Event Overview

Event Schedule From Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 12:00 a.m. (PST)<br />to Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 7:59 a.m. (PDT)

The Man in Black

The rumor mill is spinning, and Kipih Jakkya needs the help of an adventurer to uncover the truth for her latest article.

Requirements

Level up your character to 50.
Complete the main scenario quest "The Ultimate Weapon."
Kipih Jakkya

Resuming Quest Progress

* This is the same event that was held in 2019 and 2021. If you made progress during a previous iteration, you may continue from where you left off. Please check your Journal (Complete → Other Quests → Special Quests) to determine your current progress for the following quests:

If any one of the following quests are listed in your Journal under "Current Quest":
The Man in Black
In the Dark of Night
Messenger of the Winds
Please check your Journal for details before resuming progress.

If only the following quest is listed in your Journal under "Complete":
The Man in Black
Speak with Kipih Jakkya in Ul'dah - Steps of Nald (X:8.5 Y:9.7) to accept the quest "In the Dark of Night".

If the following quests are listed in your Journal under "Complete":
The Man in Black
In the Dark of Night
Speak with Noctis in New Gridania (X:11.4 Y:11.3) to accept the quest "Messenger of the Winds".

Replaying Seasonal Events

You can play the event "A Nocturne for Heroes" again via the Seasonal Event Replay feature. This feature is available to those who completed the event in 2019 or 2021, and also those who complete it for the first time on this occasion.

The Seasonal Event Replay Feature

If you've completed the "Messenger of the Winds" quest, speak to Kipih Jakkya to make use of the Seasonal Event Replay feature. Once you use the feature, the following quests will be treated as incomplete, allowing you to play them again.

The Man in Black

In the Dark of Night

Messenger of the Winds

* You cannot obtain rewards by using the Seasonal Event Replay feature.
* Journal entries will show the quests as complete, even if you choose to replay them.

If you use the Seasonal Event Replay feature, you will not be able to purchase or exchange quest-related items from the Ironworks hand or recompense officers until all of the above quests have been completed.

Additionally, if you have used the Seasonal Event Replay feature and the event period ends before you have completed the above quests, you will not be able to purchase or exchange items related to those quests, even if you completed them prior to using the replay feature.

Please make sure you give yourself enough time during the event to complete all of the quests if you choose to replay them.

Event Items

Mount

Armor

Hairstyle

Items

From a distant world comes a wayward traveler Before joining in the adventure, however, certain conditions must be met.

How to Participate

  1. 1 Create a character in FINAL FANTASY XIV. New players must first purchase the game.
  2. 2 Level up your character to 50.
    Complete the main scenario quest "The Ultimate Weapon."

The in-game main scenario guide will help you along on your journey to level 50 by indicating the location of main story quests.

Players new to the game will receive an experience point bonus up to a certain level by creating characters on a preferred world.

Players eager to participate may wish to consider purchasing optional items to increase their character level or skip immediately to quests in the Heavensward expansion.

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