A single element of gameplay is a common thread through the Final Fantasy series: The party.
Experience and merit parties are crucial in FFXI. The grind to level 75 can take months, even years, for players to finish. Having fun, productive experience parties with maximum convenience and minimal downtime is goal shared by all adventurers of Vana'diel. The purpose of this guide is to help people find and prepare for their experience parties. Use this guide to find information such as where you should camp, what kind of monsters you'll face and what kind of tank you should have.
Following some general guidelines will help you have more consistent, productive experience parties:
Check out this page on grouping for more information on building parties.
Listed below are the various experience and merit camps of Vana'diel. This list should only be considered as a guide. It is not complete, and different people may have different experiences and tips for various areas.
Here are the camps, by level and in order of expansion: