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Event Schedule

The Egg Hunt event is set to begg-in on Monday, March 18 at 1:00 a.m. (PDT), and egg-spire on Tuesday, April 9 at the same hour.

Your First Eggs

In each city, there are event moogles giving out "initial eggs", eggs inscribed with a single letter of the alphabet. You get one free egg every Vana'diel day from the event moogles. Your first goal will be to collect the first three letters of your character's name in eggs. Trade them to the event moogle, and you will earn your Egg Helm.

Getting your "First Three" is easier if you are in a party. If you are not in a party, you will receive a random egg. If you are in a party with someone, you can receive an egg for the first letter of their name; for example, if you are in a party with "Chapel", you will be given the option of recieving a "C" egg or a random egg. If you are in a party with multiple people, you will receive the option of obtaining an egg for the first letter of any party member (except for your own) in the same city as you, or a random one.

If a party member has an Egg Helm equipped and you select the letter for their name, you will receive the first two letters of their name instead of just one.

If you already have an Egg Helm from a previous egg-stravaganza, this stage can be skipped by wearing the helm when trading in further egg combinations (detailed below). The moogle will still ask for a first three but will then give out the advanced prizes.

Moogle Locations

For the duration of the festivities, event moogles will appear at the locations listed below. Talk to them for a briefing on how to go about getting the absolute most out of your egg-hunting endeavors.

Southern San d'Oria (J-9) / Northern San d'Oria (D-8)
Bastok Mines (I-9) / Bastok Markets (G-8)
Windurst Waters (north side) (F-5) / Windurst Woods (K-10)

Obtaining Eggs

1. Collect Initial Eggs! "Initial eggs" are eggs of avian persuasion that have been inscribed with a single letter of the alphabet. During the Egg Hunt, adventurers can receive a random initial egg from the festival moogles once every Vana'dielian day. Collecting and forming certain combinations of initial eggs will garner you event egg-sclusive prizes. Please note, however, that the letter inscribed on a particular egg will not be revealed to you until you receive it. Trading often with your fellow adventurers is the key to completing that elusive combination!

2. Make a "First 3" Combination! First of all, try collecting the initial eggs required to make a "First 3" combination. Once you have the eggs you need, trade them to a moogle to receive your prize!

First 3: Collect the first three letters of your character's name. For egg-xample, a character with the name of "Moogle" would need to collect one [M], and two [O] initial eggs.

3. Take it to the Next Level! Initial Straight 8: An egg inscribed with the first letter of your character's name followed by the next seven letters in the alphabet. For egg-sample, a character with the name of "Moogle" would need an [M], as well as an [N], [O], [P], [Q], [R], [S], and [T].

7 of a Kind: Seven initial eggs with the same letter. For egg-sample, you could choose to collect seven [A] initial eggs.

  • Hints

- If you are in a party when speaking with a moogle, it is possible to choose an initial egg inscribed with the first letter of a party member's name. And if that party member happens to be wearing an egg helm... - Try trading any type of "egg" to a moogle. Once every Vana'dielian day, you might find that the moogles will gift you with an initial egg in exchange for a "normal" egg.

Using Normal Eggs

Aside from obtaining your daily initial egg from an event moogle, you can also trade "normal" eggs to the moogle in exchange for an extra random initial egg. You may trade only one normal egg to the moogle per Vana'diel day. The following are known eggs that the moogle will accept in exchange.

One Extra Letter Egg

Two Extra Letter Eggs

Three Extra Letter Eggs

- Newly created characters must wait at least one Vana'dielian day before they can receive an initial egg. Furthermore, you'll have to trade in a "First 3" before you can trade in any other combos. Think of it as a sort of preliminary test!

- The moogles are usually egg-stremely reluctant to give out any of their classified information, but maybe if you are persistent enough, one will let you in on a secret or two! Make it a point to talk to them as often as possible!

For those of you who are looking for a real challenge, try egg-sperimenting with different, more egg-citing combinations.

You can receive eggs from other players by trading or bazaar.

Egg Harvest

You may also obtain one random initial egg per Vana'diel day by harvesting, mining, or logging.

Rewards

First Three

Reward - Egg Helm

Egg Helm

Once you have completed the "First Three," you may do any of the following combinations.

Seven of a Kind

"Seven of a Kind" is seven eggs of the exact same letter.

