FFXIV Endwalker Guide: The Aitiascope

21 Dec 2021

Spoiler warning: This guide contains information from the FFXIV Endwalker Patch 6.0 Main Scenario!!!

FFXIV Endwalker Guide: The Aitiascope

The Aitiascope is a Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Main Scenario Quest dungeon. It’s available at level 89 as part of the quest Her Children, One and All. It can be completed via the duty finder.

Never be afraid to take a dungeon at your own pace, but for the purposes of this guide, we’re going to be speaking terms of multiple group pulls.

Encounter 1

2 Sinking Resentment

Encounters 2 & 3

2 Sinking Resentment, 5 Sinking Cynicism, 2 Sinking Arrogance, & 1 Sinking Rivalry

  • Egotism – A large, circular AoE centered on the Sinking Rivalry.

Encounter 4

Ilberd the Unrelenting

  • Visceral Hate – Summons 4 Sinking Arrogance.
  • Existential Dread – Each of the 4 Sinking Arrogances cast this high damage spell.

Livia the Undetered

  • Frustration – Arena-wide damage.
  • Aglaea Bite – A tank buster
  • Aglaea Climb Two of her 4 tentacles, diagonally opposite each other, will glow. Eventually they will swing in quadrant covering conals, so identify and avoid them
  • Aglaea Climb
  • Aglaea Shot* – Eight linear AoEs will fire from the center of the arena in an evenly space starburst shape. Once they reach the arena edges, they’ll turn back around, wait a moment, then fire back through.
  • Odi Et Amo – Two random players will be marked with circular ground AoEs. Move out of those and get ready to stand together for an additional stack mechanic.
  • Disparagement – A large, conal AoE. Because everyone should have been standing together for the stack, everyone will likely be in range of this.
  • Frustration
  • Aglaea Shot
  • Aglaea Climb – This will need to be done in conjunction with watching for Aglaea Shot‘s return fire AoEs.
  • Frustration
  • Odi Et Amo
  • Aglaea Climb
  • Frustration
  • Aglaea Bite
  • Disparagment
  • *Repeats from Aglaea Shot until defeat.

Encounters 5 & 6

Don’t forget to pause in the glowing circles for a buff or assistance!

2 Sinking Desire, 1 Sinking Dissension, & 2 Sinking Partiality

  • Whisper of Our Discontent – A large, circular AoE centered on the Sinking Dissension.
  • Path of Avarice – A linear AoE aimed at a random player by the Sinking Desire.
  • Unrightful Claim – A large, circular AoE centered on the Sinking Partiality.

Encounters 7 & 8

2 SInking Desire, 2 Sinking Dissension, & 2 Sinking Partiality

Rhitahtyn the Unshakable

2 Sinking Desire, 1 Sinking Dissension, & 2 Sinking Partiality

  • Tartarean Impact – Arena-wide damage,
  • Tartarean Spark – A large, linear AoE aimed at a random player.
  • Vexillatio – Rhitahtyn moves to the front of the arena and calls up an AoE on either side of the floor. A wall of crystal will rise up in those AoEs, leaving only the center of the arena directly in front of the boss open.
  • Shield Skewer – The boss will start drawing aether from 4 crystals positioned on the edges of the open channel. Two of them will go dark. Move to a darkened crystal and into the space it leaves behind when it crumbs to avoid Rhitahtyn’s shield charge.
  • Anvil of Tartarus – A tank buster.
  • Shrapnel Shell – Rhitahtyn fires 2 shots into the air. They center themselves on the floor, then spread out in opposite directions. Several more shots will cluster around the original 2, filling up the quadrant it stops in, so give the indicators a wide berth.
  • Tartarean Spark
  • Tartarean Impact*
  • Vexillatio
  • Shrapnel Shell – The shrapnel shots will spread to one side of the channel, cutting off use of one of the darkened crystals.
  • Shield Skewer
  • Tartarean Impact
  • Shrapnel Shell
  • Tartarean Spark
  • Tartarean Spark
  • Anvil of Tartarus
  • Tartarean Impact
  • *Repeats from Tartarean Impact until defeat.

Encounters 9 & 10

3 Sinking Impatience, 3 Sinking Dishonesty, & 1 Sinking Imparity

Encounters 11 & 12

2 Sinking Impatience, 1 Sinking Dishonesty, 1 Sinking Imparity, & 1 Sinking Regret

  • Lost Opportunity – A huge, conal AoE toward a random player from the Sinking Regret.

Amon the Undying

  • Dark Forte – A tank buster.
  • Thundaga Forte – This starts with a proximity based AoE, so move to the edges. Once the initial spell lands, the thunder crawls out in pale purples bands toward the edges of the floor in 8 slices. Every other slice’s band starts further out than the rest and when those bands reach the edge, those slices cause lightning damage. Start by standing in the slices with the purple bands closer to the middle, then move into one of the slices that goes off and clears first.
  • Strophe – Amon summons a sigil to the arena.
  • Antistrophe – The previously sigil turns up on it’s side, then fires a linear AoE beam through its flat faces.
  • Right/Left Firaga Forte – Since you’re facing each other, his right is your left. Just go to the side of the arena the spell lists.
  • Entr’acte – Arena-wide damage.
  • Curtain Call – During the cast of this, 2 ground AoEs will form under random players in sequence. Near the end, you’ll be presented with a rock to stand behind as per Curtain Call in Syrcus Tower.
  • Strophe* – There will be 2 sigils this time.
  • Antistrophe
  • Right/Left Firaga Forte
  • Dark Forte
  • Thundaga Forte
  • Right/Left Firaga Forte
  • Entr’acte
  • Eruption Forte – Two random players will get circular AoEs placed on the ground below their feet.
  • Right/Left Firaga Forte
  • Right/Left Firaga Forte – This will be the opposite of the previous.
  • Entr’acte
  • Dark Forte
  • Entr’acte
  • *Repeats from Strophe until defeat.

Congratulations, you’ve completed The Aitiascope!