WVR Leveling Guide 50-60
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Armed with a Needle and on to Ishgard to show the nobles that REAL CLASS ain’t born – BUT MADE! If you’re going to get to 60 fast, you’ve found the right place with our Weaver Leveling guide: 50 to 60 edition!! For a quick reference, I’ll be putting the WVR Levequest Items and WVR Class quest Items up top.
“Everyone has problems, but I solve mine while wearing a billion gil suit.” – Mahiko “Coco” San.
Weaver Levequest Table 50 to 60
|Class||Lv.||Type||#||Levequest Name||Item Name||Recipe Preview|
|WVR||50||S||1||Perfecting Posture||Rainbow Sash of Aiming||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2677/Rainbow-Sash-of-Aiming|
|WVR||50||S||3||Pride up in Smoke||Rainbow Cloth||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2751/Rainbow-Cloth|
|WVR||50||T||2||Ribbon of Remembrance||Rainbow Ribbon Of Healing||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2735/Rainbow-Ribbon-of-Healing|
|WVR||52||S||1||What Not to Wear||Holy Rainbow Shirt of Striking||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2664/Holy-Rainbow-Shirt-of-Striking|
|WVR||52||S||1||Fashion Patrol||Holy Rainbow Sarouel of Casting||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2725/Holy-Rainbow-Sarouel-of-Casting|
|WVR||52||T||2||An Account of My Apron||Rainbow Apron||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2744/Rainbow-Apron|
|WVR||54||S||1||Storm Upon Bald Mountain||Ramie Turban of Crafting||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2740/Ramie-Turban-of-Crafting|
|WVR||54||S||1||Clothing the Naked Truth||Ramie Robe of Casting||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2717/Ramie-Robe-of-Casting|
|WVR||54||T||2||Finger on the Pulse||Ramie Halfgloves of Healing||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2704/Ramie-Halfgloves-of-Healing|
|WVR||56||S||3||Where the Dragonflies, the Net Catches||Crawler Silk||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2758/Crawler-Silk|
|WVR||56||S||1||A Show of Ice and Fire||Hallowed Ramie Sash of Casting||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2722/Hallowed-Ramie-Sash-of-Casting|
|WVR||56||T||2||Investing in the Future||Hallowed Ramie Doublet of Aiming||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2675/Hallowed-Ramie-Doublet-of-Aiming|
|WVR||58||S||3||Felt for the Fallen||Chimerical Felt x2||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2755/Chimerical-Felt|
|WVR||58||S||1||He Wears the Pants||Chimerical Felt Trousers||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/31189/Chimerical-Felt-Trousers|
|WVR||58||T||2||The Clothes of Her Back||Chimerical Felt Corset of Healing||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2708/Chimerical-Felt-Corset-of-Healing|
You can find a COMPLETE (All eight DoH classes) List of the above and below tables here: Full listing of DOH Leve/Class Quest Items.
Weaver Class Quest Table 50 to 60
|Weaver||Lv||Class quest items||Recipe|
|WVR||55||Holy Rainbow Hat of Healing||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2697/Holy-Rainbow-Hat-of-Healing|
|WVR||58||Crawler Silk (3)||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/2758/Crawler-Silk|
|WVR||60||Chivalric Doublet of Healing||http://xivdb.com/?recipe/31232/Chivalric-Doublet-of-Healing|
|WVR||Quest NPC||Averil||Ishgard (Astrologicum)|
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Before you begin WVR 50+
- Go to the Weavers guild in Ul’dah, and get your quest to point you to your new quest giver.
- It’s now in Ishgard! Averil (Ishgard, Astrologicum) is your questgiver… and student!
- You get 3 Commercial Issue Crafting Manuals: Use them wisely! Read the damn tooltip.
- Reminder: DO YOUR GC TURN-IN EVERYDAY. If it’s within your budget. It’s worth an entire tapestry of EXP for your Weaver.
- Go to Ishgard and complete the quest “Inscrutable Tastes“. It unlocks the Scrip turn-in system.
Crafting Scrips, turn-ins and your Weaver:
So how does this all work? Basically, you craft Collectibles and hand them in for EXP, and later on, Scrips. This acts like a ‘free’ levequest! It’s infinitely repeatable – as long as you can afford to make the items. How do you craft a collectible? Using the skill Collectible Synthesis gives you a status effect wherein anything you craft will end up as a collectible.
UNLIKE NORMAL CRAFTING HQ% doesn’t matter. An items collectability is defined by its quality upon completion. So you dont need to “HQ” everything you craft – just make sure you reach the minimum collectability! When you’re done, you’re prompted to keep the item as a collectible, or complete the synthesis normally. These items cannot be stacked, sold or traded. You may also “lower” an item from a collectible to a regular item!
