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FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Part 2: Wings, Cloud of Darkness and more

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Part 2: Wings, Cloud of Darkness and more
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In today's FF14 Live Letter, the Final Fantasy XIV team revealed more of Patch 5.4 content. This update includes details on Eden's promise Could of Darkness, Emerald Weapon, new wings, and mounts. Here is our 5.4 ffxiv Live Letter Translation.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Part 2: Wings, Cloud of Darkness and more

Images courtesy of Square Enix

Patch 5.4 for Final Fantasy XIV release is planned for December 5 and today's Producer Live Letter reveals a lot of new content for the upcoming patch.

If you missed the previous Live Letter for patch 5.4 that revealed more about the upcoming content, changes to gatherers, and more, here is our dedicated article.

This Live Letter started with a recap of the last Live Letter as well as some more details on the already known updates.

FFXIV Introduces Wings as a Fashion accessory

A brand new accessory will join the game on December 8, while you can't fly with them they sure look very cool to me.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Wings - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Wings

FFXIV 5.4 New Snowman and chocolate Mounts

Two new mounts were introduced today during the Explorer Mode preview a snowman and choco mounts.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Snowman Mount - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Snowman Mount
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Chocolate Mount - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Chocolate Mount

FFXIV 5.4 New Emotes: Curse, broom, Apple and Onigiri eating and painting in blue and pink

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Curse Evil face Emote - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Broom Emote - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Apple Emote - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Onigiri emote - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: paint emote - Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV 5.4 Save The Queen Update Delubrum Reginae

Later on, in Patch 5.4X the new Large scale dungeon will be added. This dungeon is a 24 player duty in normal mode, 48 player duty in Savage. You will also be able to use your lost actions or the bonuses you can get from the Bozjan resistance armor for example.

This content is planned to be a bit hard as you will not be able to revive your team as you want in savage mode.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Save The Queen Update Delubrum Reginae - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Save The Queen Update Delubrum Reginae
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Save The Queen Update Delubrum Reginae - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Save The Queen Update Delubrum Reginae

FFXIV 5.4 Resistance Weapon Relic Upgrade third stage

This patch will also include a new stage in your relic weapon journey after clearing the 5.45 quests.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Relic Weapon Upgrade - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Relic Weapon Upgrade

FFXIV Collaboration with Dark.. Souls?

They didn't say the name clearly but these images of a new collaboration between FFXIV and another game called dark something sure are cool!

FFXIV 5.4: Collaboration with Dark Souls - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4: Collaboration with Dark Souls - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4: Collaboration with Dark Souls - Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV 5.4 Eden's promise Cloud of Darkness

New Eden's promise raid dungeons in normal and savage difficulties will be added. The raid will also feature a new story. As the team didn't want to spoil too much, they decided to show us the first floor of Eden's promise

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Part 2: Wings, Cloud of Darkness and more Cloud of Darkness - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Part 2: Wings, Cloud of Darkness and more Cloud of Darkness

FFXIV 5.4 Monk Rework and Job adjustments

Aside from the Monk, other jobs mainly got some numbers update. No nerf this patch but a buff for Dragoon, Bard, and Scholar.

On the other hand, the promised rework to monk is coming with Patch 5.4, including the changes on Greased Lightning.

Yoshi-P also displayed his skill as a monk with the reworked class on level 500.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Monk Rework - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter Translation: Monk Rework

FFXIV 5.4 Emerald Weapon, Castrum Marinum preview

Patch 5.4 will add the new Castrum Marinum Trial featuring a two phases boss: The Emerald Weapon.

Yoshi-p headed in-game to try and fight the Emerald Weapon with his Black mage. He wasn't allowed to show too much but we got to see the beginning of the first phase as he promised that the second phase will be very different.

FFXIV 5.4 Emerald Weapon Preview
FFXIV 5.4 Emerald Weapon Castrum Marinum - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Emerald Weapon Castrum Marinum

FFXIV 5.4 New Unreal Trial: Titan

Titan has been revealed to be the next Unreal trial and Yoshi-P went in-game to show us more about the boss. Please be mindful of the landslides.

Yoshida also explained that this Titan would be really harder than Shiva and even he looked quite in pain against the boss.

