≪Sep. 9, 2010 (JST) Update Details≫
*Japan Standard Time

Installing this version update will unlock the content of the battle area add-on "Scars of Abyssea" for purchasing users.
*"Scars of Abyssea" requires the "Rise of the Zilart" and "Wings of the Goddess" expansions to be installed and registered.
*Some time may be required after purchasing the add-on before your registration data is reflected in-game. If the "Scars of Abyssea" logo remains faded even after purchase, please return to the FINAL FANTASY XI top page and wait a few minutes before logging into the game again.

Further details on "Scars of Abyssea" are available here.


imageNew Wings of the Goddess missions have been added.

The following changes and additions have been made to Trial of the Magians:

Maze Monger clients can now confirm the time remaining until they can next order a maze by examining the Maze Mongers Shopfront, located within the Chocobo Stables (G-11) in Lower Jeuno.

The following changes have been made to the Walk of Echoes:

The variety of fishes applicable to the quest "Inside the Belly" has been expanded.

The quest "Hat in Hand" is no longer repeatable.

The CRA racing center NPCs listed below have been removed. Registration for chocobo racing is now conducted at service counters located within the Chocobo Circuit.
- Monteverle (Northern San d'Oria, J-9)
- Ramiene (Port San d'Oria, H-8)
- Galienne (Bastok Markets, G-8)
- Salvador (Port Bastok, L-8)
- Lhimo Keanyohn (Port Windurst, E-6)
- Turumi-Byrumi (Windurst Waters, K-11)

imageThe following NPCs have been relocated to service counters within the Chocobo Circuit:
- Alangriche (Southern San d'Oria, H-11)
- Lafaurelle (Southern San d'Oria, I-11)
- Jazgeh (Bastok Mines, J-9)
- Zagied (Bastok Mines, J-9)
- Rungaga (Port Windurst, K-12)
- Chualulu (Windurst Waters, K-12)

The following additions and refinements have been made to Abyssea:


The maximum job level has been increased to 85.
To advance beyond level 80, you must first complete the new quest "Expanding Horizons" offered by the Nomad Moogle in Ru'Lude Gardens.

The following new job abilities have been added:

The following job abilities have undergone adjustments:

New job traits have been added to certain jobs.
The jobs listed below will each welcome an existing trait to their arsenal upon reaching the specified level, beyond which the degree of mastery will increase in stages.

Trait Jobs Effect
Skillchain Bonus MNK Lv.85 Improves skillchain damage.
NIN Lv.85
Shield Def. Bonus WHM Lv.85 Reduces damage taken when blocking an attack with a shield.
Occult Acumen BLM Lv.85 Grants bonus TP when dealing damage with elemental or dark magic.
Mag. Burst Bonus RDM Lv.85 Improves magic burst damage.
Dual Wield THF Lv.83 Allows you to equip two weapons.
Crit. Atk. Bonus DRK Lv.85 Improves power of critical hits.
Fencer BRD Lv.85 Increases rate of critical hits when wielding with the main hand only. Grants a TP bonus to weapon skills.
Crit. Def. Bonus DRG Lv.85 Improves defense against critical hits.
PUP Lv.85
True Shot COR Lv.85 Grants a damage bonus to ranged attacks performed at an appropriate distance.

The following magic spells have been added:

The following magic spells will now be learnable by new jobs.

imageMany new blue magic spells have been added.

Maximum values have been increased for certain enhancing magic, dark magic, and blue magic spells whose potency is commensurate with casting skill.

New weapon skills have been added.


The exclusive weapon skills for relic and mythic weapons may now be used by level 75 or higher characters even when they are being subjected to a level restriction.

The following weapon skills have had their attributes adjusted:
Aeolian Edge / Sanguine Blade / Herculean Slash / Bora Axe / Fell Cleave / Infernal Scythe / Flash Nova / Cataclysm / Blade: Yu / Tachi: Ageha

A change to the algorithm used to calculate status effects for player characters and automatons has been implemented.

