Final Fantasy XIV Posts The Preliminary Patch…

Final Fantasy XIV Posts The Preliminary Patch Notes For Echoes Of A Fallen Star

Patch 5.2 brings a multitude of additions and refinements to the realm. Adventurers of every persuasion are sure to find something to enjoy in this exciting new update.

* Additional features will be implemented in future updates:
Ishgardian Restoration updates are scheduled to be released in Patch 5.21.
Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr and Skysteel tools are scheduled to be released in Patch 5.25.

Patch 5.2 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

These additions and adjustments only require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers.
These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.

Contents

Playable Content

Quests

New main scenario quests have been added.

Old Enemies, New Threats

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
The Rising Stones (X:6.0 Y:5.9)
Krile
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Old Enemies, New Threats.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

Chronicles of a New Era quests have been added.

The Sorrow of Werlyt

Ruby Doomsday

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
The Lochs (X:36.4 Y:31.8)
Resistance Officer
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Old Enemies, New Threats.”

Eden

Away with the Faerie

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Amh Araeng (X:26.7 Y:16.7)
Yalfort
Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “The Next Piece of the Puzzle.”

???

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
???
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Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “Away with the Faerie.”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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???
Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “???”

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???” and the Chronicles of a New Era quest “???”

YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse

Carnivals and Confrontations

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Kholusia (X:34.7 Y:18.2)
Dig Site Chief
Players must first complete either of the Chronicles of a New Era quests “Heads, I Win” or “Tails, You Lose.”

???

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
???
???
Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “Carnivals and Confrontations.”

New side story quests have been added.

All the Fish in the Sea

Fisher level 1
Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:7.8 Y:14.5)
Fhilsnoe
Players must first complete the quest “My First Fishing Rod.”

Qitari beast tribe quests have been added.

These quests are designed exclusively for Disciples of the Land.

The new beast tribe settlement can be found in the region listed below. There, players will be able to purchase unique items from the local vendor upon completing the beast tribe main quest “The Stewards of Note.”

  • Rak’tika Greatwood: Hopl’s Stopple (X:37.2 Y:17.5)

Quest Sync

The Qitari beast tribe main quests and daily quests will employ an automatic level adjustment system known as quest sync, which will match the difficulty to the player’s current class level. Any experience received upon the completion of these quests will be adjusted accordingly. Furthermore, certain quests will not allow players to proceed with a class that is different than when they accepted them.

Beast Tribe Main Quests

During the beast tribe main quests, the player will have the option to agree with one of two NPCs at several points. These choices will affect the way in which the quests unfold and the appearance of the beast tribe settlement.
* These choices do not affect the rewards earned.

The Stewards of Note

Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:21.0 Y:27.6)
Concerned Mother
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Bearing with It” and the sidequest “Protectors of the Wood.”

* To unlock “Protectors of the Wood,” players must complete the series of sidequests that begins with “The Great Deceiver” and the series that begins with “Stand on Ceremony.”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “The Stewards of Note.”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

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Disciple of the Land level 70
Rak’tika (X:37.5 Y:17.1)
???
Players must first complete the beast tribe quest “???”

Beast Tribe Daily Quests

To unlock Qitari daily quests, players must first complete the beast tribe quest “The Stewards of Note.”

Requested materials can only be collected while undertaking each quest. Furthermore, these materials will not be listed in the Gathering or Fishing Log, but will appear in the Duty List.

Beastmen Currency

Players can earn Qitari compliments by completing Qitari beast tribe daily quests. The number of Qitari compliments currently held is displayed in the Currency window.

The weather “fair skies” has been added to Lyhe Mheg in its finished state.

Certain Chronicles of a New Era and side quest objective icons have been changed to indicate elevation.

An aetheryte shard for the Doman Enclave Docks has been added to the Doman Enclave (X:8.5 Y:8.3).

New chapters have been added to New Game+.

The final quest of each chapter must be completed before it can be unlocked.

Chronicles of a New Era Quests

  • The Binding Coil of Bahamut
  • Alexander
  • Omega
  • The Crystal Tower
  • The Shadow of Mhach
  • Return to Ivalice
  • The Warring Triad
  • The Four Lords

Side Story Quests

  • Hildibrand, Agent of Enquiry
  • Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • Even Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • Tales from Dragonsong War
  • Saint Endalim’s Scholasticate

FATEs

New items are available from gemstone traders.

Participation in FATEs that appear in seasonal events will no longer be counted towards certain achievements or challenge log entries.

Treasure Hunt

Rewards for Gliderskin Treasure Maps and Zonureskin Treasure Maps have been adjusted.

Rewards in the Dungeons of Lyhe Ghiah have been adjusted.

Grand and Free Companies

New craftable items have been added to the company workshop.

Solo players may now advance production phases in company crafting.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to subaquatic voyages:

New areas have been added.
New items have been added.
Maximum submersible rank has been increased from 65 to 70.

The maximum rank for free companies has been increased from 8 to 30.

Entitlements are awarded according to rank.

Rank Entitlement
10 Increases the number of company chest compartments to four.
12 Increases the maximum number of inactive company actions.
15 Increases the number of company chest compartments to five.
18 Increases the maximum number of inactive company actions.
20 Increases the maximum number of inactive company actions.

Housing

Private estates in housing wards 19-21, added in patch 5.1, are now available for purchase.

Furnishings from the FFXIV Furnishing Design Contest have been added.

