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Patch 3.4 Notes (Preliminary)

Patch 3.4 Notes (Preliminary)

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Patch 3.4 Notes (Preliminary)

Patch 3.4 brings myriad additions and refinements to the realm. Challenge seekers can test their mettle against fellow adventurers in duels and the Feast custom matches. Those who’d rather sit back and watch can enjoy the action with the new spectator mode. Whether you’re relaxing in your new apartment or exploring the realm to collect wondrous tales, there’s something for everyone here in Eorzea!

FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 3.4

As with other patches released after 3.0, patch 3.4 contains content that can only be accessed by registering FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

  • These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
  • These additions and adjustments do not require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
  • These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.

Playable Content

Quests

New main scenario quests have been added.

Promises Kept

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:11.5 Y:11.2)
House Fortemps Knight
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Floor the Horde.”

Shadows of the First

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Fortemps Manor (X:6.1 Y:6.0)
Alphinaud
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Promises Kept.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Shadows of the First.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

 

New Chronicles of a New Era quests have been added.

Alexander: The Creator

The Coeurl and the Colossus

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:21.7 Y:18.8)
Mide
Players must first complete the quest “A Gob in the Machine.”

Biggs and Wedge’s Excellent Adventure

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:23.5 Y:23.9)
Biggs
Players must first complete the quest “The Coeurl and the Colossus.”

Thus Spake Quickthinx

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:21.5 Y:19.5)
Biggs
Players must first complete the quest “Biggs and Wedge’s Excellent Adventure.”

Judgment Day

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:21.7 Y:18.8)
Biggs
Players must first complete the quest “Thus Spake Quickthinx.”

Of Endings and Beginnings

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:17.8 Y:22.3)
Biggs
Players must first complete the quest “Judgment Day.”

Alexander (Savage)

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Retells Your Story

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Mor Dhona (X:21.7 Y:8.7)
Wandering Minstrel
Players must first complete the quest “Of Endings and Beginnings.”

The Warring Triad

Balance unto All

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)
Unukalhai
Players must first complete the quest “The Fate of Stars.”

A Deific Simulacrum

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)
Unukalhai
Players must first complete the quest “Balance unto All.”

 

New side story quests have been added.

Scholasticate

Divine Reckoning

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:8.7 Y:7.8)
Briardien
Players must complete the side quest “More than Meets Her Eye.”

Through the Grapevine

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Saint Endalim’s Scholasticate (X:6.2 Y:5.9)
Saturnois
Players must complete the side quest “Divine Reckoning.”

A Familial Resemblance

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:8.7 Y:7.8)
Briardien
Players must complete the side quest “Through the Grapevine.”

Finding Ulaa

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:8.7 Y:7.8)
Briardien
Players must complete the side quest “A Familial Resemblance.”

Hildibrand

A Gazebo to Call Our Own

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Foundation (X:9.9 Y:11.4)
Cyr
Players must complete the side quest “The Measure of a Mammet.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:6.3 Y:7.8)
Hildibrand
Players must complete the side quest “A Gazebo to Call Our Own.”

 

The following adjustments have been made to the anima weapon and Zodiac weapon side story quests:

  • The FATE requirement for the quest “Trials of the Braves” has been changed from obtaining a gold medal to only completion of the FATE.
  • The Allagan tomestones required to create and enhance Anima Weapons have been changed from tomestones of law to tomestones of lore.

 

New side story quests have been added.

Great Gubal Library (Hard)

Let Me Gubal That for You

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:5.5 Y:6.6)
Midnight Dew
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Heavensward.”

Duels

It’s Time to Duel

Disciple of War or Magic level 1
Wolves’ Den Pier (X:5.8 Y:5.8)
Fainthearted Fighter

Wondrous Tails

Keeping Up with the Aliapohs

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:7.0 Y:5.9)
Unctuous Adventurer

 

New Grand Company quests have been added.

Squadron and Commander (Maelstrom)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:13.1 Y:12.7)
Storm Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

Squadron and Commander (Twin Adder)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
New Gridania (X:9.8 Y:11.0)
Serpent Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

Squadron and Commander (Immortal Flames)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (X:8.3 Y:9.1)
Flame Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

* Please note that players must have first achieved a rank of second lieutenant or higher with their Grand Company.

 

The location of certain NPCs in the Moogle beast tribe quest “From Lax to Max” have been adjusted.

 

New items can now be purchased from the Amalj’aa, Ixali, and Vanu Vanu beast tribe vendors.

Treasure Hunt

 

The types of Allagan tomestones obtained from wyvernskin and dragonskin treasure maps have been adjusted.

Before
After
Allagan Tomestones of Esoterics
Allagan Tomestones of Lore
Allagan Tomestones of Lore
Allagan Tomestones of Scripture

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Aquapolis:

  • Rewards have been added and adjusted.
  • The types of Allagan tomestones that can be obtained have been adjusted.
Before
After
Allagan Tomestones of Lore
Allagan Tomestones of Scripture
  • The cutscene shown when doors unlock has been adjusted.
  • New monster spawning patterns have been added.

Grand Companies

Players can now be promoted to first lieutenant in their respective Grand Companies.

 

Once promoted, the company seals cap will be increased from 50,000 to 80,000 company seals.

 

With the introduction of a new Grand Company rank, new items have been added to the Grand Company quartermasters.

MaelstromRank: First Storm Lieutenant

Item
Required Seals
Storm Lieutenant’s Tricorne
12,000
Storm Lieutenant’s Jacket
21,000
Squadron Enlistment Manual
2,000
Contemporary Warfare: Defense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Offense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Magicks
3,000

Order of the Twin AddersRank: First Serpent Lieutenant

Item
Required Seals
Serpent Lieutenant’s Hat
12,000
Serpent Lieutenant’s Coat
21,000
Squadron Enlistment Manual
2,000
Contemporary Warfare: Defense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Offense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Magicks
3,000

Immortal FlamesRank: First Flame Lieutenant

Item
Required Seals
Flame Lieutenant’s Helm
12,000
Flame Lieutenant’s Coat
21,000
Squadron Enlistment Manual
2,000
Contemporary Warfare: Defense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Offense
3,000
Contemporary Warfare: Magicks
3,000

Players can now take command of soldiers in their respective Grand Companies with adventurer squadrons.

After assembling a sufficient number of NPC recruits, players can deploy a squadron of soldiers on special missions, reaping rich rewards upon their successful return.

Requirements

Maelstrom

Squadron and Commander (Maelstrom)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:13.1 Y:12.7)
Storm Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

Order of the Twin Adder

Squadron and Commander (Twin Adder)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
New Gridania (X:9.8 Y:11.0)
Serpent Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

Immortal Flames

Squadron and Commander (Immortal Flames)

Disciple of War or Magic level 47
Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (X:8.3 Y:9.1)
Flame Personnel Officer
Players must complete the side quest “Rising to the Challenge.”

Managing Your Squadron

1. Recruit squadron members.

A squadron cannot be formed until you have at least four members. This can be accomplished by completing objectives in your challenge log, which will attract new recruits to join your squadron.

All enlistment papers received will be delivered to your desk inside the squadron barracks.

When a potential recruit piques your interest, select Question when viewing their enlistment papers to call them into the barracks and view their profile. If they are to your satisfaction, you can then recruit them to join your squardron.
The barracks has room for eight soldiers. If you have reached this limit and wish to enlist new recruits, you must first discharge one of the existing squadron members.

You may also choose to postpone a potential recruit’s enlistment or dismiss them when reviewing their papers. Please note that if you postpone enlistment, you cannot review the next application until you choose to accept or dismiss the current applicant.

2. Train your recruits.

After assembling your first squadron, they must undertake the introductory mission “City Patrol.” After successfully completing this mission, they may undertake training courses posted on the regimen board. Training courses will provide increases to the squadron’s overall physical, mental, and tactical abilities. The focus on which attribute is improved varies from course to course, and you are free to concentrate on the areas in which you wish your squadron to excel.

Each training course takes 1 hour to complete (Earth time). When a training course is complete, all recruits present in the barracks will receive experience points, and the squadron’s overall attributes will increase.
* Recruits can undertake training courses up to three times a day. Training sessions are renewed every day at 1:00 p.m. (PDT).

3. Deploy squadrons on missions.

When your squadron is amply prepared, speak with the squadron sergeant to deploy them on a mission. Be advised that deploying your squadron requires an expenditure of company seals, with costs increasing as mission difficulty increases.

Furthermore, each mission has a minimum level requirement. At least one member of the squadron must meet this requirement to proceed.

4. Wait for your squadron to return.

Missions require 18 hours (Earth time) to complete. The time remaining until a mission is completed can be viewed by opening the Timers interface located under Duty in the main menu.
* When successfully completed, the same mission cannot be repeated for the remainder of the week. Mission timers are reset every Tuesday at 1:00 a.m. (PDT).

5. Review the squadron’s mission report.

When the squadron returns from a mission, you can speak with the squadron sergeant to review a mission debriefing outlining squadron performance.

The mission is a success

Squadron members will receive experience points based on the mission’s difficulty. There is also a chance squadron members will exhibit a preference for a certain squadron composition. This is known as “squadron chemistry,” and it can affect the outcome of missions by improving attributes or increasing their experience earned.

The mission ends in failure

Squadron members will receive half the basic reward experience points.

 

The number of items yielded by Exploratory Voyages has been adjusted.

Housing

* The timer for auto-demolition will resume with the release of patch 3.4. Further details can be found on the Lodestone.

Apartments are now available in all three residential districts.

The interior, flooring, and ceiling lights of apartments can be customized in the same way as estate halls.
* Estate sharing is not permitted with apartments. Furthermore, apartments are not subject to auto-demolition.

Mist

The Topmast

The Lavender Beds

Lily Hills

The Goblet

The Sultana’s Breath

An apartment building is available in every ward in the three residential districts, with a second apartment building available in each subdivision.

Each apartment building also contains a lobby where players can speak with a receptionist, as well as mender and material supplier NPCs.

Players can enter apartments directly from the building entrance or via a door inside the lobby.

Purchasing an Apartment

Before purchasing an apartment, players must first attain level 50 with at least one class. Furthermore, players must have attained the rank of second lieutenant in the Maelstrom, the Order of the Twin Adder, or the Immortal Flames. Each apartment building can house up to 90 tenants, with each room costing 500,000 gil. Players are allowed one apartment per character. Furthermore, it is possible to own both an estate and an apartment.

