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Kobold and Amalj'aa prisoners of war also summon their respective primals and the three prepare to face off. But Garlean Legatus Gaius van Baelsar intercedes with the Allagan war-machine Ultima Weapon, which devours the three primals to increase its power. Returning to the Waking Sands, the heroes discover a few Scions who escaped the attack, as well as the location of their abducted comrades.
They mount a rescue mission on the Garlean Castrum Centri, stealing uniforms and a magitek reaper for disguise. Minfilia and the others are rescued but they also learn that Lahabrea had possessed Thancred during the course of his investigation into the Ascian threat. Minfilia and Alphinaud barge into a meeting between the three Grand Company leaders who were considering surrender and convince them to fight the Garlean oppression. Using the combined forces of all three nations as well as other allied groups, the Eorzean Alliance executes Operation Archon—a massive counteroffensive that aims to assault every Garlean Castrum simultaneously.
The player leads a strike team into the Praetorium where the Ultima Weapon is housed. Using Hydaelyn's blessing of light, the adventurer strips the Ultima Weapon of its primal aether. The weapon destroys the Praetorium using Ultima magic but the player's team is protected by Hydaelyn's light and dismantles it.
Lahabrea attacks personally but the player fulfills the vision at the beginning of his or her adventure by striking Thancred free from Lahabrea's possession using a blade of light. With the threat of Garlean invasion lifted, the Grand Company leaders declare the beginning of the Seventh Astral Era. The player's character is hailed as a hero of the same caliber as the Warriors of Light. Seventh Astral Era[ edit ] Facing increasing scrutiny and pressure to align with one of the three allied city-states, the Scions relocate their headquarters to Revenant's Toll, a hub for adventurers in the neutral territory of Mor Dhona.
Minfilia reunites with her adoptive mother F'lhaminn, which resolves her remaining doubts about moving away from the Waking Sands in Thanalan. No sooner are they settled when word arrives that a renegade moogle faction has summoned their primal Good King Moggle Mog XII, enabled by the Ascians.
After besting the giant moogle, the Warrior of Light encounters a white-robed Ascian named Elidibus who tests the player's might before disappearing. Shortly thereafter, refugees arrive from Doma, a city subjugated by the Garlean Empire, and seek asylum in Ul'dah, where their request is refused. Alphinaud recommends they work as tradesmen and manual labor in the construction of Revenant's Toll.
In gratitude, the Doman leader, an Au Ra named Yugiri, accompanies the party to reconnoiter the Sahagin spawning grounds where their primal Leviathan is summoned. The adventurer slays the revived Leviathan using a boatload of corrupted crystals, courtesy of Lominsan warship The Whorleater.
Following a reunion with Alisaie at the Coils of Bahamut, learning the true demise of their grandfather while preventing the primal Bahamut from fully restoring himself, Alphinaud inquires of the riots among the Ala Mhigan refugees in Ul'dah and uncovers the agents of Teledji Adeledji, an influential member of Ul'dah's ruling Syndicate.
Raubahn speculates that Adeledji is jockeying for control of Allagan artifacts discovered at the Carteneau ruins, including remnants of the Allagans' primal hunting machine known as the Omega Weapon.
In the Black Shroud, the Sylphs summon Ramuh who judges the Warrior of Light as a worthy savior of the realm, departing amicably. Their first task is to investigate the "Ivy", a Garlean spy who has infiltrated the Immortal Flames' leadership.
On another front, Ser Aymeric of the Temple Knights of Ishgard reaches out to the Scions and Braves in an unprecedented move to ask for their aid in monitoring the Keeper of the Lake—the wreckage of a Garlean airship intertwined with the corpse of Midgardsormr, the dragon king who repelled the first Garlean invasion twenty years previous. In exchange, the Temple Knights agree to safeguard supply shipments to Revenant's Toll which had been harried by heretics following Lady Iceheart, an Ishgardian deserter who plans to summon Saint Shiva in aid of the dragons.
