Selfie Spotlight: Scintillant Circlet of Scouting

I am experimenting with a new Ninja glamour centered around the lovely Lady’s Togi, but I’m not yet convinced I’m going to keep it, so I don’t think it’s worthy of a full post just yet. That being said, I found a nice surprise last night while I was working on it in the new […]

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Patch 3.4 Notes!

It’s 24-hour maintenance day, which also means that it’s Patch Notes day! You can head over to the Lodestone to read them in full. As I did in the two posts on the Patch 3.3 Notes, I’ll be talking about the highlights for me personally. Since I’m only doing this in one post this go ’round, this […]

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Patch 3.4 Gear Set Previews!

The pre-patch hype is building, and as usual, we’re starting to get previews of a lot of the new gear coming in 3.4. While I’m sure there will be a number of other surprises in the final patch, we’ve now gotten previews of the main gear for the new dungeons, the new crafted battle gear, […]

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The State of Raiding in FFXIV: Difficulty Adjustments

This post is the continuation of my thoughts on raiding in FFXIV that I started last week. This isn’t normally the kind of topic I cover, but given how important it is to the game as a whole, I’ve been thinking about it a lot now that we know the final tier of Alexander is […]

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The State of Raiding in FFXIV, Part One: Some Numbers

Over the last couple of weeks, Yoshida has given a number of interviews in the lead up to Patch 3.4 (and also, in the longer haul, the lead up to the next expansion). I’ve linked to a few up above, but there have been others, all covering the same range of topics. Most of the […]

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Anima Questline Speculation

Last night, I got my Dark Knight Anima to the Hyperconductive (230) stage after a slowly mounting effort on the Unidentifiables needed for the base Anima (210) step. Luckily, Nothung is a pretty nice looking weapon, and it has a nice silver and black motif that fits right in with my current tank glamour. All I […]

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