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Northern Thanalan is a location in Final Fantasy XIV.

In A Realm Reborn, this zone is the highest level area and serves as the final area for the Main Scenario.


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Northern Thanalan is where the final phase of Operation Archon takes place, with the Eorzean Alliance besieging Castrum Meridianum in response to Gaius van Baelsar's ultimatum.

During Dreams of Ice, the escaped Garlean spy Eline Roaille is recaptured here by the Crystal Braves.

Spoilers end here.


Northern Thanalan lies along the southern border of Mor Dhona, in a mountainous area rich with ceruleum deposits. The extraction of this resource has resulted in the sky obtaining a permanently blue hue.


There are two Aetherytes: at Camp Bluefog in the south, and the Ceruleum Processing Plant in the center.


Northern Thanalan contains two areas:

  • Bluefog - The rocky badlands south and center
  • Raubahn's Push - The exterior of Castrum Meridianum in the north.


Camp BluefogEdit

A forward military camp of the Bluefog region, itself named for the distinct haze of ceruleum.

Ceruleum Processing PlantEdit

A facility run by Amajina & Sons Mineral Concern to process ceruleum mined in the area.


Northern Thanalan's environment may exhibit any of the following weather conditions:

  • Clear Skies
  • Sunshine
  • Fog
  • Overcast

Places of InterestEdit

Dalamud's TalonsEdit

A collection of corrupted crystals that fell in the Calamity, strewn throughout parts of zone.

Abandoned Amajina Mythril MineEdit

Once a popular mining deposit for mythril, the veins ran dry and were abandoned. The facility is now home to the Lambs of Dalamud.

Ceruleum PipelineEdit

A long pipe used to extract ceruleum and deliver it to the processing plant.

Castrum MeridianumEdit

A massive fortress built by the XIV Imperial Legion, connected by rail to Castrum Centri in Mor Dhona. An inner stronghold called the Praetorium serves as Gaius Van Baelsar's base of operations in Eorzea.






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  • 3rd Cohort Laquearius
  • 3rd Cohort Signifer
  • 3rd Cohort Secutor
  • Ahriman
  • Basilisk
  • Earth Sprite
  • Grenade
  • Lunatic Follower
  • Magitek Vanguard
  • Quartz Doblyn
  • Flame Sergeant Dalvag (B-Rank Elite Mark)
  • Dalvag's Final Flame (A-Rank Elite Mark)
  • Minhoaco (S-Rank Elite Mark)

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