Screenshot by Guides Ore in Final Fantasy XIV is one of the most important crafting components for many crafting jobs. The ore is used by gunsmiths, blacksmiths, alchemists and in a limited capacity by almost any job. But finding all of these minerals can sometimes be a thankless task. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of all the minerals in Final Fantasy 14 and where exactly to find them.
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- Adamantite ore
- Ore of the Golden King
- Chromite ore
- Cloud Mithril Ore
- Cobalt ore
- Copper ore
- Black steel ore
- Domian iron ore
- Durium ore
- Electrum Ore
- Gold ore
- Hard silver ore
- Koppranickle ore
- Light Kidney Ore
- Lumythrite Ore
- Molybdenum ore
- Mithril ore
- Mythrite Ore
- Night Steel Ore
- Palladium ore
- Peacock ore
- Platinum ore
- Silver Grace Ore
- Silver ore
- Tin ore
- Titanium ore
- Wootz ore
- Yellow copper ore
- Zeolite ore
- Zinc ore
Help, I can’t find the location of the node / ore!
In some cases, a node or ore will not appear. In this case, you will need to acquire the Tome of Geological Folklore of the Region. These tomes, purchased for Gatherer’s Scrips, will reveal hidden ore slots to you. Related: How To Change Jobs In Final Fantasy 14
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You don’t have to be a miner to collect all of these minerals. Some are available through Levequests, can be purchased from top tier vendors, or can be found on the Market Board. But for the easiest (and cheapest) way to collect ore, it’s best to level up that miner and collect your own!
Screenshot by Guides The adamantite only spawns from an intact node at 12:00 AM-2: 00 AM Eorzea Time or 12:00 PM-2: 00 PM Eorzea Time.
Ore of the Golden King
Screenshot by Guides Aurum Regis appears in Churned Mists at 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. Eorzea Time or 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eorzea Time.
Screenshot by Guides Chromite ore is a collectible ore found in the peaks of Gyr Abania. It breeds very close to the etheryte Ala Ghiri. It sits in a legendary mineral deposit at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eorzea time or 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eorzea time.
Cloud Mithril Ore
Cloud Mythril Ore is purchased from the Gathers Scrip Exchange merchants for 50 Yellow Gather Scripts.
Screenshot by Guides Cobalt ore is found in northern Thanalan between the two aetherites.
Screenshot by Guides Copper Ore is an extremely common mineral that is dropped by Dobblin monsters, available from almost any material supplier, or can be mined both at Hammerlea or at the Spineless Basin in Thanalan .
Black steel ore
Screenshot by Guides Darksteel Ore spawns near Dragonhead in the Central Highlands of Coerthas between 1:00 AM and 4:00 AM Eorzea Time.
Domian iron ore
Screenshot by Guides Doman Iron Ore is available in Yanxia, near Namai.
Screenshot by Guides Durium ore spawns in Yanxia, east of Namai.
Screenshot by Guides Electrum Ore is available near Camp Bronze Lake in Haute Noscea.
Screenshot by Guides Gold ore only spawns between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Eorzea time in eastern Thanalan near the Burning Wall.
Hard silver ore
Screenshot by Guides Hard Silver Ore is a material hidden in the Dravanian hinterlands, requiring either a Perception Rating high enough to find it or the use of the Mountaineer’s Luck ability.
Screenshot by Guides Iron Ore is a common ore that can be purchased from the Armor Smithing vendor. It can also be mined at Horizon’s Edge in western Thanalan, near the entrance to the Copperbell Mines.
Screenshot by Guides Koppranickle ore can be mined in the southern part of Othard, the Ruby Sea
Light Kidney Ore
Screenshot by Guides A collector’s ore to deliver for the scripts of Yellow Gatherer, Light Kidney Ore is available in The Dravanian Hinterlands at 02: 00-04: 00 Eorzea time.
Screenshot by Guides Lumythrite ore spawns in the far southwest of Churning Mists between 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET.
Screenshot by Guides A collector’s ore, molybdenum ore appears in lochs
Screenshot by Guides Mithril ore appears in the far south of the Sagolii Desert in southern Thanalan.
Screenshot by Guides Mythrite Ore is found in the Western Highlands of Coerthas.
Night Steel Ore
Screenshot by Guides Nightsteel Ore appears in a node at 6:00 AM – 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eorzea Time in the Sea of Rubies.
Screenshot by Guides Palladium ore spawns from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Eorzea time in Yanxia.
Peacock Ore is an item purchased from Grand Company Quatermasters. It costs 200 seals. It can also be purchased from the Ixali vendor after completing the Ixali Beast Tribe quests.
Screenshot by Guides Platinum ore does not appear until 4:00 am to 6:00 am in southern Thanalan.
Silver Grace Ore
Screenshot by Guides Silvergrace Ore spawns from a preserved node from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eorzea time in the Azim Steppe.
Screenshot by Guides Silver Ore appears in the northeast corner of South Shroud.
Screenshot by Guides Tin ore is an extremely common ore that is dropped by Dobblin monsters, available from almost any material supplier.
Screenshot by Guides Titanium ore is found in the northern Dravanian forlands.
Wootz Ore can be obtained from Great Company Quartermasters for 2,250 Company Seals.
Yellow copper ore
Screenshot by Guides Yellow copper ore is a raw mineral that appears in the western highlands of Coerthas
Screenshot by Guides Zeolite ore appears in the Dravanian hinterlands at 8:00 am-10:00am and 8:00 pm-10:00pm ET.
Screenshot by Guides Zinc Ore is a common ore available for purchase from Aistan in Ul’dah. It can also be mined just outside the city limits of Ul’dah. What do you do with all that ore once you find it? Well sell it of course! You can also look at How to Make Money in Final Fantasy 14 on the our guides for other ways to make money.