Game Manual

Last Update: 05/25/2021

Platform
Windows®
PS5™
PS4™
Mac

Basic Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

As you progress through the early stages of the game, tutorial screens known as active help windows will provide a gradual introduction to the various controls. All previously viewed active help tutorials can be displayed by selecting Active Help in the System menu. When playing the Windows® and Mac versions, players will be able to choose between mouse and keyboard controls and gamepad controls. Once a control scheme has been chosen, settings can be adjusted further in the Keybind and Configuration menus.

There is nothing available for your selected platform.

Basic Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Changing Control Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

To change your control settings, press the Esc key, or select System in the main menu, then access the Control Settings tab in the Character Configuration menu.

Mouse and Keyboard

Standard control scheme using a mouse and keyboard. Learn more about playing with this control scheme.

Gamepad

Customized control scheme using actions set to the cross hotbar. Learn more about this control scheme.

Mouse and Keyboard

Standard control scheme using a mouse and keyboard. Learn more about playing with control scheme.

DUALSHOCK®4 Wireless Controller

Customized control scheme using actions set to the cross hotbar. Learn more about this control scheme.

About the Gamepad  [NEW]  [Updated]

All XInput compliant gamepads are compatible with the game. Furthermore, button allocations for all gamepad models can be adjusted. This can be performed when logging in for the first time, or from the Gamepad Settings tab of the System Configuration menu.

* If you are unable to adjust button allocations, the issue may be resolved by unchecking the "Enable POV" option.

The Mac version of FINAL FANTASY XIV is only compatible with Xinput gamepads.

* If you are unable to adjust button allocations, the issue may be resolved by unchecking the "Enable POV" option.

Mouse and Keyboard Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement  [NEW]  [Updated]

You can move your character using either a keyboard or mouse. When using a keyboard, press the WASD keys to move. When using a mouse, press the left and right mouse buttons at the same time to move forward. To change direction while moving, keep both buttons pressed and drag the mouse left or right.

Auto-run
By clicking the mouse wheel, you can set your character to auto-run. Holding the right mouse button while dragging the mouse will change direction. Holding the left mouse button while dragging the mouse will move the camera.

Jump
To jump, press the spacebar on the keyboard. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

For details on other keys assigned to character movement, please refer to the Mouse Controls and Keyboard Controls sections.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for character-based movement, or Legacy Type for camera-based movement.

You can move your character using either a keyboard or mouse. When using a keyboard, press the WASD keys to move. When using a mouse, press the left and right mouse buttons at the same time to move forward. To change direction while moving, keep both buttons pressed and drag the mouse left or right.

Auto-run
By clicking the mouse wheel, you can set your character to auto-run. Holding the right mouse button while dragging the mouse will change direction. Holding the left mouse button while dragging the mouse will move the camera.

Jump
To jump, press the spacebar on the keyboard. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

For details on other keys assigned to character movement, please refer to the Mouse Controls and Keyboard Controls sections.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for character-based movement, or Legacy Type for camera-based movement.

Camera Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

To control the camera, drag the mouse while pressing either the left or right button.

Left Button:
Only the camera view will rotate, and not your character.

Right Button:
Your character faces the direction in which you rotate the camera.

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Target Selection  [NEW]  [Updated]

You can target a character, or an object such as a gate or aetheryte, by moving the mouse cursor over the intended target and clicking the left mouse button.

With a right click, you can perform one of several actions depending on the selected target.

Player Character: Select as a target (right-click to open the subcommand menu)
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

Mouse Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Mouse Controls
Command Default Button
Click: Select Target
Drag: Rotate Camera
Left Button
Click: Perform Action Based on Target
Enemy = Auto-attack
NPC = Talk
Other Player = Open Commands Submenu
Right Button
Move Character Forward Left + Right Button
Zoom In/Out With Camera
Zoom In/Out on Map (When Map Displayed)
Scroll Mouse Wheel
Turn On/Off Auto-run Mouse Wheel Button

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Select/Confirm
Display Submenu
Drag Area Map (When Displayed)
Left Button
Zoom Map In/Out (When Displayed) Scroll Mouse Wheel
Map Link (When the map is open)
Ctrl+Right-click
Ctrl+Right-click

