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How to find all item ids of items that can be found on the market board?

In Final Fantasy XIV, each item has an in-game item ID. In the market board, you can filter items by item ID. They all seem to be numbered in between a rough range from 1 to 37000. However, not all ...
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How Does One Get the "Road to 80" Buff?

I recently reached level 60 on the free trial of the game, and have been loving it so far. I purchased the complete edition of the game right after finishing the Heavensward main story. I have been ...
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How can I die from falling?

When falling in Final Fantasy 14, I get damage based on the height. I fall a lot (mostly on purpose, love to see the Chocobo fly! ;)) and so far died from falling only once, and can't reproduce it. ...
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How can I protect against or remove Doom once it's cast?

I am a Dragoon in Final Fantasy 14, and completed all job quests already. While fighting in a level 40 dungeon a while ago (I don't remember which and don't think it's relevant), the first or second ...
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Toggle mouselook in Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV doesn't support mouselook, i.e. where you can turn the camera and the character without holding the right mouse button. What are the possible solutions?
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Is it possible to get the FF14 free version on steam?

I was looking into getting the free version of FF14, just to try it out, but it doesn't seem to be available on Steam. I'd love it on steam, since my whole PC catalog is already in there, and steam ...
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How long is the 60 days of Game Time Cards?

I was looking into the subscription prices for Final Fantasy 14 and saw this on the product page 60-day game time cards and game time codes are available at participating video game retailers. They ...
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What is blocked when playing the free version of FF14?

I'm trying to read up on what is and what isn't in the free version of Final Fantasy XIV. So far what I can see that is blocked is Level Capped at 60 (so what is the usual cap? is 60 halfway up? 3/4 ...
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Is there a way to change where a hotbar is in terms of layering?

I am currently trying to set up my hotbars. A jank setup I have has one of my set of hotbars colliding with and covering some other parts of my hud with some of it. I want to know if there is a way to ...
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Triple Triad - Plus rule strange behaviour

I’ve just played a game of Triple Triad with the Plus rule. I understand how the rule works, but a move I’ve just made doesn’t make sense to me. See the screenshot below. I just played the Moogle card ...
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Final Fantasy XIV - How does co-op questing work?

I am currently playing the Free Trial (so no party/free company features) of FFXIV, and considering purchasing it. I only want to purchase the game if the questing mechanics are co-op friendly. I'm ...
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How can I gift a Shadowbringers pre-order?

A friend and I were talking about the new Shadowbringers release date (for FFXIV) and he mentioned that as a gift, he'd buy the add-on for me. He plays on Steam, and I play on Playstation. How does ...
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Is there anything I can do with LUX weapon?

I am a returning player and have the blm lux weapon. Is there anything I can do with it? Such as exchange it to skip a step or two in the latest relic upgrade path (Eureka I think). Thank you kindly!
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How to make FFXIV chat sticky from typing?

In Final Fantasy Online (FFXIV) when I'm in a party and type /p Hello, the chat mode does not stick to "Party", but remains on the previous one instead. This makes my next message appear in the old ...
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FFXIV window size

I just tried playing FFXIV on my laptop for the first time today, but currently the window occupies a very small portion of my screen (and strains my eyes for this reason). I can't change it to full ...
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Unlink Square Enix ID from PSN account

I want to try Final Fantasy XIV Online before buying it. So I downloaded the FFXIV free trial available on the PS Store for my PS4. When I installed and tried to play the game, I linked my PSN ...
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Best way to spend Allagan Tomestones Of Poetics since Stormblood?

I am constantly at my Poetic limit of 2,000 but don't see any useful things I can get for them. The iLvl 260 (and 270) items are just weaker than the new lvl 60+ equipment. So how I spend them?
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What are the enmity modifiers for Unleash and Abyssal Drain, post-Stormblood?

With the release of Stormblood, the potencies and enmity modifiers for a Dark Knight's Unleash and Abyssal Drain were modified. Unleash has the effect: Deals unaspected damage with a potency of 50 ...
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Should I max Lancer before starting Dragoon?

I have recently come back to the game through the 4-day re-introduction event, and picked up my character. I've got my Lancer up to level 30 now, and have Marauder at level 8. So I just have 7 levels ...
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Does Delerium stack with Supervirus?

The Dark Knight Delerium skill puts a debuff on a mob that reduces that target's INT by 10%. A Monk's Dragon Kick does the same. I know these two buffs are exclusive, you cannot apply Delerium while ...
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What does the orange text mean in the Party Finder?

Occasionally I'll see a group listed in the Party Finder that stands out because the objective name will be in orange: What does this orange signify? Things I don't think are the case: The ...
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Fastest way to farm exp in FF XIV

I've been away from FF XIV for quite some time, the game has changed a lot. I want to check out Heavensward content before the next expansion drops but I'm not a high enough level. Is there a ...
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Unable to download patches for FFXIV Heavensward

So I've decided to jump back into FFXIV Heavensward for PS4. I went ahead and renewed my subscription and even transferred servers (Famfrit)! I've re-installed the game and once I logged in, I noticed ...
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Loot lockout for Binding Coil of Bahamut?

Yes, I know Binding Coil of Bahamut is extremely obsolete. But there is one particular piece of gear that I'd like (specifically, the Allagan Rod) from Turn 5 for RP purposes. What I'm wondering is ...
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FFXIV: Using XBox 360 Controller on PC

How do you use an XBox 360 wireless controller in FFXIV on your PC? You can set up all the configuration in System Configuration, but it doesn't seem to allow access to all the functions such as the ...
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How does the Raid Finder work?

In patch 3.4, a number of Extreme Primals are being moved from the Duty Finder into the Raid Finder. I do a lot of Thordan/Sephirot Extreme runs via the Duty Finder today but have never used the Raid ...
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How can I take over when the Main Tank dies?

I've started off-tanking 60 ex primals on my Dark Knight lately, and the majority of the fight I spend outside of Grit to avoid the 20% damage penalty when there are no mechanics for me to deal with. ...
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Can I ban players from my party?

I've encountered some toxic players whose behavior have not crossed the line into anything GM-actionable, but quickly kill any assembled raiding parties I form. If I blacklist them, are they still ...
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When do I need Awareness?

Paladins and classes that can cross-class Paladin abilities have access to a skill called Awareness: Nullifies chance of suffering critical damage. Duration: 15s 120 second cooldown. But I ...
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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 problematic ...
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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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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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