FINAL FANTASY XIV

FFXIV’s Biggest Community Performers Remain Unbothered By Trolls

It’s often said that Final Fantasy XIV hosts one of the most welcoming communities in gaming, composed of players that bend over backwards to help newcomers. I’ve also found this to be true during my own time with the massively multiplayer game, which explains why I was so surprised to…

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FFXIV Ishgard Restoration Macros: Level 20, 40, 60, 80

The joy of crafting in Final Fantasy XIV largely comes from the complex turn-based battle against durability and quality to craft an item. Ishgard Restoration is one of the best places to craft in FFXIV since you can level up quite fast through the content. For some players, the speed…

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FFXIV Qiqirn Brown Dye Guide

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Xbox Boss Still Wants FFXIV On His Consoles

While the proper and holy way to play Final Fantasy XIV is on PC, the game is also available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The controller-bound among us are firmly on the Sony side of the pond, while Xbox gamers are outside looking in. Just waiting for the FFXIV…

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Abyssos The Sixth Circle Savage Raid Guide (P6S, FFXIV 6.2)

Final Fantasy XIV continues its Patch 6.2 Abyssos raid series with Hegemone, another boss wielding noxious debuffs and arena changes. The Sixth Circle Savage (P6S) may be more forgiving than Proto-Carbuncle’s introduction, but don’t underestimate the Abyssos keyward — Cachexia may get the best of you. Beware of fight spoilers…

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The Thirst for Lahabrea Goes Deeper than Pandaemonium’s Depths in FFXIV

Like clockwork, Final Fantasy XIV always has a new character for players to thirst over with the force of a thousand suns. See: Urianger taking his hood off and swanning into the room in his new Astrologian glam, G’raha Tia for being a cute loyal catboy who wants to be…

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FFXIV Online Store Lets You Get Cozy With a Whole Fat Cat Outfit

It’s important to show the world who you really are. Final Fantasy XIV’s glamour system is already about sharing specific aspects of your character’s identity with the world of Eorzea. Some folks are steeped in the fantasy of it all, clad in mystical armor, while others are more flamboyant, fighting…

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Pathfinder’s Latest DLC Feels Like A Visit To Your Local Tabletop Game Shop

On this episode of 99 Potions, the crew’s talking all about Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous DLC, more Final Fantasy XIV 6.2, and Norco! Plus we’re talking all about the PlayStation 5’s most recent price increase, Hanger 13’s long-rumored new Mafia game and tons more. So…

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FFXIV 6.21 Patch Notes Summary; Job Changes and Savage Raid Difficulty Tweaks

Scheduled maintenance for Final Fantasy XIV brings us another update with Patch 6.21. It’s a relatively minor one, but its impact will be felt by certain players. Tank mains, specifically Paladin and Warrior players, got some notable buffs. And those who are working to clear the latest Savage raids got…

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FFXIV Team Firms Up Next Expansion Story, Krile Getting More Focus

Right now, the Final Fantasy XIV community is deep into Patch 6.2. If you’re caught up (minor spoilers ahead), the patch storyline sees the Scions heading into the Void to find Vrtra’s sister and solve the problem of travel between worlds. While there, the Warrior of Light is facing off…

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FFXIV Maintenance Timer and Schedule for Patch 6.21 (Sept 2022) [UPDATED]

UPDATE (9/12/2022): The Lodestone has published the official patch notes. We now have our own FFXIV 6.21 patch notes summary. We breakdown the Job changes, tweaks to Pandaemonium Savage raid difficulty, and bug fixes. The original article on FFXIV maintenance, published on September 9, 2022, follows. Aww snap, here we…

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FFXIV Island Sanctuary Rare Animal Spawns, Weather, Time, and Locations

We’ve covered the many facets of Island Sanctuary, the new chill content in Final Fantasy XIV via Patch 6.2. We have a guide on everything you need to know about Island Sanctuary, how to get Island EXP to raise your Sanctuary Rank fast, and a batch of quick tips to…

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All New FFXIV Series 2 PVP Rewards & How to Get Them – Patch 6.2

The latest batch of FFXIV competitive multiplayer prizes is here courtesy of PVP Series 2, released alongside Patch 6.2. Following in the footsteps of the Archfiend armor set, the new additions have a lot to live up to this season. Do they make muster? Let’s take a look and decide…

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Final Fantasy XIV Xtreme Beach Volleyball When

On this episode of 99 Potions, the gang’s all talking about Final Fantasy XIV’s latest 6.2 update and how it feels awfully similar to Tecmo’s Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball. They ponder a better world with some summer games mixed in. Plus, Michael gives us a quick check-in with…

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Quick Island Sanctuary Tips: 7 Things FFXIV Doesn’t Tell You

Island Sanctuary in Final Fantasy XIV is the star in Patch 6.2 and it has added a new set of activities to occupy all of your free time in Eorzea. Even though the island has some similarities with Disciples of the Hand and Land, it has its own rules and…

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Voice Actor Plays 194 Hours of FFXIV Just To Hear His Friend Again

Last year marked the passing of actor and voice actor Stephen Critchlow. He died at the age of 54, following a long career in radio, stage, and screen, including many of the Big Finish Doctor Who audio dramas.  Final Fantasy XIV fans, however, will remember him as the English voice…

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FFXIV Callback Campaign Wants You to Bring Your Lapsed Friends Back

Not everyone can play an MMORPG forever. Eventually, you’ll drop off to play other games or simply get on with your life. People even fall off Final Fantasy XIV, despite the game offering new dungeons, new raids, and intriguing new features like the Island Sanctuary.  If the FFXIV team is…

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Abyssos The Fifth Circle Savage Raid Guide (P5S, FFXIV 6.2)

Final Fantasy XIV kicks its Patch 6.2 Abyssos raid series off with Proto-Carbuncle, an ancient, less cuddly take on the usual Summoner pet. The Fifth Circle Savage (P5S) may go down as one of the most challenging FFXIV first-floor raids, but the grind is worth your time for Carbuncle’s Item…

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FFXIV P5s Devour Ruby Glow 5 PF guide, how to clear bite jump mechanic.

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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 with designs for each mainline Final Fantasy game. Several designs sold out fast, while others were not so popular. One that flew…

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FFXIV Island Sanctuary Leveling Guide: How to Rank Up Fast

The Island Sanctuary in Final Fantasy XIV may be described as a simple and relaxing way to engage with some Stardew Valley-like activities. The island can be exactly that, but on the other, it has systems you can master to optimize your progression and profits of course! This Island Sanctuary…

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FFXIV Housing Lottery Schedule: Dates for Bidding and Claiming Plots

The FFXIV housing lottery is back in action after a rough launch in Patch 6.1, and now it’s time to get those bids in. For those of you needing help in the chaos of entry periods, lottery results, claiming land, and making sense of the housing lottery schedule⁠—don’t worry. You’ve…

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