Keyboard Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

The following is a list of default key bindings. To change key bindings, press NUM-, or click System in the main menu, then select Keybind and choose the appropriate category from the top of the menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* Using a gamepad will enable direct chat by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* Using a gamepad will enable direct chat by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

* Ctrl+1 and Ctrl+2 cannot be set as keybinds on OS.
* The Command and Eject keys cannot be set as keybinds on OS.
* The ; and : keys will display as = and ; respectively when set as keybinds.
* Operating system commands for Shift, Control, and all function keys take priority over in-game systems. As such, these keys cannot be used for keybinds.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* In controller mode, direct chat will be enabled by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using a keyboard with the PS5™, the print screen and pause keys cannot be reassigned, as they are allocated for various system functions.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* In controller mode, direct chat will be enabled by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using a keyboard with the PS4™, the print screen and pause keys cannot be reassigned, as they are allocated for various system functions.

Movement
Command Default Key
Move Forward W
Move Back S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Strafe Left Q
Strafe Right E
Toggle Between Run/Walk NUM/
Turn On/Off Auto-run R
Jump Spacebar
Camera
Command Default Key
Point Camera Up
Point Camera Down
Point Camera Right
Point Camera Left
Zoom Camera In Page Up
Zoom Camera Out Page Down
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode Home
Return Camera to Saved Position End
Save Current Camera Position
Ctrl+End
Ctrl+End
Return Camera to Default Position
Ctrl+Shift+End
Ctrl+Shift+End
Flip Camera V
Lock Camera On Target NUM5
Tilt Camera Up
Ctrl+↑
Ctrl+↑
Tilt Camera Down
Ctrl+↓
Ctrl+↓
Face Camera
Pause
F15
Targeting
Command Default Key
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) Tab
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) Shift+Tab
Face Target F
Target Self F1
Target Members in Party List F2 - F8
Target Pet/Familiar F9
Target the Target of Your Current Target T
Target Focus Target F10
Target Nearest Enemy F11
Target Nearest NPC or Object F12
Set/Clear Focus Target Shift+F
Cycle Up Through Enmity List
Ctrl+NUM8
Ctrl+NUM8
Cycle Down Through Enmity List
Ctrl+NUM2
Ctrl+NUM2
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward)
Ctrl+NUM6
Ctrl+NUM6
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward)
Ctrl+NUM4
Ctrl+NUM4
Chat
Command Default Key
Ready Chat Prompt
Enter
enter
Ready Text Command /
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Say
Alt+S
Option+S
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Shout
Alt+H
Option+H
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Party
Alt+P
Option+P
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Yell
Alt+Y
Option+Y
Reply (Repeat to Cycle Through PCs)
Alt+R
Option+R
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Free Company
Alt+F
Option+F
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to PvP Team
Alt+T
Option+T
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Cross-world Linkshell
Alt+C
Option+X
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Forward)
Alt+L
Option+L
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Back)
Alt+Shift+L
Option+Shift+L
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Alliance
Alt+A
Option+C
Other
Command Default Key
Confirm NUM0
Cancel NUM.
Display Submenu NUM*
Move Cursor Up/Cycle Up Through Party List NUM8
Move Cursor Down/Cycle Down Through Party List NUM2
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Left NUM4
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Right NUM6
Cycle Through HUD Components NUM1
Select the Main Menu NUM+
Draw/Sheathe Weapon
* While Mounted: Dismount
Z
Character C
Currency
Ctrl+C
Ctrl+C
Free Company :
Linkshells L
Inventory I
Armoury Chest
Ctrl+I
Ctrl+B
Map M
Signs Shift+M
Waymarks
Ctrl+M
Shift+M
Actions and Traits P
Social O
Duty Finder U
Timers
Ctrl+U
Ctrl+I
Journal J
Character Configuration K
System Configuration
Ctrl+K
Ctrl+U
Target Filter X *
Crafting Log N
Gathering Log B
Hunting Log H
Fishing Log Y
Fish Guide
Ctrl+Y
Ctrl+Y
Emote List (No Default Assignment)
Cycle Through UI Component Tabs (Forward/Back) NUM9/NUM7
Toggle UI Display Mode
Scroll Lock
F14
Take Screenshot
Print Screen
F13
Change Window Size
Ctrl+Home
Ctrl+Home
Close UI Component/Open System Menu
Esc
esc

