Gear Set Gallery: The Forgiven’s Armor of Fending

Tank armor is my nemesis in FFXIV, but I have to admit a certain fondness for the Forgiven’s armor set from Shadowbringers. The original Demon Armor from World of Darkness was one of the few pieces of heavy armor I wore back in A Realm Reborn (and I wore the Chromite version from Stormblood for […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Nabaath Garb of Aiming

Like most of its companion sets, the Nabaath Garb of Aiming is built on a base of crafting or gathering gear, with this particular set mostly pulling from the Forager’s/Trailblazer’s sets of expansions past. The set is also somewhat unique, however, in that it also includes a pair of Grand Company gear re-colors, opening up […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Ravel Keeper’s Attire of Casting

The Ravel Keeper’s Attire of Casting from Shadowbringers offers another take on a ceremonial tribal look for the game’s magical DPS classes. Much lighter than other tribal sets (like the Woad Skywicce’s Garb from Sohm Al), the Ravel Keeper’s set has a sort of primal elegance that will probably give it a decent amount of […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Voeburtite Garb of Healing

Another lovely set from Shadowbringers, the Voeburtite Garb of Healing offers a glamour style rarely seen for healers, with the main point being that the central body piece that isn’t a big flowing robe or coat. The set on the whole is well-suited to an adventuring healer look, with pieces more appropriate for travel than […]

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Mog Station Review: Krile’s Attire

With this being the week of FFXIV‘s anniversary and the annual Rising Event, the Mog Station got an update to implement a rather significant sale (with large numbers of items being discounted). The update also added a new outfit to the shop that’s been hiding in the game’s files for quite some time: Krile’s Attire, […]

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Lost in Amaurot

Ever since I finished Shadowbringers, I’ve had the idea of Alahra endlessly pacing through the streets of Amaurot stuck in my head. I had to get it out of there, and so I wrote it. This is unusual for me—I’ve never been so moved by a game that I felt the need to write within that […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Tanks #35

My distaste for FFXIV‘s heavy armor is well-documented by this point, but it’s been rearing its head more readily ever since I took up Dark Knight as my de facto main in Shadowbringers. Outside of the new Voeburtite Jacket, the expansion hasn’t added much in the way of new armor that fits my preferred tank […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Lakeland Garb of Striking

At a glance, it can be a bit difficult to distinguish the Lakeland Garb of Striking from the corresponding Scouting set from the first dungeon of Shadowbringers. Both sets are based on the Bogatyr’s Garb from A Realm Reborn, and both have largely similar color schemes centered around shades of brown and black. The devil […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #12

As I mentioned it likely would be soon, my Monk is 80 now! I’m currently waffling between gearing it or gearing Dark Knight moving forward, but whether I focus on it as my main job for awhile or not, I’ll definitely be using it as my primary DPS until Ninja gets some much-needed changes. Even […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Ravel Keeper’s Garb of Scouting

Up next in the continuing series of gear set galleries for Shadowbringers is the Ravel Keeper’s Garb of Scouting. I’ve actually been sitting on this set for quite some time, but I’ve I didn’t come up with a priority system for posting these before I started this project (and I really should have!), so it’s […]

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