FFXIV: The Rising 2017

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.05
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 15:00 to Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Nonora at x10.7 y10.2 Ruby Road Exchange – Ul’dah Steps of Nald (closest aetheryte is main aetheryte)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “A Reoccurring Bug” from Nonora. Proceed to Western Thanalan.
  2. Inspect and then activate the Teleportation Ward at x23.7 y23.8, Nophica’s Well.
  3. Speak to the Wandering Minstrel to unlock the Cheap Dungeon.
  4. Click the Battered Bug to enter the Cheap Dungeon (see screenshots after this quest list) The default controls are:
    • W: Move forward.
    • S: Move back.
    • A: Turn left.
    • D: Turn right.
    • Q: Move left.
    • E: Move right.
  5. The Cheap Dungeon as two levels. Navigate through them, enter the password and then escape from the jail with the Wandering Minstrel.
  6. A “waking dream” cutscene with Naoki Yoshida will appear. Afterwards, return to Ul’dah.
  7. Speak to Nonora again to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 444 gil, Wind-up Lyse, Wind-up Gosetsu, Stormblood Orchestrion Roll, unlocks the Cheap Dungeon mini-game

The Cheap Dungeon Mini-game

  • Floor patterns are randomized.
  • You do not have to uncover all of the numbers on Floor 1.
  • You have to uncover the password’s letters on Floor 2 so that you can spell out the password at the exit.
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The “mysterious code” that you need to find look like this. A miniature Allagan node commonly known as an ADS (Allagan Defense System).

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Hilarious stuff!

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You know it!

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Otsudesita! Note the numbers on this floor. It’s a clue related to the next one!

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Oh dear…

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Clue towards solving the password: There are “letter” spaces that have no Allagan nodes.

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And the password is…

Event Vendor Items (Rising Vendor)

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“The tragedies of yesterday must not be forgotten, lest we take for granted the gifts of tomorrow.”

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FFXIV: Moonfire Faire 2017

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.05
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 08:00 to Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

 

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Starting NPC: Mayaru Moyaru at x11.5 y13.8 Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (closest aetheryte is The Aftcastle)
Minimum Level: 30

  1. Take the quest “The Isle and the Faire” from Mayaru. Proceed to Costa del Sol.
  2. Speak to Haermaga at x36 y31, The Isle of Endless Summer.
  3. After the cutscene, speak to P’obyano nearby.
  4. Speak to Jiriri nearby, behind the Moonfire Faire hut.
  5. Jump into the water and swim out to x37 y29 to light the Fireworks Mortar.
  6. Speak to P’obyano once more to complete the quest. Rewards: 7410 exp, 500 gil, one (1) Faire Voucher XVII
  7. Take the quest “The True Meaning of Summer” from Haermaga.
  8. Give him seven Faire Voucher XVIIs to continue the quest.
  9. Go to the islet south of the Isle of Endless Summer (x35 y34) and wait for Haermaga at the destination.
  10. Go to the northern Isle of Endless Summer (x35 y27) and inspect the destination.
  11. Use the spyglass to look at the group of ladies by the shore, and click them when their names come up on the crosshair. Do not click the men because it will result in a failure.
  12. Present the evidence of Gegeruju’s voyeurism to Haermaga.
  13. Head back to the north Isle of Endless Summer to catch Gegeruju in the act.
  14. Speak with Haermaga to complete the quest. Rewards: 7410 exp, 494 gil, Faire Joi, Faire Kohakama, Faire Zori

Other NPCs:

  • Faire Crier at Limsa Lominsa – For dialogue and information.
  • Ethelia, Faire Crier – Costa del Sol, Isle of Endless Summer. For dialogue and information.
  • Wunthyll, Moonfire Faire Vendor – Costa del Sol, Isle of Endless Summer. Event items
  • Beaudefoin – Costa del Sol, Isle of Endless Summer. Repeatable quest “You Had Me at Haddock”. You must be a Level 5+ Fisher. Reward: One Faire Voucher XVII per quest.
  • P’obyano – Costa del Sol, Isle of Endless Summer. Repeatable quest “These Fireworks Won’t Light Themselves”. You must be Level 30+. Reward: One Faire Voucher XVII per quest.
  • Hildelna- Costa del Sol, Isle of Endless Summer. Repeatable quest “Fried Fish is Best Fish”. You must be Level 30+. Reward: One Faire Voucher XVII per quest. Note: This is the quickest way to obtain many vouchers because one Battered Fish = one Faire Voucher XVII. Just craft many battered fish recipes and repeatedly accept then complete the quest. Battered Fish is a Level 5 culinarian recipe: 1 each of fire shard, water shard, haddock, popoto, olive oil and table salt.

Seasonal Event FATEs (All on the northern Isle of Endless Summer):

  • To Bait a Baiter – Help the Moonfire Faire Chaperone fend off some brutes. Gold Reward: 2 Faire vouchers
  • Adopt a Beach – Gather Unsightly Rubbish and give them to the Moonfire Faire Chaperone. Gold Reward: 2 Faire vouchers (7 Rubbish items are enough to get Gold)
  • The Summer of Ultros – Boss FATE. Just beat up the lewd Ultros. Gold Reward: 2 Faire vouchers
  • Snippers Gonna Snip – Defend crates by defeating the megalocrabs. Gold Reward: 2 Faire vouchers

Event Vendor Items

 

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The last four items in the list are Rat Tail for 4 gil, Goby Ball for 3 gil, Pill Bug for 2 gil and Lugworm for 1 gil.

