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Can I still access the side quests from The Waking Sands after this event?

Few main quests afterwards, I will be no longer able to access The Waking Sands because However, I didn't clear the quests originating from there to spare them for the extra jobs. This is ...
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What are the advantages of specialization in 3.3?

My Disciple of Hand classes are just now reaching the point where I can specialize in crafting disciples. However, as I am limited to three specializations, I'd like to know what the benefits are for ...
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Final Fantasy XIV Server issues EU

I currently live in South Africa and play on EU servers. after 2-3 minutes of gameplay i get kicked off the server. i get the error code 9002 or 9003. is anyone else having these issues, and if so is ...
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How can I craft the level 50 two-star recipes?

Most of my Disciple of the Hands are level 50 now and can craft the one-star recipes just fine. The two-star recipes require 347 Craftsmanship or 318 Control, but here I'm coming up short. I have ...
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Can two accounts share the same game client with different licenses?

I have a PS4 with a Heavensward-licensed FFXIV account. I'll be visiting a friend who also has a PS4 with a licensed FFXIV account, but they do not have Heavensward. Will I be able to log into my ...
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How do you increase the Limit Break bar?

There have been a lot of discussions over the past couple years on what does or doesn't charge the Limit Break bar, but most of what I can find is either hypothetical speculation or contradicted by ...
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How does the “join in progress” option on the Duty Finder work?

There's a little box at the top of the Duty Finder that allows you to join duties in progress, but I have some questions about how this option works. Does this only queue you for duties in progress, ...
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Can my macro detect if the action was successful?

I have a fairly straightforward macro to announce a Raise target in public groups: /micon "Raise" /ac "Raise" <t> /p Raise on <t> Sometimes my Raise doesn't go through. Either I'm out ...
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Does Eikonic gear lose its materia if upgraded?

If I attach materia to a piece of Eikonic gear (iLvl 230 Tomestone of Lore gear) then subsequently upgrade that item using a taut gobtwine or dark gobcoat, will the materia be lost? A quick Google ...
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Is it possible to spiritbond crafting gear in combat?

I have hit 60 in all my Disciples of Hand, and my materials to craft items to gain spiritbond on gear is rather on the low side. As the title says, is it faster or more efficient to get spiritbond ...
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Did I have to buy Heavensward?

I just purchased a PS4 system and one of the games I've heard a lot of hype on was Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. Without hesitation, and without reading the box, I purchased the game. When I got ...
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What is the most efficient job for gathering materials for crafting from monsters in FFXIV

The crafting bug has caught me and I found that I really love crafting down to every single detail. However, gathering materials from monsters is a drag, especially if you are farming as a black mage ...
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Is there any significance to my nameday?

When creating a character in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, I had to choose a nameday to signify when my character was born. There are calendars to translate Eorzean dates to Gregorian ones; ...
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Where can I find quests for my level in Final Fantasy 14?

While I'm hoping answers will be generic enough to apply to a wide audience, here is my specific situation: I played the free trial that is offered for FF14 and was happily leveling up Conjurer until ...
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How much of Heavensward can I access right off with a low level character?

I am thinking of coming back to Final Fantasy 14 and I know there is a new expansion. My character was not max level in the original game, so I know that there will be a lot of storyline/leveling/etc. ...
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Unable to login to Square Enix for Final fantasy on PSN

I bought FFXIV from flipkart(http://www.flipkart.com/realm.../p/itmdmnw5gjwy2jzw...), registered my product on PSN using the code which came with it but still can't play the game. All the information ...
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Can i play FFXIV with my USA account on the physical EUR version on a NTSC (USA) Ps3?

Can i play Final Fantasy XIV with my USA account on the physical EUR version on a NTSC, USA Ps3? I already have the digital, downloaded game, and i can already play it with my USA account, plus the ...
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Accuracy of pets

I've seen many sources for the accuracy requirements for the Coils of Bahamut, and they're extremely important because missing attacks is crippling - at best it's damage/time lost, at worst you're a ...
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Final Fantasy a realm reborn (PS3) - downloading update and launcher problems

I bought the game and followed installation instructions only to enter a world of crap and confusion. After registering the code I was taken to a download page with a download requirement of almost 7 ...
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Avoid backpeddling when locked on

Backpeddling is annoying, as anyone who's played Ocarina of Time would know. In FF14, it can get you killed. I like to use the Lockon feature, sometimes just because it gives a better camera angle ...
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Order of usage: Raging Strikes and DoTs

My understanding of Raging Strikes is unclear. Increases damage dealt by 20%. Seems simple enough, right? XD What I want to know is how this 20% boost interacts with my SMN damage-over-time ...
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Are there penalties for dying in FFXIV?

I played FFXI for a long time, and whenever you died, you lost experience points and could potentially level down. It looks like that may have changed in FFXIV because I don't think I lost anything ...
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Will I fail timed Levemetes if I log out?

All the Levemetes I've done so far have been timed. If I log out, does that timer continue to run, or does it pause?
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What determines whether you keep or lose ingredients after a failed synthesis?

I've been leveling my Disciples of Hand classes (crafting) recently and I've noticed something odd. Usually when I fail a synthesis, I lose all the ingredients I had put into it. But every now and ...
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What is Control and Perception?

I've just started crafting and gathering classes and I've noticed that the equipment in my quest rewards tend to have the following stats: +Gathering, +Crafting, +Perception, and +Control. +Gathering ...
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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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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? ...