* When pressed, the target filter will render players, NPCs, enemies, or objects untargetable according to your settings. Although disabled by default, it can be enabled by checking the box for "Enable target cycling" on the Filters tab under Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Key
Move Forward W
Move Back S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Strafe Left Q
Strafe Right E
Ascend
* While Grounded: Jump
Spacebar
Descend
* While Grounded: Jump
Ctrl+Spacebar
Ctrl+Spacebar
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
Z
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
Ctrl+Spacebar
Ctrl+Spacebar

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

Gamepad Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement
Move your character by using the left stick. Hold down B then use the left stick to make your character walk.

Character Movement
Move your character by using the left stick. Hold down 〇 then use the left stick to make your character walk.

Auto-run
By pressing LB while using the left stick, you can set your character to auto-run. This can be canceled by pressing LB again.

Auto-run
By pressing L1 while using the left stick, you can set your character to auto-run. This can be canceled by pressing L1 again.

Jump
To jump, press Y. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

Jump
To jump, press △. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

Camera Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Use the right stick to control the camera. By holding down LB, you can zoom the camera in and out.

Use the right stick to control the camera. By holding down L1, you can zoom the camera in and out.

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Drawing and Sheathing Your Weapon  [NEW]  [Updated]

By pressing LB+RB, you can draw your weapon for battle or sheathe it.

By pressing L1+R1, you can draw your weapon for battle or sheathe it.

* This action can also be performed by pressing L3 when no target is selected.
* When riding a mount, this will allow you to dismount.
* When riding a flying mount, this will allow you to perform the "dismount" function.

* This action can also be performed by pressing L3 when no target is selected.
* When riding a mount, this will allow you to dismount.
* When riding a flying mount, this will allow you to perform the "dismount" function.

Target Selection  [NEW]  [Updated]

To target a character or object, first face your target and press A. When a target circle appears, press A again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

Player Character: Open command submenu
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

To target a character or object, first face your target and press X. When a target circle appears, press X again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

To target a character or object, first face your target and press X. When a target circle appears, press X again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

Player Character: Open command submenu
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

Target Circle and Selected Target  [NEW]  [Updated]

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
LB+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
LB+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing A will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
L1+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
L1+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing X will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
L1+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
L1+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing X will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

* The target circle can still be used after confirming a selected target.

Target Cycling  [NEW]  [Updated]

By default, target cycling will use the following target settings:

Weapon Sheathed: Cycle through all targets
Weapon Drawn: Cycle through Enemies and NPCs/Objects

Target filter settings may be adjusted to your liking.
Furthermore, selecting "Enable customization." will allow for further customization using LB and the four action buttons.

Target filter settings may be adjusted to your liking.
Furthermore, selecting "Enable customization." will allow for further customization using L1 and the four action buttons.

* To access the target filter settings, please check the Filters tab under Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation  [NEW]  [Updated]

When using gamepad controls, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use A to confirm, B to cancel, and X to open submenus.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press BACK. To select the main menu, press START.

* When using a gamepad, gamepad icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

Movement
Command Default Button
Move Character Left Stick
Move Camera Right Stick
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode R3*
Cycle Through Targets Left and Right Directional Buttons
Cycle Through Party Members Up and Down Directional Buttons
Confirm A
Cancel B
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Dismount LB+RB
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On L3*
Map/Subcommand X
Jump Y
Auto-run LB+Left Stick
Cycle Through Hotbars RB+Directional Button/Action Button
Activate Cross Hotbar Action LT/RT+Directional Button/Action Button
Edit Cross Hotbar LT/RT+BACK
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) LT/RT+RB
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) LT/RT+LB
Cycle Up Through Enmity List LB+↑
Cycle Down Through Enmity List LB+↓
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward) LB+→
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward) LB+←

* L3 and R3 can be assigned various functions. To change default settings, access the button configuration menu under Gamepad Settings in the System Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Move Cursor Directional Button
Confirm A
Cancel B
Subcommand X
Cycle UI Tab (Back)/Increase Value LB
Cycle UI Tab (Forward)/Lower Value RB
Cycle HUD Components BACK
Main Menu START
Virtual Mouse

This allows players to use the gamepad as if it were a mouse.

