How to Get a Friendship Circlet in FFXIV (2022)

If you’re wondering how to get a Friendship Circlet in FFXIV, we’ve got you covered. In FFXIV, there are two ways to get a Friendship Circlet:

  • For tenured players, recruit a new player
  • For new players, be recruited be a tenured player

Having said that, let’s get started:

What is the FFXIV Friendship Circlet?

FFXIV Friendship Circlet 1

Here’s the most common question when it comes to the FFXIV Friendship Circlet: What is it? It’s a good question, as there are multiple benefits, as well as contingencies. But, when looking at the FFXIV Friendship Circlet, what it does is simple.

The FFXIV Friendship Circlet provides the following:

  • 20% increased EXP earned when level 25 and below
  • EXP is also earned for gathering and crafting classes

Click here to jump down to the special notes section, as there are some contingencies with this item.

Campaign Period

The Friendship Circlet campaign has been available since June 19, 2015. As of the time of this writing, there has not been an end date announced.

How to Get a Friendship Circlet in FFXIV

There are two ways to get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet: Being recruited, or recruiting someone else. Let’s break down how it works on both ends.

How recruiters can get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet

Recruiters can get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet via the Recruit a Friend Recruit a Friend campaign, assuming they’ve been subscribed for 30 days.

The Recruit a Friend was created as a way to invite more players to play FFXIV. Here’s the step-by-step guide to Recruiting a Friend in FFXIV and getting started on earning the Friendship Circlet:

  • Go to Mogstation > “Your Account
  • Scroll down the page, and click on the “Recruit a Friend” image/button
  • At the bottom of the page, fill out the form with your friend’s email and a 500-character message

How a recruit can get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet

In order to be recruited to the game by a friend, recruits must follow these steps:

  • Ask your tenured FFXIV player friend for a recruitment code
  • Log into the Mogstation website > “Your Account
  • Scroll down the page and enter the Recruiter code you were given

And here’s what happens next:

  • Exclusive rewards are give to the recruit and the friend when the friend subscribes to the game, one of which being the Friendship Circlet.
  • It’s important to note that both the recruit and the recruiter will receive a Friendship Circlet.
  • Click here for additional details on the in-game rewards for recruits.

Special Notes

  • The only way the Friendship Circlet can be obtained is when a player is recruited before purchasing their subscription. This means the reward is not retroactive, since the recruitment code needs to be entered when your friend initially signs up (can’t be used after their subscription runs out)
  • Recruiters can recruit 1 friend every 3 hours.
  • Recruits can only use 1 recruitment code in total.
  • Recruitment codes are valid for 120 days upon creation.

In-Game Rewards for Recruiters

First Recruit Rewards

Rewards for Each Subsequent Friend (Up to Five)

Rewards for friend’s subscription length

Along with the initial rewards, as further motivation for players to use this program, Recruiters are rewarded based on the amount of time a friend has subscribed. Keep in mind, though, that the rewards below are only given out once per player account.

In-Game Rewards for Recruits

Recruits will also receive their own rewards once they have purchased/subscribed for at least 30 days of play time.

Here’s a link to the official information page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet?

Simply, the FFXIV Friendship Circlet is a nice item to have early on because it will give your character 20% more EXP until Level 25. This gives you a head start in the game, allowing you to progress quickly and upgrade your character faster.

Who to give your FFXIV Friendship Circlet to?

While it’s not possible to give away the FFXIV Friendship Circlet to someone, you can recruit a new player and give them one. So the question, really, is who to choose when recruiting someone for FFXIV. Hopefully you find someone that enjoys RPGs as much as you do!

What to do with the FFXIV Friendship Circlet?

Equip it! This is especially true for brand new characters. For new players, you’ll get a nice buff to your EXP, allowing you to progress much faster.

When to use the FFXIV Friendship Circlet

Because the Friendship Circlet only gives you the 20% buff to EXP earned when 25th level and below, it makes sense to use it as early on in your character’s journey as possible. After 25th level, it will provide no additional experience.

But if your character’s level is over 25, don’t worry! As you’re probably aware, there are dungeons available that will sync your level, in some cases below Level 25. If that’s the case, a character over Level 25 queueing into a low level dungeon (under 25), with the Friendship Circlet equipped, will still gain the 20% EXP.

Where to buy the Friendship Circlet

In order for you to immediately receive the Friendship Circlet, you have to purchase subscription days using a game time card. If you do that, it will be delivered via the moogle delivery service.

Where to find the FFXIV Friendship Circlet

Technically, there is no “finding” the FFXIV Friendship Circlet. It has to be obtained by being recruited or by recruiting someone else.

Where to get the FFXIV Friendship Circlet

For new players, you must have been recruited to get the Friendship Circlet.

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