How to get the Bantam Train minion in Final Fantasy XIV

by Ana Lopez

In Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.3, a plethora of minions and mounts were added, including the Bantam Train. The Bantam Train is a small toy train that is extremely difficult to obtain. This is how you get the Bantam Train minion in Final Fantasy XIV.

How to make the Bantam train in FFXIV

The Bantam Train is a Level 90 master recipe for the Armorer. In order to craft it, you must have purchased and learned Master Recipes X for the Armorer. In addition, you need a Craftsman rating of around 3700. This means at least the Pactmaker’s Item Level 590 crafting gear with materia fused. The recipe is listed below:

  • Ominous plating
  • Ilmenite Ingot x2
  • Rutilated Quartz x2
  • Dynamis Crystal x4
  • Ice Cluster x3
  • Earth Cluster x3

The Bantam train is also tradable, so it can potentially be found on the market board. However, due to the difficulty in making and the rare materials, it is likely to be very expensive in the near future.

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How to get ominous plating in FFXIV

A particularly hard-to-get part of this recipe is the Ominous Plating. This material is only available as a rare drop from treasure chests found with Timeworn Ophiotauroskin cards and in The Shifting Gymnasion Agonon. As a rare drop, you will probably have to find several cards and there is only a small chance of getting this item. Ominous Plating is also tradable and tradable, and can occasionally be found on the Market Board for several million gil.

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