6.38 Final Fantasy XIV Patch Notes Focus on PvP Adjustments, Crystalline Conflict

6.38 Final Fantasy XIV Patch Notes Focus on PvP Adjustments, Crystalline Conflict

Square Enix shared the 6.38 Final Fantasy XIV patch notes. This update isn’t as extensive as the earlier Gods Revel, Lands Tremble updates. It primarily focuses on PvP and Crystalline Conflict updates. However, there are also some raid updates and general fixes as well.

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The PvP Final Fantasy XIV patch notes for 6.38 apply to 11 jobs. The Astrologian, Black Mage, Dancer, Dragoon, Monk, Ninja, Paladin, Reaper, Red Mage, Scholar, and Warrior actions are all being adjusted. The biggest changes came to the Ninja and Red Mage.

Here are those changes from the official patch notes:

Paladin

Action Adjustment
Phalanx Reduced damage taken has been changed from 50% to 33%.

Warrior

Action Adjustment
Blota Heavy effect duration has been reduced from 5 to 3 seconds.

Monk

Action Adjustment
Phantom Rush Potency has been increased from 10,000 to 12,000.

Dragoon

Action Adjustment
Sky Shatter Potency has been reduced from 20,000 to 18,000.
Potency increase when targets are within 5 yalms has been changed from 30,000 to 32,000.
Barrier strength has been changed from absorbing damage totaling 25% of maximum HP to absorbing damage equivalent to a heal of 24,000 potency.

Ninja

Action Adjustment
Fuma Shuriken Range has been reduced from 25 to 20 yalms.
Hyosho Ranryu Range has been reduced from 25 to 20 yalms.
Goka Mekkyaku Range has been reduced from 25 to 20 yalms.

Reaper

Action Adjustment
Plentiful Harvest Maximum potency has been increased from 20,000 to 24,000.

Dancer

Action Adjustment
Curing Waltz Healing potency has been increased from 8,000 to 10,000.

Black Mage

Action Adjustment
Burst Barrier strength has been increased from 12,000 to 16,000.

Red Mage

Action Adjustment
Magick Barrier Effect duration has been increased from 8 to 10 seconds.
Frazzle Effect duration has been increased from 8 to 10 seconds.
Southern Cross Healing potency has been increased from 6,000 to 8,000.
Damage potency has been increased from 6,000 to 8,000.
Cure potency increase from White Shift has been reduced from 100% to 50%.
Damage potency increase from Black Shift has been reduced from 100% to 50%.

Scholar

Action Adjustment
Adloquium Cure potency has been reduced from 4,000 to 3,000.
Barrier strength has been increased from 4,000 to 6,000.

Astrologian

Action Adjustment
Fall Malefic The recast time reduction granted by the additional effect “Reduces the recast time of Double Cast” has been changed from 7.5 to 10 seconds.

As for the Crystalline Conflict updates, there are some minor adjustments and preparations for the end of season five and beginning of season six. It will be easier for a second Clockwork Castletown pneumatic parade to begin. Also, it will only take 20 seconds for a tactical crystal to be unbound.

There are changes to some other raids and such too. There is no Unsung Blades of Abyssos from Abyssos: The Eighth Circle and Pandæmonium: Abyssos (Savage) weekly restriction anymore. Pandæmonium: Abyssos (Savage) also doesn’t have a weekly entrance restriction and will offer two treasure coffers. Nesvaaz, Radz-at-Han at X:10.6 Y:10.0 will weapon enhancement items for Aglaia Coin and Euphrosyne Coin. Those items could then be taken to Khaldeen in Radz-at-Han at X:10.9 Y:10.4 for gear.

Final Fantasy XIV is available for the PS4, PS5, and PC, and the patch notes for 6.38 are out ahead of the update’s April 4, 2023 debut. 6.4 will release in late May 2023.


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