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Ser Yuhelmeric is a non-playable character from Final Fantasy XIV. He was an Ishgard knight who appeared during the Archer, Conjurer and Leatherworker storyline in the original Final Fantasy XIV. He perished after the Calamity and became an ashkin who is faced as a boss at the Dusk Vigil.


Final Fantasy XIV (version 1.0)[]

The adventurer goes to Owl's Nest looking for Morys, who was guiding an Ishgardian knight who was found wounded in Twelveswood back to his companions. Ser Yuhelmeric who says that Morys was already gone and that the knight he had brought claims to have seen a dragon in the forest but that should be some misunderstanding due to his injuries.[1]

The adventurer and Keelty deliver a letter from Gods' Quiver to Ser Vairemont in Owl's Nest. Upon reading the contents, Vairemont immediately gives the order for Yuhelmeric and his knights to set out for the Black Shroud.Later, Yuhelmeric and his men are seen escorting captured criminals out of the forest. Yuhelmeric warns his subordinates to be careful when drawing their weapons because inside the forest they are being watched by elementals.[2]

At the request of Atelier Fen-Yll, the adventurer takes a chocobo leather saddle to Ser Yuhelmeric in Owl's Nest. He informs you that the Knights of Ishgard are doing all in their power to put an end to the banditry in the region.[3]

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward[]

In the days following the Calamity, western Coerthas was abandoned by the Knights of Ishgard, except for Dusk Vigil. Ser Yuhelmeric refused to withdraw and remained with his willing men. As the days passed, the snow in Coerthas became more severe and the famine spread. Ser Yuhelmeric spent his time in the chapel praying to Halone for guidance. Subsequently, Ser Yuhelmeric suppressed a riot and personally executed even the most trusted officials. Eventually he and his subordinates perished and became ashkins who roamed the abandoned Dusk Vigil until the Warrior of Light defeated them five years after the calamity.[4]



Yuhelmeric is a Duskwight Elezen with pale skin, pale blond hair, and blue eyes. He wears a set of red bronze armour with chainmail underneath. He wears a bronze chainmail helmet, plated with golden metal. In battle, he wields a Durendaire issued broadsword.


In life, Ser Yuhelmeric was regarded as a pious man, devoted to Ishgard and his service to Halone. He was a stern leader, though not without reason. However, during the endless blizzard that took over the Dusk Vigil, he was willing to cut down his most strongest officers when faced with a mutiny. Madness consumed him in his final days, not long before turning to cannibalism with his remaining subordinates.


Ser Yuhelmeric is fought as the second boss of The Dusk Vigil The Dusk Vigil.



  1. Final Fantasy XIV, Conjurer quest "Good Knight, Sweet Dreams" in version 1.0.
  2. Final Fantasy XIV, Archer quest "The Foreboding Forest" in version 1.0.
  3. Final Fantasy XIV, Leatherworker quest "Designer Imposters" in version 1.0.
  4. Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, Torn Journal Pages in Dusk Vigil