Command Default Button
Toggle On/Off Virtual Mouse LB+R3
Move Cursor Right Stick
Virtual Mouse Left Button LT
Virtual Mouse Right Button RT
Other
Command Default Button
Toggle UI Display Mode LB+BACK
Take Screenshot LB+START
Change Window Size R3*

* Can only be performed when the window is active.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Button
Ascend Y
Descend B
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
LB+RB
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
B

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

When using the controller, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use X to confirm, 〇 to cancel, and □ to open submenus.
* Button icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press the touch pad button. To open the Main Menu, press the OPTIONS button.

* When using a controller, controller icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

When using the controller, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use X to confirm, 〇 to cancel, and □ to open submenus.
* Button icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press the touch pad button. To open the Main Menu, press the OPTIONS button.

* When using a controller, controller icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

Movement
Command Default Button
Move Character Left Stick
Move Camera Right Stick
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode R3*
Cycle Through Targets Left and Right Directional Buttons
Cycle Through Party Members Up and Down Directional Buttons
Confirm X
Confirm X
Cancel
Cancel
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Dismount L1+R1
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On L3*
Map/Subcommand
Jump
Auto-run L1+Left Stick
Cycle Through Hotbars R1+Directional Button/Action Button
Activate Cross Hotbar Action L2/R2+Directional Button/Action Button
Edit Cross Hotbar L2/R2+Touch Pad Button
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) L2/R2+R1
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) L2/R2+L1
Cycle Up Through Enmity List L1+↑
Cycle Down Through Enmity List L1+↓
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward) L1+→
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward) L1+←

* L3 and R3 can be assigned various functions. To change default settings, access the button configuration menu under Controller Settings in the System Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Move Cursor Directional Button
Confirm X
Confirm X
Cancel
Cancel
Subcommand
Cycle UI Tab (Back)/Increase Value L1
Cycle UI Tab (Forward)/Lower Value R1
Cycle HUD Components Touch Pad Button
Main Menu OPTIONS Button
Other
Command Default Button
Toggle UI Display Mode L1+Touch Pad Button
Change Window Size R3*

* Can only be performed when the window is active.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Button
Ascend
Descend
Descend
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
L1+R1
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
Diving
* Available only when swimming.

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

Controller Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement
Move your character by using the left stick. Hold down B then use the left stick to make your character walk.

Character Movement
Move your character by using the left stick. Hold down 〇 then use the left stick to make your character walk.

Character Movement
Move your character by using the left stick. Hold down 〇 then use the left stick to make your character walk.

Auto-run
By pressing LB while using the left stick, you can set your character to auto-run. This can be canceled by pressing LB again.

Auto-run
By pressing L1 while using the left stick, you can set your character to auto-run. This can be canceled by pressing L1 again.

Jump
To jump, press Y. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

Jump
To jump, press △. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

Camera Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Use the right stick to control the camera. By holding down LB, you can zoom the camera in and out.

Use the right stick to control the camera. By holding down L1, you can zoom the camera in and out.

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Touch Pad Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

In the PS5™ version, the touch pad can be used as a virtual mouse.
* Pressing down on the touch pad will trigger the touch pad button function.

In the PS4™ version, the touch pad can be used as a virtual mouse.
* Pressing down on the touch pad will trigger the touch pad button function.

Drag Move Virtual Mouse Cursor
Tap Virtual Mouse Left Button Click
Double Tap + Hold Virtual Mouse Left Button Hold
Two-finger Tap Virtual Mouse Left Button Hold (Lock)

Drawing and Sheathing Your Weapon  [NEW]  [Updated]

By pressing LB+RB, you can draw your weapon for battle or sheathe it.

By pressing L1+R1, you can draw your weapon for battle or sheathe it.