Iceheart evades capture within the tunnels of Snowcloak, a labyrinth of icy passages that block access to the Coerthas Western Highlands. Varis zos Galvus is crowned Garlean emperor and begins consolidating power, lending new urgency to the search for Ivy. A new Scion, Moenbryda, arrives from Sharlayan and provides critical advice for locating Iceheart.
Using her body as a vessel to summon what would later be revealed to be a Shiva based on his own thoughts, Lady Iceheart fights the adventurer's band before escaping while bidding the meddler to consult with Midgardsormr. Based on the player's encounters with Lahabrea and Iceheart, Moenbryda hypothesizes that a blade of pure aether can permanently destroy an Ascian while its essence is trapped with within white auracite.
When Aymeric's aide Lucia requests that the Warrior of Light investigate suspicious activity at the Keeper of the Lake, it is revealed that the Dragon King Midgardsormr endured his assumed demise during the Garleans' first invasion and has been slowly regenerating. He divulges that Nidhogg, one of his seven children, has rallied the Dravanian horde to renew their attack on Ishgard.
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Sensing the hero's connection to Hydaelyn, Midgardsormr invokes an ancient pact with the Mothercrystal and seals away her blessing as a test of the player's worth. The Ascian Nabriales takes advantage of the opportunity to infiltrate the Scions' headquarters in pursuit of Louisoix's staff, with Moenbryda sacrificing herself to create the blade of light necessary to completely destroy the Ascian. As the Scions mourn their fallen comrade, Aymeric parleys for aid in Ishgard's defense against Nidhogg's forces.
Minfilia and Alphinaud reluctantly pledge the Scions' support while the rest of the Alliance decline due to both domestic troubles and remembering Ishgard's reticence during the three Garlean invasions. He witnesses the sealing of the Tower before departing, the group's goal now completed.
Cid also appears in the conclusion of the Main Scenario storyline. After the Scions are accused of assassinating Nanamo Ul Namo and pursued by the corrupt Brass Blades and Crystal Braveshe is called in by Pipin Tarupin and meets up with the Adventurer and Alphinaud Leveilleurthe only two Scion leaders to escape, outside Black Brush Station and carries them to safety in the Enterprise. At Alphinaud's request, he drops them off at Coerthas Central Highlands. Edit During the events of Heavesward, Cid can be found in Ishgard, as the Garlond Ironworks team has been commissioned to work on Ishgard's airship projects.
Later, when the Adventurer and Estinien require assistance in reaching Nidhogg 's lair, the Aery, Cid directs them to Biggs and Wedge and their personal-sized airship project. There, he is instrumental in coming up with the plan to defeat the primal Bismarck in order to obtain the key to Azys Lla.
Despite the plan's success, the key is stolen by the Archbishop, forcing the Adventurer and their companions to find another means to pierce the barrier surrounding the floating island.
While the Adventurer journeys to find the information needed to do this, Cid and his team return to Ishgard, where they upgrade and remodel the Enterprise, transforming it to the Enterprise Excelsior.
Once the preparations are complete, Cid takes the team to Azys Lla so the Adventurer can confront the Archbishop.
After the Archbishop's defeat, Cid is among those that witness the rise of the gigantic primal Alexander in the Dravanian Hinterlands. He, along with Biggs and Wedge, then assist the Adventurer in investigating and exploring the primal. Later, after Ilberd successfully summons the powerful Primal ShinryuCid works alongside Nero in order to activate the Allagan weapon known as Omega in order to counter it.
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Edit Shortly after the Warrior of Light enters Gyr Abaniathey encounter Cid, who informs them that he is currently on a mission to search for the missing Omega, which fell to earth somewhere in the region after its battle with Shinryu. This task keeps him too busy to directly aid the Scions in the liberation of Doma and Ala Mhigothough he does provide essential information to them via Tataru when requested.
