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'''Othard''' is one of the three great continents on [[Hydaelyn]] in ''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]''. Although currently inaccessible in gameplay, it is referenced throughout Eorzea. When revealing the design concept behind the [[Au Ra]] race, it was also stated they hail from Othard. Othard will be accessible in the expansion [[Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood]].
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'''Othard''' is one of the three great continents on [[Hydaelyn]] in ''[[Final Fantasy XIV]]''. It is featured in the ''[[Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood|Stormblood]]'' expansion as one of regions of the Far East.
   
Othard is under control of the [[Garlemald|Garlean Empire]] , being the first continent the empire walked into when they began expanding out of [[Ilsabard]]. It was home to the city-state of [[Doma (Final Fantasy XIV)|Doma]] before its people rebelled against the imperial control and were forced to flee before their home was razed to the ground. The Garlean occupation has resulted in increasing numbers of displaced [[Au Ra]] seeking refuge in Eorzea.
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When revealing the design concept behind the [[Au Ra]] race, it was also stated they hail from Othard. Many parts of Othard is under control of the [[Garlemald|Garlean Empire]], having invaded it once they began expanding out of [[Ilsabard]]. It was home to the city-state of [[Doma (Final Fantasy XIV)|Doma]] before its people rebelled against the imperial control and were forced to flee before their home was razed to the ground. The Garlean occupation has resulted in increasing numbers of displaced Au Ra seeking refuge in [[Eorzea]].
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==Profile==
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Upon the eastern banks of Othard lies Doma, the lands from which the ninja and samurai hail. Invaded twenty-five years ago by the Garlean Empire in their relentless effort to expand their borders, this once-peaceful nation now struggles under the imperial yoke. In the wake of a recent large-scale uprising that ended in failure, a majority of the civilians have been stripped of even their most fundamental freedoms.
   
 
==Geography==
 
==Geography==
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Othard's climate in the areas seen thus far is fairly mild, comparable to [[La Noscea]] and [[Dravania]]. The land features expansive steppes, wet rice farmland, and a number of mountains ranges. To the east lies the [[Hingashi]] archipelego and the Glass Sea. To the west lies the island of [[Thavnair]].
   
Little is known about Othard's climate beyond it being described as having deep valleys and high mountain peaks in its eastern reaches. One known geographical area is the Azim Steppe, a vast grasslands that is home to numerous small tribes of nomadic Xaela ruled by khans.<ref>http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxiv/threads/281457-Letter-from-the-Producer-LIVE-Part-XXVII-Digest-%2802-10-2016%29?p=3563315&viewfull=1#post3563315</ref>
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===The [[Ruby Sea]]===
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A sea area infested with pirate activity. Extensive volcanism has shaped many of the islands in this area, and a few settlements can even be found beneath the ocean waves along the seabed.
   
 
===[[Yanxia]]===
 
===[[Yanxia]]===
This region is home to the city-state of Doma.
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Located along the delta of the One River, this area is home to the nation of Doma. The area consists of extensive wet rice cultivation, though under Garlean occupation much of it has seen better days.
   
 
===[[Azim Steppe]]===
 
===[[Azim Steppe]]===
A vast plain inhabited by the nomadic Xaela tribes.
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A vast plain inhabited by the many nomadic Xaela tribes.<ref>http://forum.square-enix.com/ffxiv/threads/281457-Letter-from-the-Producer-LIVE-Part-XXVII-Digest-%2802-10-2016%29?p=3563315&viewfull=1#post3563315</ref> Permanent settlements are few and far between.
 
===The [[Ruby Sea]]===
 
A sea area infested with pirate activity.
 
 
===Hingashi===
 
An archipelago off the east coast of Othard, with a strict isolationist policy.
 
 
===The Burn===
 
A blasted wasteland filled with impact craters.
 
 
==Known city-states==
 
===[[Doma (Final Fantasy XIV)|Doma]]===
 
Often referred to as the "Far East" of the eastern continent, Doma was home to the Raen clan of the Au Ra race and [[Yugiri Mistwalker]]. The [[Rogue#Ninja|Ninja]] job also originates in Doma.
 
 
===[[Dalmasca (Final Fantasy XIV)|Dalmasca]]===
 
Nothing is known about this city-state other than the fact it is under Garlean rule.
 
 
===[[Kugane]]===
 
A port town located on southern Hingashi, and the only one open to foreign trade. Violence is prohibited within the city limits.
 
 
===[[Bukyo (Final Fantasy XIV)|Bukyo]]===
 
Nothing is known about this city-state. It is located in eastern Hingashi.
 
   
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==[[Aetheryte|Aetheryte Sanctuaries]]==
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*Tamamizu (The Ruby Sea)
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*Onokiro (The Ruby Sea)
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*Namai (Yanxia)
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*The House of the Fierce (Yanxia)
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*Reunion (The Azim Steppe)
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*The Dawn Throne (The Azim Steppe)
   
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==Instances==
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*Pool of Tribute
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*[[Shisui of the Violet Tides]]
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*[[Bardam's Mettle]]
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*[[Doma Castle]]
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 05:49, July 19, 2017

FFXIV wiki icon Othard is one of the three great continents on Hydaelyn in Final Fantasy XIV. It is featured in the Stormblood expansion as one of regions of the Far East.

When revealing the design concept behind the Au Ra race, it was also stated they hail from Othard. Many parts of Othard is under control of the Garlean Empire, having invaded it once they began expanding out of Ilsabard. It was home to the city-state of Doma before its people rebelled against the imperial control and were forced to flee before their home was razed to the ground. The Garlean occupation has resulted in increasing numbers of displaced Au Ra seeking refuge in Eorzea.

Profile

Upon the eastern banks of Othard lies Doma, the lands from which the ninja and samurai hail. Invaded twenty-five years ago by the Garlean Empire in their relentless effort to expand their borders, this once-peaceful nation now struggles under the imperial yoke. In the wake of a recent large-scale uprising that ended in failure, a majority of the civilians have been stripped of even their most fundamental freedoms.

Geography

Othard's climate in the areas seen thus far is fairly mild, comparable to La Noscea and Dravania. The land features expansive steppes, wet rice farmland, and a number of mountains ranges. To the east lies the Hingashi archipelego and the Glass Sea. To the west lies the island of Thavnair.

The Ruby Sea

A sea area infested with pirate activity. Extensive volcanism has shaped many of the islands in this area, and a few settlements can even be found beneath the ocean waves along the seabed.

Yanxia

Located along the delta of the One River, this area is home to the nation of Doma. The area consists of extensive wet rice cultivation, though under Garlean occupation much of it has seen better days.

Azim Steppe

A vast plain inhabited by the many nomadic Xaela tribes.[1] Permanent settlements are few and far between.

Aetheryte Sanctuaries

  • Tamamizu (The Ruby Sea)
  • Onokiro (The Ruby Sea)
  • Namai (Yanxia)
  • The House of the Fierce (Yanxia)
  • Reunion (The Azim Steppe)
  • The Dawn Throne (The Azim Steppe)

Instances

References

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