Announcing the Starlight Scenarios Comic Contest

Winter has cascaded across Eorzea, bringing with it snowfall and starlight! Gather in the company of your loved ones, share some hot cocoa and celebrate the season of kindness and giving.

We challenge you to spread joy this Starlight Celebration by creating your very own Starlight Scenario! Curate a few screenshots for a brief holiday comic and show us what this season means to you and yours.


Showcase how you celebrate the Starlight Celebration via a series of screenshots using comic book-style storytelling.

Entry Period:

Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. to Friday, January 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)

How to Enter:

Submit your entry by posting in the OFFICIAL ENTRY THREAD on the FINAL FANTASY XIV Official Forums.

You can practice submitting your entry in the practice/discussion thread.

Please review and follow this guide to uploading images to the Lodestone and posting the image on the forum.

Be sure to include the following information in your submission:

  • At least 4 screenshots minimum (6 screenshots maximum) depicting you and your companions enjoying the Starlight Celebration in a comic book style!
  • Each entry may include accompanying text/story.
    • Screenshots may be edited to include text bubbles or subtitles.
    • Screenshots may be accompanied by captions under the images should the entrant not wish to edit the screenshots.
    • Entries without text/captions will be accepted as well.
    • Group Pose may be used to enhance screenshots.
  • Your selection from the available in-game prizes.
    • Prizes will be delivered to the character on the entrant’s forum handle. Only the entrant who submits the entry is eligible to receive a prize.
      * If users appearing in another user's entry wish to enter the contest, they must submit their own original entry.

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

  • One (1) entry per person. If multiple entries submitted by under the same entrant handle are posted, only the first entry submitted will be considered.
  • Entries cannot be edited after submission.
  • Entries must be your own screenshot.
  • You must read, agree to, and comply with the Official Rules.

Winner Selection:

The FINAL FANTASY XIV Community Team will select fifty (50) winners based on quality, creativity, originality, and overall execution according to the criteria listed above.


The 50 winners will each receive one in-game item of his/her choice from the items below:

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

* In-game prizes are transferable only to characters under the same service account as the player listed in the entrant’s forum handle.


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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