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Final Fantasy XIV Details Upcoming Patch 5.45 Content, Including Blue Mage Level Cap Changes And More

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February 2nd is fast approaching, and with it comes Final Fantasy XIV's latest patch update to the MMORPG. Patch 5.45 will bring with it changes to the Blue Mage job, as well as new upgrades to Skysteel Tools and more.

As detailed on the official preview site for the upcoming patch, players can start to look forward to what to expect when Patch 5.45 hits next week. One of the main changes coming with the patch is with the Blue Mage, raising its level cap to 70. Patch 5.45 will also include all-new Blue Mage job-specific quests and gear, new spells and see their "logs updated with 4.x patch content."

Also coming with Patch 5.45 are new Resistance Weapon quests. Save the Quest: Past to Rest comes to Final Fantasy XIV, as well as take on the new large-scale battle, Delubrum Reginae. 

Per the preview site, details about Delubrum Reginae:

Beneath the wastes of Bozja Citadel lie the ruins of Queen Gunnhildr's kingdom. The temple at its heart, once a shining beacon of hope for Bozja, now remains forever shrouded in darkness. And it is there the Warrior of Light must lay the queen's legacy to rest.

You can check out the full notes and preview on the official Final Fantasy XIV website. Patch 5.45 comes to the MMORPG on February 2nd, alongside the new Season 18, which you can read about here.


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore