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Unlocking Content

How to unlock content in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Heavensward

Here, you will find complete information about how to unlock the new content released with each patch. Use the table of contents below to find the content you need to unlock in the guide's other sections. You can use the tabs at the top to navigate to each of the guide's sections. Content added in the latest patch is also listed together in its own page for ease of access. Content from intermediate patches will be added there as well.

Latest addition: How to unlock content from patch 3.5, 3.51, 3.55a (The Far Edge of Fate)

Notes on expansion: Items marked with [HW] require the Heavensward expansion.


A Realm Reborn (2.0 - 2.55)

Sastasha The Tam-Tara Deepcroft Copperbell Mines Halatali The Thousand Maws of Toto-Rak Haukke Manor Brayflox's Longstop The Sunken Temple of Qarn Cutter's Cry The Stone Vigil Dzemael Darkhold The Aurum Vale The Wanderer's Palace Castrum Meridianum The Praetorium Amdapor Keep Pharos Sirius Copperbell Mines (Hard) Haukke Manor (Hard) The Lost City of Amdapor Halatali (Hard) Brayflox's Longstop (Hard) Hullbreaker Isle The Tam-Tara Deepcroft (Hard) The Stone Vigil (Hard) Snowcloak Sastasha (Hard) The Sunken Temple of Qarn (Hard) The Keeper of the Lake The Wanderer's Palace (Hard) Amdapor Keep (Hard)

Heavensward (3.0 - 3.55a)

The Dusk Vigil [HW] Sohm Al [HW] The Aery [HW] The Vault [HW] The Great Gubal Library [HW] The Aetherochemical Research Facility [HW] Neverreap [HW] The Fractal Continuum [HW] Saint Mocianne's Arboretum [HW] Pharos Sirius (Hard) [HW] The Antitower [HW] The Lost City of Amdapor (Hard) [HW] Sohr Khai [HW] Hullbreaker Isle (Hard) [HW] Xelphatol [HW] The Great Gubal Library (Hard) [HW] Baelsar's Wall [HW] Sohm Al (Hard) [HW]


A Realm Reborn (2.0 - 2.55)

The Bowl of Embers The Navel The Howling Eye Cape Westwind A Relic Reborn: The Chimera A Relic Reborn: The Hydra The Bowl of Embers (Hard) The Howling Eye (Hard) The Navel (Hard) Thornmarch (Hard) The Minstrel's Ballad: Ultima's Bane The Howling Eye (Extreme) The Navel (Extreme) The Bowl of Embers (Extreme) Battle on the Big Bridge The Whorleater (Hard) The Whorleater (Extreme) Thornmarch (Extreme) The Striking Tree (Hard) The Striking Tree (Extreme) The Akh Afah Amphitheatre (Hard) The Akh Afah Amphitheatre (Extreme) The Dragon's Neck Urth's Fount Battle in the Big Keep The Chrysalis The Steps of Faith

Heavensward (3.0 - 3.55a)

Thok ast Thok (Hard) [HW] The Limitless Blue (Hard) [HW] The Singularity Reactor [HW] The Limitless Blue (Extreme) [HW] Thok ast Thok (Extreme) [HW] The Minstrel's Ballad: Thordan's Reign [HW] Containment Bay S1T7 [HW] Containment Bay S1T7 (Extreme) [HW] The Final Steps of Faith [HW] The Minstrel's Ballad: Nidhogg's Rage [HW] Containment Bay P1T6 [HW] Containment Bay P1T6 (Extreme) [HW] Containment Bay Z1T9 [HW] Containment Bay Z1T9 (Extreme) [HW]


The Coils of Bahamut

The Binding Coild of Bahamut The Second Coil of Bahamut The Second Coil of Bahamut (Savage) The Final Coil of Bahamut

