This Week in Events — Week 31, 2022

Collected below are the latest events from Square Enix’s repertoire of service games, including limited time campaigns and content updates.

Check out what’s new this week!

Babylon’s Fall

Chocobo GP

  • Odin and Ultros join the race in Season 3 of #ChocoboGP! Season 3 is out now for you to play

Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia

  • The World of Illusions Divine: Odin brings two new Event Draws to #DissidiaFFOO! These draws feature Gabranth’s new BT “Save the Prince (XII)” and FR “Superior Governance (XII)”, along with Layle’s BT and weapons for Paine, Sazh, Rude, and Steiner! [7/31]
  • Gabranth’s extra costume is now available for a limited time! This costume features Gabranth in his Judge Magister armor without his helmet from FINAL FANTASY XII! This costume also modifies his voice! Deck out Gabranth today with this wardrobe bundle! [8/1]
  • Ursula returns with her FR weapon, plus her and Cinque’s reworks! Dual Turning Palm Strike is Ursula’s FR attack with Ashe, and its HP DMG Bonus increases when an ally’s BRV is at least 20% MBRV or even more when at least 100% at start of turn! [8/1]
  • Ursula’s Lost Chapter brings an all-new Story Draw to #DissidiaFFOO! This draw features Ursula’s new FR “Kaiser Knuckles (IV)”, along with Gabranth’s BT and weapons for Freya and Cinque! [8/3]
  • Check out Layle’s extra costume now available for a limited time! This costume is based on Layle’s Tribal Unity Ball outfit in FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES: The Crystal Bearers! Will you be picking up this outfit? [8/4]
  • Hello Tacticians, We have completed all the 1.5 Year Anniversary Community Missions! All Tacticians can expect to receive the remaining rewards of 1,000 Gems and 3,000 Gems (4,000 Gems total) tomorrow Aug. 5 in the Presents Box! [8/4]
  • Terra’s FR arrives with the Red Comet event and Ace’s rework! Ring of Rose and Crimson is Terra’s FR with Kuja, and its HP Damage Bonus increases from magic abilities and instant turn rate abilities (such as her Dualcast with C85 passive!) [8/4]
  • The Challenge Campaign brings Global Exclusive co-op event Red Comet to #DissidiaFFOO! Work together with friends to take on the Crystal Armor and complete target quests to obtain high power stones, status badge coins, and more! Take the challenge further on SHINRYU difficulty! [8/5]
  • The Challenge Campaign brings two new Campaign Draws to #DissidiaFFOO! These draws feature Terra’s new FR “Apocalypse (VI)” and her BT, along with bringing back BT weapons for Ramza, Ace, Laguna, Zack, & Ciaran! As part of the Challenge Campaign, the first multi draw is FREE! [8/6]

Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai A Hero’s Bonds

  • Rank Battle: Season 10 begins on 8/1 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss of Term 1 is the Dragon! It’s weak to Slash attacks! Watch out for its breath attack, which makes you take damage from an area! Step aside to a safe lane when you attack!
  • Dark Army Beast King Battle is live! Strengthen your Thrust party and Trophy in the Underground Palace Training quest, then take on the powerful foe, Memowraith Crocodine! You can get a total of 3,000 Blue Gems as first time completion rewards for Beast King Battle! [7/31]
  • The Dark Army Battle Step Up Soul Hunt is live! Proceed up Steps as you go on hunts, and get bonuses based on your Step! The bonus for Step 5 is a One 4★ Guaranteed Soul Key, which you can use to select a 4★ Soul Crystal!Get Soul Crystals that boost Ice and Thrust damage! [8/1]
  • All 4★ equipment in this Hunt are weapons with special moves! The Land Rider & Beauteous Princess Treasure Hunt is live! Featuring: Dark Armour Spear (Sunder Claw special move) Spryggdrasil (Earthly Laceration special move) Get Thrust moves to use on Memowraith Crocodine! [8/1]
  • Term 1 of Rank Battle: Season 10 vs. Dragon is now live! Prepare a party proficient in Slash damage and go for a high score! Term 1 runs from 8/1 at 11:00 pm to 8/7 at 10:59 pm PDT. [8/1]
  • Dark Army True Warrior Battle begins on 8/4 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss this time is Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar. Upgrade the Underground Palace Training (Ice) Trophy, and try to defeat formidable foes! You can get the Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar Trophy as a reward! [8/2]
  • The Dark Army True Warrior Battle event is live! Strengthen your Ice party and Trophy in the Underground Palace Training quest, then battle Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar! Earn 3,000 Blue Gems as completion rewards for defeating Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar! [8/5]
  • Dark Army Battle Tips The Underground Palace Training (Ice) Trophy and Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar Trophy, which you can get from this event, have the True Warrior Battle Killer trait, which greatly boosts your damage dealt in the boss battle! Ice Damage ↑ is also useful! [8/5]
  • The Young Mage’s New Spell event begins on 8/8 at 11:00 pm PDT! Proceed through Event Quests to team up with a new ally, Popp (Bengarna Outfit)! He inherited his equipment from his master, Grand Sorcerer Matoriv, and makes use of magical Strike attacks. [8/6]
  • The Shining Staff & Glorious Equipment Treasure Hunt begins 8/8 at 11:00 pm PDT! Featuring: Shining Staff (Donk special move) Donk is a long-range, wide AoE that deals magical Strike damage four times and lowers the target’s Strike Resistance on the final hit! [8/6]
  • Term 2 of Rank Battle: Season 10 opens on 8/8 at 11:00 pm PDT! The boss of Term 2 is the Hunter Mech, which is weak to Light! It unleashes consecutive spinning attacks, so bolster your defences and healing, and watch for a chance to counterattack! [8/6]

