Glamour Spotlight: Healers #47

I’ve been playing Scholar a lot recently, as I’m down to needing just two more pieces of Shadowless gear from Heroes’ Gauntlet—one for healers and one for ranged DPS. At that point I’ve found it better to run via the Duty Finder rather than with Trusts for more chances at seeing the drops I need, […]

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Glamour Spotlights: Casters #44

I’ve been carefully eyeing the price of the new Hraesvelgr Attire added with Patch 5.31’s update to Restoration of the Holy See, while also being mindful of the fact that I want a comfortable amount of gil stowed for the upcoming addition of new housing plots. A week or so ago, the price of the […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Shadowless Attire of Casting

I’m closing in on the final stage of completing the Shadowless Attire sets from The Heroes’ Gauntlet, having completed the full set for five of FFXIV‘s seven armor classes. That unfortunately means that, due to the finnicky nature of the great and powerful random number generator, the set galleries for this dungeon are likely to […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Bard #22

In terms of Artifact Armor, Shadowbringers has been one of my favorite of FFXIV‘s expansions thus far, featuring sets I absolutely love for Monk and Ninja (among others), and some of my favorite Relic weapons in the whole game (and I’m greatly disappointed it seems like we’re abandoning this expansion’s lovely weapons for the Blades […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Shadowless Attire of Striking

I’m now closing in on the end of my Heroes’ Gauntlet grind for the Shadowless sets, with just two sets to complete remaining (with just one piece each remaining for the Aiming and Healing sets). Casting is waiting in the wings (and will probably go up next week!), and this last week I finally managed […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Bard #21

Despite the fact that I’ve been picking at Bard for quite some time now (it’s 79!), I’ve not actually touched the Choral Chapeau since sometime back in February. Instead I’d largely been using my “canon” ARR glamour while I did my leveling (and I’ll probably be picking that up again soon once we actually have […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Shadowless Attire of Maiming

I’ve had decent luck collecting Shadowless gear from Heroes’ Gauntlet so far—I’m down to just three pieces to complete the entire cycle already (and that’s after having been fairly casual in my farming compared to how hard I went on Anamnesis Anyder). Today I’ll be showcasing the Maiming set. Like the Fending set from last […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Scouting DPS #43

So far Patch 5.3 has been slow on the glamour front for me. The main patch added several items I’d like to play around with, but they’re pretty much all from Puppets’ Bunker. That means I’m largely limited by the weekly lockout in how glamour-focused I can be. I’m not personally finding the new raid […]

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She Fairly Gleamed: Brooding Silence

This is Chapter Two of my ongoing Emet-Selch/Azem fanfiction, now featuring Hythlodaeus in addition to spoilers for Patch 5.3. You can find the first part here. More chapters are in the works, since this whole thing has ballooned into a lot more in my head than I originally intended! As I mentioned previously, future installments […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Shadowless Attire of Fending

Of the gear sets from The Heroes’ Gauntlet, the Shadowless Fending set is one of two that doesn’t heavily pull from the familiar Ascian robes for much of its inspiration (with the other being the Maiming gear). While the overall color palette is in keeping with typical Ascian garb, this set is a far better […]

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