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FFXIV Patch 3.56 is live now!

FFXIV Patch 3.56 is live now! This Patch 3.56 brings new contents to FFXIV. This guide is to specifically introduce new content, battle system and some new items added with the patch 3.56. If you want to buy cheap FFXIV Gil, SSEGold offers huge stock of FFXIV Gil with professional service and safe transaction!


First of all, I wan to make a comparison between patch 3.x and patch 2.x.

3.x Players are required to register FFXIV Heavensward and purchase the additions and adjustments.

2.x Players are not required to register FFXIV Heavensward and purchase the additions and adjustments.
2.x 3.x Players may be required to register FFXIV Heavensward and purchase the additions and adjustments.

Playable Content

New main scenario quests have been added.

The Obvious Solution

Disciple of War or Magic level 60
The Rising Stones
Players must first complete the main scenario quest "Louisoix's Finest Student."

New orchestrion rolls have been added.

Battle System
The following adjustments have been made to Alexander: The Creator (Savage):

The weekly entrance restriction on entering all areas of Alexander: The Creator (Savage) has been removed.
There will be two treasure coffers. What is more, it has removed the weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers.
Players may now enter Alexander: The Creator (Savage) via the Duty Finder.
Players may now proceed directly to any area of Alexander: The Creator (Savage).
Players will now get the power of the Echo.
The Echo will take effect upon entering Alexander: The Creator (Savage), damage dealt, increasing players' maximum HP and healing potency by 10%.
* Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.

Players will no longer appear in the area following the completion of Alexander - The Soul of the Creator (Savage).

The weekly limitation on Allagan tomestones of scripture has been increased from 450 to 900.

* The maximum store of 2,000 tomestones has not been changed.

The drop rate for Demonic Lanner Whistle has been increased.

Furthermore, players can now buy the Demonic Lanner Whistle from Bertana in Idyllshire in exchange for tokens.

2.x 3.x
The following PvP actions have been adjusted:

Damage bonuses for dark knight and ninja have been increased in PvP encounters.

The following actions have been adjusted for PvP encounters:

The adrenaline gauge will no longer deplete when incapacitated during Seal Rock (Seize) and Fields of Glory (Shatter) campaigns.

The amount of HP restored by wolf's heart has been reduced.
The amount of adrenaline rush gained from adrenaline kits in the Feast has been reduced.
Season Four of the Feast will begin.

Season Four of the Feast will opened with patch 3.56 and is scheduled to end up with the maintenance. When it has ended, the top combatants for party rankings and solo rankings will obtain special rewards like gear and furnishing. Besides, players will obtain special accessories based on their tier: silver, platinum, bronze, gold or diamond.
>* Rankings will be available for viewing the day following the start of Season Four and will be updated daily. Should an error occur with calculating results, the day's rankings will not be updated.* The number of rewards distributed may differ between data centers in the event players or parties have the same ranking.

The following quick chat option has been added to the Feast and the Fold:

New items have been added.

* Items added in patch 3.56 will be listed at a later date.

New music has been added.

The 14-day limit of the free trial has been removed.

When playing the free trial, character data can now be transferred to the full version of the game at any time.

* This change only applies to accounts created after the release of patch 3.56.

The days remaining for free trials displayed at the character selection screen has been removed.