Furnishings

Players can place up to 50 furnishings in an apartment. As with free company and personal estates, players are able to use all housing-specific features such as flowerpots, the orchestrion, the armoire, the crystal bell, summoning bells, and the employ of NPCs.
* Placing a furnishing in an apartment will bind it to you, preventing future trade or sale to other players.

Additional Facilities

Each apartment building also includes a chocobo stable, which is shared with all tenants. Here players can train their chocobos and change their color, and also assist in training other tenants’ chocobos.

It is also possible to teleport directly to your apartment. Furthermore, a summoning bell and market board have also been placed close to the building for convenience.

 

New furnishings have been added.

 

Graphical effects have been added to the following furnishings:

Season One Lone Wolf Trophy

Season One Pack Wolf Trophy

Aquariums have been added.

After catching fish from the various reaches of Eorzea, players can now put them on display using an aquarium in their free company estate, personal estate, private chamber, or apartment. Please note there is a limit of one aquarium per estate or apartment, as well as one per private chamber.

Customizing Aquariums

When preparing an aquarium for fish, players can choose the type of water to fill the tank, as well as add an accessory for decoration.

Housing
Authorized Users
Free Company Estate
Free company members
Private Estate
Owner and tenants
Private Chamber
Owner
Apartment
Owner

Water

Before placing fish in an aquarium, players may choose to fill the tank with either freshwater or saltwater. This will dictate which types of fish can be placed in the aquarium. Please be advised that, in order to change the water type, any fish in the tank must be removed.
* Freshwater and saltwater fish cannot be placed in an aquarium together.

Accessories

Accessories can be used to change the appearance of the water tank.
* Please be advised that accessories will be destroyed when removed from the aquarium.

Fish

Open the Fish List found in the Aquarium Settings interface to view a list of all possible fish that can be placed in the aquarium.
* Please be advised that any fish removed from the aquarium will be lost.

Aquarium Capacity

Fish have been categorized into four sizes: small, medium, large, and extra large. It is worth noting that larger fish will occupy more space in an aquarium, leaving less room for other fish.

Size
Space Occupied
S
1
M
2
L
4
XL
7

Aquariums are available in four sizes, the smallest holding only a single small fish, and the largest holding up to four. Because larger fish take up more room in the aquarium, one must choose carefully which fish they will put on display.

Aquarium Tier (Capacity)
Total Fish
Tier 1(1)
1
Tier 2(2)
2
Tier 3(4)
3
Tier 4(7)
4

Available Fish

As of patch 3.4, the following fish can be placed in an aquarium:

Name (Size)
Water Type
Copperfish(S)
Freshwater
Tri-colored Carp(M)
Freshwater
Dark Bass(M)
Freshwater
Clown Loach(M)
Freshwater
Whilom Catfish(L)
Freshwater
Blood Red Bonytongue(L)
Freshwater
Euphotic Pirarucu(XL)
Freshwater
Coral Butterfly(S)
Saltwater
Blowfish(M)
Saltwater
Coelacanth(L)
Saltwater
Silver Shark(XL)
Saltwater
Mazlaya Marlin(XL)
Saltwater
Helmsman’s Hand(XL)
Saltwater

* A greater variety of fish will be added in future updates.

 

New orchestrion rolls have been added.

 

A tooltip has been added to display the titles of songs that appear cut off.

A playlist function has been added to the orchestrion.

* In accordance with this change, the orchestrion UI has been redesigned.

* Playlists cannot be accessed from inns.

Upon accessing the orchestrion, the playlist interface will be displayed. Players can select up to eight songs to be registered to the playlist at any given time. The playlist can be edited at any time to change the order or listing of songs to be played.

Please note that it is possible for more than one person to access the playlist at the same time.
* In the event another player edits the playlist while you are still viewing it, the interface will be closed and any music playing will stop to allow the playlist to be updated.
* Free company members and estate tenants must have authorization in order to play and stop music, or edit the orchestrion playlist.

Playback Modes

You can choose from one of three playback modes using the buttons located at the bottom of the interface, or via subcommands after selecting a song.

Play All

Plays all songs registered to the playlist in the order they were registered.

Shuffle

Plays all songs registered to the playlist in a random order. No song will be repeated until all songs have been played.

Repeat

Plays the selected song on loop.

Should you wish to play a single song not registered to the playlist, the Select Track button at the bottom of the interface will display a separate window listing all songs registered to the orchestrion.

 

The title of songs you have yet to acquire will now be displayed in the orchestrion’s song list.

 

The All tab of the orchestrion has been removed.

 

The following furnishings will no longer be destroyed when removed:

    • Inferno Wall Lamp
    • Vortex Couch
    • Blazing Inferno Wall Lamp
    • Raging Vortex Couch
    • Diagnostics Module
    • Seating Module
    • Behemoth Wall Trophy
    • Projection Module
    • Purification Module
    • Plasma Lamp
    • Lord of Levin Lamp
    • Emperor’s Throne
    • Head of the Dreadwyrm
    • Syrcus Tower
    • Gordian Bureau
    • Savage Gordian Bureau
    • Gordian Chair
    • Savage Gordian Chair
    • Mhachi Coffin
    • Miniature Nidhogg
    • Savage Arc of Triumph
    • Cragsoul Lamp
    • Titanic Cragsoul Lamp
    • Wavesoul Fount
    • Tidal Wavesoul Fount
    • Dark Divinity Falleth
    • Expanse Fountain
    • Boundless Expanse Fountain
    • Sephirot Root
    • Sephirot Tree

 

The following additions have been made to gardening.

      New items can be grown via gardening.
  • New soil has been added.
    • Potting Soil
      While this new soil is inexpensive, it grants no bonuses to harvesting. It can be purchased from the following vendors:Mist (X:11.0 Y:11.4) – Material Supplier
      Lavender Beds (X:11.9 Y:8.3) – Material Supplier
      Goblet (X:10.9 Y:8.9) – Material Supplier
    • The time required to harvest plants from the following seeds has been reduced:
      * This change only applies to seeds planted after the release of patch 3.4.

        • Firelight Seeds
        • Icelight Seeds
        • Windlight Seeds
        • Earthlight Seeds
        • Levinlight Seeds
        • Waterlight Seeds

 

A new seed for flowerpots has been added.

      • Viola Seeds
        • These seeds can be purchased from the following vendors:Mist (X:11.0 Y:11.4) – Material Supplier
          Lavender Beds (X:11.9 Y:8.3) – Material Supplier
          Goblet (X:10.9 Y:8.9) – Material Supplier
          Apartment Lobby – Apartment Merchant

 

Players can now purchase a materia melder permit for their estates.

 

A compact level 6 aetherial wheel stand has been added, possessing the same capabilities of a normal level 6 aetherial wheel stand.

Players can exchange level 6 aetherial wheel stands for compact ones by speaking with the Resident Caretaker NPC in each residential districts.

 

New craftable items have been added to the Company Workshop.

      • Item
        • Chocobo Cottage Wall
        • Chocobo House Wall
        • Chocobo Mansion Wall

The Manderville Gold Saucer

 

The Triple Triad Battlehall has been added.

The Battlehall is an instanced area where players within the same data center can gather to challenge one another in Triple Triad. It may be accessed from any location via the Duty Finder.
* Selecting Withdraw, or allowing the timer to run out will count toward the cooldown penalty for the Duty Finder.
* Players who are inactive for at least ten minutes will be forcibly removed from the instance.

Entry Requirements

Triple Triad Trial

level 15
The Gold Saucer (X:4.1 Y:7.4)
Triple Triad Master
Players must first complete the quest “It Could Happen to You.”

Battlehall Matching

In addition to challenging other players and NPCs directly in the Battlehall, players can also choose to be matched at random by speaking with the Hall Assistant NPCs located in each corner of the room. There is no waiting period after a match facilitated by the Hall Assistant has ended, so players may continue to register as often as they desire.
* You cannot challenge other players or accept offers to play Triple Triad while queued via Battlehall Matching.

Match Rules

Match rules are decided upon by the participants. A maximum of two match rules can be in effect at any one time, using a combination of the rules selected by both opponents.

Example
If player A selects Same and Player B selects Plus, both Same and Plus will be used for the match.
If player A selects Same and Player B selects Same, only Same will be used for the match.

However, should two players choose any of the following combinations of rules, one of the two will be selected at random:

All Open and Three Open, Order and Chaos, Ascension and Descension

Time Limit

Any given Battlehall will remain open for four hours. This four hour period starts with the first person to enter the Battlehall instance. Please note that players will be unable to challenge other players or NPCs to play when there are five minutes remaining in the Battlehall.
* An announcement will be made when there are sixty minutes remaining in the Battlehall, at which point new players will be unable to enter. Players who wish to continue playing Triple Triad may leave and register to join a new room before time expires.
* Ongoing Triple Triad matches when there are less than five minutes remaining will not be canceled.

 

New Triple Triad cards have been added.

 

New cards have been added to the Bronze Triad card pack.

 

The Moogle card and Moglin card are now classified as Beastman type.

 

New NPC opponents for Triple Triad have been added.

 

Players can now register to play Lord of Verminion via the Duty Finder.

Matching will include all players within the same data center.
* Abandoning the duty, selecting Withdraw, or allowing the timer to run out will count toward the cooldown penalty for the Duty Finder.

Requirements

Players must first clear Stage 2: Hatching a Plan

Duty Finder Categories

Players may choose from the following challenges found under the Gold Saucer tab of the Duty Finder. Please note these matches can only be accessed through the Duty Finder.
* The Verminion Challenge and battles against CPU opponents must be undertaken at the Gold Saucer.

Challenge
Requirements
LoVM Player Battles (Non-RP)
A party of three or fewer people.
LoVM Player Battles (RP)
Not in a party
LoVM Tournaments
Not in a party.
A tournament must be ongoing at the time of registration.
Must be registered in the tournament.
All tournament matches are not yet complete.

 

Opponents for Lord of Verminion tournaments will now include all players within the same data center.

* Rankings will be decided for each World individually.

 

The initial MGP cost to play Lord of Verminion has been removed.

 

Players may now purchase up to three Jumbo Cactpot tickets per week (Earth time).

