Patch 5.45

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Patch 5.45
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Date 2 February 2021
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 •  Patch 5.45 on The Lodestone
 •  15 February 2021 Hotfix
 •  25 February 2020 Hotfix
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Patch 5.41 Patch 5.5

Patch 5.45, is the second minor version update of the fourth major version update for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers and includes the continuation of the resistance weapon quests Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr, a new large-scale battle Delubrum Reginae, Blue Mage updates, and season 18 of The Feast.

Notes[edit | edit source]

Patch 5.45 contains content that can only be accessed by registering the expansion packs for Final Fantasy XIV to your service account. To distinguish between adjustments that are and are not affected by the registration of these expansions, the following notations will be used throughout the patch notes:

  • [2.x] These additions and adjustments only require the purchase of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
  • [3.x] These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward.
  • [4.x] These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood.
  • [5.x] These additions and adjustments require the purchase and registration of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers.
  • [2.x][3.x][4.x][5.x] These additions and adjustments contain elements that may require the purchase and registration of the expansion packs noted above.

Playable content[edit | edit source]

Quests[edit | edit source]

Blue Mage
  • [5.x] New side story quests have been added.
Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr
  • The quest "One Man's Relic" is a repeatable quest that may only be accepted once per week. Availability of this quest is reset every Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. (PST). Please note that 78,000 mettle is still required even when repeating this quest.
  • Upon completing the quest "Let Me Holster That For You," the maximum capacity of the lost finds holster will be increased by 10.
Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr (Resistance Weapons)
Skysteel Tools
  • [4.x] New chapters have been added to New Game+.
The final quest of each chapter must be completed before it can be unlocked.
DPS Quests

Housing[edit | edit source]

  • [2.x][5.x] Furnishings from the FFXIV Furnishing Design Contest have been added.
Learn more about the FFXIV Furnishing Design Contest 2019.
Additional contest entries have been selected to serve as new furnishings.
  • [2.x][5.x] New furnishings have been added.
  • [2.x][5.x] New orchestrion rolls have been added.

The Manderville Gold Saucer[edit | edit source]

  • [2.x][4.x][5.x] The following additions have been made to Triple Triad:
    • New cards have been added.
    • New NPC opponents for Triple Triad have been added.

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

  • [2.x][5.x] New emotes have been added.
  • [2.x][5.x] A new hairstyle based on an FFXIV Hairstyle Design Contest entry is now available.
Learn more about the Hairstyle Design Contest.

Battle system[edit | edit source]


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The Feast[edit | edit source]

  • [2.x] Season Eighteen of the Feast will begin.
When the season ends, the top ranking players from each data center will receive vouchers via the moogle delivery service.
Players finishing in bronze tier or higher can claim rewards by speaking with the Feast Quartermaster at the Wolves' Den Pier (X:4.9 Y:5.7).
Learn more about rewards.
  • The Season Eighteen ranking will be updated daily, beginning from the day after the start of the season. In the event of an error, the rankings will not be updated on that day.

Items[edit | edit source]

System[edit | edit source]

Resolved issues[edit | edit source]

The following issues have been addressed.

  • An issue wherein certain graphics did not appear correctly during cutscenes in the quest "Not by Bread Alone."
  • An issue in Eureka wherein ending conversation with the expedition skywatcher in an irregular manner then speaking with other NPCs caused dialog from the expedition skywatcher to erroneously display.
  • An issue wherein the blue mage action Sticky Tongue did not increase enmity when used on targets immune to knockback effects.
  • An issue wherein the card holder on the astrologian's arms Star of the Demon did not display.
  • An issue wherein the graphics of certain fish did not display correctly in aquariums.
  • An issue after completion of the Ishgardian restoration wherein the skybuilders' monument appeared as it did before completion of the Ishgardian restoration under certain circumstances.
  • An issue wherein the NPC Anna in the Firmament (X:14.2 Y:12.6) did not have a title.
  • An issue wherein the botanist and miner trait Impulsive Appraisal Mastery, which was intended to be removed in Patch 5.4, still appeared in the Actions & Traits window.
  • An issue wherein the graphics of housing exterior Riviera Cottage Wall (Stone) did not display correctly.
  • An issue wherein the graphics of certain furnishings introduced in Patch 5.4 did not display correctly.
  • Other minor text issues have also been addressed.

