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: Tanks #32

Although I’m more excited for Dancer personally—since it’s a better fit for Alahra than either Bard or Machinist—I’m actually most likely to level Gunbreaker before it, since I’m hoping it will be a good fit for Lynahra. I’ve been struggling to find her class identity pretty much since the moment of her creation in FFXIV, […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Warrior #4

Lynahra never hit 60 during Heavensward, mainly because I tried to cram all of her progress in at once in the last four or five months. I think she got to the Vault before I gave up and talked my SO into picking up Main Scenario potions so that we could just grind out the […]

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New Character & Glamour Spotlight: Machinist #7

I’ve been a role-player for most of my life now, having gotten started with Dungeons & Dragons in my pre-teen years. Although I’ve been creating characters with role-playing in mind ever since, I’ve never much been one to create characters for their own sake. I more or less only create when needed—for a new tabletop […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Tanks #31

When it comes to glamours, Lynahra gives me a lot less freedom to explore, since she’s a much more narrowly defined character than her sister Alahra. Where Alahra’s FFXIV incarnation has become more cosmopolitan over time, in keeping with the game’s weird anachronistic range of fashion and aesthetics, Lynahra’s characterization has taken the opposite path […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Warrior #3

Because the various Artifact Armor sets from Heavensward were originally locked behind Tomestones of Esoterics, I never got around to collecting a large number of them. For the first raid tier, they were limited by the weekly lockout; once the lockout was removed, my Esoterics were going almost exclusively toward the Anima questline; and once they had […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Tanks #28

Before Patch 4.25 brought us Eureka, I already hadn’t put a lot of time into Lynahra, and of course, once I had relics to work on, my focus remained more or less entirely on Alahra’s progress there. Now that things are winding down in Eureka, with just one set of gear I want to finish […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Tanks #26

I’ve had a new Dark Knight glamour for Ahrane on my list of things to do for a couple months now, ever since I first potion jumped her to level 60. After I did that, I put a quick one together, but given how similar it was to Lynahra’s current Warrior glamour, I really wanted […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Striking DPS #25

One of the strangest aspects of FFXIV is the mandatory Main Scenario. Long ago, I was more or less a fan of the idea, even if I understood it had its downsides. These days, after getting into Stormblood for the second go’round with Lynahra (and after going through A Realm Reborn and Heavensward a second time as well), I think every aspect […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Tanks #25

I mentioned a couple posts ago that I had a tank glamour in the wings for Ahrane, Alahra’s mother, which is a really great thing, since I’m currently obsessed with Lyse’s gear on Alahra, and this lets me break things up a bit! Canonically, in the present day, Ahrane is in her 50s (I’ve never […]

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