Patch 3.15 Notes | FINAL FANTASY XIV, The Lodestone (2022)

Patch 3.15 Notes | FINAL FANTASY XIV, The Lodestone (1)

Patch 3.15 will bring a number of additions and refinements to Eorzea, including the introduction of the Anima Weapon and Saint Endalim's Scholasticate!


Playable Content

Quests

[3.0] The Anima Weapons story quest line has been added.

Patch 3.15 Notes | FINAL FANTASY XIV, The Lodestone (2)

As players advance through the Anima Weapons quests, they will be able to obtain various job-specific weapons which can be enhanced as they progress.

Anima Weapons Story Quests
A young researcher hailing from the Near East has come to Eorzea in search of aid. His field of study? Anima, an essence he considers to be a reflection of the soul. Through a chance encounter with the master craftsman Gerolt, he and the legendary blacksmith have joined forces to create a weapon the likes of which the realm has never seen.

QuestRequired Level and Location
An Unexpected ProposalDisciple of War or Magic level 60
Idyllshire (X:5 Y:5)
NPC: Rowena
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Heavensward.”

* Only the first quest title for Anima Weapons will be released with the patch notes. To learn more about Anima Weapons and how to enhance them, please consult and exchange information with other players as you progress through these quests.

Class/Job-specific Quests
Certain Anima Weapons quests employ a system which will require players to proceed using the same class or job with which they accepted the quest.

Anima Weapons Quests
Anima Weapons can be enhanced further by completing the story quests that will be added in future patches. Please note that enhancing these weapons may require players to invest a significant amount of time.

Zodiac Weapon Zeta Exchange
Players in possession of a Zodiac Weapon Zeta may exchange this weapon for items required to progress through a certain quest. Although the Zodiac Weapon Zeta will be lost upon exchanging it, players may purchase replicas should they choose to preserve its appearance via glamours.


[3.0] The Scholasticate side story quest line has been added.

Patch 3.15 Notes | FINAL FANTASY XIV, The Lodestone (3)

QuestRequired Level and Location
Contradicting ConvictionsDisciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:6 Y:9)
NPC: Mathye
Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Heavensward” and the side story quests “Her Last Vow,” and “Keeping the Ledger.”
The Benefits of ConsultationDisciple of War or Magic level 60
The Pillars (X:6 Y:9)
NPC: Gaetelle
Players must first complete the side story quest “Contradicting Convictions.”
Balancing the SpearDisciple of War or Magic level 60
Saint Endalim's Scholasticate (X:5 Y:5)
NPC: Bruvagnon
Players must first complete the side story quest “The Benefits of Consultation.”
More than Meets Her EyeDisciple of War or Magic level 60
Saint Endalim's Scholasticate (X:6 Y:5)
NPC: ???
Players must first complete the side story quest “Balancing the Spear.”

[3.0] The side quest “Keeping the Ledger” has been changed to a side story quest.

[2.0][3.0] The item rewards listed below have been added for certain beast tribe daily quests, and can be used to trade with each of the different beast tribe vendors:

Steel Amalj'ok / Sylphic Goldleaf / Titan Cobaltpiece / Rainbowtide Psashp / Vanu Whitebone


[3.0] The following items can now be obtained from archaeoskin, wyvernskin, and dragonskin treasure maps:

Unidentifiable Shell / Unidentifiable Ore


[2.0][3.0] Charting a course to the Diadem (Hard) has been made easier.


Battle System

[2.0] The appearance of action indicators has been adjusted to improve visibility.

[3.0] Players can now obtain the following items upon completing Alexander: Gordias, areas one through four:

Precision Gordian Bolt / Precision Gordian Lens / Precision Gordian Spring / Precision Gordian Shaft


[3.0] The maximum number of unopened treasure coffers that can be available at any given time in the Diadem has been increased from eight to sixteen.

If there are sixteen unopened treasure coffers on the field and a seventeenth treasure coffer is discovered, one of the sixteen pre-existing coffers will be replaced. However, if the coffer that is replaced has already been opened, the items it contained will automatically be distributed among party members when it vanishes.

Items

[2.0][3.0] New items have been added.


[2.0][3.0] New recipes have been added.

Carpenter

ItemMaterialCrystal
Dispelling ArrowBlessed Fletchings
Hallowed Chestnut Lumber
Hardsilver Nugget
Wind Cluster x2
Ice Cluster

Blacksmith

ItemMaterialCrystal
Adamantite FrancescaPterodactyl Strap
Adamantite Nugget
Birch Lumber
Fire Cluster x2
Earth Cluster

Armorer

ItemMaterialCrystal
Titanium Alloy SquareSphalerite x5
Titanium Nugget
Dawnborne Aethersand
Ice Cluster x2
Earth Cluster

Goldsmith

ItemMaterialCrystal
Moogle MiniatureCloud Cotton Boll x5
Black Soil
Dawnborne Aethersand
Wind Cluster x2
Fire Cluster

Leatherworker

ItemMaterialCrystal
Pterodactyl StrapPterodactyl x3
Dark Chestnut Log
Dawnborne Aethersand
Earth Cluster x2
Wind Cluster

Weaver

ItemMaterialCrystal
Blessed FletchingsRoyal Mistletoe x5
Eagle Feather
Dawnborne Aethersand
Lightning Cluster x2
Wind Cluster

Alchemist

ItemMaterialCrystal
Titanium Alloy MirrorTitanium Alloy Square
Holy Water
Hardsilver Sand
Vitriol
Water Cluster x2
Lightning Cluster

Culinarian

ItemMaterialCrystal
KingcakeMoogle Miniature
Highland Flour
Yak Milk
Okeanis Egg
Birch Syrup
Tiny Crown
Fire Cluster x2
Water Cluster

[2.0][3.0] New items related to the Anima Weapons story quest line have been added to local shops.

