December 5, 2023

Easter is upon us! And what higher method to have fun the event than with FFXIV’s Easter-themed occasion, the Hatching-Tide? In addition to egg-themed decorations and puns, you’ll be coping with Tonberry’s shenanigans.

Who doesn’t know Tonberry? He’s one of the crucial iconic characters in the entire lore of Remaining Fantasy. He’s an enemy feared by many, and rightfully so, contemplating how a lot harm his cute little Chef’s Knife can do. Nonetheless, in the event you put up together with his antics in the course of the Hatching-Tide occasion, you may bag some cute (however borderline creepy) Tonberry glamour gear! On this information, I’ll be going over this distinctive seasonal occasion and what rewards you may get for it.

Get Alongside and Play Knife

Let’s go over the necessities for the occasion actual fast. First, your character should have accomplished the Fundamental State of affairs Quest ‘It’s In all probability Pirates.’ And second, you’ll have to be not less than degree 15 to be eligible for the Hatching-Tide occasion. For those who’ve ticked these requisites off, head to Gridania and work together with quest NPC Jihli Aliapoh. She could be present in Outdated Gridania on the correct facet of the stage at Mih Khetto’s Amphitheatre (X:10.2, Y:9.4). From there, you can begin the ‘Get Alongside and Play Knife’ quest.

This quest will activity you to decorate up as a Tonberry and take care of some Slyphs. After the cutscene ends, speak to Hamlyn—who could be discovered subsequent to Jihli—to equip a Tonberry outfit. Do you have to lose it, you may reapply this transformation buff by speaking to Hamlyn once more.

Now, there are three Slyphs so that you can scare off, which you could find in these places:

  • Wily Whiner – X:10.8, Y:8.2
  • Excited Amphibian-lover – X:11.5, Y:9.1
  • Not sure Confederate – X:11.9, Y:8.6

Yow will discover the Wily Whiner down the trail to Apkallu Falls, good of the Mih Khetto’s Amphitheatre. The primary Slyph could be discovered hovering there. For the final two Slyphs, they’re behind you throughout the bridge. You’ll discover two NPCs discussing one thing with one another. When you move them, flip round and stroll proper off the cliff. The 2 Slyphs could be discovered slightly below it.

After you scare them, return to Hamlyn, then speak to Jihli to complete the ultimate steps of the search. Finishing ‘Get Alongside and Play Knife’ rewards you with 1440 EXP and 286 Gil.

Chaos, Carnage, Eggs

The second quest of the occasion, ‘Chaos, Carnage, Eggs’, will ship you to Central Shroud to finish a particular occasion FATE. The quickest method to attain Central Shroud is by teleporting to Bentbranch Meadows, the closest Aetheryte.

The ‘Don’t Be Slyphish FATE’ mechanically spawns each eight minutes, so that you might need to attend some time to begin in the event you didn’t make it in time. You’ll comprehend it’s about to spawn once you hear a sound impact of a giant crowd enjoying. Click on the ‘Be part of FATE’ button within the quest record. In doing so, you’ll be reworked into sporting the Tonberry costume once more.

Your activity is to gather Archon Eggs and ship them to Hamlyn, who could be discovered close by. You must acquire the eggs that spawn on the bottom whereas the Slyphs and large Mammet will attempt to stun you with their lightning assaults. Since so much is going on, you’ll want to observe your step, as being hit by one of many AoEs can immobilize you for a couple of seconds.

To scare them off, you may decide up the Archon Eggs utilizing the “Frighten” motion on Suspect Slyphs. That is the one capability you should utilize whilst you’re reworked. You’ll want to flip your eggs in to Hamlyn earlier than the FATE concludes to get credit score for collaborating. The variety of Archon Eggs you’ll want to offer out will depend on what number of gamers are doing the FATE. For those who’re partying up with different gamers, getting a full contribution for the search is less complicated.

When the FATE is over, return to Jihli to conclude the search. As a reward, you’ll get some Particular Midnight Archon Eggs Ballroom Etiquette – Unnerving Undulations merchandise, which unlocks the Frighten emote.

Unlocking the Tonberry Outfit & Different Gadgets

You’re most likely desirous about what you’ll do with the Particular Midnight Archon Eggs you simply received, and to reply that query, there’s a objective to them. These are the forex used to unlock a Tonberry outfit, plus a couple of different curiosities. To commerce these eggs, go to the Dreamer NPC in Outdated Gridania (X:10.3, Y: 9.1).

Right here’s the worth record of all of the items of the Tonberry outfit, in addition to the opposite rewards you may acquire:

Reward Worth
Tonberry Head 2 Eggs
Tonberry Fingers 2 Eggs
Tonberry Physique 2 Eggs
Tonberry Culottes 2 Eggs
Tonberry Boots 2 Eggs
10x Magicked Prism 1 Egg
Hippity-hoppity Hatching-tide Commercial Wall-mounted Furnishing 2 Eggs
Pa-Paya Demastered Orchestrion Roll 3 Eggs

You’ll be able to repeat the FATE as usually as potential whereas the seasonal occasion stays lively. That means, you may earn sufficient eggs to get all of the rewards. The FATE rewards gamers with about 5 Particular Midnight Archon Eggs on common, so that you’ll must repeat it not less than 4 instances to get sufficient eggs within the basket.

As is the custom with occasions in Remaining Fantasy XIV, all of the furnishing objects, garments,  and emotes from the Hatching-Tide will turn into unavailable as soon as it concludes. You’ll solely be capable of buy them utilizing actual cash as soon as they turn into obtainable within the on-line store in 2024. You’ll primarily be ready for an entire 12 months to have the prospect to get these things once more—and never free of charge—so that you may as effectively seize them now.

When Will the Hatching-Tide Occasion Finish?

The Hatching-Tide occasion for FFXIV began on March 27 and is ready to finish on April 10, so don’t miss out on its seasonal rewards earlier than it goes away for good. Seasonal occasions are the norm within the MMO trade, and Remaining Fantasy 14 is not any exception. Whereas they’re sometimes brief, they’re all the time a wonderful method to get free cosmetics to your character.

For those who love these cute however lethal Tonberrys, you may stroll across the Amphitheatre space and speak to a number of Tonberry NPCs there. There’s the Gleaning Tonberry, who you may know as Erenvill from the bottom Endwalker growth. You may as well discover the Mooning Tonberry and Too-beautiful Tonberry from the Weaver questline. You may even speak to the Suspect Tonberry NPC, a glamoured Slyph in disguise who merely needs to benefit from the festivities with out inflicting any hassle.