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The Final Fantasy XIV special site has been updated with new information about the upcoming Patch 6.15!

Content includes the Arkasodara tribal quests and Custom Deliveries: Ameliance, as well as the highly anticipated sequel to Hildebrand's Adventures, and other side stories such as Tataru's Grand Endeavor, and Omega: Beyond the Rift. Here is everything we know so far about the new patch to be released on June 7!

 

Tataru’s Grand Endeavor 

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As Scion coinkeeper and crafty craftswoman, Tataru is more than cut out for running her own boutique. Nay, the true question is how the world─and indeed, the Warrior of Light─is to keep up with her ambitious designs!

We know Tataru has been busy building her textile empire and we've seen how scarily good she is at it! Teasers on the special site show that Sicard will also make an appearance. Personally, Sicard was my absolute favorite NPC from the main story— his antics with Emmanellain really sold him for me as a character. Just what kind of mischief will they be up to this time? 

 

Omega: Beyond the Rift

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A mysterious transmission lifted from the flight logs of the Ragnarok launches an unexpected journey of discovery. A tale once thought ended was only just beginning...

The Omega raid series hailing from Stormblood is making its comeback! This quest is only available once you have finished the Endwalker MSQ and Omega raid series as it pertains to the final zone in Endwalker as well as its inhabitants. If you haven't touched the Omega raids, you should definitely try it out, especially if you're interested in lore about dragons and AI machines! As an Allagan lore enthusiast, I couldn't be more excited. You can find the start of the quest in Rhalgr’s Reach (X: 12.6, Y: 12.4) from Wedge

 

Somehow Further Hildibrand Adventures

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Last seen vanishing into the interdimensional rift alongside his archrival Gilgamesh, Hildibrand—agent of enquiry, inspector extraordinaire—has resurfaced in a rather concerning state. Reunite with his ever-enterprising assistant Nashu that you might get to the bottom of what is sure to be another hair-raising, heart-pounding case!

Countless people feared for Hildebrand as we went through an entire expansion without our beloved detective. He had a very small cameo in Heroes' Gauntlet — one of Shadowbringers' dungeons, but that's only if you have an exceptionally keen eye! Thankfully it isn't the last we've seen of him, if the upcoming patch is any indication. 

If you haven't started the Hildebrand questline, I highly recommend you should. The budget for it was amazing for its debut in ARR, the comedic quality of its cutscenes and absurd humor that leaves a bigger impression than a good portion of the main story at the time. Don't believe it? See for yourself! You can start the quest by going to an NPC named Wymond, found in Ul’dah (X: 9.8, Y; 8.7). 

 

Arkasodara Tribal Quests

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Hulking in stature and kind at heart, the Arkasodara are known for their alchemical ingenuity and...hippo carts!? Follow a crew of young upstarts seeking to blaze a new trail across Thavnair's history and ride like no one has ridden before. On your mark─the open road awaits!

Do you enjoy the atmosphere of Thavnair as much as I do? Now you have another reason to spend time in this Middle Eastern inspired continent along with your resident gentle giants! According to the Patch 6.1 trailer and the synopsis above, we'll have some hippo cart racing to look forward to. I, for one, am a very big fan of the tanks in the dwarf tribal quests, so I'm super excited to see how the hippo cart mount will measure up here. 

One of the requirements to unlock the Arkasodara Tribal quests include completing several existing sidequests in Thavnair. In particular are the questlines that begin with "What's in a Parent" in Thavnair (X: 29.2, Y: 15.3) from the NPC Yezahn, and the aether current quest "Steppe Child" in Thavnair (X: 25.6, Y: 36.1) from the NPC Ogul

 

Custom Deliveries: Ameliance

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With the Final Days averted, great waves of change have reached the shores of Sharlayan. The burden of its duty lifted, the long-reticent seat of knowledge has begun to open its borders at last, and in the midst of such upheaval, Ameliance Leveilleur has a new venture in mind...

Some may bemoan the lack of the Leveilleur twins in the last patch, but the upcoming patch seeks to remedy that some by introducing their mother Ameliance as the newest client for custom deliveries. While the nature of these tasks still remain to be seen, crafters and gatherers can be rest assured that they have plenty of Scrips, Gil, and EXP to farm for. 

 

Job Changes

While the state of jobs is in constant flux, we do know that there will be changes made to Black Mage in PVP. It is unknown whether any changes will be made outside of PVP, but you can check out what Naoki Yoshida had to say about the circumstances that prompted this adjustment here.

For more details, feel free to visit the special site. Let us know your thoughts down below!

 

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