to our realm. [5/9]
  • Announcing the #FFXIV Weapon Design Contest, Reaper & Sage Edition! We look forward to seeing your dream designs for weapons you would like to take on your adventures! For full terms and conditions, please see the official rules at The Lodestone.

Marvel’s Avengers

  • King of Asgard, Hero to Midgard, and not a dude. A man. Inspired by the Marvel Cinematic universe, Thor’s Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War Outfit shows what the offspring of a pirate and angel would look like. Find it in the Marketplace! [5/14]
  • The Cosmic Threat Event returns! From 5/12 – 5/26, earn Exotics for each Hero when you take down the Scientist Supreme! [5/14]

NieR Re[in]carnation

  • Final Fantasy XIV crossover event Record: Vestiges of Paradise is now available. [5/10]
  • The Final Fantasy XIV Crossover Summons are on now! Rion, Noelle, and 063y are featured in exclusive costumes in these summons! Check out the Paid-Only Phantasmal Gateway Multi-Step Summons, with a doubled ★★★★ appearance rate on step 5! [5/10]
  • The Final Fantasy XIV Crossover event, Record: Vestiges of Paradise is on now! Jump in and experience the magical crossover story and pick up Misos, the event-exclusive weapon! [5/10]
  • New feature: Skins! Change your characters’ costumes without changing their stats! This feature is unavailable for some quests, Arena, and Subjugation Battles. Some visual effects may not be affected. Complete Ch. 12 to unlock. See in-game notice for details.
  • The Final Fantasy XIV Crossover login bonus is on now! Get your very own Moogle companion just by logging in, kupo!
  • The Final Fantasy XIV Crossover pack is now on sale! This pack contains gems, Advanced Handbooks, and a Black Pearl! It’s a handy pack to keep up your momentum while you enjoy the crossover celebrations!

Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe

  • Your time to shine has come! The Robin Cup is now open! Get double Robin Token Drops and exchange them for tons of great rewards! [5/9]
  • Need the perfect formation for a defensive strategy? Make sure to pick up the Desert Lance EX Formation that’s available in the Formation Exchange! This improved Desert Lance formation boosts Defense even more for Slot 1 and helps mitigate damage for other Styles! [5/10]
  • Romancing Festival Bertrand embraces destiny in #SaGaRS! Grab new Styles SS [Destined to Live] Bertrand, SS [Fighting for What?] Genryu (Snowy), and SS [Doors to the Future] Sarah! [5/14]
  • The Destined Battle: End of the Ancient War arrives to #SaGaRS! Take on destiny with everyone and collect Slimy Skins/Fangs of Frenzy to exchange them for amazing rewards such as Jewels, SS-rank Gear [Amazing Bangle], Battle Festival Platinum Tickets [Ltd. Time, and more! [5/14]
  • S Emerald is heating up #SaGaRS with a Piece Drop event! Clear quests in Main/Ruins7, and Destined Battle: End of the Ancient War for S [Expect Great Things] Emerald Style Pieces, with a rare chance to get the Style itself! Available until 5/22 PDT! [5/14]

War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Cool upcoming content awaits in #WOTVFFBE starting 5/4/2022, World Time (PST)! – New unit: Astrius – Another Story Chapter 1, Scene 5 – Rerun: The Ephemeral Event Quest and Ex-Quest [5/9]
  • Looking for another challenge during the Persona 5 Royal Collaboration? Clear this Enhancement Quest to acquire “Those Who Defy Reality” Vision Card Shards! [5/14]
  • Let’s continue the merriment with the 11 Million Downloads Celebration Part III in #WOTVFFBE! Claim up to 2,100 free Visiore, a Blossom of Paradise and more from its Login Bonus. [5/14]
  • Accompany King of Leonis Mont and his allies and overwhelm the King of Fennes, Crystalite Beast Muraga, in the new event, This Opportunity!

About the Author

Tony Garsow Tony joined Nova Crystallis in 2015, and has spent more than a decade writing in the Final Fantasy community. He also contributes to the Nova Crystallis Twitch and YouTube channels, where you can watch select gameplay highlights, previews, and streams.