Searching for control over the peaceful realm of Eorzea and its plentiful crystal resources, the Garlean Empire invades the realm through the north. In retaliation, despite their particular anatgonisms, the city-states of Eorzea reinstate the Grand Companies—comprehensive facilities of demand which combine the towns' military and economic assets.
Garlean imperials like Gaius van Bealsar intend to conquer and 8th Imperial Legion Legatus Nael van Darnus, has their very own schedule. Insanely bent on purging all he views as Nael, impurities orchestrated venture Meteor to summon the lesser moon Dalamud and wipe off all life. This causes the Grand Companies to place apart deep-rooted variations and consolidate their particular causes beneath the advertising in connection with Eorzean Alliance. During the behest of the new adventurers, confederation from over the world take up arms and march towards the floating countries of Rivenroad to conquer Nael after he absorbed Dalamud's power. However, inspite for the mad imperial's Dalamud, death continues on its lineage to Eorzea.
In a last bid to save Eorzea, the Grand Companies look to the Archon Louisoix, an enigmatic scholar hailing from the forgotten city-state of Sharlayan. Louisoix devises a program to summon the potency of the Twelve, Eorzea's pantheon of guardian deities, to banish Dalamud back into the heavens. But for this to succeed, the rite requires to be done right beneath the point of Dalamud’s impact: A vast swathe of barren lowlands in main Eorzea described as Carteneau Flats. But the soldiers of the 8th Imperial Legion, today under Gaius's service, have actually additionally started collecting in central Eorzea and the Battle of Carteneau soon unfolds. but the fight ceases when Dalamud gets in the atmosphere while disclosed to be a prison produced to contain the elder primal, Bahamut.
Freed after aeons of imprisonment, Bahamut jump begins the Seventh Umbral Era while unleashing his wrath upon the realm. Quickly conjuring a shield to protect precisely what stays of this Eorzean Alliance, Louisoix attempts the ritual to when more seal Bahamut in vain. Seeing his demise specific in the Primal unleashing their ultimate attack, Louisoix summons the last of his power to call upon the Twelves' power to deliver the survivors into an ethereal rift, exactly where they'll be unblemished by the passageway of time, until it is as soon as once more safe for them to rebuild and emerge their ruined land.