Learn more about the FFXIV Furnishing Design Contest 2017.
Learn more about the FFXIV Furnishing Design Contest 2019.

New furnishings have been added.

Au Ra mannequins are now available.

To use these new designs, access a mannequin and choose “Select race and gender.”

New orchestrion rolls have been added.

Following the addition of new orchestrion rolls, orchestrion categories have been adjusted as follows:

Before After
Locales
Dungeons
Trials
Raids
Others
Seasonal
Mog Station
Locales I
Locales II

Dungeons
Trials
Raids I
Raids II
Ambient

Others
Seasonal
Mog Station

New aquarium fish have been added.

A new seed for flowerpots has been added.

  • Hyacinth Bulbs

    Hyacinth Bulbs can now be purchased from the following vendors:

    • Mist (X:11.0 Y:11.4) – Material Supplier
    • The Lavender Beds (X:11.9 Y:8.3) – Material Supplier
    • The Goblet (X:10.9 Y:8.9) – Material Supplier
    • Shirogane (X:10.5 Y:12.1) – Material Supplier
    • Apartments – Apartment Merchant
    • New Gridania (X:11.0 Y:11.2) – Tanie

Angler’s prints have been added to housing.

Your latest catch can now be printed on a canvas to be displayed in your apartment or residence. Depending on the size of the fish, one of the following canvases will be required:

  • Small Angler’s Canvas
  • Medium Angler’s Canvas
  • Large Angler’s Canvas
  • Extra Large Angler’s Canvas

Once a canvas is placed, accessing it will allow you to select a suitable fish from your inventory.

* Fish will be discarded once printed on a canvas.
* Only creatures listed in the fish guide can be printed on an angler’s canvas.

* Required canvas sizes can be found in fish item descriptions.

To remove a print from the canvas, access it and select Remove Angler’s Print.
* The print will be discarded once removed.

New estate tags have been added.

Icon Tag
Under Renovation
Concert Hall

The Manderville Gold Saucer

A new stage, “The Falling City of Nym,” has been added to the GATE “Leap of Faith.”

* In accordance with this new addition, the previously available stage will now be referred to as “The Fall of Belah’dia.”

The following adjustments have been made to the GATE schedule:

* The following information can also be confirmed by speaking with the Gold Saucer attendant at Entrance Square.

Every hour, on the hour (Earth Time)

  • Cliffhanger
  • Air Force One
  • Leap of Faith (The Fall of Belah’dia)

Hourly, 20 minutes past the hour (Earth Time)

  • Any Way the Wind Blows
  • The Slice Is Right
  • Leap of Faith (The Falling City of Nym)

Hourly, 40 minutes past the hour (Earth Time)

  • Air Force One
  • The Slice Is Right
  • Leap of Faith (The Falling City of Nym)

The following additions have been made to Triple Triad:

New cards have been added.
New NPC opponents for Triple Triad have been added.

When playing Doman mahjong, an opponent’s Home World can now be confirmed via the opponent list.

New prizes are available for purchase using MGP.

Miscellaneous

The following songs can now be played using Performance Assistance:

  • Eternal Wind
  • The Mushroomery

Prizes available in exchange for Khloe’s Gold Certificates of Commendation and Khloe’s Silver Certificates of Commendation have been adjusted.

Battle System

A Meditation Gauge has been added for samurai.

A new dungeon, Anamnesis Anyder, has been added.

Players may enter the dungeon with Trust NPCs.

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Item Level Requirement Average item level 440 or above
Party Size Four players
Time Limit 90 minutes

Requirements

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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???
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “???”

Item level sync has been added to the following duties:

Trial Item Level Sync
The Twinning
Akadaemia Anyder
The Grand Cosmos
470

The music for certain instanced dungeon boss battles introduced in patches 5.0 and 5.1 has been adjusted.

To help alleviate inventory clutter, certain items such as Voidsent Blood and Bat Fangs will no longer drop from enemies in instanced dungeons.

A new trial has been added.

Cinder Drift

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Item Level Requirement Average item level 455 or above
Party Size Eight players
Time Limit 60 minutes

Requirements

Ruby Doomsday

Disciple of War or Magic level 80
The Lochs (X:36.4 Y:31.8)
Resistance Officer
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Old Enemies, New Threats.”

Cinder Drift (Extreme)

Cinder Drift (Extreme) can only be accessed via the Raid Finder.
* Item level restrictions and role requirements do not apply when registering as a full party.

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Item Level Requirement Average item level 470 or above
Party Size Eight players
Time Limit 60 minutes

Requirements

After completing the quest “Ruby Doomsday,” speak to the Warmachina Fanatic in the Lochs (X:11.5 Y:22.5) as a level 80 Disciple of War or Magic.

Item Exchange

The totem received upon completing this trial can be exchanged for rewards by speaking with C’intana in Mor Dhona (X:22.7 Y:6.7).

Gunbreaker and dancer weapons are now available from coffers that appear after completing the Minstrel’s Ballad: Shinryu’s Domain.

The drop rate for the Fae Gwiber Trumpet and Innocent Gwiber Trumpet has been increased.

They can also be purchased in exchange for totems from Fathard in Eulmore (X:10.2 Y:11.7).

Item Obtained Item Required
Fae Gwiber Trumpet King Totem x99
Innocent Gwiber Trumpet Immaculate Totem x99

The new raid dungeon Eden’s Verse has been added.

