Have you been looking back at some of the more memorable fights from the Treasures of Aht Urhgan storyline, wishing you could do them all over again? Wishing you could take on a far more powerful version of Gessho or Lancelord Gaheel Ja for some valuable loot? Your wish will soon be granted, for in the May version update of Final Fantasy XI, hard mode versions of the Puppets in Peril and Legacy of the Lost battles will be implemented, with unique and valuable rewards available to those who prevail!
Let us know what you think of these upcoming fights over on the ZAM forums!
From the official Final Fantasy XI forums:
[dev1204] Additional High-tier Battlefields
New High-tier Battlefields and Enemies
Puppet in Peril
Run headfirst into a joust with Lancelord Gaheel Ja!
Legacy of the Lost
Ruffle a few of Gessho's feathers by engaging him in battle.
Joining the Fray
The key items required to participate in these battlefields can be acquired from the following NPCs in exchange for merit points.
Trisvain in Northern San d'Oria (J-7)
Raving Opossum in Port Bastok (J-11)
Mimble-Pimble in Port Windurst (L-5)
- Requisite Key Items
Name Number of Merit Points Required Puppet In Peril Phantom Gem 20 Legacy Phantom Gem 20
- Requisite Key Items
- Difficulty Levels
Each mission battlefield is divided into five levels of difficulty. Boss strength, number and drop rate of spoils, and content level increase in line with difficulty.
Difficulty Content Level Very Easy 113 Easy 116 Normal 119 Difficult Greater than 119 Very Difficult Greater than 119
* Players must have cleared the battlefield on normal to select either difficult or very difficult.
* All party members must be in possession of the required key item to enter.
- Mission battlefield, boss, and entry restrictions
Mission Name Required Key Item Point of Entry Boss Entry Restrictions â˜…Puppet in Peril Puppet In Peril Phantom Gem Jade Sepulcher Lancelord Gaheel Ja All Levels Thirty Minutes Six-Person Party â˜…Legacy of the Lost Legacy Phantom Gem Talacca Cove Gessho All Levels Thirty Minutes Six-Person Party
Spoils are rewarded both for vanquishing the boss and clearing the battlefield, and include items needed for reforging artifact and relic armor in addition to equipment unique to each battlefield.