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  2. Advanced Theorycrafting Rules and Regulations.

    This is the theorycrafting section of the BlueGartr Forums for Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn. If you need to know what theorycrafting is, do not...

    Started by Sonomaa, 2013-08-08 23:28
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  1. Go to first new post Scholar 3.0

    Taken from my post yesterdy: Emergency tactics: One spell only. Will look like a double cure (Two cure values instead of a combined value) ...

    Started by Yugl, 2015-06-21 13:03
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  2. Go to first new post Monk 3.0

    Starting a new discussion as the previous Monk thread was closed on the other forum. Let's talk theories, new Openers for lvl 60, share thoughts! ...

    Started by Nitsuki, 2015-06-30 23:42
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  3. Go to first new post Black Mage - 3.0 Changes/Rotations/Guides/Theorycrafting

    3.0 Change List: New Actions: Ley Lines - Lv 52 - Connects naturally occurring ley lines to create a circle of power which, while standing within...

    Started by haroldsaxon, 2015-06-18 07:57
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  4. Go to first new post The crafting & gathering thread.

    edit: Update through 2.5... S tier (game-changers): Byregot's Blessing (CRP50, 24CP)- Converts Inner Quiet stacks into quality gains and removes...

    Started by Spider-Dan, 2013-08-21 14:23
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  5. Go to first new post FFXIV story/lore thread

    Use this thread for all your storyline/lore-related posts. Feel free to quote ongoing discussions from the other threads and try to move them here if...

    Started by solracht, 2012-11-13 15:28
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  6. White Mage 3.0 - The Air Bender

    Hasn't been a thread for this job yet (and my computer broke again) so I made one. New White Mage abilities Change List -Graniteskin(10%...

    Started by Carth, 2015-07-02 09:02
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    2015-08-21 12:24 Go to last post
  7. Summoner / Scholar sort-of in-depth

    Tackling both at once because it seems redundant to list pet mechanics twice. That said my "expertise" is more in SCH than SMN so this is...

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2013-10-11 17:21
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    2015-08-20 20:38 Go to last post
  8. Bardmage 3.0

    Since previous is closed. I'm assuming we start a new one for 3.0 to share our thought. :)

    Started by chichicha, 2015-06-22 18:48
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    2015-08-03 09:50 Go to last post
  9. XIV Alexander(Savage) Discussion

    Figured I'd start a tread for this so we have somewhere to compile the information seperate from the easy mode.

    Started by Classikmage, 2015-07-21 08:29
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  10. DoH/DoL Class Quests

    Items requested for class quests. Going to skip 1-15 for DoH because iirc those are all without exception buyable mats from the guild supplier and/or...

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2013-09-08 01:07
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    2015-07-19 15:10 Go to last post
  11. Alexander Discussion: Brayflox with Echo

    http://na.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/topics/detail/88d2c936ee0dbd3bc2a84c4ec2606cc0fe8a3e7a High Res Images (credit to 6souls):

    Started by Kaslo, 2015-07-06 09:16
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  12. Critical Hit Rate | 3.0 | Bardshrekt

    If you didn't see Spell Speed / Skill Speed infos, you can find it here and discussion here. tl:dr, increased level, increased stats, decreased...

    Started by VeganCrossfitWOWRaidKILLA, 2015-06-26 14:26
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  13. 3.0 summoner raid rotation / dps tips

    So im a new FF14 player in general 3 weeks in and have had no prior raiding experience with the summoner so im not sure how it played out before. ...

    Started by Sincerely, 2015-07-06 15:08
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    2015-07-06 15:25 Go to last post
  14. Spiritbonding information thread.

    So far I've deduced exactly how much spiritbond bonus you get from HQ items, materia melds, multiple melds, etc. I've not seen this info anywhere...

    Started by xopher, 2013-11-22 11:04
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    2015-07-01 01:13 Go to last post
  15. [Guide] Black Mage - Because, heavy deeps, that's why.

    this is the initial version: I know BLM isn't that complex, but I get tired of seeing blm's do bliz3 (UI3)>bliz3(at full mp)>thunder3 (at full mp),...

    Started by Indomitable Will, 2014-01-15 09:44
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  16. Unlocking dungeons

    Following Solracht's minion thread, I think that a thread telling people how to unlock the dungeons would be helpful too I'm asking the...

