It’s the season for tricks, treats, and pumpkin hunts! As the Harvest Festival continues in Vana’diel once more, ghastly gourds have mysteriously popped up across the lands. Nine in total are said to be scattered throughout the regions and we are in desperate need of brave adventurers to scout and share the locations with us! Those who qualify will be duly rewarded for their efforts in this investigation.

Simply locate one of the special pumpkins, capture a screenshot of your character next to the gourd, and share it with us. No dress code is required, however lockstyles, costumes, or mounts are welcomed for this occasion. We wish you the best of luck while pumpkin hunting!


Campaign Period
  • Campaign Start Date:
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT)
    Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 8:00 (GMT)

  • Campaign End Date:
    Monday, November 8, 2021 at 6:59 a.m. (PST)
    Monday, November 8, 2021 at 14:59 (GMT)

Theme
Submit a screenshot of your character next to special pumpkins found in nine locations throughout Vana’diel during the Harvest Festival (EU).

Awards
The first 250 qualifying submitters from Twitter, and the first 250 qualifying submitters from the Official Forum will each receive your choice of one of the following in-game items:
  • Byakko Masque
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  • Marvelous Cheer
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  • Well
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  • Aurum Coffer
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  • Cushaw Lantern
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  • Pepo Lantern
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* Your item of choice can be delivered to other characters under the same account.
* Please make sure your delivery box isn’t full. We will not resend the award if your delivery box is full at the time of delivery.
* If submitting through the Official Forum the award will be delivered to the character on the submitter’s forum handle. You can update your forum handle from the Settings > Edit Character option under the My Settings menu.
* If submitting through Twitter the award will be delivered to the character whose name and world is listed in the Tweet.


How to Obtain an Award
Official Forum Submissions:
  • Submit a screenshot that meets the campaign’s theme. The screenshot must depict a very clear image of either your character, an NPC, a place, or a thing.
  • You may practice submitting and formatting your post in the discussion/practice thread.
  • Once you are ready, please submit your screenshot in the submission thread.

Twitter Submissions:
  • Log in to your Twitter account (if necessary, first create a Twitter account for free at Twitter.com).
  • Follow the official English Final Fantasy XI Twitter account (@FFXI_EN) from your Twitter account.
  • During the Entry Period post a Tweet including the following:
    • Attach a screenshot that meets the campaign’s theme. The screenshot must depict a very clear image of either your character, an NPC, a place, or a thing.
    • Character Name
    • Character World
    • Prize
    • Hashtag: #FFXIPumpkinHunt
    • Caption (optional)

Templates
Official Forums:
Prize:
(Caption)
Twitter:
Character Name:
World:
Prize:
#FFXIPumpkinHunt
(Caption)
Example Submissions
Official Forums:
Prize: Pepo Lantern
The Harvest Festival is the BEST Festival!
Twitter:
Character Name: Okieeomi
World: Asura
Prize: Pepo Lantern
#FFXIPumpkinHunt
The Harvest Festival is the BEST Festival!
You must abide by the following rules and guidelines when making your submission:
  1. One (1) submission per account. If multiple submissions are posted, only the first submission will be accepted.
  2. You must have a Square Enix Account.
  3. You may not submit the same screenshot you used in previous campaigns. Any submissions that merely repurposes the same screenshot for another campaign will be disqualified in Square Enix’s sole discretion.
  4. If a screenshot contains the names of other players, please ask those players for permission before submitting the screenshot. If you are unable to obtain permission from the other player(s), you must hide their name(s) before submitting the screenshot.
  5. You may use image editing software to crop, alter, enhance, or add more features to your screenshot as long as the resulting image clearly shows that it is FINAL FANTASY XI-related.
  6. Square Enix reserves the right to remove or take down any content in its sole discretion.
  7. Normal forum rules apply to all forum posts.
  8. Square Enix reserves the right to remove or take down any content in its sole discretion.
  9. You must be at least 13 years old to participate.
  10. By submitting a submission, you grant Square Enix permission to share the submission post on Square Enix’s social media channels.