Helpful InformationEdit

When creating a character keep this in mind.Edit

Starting Cities and Race

Starting Jobs

Before Doing Anything ElseEdit

  • Hit the - key once to open Menu 1, hit - again (twice) to open Menu 2 and go to "Config".
  • In Gameplay: Inventory Sort - turn ON.
  • In Misc.: Damage Display - switch to BOTH.
  • In Misc. 2: Change "Background Aspect Ratio" to the aspect ratio you launched with via Ashita or Windower
  • In Misc. 3: Status Icons - turn both ON.
  • Optional changes:
    • In Windows: Shared: Log Window - switch to Vertical.
    • In Windows: Shared: Window Type - pick the one you like.
    • In Windows: Window 1: Max lines to 6 and Min lines to 0.
    • In Windows: Window 2: Max lines to 6 and Min lines to 4.

Level 1 - 14Edit

level 1 : (Optional) The Mog Wardrobe 1 (80 slots) and 2 (80 Slots) are inventory areas for weapons, ammo, and equipment. Unequip your starting armor and weapon place them from your Inventory (30 slots up-gradable to 80 55) into the Mog Wardrobe. Re-equip them from your Mog Wardrobe.

level 1 : (Optional) Trade your Adventurer Coupon to the indicated NPC in your home town and collect 50 gil (earn your first money in the game and learn how to interact with and trade to NPC's). The NPC's (Non Player Characters) you can trade in your coupon are:

Adventurer Coupon Quests
Location NPC
Bastok Markets Reet (G-8)
Southern San d'Oria Ailevia (I-9)
Windurst Woods Jack of Spades (H-10)

Level 1 : (Mandatory) Get signet from city conquest overseers. Signet helps you earn Conquest Points while you gain exp from killing mobs.

The following bonuses are available with the Signet effect:

  • Increased Healing HP
  • No TP loss while resting
  • Bonus experience earned in smaller parties
  • Increased defense and evasion against attacks from your auto-attack target
  • When defeating an enemy that grants a player Experience Points, there is a chance that an elemental Crystal will drop from that enemy. (When in a party with other members who also have Signet active, there is a chance that additional Crystals can drop.)
    • Crystals will not drop from enemies in a region that is under Beastmen control.
National Conquest Guard Foreign Conquest Guard
NPC Location NPC Location
Bastok Allegiance Flying Axe, I.M. Port Bastok (L-7) Yevgeny, I.M. Northern San d'Oria (K-10)
Rabid Wolf, I.M. Bastok Markets (E-11) Sachetan, I.M. Port Windurst (E-5)
Crying Wind, I.M. Bastok Mines (H-10)
San d'Oria Allegiance Arpevion, T.K. Southern San d'Oria (L-10) Panoquieur, T.K. Windurst Woods (G-10)
Aravoge, T.K. Southern San d'Oria (F-10) Glarociquet, T.K. Metalworks (H-9)
Achantere, T.K. Northern San d'Oria (C-8)
Windurst Allegiance Milma-Hapilma, W.W. Port Windurst (B-4) Chapal-Afal, W.W. Northern San d'Oria (H-9)
Puroiko-Maiko, W.W. Windurst Waters (G-5) Lexun-Marixun, W.W. Metalworks (I-7)
Harara, W.W. Windurst Woods (K-10)

Level 1-5 : (Optional) Buy maps of the Bastok Area, San d'Oria Area, Windurst Area and Jeuno Area from one of these map vendors.

Level 1-5 : (Optional) Do at least the quests that allow you to exit your mog house to the part of town you want:

Mog House Exit Quests
Location Quest NPC Item
Port Bastok A Lady's Heart Valah Molkot (J-12) Amaryllis
Northern San d'Oria Growing Flowers Kuu Mohzolhi (F-8) Marguerite
Windurst Walls Flower Child Ojha Rhawash (C-13) Lilac
Port Jeuno Pretty Little Things Zona Shodhun (E-8) Yellow Rock

Level 5-10 : (Optional) Once you have earned 2000 CP (Conquest Points), purchase an Emperor band, from a city conquest overseers, to gain EXP faster upon using a charge. (To check conquest points type /rmap. Conquest points will be list in the bottom right corner.)

Level 10 : (Highly Recommended) Explorer Moogle in each starting city will teleport you to a different starting city of your choice for 300g (must first be Lv.10)

Level 10-14 : (Highly Recommended) Start doing Supply Runs to secure basic Outpost Teleporting options:

  • North Gustaberg (D-10)
  • West Ronfaure (G-9)
  • West Sarutabaruta (H-6)
  • Valkurm Dunes (H-7)
  • Buburimu Peninsula (E-7)

For more information how to obtain Outpost Teleporting: Outpost Teleportation

Level 12-14 : (Highly Recommended) Acquire the Teleport Crystal of the Crag near your home town (and if possible of the other two basic Crags).

  • Bastok: The Crag of Dem is located in Konschtat Highlands (I-7).
  • San d'Oria: The Crag of Holla is located in La Theine Plateau (K-8).
  • Windurst: The Crag of Mea is located in Tahrongi Canyon (I-6)).

Level 14 - 20Edit

Level 14-20 : (Highly Recommended) Continue doing Supply Runs to secure other Outpost Teleporting options:

  • Meriphataud Mountains (E-5)
  • Pashow Marshlands (K-6)
  • Jugner Forest (I-8)
  • Qufim Island (F-6)

Level 18-20 : (Mandatory) Open the quest to get your sub job unlocked.

