FFXIV: The Firebird – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.55b
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.

Requirement:

  • Obtained the seven Divine Lanners from the Heavensward Extreme Primals pictured below: White (Bismarck), Rose (Ravana), Round (Thordan), Warring (Sephirot), Dark (Nidhogg), Sophic (Sophia) and Demonic (Zurvan).

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  1. Take the quest “Fiery Wings, Fiery Hearts” from Walking Altas beside the Idyllshire aetheryte.
  2. Go to The Snail (fountain) in Idyllshire and you’ll find the Wandering Minstrel at x4.3 y7.4
  3. Accept the Firebird whistle (quest item) from him.
  4. Go to the Dravanian Hinterlands x37.8 y31.8 z2.3, at the far southeastern part which will lead to Coerthas Western Highlands. There you will find your Destination.
  5. Use the Firebird whistle on the Destination.
  6. Watch the cutscene and behold the glorious Firebird. Rewards: Firebird whistle (mount), Just Like Fire achievement
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The Divine Lanners will gather and when you use the whistle, the Firebird will descend.

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If you have also obtained the Kirin, the Wandering Minstrel will mention this a few times during the Firebird quest.

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The majestic Firebird

 

FFXIV: Little Ladies’ Day 2017 – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.55
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 08:00 to Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Mythril Eye Reporter at x9.2 y9.1 Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (closest aetheryte is Ul’dah)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Birdwatching Gone Wrong” from the Reporter.
  2. Speak to the Royal Seneschal at x10.4 y8.3 then follow him to x10.8 y10.2 to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 210 gil
  3. Take the quest “The Disappearing Act” from the Royal Seneschal.
  4. Find the Songbirds in any order:
    • Ulala at x5.5 y12.2 Lower Decks, Limsa Lominsa
    • Narumi at x22.5 y16. Horizon, Western Thanalan
    • Masha at x12.8 y9.6 Old Gridania
  5. Return to Ul’dah and speak to the Royal Seneschal.
  6. Speak to Redolent Rose at the Weaver’s Guild in Ul’dah. Afterwards, speak to the Royal Seneschal to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 857 gil
  7. You will then unlock a “Grand Performance” quest from the Songbirds. Any -ONE- of the three quests can be taken. Quote (when taking Masha’s quest): “Please note that once you accept this quest, you will be unable to accept the quests “Ulala’s Grand Performance” and “Narumi’s Grand Performance.” While the reward will remain the same, the outcome of this event will change based upon which of these quests you decide to accept.” Talk to your chosen Songbird then speak with the Royal Seneschal to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 200 gil
  8. Take the quest “Idols Give Back” from the Royal Seneschal.
  9. Watch the Songbirds perform at the Emerald Avenue by speaking to the Royal Seneschal.
  10. Speak to the Royal Seneschal once more to finally conclude this seasonal event. Rewards: 3360 exp, 229 gil, five (5) Certificates of Collaboration, Songbird emote, an achievement

Other NPCs:

  • Enamored Enthusiast – Event description and information
  • Royal Handmaiden – Collaboration Certificate Exchange and Event Item Vendor
    • Peach Confetti – 10 gil
    • Cherry Confetti – 10 gil
    • Eastern Cherry Petal Pile – 5496 gil
    • Little Ladies’ Day Advertisement – 5496 gil
    • You can also purchase the glamours for 1000 gil per piece after you have completed all of the seasonal quests.

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FFXIV: Valentione’s 2017 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.5
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Thursday, February 02, 2017 at 08:00 to Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Lisette de Valentione at x10.2 y9.4 Old Gridania (closest aetheryte is the Amphitheatre)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Once More with Feeling” from Lisette and then head over to Hortefense at the entrance of the Amphitheatre to conclude it. Rewards: 3360 exp, 210 gil, Dote emote
  2. A repeatable quest will be unlocked: “The Magic Number” then use the Dote emote on the Adventurers’ Guild leaders in each of the three city states in this order. Note that if you do the Dote emote on the same guild leader, the ending cutscene for this repeatable quest changes! (Credits to D’nyamis Spiritus who “did it to mother mione for all three”)
    • Baderon at x12.2 y13.5, or Miounne at x11.7 y13.5 , or Momodi at x12.1 y13.4 in The Carline Canopy – New Gridania
    • Baderon at x11.5 y8.9, or Miounne at x11.7 y8.7 , or Momodi at x11.6 y9.6 in The Quicksand – Ul’dah Steps of Nald
    • Baderon at x11.5 y11.1, or Miounne at x10.8 y11.2 , or Momodi at x10.7 y12.0 The Drowning Wench – Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks
  3. Return to Hortefense. Rewards: Prismatic Left and Right (5 each), I Kiss You achievement

Other NPCs:

  • House Valentione Servant – Event description and information
  • House Valentione Maid – Event Items

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FFXIV: When Good Dragons Go Bad

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.5
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.