Dragon Quest Tact

  • Ever imagined being able to see into the future of your SP Scouts? This limited-time special Scout allows Tacticians to see the results of 50 SP Scouts with 5 S-Ranks BEFORE deciding to pull! Which S-Ranks did you get from your SP Scout? [7/30]
  • Ever wanted to check out which monsters you’re missing? Check out the Allies Almanac feature that has arrived in DRAGON QUEST TACT! Utilize this new feature to help you recruit them all! What are your thoughts on the Allies Almanac? [7/31]
  • It’s time to re-enter the Arena with new rewards now added to the Arena Medal Swap Shop! These rewards will help your armor up with the new S-Rank Dragonforge Axe, S and A rank Alchemy Stones and more! [8/1]
  • A special 1.5 Year Celebration Set is now available which includes high value rewards including 1.5 Year SP Scout Voucher Red/Blue/Green, Iridescent Orbs, Gold and more! If you had another choice in the SP Scout Red/Blue/Green, which color would you pick? [8/2]
  • The DRAGON QUEST TACT story continues with new Part 3 story chapters – “Percusso”! Clear these new story chapters and feats to earn EXP to unlock Player Rank 30 for bonus stamina! Have you been enjoying the Percusso storyline? [8/3]
  • All 4★ equipment in this are weapons with special moves! The Mage & Grand Sorcerer Treasure Hunt is live! Featuring: Siren’s Staff (Popp’s Kacrackle special move) Permafrost Staff (Matoriv’s Kacrackle special move) Get Ice moves to use on Memowraith Superior Being Hadlar! [8/5]
  • You can never have enough Defense monsters, which leads us to our new A-rank monster Masqueraider! This monster is highly protective with both Selflessness and the “Instant Damage Barrier” which reduces damage by 15% at the start of battle for 3 turns! [8/5]
  • Be prepared for no mercy from the Dark Lords in the new “All-Out Battle! Rhapthorne”! Conquer this battle and earn the S-Rank Rhapthorne alongside awakening crystals to power up this Dark Lord! Have you conquered this All-Out Battle? [8/6]

Echoes of Mana

  • The scenario event “Labyrinth of Lost Heroes” has begun! Clear the event-exclusive bingo missions and you can get these rewards! 3★ Sumo -Resolve Renewed- 3★ memory gem “Fearsome Foursome” [7/31]
  • Labyrinth of Lost Heroes Harvest Now Available  Featuring new allies 4★ Escad -Beholder of Justice- & Duran -Trusted Shield-, and new 4★ memory gem “Finalizing Fate”! First 10-harvest is half off! [7/31]
  • To celebrate 100 days since the release of #EchoesOfMana, we’ve got a 100th Day Anniversary Campaign with 100 Harvest Ticket Giveaway coming soon! Complete requirements to get 100 harvest tickets & a fully unleashable memory gem! Check in-game News for details. [8/2]
  • Here is the #EchoesOfMana August Roadmap! Stay tuned for more content! #ManaSeries [8/4]
  • New EP Trader Item! Benevodon Spirit Icon has been added to the “Labyrinth of Lost Heroes” EP Trader! Collect EP and head on over to the trader for a good deal from Lady Moti! [8/5]
  • Coming Soon! Phantom Slayer Harvest arrives August 8th (UTC)! 4★ allies Ebon Knight -Phantom Slayer- & Dark Lord -Ruler of the Realm-, and 4★ memory gem “Settling Shadows” will be featured in this harvest! [8/6]

