The Resonance of Eorzea

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

FFXIV Japanese site updated!

Whoa!  FFXIVCore has again shown excellent forwardness in translating the latest update to the japanese section of the official FFXIV site.  Aya and SteveManly of the Translation team for FFXIVCore did a wonderful job in breaking down the new information regarding the ten races.  Enough talk, please feel free to read and see some of the latest images below.

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Introduction of the 10 races living in Eorzea (as translated by Aya and SteveManly of FFXIVCore)



  • Majority of Hyuran, which is has large population.
  • They live in different towns and villages,and their vocations vary.
  • Because of the custom of reading books from the early age, they tend to have relatively bigger percentage of intelligence.


  • They used to live in highlands in northern margin. Highlanders are muscular and big for Hyuran. It became very rare to see them except mercenary males in other cities, after their state city Ala Mhigo fell.


Seekers of the Sun

  • They are a tribe of Miqo’te who calls themselves “The apostle of the Sun.”
  • Most of them believe in the Sun God Arzema, and are active basically during daytime.
  • They have impressive eyes which is vertically big with pale iris.

Keeper of the Moon

  • They are a tribe of Miqo’te who calls themselves “The guard of the Moon.”
  • Most of them believe in the Moon Goddess Menefina, and are basically nocturnal.
  • Majority of them has vivid makeup for battle on their faces.



  • They are a tribe of Lalafell who used to live in thatched roofed houses which are connected in basement like nests ofants.
  • Their hair color is olive or flaxen. They have big ears so that they can hear footsteps of moles.


  • They are a tribe of Lalafell who used to move around deserts in movable housings with large livestock. 
  • Their pupils are covered with thin film and that makes their eyes look like glass.
  • They put treasure beads which show fate of constellation on their foreheads.



  • They are a tribe of Elezen who has lived in a thick forest for hundreds of years.
  • They have amazing farsightedness like a hawk, and are very good archer.
  • Nowadays, quite a few of them adapted city lives or went back to nomadic life in plains.


  • They are a tribe of Elezen who has lived in dim limestone caves for hundreds of years.
  • Their hearing which is as acute as that of bats can even hear the rustle of enemy. Therefore, many are good at martial arts.
  • Nowadays, some keep on living in caves and are almost like bandits. They despise Forester as betrayers.


Seewolf (German pronouciation)

  • The tribe of Roegadyn once feared as pirates that attacked from the northern sea and earned themselves the title, "Wolves of the sea."
  • It is still common for them to be employed as sailors and navy.

Tribe of the scarlet flame, Lohengarde

  • This Roegadyn tribe lives near a volcano opening and are known as the "Guardians of the flame."
  • Not only strong in body, their training to resist fire has also given them great magic strength.

And here are more images on the two clans of the Elezen (the Forresters and the Shaders)

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