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 80
Item Level Requirement Average item level 455 or above
Party Size Eight players
Time Limit 90 minutes

* Players can queue solo via the Duty Finder after unlocking the raid.

Requirements

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Disciple of War or Magic level 80
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???
Players must first complete the quest “Away with the Faerie.”

Rewards

Treasure coffers that appear upon completing Eden’s Verse will not yield gear, but instead yield tokens that can be traded for gear of your choosing. You can only receive one token per chapter of Eden’s Verse each week. In the event you are awarded a token from the loot list, you relinquish your right to vie for all remaining tokens regardless of whether you selected Need or Greed.

Also note that there is no weekly restriction on entering Eden’s Verse.
* Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST).

Item Exchange

The items obtained from treasure coffers can be exchanged for gear by speaking with Ghul Gul in Amh Araeng (X:26.6 Y:16.4) or Yhal Yal in Eulmore (X:10.0 Y:11.5).

Item Type Equipment Reward
Head Helm of Golden Antiquity x2
Body Armor of Golden Antiquity x4
Hands Gauntlets of Golden Antiquity x2
Legs Belt of Golden Antiquity x1
Feet Chausses of Golden Antiquity x4
Waise Greaves of Golden Antiquity x2
Accessories Bangle of Golden Antiquity x1

Completion Reward

Upon completing Eden’s Verse: Refulgence, players can also earn a Blade of Golden Antiquity once per week. This reward can be exchanged with Ghul Gul in Amh Araeng (X:26.6 Y:16.4) or Yhal Yal in Eulmore (X:10.0 Y:11.5) for perdurable tomestones, which can in turn be exchanged for weapons.
* Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST).

The new raid dungeon Eden’s Verse (Savage) has been added.

Eden’s Verse (Savage) can only be accessed via the Raid Finder.
* Item level restrictions and role requirements do not apply when registering as a full party.

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 80
(Two or more of the same job is not permitted)
Item Level Requirement Eden’s Verse: Fulmination (Savage): Average item level 470 or above
Eden’s Verse: Furor (Savage): Average item level 475 or above
Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm (Savage): Average item level 480 or above
Eden’s Verse: Refulgence (Savage): Average item level 480 or above
Party Size Eight players
Time Limit Eden’s Verse: Fulmination (Savage): 90 minutes
Eden’s Verse: Furor (Savage): 90 minutes
Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm (Savage): 90 minutes
Eden’s Verse: Refulgence (Savage): 120 minutes

Entry Requirements

After completing the quest “???,” speak to Lewrey in Amh Araeng (X:26.8 Y:16.4) as a level 80 Disciple of War or Magic.

Rewards

Upon completing Eden’s Verse (Savage) duties, treasure coffers will appear containing Edenchoir Coffers. When used, these items transform into gear corresponding to the user’s current job. In addition, the coffers that appear upon completing Eden’s Verse: Refulgence (Savage) yield weapons.

* Gear and accessories will not drop directly from treasure coffers.

Item Type Equipment Reward
Edenchoir Weapon Coffer Weapons
Edenchoir Head Gear Coffer Head
Edenchoir Chest Gear Coffer Body
Edenchoir Hand Gear Coffer Hands
Edenchoir Leg Gear Coffer Waist
Edenchoir Foot Gear Coffer Legs
Edenchoir Waist Gear Coffer Feet
Edenchoir Earring Coffer Earrings
Edenchoir Necklace Coffer Necklace
Edenchoir Bracelet Coffer Bracelets
Edenchoir Ring Coffer Ring

If your party contains players replaying a duty prior to the weekly reset, the number of treasure coffers appearing upon completion will decrease. Furthermore, players will be ineligible for rewards from treasure coffers as well as Eden’s Verse apocrypha when replaying a duty prior to the weekly reset.
* If there are one to four players in your party replaying a duty, only a single treasure coffer will appear. If there are five to seven players in your party replaying a duty, no treasure coffers will appear.

By selecting “Duty Completion,” players will not be matched with those who have already completed the duty.

Item Exchange

In addition to gear, players will receive Eden’s Verse apocrypha from each duty, which can be exchanged for gear of your choosing.
* Players will only receive one book of Eden’s Verse apocrypha per duty each week upon completing said duty for the first time.

By speaking with Ghul Gul in Amh Araeng (X:26.6 Y:16.4) or Yhal Yal in Eulmore (X:10.0 Y:11.5), players can exchange Eden’s Verse apocrypha from Eden’s Verse (Savage) for corresponding gear.

Item Type Required Token / Number of Tokens
Weapons Book of Refulgence x 8
Gladiator’s Arm Book of Refulgence x 5
Shield Book of Refulgence x 3
Head Book of Furor x 6
Body Book of Refulgence x 8
Hands Book of Furor x 6
Waist Book of Fulmination x 6
Legs Book of Iconoclasm x 8
Feet Book of Furor x 6
Accessories Book of Fulmination x 4
Crystalline Ester Book of Iconoclasm x 4
Crystalline Twine Book of Iconoclasm x 4
Crystalline Glaze Book of Furor x 4

The following duties have been added to the Raid Finder:

  • Cinder Drift (Extreme)
  • Eden’s Verse: Fulmination (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Furor (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Refulgence (Savage)

The following duties have been moved to the Duty Finder:

  • The Minstrel’s Ballad: Hades’s Elegy
  • Eden’s Gate: Resurrection (Savage)
  • Eden’s Gate: Descent (Savage)
  • Eden’s Gate: Inundation (Savage)
  • Eden’s Gate: Sepulture (Savage)

The Healing Potency Up effect gained from the Echo now applies to all HP restoration actions, rather than healing spells only.

