With the release of the PS4 version only a month away, we know there will be many new faces on Eorzea. Here's how to not look like a n00b even though you are one.
Choosing a server (world)
There are only two datacenters, North America (located in Montreal) and Japan. Pick a server from the DC closest to you. If you want to play with the Gouki team, pick Malboro (NA).
Choosing a race
Hyur (Human): Really? Zzzzzz.
Elezen (Elf): About the same size and shape as human, can get a bit taller and has pointy ears. Good wizarding material. You think Legolas is the star of the LotR and fantasize about Spock.
Miqo’te (Cat people): A tiny bit smaller than humans, but not annoyingly so. Have cat ears on top of their heads and whiskers. You’re probably into furries and/or MLP.
Roegadyn (Giants): Big, muscular. Great for tanks or if you really want to see the detail in those armor pieces and have poor eyesight or a small monitor. You like bodybuilders, Muscle magazine is your porn.
Lalafell (Hobbits): Tiny, round, cute, and annoying. If you are a pedophille or just like trolling people, this is your dream race.
All kidding aside, the race you choose doesn’t matter much. We’re talking about 1-2 points in your base stat. If you REALLY are in to min/max when you MMO and you can’t live without those 1-2 points, follow this rule: Tanks should pick Roegadyn and choose Sea Wolves for the sub race. Melee DPS should choose Hyur Highlander. Archers should choose Elezen Wildwoods. Casters should choose Elezen Duskwights and Healers should choose Miqo’te Keepers of the Moon.
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ffxivmacro.com is a site for sharing your favorite FFXIV macros
Check out Gouki's latest FFXIV addition FFXIV Macro, a site for sharing your favorite Final Fantasy XIV macros.
I've put a few of mine up, but let me just share this one with you.... HQ level 70** (2 star) for all your end-game crafting needs. Requires 520 CP with food (505 for specialists with Stroke of Genius). I use this all the time to make high-end raid foods and any i320 crafted battle gear including weapons!
By: BatRastered Sep 22, 2015 | 1 Comments
Optimize your FFXIV gathering route with MasterDotL.com; get the most out of those unspoiled nodes in the least amount of time.
MasterDoTL.com is a site where you can choose which items you want to gather and we will put together an optimized route for you to travel to help you get the most out of your gathering per Eorzea day.
Choose from the list of items you can gather at unspoiled nodes, we will sort them by time, level, how much GP you want to use for that node, etc to come up with the order you should move through the list. Other sites have separate lists for mining and botany whereas MasterDotL was designed to be a single master list assuming you have maxed both classes and wish to gather continuously to get as many valuable items as you can each Eorzean day.
We're still working to make the site better every day with more pro tips, new nodes as they are added and even smarter sorting. We plan to have the list update dynamically with Eorzea time as items expre they'll move to the bottom of the list and work their way back up so you won't even need to scroll.
Create your free account today and start gathering all the things! (And by all the things I mean Adamantite ore because I need a lot of it.)
By: BatRastered Feb 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Check out xivads.com, classified ads for FFXIV.
XIVads.com is a place where you can trade offline in Final Fantasy XIV. You can also set up raid groups & post miscellaneous classified ads. We're in beta now, please send any feed back to @goukinews #xivads
Go to xivads.com and create your free account, link to your lodestone profile(s) and start posting ads. Ads are shown for two weeks (or you can withdraw them at any time) and will link to your offering character's lodestone profile so people know you're legit and can message you in-game at a later time.
You can view current ads and filter by world and by the ad type (LFG, LFM, WTB, WTS, etc). Keep an eye on the market conditions while you're at work or on the toilet.
Any suggestions for other ad types? Comment here or tweet @goukinews
By: goukijones Dec 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beating turn 2 of Coil is pretty simple. If you don't mind dealing with enrage mode & have 3 healz.
Team Gouki & [FC] TAW down turn 2 in 1 shot w/ a new strategy. Visit Gouki.com & TAW.net for more info. This aired live on Gouki.tv. Coil streams every Weds & Saturday.
Basically what's going on here is we wait until ADS gets down to 1 click & he will go into RAGE MODE. At that point he won't do anything else, but spa AOE's. So we just spam AOE heals & burn him down with DPS. Pretty easy, I was kicking myself for not trying other ways after wiping on this stupid balls for weeks.
Thanks for watching.
By: BatRastered Sep 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
The new patch releases in just a few weeks.
Those Alexander mechanics look rough... PUGs gonna have a hard time lol.
What’s going on with Gouki.com? Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood is, that’s what’s up. Here’s my review…
I love it. I’ve been playing it non-stop since the release. The game is a lot of fun, I highly recommend you giving it a shot. You can play up to level 35 for free now. If you do choose to give it a try make sure you get in the Primal servers and join the Malboro world. That’s where I am, with Sugar Ninja and Bat Rastered. Come join our Free Company -AKA A Guild- Kefka.Read full story...
By: goukijones Jan 20, 2018 | 1 Comments
This one of the best trailers for Final Fantasy XIV.
Gather all around the clock on FFXIV with MasterDotL guiding you.
Watch as BatRastered shows you how to gather all around the Eorzean clock using the new MasterDotL.com website to track gathering of useful items in all the Heavnsward zones and even some of the older items that are still in demand on FFXIV.
A look at the new actions coming this June
A look at all the jobs and their new actions and HUD elements.
This was part of a 4 hour live letter today! The FFXIV dev team really went all out on this one. There are lots of big changes coming to every job in the game, plus you get to see the new jobs that will be introduced in this expansion Red Mage and Samurai.
By: BatRastered Mar 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
A three minute look at the new patch for FFXIV coming March 27.
I can't wait to see what level of weapons and gear we'll be getting in this patch.
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