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Final Fantasy XIV Update 5.58 Patch Notes

This update has an unusually long maintenance period.

by Diego Perez

FFXIV

Update 5.58 has arrived for Final Fantasy XIV, and here’s the full list of changes and fixes added with this patch. Maintenance for this update will begin at 6 PM PT/ 9 PM ET on July 19 and conclude at 3 AM PT/6 AM ET on July 20. This is an unusually long maintenance period for a minor update, which has many players wondering what this patch includes. There won’t be any more major content drops until Endwalker releases this fall, so what’s in store for this patch? Here’s everything new with Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.58.

Final Fantasy XIV Update 5.58 Patch Notes

Playable Content

  • EXP gained by Trust NPCs has been increased.

Battle System

  • The Cloud Deck (Extreme) has been moved from the Raid Finder to the Duty Finder.
  • The drop rate for the Diamond Gwiber Trumpet in the Cloud Deck (Extreme) has been increased.
    • Moreover, players can now obtain this item in exchange for totems by speaking with C’intana in Mor Dhona (X:22.7 Y:6.7).
      • Diamond Gwiber Trumpet – Diamond Totem x99
  • The weekly restriction on receiving Blades of Lost Antiquity from Eden’s Promise: Eternity has been removed.
  • The strength of the Echo granted in Eden’s Promise (Savage) has been increased.
    • The Echo will take effect upon entering Eden’s Promise (Savage) raids, increasing players’ maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 15%.
    • Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.
  • The following adjustments have been made to the Tower at Paradigm’s Breach.
    • The weekly restriction on rewards obtained from coffers has been removed.
    • The weekly restriction on obtaining Breach Coins has been removed.
    • The following items will now appear in a treasure chest allotted to each party of an alliance when undertaking the Tower at Paradigm’s Breach:
      • Stuffed Android Units
      • Modern Aesthetics – Battle-ready Bobs
      • Modern Aesthetics – Scanning for Style
      • Smaller Stubby
      • 9S Automaton
      • 2B Card
      • The Sound of the End Orchestrion Roll
      • Mourning Orchestrion Roll
      • Emil (Despair) Orchestrion Roll
      • Kainé (Final Fantasy Main Theme Version) Orchestrion Roll
      • The Sound of the End: 8bit Orchestrion Roll
  • The amount of mettle rewarded from skirmishes and critical engagements in the Bozjan southern front and Zadnor has been increased between Resistance ranks 1 and 14.
  • The following adjustments have been made to the critical engagement the Battle of Castrum Lacus Litore:
    • When fighting the 4th Legion helldiver, damage dealt by consecutive hits of the attack Infrared Blast has been reduced.
    • The maximum HP of the NPC ally tunnel armor has been increased.
    • The mechanic requiring six players to step on switches to open a gate no longer requires players to remain on said switches.
    • Following this change, a group of less than six players should now be able to complete this mechanic.
  • During the critical engagement On Serpents’ Wings in Zadnor, the cast time of the enemy action used in the final phase has been increased from 60 to 90 seconds.
  • The following adjustments have been made to the items required to create Resistance weapons:
    • Loathsome Memory of the Dying – Drop rate from critical engagements at the Bozjan southern front has been increased.
    • Haunting Memory of the Dying – Drop rate when completing designated FATEs has been increased (players are still limited to one per FATE).
      The number received when completing designated alliance raids has been increased from 1 to 3.
    • Vexatious Memory of the Dying – Drop rate when completing designated FATEs has been increased (players are still limited to one per FATE). The number received when completing designated alliance raids has been increased from 1 to 3.
  • The item required to enhance weapons purchased with Allagan tomestones of revelation, Crypt Ester, can be purchased from Fathard in Eulmore (X:10.1 Y:11.7).
    • Required Items: Manufactured Coin / Puppet’s Coin / Breach Coin
    • Upgrading Equipment: After acquiring the items to enhance your equipment from Fathard, speak with Shee-Tatch in Eulmore (X:10.3 Y:12.0) and exchange them for augmented gear of your choice.