Yoshi-P against Unreal Titan
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: New Unreal Titan - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: New Unreal Titan

FFXIV 5.4 New Treasure map: The Shifting Oubliettes of Lyhe Ghiah

As he deleted monsters and got a portal on his first chest Yoshi-P offered to dive into the new Treasure map. This one is a roulette and he barely got kicked out on his first try. This new map will offer new loot and bosses.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: New treasure Map - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: New treasure Map - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: New treasure Map - Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV 5.4 Ishgardian Restoration and Skysteel Tools

With Patch 5.41 the final stage of the Ishgardian Restoration will come to the game as well as the shiny update of the Skysteel Tools for Patch 5.45.

For this last phase of the restoration, the crafting classes with the highest combined score will get a monument.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Ishgardian Restoration Phase 4 - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Ishgardian Restoration Phase 4
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Ishgardian Restoration Monument - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Ishgardian Restoration Monument

FFXIV 5.4 Collectable and Aetherial Reduction Changes

Changes have been made to the collectables as some item are now only designed to be collectables and the wear system as been removed.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Collectable changes - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Collectable changes
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Collectable changes - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Collectable changes

For the Aetherial Reduction, the purity will not have an impact on the value of the item anymore and the nodes on the map have been adjusted too.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Aetherial Reduction changes - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Aetherial Reduction changes

FFXIV 5.4 Major Blue Mage Update

This new update for the Blue Mages will include 24 new spells and a new armor exclusive to blue mages. Blue Mages will also be able to get up to level 70 and join the level 70 raids.

The party finder will also be updated in a way so that you can select undersized party and still keep your level sync.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Blue Mage Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Blue Mage Update

FFXIV 5.4 Fishing Update

Starting Patch 5.4, Fish Eyes will no longer be required to catch fish and as explained in the last Live Letter, some fishing spells, fish difficulty and catching time will be adjusted.

Two new routes and solo missions will also be added to Ocean Fishing, the goal of the team was to make Ocean fishing funnier.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Fishing Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Fishing Update
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Fishing Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Fishing Update

FFXIV 5.4 Explorer Mode

As explained in the last Live Letter you will now be able to explore dungeons freely with your mount and without worrying about the monsters. You will also be able to use limit breaks freely.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Dungeon Explorer - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Dungeon Explorer

FFXIV 5.4 Housing Additions

From new furniture to house exterior here are the new additions to housing in patch 5.4 of FFXIV.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Housing Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Housing Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Housing Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Housing Update - Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV 5.4 Triple Triad Update

The FFXIV team started with an introduction to how this card game is played before going through the update.

With Patch 5.4, obtaining unregistered cards will get easier and the global list has been reworked to display them with a question mark as well as how to get them.

Restrictions on 1 to 3 stars will be removed and only one 4 or higher star car can be used in a deck, a new draft mod also has been added to the advanced rules with its own deck building.

Players will also be able to play Open Tournaments every two hours that will be played in draft mode only and Invitational Tournaments created by players and that can be joined by Duty Finder. For both tournaments, if there aren't enough players, NPCs will join the game.

FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Triple Triad Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Triple Triad Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Triple Triad Update - Final Fantasy XIV
FFXIV 5.4 Live Letter translation: Triple Triad Update - Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV 5.4 Miscellaneous Updates

Other updates are coming to the game:

  • Allagan Tomestones of Revelation will be added.
  • New instrument for bard: Violin
  • Bulk Advanced Materia Melding (Yoshi-P had a lot of success overmelding his gear on stream)
  • Link Quests in Chat

FFXIV 5.4 Patch Note Reading

The Patch note reading is scheduled to be aired on December at 3am PST.

And that's it for our live translation this time, I hope you enjoyed it and to see you again on our FFXIV Portal. Until then, have a safe journey Warriors of Light and Darkness

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Luna Sol 11 months ago

Thanks so much for this article! Can't wait for 5.4 :) That new flowery house wall will be miiiiine!

Luna Sol 11 months ago

Thanks so much for this article! Can't wait for 5.4 :) That new flowery house wall will be miiiiine!

sabernet09 11 months ago

I am surprised no-one has commented on your articles yet. I love the format of the details as they have been helping me know what is coming and what to look for in game. Keep up the good work!

sabernet09 11 months ago

I am surprised no-one has commented on your articles yet. I love the format of the details as they have been helping me know what is coming and what to look for in game. Keep up the good work!

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