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Dragoon

Dragoon (DRG) Actions, Traits and Role Actions


FFXIV - Disciples of War - Dragoon
Legend holds that the dragoon tradition was born a millennium past, when the founding fathers of the great nation of Ishgard were journeying to the land promised them by the Fury. Upon arriving in Coerthas, the intrepid settlers were set upon by the great wyrm Nidhogg, the then master of that demesne, and a fierce struggle ensued.
The confrontation came to an end when a young man named Haldrath, taking up his slain sire's lance, landed a mighty thrust that prized out Nidhogg's eye, prompting his colossal adversary to take wing and flee.

From that moment forth, Haldrath became known by the epithet of the Dragonseye, and is to this day revered by all Ishgardians as the first dragoon.

Patch 1.21 saw the introduction of jobs to FFXIV, which allows you to become one of the traditional jobs from the FF series after completing a quest. A Lancer can become a Dragoon by equipping the Soul of the Dragoon item after completing the first quest. The details for this quest are below.





Quest NPC Location Conditions
Eye of the Dragon Ywain Gridania, Lancers' Guild LNC 30

For each quest you complete, you will be rewarded with a new ability, while the latter quests will also reward you with artifact (AF) armour that is shown in the screenshot above.


Introduction to Dragoon


Dragoon is a melee damage dealing job which branches from the Lancer class. The job will deal damage using powerful abilities designed to be comboed with one another to increase their effectiveness.


Attributes


As a Dragoon your main attribute is Strength (STR) as this increases physical attack damage. You should be focusing on equipment with this stat. For secondary stats you should be focusing on the likes of Direct Hit Rate, Determination, Critical Hit Rate and Skill Speed in addition to simply boosting STR. However you'll find Skill Speed is generally not worth it.

Skill Speed and Critical Hit Rate are self explantory in what they do. For the other two, Determination is used to boost the damage dealt by all attacks and the amount of HP recovered when healed while Direct Hit Rate is Stormblood's replacement for Accuracy. Instead of a simple hit or miss effect that Accuracy could give, having low Direct Hit Rate for a fight will reduce damage dealt so it is important to improve this stat.


Actions


Actions are skills that the Dragoon can equip to their bar and select to use at any time as long as their timer is available. Actions used in a combo will generate additional damage and effects. All Dragoon actions are exclusive to that job.


AST  BRD  BLM  DRK  DRG  MCH  MNK  NIN  
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Name Level Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius
FFXIV - Dragoon - JumpJump 30 0 300 0 20y 0y
Delivers a jumping attack with a potency of 310. Returns you to your original position after the attack is made. Additional Effect: Grants Dive Ready

Duration: 15s Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Doom SpikeDoom Spike 40 0 2.50 0 10y 10y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 170 to all enemies in a straight line before you.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Dragonfire DiveDragonfire Dive 50 0 1200 0 20y 5y
Delivers a jumping fire-based attack with a potency of 380 to target and all enemies nearby it.

Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Battle LitanyBattle Litany 52 0 1800 0 0y 15y
Increases critical hit rate of self and nearby party members by 10%.

Duration: 20s
FFXIV - Dragoon - Blood of the DragonBlood of the Dragon 54 0 250 0 0y 0y
Increases potency of High Jump and Spineshatter Dive by 30%.

Duration: Additional Effect: Grants Sharper Fang and Claw upon successfully executing Full Thrust, or Enhanced Wheeling Thrust upon successfully executing Chaos Thrust

Duration: 10s

Effects end upon use or upon using a weaponskill other than Fang and Claw or Wheeling Thrust. Cannot be executed while under the effect of Life of the Dragon.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Fang and ClawFang and Claw 56 0 2.50 0 0y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 320.

360 when executed from a target's flank.

Can only be executed while under the effects of both Blood of the Dragon and Sharper Fang and Claw.

Additional Effect: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 10s to a maximum of 30s
FFXIV - Dragoon - Wheeling ThrustWheeling Thrust 58 0 2.50 0 0y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 320.

360 when executed from a target's rear.

