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Guildhests are a type of duty in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Their purpose is to serve as tutorials and practice missions for the undertaking of group content.

Guildhests are accessed through the Duty Finder once a player unlocks it by speaking to Battlewardens at certain hamlets near the beginning of the game, after completing their first Guildleve. There are fourteen Guildhests in total, ranging from level 10 to level 40 (with two every 5 levels). Each is undertaken by a light party of four players, with the exception of the final Guildhest, which calls for a full party of eight players. Completing a guildhest unlocks the next one in sequence.

Each guildhest focuses on a particular strategy that may be needed to complete the various duties in Final Fantasy XIV, with the Battlewarden coaching the party through each step. Completing the guildhest will reward players with EXP, gil, and Grand Company seals for participation. A bonus of EXP will be awarded if no players get K.O. during the Guildhest, and for first time participation (per class). All Guildhests are instanced battles set at certain places in the open-world.

List of Guildhests[]

Name Level Boss Lesson
Basic Training: Enemy Parties. Basic Training: Enemy Parties 10 Elder Goobbue Pulling and dealing with groups of enemies.
Under the Armor. Under the Armor 10 Bockman Dealing with enemy reinforcements.
Basic Training: Enemy Strongholds. Basic Training: Enemy Strongholds 15 Ledge Leaper Progressing through a dungeon.
Hero on the Half Shell. Hero on the Half Shell 15 Gil Turtle Alternative means of dealing with enemies.
Pulling Poison Posies. Pulling Poison Posies 20 Toxic Battrap Avoiding hazardous areas.
Stinging Back. Stinging Back 20 Redbelly Swarmpoint Navigating through several groups of enemies and dealing with enemy healers.
All's Well that Ends in the Well banner image from Final Fantasy XIV.png All's Well that Ends in the Well 25 Briaxio of the Well Dealing with status effects.
Flicking Sticks and Taking Names. Flicking Sticks and Taking Names 25 Stikflix Grumblytoss Avoiding and exploiting area of effect attacks.
More than a Feeler. More than a Feeler 30 Toxic Tamlyn Learning which enemies to target and which to avoid.
Annoy the Void. Annoy the Void 30 Buso Balancing mechanics and reinforcements.
Shadow and Claw. Shadow and Claw 35 Shadowclaw Dealing with unkillable minions while fighting a boss.
Long Live the Queen. Long Live the Queen 35 Bomb Queen Dealing with self-destructing enemies.
Ward Up. Ward Up 40 Camio Spreading out damage to kill all targets within a short window.
Solemn Trinity. Solemn Trinity 40 Gigant chieftains Grouping with a full party, splitting the party's focus, and defending objectives.
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