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    FFXIV Update 9.31 (v6.01) Patch Notes (FF14 6.01) – December 21, 2021

    [Final Fantasy XIV] FFXIV update 9.31 (6.01) for PC, PS4 and PS5 (1.000.115) is now available for download. According to the official FFXIV patch notes, the latest update added quality of life improvements and adjustments to the game. Apart from this, the latest FF14 patch 9.31 (v6.01) also includes stability fixes.

    Previously, a big update added two new jobs, reaper and sage, an increased level cap of 90, the new male Viera race, and so much more.

    Unfortunately, since the last major patch, players are facing a long list of bug fixes and gameplay changes. Today’s FFXIV patch 9.31 will addressed a few of these issues.

    Read more details below

    What is new in FFXIV 6.01 Patch Notes (FF14 9.29) – December 21, 2021?

    Playable Content

    Quests

    Chronicles of a New Era quests have been added.

    The Crystal from Beyond

    Disciple of War or Magic level 90
    Old Sharlayan (X:9.6 Y:11.9)
    Nemjiji
    Players must first complete the main scenario quest “Endwalker.”

    The following adjustments have been made to the instanced battle for the quest “In from the Cold”:

    * These adjustments are only applicable when choosing the Easy or Very Easy difficulties after failing the duty.

    The effects of the Indomitable Spirit status effect have been increased.
    The initial number of uses of the duty action has been increased.
    To more easily locate certain items required to progress in this duty, the amount of fuel-concealing wreckage in the area has been increased.

    Housing

    New orchestrion rolls have been added.

    The Manderville Gold Saucer

    New Triple Triad cards have been added.

    Battle System

    The new raid dungeon Pandæmonium: Asphodelos has been added.

    Level Requirement Disciple of War or Magic level 90
    Item Level Requirement Average item level 565 or above
    Party Size Eight players
    Time Limit 90 minutes

    * Players can queue solo via the Duty Finder after unlocking the raid.

    Requirements

    Where Familiars Dare

    Disciple of War or Magic level 90
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    Players must first complete the Chronicles of a New Era quest “The Crystal from Beyond.”

    Rewards

    Treasure coffers that appear upon completing Pandæmonium: Asphodelos will not yield gear, but instead yield tokens that can be traded for gear of your choosing. You can only receive one token per circle of Pandæmonium: Asphodelos each week. In the event you are awarded a token from the loot list, you relinquish your right to vie for all remaining tokens regardless of whether you selected Need or Greed.

    Also note that there is no weekly restriction on entering Pandæmonium: Asphodelos.
    * Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 8:00 (GMT).

    Item Exchange

    The items obtained from treasure coffers can be exchanged for gear by speaking with Mylenie in Labyrinthos (X:8.3 Y:27.6) or Djole in Radz-at-Han (X:10.3 Y:9.6).

    Item Type Required Token / Number of Tokens
    Head Unsung Helm of Asphodelos x2
    Body Unsung Armor of Asphodelos x4
    Hands Unsung Gauntlets of Asphodelos x2
    Legs Unsung Chausses of Asphodelos x4
    Feet Unsung Greaves of Asphodelos x2
    Accessories Unsung Ring of Asphodelos x1

    Completion Reward

    Upon completing Asphodelos: The Fourth Circle, players can also earn an unsung blade of Asphodelos once per week. This reward can be exchanged with Mylenie in Labyrinthos (X:8.3 Y:27.6) or Djole in Radz-at-Han (X:10.3 Y:9.6) for discal tomestones, which can in turn be exchanged for weapons.
    * Reward eligibility will be reset every Tuesday at 8:00 (GMT).
    * Weapons will be available for exchange for discal tomestones after the introduction of Allagan tomestones of astronomy, which are scheduled to be released two weeks after patch 6.01.

    Furthermore, with the introduction of Allagan tomestones of astronomy, the number of tomestones required for weapons exchange has been reduced from 1,000 to 500.

    The following duties have been added to Duty Roulette: Mentor:

    • Asphodelos: The First Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Second Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Third Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Fourth Circle

    The following duties have been added to Duty Roulette: Normal Raids:

    • Asphodelos: The First Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Second Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Third Circle
    • Asphodelos: The Fourth Circle

    The required average item level to register for Duty Roulette: Mentor has been increased from 540 to 565.

    Experience points earned by completing level 81 to 89 dungeons has been increased.

    Experience points earned by completing junior, associate, and senior guildship mark bills has been increased.

    Items

    New items have been added.

    * The weapons shown in this image will be introduced in Patch 6.05.
    * Items added in Patch 6.01 will be listed at a later date.

    The following item names have been changed:

    Before After
    Beet Soup* Wine-dark Soup

    * This change only affects the item level 533 Beet Soup added in Patch 6.0.

    New minions have been added.

    SYSTEM

    New achievements have been added.

    New trophies have been added (PlayStation®5).

    * Certain trophies added with the release of Patch 6.01 can only be obtained by completing duties scheduled to be added in Patch 6.05.

    New music has been added.

    The volume of the sound effect played when successfully completing an action combo has been increased.

    The sound effect of the scholar action Broil IV has been adjusted.

    Combat sounds for Voice 4 of male Viera have been adjusted.