Once purchased, Jumbo Cactpot ticket numbers can be confirmed via the Gold Saucer interface under Character in the main menu, or by speaking to the Jumbo Cactpot broker NPC at the Gold Saucer (X:8.5 Y:5.9).

Number of Tickets
Required MGP
First Ticket
100
Second Ticket
150
Third Ticket
200

Prizes must be claimed within one week by speaking with the Cactpot Cashier at the Gold Saucer (X:8.6 Y:5.7). Tickets must be handed in one at a time. For each ticket presented to the cashier within one hour of the drawing, players will receive the Early Bird Bonus. Because this bonus is offered on a per-ticket basis, subsequent tickets are not eligible for the Early Bird Bonus even if the first ticket is presented within the first hour.

 

A summoning bell has been placed next to the Gold Saucer aetheryte and the Race Counter at the Chocobo Square.

 

New prizes are available for purchase using MGP.

Wondrous Tails has been added.

Khloe Aliapoh fears her stories are not quite what they used to be, as they no longer seem to lift the spirits of her troubled friend. Take up Khloe’s journal, the Wondrous Tails, and fill it with pages of your own adventures, that she might be inspired to write new stories of her own!

Keeping Up with the Aliapohs

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:7.0 Y:5.9)
Unctuous Adventurer

Completing Wondrous Tails

1. Receive a Wondrous Tails journal.

Speak with the NPC Khloe Aliapoh in Idyllshire (X:5.7 Y:6.1) to receive a journal containing sixteen objectives. Please note that no two players will have all of the same objectives.
* A new journal will be available from Khloe Aliapoh every week on Tuesday at 1:00 a.m. (PDT).

2. Complete objectives to obtain seals.

Upon completing the objectives corresponding to the squares in the journal, you will receive up to nine seals at random that can be added to your journal.
* You can only receive one seal per objective.

3. Hand in the Wondrous Tails journal.

When you have received nine seals for your journal, deliver it to Khloe Aliapoh, and she will reward you accordingly. You will receive a base reward for obtaining nine seals, and additional rewards for completing rows horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. A Wondrous Tails journal can only be kept for two weeks„Ÿstarting from the Tuesday when it was first issued„Ÿbefore it must be handed in for a reward.
* In the case you exceed the reward period for a Wondrous Tails journal, you may speak with Khloe Aliapoh to exchange it for a new one.

Second Chance

When you complete an objective with one or more party members who are new to the duty, you will receive one Second Chance point. You can receive up to nine points, which can be used as described below.
* Once you have unlocked Wondrous Tails, it is possible to receive Second Chance points even if you do not currently possess a journal.
* You will only receive one Second Chance point per objective even if more than one party member is new to the duty.
* Second Chance points can only be obtained from duties that offer bonuses when one or more players are new to the duty.

Action
Required Points
RetryRestore the status of a completed duty to incomplete, while rendering the status of an incomplete duty to complete.
1
ShuffleShuffle the position of all seals in the journal.
* Only available when current seal count is between three and seven.
2

 

The following additions have been made to the Challenge Log:

    • The Wondrous Tails category has been added.
    • New objectives have been added.
Objective/Requirements
Rewards
Tails of Derring-do Bad and Good LuckComplete and mark off 3 Wondrous Tails.
2,000 gil
Cards in the HallPlay 5 Triple Triad matches in the Battlehall.
2,500 MGP
Triple TumbleWin 3 Triple Triad matches in the Battlehall.
3,000 MGP

 

Certain foods and medicines can be used while riding a mount.

New aesthetician hairstyles have been added.

 

New emotes have been added.

 

The Doze emote can now be used to sleep on furniture in the following locations:

Inns (beds)/Costa del Sol (beach beds)
* In accordance with this change, beach beds have been set in Costa del Sol.

 

The Pray emote can now be used when sitting on the ground, sitting in chairs, and when riding mounts.

* No changes have been made to the emote motion when standing.

 

The Pose emote motion for male Highlanders has been changed.

The original Pose emote motion will now be used with the new Flex emote, which can be used by all races.

 

Using the Huzzah, Battle Stance, or Victory emotes while your weapon is drawn will automatically sheathe your weapon when the emote animation ends.

* Disabling the setting “Auto-sheathe weapon when not in battle” in the Character Configuration interface will allow you to keep your weapon unsheathed.

 

New structures have been added to Idyllshire.

In accordance with this change, the positions of the following NPCs have been adjusted:

    • Sabina
    • Hismena
    • Bertana
    • Rowena

Battle System

 

Actions and statuses have been adjusted as follows:

Paladin

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Sword Oath
Increased potency has changed from 50 to 75.
Weapon delay will now affect damage output.

Dark Knight

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Unleash
Now binds enemies for 6 seconds in PvP areas.
Auto-attack will stop when this action is used.

Machinist

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Reload
Now remains in effect until all ammunition is used.

Thaumaturge/Black Mage

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Blizzard
Heavy duration has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds in PvP areas.
Sleep
Now affects only the selected target in PvP areas.
Sleep duration has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds in PvP areas.
Freeze
Bind duration has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds in PvP areas.

Conjurer/White Mage

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Stone
Heavy duration has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds in PvP areas.

Astrologian

Action/Trait
Adjustment
Nocturnal Sect
Increased healing magic potency has been changed from 5% to 10%.
Aspected Benefic
Amount of damage nullified by the barrier from Nocturnal Sect has been increased from 130% of HP restored to 170% of HP restored.
The potency of the magicked barrier in PvP areas has been changed to 65% of HP restored.
Aspected Helios
Amount of damage nullified by the barrier from Nocturnal Sect has been increased from 120% of HP restored to 150% of HP restored.
Enhanced Benefic
The effect has been changed to grant a 15% chance that your next Benefic II will be a critical heal.
Stella
Heavy duration has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds in PvP areas.
Redraw
Recast time has been reduced from 60 to 30 seconds.
Draw
Effect duration has been increased from 15 to 30 seconds.
Royal Road
The range of the area effect granted by Ewer and Spire has been extended from 15 to 20y.
The Balance
The increased damage effect on a single target has been changed from 10% to 20%.
The increased damage effect on a group has been changed from 5% to 10%.
* This increase does not apply in PvP areas.
The Bole
Damage reduction on a single target has been increased from 10% to 20%.
Damage reduction on a group has been increased from 5% to 10%.
* This increase does not apply in PvP areas.
Celestial Opposition
Extended duration of effects cast by self and party members has been increased from 5 to 10 seconds.

 

The limit break action has been adjusted.

Players revived using the following limit break actions will no longer be inflicted with Weakness. Furthermore, players already suffering from Weakness will be cured of the status effect.

  • Limit Break Name
    • Pulse of Life
    • Angel Feathers
    • Astral Stasis

 

Help text for certain actions, traits, and status effects have been adjusted.

* Their effects have not been changed.

 

The following PvP actions have been adjusted.

Gladiator/Marauder/Paladin/Warrior/Dark Knight

Action
Adjustment
Weapon Throw
Enhanced Weapon Throw II effect duration increase has been reduced from 9 to 8 seconds.

Black Mage

Action
Adjustment
Night Wing
Effect duration has been reduced from 8 to 6 seconds.
Enhanced Night Wing II effect duration increase has been reduced from 12 to 8 seconds.

 

The time required to switch PvP presets has been reduced. Furthermore, the progress that displayed when switching presets has been removed.

 

Auto-attack will continue to damage targets in melee range regardless of the direction the player is facing.

* Auto-attack will not hit targets to the side or behind players when inflicted with a status effect that prevents turning left or right.

 

Functionality of the setting “Automatically face target when using action” under Control Settings in the Character Configuration interface has been adjusted.

    • Prior to patch 3.4, the above setting would only turn a character to face their target when using an action. In addition to this, using an action will now activate the Face Target function.* So long as a player does not move or manually turn their character, they will continue facing their target after using an action.
      • The keybind and textcommand for Face Target can no longer be activated while moving.

 

New Dungeons have been added.

Xelphatol

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement
Average item level 210 or above
Party Size
Four players
Time Limit
90 minutes

Entry Requirements

Shadows of the First

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Fortemps Manor (X:6.1 Y:6.0)
Alphinaud
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Promises Kept.”

The Great Gubal Library (Hard)

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement
Average item level 210 or above
Party Size
Four players
Time Limit
90 minutes

Entry Requirements

Let Me Gubal That for You

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:5.5 Y:6.6)
Midnight Dew
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Heavensward.”

 

To accommodate differences in player gear and overall dungeon difficulty, item level sync has been added to the following duties:

Duty
Item Level Sync
Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum
240
Pharos Sirius (Hard)
240

A new raid dungeon has been added.

Alexander: The Creator

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement
Average item level 230 or above
Party Size
Eight players
Time Limit
90 minutes

Entry Requirements

The Coeurl and the Colossus

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Dravanian Hinterlands (X:21.7 Y:18.8)
Mide
Players must first complete the quest gA Gob in the Machine.h

Rewards

Treasure coffers that appear upon completing Alexander: The Creator will not yield gear, but instead will yield items that can be traded for gear of your choosing.

You can only receive one item per area each week. In the event you are awarded an item from the loot list, you relinquish your right to vie for all remaining items regardless of whether you selected Need or Greed. This rule also applies to items that have been automatically allocated to you when the timer runs out. Also note that there is no weekly restriction on entering Alexander.
* Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST) / 1:00 a.m. (PDT).

Item Exchange

By speaking with Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5.7 Y:5.3), players can exchange tokens obtained from Alexander: The Creator for corresponding gear.

Item Type
Required Token / Number of Tokens
Head
Tarnished Alexandrian Lens x 2
Body
Tarnished Alexandrian Shaft x 4
Hands
Tarnished Alexandrian Crank x 2
Waist
Tarnished Alexandrian Chain x 1
Legs
Tarnished Alexandrian Spring x 4
Feet
Tarnished Alexandrian Pedal x 2
Accessories
Tarnished Alexandrian Bolt x 1

Completion Reward

Players will also receive an Alexandrian gear once per week after completing Alexander – The Burden of the Son. Alexandrian gears can be exchanged for micro tomestones by speaking with the NPC Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5.8 Y:5.2). Micro tomestones are used in the purchase of new weapons.
* Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST) / 1:00 a.m. (PDT).

Alexander (Savage)

Alexander (Savage) can only be accessed via the Raid Finder.
* Item level restrictions do not apply when registering as a full party.

