2 days ago

Aetheryte Radio 290: Dawntrail Review

We’re back after taking a few weeks off for summer vacationing! That also means we’re diving into our review of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail, complete with story spoilers! If you haven’t gotten through the new story yet, our written review is spoiler free! — Watch live on Saturdays at noon PST. https://media.blubrry.com/ffxiv/gamerescape-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/ffxiv/ar/ar290.mp3Podcast: Play in new
2 days ago

Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail

At long last, Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail has arrived, and after several weeks of summer vacationing, we’ve explored the areas of Tural, leveled Viper and Pictomancer, and gotten up close with the game’s first graphical update. This review covers the initial launch of Dawntrail and does not take into account the addition of the Archadion
3 days ago

FFXIV Community Spotlight: One Player’s 800+ Hour Quest to Clear Palace of the Dead as a Conjurer

While those in our community here at Gamer Escape might know me for my affinity for Final Fantasy XIV‘s PvP, I also have a huge soft spot for the Deep Dungeon Solo Challenge. Completing Palace of the Dead (“PotD”), Heaven-on-High (“HoH”), or Eureka Orthos (“EA”) solo are major accomplishments that award some of the game’s
4 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: AAC Light-heavyweight M4

AAC Light-heavyweight M4 is the fourth and final encounter of the first eight-man, normal raid content released with Patch 7.01 of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. It’s available at level 100 after finishing the quest Vile Heat and unlocked by the quest The Neoteric Witch. It can be completed via the duty finder with a minimum
4 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: AAC Light-heavyweight M3

AAC Light-heavyweight M3 is the third encounter of the first eight-man, normal raid content released with Patch 7.01 of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. It’s available at level 100 after finishing the quest Yaana’s Yarn and unlocked by the quest Vile Heat. It can be completed via the duty finder with a minimum ilvl of 685
7 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: AAC Light-heavyweight M2

AAC Light-heavyweight M2 is the second encounter of the first eight-man, normal raid content released with Patch 7.01 of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. It’s available at level 100 after finishing the quest The Claw in the Dark and unlocked by the quest Sweet Poison. It can be completed via the duty finder with a minimum
7 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: AAC Light-heavyweight M1

AAC Light-heavyweight M1 is the first encounter of the first eight-man, normal raid content released with Patch 7.01 of Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail. It’s available at level 100 after finishing the quest A New Challenger Appears and unlocked by the quest The Claw in the Dark. It can be completed via the duty finder with
7 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: The Strayborough Deadwalk

The Strayborough Deadwalk is a Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Main Scenario Quest dungeon. It’s available at level 100 as part of the quest Something Stray in the Neighborhood. It can be completed via the duty finder and was part of the Patch 7.0 Expert Duty Roulette.
7 days ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Tender Valley

Tender Valley is a Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail Main Scenario Quest dungeon. It’s available at level 100 as part of the quest It Belongs in a Museum. It can be completed via the duty finder and was part of the Patch 7.0 Expert Duty Roulette.
1 week ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 100 Trial

A guide for the level 100 trial in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
1 week ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 100 Dungeon

A guide for the level 100 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 99 Trial

A guide for the level 99 trial in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 99 Dungeon

A guide for the level 99 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

Top 10 XP-Earning Methods in Final Fantasy XIV

Whether you’re looking to try out Viper and Pictomancer, taking your favorite jobs up to 100, or simply deciding it’s time for a new job, you’ll have to go through the leveling process. Unfortunately with two DPS jobs newly launched in Dawntrail, queue times are likely to be abysmal for a good while. Luckily there’s
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 97 Dungeon

A guide for the level 97 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 95 Dungeon

A guide for the level 95 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 93 Trial

A guide for the level 93 trial in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 93 Dungeon

A guide for the level 93 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
2 weeks ago

FFXIV Dawntrail Guide: Level 91 Dungeon

A guide for the level 91 dungeon in the Dawntrail main scenario quests. We've tried to cover up the spoilers here on the main page, but they're in plain view inside, be warned!
3 weeks ago

Final Fantasy XIV Wiki is Updated! (and ad-free!)

We here at Gamer Escape, and the community at large, have been hard at work this past week updating the FFXIV wiki for Dawntrail – and we are happy to report that we’ve managed to update virtually everything! As a wiki there will continue to be pages cleaned up and some of the more hidden