Heavensward is an expansion for Final Fantasy XIV.


Wisdom of Nym: When will Final Fantasy XIV head back to the Void?

Some fans were not super happy with the amount of time that Final Fantasy XIV spent on our little trip through the Void with...
He's got a goal, bez.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s Growing Light story beats

Once again within this column, you will find spoilers for everything that occurred within Final Fantasy XIV's Growing Light patch, and I will not...

Wisdom of Nym: Examining Final Fantasy XIV’s Growing Light group content (spoiler-free)

So, here we are at the end of the Endwalker patch cycle for Final Fantasy XIV. That isn't entirely true, of course; we all...
I used to float; now I just fall down.

Wisdom of Nym: What was my journey made for in Final Fantasy XIV?

Late in the story of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, the Warrior of Light is talking with Venat. We'd heard about Venat before, and we...
Hollow Knee.

Final Fantasy XIV’s free trial will continue to expand, but don’t expect a free-to-play switch anytime soon

One of the many long-standing memes among the Final Fantasy XIV community is the one about the MMORPG's free trial, which will be expanding...

Wisdom of Nym: The forgotten classes of Final Fantasy XIV

Machinist ruined classes forever in Final Fantasy XIV. But don't entirely blame that job; some of it was just a matter of figuring how...

Wisdom of Nym: Pandæmonium’s flop in Final Fantasy XIV

Raid series in Final Fantasy XIV have had a complicated history from a story standpoint. The Binding Coil of Bahamut was an interesting attempt,...
We have Clive at home.

Wisdom of Nym: The clues to watch for at Final Fantasy XIV’s Fan Festival

One of the things I find myself coming back to a lot is how information is only as useful as your ability to digest...

Wisdom of Nym: Has Final Fantasy XIV had less stuff to do each patch in Endwalker?

Just to make a point, I am going to start off this column by answering the question factually, and the answer is "no." Final...
She's got a gun! I mean a scythe.

Wisdom of Nym: What happens at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s The Dark Throne?

So here's the situation as we know it right now: Either on May 23rd or May 30th, patch 6.4, The Dark Throne will release...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 6.35 content is a mixed bag

So the patch is here! It brought a whole bunch of content! And the content is... actually kind of a mixed bag, if I'm...
Trying to find a hammer.

Wisdom of Nym: The powerful stuff in Final Fantasy XIV that went missing in action

First things first: This article is not about your favorite ability that has been removed from Final Fantasy XIV over the years. No, even...

Wisdom of Nym: The Final Fantasy XIV narrative moments that lack real conclusions

When I was in college, I met a girl who was absolutely amazing. I was dating someone at the time (not my future wife,...

Final Fantasy XIV launches its special site for Gods Revel, Lands Tremble

The next patch for Final Fantasy XIV will be arriving at some point next month, although the exact date isn't known just yet. But...
Here comes trouble.

Wisdom of Nym: Thematic discussion of Final Fantasy XIV’s first major story arc

Let's start with something straightforward: Everyone who wants to hop down to the comments to state that you don't care about story in an...
Oooh, mystery!

Wisdom of Nym: Story impressions for Final Fantasy XIV’s Buried Memory

Gosh, this has felt like a long darn week, hasn't it? I couldn't tell you why it felt so particularly long to me, but...
Oh, right.

Wisdom of Nym: Forgotten and abandoned systems in Final Fantasy XIV

The weird thing when talking about Final Fantasy XIV when compared with a whole lot of MMOs is that it doesn't have a lot...

Wisdom of Nym: Reactions to Final Fantasy XIV’s live letter and 6.2 preview

The first live letter previewing a new patch is always a little weird for Final Fantasy XIV, and this one is especially unusual. See,...
Accounted for!

Wisdom of Nym: The status of the Garlean legions in Final Fantasy XIV

The Garlean military, to the best of our knowledge, comprises 14 legions of troops in Final Fantasy XIV. I've pointed out before that technically,...
Book 'em

Wisdom of Nym: Reconsidering Final Fantasy XIV’s Primals

Back in the early days of Final Fantasy XIV, Primals were kind of a big deal. Not the biggest deal in the game's lore...