PvP

  • Shared Tank Actions
    • Retaliation – Recast time has been reduced from 60 to 45 seconds
  • Shared Magic DPS Actions
    • Aetheric Burst – Potency has been increased from 1,200 to 1,600.
  • Paladin
    • Atonement – Increase to Oath Gauge bar has been changed from 5 to 10.
    • Glory Slash – Increase to Oath Gauge bar has been changed from 5 to 10.
  • Dark Knight
    • Bloodspiller – The additional effect “Absorbs 100% of damage dealt as HP” has been added.
    • Quietus – The additional effect “Absorbs 100% of damage dealt as HP” has been added.
  • Gunbreaker
    • Draw and Junction – Detrimental effect duration has been increased from 10 to 15 seconds.
      Beneficial effect duration has been reduced from 60 to 15 seconds.
  • Monk
    • Tornado Kick – Potency has been reduced from 2,000 to 1,800.
  • Machinist
    • Heat Blast – Potency has been increased from 1,200 to 1,400.
  • Dancer
    • Saber Dance  – Potency has been increased from 1,800 to 2,000.
    • Standard Finish – Potency for 0 steps has been changed from 200-600 to 300-600.
      Potency for 1 step has been changed from 400-1,200 to 600-1,200.
      Potency for 2 steps has been changed from 600-1,800 to 900-1,800.
    • Technical Finish – Potency for 0 steps has been changed from 200-600 to 300-600.
      Potency for 1 step has been changed from 400-1,200 to 600-1,200.
      Potency for 2 steps has been changed from 600-1,800 to 900-1,800.
      Potency for 3 steps has been changed from 800-2,400 to 1,200-2,400.
      Potency for 4 steps has been changed from 1,000-3,000 to 1,500 to 3,000.
  • Black Mage
    • Thunder – Damage required to trigger Thundercloud has been increased from 6,000 to 8,000.
    • Thunder III – Damage required to trigger Thundercloud has been increased from 6,000 to 8,000.
  • Summoner
    • Wither – Potency has been increased from 1,000 to 1,600.
  • Scholar
    • Aura Blast – Potency has been increased from 1,600 to 2,000.
    • Succor – The additional effect “Increases Faerie Gauge by 5 for each party member healed when used to restore HP of self or a party member while in combat” has been changed to “Increases Faerie Gauge by 10 when used to restore HP of self or a party member while in combat.”
    • Dissipation -The additional effect “Increases damage dealt by 25%” has been added.
      Effect duration has been increased from 6 to 10.
  • Astrologian
    • Gravity – Potency has been increased from 800 to 1,600.
    • Lord of Crowns – Potency has been increased from 800 to 1,600.
    • Lady of Crowns – Potency has been increased from 800 to 1,600.

The Feast

  • Season Twenty 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).

System

  • In an effort to ease server congestion, players who are inactive for more than 30 minutes will be logged out automatically.

Resolved Issues

  • The following issues have been addressed.
    • An issue in the Rak’tika Greatwood wherein certain NPCs were not behaving as intended.
    • An issue in the Save the Queen field notes wherein the image of Gunnhildr was not displayed correctly.
    • An issue in certain Save the Queen cutscenes wherein the graphics for Gunnhildr were not displayed correctly.
    • An issue in the Epic of Alexander (Ultimate) wherein, under certain conditions, target selection would be removed from the boss. (PlayStation®5 version only)
    • An issue wherein the graphics for the Blade’s Fortitude, replica Blade’s Fortitude, and matte replica Blade’s Fortitude shields were displayed incorrectly.
    • An issue wherein the message to warn players with a full inventory before challenging a Triple Triad NPC was not displayed.
    • An issue wherein some players were unable to log in after using the Home World Transfer Service.
    • An issue wherein, under certain conditions, selecting “Visit Another World Server” from the subcommands on the character selection screen while the character’s Home World was unavailable prevented the player from accessing the character selection screen from the title screen.
    • Minor text issues have been addressed.
    • An issue wherein text in the Field Record entry of Fran Eruyt had not been adjusted.

Final Fantasy XIV is available now on PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. For more information regarding this patch, visit the official Final Fantasy XIV site.

- This article was updated on July 19th, 2021

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