Jordan Yang

Jordan Yang

A geomatics professional graduated from the University of Waterloo, Jordan has been playing Final Fantasy XIV for over a decade since its open beta phases in 2013. Having clocked in north of 16,000 hours, Jordan has conquered the Ultimate raids, won his Saint of the Firmament title, and is always on the lookout for the next big challenge to test his skills. When not playing FFXIV, Jordan enjoys exploring niche music subgenres and practicing as a hobbyist flautist and pianist.

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FFXIV A Realm Reborn Quest List

Final Fantasy XIV diverges from many traditional MMOs by featuring a linear main story presented through Main Scenario Quests (MSQ). The MSQ not only guides new players through the story, but s...

FFXIV Trust System Guide

Final Fantasy XIV departs from the series' traditionally single-player entries, featuring a massively multiplayer world that often requires players to group up and take on challenges together. ...

FFXIV The Path Infernal Guide and Rewards

After a nearly year-long wait, the Final Fantasy XVI collaboration event is finally making it's way to Final Fantasy XIV, giving players the opportunity to fight Valisthea's Eikon of fir...

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FFXIV Visual Glossary for New Players

Approaching Final Fantasy XIV as a new player can be overwhelming with all sorts of jargon and symbology being thrown at you. While these icons are great for communicating information to experi...

FFXIV UI Guide

User Interfaces (UI) and Heads-up Displays (HUD) combined are responsible for communicating information about the game like your health, abilities, status effects, and the list goes on. In an MMO like...

How to Get Island Cotton Bolls in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

While Final Fantasy XIV's Island Sanctuary advertises itself as a relaxing escape to an exotic island destination, it packs a surprising level of complexity beneath its casual surface...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Speckled Rock node.
How to Get Leucogranite in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

Final Fantasy XIV's Island Sanctuary is an opportunity for players to take a break from slaying monsters and collecting loot and instead develop a personalized vacation destination. Along the w...

10 Rarest Hairstyles And How To Obtain Them

Final Fantasy XIV is filled with things to collect and customize your character with, from flashy armor and weapons to build your perfect glamour, to cute minions to accompany you on your trave...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Coral Formation node with a drowned Miqo'te next to it.
How to Get Island Jellyfish in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

Final Fantasy XIV's Island Sanctuary allows players to live out their farming simulator dreams by giving them an unexplored island to discover while collecting and caring for exotic wildlife. A...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Large Shell node with a drowned Miqo'te next to it.
How to Get Islefish in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

Final Fantasy XIV's Island Sanctuary provides players an opportunity to unwind by escaping to an exotic island and develop it using a variety of unique materials. While the Islefish isn't u...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Large Shell node with a drowned Miqo'te next to it.
How to Get Island Clams in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

The process of upgrading your Island Sanctuary and increasing your Sanctuary Rank in Final Fantasy XIV is one that can take a variety of forms, including gathering materials, building facil...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Seaweed Tangle node with a drowned Miqo'te next to it.
How to Get Island Laver in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

In the process of upgrading your personal Island Sanctuary in Final Fantasy XIV, you’ll be required to gather a variety of island materials. Island Laver is one material in particular you’l...

A screenshot of the Island Sanctuary's Coral Formation node with a drowned Miqo'te next to it.
How to Get Island Coral in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

The Island Sanctuary is a new form of side content built with the casual playerbase of Final Fantasy XIV in mind, allowing them to develop their own ideal island destination by gathering exotic...

How to Use the Armoury Chest in FFXIV

With thousands of different items available to collect spanning from powerful weapons and armor, to rare crafting materials and consumables, managing your inventory in Final Fantasy XIV can be ...

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Ninja Rotation, Openers, and Abilities (Patch 6.5) - FFXIV

Fans of melee DPS jobs in Final Fantasy XIV have long lamented attacks, mechanics, and strategies that force them away from their target and leave them unable to inflict damage. A well-prepared...

FFXIV DPS Guide: How to be a Better DPS

Like many holy trinity MMOs featuring tanks, healers, and damage dealers, the DPS role in Final Fantasy XIV is by far the most popular. Capable of pumping out more damage than their healer and ...

What FFXIV Job Should You Play?

Final Fantasy is a series widely known for its wide variety of unique classes and jobs, and Final Fantasy XIV carries on that tradition by featuring classic staples like Black Mage and Dragoon, while ...

FFXIV Glamour Guide - Glamour Dresser, Glamour Plates, Prisms & Dyes

In Final Fantasy XIV, obtaining new gear is a staple form of character progression. While these upgrades increase your combat stats, they often require you to make cosmetic sacrifices to m...

FFXIV: How To Set Up Your Hotbars For Keyboard and Mouse

Hotbar MMOs are notorious for the surprising number of hotkeys and buttons required to play them effectively, and Final Fantasy XIV is no exception. Multiply the impressive number of uniqu...