Patch 4.57 Notes

Patch 4.57 introduces the World Visit System, giving players more freedom than ever before!


Patch 4.57 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for FINAL FANTASY XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

These additions and adjustments only require the purchase of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Heavensward.
These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of FINAL FANTASY XIV: Stormblood.
These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.

Playable Content


If you have accepted the quest "Legacy of Allag" prior to the release of Patch 4.4, a message prompting you to abandon the quest and accept it again will be shown in the Duty List.


* The automatic demolition of estates on the Aether and Primal data centers was suspended in October 2018. However, after careful consideration, we have decided to resume auto-demolition with the release of patch 4.57. Please refer to the Lodestone for details.

Battle System

The Wreath of Snakes (Extreme) has been moved from the Raid Finder to the Duty Finder.

The weekly restriction on the number of Alphascape crystalloids available as completion rewards in Alphascape V4.0 has been removed.

The strength of the Echo granted in the following duties has been increased.

Omega: Deltascape (Savage) and Omega: Sigmascape (Savage)

The Echo will take effect upon entering these duties, increasing players' maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 20%.
* Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.

Omega: Alphascape (Savage)

The Echo will take effect upon entering these duties, increasing players' maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 15%.
* Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.

Adjustments have been made to the Orbonne Monastery.

  • The weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
  • The weekly restriction on obtaining Mullondeis Coins has been removed.

Scaevan Ester, used to strengthen Allagan tomestones of genesis weapons to item level 400, can now be obtained from Eschina in Rhalgr's Reach (X:13.8 Y:11.8) in exchange for items.

Items Required

  • Rabanastran Coin / Gougan Coin / Mullondeis Coin

Strengthening Allagan Tomestones of Genesis Gear

  • To strengthen gear obtained via Allagan tomestones of genesis, you will need the appropriate material.
    For details, speak with E'bolaff in Rhalgr's Reach (X:13.6 Y:12.2).
  • You must turn over the gear and corresponding material to E'bolaff to receive the strengthened item.

Adjustments have been made to Eureka Pagos.

  • The amount of vitiated aether gained from notorious monsters has been increased.
  • The probability of obtaining vitiated aether, as well as the amount gained from defeating enemies of elemental level 40 has been increased.
  • The probability of obtaining Ballroom Etiquette - Insufficient Petticoats when appraising a Cold-warped Lockbox has been increased.


Season Thirteen of the Feast will begin.

When the season has ended, the top combatants for solo rankings will receive special rewards.
* The number of rewards distributed may differ between data centers in the event players have the same ranking.
* Rankings will be available for viewing the day following the start of Season Thirteen and will be updated daily. Should an error occur with calculating results, the day's rankings will not be updated.


Set bonuses have been added to the following items:

Abes Attire

  • Abes Jacket
  • Abes Gloves
  • Abes Halfslops
  • Abes Boots

High Summoner's Attire

  • High Summoner's Dress
  • High Summoner's Armlets
  • High Summoner's Boots


The World Visit System has been added.

You may now visit other World servers in your data center to party with friends, purchase items, and tackle duties.

Please refer to the World Visit System Guide to learn more about this feature.
Updated April 23, 2019 at 3:00 a.m. (PST)

Using the World Visit System

To visit another World, select "Visit Another World Server" from the aetheryte in the locations below.
* You cannot use the World Visit System while in a party.

  • Limsa Lominsa Lower Decks
  • New Gridania
  • Ul'dah - Steps of Nald

In some cases, you may have to wait before your request to transfer can be processed. When your character is ready to be transferred, a window will automatically appear to inform you. This information is displayed in a similar fashion to the queue for the Duty Finder.
* Depending on the congestion of the target World, it may take several minutes to complete the transfer. Transfers will occur automatically and cancel all current actions/duties.
* You cannot use the Duty Finder while waiting for the World Visit System.
* You cannot move to another area while waiting for the World Visit System.

When Visiting Another World

An icon in the Server Info HUD will indicate that you are visiting another World.


Certain features are unavailable or restricted when visiting another World.

Disciples of the Land

  • Legendary and unspoiled gathering nodes are inaccessible.


  • Retainers cannot be summoned, hired, or released from service.
  • Items cannot be put up for sale on the market board.
    * Market board items can still be purchased.
  • The following quests can only be accepted from your Home World:
    An Ill-conceived Venture (Gridania, Limsa Lominsa, Ul'dah)

Free Companies

  • Free companies cannot be formed or joined.
  • Free company information cannot be viewed.
    * Login status of free company members will be displayed in the chat log as usual.
  • Company credits cannot be earned.


  • Linkshells cannot be used to send or receive messages.
  • Linkshell information cannot be viewed.
  • Linkshells cannot be created or joined.


  • Estates and apartments cannot be purchased.
  • Residence sharing is unavailable.
  • The following quests can only be accepted from your Home World:
    Bird in Hand

Eternal Bonding

  • Ceremonies of Eternal Bonding are unavailable.
  • Eternal Bonding quests are unavailable.
  • Others' ceremonies cannot be attended.

Gold Saucer

  • Lord of Verminion tournaments cannot be entered.
  • Triple Triad tournaments cannot be entered.
  • Cactpot tickets cannot be purchased.

Deep Dungeons

  • Deep Dungeon results will not be saved to leaderboards.

Moogle Delivery Service

  • The Moogle Delivery Service is unavailable, but you will receive a notification when logging in to the World that you are visiting when a letter has arrived.
    * Notifications for letters from GMs will be displayed instantaneously, not only when logging in.
    * All notifications received when visiting another World will be indicated with the red letter icon.


  • Eternity Rings may only be used when both players are on the same World.
  • You can only use an Aetheryte Pendulum to teleport to the nearest aetheryte if both players are on the same World.
  • You can only teleport to a friend's estate when you are on their Home World.
    * Updated 4/23/2019 0:30 a.m. (PDT)

New World and Preferred World Bonuses

  • Bonuses will not be applied for visiting New Worlds or Preferred Worlds.
    * If you are eligible for New World or Preferred World bonuses in your Home World, these will still apply when visiting another World.

Chat Log

Due to the addition of the World Visit System, chat messages from players from other Worlds will be indicated with "@[Home World]" after their name.
* If their Home World is the same as yours, this will not be displayed.

You may now select from three North American data centers.

In accordance with the increased number of data centers, the Worlds assigned to each data center have been changed.

More information on the changes to North American data centers is available here.

The server backup function is now officially available.

This feature allows players to save backups of character settings and client settings to the FINAL FANTASY XIV server.

Settings data saved to the server can then be downloaded to a different system, allowing players to easily carry over their custom settings.

More information is available here.

Resolved Issues

  • The following issues have been addressed.
    • An issue wherein some buffs and debuffs are not correctly applied to players under certain circumstances.
      * This issue can occur in a variety of situations, and we aim to address it over the coming days. More details can be found here.
    • An issue wherein certain items obtained by proceeding through Patch 4.56 main scenario quests were not available for purchase from journeyman salvagers.

Other various issues have also been addressed.

Known Issues

  • An issue wherein, under certain conditions, having a friend from another World with an identical name prevents you from using the house sharing feature while that friend is visiting your Home World.
    * If this issue should occur, you will be able to use house sharing again once that friend has left your Home World.

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