    Started by Ratatapa, 2013-08-23 19:39
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    2015-05-23 18:02 Go to last post
  17. DoH/DoL Leves, Dyes, Material Tiers

    First: http://xivdb.com/ I'm generally not going to list recipes here because if you can't see them in your crafting log yet, you have that. ...

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2013-09-13 12:48
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    2015-05-02 21:36 Go to last post
  18. XIV Materia Making / Spiritbonding when you can't craft to build up Gil

    well im spiritbonding there is really is no table out there on the cost of gear you can buy from NPCs over the price of AH. not everyone has a craft...

    Started by ottofoxen, 2015-04-18 16:19
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    2015-04-18 16:35 Go to last post
  19. Final Fantasy [Theorycraft] BLM Mechanics

    I made a lot of calcs recently because I recently started posting FCoB BLM specific guildes and I am one of those who open with Blizzard 3. I got...

    Started by Aikaal, 2015-02-28 21:48
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  20. Minion List

    EDIT 8/26: We have hit the image limit for the OP, so for now I will be putting the extra pictures in my second and third posts of this thread. Would...

    Started by solracht, 2013-08-17 19:12
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  21. Determination gap to primary stat debate (higher than we thought?)

    I've seen a lot mention that 2 DTR = 1 of a primary stat (str, dex, etc.) Hubby came across this which says it's more like ~6 (Go to 5:27 -...

    Started by Ksandra, 2013-09-23 19:05
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    2015-01-10 04:52 Go to last post
  22. WHM Theorycrafting and gear progression

    I'll may try to edit a more extensive progression thread as the discussion continues forward, but I seen there's no WHM thread here, so here it is. ...

    Started by Tyche, 2013-10-16 16:43
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  23. I have data, would like to develop a more accurate DMG formula

    Data: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mjYhQUIyGBbkFAG9_-QfglxslAUiAMPz-cS-VoupWUs/edit?usp=sharing Goal is to develop a better damage...

    Started by Asmoranomar, 2014-12-03 20:27
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  24. How much does main stat = 1 base weapon damage increase

    There might be a post about this topic somewhere around here, but anyone know how much of a main stat ex. int or dex = 1 base dmg on a weapon?

    Started by Son Tensei, 2014-11-18 10:42
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  25. Critical Rate Testing (And other stuff?)

    This advanced theorycrafting section isn't advanced enough; It needs more data dumps and ffxi style math theorycrafting without all the deepz mumbo...

    Started by Deadgye, 2014-03-06 10:01
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  26. Materia System - Compiled Information Thread

    As Phase 4/Early Access hasn't started yet, we currently do not have access to all data/theories when it comes to Materia. However, because I think...

    Started by Stanislaw, 2013-08-14 10:54
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  27. Dragoon Advanced

    First off, I'm gonna say this is a vastly inferior take on DRG compared to the quite-expansive Rotation Reborn topic on the OF, seen here. You can...

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2014-01-27 01:53
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  28. 2.2 Gear Comparisons

    Not new, but didn't want it to be buried in the datamining thread. (Link) Will edit in acquisition methods as they are discovered. If any typos...

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2014-03-27 13:20
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  29. i70 DPS accessories for Tanks

    I have not leveled my tanking jobs to 50 yet and most likely won't use them in group play even when I do. Just not my thing. However, I'm very...

    Started by arkaine23, 2014-02-14 04:20
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  30. Titan (Hard Mode) Strategy

    Related Threads: Ifrit (Hard Mode) Strategy Garuda (Hard Mode) Strategy ----- Titan (Hard Mode) General Party Setup One tank*

    Started by Slycer, 2013-09-16 10:35
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  31. Warrior (because lol Marauder) (Last update 9/1/13)

    1. Best race Lalafell is tops because they are hardest to see esp. in PvP and any other discussion regarding race isn't advanced. 2. Best Grand...

    Started by Churchill, 2013-08-20 20:28
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  32. XIV [Guide] Paladin Tanking Compendium (Last update 11/13/13)

    Announcement As of 11/04/2013 I have canceled my subscription. The game itself is lackluster and somewhat boring. I also found myself losing...

    Started by pixelshader, 2013-09-06 16:26
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  33. Dungeon Loot Thread

    So after the first handful of dungeons, pretty much all of the gear is untradeable and isn't on the market. XIVDB may have all the items, but since...

    Started by Cantih, 2013-08-29 00:46
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  34. Item Level 90 Gear Comparison

    I started putting a table together for myself to compare the different IL90 gear without having to look at 20+ individual items, and I thought it...

