A. Official Rules: The Official Rules for this Promotion consist of both (i) these key rules summarizing the important rules for participating in the Promotion (the “Key Rules”) and (ii) the Additional Promotion Official Rules (“Additional Rules”) applicable to your place of legal residence. Please review the Additional Rules at the following URL:
B. Territories: This Promotion is open only to individuals who are legal residents and physically and permanently located in one of the following countries/territories at the date and time of entry (the “Promotion Jurisdiction”):
  • Åland Islands, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam (Nr. Sri Lanka), Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The Congo, Cook Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories (South Indian Ocean), Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Holy See (Vatican City State), Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Isle Of Man, Israel, Italy, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Republic Of Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives (Sri Lanka), Malta, Mauritania (West Africa), Mauritius, Mayotte, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia (Australasia), New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Réunion (S. Africa), Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Helena, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, United Republic Of Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen, Zambia.

C. Age Limit: This Promotion is open only to individuals 18 years of age or older at the date and time of entry.

D. Entry Period: You may enter the Promotion only between March 13, 2019 at 10:00 (GMT) through March 20, 2018 at 14:00 (GMT) (the “Entry Period”). The exact start and finish time may change slightly due to maintenance schedules, as published on the Lodestone webpage available at the following URL: https://eu.finalfantasyxiv.com/lodestone/.