[2.0] Replicas of each of the Zodiac Weapons Zeta can be obtained in the North Shroud (X:30 Y:20) from the NPC Drake.

* Replicas are only available for purchase to players that have obtained a Zodiac Weapon Zeta.


[2.0][3.0] The title of the Ixali and Vanu Vanu beast tribe vendor shops has been adjusted to more easily distinguish the reputation levels at which new items are available.

Ixali Tribe

ReputationBeforeAfter
NeutralPurchase Items (Neutral)->Purchase Items (Neutral-Recognized)
RecognizedPurchase Items (Neutral)->Purchase Items (Neutral-Recognized)
FriendlyPurchase Items (Friendly)->Purchase Items (Friendly-Trusted)
TrustedPurchase Items (Friendly)->Purchase Items (Friendly-Trusted)
RespectedPurchase Items (Respected)->Purchase Items (Respected-Honored)
HonoredPurchase Items (Respected)->Purchase Items (Respected-Honored)
SwornPurchase Items (Sworn)->Purchase Items (Sworn)
AlliedPurchase Items (Allied)->Purchase Items (Allied)

Vanu Vanu Tribe

ReputationBeforeAfter
RecognizedPurchase Items (Recognized)->Purchase Items (Recognized)
FriendlyPurchase Items (Friendly)->Purchase Items (Friendly)
TrustedPurchase Items (Trusted)->Purchase Items (Trusted-Honored)
RespectedPurchase Items (Trusted)->Purchase Items (Trusted-Honored)
HonoredPurchase Items (Trusted)->Purchase Items (Trusted-Honored)
SwornPurchase Items (Sworn)->Purchase Items (Sworn-Bloodsworn)
BloodswornPurchase Items (Sworn)->Purchase Items (Sworn-Bloodsworn)

[2.0] The selling price of the following items has been reduced:

ItemBeforeAfter
Mastercraft Demimateria7,500 gil->3,000 gil
Fieldcraft Demimateria III5,500 gil->2,000 gil

[2.0] Growth Formula Theta has been renamed to Growth Formula Zeta. The functionality has not changed.


System

[2.0][3.0] New achievements and titles have been added.

* Certain achievement titles relating to the Anima Weapons quest series have been omitted to prevent spoilers.

AchievementRequirements
Anima CrossingComplete the quest "???."
Back to School IComplete the quest "More than Meets Her Eye."

[2.0] [2.0] Players can now execute special actions using the mount hotbar while on the following mounts:

White Devil / Red Baron / Gilded Magitek Armor

* Players must first complete the side quest “Magiteknical Difficulties.”


[2.0] To improve gamepad functionality for Lord of Verminion, the following adjustments have been made to the up/down cursor operations used to select the “Trigger Trap” and “Withdraw” options:

Pressing the up directional key while “Trigger Trap” is selected will no longer move the cursor to the lower row of the minion hotbar.

Pressing the down directional key while “Withdraw” is selected will no longer move the cursor to the Execute Action button.

The following issues have been addressed.

An issue within “Saint Mocianne's Arboretum” wherein the battle log would not display properly while in combat with Queen Hawk.

An issue in "The Diadem" wherein players could not progress under certain conditions.

An issue when queued for “The Diadem” from the Company Workshop wherein under certain conditions, the airship used would be listed as “is currently on an exploratory mission” regardless of being able to enter the instance.

An issue wherein entering a Frontline while mounted on the Sanuwa mount would cause pets to not be displayed inside the instance.

An issue with “Lord of Verminion” wherein when the player and opposing player use special actions that disarm traps, the player that used the special action to disarms traps first can no longer place traps for that match.

An issue wherein the text for the Wind-Up Ixal special action was not correct.

An issue with the Bard quest “A Song of Bards and Bowmen” wherein progress was unable to be made under certain conditions.

An issue with the Ninja quest “Peasants by Day, Ninjas by Night” wherein progress was unable to be made when selecting certain dialogue options during the event.

An issue wherein the act of learning to summon certain minions would have a cast time.

An issue within “Syrcus Tower” wherein players who already own the "Wind-up Onion Knight" minion would still be able to lot on it.

An issue wherein the reagent needed to use “Dragonskin Bottoms” as glamour was not correct.

An issue when desynthesizing “Coerthan Clione” wherein the “Coerthan Clione” would not be used and the items to be obtained from the desynthesis would not be obtained even after a successful desynthesis.

An issue wherein the text displayed when completing the Heavensward sightseeing log was not correct.

