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The Grey Fleet of Lower La Noscea.

Lower La Noscea is a location in Final Fantasy XIV.

It largely serves as a starting zone for players who begin in Limsa Lominsa.


Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow. (Skip section)

Players who begin their adventure as an arcanist or marauder will eventually be sent here to help at Moraby Drydocks. They will be instrumental in saving the Lominsan flagship Victory from sabotage by the Serpent Reavers.

During Through the Maelstrom, the drydocks are used to construct the Whorleater, a special barge intended to combat the primal Leviathan.

Spoilers end here.


Lower La Noscea is at the very southern end of Vylbrand. The area was greatly sundered by the Calamity, cutting off much of the Gods Grip from the rest of the island. A bridge called Oschon's Embrace was swiftly constructed since then to restore infrastructure.

This zone connects to Eastern La Noscea in the north, and to Middle La Noscea through Blind Iron Mines. Ferry services at Candlekeep Quay travel to Aleport in Western La Noscea. The city-state itself is accessed through the Tempest Gate, while the residential district Mist is located next to Red Rooster Stead.


The only Aetheryte is located at Moraby Drydocks, located at the southern end.

Players seeking quick access to the northern sections would be better suited teleporting to Limsa Lominsa and using the aethernet to leave through the Tempest Gate.


Lower La Noscea contains the following areas:

  • Moraby Bay – Located near the Tempest Gate.
  • Cedarwood – An extensive farmland region in the north.
  • Gods' Grip – The peninsula in the southern region.


Red Rooster SteadEdit

A homestead on a small hill near the Cedarwood farmlands, just east of Limsa Lominsa in the Lower La Noscea zone. It is located outside the entrance to The Mist residential district.

Candlekeep QuayEdit

A small dock in the Gods' Grip area. Ferry services regularly travel between here and Aleport.

Moraby DrydocksEdit

The official shipyards of Limsa Lominsa, it was spared the worst of the Calamity thanks to geography of Gods's Grip. The shipyards have since been hard at work in designing a new flagship Victory to bolster the city-state's morale.


Lower La Noscea's temperate climate may exhibit any of the following weather conditions:

  • Clear Skies
  • Sunshine
  • Fog
  • Overcast
  • Rain
  • Wind

Places of InterestEdit

Blind Iron MinesEdit

A mineshaft located to the west of Cedarwood. A tunnel leading to the La Thagran checkpoint in Middle La Noscea is here.

The Grey FleetEdit

A series of coastal windmills constructed from leftover sails and materials of decommissioned ships.

Oschon's EmbraceEdit

A bridge constructed to reconnect Gods' Grip to the rest of Vylbrand when the Calamity sundered it.

The Salt StrandEdit

Part of the coastline north of Candlekeep Quay, the site where a shard of Dalamud had struck offshore. A surge of aether immediately fused with and crystallized the fountain of salt water from the impact, leaving an unmistakable legacy of the Calamity.

Oschon's TorchEdit

A lighthouse located at the southern end of the peninsula, overlooking Candlekeep Quay.






  • Little Ladybug
  • Wharf Rat
  • Aurelia
  • Rivertoad
  • Mossless Goobbue
  • Wild Dodo
  • Wind Sprite
  • Nesting Buzzard
  • Cave Bat
  • Galago
  • Wild Jackal
  • Lightning Sprite
  • Firefly
  • Moraby Mole
  • Qiqirn Beachcomber
  • Qiqirn Eggdigger
  • Barbastelle (B-Rank Elite Mark)
  • Unktehi (A-Rank Elite Mark)
  • Croakadile (S-Rank Elite Mark)

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