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Square Enix Uploads FFXIV 1.0 Trailer to Official YouTube Channel

This week, we begin on our path towards the end. Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker will be launching into Early Access on December 3, with a full release on December 7. It will soon be time to go to the moon. Ahead of the launch, Square Enix has uploaded the original…

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

Jumping into Final Fantasy XIV as a whole can be daunting. Hell, starting up a new job can also see you moving out of your comfort zone. You might’ve been a White Mage for years, but you want to try tanking as a Paladin now. Just understanding a job is…

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Academia Eorzea Manga is the First Step Toward The FFXIV Dating Sim We All Want

During the last Live Letter from the Producer, Square Enix revealed a new spinoff manga for Final Fantasy XIV. The title was romanized during the stream as Academia Eorzea, while the Japanese title is Shiritsu Eorzea Gakuen (私立エオルゼア学園, lit. Private Eorzea Academy). Today, Square Enix announced Academia Eorzea will begin…

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FFXIV’s Potions are Just Alcohol and Fruit Juice

Yesterday, my copy of The Ultimate Final Fantasy XIV Cookbook was delivered. I expected a romp of the delectable delights of Hydaelyn, from the savory feasts of Limsa Lominsa to the spicy dishes of Ul’dah. The book purports to offer the best recipes tasted by the Namazu Culinarian Gyohan, as…

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FFXIV Potions Are Alcohol

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FFXIV Tanking Guide: How to be a Better Tank

So, you’ve decided to become a tank. Whether this is the first time you’ve played an MMO, or you’re transitioning to the role after playing Final Fantasy XIV as a damage dealer or healer, we welcome you. It’s your turn to stand on the frontlines of every dungeon, trial, and…

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Machinist Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

Some smite their enemies up close with blades and axes. Others fight from a distance, using magic to call fire down upon their opponents. But at the end of the day, what is more powerful than a gun? And a chainsaw, a drill, and a robot? The Machinist (MCH) is…

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FFXIV Machinist Job Guide

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Samurai Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

For too long, damage dealers in Final Fantasy XIV suffered under the yoke of having to do something other than dealing damage. This burden could be intimidating or it could be the factor that makes one Job more appealing than the rest; it could go either way. Whether you had…

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FFXIV Gunbreaker Job Guide: Rotations, Abilities, Stat Priority, Unlock (2022)

When you think of a “tank,” it should conjure to mind a giant, metal behemoth with a massive gun. Despite that, the first tanks in Final Fantasy XIV all had to run up to monsters and hit them with melee weapons. Enter the Gunbreaker: the tank that not only uses…

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Paladin Job Guide: FFXIV Endwalker Changes, Rework, & Skills

There’s something magical in the myth of the Paladin as a massive, armored holy warrior who strides onto the battlefield, defending and healing their allies. There’s a reason the Paladin tends to exist in some form in nearly every MMORPG; it’s just cool to be one.  In Final Fantasy XIV,…

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FFXIV: A Delay Just Means More Time to Prepare for Endwalker

During the Live Letter from the Producer last week, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker was delayed. The expansion was originally planned to launch on November 23, but has now been pushed back two weeks to December 7. The early access period was also pushed back; instead of…

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FFXIV Red Mage Job Guide: Rotations, Abilities, Stat Priority, Unlock

The Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker edition of Red Mage is getting some serious buffs. But otherwise, this hybrid class remains awfully familiar. It’s still a ranged DPS class with a smattering of melee moves and a touch of healing. Thanks to that versatility, the average FFXIV group will never be…

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Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi Finishes Shadowbringers, Laughs at Your Backlog

We have reached the end of our journey, friends. Well, someone has — and we’ve been there to witness it. Hironobu Sakaguchi, the director of the original Final Fantasy and lead developer behind many of the series’ early entries, only started playing Final Fantasy XIV in late September. Now he’s…

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FFXIV Says Yes to Erotic Roleplaying, No to Real-Money Trade and Stalking

FFXIV RMT (or real-money trading) should get a bit harder soon — along with more serious issues like stalking. We’re less than a month away from the launch of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. That means, in addition to finishing up development on the expansion, the team at Square Enix is…

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Final Fantasy Creator Storms Into FFXIV Shadowbringers

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Hironobu Sakaguchi, the director behind the original Final Fantasy and the steward for the series in its earlier iterations, has been playing Final Fantasy XIV since September. What could’ve been a one-off playing session has seemingly turned into a real love for the MMO, as Sakaguchi…

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FFXIV’s Island Sanctuary Might Ease Player Housing Problems

It’s hard to find a home in Final Fantasy XIV. Plots cost a good bit of gil and go quick: quicker than the vast majority of players can snap them up. There’s a reason players refer to the entire system as “Housing (Savage).” Even with the addition of a new…

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FFXIV Devs Want Healers “Working a Bit Harder” At Healing in Endwalker

Should healers just be healing? That’s a long-running discussion that won’t be solved any time soon, even within the friendly Final Fantasy XIV community. You can look at the forums or FFXIV subreddit to find heated arguments about a healer’s place in any party or raid. As part of the…

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FFXIV’s Moogle Event Is Making Blue Mages Cool Again

Everything’s coming up Blue Mage. Blue Mage has always been an odd, lonely little job. It wasn’t added with the beginning of any expansion. Unlike the post-launch jobs, you have to start at Level 1, and unlike every other job, its maximum level is 70. You learn actions by throwing…

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Final Fantasy Creator Steamrolls FFXIV Heavensward in Two Days

The past and present of Final Fantasy have finally met. Hironobu Sakaguchi, director and co-writer of the first Final Fantasy, started playing Final Fantasy XIV for the first time back in September. The father of the franchise basically returned to check in on his grandchildren. Now Sakaguchi is cruising through…

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FFXIV Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi

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FFXIV Endwalker Preview: The Sage Isn’t Quite The Combat Healer You’re Expecting

I was deeply enamored with the Sage when it was first revealed. The Job’s weapon, the mentally-controlled floating Nouliths, instantly recalled the Fin Funnels of the Gundam franchise. The concept of healing via damaging abilities, like World of Warcraft’s Discipline Priest, is always a fun one in MMOs. I envisioned…

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FFXIV Endwalker Preview: All-New Tank Level 90 Actions and Changes

Let’s talk tanks. We got to take a look at a small section of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker expansion, including job changes and new regions. The frontline warriors of FFXIV aren’t getting as many changes as Summoner, nor as much shine as new Jobs like Reaper and Sage,…

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