Final Fantasy XIV – 8 September 2020 Patch Notes

Final Fantasy XIV – 8 September 2020 Patch Notes

Patch 5.31 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

These additions and adjustments only require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers.
These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.

PLAYABLE CONTENT

Quests

New side story quests have been added.

Ishgardian Restoration Story Quests

Once all reconstruction works included in Patch 5.31 have been completed, speak with Augebert in the Firmament (X:11.4 Y:14.1) to unlock these quests.

The Making of a Market

Any class or job level 60
The Firmament (X:12.2 Y:11.3)
Francel
Players must first complete the quest “To Thaw a Frozen Heart.”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the quest “The Making of a Market.”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the sidequest “???”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the sidequest “???”

Ishgardian Restoration Sidequests

These sidequests are unlocked once the Patch 5.31 Ishgardian Restoration story quests have been completed.

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the quests “???,” and “Small Hands, Big Hearts.”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the sidequest “???”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the sidequest “???”

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Any class or job level 60
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Players must first complete the sidequest “???”

Housing

New furnishings have been added.

New orchestrion rolls have been added.

The Manderville Gold Saucer

New Triple Triad cards have been added.

Miscellaneous

 

A new emote has been added.

 

A new hairstyle based on an FFXIV Hairstyle Design Contest entry is now available.

Learn more about the Hairstyle Design Contest.

BATTLE SYSTEM

The weekly restriction on receiving Blades of Golden Antiquity from Eden’s Verse: Refulgence has been removed.

The following adjustments have been made to Eden’s Verse (Savage):

Two treasure coffers will now always appear. Furthermore, the weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
The weekly entrance restriction on all areas of Eden’s Verse (Savage) has been removed.
Players may now proceed directly to any area of Eden’s Verse (Savage).

The item required to enhance weapons purchased with Allagan tomestones of allegory, Crystalline Ester, can be purchased from Fathard in Eulmore (X:10.1 Y:11.7).

Required Items

  • Manufactured Coin / Puppet’s Coin

Upgrading Equipment

  • After acquiring the items required to enhance your weapon from Fathard, speak with Shee-Tatch in Eulmore (X:10.3 Y:12.0) and exchange them for an augmented weapon of your choice.

ITEMS

New items have been added.

Items added in patch 5.31 will be listed at a later date.

 

New recipes have been added.

Recipes added in patch 5.31 will be listed at a later date.

The following items can now be stored in the armoire:

  • Gunblade of the Yo-kai King
  • Rapier of the Serpent Lord
  • Katana of the King’s Counsel
  • Glaives of the Dark Princess

Ishgardian Restoration

The third phase of the Ishgardian Restoration has begun.

With Francel de Haillenarte leading the charge, the reconstruction of the Firmament surges to ever-loftier heights. As many and more take up residence in the New Nest, the young lord would realize his latest vision─a bustling new commercial district befitting Ishgard’s new age of free trade and enlightenment. Artisans one and all, take up your tools and answer the call!

Ishgardian Restoration Supplies

To coincide with the updates to the Ishgardian Restoration, new supplies can now be crafted and submitted.
In accordance with this update, the following additions and adjustments have been made to the submission of supplies from the previous chapter:

  • Players can no longer collect stamps for the Kupo of Fortune.
  • The number of skybuilders’ scrips received for submissions has been reduced.
  • The number of skyward points received for submissions has been reduced.
  • Skyward points received for submissions will no longer contribute to rankings.

The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Diadem.

New items can be gathered in the Diadem.
New items can be gathered for the third phase of the Ishgardian Restoration. They can be submitted to Flotpassant (X:12.2 Y:14.6) for inspection.
Following the addition of items for the third phase of the Ishgardian Restoration, the following adjustments have been made to the inspection of items from the previous chapter:
  • Players will no longer receive skybuilders’ scrips.
  • The number of skyward points received has been reduced.
  • Skyward points received will no longer contribute to rankings.

Additions and adjustments have been made to the rewards from the Kupo of Fortune.

New skybuilders’ scrip items are available for exchange from Enie in the Firmament (X:12.0 Y:14.0).

Rankings for the third phase of the Ishgardian Restoration have begun.

