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Monsters: Which drop Components – 9 shown
Special monsters are spawned by quests, FATEs, or leves, or are normally occuring monsters with special properties for use in quests; instance monsters appear in dungeons, guildhests, and quest instances; notorious monsters (NMs) are unique monsters of particular note; high notorious monsters (HNMs) are unique monsters with notable rewards
Name
The family of the monster; if the monster has a class, that is also shown here; a ∗ indicates that the monster is a special quest monster and may have special defenses or other properties
Type
The range of levels this monster may appear at; the specific level of a monster depends on where it is encountered
Lv. Range
Hostile monsters will attack characters up to 10 levels above their own level; some passive monsters may be hostile when appearing in certain contexts, such as leves or FATEs
Behavior
Drops Areas
Special monsters are spawned by quests, FATEs, or leves, or are normally occuring monsters with special properties for use in quests; instance monsters appear in dungeons, guildhests, and quest instances; notorious monsters (NMs) are unique monsters of particular note; high notorious monsters (HNMs) are unique monsters with notable rewards
Name
The family of the monster; if the monster has a class, that is also shown here; a ∗ indicates that the monster is a special quest monster and may have special defenses or other properties
Type
The range of levels this monster may appear at; the specific level of a monster depends on where it is encountered
Lv. Range
Hostile monsters will attack characters up to 10 levels above their own level; some passive monsters may be hostile when appearing in certain contexts, such as leves or FATEs
Behavior
Drops Areas
Cactuar 24–28 Hostile Cactuar Needle -
Ochu 47 Hostile Ochu Vine -
Ochu 48 Hostile Ochu Vine East Shroud
Ochu 20–44 Hostile Ochu Vine East Shroud
Ochu 32–50 Hostile Ochu Vine -
Cactuar 25–27 Passive Cactuar Needle Southern Thanalan
Cactuar 25–29 Hostile Cactuar Needle -
Cactuar 35 Hostile Cactuar Needle -
Cactuar 38 Hostile Cactuar Needle -
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Gathering Points: Containing Components – 1 shown
Class Tool
The level of this gathering point, which indicates the maximum level of the items found there; unspoiled points are denoted by one or more stars
Level
A list of the items that can be found at this gathering point, in the order they appear in the gathering list; items in unspoiled gathering points have their slot listed to make them easier to find; hidden items only appear randomly; it is only possible to gather a single rare item from a given point, even if you increase your normal gathering yield
Items
Area Location
The approximate (X, Y) location of the gathering points; in most cases, several points will appear in this vicinity; only one unspoiled point may appear at a time, and it may be at different coordinates than those listed
Coordinates
The number of gathering points of this type that will appear at any given time
Points
Unspoiled gathering points only appear at certain times of the day; all times listed are in Eorzea time; the countdown timer shows in green for currently available points, and blue for points which will be available within the next 5 minutes
Appearance
Any triggered bonuses available on these gathering points if you have the appropriate Whisperer trait; not all gathering points have a triggered bonus
Bonuses
Class Tool
The level of this gathering point, which indicates the maximum level of the items found there; unspoiled points are denoted by one or more stars
Level
A list of the items that can be found at this gathering point, in the order they appear in the gathering list; items in unspoiled gathering points have their slot listed to make them easier to find; hidden items only appear randomly; it is only possible to gather a single rare item from a given point, even if you increase your normal gathering yield
Items
Area Location
The approximate (X, Y) location of the gathering points; in most cases, several points will appear in this vicinity; only one unspoiled point may appear at a time, and it may be at different coordinates than those listed
Coordinates
The number of gathering points of this type that will appear at any given time
Points
Unspoiled gathering points only appear at certain times of the day; all times listed are in Eorzea time; the countdown timer shows in green for currently available points, and blue for points which will be available within the next 5 minutes
Appearance
Any triggered bonuses available on these gathering points if you have the appropriate Whisperer trait; not all gathering points have a triggered bonus
Bonuses
Botanist Secondary Tool 50 ★ Trillium (Slot 1), Dark Matter Cluster (Hidden), Unaspected Crystal (Hidden) Sanctum of the Twelve (X:17 Y:19) 1 5:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m. -
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Gathering Log: For Components – 1 shown
Limited items are either hidden or rare and cannot be gathered in the same quantities as normal items; timed items are only found on gathering points that appear at certain times of the day; collectables are items that are turned in to NPCs rather than used as recipes
Log Entry
The links in this column correspond to the items being gathered, rather than the gathering log entry
Item
Class Tool Level Note
The areas listed in the gathering log interface for this entry
Areas
Limited items are either hidden or rare and cannot be gathered in the same quantities as normal items; timed items are only found on gathering points that appear at certain times of the day; collectables are items that are turned in to NPCs rather than used as recipes
Log Entry
The links in this column correspond to the items being gathered, rather than the gathering log entry
Item
Class Tool Level Note
The areas listed in the gathering log interface for this entry
Areas
Item Botanist Secondary Tool 50 ★ - East Shroud (Lv. 50 ???)
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Ventures: Components – 2 shown
The number of items returned by a venture is based on your statistics and is somewhat random; the number listed on the venture list may not accurately reflect the number retrieved by the venture
Name
Type Classes Level
Item-specific ventures will have their duration decreased to 40m or 50m if your retainer's statistics are high enough
Duration
Cost
The amount of experience gained from a Quick Exploration venture is random, based on the item retrieved
Experience
Requirements
The number of items returned by a venture is based on your statistics and is somewhat random; the number listed on the venture list may not accurately reflect the number retrieved by the venture
Name
Type Classes Level
Item-specific ventures will have their duration decreased to 40m or 50m if your retainer's statistics are high enough
Duration
Cost
The amount of experience gained from a Quick Exploration venture is random, based on the item retrieved
Experience
Requirements
Hunting Any Disciple of War or Magic 29 60m Venture 30,000 Average Item Level 10
Hunting Any Disciple of War or Magic 40 60m Venture 48,784 Average Item Level 20

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