In this guide to Final Fantasy XIV you experience:
- How to unlock the island paradise
- which activities expect you
- How to increase the island level
In Final Fantasy 14 you can now manage your own dream island. The island paradise attracts with many different activities and serves you as a relaxing retreat. The guide gives you an overview of the most important features and tells you what requirements you have to meet.
Unlock Island Paradise – Here’s how
Before you can gain access to your own private island, you must have completed the main scenario “Endwalker” (level 90). If you have fulfilled the condition, you can do the job “Sun, sand and island beach” at the Prosperity Manufactory Barker in Old Sharlayan (X:11.9 | Y:11.0) accept.
How to get to the island
The order will lead you to the Moraby dry docks. Here you will find Baldin (X:24.9 | Y:34.8), an experienced seaman who takes care of the passage to the island. Each island can be left via teleport or ferry (X:9.2 | Y:28.3). After 30 minutes of inactivity, you will be automatically kicked off the island. The island doesn’t have an aetheryte either, so you’ll need to speak to Baldin every time you want to enter the island.
Visit a friend’s island
Baldin will also take you to a friend’s or FG member’s island if the target character has it set. You can find the corresponding settings in the island guide. Click on the small one cogs in the upper right corner. On another island you can only look around, you cannot start activities.
Develop the island
The island paradise can be designed, expanded and expanded according to your own wishes. The general island progress is linked to the so-called milestones. milestones are special orders, which you must complete to unlock new activities. You can see the current milestone in the task list.
Island level and routine
In addition to milestones, the island tier determines which features and buildings are available to you. In order to level up in the island, you must have collected enough island routine. You get island routine by doing all sorts tasks and activities follows: catching animals, collecting resources and building buildings provides you with island routine, for example.
The different modes explained
The current mode determines what actions you can perform. You can use the island guide to switch between the different modes. Each mode lets you do a different job and determines which ones objects and targets you can interact. The more milestones you reach, the more modes are available to you.
In gathering mode, you can graze the island for resources, which you can then find in the island bag. With the help of these resources you then produce in the pioneer work items and tools. You need tools to open up new parts of the island. You need other items such as fishing nets to attract new animals to the pasture.
Build new buildings
You can construct a building on any free plot of land on the island. Interacts with the control board in front of the property to commission a new building. You can also click on the small house symbol in the island guide (“manage residence”) to manage your buildings.
Once you have decided on a building, you will be presented with a list of the needed resources displayed and explains how long the construction project will take. When the puppets have finished building, you must interact with the control board again to inaugurate the new building.
Relocate, rebuild and expand buildings
If you are dissatisfied with the building location, you can always move the building to another location. To do this, interact with the control panel and choose “Relocate building” out. If you choose a plot of land on which something has already been built, the buildings swap places.
You can rebuild buildings to convert it to a higher level to improve. Available expansions are gradually unlocked with a higher island level. Select the control panel to see possible conversions and the required resources.
Till fields and harvest seeds
You can sow seeds in fields to fruit and vegetables to grow Seeds can be found as a resource to collect on the island. Then go to the field and switch to sowing mode. Now select the seeds and interact with the arrows on the field.
Of course, plants need water, so you should always make sure to water your fields regularly. Switches to watering mode to take care of the plants. There are four in total wetness levels: dry, damp, wet and soaked. The wetness level decreases again over time. Dry plants cannot grow.
You harvest ripe seeds in the “Gathering” mode. Harvested beds are automatically prepared for new sowing. There are four growth stages, which your plants have to go through before you can harvest them. You can find out the current growth stage from Feldolin.
pasture, animals and bait
Many different animals romp about on your lonely island. You can catch all wild animals and release them on your pasture. In order to catch a wild animal, you have to switch to the “Catch” mode. Choose the suitable trap or the right bait. The size of an animal determines which catching tool you need. You can even give captive animals nicknames if you want.
Feed the animals and keep them happy
If you feed the animals on the pasture regularly and make sure that they are doing well, they will reward you rare items (discard). In order to feed animals, you need the right kind of food: there are island fruit food, island vegetable food and high-quality island vegetable food. You make the food in the Pioneer Works.
Switch to Feeding mode to take care of the animals. Of the hunger of grazing animals can be divided into four stages: full, fed, hungry and starving. The higher the hunger, the worse the mood of the animal. A good mood makes for a better throw.
The island studio explained
The materials you collect in the island paradise can be processed into sellable goods in the workshop. Goods are manufactured throughout the day and then shipped. For selling unique island goods you get blue cieldalae cowries.
Create a studio plan
Before your studio can produce goods for sale, you must create what is known as a studio plan. Speak to Bauderich, who you will find near the beach hut. The work plan of the island studio is in shifts and seasons divided. A shift is 24 hours, a season is seven days. Note: Your workers need per week two rest dayswhere nothing is produced.
Click the plus icon to commission a production. The production takes some time. If everything goes according to plan and the island goods have been successfully shipped, you can collect your reward from Bauderich.
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