FFXIV: Make It Rain Campaign 2017 – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.56
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 03:00 to Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 03:00 (GMT) – the last two weeks of Heavensward

Gold Saucer Special Event: All attractions provide 50% more MGP for the duration of the event.

Quote: I daresay I’ve delayed you long enough. May the Spinner guide you to fortunes beyond your wildest dreams! Although, as our attractions will reward fifty percent more GMP for the duration of the campaign, you may not even require the Spinner’s succor! -Ollier

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Starting NPC: Beggarly Bloke at x9.4 y9.2 Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (closest aetheryte is the main aetheryte)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Golden Rain” from the Beggarly Bloke at Ul’dah. Speak to the nearby Saucer Attendant at x10.5 y8.6; a cutscene will be shown and the Manderville Man himself will give you a stamped Gold Saucer VIP Card (quest item). Go to the Gold Saucer and present the quest item to Ollier at the Wonder Square to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 254 gil, MGP Gold Card (worth 30,000 MGP)
  2. And… that’s it. You unlock the Campaign Attendant who sells the event items for MGP (check out the Others tab). But this is a good opportunity to buy the expensive Gold Saucer things that you were unable to buy before! Such as the mounts and Triple Triad cards.

Other NPCs:

  • Campaign Attendant beside Ollier at the Gold Saucer – Event item merchant (under Others tab)

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FFXIV: Hatching-Tide 2017 – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.56
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 09:00 to Monday, April 17, 2017 at 15:59 (BST)

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

  1. Take the quest “When Eggs Fly” from Jihli and then speak to Nonotta at Hyrstmill, North Shroud to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 210 gil
  2. Take the quest “Shock-full of Eggcitement” from Nonotta. Speak to Motte to ride the eggshiliration system. Use the Shockobo action on the pet hotbar to surprise Nonotta. Continue the quest by ‘shocking’ the following targets in any order. Return to Nonotta afterwards to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 220 gil
    • Impatient man @ x26.4 y21.1
    • Anxious girl @ x26.8 y21.9
    • Expectant youth @ x27.2 y21.0
  3. Take the quest “Eggsistential Crisis” from Nonotta. Go back to Gridania and speak to Jihli. Go to the Botanists Guild and use the /soothe emote on the spriggan Riggy at x6.2 y6.9.
  4. Go to Hyrstmill and speak to Nonotta. Afterwards, speak with Motte to ride the egg mount, and then look for Riggy in the forest. Use the Shockobo action on him three times: @x26.5 y21.3, @26.3 y23.0, @x28.2 y22.0. Speak to Nonotta to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 447 gil, Eggshiliration System Identification Key (mount)

Other NPCs:

  • Courteous Collector at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event information
  • Dreamer (Egg Advocate) at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event item merchant
    • Eggstravagant Interior Wall – 5496 gil
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Riggy, my spirit animal.

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A repurposed Allagan thingy.

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: 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: Hatching-tide 2016 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 3.2
Expansion: Heavensward
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 08:00 to Monday, March 28, 2016 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Jihli Aliapoh at x10 y9 Old Gridania (closest aetheryte is the Amphitheater)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Jihli Dreams of Egg Hunts” from Jihli and then speak to Nonotta nearby to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 200 gil
  2. Do all repeatable quests at least once (see Other NPCs list).
  3. Take the quest “Eggsaltation of a Lark” from Nonotta and then speak to Jihli. Inquire about the spriggans from the NPCs listed below then speak to Jihli again. Lastly, inquire about the spriggan by speaking to Keitha at x20.3 y22.0 at Central ShroudRewards: 3360 exp, 500 gil, Egg Hunter Barding
    • Inquire about the spriggan in Old Gridania: Stout Elm at x8.4 y8.8
    • Inquire about the spriggan in New Gridania: Bernadette at x12.2 y12.2 and then Bertennant at x14.0 y14.4

 

Other NPCs:

  • Cultured Collector – Repeatable Quest, Hardboiled Hocus : Catch the Benediction Egg and use the quest item on it before it runs off. Reward: One (1) Fortune Egg
  • Motte – Repeatable Quest, Spriggan Scramble: A memorization game with three levels of difficulty. Reward: One (1) Fortune Egg
  • Cock-a-Hoop Collector – Repeatable Quest, Pass the Poacher: Deliver the egg to the recipient without getting caught by spriggans. Reward: One (1) Fortune Egg
  • Spriggan Eggstractor at x11.7 y8.5 Old Gridania- NPC for the Event FATE “Eggstract and Eggspedite” which pops up near the Amphitheater, right beside the Leatherworker’s Guild. Reward: One (1) Fortune Egg for silver, two (2) Fortune Eggs for gold
  • Congenial Collector at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event information
  • Dreamer (Egg Advocate) at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event item merchant
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List of event items and how much Fortune Eggs they cost

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