How To Level Weaver 1-90 Guide In Final Fantasy XIV

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Final Fantasy 14 Weaver Character Crafting


One of the most popular Crafting jobs in Final Fantasy 14 is that of the Weaver. If this is the path you have chosen to follow in the game, you will be crafting the best light armor and accessories as you make your way to level 90. But before that, you will need to master spell combos, grab quests that provide a generous amount of EXP, and gear your character up with the best equipment.


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Up to the challenge? Well grab your needle and get off your Chocobo, because you will barely move a character inch in the following hours.

Updated October 13, 2022 by Quinton O’Connor: We’ve improved the clarity and flow of our guide, as well as adding a new section letting folks know how and where to find the top gear for Weavers. Since we’re in Patch 6.2 as of this writing, that means Perfectionist’s Gear.

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Weaver’s Guild: How To Get Started (1-11)

First things first: let’s join the Weaver’s Guild by speaking to Maronne, the Guild Receptionist in Ul’dah – Steps of Thal at (X:14, Y:13). Do the first two initiation quests: ‘Way of the Weaver’ and ‘My First Needle’ to get your starting gear.

You might need to level up to accept Redolent Rose’s quests. It’s nothing some eating up and crafting won’t solve. So with that in mind, let’s do some shopping. Crafting requires materials, and it is best if you get them early on.

Make sure your character is always well-fed to get a three percent EXP bonus. Any food will give you this bonus at this point in the game, but Marmot Steak is an easy to acquire dish, and Marmot Steak is an easy to acquire dish.

Crafting Recipe And Shopping Guide (Levels 1 To 11)

As you learn the way of the Weaver, you will be crafting a handful of items. For these level-range recipes you will need the following items:

Shopping List
  • Moko Grass x20
  • Rubber x6
  • Leather x3
  • Aldgoat Leather x8
  • Toad Leather x2
  • Linen Yarn x27
  • Cotton Yarn x10
  • Hempen Yarn x27
  • Woolen Yarn x16
  • Dew Thread x12
  • Wildfowl Feather x1
  • Dodo Feather x1
  • Crow Feather x6
  • Chocobo Feather x1
  • Brass Ingot x1
  • Electrum Ingot x4
  • Copper Ingot x2
  • Mythril Ingot x1
  • Silver Ingot x3
  • Undyed Cotton Cloth x22
  • Undyed Felt x7
  • Undyed Linen x23
  • Undyed Velveteen x19
  • Undyed Woolen Cloth x13
  • Undyed Hempen Cloth x6
  • Lanolin x3
  • Apkallu Down x1
  • Beast Sinew x7

Feel like speedrunning your way through this section? Here are the recipes we recommend grinding to get to level 11 like lightning:

Recommended Recipes
Hempen Shepherds’ Tunic
  • 2 Undyed Hempen Cloth
  • 1 Hempen Yarn
  • 1 Copper Ingot
Hempen Breeches
  • 2 Undyed Hempen Cloth
  • 1 Hempen Yarn
  • 1 Leather

Weaver Quests (Levels 1 To 11)

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Way of the Weaver1Maronne Ul’dah – Steps of Thal (X:13, Y;13)
My First Needle1Redolent Rose – Steps of Thal (X:14, Y:13)Hempen Yarn
  • 1x Lightning Shard
  • 2x Moko Grass
Once More unto the Breeches5Redolent Rose – Steps of Thal (X:14, Y:13)Hempen Breeches x3
  • 1x Lightning Shard
  • 1x Wind Shard
  • 1x Undyed Hempen Cloth
  • 1x Hempen Yarn
  • 1x Leather
Alternative Applications10Redolent Rose – Steps of Thal (X:14, Y:13)Undyed Hempen Cloth x12
  • 1x Lightning Shard
  • 2x Hempen Yarn

Do Redolent Rose’s quests until you reach ‘Alternative Applications’, which you should accept, but leave on hold for now. Make sure you reach level 11 before going into the next section.

Quicksand: The Levemetes, Your New Best Friends (11-50)

Before you continue, grab the following gear. Your CP bar will thank you. Please note that most of these items can be crafted.