Can only be executed while under the effects of both Blood of the Dragon and Enhanced Wheeling Thrust.

Additional Effect: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 10s to a maximum of 30s
FFXIV - Dragoon - GeirskogulGeirskogul 60 0 300 0 15y 15y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 300 to all enemies in a straight line before you.

Can only be executed while under the effect of Blood of the Dragon. Additional Effect: Changes Blood of the Dragon to Life of the Dragon while under the full gaze of the first brood

※Action changes to Nastrond while under the effect of Life of the Dragon.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Sonic ThrustSonic Thrust 62 0 2.50 0 10y 10y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100 to all enemies in a straight line before you.

Combo Action: Doom Spike

Combo Potency: 200

Combo Bonus: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 10s to a maximum of 30s
FFXIV - Dragoon - Dragon SightDragon Sight 66 0 1200 0 12y 0y
Grants Right Eye to self, increasing damage dealt by 10%. Also grants target party member Left Eye, increasing damage dealt by 5% as long as target remains within 12 yalms.

Duration: 20s
FFXIV - Dragoon - Mirage DiveMirage Dive 68 0 10 0 20y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 300. Additional Effect: Strengthens the gaze of your Dragon Gauge by 1 if under the effect of Blood of the Dragon or Life of the Dragon Can only be executed when Dive Ready.
FFXIV - Dragoon - NastrondNastrond 70 0 100 0 15y 15y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 330 to all enemies in a straight line before you.
Can only be executed while under the effect of Life of the Dragon.

※This action cannot be assigned to a hotbar.
FFXIV - Dragoon - Coerthan TormentCoerthan Torment 72 0 2.50 0 10y 10y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 100 to all enemies in a straight line before you.

Combo Action: Sonic Thrust

Combo Potency: 230

Combo Bonus: Extends Blood of the Dragon duration by 10s to a maximum of 30s
FFXIV - Dragoon - High JumpHigh Jump 74 0 300 0 20y 0y
Delivers a jumping attack with a potency of 400. Returns you to your original position after the attack is made.

Additional Effect: Grants Dive Ready

Duration: 15s

Cannot be executed while bound.
FFXIV - Dragoon - StardiverStardiver 80 0 300 0 20y 5y
Delivers a jumping fire-based attack to target and all enemies nearby it with a potency of 600 for the first enemy, and 30% less for all remaining enemies.

Can only be executed while under the effect of Life of the Dragon.

Cannot be executed while bound.


As well as these the Dragoon can also equip Lancer actions.


Combos


The Dragoon job has the following combos which can be executed. These will give extra damage and effects.

True Thrust > Vorpal Thrust
Vorpal Thrust > Full Thrust
Impulse Drive > Disembowel
Heavy Thrust > Ring of Thorns
Disembowel > Chaos Thrust

True Thrust > Vorpal Thrust > Full Thrust
Impulse Drive > Disembowel > Chaos Thrust



Role Actions


Since the Stormblood expansion for FFXIV, cross class actions were removed and replaced with the concept of "role" actions. Role actions are more generic as they don't belong to specific classes, but instead to roles such as melee DPS, magic DPS, healer or tank. The Dragoon can equip up to 5 of these.

Name Level Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius


PvP Actions


From the Stormblood expansion PvP was revamped significantly and you can no longer use PvE actions during PvP battles. That means all of the actions above you can no longer use in PvP. Action Points (AP) were also removed. While some of the dedicated PvP actions do have the same name, they will have different potencies or effects. Below are the PvP actions that are unique to the Dragoon. There exists even more PvP actions and even traits but these are not unique to the Dragoon. You can find these further down the page.

Name Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius
FFXIV - PVP - Skewer Skewer 0 60 0 0 0y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 1,000.

F201F8F201F9Additional Effect:0101 Reduces target's damage dealt and healing potency by 10%

F201F8F201F9Duration:0101 10s


Shared PvP Actions


The following is a list of PvP actions which are shared across all classes and jobs. These can only be used in PvP areas and you are limited to selecting two of them.

