Announcing the “Be My Valentione!” Creative Writing Contest!

Love is in the air... and in the aether! In the spirit of Valentione's Day, the Community Team would like to challenge you to share the secrets of your heart by writing your favorite NPC a love letter. Whether your love is a riveting romance or purely platonic, put your skills as a wordsmith to the test and express your affections, Warriors of Light!


Celebrate the Valentione’s Day seasonal event and share the love by revealing the truths of your heart!


Write a love letter to your favorite NPC from the perspective of your player character.

Be sure to include the following information in your submission:

  • Your creative writing entry in letter format, no shorter than 100 words and a maximum of 300 words.
  • Your character’s name and World.
  • Your selection from the available in-game prizes.

You must abide by the following rules and guidelines when creating and submitting your entry:

  • One entry per person. If multiple entries containing the same character are posted, only the first entry will be accepted.
  • Entries cannot be edited after submission.
  • Entries must be your own written work. Any plagiarized content will be disqualified.
  • You must read, agree to, and comply with the Official Rules.

How to Enter

Once you are ready to enter, submit your Love Letter in the official entry thread on the forum.

Winner Selection

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Community Team will select 30 winners based on creativity, humor, originality, and overall execution according to the criteria listed above.


The 30 winners will each receive one in-game item of his/her choice of the items below:

  • Scarf of Wondrous Wit
  • Ahriman Choker
  • Mandragora Choker
  • Bluebird Earring
  • Noble Barding
Scarf of Wondrous Wit Ahriman Choker
Mandragora Choker Bluebird Earring
Noble Barding

Entry Period

February 5, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. (Pacific Time) to February 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)


You must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or Canada (excluding Quebec), have a valid North American Square Enix Account, and be over the age of 13 to enter.

For full terms and conditions, please see the official rules

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