An issue with the Crafting Log wherein certain equipment was unable to be used as crafting material when placing the cursor on the item to be used as a material without selecting the item to be crafted. *The issue only occurred when using a mouse

An issue wherein entering certain areas could cause the player to become unable to progress.

An issue with the Shared Estate Settings window wherein housemates would not be displayed correctly.

An issue when using the housing item “The Unending Journey” wherein the door of the house would become un-targetable.

An issue with certain “Two-handed Conjurer's Arms” and “Two-handed Thaumaturge's Arms” wherein the display location of certain action effects was not correct.

An issue with Character Configuration wherein making any setting changes and closing the window through the X on the top right without pressing Apply would close the client.

An issue wherein making any direct changes to the save data would cause an inability to progress beyond the character select screen. (Windows Version only)


* Certain items relating to the Anima Weapons quest series have been omitted to prevent spoilers.

ItemCategory
Excalibur Zeta ReplicaGladiator's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Ragnarok Zeta ReplicaMarauder's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Replica Kaiser Knuckles ZetaPugilist's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Longinus Zeta ReplicaLancer's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Replica Sasuke's Blades ZetaRogue's ArmsItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Yoichi Bow Zeta ReplicaArcher's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Lilith Rod Zeta ReplicaTwo-handed Thaumaturge's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Nirvana Zeta ReplicaTwo-handed Conjurer's ArmItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Apocalypse Zeta ReplicaArcanist's GrimoireItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Last Resort Zeta ReplicaArcanist's GrimoireItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Aegis Shield Zeta ReplicaShieldsItem Level: 50 / Equipment Level: 50
Pterodactyl StrapLeatherA thin leather strap cut from the cured hide of a pterodactyl.
Titanium Alloy MirrorMetalThe reflective surface on this mirror has been achieved through countless days of buffing and polishing.
Titanium Alloy SquareMetalA thin, tiny plate of hammered titanium alloy.
Blessed FletchingsClothArrow fletchings crafted from the large, rigid feathers of an eagle and then blessed by an anointed Halonic priest.
KingcakeMealA festive ring-shaped cake baked from brioche dough.
Enchanted RubberMiscellanyA variety of pliable rubber imbued with arcane magicks to improve aetherial conductivity.
Fast-drying CarboncoatMiscellanyBorn of Allagan ingenuity, this aetherochemical concoction is said to rapidly increase a gem's hardness.
Divine WaterMiscellanyWater believed to be blessed by Twelve. Used to exorcise powerful demons from worldly items.
Fast-acting Allagan CatalystMiscellanyDubbed a "god in the machina" by those who first discovered it, modern scholars have yet to discover not only what the catalytic agent contains, but exactly how it functions, understanding only that the substance is required to quickly strengthen the properties of certain materials.
Precision Gordian BoltMiscellanyAn expertly crafted bolt discovered in Alexander's Gordias sector.
Unidentifiable BoneMiscellanyThis highly collectable bone appears to be from a creature not recorded in the Raimdelle Codex.
Precision Gordian LensMiscellanyAn expertly crafted lens discovered in Alexander's Gordias sector.
Unidentifiable ShellMiscellanyThis highly collectable shell appears to be from a creature not recorded in the Raimdelle Codex.
Precision Gordian SpringMiscellanyAn expertly crafted spring discovered in Alexander's Gordias sector.
Unidentifiable OreMiscellanyThis highly collectable variety of ore is undocumented in the extensive Amajina & Sons mining logs.
Precision Gordian ShaftMiscellanyAn expertly crafted shaft discovered in Alexander's Gordias sector.
Unidentifiable SeedsMiscellanyThis highly collectable seed appears to be from flora not recorded in the Raimdelle Codex.
Adamantite FrancescaMiscellanyA small throwing axe forged from adamantite.
Dispelling ArrowMiscellanyNot actually an arrow, but rather a warding charm carved into the shape of one.
Moogle MiniatureMiscellanyA small ceramic figurine bearing the likeness of a plump moogle.
Vanu WhiteboneMiscellanyA tiny, bleached bone used as common currency amongst the many Vanu Vanu tribes.
Sylphic GoldleafMiscellanyA golden, decaying leaf used as currency by the sylphs.
Steel Amalj'okMiscellanyA small, curved steel blade used as currency by the Amalj'aa.
Rainbowtide PsashpMiscellanyA colorful shell used as currency by the Sahagin.
Titan CobaltpieceMiscellanyA crude piece of flattened cobalt used as high denomination currency by the kobolds of O'Ghomoro.
Luminous Ice CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged in the Coerthas western highlands, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Luminous Wind CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged in the Sea of Clouds, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Luminous Fire CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged on Azys Lla, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Luminous Earth CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged in the Dravanian forelands, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Luminous Lightning CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged in the Coerthas Western Highlands, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Luminous Water CrystalOtherFormed during a battle waged in the Dravanian hinterlands, this crystal's unusual luminosity is the result of a concentrated elemental charge.
Astral NoduleOtherA crystalline mass of unparalleled purity.
Umbral NoduleOtherA crystalline mass of unparalleled purity.

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