Final Fantasy XIV: Dragonsong's Reprise Ultimate Raid Now Available in Patch 6.1.1

Patch 6.1.1
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The Dragonsong’s Reprise (Ultimate) raid is now available in Final Fantasy XIV. Patch 6.1.1 also brings balancing changes and PvP adjustments to certain classes, including the Gunbreaker, Black Mage, and Reaper.

For those unfamiliar with Final Fantasy XIV’s endgame content, ultimate raids are the hardest dungeons to overcome. The Dragonsong’s Reprise (Ultimate) is the latest in the game, and it requires players to be at Magic Level 90 or become a Disciple of War.

Moreover, players must speak with the Wandering Minstrel in Old Sharlayan after completing Asphodelos: The Fourth Circle (Savage) to unlock the raid. Those up for the challenge must then form a party of eight and access the Dragonsong’s Reprise (Ultimate) raid via the Raid Finder.

In addition to the new endgame content, FFXIV Patch 6.1.1 brings balancing changes to some classes. The Gunbreaker, for example, has received some substantial buffs. Their Double Down ability has its potency increased to 12,000 in PvP. Rough Divide now increases the Gunbreaker’s movement speed as well.

For Black Mages, Superflare now affects targets even when the caster does not have a direct line of sight, so long as they’re within the area of effect.

Balancing Changes

  • Gnashing Fang
    • Potency increased to 380
  • Savage Claw
    • Potency increased to 460
  • Wicked Talon
    • Potency increased to 540
  • Jump
    • When Jump changes to Mirage Dive, there will now be a small input delay to prevent the unintended execution of Mirage Dive
  • High Jump
    • When High Jump changes to Mirage Dive, there will now be a small input delay to prevent the unintended execution of Mirage Dive
  • Draw and Junction
    • The status effects Junction Tank, Junction DPS, and Junction Healer no longer expire upon beng incapacitated
  • Relentless Rush
    • Potency has been increased to 4,000
    • Increase to target's damage taken has been changed to 4%
  • Holy Sheltron
    • Reduction to damage taken has been changed to 20%
  • Atonement
    • Potency increased to 8,000
Black Mage
  • Night Wing
    • Potency of additional damage dealt to enemies under the effect of sleep has been increased to 8,000
  • Soul Resonance
    • Effect duration of Polyglot has been increased to 60 seconds
  • Arcane Crest
    • Barrier strength has been increased from a heal potency of 8,000 to 12,000
    • Cure potency from Crest of Time Returned effect has been increased to 6,000
  • Tenebrae Lemurum
    • Time required to fill the limit gauge to maximum has been reduced

The full list of changes can be found on the game’s official website.

Final Fantasy XIV is available on PC.

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