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FINAL FANTASY XIV supports both keyboard/mouse and game pad controls, and you can easily switch between modes in the Character Configuration.

Mouse and Keyboard Edit

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Character Movement
  • Move your character forward by pressing the left and right mouse buttons at the same time. To change direction while moving, keep both buttons pressed and drag the mouse button left or right.
  • By clicking the mouse wheel, you can set your character to auto-run. Holding the right mouse button while dragging the mouse will change direction.
  • To jump, press the spacebar on the keyboard. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences. For details on other keys assigned to character movement, please refer to the Mouse Controls and Keyboard Controls sections.
  • When using the WASD keys to move your character, you can select Standard Type for a character-based view, or Legacy Type for a camera-based view.
Camera Controls
  • To control the camera, drag the mouse while pressing either the left or right button.
    • Left Button : Only the camera view will rotate, and not your character.
    • Right Button : Your character faces the direction in which you rotate the camera.
    • The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the configuration menu.
Target Selection
  • You can target a character, or an object such as a gate or aetheryte, by moving the mouse cursor over the intended target and click the left mouse button.
  • With a right click, you can perform one of several actions depending on the selected target.
    • Player Character: Open command as submenu
    • NPC: Start a conversation
    • Enemy: Engage auto-attack
    • Object: Interact with the object
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Movement
Command Default Key
Move Forward W
Move Back S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Strafe Left Q
Strafe Right E
Toggle Between Run/Walk NUM/
Turn On/Off Auto-Run R
Jump Spacebar
Camera
Command Default Key
Point Camera Up
Point Camera Down
Point Camera Right
Point Camera Left
Zoom Camera In Page Up
Zoom Camera Out Page Down
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode Home
Return Camera to Default Position End
Save Current Camera Position Ctrl+End
Return Camera to Saved Position Ctrl+Shift+End
Flip Camera V
Lock Camera On Target NUM5
Targeting
Command Default Key
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) Tab
Cycle Through enemies (Farthest to Nearest) Shift+Tab
Face Target F
Target Self F1
Target Members in Party List F2 - F8
Target Pet/Familiar F9
Target the Target of Your Current Target T
Target Focus Target F10
Target Nearest Enemy F11
Target Nearest NPC or Object F12
Set/Clear Focus Target Shift+F
Chat
Command Default Key
Ready Chat Prompt Enter
Ready Text Command /
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Say Alt+S
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Shout Alt+H
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Party Alt+P
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Yell Alt+Y
Reply (Repeat to Cycle Through PCs) Alt+R
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Freecompany Alt+F
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Forward) Alt+L
Temporarily Switch Chat Mode to Linkshell (Cycle Back) Alt+Shift+L
Hotbar and Main Menu
Command Default Key
Confirm NUM0
Cancel NUM.
Subcommand NUM*
Move Cursor Up/Cycle Up Through Party List NUM8
Move Cursor Down/Cycle Down Through Party List NUM2
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Left NUM4
Move Cursor/Target Cursor Right NUM6
Cycle Through HUD Components NUM1
Select the Main Menu NUM+
Cycle Through Hotbars (Up) Shift+↑
Cycle Through Hotbars (Down) Shift+↓
Switch to Hotbar 1 Shift+1
Switch to Hotbar 2 Shift+2
Switch to Hotbar 3 Shift+3
Draw/Sheathe Weapon Z
Character C
Free Company  :
Linkshells L
Inventory I
Armoury Chest Ctrl+I
Map M
Actions and Traits P
Social Lists O
Duty Finder U
Timers Ctrl+U
Journal J
Character Configuration K
System Configuration Ctrl+K
Target Filter X
Crafting Log N
Gathering Log B
Hunting Log H
Fishing Log Y
Fish Guide Ctrl+Y
Emote List (No Default Assignment)
Cycle Through UI Component Tabs (Forward/Back) NUM9/NUM7
Toggle UI Display Mode Scroll Lock
Take Screenshot Print Screen
Change Window Size Ctrl+Home
Close All UI Components Esc

Gamepad Edit

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Character Movement
  • Move your character by using the left analog stick. Holding down B while using the left analog stick will make your character walk.
  • By pressing LB while using the left analog stick, you can set your character to auto-run. This can be canceled by pressing LB again, or pressing down on the left analog stick.
  • To jump, press Y. This can be used to leap over obstacles like small rocks or low fences.
Camera Controls
  • Use the right analog stick to control the camera. By holding down LB, you can zoom the camera in and out.
  • The direction of camera rotation can be changed in the configuration menu.
Drawing and Sheathing Your Weapon
  • By pressing L3, you can draw your weapon for battle or sheathe it.
Target Selection
  • To target a character or object, first face your target and press A. When a target circle appears, press A again to perform an action depending on the target selected.
    • Player Character: Open command as submenu
    • NPC: Start a conversation
    • Enemy: Engage auto-attack
    • Object: Interact with the object
Target Circle and Selected Target
  • Pressing the direction buttons will display the target circle, which allows you to select temporary targets.
    • Left and Right Buttons: Cycle through all targets
    • Up and Down Buttons: Cycle through party member list
  • After choosing a target with the target circle, pressing A will change the target circle to a marker to confirm your target is selected.
    • The target circle can still be used after confirming a selected target.
Target Cycling
  • By default, target cycling will use the following target settings:
    • Weapon Sheathed: Cycle through all targets
    • Weapon Drawn: Cycle through Enemies and NPCs
  • You can freely adjust these target settings to your liking.
  • These settings can also be customized using a combination of LB and the four action buttons.
    • To access the target filter settings, please check the Filters tab under Control Settings in the Character Configuration menu.
Menu Navigation
  • When using gamepad controls, players can navigate menus using the D-pad. Use A to confirm, B to cancel, and X to open submenus.
    • When using a gamepad, gamepad icons will appear onscreen indicating certain actions can be performed.
  • To cycle between HUD components including the log window, minimap, and duty list, press BACK. To select the main menu, press START.
Movement
Command Default Button
Move Character Left Analog Stick
Move Camera Right Analog Stick
Toggle Between 1st/3rd Person Mode R3
Cycle Through Targets D-Pad
Confirm A
Cancel B
Draw/Sheathe Weapon/Lock On L3
Map/Subcommand X
Jump Y
Auto-Run LB+Left Analog Stick
Cycle Through Hotbars RB+D-Pad/Action Button
Activate Cross Hotbar Action LT/RT+D-Pad/Action Button
Edit Cross Hotbar LT/RT+BACK
Cycle Through Enemies (Nearest to Farthest) LT/RT+RB
Cycle Through enemies (Farthest to Nearest) LT/RT+LB
Menu Navigation
Command Default Button
Move Cursor D-Pad
Confirm A
Cancel B
Subcommand X
Cycle UI Tab (Back)/Increase Denomination LB
Cycle UI Tab (Forward)/Lower Denomination RB
Cycle HUD Components BACK
Main Menu START
Virtual Mouse
This allows players to use the gamepad as if it were a mouse.
Command Default Button
Toggle On/Off Virtual Mouse LB+R3
Move Cursor Right Analog Stick
Virtual Mouse Left Button LT
Virtual Mouse Right Button RT
Other
Command Default Button
Toggle UI Display Mode LB+BACK
Take Screenshot LB+START
Change Window Size R3

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