    Started by Slycer, 2013-09-25 15:09
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  35. DoL/DoH Levequest Locations

    This has been verified. Meaning you will need a DoM/DoW job at an equivalent lvl as your DoL in order to unlock your DoL leves. You also need to...

    Started by Ksandra, 2013-08-24 11:17
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  36. Cure I Formula

    Crossposting from http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxiv/threads/134775-Damage-Formula-Thread?p=1738304#post1738304 Hypothesis The Cure Formula...

    Started by Nyaanyaa_Midgardsormr, 2013-12-30 20:16
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  37. PvP Threat Assesment

    Dec 15th edit/overhaul: Removing a lot of fluff and covering stuff in 2.1 patch notes that is relevant to OP. Adding sort of table of contents....

    Started by Seravi Edalborez, 2013-12-09 17:08
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  38. Block Rates and Block Mitigation

    This is pretty accurate I think. Base block rate and protection should be 100 points in both categories, for 10%. So if you had a shield with 0...

    Started by Rajah, 2013-09-10 13:39
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  39. Best repeatable tradecraft leves.

    I've gone from 14-23 on Armorer on essentially one levequest (Headbangers -- requires a Barbut; HQ version is 6000xp per turn in). The Decorated...

    Started by fren., 2013-09-01 19:21
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  40. Garuda (Hard Mode) Strategy

    Related Threads: Ifrit (Hard Mode) Strategy Titan (Hard Mode) Strategy ----- Garuda (Hard Mode) General Party Setup One or two tanks

    Started by Slycer, 2013-09-12 12:57
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  41. AF2 vs. Relic Weapon +1 Upgrade Priority

    How is everyone approaching this? NQ Artemis is definitely the first goal as the upgrade over a primal weapon on a WD basis is too much to beat. ...

    Started by Wulfgang, 2013-09-11 12:36
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  42. paladin rotation!

    Yes. I mean just Paladin, what happens after you equip your soul crystal. Although I initially wished to discuss gearing as well, I wanted to...

    Started by Vorbild, 2013-08-29 13:26
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  43. Dungeon & Primal guide/strategy

    Maybe we can pool strategies and guides into 1 spot? Can add hard mode primals too since I see it asked a bit. Also, I'll try to keep it up to date...

    Started by Rehn, 2013-09-03 14:45
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  44. Free Company Points

    Gathering up all the data for the Company Points system. I'll keep this updated with what we have nailed down for certain. Points to Rank Up Rank...

    Started by Mina, 2013-08-17 20:56
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  45. Primary stats for each class, 2.0 style

    I'm not sure if things have changed from 1.0 stat allocation to 2.0, but I came across this site that had guides for each class:...

    Started by AnghellicKarma, 2013-08-27 10:15
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    2013-09-28 12:22 Go to last post
  46. Ifrit (Hard Mode) Strategy

    Related Threads: Garuda (Hard Mode) Strategy Titan (Hard Mode) Strategy ----- Ifrit (Hard Mode) General Party Setup One tank

    Started by Slycer, 2013-09-11 15:40
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 16,012
    2013-09-20 17:37 Go to last post
  47. Macros

    I don't know if this is advanced, but I think it could use a place for discussion. There's so many basic things I want to do that I can't seem to...

    Started by Celeras, 2013-09-03 05:29
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    2013-09-16 02:31 Go to last post
  48. FATE in Haze

    As mentioned in the Phase 4 thread: http://www.bluegartr.com/threads/117543-Phase-4-impressions-discussion-thread?p=5854546&viewfull=1#post5854546 ...

    Started by solracht, 2013-08-19 15:21
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  49. Paladin HQ Cure Build

    This is completely ridiculous and must be considered so, because: Swords have 0 magic DMG rating. That said, a MND build is in order, because: A...

    Started by Rajah, 2013-09-04 09:58
    • Replies: 17
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    2013-09-06 17:06 Go to last post
  50. XIV Best GC for each class?

    Mod edit: See post #4 below for information It would SEEM to me that a city's GC rewards should benefit the classes whose Guilds are within their...

    Started by AnghellicKarma, 2013-08-26 11:53
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    2013-09-04 00:28 Go to last post
  51. Ruin II Damage

    Benefits: 1. Unaspected Damage 2. Instant cast (See Tools and limitations to understand why this is a benefit) 3. SCH can use this (See tools and...

    Started by Yugl, 2013-08-30 14:24
    • Replies: 4
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    2013-09-02 16:28 Go to last post

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