Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood | Dungeon Boss Guide

What to do and not to do for each boss fight in all 8 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Dungeons.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Dungeon Guide

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is finally out and with it comes 8 brand new light party dungeons, 3 of which are expert level. Use our quick Stormblood Dungeon Guide below to easily defeat any boss that stands between you and treasure chests.


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Bardam’s Mettle

Galura

  • Dodge Heave.
  • Dodge Crumbling Crust.
  • Run away from the boss if targeted by Rush.
  • Dodge abilities during Warcry.

Bardam

  • Avoid facing the golem.
  • Dodge AoE abilities.
  • Stand near pillars.
  • Stack for Black Hole.
  • Hide behind Star Shard to avoid Meteor.

Yol

  • Stand behind Feathercut.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Wind Unbound.
  • Spread out for Flutterfall.
  • Look away from boss during Eye of the Fierce.
  • Kill Corpsecleaner Eagles as they spawn.
  • Avoid front of boss during Rush.
  • Avoid AoE during Wingbeat.
  • Destroy both wings.

Castrum Abania

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Magna Roader

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Wheel.
  • Dodge Magiteck Fire II.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Magiteck Fire III.
  • Use a cannon blast to stop Wild Speed.

Number XXIV

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Stab.
  • Dodge Gale Cut.
  • Run to the Elemental Pillar that matches Barrier Shift.

Inferno

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Ketu Slash.
  • Dodge Rahu Blaster.
  • Dodge Keto and run away from others with Rahu.
  • Empowered Ketu Slash will leave a bleed, use a cooldown.
  • Dodge Empowered Ketu by running between it.
  • Kill adds before they reach their fixated targets.

Doma Castle

Magitek Rearguard

  • Dodge Garlean Fire.
  • Dodge Rearguard Mines.

Magitek Hexadrone

  • Stack for 2-Tonze Magitek Missile to split damage.
  • Dodge Magitek Bits.
  • Stand near pillars for Magitek Missiles.

Hypertuned Grynewaht

  • Dodge Chainsaw once cast.
  • Spread for Delay-Action Charge and dodge.
  • Run away from part if targeted by Gunsaw.
  • Run away from group if targeted with Prey.
  • Dodge Sawblades.

Shisui of the Violet Tides

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Amikiri

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Sharpstrike.
  • Destroy Amikiri Leg to interrupt Shuck cast.
  • Burst boss when vulnerable.
  • Kill Kamikiri when spawned.
  • Spread during Digest.

Ruby Princess

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Tornadogenesis.
  • Run to a treasure chest during Seduce.
  • Run away from boss during Abyssal Volcano.
  • Dodge Coriolis Kick.

Shisui Yohi

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Foulnail.
  • Dodge boss during Thick Fog and kill Churns.
  • Dodge Bite and Run and kill Naishi-no-jo.
  • Face away from boss during Mad Stare.

The Sirensong Sea

Lugat

  • Move to other side of the room during Amorphous Applause.
  • Stack together during Hydroball to split damage.
  • Dodge Concussive Oscillation.

The Governor

  • Dodge Shadowflow.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Bloodburst.
  • Run away from the boss if linked with Enter Night.
  • Dodge Shadowsplit AoE.

Lorelei

  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Headbutt.
  • Dodge Virgin Tears
  • Position away from AoE during Morbid Advance/Retreat.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Somber Melody.
  • Dodge Void Water III.

Ala Mhigo

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Magitek Scorpion

  • Use a healing cooldown for Electromagnetic Field.
  • Run out of Target Search when it turns red to place them away from party.
  • Dodge Tail Laser.

Aulusmal Asina

  • Use a healing cooldown for Mana Burst.
  • Dodge Charge and Fire Orders.
  • After Mindjack is cast run back to your body while dodging adds.
  • Kill adds after everyone returns to their bodies.
  • Spread from group when targeted by Demimagicks.

Zenos Yae Galvus

  • Avoid standing outside of the inner circle.
  • Move away from boss during Art of the Storm.
  • Move towards boss during Art of the Swell.
  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Unmoving Troika.
  • Spread from party during Art of the Sword.
  • Dodge Veinsplitter.
  • Run away from group if targeted by Lightless Spark.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Concentravity.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Storm, Swell, Sword.

Kugane Castle

Zuiko-Maru

  • Avoid Clearout.
  • Destroy Harakiri Kosho when spawned.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Kenki Release.
  • Stack for Helm Crack to split damage.

Dojun-Maru

  • Destroy Joi Onmitsu when spawned.
  • Spread for Clockwork Raiton.

Yojimbo

  • Pickup gold during Payday.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Zanmato.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Metta-Giri.
  • Dodge Inoshi-Katcho.
  • Run away from boss during Iai-Giri.

The Temple of the Fist

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Twin Coeurls

  • Kill both Coeruls at the same time.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Electric Burst.

Arbuda

  • Use a healing cooldown for Cardinal Shift.
  • Use a healing or tanking cooldown for Fourfold Shear.
  • Stand in front of or behind boss for Port and Star.
  • Stand on sides of boss for Fore and Aft.
  • Run to matching floor tile during Hellseal.
  • Avoid Tapas.
  • Avoid Killer Instinct.

Ivon Coeurlfist

  • Use a healing cooldown for Spirit Wave.
  • Avoid Hurricane Kick.
  • Use a healing cooldown for Touch of Slaughter.
  • Avoid Dragonwall.
  • Avoid Silent Roar.
  • Run away from boss during Rhalgr’s Piece.
  • Stack together for Rose of Destruction to split damage.
  • Absorb Chakra Orbs before boss does.