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Getting Started

In order to participate in PvP, you must first complete one of the following quests associated with your Grand Company:

The Wolves' Den

A Pup No Longer (Maelstrom)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Limsa Lominsa - Upper Decks (X:13.1 Y:12.8)
NPC: R'ashaht Rhiki

A Pup No Longer (Twin Adder)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

New Gridania (X:9.7 Y:11.1)
NPC: Vorsaile Heuloix

A Pup No Longer (Immortal Flames)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Ul'dah - Steps of Nald (X:8.4 Y:8.9)
NPC: Swift

Frontline

Like Civilized Men and Women (Maelstrom)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Limsa Lominsa – Upper Decks (X:12.7 Y:12.8)
NPC: Trachraet

Like Civilized Men and Women (Twin Adder)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

New Gridania (X:9.9 Y:11.4)
NPC: Scarlet

Like Civilized Men and Women (Immortal Flames)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Ul'dah – Steps of Nald (X:8.6 Y:9.4)
NPC: Mimio Mio

Rival Wings

Players enlisted in a Grand Company can participate in Rival Wings after unlocking the Feast and completing the following quest:

Earning Your Wings

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Wolves' Den Pier (X:5.7 Y:5.4)
NPC: Softknox

PvP System Overview

PvP duties involve battles fought against other players rather than in-game creatures and incorporates an independent battle system with its own set of unique rules.

Requirements

A job level 30 or higher is required to participate in the Wolves' Den, Frontline, or Rival Wings.

Player Attributes (Job and Item Level)

When entering a PvP instance, all player attributes will be updated to their PvP counterparts.

JobHPJobHP

Paladin

20,000

Warrior

20,000

Dark Knight

20,000

Gunbreaker

20,000

White Mage

17,500

Scholar

17,500

Astrologian

17,500

Monk

17,500

Dragoon

17,500

Ninja

17,500

Samurai

17,500

Bard

15,000

Machinist

15,000

Dancer

15,000

Black Mage

15,000

Summoner

15,000

Red Mage

15,000

Actions

Players will be limited to a unique set of actions and traits that can only be used in PvP duties. For more details about PvP actions and traits, please refer to the job guide.

Text Commands

PvP actions also require unique text commands.

/pvpaction "action name" "target"

Example
/pvpaction "Cure" <t>
/pvpaction "Royal Authority Combo" <t>
(Executes the indicated action or combo action on a designated target.)

/macroicon "icon name" pvpaction

Example
/macroicon "Cure" pvpaction
/macroicon "Fast Blade" pvpaction
(Displays the specified PvP action or combo action's icon. Can only be used once in the first line of a user macro.)

Hotbars

When entering a PvP instance, all hotbars will be updated to their PvP counterparts.

Changing Classes and Jobs

Duties that allow players to change roles will be restricted to jobs only.

Battle System

Spell casting cannot be interrupted by taking damage.

The following are unavailable in PvP duties.

  • Auto-attack
  • Blocking with shields
  • Parrying
  • Critical hits
  • Direct hits

Players can gain resistance to the following status ailments. * After being inflicted with a status ailment, players will temporarily gain resistance to said ailment when its effect wears off.

Effect Resist Duration
Stun 10 seconds
Heavy 10 seconds
Bind 10 seconds
Silence 10 seconds
Sleep 10 seconds
Knockback 10 seconds

General Actions

Certain actions will be unavailable during PvP duties.

Action

Wolves' Den Pier

Duels

The Wolves' Den

Frontline

Rival Wings

Sprint Yes No No No No
Teleport Yes No No No No
Return Yes No No Yes Yes
Mount Roulette No No No Yes Yes
Flying Mount Roulette No No No Yes Yes
Mounts No No No Yes Yes

Adrenaline Rush

In PvP duties, adrenaline rush will replace the limit break action and, unlike limit break, can be used by single players. The adrenaline rush gauge can be filled through combating enemies and completing other objectives, dependent on the PvP duty. The adrenaline rush action performed will depend on your role. Further details regarding individual adrenaline rush actions can be found in the PvP job guide.

PvP System Overview