"We’ve picked the encounters that we consider to be the most difficult in their niche."

The 13 Most Challenging Final Fantasy XIV Bosses

"This is one long Final Fantasy XIV fight. Twintania basically transforms players into her punching bags causing them to take lots of damage. "

The Binding Coil of Bahamut Turn 5

"How many deadly mechanics can we fit in one fight? The Final Fantasy XIV encounter designers went crazy with the 2nd Coil Turn 4, also known as Turn 9."

The Second Coil of Bahamut Turn 4

"The A3S or Pepsi-Man is a soul-crushing encounter. It requires some planning as players need to know where their designated spots are."

Alexander Arm of the Father Savage

"Thordan’s Reign encounter is both about DPS and mechanics. The mechanics get harder to handle as the fight progresses."

Thordan’s Reign Extreme

"This 24-player alliance raid is known as The Wiping City and that says it all. All encounters are difficult, but it’s the Ozma fight that  steals the show."

Ozma – The Weeping City of Mhach

"The Royal Menagerie Trial concludes the Stormblood story with one unforgettable fight. The encounter is available in Normal and Extreme  modes."

The Royal Menagerie

"The time limit for this encounter is 90 minutes, but you only have 14. That’s when the hard enrage happens."

The Unending Coil of Bahamut (Ultimate)

"This fight is sometimes called UwU. However, there is nothing cute about it. This is one of the most  terrifying encounters that the player base has ever seen."

The Weapon’s Refrain Ultimate

"Also known as Omega 12 Savage (O12S), this last raid of Stormblood ends the Omega raid series with a bang."

Alphascape V4.0 Omega 12 Savage

"You know the encounter is no joke when the YouTube movies explaining the tactics are almost half an hour long."

Eden’s Verse: Refulgence Savage

"Now you’re raiding with portals! Throughout the encounter, portals spawn and shoot columns of birds that you need to avoid."

Eden’s Verse: Iconoclasm Normal

"The Final Fantasy XIV designers made one of the hardest Normal  encounters and, to make sure everyone will appreciate the work, they  made it a Main Scenario Quest trial. "

The Seat of Sacrifice

"The Heavy Artillery Unit encounter starts nice and easy with familiar mechanics. And then the pods appear."

The Puppet’s Bunker – Heavy Artillery Unit