Other various issues have also been addressed.

Known issues[edit | edit source]

  • An issue in Delubrum Reginae wherein certain enemy attacks use the wrong battle animations, or do not display correctly in the battle log.
  • An issue in Delubrum Reginae wherein pets do not attack certain enemies.
  • An issue in Delubrum Reginae wherein certain graphics do not display correctly.
  • An issue in Delubrum Reginae wherein players who are disconnected from the server, even when out of combat, may be incapacitated when logging back into the game.
  • An issue wherein the graphical effects of certain crafter primary tools introduced in Patch 5.45 erroneously display when reparing items.
  • An issue wherein the coordinates indicating where to obtain triple triad cards introduced in Patch 5.45 are incorrect.
  • An issue when using the party finder wherein party members may erroneously appear offline when recruiting for a 24-player alliance.

Hotfixes[edit | edit source]

25 February 2021[edit | edit source]

The following adjustments have been implemented.

  • PvP for free trial accounts have been disabled.
    • Please follow the link below for update details.

15 February 2021[edit | edit source]

The following adjustments have been made to Save the Queen: Blades of Gunnhildr.

  • The drop rate for loathsome memories of the dying has been increased for critical engagements in the Bozjan southern front.
  • The drop rates for haunting memories of the dying and vexatious memories of the dying have been increased for FATEs in applicable areas.
  • The number of loathsome memories of the dying obtained upon completion of the critical engagement "The Battle of Castrum Lacus Litore" in the Bozjan southern front has been increased from 1 to 5.
  • The maximum number of Bozjan coins that can be obtained from personal spoils in the critical engagement "The Battle of Castrum Lacus Litore" in the Bozjan southern front has been increased from 26 to 100.
  • Completion of the critical engagement "The Battle of Castrum Lacus Litore" in the Bozjan southern front will now reward mettle and Allagan tomestones of revelation or experience points.
    • Characters whose levels are 80 outside of the instance will receive Allagan tomestones of revelation, while characters below level 80 will receive experience points.

The following issues have been addressed.

  • In the Firmament, upon accepting or completing the quest “Smiles Cross the Sky,” the NPC Mariorie would not appear and the concert could not be performed.
  • Certain graphics did not appear correctly during the cutscene in the quest “The Pinnacle of Possibility.”
  • During the Bozjan Phantom battle in Delubrum Reginae and Delubrum Reginae (Savage), the display of certain mechanics were delayed.
  • During the Dahu battle in Delubrum Reginae and Delubrum Reginae (Savage), action indicators for certain attacks were not displayed.
  • In Delubrum Reginae (Savage), players may be incapacitated upon relogging despite not being in combat.
  • In the Temple of the Fist, the status ailment resistances of certain enemies were incorrect.
  • The additional effect listed for the blue magic spell The Dragon’s Voice was incorrect.
  • Under certain conditions, the blue magic spell Stotram could be used even when it was not set as an active action.
  • Critical hits and direct hits did not occur with damage over time dealt by the following blue magic spells.
    • Mustard Bomb / Aetherial Spark / Nightbloom
  • In the Shifting Altars of Uznair, the blue magic spells Triple Trident and Tingle were unable to be learned upon defeating enemies after meeting the required conditions.
  • Upon using the pugilist action Perfect Balance, stacks of Perfect Balance were not consumed even if conditions were met.
  • Master Coeurl and Courser Chocobo encountered in the field yielded an incorrect amount of experience points when defeated.
  • Under certain conditions, opening the Favorites list on the market board would cause the game client to crash.