FFXIV Patch 3.1 Preview – Beast Tribe Quests, Minstrel’s Ballad, and More

More new images dropped today, showcasing the new Beast Tribe Quests (featuring the Vanu Vanu), The Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign (a more challenging incarnation of the Singularity Reactor), Lord of Verminion (a new Manderville Gold Saucer attraction), and New Hairstyles (including those from the recent contest), all coming in Patch 3.1.

Beast Tribe Quests

The Vundu tribe, having summoned the primal Bismarck, wasted no time in establishing dominance over other Vanu Vanu tribes and claiming the Sea of Clouds as their own. The peaceful Zundu tribe continue to oppose their tyranny, however, and now seek the aid of an adventurer to help their people.

The Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign

With his typical flair for embellishment, the wandering minstrel has woven yet another stirring epic─this time from the threads of your Azys Lla confrontation with Archbishop Thordan VII. With the final verse yet ringing in the chambers of your mind, the memories of that titanic struggle arise once more with an almost surreal clarity…

Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 60
Item Level Requirement Average item level 190 or above
Party Size Eight players
Time Limit 60 minutes
Quest Thordan’s Reign
Prerequisites Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Heavensward.”

Lord of Verminion

The Manderville Gold Saucer has just unveiled its newest attraction—Lord of Verminion! Adorable minions are now fierce warriors as they go head to head in this exciting new strategy game.

New Hairstyles