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

Requirement

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

Echo Effect

Maximum HP, damage dealt, and HP recovered via healing magic and actions are increased.

The effect will be granted in five stackable stages.

The Minstrel’s Ballad: Hades’s Elegy

Each time players restart the aforementioned trial, they will be granted a 5% Echo effect boost, which increases each restart up to a maximum of 25%. If a player restarts after battling for less than three minutes, they will not be granted this effect.

The following adjustments have been made to the Copied Factory:

The weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
The weekly restriction on obtaining Manufactured Coins has been removed.

The following adjustments have been made to the Epic of Alexander (Ultimate):

The weekly restriction on obtaining Colossus Totems has been removed.
Item level will now be synced to 475.
This adjustment was implemented to preserve the difficulty of the encounter, as well as the rarity of the achievement rewarded for its completion.

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

Allagan tomestones of allegory have been added.
Players can only obtain 450 Allagan tomestones of allegory per week, and carry a maximum of 2,000 at one time. Moreover, players can only receive Allagan tomestones of allegory after reaching level 80 with at least one class or job.
* Speak with Aymark in Eulmore (X:10.2 Y:11.8) to exchange Allagan tomestones of allegory for gear.
* Speak with Shee-Tatch in Eulmore (X:10.3 Y:12.0) to enhance gear received in exchange for Allagan tomestones of allegory.
The weekly limitation on Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria has been removed.
* The maximum store of 2,000 tomestones has not been changed.
Allagan tomestones of goetia are no longer obtainable.
Please note that any Allagan tomestones of goetia obtained prior to patch 5.2 will not be lost. All trials and duties where Allagan tomestones of goetia could be obtained will now offer Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria instead.
The NPC Auriana in Mor Dhona (X:22.7 Y:6.7) will now give players the option to exchange Allagan tomestones of goetia for Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria.
Allagan tomestones of genesis and Allagan tomestones of mendacity have been removed from the game.

The duties listed within Duty Roulette: Expert have been changed.

Duties changed:
Before After
Amaurot
The Twinning
Akadaemia Anyder
The Grand Cosmos
The Grand Cosmos
Anamnesis Anyder
The required average item level to register for Duty Roulette: Expert has been increased from 430 to 440.

The following duties have been added to Duty Roulette: Level 80 Dungeons:

  • Amaurot
  • The Twinning
  • Akadaemia Anyder

* Duty Roulette: Level 80 Dungeons will become available upon completing all associated duties.

Duty Roulette Bonus

  • Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria x 100
  • Allagan tomestones of allegory x 15

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

  • Cinder Drift

The following duty has been added to Duty Roulette: Alliance Raids:

  • The Copied Factory

The following duties have been added to Duty Roulette: Normal Raids:

  • Eden’s Verse: Fulmination
  • Eden’s Verse: Furor
  • Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm
  • Eden’s Verse: Refulgence

The duties listed within Duty Roulette: Mentor have been changed as follows:

New duties have been added.
  • Anamnesis Anyder
  • Cinder Drift
  • Eden’s Verse: Fulmination
  • Eden’s Verse: Furor
  • Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm
  • Eden’s Verse: Refulgence
The required average item level to register for Duty Roulette: Mentor has been increased from 435 to 455.

The number and types of Allagan tomestones received from Duty Roulette have been adjusted.

Duty Roulette: Expert

Before After
60 Allagan tomestones of goetia
40 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
60 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
40 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Level 50/60/70 Dungeons

Before After
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
120 Allagan tomestones of goetia
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
120 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria

Duty Roulette: Leveling

Before After
100 Allagan tomestones of goetia
20 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
100 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
20 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Trials

Before After
60 Allagan tomestones of goetia
15 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
60 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
15 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Main Scenario

Before After
300 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of goetia
50 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
300 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
50 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Alliance Raid

Before After
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of goetia
50 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
50 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Normal Raids

Before After
80 Allagan tomestones of poetics
60 Allagan tomestones of goetia
20 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
80 Allagan tomestones of poetics
60 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
20 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Before After
50 Allagan tomestones of goetia
20 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
50 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
20 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Duty Roulette: Mentor

Before After
30 Allagan tomestones of goetia
10 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
30 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
10 Allagan tomestones of allegory

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

2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 Areas

A Rank

Before After
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
10 Allagan tomestones of goetia
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
10 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria

S Rank

Before After
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
30 Allagan tomestones of goetia
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
30 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria

5.0 Areas

A Rank

Before After
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
20 Allagan tomestones of goetia
10 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
30 Allagan tomestones of poetics
20 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
10 Allagan tomestones of allegory

S Rank

Before After
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
80 Allagan tomestones of goetia
30 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
100 Allagan tomestones of poetics
80 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
30 Allagan tomestones of allegory

Extraordinarily Powerful Elite Marks

Before After
200 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of goetia
50 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
200 Allagan tomestones of poetics
100 Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
50 Allagan tomestones of allegory

The types of Allagan tomestones received from deep dungeons have been adjusted.

