How to Unlock Glamours in Final Fantasy XIV

Glamours in Final Fantasy XIV allow players to change the appearance of their gear. You can make your own custom outfits with glamours, which allow you to create your very own look for your Warrior of Light. This option, thankfully, becomes available earlier in the game than it once was. So here’s how to unlock glamours in Final Fantasy XIV.

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Similar to unlocking the ability to dye your gear, you will need to get your character to Level 15 in any Melee or Caster Job Class. From there, you will need to make your way to Ul’dah if it was not your starting city. Don’t worry, as progressing the Main Scenario Quests will take you to Ul’dah if your character started in either of the two starting cities. After you’ve made your way to Ul’dah, this is where players can being their quest to unlock glamours in Final Fantasy XIV.

Teleport to Horizon and take the Chocobokeep to Vesper Bay. There you can find Swyrgeim at X:12.6, Y:14.4. Picking up the quest “If I Had a Glamour” and completing it will allow you to glamour your gear. Just like dying, glamouring your gear can be done through the character menu.

How to Unlock Glamours Final Fantasy XIV

While you can effectively change the appearance of your gear using the glamour system, there are some limitations. For example, you cannot glamour items outside of the applicable Job Class. Additionally, you cannot glamour items onto a piece of gear that are of a higher item level than the gear you want to glamour.

Final Fantasy XIV is available for PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

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