Every 'Final Fantasy 14' Expansion Packs Ranked From Best To Worst

Ever since its release, Final Fantasy 14 have been through a roller coaster of updates and patches. Now, the game is one of the most popular MMORPG's of all time and have released four expansion pack, each filled with an entire game's worth of content. Each expansion pack comes with a variety of new additions such as new classes, new playable races, new areas to explore, and new dungeons and raids to challenge with friends and strangers alike. 

Vote up the best Final Fantasy 14 expansion packs that you think are the best and be sure to check out the best Final Fantasy games of all time!   


  • 1
    9 VOTES

    Shadowbringers

    Shadowbringers
    Photo: Square Enix Creative Business Unit III

    Shadowbringers is the third expansion pack and adds new races, classes, and upgrades to gameplay. The expansion takes place in a parallel dimension that succumbed to an apocalyptic collapse, and players are tasked to restore the ruined land, while being joined by fan favorite characters.  

    Features/Additions

    • Increased level cap to 80
    • NPC trust system 
    • New dungeons and raids
    • Gunbreaker, and Dancer classes
    • New game+ feature 
    • New playable races: Viera (Female only), Hrothgar (Male only)
    • World Visit System
    • Released: July 2, 2019
    • Developer: Square Enix Creative Business Unit III
  • 2
    5 VOTES

    Heavensward

    Heavensward
    Photo: Square Enix Business Division 5

    The first expansion pack released for the game, Heavensward features new areas about three times the size of Final Fantasy XIV seasonal updates. The expansion takes place on Hydaelyn, a planet filled with multiple environments and climates covering three large continents, and focuses on the ongoing Dragonsong War between Ishgard and Nidhogg's horde of dragons. 

    Features/Additions

    • Increased level cap to 60
    • New zones with flying gameplay
    • New dungeons and raids
    • Dark Knight, Astrologian, and Machinist classes
    • New PvP modes
    • New playable race: Au Ra
    • Released: June 23, 2015
    • Developer: Square Enix Business Division 5
  • 3
    9 VOTES

    Endwalker

    Endwalker
    Photo: Square Enix Creative Business Unit III

    Endwalker is the fourth expansion pack, and was released in December of 2021 after multiple delays in its production. In addition to the new dungeons, raids, character classes, and areas, the expansion serves as the culiminating finale of the Hydaelyn–Zodiark arc, drawing the current ongoing story to a close and a brand new story-arc is set to be released in major patches after the expansion's release.

    Features/Additions

    • Increased level cap to 90
    • New small scale PvP mode
    • New dungeons and raids
    • Sage, and Reaper classes
    • New races: Male Viera and female Hrothgar
    • New residental areas
    • Released: December 7, 2021
    • Developer: Square Enix Creative Business Unit III
  • 4
    5 VOTES

    Stormblood

    Stormblood
    Photo: Square Enix Business Division 5

    Released in 2017, Stormblood is the second expansion pack and features a variety of brand new areas and a revamped battle system and UI. The expansion takes place in the far eastern city of Doma, where players join a group of freedom fighters in order to help the deposed prince of Doma retake his throne and save his country from chaos. 

    Features/Additions

    • Increased level cap to 70
    • Swimming and diving mechanic added
    • New dungeons and raids
    • Red Mage, and Samurai classes
    • Inventory expansion 
    • New gear and recipes 
    • Redesigned battle system 
    • Released: June 20, 2017
    • Developer: Square Enix Business Division 5