* This action can also be performed by pressing L3 when no target is selected.
* When riding a mount, this will allow you to dismount.
* When riding a flying mount, this will allow you to perform the "dismount" function.

* This action can also be performed by pressing L3 when no target is selected.
* When riding a mount, this will allow you to dismount.
* When riding a flying mount, this will allow you to perform the "dismount" function.

Target Selection  [NEW]  [Updated]

To target a character or object, first face your target and press A. When a target circle appears, press A again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

Player Character: Open command submenu
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

To target a character or object, first face your target and press X. When a target circle appears, press X again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

To target a character or object, first face your target and press X. When a target circle appears, press X again to perform an action depending on the target selected.

Player Character: Open command submenu
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

Target Circle and Selected Target  [NEW]  [Updated]

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
LB+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
LB+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing A will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
L1+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
L1+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing X will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

Pressing the directional buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.

Left and Right Directional Buttons: Cycle through all targets
Up and Down Directional Buttons: Cycle through party member list
L1+↑/↓ : Cycle Through Enmity List
L1+→/← : Cycle Through Alliance List

After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing X will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.

* The target circle can still be used after confirming a selected target.

Target Cycling  [NEW]  [Updated]

By default, target cycling will use the following target settings:

Weapon Sheathed: Cycle through all targets
Weapon Drawn: Cycle through Enemies and NPCs/Objects

Target filter settings may be adjusted to your liking.
Furthermore, selecting "Enable customization." will allow for further customization using LB and the four action buttons.

Target filter settings may be adjusted to your liking.
Furthermore, selecting "Enable customization." will allow for further customization using L1 and the four action buttons.

* To access the target filter settings, please check the Filters tab under Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation  [NEW]  [Updated]

When using gamepad controls, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use A to confirm, B to cancel, and X to open submenus.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press BACK. To select the main menu, press START.

* When using a gamepad, gamepad icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

Movement
Command Default Button
Move Character Left Stick
Move Camera Right Stick
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode R3*
Cycle Through Targets Left and Right Directional Buttons
Cycle Through Party Members Up and Down Directional Buttons
Confirm A
Cancel B
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Dismount LB+RB
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On L3*
Map/Subcommand X
Jump Y
Auto-run LB+Left Stick
Cycle Through Hotbars RB+Directional Button/Action Button
Activate Cross Hotbar Action LT/RT+Directional Button/Action Button
Edit Cross Hotbar LT/RT+BACK
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) LT/RT+RB
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) LT/RT+LB
Cycle Up Through Enmity List LB+↑
Cycle Down Through Enmity List LB+↓
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward) LB+→
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward) LB+←

* L3 and R3 can be assigned various functions. To change default settings, access the button configuration menu under Gamepad Settings in the System Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Move Cursor Directional Button
Confirm A
Cancel B
Subcommand X
Cycle UI Tab (Back)/Increase Value LB
Cycle UI Tab (Forward)/Lower Value RB
Cycle HUD Components BACK
Main Menu START
Virtual Mouse

This allows players to use the gamepad as if it were a mouse.

Command Default Button
Toggle On/Off Virtual Mouse LB+R3
Move Cursor Right Stick
Virtual Mouse Left Button LT
Virtual Mouse Right Button RT
Other
Command Default Button
Toggle UI Display Mode LB+BACK
Take Screenshot LB+START
Change Window Size R3*

* Can only be performed when the window is active.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Button
Ascend Y
Descend B
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
LB+RB
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
B

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

When using the controller, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use X to confirm, 〇 to cancel, and □ to open submenus.
* Button icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press the touch pad button. To open the Main Menu, press the OPTIONS button.

* When using a controller, controller icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

When using the controller, players can navigate menus using the directional buttons. Use X to confirm, 〇 to cancel, and □ to open submenus.
* Button icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.
To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press the touch pad button. To open the Main Menu, press the OPTIONS button.

* When using a controller, controller icons will appear on-screen indicating certain actions can be performed.

