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FFXIV Companion Guide - How to Train Your Chocobo

Chocobos are one of the iconic parts of the Final Fantasy franchise, and Final Fantasy XIV allows you to tame and train your very own chocobo mount. Beyond the initial details on feeding...

All Final Fantasy XIV Server Populations (April 2024)

In Final Fantasy XIV, your server is your foundation. That’s where you’ll face off against the forces of evil as the Warrior of Light, make new friends, and even perhaps find yourself a...

FFXIV Daily and Weekly Reset Times Explained

Time is always marching forward in Final Fantasy XIV. If you’re doing daily or weekly activities like raids, Duty Roulettes, Tribal Quest, and Hunts, then time becomes very important. You can o...

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...

FFXIV Studium Deliveries Guide

Final Fantasy XIV's Shadowbringers expansion replaced the Job Quests that existed since A Realm Reborn for each Disciple of War and Magic job in favor of broad...

How to Get Island Resin in FFXIV's Island Sanctuary

It's no secret that Final Fantasy XIV's Island Sanctuary is a game of gathering and crafting. The number of materials available on the island keeps on growing, and they all require different to...

FFXIV Animus Zodiac Relic Weapon Guide: How to Grind All Book Tasks

Welcome to the longest part of the Zodiac Weapons grind — the phase that separates the Lalafell from the Lala-get-back-up. This guide will cover the Animus Zodiac Weapons, the fourth step of the weapo...

When Is the Next Final Fantasy XIV Live Letter?

Among a sea of MMO’s out there for players to get their hands on, one aspect that sets Final Fantasy XIV apart from the others is the developers’ intimate connection to the players. Year after...

FFXIV April 1 Maintenance Timer and Time Zone Conversion

Final Fantasy XIV will be down for maintenance on April 1 to facilitate the release of the brand-new Final Fantasy XVI crossover event and other updates. The event goes li...

Yoshi-P Will Host Dawntrail-Focused Live Letter During 14-Hour Stream

While it may feel like PAX East and the reveal of Final Fantasy XIV's Dawntrail expansion's release date was only a short time ago, the development team is already set to share...

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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...

Want to Switch Platforms for Dawntrail? With a 60% Off Spring Sale, Now's the Time

If you’ve ever thought about switching platforms in Final Fantasy XIV between PlayStation, PC, or Mac, now may be your best opportunity as the game goes on 60% sale for the next few weeks. News...

FFXIV Dawntrail Release Date

It’s been a while since Final Fantasy XIV’s Endwalker was released, giving us the conclusion to Hylaelyn and Zodiark’s tale. A new chapter in the game has begun with a few familiar faces in Pat...

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...

Black Mage DPS Rotation, Openers, and Abilities - (Patch 6.5) - FFXIV

Mages are traditional archetypes we commonly find in games but very few are as symbolic as the Black Mage from the Final Fantasy series. Since the first title, the job has been present and...

FFXIV Players Crash the Square Enix Website, Dawntrail Pre-Order (Savage) Ensues

Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Dawntrail, went on sale for pre-orders today, and immediately crashed the Square Enix Store website. Users heading to the official website for pre-ord...

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What are Linkshells in FFXIV?

When you’re playing Final Fantasy XIV, it can be useful to communicate with players in a group that’s not tied to an existing structure in the game, like the Novice Network, public chats, or yo...

How to Get Island Limestone in FFXIV’s Island Sanctuary

Going through the initial steps to develop your Island Sanctuary in Final Fantasy XIV is a slow process since there is so much about the place you don’t know and many materials to stock. A...

FFXIV Dawntrail Pre-Order Details and Info

Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Dawntrail, is only a few short months away, as per the July 2 release date unveiled at PAX East. As a result, Square Enix has unveiled the pre-orders...

FFXIV x FFXVI Crossover Event Details

Final Fantasy XIV had a tremendous showing at PAX East with the reveal Dawntrail’s release date, but Square Enix also announced that the Final Fantasy XVI crossover event will sta...