FFXIV: Hatching-Tide 2018 – FINAL

Final Fantasy XIV
Version: 4.25
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 08:00 to Monday, April 02, 2018 at 14:59 (GMT)



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

  1. Take the quest “Uneggseptable Losses” from Nonotta and then speak to the Hatching-tide Hunter near the Botanists’ Guild (Greatloam Growery).
  2. Search for clues: a Broken Crate, a Shiny Stone Splinter and lastly, a spot of Trampled Ground.
  3. Go to x7.9 y9.5 near the Yellow Serpent Gate/Conjurer’s Guild to pursue the supposed culprit. The dialogue will lead to unlocking a side-scrolling mini-game. Play the mini-game to continue the quest; you must have at least 15 points by the end. The default keyboard controls are as follows:
    • A – left
    • D – right
    • Space – jump. Double-space (double jump) is possible.
  4. Return to Nonotta to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, Motley Egg minion, Egg Hunter Riggy mini-game
  5. A repeatable quest “Uneggspected Encounters” will be unlocked. You can play this for fun and watch some character development for certain NPCs. Rewards: Magicked Prism (Hatching-tide) | NPC interactions are as follows:
    • Zhloe and Maisenta
    • Miounne and Geva
    • Silvairre and Leih Aliapoh
    • Keeper of the Entwined Serpents and Kan-E-Senna
    • Beatin and Fufucha
    • E-Sumi-Yan and Khloe Aliapoh
    • Ywain and Nicoliaux

Other NPCs:

  • Courteous Collector at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event information
  • Dreamer (Egg Advocate) at x10 y8 Old Gridania – Event item merchant
    • Spriggan Chocolate – 5 gil
    • Hatching-tide Banner – 5496 gil

FFXIV: Little Ladies’ Day 2018 – FINAL

Final Fantasy XIV
Version: 4.2
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 08:00 to Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 14:59 (GMT)


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 “A Colorful Affair” from the Reporter.
  2. Speak to the Royal Seneschal at x10.4 y8.6
  3. Delivery the promissory notes to:
    • Redolent Rose – Weaver’s Guild
    • Deitrich – Alchemist’s Guild
  4. Return to the Royal Seneschal.
  5. Participate in and complete the event FATE “Color My World”. Rewards: 3360 exp, Ballroom Etiquette – Improper Praise #1, Ballroom Etiquette – Improper Praise #2, Ballroom Etiquette – Improper Praise #3, “The Fan in Fanatic” achievement
  6. Take the quest “Untended Dreams” from the Royal Seneschal. Should you choose to undertake this quest, you will receive no guidance from the journal or the duty list. You will need to read the text carefully and decipher the clues to determine your next course of action.
  7. Speak with the Lonesome Lass near the Quicksand/Adventurer’s Guild. Help her find the things she lost by following her clues. Afterwards, there will be pointers on who to speak to next until the quest is concluded. This is a good story that I would rather not spoil. Rewards: 3360 exp, 10 Peach Confetti, 10 Cherry Confetti

Event FATE: Color My World

  • Location: Emerald Avenue, Ul’dah
  • Speak with the Royal Handmaiden, beside the Royal Seneschal.
  • A status effect “Face in the Crowd” will be granted to the player. It can be removed by leaving the FATE area or by using the event action Curtain Call.
  • Cheer for the Songbirds using the special actions: Cheer On (blue), Cheer Wave (yellow) or Cheer Jump (red). All event action will appear on your Hotbar when Face in the Crowd is active.
  • Goal: Fill the FATE’s cheer bar.
  • As the FATE progresses, a different Songbird will be targetable. Cheer for her using the appropriate cheer action: Cheer Jump for Ulala, Cheer Wave for Narumi and Cheer On for Masha.
  • Gold: 2 Certificates of Collaboration
  • Silver: 1 Certificate of Collaboration
  • Bronze: No Certificates of Collaboration

Other NPCs:

  • Enamored Enthusiast – Event description and information
  • Royal Servant – Collaboration Certificate Exchange and Event Item Vendor


FFXIV: Valentione’s 2018 – Final

Final Fantasy XIV
Version: 4.2
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final.
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Friday, February 02, 2018 at 08:00 to Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 14:59 (GMT)



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

  1. Take the quest “Lessons in Love” from Lisette.
  2. Speak with Astrid at the amphitheatre gate.
  3. Find the slacking moogles and speak with them:
    • near the Botanist Guild aetheryte
    • near the Conjurer Guild aetheryte
    • near Apkallu Falls x11.8 y4.5
  4. Return to Astrid.
  5. Speak with Kuplu Kumu at x8.5 y8.8 then head off to find the other slacking moogles at the Leatherworker Guild’s yard.
  6. Return to Astrid to unlock the Valentione’s Day instance “Trials of the Moons”. To enter, speak to the House Valentione Servant nearby. Two participants are needed for the instance, either you party up with a friend before entering or the Duty Finder will randomly assign another player. I recommend partying up with a friend because the duty requires communication and cooperation! It is very fun and easy so I won’t ruin it with screenshots or spoilers.
  7. After completing the instance, show an instance reward (Valentione’s Day Chocolate) to Astrid.
  8. Speak with Lisette to conclude the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, choose a mount (Broken Heart Pendant Left or Broken Heart Pendant Right)
  9. An optional, repeatable quest is unlocked after completing “Lessons in Love”. It is similar to the 2016 event. Take the quest “In Fortune with the Times” from Lisette if you want to try it out. You must form a party of two with another player for your fortune to be told:
    • Fair Fortune-teller: Money.
    • Forbearing Fortune-teller: Fame.
    • Frank Fortune-teller: Love.
  10. Speak with Lisette to conclude the optional quest. Rewards: Prismatic Heart (Right), Prismatic Heart (Left)

Other NPCs:

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



FFXIV: Heavensturn 2018 – Final

Final Fantasy XIV
Version: 4.15
Expansion: Stormblood
Status: Final
Basic Event Information: At Lodestone

Event Duration: From Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 15:00 to Monday, January 15, 2018 at 14:59 (GMT)



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

  1. Take the quest “More Bark and Mochi Bite” from the Inu Bugyo and then head over to the Lower Decks.
  2. Look for Taro (the wolf pup):
    • Warm-hearted Woman at x9.2 y10.8 (Aetheryte Plaza)
    • Fun-loving Fellow at x7.3 y11.9 (Hawker’s Alley)
    • Rabid Wives Houndkeep at x7.8 y13.8 (above Fisherman’s Bottom)
  3. Return to the inu bugyo.
  4. Participate in the FATE “Who Let the Hounds Out” 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.
    • Lower La Noscea x19 y35 – near Moraby Drydocks
  5. Return to the inu bugyo to complete the quest. Rewards: 3360 exp, 191 gil, White Inu Kabuto, Black Inu Kabuto

Other NPCs:

  • Inu Doshin – Event description and information
  • Red Inu Shonin (Event Item Vendor) – Event Items
    • Zoni – Meal, 16 gil
    • Stuffed Dog – Tabletop item, 3664 gil


FFXIV: Starlight Celebration 2017 – Final

Final Fantasy XIV
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)



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

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.



FFXIV: There’s Golems in those Hills – FINAL

Final Fantasy XIV
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

Puff puff!

FFXIV: The Maiden’s Rhapsody – Final

Final Fantasy XIV
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

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