Community Guides

Final Fantasy XI can be a very complicated game due to its exploratory design and nature. Here’s a series of guides to help you out!

  • New Player Guide
  • Welcome to Nocturnal Souls! Whether you’re new to Final Fantasy XI or just new to our community, here’s a few pointers to get the most out of your experience.

  • Where do I find...?
  • Looking for a particular custom currency or item and can’t find it? Here’s a list of the most common.

  • How does the AH work?
  • The Auction House plays an important role in the economy of any game–a way for players to move goods between each other and make money. Learn tips and tricks to managing your auctions!

  • The No-Frills Crafting Skill-Up Guide
  • by Webjester

    This guide is meant to be a quick skill-up guide to get your crafts from level 1-100. Some crafts will include suggestions for skill-ups above 100.

  • Twenty's Crafting Guide
  • by Twenty

    This is a crafting guide focused on using crafts and desynths to optimize the efficiencies.

  • Twenty's Synergy Guide
  • by Twenty

    This is a crafting guide focused on using synergy to gain levels as quickly as possible.

  • Guide to Fishing on Nocturnal Souls
  • by DHoffryn, updated 20 September 2020

    Ready for a relaxing day out fishing? This quick start guide helps you dive into FFXI fishing with tips, tricks, and insights how to play the mini-game.


Have an idea for a community guide? Give any of the staff on Discord a shout and we’ll review and publish it up! We use markdown format to make formatting easy!