E. Entry Procedure and Limitations: In order to enter the Promotion, you must complete the following steps during the Entry Period (and after, as applicable):
  • General Rules
  • i. You must have and maintain your own active FINAL FANTASY XIV (the “Game”) European Square Enix account.
  • ii. You must have Game characters on the European Chaos data centre (“Chaos”).
  • iii. Form a player-versus-player team (a “Team”) consisting of between four (4) and six (6) players.
  1. To form a Team, you must form an in-Game group with a minimum of four (4) and maximum of six (6) Game players and travel in the Game to the Wolves’ Den Pier. Once there, locate and interact with the “Team Board” and select the option to “Create Team.”
  2. Each member of the Team must be eligible to enter this Promotion and must have read and agreed to the Official Rules for the Promotion before participating.
  3. Each Team must consist of at least one (1) tank (i.e., paladin, warrior, or dark knight), one (1) healer (i.e., White Mage, Scholar, or Astrologian), one (1) melee DPS (i.e., Monk, Dragoon, Ninja, or Samurai), and one (1) ranged DPS (i.e., Bard, Machinist, Black Mage, Summoner, or Red Mage). During a match or a round, each Team must consist of one (1) tank, one (1) healer, one (1) melee DPS, and one (1) ranged DPS.
  4. Team members may freely change jobs between rounds as long as they meet the role composition requirement.
  5. Teams may freely change PvP additional actions and traits per round.
  6. If any Team fails to have at least four (4) eligible members at any time, that Team will be disqualified.
  7. Only four (4) Team members may participate in any one match (each Team may have up to two (2) alternatives at any time).
  8. Players may participate on only one (1) Team during the Promotion.
  • Bracket Seeding
  • i. A minimum of eight (8) Teams must be registered during the Entry Period in order for this Promotion to be held.
  • ii. A maximum of sixteen (16) Teams will be allowed to participate in the Promotion on a first come first serve basis.
  • iii. Sponsor shall select the best eight (8) Teams or sixteen (16) Teams (if applicable) and seed the Teams based on all available Feast rankings (past solo seasons, FRC, etc.).
  • iv. Sponsor shall determine the bracket seeding using a random drawing.
  • v. The final brackets shall be announced on March 22, 2019.
  • Preliminaries/Round of 16
  • i. The Preliminaries/Round of 16 will take place on March 29, 2019.
  • ii. Each match in the Preliminaries/Round of 16 shall consist of one round on the Crystal Tower Training Grounds map, winner takes all.
  • iii. Each winning Team shall advance to the Round of 8.
  • Round of 8 and Semi-Finals
  • i. The Round of 8 and Semi-Finals will take place on March 30, 2019.
  • ii. Each match in the Round of 8 and Semi-Finals shall be a “Best of 3” series on one of the following maps: The Feasting Grounds, Lichenweed or the Crystal Tower Training Grounds. Sponsor shall randomly select the map before each game.
  • iii. The remaining two (2) Teams in their respective brackets will advance to the Finals.
  • iv. During the Round of 8 and Semi-Finals, Teams may substitute active members for alternates between matches, but not between rounds in a single match.
  • Finals
  • i. The Finals will take place on March 30, 2019.
  • ii. The two (2) grand finalist Teams will compete against each other in a best-three-out-of-five match on one of the following maps: The Feasting Grounds, Lichenweed or the Crystal Towers Training Grounds. Sponsor shall randomly select the map before each game.
  • iii. The first Team to win three (3) rounds will be the Promotion grand prize winner.
  • iv. During the Finals, Teams may not substitute active members for alternates.
  • Additional Terms
  • i. You must comply with the following restrictions:
  1. For all matches:
  • a. You may use in-Game macros.
  • b. You may not use keyboard macros relating to gaming software or gaming hardware like the Logitech G13.
  • ii. If a Team cannot participate in a match, chooses not to participate in a match, or otherwise indicates to Sponsor that it will not participate in match, or if a Team is disqualified during a match, for any reason, the opponent Team shall win the match by default.
  • iii. If a Team is disqualified during the Preliminaries/Round of 16, Round of 8, Semi-Finals, or Finals (other than during a match), the next-highest-ranking eligible Team will take the disqualified Team’s place.
  • iv. You must adhere to the Game User Agreement and all other applicable Game/Sponsor policies and terms.
  • v. You must be able to communicate in English.
  • vi. Boosting: You may not advertise, sell, purchase, or exchange any boosting service. You may not play for the purpose of acquiring virtual items, rewards, or advancement in game play on behalf of a third-party.
  • vii. Win-trading: You may not abuse matches in order to force a match result in or against your favor. This includes force disconnecting and failure to perform any actions in match.
  • viii. Poor Sportsmanship: You must avoid any actions or behavior inconsistent with principles of basic sportsmanship, honesty, and fair play. You must not engage in violence or use offensive language. You must not abuse game exploits, hacks, other in-game issues.
  • ix. You may not deliberately or negligently cause delays or impede the progress of the Promotion.
  • x. You may not use any other person’s Square Enix Account, or permit any person to use your Square Enix Account, during the Promotion.
  • xi. You must not use the Promotion to obtain or generate any profit for yourself or for any anyone else other than Square Enix and its designees.
  • xii. You hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor will film, photograph, record, and/or livestream matches or other portions of the Promotion on the Internet and may display, reproduce, distribute, and broadcast your name, likeness, and gameplay on the livestream, on Sponsor's websites and social media channels, and elsewhere. By participating in the Promotion, you hereby grant Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable, assignable, non-exclusive license to make this use of your name, likeness, and gameplay.
  • xiii. You must promptly comply with all posted instructions and rules, and all instructions and rules otherwise provided by Promotion staff, venue staff, or Sponsor staff, before, during, and after the Promotion.
  • xiv. You must immediately raise all complaints and/or disputes about gameplay or Promotion procedures, or any other aspect of the Promotion, with the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee. You waive any complaints or disputes that you do not immediately raise to the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee. Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee will have complete discretion to adjudicate all complaints and disputes about gameplay or Promotion procedures, or any other aspect of the Promotion.
  • xv. Promotion staff may alter the Promotion or Game structure, or grant variances in the Promotion or Game rules, based on the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee’s judgment and discretion in order to ensure fair play and results.
  • xvi. Sponsor’s decisions are final and cannot be further appealed or challenged.
  • xvii. Each entrant and each Team is solely responsible for ensuring that his/her/its equipment, network connection, etc. are adequate to participate in the Promotion and are issue and interruption free.
  • xviii. If a match during the Promotion cannot be completed due to a server outage or similar technology issues related to Sponsor’s servers or technology, then the match will be null, and a rematch will be held.
F. Prize(s): The winners shall receive the following prize(s):
  • Each member of the grand prize winning team shall receive the following prizes:
  • i. Three (3) sets of 99x Magitek Torches (red, blue, yellow) (in-game virtual items);
  • ii. Ahriman Choker (in-game virtual item);
  • iii. Mandragora Choker (in-game virtual item);
  • iv. Chocobo Noble Barding (in-game virtual item);
  • v. Bluebird Earring (in-game virtual item);
  • vi. Scarf of Wondrous Wit (in-game virtual item); and
  • vii. Gaelicap (in-game virtual item)
  • Each member of the four (4) finalist teams shall receive the following prizes:
  • i. Three (3) sets of 99x Magitek Torches (red, blue, yellow) (in-game virtual items);
  • ii. One (1) item of their choice among the Ahriman Choker, the Mandragora Choker, the Chocobo Noble Barding, the Bluebird Earring, the Scarf of Wondrous Wit and the Gaelicap (in-game virtual items)
  • All other participants shall receive the following prize:
  • i. Three (3) sets of 99x Magitek Torches (red, blue, yellow) (in-game virtual items)
G. Winner Notification: Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee, will notify winner(s) of their final positions in the tournament on or about March 31, 2019 via email or in-person communication.

H. Misc. Rules: You must follow all relevant health and safety guidelines of your video game platform (if applicable) and the following general guidelines: a) take occasional rest breaks during extended play, b) maintain a healthy sleep schedule and diet, c) avoid playing when tired or needing sleep, d) stop playing immediately and consult a doctor if you experience any of the following: lightheadedness, nausea, motion sickness, discomfort or pain, dizziness, eye or muscle twitches, disorientation, involuntary movement, altered visions, loss of awareness, seizures, convulsion, or any other negative physical or mental effects or conditions.

I. Sponsor: The sponsor of this Promotion is Square Enix Limited.

By entering the Promotion, you agree to be bound and abide by these Key Rules and the Additional Rules applicable to your place of legal residence, and you represent that you satisfy all eligibility requirements to enter the Promotion.