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
(Two or more of the same job is not permitted)
Item Level Requirement
The Eyes of the Creator
Average item level 245 or above
The Fist of the Creator
Average item level 250 or above
The Heart of the Creator
Average item level 255 or above
The Soul of the Creator
Average item level 255 or above
Party Size
Eight players
Time Limit
90 minutes

Entry Requirements

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Retells Your Story

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Mor Dhona (X:21.7 Y:8.7)
Wandering Minstrel
Players must first complete the quest “Of Endings and Beginnings.”

Progress within Alexander: The Creator (Savage) is saved as you advance through each area. Party members who have completed a given area may challenge it again if they meet the entry requirements.
* Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST) / 1:00 a.m. (PDT)

Rewards

Treasure coffers that appear upon completing areas in Alexander: The Creator (Savage) will yield gear. In addition, players will receive a page of the Alexandrian Manifesto from each area, which can be exchanged for gear of your choosing.
* Players will only receive one page of the Alexandrian Manifesto per area each week upon completing said area for the first time.

If your party contains players replaying an area, the number of treasure coffers appearing upon completion will decrease. Furthermore, players will be ineligible for rewards from treasure coffers as well as pages of the Alexandrian Manifesto when replaying an area.
* If there are one to four players in your party replaying an area, only a single treasure coffer will appear. If there are five to seven players in your party replaying an area, no treasure coffers will appear. Players in the party who have yet to complete a given area in Alexander: The Creator (Savage) prior to the weekly reset will receive a page of the Alexandrian Manifesto.

Item Exchange

By speaking with Sabina in Idyllshire (X:5.8 Y:5.2), players can exchange pages of the Alexandrian Manifesto from Alexander: The Creator (Savage) for corresponding gear.

Item Type
Required Token / Number of Tokens
Arms
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 4 x8
Gladiator’s Arm
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 4 x5
Shield
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 4 x3
Head
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 2 x6
Body
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 4 x8
Hands
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 2 x6
Waist
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 1 x6
Legs
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 3 x8
Feet
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 2 x6
Accessories
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 1 x4
Illuminati Deep Gobdip
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 3 x4
Illuminati Taut Gobtwine
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 3 x4
Illuminati Dark Gobcoat
Alexandrian Manifesto – Page 2 x4

 

Alexander: Midas (Savage) has been adjusted as follows:

      • The weekly entrance restriction on entering all areas of Alexander: Midas (Savage) has been removed.
      • The weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
      • Players may now proceed directly to any area of Alexander: Midas (Savage).
      • Players may now enter Alexander: Midas (Savage) via the Duty Finder.
      • Mechanics within Alexander: Midas (Savage) have been adjusted as follows:

Alexander – The Cuff of the Son (Savage)

      • Blaster’s Mind Blast attack will no longer inflict players with the Damage Down and Confused status effects.

Alexander – The Arm of the Son (Savage)

      • Players will no longer be silenced when placed in a jail.
      • The potency of the physical vulnerability down effect inflicted by engine oil has been reduced.

Alexander – The Burden of the Son (Savage)

      • Blaster’s Mind Blast attack will no longer inflict players with the Damage Down and Confused status effects.

 

The Weeping City of Mhach has been adjusted as follows:

      • The weekly restrictions on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
      • The weekly restriction on obtaining Mhachi pennies has been removed.

A new trial has been added.

Containment Bay P1T6

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement
Average item level 220 or above
Party Size
Eight players
Time limit
60 minutes

Entry Requirements

Balance unto All

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)
Unukalhai
Players must first complete the quest gThe Fate of Stars.h

Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme)

Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme) can only be accessed via the Raid Finder.
* Item level restrictions do not apply when registering as a full party.

Level Requirement
Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement
Average item level 235 or above
Party Size
Eight players
Time Limit
60 minutes

Entry Requirements

A Deific Simulacrum

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)
Unukalhai
Players must first complete the quest gBalance unto All.h

 

Players will now receive the power of the Echo in the event all party members are incapacitated during certain trials.

Requirement

Players are incapacitated after having battled enemies for a certain period of time.

Echo Effect

Increased HP, attack power, and healing potency.

The effect will be granted in five stackable stages.

The Final Steps of Faith

Each stack of the echo will raise attributes by 10% up to a maximum of 50%. Players must have battled their foe for at least three minutes in order to receive the power of the Echo.

The Minstrel’s Ballad: Nidhogg’s Rage

Each stack of the echo will raise attributes by 5% up to a maximum of 25%. Players must have battled their foe for at least three minutes in order to receive the power of the Echo.

 

Action recast timers will be reset in the event all party members are incapacitated during a trial or raid.

The above change to recast timers will be applied to all duties listed under Trials (A Realm Reborn), Trials (Heavensward), Raids (A Realm Reborn), and Raids (Heavensward) in the Duty Finder, as well as all raids and trials listed in the Raid Finder.
* The Return action will not be reset.
* Timers will be reset when players choose to return to the instance’s starting point.

 

When accessing shortcuts or returning from being incapacitated after an instance is completed, players will be moved to the exit in the following duties:

        • Duties listed under Dungeons (A Realm Reborn), Dungeons (Heavensward), Raids (A Realm Reborn), and Raids (Heavensward) in the Duty Finder.
        • Battle on the Big Bridge, Battle in the Big Keep, and the Steps of Faith under Trials (A Realm Reborn) in the Duty Finder.
        • All raids and trials listed in the Raid Finder.
        • The Aquapolis

The following additions and adjustments have been made to Allagan tomestones.

      • Allagan tomestones of scripture have been added.Players can only obtain 450 Allagan tomestones of scripture per week, and carry a maximum of 2,000 tomestones. Moreover, players can only receive Allagan tomestones of scripture after reaching level 60 with at least one class or job.
        * Speak with Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5.7 Y:5.2) to exchange Allagan tomestones of scripture for gear.
        * Speak with Seika in Idyllshire (X:6.6 Y:7.3) to enhance gear received in exchange for Allagan tomestones of scripture.
      • The weekly limitation on Allagan tomestones of lore has been removed.
        * The maximum store of 2,000 tomestones has not been changed.
      • Allagan tomestones of esoterics are no longer obtainable.Please note that any Allagan tomestones of esoterics obtained prior to patch 3.4 will not be lost. All trials and duties where Allagan tomestones of esoterics could be obtained will now offer Allagan tomestones of lore instead.
      • All Allagan tomestones of law will be removed from the game.
      • The NPC Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22.7 Y:6.7) will now give players the option to exchange Allagan tomestones of esoterics for Allagan tomestones of lore.

 

Certain duties that awarded Allagan tomestones of esoterics as a first time completion bonus will now award Allagan tomestones of lore.

 

The Duty Finder has been adjusted as follows:

      • The penalty count for abandoning duties will now be shared for PvP and PvE.Withdrawing from any duty or PvP match a certain number of times will result in a penalty preventing all use of the Duty Finder and Raid Finder. This includes use of the Duty Finder to access the Triple Triad Battlehall and Lord of Verminion.
      • It is no longer required to adhere to the average item level requirement when registering as a full party.
      • The display of the Duty Status window has been adjusted.
      • When registering to undertake both duties in PvE and matches in PvP, the display of matching information in the Duty Status window will be prioritized in the following order:
        * The average wait time displayed corresponds to the duty with the shortest queue.
        1. PvE Duties
        2. PvP Matches
      • The name of duties you have registered for will now be displayed in the duty list. (Windows/Mac/PlayStation®4)

* For PlayStation®3 users, the names of duties will be displayed via a tool tip when selecting the duty list.

 

The duties listed within the Duty Finder have been reorganized as follows:

Duty Roulette: Expert

Before
After
Sohr Khai
Hullbreaker Isle (Hard)
Xelphatol
The Great Gubal Library (Hard)

Duty Roulette: Level 60 Dungeons

Before
After
The Antitower
The Lost City of Amdapor (Hard)
Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum
Pharos Sirius (Hard)
Neverreap
The Fractal Continuum
The Aetherochemical Research Facility
Sohr Khai
Hullbreaker Isle (Hard)

The Antitower
The Lost City of Amdapor (Hard)
Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum
Pharos Sirius (Hard)
Neverreap
The Fractal Continuum
The Aetherochemical Research Facility

 

The following trial has been added to Duty Roulette: Trials:

        • Containment Bay P1T6

 

The following duties have been added to Duty Roulette: Mentor:

        • Xelphatol
        • the Great Gubal Library (Hard)
        • Alexander – The Eyes of the Creator
        • Alexander – The Breath of the Creator
        • Alexander – The Heart of the Creator
        • Alexander – The Soul of the Creator
        • Containment Bay P1T6

 

The type of Allagan tomestones received from Duty Roulette has been adjusted.

Duty Roulette: Expert

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 60
Allagan tomestones of lore: 35
Allagan tomestones of lore: 60
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 40

Duty Roulette: Level 60 Dungeons

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 100
Allagan tomestones of lore: 15
Allagan tomestones of lore: 100
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 15

Duty Roulette: Level 50 Dungeons

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of poetics: 100
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 120
Allagan tomestones of poetics: 100
Allagan tomestones of lore: 120

Duty Roulette: Leveling

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 60
Allagan tomestones of lore: 5
Allagan tomestones of lore: 100
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 5

Duty Roulette: Trials

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 60
Allagan tomestones of lore: 10
Allagan tomestones of lore: 60
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 10

Duty Roulette: Frontline

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 50
Allagan tomestones of lore: 20
Allagan tomestones of lore: 50
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 20

Duty Roulette: Mentor

Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics: 30
Allagan tomestones of lore: 10
Allagan tomestones of lore: 30
Allagan tomestones of scripture: 10

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Raid Finder.

      • The trials and raids available in the Raid Finder have been changed.
Before
After
Alexander – The Fist of the Son (Savage)
Alexander – The Cuff of the Son (Savage)
Alexander – The Arm of the Son (Savage)
Alexander – The Burden of the Son (Savage)
Alexander – The Eyes of the Creator (Savage)
Alexander – The Breath of the Creator (Savage)
Alexander – The Heart of the Creator (Savage)
Alexander – The Soul of the Creator (Savage)
The Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign
Containment Bay S1T7 (Extreme)
The Minstrel’s Ballad: Nidhogg’s Rage
Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme)

* Containment Bay S1T7 (Extreme), The Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign, and The Minstrel’s Ballad: Nidhogg’s Rage will no longer be listed under Trials in the Duty Finder.

      • Practice Phase Selection has been consolidated into two options: First Phase and Final Phase.
      • It is no longer required to adhere to the item level requirement when registering as a full party.

 

The number and type of Allagan tomestones awarded for defeating elite marks has been adjusted.

2.0 Areas

Before
After
A Rank
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
10 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
10 Allagan tomestones of lore
S Rank
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
30 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
30 Allagan tomestones of lore

3.0 Areas

Before
After
A Rank
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
20 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
10 Allagan tomestones of lore
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
20 Allagan tomestones of lore
10 Allagan tomestones of scripture
S Rank
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
80 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
30 Allagan tomestones of lore
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
80 Allagan tomestones of lore
30 Allagan tomestones of scripture

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Palace of the Dead.

      • The types of Allagan tomestones received upon completion have been changed.
Before
After
Allagan tomestones of esoterics
Allagan tomestones of lore
Allagan tomestones of lore
Allagan tomestones of scripture
  • The Accursed Hoard has been added.
    While exploring the Palace of the Dead, players will, on occasion, discover hidden treasure known as the Accursed Hoard. Upon saving progress and exiting the Palace of the Dead, players can take this treasure to the Expedition Bishop at Quarrymill in the South Shroud (X:25.1 Y:20.6) to have it appraised and discover what lies within.

Uncovering the Accursed Hoard.

Players must remain stationary at the location where the treasure is buried for a fixed period of time for the coffer to be unearthed.

Before the Accursed Hoard can be discovered, players must first use the Pomander of Intuition to reveal its location on the map.

    • New pomanders have been added.
    • The icon graphics have been adjusted based on their effects.
    • The number of rooms generated on certain floors has been adjusted.
    • The aetherpool gear strength requirement when joining a matched party has been reduced.
    • The highest attainable upgrade level for aetherpool gear as determined by player level has been reduced.
    • The number of enemies that must be defeated to activate the Cairn of Passage and Cairn of Return has been reduced.
    • Traps and mines will now affect nearby enemies when triggered.
    • The strength of Void Fire II and Pummel when transformed into a succubus or manticore has been adjusted.
    • The number of experience points earned when defeating enemies has been increased.
    • The chance of discovering a treasure coffer when using Pomander of Fortune has been increased.
    • The chance that certain enemies will drop a treasure coffer has been increased.
    • The interface that displays when speaking with the Wood Wailer expeditionary NPC at Quarrymill in the South Shroud (X:25.2) Y:20.6) has been changed.
    • In the event all party members are incapacitated, a confirmation prompt will display before leaving the instance.
    • A tally for party KOs will now be displayed when viewing saved data for a fixed party.
    • The display of the save data window has been adjusted.
    • The save data UI will now reflect changes in party composition when a player has disconnected before the party leaves the instance.

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to Stone, Sky, Sea.

  • Trials corresponding to the following encounters have been added:
    • Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme)
    • Alexander: The Creator
    • Alexander – The Eyes of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Breath of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Heart of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Soul of the Creator (Savage)
  • The accuracy requirements for raids and trials have been applied to their associated duties in Stone, Sky, Sea.

 

The following additions and changes have been made to the Diadem.

    • New exploratory missions for Disciples of War and Magic have been added.

Disciples of War and Magic can now select “The Diadem Hunting Grounds (Easy)” and “The Diadem Hunting Grounds” when selecting an exploratory mission. As these are exclusive to Disciples of War and Magic, Disciples of the Land must choose from the original exploratory missions when traveling to the Diadem.

    • Role restrictions when matching players to join the original exploratory missions have been removed.

Parties registering to enter The Diadem Hunting Grounds with less than eight players must adhere to the standard composition of 1 tank, 2 healers, and 5 DPS.

  • The Allagan tomestones received when completing mission objectives have been changed.

Easy

Before
After
20 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
10 Allagan tomestones of lore
20 Allagan tomestones of lore
10 Allagan tomestones of scripture

Normal

Before
After
30 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
10 Allagan tomestones of lore
30 Allagan tomestones of lore
10 Allagan tomestones of scripture

Hard

Before
After
40 Allagan tomestones of esoterics
15 Allagan tomestones of lore
40 Allagan tomestones of lore
15 Allagan tomestones of scripture
  • The gear obtained from treasure coffers has been changed.In addition to item level 180 and 210 gear, players will now also find item level 235 gear. In accordance with this change, the following gear can no longer be obtained from treasure coffers:
        • Mistfall Sallet of Fending
        • Mistfall Hauberk of Fending
        • Mistfall Gauntlets of Fending
        • Mistfall Tassets of Fending
        • Mistfall Breeches of Fending
        • Mistfall Sabatons of Fending
        • Mistfall Sallet of Maiming
        • Mistfall Hauberk of Maiming
        • Mistfall Gauntlets of Maiming
        • Mistfall Tassets of Maiming
        • Mistfall Breeches of Maiming
        • Mistfall Sabatons of Maiming
        • Mistfall Circlet of Striking
        • Mistfall Bolero of Striking
        • Mistfall Gloves of Striking
        • Mistfall Belt of Striking
        • Mistfall Culottes of Striking
        • Mistfall Boots of Striking
        • Mistfall Cap of Aiming
        • Mistfall Robe of Aiming
        • Mistfall Gloves of Aiming
        • Mistfall Sash of Aiming
        • Mistfall Slops of Aiming
        • Mistfall Shoes of Aiming
        • Mistfall Coif of Scouting
        • Mistfall Shirt of Scouting
        • Mistfall Halfgloves of Scouting
        • Mistfall Sash of Scouting
        • Mistfall Sarouel of Scouting
        • Mistfall Boots of Scouting
        • Mistfall Monocle of Healing
        • Mistfall Robe of Healing
        • Mistfall Halfgloves of Healing
        • Mistfall Belt of Healing
        • Mistfall Tonban of Healing
        • Mistfall Crakows of Healing
        • Mistfall Magnifiers of Casting
        • Mistfall Robe of Casting
        • Mistfall Halfgloves of Casting
        • Mistfall Belt of Casting
        • Mistfall Tonban of Casting
        • Mistfall Crakows of Casting
        • Mistfall Necklace of Fending
        • Mistfall Armillae of Fending
        • Mistfall Earrings of Fending
        • Mistfall Ring of Fending
        • Mistfall Necklace of Slaying
        • Mistfall Armillae of Slaying
        • Mistfall Earrings of Slaying
        • Mistfall Ring of Slaying
        • Mistfall Necklace of Aiming
        • Mistfall Armillae of Aiming
        • Mistfall Earrings of Aiming
        • Mistfall Ring of Aiming
        • Mistfall Necklace of Healing
        • Mistfall Armillae of Healing
        • Mistfall Earrings of Healing
        • Mistfall Ring of Healing
        • Mistfall Necklace of Casting
        • Mistfall Armillae of Casting
        • Mistfall Earrings of Casting
        • Mistfall Ring of Casting

Dueling has been implemented.

Players can now test their skill against others via PvP encounters outside of instanced areas.

Dueling Location

Duels can only be conducted in the Dueling Circle at Wolves’ Den Pier.

Rules

Victory Requirements

A winner is decided when one of the two combatants is incapacitated. Players who are revived will remain in the Dueling Circle.

Time Limit

There are no time limits to duels. A duel will only end when a combatant is incapacitated. However, should a player or their pet step outside of the Dueling Circle, their opponent will be declared the winner by default.

Restrictions

While level sync and item level sync are not utilized in duels, materia and morale bonuses will not be applied during duels. Certain beneficial effects will also be canceled at the start of a match.

Actions

Players may use all available normal and PvP actions, and can only attack their designated opponent during a duel. Furthermore, players engaged in a duel cannot receive healing or other beneficial effects from other players.

Starting a Duel

While standing inside the Dueling Circle, target your designated opponent and select “Request a duel.” from the subcommand menu.
* Should you wish to disable requests to duels, use the text command “/duelswitch on.”

When your opponent accepts your challenge, the duel will commence. It is also possible to engage in duels while queued in the Duty Finder or when using the Party Finder.
* Please be advised that using the Duty Finder to enter an instance will result in the forfeiture of any duel in progress.

Issuing a Challenge to Duel

Accepting a Challenge to Duel

A unique icon will display next to the names of other players engaged in a duel.

A unique icon will display next to your name and the name of your opponent.

Custom matches have been added, allowing players to freely begin battles in the Feast between two parties.

With the requisite number of players present, players can use custom matches to initiate 4 on 4 or 8 on 8 matches. It is also possible to invite additional players to watch via the spectator mode, which is explained in further detail below.

Rules

The rules of engagement and victory requirements are the same as those in a regular match in the Feast.
* The results of a custom match will not be reflected on player PvP profiles, nor will they count toward achievements.

Item Level Sync

An item level sync of item level 150 will be applied to all players participating in a custom match.

Rematch

When a custom match has ended, both parties will be given the option to begin anew with the same parties. All members from both parties must select Accept Rematch before a new match can begin. Using this option, parties may engage in up to five matches before they must leave the instance.

Chat

The following chat channels are available during custom matches:

Party/Free Company/Linkshell/Novice Network/Shout
* Both combatants and spectators can freely use the above mentioned chat channels.
* Use of the Free Company, Linkshell, and Novice Network channels also pertains to communication with players outside of the instance.

Registering for Custom Matches

A 4 on 4 match will require two parties of four players. Likewise, an 8 on 8 match will require two full parties. The party leader of the hosting party must target the second party leader and select Invite to a Custom Match from the subcommand menu. The party that sends the invitation will be designated as the Claws.

When the second party leader has accepted the invitation to battle, a new window will appear for both parties confirming registration for a custom match. After both parties have finished making preparations, the host party leader can finalize the registration to begin.

Registration for a custom match will be canceled under the following circumstances:

– The party leaders change areas.
– One or both parties change party leaders.
– A party member logs out.
– A party member leaves one of the two parties.
– A new party member joins one of the two parties
– One or both of the parties disband.
– The leader of the invited party declines the invitation.
– The hosting party leader selects Cancel All on the registration window.

 

Spectator mode has been added to the Feast.

