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Final Fantasy XIV Guide: Tips, Dungeon Walkthroughs and Trial Guides

Prepare yourself for battle in Eorzea with our comprehensive collection of guides to Square Enix's sprawling MMO.

Guide by Pete Davison, .

Need some help finding your adventuring feet in Eorzea? Worry not, fledgling hero, for Team USG is here to help.

Whether you've been playing a while or you're jumping into A Realm Reborn for the first time with the new PlayStation 4 version, there's a lot to take in, particularly if this is your first MMO. Through our guides, we'll take you through the best classes to pick, how to defeat the troublesome bosses of Eorzea's dungeons, and how to topple the most fearsome foes in the game, found in the Trials. Before long you'll be standing proud as the savior of Eorzea from the Imperial threat -- but a hero's work is never done...

Chapter Index

What's the Best Class to Play?

Although Final Fantasy XIV allows you to change your class at any time after you've reached level 10 in at least one of them, it pays to make one of them your "main" and concentrate on buffing it up as much as possible. Here we outline the classes on offer in the game, along with their enhanced "Job" versions unlocked at level 30.

What's the Fastest Way to Level Up?

The journey from 1-50 is a long and arduous one, but it needn't be a grind. Here we outline the various ways you can earn valuable experience points for your character.

Dungeon Guide

Dungeons are the best source of experience and great quality gear throughout the game, so here's how to topple the fearsome bosses standing in your way, from your first steps in Sastasha to your final confrontation with the Empire at the end of the main scenario.

Endgame Dungeon Guide

Did you think your adventures were over once you reached level 50? Think again! Here's how to survive the challenges of Final Fantasy XIV's toughest dungeon crawls.

Trials Guide: Defeat Ifrit, Garuda, Titan, Leviathan and More

Final Fantasy XIV's stiffest challenges come in the form of the Trials -- difficult, heavily choreographed battles against some of Eorzea's most fearsome foes. Here's how to take them down.

Surviving the Crystal Tower

The game's first 24-player raid sees you infiltrating the Labyrinth of the Ancients at the base of the Crystal Tower. Here's how to unlock the dungeon -- and how to defeat the beasties therein.

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  • Avatar for Kadrom #1 Kadrom 4 years ago
    How are you progressing these days, Pete? Tried any of the Binding Coil since they added it to Duty Finder?
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