All Rival Wings changes in FFXIV patch 6.2

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Final Fantasy XIV is one of the most popular MMOs of all time. It has been around for more than 10 years, thanks to its fantastic setting and storyline, friendly community, and popular end-game content. Fans of PvP love FFXIV for its large-scale Rival Wings battle arena. These battles see up to 48 combatants go head-to-head in two teams, the Falcons and the Ravens, built up of multiple four-person parties. So, what are all the Rival Wings changes in FFXIV patch 6.2?

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What are the Rival Wings PVP Changes in FFXIV Patch 6.2?

These changes only require players to purchase of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. No other expansions are needed.

  • The Hidden Gorge campaign has been made available
  • The following PvP balance adjustments have been made
  • Mount speed has been increased.
  • The tank, monk, samurai, and reaper modifier for damage taken has been changed from -20% to -30%.
  • The dragoon and ninja modifier for damage taken has been changed from -15% to -30%.
  • The physical ranged DPS, healer, black mage, and summoner modifier for damage taken has been changed from -10% to -15%.
  • The red mage modifier for damage taken has been changed from -10% to -15%.
  • The tank and melee DPS modifier for damage taken has been changed from -20% to -30%.
  • The physical ranged DPS, magical ranged DPS, and healer modifier for damage taken has been changed from 0% to -15%.
  • The potency of the Flying High status has been adjusted.
  • The HP and actions of warmachina have been adjusted.
  • The HP and actions of mammets, gobtanks, and goblin mercenaries have been adjusted.
  • The HP of towers and cores has been adjusted.
  • The actions of steam cannons have been adjusted.
  • The potency of the HP over time effect granted by the Tower Defense effect has been adjusted.
  • The damage over time effect of magitek fields has been adjusted.
  • The damage threshold required to obtain goblin mercenaries has been adjusted.

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