The Crystal Tower

Labyrinth of the Ancients Syrcus Tower The World of Darkness


Alexander - Gordias [HW] Alexander - Gordias (Savage) [HW] Alexander - Midas [HW] Alexander - Midas (Savage) [HW] Alexander - The Creator [HW] Alexander - The Creator (Savage) [HW]

Shadow of Mhach

The Void Ark [HW] The Weeping City of Mhach [HW] Dun Scaith [HW]


The Wolves' Den

The Fold The Feast [HW] Duels


The Borderland Ruins (Secure) The Borderland Ruins (Slaughter) Seal Rock (Seize) [HW] The Fields of Glory (Shatter) [HW]

Side Story

Beast Tribes Hildibrand Saint Endalim's Scholasticate [HW] Delivery Moogle The Doman Adventurers' Guild [HW] Primals Bahamut The Crystal Tower Alexander [HW] Shadow of Mhach [HW]

Relic / Anima Weapons

Saga of the Zodiac Weapons Anima Weapons [HW]

Other Gameplay Systems


Calamity Salvagers Recompense Officer Inn Rooms Hiring Retainers Retainer Jobs Joining a Grand Company Grand Company Squadrons Free Company Services Spiritbonding & Materia Assimilating Retainer Ventures Challenge Log Sightseeing Log Materia Transmutation Private Chambers Weather Forecast Mentor System [HW] Hall of the Novice


Aethernet Access Through White Wolf Gate (New Gridania) Airship Pass Airship Access to Ishgard [HW] Quick Travel to and from Residential Areas Ishgard Aethernet [HW] Flight and Aether Currents (Updated) [HW] Idyllshire Aethernet [HW]

Battle and Mounts

Classes and Jobs

Armoury System & Additional Classes Jobs Extra Jobs (Dark Knight, Machinist, Astrologian) [HW]


Guildleves Guildhests Treasure Hunt (Dig & Decipher) Treasure Hunt (The Aquapolis) [HW] The Hunt The Hunt (Clan Centurio) [HW] Exploratory Missions: The Diadem [HW] Stone, Sky, Sea [HW] The Palace of the Dead [HW] Wondrous Tails [HW]

Mounts and Companions

Company Chocobo (Mount) Chocobo Companion Chocobo Raising Kirin Mount Chocobo Companion Flight Ability [HW] Phoenix Mount [HW]

Crafting and Gathering


Materia Melding Forbidden Materia Melding Artisan's Gear Master Recipe Books: Glamours Master Recipe Books: Crafting Desynthesis Master Recipe Books: Demimateria Master Recipe Books: Crafting II Specialist System [HW] Master Recipe Books: Crafting III [HW] Master Recipe Books: Crafting IV [HW]


Forager's Gear Aetherial Reduction [HW] Regional Folklore Tomes [HW]

Common to both Crafting and Gathering

Collectable Actions and Scrip Exchange [HW] Idyllshire Scrip Exchange [HW] Custom Deliveries [HW]

Fun and Cosmetic Extras

Emotes and Special Actions

New Dance Emotes Manderville Dance Emote Magitek Armour Special Actions Most Gentlemanly Pose Emote Spectacles Emote [HW] Moonlift Dance Emote [HW]


Dyeing Equipment The Aesthetician Glamours Artifact Armor Augmentation Egi Glamour


Toy Chest: Parley Mini-Games The Manderville Gold Saucer Chocobo Racing Chocobo Breeding Triple Triad Triple Triad Battlehall Jumbo Cactpot Lottery Mini Cactpot Lottery Lord of Verminion

Special Quests

Meteor Survivor Ring Winebaud’s Riddles Eternal Bonding Kettle to the Mettle

Duty Roulette

Duty Roulette: Expert [HW] Duty Roulette: Level 60 Dungeons [HW] Duty Roulette: Level 50 Dungeons Duty Roulette: Leveling Duty Roulette: Trials Duty Roulette: Main Scenario Duty Roulette: Guildhests Duty Roulette: Frontline Duty Roulette: Mentor