Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn update 2.16 available now, full patch notes inside

By Dave Cook
20 February 2014 09:56 GMT

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn has received a new 2.16 patch which tweaks the game’s UI, pet system and much more.

Final Fantsy 14 a realm reborn

It’s available now at 657.55 MB and the patch notes are as follows:

Playable Content

– Quests

  • Alliance members will now be visible during the initial cutscene of the Labyrinth of the Ancients.
  • Dhorme Chimera and Hydra from the quest “A Relic Reborn” can now be challenged via the Duty Finder.
  • Players who have completed the quest “A Relic Reborn” can unlock these trials at the following locations:
  • Dhorme Chimera: Coerthas Central Highlands – The Weeping Saint (X:31, Y:7)
  • Hydra: Eastern Thanalan – Halatali (X:14, Y:30)

– Guildleves

  • For battlecraft leves that require the collection of items, the guildleve icon will now be displayed on the minimap and next to the requested item’s name plate.


  • The FATE “Making Waves” has been relocated to Western La Noscea (X:11, Y:14).

– Free Companies

  • The following features have been added to the free company interface:
  • Activity Notices under ACTIVITY can be filtered using the following options:
  • Entitlements/Membership/Organizational/Actions/Housing/Garden
  • * Gardening will be implemented in patch 2.2.
  • The maximum number of activity notices displayed has been increased to 200.
  • “Applications” has been added to Hierarchy Settings under RANK.

Several categories have been added to the Company Profile:
By selecting Edit Profile under INFO, players can change the following Company Profile settings:
Focus: Indicates the primary activities of your free company.
Seeking: Indicates the class or job roles sought by your free company.
Active: Indicates when your free company is most active.
Recruitment: Indicates whether or not your free company is accepting applications.

Players unaffiliated with a free company can now submit an application to join another player’s free company.
Submitting an Application

  1. Target a member of your desired free company, then select View Company Profile from the subcommand menu.
  2. Select Submit Application at the bottom of the Company Profile window.
  3. Enter a message to be sent with your application, then press Confirm to submit.
  4. If your application has been accepted, you will be able to join the free company.

Withdrawing an Application

  1. Select Free Company from the Social Menu to view the profile of the free company you applied to join.
  2. From the Company Profile window, select Withdraw Application.
  3. When a confirmation window appears, select Yes to confirm your withdrawal.

Approving an Application

  1. Select Edit Profile on the Company Profile tab under INFO, then check the box next to “Accept applications.”
  2. A list of players who have submitted applications to join your free company will appear under MEMBERS on the Applicants tab.
  3. Select a name and open the subcommand menu to approve or deny that player’s application.

– Housing

  • Market boards and summoning bells have been added to the residential districts.
  • Mist
  • Lavender Beds
  • The Goblet
  • The company chest furnishing placed inside an estate will now display your free company’s crest.
  • * Your free company crest will appear automatically upon setting a company chest inside your estate.
  • The confirmation prompt displayed when setting furnishings can now be turned off by unchecking the “Item Bind Prompt” box at the bottom of the Indoor Furnishings and Outdoor Furnishings windows.
  • The moogle letter box furnishing will now light up when mail arrives.
  • To prevent players from becoming stuck between furnishings, continued character movement will temporarily disable collision detection.
  • Other player characters will no longer be displayed in certain event areas.
  • Certain NPCs in Revenant’s Toll have been relocated.
  • A summoning bell has been placed in Revenant’s Toll (X:22, Y:6).

There’s tons more. Go here to see the full notes list.

Via DualShockers.

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