What are Grand Companies in Final Fantasy XIV?

Choose your faction.

Final Fantasy XIV has a plethora of factions, companies, and organizations that players can join. One type of conglomerate that players will find along their adventures is the Grand Company system. It's important to know what these factions are and how they operate.

Grand Companies are factions in Final Fantasy XIV, and players choose one of Eorzea's three Grand Companies to join as part of the A Realm Reborn Main Scenario Quests. The Grand Companies and their points of origin in Final Fantasy XIV are:

  • The Immortal Flames (Ul'dah)
  • The Maelstrom (Limsa Lominsa)
  • The Order of the Twin Adder (Gridania)

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Each faction has its own ranking system, and players can climb to the title of Captain, provided they complete the requirements necessary to move up in rank.

RankMaximum SealsPromotion Requirements
Private Third Class10,000Trade 2,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Private Second Class15,000Trade 3,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Private First Class20,000Trade 4,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Corporal25,000Trade 5,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Sergeant Third Class30,000Trade 6,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Complete Company Hunting Log Rank 1
Sergeant Second Class35,000Trade 7,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Sergeant First Class40,000Trade 8,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Chief Sergeant45,000Trade 9,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Complete Shadows Uncast Quest
Second Lieutenant50,000Trade 10,000 Seals to Personnel Officer
Complete Gilding the Bilious
Complete Company Hunting Log Rank 2
First Lieutenant80,000Reach Rank 3 in Adventurer Squadrons
Captain90,000Complete 5 Unique Command Missions
Complete Flagged Mission: Sapper Strike
Info via Final Fantasy XIV Wiki

Grand Companies also have exclusive emotes, gear, and barding that players can trade their seals for as they progress through the company ranks.

For more on Final Fantasy XIV, be sure to check out some of our other articles, like All Endwalker Main Scenario Quests in Final Fantasy XIV here on Pro Game Guides.

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