[FFXIV] Monk Lv80 Cross Hotbar

Abstract

This article describes recommended cross hotbar setting for Monk Lv80.
The job is one of Melee DPS, and their main weapons are Knuckles.

Here is the overview of cross hotbar settings.

Left SideRight Side
Hotbar 1Main actions for a single enemyMain actions for a single enemy
Hotbar 2Main actions for multiple enemiesMain actions for multiple enemies
Hotbar 3[LT -> RT][RT -> LT]
Hotbar 4not used[WXHB RT double tap]
Hotbar 8 (shared)[WXHB LT double tap]
Common actions for all jobs
not used

Main hotbar is 1 or 2.
If you attack to multiple enemies, you should switch hotbar to 2; or otherwise 1.

I usually use Xbox Controller.

Cross hotbar settings

Hotbar 1 – Main actions for a single enemy

Right Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BForm ShiftGCD
ABootshineGCD
XTrue StrikeGCD
YDemolishGCD
Tornado Kick45s
Elixir Field30s
Riddle of Fire90s
Meditation1s

Left Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BAnatman60s
ADragon KickGCD
XTwin SnakesGCD
YSnap PunchGCD
Tornado Kick45ssame as right side of hotbar 1
Elixir Field30ssame as right side of hotbar 1
Perfect Balance90s
Meditation1ssame as right side of hotbar 1

Hotbar 2 – Main actions for multiple enemies

Right Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BForm ShiftGCD same as right side of hotbar 1
AArm of the DestroyerGCD
XFour-point FuryGCD
YRockbreakerGCD
Tornado Kick45s same as right side of hotbar 1
Elixir Field30s same as right side of hotbar 1
Riddle of Fire90s same as right side of hotbar 1
Enlightenment1s

Left Side

Same as the left side of hotbar 1, but unused actions is excluded.

ButtonActionRecastDescription
B
A
XTwin SnakesGCD same as right side of hotbar 1
YSnap PunchGCD same as right side of hotbar 1
Tornado Kick45ssame as right side of hotbar 1
Elixir Field30ssame as right side of hotbar 1
Perfect Balance90s same as right side of hotbar 1
Meditation1ssame as right side of hotbar 1

Hotbar 3 – Sub actions [LT + RT]

Right Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BMantra90s
AShoulder Tackle30s
XSix-sided StarGCD
Y

Left Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
B
AShoulder Tackle30ssame as right side of hotbar 3
XFists of Earth3s
YFists of Wind3s
Leg Sweep40s
Fists of Fire3s
Gysahl Greens
Company Chocobo

Hotbar 4 – Sub actions [WXHB Right Side]

Right Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BFeint90s
AGrade 4 Tincture of Strength (HQ)4m30s
XSecond Wind120s
YArm’s Length120s
True North45s
Bloodbath90s
Brotherhood90s
Riddle of Earth30s

Hotbar 8 – Common actions for all jobs [WXHB Left Side]

Left Side

ButtonActionRecastDescription
BLimit Break
AReturn900s
XTeleport
YSprint60s
Yoroshiku/p 【Let’s do it!】
Otsukare/p 【Good game!】
Target to Attack 1
Key Items

HUD

I’ve lined up most actions at middle area of HUD layout.
It’s convenient to check the combo status, ability recast, and proc status.

Thank you!

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