ATH Interface settings in FF14 Endwalker, how to improve its UI in Final Fantasy 14?

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Our articles on Final Fantasy 14 ATH Interface settings in FF14 Endwalker, how to improve its UI in Final Fantasy 14? Endwalker is coming to Early Access on December 3, 2021. If you're getting into the adventure, we've got some in-game tuning tips for you.

Final Fantasy XIV : Endwalker is the new extension of the MMORPG developed and published by Square Enix. It marks the end of a narrative arc that began 11 years ago. To discover the end of the story of Final Fantasy 14, see you on December 7, 2021, or December 3, 2021 if you have early access.



If you return to the game with the release of Endwalker, it may be difficult to navigate through all the menus in the game, especially to modify your ATH interface. There are a number of options that allow you toimprove your gaming experience. We explain the important settings in Final Fantasy 14.

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What settings to improve your gaming experience and ATH interface in Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker?

We offer several tips and tweaks to improve your gaming experience in Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker: 

Skip cutscenes automatically

In Final Fantasy 14 there are a lot of cinematics that you may not want to review in order to save time. You can enable an option that allows you to Automatically skip mission scenes already performed, transport kinematics and housing-related kinematics.


  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • In the tab General, check the 3 options in the “ Abbreviation of cutscenes »

Reduce the effects of displayed fights

If you play in a group, and more particularly in a raid, you will very quickly be overwhelmed by the animations of your allies. You can through an option, reduce or decide to no longer display the effects of your allies' battles.


  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • In the tab Characters, check “Simplified” or “Disabled” in the section “ Combat effects (player characters) »
  • We recommend the option On for Self, Simplified for Teammates and Off for Others.

Organize your inventory

In Final Fantasy 14 you can very quickly get lost in your inventory, you can group your bags with an option.

  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Go to the second tab from the left “ Item and Inventory »
  • To select " Extended " Where " Open all » in the option Inventory Format

Additionally, you can sort your inventory by right-clicking on an item and clicking the " Trier »

Disable other player damage scrolling text

Much like other players' animations, you can turn off their damage scrolling text to improve visibility on your screen.

  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Go to the third tab from the left “ Interface and Window »
  • Uncheck Show scrolling text (others)

Change name color

You can change the color of the names for your character and your pets, but also for other players and NPCs.


  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Go to the fourth tab from the left “ Name »
  • Click on the color circle to choose the color you want to display

Show or hide player and NPC names

You can reduce the number of names displayed on the screen, but also choose to display only initials.


  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Go to the fourth tab from the left “ Name »
  • Navigate in the tabs at the top of the window between " You are "," Other players "And" NPC »
  • Choose the option of your convenience for " Show name plates »

Disable error messages from the log window

You can disable the sound and error message when you spam a key.


  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Go to the fifth tab from the left “ Log »
  • Uncheck the options " Show action error messages "And" Show action reload error messages »

Limit the number of characters and objects displayed on the screen

Some areas will be resource-intensive, especially when a lot of players are gathered. You can reduce the number of characters and objects displayed

  • Go to the menu " System configuration »
  • Choose between 'Maximum', 'High', 'Medium', 'Low' and 'Minimum' in the Display Limits section

Collect the Transcendence spell

You can use ultimate attack in dungeons, raids and challenges. We tell you where to find this spell.


  • Open the "Tab" Actions and Traits »
  • Go to the " General »
  • Drag the spell " Transcendence » to a spell bar

Show player and tank aggro (threat) on party window

Players' aggro is displayed directly on the part of the group HUD andn below class icon, you see a bar with a number that indicates the aggro position. The first to aggro at the filled bar. The group is displayed towards the upper left of your screen.

Show enemy list on HUD

The list of enemies is displayed on the game bottom left of your screen. It allows you to see and target nearby enemies more quickly. The dot is red next to enemies you have aggro with, and green if you don't.

Show highlighted potential targets

This option highlights the characters or objects you are targeting.

  • Go to the menu " Character Setup »
  • Meet the tab "Types of handling » and the section « Target »
  • Check the option " Highlighted potential targets »

Take the time to browse the menus 

There are a lot of options and possibilities thanks to the various menus. We invite you to take the time to browse them, in particular the ATH Menu which allows you to move elements of your interface to position them as you see fit. 

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