Glamour Spotlight: Striking DPS #36

I’ve struggled to come up with a relic glamour for Monk’s new Samsara from the Blades of Gunnhildr. While its colors are generally up my alley, with red, black, and gold all featuring heavily in my glamours over the years, Monk in particular lacks solid glamour options that cover all three in a way that […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #17

Though I couldn’t tell you why, I’ve always loved tonfa as a weapon for martial artists in games (with a particular favorite tonfa user being Talim from Soul Calibur), so I was quite stoked to pick up Monk’s new relic tonfa for Shadowbringers. Though I didn’t get them straight away (Dark Knight and Ninja naturally […]

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Gear Set Gallery: Anamnesis Garb of Striking

Next up of the gearsets from Anamnesis Anyder is the Striking garb, this one a recolor of the Shire Pankratiast’s gear from the end of Heavensward. As with the other sets in the cycle of Anamnesis gear, this one swaps the original black leather for brown, resulting in an overall color palette of browns, blues, […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #16

Though I was initially torn on the Neo-Ishgardian gear, after putting together an initial glamour for Dark Knight using the new top, the overall style grew on me rather quickly. All the frills and gowns across the various sets (for females, anyway) are the sorts of things I normally avoid on Alahra’s glamours, but the […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #15

I’ve had Artifact sets on the brain recently. Though we’re not yet to Patch 5.2, part of me is already looking forward to Patch 5.3 because that’s when we’ll hopefully see the addition of A Realm Reborn to the New Game Plus system. Back before the system was first introduced, I got the idea to […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #14

One of my favorite things to find in FFXIV is a pair of pieces that have naturally matching colors without dyes. It doesn’t happen all that often for me since I so regularly begin with dyes as a starting point, but when it does, I normally have to put something together for it before I […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Monk #13

Though initially I wasn’t very keen on the YorHA sets from The Copied Factory, due to the differing gender morphs and how similar many of the pieces seemed at first glance, I’ve started to come around on them ever since finalizing my YorHA Ninja glamour a little bit ago. There are a lot of subtle […]

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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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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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Gear Set Gallery: Voeburtite Garb of Striking

Sharing models with the Scouting set from Dohn Mheg, the Voeburtite Striking gear shares most of its colors with that set as well. However, it sets itself apart by adding an additional color: the bright reds so often used on Striking gear throughout FFXIV. Combined with the greens and browns that are shared with the […]

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