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Astrologian Balance: WANTED Pt. 4

Let us continue on to the last part of the player suggestion on what he thinks should do to Astrologian so that it can be legit in Final Fantasy XIV as a standalone healer. Now, you cannot pick being an Astrologian because White Mage and Scholar are too good. Therefore, Astrologian is the least to be desired in groups and raids as a healer, even as a secondary healer. Wanting to main Astrologian is nearly impossible, really. It’s almost we have to buy our way into a raid team just to be able to Astrologian in a raid. Make the Astrologian Great…

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Astrologian Balance: WANTED Pt. 2

In the previous article on the Astrologian, we talked about this suggestion from Reddit: Currently, based on current math and statistics collected from FFlogs, we know that: SCH is hilariously overpowered; even moreso than WAR is for tanks. People barely take AST and AST, in both Diurnal Sect and Nocturnal Sect, is still horridly underpowered compared to their WHM and SCH counterpart. We know this when we examine the data primarily gathered through data logs regarding clears and party compositions through FF logs. Square primarily takes into account which jobs are and aren’t taken into parties for Savage content when…

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Astrologian Balance: WANTED

There was and will never be a completely balanced game ever since the birth of games that has multiple classes or races. Or even in fighting games with a roster of characters, there will never be a time that all of those characters are of equal strength. There will always be imbalance. How unfortunate that the Astrologian, one of the cooler classes in FFXIV, is the one to suffer this lack of balance. An Astrologian: Balance Suggestion  Here is the first part of a post which provides good analysis why FFXIV needs rebalancing. DISCLAIMER: Tl;dr at the bottom. AST has been discussed…

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End-Game Healer? Who Do You Pick?

Now that there are three healer options in Final Fantasy XIV, the real question now is which is the best among the three options to bring in endgame content? Let us see what the people say. Final Fantasy XIV Gil: Question Just like me wondering which healer to main in Final Fantasy XIV when it comes to endgame content like dungeons, raids, extremes etc., Calintz_Nexus asked in gamefaqs boards: “Currently trying to choose which healer is more profitable of keeping a party alive majorly in endgame dungeons; I.e: Extremes, Coils, and ect. As of now I have a scholar who…

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Astrologian, A Deeper Sneak Peek

So, I was excited about the release of Astrologian two years ago, but what in the world is an Astrologian? I knew then that it is a healer but what can an it do? What are its skills? I assumed that an Astrologian will summon the powers of the stars to heal allies. Was I right? Let’s find out. Brief Background of Astrologian Did some research and came across Astrologian wiki of FFXIV. According to it: “Astrologian is a healer job introduced in 2014 Fan Fest in Tokyo. Astrologian’s main weapon is the Star Globe. The job starts from level 30, does not require a base class and…

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New Healer Option in FFXIV, Astrologian

I was really excited when I was downloading the client for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. I was thinking, “finally! I can heal in a Final Fantasy game!” Registered and all, I logged in the game and read up on how to max level a healer. Filled with excitement, I suddenly came into a halt when I realized that there were only two options if you want to be a healer in the game. My only choices were Scholar and White Mage. My enthusiasm all of a sudden became sadness. This was so because of all the MMORPG’s I…