Blue Mage Job Debuts in Final Fantasy XIV Today

First Limited Job Brings New Solo Gameplay Experience

LONDON (15th January, 2019) – Following the release of Patch 4.5, FINAL FANTASY® XIV Online introduces a new and unique way to experience the world of Hydaelyn with today's release of the Blue Mage job. The first limited job in FINAL FANTASY XIV Online is available to all players with a level 50 Disciple of War or Magic class/job and have completed the main scenario quest “The Ultimate Weapon” for A Realm Reborn®.

The highly requested Blue Mage learns new actions through fighting monsters, mimicking these abilities in battle. The blue mage will initially have a maximum level 50 and can learn 49 unique monster abilities at release—both the level cap and number of abilities you can learn will increase in future updates.

Learn Numerous Monster Abilities as a Blue Mage

A first look at the Blue Mage in battle can be seen in the job reveal video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMJ3oGF2SJM

Players may also challenge themselves in Blue Mage-exclusive duty, titled The Masked Carnivale. This exciting new solo challenge offers a range of opponents through 25 stages, from which weekly rewards can be acquired. Players may access The Masked Carnivale upon reaching level 50 with Blue Mage.

Take on a Number of Challenging Enemies in The Masked Carnivale

The conclusion of the Stormblood storyline is set to arrive in late March with Patch 4.56, which will pave the way for the Shadowbringers™ expansion pack due for release in early summer 2019. Additionally, subsequent updates are planned for the Patch 4.5 series, which will introduce additional features and content for all players.

More information on Shadowbringers will be shared at the Paris Fan Festival event on 2nd – 3rd February, 2019, as well as during the Tokyo Fan Festival, scheduled for 23rd – 24th March, 2019. All Fan Festival events will be streamed free of charge on the official FINAL FANTASY XIV Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/finalfantasyxiv

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