Before After
Allagan tomestones of goetia
Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria
Allagan tomestones of allegory

The type of Allagan tomestones obtained from the Dungeons of Lyhe Ghiah has been changed.

Before After
Allagan tomestones of phantasmagoria Allagan tomestones of allegory

The following trials have been added to Stone, Sky, Sea:

  • Eden’s Verse
  • Eden’s Verse: Fulmination (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Furor (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm (Savage)
  • Eden’s Verse: Refulgence (Savage)
  • Cinder Drift (Extreme)

Frontline

The matching system has been adjusted.

The randomization of PvP alliances has been improved.

Items

New items have been added.

* Items added in patch 5.2 will be listed at a later date.

The gear set chosen in the Ranged Physical DPS Gear Design Contest has been added.

View design contest details.

New recipes have been added.

* Recipes added in patch 5.2 will be listed at a later date.

New master recipe books have been added.

The following items can no longer be used. As a result, their descriptions have been updated.

  • Mission Ceruleum
  • Mission Ceruleum Voucher

The following items are now categorized as seafood, not bone.

  • Cloud Coral
  • Blue Cloud Coral
  • Gloaming Coral
  • Heavens Coral
  • Red Sky Coral

The prices of the following items have been adjusted when purchased from NPC vendors.

Fieldcraft Demimateria I

Before After
220 gil 44 gil

Fieldcraft Demimateria II

Before After
1,100 gil 220 gil

Fieldcraft Demimateria III

Before After
2,000 gil 400 gil

The following adjustments have been made to materia.

Materia can now be extracted from fully spiritbound gear without losing the original item. Furthermore, materia can be melded to gear regardless of crafter class.
In accordance with this change, the general action “Materia Assimilating” has been changed to “Materia Extraction.”
* Spiritbond is reduced to 1% following materia extraction.
Adjustments have been made to the requirements for materia melding.
It is possible to meld materia if one or more crafter classes (including culinarian) are of equal or higher level than the level required to equip the item.
* It is not necessary to change to that crafter class to meld materia.
* Culinarians can now be used to complete the quest “Waking the Spirit,” which unlocks the ability to meld materia.
The Materia Melding menu can now display items that have reached the maximum number of melded materia.
The subcommand “Retrieve Materia” has been added to the Materia Melding menu.
The number of materia held is now displayed during the materia melding process.
* Not displayed when melding for another player.

Certain items can now be sold, desynthesized, submitted as expert deliveries, or used in materia extraction.

The following items can now be equipped regardless of gender:

    • Tailcoat of Eternal Innocence
    • Gloves of Eternal Innocence
    • Slacks of Eternal Innocence
    • Boots of Eternal Innocence
    • Tailcoat of Eternal Passion
    • Gloves of Eternal Passion
    • Slacks of Eternal Passion
    • Boots of Eternal Passion
    • Tailcoat of Eternal Devotion
    • Gloves of Eternal Devotion
    • Slacks of Eternal Devotion
    • Boots of Eternal Devotion
    • Veil of Eternal Innocence
    • Gown of Eternal Innocence
    • Tights of Eternal Innocence
    • Bootlets of Eternal Innocence
    • Veil of Eternal Passion
    • Gown of Eternal Passion
    • Tights of Eternal Passion
    • Bootlets of Eternal Passion
    • Veil of Eternal Devotion
    • Gown of Eternal Devotion
    • Tights of Eternal Devotion
    • Bootlets of Eternal Devotion
    • Bridesmaid’s Dress
    • Bridesmaid’s Tights
    • Bridesmaid’s Sandals

New crafter actions have been added.

All Classes

Action Name Description
Veneration Acquired at level 15
Increases efficiency of Synthesis actions by 50% for the next four steps.
Groundwork Acquired at level 72
Increases progress at greater cost to durability. Efficiency decreases by half when durability is below durability cost.

The following crafter actions have been adjusted:

All Classes

Action Name Change
Inner Quiet Control bonus can now exceed 3,000.
Innovation Effect changed from “Increases efficiency of Synthesis and Touch actions by 20% for the next four steps” to “‘Increases efficiency of Touch actions by 50% for the next four steps.”

The following crafter actions have been removed.

All Classes

  • Ingenuity
  • Reuse

It is now easier to increase progress and quality for recipes higher than your current level.

Due to changes to the crafting system, the required progress and maximum quality of certain recipes have been reduced.

The required collectability of certain collectables have been reduced.

  • Crafter Collectables
  • Crafter Custom Deliveries
  • Ishgardian Restoration

The calculations feature has been added to the crafting window.

It allows you to view the expected increase in progress and quality from each crafting action.

Using the Calculations Feature

To use this feature, select Calculations from the crafting window.

Efficiency Calculations

The Progress tab shows the current efficiency and expected increase in progress for each available action. If the effect of another action has been applied, the text will be displayed in blue.

Similarly, the Quality tab shows the expected results of actions that increase quality.

Up to nine favorite actions can be selected via subcommand. These will be listed under the Favorites tab.

Due to the addition of the calculations feature, information relating to progress and quality increases at 100% efficiency is no longer displayed in the synthesis window.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Crafting Log:

When highlighting an item in the recipe tree, the required materials are now displayed in blue.
The following features have been added to the raw materials list:
  • The option to lock the window, preventing it from being closed.
  • The “Display only materials with insufficient stock” filter.