This new mode can be used to spectate custom matches. Once initiated, spectators will be unable to see their own characters, but instead utilize a dedicated interface to operate the camera and observe the match from various angles and positions.

How to Spectate Matches

The hosting party leader of the two parties fighting in the Feast will target the second party leader and select “Invite to a Custom Match” from the subcommand menu. The hosting party leader will then target the party leader of those who wish to spectate and select “Invite Custom Match Spectator” from the subcommand menu. Please note that players who wish to spectate must be in a party of two to eight players.
* A third party cannot be invited to spectate a match until the second party leader accepts the invitation to battle.

When all parties have agreed to join, the hosting party leader can register to start the custom match.

Camera Controls

Spectators will have access to three types of cameras.

Free Camera

Spectators can move freely around the arena using regular movement controls.

Fixed Cameras

Spectators can switch between several cameras in fixed locations around the arena.

Player Cameras

Spectators can view matches from the perspective of combatants, the camera following their selected player around the arena.

Players can switch between cameras using the following controls:

Fixed Camera

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
F1-F8

Player Cameras (4 on 4 Matches)

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Claw: 1-4
Keyboard
Fang: 5-8

Player Cameras (8 on 8 Matches)

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Claw: 1-4, Ctrl+1-4
Keyboard
Fang: 5-8, Ctrl+5-8

Spectator UI

Spectator mode employs a unique UI to display match information and switch between cameras, allowing players to better enjoy the match.

Team Claw

Displays information for all characters on team Claw.

For 4 on 4 Matches

1. Class/Job Icons
2. Character Names
3. HP
4. MP
5. Progress Bar
6. Status Effects (Displays up to 10)
7. Medals
8. Adrenaline Gauge
9. Purify Recast Timer

For 8 on 8 Matches

1. Class/Job Icons
2. Character Names
3. HP
4. Medals

For All Match Types

Team Fang

Displays information for all characters on team Fang.

Match Information

The following information for each match will be displayed.

1. Time Remaining
2. Team Names
3. Team Scores
4. Team Score Gauge

Camera Menu

This menu contains the following features.

1. Switch Camera
Switch between eight cameras placed on the arena.
* Press LT(L2) or RT(R2) to switch between cameras using a gamepad.

2. Display Menu
Use this menu to access the following subcommands:

View Match Progress

Displays the progress of the ongoing match.

Open Map

Displays a map showing the location of all fixed cameras and combatants on the field.

View Spectators

Displays a list of all players spectating the current match.

* Following the addition of spectator mode, the spectators list can be accessed via the Duty Menu window.

Leave

Leave the custom match and quit spectating.

 

Players can now register to join the Feast (8 on 8 – Matched Party) with any party composition.

 

A notification will now appear at the end of a match in the Feast in the following circumstances:

Your rating has changed.

A promotion qualifier is available.

 

Names displayed in the Match Progress window and when defeating enemies during the Feast will now be affected by changes made to Display Name Settings in the Character Configuration interface.

 

Changes to Display Name Settings in the Character Configuration interface will now affect the display of names on the results screen of matches in the Wolves’ Den and Frontline.

* Display Name Settings has been added to the results screen.

Items

 

New items have been added.

 

The following items can now be crafted without a specialization:

  • Carpenter
    • Ironworks Necklace of Gathering
    • Ironworks Armillae of Gathering
    • Ironworks Necklace of Crafting
    • Ironworks Armillae of Crafting
    • Luminous Fiber Fishing Rod
    • Eikon Iron Grinding Wheel
    • Camphorwood Spinning Wheel
  • Blacksmith
    • High Mythrite Saw
    • High Mythrite Cross-pein Hammer
    • High Mythrite Raising Hammer
    • Eikon Iron Lapidary Hammer
    • High Mythrite Round Knife
    • High Mythrite Pickaxe
    • High Mythrite Hatchet
    • High Mythrite Claw Hammer
    • High Mythrite File
    • High Mythrite Pliers
    • High Mythrite Awl
    • High Mythrite Mortar
    • High Mythrite Culinary Knife
    • High Mythrite Sledgehammer
    • High Mythrite Scythe
  • Armorer
    • High Mythrite Alembic
    • High Mythrite Frypan
  • Goldsmith
    • Miniature Nidhogg
    • Ironworks Earrings of Gathering
    • Ironworks Ring of Gathering
    • Ironworks Earrings of Crafting
    • Ironworks Ring of Crafting
    • Eikon Iron Needle
  • Leatherworker
    • Horde Barding
    • Ironworks Cap of Gathering
    • Ironworks Vest of Gathering
    • Ironworks Gloves of Gathering
    • Ironworks Boots of Gathering
    • Ironworks Boots of Crafting
    • Ironworks Belt of Gathering
    • Ironworks Belt of Crafting
  • Weaver
    • Ironworks Slops of Gathering
    • Ironworks Cap of Crafting
    • Ironworks Apron of Crafting
    • Ironworks Sleeves of Crafting
    • Ironworks Breeches of Crafting
  • Alchemist
    • Luminous Fiber
  • Culinarian
    • Heavensegg Soup
    • Pasta Ortolano

 

The following adjustments have been made to the Spoils Trader NPC in the Pillars (X:14.7 Y:10.9):

* A Spoils Trader NPC can also be found in the Diadem and in the residential districts.

  • New items are available for exchange.
  • The exchange rate for Brass Sky Pirate Spoils when exchanging the following items has been adjusted:The number of spoils received has been reduced from two to one.
    • Deepmist Gear (Item Level 180)

    The number of spoils received has been reduced from three to two.

    • Mistbreak Gear (Item level 210)

* Item level 160 gear will remain at the exchange rate of one Brass Sky Pirate Spoil per piece of gear.

  • The filter categories of the exchange window have been adjusted.
Before
After
Show Only Items IL160 and Below
Show Only Items IL180 and Below
Show Only Items IL180 and Below
Show Only Items IL210 and Below

 

New items are available from the Resident Caretaker NPC in the residential districts.

 

The following items are no longer available from Bertana, and must instead be purchased from the Resident Caretaker NPC in the residential districts:

Item
Item Required
Zu Horn
Iron Voyage Spoil
Expeditioner’s Cap
Copper Voyage Spoil

 

The following item names have been changed:

Before
After
Pumpkin Cookie
Old Pumpkin Cookie
Serpent Lieutenant’s Longsword
Serpent Officer’s Longsword
Storm Lieutenant’s Cutlass
Storm Officer’s Cutlass
Flame Lieutenant’s Katzbalger
Flame Officer’s Katzbalger
Serpent Lieutenant’s Claws
Serpent Officer’s Claws
Storm Lieutenant’s Hooks
Storm Officer’s Hooks
Flame Lieutenant’s Jamadhars
Flame Officer’s Jamadhars
Serpent Lieutenant’s Bardiche
Serpent Officer’s Bardiche
Storm Lieutenant’s Labrys
Storm Officer’s Labrys
Flame Lieutenant’s Axe
Flame Officer’s Axe
Serpent Lieutenant’s Spear
Serpent Officer’s Spear
Storm Lieutenant’s Trident
Storm Officer’s Trident
Flame Lieutenant’s Spear
Flame Officer’s Spear
Serpent Lieutenant’s Bow
Serpent Officer’s Bow
Storm Lieutenant’s Bow
Storm Officer’s Bow
Flame Lieutenant’s Bow
Flame Officer’s Bow
Serpent Lieutenant’s Wand
Serpent Officer’s Wand
Storm Lieutenant’s Wand
Storm Officer’s Wand
Flame Lieutenant’s Wand
Flame Officer’s Wand
Serpent Lieutenant’s Scepter
Serpent Officer’s Scepter
Storm Lieutenant’s Scepter
Storm Officer’s Scepter
Flame Lieutenant’s Cudgel
Flame Officer’s Cudgel
Serpent Lieutenant’s Knives
Serpent Officer’s Knives
Storm Lieutenant’s Knives
Storm Officer’s Knives
Flame Lieutenant’s Machetes
Flame Officer’s Machetes
Serpent Lieutenant’s Claymore
Serpent Officer’s Claymore
Storm Lieutenant’s Claymore
Storm Officer’s Claymore
Flame Lieutenant’s Claymore
Flame Officer’s Claymore
Serpent Lieutenant’s Musketoon
Serpent Officer’s Musketoon
Storm Lieutenant’s Musketoon
Storm Officer’s Musketoon
Flame Lieutenant’s Handgonne
Flame Officer’s Handgonne
Serpent Lieutenant’s Planisphere
Serpent Officer’s Planisphere
Storm Lieutenant’s Astrometer
Storm Officer’s Astrometer
Flame Lieutenant’s Star Globe
Flame Officer’s Star Globe

 

The appearance of the following items has been adjusted.

Aetherial Mythril-barreled Carbine

Aetherial Cobalt-barreled Carbine

 

The icon of the following items has been adjusted.

Item
Icon
Aetherial Mythril-barreled Carbine
Aetherial Cobalt-barreled Carbine
Umbrella Fig Seeds
Broombush Seeds
Blood Pepper Seeds

 

Help text for the following items has been adjusted:

    • Icarus Wing
    • Regain Feather
    • Tigerfish
    • Hedgemole Cricket
    • Orn Butterfly

 

The following items can no longer be sold:

    • Pinwheel
    • Realm Reborn Red
    • Magicked Prism (Meteor Survivor)
    • Starlight Barding

 

The following items can now be discarded:

    • Tender Lamb
    • Yo-kai Watch

 

The duration of Weakness when revived with the following items has been changed to 120 seconds:

    • Company-issue Expectorant
    • Company-issue Tonic
    • Over-aspected Cluster

 

Players can now specify the number of items to be exchanged at certain NPC shops.

NPC shops that require an exchange of tokens such as Allagan tomestones or beast tribe currency will now allow players to specify the number of items to be purchased.

 

The order of items listed in NPC shops has been adjusted.

* Please take care when making exchanges or purchases so as not to select the wrong item.

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the inventory of Hismena in Idyllshire (X:5.8 Y:5.2):

    • New items are available for exchange.
    • Item level 200 gear is no longer available for purchase in exchange for Allagan tomestones of esoterics.
    • The following items can now be purchased in exchange for Allagan tomestones of lore. Furthermore, the number of tomestones required has been reduced.

