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Last Final Fantasy XIV: Heavnsward Patch Released

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Great news for adventurers and Warriors of Light all around Eorzea – the last patch for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavansward has been released, leading up to June’s Stormblood expansion. With this latest patch before the next expansion drops Square Enix have brought us 4 new Main Story Quests. In addition there have been changes for Heavenswards’ raid finder system and the Tokens needed to claim some end-game loot from dungeons & raids. Some adjustments to the PVP portion that affect players of 2.X – A Realm Reborn as well as 3.X players as part of patch 3.56.

Here are some of the highlights of the latest patch:

Hevansward Specific Changes:

  • Four new Main Story Quests
  • Alexander The Creator (Savage) has been added to the Raid Finder
  • Weekly loot lock out from Alexander The Creator was removed
  • Maximum amount of Allegan Tome Stones of Scripture has been doubled.
  • Several adjustments that affect the monk 3.x abilities.

2.X PVP Adjustments

  • Damage reduction for the White Mage ability Sacred Prism.
  • Stun duration reduction for the PVP Monk ability Steel Peek.

If you’re a current FFXIV player, are you excited to see where Square takes the story leading into Stormblood? The next expansion doesn’t drop until June but I’ve already re-subscribed so that I can catch up on Main Scenario content before it releases. I’m a little over eight months behind the current patch, as of the writing of this news post I just finished Patch 3.3 “Revenge of the Horde”‘s main content.



FFXIV Letter From The Producer Live XXV Confirmed

Posted on October 11, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Square Enix has confirmed that the next Letter from the Producer Live for Final Fantasy XIV Heavansward will take place on October 25th. It seems kind of fitting that we will get our first close look at Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 during the 25th Live Letter.

For those who are unaware – “Letter from the Producer Live” are a series of Live Streams featuring FFXIV’s producer Yoshi P where he details upcoming changes to the game, reveals new locations and other fun tidbits. Sometimes they are broadcast only in Japanese, which means the community will have to wait for the official translations or summaries to be released to get all the juicy details, and sometimes they are broadcast with English subtitles.

Patch 3.1 will bring the first major story content for FFXIV’s first expansion, Heavanward, since it’s launch this past June. Also included in the new patch will be a brand new 24 person raid called “The Void Ark” as well as co-operative airship missions for player Free Companies.

There is lots of stuff to look forward to.. so FFXIV fans hang tight and as always PLEASE LOOK FORWARD TO IT!

Here are some of the details from the Official FFXIV website:

Patch 3.1 Preview
Yoshi-P will discuss the upcoming Exploratory Missions and Lord of Verminion, as well as field questions taken from the official forum.
Miscellaneous Announcements
How to Submit Questions
Prior to the live stream, questions will be accepted in the designated thread on the official forum. It is also possible to ask questions during the live stream. To do so, please follow the official FFXIV Twitter account (@FF_XIV_EN) and send tweets containing the “XIVLive” hash tag.

Official Forum Questions Thread: http://sqex.to/WJA
Official FFXIV Twitter Feed: https://twitter.com/FF_XIV_EN

Exploratory Missions
Lord of Verminion
Questions for Yosuke Hayashi
The item team’s lead planner will answer item-related questions ranging from general topics to details on the Minion Alliance.



Final Fantasy XIV 3.1 Patch Detailed

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Have you finished the main story quest for Final Fantasy XIV: HeavansWard and plowed your way through Alexander Savage and want to know when you’ll get your next big injection of new content? During the “Letter From The Producer Live” at the Tokyo Games Show producer Yoshi-P revealed that Final Fantasy XIV 3.1 will be launching this November!

The brand new 24-person raid is known as The Void Ark and you may have seen it – the black and purple ship flying off in the distance in several of the Ishgaurd zones. Void Ark will be structured similar to the Crystal Tower storyline – which means we may see several different raids strung together through common story elements as the 3.X patch series continues to be rolled out.  In terms of party composition The Void Ark will utilize 3 groups consisting of 1 tank, two healers and five DPS.


As mentioned in previous Letters From The Producer Live Free Companies (FFXIV’s guilds) will be able to pool their resources together to build airships to go on adventures together. These new Airship Exploration Missions are filled with powerful enemies that will surely give even the most geared out lvl 60s a run for their gil! Your adventurer along with 23 other players are charged with the task of taking down targeted monsters to win spoils for your free company. If you aren’t in a Free Company there will be publically available airships to take you on these new exploration missions.

If you want all the other details make sure to check out the official FFXIV TGS Page or check out our original source. We’ll have more on Final Fantasy XIV “As Goes Light So Goes Darkness” as we approach its November release date.



Final Fantasy XIV: Heavansward Available For Pre-Order

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Final Fanrasy Heavensward

Square Enix has announced that pre-orders for the Heavansward expansion for Final Fantasy XIV are now available in North America. The first expansion for the A Realm Reborn is due out through digital retailers and brick & mortar stores on June 23rd 2015. With the release of Heavensward OSX owners will finally be able to join other adventurers in Eorzea.

Heavansward explores the thousand year old conflict between the Ishguardians and the Dravian Dragons during the Dragonsong War. This expansion brings everything you would expect from a major MMO – new races, three new jobs,  new dungeons, new primal fights and probably my favourite addition of all – FLYING MOUNTS!

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward will be available on Windows PC, Mac OSX, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.The standard edition will cost $59.99 USD with the collector’s edition setting you back $129.99!Read More


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