Requirements:

The following quests are straight forward (talk, inspect, collect, etc.) just complete them in succession:

  1. When Good Dragons Go Bad
  2. Who Was That Masked Man
  3. Lift Me to the Moon (Use /mogdance when the NPC asks for a dance)
  4. Eternity, Loyalty, Honesty

Final Rewards: Allied rank, Moonlift Dance, “Hey Now You’re an All-Star” achievement, and the following items from beast tribe merchants:

  • Luna Vanu (Vanu Vanu) = Zundu gear
  • Vath Stickpeddler (Vath) = Gnath gear
  • Mogmul Mogbelly (Moogles) = Wind-up Ohl Deeh
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Dancing around a campfire

 

FFXIV: Heavensturn 2017 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.45
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 14:59 to Monday, January 16, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Tori Bugyo at x11.5 y13.9 Limsa Lominsa – Upper Decks (closest aetheryte is the Aft Castle)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “A Thousand Blows” from the Tori Bugyo and then head over to the Lower Decks.
  2. Speak to the following people about the Heavensturn plans:
    • Ryssflow at x10.4 y11.1
    • Swozblaet at x8.4 y11.5
    • R’baharra at x4.4 y11.9
  3. Return to the tori bugyo.
  4. Participate in the FATE “Pounding More Mochi, Pounding More Hearts” in any of the listed locations. Take Advent Cakes from the Heavensturn Mortar as the cyclops casts The Hammer and deliver them to Jiromaru (the paissa). Avoid the AoE sleep cast by the Mochi Thieves and the AoE heavy cast by Advent Mochi. You may also obtain Advent Cakes by killing Thieves and Mochi. Silver or Gold completion reward will count for the quest:
    • Middle La Noscea x24 y26 – Exit Zephyr Gate and go near La Thagran Checkpoint. The succeeding locations are presumed based on the previous year’s Heavensturn FATE.
    • Lower La Noscea x19 y35 – near Moraby Drydocks
    • Central Shroud x25 y29 – near Bentbranch Meadows
    • North Shroud x27 y21 – near Hyrstmill
    • Central Thanalan x24 y30 – near Gate of Thal
    • Eastern Thanalan x17 y23 – near the small pond east of Drybone
  5. Return to the tori bugyo to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 267 gil, Red Tori Kabuto, Black Tori Kabuto

Other NPCs:

  • Tori Doshin – Event description and information
  • Red Tori Shonin (Event Item Vendor) – Event Items

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FFXIV: Starlight Celebration 2016 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.45
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 08:00 to Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Amh Garanjy at x10.5 y8.6 Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (closest aetheryte is the main aetheryte)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Naughty or Nice” from Amh and then head over to the Ruby Road Exchange.
  2. Go to x11.1 y10.1 and click the “Special Delivery” item.
  3. Deliver the quest item to the Raven-haired Registrar at Frondale’s Phrontistery (Alchemist’s Guild) x9.5 y13.3 Ul’dah – Steps of Thal. Rewards: 3360 exp, 228 gil, Starlight Robe
  4. Take the quest “Think of the Children” from the Raven-haired Registrar.
  5. Speak to the Phrontistery Alchemist to enter the Children’s Ward. You may enter the ward at any time starting on this point, but to speak to the children in the ward you must wear the Starlight Robe item that was given by the previous quest.
  6. Give a Starlight Gift (quest item) to each of the children in the ward. The children are as follows:
    • Genteel Child – near the ward door
    • Pallid Child – first room to the left of the hallway
    • Coughing Child – in the middle of the hallway
    • Dainty Child – also in the middle of the hallway
  7. Speak to the Raven-haired Registrar and hand over the remaining Starlight Gift. Search for the boy Reauverre to whom that last gift must be given. He is at x10.8 y 9.3 Ruby Road Exchange, Ul’dah Steps of Nald.
  8. Speak to the Raven-haired Registrar nearby at x11 y10.1 and then return to the children’s ward. Rewards: 3360 exp, 248 gil
  9. Take the quest “I’ll Be Home for Starlight” from the Registrar. Speak to the children in the ward and inquire about Reauverre.
  10. After speaking to the children, head to Reauverre’s room and check under his bed (click Reauverre’s Bed). You will find a letter. Hand over the letter to the Registrar; he’s in the kitchen, the last room to the right of the hallway.
  11. Go to the Hustings Strip (close to the Chamber of Rule aetheryte) and speak to the Registrar.
  12. Speak to Reauverre’s father at the ferry docks (Arcanist’s Guild aetheryte) in Limsa Lominsa. He will give you a present and a message for the boy.
  13. Return to the children’s ward at Ul’dah and show the present to the Registrar. Afterwards, head to Reauverre’s room and give the present to the boy. Following the brief exchange, speak to the Registrar privately at the front desk.
  14. A cutscene will follow which will reveal the background of the ‘registrar’ (Damielliot), among other things. Rewards: 3360 exp, 536 gil, Starlight Celebration Orchestrion Roll, unlock a daily quest “A Starlight Story”
  15. A Starlight Story
    • A daily quest, it requires you to tell one of your tales to the children. Pick a story from the list. The choices depend on the game features that you have unlocked:
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    • You will then fall asleep and a character related to the story that you told will appear in your dream. The NPCs are:
      • Gold Saucer – Saint Nymeia himself (Godbert Manderville)
      • Beasts – A random paissa
      • Adventures in Limsa – Y’Sthola
      • Adventures in Gridania – Papalymo and Yda
      • Adventures in Ul’dah – Thancred
      • Great nations – Nanamo Ul Namo
      • Empire – Alphinaud
      • Primals – Tataru
      • Dragonsong War – Ser Aymeric
    • Upon waking up, you will find a Saint-sent Gift under the tree in your room.
    • Obtain the Saint-sent Gift and show it to Damielliot to complete the quest.