Item linking per tier will be added upon completion
Weaver Level 50 to 52
Leveling up your retainer (Battle class) is EXTREME value for Weaver, and other DoH
WVR 50 Levequest comparison:
- Rainbow Sash of Aiming: Actually costs less than 3 cloths, and easier to HQ.
- Rainbow Cloth: Still good.
Rainbow Ribbon of Healing:(R) Directly inferior to Sash of Aiming. Costs an extra Agate.
What I did in this tier: I crafted a TON of Rainbow Thread. and I mean a ton! You’ll be using these across more than a few classes anyway. Once you’ve amassed thread, save a few HQ ones! Then convert a mix of NQ and HQ threads into Rainbow Cloth. From here finish off to level 52 by making as many HQ Sashes and submitting them. If you have too much cloth you can submit some of those, too. This part was pretty easy. Did I forget to mention to make a sweatshops worth of these threads / cloth?
WVR 52,53 Gear Check: Depending on how intense your DOH gear was coming into 50+, upgrading your Mainhand at L52 to Mythrite Needle, and Offhand at 53 to Holy Cedar Spinning Wheel could prove to be a HUGE gain in stats. Same goes with an HQ Rainbow Coatee. Most people would want to upgrade these three items for now, don’t bother with the other slots just yet…
Weaver Level 52 to 54
WVR 52 Levequest comparison:
Holy Rainbow Shirt of Striking: Garbage. Directly inferior to the sash. (Costs an extra Mythrite Nugget)
- Holy Rainbow Sarouel of Casting: If I was forced to choose a level appropriate leve.
- Rainbow Apron:(R) What a misleading item name. It actually uses Holy Rainbow Cloth, too. But it’s the cheapest to make.
What I did in this tier: It went downhill fast, huh? While Repeatables are a hard sell to most, it’s actually the best bet in this tier. BUT, I stuck to doing “other things” to augment my EXP in this tier, like wait it out with daily GC turn-ins, Moogle, et cetera.
Even going for “previous tier” L50 levequest is fine.
Gear update: filling in later
Weaver Level 54 to 56
WVR 54 Levequest comparison:
- Ramie Turban of Crafting: GREAT VALUE in terms of resell-ability, usability, and overall costs isn’t too bad.
Ramie Robe of Casting: Not bad cost-wise but don’t bother with this.
- Ramie Halfgloves of Healing:(R) It’s not bad at all. If you’re running out of leves…
What I did in this tier: Ramie Turban of Crafting is the clear winner for reasons not usually obvious. MAKE ONE HQ FOR YOURSELF FIRST. Naturally, make a magic carpet worth of Ramie Threads and Bolts first. Then mix and match the NQ’s and HQ’s to give yourself the best chance to HQ turbans. I made a bunch of these! Sell the extra ones slowly over time, and you’ll have even made a profit! Another viable tier for a Commercial Manual. People buy these because 55 is a popular level to “update” DOH gear, and it doubles up as a leve item.
WVR Level 56 – Scrip tier collectibles: Once you hit 56 you’ve now entered the scrip tier! Trust me on this, you’re going to need ALOT of these guys. The sad thing is, weaver isn’t exactly the best class for farming them. AFAIK turbans also show up here, so that’s another option.
Weaver Level 56 to 58
WVR 56 Levequest comparison:
- Crawler Silk: Not a bad choice, since you need them for many things.
Hallowed Ramie Sash of Casting: Haha, this is laughably BAD. Hallowed Ramie Doublet of Aiming:(R) If you think you couldn’t find less value than the Sash of Casting… grats!
While Crawler Silk is more difficult to HQ than the other 2, the sheer difference in cost more than makes up for the ‘fails’. I personally made aloooooooooooot of these since they’re used in end-game crafts anyway. Admittedly, WVR levequests are pretty slim, but you have great options to grind on certain items WITHOUT market saturation (multiple crafter and gatherer body pieces, cloth and thread used by many classes, etc).
As of collectibles, I do not recall seeing one of value during my time leveling this tier.
Weaver Level 58 to 60
WVR 58 Levequest comparison:
- Chimerical Felt: Great, but a 35 durability…
- Chimerical Felt Trousers: Best used in combination with above!
Chimerical Felt Corset of Healing: Hmmm.. I’d just skip this.
