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FFXIV Job Unlock Quests: Red Mage Unlock Guide

In this FFXIV guide, I show how to unlock the Red Mage Job.

Unlocking the Red Mage Job

To unlock the Red Mage job in FFXIV, you must first reach level 50 in any Disciple of War or Magic class. Then, head to Ul'dah - Steps of Thal and speak to the NPC named Distraught Lass at (X: 14.2, Y: 11.8) to start the quest "Taking the Red". This will begin your journey as a Red Mage.

Follow the questline, and you'll unlock the Red Mage job, gaining access to its abilities and equipment.

The Red Mage job was added to Final Fantasy XIV in the Stormblood expansion and is a unique DPS role that combines both black and white magic with a stylish melee combat style.

First Steps as a Red Mage

After completing "Taking the Red", you'll receive your first Red Mage weapon and ability. Continue the job questline to unlock more abilities and deepen your understanding of the Red Mage's role in battle.

Engage in various quests to build your skills and reputation as a Red Mage.

The Path of a Duelist

As a Red Mage, your primary duty is to deal damage while balancing your use of black and white magic. This involves using your abilities to maintain a steady flow of mana and executing powerful melee attacks. Embrace your role with flair and precision, and you'll become a key asset in any group content in FFXIV.

As you advance, you'll unlock more powerful abilities and gain access to unique Red Mage gear, enhancing your performance and appearance.

Why Play as a Red Mage?

Playing as a Red Mage offers a dynamic and engaging DPS experience. Red Mages have versatile abilities, allowing them to adapt to various combat situations. If you enjoy a mix of spellcasting and melee combat with a touch of style, the Red Mage job is perfect for you.

Additionally, Red Mages have a rich lore and a visually appealing aesthetic that many players find attractive.

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