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How do I unlock beast tribes quests

I got to level 41 which seems to be the only requierment. I am now level 47, my main quest is up to date (lvl 46) and I still don't see the quests for the beast tribes. According to the wiki, ...
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Can anyone have a house plot or they have set a limit?

I was wondering if I need to act fast and stack up some cash for a house because I don't know if the game have set a limit on the server for housing. Like did they set a limit of 100 000 houses all ...
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At what level should I worry about putting materia into my gear?

I have been primarily working on gathering classes with my highest being level 37. I've been leveling them so quickly through leves, I'm afraid the materia would only be wasted. I've just been ...
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Why are the recommendations locked

In the duty tab, I cannot access the recommendations. They are locked and when I click on it it says that this command is not available at the moment. How can I access these recommended duties?
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Where is the main quest [duplicate]

How can I which quest is the main quest? Will it be offered to me automatically? Are the quests I get from my guild masters every 5 levels the main quest?
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Does soulbinding have any effect on items?

In Final Fantasy XIV is soulbinding only a prerequisite to using an item to create materia, or does it have some other effect on the item?
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Why should I wait to turn in items for “turn-in” (Gather Items) FATEs?

For FATEs such as Iron Contra Affair in Western La Noscea, or Let Them Eat Cactus in Central Thanalan, which require you to gather items, and turn them in to an NPC, is it better to turn the items in ...
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What is a “Detoation?”

In the dungeon Pharos Sirius, some area blasts are called "Aetherial Detoation". What is a detoation? A typo/bug? Something from Final Fantasy lore?
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How do you assist target with a controller in FFXIV?

How do you target the target of your current target (assist target) with a controller? The default keyboard/mouse key is T.
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What can I change with the Fantasia potion, and is there a way to get more of them?

As part of Veteran Rewards, I received the Fantasia Potion a while back.It says that if I drink it I'll be able to edit my appearance (and, apparently, gender) the next time I log on. I'd like to use ...
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Is the “Armoury” bonus XP for other classes level-dependent or a fixed 50%?

According the in-game docs, the "Armory bonus XP" for lower-level classes depends on the level difference between that class and your main class. However, many places (including another answer on ...
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Are there any advantages to having more than one character?

I'm thinking about starting a twink in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The classsystem allows to level every class and every job with only one character. But I'm curious about it that there are so ...
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How to increase the average Itemlevel

My char is a level 34 Whitemage and had an average itemlevel of 22. After failed healing Titan in story mode I realised that my heal and my MP are to low to deal with the damage Titan is dealing to my ...
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Is it possible to forcefully end a guildleve whose minimum requirements were already fulfilled?

After joining a Grand Company, you can do guildleves. One particular type I found in Gridania was Kill 3 of these monsters under 5 minutes - kill as many as possible. If you slay 3, you ...
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What is the difference between city-state markets?

I've begun playing with the markets in Realm Reborn. The active help says that all markets are connected, so items sold in one city-state can be purchased from another. So basically it's a global ...
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What is depositing gil to a retainer for?

In Realm Reborn they keep mentioning that you can safely entrust your gil to your retainer. What is that supposed to be for? You don't lose gil for dying, I think. I know that retainers can have ...
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How do the stats convert into a percental value?

In the character overview you can see your stats like Critical Hit Rate. For maxing out dps, healing and damage reduction, I would like to know how I can convert those numbers into a percentage. This ...
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How does Potency factor into the damage formula?

I've been playing Final Fantasy 14 for a couple weeks now, and I'm running into something I can't seem to figure out. All my spells have a "Potency" attached to them, ranging anywhere from 20, right ...
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why does my carbuncle always use Gust and not Gouge?

My Carbuncle loses agro all the time but never seems to use Gouge instead.
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How to unlock the Hunting Log in FFXIV ARR?

I'm in the Level 12 (Gladiator - Ul'dah) and my Hunting Log isn't enabled. What quest (main or not) it's necessary to complete to unlock the Hunting Log?
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Can the Realm Reborn launcher pause/resume the game download?