Some time after the defeat of Zenos yae Galvushe and his team are shown to have discovered a large crater, which they believe to be where Omega is located. As they made preparations to investigate, Cid is dismayed to find that Jessie has hired Nero to be part of the team.
Despite his reluctance to work alongside Nero, he eventually gives in, and together they enter the Interdimensional Rift along with the Warrior of Light, Biggs, and Wedge. They are also accompanied by Alphaa creation of Omega's which resembles a small Chocobo. After overcoming the initial tests presented to them by Omega, Cid and Nero set up a base within the Rift where they can provide support to the Warrior of Light as they complete the remainder of Omega's challenges.Final Fantasy XIV 1.x - All Main Scenario Cutscenes
Cid is later horrified to learn that Omega has attempted to kill Biggs and Wedge. Although they survive, they are badly wounded, and are taken to the Conjurer's Guild for healing. Cid is overcome with guilt for his role in reviving Omega, but is chided by Nero, who reminds him what his role as a scientist means. The Legend Returns Edit When an old friend of Cid's from Garlemald, Jenomis cen Lexentalegoes missing while investigating the ruined city of Rabanastrehis family contacts Cid for help.
However, as he still has his hands full dealing with Omega, he recruits the Warrior of Light to assist them. After battling through a series of Omega's creations alongside Nero and the Warrior of Light, he again sets up a base of operations where he and Nero can provide support. Once all of the trials in the Sigmascape are defeated, he discovers that Nero has been badly wounded by Omega. Cid takes Nero out of the Rift for treatment, and prepares to wait until Omega summons them again.
He gives assistance to the Warrior of Light as they complete the final two trials, and prepares for the showdown against Omega himself.
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Realizing that the technology developed by his father, Mid, could be used as a trump card against Omega, he instructs Jessie to prepare a device based on Mid's designs. Although he is initially reluctant to use it due to the destruction caused by his father's unchecked obsession with his research, a talk with the still-injured Nero allows him to overcome his doubts. Upon returning to Eorzea, Cid discovers that Nero has already left, after helping himself to gil from Cid's personal account as payment for his work.
Cid then joins the Warrior of Light and the rest of the Ironworks team in bidding farewell to Alpha, who leaves to explore Eorzea. And honestly, that perception hasn't really changed after actually watching the show.
Dad of Light's most glaring flaw is that it doesn't need to be as long as it is. Even with the extra story embellishments, such as the mystery behind Hirotaro's sudden retirement or the focus on Aiko's own work-related struggles, Dad of Light never justifies its running time.
To make matters worse, the series effectively ends after the seventh episode. The eighth episode is nothing more than a pointless recap of the series one marked by some truly obnoxious narrationfollowed by an epilogue sequence focused on two formerly minor characters. Do yourself a favor and fast-forward through the first ten minutes or so. Another problem with this format is that the Final Fantasy XIV engine isn't quite sophisticated enough to be chronicling the slow bonding process between Aiko's avatar, Maidy, and Hirotaro's amusingly named Indy Jones.
The machinima scenes do break up the relative monotony of the clean, spartan live-action scenes. However, rarely does the gameplay footage back up the frequent discussions about the beauty and allure of the digital realm of Eorzea. Aiko and other characters often point out how they'd rather live in Eorzea than the real world, but too often the game footage feels tedious and unnecessary rather than sweeping and grand.
Exit Theatre Mode Despite all that, there's something oddly charming about the story of Aiko and Hirotaro. Despite the very low-stakes nature of the conflict, it's hard not to be caught up in Aiko's plan to finally connect with his father. As needlessly complicated as that plan is, the desire is very identifiable. And the premise works better in the Japanese setting than it probably would in an English-language series.
Japan's more rigidly formal, work-driven culture lends more credence to the idea that a young man would have no other outlet but video games to connect with his workaholic father. It helps that the two leads give the series a certain degree of emotional weight and authenticity.