Gear Set Gallery: Warg Garb of Striking

For this week’s gear set gallery, we’ll be looking at another of the Warg sets from Patch 5.1’s The Grand Cosmos. Like all of the sets from the new dungeon, this one—the Striking set for Monk and Samurai—comes with a strong wolf motif. This one features a prominent bushy tail attached to the body piece, […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Healers #39

After playing FFXIV for over six years now, with my subscription having never lapsed in that time, it’s a little hard to fathom that I very nearly quit during the early days of Patch 2.0, A Realm Reborn, never to return. One of the things that had kept me from checking out the original FFXIV […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Alchemist #2

Last but certainly not least of my three crafting specialists is Alchemist. ALC has always been Alahra’s crafter “main,” but it’s also one of the ones I use the least, since I find crafting consumables to be too tedious when it comes to making gil. Even so, I’ve largely kept it as a specialist for […]

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Gear Set Gallery: No.2 Type B Materiel

Since the release of NieR: Automata over two years ago, there’s been clamor for a crossover with FFXIV, particularly for an excuse to include glamour versions of the various YorHA uniforms present in the game. Now, with the first installment of the new Alliance raid series for Shadowbringers, YorHA: Dark Apocalypse, we’ve finally gotten our […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Goldsmith #1

It feels like ages ago now, but in the pre-5.1 world, I was at one point planning to post my specialist glamours for Alchemist, Goldsmith, and Weaver. I got around to one of them before I found myself without internet for a few days, and once I was back online, I wanted to focus on […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Warg Garb of Casting

Patch 5.1’s new dungeon brings with it the first level 80 dungeon set of Shadowbringers, since the original three instead dropped accessories to accompany the expansions new Artifact Armor sets. Gathered only from The Grand Cosmos, the new Warg sets are full of wolf motifs, fur, and leather—making for a strange contrast with the stately […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Gunbreaker #1

One of the first things I did at the start of Shadowbringers was take Lynahra’s Gunbreaker to 70, since I wasn’t particularly interested in either new class for Alahra, but my SO wanted to level Dancer for her main. After we got through to 70, we focused on the Main Scenario for quite some time, […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Scouting DPS #35

I’ve spent much of Shadowbringers as a Dark Knight main so far, and truth be told, I don’t see that changing anytime soon. I’ve really taken to tanking with the redesigns for the expansion and finding the role to be more fun than damage dealing overall. However, I’m always going to have a soft spot […]

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Patch 5.1 First Impressions & Glamour Spotlight: Striking #35

I’ve had a bit of time with Patch 5.1 so far, and I have to say I’m generally impressed. Following up the incredible Shadowbringers 5.0 launch, I was both excited for the next major patch and a little nervous. The new expansion launch was so good that I wasn’t sure the next installment could ever […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Ranged DPS #27

I got Dancer to 80 some time ago now, but at the time I was pretty burnt out on the job and didn’t sit down to create a new glamour for it in celebration. Doing so would have been quite the challenge, since the base form of Dancer’s Artifact Armor doesn’t match much of anything […]

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