16/06/2017 10:45Patch 4.0 Notes (Full Release)

It is with great pleasure that we announce the patch notes for FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood have been released in their entirety.

As adventure beckons beyond the borders of Aldenard, how will you prepare for the dangers that await in Gyr Abania and the Far East? Will you refine the skills of your time-tested professions, walk the path of the samurai, or perhaps master the arcane arts of the red mage? Choose your discipline wisely, and journey forth to explore lands unknown. With the addition of swimming and diving, extensive battle system adjustments, and myriad improvements to other pre-existing systems, there is much to see and more to do in the far reaches of Eorzea and beyond!
FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 4.0





Patch 4.0 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:
These additions and adjustments only require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood.These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.

Areas

[COLOR=#A62137 !important]Players must progress through the main scenario quests introduced in patch 4.0 to access new areas.
* Players who log out in these new areas cannot log back in using a platform that has not registered Stormblood.


Rhalgr's Reach


Kugane



New field areas have been added.

The Fringes


The Peaks


The Lochs


The Ruby Sea


Yanxia


The Azim Steppe



New city and field aetherytes have been added.



A mini-aetheryte for Sapphire Avenue Exchange has been added in Ul'dah (X:13.8 Y:10.6).


The experience point reward for unlocking maps has been increased.

Quests

[COLOR=#A62137 !important]* Patch 4.0 introduces myriad quests in addition to the main scenario. As such, there may be cases where the patch notes only cite the initial quest in a series, or omit quests entirely to prevent spoilers. We encourage players to explore and discover what new stories and adventures await.[/COLOR]

New main scenario quests have been added.




Beyond the Great Wall

Disciple of War or Magic level 60The Rising Stones (X:6.0 Y:5.9)AlphinaudPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate."

New side quests have been added.


NPCs associated with the quests "Can't Do It without U" and "True U" have been changed.


New job quests have been added.


Paladin

Tournament of the Century

Paladin level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:10.8 Y:11.1)JenlynsPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "This Little Sword of Mine."
Warrior

Curious Gorge Meets His Match

Warrior level 60Eastern La Noscea (X:30.6 Y:22.9)Curious GorgePlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "And My Axe."
Dark Knight

In Memories We Walked

Dark Knight level 60Foundation (X:13.3 Y:12.0)SidurguPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Absolution."
Monk

A Fistful of Resolve

Monk level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:10.6 Y:13.1)ErikPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Appetite for Destruction."
Dragoon

Friends Through Eternity

Dragoon level 60Coerthas Central Highlands (X:25.8, Y:28.3)AlbericPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Dragoon's Fate."
Ninja

Search for the Stolen Scroll

Ninja level 60Eastern La Noscea (X:20.8 Y:26.6)OboroPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "In Her Defense."
Bard

Three's a Company

Bard level 60South Shroud (X:21.8 Y:21.3)JehantelPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Ballad of Oblivion."
Machinist

The Machinists' Choice

Machinist level 60Foundation (X:8.1 Y:10.1)StephanivienPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Rise of the Machinists."
Black Mage

Shades of Shatotto

Black Mage level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:12.9 Y:13.5)LalaiPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Defiant Ones."
Summoner

A Book with Bite

Summoner level 60Old Gridania (X:10.9 Y:6.3)Y'mhitraPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "A Flare for the Dramatic."
White Mage

Unease in East End

White Mage level 60South Shroud (X:18.6 Y:27.1)Raya-O-SennaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Hands of Healing."
Scholar

The Vanishing Act

Scholar level 60Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:11.1 Y:6.2)Alka ZolkaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Forward, the Royal Marines."
Astrologian

East Meets West

Astrologian level 60The Pillars (X:15.2 Y:10.0)JannequinardPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Hands of Fate."

In accordance with the battle system revisions as outlined below, the secondary class requirement for unlocking jobs has been removed.

For example, in order to accept the initial job quest for paladin, players are no longer required to level conjurer to 15.

New class quests have been added.


Carpenter

Uncharted Territory

Carpenter level 60New Gridania (X:10.3 Y:12.3)BeatinPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "More Fierce than Fire."
Blacksmith

A Missive from the Far East

Blacksmith level 60Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:10.6 Y:14.9)BrithaelPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Integrity."
Armorer

Original Blanstyr

Armorer level 60Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:10.5 Y:15.4)H'naanzaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Pride of Vymelli."
Goldsmith

A Royal Request

Goldsmith level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:10.7 Y:13.4)SerendipityPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Two Hearts Beat as One."
Leatherworker

A Taxing Request

Leatherworker level 60Old Gridania (X:12.6 Y:7.9)GevaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "A Winter's Sale."
Weaver

When East Meets West

Weaver level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:14.3 Y:13.2)Redolent RosePlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Never Leave without a Good-bye."
Alchemist

Not Quite Dead Yet

Alchemist level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:9.2 Y:13.6)SeverianPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "What Death Can Join Together."
Culinarian

Flavors of the Far East

Culinarian level 60Limsa Lominsa Upper Decks (X:10.1 Y:8.2)LyngsathPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Spirit of Hospitality."
Miner

Gift of the Gob

Miner level 60Ul'dah - Steps of Thal (X:10.8 Y:14.3)AdalbertaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "The Hole Truth."
Botanist

Never Meet Your Heroes

Botanist level 60Old Gridania (X:6.5 Y:7.8)FufuchaPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Seeds Know No Borders."
Fisher

Whither Wawalago Wanders

Fisher level 60Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks (X:7.9 Y:14.5)SisipuPlayers must first complete the main scenario quest "The Far Edge of Fate" and the quest "Carpe Diem."

In light of the addition of new jobs, the rewards for main scenario and job quests have been adjusted. Moreover, the EXP awarded for completing these quests has been increased.

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