Collectables & Master Recipe Books Guide (Updated for 7.0)

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This is a guide on farming orange crafters' scripOrange / purple crafters' scripPurple Crafters' Scrips in FFXIV and how to unlock Master Recipe Books. The crafting system in Final Fantasy XIV receives new items in the form of Master Recipes, which are added in major patch updates. Master Recipes can be unlocked primarily by obtaining usable Master Recipe books that are bought with purple crafters' scripPurple Crafters' Scrips earned through the Collectable system.

Level 90 Crafter Classes

  • You will need your Crafting Classes maxed out at Level 90 to use all Master Recipe Books
  • white crafters' scripWhite Crafters' Scrips are much easier to farm at Level 90
  • Collectables are still one of the best ways to gain EXP, and Master Recipe Books can be bought at any level after 50

Crafter Class Quests Complete

  • Crafter Class quests must be completed to unlock the Crafting action manipulationManipulation
  • manipulationManipulation is not explicitly required to craft Collectables, but it is heavily relied upon for the Recipes unlocked by Master Recipe Books
  • Follow this guide on Class Quest Items to unlock Manipulation for each of your classes

HQ & Melded Crafter Gear

  • It is advised to wear Armour that is appropriate for your level
  • Only minimal CP stat melds are required
  • Check the BiS Crafter Gearset Guide for recommendations

Unlocking Collectables

The Collectable system for crafters requires you to craft any item from the Collectables tab in the Crafting Log and give them to the Collectables Appraiser in exchange for orange crafters' scripOrange or purple crafters' scripPurple Crafters' Scrips.

This is repeatable without limit and these Crafters' Scrips can be used to buy Gear, Materials, Materia, Master Recipe books and more from the Scrip Exchange.

Crafting Log - Collectables

To unlock the Scrip Exchange NPCs, you simply need to:

  1. Complete the quest feature questInscrutable Tastes (Morgayne in Foundation X: 10.2 Y: 10.5)
  2. Complete the quest feature questGo West, Craftsman (Lydirlona in Mor Dhona X: 22.4 Y: 6.8)
  3. Speak to Galiena in Rhalgr's Reach (X: 9.8 Y: 12.5) (Level 60)
  4. Speak to Mowen in Eulmore (X: 11.4 Y: 10.7) (Level 70)
  5. Speak to Ofpilona in Radz-at-Han (X: 11.7 Y: 9.6) (Level 80)
  6. Speak to Rhodina in Solution Nine (X: 9.12 Y: 13.4) (Level 90)
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Rhalgr's Reach (X: 9.8 Y: 12.5)
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Eulmore (X: 11.4 Y: 10.7)

You'll then be able to craft Collectables and hand them in to the Collectables Appraiser for orange crafters' scripOrange or purple crafters' scripPurple Crafters' Scrips so you can purchase items from the Scrip Exchange.

Collectables Appraiser
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Scrip Exchange

Farming Crafters' Scrips

The fastest way to farm purple crafters' scripPurple Crafters' Scrips is by repeatedly crafting the rarefied stuffed peppersRarefied Stuffed Peppers Level 99 culinarianCulinarian Recipe. The materials for this item are easily obtained and it can be crafted fairly quickly with a simple macro.

Use Crafting as a Service to create a Crafting List for the rarefied stuffed peppersRarefied Stuffed Peppers materials. Select [Craft These Items] to see a full list of the ingredients required.

Rarefied Stuffed Peppers
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The following macro will craft Level 99 and 100 Collectables for the maximum Crafters' Scrips reward, provided you meet the minimum stat requirements (after buffs):

Example Recipe: Rarefied Tacos de Carne Asada
Level: 100
Durability: 80
Craftsmanship: 4594, Control: 4296, CP: 672
Food (HQ): Rroneek Steak
Potion (HQ): None
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Notes: 100% Quality

Macro #1

/ac Reflect <wait.3>
/ac "Trained Perfection" <wait.3>
/ac Innovation <wait.2>
/ac "Preparatory Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Basic Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Standard Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Advanced Touch" <wait.3>
/ac Innovation <wait.2>
/ac "Basic Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Standard Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Advanced Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Great Strides" <wait.2>
/ac "Immaculate Mend" <wait.3>
/ac Innovation <wait.2>
/echo Macro #1 finished <se.1>

Macro #2

/ac "Preparatory Touch" <wait.3>
/ac "Great Strides" <wait.2>
/ac "Byregot's Blessing" <wait.3>
/ac "Waste Not II" <wait.2>
/ac Veneration <wait.2>
/ac Groundwork <wait.3>
/ac Groundwork <wait.3>
/ac Groundwork <wait.3>
/ac Groundwork <wait.3>
/ac Veneration <wait.2>
/ac Groundwork <wait.3>
/echo Craft finished <se.2>

How to Unlock Master Recipes

To unlock Master Recipe Books, you will need to complete the short quest feature questJust Tooling Around in Mor Dhona. Speak to Guiding Star in Mor Dhona (X: 21.9 Y: 6.9) while wearing a Level 50 or higher Crafter Main Hand Tool to show that you are worthy. Once completed, you will now be able to obtain Master Books I, II and Demimateria by handing in specific items to Talan (standing next to Guiding Star). The remaining Master Books must be obtained via the Collectable system.

Master Book Recipe Contents List

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