Manual removal of the following status icons has been temporarily disabled:
STR Boost / DEX Boost / VIT Boost / AGI Boost / INT Boost / MND Boost / CHR Boost

Level and/or placement of certain monsters have been adjusted in the following areas:
Mount Zhayolm / Aydeewa Subterrane / Caedarva Mire / Arrapago Reef


New toolbags have been added for the following ninjutsu tools:
Jinko / Kabenro

The following equipment and furnishings may now be entrusted to the storage NPC:
San d'Orian Flag / Bastokan Flag / Windurstian Flag / Carillon Vermeil / Aeolsglocke / Leafbell

Many new pieces of equipment have been added.

New synthesis recipes have been added.

New synergy recipes have been added.

< Rank: Initiate >
Item Craft Ingredients
Squat Table Woodworking Beech Lumber x 2
< Rank: Novice >
Item Craft Ingredients
Leisure Table Woodworking Darksteel Sheet x 2, Rosewood Lumber x 2
Goblin Bug Broth Cooking Rotten Meat, Lugworm, Shell Bug x 2
< Rank: Apprentice >
Item Craft Ingredients
Bubbling Carrion Broth Cooking Kazham Peppers, Gelatin, Hare Meat, Distilled Water, Rotten Meat
Chirping Grasshopper Broth Cooking Skull Locust x 2, La Theine Cabbage, Gysahl Greens, Little Worm, Shell Bug
Curdled Plasma Broth Cooking Fiend Blood, Beastman Blood, Bird Blood
< Rank: Craftsman >
Item Craft Ingredients
Vaisselier Royale Woodworking Ebony Lumber x 6, Phrygian Gold Ingot
Tidings Board Woodworking Slime Oil, Dogwood Lumber x 4, Urushi, Qiqirn Sandbag, Green Textile Dye

New furnishings have been added.


The stackable quantity of the "Forbidden Key" item has been increased from 12 to 99.

The stackable quantity of the "Plateau Chestnut" item has been increased from 1 to 12.

The icons for the following items have been adjusted:
Carnelian / Fulmenite / Heliodor / Aventurine / Clarite / Larimar / Selenite / Tenebrite / Flame Earring / Thunder Earring / Soil Earring / Breeze Earring / Snow Earring / Aqua Earring / Light Earring / Darkness Earring / Vulcan's Earring / Jupiter's Earring / Terra's Earring / Auster's Earring / Aquilo's Earring / Pluto's Earring / Vulcan's Ring / Neptune's Ring / Terra's Ring / Auster's Ring / Jupiter's Ring / Aquilo's Ring / Apollo's Ring / Pluto's Ring

The rare designation has been removed from the "Whistle Coupon" item.


imageA new search comment category has been added for Trial of the Magians.

Resolved Issues

An issue in MMM Revitalization Team mazes wherein consumed temporary items could be reobtained has been addressed.

An issue with the quest "Catch It If You Can!" wherein speaking to the NPC even with the necessary conditions fulfilled would not advance the quest has been resolved.

An issue wherein the Monk ability "Perfect Counter" would sometimes fail to counter has been addressed. This counter, however, may still miss on occasion.

An issue wherein weapon skills obtained while a character's skill value was enhanced by equipment or merit points would not immediately appear in the menu has been resolved.

An issue wherein the NMs Ovni and Turul would freeze in motion has been addressed.

An issue wherein the evolith providing "Magic Attack Bonus" against specific monster families was not functioning as intended has been resolved.

An issue wherein simultaneously equipping Vampiric Mitts and Vampiric Boots would not produce the intended set effect has been resolved.

The following item name has been changed to alleviate confusion:
Aqua Earring -> Aquamarine Earring

Known Issues

The help text for the "Carol II" series of bard songs omits the following information:
"...and sometimes nullifies (element) attacks."
*The above issue has been addressed as of Sep. 15.