The following adjustments have been made to desynthesis:

The level cap for desynthesis has been increased from 460 to 480.
Stacked items can now be desynthesized one after another.
Adjustments have been made to the materials gained from desynthesizing certain items.
Adjustments have been made to the desynthesis skill required for certain items.
For gear, the required desynthesis skill is equal to the item level.
Some features, such as targeting, are unavailable during desynthesis.

The effects of food and medicinal items will no longer expire during crafting.

If the timer expires during crafting, the effect will only be removed after the current synthesis has ended.

The sound effect to indicate the successful crafting of a HQ item has been changed.

The following gatherer actions have been adjusted:

Fisher

Action Name Change
Patience Now acquired at level 15 (previously level 51).
GP cost reduced from 470 to 200.
Duration reduced from 145 to 60 seconds.
Powerful Hookset Now acquired at level 15 (previously level 51).
GP cost reduced from 74 to 50.
Precision Hookset Now acquired at level 15 (previously level 56).
GP cost reduced from 85 to 50.

A confirmation window will now appear when canceling gathering at legendary and unspoiled gathering nodes.

* Being attacked by an enemy will cancel gathering without displaying this confirmation window, as was the case prior to this patch.

The following favor items for gatherers no longer have an effect, and adjustments have been made accordingly.

Item Name

  • Traders’ Favor (Coerthas Western Highlands)
  • Traders’ Favor (Dravanian Hinterlands)
  • Traders’ Favor (Dravanian Forelands)
  • Traders’ Favor (The Churning Mists)
  • Traders’ Favor (The Sea of Clouds)
  • Matron’s Favor (Coerthas Western Highlands)
  • Matron’s Favor (Dravanian Hinterlands)
  • Matron’s Favor (Dravanian Forelands)
  • Matron’s Favor (The Churning Mists)
  • Matron’s Favor (The Sea of Clouds)
They can no longer be obtained from the splendors vendor in Idyllshire.
If you have any of these items in your possession, they can be exchanged for Rowena’s token (blue gatherers’ scrip) by speaking with the splendors vendor in Idyllshire and selecting “Token Reclamation.”
They can now be sold to vendors.
The help text for these items has been updated accordingly.

Items that could only be gathered while under favor effects can no longer be obtained, and adjustments have been made accordingly.

Item Name

  • Red Ooid
  • Green Ooid
  • Blue Ooid
  • Yellow Ooid
  • Violet Ooid
  • Red Roundstone
  • Green Roundstone
  • Blue Roundstone
  • Yellow Roundstone
  • Violet Roundstone
  • Foxglove
  • Bladeleaf
  • Wyvern’s Wart
  • Void Nut
  • Black Swan Feather
  • Bitter Foxglove
  • Swordleaf
  • Dragon’s Wart
  • Heavensnut
  • Mute Swan Feather
If you have any of these items in your possession, they can be exchanged for Rowena’s tokens (blue crafters’ scrips) by speaking with the splendors vendor in Idyllshire and selecting “Token Reclamation.”
These items can no longer be traded with other players or sold on markets.

The following items are now available from the Splendors Vendor in Idyllshire, under Tradecraft Items:

Item Obtained Item Required
Purified Coke HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)
Raziqcoat HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)
Dryad Sap HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)
Moonbeam Silk HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)
Odorless Animal Fat HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)
Skyspring Water HQ Rowena’s Token (Blue Crafters’ Scrip)

Adjustments have been made to the animation used to indicate a bite when fishing.

* Only the player fishing can see this newly added effect. It can be disabled by setting battle effects to “Show Limited” or “Show None” under the Character tab of Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.

Versatile Lures have been added. They can be used to catch a wide range of fish.

They can be purchased from the following vendors:

  • Merchant & Mender, Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:3.2 Y:12.8)
  • Merchant & Mender, the Endeavor (X:6.1 Y:6.1)

Adjustments have been made to the message displayed when failing to meet the requirements for fishing at skyfishing and dunefishing locations.

The gathering log and fish guide now display the following information for applicable items:

Type Information
Miner/Botanist Items ※Not included in the gathering log.
Fisher Items ※Not included in the fish guide.

New miner and botanist gathering points have been added.

New items have been added to gathering points.

New fishing holes have been added.

New fish have been added.

The level of certain fishing holes in the Rak’tika Greatwood has been lowered to 70.

New teeming waters have been added.

New varieties of fish have been added.

Ocean fishing has been added.

This brand-new content exclusive to fishers allows players to set sail together on the Endeavor in search of adventure on the high seas.

Level Requirement Fisher level 1
Item Level Requirement None
Party Size 1 to 24 players
Time Limit 60 minutes

Requirements

All the Fish in the Sea

Fisher level 1
Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:7.8 Y:14.5)
Fhilsnoe
Players must first complete the quest “My First Fishing Rod.”

Participating in Ocean Fishing

Every two hours, players have a fifteen-minute window to register by speaking with Dryskthota on the Limsa Lominsa lower decks (X:3.0 Y:12.7). If you wish to enter as a party, the party leader must be the one to speak with the NPC.
* Players will be matched together to form a full party when participating solo or with a party of fewer than eight members.
* The ship will depart even if there are fewer than 24 crew members.

When ocean fishing is available, the NPC will be marked with an “!” icon on the map.

Availability and Routes

Depending on the time slot, the route taken and time of arrival at the destination may vary. For more information, speak with Dryskthota on the Limsa Lominsa lower decks (X:3.0 Y:12.7) and select “View Sailing Schedule.” You can also set an alarm for the time of departure via subcommands.

