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Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Details Released

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Details Released - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 23 March 2019 / 858 Views

Square Enix at Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest Tokyo 2019 has released new information on the Final Fantasy XIV expansion Shadowbringers.

View the trailer on the expansion below:


Read the information below:

■ Onward to… The First

  • Norvrandt
    • Norvrandt is a city that escaped the disappearance from the Flood of Light, but is still barely surviving and is on the verge of dying.
  • What has beckoned the Warrior of Light to The First and what will become of the conflict between the Garlean Empire in his absence?
  • The fight to restore darkness to the realm begins now!
  • A Requiem for Heroes Part 2 (Patch 4.56) goes live on March 26.

■ New Player Town

  • The Crystarium
  • Eulmore

■ Massive New Areas

  • Lakeland

■ Version 5.0 Features

  • New level cap (from 70 to 80)
  • Battle system maintenance
  • New Job (Gunbreaker)
  • Challenging new dungeons
  • New NPC Assist System: “Trust”
  • New Game+
  • World Visit System
  • Restoration of the Holy See of Ishgard: End-game content for Disciples of the Land and Hand
  • YoRHa: Dark Apocalypse

■ New Job: Dancer

  • Role: Ranged DPS
  • Main Arm: Throwing Weapons
  • Associated Class: None
  • Starting Level: 60 (tentative)

Battle Design

  • Throw weapons to deal damage to targets from afar
  • Perform dances to execute abilities
  • Some dances will enhance party members

■ New Beast Tribe: The Dwarves

  • Never without their helmets
  • Never without their beards
  • Experts in mining and metallurgy

■ Names on the Source vs. Names on The First

  • Hyur -> Humes
  • Miqo’te -> Mystel
  • Elezen -> Elves
  • Roegadyn -> Galdjent
  • Au Ra -> Drahn
  • Lalafell -> Dwarves

■ Scourge of The First: Sin Eaters

  • Innocence
  • Challenging new high-end raids
    • New Raid: Eden
    • Character Design: Boss Design by Tetsuya Nomura
      • Gaia

■ New Playable Races: The Hrothgar

  • New Playable Races: The Viera and The Hrothgar
    • Only males playable: Hrothgar
    • Only females playable: Viera
    • Both have unique heads
    • Both have unique customizable features
    • Both have two clans
  • Counterparts in The First
    • Hrothgar –> Ronso
    • Viera –> Viis

Thanks Gematsu.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments

deskpro2k3 (on 25 March 2019)

Forget about FF15. Play FF14 instead y'all.


John2290 (on 24 March 2019)

I can't do it. I can't justify paying full price for a game that I have spent over 300 euro on subscription alone aloy with the 120+ for the other two expansions. Nah, they've lost me on this, they could at least offer a three month subscription with the expansions or some shit like that, or drip the price to reflect the sub fee, I'll only end up rushing the game because of the sub fee and it'll be less fun than it should be. Greedy bastards.