Michael Higham

Michael Higham

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Complete Guide to Blue Mage: Leveling, Skill Unlocks, and More

In Final Fantasy XIV, you have tanks to take the hits and healers to keep everyone alive. There’s a wild assortment of melee, ranged, and magic DPS Jobs to deal the heavy ...

FFXIV Hildibrand Quest Guide, Locations and Unlock for Patch 6.55

Everybody loves a real Manderville man, and with  Patch 6.55 Final Fantasy XIV, we get another adventure with the Gentleman of Light. The FFXIV Hildibrand quests are a series of...

All FFXIV Island Sanctuary Animal Spawns

In Final Fantasy XIV, Warriors of Light were given an island in hopes that players would have a relaxing getaway that they could leisurely improve as time goes on. While most players had other ideas a...

FFXIV Island Sanctuary Guide and Tips: Everything You Need to Know

The much-anticipated Island Sanctuary content for Final Fantasy XIV is finally here thanks to Patch 6.2. This new type of content breaks off from the main game and offers a chill vibe...

FFXIV Patch 6.3 Euphrosyne Raid Gear and Glam Preview

One of the biggest additions coming to Final Fantasy XIV via Patch 6.3 is the 24-player alliance raid, Euphrosyne. It’s the second instance in the god-defying Myths of the Realm raid ...

Full FFXIV 6.2 Patch Notes Summary, Everything You Need to Know [UPDATED]

It’s an exciting time for Final Fantasy XIV with the latest update in Patch 6.2, titled “Buried Memory.” Not only does this mean the continuation of the main story with new quest...

Yoshida Explains How Final Fantasy XVI is Made Alongside FFXIV

When it was first revealed that Creative Business Unit III (of Square Enix) was taking on development of Final Fantasy XVI, the Final Fantasy XIV sickos (like me) were ecstatic. ...

Final Fantasy Uniqlo Shirts Back in Stock, Including the FFXIV Scions One

Earlier this year, Square Enix collaborated with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Final Fantasy. The retailer put out a series of limited-run t-shirts wit...

Introducing Our FFXIV Item Database - Gear, Materials, Crafting, and More

Here at Fanbyte’s dedicated Final Fantasy XIV section, aka The Linkshell, we cover the critically acclaimed MMORPG as comprehensively as possible. News, featured stories, guides

The Rising 2022 FFXIV Event Features Emet-Selch Minion OMG

Every year, the Wandering Minstrel breaks from his daily duty of telling exaggerated tales of our primal-defying achievements. As a stand-in for director and producer Naoki Yoshida, this NPC comes aro...

Putting Respect on Final Fantasy XI’s 20-Year Run, FFXIV's Older Sibling

Here at Fanbyte, we have our own dedicated section specifically for Final Fantasy XIV called The Linkshell. Guides, tools, community happenings, news, trends, and heartfelt stories ...

FFXIV 6.2 Includes Dynamic Resolution for PS4, PS5, and PC

It’s that time again, another Live Letter from the Producer for Final Fantasy XIV dropped a bunch of new information for the game. Along with a release date for Patch 6.2 and a stunning t...

How Tomestones Are Changing in FFXIV 6.2; Astronomy, Aphorism, Causality, and More

Another major Final Fantasy XIV patch means another round in the cycle of Allagan Tomestones. Once FFXIV Patch 6.2 launches in late-August (August 23 or 30), you can say good...

FFXIV 6.18 Job Changes Buff Tanks, Ranged DPS in PVP; New Season Rewards

There’s never been a better time to jump in competitive multiplayer in Final Fantasy XIV. PVP keeps getting love and the FFXIV 6.18 Job changes help further balance things out. T...

Moonfire Faire 2022 Jumping Puzzle in FFXIV is Truly Menacing

Some years ago, Final Fantasy XIV included a jumping puzzle tower for the Moonfire Faire seasonal event. Well, it’s back this year. And I burned away several hours of my night trying ...

FFXIV Maintenance Done, But Data Center Travel Stumbles [UPDATED]

Editor’s note: (7/5/2022): Maintenance for Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.18 finished and the game is back online. However, players had difficulty using the new data center travel ...

FFXIV 6.18 Just Made It Easy to Get the Best Weapons in the Game

One of the trends with high-level endgame gear in Final Fantasy XIV is making it easier to get the best stuff as time goes on. The gear pieces and weapons eager players grind for whe...

FFXIV All Saint's Wake October 2022 Quest Info, Emote, Rewards, and More

It seems that we got a doubleheader for All Saint’s Wake this year in Final Fantasy XIV. The critically acclaimed MMORPG is ringing in the spooky season with All Saint’s Wake for Octo...

Street Fighter 6 Juri Command List and Impressions

Street Fighter 6‘s roster includes some of our favorite characters from the series’ history with some new faces joining the fight. One of the exciting returning characters is Juri. We wer...

A Quick Chat With Naoki Yoshida on Patch 6.2 and FFXIV's Future

Patch 6.2 for Final Fantasy XIV was a boon for players. The FFXIV team delivered on nearly every front in terms of new content — a wild raid tier in Abyssos, revelatory story...