  • Any seven eggs of the exact same letter ("A"x7...."Z"x7) are acceptable.

Reward - Fortune Egg

Fortuneegg

Initial Straight Eight

"Initial Straight Eight" is eight consecutive letters of the alphabet starting with the first letter of your name.

  • If your name was Moogle, you would need an 'M', 'N', 'O', 'P', 'Q', 'R', 'S' and 'T'.
  • If you name starts with "Y", you would need 'Y', 'Z', 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D','E' and 'F'
  • Trading another "Seven of a kind" after obtaining the Fortune Egg will also result in a Happy Egg.

Reward - Happy Egg

Happy Egg

Orphic Egg

The Orphic Egg is obtained by trading letters corresponding to the element for the day.

  • Fire will work on Firesday.
  • Air will work on Windsday.
  • Light will work on Lightsday.
  • Ice will work on Iceday.
  • Dark will work on Darksday.
  • Water will work on Watersday.
  • Earth will work on Earthsday.
  • Thunder will work on Lightningday.

Reward - Orphic Egg

OrphicEgg

National Eggs

There are three different furniture eggs, one representing each nation. These may be placed in your Mog House layout. You may purchase any of these following eggs in Upper Jeuno for 10,000 gil each from the Moogle at [G-7].

Lamp Egg (Bastok) Flower Egg (Windurst) Wing Egg (San d'Oria)
Lamp Egg Flower Egg Wing Egg
Jeweled Egg (Jeuno)
Jeuno egg

Costumes

Trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of a region that is currently controlled by Beastmen to receive a temporary costume effect.

Yagudo Costume Orc Costume
Yagugo Costume Orc Costume

Hatchling, Clock, Melodious Egg

Trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of a region that is currently controlled by the nation to obtain that Nation's Egg.

Remember to remove these eggs from the Event Item Storer before attempting the buffet set, or you will receive them again.

Reward - Hatchling Egg (Windurst)

Hatchling Egg

Reward - Melodious Egg (San d'Oria)

Melodious Egg

Reward - Clockwork Egg (Bastok)

Clockwork Egg


Egg Buffet Set

Egg Buffet

There are five different furniture eggs: Egg Locker, Egg Table, Egg Stool, Egg Lantern, and Egg Buffet.

(These eggs are obtained the same way the Hatchling Egg, Clockwork Egg, and Melodious Egg were obtained.)


NOTE:



Reward - Egg Locker

EggLocker
  • To obtain the Egg Locker, you will need to trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of any region controlled by Windurst to any Event Moogle.


Reward - Egg Table

EggTable
  • To obtain the Egg Table, you will need to trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of any region controlled by Bastok to any Event Moogle.


Reward - Egg Stool

EggStool
  • To obtain the Egg Stool, you will need to trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of any region controlled by San d'Oria to any Event Moogle.


Reward - Egg Lantern

EggLantern
  • To obtain the Egg Lantern, you will need to trade eggs corresponding to the first five letters of any region controlled by any Nation to any Event Moogle after already possessing that Nation's reward (Egg Locker, Egg Table, and Egg Stool).
Example: If Gustaberg is under Bastok control, and you trade the letters G, U, S, T, and A; you will get a Egg Table. If you trade those letters again, you will get an Egg Lantern and will continue to obtain Egg Lanterns for Bastok controlled areas as long as you have an Egg Table in possession.


Reward - Egg Buffet

Egg buffet


Egg Table (Bastok) Egg Stool (San d'Oria)
Egg Table w border Egg Stool w border
Egg Locker (Windurst) Egg Lantern (All) Egg Buffet (All)
Egg Locker w border Egg Lantern w border Egg Buffet w border

Prinseggstarta

Once you have one complete set of the following:

Bastok - Clockwork Egg, Egg Table, and Egg Lantern
San d'Oria - Melodious Egg, Egg Stool, and Egg Lantern
Windurst - Hatchling Egg, Egg Locker, and Egg Lantern

trade the first five letters of a region controlled by the city that corresponds with the completed set you have. For example, if the Gustaberg region is controlled by Bastok, trading the G, U, S, T, and A eggs with the Clockwork Egg, Egg Table, and Egg Lantern already in possession will result in receiving the Prinseggstarta.

Prinseggstarta