Name Cast Recast MP TP Range Radius
FFXIV - PVP - Aetheric Siphon Aetheric Siphon 0 6 0 0 25y 0y
Activates the instrument.
FFXIV - PVP - Anti-gravity Gimbal Anti-gravity Gimbal 0 5 0 0 0y 0y
Simulates the spell Levitate using Nero tol Scaeva's odd contraption.
FFXIV - PVP - Bolt Bolt 0 45 0 0 0y 0y
Movement speed is increased.
Duration: 10s
Chimatsuri 4.5 45 0 0 8y 0y
FFXIV - PVP - Concentrate Concentrate 0 45 0 0 0y 0y
Creates a barrier preventing Stun, Sleep, Bind, Heavy, Slow, Silence, and knockback effects.
Duration: 10s
FFXIV - PVP - Deflect Deflect 0 2 0 0 0y 4y
Scatters potentially harmful aether.
Doom Of The Living 4.5 45 0 0 8y 0y
Dragonsong Dive 4.5 45 0 0 8y 0y
FFXIV - PVP - Enliven Enliven 0 90 0 0 0y 0y
Restores 50% of maximum TP.
Final Heaven 4.5 45 0 0 8y 0y
Delivers an attack with a potency of 9,000.
FFXIV - PVP - Muse Muse 0 90 0 0 0y 0y
Restores 25% of maximum MP.
FFXIV - PVP - Purify Purify 0 45 0 0 0y 0y
Removes Stun, Sleep, Bind, Heavy, Slow, and Silence from target. Can be used regardless of own status affliction.
FFXIV - PVP - Recuperate Recuperate 0 45 0 0 0y 0y
Restores 25% of maximum HP.
FFXIV - PVP - Safeguard Safeguard 0 90 0 0 0y 0y
Reduces damage taken by 25%.
Duration: 10s
FFXIV - PVP - Smoke Screen Smoke Screen 0 2.5 0 0 0y 20y
Throw an incendiary device that creates a blanket of smoke temporarily granting you the Stealth status.
Ungarmax 3 30 0 0 14y 20y
FFXIV - PVP - Vril Vril 0 3 0 0 0y 0y
Use the aetheric residue lingering on your body to temporarily disguise yourself as one of Lakshmi's loyal dreamers.


Shared PvP Traits


The following is a list of PvP traits which are shared across all classes and jobs. These can only be used in PvP areas and you are limited to selecting three of them.

Name Description
FFXIV - PVP - Decreased Damage Taken Decreased Damage Taken Decreases damage taken by 3%.
FFXIV - PVP - Decreased Recast Time Decreased Recast Time Decreases recast time of additional actions by 20%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased Action Speed Increased Action Speed Decreases weaponskill and spell cast and recast times by 3%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased Damage Dealt Increased Damage Dealt Increases damage dealt by 3%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased Healing Potency Increased Healing Potency Increases spell-based HP restoration by 5%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased HP Increased HP Increases maximum HP by 5%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased MP Regeneration Increased MP Regeneration Increases MP regeneration rate by 25%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased Resistance Duration Increased Resistance Duration Increases duration of resistances by 50%.
FFXIV - PVP - Increased TP Regeneration Increased TP Regeneration Increases TP regeneration rate by 40%.


Dragoon Equipment


The best equipment for your Dragoon constantly changes depending on what was added in the latest patch so it is important to do your own research on top of this guide. We have broken the equipment down into tiers in order to give some indication of what you can use before you get up to that item level tier.

