Patch 3.5 is just around the corner! As usual, there’s a load of content coming out for the new patch so I’ve compiled a list of all of the unlock-able elements:
|Content||Starting Quest||Location||NPC||Prerequisite||ilvl Requirement|
|Main Scenario||Tidings from Gyr Abania||The Rising Stones (X:6.6 Y:6.1)||Tataru||An Ending to Mark a New Beginning||–|
|Dun Scaith (24-man raid dungeon)
||Where Shadows Reign||The Sea of Clouds (X:6.2 Y:5.8)||Stacia||Freedom for Our Skies||ilvl 235|
|Warring Triad (Containment Bay Z1T9, Zurvan)
||The Last Pillar to Fall||The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)||Unukalhai||Balance unto All||ilvl 235|
|Warring Triad (Containment Bay Z1T9, Zurvan Extreme)||A Demonic Duplicate||The Rising Stones (X:6.1 Y:5.2)||Unukalhai||The Last Pillar to Fall||ilvl 250|
|Sohm Al (Hard)
||The Fires of Sohm Al||Idyllshire (X:4.6 Y:8.4)||Gossamer Moogle||Heavensward||ilvl 230|
|Relic||Born Again Anima||Azys Lla (X:7.4 Y:11.5)||Ardashir||Future Proof||–|
||When Good Dragons Go Bad||Idyllshire (X:6.9 Y:7.2)||Drydox||Bloodsworn with all Heavensward beast tribes||–|
|Sidequest: Scholasticate||The Student Body’s Revenge||The Pillars (X:8.7 Y:7.9)||Briardien||Finding Ulaa||–|
|Sidequest: Hildibrand||The Proud and the Pointy-eyed||Foundation (X:9.9 Y:11.4)||Cyr||Don’t Trust Anyone over Sixty||–|
|More sidequests: Phoenix Mount||Fiery Wings, Fiery Hearts||Idyllshire (X:7.5 Y:6.1)||Walking Atlas||All birb mounts
|More sidequests: Egi Glamour||An Egi by Any Other Name||Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:4.7 Y:11.4)||Thubyrgeim||Primal Burdens||–|
Other Key Changes
There’s a lot of changes but here’s a ‘shorter’ summary of the major ones:
- Housing – new picture frames allow you to hang up paintings. Completing the sightseeing log achievements unlocks more paintings for sale from the Joyous Painter.
- Triple Triad Tournament – only available in the Battlehall and is done by random matchmaking (no more wintrades!).
- New Hairstyles.
- New Emotes. Scholasticate quest unlocks new emote.
- Cross-server Party Finder! You can now party up with friends from other servers ♥. Private parties can also be created with passwords.
- Frontline PvP – you can now register as a freelancer, which means no Grand Company restrictions! Also Linkshell/Free Company/Novice Network chats are enabled.
- Feast PvP – chat is disabled and replaced with Quick Chat (premade text macros).
- Duelling PvP – now able to ilvl sync.
- Alexander (Savage) gear dyeable. Glamour-game end-game.
- No more food wastage! Food buff is extended if you already have the effect (up to twice the duration)…tfw you have 9 mins on food buff but the fight lasts 12 mins T-T.
- Returner status for players who haven’t played the game for 45+ days (must have one classe at lvl 50+). Benefits: EXP bonus when partying with a Mentor up to lvl 20.
- More settings, features and photo filters for /gpose~
- For PC players – you can change the hotbar layouts now!
- Various other quality of life updates…(but there’s no changes to balancing of classes).