Announcing the Ogre Pumpkin Carve Off Contest – The Redux!

Once again, we’re challenging adventurers across the realm to get into the spooky spirit of All Saints’ Wake with a great Ogre Pumpkin Carve Off! It’s the season of frights and delights, so channel the energy of the Continental Circus and carve or decorate an Ogre Pumpkin in the theme of FINAL FANTASY XIV.

Those who make the best use of their pumpkin-carving tricks will be rewarded with some sweet treats!


Carve a FINAL FANTASY XIV-themed design on a pumpkin or draw one on the given pumpkin template!

Entry Period

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. to Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)


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:

  • Your image.
  • A short caption.
  • Your selection from the available in-game prizes.

*If no in-game item is chosen, an in-game item will be selected for you.

Please note: Prizes will be delivered to the character on the entrant’s forum handle.

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

  • One (1) entry per person. Subsequent entries by players who have already posted an entry will not be considered after the first.
  • Entries must have been created for this contest. Previously created items cannot be used to enter.
  • Entries cannot be edited after submission.
  • Prospective contestants must have a North America Square Enix Account to enter and must be in the US or Canada (excluding Quebec). Must be 18 or older (or 13 or older with parent’s approval).
  • Normal forum rules apply to all posts within the contest thread.
  • Square Enix reserves the right to remove or take down any content in its sole discretion.

How to Enter

Once you are ready, please submit your screenshot in the appropriate entry thread:
Carving Category / Drawing Category

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

Winner Selection

The FINAL FANTASY XIV North American Community Team will select winners from each category based on creativity, humor, originality, and overall execution.


Square Enix will select fifty winners (twenty-five from each category) from the North America region from qualifying entries.
Each winner will be given one (1) in-game item of their choice from the selection below:

  • Ahriman Choker
  • Mandragora Choker
  • Bluebird Earring
  • Noble Barding
Ahriman Choker
Mandragora Choker
Bluebird Earring
Noble Barding

*In-game prizes are transferable only to characters under the same service account as the player who entered the contest.


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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