Gear Update
Primary ToolRusty NeedleMy First Needle – Weaver’s Guild Quest
HeadAmateur’s HeadgearGwalter – Steps of Thal (X:13.6 Y:10.0)283 gil
BodyCotton KurtaGwalter – Steps of Thal (X:13.6 Y:10.0)602 gil
HandsAmateur’s Smithing GlovesGwalter – Steps of Thal (X:13.6 Y:10.0)252 gil
LegsAmateur’s SlopsGwalter – Steps of Thal (X:13.6 Y:10.0)216 gil
FeetAmateur’s ThighbootsGwalter – Steps of Thal (X:13.6 Y:10.0)288 gil
NecklaceCopper ChokerLolonu – Steps of Thal (X:13.6, Y:9.8)199 gil

Be lazy. When grabbing quests from Levemetes, make sure the requestor is nearby. In Quicksand, accept quests that need to be delivered to Roarich, as he is right outside the building and does not require traveling.

Head to the Adventurer’s Guild, enter the Quicksand, and speak to Eustace (X:12.1, Y:9.1), the Levemete. Grab the following quests:

Eustace Quests (Levels 11 To 50)

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Keep It Under Wraps10Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Cotton Turban
Don’t Threw So Hard15Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Initiate’s Slops
  • 2x Undyed Cotton Cloths
  • 1x Cotton Yarn
  • 1x Beast Sinew
New Shoes, New Me20Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Cotton Dress Shoes
  • 2x Undyed Cotton Cloths
  • 1x Cotton Yarn
  • 1x Rubber
Hitting Below the Belt (Triple turn-in) 20Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Cotton Breeches of Crafting
  • 2 Undyed Cotton Cloths
  • 1x Cotton Yarn
  • 1x Leather
He’s Got Legs (Triple turn-in)30Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Velveteen Sarouel
  • 1x Undyed Velveteen
  • 1x Dew Thread
  • 1x Aldgoat Leather
  • 1x Beast Sinew

You can now do triple turn-ins for certain quests. This means you can hand in the quest deliverables three times, which does wonders for your EXP.

Gear Update
Primary ToolBat Fang NeedleYoyobasa – Steps of Thal (X:14 Y:11)430 gil
HeadVelveteen BeretMiner on a Mission – Weaver’s Guild (X:14, Y:13)
HandsVelveteen ShortglovesRianne – Steps of Thal (X:9 Y:9)1,453 gil
FeetVelveteen GaitersRianne – Steps of Thal (X:9 Y:9)1,661 gil
BraceletSilver Wristlets of CraftingLolonu – Steps of Thal (X:13.6, Y:9.8)1,695 gil
EarringsFang EarringsLolonu – Steps of Thal (X:13.6, Y:9.8)384 gil
NecklaceSilver ChokerLolonu – Steps of Thal (X:13.6, Y:9.8)1,821 gil
RingSilver Ring of CraftingLolonu – Steps of Thal (X:13.6, Y:9.8)1,254 gil
Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
By The Short Hairs (x2)30Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Velveteen Robe
  • 3x Undyed Velveteens
  • 2x Dew Threads
  • 1x Silver Ingot
Crunching the numbers (Triple turn-in)35Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Linen Hat
  • 2x Undyed Linens
  • 1x Linen Yarn
  • 1x Crow Feather
Party Animals (x2)40Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Linen Deerstalker
  • 1x Undyed Linen
  • 1x Undyed Velveteen
  • 2x Linen Yarn
Gear Update
Primary ToolWolf Fang NeedleYoyobasa – Steps of Thal (X:14 Y:11)3,564 gil
Secondary toolMahogany Spinning WheelYoyobasa – Steps of Thal (X:14 Y:11)4,752 gil
EarringsRed Coral EarringsCraft
  • 1x Red Coral
  • 1x Electrum Ingot
  • 1x Boar Leather
Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Glad as a Hatter45Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Woolen Smock
  • 2x Undyed Woolen Cloths
  • 1x Undyed Linen
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Lanolin
Seeing it through the end (Triple turn-in)45Eustace – The Quicksand (X:12.1, Y:9.1)Felt Hat
  • 2x Undyed Felts
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Wildfowl Feather
  • 1x Electrum Ingot

Weaver’s Guild: Roots Before Branches

Head back to the Weaver’s Guild and speak to Redolent Rose. Keep grabbing quests until you get to level 50: The Social Knitwork quest, which you should accept but leave on hold for now.

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Foundations: Leveling To 60

For this section, you will also need to do some shopping and gear up.

From now on, crafts will only get tougher. Buy and eat Chili Crab and drink a High-Quality Cunning Craftsmanship before crafting.

