How to unlock the Sky Blue Back minion in Final Fantasy XIV

Tiny blue bird minion!

In Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.3, one of the new minions added was the adorable Sky Blue Back minion. A diminutive bird creature with blue coloring, the minion is a miniaturized version of the huge Blue Backs you can find on your Island Sanctuary. Here’s how to get the Sky Blue Back minion in Final Fantasy XIV

Unlocking the Sky Blue Back minion in FFXIV

The Sky Blue Back minion is obtainable for 4,000 Seafarer’s Cowries. To purchase the Sky Blue Back, you’ll need to first unlock the Cozy Cabin in the Island Sanctuary. Then, talk to the Horrendous Hoarder Mammet NPC, who will have the Sky Blue Back minion for sale. It’s under the Exclusive Items tab.

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How to get Seafarer’s Cowries in FFXIV

Seafarer’s Cowries are the blue cowrie that’s obtained a number of ways on your Island Sanctuary. Almost every objective reward a small amount of Cowries, but you can also sell items, export materials, and complete daily challenges to obtain more. However, as Seafarer’s Cowries are also the currency used to upgrade your Island Sanctuary, you might want to make sure you have a healthy surplus before purchasing any minions or mounts you might want!

For more Final Fantasy XIV unlock guides, check out How to unlock the Chrysomallos mount in Final Fantasy XIV on Pro Game Guides.

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Michael lives in the UK, but wishes he lived in Eorzea. A life-long gamer, Four years ago, he ditched a "real" job to write about video games for a living, and hasn't looked back. When not guiding players how to get the latest mounts, crafting recipes, and in-game goodies, he spends his time nurturing an unhealthy addiction to MMOs and gacha games.

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