2007 Sunbreeze Festival  

Start Area: Windurst Woods
Start NPC:Moogle
Type:Special Event
Related Areas:Bastok Markets
Bastok Mines
East Sarutabaruta
Northern San d'Oria
Port Bastok
South Gustaberg
Southern San d'Oria
West Ronfaure
Windurst Waters
Windurst Woods
Min Level:1
Max Level:75
Items Required:Goldfish Bowl
Items Granted:Black Bubble-Eye
M&P Chicken
Onnagimi Yukata
Otokogimi Yukata
Last Updated: Sat May 15 23:29:11 2010

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Adventurer! Adventurer! The Sunbreeze Festival is here, kupo! What is the Sunbreeze Festival, you ask? Well, I guess if you knew, you'd already be in Vana'diel, kupo. Alright!

Listen! Do you hear that? Those are the sweet sounds of the Sunbreeze Shuffle, a traditional dance piece from the Far East, kupo. It's said that when that tune starts, there isn't a soul who cannot keep his feet from dancing a merry jig. Just ask the Rakapopo dancers grooving all about the three nations, kupo!

Oooh! And what about the booms echoing in the night sky? The dazzling patterns created by the magic of light? Why, that would be the fireworks displays, put on by the nations' greatest alchemists, kupo. Every night, after dusk, watch as the heavens bloom in a thousand colors! It's enough to make even the hardest hearts soften.

What is that? Song, dance, and dazzling pyrotechnics aren't enough to get you in the mood for summer? Well then, what about scooping goldfish? Nothing is better to beat the heat than extirpating miniature aquans from hydrogen/oxygen-based pools all across Vana'diel, kupo!

Illustration by Mitsuhiro Arita
Illustration by Mitsuhiro Arita

Eh? The heat is still too much to bear, then how about a few chills to cool that spine of yours? If it's hair-raising excitement you're searching for, then you need look no further than the moogles' infamous "test of courage."

Grab a friend and hold her hand tight as you delve into some of the creepiest, crawliest dungeons in all of Vana'diel to retrieve a hidden relic and escape...alive!

This year's event is so frightening that there were several instances of moogles making early exits during the MHMU test runs! Oh, but we're sure you'll have nooo problem making it through, so why not sign up for the ride of your life...to hell! Mwahahahaha, kupo!

Now take off that heavy, sweaty, blood-stained armor, change into your yukata, and have some fun!


The festivities begin at 1:00 am on Thursday, July 26 and will last until 1:00 am on Monday, August 20. The Moogles' test of courage will begin at 1:00 am on Saturday, August 1 and will last until 1:00 am on Monday, August 20.


Fireworks displays, Sunbreeze dances, and numerous other events will be held in the following areas:

San d'Oria

  • West Ronfaure
  • East Ronfaure
  • Southern San d'Oria
  • Northern San d'Oria
  • Port San d'Oria


  • North Gustaberg
  • South Gustaberg
  • Bastok Mines
  • Bastok Markets
  • Port Bastok


  • West Sarutabaruta
  • East Sarutabaruta
  • Windurst Waters
  • Windurst Walls
  • Windurst Woods
  • Port Windurst


  • Eastern Altepa Desert
  • Western Altepa Desert
  • Rabao

Fireworks and music will begin at nightfall each day, kupo.

Special Goods?

Grown out of your old swimsuit? Moths eat holes in your yukata? Well, you will find all the latest Sunbreeze styles, as well as several other festive items, on sale in the following locations:

  • Southern San d'Oria (D-8)
  • Port Bastok (L-8)
  • Windurst Waters (G-10)
  • Rabao (F-7)

Goldfish Scooping?

For the duration of the festival, adventurers can visit the following areas to test their skill at goldfish scooping:

  • West Ronfaure (G-10)
  • South Gustaberg (E-8)
  • East Sarutabaruta (H-8)
  • Rabao (F-7)

No scoop? No bowl? No problem! Vendors in the aforementioned locations have the goods to meet all your goldfish scooping needs, kupo!

Testing thy Mettle?

The Sunbreeze Festival's piece de resistance--the moogle's test of courage--will available in the following locations:

  • Southern San d'Oria (K-9)
  • Northern San d'Oria (D-8)
  • Bastok Mines (I-9)
  • Bastok Markets (G-9)
  • Windurst Waters (F-5)
  • Windurst Woods (K-10)

This page last modified 2008-01-16 13:27:15.
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# Aug 16 2008 at 5:16 AM Rating: Decent
Anyone know how to get a goldfish bowl in Ronfer (G-10)? I only see scoops for sale.
# Aug 10 2007 at 3:33 AM Rating: Decent
Leave it to SE to f*** something up like a festival. Nothing but 3 minute food. I even had to pay 20k for my swim suit outfit and 50k for the Lord's Yukata. Umm, hello! WHere is the good prizes SE?
# Aug 12 2007 at 5:37 PM Rating: Decent
36 posts
so when was the last time you got something other than a crappy item that was of no use except as a momento from a carnival or fair in real life? the holiday events never have and never will give uber items. the best you can hope for is a cool looking piece of equipment (ie pitchfork, yukata, pumpkin head).
# Aug 10 2007 at 2:58 PM Rating: Decent
Did you do the quest with a member of each race and gender? Don't know if that gets you a better reward or not, but it seems like something SE would do.
# Sep 03 2007 at 10:15 AM Rating: Decent
101 posts
Problem with that is after doing it a few times too many people were getting discouraged at only getting food. If you read the old ones for this festival, they got the yukatas for the firsst run throughs. Only point of this festival was getting staging points and mining in places that were too dangerous otherwise.
# Aug 05 2007 at 10:32 AM Rating: Decent
218 posts
Can you get the Otaku or Otokogimi Yukatas this year?
New items?
# Jul 27 2007 at 10:25 PM Rating: Decent
77 posts
Any new items this year? I haven't had a chance to play yet, just curious if there's any new armor or something cool.
Ramuh's Squad
# Jul 26 2007 at 11:13 PM Rating: Default
This is pretty fun festival when doin it with friends. In Ramuh we have/had an alliance here in West Ronfaure laughin it up and scoopin some stuff. Great festival.
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