Shopping List
  • Dhalmel Leather x7
  • Electrum Ingot x3
  • Grade 1 Dexterity Dissolvent x12
  • Hallowed Ramie Cloth x9
  • Rainbow Cloth x11
  • Undyed Woolen Cloth x1
  • Ramie Cloth x3
  • Opal x6
  • Rose Gold Nugget x1
  • Mythrite Nugget x3
  • Undyed Felt x9
  • Rainbow Thread x4
  • Holy Water x22
  • Chivalric Doublet of Healing
Gear Update
Primary toolMythril NeedleEvrardoux – The Pillars (X:6.5 Y:9.5)8,886 gil
HeadHoly Rainbow Wedge CapNorlaise – The Pillars (X:7.2, Y:10.2)7,983 gil
BodyHoly Rainbow CoateeNorlaise – The Pillars (X:7.2, Y:10.2)9,884 gil
HandsHoly Rainbow GlovesNorlaise – The Pillars (X:7.2, Y:10.2)7,096 gil
LegsHoly Rainbow BottomsNorlaise – The Pillars (X:7.2, Y:10.2)7,603 gil
FeetHoly Rainbow ShoesNorlaise – The Pillars (X:7.2, Y:10.2)8,110 gil
EarringYeti Fang Earrings
  • 1x Yeti Fang
  • 1x Mythrite Nugget
RingHoly Cedar Ring
  • 1x Holy Cedar
  • 1x Lumber
  • 1x Varnish
BraceletsHoly Cedar Armillae
  • 1x Holy Cedar
  • 1x Lumbers
  • 1x Varnish

At this point, you have some leveling up to do. Check out the following recipes we recommend to level up quickly:

Recommended Recipes
Patrician’s Wedge Cap
  • 2x Undyed Felts
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Linen Yarn
  • 1x Electrum Ingot
Patrician’s Coatee
  • 2x Undyed Felts
  • 2x Woolen Yarns
  • 1x Linen Yarn
  • 1x Electrum Ingot
Patrician’s Bottoms
  • 1x Undyed Felt
  • 1x Undyed Woolen Cloth
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Linen Yarn
  • 1x Electrum Ingot
Patrician’s Gloves
  • 2x Undyed Felts
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Linen Yarn
Patrician’s Gaiters
  • 2x Undyed Felts
  • 1x Woolen Yarn
  • 1x Linen Yarn
  • 1x Rubber
Holy Rainbow Cloth
  • 1x Rainbow Cloth
  • 2x Holy Water

Eloin Quests (Levels 50 To 60)

Head to the Skysteel Manufactory and speak to Eloin (X:10.2, Y:10.4), the Temple Levemete. You should grab the following quests from him:

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
An Account of My Boots (Triple turn-In)52Eloin – Skysteel Manufactory (X:10.2, Y:10.4)Holy Rainbow Shoes
  • 2x Holy Rainbow
  • 1x Cloths
  • 1x Rainbow Thread
  • 1x Mythrite Nugget
  • 1x Rubber
Clothing The Naked Truth54Eloin – Skysteel Manufactory (X:10.2, Y:10.4)Ramie Robe of Casting
  • 3x Ramie Cloths
  • 1x Dhalmel Leather
  • 1x Ramie Thread
  • 1x Rose Gold Nugget
Investing in the future (Triple turn-in)56Eloin – Skysteel Manufactory (X:10.2, Y:10.4)Hallowed Ramie Doublet of Aiming
  • 3 Hallowed Ramie Cloths
  • 1x Dhalmel Leather
  • 1x Opal
  • 2x Grade 1 Dexterity Dissolvents

Now, you are ready to resume The Social Knitwork, which coincidentally takes place in Foundations. After this quest, just keep completing and accepting quests from Averil (X:13, Y:10.6) until you get the level 60 quest ‘Never Leave Without a Goodbye’.

Kugane: Leveling To 70

Teleport to the city of Kugane and get the following list of materials and gear:

Shopping List
  • Durium Nugget x9
  • Kudzu Cloth X6
  • Ruby Cotton Yarn x2
  • Worsted Yarn x9
  • Gyuki Leather x2
  • Grade 1 Reisui of Mind x18
  • Grade 1 Reisui of Strength x4
  • Koppranickel Ingot x2
  • Steppe Serge x27
  • Marid Leather x9
Gear Update
Primary toolBombfish NeedleShichiho – Kugane (X:12.7 Y:12.2)27,086 gil
Secondary toolLarch Spinning WheelShichiho – Kugane (X:12.7 Y:12.2)28,512 gil
HeadRuby Cotton CapMuto – Kugane (X:11.9 Y:12.2)15,681 gil
BodyRuby Cotton CoateeMuto – Kugane (X:11.9 Y:12.2)26,136 gil
HandsGyuki Leather Gloves of CraftingMuto – Kugane (X:11.9 Y:12.2)20,778 gil
LegsRuby Cotton BottomsMuto – Kugane (X:11.9 Y:12.2)26,136 gil
FeetGyuki Leather ShoesMuto – Kugane (X:11.9 Y:12.2)15,681 gil
EarringLarch EarringsUrake – Kugane (X:11.8 Y:12.2)11,880 gil
NecklaceLarch NecklaceUrake – Kugane (X:11.8 Y:12.2)11,880 gil
RingLarch RingUrake – Kugane (X:11.8 Y:12.2)11,880 gil
BraceletsLarch BraceletsUrake – Kugane (X:11.8 Y:12.2)11,880 gil

As of now, custom delivery quests will be available for you. With 12 deliveries each week, your EXP will increase exponentially.

Keltraeng Quests (Levels 60 To 70)

Speak to Keltraeng (X: 11.6 Y: 9.6), the local Levemete, and grab the following quests:

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Apparent Apparel x264Keltraeng – Umineko Teahouse (X:11.6, Y: 9.6)Kudzu Tunic of Striking
  • 3x Kudzu Cloth
  • 1x Gyuki Leather
  • 1x Koppranickel Ingot
  • 1x Ruby Cotton Yarn
  • 2x Grade 1 Reisui of Strength
To the Tops x266Keltraeng – Umineko Teahouse (X:11.6, Y: 9.6)Serge Gambison of Healing
  • 3x Steppe Serge
  • 1x Marid Leather
  • 1x Worsted Yarn
  • 1x Durium Nugget
  • 2x Grade 1 Reisui of Mind

​​​​​Weaver’s Guild (Again): Back To The Basics (Levels 66 To 70)

Head back to the city of Ul’dah, go to the Weaver’s Guild and speak to Redolent Rose to grab the last set of quests that he can give you. Once you get to the level 70 ‘Send Me An Angel’ quest, you can say farewell.

Crystarium: Getting To (Almost) 80

Teleport to the Crystarium and grab the following:

Shopping List
  • Atrociraptor Leather x4
  • Sea Swallow Leather x6
  • Zonure Leather x3
  • Dwarven Cotton x12
  • Pixie Cotton x8
  • Hardsilver Nugget x3
  • Titanbronze Nugget x3
  • Ovim Wool x6
  • Grade 1 Dexterity Alkahest x6
  • Grade 1 Mind Alkahest x6
  • Grade 1 Strength Alkahest x4
  • Halgai Main x6
  • Rainbow Thread x4
  • Star Ruby x3
  • Wildfowl Feather x8
Gear Update
Primary toolStonegold NeedleVernarth – The Crystarium (X: 9.3, Y:14.4)40,309 gil
Secondary toolWhite Oak Spinning WheelVernarth – The Crystarium (X: 9.3, Y:14.4)40,309 gil
HeadBrightlinen Turban of CraftingDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
BodyBrightlinen Doublet Vest of CraftingDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)36,950 gil
HandsSmilodonskin Gloves of CraftingDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
LegsBrightlinen Bottoms of CraftingDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)36,950 gil
FeetSmilodonskin Shoes of CraftingDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
EarringWhite Oak EarringsAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
NecklaceWhite Oak NecklaceAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
RingWhite Oak BraceletsAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
BraceletsWhite Oak RingAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil

Eirikur Quests (Levels 70 To 78)

Speak with Eirikur (X:9.7, Y:9) at The Baldaquin, the local Levemete, and grab the following quests:

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Hunting season x474Eirikur – The Baldaquin (X:9.7, Y:9)Pixie Cotton Hat of Striking
  • 2x Pixie Cotton
  • 1x Atrociraptor Leather
  • 2x Wildfowl Feather
  • 1x Rainbow Thread
  • 1x Grade 1 Strength Alkahest
All-Purpose Overgarments x376Eirikur – The Baldaquin (X:9.7, Y:9)Ovim Wool Tunic of Aiming
  • 3x Ovim Wool
  • 1x Titanbronze Nugget
  • 1x Hardsilver Nugget
  • 1x Star Sapphire
  • 2x Grade 1 Strength Alkahest
Healing Headwear (Triple turn-in)78Eirikur – The Baldaquin (X:9.7, Y:9)Dwarven Cotton Petasos of Healing
  • 2x Dwarven Cotton
  • 1x Sea Swallow Leather
  • 1x Halgai Mane
  • 1x Grade 1 Mind Alkahest

Old Sharlayan: Reaching Level 90

Teleport to Old Sharlayan and get ready for your last shopping trip.