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • Get your plant killers ready as a ferocious plant monster is here to wreak havoc in the new raid event, Search and Destroy: Flora Omega Spawn Raid! Tear down Furchtrose Omega multiple times to earn raid coins and event point rewards! [7/31]
  • Reinforcements from FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE have come to the world of Lapis! Get the chance to summon Fleetfooted Sky Pirate Balthier and Dynast-King’s Scion Ashe with higher rates than usual from 8/4 (end of maintenance) to 8/17 (start of maintenance) PDT! [8/4]
  • Battle against Ba’Gamnan and his fellow headhunters in the new limited-time event, Heinous Headhunters! Clear all the challenge missions and get Blue Sky Belle Fran fragments, lapis, mystery crystal, and more! [8/5]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper

  • Final Fantasy Record Keeper ends service for global client on September 29.
  • Onward to Adoulin Relic Draw Phase 1 is now available! This is your first chance to unleash a newly added Dual Awakening with Arciela’s Claidheamh Soluis (XI)! Log in to the game now for more details! [8/4]
  • The Onward to Adoulin event is now underway. Recruit Arciela, Lilisette, and Shantotto! Also get a 5★ accessory as a dungeon reward! [8/4]

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier

  • Advanced Shinra Packs (Weiss) Now Available—Skins based on Weiss and Nero from FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE INTERGRADE are now available! Shelke and Rosso from DIRGE of CERBERUS -FINAL FANTASY VII- are here too! [7/31]
  • ONLY THREE DAYS LEFT! Register for THE FIRST SOLDIER CHAMPIONSHIP North America Tournament before the deadline! Registration closes on 8/4 11:59PM PDT! [8/1]
  • Get up to 20 Pack Tickets from login bonuses! Login to get up to 20 Advanced Shinra Pack Tickets (Weiss), Nero Banner, and Weiss Banner! Now’s your chance to get items from the Advanced Shinra Packs (Weiss) for free! Ends 8/31 (Wed.) 1:59 a.m. UTC! [8/2]
  • Premium Shinra Packs (V. Holo II) Now AvailablE Voiced “V. Holo” emotes with famous lines from FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE characters such as Zack, Rufus, and Corneo are now available A total of 10 types!! [8/5]

Final Fantasy XI Online

Final Fantasy XIV Online

Marvel’s Avengers

  • show your Pride in Marvel’s Avengers with a free bundle of identity flag-themed Nameplates! To redeem, use the code: AYO+ANEKA4EVER on the Square Enix Members site:
  • This week’s Shipments reset includes the “Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3” Outfit, inspired by the MCU, as a returning Specialty Item! Shipments cost 250 Units, and you can earn bonus Units this week by completing Priority Missions and Tachyon Daily Quests!

NieR Re[in]carnation

  • Have you gotten your hands on Levania’s Abyssal form yet? If not, you better hurry over to the Abyssal Monster Summons because it’s ending in a few days! [7/30]
  • Hungering for this powerful weapon? Head on over to Abyssal Monster Summons for your chance to get it alongside Levania (Abyssal Monster)! [7/30]
  • Premium packs have been updated! Five new packs that come with items such as Advanced Handbook and Black Pearl are now available at the shop! [7/31]
  • The August Mission Pack is here! This is your chance to get up to 1,000 Skip Tickets! [7/31]
  • Check out this week’s Weekly Summons! It’s everyone’s favorite mountaineer! Noelle is here as well! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your favorite characters! [7/31]
  • We did it team! We’ve unlocked more than 500,000 panels, so everyone’s getting two Black Pearls! Now if we can make it to 1,000,000 before the capaign ends, those two Black Pearls will become five! *Rewards will be sent out on Aug. 17 PST. [8/2]
  • Paid Only: Pre-Japanese 1.5-Year Anniversary Summons are here! These summons feature specific characters and have a doubled ★★★★ appearance rate as well! Don’t miss out! [8/3]
  • In celebration of the upcoming Japanese 1.5-Year Anniversary, Record: Garden of Benediction will return! Record: Foundation of Fortune is coming back as well! [8/5]

Octopath Traveler Champions of the Continent

  • The new Chosen Traveler Heathcote has been added! Will you guide this certain butler to your merry band? [8/3]
  • Tressa’s Chosen Traveler banner is available for one more week (until 8/9 23:59 PDT| 8/10 06:59 UTC)! Discover the tale of the feather in her cap through her Traveler Story after guiding her to your merry band! [8/3]

