≪Nov. 10, 2009 (JST) Update Details≫
*Japan Standard Time

This version update contains the game data for the add-on scenario "A Shantotto Ascension—The Legend Torn, Her Empire Born." After downloading the update and purchasing a registration code, the scenario will become playable.
* Players must be level 10 or above to participate in the add-on scenario missions.
* After purchasing a registration code, a period of time may be required before the in-game content becomes accessible.
* If the "A Shantotto Ascension" logo remains faded even after purchase, please wait a few minutes and exit to the PlayOnline FINAL FANTASY XI main page. After this, return to the game title screen and examine the logo again.


New quests, based primarily in areas introduced since the Wings of the Goddess expansion, have been added.


The following changes have been made to Moblin Maze Mongers:

The following changes have been made to the Chocobo Circuit:


NPCs issuing wedding certificates to characters who fulfill certain conditions have been added to the following areas:
Chateau d'Oraguille / Metalworks / Heavens Tower
Furthermore, treasure caskets vending wedding-related goods have been made available adjacent to the abovementioned NPCs.
*These changes will come into effect when the new Wedding Support service is officially launched on November 18.


In the quest "Inside the Belly," more varieties of fish can now be turned in to the quest-starter NPC.

Certain gates located in the following area have been adjusted to remain open at all times:
- The Eldieme Necropolis [S]

The following changes have been made to fellows:

The new craft skill "synergy" has been added.
*This skill will be displayed in the craft skills window under status in the main menu, but will not be effective until following the version update scheduled to take place as early as late November.

The following changes have been made to Campaign:


Several new Notorious Monsters have been added to the following areas:
Carpenters' Landing / Bibiki Bay / Uleguerand Range / Attohwa Chasm / Oldton Movalpolos / Newton Movalpolos / Lufaise Meadows / Misareaux Coast / Wajaom Woodlands / Arrapago Reefs / Mount Zhayolm / Halvung / Mamook / Aydeewa Subterrane / Alzadaal Undersea Ruins / Bhaflau Thickets / Caedarva Mire / East Ronfaure [S] / Jugner Forest [S] / Vunkerl Inlet [S] / Batallia Downs [S] / North Gustaberg [S] / Grauberg [S] / Pashhow Marshlands [S] / Rolanberry Fields [S] / West Sarutabaruta [S] / Fort Karugo-Narugo [S] / Meriphataud Mountains [S] / Sauromugue Champaign [S] / West Ronfaure / East Ronfaure / La Theine Plateau / Valkurm Dunes / Jugner Forest / Batallia Downs / North Gustaberg / South Gustaberg / Konschtat Highlands / Pashhow Marshlands / Rolanberry Fields / Beaucedine Glacier / Xarcabard / Cape Teriggan / Eastern Altepa Desert / West Sarutabaruta / East Sarutabaruta / Tahrongi Canyon / Buburimu Peninsula / Meriphataud Mountains / Sauromugue Champaign / The Sanctuary of Zi'Tah / Ro'Maeve / Yuhtunga Jungle / Yhoator Jungle / Western Altepa Desert / Qufim Island / Beaucedine Glacier [S] / Xarcabard [S] / Fort Ghelsba / Palborough Mines / Giddeus / Castle Oztroja / Upper Delkfutt's Tower / Castle Zvahl Baileys / Garlaige Citadel / Ranguemont Pass / Toraimarai Canal / Crawlers' Nest [S] / Korroloka Tunnel / Eldieme Necropolis [S] / Lower Delkfutt's Tower / King Ranperre's Tomb / Dangruf Wadi / Inner Horutoto Ruins / Ordelle's Caves / Outer Horutoto Ruins / Crawlers' Nest / Maze of Shakhrami / Garlaige Citadel / Fei'Yin


The distribution of certain monsters has been adjusted in the following area:
- Xarcabard [S]

The follow adjustments have been made to ranged attacks:

Adjustments have been made to the following ranger job abilities:

A new ability has been added to the summoner job class.

Beneficial effects granted by each avatar:

Carbuncle's Favor Regen
Ifrit's Favor Improved "Double Attack" rate
Shiva's Favor Enhanced magic attack
Garuda's Favor Enhanced evasion
Titan's Favor Enhanced defense
Ramuh's Favor Improved critical hit rate
Leviathan's Favor Enhanced magic accuracy
Fenrir's Favor Enhanced magic evasion
Diabolos's Favor Refresh

The new pet command "Ready" has been added to the beastmaster job class.

Adjustments have been made to the following scholar job ability:


Several new pieces of equipment have been added.

Several new synthesis recipes have been added.

Several new furnishings have been added.

imageThe add-on trilogy bonus gift item can now be obtained via the treasure coffer located within the Tenshodo Headquarters in Lower Jeuno.
All characters under a single player account registered for all three add-ons will be eligible for this gift.
*Should the item be discarded, players may have a replacement reissued by examining the same treasure coffer. However, doing so will cause the enchantment's recast counter to be reset to the highest value.

Detailed information regarding this item is available here.

The following items may now be handled by special event storage NPCs:
Pepo Lantern / Cushaw Lantern / Calabazilla Lantern / Otokogusa Yukata / Onnagusa Yukata / Otokoeshi Yukata / Ominaeshi Yukata


New terms have been added to the auto-translate dictionary.

Category Term
Greetings Good luck!
Pet Commands Avatar's Favor
Pet Commands Ready (BST)
Game Terms 2 Carbuncle's Favor
Game Terms 2 Ifrit's Favor
Game Terms 2 Shiva's Favor
Game Terms 2 Garuda's Favor
Game Terms 2 Titan's Favor
Game Terms 2 Ramuh's Favor
Game Terms 2 Leviathan's Favor
Game Terms 2 Fenrir's Favor
Game Terms 2 Diabolos's Favor
Expansions A Shantotto Ascension

imageA new chat filter has been added that blocks tell/shout messages containing words which are deemed to be offensive or inappropriate.

*The default setting for this chat filter is OFF.
*The list of words deemed inappropriate will be expanded as required.

After placing a GM call via the Help Desk button in the main menu, the subsequent system message will no longer indicate your current place in the queue.

English Version Only

The name of the following equipment item has been adjusted for consistency:
Dobson Bandanna => Dobson Bandana

The name of the following unusable item has been adjusted to alleviate confusion:
Orc Helm => Orc Helmet

The Evolith and Synergy systems are scheduled to be introduced in a version update after mid-November.

The following job-related adjustment previously announced via Topics has been canceled: