FFXIV: Starlight Celebration 2017 – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.15
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Friday, December 15, 2017 at 08:00 to Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)

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Starting NPC: Amh Garanjy at x10.2 y9.1 Old Gridania (closest aetheryte is the Amphitheatre)
Minimum Level: 15

  1. Take the quest “Stars and Explosions and Bears, Oh My” from Amh and then head over to the Bentbranch Meadows in Central Shroud.
  2. Speak to Baenfaeld, near the Central Shroud aetheryte
  3. Pick a Starlight bear to assist you on your quest: Pferkad (small), Kochab (medium) or Polaris (large). Picking a bear that is too large or too small for your character will result in Goldilocks-esque prompts: “This bear is too big”, “This bear is too small” until you get the right one and it will say “This bear is just right!”
  4. Ride the starlight bear to the designated location and throw a Starburst (AOE target mount action):
    • x21 y21.2
    • x21.8 y23
  5. On the second Starburst spot, speak to Taff to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 455 gil
  6. Take the quest “Starlight Stakeout” from Taff. And don’t say that his testimony is bollocks even if you think so hahaha…
  7. Head to Galvanth’s Spire a bit south of Bentbranch Meadows. Speak to Baenfaeld.
  8. Head to the Mirror Planks slightly further down south. Speak to the Starlight Bear Handler to mount up.
  9. Complete the nearby seasonal event FATE “Bad Luck Comes in Trees“. Even Bronze reward will get a completion prompt. Silver will reward 1 Starlight Box and Gold will reward 2 Starlight Boxes which can be used to purchase Starlight items.
  10. Return to Bentbranch Meadows and speak with Taff to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, Starlight Bear Horn
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It can fly!

 

Other Event NPCs:

  • Starlight Celebration Crier – Event description and information
  • Starlight Celebrant – Event Items. Starlight Box can be obtained from the “Bad Luck Comes in Trees” FATE.

 

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FFXIV: There’s Golems in those Hills – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.15
Expansion: Stormblood. Version and Expansion are irrelevant because this event is just a rerun of the 2014 event.
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Thursday, 30 November, 2017 at 8:00 to Thursday, 14 December, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)bricks1

 

Starting NPC: Havak Alvak at x12.1 y8.2 Ul’dah – Steps of Nald (closest aetheryte is the Adventurers’ Guild)
Minimum Level: 7

  1. Speak to the reporter Haval Alvak in front of the Quicksand and accept the quest “Breaking Brick Mountains”.
  2. Speak to the Beefy Businessman outside the Thaumaturges’ Guild x8.2 y12.3
  3. Participate in the FATEs Brick by Brick and Brick by Stone Brick or Brick by Gold Brick which will appear in the given order at the following locations:
    • Sil’dih Excavation Site – Central Thanalan
    • Blind Iron Mines – Lower La Noscea
    • Bronze Lake – Upper La Noscea
    • Spirithold – Central Shroud
    • Finder’s Bluff – North Shroud
  4. Deliver the chunk of brickman from the FATE to the Beefy Businessman to conclude the quest. Rewards: 1120 exp, Wind-up Brickman, Thug’s Mug

Other NPCs:

  • Toughie (Peddler) – sells the King Slime Crown for 57 gil
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Puff puff!

FFXIV: The Maiden’s Rhapsody – Final

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.15
Expansion: Stormblood. Version and Expansion are irrelevant because this event is just a rerun of the 2015 event.
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:00 to Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)ffxi_2

 

Starting NPC: Remumu at x11.6 y11.2 Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (closest aetheryte is the Aftcastle)
Minimum Level: 30

  1. Speak to the reporter Remumu at the Drowning Wench and accept the quest “A Journey to Remember”.
  2. Go to Costa del Sol, Eastern La Noscea and speak to Remumu, close to the aetheryte. You will meet Iroha who has lost her memories.
  3. Follow Iroha to x32.4 y33.0 and complete the FATE “Our Favorite Pastime”. You must assist Iroha and make sure she does not die.
  4. Go to Limsa Lominsa and speak to Iroha at x11.1 y10.9 – Lower Decks. Hand over the Optistone Shard.
  5. Go to the Haukke Manor in the Central Shroud x11.2 y22.8. Complete the FATE “The Way of the Samurai”.
  6. Go to New Gridania and speak to Iroha at x11.8 y13.1; hand over the Aurastone Shard.
  7. Go to the Sagolii Desert, Southern Thanalan x23.0 y37.1; complete the Level 32 FATE “Serket Breaker”.
  8. Go to The Quicksand in Ul’dah and speak to Iroha. Hand over the Orastone Shard.
  9. Go to Camp Bronze Lake, Upper La Noscea x26.7 y22.6; activate the Destination to start the Level 33 FATE “The Key to Amatsu: Kyori”. Kill the Spotter first then kill the Dread Dragon after Iroha uses Amatsu: Kyori (romanized in Battle chat as ‘Kyo-uri’).
  10. Return to Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks and speak with Iroha one last time.
  11. Go up to the Drowning Wench and speak with Remumu to conclude this collaboration quest. Rewards: Amatsu Hachigane, Amatsu Togi, Amatsu Tekko, Amatsu Haidate, Amatsu Sune-ate

FFXIV: All Saints’ Wake 2017 – FINAL

FFXIV A Realm Reborn
Version: 4.1
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 08:00 to Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 14:59 (GMT)allsaintswake2017

 

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 “An Othardian Wolfman in Gridania” from Adventurer’s Guild Investigator and then speak to Soga at x9.1 y8.0 The Whistling Miller.
  2. Speak to Impresario at the Amphitheatre to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, Werewolf Attire Chest (Men/Women)
  3. Take the quest “The Adventurer Who Cried Wolfman” from Impresario.
  4. Equip a werewolf head, a werewolf body, a pair of werewolf arms, and a werewolf tail, and then speak with the Impresario. The werewolf attire parts are obtainable from the Werewolf Attire Chest.
  5. Speak to Soga at x10.7 y8.4 to receive instructions.
  6. Frighten Gridanians by chatting “GRRR!” in /say. Notably, the Japanese version is “ガウッ” which is the howl of a dog or wolf.
    • Good-humored Gridanian at x10.7 y8.4
    • Carefree Crone at x11.8 y4.5
    • Strapping Lass at x13.8 y9.1
    • Hapless Hobbledehoy at x7.9 y10.7
  7. Speak to Soga at x8.9 y8.1 and then head over and speak to Impresario.
  8. Speak to Adventurer’s Guild Investigator to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, Magicked Prism (Pumpkin), Seasonal Achievement
  9. Take the quest “Mind Their Manor” from Adventurer’s Guild Investigator.
  10. Speak to the Enthralling Illusionist at the Amphitheatre to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, Access to The Haunted Manor instance

The Haunted Manor

Enter The Haunted Manor instance by speaking to the Harlequin Guide where you can 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 is depleted when you are spotted by one of the minions.

  • 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.ffxiv_19102016_185413
  • 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.ffxiv_19102016_190131

    Note that the Manor instance is repeatable. Each successful run gives 3 Pumpkin Cookies. You can go again to obtain the Pumpkin Cookie tokens for 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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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.”

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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