    Players can now use the Character Renaming Service even when servers are heavily congested.

    What is fixed in FFXIV patch 6.01?

    • Addressed a bug wherein accompanying NPCs behaved strangely in areas with changes in elevation.

    Addressed a bug wherein progressing to a certain point in the final quest of the Endwalker main scenario prevented progression in the Chronicles of a New Era quest “Gods of Eld.”

    • FFXIV Update 6.01 addressed a bug when undertaking the quests “Morbid Motivation” and “Cut from a Different Cloth” wherein completion of a level 80 dungeon via Duty Roulette: Level 50/60/70/80 Dungeons did not count toward quest progression.
    • Addressed a bug when undertaking the quest “Seeking Inspiration” wherein completion of level 81 to 89 dungeons via Duty Roulette: Leveling did not count toward quest progression.
    • ffxiv patch 6.01 Addressed a bug wherein Ixal daily quests required the submission of belts.
    • Addressed a bug when undertaking the Battle of Castrum Lacus Litore wherein the HP of the tunnel armor was incorrect.
    • Addressed a bug when undertaking hunts in 6.0 areas wherein guildship mark bills did not reward sacks of nuts under certain conditions.
    • Addressed a bug during certain FATEs in Thavnair wherein spells cast by enemies appeared in the battle log much more frequently than intended.
    • FFXIV update 9.31 fixed a bug when playing as gunbreaker wherein the number of charged cartridges in the Powder Gauge displayed incorrectly after disengaging level sync under certain conditions.
    • Addressed a bug when playing as ninja wherein execution of Hollow Nozuichi caused the status effects Forked Raiju Ready and Fleeting Raiju Ready to expire.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the description for the trait Enhanced Apex Arrow was incorrect.
      * This issue did not affect the functionality of this trait.
    • FFXIV version 9.31 fixed a bug wherein descriptions for the samurai PvE actions Mangetsu and Oka listed Fuga as their combo action even after learning the action Fuko.
      * This issue did not affect the functionality of this action.

    Addressed a bug wherein the description of the status effect “Enhanced Flare” erroneously read the “next” Flare cast will deal increased damage.
    * This issue did not affect the functionality of this action.

    • Addressed a bug wherein the description for the sage action Eukrasia did not state that its recast timer is unaffected by status effects or gear attributes.
      * This issue did not affect the functionality of this action.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the descriptions for the reaper PvP actions Blood Stalk, Unveiled Gibbet, Unveiled Gallows, and Grim Swathe are incorrect.
      * This issue did not affect the functionality of this action.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the graphics of the hairstyle Both Ways displayed incorrectly under certain conditions.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the use of dye did not apply to paladin’s Idealized Chevalier gear.
    • Addressed a bug wherein job-specific gear introduced in Patch 6.0 did not include “IL and attributes synced to current job level” in their descriptions.
    • FF14 update 9.31 fixed a bug in the last area introduced in Patch 6.0 wherein enemies that spawn in FATEs would attack players even when under the effect of the action Sneak.
    • Addressed a bug when undertaking Studium deliveries wherein players were granted experience points when crafting items required for quest progression.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the materials needed for the carpenter recipe Rarefied Integral Fishing Rod were incorrect.
    • Addressed a bug wherein certain potions restored more HP than intended under certain conditions.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the sale price of Competent Craftsman’s Draught, Commanding Craftsman’s Draught, and Cunning Craftsman’s Draught were incorrect.
    • FFXIV 6.01 fixed a bug wherein the sale price of items displayed incorrectly when toggling the display of high-quality and low-quality item details.
    • Addressed a bug in Lord of Verminion wherein certain minion action descriptions stated their ATK had a potency of 180, when it was in fact higher.

    Addressed a bug in Lord of Verminion wherein certain poppet minion actions slowed the movement of enemies despite their descriptions stating enemies in range are bound for the effect duration.

    • Addressed a bug when viewing the credits wherein players were forcibly disconnected due to inactivity.
    • Addressed a bug when playing the opening movie for Endwalker wherein audio channels were switched, resulting in improper sound balance (PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 only).
    • Addressed a bug wherein selecting Logitech PRO-G 50mm under Sound Settings did not affect audio quality.
    • Addressed a bug wherein enabling Immerse Spatial Audio prevented sound effects from playing under certain conditions.

    Addressed a bug wherein certain sounds do not play correctly under certain conditions.
    * We expect sound issues created after the release of Patch 6.0 to be resolved via adjustments to the sound engine. Should you continue to experience sound-related issues, we recommend the following:
    Open the Windows control panel, select your default audio device, and view properties. Then, under the Advanced tab, select a lower setting for the default format. (A lower bit rate and Hz range is less system intensive.)

    • Other minor text issues have also been addressed.
    • Addressed a bug wherein the polygon count of grapes in Labyrinthos were reduced in excess to alleviate system memory usage in the area.
      * They have been adjusted to be comparable to those found at the Crystarium.

    Known issues in FFXIV Update 6.01

    • An issue wherein the NPC Cocobuki does not appear under certain conditions.
      * This does not affect the ability to progress through quests.
    • An issue in Pandæmonium: Asphodelos wherein multiple instances of flying text and battle log text appears when certain status effects expire.

    Download free Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) update 6.01 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.

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