Final Fantasy XIV (FFXIV) Ultimate Raiders could soon have a new challenge to surmount. The next entry into the Final Fantasy XIV The “Ultimate Raid” series is coming to patch 6.11 of EndwalkerGeneral Chat Chat Lounge Called “Dragonsong’s Reprise,” the Ultimate Dragonsong Raid will cover the final battles FFXIV Heavensward expansion.
Producers Naoki “Yoshi-P” Yoshida and Toshio “Foxclon” Murouchi teased the new content during a letter from the Producer Live broadcast. Although they didn’t go into detail about what players could expect, some in-development screens from the Ultimate Dragonsong Raid were on hand to hint at the possibilities.
FFXIV Ultimate Raids are designed for challenging content for high-end players, with a level of complexity that exceeds the Extreme Trials and Savage Raids elsewhere in the game. Currently there are four Ultimate Raids in the game, spanning content from A Realm Reborn and HeavenswardGeneral Chat Chat Lounge Ultimate Raids usually take the form of “boss gauntlets” that pit players against groups of eight against multiple, heavily enhanced versions of their bosses in the main scenario or other content. According to the team, though, Ultimate Dragonsong will be a bit different. The fight was designed by FFXIV Battle Content Director Masaki Ozma ”Nakagawa and will contain twists that set it apart from other Ultimate Raids.
The screens also include a look at Patch 3.3’s “The Final Steps of Faith,” but with players facing off against both Nidhogg and Hraesvelgr. Similarly, shots from the final boss fight Heavensward‘s “The Vault” dungeon showed off Ser Charibert and the other bosses standing together.
Final Fantasy XIV is available immediately on PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. The Ultimate Dragonsong raid will arrive with Patch 6.11. Patch 6.1 goes live in April 2022.