Crafting classes, also known as Disciples of the Hand, synthesize new and useful items such as armor, weapons, food and potions from basic materials.
The 8 crafting classes are (click on each on individually to see levelling (to L60) and associated guides:
- Carpenter (CRP)
- Blacksmith (BSM)
- Armorer (ARM)
- Goldsmith (GSM)
- Leatherworker (LTW)
- Weaver (WVR)
- Alchemist (ALC)
- Culinarian (CUL)
These can be unlocked by taking to talking to the Guild Receptionist in the Respective Guilds, once a Level 10 or higher in Disciple of War or Disciple of Magic has been attained.
Some other useful links and resources are posted below:
- Best in Slot (BiS) gear guide
Get geared up to the nines and meld sensibly with this useful guide!
- Garland Data
Great for organizing and keeping track of a lot of stuff at the same time. A complex, highly customizable interface allows you to put all your requirements into a list / page and keep track of it.
- FFXIV Rotations
Theorycrafting resource: A good resource for rotations for any class at any level. You can also share your own rotations!
- Dervy’s Theorycrafting Blog
Technical / math-based explanations of Theorycrafting