Slot Best Next Tier Third Tier
Main Hand Edengrace Spear
Ultimate Rhongomiant
Augmented Deepshadow Lance
Menis
Head Augmented Deepshadow Helm of Maiming
Edengrace Helm of Maiming
YoRHa Type-51 Headband of Maiming
Deepshadow Helm of Maiming
Augmented Facet Circlet of Maiming
Edengate Helm of Maiming
Facet Circlet of Maiming
Body Edengrace Mail of Maiming
Augmented Deepshadow Cuirass of Maiming
YoRHa Type-51 Jacket of Maiming
Deepshadow Cuirass of Maiming
Augmented Suit of Facet Mail of Maiming
Edengate Mail of Maiming
Ornate Facet Mail of Maiming
Facet Mail of Maiming
Hands Edengrace Gauntlets of Maiming
Augmented Deepshadow Gauntlets of Maiming
YoRHa Type-51 Gloves of Maiming
Deepshadow Gauntlets of Maiming
Augmented Facet Gauntlets of Maiming
Edengate Gauntlets of Maiming
Facet Gauntlets of Maiming
Legs Augmented Deepshadow Breeches of Maiming
Edengrace Trousers of Maiming
YoRHa Type-51 Halfslops of Maiming
Deepshadow Breeches of Maiming
Augmented Facet Bottoms of Maiming
Edengate Trousers of Maiming
Facet Bottoms of Maiming
Feet Augmented Deepshadow Sollerets of Maiming
Edengrace Greaves of Maiming
YoRHa Type-51 Boots of Maiming
Deepshadow Sollerets of Maiming
Augmented Facet Sabatons of Maiming
Edengate Greaves of Maiming
Facet Sabatons of Maiming
Waist Augmented Deepshadow Tassets of Maiming
Edengrace Tassets of Maiming
Deepshadow Tassets of Maiming
Augmented Facet Plate Belt of Maiming
Edengate Tassets of Maiming
Facet Plate Belt of Maiming
Neck Edengrace Choker of Slaying
Augmented Deepshadow Necklace of Slaying
Deepshadow Necklace of Slaying
Augmented Facet Choker of Slaying
Immaculate Necklace of Slaying
Edengate Choker of Slaying
Facet Choker of Slaying
Ear Augmented Deepshadow Earring of Slaying
Edengrace Earring of Slaying
Deepshadow Earring of Slaying
Augmented Facet Earrings of Slaying
Edengate Earring of Slaying
Immaculate Ear Cuffs of Slaying
Facet Earrings of Slaying
Rings Augmented Deepshadow Ring of Slaying
Edengrace Ring of Slaying
Deepshadow Ring of Slaying
Augmented Facet Ring of Slaying
Edengate Ring of Slaying
Immaculate Ring of Slaying
Facet Ring of Slaying
Wrist Edengrace Bracelet of Slaying
Augmented Deepshadow Bracelet of Slaying
Deepshadow Bracelet of Slaying
Augmented Facet Bracelet of Slaying
Immaculate Bracelets of Slaying
Edengate Bracelet of Slaying
Facet Bracelet of Slaying




AST  BRD  BLM  DRK  DRG  MCH  MNK  NIN  
PLD  RDM  SAM  SCH  SMN  WAR  WHM


Comments


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hater [Anon]
Dec 14, 2013 - 14:14:27 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

fickt euch ihr kanonenfurze und lusas. ich bin der onid und töhte euch mit H, HaHa

 
Xenor
Sep 24, 2013 - 00:08:04 | Location: Durham, United Kingdom

Thanks Jonathan, I've added this to the list of updates for the coming week.
 
Jonathan [Anon]
Sep 20, 2013 - 13:13:41 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just alittle thing ive seen Skull sunder and Bloodbath icons need to be swapped around.
 
Anonymous
Sep 11, 2013 - 23:33:37 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Spineshatter dive has a 90 second cooldown now.
 
Alucard [Anon]
Aug 29, 2013 - 08:04:24 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Would love to see the wyzern in realm reborn
 
Kit [Anon]
Aug 25, 2013 - 17:28:19 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Just to inform that it should be MRD lv15 instead of PGL...
 
Anonymous [Anon]
Aug 04, 2013 - 00:48:14 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

You get PGL and MRD skills up to 42.
 
Anonymous
Aug 04, 2013 - 00:47:38 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

You get all the PGL and MRD skills up to 42 that matter.
 
Anonymous
Jul 14, 2013 - 18:46:57 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

So you need to have Pug to 15 to unlock Drg, but you get no Pug cross class abilities?
 
Anonymous
Jul 13, 2013 - 20:47:18 | Location: Nowhere, In a Box

Skull sunder listed on this page is not AOE in ARR beta 3.