Very similar to the first tier. Make a bunch of Chimerical Felt (used in end-game crafts like crawler silk). So theres no loss grinding on these. Again, these convert into multiple crafting and gathering items, as well as used as base ingredients for other DoH classes. Get a mix of HQ and NQ to maximize your chances at as many HQ C.Felt Trousers! Then finally submit or sell as you see fit for your case.
Anyways, this tier is secretly value packed. Not only will you gain money, great materials, and EXP by crafting a ton of Chimerical Felts – then further making them into Chimerical Felt Trousers. These are a useful item (Save one if you’re a gatherer!), which is BiS in 3.0, or can be foresee-ably used in the future for Spiritbonding. If your goal is to hit 60 fast – then turn them in!!! Good choices for all types of player.
As of collectibles, I do not recall seeing one of value during my time leveling this tier. UNLESS YOU’RE DESPERATE FOR SCRIP, do not attempt to amass them using WVR. It will end up in heartbreak, and tears. Culinarian or Goldsmith make better choices.
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71 thoughts on “FFXIV Weaver Leveling Guide L1 to 80 | 5.3 ShB Updated”
This is the Weaver’s leveling guide, but it says “Culinarian Leveling Guide”. I think a copy/pasta type occurred, JSYK.
How the title changed is beyond me… There was a funky thing i removed that managed titles for me and this bug probably occured because of that. Thanks!!!
All of the items for the 50-60 quests are wrong
Wow, they changed HW tier class quest items? I will be overhauling these coming Endwalker so thanks for the heads up!
Greatly appreciated, but has no one noticed the title is CULINARIAN Leveling [sic] Guide?
I thought my search engine had a bug! ;)
Spent too long trying to figure out what PDO stands for. Once I found the only other plausible reference via Google, I couldn’t believe that I had just wasted the time. For anyone wondering, PDO stands for “poor, desperate, or overcapped (this word was created by someone who doesn’t understand English well enough),” but please correct me if I am wrong. Despite this, I appreciate the guides tremendously.
just a small note,the triple turn in on level 70 leves is “turban in training” not “lovely leggings”,you might want to make an edit :P
[H][R] 3(9)x Woolen Smock: Triples are both sucky.
^ This has been changed and its 1 per instead of 3
It’s actually do-able either purchasing these armor from NPC or crafting yourself.
Is the formatting for the 71-80 Shadowbringers section of Weaver a complete mess for anyone else?
None of the drop down sections with the + mark work (‘I’m desperate: yellow scrip gear?’ and ‘Cross-class skills’ for example) and the some of the mini sections with grey backgrounds seem empty, like the ‘Macro 1 Macro 2 Success Rates’ part. I’ve tried this site in multiple browsers and they all have the same problem, but the rest of the guide from 1-70 and the other jobs’ guides are fine.
Doing some updates on the back-end, so things might seem a little messed up for a bit. It should resolve very soon.
Everything seems back to normal. Nice one, and keep up the great work!
Good guides as always. The only suggestion I would throw out there for folks when they first hit 70 is to use the level 70 scrip (350) gear to start off. The gear is cheap enough and the custom deliveries will provide all of the scrips you could need for purchasing the gear. The stats are quite as good as the crafted gear listed in the guide, but close enough for a cheaper alternative (imho).
This is correct! The yellow scrip gear has its own section, but I should make the point more “known”. I recommend the left-side and weapon if you can afford it.
Hallu, thanks for the guide on Weaver. I just hit 55 on my Weaver and got the biggest value collectable. Ramie Cloth, which is easy af to craft. Basically as easy to collect as Birch Syrup for Culinarian. So yeah, there IS a good weaver collectable unexpectedly.
Appears that the Weaver Leves list at the top of the page points to armorsmith list
Weaver Level 20 to 25
[L][R] 3(9)x Cotton Coif of Gathering: Highly recommended.
Do not recommend :( i just made 20 only to discover that the triple now only gives 5Kish exp where the singles give around 12-13K
One thing that can salvage weaver is doing the Moogle beast tribe quests daily, they give roughly a half a level worth of exp at level 52 when you do all 3 plus it unlocks that beast tribe vendor.
nice guide, if I may say so, helped me alot :)
Just wanted to mention this, in the rotation-macro for the 40DUR Rotation, use:
/ac “Master’s Mend”
It makes the rotation smoother, I know, is too short, but 3 is too long, 2.5 fits in perfectly and feels “better” to see it xD. It’s just a minor thing and not a “must”, but it has a better flow :)
wait a second intervals of 0.5 are possible now!?
