Greetings, adventurers!
Matsui here with the latest scoop on the upcoming November update.

November is XI Month, a month for all things eleven.
For us on the development and operations teams, November (along with May) are our “memorial months,” which we celebrate by thinking of all sorts of things we can do both in and out of Vana’diel to improve your XI experience. We do our best devote our attention to both big, exciting developments as well as more subtle, practical details. Just in real life, where you might celebrate a special occasion by going on vacation…or you might decide to buy a new dishwasher instead.

With that said, let’s delve into the details of the November patch, which might be more of a “dishwasher”-type update.
We start out with Ambuscade, which this time will receive an additional set of rewards in the form of an all-new set of weapons. So what’s the story behind these Ambuscade arms? With the overall character advancement path taking shape, we’ve been aware that there’s a rather significant hurdle to acquiring weapons with certain parameters, and it’s made some hesitant to take the plunge. We believe these Ambuscade arms will serve to give these players the boost they need. We hope that you’ll enjoy using Ambuscade as a stepping stone to bigger and grander adventures in Vana’diel.

Next we have a refinement for the Beastmaster Job Point category “Pet Enmity.” Ever since we promised you job adjustments, we’ve been reviewing all the jobs to see where we could introduce needed changes. In doing so, we felt that this one needed immediate attention in light of recent content additions, so we’re taking care of it first. Specifically, augmenting relic/mythic/empyrean/ergon/aeonic weapons and Su5-level armor requires you to be a Job Master, which necessitates allocating a certain number of points to Pet Enmity. This, however, can have a side effect of limiting the player’s options when fighting in a party—an issue that we felt needed fixing. We welcome feedback from all beastmasters out there on how your job plays after the change.

A full list of all that’s coming in the November update can be found below.
As always, please keep in mind that in-development features are subject to changes or delays.
We thank you for your understanding, and hope you enjoy the forthcoming update!

Content and System-related
Implementation TimingUpdate Task and OverviewIn-progress TaskNotes
NovemberAmbuscade・ Add new notorious monsters
・ Replace reward items
・ Add new rewards and buff system
NovemberPorter Moogle・Add to list of supported items-
Implementation TimingUpdate Task and OverviewIn-progress TaskNotes
NovemberBeastmaster・Adjust certain job points-
Implementation TimingUpdate Task and OverviewIn-progress TaskNotes
NovemberItem・Add new items-