beginners guide

With Stormblood fast approaching it’s likely Final Fantasy XIV will be well and truly under the MMO spotlight. With this in mind, we will be welcoming friends and strangers to the shores of Eorzea and beyond. This week’s article will provide Part 1 of 2 in a Beginner’s Guide, ideally for new players to the game, hopefully providing a relatively compact resource for some of the first experiences within Eorzea. This list is information I found useful when I first began my adventures in Eorzea, my hope is that you or someone you know can find something useful within!

Throughout this guide I will often refer to an ‘envoy quest’. By this, I mean “The Call of the Sea” – quest level 15 in your Main Scenario Quests (MSQ) that will unlock inter-region travel. Your character is likely to be level 17-19 by the time you get to this quest. You cannot travel inter-city until you have completed it and received your Airship Minion. It’s a quest that you may hear mentioned frequently as there is a lot of content that is locked behind it.

Logging On

Final Fantasy XIV works through a launcher which keeps your game up to date. This will run each time you wish to play. The interface displays a slider that has prominent events or information along with recent news articles and server status links. Updates will only begin when you log into the launcher… Read More!