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Patch 3.56 Notes

Patch 3.56 brings the main scenario of Heavensward to a dramatic finish as the Scions confront the impending threat now looming over Baelsar's Wall. Challenging Alexander - The Creator has never been easier with its weekly restriction removed. And if you've been hungering for battle in the Wolves' Den, then steel yourself for the fourth season of the Feast. All this and more await in the Far Edge of Fate!

FINAL FANTASY XIV Patch 3.56

As with other patches released after 3.0, patch 3.56 contains content that can only be accessed by registering FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

  • These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
  • These additions and adjustments do not require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
  • These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.

Playable Content

New main scenario quests have been added.

The Obvious Solution

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones (X:6.0 Y:5.9)
Alisaie
Players must first complete the main scenario quest "Louisoix's Finest Student."

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest "The Obvious Solution."

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest "???"

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Disciple of War or Magic level 60
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Players must first complete the main scenario quest "???"

Equipment resembling the Garo gear obtained from the Feast can now be purchased in exchange for MGP at the Gold Saucer.

* Please note that Garo gear purchased from the Gold Saucer cannot be used to earn the achievement from the disreputable priest. Furthermore, this gear cannot be retrieved from the Calamity Salvager.

New orchestrion rolls have been added.

Battle System

The following adjustments have been made to Alexander: The Creator (Savage):

  • Two treasure coffers will now always appear. Furthermore, the weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
    • The weekly entrance restriction on entering all areas of Alexander: The Creator (Savage) has been removed.
      • Players may now proceed directly to any area of Alexander: The Creator (Savage).
        • Players may now enter Alexander: The Creator (Savage) via the Duty Finder.
          • Players will now receive the power of the Echo.
          • The Echo will take effect upon entering Alexander: The Creator (Savage), increasing players' maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 10%.
            * Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.

          Players will no longer appear in the area following the completion of Alexander - The Soul of the Creator (Savage).

          The weekly limitation on Allagan tomestones of scripture has been increased from 450 to 900.

          * The maximum store of 2,000 tomestones has not been changed.

          The drop rate for Demonic Lanner Whistle has been increased.

          Moreover, players can now purchase the Demonic Lanner Whistle from Bertana in Idyllshire (X:5.9 Y:5.2) in exchange for tokens.

          Item Obtained Item Required
          Demonic Lanner Whistle Demon Totem x 99

          The following PvP actions have been adjusted:

          White Mage

          Action/Trait Adjustment
          Sacred Prism Damage reduction has been changed from 40% to 30%.

          Machinist

          Action/Trait Adjustment
          Between the Eyes Potency when target is bound, stunned, or asleep has been reduced from 3 times normal damage to 2.5 times normal damage.

          Damage bonuses for dark knight and ninja have been increased in PvP encounters.

          The following actions have been adjusted for PvP encounters:

          Pugilist/Monk

          Action/Trait Adjustment
          Steel Peak Stun duration has been reduced from 3 to 2 seconds.

          The adrenaline gauge will no longer deplete when incapacitated during Seal Rock (Seize) and Fields of Glory (Shatter) campaigns.

          The amount of adrenaline rush gained from adrenaline kits in the Feast has been reduced.

          The amount of HP restored by wolf's heart has been reduced.

          Season Four of the Feast will begin.

          Season Four of the Feast will start with patch 3.56, and is scheduled to end with the maintenance preceding early access for patch 4.0. When the season has ended, the top combatants for solo rankings and party rankings will receive special rewards such as furnishings and gear. Players will also receive special accessories based on their tier: bronze, silver, gold, platinum, or diamond.
          * The number of rewards distributed may differ between data centers in the event players or parties have the same ranking.
          * Rankings will be available for viewing the day following the start of Season Four and will be updated daily. Should an error occur with calculating results, the day's rankings will not be updated.

          The following quick chat option has been added to the Feast and the Fold:

          Icon Text
          All out of MP!

          Items

          New items have been added.

          * Items added in patch 3.56 will be listed at a later date.

          System

          New achievements and titles have been added.

          * Certain achievements have been omitted to prevent spoilers.

          The following adjustments have been made to gamepad/controller controls when accessing the Party Finder:

          • Players can now cycle between categories using the LB (L1) and RB (R1) buttons.
            • When the list of parties in the Party Finder window is selected, pressing cancel will return the cursor to the most recently selected filter.
            • New music has been added.

              The 14-day limit of the free trial has been removed.

              When playing the free trial, character data can now be transferred to the full version of the game at any time.

              * This change only applies to accounts created after the release of patch 3.56.

              The days remaining for free trials displayed at the character selection screen has been removed.