Romancing SaGa Re;univerSe

  • The SaGa Festival Platinum Ticket Summon is now available for a limited time in #SaGaRS! Collect Styles including SS [Swing Away] Meythia, SS [Surrounded by Death] Evelyn, SS [We Will Break Through] Madeleine and more! Is there a style that you desire from this summon? [7/30]
  • The MAGI Legend Conquest event is now underway! Take on this conquest map with your fellow #SaGaRS players and earn amazing rewards for everyone! Once the map is 100% conquered, you can take on the majestic Apollo as a community and earn even more rewards! Good Luck! [7/31]
  • [Community Event] Mysterious Encounter! The Haniwa Challenge! 8/3 – 8/12 07:59 (PT)Leave a comment with your Screenshot against Haniwa and your Player ID! Check out the full list of Rules, Participation Instructions in the Participation Form. [8/3]
  • The 2022 SaGa Festival continues and brings new Romancing Festival Exclusive Styles! Collect SS [Through Time and Space!] Arthur, SS [Come, Talon] Borgin, SS [I’m Tough, You know] Sharon, and more! Are you excited for this Romancing Festival? [8/6]


  • Events starting today! -STEP Grimoire: Golden Viper & Lilac Scorpion -Twilight Crystal/Purification Ticket & Skip Ticket (Royal) Set Check the in-game notices for more details! [8/1]
  • Events starting 8/4 at 8:00 (UTC+0)! -Co-op Guild Event: Summer Reverb, Busted Puppet Check the in-game notices for more details! [8/3]
  • Events starting today! -STEP Grimoire: Harmonic Voice of Blue -Twilight Crystal/Class Unlock & SR Weapon Set -More Twilight Crystals Promotion -Co-op Guild Event: Summer Reverb, Busted Puppet Check the in-game notices for more details! [8/4]
  • 25th Gran Colosseum — Entries for the 25th Gran Colosseum open on 8/10, with preliminaries following from 14th! ▼ Entry Period ▼ 8/10 at 5:00 to 8/13 at 4:59 (UTC) Check in-game for the event’s schedule and further details. [8/4]

War of the Visions Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

  • UR Lara Croft, Seeker of Forgotten Myth, swings back into #WOTVFFBE! Her Limit Burst, Duelist Reflexes, deals a large amount of 3-Hit damage to target and lowers her own Hate. [7/31]
  • Once dubbed the “Demon of Hess,” UR Dark Fina emerges in #WOTVFFBE on 8/3/2022, World Time (PST)/(PDT)! [8/1]
  • Don’t forget to make the most of the Unlimited Gil Chamber Campaign! Attempt the chamber an unlimited number of times while it lasts. [8/1]
  • The adventure continues, and it’s just about to get even more exciting! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to summon Rhus, Nelikka, and Nerine with boosted rates! [8/1]
  • Login daily this month of August and receive awesome rewards such as 1,500 free Visiore, Rainbow Vision Spheres, Blossom of Paradise, and more! Check the in-game news for more details. [8/2]
  • Log in daily to receive up to 2,100 free Visiore, Dark Fina Unit Shards, a Blossom of Paradise, and more from the Login Bonus! [8/3]
  • Thank you for watching the WOTV FFBE Community Stream with Justin & Friends #10! To express our gratitude, all players will get these items when they login to the game between 00:00, 8/3/2022, and 17:59, 8/16/2022, World Time (PST)!
    • Select Awakening Prism x200
    • Summon Ticket x1
    • Select Element Fragment of Thought x200
    • Summon Ticket x1
    • Soul Star x200
    • Blossom of Paradise x3 [8/4]
  • Meet MR Macleod, the Ardent Purger, in #WOTVFFBE! His ability, Binding Javelin, deals a medium amount of damage to target and significantly lowers Healing Power for three turns upon Critical Hit with a chance of inflicting Immobilize for three turns. [8/4]
  • Experience the strength of UR Dark Fina in #WOTVFFBE! Dominate the battlefield with Dark Fina preset in your Party Formation and obtain amazing rewards like JP Keys, Event Skip Tickets, and more upon clearing the Deeds of the Other Fina Event Quest! [8/5]
  • Prepare to engage in battle as things are about to get tricky when we step foot in the new event dungeon, A Trap in the Lhusu Mines! Play the event to obtain 5★ Blue Sky Belle Fran! [8/6]

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