Starting with Shadowbringers, I want to do something to alleviate the difficulty of finding solid images of dungeon gear in FFXIV. In what I hope will be a long running series, I’m going to make an effort to catalog screenshots of the expansion’s new gearsets. These will come in no particular order except the one that I’m able to acquire the complete left-side for the game’s various armor types for each dungeon, with the very first one (appropriately) covering the Lakeland Garb of Scouting. I’ll endeavor to make these galleries as spoiler-free as possible, but be warned that they will include minor spoilers, such as the gear’s appearance itself and the names of dungeons or other instances where the items can be found!
The Lakeland Garb of Scouting can be found in the first dungeon of Shadowbringers, Holminster Switch. Like in Stormblood, all of the gear in the new expansion’s first dungeon is based on previously obtainable models, though in most cases, the models are available for certain roles for the first time. In the case of the Scouting gear, the set is a recolor with some additional flare of the Bogatyr’s Garb from the final dungeons of A Realm Reborn, which was available to Ranged DPS, Casting DPS, and Healers. The set can be worn by Scouting classes (which as of writing applies only to Rogue/Ninja) of level 71 or higher. As with most dungeon gear, the Lakeland Garb of Scouting is non-dyeable.
The full set includes a Lakeland Blinder of Scouting, a Lakeland Longcoat of Scouting, Lakeland Gloves of Scouting, Lakeland Slops of Scouting, and Lakeland Thighboots of Scouting, as well as the Lakeland Daggers for Ninjas and Rogues. The set focuses on three colors—mainly two shades of brown and some secondary black—with the tiniest hints of red and silver to give things a little bit more character. When compared to the Bogatyr’s Garb sets the Lakeland Garb of Scouting takes after, it is rather drab, much like the original Bogatyr’s Garb of Healing, which is a bit of a disappointment when the original Aiming and Casting sets were much more striking visually, with a lot of black and a deep red, respectively.
As with many sets that include a longer coat or robe for a body piece, there are some minor clipping issues with the Lakeland Longcoat of Scouting, with the potential for fingers to clip through the coat below the waist depending on idle pose. The Lakeland Blinder of Scouting will clip with certain hairstyles as well. Otherwise, the set is modeled fairly well, and opens up some new options for Ninjas and future Scouting classes on the glamour front, including two of my favorite models for gloves and boots in the game (though the color scheme in this case sadly means I won’t be likely to use them myself).
That’s all there is to be said about the Lakeland Garb of Scouting. More Shadowbringers galleries will hopefully follow in the coming weeks as I manage to collect the various sets!
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