Movement
Command Default Button
Move Character Left Stick
Move Camera Right Stick
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode R3*
Cycle Through Targets Left and Right Directional Buttons
Cycle Through Party Members Up and Down Directional Buttons
Confirm X
Confirm X
Cancel
Cancel
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Dismount L1+R1
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On L3*
Map/Subcommand
Jump
Auto-run L1+Left Stick
Cycle Through Hotbars R1+Directional Button/Action Button
Activate Cross Hotbar Action L2/R2+Directional Button/Action Button
Edit Cross Hotbar L2/R2+Touch Pad Button
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) L2/R2+R1
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) L2/R2+L1
Cycle Up Through Enmity List L1+↑
Cycle Down Through Enmity List L1+↓
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward) L1+→
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward) L1+←

* L3 and R3 can be assigned various functions. To change default settings, access the button configuration menu under Controller Settings in the System Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Move Cursor Directional Button
Confirm X
Confirm X
Cancel
Cancel
Subcommand
Cycle UI Tab (Back)/Increase Value L1
Cycle UI Tab (Forward)/Lower Value R1
Cycle HUD Components Touch Pad Button
Main Menu OPTIONS Button
Other
Command Default Button
Toggle UI Display Mode L1+Touch Pad Button
Change Window Size R3*

* Can only be performed when the window is active.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Button
Ascend
Descend
Descend
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
L1+R1
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
Diving
* Available only when swimming.

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

Mouse and Keyboard Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Movement  [NEW]  [Updated]

You can move your character using either a keyboard or mouse. When using a keyboard, press the WASD keys to move. When using a mouse, press the left and right mouse buttons at the same time to move forward. To change direction while moving, keep both buttons pressed and drag the mouse left or right.

Auto-run
By clicking the mouse wheel, you can set your character to auto-run. Holding the right mouse button while dragging the mouse will change direction. Holding the left mouse button while dragging the mouse will move the camera.

Jump
To jump, press the spacebar on the keyboard. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

For details on other keys assigned to character movement, please refer to the Mouse Controls and Keyboard Controls sections.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for character-based movement, or Legacy Type for camera-based movement.

You can move your character using either a keyboard or mouse. When using a keyboard, press the WASD keys to move. When using a mouse, press the left and right mouse buttons at the same time to move forward. To change direction while moving, keep both buttons pressed and drag the mouse left or right.

Auto-run
By clicking the mouse wheel, you can set your character to auto-run. Holding the right mouse button while dragging the mouse will change direction. Holding the left mouse button while dragging the mouse will move the camera.

Jump
To jump, press the spacebar on the keyboard. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.

For details on other keys assigned to character movement, please refer to the Mouse Controls and Keyboard Controls sections.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for character-based movement, or Legacy Type for camera-based movement.

Camera Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

To control the camera, drag the mouse while pressing either the left or right button.

Left Button:
Only the camera view will rotate, and not your character.

Right Button:
Your character faces the direction in which you rotate the camera.

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Target Selection  [NEW]  [Updated]

You can target a character, or an object such as a gate or aetheryte, by moving the mouse cursor over the intended target and clicking the left mouse button.

With a right click, you can perform one of several actions depending on the selected target.

Player Character: Select as a target (right-click to open the subcommand menu)
NPC: Start a conversation
Enemy: Engage auto-attack
Object: Interact with the object

Mouse Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

Mouse Controls
Command Default Button
Click: Select Target
Drag: Rotate Camera
Left Button
Click: Perform Action Based on Target
Enemy = Auto-attack
NPC = Talk
Other Player = Open Commands Submenu
Right Button
Move Character Forward Left + Right Button
Zoom In/Out With Camera
Zoom In/Out on Map (When Map Displayed)
Scroll Mouse Wheel
Turn On/Off Auto-run Mouse Wheel Button

* The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the Character Configuration menu.

Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Select/Confirm
Display Submenu
Drag Area Map (When Displayed)
Left Button
Zoom Map In/Out (When Displayed) Scroll Mouse Wheel
Map Link (When the map is open)
Ctrl+Right-click
Ctrl+Right-click

Keyboard Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

The following is a list of default key bindings. To change key bindings, press NUM-, or click System in the main menu, then select Keybind and choose the appropriate category from the top of the menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* Using a gamepad will enable direct chat by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* Using a gamepad will enable direct chat by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

* Ctrl+1 and Ctrl+2 cannot be set as keybinds on OS.
* The Command and Eject keys cannot be set as keybinds on OS.
* The ; and : keys will display as = and ; respectively when set as keybinds.
* Operating system commands for Shift, Control, and all function keys take priority over in-game systems. As such, these keys cannot be used for keybinds.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* In controller mode, direct chat will be enabled by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using a keyboard with the PS5™, the print screen and pause keys cannot be reassigned, as they are allocated for various system functions.

* When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
* In controller mode, direct chat will be enabled by default, resulting in keystrokes registering in the log window automatically.

Direct chat must be disabled in order to use commands with the keyboard.
This setting can be changed in the General tab of the Character Configuration menu.

* When using a keyboard with the PS4™, the print screen and pause keys cannot be reassigned, as they are allocated for various system functions.

Movement
Command Default Key
Move Forward W
Move Back S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Strafe Left Q
Strafe Right E
Toggle Between Run/Walk NUM/
Turn On/Off Auto-run R
Jump Spacebar
Camera
Command Default Key
Point Camera Up
Point Camera Down
Point Camera Right
Point Camera Left
Zoom Camera In Page Up
Zoom Camera Out Page Down
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode Home
Return Camera to Saved Position End
Save Current Camera Position
Ctrl+End
Ctrl+End
Return Camera to Default Position
Ctrl+Shift+End
Ctrl+Shift+End
Flip Camera V
Lock Camera On Target NUM5
Tilt Camera Up
Ctrl+↑
Ctrl+↑
Tilt Camera Down
Ctrl+↓
Ctrl+↓
Face Camera
Pause
F15
Targeting
Command Default Key
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) Tab
Cycle Through Enemies (Farthest to Nearest) Shift+Tab
Face Target F
Target Self F1
Target Members in Party List F2 - F8
Target Pet/Familiar F9
Target the Target of Your Current Target T
Target Focus Target F10
Target Nearest Enemy F11
Target Nearest NPC or Object F12
Set/Clear Focus Target Shift+F
Cycle Up Through Enmity List
Ctrl+NUM8
Ctrl+NUM8
Cycle Down Through Enmity List
Ctrl+NUM2
Ctrl+NUM2
Cycle Through Alliance List (Forward)
Ctrl+NUM6
Ctrl+NUM6
Cycle Through Alliance List (Backward)
Ctrl+NUM4
Ctrl+NUM4
Chat
Command Default Key
Ready Chat Prompt
Enter
enter
Ready Text Command /
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Say
Alt+S
Option+S
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Shout
Alt+H
Option+H
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Party
Alt+P
Option+P
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Yell
Alt+Y
Option+Y
Reply (Repeat to Cycle Through PCs)
Alt+R
Option+R
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Free Company
Alt+F
Option+F
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to PvP Team
Alt+T
Option+T
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Cross-world Linkshell
Alt+C
Option+X
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Forward)
Alt+L
Option+L
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Back)
Alt+Shift+L
Option+Shift+L
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Alliance
Alt+A
Option+C
Other
Command Default Key
Confirm NUM0
Cancel NUM.
Display Submenu NUM*
Move Cursor Up/Cycle Up Through Party List NUM8
Move Cursor Down/Cycle Down Through Party List NUM2
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Left NUM4
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Right NUM6
Cycle Through HUD Components NUM1
Select the Main Menu NUM+
Draw/Sheathe Weapon
* While Mounted: Dismount
Z
Character C
Currency
Ctrl+C
Ctrl+C
Free Company :
Linkshells L
Inventory I
Armoury Chest
Ctrl+I
Ctrl+B
Map M
Signs Shift+M
Waymarks
Ctrl+M
Shift+M
Actions and Traits P
Social O
Duty Finder U
Timers
Ctrl+U
Ctrl+I
Journal J
Character Configuration K
System Configuration
Ctrl+K
Ctrl+U
Target Filter X *
Crafting Log N
Gathering Log B
Hunting Log H
Fishing Log Y
Fish Guide
Ctrl+Y
Ctrl+Y
Emote List (No Default Assignment)
Cycle Through UI Component Tabs (Forward/Back) NUM9/NUM7
Toggle UI Display Mode
Scroll Lock
F14
Take Screenshot
Print Screen
F13
Change Window Size
Ctrl+Home
Ctrl+Home
Close UI Component/Open System Menu
Esc
esc

* When pressed, the target filter will render players, NPCs, enemies, or objects untargetable according to your settings. Although disabled by default, it can be enabled by checking the box for "Enable target cycling" on the Filters tab under Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.

