All set for Dawntrail: Final Fantasy XIV Online: Growing Light patch 6.5 to be released on October 3


During a special broadcast of the 79th Letter from the Producer LIVE at the Tokyo Game Show, producer and director Naoki Yoshida announced patch 6.5 for FINAL FANTASY™ XIV Online: “Growing Light”, to be released on October 3, 2023

A brand-new trailer introduces players to the adventures awaiting them in the upcoming patch: new main storyline quests, an alliance raid, a challenge, and much more

Watch the 6.5 patch trailer here

Here are more details on patch 6.5

  • New quests for the main scenario (Part 1) – Discover the new chapter in the story of the Warrior of Light.
  • New dungeon – Take on new challenges in the Lunar Underground.
  • New challenge: The Abyssal Fracture – A tough new battle against Zeromus awaits you, on both normal and extreme difficulty.
  • New unreal challenge – Take on the fearsome Thordan in the Singularity Reactor (Unreal).
  • New alliance raid: The Eorzean Mythos (Part 3 ) – Explore the mysteries of Thalie
  • Epic overhaul – The reinforcement system is now available for the dungeons of The Sunken City of Skalla, The Escarre and The Darkness of Ghimlytis. It is now possible to finish all main scenario dungeons solo, from A Realm Reborn™ through to those in Endwalker™.
  • Various job adjustments
  • Player vs. Playerupdates
    • Launch of PvP Series 5
    • Updates to Crystalline Conflict mini-map and UI
  • Insular Bliss updates – New shrine ranks, visions and harvest zone, plus new materials, constructs, plants, animals, island fabrications, buildings and more!
  • New customer for customized deliveries: Margrat
  • Miscellaneous updates – Opportunities to add new items to the wardrobe, as well as new world accessories, mounts, pets, emotes and more!

During the broadcast, Yoshida also revealed details of new content coming for patches 6.51 and 6.55, which will include

  • New branching dungeon – Aloalo Island (Patch 6.51)
  • New alternative dungeon – Aloalo Island Annex / Aloalo Island Annex (sadistic) (Patch 6.51)
  • Crystalline Conflict – New arena: The Red Sands (Patch 6.51)
  • Tool upgrade quests – Splendid tools (Patch 6.51)
  • New quests for the main storyline (Part 2) (Patch 6.55)
  • Tataru’s great mission (Patch 6.55)
  • More Hildibrand quests (Patch 6.55)
  • Weapon upgrade quests – Manderville weapons (Patch 6.55)
  • Endwalker tribal alliance quests ( Patch 6.55)

Further information about Dawntrail™, the recently announced fifth expansion, will be shared at the FINAL FANTASY XIV Fan Festival 2023 in London, taking place on October 21 and 22, 2023, as well as at the Fan Festival 2024 in Tokyo, scheduled for January 7 and 8, 2024. To find out how to watch the broadcasts of these events, visit the Lodestone: https: //

With over 27 million registered players, there’s never been a better time for newcomers to adventure in FINAL FANTASY XIV Online, the critically acclaimed saga. The recently expanded free trial now contains all content from the A Realm Reborn™and Heavensward™expansions (and up to Update 3.56), as well as an additional playable race (Ao Ra) and three extra jobs (Dark Knight, Astromancer and Machinist). Free trial players can enjoy hundreds of hours of the multi-rewarding game, and experience a story equivalent to two full FINAL FANTASY titles with no time limit. For more information: http: //

For more information on FINAL FANTASY XIV: Endwalker™, visit the official website: https: //


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