Final Fantasy XIV's Patch 5.2 Brings on New Main Quests, Raids, and Dungeons

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers will be getting a new update that introduces new main quests, new raid dungeon, new general dungeons, and more.

The latest patch for Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers titled Echoes of a Fallen Star will introduce tons of new content to the MMORPG. Patch 5.2, releasing in mid-February of this year, will bring with it new main story quests, a new raid dungeon, and new dungeons in general. The new content is listed just below:

  • Main Scenario Quests
  • Eden’s Verse Raids
  • Chronicles of a New Era – The Sorrow of Werlyt
  • New Dungeon – Anamnesis Anyder
  • Trial – Cinder Drift
  • Beast Tribe Quests – Qitari
  • Resistance Weapon Quests
  • Ishgardian Restoration Updates
  • Crafting and Gathering Overhaul
  • Ocean Fishing
  • New Game+ Updates

And here’s a more detailed look at the new story and boss battle based content, along with some brand new screenshots:

Main Scenario Quests, Echoes of a Fallen Star

“With Eulmore on the path to a brighter tomorrow, the Scions await such time as the Exarch might return them home. Not in idleness, however — for when has any world been content to grant its heroes respite?”

Raid Dungeon, Eden’s Verse:

“Having taken control of the gargantuan sin eater known as Eden, Ryne continues her quest to restore the dormant elements of the Empty, with Urianger, Thancred, and the Warrior of Darkness by her side every step of the way─yet the awakening of an enigmatic young woman may put the mission in jeopardy. Will this erstwhile foe continue to pose a threat, or is there more to her heart than darkness?”

New Dungeon, Anamnesis Anyder:

Chronicles of a New Era, The Sorrow of Werlyt:

“The Garlean Empire seeks to break the stalemate with Eorzean forces by unleashing the culmination of its twisted experimentation─a brutal warmachina that exists only to destroy. On both sides of the battlefield, shadows of the past loom large as the decisive clash draws ever closer.”

The previous Shadowbringers update, titled 5.1 “Vows of Virtue, Deeds of Cruelty,” introduced a brand new NieR Automata-themed patch featuring new gear, a new dungeon, new game+, and the Fellowship.

Announced by Square and Producer/Director Naoki Yoshida via a press release, Final Fantasy XIV has now surpassed 18 million registered players in total. This number is comprised of players across all of the game’s platforms which include PS4, PC, Mac, and even the PS3.

Meanwhile, be sure to check out our official review of Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers here, as well as our E3 2019 interview with Final Fantasy XIV director Naoki Yoshida hereFinal Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is available now for PS4 and PC.

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Allisa James

Senior Weekend Staff Writer for DualShockers. Loves JRPGs, artbooks, and anime.

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