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Welcome to Aethia!

Aethia is a completely free FFXI game server and player community. Anyone can create a server account and connect with their retail FFXI client app with a minimal of configuration changes. is under continual development and we frequently announce new features, options and game content. GMs actively engage with players to both create a customized game experience, yet maintain game playability, economy and fairness.

If you are new to Aethia, and you'd like to get started playing, the first step is to register an account, which we've conveniently located for you right on this page! If you're wondering why we ask for your email address, then read this post.

For instructions on how to connect to Aethia, including a link to download the client software, click here.

Account Registration