Updated for Stormblood: Patch 4.05!
Whether you’re a new player, veteran raider, or maybe returning to the game, the amount of various content in FFXIV can be overwhelming at times. This guide should act as a means of displaying options for what to prioritize on a daily and weekly basis during your time in game.
Duty Roulette – Tomestone grind. In your Duty Finder, you will see various Duties you can queue for under Duty Roulette. Completing each of these daily will yield bonuses of various currencies.
Mini Cactpot – Earn MGP. Visit the Main Counter in Golden Saucer. Purchase 3 tickets for a chance at big MGP winnings. Refer to FFXIV Cactpot Solver.
Daily Hunts – Seals grind for glamour, minions, Materia VI, HS/ARR mount speed. For Stormblood (Centurio Seals), go to Rhagr’s Reach (x13, y11) or Kugane (x10, y10) and grab 3 Veteran Clan Mark Bills from the Hunt Board. For Heavensward (Centurio Seals), go to Foundation (x12, y11) and grab 3 Clan Mark Bills from the Clan Hunt Board. For A Realm Reborn (Allied Seals), grab the Mark Bills from your Grand Company Hunt Board.
Grand Company Turn-ins – Large experience and Company Seals. Each day you can turn in items to your Grand Company Personnel Officer for a DoH (Supply) and DoL (Provisioning) class. Turning in high quality items yields double experience (gold stars yield bonus experience and seals).
Adventurer Squadron – NPC missions yielding various bonuses. Visit your Grand Company’s Squadron Barracks to manage your Recruits. If they aren’t max level, you can train them 3 times per day. You can also send Recruits on missions which take 18 hours to complete, rewarding various buffs or items upon completion.
Treasure Hunts – The Lost Canals of Uznair, gil, glamour, minions. There is an 18 hour cooldown on finding a Treasure Map which could yield entry to The Lost Canals of Uznair, Aquapolis, or a variety of other items and gil. Note, you can also buy these maps on the Market Board.
Beast Tribe Quests [Heavensward/ARR] – Reputation grind. For Heavensward: Moogle (The Churning Mists: x15, y28), Vath (The Dravanian Forelands: x24, y20), and Vanu Vanu (The Sea of Clouds: x6, y14). For A Realm Reborn: Amal’jaa (Southern Thanalan: x23, y14), Ixali (North Shroud: x24, y22), Kobold (Outer La Noscea: x21, y18), Sahagin (Western La Noscea: x17, y21), and Sylph (East Shroud: x22, y26).
Cap Tomestones – End-game DoW/DoM currency. You should be making it a point to cap your 450 per week Allagan Tomestones of Creation. These are turned in for ilvl 330 gear from Enna in Rhalgr’s Reach (x13, y11).
Omega: Deltascape – End-game raid, high-end gear. You can only earn one token from each boss once per week. Tokens can be redeemed at Gelfradus in Rhalgr’s Reach (x13, y12). Make sure you kill each boss until you get a token each week.
Challenge Log – Consistent weekly objectives yielding bonus currencies and experience. These objectives encompass all content FFXIV has to offer, so choose what’s important to you. Resets weekly.
Wondrous Tails – Random objectives yielding a variety of rewards differing each week. Visit Khloe Aliapoh in Idyllshire (x5, y6) to acquire the key item which shows this week’s objectives. The more objectives you complete, the higher chance of rewards.
Jumbo Cactpot – Earn MGP. Visit the Cacktpot Board in Golden Saucer. Purchase 3 tickets and return Saturday when winning number is drawn for a chance at huge MGP profit. Limited to 3 tickets per week.
Weekly Hunt – Seals grind for glamour, minions, Materia VI, HS/ARR mount speed. For Stormblood (Centurio Seals), go to Rhagr’s Reach (x13, y11) or Kugane (x10, y10) and grab the Elite Veteran Clan Mark Bill from the Hunt Board.For Heavensward (Centurio Seals), go to Foundation (x12, y11) and grab Elite Clan Mark Bill from the Clan Hunt Board. For A Realm Reborn (Allied Seals), grab the Elite Mark Bill from your Grand Company Hunt Board.
My hope is that this brief guide helped you get a grasp on what to prioritize with your time in-game as we venture into Stormblood! While you’ll still want to ensure you’re completing the Main Scenario Quest (MSQ), other quest lines, and leveling other classes, this checklist should help optimize your progression through Eorzea. Cheers to the /r/ffxiv Discord for helping verify the content of this guide!