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Getting Started

In order to participate in PvP, you must first complete one of the following quests associated with your Grand Company:

Unlocking PvP (Crystalline Conflict)

A Pup No Longer (Maelstrom)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Limsa Lominsa - Upper Decks (X:13.1 Y:12.8)
NPC: R'ashaht Rhiki

A Pup No Longer (Twin Adder)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

New Gridania (X:9.7 Y:11.1)
NPC: Vorsaile Heuloix

A Pup No Longer (Immortal Flames)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Ul'dah - Steps of Nald (X:8.4 Y:8.9)
NPC: Swift

Further PvP duties are unlocked via the following quests:

Frontline

Like Civilized Men and Women (Maelstrom)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Limsa Lominsa – Upper Decks (X:12.7 Y:12.8)
NPC: Trachraet

Like Civilized Men and Women (Twin Adder)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

New Gridania (X:9.9 Y:11.4)
NPC: Scarlet

Like Civilized Men and Women (Immortal Flames)

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Ul'dah – Steps of Nald (X:8.6 Y:9.4)
NPC: Mimio Mio

Rival Wings

Earning Your Wings

Required Level

Disciple of War or Magic level 30

Location

Wolves' Den Pier (X:5.7 Y:5.4)
NPC: Softknox

PvP System Overview

PvP duties involve battles fought against other players rather than in-game creatures and incorporates an independent battle system with its own set of unique rules.

Requirements

A job level 30 or higher is required to participate in Crystalline Conflict, Frontline, or Rival Wings.

Player Attributes (Job and Item Level)

When entering a PvP instance, all player attributes will be updated to their PvP counterparts.

JobHPJobHP

Paladin

60,000

Warrior

63,000

Dark Knight

60,000

Gunbreaker

61,500

White Mage

51,000

Scholar

49,500

Astrologian

49,500

Sage

48,000

Monk

60,000

Dragoon

58,500

Ninja

57,000

Samurai

58,500

Reaper

58,500

Bard

51,000

Machinist

52,500

Dancer

54,000

Black Mage

48,000

Summoner

49,500

Red Mage

51,000

Actions

Players will be limited to a unique set of actions and traits that can only be used in PvP duties. For more details about PvP actions and traits, please refer to the job guide.

Text Commands

PvP actions also require unique text commands.

/pvpaction "action name" "target"

Example:
/pvpaction "Confiteor" <t>
/pvpaction "Royal Authority Combo" <t>
(Executes the indicated action or combo action on a designated target.)

/macroicon "icon name" pvpaction

Example:
/macroicon "Confiteor" pvpaction
/macroicon "Fast Blade" pvpaction
(Displays the specified PvP action or combo action's icon. Can only be used once in the first line of a user macro.)

Hotbars

When entering a PvP instance, all hotbars will be updated to their PvP counterparts.

Changing Classes and Jobs

Duties that allow players to change roles will be restricted to jobs only.

Battle System

Spell casting cannot be interrupted by taking damage.

The following are unavailable in PvP duties:

  • Auto-attack
  • Blocking with shields
  • Parrying
  • Critical hits
  • Direct hits

General Actions

Certain actions will be unavailable during PvP duties.

Action

Wolves' Den Pier

Duels

Crystalline Conflict

Frontline

Rival Wings

Sprint Yes No No No No
Teleport Yes No No No No
Return Yes No No Yes Yes
Mount Roulette No No No Yes Yes
Flying Mount Roulette No No No Yes Yes
Mounts No No No Yes Yes

Limit Break

The limit gauge can be increased via combat, or by fulfilling certain conditions unique to PvP duties. Once the gauge is full, each individual player can unleash a Limit Break.
Further details regarding Limit Break actions can be found in the PvP Job Guide.

PvP System Overview

Series Malmstones

The Series Malmstones system provides unique rewards to players who participate in PvP during a given series. Achieved and upcoming malmstones can be confirmed via your PvP Profile.

Series Level

Participate in PvP to earn Series EXP and increase your Series level. Increasing your Series level will unlock special Series rewards. Any levels gained above 30 will be tracked as "extra levels."

Series Rewards

"Series" refers to a specific rewards period. As such, rewards will change when one Series ends and another begins. Any Series rewards earned can be claimed until the following Series ends.

Trophy Crystals

Series rewards include Trophy Crystals, a new PvP currency. Both Trophy Crystals and Wolf Marks can be exchanged for various items.

Wolf Mark and Trophy Crystal Exchange

Wolf Marks and Trophy Crystals can be exchanged for PvP gear and other items by speaking with the listed NPCs at the Wolves' Den.

* Select an NPC on the map below to view a list of available gear.

Wolves' Den Pier