Fishing on the Endeavor

The Endeavor sails to fishing locations such as Costa del Sol and Horizon, allowing you to see the sights of Eorzea as never before. Players will have seven minutes to reel in fish at each location, with various rewards on offer.

Bait

While Versatile Lures can be used, there are other types of lure created especially for the Endeavor. To purchase these lures, speak with the Merchant & Mender on the Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:3.2 Y:12.8) or onboard the Endeavor (X:6.1 Y:6.1).
* Other types of lure may also be used.

Points

Rewards are given according to the points earned during ocean fishing.
* Releasing or discarding fish will not reduce your point total.

Records

Information on points earned, the three most recently caught fish, and time remaining can be viewed during the fishing trip.

You may also view a list of fish that you have caught in Score Overview.

Bonuses

Bonuses are awarded upon fulfilling certain conditions, either individually or as a group, which affect the rewards given upon completion.

Spectral Currents

Spectral currents will appear under certain conditions and allow a greater number of fish to be caught for a limited time.

Experience Point Gain

Ocean fishing awards experience points based on your level regardless of which fish are caught, making it ideal for leveling up.

Completion

Once three fishing locations have been visited, the voyage will end and final results will be announced.

Rewards

Rewards are given according to the total number of points earned. Each individual player’s rewards differ according to current level.

Player Level Reward
1 to 49 EXP
50 to 79 EXP
Yellow Gatherers’ Scrip
80 Yellow Gatherers’ Scrip
White Gatherers’ Scrip

* Players who abandon ocean fishing prior to completion will not receive any rewards.
* To obtain gatherer’s scrips, players must first complete the quest “Inscrutable Tastes.”

Players who are inactive for more than 30 minutes in the Firmament will be logged out automatically.

* Players who log out either manually or automatically while in the Firmament will be relocated to Foundation upon logging back in.

New mounts have been added.

New chocobo barding has been added.

New minions have been added.

The number of crafter and gatherer scrips required for certain items has been reduced.

Gil is no longer given as a reward when submitting collectables.

System

New achievements and titles have been added.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to achievements:

Crafting and gathering achievements have been combined into a single category.
Additional duties and trials now count toward the completion of achievements.
Achievement Duty
A Tankless Job I (Paladin)
A Tankless Job II (Paladin)
But Somebody’s Gotta Do It (Paladin)
A Tankless Job I (Warrior)
A Tankless Job II (Warrior)
But Somebody’s Gotta Do It (Warrior)
A Tankless Job I (Dark Knight)
A Tankless Job II (Dark Knight)
But Somebody’s Gotta Do It (Dark Knight)
Cinder Drift (Extreme)
Eden’s Verse
Eden’s Verse (Savage)
Tank You, Paladin I
Tank You, Paladin II
Tank You, Paladin III
Tank You, Paladin IV
Tank You, Warrior I
Tank You, Warrior II
Tank You, Warrior III
Tank You, Warrior IV
Tank You, Dark Knight I
Tank You, Dark Knight II
Tank You, Dark Knight III
Tank You, Dark Knight IV
Tank You, Gunbreaker I
Tank You, Gunbreaker II
Tank You, Gunbreaker III
Tank You, Gunbreaker IV
Anamnesis Anyder
Cinder Drift (Extreme)
Eden’s Verse
Eden’s Verse (Savage)

Duty time remaining will now be displayed prior to the disappearance of the circle restricting player movement at the beginning of a duty.

Upon completing a duty, the time until players are forced to leave has been changed from ten minutes to the remainder of the duty’s time limit.

* In cases where the time remaining is less than ten minutes, a limit of ten minutes will be used instead.

New retainer exploration venture levels have been added.

Fees are now charged for items bought from the market board when the player is in the city where the item was listed.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to fellowships:

A notification will be displayed upon login if any of your fellowships has a new poll or message on the General tab.
Notifications can be toggled on and off with the “Display new notifications upon login” option in the fellowships list.
The following options have been added to Activities:
  • Triple Triad
  • Collectables
  • Chatting

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Fellowship Finder:

The fellowships list now allows players to highlight fellowships that fulfill certain conditions.
The number of fellowships on the current page that fulfill these conditions will also be displayed in the top right of the menu. The following conditions can be set:
  • Fellowship Name or Comment
  • Recruiter Name
  • Fellowship Size
* If more than one condition is set, fellowships that meet any of those conditions will be highlighted.
The following filters have been added:
  • Main and Sub Activities
  • Recruiter’s Home World
The number of fellowships displayed on each page has been increased from 20 to 40.
Pages in the fellowship finder can be changed with the LB and RB (L1 and R1 on PlayStation®4) buttons on a gamepad.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to waymarks:

“3” and “4” are now available. Up to eight waymarks can now be set.
Waymarks can now be saved and loaded.
The positions of waymarks placed in duties can be saved to one of five slots. After entering a duty, select the relevant slot to load saved waymarks. Each slot displays information including marker type and time and date of creation.
Waymarks cannot be saved in certain instances, including Eureka and deep dungeons.
Waymarks can no longer be placed or removed during combat.
* This change does not affect PvP, which still allows placement and removal of waymarks during combat.

Adjustments have been made to the Duty Recorder.

