For those of you actually thinking of doing the 90 trial, just want to give a few tips. If Gil is a concern, in reguards to the absurd cost of fragments, they are easily farmable with minimal golden lights(around 30-48). I generally go in MNK and WHM and mob up spectators I get my lights via slaughter and red chests. If you are lucky you can get about 5 fragments an hour, as well as some God Cores. It makes for some nice farming. If I am duo I simply leave on my WHM and send to myself. Although normally I have some friends leeching so they hold pops.
As for Dhorme, he is a complete joke. WAR, NIN, WHM, BLm(safety purposes to stun fulm) and you are more then set, after all you wouldn't want to waste that pop and not get red.
And finally for Apa, there are 2 ways. Brewing is obviously the easiest, but to do it efficiently I recommend wildfire, or sanguine blade. Sanguine can take out in 2-3 ws's making 5+ very easy. Thus saving you a lot of cruor. I have no personal experience with wildfire, but I hear it is a 1-2 shot. And then there is regular killing. It's really not as hard as most make it out to be, so long as you have a dedicated stunner, with macc atmas, because you will start to resist without.
Hope I didnt repeat what was already said, posting on my phone and didn't feel like reading through the entire thread. I just see a lot of people very excited about 80's and 85's and wanted to let people know that although the 90 trial seems discouraging, it's not unattainable. Just a little more dedication.
Thought I quit forever...
FFXI, its round two.