Gobcraft Resin

Before
After
20
10

Eikon Mythrite

Before
After
20
10

Eikon Metal

Before
After
20
10

Eikon Hide

Before
After
20
10

Eikon Fiber

Before
After
20
10

Gobcraft Resin HQ

Before
After
50
25

Eikon Mythrite HQ

Before
After
50
25

Eikon Metal HQ

Before
After
50
25

Eikon Hide HQ

Before
After
50
25

Eikon Fiber HQ

Before
After
50
25

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the inventory of Bertana in Idyllshire (X:5.8 Y:5.2):

    • New items are available for exchange.
    • The number of Clan mark logs required to exchange for the following items has been reduced:

Illuminati Gobtwine

Before
After
6
1

Illuminati Gobcoat

Before
After
4
1

 

New items are available from Smacklix in Idyllshire (X:7.6 Y:4.8).

 

New items are available from Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22.6 Y:6.7).

 

The following items can now be purchased in exchanged for Centurio Seals:

    • Esoterics Gear (Item Level 200)
    • Illuminati Gobdip
    • Illuminati Gobtwine
    • Illuminati Gobcoat

 

The number of Centurio Seals required in exchange for the following items has been reduced:

Doman Whetstone

Before
After
60
30

Doman Urushi

Before
After
50
25

Raw Doman Urushi

Before
After
25
15

 

The number of Centurio Seals required in exchange for item level 170 gear has been reduced.

Weapons

Before
After
140
70

Gladiator’s Arm

Before
After
100
50

Shield

Before
After
40
20

Head

Before
After
70
35

Body

Before
After
120
60

Hands

Before
After
70
35

Waist

Before
After
55
25

Legs

Before
After
120
60

Feet

Before
After
70
35

Accessories

Before
After
55
25

 

The following items have been added to the inventory of the Recompense Officer NPC:

Item
Requirements for Purchase
Legacy Warrior Mail
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Battle Royal.”
Legacy Warrior Coronet
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Battle Royal.”
Legacy Warrior Armguards
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Battle Royal.”
Legacy Warrior Breeches
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Battle Royal.”
Legacy Warrior Sabatons
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Battle Royal.”
Yo-kai Watch
Players must complete the seasonal quest “A Complete Game-changer.”

 

The following items have been added to the inventory of the Calamity Salvager NPC:

Item
Requirements for Purchase
Mended Imperial Pot Helm
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Dressed for Conquest.”
Mended Imperial Short Robe
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Dressed for Conquest.”

 

New items are available from the scrip exchange NPC in Idyllshire (X:5.7 Y:7.0).

 

New items are available from the scrip exchange NPC in Revenant’s Toll (X:22.4 Y:6.7).

 

The level cap for desynthesis has been increased.

The level cap for each class has been increased from 220 to 250.

The cumulative skill point maximum has been increased from 680 to 770.

 

The following items can now be sold, desynthesized, or submitted for expert delivery missions.

    • Sephirot Gear
    • Horde Gear
    • Crafter Secondary Tools (Item level 180)
    • Gatherer Secondary Tools (Item Level 180)
    • Crafter Accessories (Item Level 180)
    • Gatherer Accessories (Item Level 180)
    • PvP Gear (Item Level 205)
    • Lore Gear (Item Level 230)
    • Lore Gear (Item Level 240)
    • Midan Gear (Item Level 220)
    • Midan Gear (Item Level 240)
    • Midan Weapons (Item Level 245)

 

New gathering locations have been added.

 

New items have been added to gathering points.

 

The following items are now easier to obtain via gathering:

  • Miner
    • Grade 1 La Noscean Topsoil
    • Grade 2 La Noscean Topsoil
    • Grade 1 Shroud Topsoil
    • Grade 2 Shroud Topsoil
    • Grade 1 Thanalan Topsoil
    • Grade 2 Thanalan Topsoil
  • Botanist
    • Firelight Seeds
    • Icelight Seeds
    • Windlight Seeds
    • Earthlight Seeds
    • Levinlight Seeds
    • Waterlight Seeds

 

New big fish have been added to Ishgard areas.

 

It is now easier to catch Gnomefish when using Purse Web Spider or Stonefly Nymph as bait.

 

Players can no longer obtain treasure maps when using the action Snagging in the following areas:

    • Dragonspit
    • Ashpool
    • Whilom River
    • The Smoldering Wastes

 

The following bonuses granted by the fisher actions Patience and Patience II will remain in effect until the current cast is finished, even if their timers have expired:

    • Gathering Fortune Up
    • Inefficient Hooking
    • Catch and Release

 

The materia melding window will now display the maximum parameters for an item in addition to the resulting parameters for the selected materia.

All available parameters can also be viewed in a separate window by first selecting the item to be melded or the desired materia, then selecting “Confirm available materia enhancements.” from the subcommand menu.

* Any parameters that will exceed the allowed limit will appear in red.

 

New chocobo barding has been added.

New mounts have been added.

New minions have been added.

System

 

New achievements have been added.

Achievement
Requirements
Back in Time
Complete the quest “Of Endings and Beginnings.”
Back to School II
Complete the quest “Finding Ulaa.”
The Mob Squad I
Send your squadron on 10 successful assignments.
The Mob Squad II
Send your squadron on 30 successful assignments.
The Mob Squad III
Send your squadron on 100 successful assignments.
Triple-decker VI
Obtain 150 unique Triple Triad cards.
Triple Team V
Defeat unique 60 NPCs at Triple Triad.
Go Big or Go Home XII
Catch 135 different varieties of big fish.
The Leader of the Band IV
Add 70 unique music rolls to your orchestrion.
The Leader of the Band V
Add 100 unique music rolls to your orchestrion.
Sophia’s Choice
Defeat Sophia in Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme).
Mapping the Realm: Xelphatol
Discover every location within Xelphatol.
Remapping the Realm: The Great Gubal Library
Discover every location within the Great Gubal Library (Hard).
Sins of the Creator I
Complete Alexander.
Sins of the Creator II
Complete Alexander 5 times.
Sins of the Creator III
Complete Alexander 10 times.
Sins of the Savage Creator I
Complete Alexander (Savage).
Sins of the Savage Creator II
Complete Alexander (Savage) 5 times.
Sins of the Savage Creator III
Complete Alexander (Savage) 10 times.
Mapping the Realm: Alexander I
Discover every location within Alexander – the Eyes of the Creator.
Mapping the Realm: Alexander II
Discover every location within Alexander – the Fist of the Creator.
Mapping the Realm: Alexander III
Discover every location within Alexander – the Heart of the Creator.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o I
Successfully complete a series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o II
Successfully complete 5 series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o III
Successfully complete 10 series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o IV
Successfully complete 20 series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o V
Successfully complete 30 series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o VI
Successfully complete 40 series of Wondrous Tails.
And Khloe Was Her Name-o VII
Successfully complete 50 series of Wondrous Tails.
For the Hoard I
Discover a piece of the Accursed Hoard.
For the Hoard II
Discover 100 pieces of the Accursed Hoard.
For the Hoard III
Discover 1,000 pieces of the Accursed Hoard.
For the Hoard IV
Discover 5,000 pieces of the Accursed Hoard.
The Trouble with Buried I
Discover a piece of the Accursed Hoard without using a pomander of intuition.
The Trouble with Buried II
Discover 100 pieces of the Accursed Hoard without using a pomander of intuition.

* Certain achievements have been omitted to prevent spoilers.

 

As of patch 3.4, the following duties count towards high-level full party duty achievements:

    • The Bowl of Embers (Extreme)
    • The Navel (Extreme)
    • The Howling Eye (Extreme)
    • Thornmarch (Extreme)
    • The Whorleater (Extreme)
    • The Striking Tree (Extreme)
    • Akh Afah Amphitheatre (Extreme)
    • Thok ast Thok (Extreme)
    • The Limitless Blue (Extreme)
    • The Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign
    • Containment Bay S1T7 (Extreme)
    • The Binding Coil of Bahamut (Excluding Turn 3)
    • The Second Coil of Bahamut
    • The Second Coil of Bahamut (Savage)
    • The Final Coil of Bahamut
    • Alexander: Gordias
    • Alexander: Gordias (Savage)
    • Alexander: Midas
    • Alexander: Midas (Savage)
    • The Minstrel’s Ballad: Nidhogg’s Rage
    • Alexander – The Eyes of the Creator
    • Alexander – The Breath of the Creator
    • Alexander – The Heart of the Creator
    • Alexander – The Soul of the Creator
    • Alexander – The Eyes of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Breath of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Heart of the Creator (Savage)
    • Alexander – The Soul of the Creator (Savage)
    • Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme)

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to retainer ventures:

  • The number of items received from the following ventures has been increased:
  • Mining
    Now yields five to ten of the indicated item.

    • Grade 1 La Noscean Topsoil
    • Grade 1 Shroud Topsoil
    • Grade 1 Thanalan Topsoil

    Now yields one to three of the indicated item.

    • Grade 2 La Noscean Topsoil
    • Grade 2 Shroud Topsoil
    • Grade 2 Thanalan Topsoil
  • Mining/Botany
    Now yields one to five of the indicated item.

    • Unaspected Crystal

    Now yields three to seven of the indicated item.

    • Dark Matter Cluster
  • New rare items can now be obtained from quick exploration ventures.
  • Players can now use subcommands when targeting the reward received from retainer ventures.

 

Players can now access a Camera Settings interface when using group pose and the idling camera.

Accessing the Camera Settings Interface

While using group pose or the idling camera, the following commands will open the interface:

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
R, NUM*
Mouse
Mouse Wheel Button
Gamepad/Controller
X ( ) Button

Settings

  • Button Commands
    • Group Pose
      1. Face Camera
      2. Disable/Enable Camera Lighting
      3. Disable/Enable All Motion
      4. Disable/Enable Target Motion
    • Idling Camera
      5. Disable/Enable Camera Angle Toggle
      6. Toggle Camera Angle
    • Shared Buttons
      7. Reset Limb Darkening
      8. Reset Camera Angle
  • Common Settings
    • Color Filter
      Select from a number of filters such as sepia or monochrome.
    • Depth of Field
      Enable or disable depth of field.
    • Limb Darkening
      Adjust the lighting and color around the edges of the screen.
  • Idling Camera
    Disable/Enable the camera’s switching feature.

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the idling camera.