Support Job Quests
Location Quest NPC Item
Mhaura The Old Lady Vera (G-10) Wild Rabbit Tail, Dhalmel Saliva, Bloody Robe
Selbina Elder Memories Isacio (G-10) Damselfly Worm, Magicked Skull, Crab Apron

Level 20 : (Highly Recommended) Get your chocobo license by doing the quest Chocobo's Wounds. NPC: Brutus - Upper Jeuno (G-7) obtain 4 clumps of Gausebit Grass.

Level 20 - 40Edit

Level 20-... : (Recommended) Become a member of the Tenshodo by finishing the quest "Tenshodo Membership". NPC: Sutarara - Lower Jeuno (J-7)

Level 25-30 :(Highly Recommended) Obtain your Kazham Airship pass. NPC: Guddal - Port Jeuno (I-7) obtain Giddeus Chest Key, Ghelsba Chest Key, and Palborough Chest Key.

Level 25-30 : (Highly Recommended) Acquire the Teleport Yhoat Gate Crystal Telepoint in Yhoator Jungle (F-9)

Level 25-30 : (Highly Recommended) Continue doing Supply Runs to secure other Outpost Teleporting options:

  • Tavnazian Archipelago (Lufaise Meadows at E-8)
  • Yutunga Jungle (G-11)
  • Eastern Altepa Desert (F-10)
  • The Sanctuary of Zi'Tah (G-10)

Level 25-35 : (Highly Recommended) Obtain Rank 5 in your home nation and get your Nationwide Airship pass

Level 25-35 : (Highly Recommended) Obain your Race Specific Equipment (RSE) More info: Racial Gear or The Goblin Tailor. NPC: Guttrix - Lower Jeuno (H-10)

Level 30-... : (Optional) Unlock the advanced jobs you would like as main or as sub (optional)

Job Quests
Jobs Flag Quest
Bard Path of the Bard
Beastmaster Save My Son
Dragoon The Holy Crest
Dark Knight Blade of Darkness
Ninja Ayame and Kaede
Paladin A Knight's Test
Ranger The Fanged One
Samurai Forge Your Destiny
Summoner I Can Hear a Rainbow

Level 30+ : (Optional) "Chains of Promathia" (CoP), try to finish the first three missions (Promyvion Mea, Promyvion Dem and Promyvion Holla). This will get you access to the Tavnazian Safehold and open up the remaining missions from the CoP expansion. (See Kupo CoP Missions)

Level 30-35 :(Highly Recommended) Acquire the Teleport Altep Gate Crystal at the telepoint in Eastern Altepa Desert (G-6)

Level 35-40 : (Highly Recommended) Continue doing Supply Runs to secure other Outpost Teleporting options:

  • Xarcabard (H-9)
  • Beaucedine Glacier (H-9)
  • Yhoator Jungle (I-8)

Level 40 - 60Edit

Level 40 : (Highly Recommended) Obtain your first piece of AF (artifact) gear: your weapon

Level 40-45 : (Highly Recommended) Acquire the Teleport Vazhl Gate Crystal Telepoint in Xarcabard (H-8)

Level 50 : (Mandatory) Do your first Limit Break (Genkai1) quest: In Defiant Challenge (Genkai 1) NPC: Maat - Ru'Lude Gardens (H-5)

Level 50+ : (Highly Recommended) Obtain Rank 6 in your home nation to unlock Zilart Missions & Dynamis.

Level 50-55 : (Highly Recommended) Continue doing Supply Runs to secure other Outpost Teleporting options Cape Terrigan (G-8)

Level 51-55 : (Mandatory) Do your second Limit Break (Genkai2) quest: Atop the Highest Mountains (Genkai 2) NPC: Maat - Ru'Lude Gardens (H-5)

Level 52 : (Optional) Get your Job Specific Equipment (JSE) by finishing the quest "Brygid The Stylist Returns": or Brygid the Stylist Returns or Brygid the Stylist Returns

Level 55-60 : (Highly Recommended) Obtain the rest of your AF (ArtiFact) gear.

Level 56-60 : (Mandatory) Do your third Limit Break (Genkai3) quest: Whence Blows the Wind (Genkai 3) NPC: Maat - Ru'Lude Gardens (H-5)

Level 60 - 70Edit

Level 61-65 : (Mandatory) Do your fourth Limit Break (Genkai4) quest: Riding on the Clouds (Genkai 4) NPC: Maat - Ru'Lude Gardens (H-5)

Level 60+ : (Highly Recommended) Rise of the Zilart, the first expansion, can be started once you are rank 6, and it requires a level 60-75 group until the 8th mission, which will essentially require a full group of 75's.

Level 65+ : (Not available yet) Participate to Dynamis runs to collect your AFv2 gear. You will need to be at least Rank 6.

Level 70 - 75Edit

Level 70 : (Mandatory) Do your final Limit Break (Genkai5, Maat fight): Shattering Stars (Genkai 5) NPC: Maat - Ru'Lude Gardens (H-5)

Level 71+ : (Highly Recommended) (Not available yet) Do the quest to unlock the final weapon skill (WS) of your main weapon.

Level 75Edit

Level 75+ : (Highly Recommended) Start collecting Merit Points

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