Notably, options and cutscenes for the daily quest depend on how far along the main story quests you’ve gone:

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Left: Heavensward Thancred (3.0); right: Realm Reborn Thancred (2.0)

Other Event NPCs:

  • Starlight Celebration Crier – Event description and information
  • Starlight Supplier – Event Items

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FFXIV: All Saints’ Wake 2016 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.4
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Special Thanks to: T’ai Winterrain and Korua Kirua for accompanying me on my first Haunted Manor instance!

Event Duration: From Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 08:00 to Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Adventurer’s Guild Investigator at x10.4 y8.5 Old Gridania (closest aetheryte is the Amphitheater)
Minimum Level: 15
Quest Requirement: Complete It’s Probably Pirates

  1. Take the quest “In a Manor of Spooking” from Adventurer’s Guild Investigator and then speak to the Enthralling Illusionist at the nearby Amphitheatre.
  2. Go to the following locations to procure the items needed for the quest, in any order:
    • Jemime at the Goldsmith’s Guild in Ul’dah Steps of Thal – Grotesque Candelabras (Key Items)
    • Distracted Harlequin at the Culinarian’s Guild in Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks – Pumpkin Cookies (will not be in your Key Items or anywhere in your bag)
    • Corgg at the Carpenter’s Guild in New Gridania – Pumpkin Lanterns (Key Items)
  3. Return to the Enthralling Illusionist then head to the Destination at the Leatherworker’s Guild. Speak once again to the Investigator and then speak to the Illusionist.
  4. Enter The Haunted Manor instance by speaking to the Harlequin Guide and obtain pumpkin cookies. You have to complete the quests of the imps in the manor to obtain the cookies as a reward. For the instance, you can sign up with one to four people and the duty finder will fill in any vacant spots. There is no class limit or requirement because it is not a battle instance. You will get any three of the following quests. Note: There is a Sanity Meter. It lowers when you are spotted by one of the minions. hahaha lol
    • Skinchanger: Use smokebomb on pumpkins (Suspicious Pumpkin) to revealed the transformed imp. Even just one player will do. If the chest glows blue, that is the imp. Click it.
    • Arcane Circles: Four arcane circles are scattered all over the manor. All four players must stand on each one at the same time.

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      An Arcane Circle

    • Pumpkin Hunt: Find and open all six pumpkins (pumpkin chest).
    • Light the Lanterns: Obtain Smoldering Coals and light four Jack o Lanterns.
    • Jack in the Box: Use the hints (which you can find in the Manor) to find and open two untrapped Pumpkin Chests. Opening a trapped chest will lower your sanity!
    • Coffercracker: Discover the combination and /say the numbers to the coffer. So far the one I played needed 5 numbers.
    • Cookie Hunt: Obtain a total of fifteen cookies. Bronze baskets have 1 cookie, silver baskets have 3 cookies, gold baskets have 5 cookies.
    • Other Info: Occasionally you will find an Obfuscation Charm. Use it to turn “invisible” for a few seconds so that you can just run past the imps and such. After completing the third task given by the Imp, you will complete the instance.

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      Conclusion of the Haunted Manor instance

  5. After you’ve obtained the cookies from the Manor, show one to the Investigator to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 694 gil, Vampire’s Vest (glamour), Seasonal Event Achievement. Note that the Manor instance is repeatable and you can go again to obtain the Pumpkin Cookie token for the other event items.

Other Event NPCs:

  • Continental Circus Publicist – Event description and information
  • Harlequin Guide – Access to the Haunted Manor instance
  • Alluring Peddler – Event Items
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The seasonal event items

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Magicked Prism (Pumpkin) hahaha omg

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