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Michael Higham

FFXIV section head and editor at Fanbyte, former editor and host at GameSpot. You know the vibes. Salamat sa 'yong suporta.


An Original Emet-Selch Story in New FFXIV x NieR Collab By Ishikawa Coming Soon

We knew that the collaboration between Final Fantasy XIV and the NieR franchise wasn’t over when a crossover event was announced for the mobile game NieR Reincarnation. However, we didn’t know the extent of it. FFXIV director and producer Naoki Yoshida guested on a recent livestream for NieR Reincarnation to…

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Watch the Dragonsong Ultimate World-First Clear, FFXIV’s Wildest Raid

We’ve covered several aspects of Dragonsong’s Reprise, the latest Ultimate raid introduced in Final Fantasy XIV via Patch 6.11. But seeing Team Neverland become the world’s first team to clear this incredibly challenging and extensive fight was one of the most hype FFXIV raiding moments in recent memory. From watching…

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FFXIV PVP Jobs Tier List — The Best DPS, Healers, and Tanks for Crystalline Conflict

Competitive multiplayer in Final Fantasy XIV has been completely revamped thanks to Patch 6.1. Now more than ever, PVP in FFXIV has a distinct meta with each Job being completely overhauled and leaning into certain strengths and playstyles. Especially with the advent of Crystalline Conflict, a new 5-on-5 payload-style game…

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FFXIV Maiden’s Rhapsody FFXI Event Guide: Quest Locations and Amatsu Gear

Once again, Final Fantasy XIV players can take part in the Final Fantasy XI crossover quest this year. It’s dubbed The Maiden’s Rhapsody: Memories of an Unseen Realm and is the same collaboration event we’ve seen in the past. The FFXI Maiden’s Rhapsody collab is happening now until May 18,…

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FFXIV 6.11 Patch Breakdown and What’s Next; Everything You Need to Know

Even after the wave of new content we got in Patch 6.1, the interstitial Patch 6.11 for Final Fantasy XIV still brought some heat. Here, we’ll round up everything you need to know about FFXIV Patch 6.11 with summaries of our coverage for more details. This includes breakdowns of Job…

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FFXIV: All the New Dragonsong Ultimate Weapons of the Heavens and How to Get Them

The biggest addition to Final Fantasy XIV via Patch 6.11 is the new Ultimate raid, Dragonsong’s Reprise. This is an extremely difficult gauntlet of Savage-style fights that remixes the iconic battles from the Heavensward expansion. Nidhogg, Hraesvelgr, King Thordan, and the Knights of the Round are some of the opponents…

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FFXIV 6.11 PVP Job Changes Breakdown: White Mage, Samurai, Red Mage Nerfs, and More

Final Fantasy XIV has a competitive multiplayer component worth caring about thanks to the complete revamp of all Jobs in PVP and the addition of the Crystalline Conflict mode. Both came alongside Patch 6.1 and put a spotlight on FFXIV PVP like never before. But with such a significant overhaul,…

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FFXIV 6.11 Dragonsong’s Reprise Ultimate: How to Unlock, Weapons, and Rewards

Along with some notable Job changes, Patch 6.11 for Final Fantasy XIV introduces us to a new Ultimate raid — Dragonsong’s Reprise. This a remix of the major battles we faced during the Heavensward days, but with significantly increased difficulty and complexity. Bear in mind that Ultimate-level duties are intended for…

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FFXIV 6.11 Job Changes; Samurai and Gunbreaker Buffs Highlighted

Another round of changes have come to Final Fantasy XIV in the form of Patch 6.11. With the FFXIV 6.11 patch notes out now and the update in full swing, we have the full picture of how Jobs have been adjusted this time around. It’s nowhere near as significant as…

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FFXIV Crystalline Conflict PVP Guide — 14 Tips You Need to Know to Win

If you’ve played other competitive team-based multiplayer games like Overwatch or Team Fortress 2, then you’re probably familiar with the core concept of Crystalline Conflict. This is the new PVP mode for Final Fantasy XIV introduced in the recent Patch 6.1 update. While we’ve seen push-the-payload style of modes in other games,…

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FFXIV Archfiend Attire Guide: How to Get the Coffer and Level in PVP Fast

One of the coolest new armor sets in Final Fantasy XIV is the Archfiend attire, which is gear you earn through PVP. The dark and cold steel, tattered undercoats, and glowing red accents make this armor set menacing. It’s a good fit for the Dark Knight and Reaper mains out…

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FFXIV PVP Guide: How to Get Trophy Crystals, Virtu Gear, and Tropaios Weapons

There are a bunch of types of currency to juggle in Final Fantasy XIV, and with Patch 6.1, we have another one: Trophy Crystals. These aren’t your typical Tomestones, Scrips, or Sacks of Nuts. In addition to the standard Wolf Marks, the new Trophy Crystal is a currency you earn…

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FFXIV Housing Lottery Issues are Getting Fixed, Here’s How [UDPATED]

With the recent Patch 6.1 update, Final Fantasy XIV implemented a new system for how players acquire in-game housing. However, this new FFXIV housing lottery did not go according to plan. Several players who entered the lottery in hopes of drawing the winning number to purchase their desired plot of…

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FFXIV Patch 6.11 Release and Maintenance [UPDATED]; New Ultimate and Housing Changes

As part of the Patch 6.1 cycle for Final Fantasy XIV, several interstitial patches are planned to bring even more new content — and that first one, Patch 6.11, is almost here. The main feature of Patch 6.11 is the new Ultimate duty, Dragonsong’s Reprise. This is a reimagining of several…

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FFXIV 6.1 Gear Guide: How to Get Bluefeather, Panthean, and Augmented Gear

With the launch of Patch 6.1 for Final Fantasy XIV, we have a new dungeon, Extreme trial, and Alliance raid to run. This means new powerful gear for those who engage with post-Endwalker endgame content. Additionally, this latest patch also gives players new paths for acquiring high-level endgame gear with…

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FFXIV Hatching Tide Event Guide: How to Get the Eat Egg Emote and Fortune Eggs

The latest seasonal event in Final Fantasy XIV has us chasing down wild rabbits, collecting eggs, and handing out decorated eggs for Easter-like festivities. While it’s a goofy event with some cute gags, catching bunnies and getting that vaunted Eat Egg emote is serious business. We have you covered here…

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FFXIV Dungeon Guide: Alzadaal’s Legacy (Patch 6.1)

New quests in Final Fantasy XIV‘s MSQ means a new dungeon to run. Thanks to Patch 6.1, we get a newfound adventure and a fresh start for our Warriors of Light, but this doesn’t mean we’re not getting ourselves into trouble. And trouble you will find in the new four-player…

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How to Get the NieR Pod 602 Mount in FFXIV (And Earn MGP Fast)

It turns out Final Fantasy XIV isn’t done crossing over with the world of NieR: Automata. In addition to the YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse raid series from Shadowbringers, FFXIV 6.1 now also has a NieR-theme mount: Pod 602. It looks just like the Pods from the source material with your character…

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How to Unlock the Myths of the Realm: Aglaia Raid in FFXIV 6.1

One of the biggest pieces of new content packed into Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1 is the first leg of the Myths of the Realm 24-player alliance raid. This portion of the raid series is titled Aglaia, and it’s our first look at how the Myths of the Realm raids…

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All FFXIV 6.1 Job Changes: Full Breakdown from Patch Notes

The next big Final Fantasy XIV update is almost here, and the FFXIV team has released the full 6.1 patch notes outlining all of the upcoming content. This includes all the FFXIV 6.1 Job changes. There is a lot that has been tweaked regardless of whether you play tank, DPS,…

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