Movement While Riding a Flying Mount or Diving
Command Default Key
Move Forward W
Move Back S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Strafe Left Q
Strafe Right E
Ascend
* While Grounded: Jump
Spacebar
Descend
* While Grounded: Jump
Ctrl+Spacebar
Ctrl+Spacebar
Land
* Available only when flying.
* While Grounded: Draw/Sheathe Weapon
Z
Diving
* Available only when swimming.
Ctrl+Spacebar
Ctrl+Spacebar

* You will be able to ride a flying mount after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* You will be able to dive after making a certain amount of progress in-game.
* Registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood is required to unlock diving.

Remote Play  [NEW]  [Updated]

Remote Play Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

PS4™ users can also enjoy adventures in Eorzea remotely using the PlayStation®Vita. Please refer to the PlayStation®Vita user's guide for details on remote play.

The following is a list of button allocations for remote play on the PlayStation®Vita.

DUALSHOCK®4 PlayStation®Vita
Directional Buttons Directional Buttons
Action Buttons (△, ○, X, □) Action Buttons (△, ○, X, □)
L1 / R1 L / R
L2 / R2 Rear Touch Pad (Upper Left and Right)
L3 / R3 Rear Touch Pad (Lower Left and Right)
Left and Right Sticks Left and Right Sticks
OPTIONS Button START Button
SHARE Button SELECT Button
PS Button Touch Screen Menu (Press PS Button to display)
Touch Pad Touch Screen
Touch Pad Button Touch Screen (Hold briefly)

* The touch pad button cannot be used when utilizing mouse functionality with the touch screen.
To use the touch pad button, disable "Use touch pad as mouse." under Control Settings in the System Configuration menu.

  

PlayStation Remote Play  [NEW]  [Updated]

PS5™ users can also enjoy adventures in Eorzea remotely using using a smartphone or tablet.
Learn more about remote play.

Remote Play Control Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Control settings can be customized when playing remotely.
Moreover, it is possible to create a separate control scheme specifically for remote play using the PlayStation®Vita.

Remote Play Default Control Settings
Default Button Command
Directional Buttons Directional Buttons
Jump
X Select Target / Confirm
Cancel
Map/Subcommand
START Button Main Menu
SELECT Button SHARE Button
Touch Screen (Touch Pad) Move Mouse Cursor
Hold Touch Screen Briefly (Touch Pad Button) Cycle HUD Components (Forward)*
L Select Left Cross Hotbar
R Select Right Cross Hotbar
L2 Auto-run
R2 Select Hotbar Set
L3 Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On
R3 Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode
Left Stick Move Character
Right Stick Move Camera

* The touch pad button cannot be used when utilizing mouse functionality with the touch screen.
To use the touch pad button, disable "Use touch pad as mouse." under Control Settings in the System Configuration menu.

  

Customizing Controls  [NEW]  [Updated]

The following settings can be configured separately for remote play.

Setting Menu
Button Configuration System Configuration → Controller Settings → Button Configuration
HUD Layout and Size Main Menu → System → HUD Layout
Window Positions and Size * Window positions are saved automatically.
Log Window Font Size Character Configuration → Log Window Settings → General
Log Window Transparency Character Configuration → Log Window Settings → General
Mouse as Touch Pad Controls System Configuration → Controller Settings
Expanded Touch Pad Controls System Configuration → Controller Settings

* The touch pad button cannot be used when utilizing mouse functionality with the touch screen.
To use the touch pad button, disable "Use touch pad as mouse." under Control Settings in the System Configuration menu.

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