"A good natured young man with a firm sense of charity and a strong affinity for machines."


Cid nan Garlond is a hero and character representing Final Fantasy XIV.

In the original title he was the son of the famous Garlean engineer and nobleman Midas nan Garlond, from his youth Cid was raised to belive his machines should help people rather than harm them. After the death of his father in Project Meteor, Cid defected from his homeland to aid the people of Eorzea forming Garlond Ironworks with his two shop-hands Biggs and Wedge.


In his normal form Cid's attire consists of a white vest worn over a black sleeveless top and matching work trousers adorned with black pouches over his knees and toolbelt to carry his engineering equipment and a padded black gauntlet on his left arm, a pair of armor plated black shoes and an ornate pair of goggles with teal lenses. In EX Mode Cid equips the Ironworks Armor set giving him a suit of high tech armor to augment his abilites. 

In his first alternate form Marques Cloak Cid a plain unadorned brown robe with its hood up covering his body from head to toe

In his second alternate form Garlean Machinist dresses Cid in a black halfrobe and armor with red lining placing his goggles over his eyes and revealing his Garlean third eye. His face is clean shaven in this costume as well.

His Manikin is lilac and called the Machinist of Obsucurtiy.


In battle Cid is known as a Machina Master commanding the use of a powerful Magitek machinery, Cid's healthbar is accomponied by a Power Meter which gradualy builds up over the battle. At any time Cid can hold a button to Overclock his machines and increase the power of that attack draining the Power Meter.

Brave Attacks

Name Type Range Damage Type Description Additional Effects
Tekblade Ground Mid Physical A basic horizontal sword swing that can chain into either two rapid sword slashes or a gunshot upon striking depending on if the second button press is tapped or held. Chase (Sword), Wallrush (Gun)
Double Tap Ground Long Physical Fire a rapid two shots from Cid's gunblade blasting the enemy backward. Fast projectile speed with good vertical tracking.  Chase
Magitek Mortar Ground Long Magical Cid summons a small mortar and by holding down the button you can aim with a circle marker, upon letting go launch a cluster of missiles into the air and bombard the enemy. Chase
Cement Drill Ground Mid Physical Call a Magitek Vanguard for an attack from underground emerging from below with its giant drill and shoot up into the air causing stones to erupt from the origin point. Guard Break
Grand Strike Ground Mid Physical Summon a Magitek Colossus from the sky to impact into the ground like a meteor before unfurling with a powerful horizontal swing of its sword. Wallrush
Five Rounds Rapid  Aerial Long Physical Fire upto five gunshots shots with each button press. Quick with reasonable power but can be reflected. Chase
Magitek Deathclaw Aerial Mid Physical Summon a pair of magitek deathclaws to pull the enemy with a tractor beam before crushing them in its iron grip, holding them in place. Absorb.

HP Attacks

Name Type Range Damage Type Description Additional Effects
Magitek Cannon Ground Mid Magical Charge to fire a sphere of energy from the Magitek reaper at the enemy generating an explosion with greater size and strength dependent on the length charged. Wallrush
Magitek Missile Ground Long Physical Fire a cluster of six missles that spread and branch out from where it is fired before homing into the enemy. Strong homing. N/A
Photon Stream Ground Mid Physical Unleash a rapid stream of gunshots that trail along the floor to the enemies location hitting them with rapid strikes. N/A
Laser Spin Aerial Close Magical Unleash a beam of energy from the front of the Magitek reaper and spiral around in an intense flurry of blows. Magic Block
Magitek Buster Aerial Mid Physical Charge magitek energy into the magitek reaper then rocket at the enemy with a fierce ramming attack. N/A

EX Mode - Overclock

Name Type Description
Regen EX Ability Recovers HP over time during EX Mode.
Critical Boost EX Ability Doubles Critical Rate while in EX Mode
Living Machina EX Ability Cid uses a Marmet heart to bring his creations to life and permenantly fixing his power meter to maximum.
Garlond Ironworks EX Burst

Cid springs into the EX Zone with a rocketing tackle activating a linkpearl in his ear while meddling with the controls on the dashboard of his Magitek Armor. Upon completion Cid will summon his airship The Enterprise to swoop in bombarding the area with a breadth of missles and bombs before he launches an intense flare of energy from the his magitek armor blasting the enemy for the final blow of the EX Burst.


Cid can equip Swords, Hammers, Gunblades, Guns, Gauntlets, Shields, Heavy Armor, Chestplates, Helmets and Hats.

Exclusive WeaponsEdit

Name Level Stats Effects Obtained
Ironworks Magitek Sword 30 HP -377
BRV +83
ATK +40
DEF -2
Mid Ranged Damage +5% Trade: 61,000 gil, Cutting Trigger, Scarletite x1, Overlord's Desire x5
Ironworks Magitek Gunblade 90 HP -288
BRV +69
ATK +63
DEF -1
Mid Ranged Damage +10% Trade: 158,000 gil, Ironworks Magitek Sword, Electrum x1, Machinist's Dream x5
Mid's Gunblade 100 HP -328
BRV +79
ATK +68
DEF -1
Mid Ranged Damage +15%
Back to the Wall ability
Trade: 182,800 gil, Ironworks Magitek Gunblade, Marmet Heart x1, Machinist's Hopes x5

Trade AccessoryEdit

Name Description
Marmet Heart Don't burden yourself over the misuse of your inventions.


When Cid is faced in battle during story mode, Steel Reason plays as the default background music.


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