The duties that can be recorded have changed.
Before After
The Dying Gasp
Eden’s Gate: Sepulture (Savage)
The Dying Gasp
The Minstrel’s Ballad: Hades’s Elegy
The Copied Factory
When viewing a recorded duty, turning off the HUD will also hide waymarks.
Record Ready Check can now be used in alliance raids.
* In the Copied Factory, the approval of all 24 members is required.
The storage space required for one slot of duty recorder data has been increased from 60MB to 210MB (PlayStation®4 only).

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

Camera and lighting settings can now be saved and loaded.

Camera Settings That Can Be Saved

  • Position
  • Zoom
  • Angle of view
  • Roll angle

Lighting Settings That Can Be Saved

  • Lighting 1-3 (position, type, and color)
  • Character lighting
  • Manual brightness settings
The range of camera movement available from using the “A” and “D” keys or left stick has been increased.
Frames that are not affected by camera settings have been added.
New frames have been added.
When activating group pose, the guide for settings and controls will be displayed automatically.
The time taken for group pose to activate when several players are nearby has been reduced.

The following adjustments have been made to the Party Finder:

The category “Exploratory Missions” has been renamed to “Gathering Forays.”
When recruiting for alliance raids, the “Recordable” toggle allows you to specify that duty recorder may be used.
* Only applies to alliance raids compatible with the duty recorder. As of Patch 5.2, only the Copied Factory is available.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Duty Finder:

When the duty commencement window appears, you may now view your Duty Finder settings.
When withdrawing from a duty that is about to start, a message will be displayed regarding the associated penalty.
When using the Duty Finder as a member of a party, this message will be displayed for all party members.
The message will only be displayed in cases where penalties apply, rather than every time the Withdraw button is used.
The “Frontline Freelancer” option has been removed from the Duty Finder.
Once the duty commencement window has appeared, players can no longer move to another area.

The option “Reply in Selected Chat Mode” has been added to the subcommands available from player names in the chat log.

It is now possible to change the chat channel to that of a selected player.

Settings for the following chat channels can now be accessed from their associated windows.

Chat Channel Window
Party Party Members tab of the Social window
Alliance Party Members tab of the Social window
Free Company Free Company window
PvP Team PvP Team window
Beginner Novice Network window

If a player logs out during the 72-hour period in which they have returner status and then does not log in again for 45 days or more, they will receive returner status again for 72 hours upon logging in.

The camera distance set when logging out will be retained upon logging back in.

If the Recommendations window is locked when logging out, it will now be locked when logging back in.

The requirements for acquiring certain toy chest mini-games have been adjusted.

Players who have completed either of the seasonal events “In Adventurers We Trust” or “Message in a Bottle” will now have access to the following toy chest mini-games:
  • Slide I+XIV
  • Concentration
  • Cheap Dungeon
Players who have completed the seasonal event “Deus Eggs Machina” will now have access to the following toy chest mini-game:
  • Egg Hunter Riggy

Mini-games featured in future seasonal events will be also unlocked in a similar fashion.

The /dice command has been added. It will display a random number from 0 to 999 in the current chat channel.

The following options have been added to the Character Configuration interface:

Log Window Settings

General Tab

Log Filters

Announcements Tab

Alarm Notifications

Display Name Settings

General Tab

Display Name Size

Additions and adjustments have been made to text commands.

The following text commands have been added:
Command Description
/dice USAGE:
/dice [chat mode]
→Displays a random number between 0 and 999 in the specified chat channel. Displays in the current chat mode when no chat mode is specified.
>>Chat Modes:
Party
party, p
Alliance
alliance, al
Free Company
freecompany, fc
PvP Team
pvpteam, pt
Linkshell
linkshell1-8, l1-8
Cross-world Linkshell
cwlinkshell1-8, cwl1-8

E2869>>Examples:
/dice
(Displays a random number in the current chat mode.)

/dice cwl
(Displays a random number in the Cross-world Linkshell 1 channel.)

/nameplatedisp USAGE:
/nameplatedisp [category] [setting number]
→Change PC display name settings.

>>Category:
All Players
all
Your Character
self
party members
party
Other PCs
other
Friends
friend
Feast Opponents
feast

>>Setting Number
1: Always
2: During Battle
3: When Targeted
4: Never

>>Example:
/nameplatetype all 4
(Set display names to never
display for all players.)

/nameplatetype USAGE:/nameplatetype [category] [setting number]

→Change PC display type settings.

>>Category:
All Players
all
Your Character
self
Party Members
party
Other PCs
other
Friends
friend
Feast Opponents
feast

>>Setting Number
1: Full Name
2: Surname Abbreviated
3: Forename Abbreviated
4: Initials

>>Example:
/nameplatetype all 4
(Set display names to
initials for all players.)

New subcommands for the waymark text command have been added.
Command Description
ALIASES: /waymark, /wmark USAGE:
/wmark [subcommand] [placeholder]

>>Subcommands:

3
Place or remove waymark 3. Overwrites existing waymark if target is specified.
4
Place or remove waymark 4. Overwrites existing waymark if target is specified.
save 1-5
Save waymark placements to slots 1-5 of the Waymark menu.
preset 1-5
Load waymark placements from slots 1-5 of the Waymark menu.

Additions have been made to the auto-translation dictionary.

Additions have been made to the PlayStation®4 auto-complete dictionary.

New music has been added.

The launcher layout has been updated (Windows® and PlayStation®4).

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