The Final Fantasy XIV Lodestone has been updated with information about changes coming to the Battle System with an update scheduled to go live on Wednesday, February 2nd. The changes are, according to developers, a direct result of player feedback and include new text commands, enemy rank and party composition and XP awards.
Battle: Skill and Experience Point Awards
Several balancing changes will be made that will bring greater benefits than ever before to multi-player battle. Party bonuses will be adjusted to award larger amounts of skill and experience points based on party size. Further changes will also ensure that greater differences between player and enemy rank will yield greater rewards as well. The amount of skill and experience points available from enemies ranked lower than a player will be reduced, but defeating enemies ranked higher than oneself will now yield greater amounts.
For players engaging in solo battle, the amount of skill and experience points currently awarded after rank 20 falls off sharply. To address this, we will be implementing changes that will better balance the amount available between ranks 20 and 23.
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