              Resolved Issues

              • The following issues have been addressed.
                • An issue wherein certain texts appeared incorrectly in the side story quest, “A Familial Resemblance”.
                • An issue wherein the reward was indicated as gil for the side story quest “Some Assembly Required”.
                • An issue in Frontline wherein damage received while riding a mount may not inflict “heavy”.
                • An issue in the Feast wherein the help text for “Wolf’s Heart Kit” was incorrect.
                • An issue wherein the item “Pair of Filibuster’s Gauntlets of Striking” was indicated as requiring leathercraft for repair, desynthesis, and glamour.
                • An issue wherein crests cannot be put on the item, “Zurvanite Shield”.
                • An issue wherein the item “Painting of Jijiroon’s Trading Post” was not included within the landscape list.
                • An issue during party search wherein selecting “Reset Criteria” may not change back to default settings.
                • An issue wherein certain content and duty status window information appeared incorrectly when queueing for an alliance raid.
                • An issue wherein queueing in the duty finder may cause the client to crash under certain conditions.

              Known Issues

              • The following issues have been confirmed.
                • An issue wherein NPC graphics and effects may not appear correctly in certain cutscenes.

              New Items

              Item Category
              Tarnished Fanged Wolf
              Gladiator's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Darkness
              Marauder's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hell Light
              Dark Knight's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Makai Fists
              Pugilist's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished White Night
              Lancer's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Makai Bow
              Archer's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Silver Wolves
              Rogue's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Makai Hand Mortar
              Machinist's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Mado Staff
              Two-handed Conjurer's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Mado Brush
              Two-handed Thaumaturge's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Mado Chronicle
              Arcanist's Grimoire
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Makai Chronicle
              Arcanist's Grimoire
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Mado Sphere
              Astrologian's Arm
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Divine Beast Shield
              Shield
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Face of the Golden Wolf
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Face of Undying Twilight
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Face of Pressing Darkness
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Face of the White Night
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Face of the Silver Wolf
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Mauler's Facemask
              Head
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Manhandler's Facemask
              Head
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Marksman's Eyepatch
              Head
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Markswoman's Ribbon
              Head
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Sun Guide's Circlet
              Head
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Moon Guide's Circlet
              Head
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priest's Coronet
              Head
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priestess's Headdress
              Head
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Scion Adventurer's Monocle
              Head
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Body of the Golden Wolf
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Body of Undying Twilight
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Body of Pressing Darkness
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Body of the White Night
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Body of the Silver Wolf
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Mauler's Oilskin
              Body
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Manhandler's Jerkin
              Body
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Marksman's Battlegarb
              Body
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Markswoman's Battledress
              Body
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Sun Guide's Oilskin
              Body
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Moon Guide's Gown
              Body
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priest's Doublet Robe
              Body
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priestess's Jerkin
              Body
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Scion Adventurer's Jacket
              Body
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hands of the Golden Wolf
              Hands
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hands of Undying Twilight
              Hands
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hands of Pressing Darkness
              Hands
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hands of the White Night
              Hands
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Hands of the Silver Wolf
              Hands
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Mauler's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Manhandler's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Marksman's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Markswoman's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Sun Guide's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Moon Guide's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priest's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priestess's Fingerless Gloves
              Hands
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Legs of the Golden Wolf
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Legs of Undying Twilight
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Legs of Pressing Darkness
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Legs of the White Night
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Legs of the Silver Wolf
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Mauler's Leggings
              Legs
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Manhandler's Quartertights
              Legs
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Marksman's Slops
              Legs
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Markswoman's Quartertights
              Legs
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Sun Guide's Slops
              Legs
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Moon Guide's Quartertights
              Legs
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priest's Slops
              Legs
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priestess's Skirt
              Legs
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Scion Adventurer's Bottoms
              Legs
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Feet of the Golden Wolf
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Feet of Undying Twilight
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Feet of Pressing Darkness
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Feet of the White Night
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Tarnished Feet of the Silver Wolf
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Mauler's Boots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Manhandler's Longboots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Marksman's Boots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Markswoman's Longboots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Sun Guide's Boots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Moon Guide's Longboots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priest's Boots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♂
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Common Makai Priestess's Longboots
              Feet
              Fits: All ♀
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              Scion Adventurer's Boots
              Feet
              Item Level: 1 / Equipment Level: 1
              He Who Continues the Attack Orchestrion Roll
              Orchestrion Roll
              Music roll for He Who Continues the Attack. Use to add to your orchestrion list.
              Imperial Will Orchestrion Roll
              Orchestrion Roll
              Music roll for Imperial Will. Use to add to your orchestrion list.
              Steel Reason Orchestrion Roll
              Orchestrion Roll
              Music roll for Steel Reason. Use to add to your orchestrion list.
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