For a given period, each player’s skyward points are tallied and listed on the Lodestone. The skyward points earned during the ranking period are known as the seasonal score. Players finishing in high ranks will be eligible for rewards and achievements.

Ranking Period

The ranking period lasts from the release of Patch 5.31 until Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11:00 p.m. (PDT). Seasonal scores are tallied for each class, with rankings divided by World and class.

Learn more about Ishgardian Restoration rankings.
* Rankings are updated each day at approximately 2:00 a.m. (PDT).
* Seasonal scores can only be accumulated on a player’s Home World.

Rewards

Top ranking players will be awarded a special achievement and title. These rewards can be obtained by using the following items distributed via the moogle delivery service:

  • 1st to 12th Place
    Season Two Writ of Beatification (*1) / Season Two Writ of Commendation (*2)
  • 13th to 100th Place
    Season Two Writ of Commendation (*2)

*1 This item grants the achievement “Phase III Divine Ascension” and the title “Saint of the Firmament.”
*2 This item grants the achievement “Phase III Minor Miracle” and the title “Beatus of the Firmament.”

The titles awarded to top players, “Saint of the Firmament” and “Beatus of the Firmament” are the same as those awarded during the rankings held at the release of Patch 5.21. Please note, however, that because they will be treated as separate titles, players who earn them will see two instances of them when viewing acquired titles in-game.

Players may now speak with the Face of the Firmament (X:11.5 Y:14.3) to be transported from the Mendicant’s Court to Saint Roelle’s Dais.

Miscellaneous

 

New mounts have been added.

 

New minions have been added.

System

New achievements and titles have been added.

The following text commands have been added:

Command Description
/highfive
/hifive
USAGE:
/highfive [subcommand]

→Give someone a high five.

>>Subcommands:
motion
Perform motion only.

Both text and motion will be displayed when no subcommand is specified.

RESOLVED ISSUES

  • The following issues have been addressed:
    • An issue when playing the quest “This One’s for the Lovers” wherein players could not target the NPC Nervy Nipper using a gamepad or keyboard.
    • An issue in the instanced dungeon Haukke Manor wherein players could not obtain The Maiden’s Lament Orchestrion Roll from treasure coffers.
    • An issue in the instanced dungeon The Sunken Temple of Qarn wherein players could not obtain Belah’dian Glass from treasure coffers.
    • An issue in the instanced dungeon Dzemael Darkhold wherein players could not obtain The Darkhold Orchestrion Roll from treasure coffers.
    • An issue when participating in the FATE “Heroes of the 2nd” wherein certain enemies spawned in the air and could not be targeted.
    • An issue when undertaking the guildleve “It’s a Trap” wherein objects were not corrected placed, preventing players from completing objectives.
    • An issue when undertaking the guildleve “Metal Has No Master” wherein certain gathering points could not be targeted using a gamepad or keyboard.
    • An issue wherein players could not land at locations 48 and 49 of the A Realm Reborn sightseeing log while riding a flying mount.
    • An issue in Eastern La Noscea wherein players in certain areas of Hidden Falls Docks were unable to use Teleport or Return and were unable to fly.
    • An issue in Northern Thanalan wherein certain gathering points could not be targeted using a gamepad or keyboard.
    • An issue wherein the waist gear and accessories of augmented Neo-Ishgardian attire had the incorrect number of materia sockets.
    • An issue wherein Trial Synthesis could not be executed for recipes requiring equipment that is not in a player’s inventory.
    • An issue wherein certain collectable item recipes unlocked at level 70 did not appear in the Crafting Log when a player’s character is level 70.
    • An issue wherein dialog did not display when speaking with the NPC Collectable Dealer after unlocking the Splendors Exchange.
    • An issue wherein a log message did not display for nearby party members when earning the achievement “Bravest Warriors.”

Other various issues have also been addressed.

KNOWN ISSUES

  • An issue in the Diadem wherein the location of certain clouded lush vegetation patches is incorrect.
  • An issue in the Diadem wherein the spawning location of certain enemies is incorrect.
  • An issue in the Firmament wherein progression of its reconstruction results in NPCs being placed in incorrect locations.
    * This issue does not affect quest progression.
  • An issue wherein the graphics of certain furnishings introduced in Patch 5.31 do not display properly.

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