The wait for Final Fantasy XIV’s 3.1 patch is nearly over, with the patch releasing on Tuesday, November 10th, and Square Enix has released a huge list of the patch notes detailing what we should expect to see.
First off, lots of new main scenario quests have been added.
New Chronicles of a New Era Quests have been added.
A Vanu Vanu beast settlement and corresponding beast tribe quests have been added to the Sea of Clouds. The new beast tribe settlement can be found in the region listed below. There, players will be able to purchase unique items from the local vendor.
Sea of Clouds ─ Nakki Island (X:6 Y:14)
To unlock the Vanu Vanu daily quests, players must first complete the beast tribe main quest “Three Beaks to the Wind.”
Lord of Verminion has been added, a competitive mini-game in which a player engages an opponent using summoned minions. The objective for winning the game is to have the minions destroy all of the opponent’s “arcana stones” placed on the battlefield. Players can participate in matches against other players or against the CPU.
The following mounts can now fly: Ahriman / Bomb Palanquin / Logistics System / Kirin / Magitek Armor / Gilded Magitek Armor / Draught Chocobo / Ceremony Chocobo / Amber Draught Chocobo.
New aesthetician hairstyles have been added.
New emotes have been added. In addition, two new poses, accessed via the /changepose command, are now available when sitting on the floor.
Two new dungeons, Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum and Pharos Sirius (Hard), have been added.
A new trial has been added in the form of the Minstrel’s Ballad: Thordan’s Reign.
The alliance raid dungeon the Void Ark has been added. It will require players to be level 60, have an average item level of 175 or higher, and complete the quest “Sky Pirates” to enter.
Exploratory missions have been added, as well as a the Diadem, a new group of islands for airship exploration.
New minions have been added.
In addition, new mounts have been added.
Final Fantasy XIV‘s Patch 3.1 update launches on November 10th, 2015. You can read the full patch notes on the official Lodestone page.