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)

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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
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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: 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