Some pretty much must-haves:
Claude (amazing melee character; probably the best with a polearm)
Romina (metal-wearing resser who can use a sword or rifle)
Grace (SHOTGUN. Pretty much a must-have for plvling alts)
Idge (More AGI with less VIT than Claude; go for it?)
(Cash-shop; need MPs which are tradeable)
Calyce (ultimate PvP)
Baek Ho (if you're into martial artists)
Honestly, any of the crafter UPCs are worth your trouble if you plan on using what they can craft.
FFXIV(Midgardsormr): Euler Breslau - 60 SMN, AST, SCH, WHM, BRD, BLM, CUL, GSM, BTN, MIN, LTW, CRP, WVR
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