Articles by Richard Griever

End Game

Moogle Daily Beast Tribe Quests

Many things have been going for Final Fantasy XIV ever since the Revenge of the Horde Patch 3.3 hit Eorzea’s shores, and one of the most notable additions in the patch, is the new daily beast tribe quests. And finally, after two long years, there will finally be a quest with the beast tribe that should’ve had a beast tribe quest since the beginning. It’s been a long time coming to the point of overdue, but it’s always better late than never. So without further ado, say hello again to the moogles. Don’t worry, they don’t charge anything to do their…

End Game

The Deep Dungeon and the Social Experiment in Levels

Dungeons – Final Fantasy XIV has them in spades. If you’ve played the game before, you already know how they work: you party up; have tank pull mobs and DPS eliminate them, then healers support the party; and learn the dungeon and boss mechanics to finish it. There is, however, an upcoming dungeon that will be having a different set of rules. Get to the bottom of the aptly and over-simplistically named Deep Dungeon. According to an interview during E3, the gaming world’s much-anticipated and arguably most important event, Noaki Yoshida, more affectionately known by seasoned Eorzeans as Yoshi-P, has…

FFXIV Crafting

Final Fantasy XIV Crafting Basics and More Guide

Earning FFXIV Gil can be a tedious process if you don’t wish to rerun dungeons. A lot of monsters in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn however drop a lot of FFXIV items that can be used for crafting. Learning how synthesize them for profits is a good way to start your riches. Read on to know more about Final Fantasy XIV Crafting. Final Fantasy XIV Crafting Requirement Players who wish to earn lots of FFXIV Gil for their FFXIV account will do well to take up crafting on their character. To take on a Disciple of the Hand class,…

FFXIV Crafting

Retainers in Final Fantasy XIV and How They Work

Retainers in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn are very useful NPCs that can hold FFXIV Gil and sell FFXIV items for you. Patch 2.2 however improves them further by adding Ventures. Now, Retainers can also go out and get items for you. Your FFXIV Gil holders get an upgrade Retainers can now be sent into Eorzea to gather items for the player aside from simply holding their FFXIV Gil. Like any good adventurer on a FFXIV account however, they will need to be assigned a class and a weapon. Players will be able to pic a class for their…

FFXIV News

Find your Eggs Before You Count Them – Hatching-Tide Event

The time has come again for residents of Eorzea to celebrate Hatching-Tide. This event in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn celebrates the banishment of the darkness and flood that devastated the realm. Gather eggs in the Hatching-Tide Event with characters on your FFXIV account and get a chance to win FFXIV items and FFXIV Gil. Celebrate in Hatching-Tide Event From April 9 to April 22 players will be able to look for special eggs for the Hatching-Tide event. Players can go to NPC Jihli Aliapoh and other Dreamers in the main city-states to take on quests and turn in…

FFXIV Updates

Update – Housing and Retainers in Final Fantasy XIV

Your characters’ lives in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn doesn’t revolve solely around fighting. Even they need downtine from fighting and collecting FFXIV items and FFXIV Gil. As such, patch 2.2’s additions to the Housing system will surely be a welcome distraction. There are also Retainers to help tend to your house and chores. Gardens – Housing and Retainers Characters on a FFXIV account that own an estate can now set up their own gardens. To set one up, simply purchase a Garden Patch using FFXIV Gil from Housing Merchants. Depending on the estate size, players can place one, two…

FFXIV Discussion

Final Fantasy XIV Grand Companies – The Maelstrom

As early as level 22, characters in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will be given an important decision to pick a Grand Company to join. Among the choices, characters on a FFXIV account can pick the Maelstrom. Joining this group of maritime warriors has its own merits, the least of which is getting FFXIV Gil from their unique quests.   Fighting off pirates – The Maelstrom Headed by Merlwyb Bloefhiswyn, this Great Company is a company of sea-faring warriors dedicated to protecting Limsa Lominsa. Made up primarily of the Lominsan Armada, players can expect to face fierce pirates for dominion…

FFXIV News

New Final Fantasy XIV Dungeons in Patch 2.2 – Update

Patch 2.2 for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn reopens the gates to the Halatali Training Grounds. Additionally, the dungeon can now be accessed in hard mode provide more FFXIV items and FFVIX Gil. The Lost City of Amdapor will also be added for players to explore. Back to the training halls for fun and FFXIV Gil Players wanting to take on the Halatali dungeon on hard need to have characters on their FFXIV account to be at least level 50 in a Disciple of War or Magic class. They also need to have completed the original dungeon. Up to…

FFXIV Discussion

Discussion: Understanding Enmity in Final Fantasy XIV

When fighting against bosses in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, it’s important to know who is being targeted. This is especially true since some mobs can take out characters really quick resulting in FFXIV Gil losses. Knowing how Enmity works can save you time and effort, and may earn you some FFXIV items.   How you can get enemy attention or Enmity Enmity is an indication of how much of a threat you are to an enemy. This works similarly like aggro or threat in other MMORPGs. The higher your threat is, as shown by the small bar under your class…

FFXIV Updates

FFXIV Gil Collector’s New Hildibrand and Beast Tribe Quests

The Lodestone released another teaser for patch 2.2 for Final Fantasy XIV: A Real Reborn. Characters on an FFXIV account have a chance to solve a mysterious case and get FFXIV items and FFXIV Gil while doing so. New Beast Tribe Quests will also be added. Meet the Inspector my dear FFXIV Gil collector Hildibrand the inspector  makes a comeback to offer his detective services. The last time our beloved detective was seen he was investigating a mysterious dueler.  The latter has been stealing weapons from his victims instead of their FFXIV Gil. Will you be able to help Hildibrand solve…