I just purchased Realm Reborn. It seems like the launcher is trying to download around 9GB. When it had around 50MB, I decided to cancel it and then restart it just to make sure that it was able to ...
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Which character name is displayed in FFXIV?

I am creating my first character for Final Fantasy XIV, and I want to get it right. Is my forename or my surname displayed above my character?
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Switching Grand Company

I am wondering about whether you can switch the grand company you have chosen or not. And if so how. I have chosen the Maelstrom and want to switch to the Order of the Twin Adder because their gear is ...
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PS3 Final Fantasy XIV: Realm Reborn USED.?

I'm looking to buy a used copy of. FF XIV: Realm Reborn for ps3 but I wanted to know if the game would play or not. I've heard that used MMO games for PC are a very bad idea but is that rule the same ...
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Does the weather affect elemental damage, creature strengths and behavior?

Do the weather effects in Final Fantasy XIV: a Realm Reborn affect elemental damage, creature strengths and behavior? I recall that in Final Fantasy XII, weather played an important role in elemental ...
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Are there any kittens to attack for no apparent reason?

I recently got my Goobbue Sproutling and the description says, "Has been known to attack kittens for no apparent reason". Now I'm wondering: are there any kittens in FFXIV for my Goobbue to attack? ...
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Why does my framerate go up and down?

I am playing Final Fantasy 14 on a Toshiba Qosmio X70 (17.3 in laptop, 2 TB HD, 20 GB 1600 MHz RAM, intel 4-core i7 4700MQ processor, GeForce 770M with 3 GB dedicated) and I notice that my game tends ...
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Can I gift Final Fantasy XIV to a friend?

Final Fantasy XIV is sold out in every retail store it seems. I can purchase it online, but I want to gift it to a friend and not create an account for myself. Can I purchase a digital copy of FFXIV ...
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Do I have to buy ARR if i have original Final Fantasy XIV disc without account? [duplicate]

I do not have a Final Fantasy XIV account but I have Final Fantasy XIV original disc. Do I have to buy A Realm Reborn to play it?
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Ranking up with the Grand Company

I am wondering, how do you rank up in the Grand Company? I maxed out my seals after a good week of fate parties, and I already got my Chocobo. I am just wondering: how do I rank up from Private Third ...
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How does stat allocation work in Final Fantasy 14?

When I hit level 10 with my Pugilist it gave me 3 stat points to distribute. I assume I will get some more at level 15 - but this made me wonder exactly how the stat points work. Suppose I go straight ...
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Do I need to buy FFXIV:ARR if I already own FFXIV?

Square Enix seems to be treating them like separate games at times, but also calls them just fixing the old one. I can't find any conclusive evidence on this. What do I need to do to play? Update: I ...
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How to find story quests?

I think I might have missed obtaining a story quests that is important. I am about lvl 20 and I have searched all the cities and i have no quests currently in my journal. How can I find it the story ...
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unable to log into a JP server on FFXIV:ARR?

I've been trying all morning to get on FFXIV. My main character is on Durandal (a legacy JP server), but I keep getting the error "Unable to update the group JP character list" when I try to go to ...
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What are the letters near the monsters name?

What are the letters near the monsters name on FFXIV such in this picture? Do they have an specific keybind or they`re merely aesthetic for tagging?
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Where can I get the Final Fantasy XIV client?

I'd like to give Final Fantasy XIV another shot. I purchased the game when it first came out, but I don't have the install disk anymore. Where can I download the client? Googling, and searching the ...
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Progression through Eorzea

I'm having quite a hard time looking for leveling spots in Final Fantasy XIV, and I was wondering if you guys can recommend an 'order of zones'.
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Can Gladiators synthesize stuff?

Can I synthesize stuff if I'm a Gladiator? If so, how?
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How do you craft armor in Final Fantasy XIV?

I am currently in open beta in FFXIV with a character that is an Archer and I also have the items for an Armor crafter. How do you actually make things, or how do you find recipes for items to ...