    • Players can now adjust frame composition.
      • Adjusting Frame Composition
Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Q, W, E, A, S, D (Movement Keys)
Gamepad/Controller
Left Analog Stick
      • Resetting Frame Composition
Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Z
Gamepad
Left Analog Stick (L3)
  • The camera’s switching feature will now detect players using emotes or talking animations within the camera angle perimeter.
    * Certain emotes cannot be used with this feature.

 

The following additions and adjustments have been made to group pose.

      • Camera lighting has been added.
        • Camera Lighting Off
        • Camera Lighting On

Camera lighting can be enabled and disabled with the following commands:

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
X
Gamepad/Controller
RB (R1) Button
Button in the Camera Settings interface

Players can now pause character motions while using group pose.

The command used will differ depending on the number of players on screen.

When pausing the motion of all players:

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
1
Gamepad/Controller
LT (L2) Button
Button in the Camera Settings interface

When pausing the motion of a targeted player:

Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
2
Gamepad/Controller
RT (R2) Button
Button in the Camera Settings interface

 

Players can now temporarily hide the display of UI elements during cutscenes.

* UI elements will be restored when the cutscene ends.

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
NUM*
Gamepad/Controller
X ( ) Button

 

The following effects will no longer display when toggling off the display of UI elements:

      • Effects indicating a border between zones.
        * This also applies to the area borders in instanced quest battles and guildhests.
      • Effects indicating a plot of land has yet to be purchased.

 

The Gardening category has been added to the marketboard under Housing.

In accordance with this adjustment, all seeds, soils, and fertilizers have been moved to this new category.

 

The indicator for north on the minimap has been adjusted.

 

The display of enmity in the party list has been adjusted.

 

A countdown function has been added.

Players can now initiate a countdown visible by all party and alliance members to announce the start of combat.

Setting a Countdown

The Countdown interface can be accessed under Party in the main menu.

Players can set the timer for a countdown using any time between five and thirty seconds.
* A countdown can also be set using the text command “/countdown [countdown time].”

 

Players can no longer initiate a trade with players casting a spell.

 

The online status “Role-playing” has been added.

 

The order in which gear and accessories are displayed in the Armoury Chest, the character and retainer Attributes windows, and the marketboard has been adjusted to match NPC shop listings.

* The order of left and right rings has been reversed.

 

The precision of the algorithm for determining an optimal shield via the Recommended Gear feature has been adjusted.

The W cross hotbar has been added.

Players can now display an additional cross hotbar by double-tapping the left or right triggers on a gamepad.

The settings for the W cross hotbar can be found under the Custom tab of Hotbar Settings in the Character Configuration interface.

Setting the W cross hotbar

With the W cross hotbar enabled, the following options are available:

Enable only 4 buttons

The W cross hotbar will only display four additional hotbar slots corresponding to the gamepad face buttons.

Enable directional buttons

The W cross hotbar will display eight additional hotbar slots corresponding to the game pad face buttons and directional buttons.
* This option is not available for the PlayStation®3 version.

Designating W Cross Hotbars

Players can select which cross hotbar sets will be displayed when accessing the left and right W cross hotbars.

 

Emotes will now appear grayed out on the hotbar when they are inaccessible.

 

The Actions & Traits interface has been adjusted as follows:

  • The actions listed in the Main Commands tab have been divided into subcategories.
  • The additional action slots of the Additional tab will now display the required level to unlock them.

 

Players can now temporarily toggle between the display of NQ and HQ values for items.

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Ctrl
Gamepad/Controller
LT (L2) Button

* The keyboard setting for this feature can be found under the General tab of UI settings in the Character Configuration interface.

 

Players can now temporarily hide the display of item help text.

Input Device
Key/Button
Keyboard
Alt
Gamepad/Controller
RT (R2) Button

* The keyboard setting for this feature can be found under the General tab of UI settings in the Character Configuration interface.

 

A sound effect will now play when party members join or leave a party in open world areas.

 

The “Camera Speed (Analog Stick)” and “Camera Speed (Keyboard)” settings under the General tab of Control Settings in the Character Configuration interface have been adjusted.

* The maximum speed of the above settings has been increased 1.5 times. To compensate for this adjustment, any player whose setting was 100 will automatically be changed to 67. Likewise, any player whose setting was 50 will automatically be changed to 33.

 

The Clock Type setting under the HUD tab of UI settings in the Character Configuration interface has been adjusted. (Windows/Mac/PlayStation®4j

Players can now freely choose any combination of Eorzea time, local time, and server time to be displayed at the same time.

 

Item Help and Action Help will no longer appear in the drop down menu of the HUD Layout interface when “Display action help” under the General tab of UI Settings in the Character Configuration interface is set to “Next to Cursor.”

 

A tooltip will now be displayed when selecting status effects in the log window.

 

Players can now report RMT messages via a menu in the log window.

Any reports sent using this function will be processed automatically. When it is confirmed the reported player is sending RMT messages, their ability to speak with other players will be restricted.
* This menu is strictly for the purpose of reporting RMT messages. All other misconduct such as verbal or play-related harassment should be reported via the Support Desk.

 

New options are available in the Character Configuration interface.

UI Settings

General

Help

Display item help.

Enable toggling between NQ and HQ text.
Toggle Key (LT (L2) on game pads)
Ctrl/Alt/Shift

Enable help text toggling.
Toggle Key (RT (R2) on game pads)
Ctrl/Alt/Shift

HUD

Targets

Display target information.
Overhead Name Display

Display focus target information.
Overhead Name Display

Hotbar Settings

Cross

General Settings

XHB transparency when not in use: iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j

W Cross Hotbar Display Settings

Always display WXHB. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j

Return to XHB after WXHB input.

Position WXHB separately from XHB. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j
(By checking this box, the position of the W cross hotbar can be adjusted via the HUD Layout interface.)

WXHB input timer:

Custom

PvE Settings

Enable WXHB with simultaneous LT and RT double tap.

Enable only 4 buttons. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j

Enable directional buttons. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j
Display with: Left/LT double tap
Display with: Right/RT double tap

PvP Settings

Enable WXHB with simultaneous LT and RT double tap.

Enable only 4 buttons. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j

Enable directional buttons. iWindows/Mac/PlayStation®4j
Display with: Left/LT double tap
Display with: Right/RT double tap

 

The default setting for Draw Quality has been changed from Normal to High. (PlayStation®4)

 

The Character Configuration and System Configuration interfaces will now remember the most recently viewed tab until the game client is closed.

 

New options are available in the Keybind interface.

Shortcuts

    • Countdown

System

      • Switch to HUD Layout 1
      • Switch to HUD Layout 2
      • Switch to HUD Layout 3
      • Switch to HUD Layout 4
      • Log Window Zoom

 

When filing a report or suggestion via the Support Desk interface, the Tab key can now be used to move the insertion point to the next entry field.

 

A search function has been added to the Active Help window.

 

DualShock®4 controllers are now supported on the Windows version.

* While the DualShock®4 controller functions like other gamepad devices when connected to a PC, please note that certain touchpad features are not supported.
* The game client currently only supports the CUH-ZDC1J series of DualShock®4 controllers. Support for the CUH-ZCT2J series will be added in a future update.

 

New text commands have been added.

Command
Description
/orchestrion
USAGE:
/orchestrion¨Opens and closes the orchestrion list.
/countdown
/cd
ALIASES:
/countdown, /cd
USAGE:/cd¨Opens and closes the countdown interface.\>\>Subcommands:
[countdown time]
Initiates a countdown starting at
the specified time. Changes made
via text commands will not be saved
in the countdown interface. Also,
notifications will not be displayed
in the log window.Opens the countdown interface when no subcommand is specified.
\>\>Example:
/countdown 10
Initiates a coutndown starting
at ten seconds.
/duelswitch
USAGE:
/duelswitch [subcommand]
¨Allow or automatically deny challenges to duel from other players.\>\>Subcommands:
on
Automatically refuse all challenges to duel.
off
Allow players to challenge you to duel.Toggles between on and off when no subcommand is specified.
/crosshotbardisplay
/chotbardisplay
ALIASES:
/crosshotbardisplay, /chotbardisplay
USAGE:
/chotbardisplay [subcommand]¨Toggle on/off the display of the cross hotbar.\>\>Subcommands:
on Display cross hotbar.
off Hide cross hotbar.Toggle between on and off when no subcommand is specified.
/facepalm
USAGE:
/facepalm [subcommand]
¨Drop your head into your hands in frustration.
\>\>Subcommands:
motion Perform motion only.Both text and motion will be displayed when no subcommand is specified.
/flex
USAGE:
/flex [subcommand]
¨Flex your muscles.
\>\>Subcommands:
motion Perform motion only.Both text and motion will be displayed when no subcommand is specified.
/respect
USAGE:
/respect [subcommand]
¨Offer up a silent prayer.
\>\>Subcommands:
motion Perform motion only.Both text and motion will be displayed when no subcommand is specified.
/sneer
USAGE:
/sneer [subcommand]
¨Sneer contemptuously.
\>\>Subcommands:
motion Perform motion only.Both text and motion will be displayed when no subcommand is specified.

 

New macro placeholders have been added.

Placeholder
Function
<targetclass>
<tclass>
<targetjob>
<tjob>
Display the class or job name of the selected target.
<focusclass>
<fclass>
<focusjob>
<fjob>
Display the class or job name of your focus target.

 

New phrases have been added to the auto-translation dictionary.

Category
Entry
Facilities
apartment
Weather
Concordance
Weather
Beyond Time
System
Wondrous Tails
System
Allagan tomestones of scripture
Online Status
Role-playing
Duty
duel
Duty
Xelphatol
Duty
Containment Bay P1T6
Duty
Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme)
Duty
The Creator
Deep Dungeon
Deep Dungeon
Deep Dungeon
Cairn of Passage
Deep Dungeon
Cairn of Return
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Safety
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Sight
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Strength
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Steel
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Affluence
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Flight
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Alteration
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Purity
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Fortune
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Witching
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Serenity
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Rage
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Lust
Deep Dungeon
Pomander of Intuition

* Certain additions to the auto-translation dictionary have been omitted to prevent spoilers.

 

New music has been added.

 

Hyphens can now be used in character and retainer names.

* Hyphens cannot be used as the first character in a first or last name.
* Names cannot consist of two or more punctuation marks used in succession.

 

The Character Selection screen will now display your remaining days of play time

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