Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.21 detailed, official changelog out

Square Enix has just revealed details regarding Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.21. The update will add first phase of Echo to Binding Coil of Bahamut and will also carry fixes for numerous bugs and issues.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm RebornYou can read the full changelog below.

Event: The Binding Coil of Bahamut has been adjusted as follows:

  • Players can now queue for the Binding Coil of Bahamut solo via the Duty Finder.
  • Damage reflected by clockwork knights in Turn 4 has been reduced.
  • Players will now receive the power of the Echo.
  • The Echo will take effect upon entering the Binding Coil of Bahamut, increasing players’ maximum HP, damage dealt, and healing potency by 10%.
  • Unlike other instances, the strength of the Echo will not increase in the event all party members are incapacitated.
  • The Echo will not be applied in Turn 3.
  • The strength of the Echo is scheduled to be increased two weeks after the release of patch 2.21.
  • Countermeasures to prevent exploits in the Second Coil of Bahamut have been implemented.
  • To reduce system load caused by character rendering in the North Shroud, several NPCs have been removed from Fallgourd Float.

Resolved Issues

  • An issue wherein the bomb queen did not spawn during the guildleve Long Live the Queen.
  • An issue wherein Good King Moggle Mog XII became invulnerable during the trial Thornmarch (Extreme).
  • An issue wherein Good King Moggle Mog XII did not use Memento Moogle during the trial Thornmarch (Extreme)
  • An issue wherein the Add Members window did not appear when party members left during the trial Battle on the Big Bridge.
  • An issue wherein the effects of Absolute Bind persisted after the battle with Mumuepo the Beholden and Narasimha during the trial Halatali (Hard).
  • An issue wherein a party containing two ranged DPS could queue for the Wolves’ Den.
  • An issue wherein the main ingredient for Giantsgall War Axe and Giantsgall Claws recipes were reversed.
  • An issue wherein players could not trade for certain items from Aelina in Revenant’s Toll.
  • An issue where in players were unable to purchase the Stardust Rod or Artemis Bow from the calamity salvager despite meeting purchase requirements.
  • An issue wherein the camera direction would change when inactive windows were made active.
  • An issue wherein retainer venture-related actions would occasionally become inaccessible.
  • An issue wherein pressing Enter while using the auto-translation dictionary would send unfinished text to the chat window.
  • An issue wherein the position of the Sort option in the item subcommand menu was incorrect.
  • An issue wherein characters and backgrounds did not display properly. (PlayStation®4)
  • An issue wherein the game would forcibly close with an application error. (PlayStation®4).
  • An issue wherein the game client did not behave properly when PlayStation®4 users with no prior PlayStation®3 save data selected the Transfer Character Data “PS3″→”PS4″ Option.
  • An issue wherein Japanese text was erroneously displayed in certain instances.
  • An issue wherein the Atma of the Maiden and the Atma of the Ram were erroneously listed as being obtainable in central Thanalan and central La Noscea respectively.

Known Issues

  • An issue wherein users with 17 or more save entries present on the PlayStation®4 cannot transfer save data from the PS3.