Shopping List
  • Almasty Serge x24
  • Ametrine x6
  • Dark Hempen Cloth x20
  • Scarlet Moko Cloth x10
  • Gaja Leather x8
  • Ophiotauros Leather x5
  • Kumbhira Leather x5
  • Sea Swallow Leather x3
  • HQ Manganese Ingot x5
  • HQ Scarlet Moko Cloth x5
  • AR-Caen Velvet x10
  • Dwarven Cotton x12
  • Dwarven Cotton Thread x4
  • Grade 5 Dexterity Alkahest x10
  • Grade 5 Strength Alkahest x10
  • Pewter Ingot x8
  • Snow Linen x5
  • Stonegold Nugget x1
  • Wildfowl Feather x2
Gear Update
Primary toolDwarven Mythril NeedleVernarth – The Crystarium (X: 9.3, Y:14.4)40,309 gil
Secondary toolLignum Vitae Spinning WheelVernarth – The Crystarium (X: 9.3, Y:14.4)40,309 gil
HeadDwarven Cotton BeretDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
BodyDwarven Cotton JacketDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)36,950 gil
HandsSwallowskin Fingerless GlovesDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
LegsDwarven Cotton TrousersDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)36,950 gil
FeetSwallowskin ShoesDoddard – The Crystarium (X:8.5, Y:13.4)22,170 gil
EarringDwarven Mythril EarringsAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
NecklaceDwarven Mythril NecklaceAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
RingDwarven Mythril RingAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil
BraceletsDwarven Mythril BraceletsAnia – The Crystarium (X:8.8, Y:13.8)16,795 gil

Don’t equip your crafts until you’ve crafted everything, so you can repeat the formulas you already know work.

Grigge Quests (Level 78 to 90)

Speak to the Grigge (X:12.1, Y:13.4), the Levemete, and grab the following quests, so you can (finally) reach level 90.

Quest NameRequired LevelNPCRequired ItemIngredients (Per Item)
Helping Handwear x680Grigge- Old Sharlayan (X: 2.1, Y:13.4)Fingerless Darkhempen Gloves of Healing
  • 2x Dark Hempen Cloth
  • 1x Ametrine
  • 1x Dwarven Cotton
Color Coated x882Grigge- Old Sharlayan (X:12.1, Y:13.4)Almasty Serge Coat of Healing
  • 3x Almasty Serge
  • 1x Pewter Ingot
  • 1x Dark Hempen Cloth
  • 1x Gaja Leather
Lightening Up x586Grigge- Old Sharlayan (X:12.1, Y:13.4)Scarlet Moko Gaskins of the Rising Dragon
  • 2x Scarlet Moko Cloth
  • 1x Kumbhira Leather
  • 1x Snow Linen
  • 1x Saiga Leather
  • 2x Grade 5 Strength Alkahest
A Better Bottom Line x588Grigge- Old Sharlayan (X:12.1, Y:13.4)AR-Caean Velvet Bottoms of Scouting
  • 2x AR-Caean Velvet
  • 1x Ophiotauros Leather
  • 1x Scarlet Moko Cloth
  • 1x Manganese Ingot
  • 2x Grade 5 Dexterity Alkahest

Gearing Up: Patch 6.2

New to our leveling guides, we’d like to keep a running section on the best gear for each Gathering and Crafting class at any given point. Right now, that point is Patch 6.2.

You’ll be at Radz-at-Han for these. This shouldn’t come as too great a surprise if you’re caught up with 6.2, as Radz-at-Han has become Endwalker’s ‘de facto destination’ for endgame gear. Here, you’ll need hundreds of Purple Scrips that can be obtained through Custom Deliveries as well as Rarefied Collectibles.

The Perfectionist’s Needle and Perfectionist’s Spinning Wheel, with a Craftsmanship +1107 and Control +593 rating apiece, are your aims. All the armor pieces for the Perfectionist’s Set are universal across Crafters, so just go one by one there. Of course, you can get away with something lesser, but if your goal is to make money eventually, you’ll want to be in top form.

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