Othard is one of the three great continents on Hydaelyn in Final Fantasy XIV. Although currently inaccessible in gameplay, it is referenced throughout Eorzea. When revealing the design concept behind the Au Ra race, it was also stated they hail from Othard. Othard will be accessible in the expansion Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood.
Othard is under control of the Garlean Empire , being the first continent the empire walked into when they began expanding out of Ilsabard. It was home to the city-state of Doma before its people rebelled against the imperial control and were forced to flee before their home was razed to the ground. The Garlean occupation has resulted in increasing numbers of displaced Au Ra seeking refuge in Eorzea.
Little is known about Othard's climate beyond it being described as having deep valleys and high mountain peaks in its eastern reaches. One known geographical area is the Azim Steppe, a vast grasslands that is home to numerous small tribes of nomadic Xaela ruled by khans.
This region is home to the city-state of Doma.
A vast plain inhabited by the nomadic Xaela tribes.
A sea area infested with pirate activity.
An archipelago off the east coast of Othard, with a strict isolationist policy.
A blasted wasteland filled with impact craters.
Nothing is known about this city-state other than the fact it is under Garlean rule.
A port town located on southern Hingashi, and the only one open to foreign trade. Violence is prohibited within the city limits.