I have a couple of newbish questions and hopefully someone can answer them for me :D
1. Why not use Waste Not II in the rotation instead of using Waste Not I? I mean I think I see why you use it and if its because you get more out of it then waste not II then ignore my question haha
2. Also on your melds, I see cheap meld 1 and cheap meld 2. Is that meant for to be picked on wether you want cheap meld 1 or cheap meld 2 or is that what both sockets should be used for? I hope I was clear on that question. So if I used the first socket for cheap meld 1 would I use the next socket for cheap meld 2? If there isnt a socket then I should overmeld it? Just want to make sure I wasn’t over thinking this at all. Which I usually do!!
Thanks for an awesome site and great guides :D
Waste not II isn’t bad, it’s just much easier to make a more flexible rotation with WN1. Cheapmeld 1 and 2 is for sockets! And yes if there isn’t a socket overmeld it. Remember to use frumenty for the +10cp while leveling to help reach the CP caps.
What do the numbers in “Best?” mean? I can’t find anywhere what your model of reference is, so I don’t know which is the best option for each tier, if 3 or 1.
1 is best, 3 is worst but there are times they just all suck
You have a few places on this page where you reference ARM instead of WVR.
edited! thanks for pointing it out!
On the 64 – 70 Section when you’re talking about the optional 64 rotation, there is still a mistake referring to WVR (not having the name of lightening skill) instead of ARM i am assuming.
If you’re referring to the cross-class section, I admittedly have to choose ONE of the elements… but yes name/brands are interchangeable and I’ll have a look at what you’re sayin
He’s reffering to the [Optional rotation Lv64 4oDUR]:
“THIS CERTAIN “MACRO” HAS NAME AND BRAND OF FIRE. PLEASE ADJUST IT TO YOUR CLASS. CUL AND WVR HAVE NO BRAND OR NAME SKILL SO CROSS CLASS ANY ONE OF ‘EM.”
Which is not true, WVR has brand/name of lightning, I think you mean GSM has none (and CUL).
And thanks for all the effort you put into this wonderful guide, I’ve been using it a lot!
hey, i think most (if not all) of the shopping list items for the beginning of this guide can be bought from the generic material suppliers found in housing districts
so if your FC has a house with one of those merchants that might be a more convenient place to shop than running around between 3 npcs
Great suggestion, and I think that is definitely true! I wonder if the same applies to the general housing merchant…
I managed to level from 56 to 60 in about 6 hours by handing in collectible ramie cloths. Perhaps not the fastest way but buying stalks of ramie and collecting my own flax only cost me about 60-70k to get those last 4 levels. Whilst using engineering manual II’s and food buffs.
Ramie Cloth AS A COLLECTIBLE? or Leve? Hmm.. This could be something applied in never patches…
It’s in a newer patch. It only gives 10 blue scrip and 110k exp. But if you compare the prices of some of the leve items and mats, it’s a great value. Not sure if it’s Ramie Cloth all the time, but I can let you know!
Yes please, I’ll keep an eye out as well!
I’m not seeing a gear update still? That would be very helpful, I’m pretty (totally goddamn) lost when it comes to melds, I never had a 50 crafter pre-3.0, and my wvr is now 56 and still rocking a few 50 equips.
I’m not sure if it’s fastest, but I found it really easy between 56-58 to spam the collectable for ramie cloth. Not only are the mats easily obtainable, it also gives scrips to start you off (to get the WVR masterbook for 58-60). Crawler silk is just too expensive on my server
I followed all the steps to level Weaving from 1-15 and all it BARELY got me to level 14. I have no clue where you guys got this idea of your method getting someone to 15 LET ALONE 15++. Not only did I follow every step (including the scroll), but i also used an EXP helm from 1-11 and i ate and orange for another 3% EXP and still I was only able to just hit 14.
I’m confused why you would go Holy Rainbow Apron for your 52-54 option? It requires 1 less Cloth and 1 less Wyvern leather, sure, but you have to make two of them for the hand in, and have to submit twice to get the same XP as the Holy Rainbow Sarouel of Casting, meaning 4 aprons (8 cloth 4 thread) vs 1 sarouel (3 cloth, 1 thread, 1 leather) for the same xp. Unless wyvern leather is prohibitively expensive and difficult to get for you, I can’t see why this would be the better option.
In the tier 56 to 58 the hallowed ramie sash of casting is quite good on my server, because you get them from a npc quite cheap (11k Gil)
The mats for crawler silk and crawler silk itself is far too expensive (mats: 18k gil for 1!, Crawler Silk: 22k)
Nice thing to keep an eye out for!
The Ixal Deliverance quest is also a good thing to do daily. The quest itself doesn’t give much exp, but HQ item turn-ins do.
