Scholar Guide


A comprehensive guide to the ins and outs of the Scholar (SCH) job in Final Fantasy XIV covering anything and everything you may want to know!

Opener Visual Guide

Your grab and go overview to Scholar's main opener

A quick sheet that provide a general overview the Scholar opener.
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Updated for 6.05

Meld Priority

Crit > DH or Det > SpS

Make sure to grab piety to comfort first!

What about piety? It complicates things. Read more about gearing up healers.

6.05 Best in Slot (BiS)

Tools & Resources

Video Guide for Playing in Dungeons

Log Analysis

xivanalysis is a fantastic site for an overview of your endgame encounter performance.

Rotation Planning Sim

Use this google spreadsheet to plan out rotations:


4th GCD Chain Standard Opener

Used in most encounters, this opener provides optimal Chain Stratagem alignment with your raid team.

3rd GCD Chain Opener

3rd GCD Chain Stratagem is situational; it’s fight and party composition dependent if you should use this over the 4th GCD opener.

No Dissipation Opener

For situations where you can’t dissipate in an encounter, when you aren’t comfortable doing so, and especially for progression, use this no dissipation opener.

Opener Video Overview

Momo Sama’s video guide on Scholar openers.

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