Haha, yes. Deliverance isn’t so bad.
I prefer to do the Leve “Felt for the Fallen” from 58 to 60. 198,778 exp for 3 Chimerical Felt. It will take 20 leve allowances and a total of 60 normal quality Chimerical Felt to go from level 59 to 60. A little less than double that for 58 to 60. I hate farming Deepeye Tears (I find the other mats trivial for the dissolvents) which is why I choose the leve over crafting any type of gear (collectable or not).
To help those who choice to do the healer or caster corsets: Mogpoms are 100% catch in the Greensward of Churning Mist (8,34) with Goblin Jig. (used in making Intellect Dissolvent). Flying is required to reach here. and you need to be 58FSH to use the Jig. Blue Cloud Coral is caught in “Cloudtop” fishing hole in Sea of Clouds (15,38). Level 51 Fishing, use a Red Balloon, turn on SNAGGING!!!
Aye, Felt for the Fallen is definitely what I recommend as well.
!!! ALL COMMENTS BELOW ARE PRE-HEAVENSWARD 3.0 !!!
Just gotta add. Since latest patch. Handing in 3 HQ items 3 Times only gives 100% bonus EXP. Courier quests are by far the faster (And cheaper) way of leveling now.
100% is truth across ALL leve types now. However, courier becomes extremely painful in the level 35+ range (no aetheryte)
[C]ourier Leves: Levemete is from the [H]ometown, to be submitted to the [L]ocal Levemete. I’m confused on what that means. Read info below.
Level 40 WVR Leves [L]ocation: Coerthas (Whitebrim) | Ul’dah
Level 40 Weaver Leves Items Discussion:
[H] Linen Deerstalker
Where do I go to obtain that leve? I don’t see it in Whitebrim.
Every tier has ONE levequest which ORIGINATE from (lets say in weavers example) Ul’dah, and is submitted to the level-specific levemete in another town. For example, Level 45 courier quests would take you from Uldah to St. Coincachs.
I can’t find full moon fever levequest in ul’dah, and I’m a level 45 weaver.
Try looking in St. Coinachs find, Mor Dhona?
For the first part you tell us the shopping list but don’t tell us what to make with it…what am I suppose to craft with those items?
“Below is a list of items needed to complete your crafting log from L1: Hempen Yarn – L15: Cotton Shepherd Slops.”
It’s above the list
Just used this 1st part of the guide in patch 2.2 and I was already lvl 7, with the boos. After I finished wasn’t even close to lvl 15 :( about 13 and a half.. don’t think I did anything wrong. did I miss something?
Nothing wrong. I just think this guide is out of date, or forgetting to mention something.
I found that increasing the quality of an item gave extra xp, so it’s something I did as soon as I could, but I still fell short of 15. I’m just QSing cotton yarn for the remaining level I’m missing.
GC engineering scroll wasnt used, maybe?
Dunno about earlier posters, but I just finished 1-15 craft logs and even did the first two crafts in the 15-20 log, all while using the GC Engineering Scroll, and making sure to go for as much HQ as I can on each and every craft… and it got me halfway through level 14.
Something is definitely up with the guide. =/
Just noticed a typo – Quarrymill is in South Shroud and Costa del Sol is in Eastern La Nocsea. :)
hmmm.. not a typo! It means there are [L]ocal leves in Quarrymill and Costa, and the [H]ome leves from Ul’dah are still available!
Where is the linen smock quest? I couldn’t find the location…
linen smock is a single leve obtained and submitted in Ul’Dah.
Fleece only costs 41 gill each on my server now (about the same amount as the flax I bought when I was still leveling weaving a few months ago), thanks to overfarming and bots, so I guess weaving just became easier on my server, at least.
Yes, fleece and diremite webs price have dropped since this writing! Is it a permanent thing? Something due to bots offloading for housing gil? I’ll wait a few days before i adjust this guide for that anomaly! :D
In the 35-40 tier, I would say that the single turn in for Linen Cowl is cheaper than the triple Linen Tights. Sure the cowl is 4 cloth, but 3 Tights is 6 cloth. Also factor in that the Cowl is 40kish exps, vs. 23kish exps and really, the only thing you are saving by doing the triple turn in is leve allowances. if you have plenty of allowances saved up, then the Cowl is far more efficient.
Because if you turn in HQ items that triple could give you 136k -ish XP for one leve. For the amount of XP you can get that is the better choice.
This is superb, thank you for spending the time to compile and write this up.
Will this guide be useable in 2.1?
We will see what changes today, but it should still be relevant!