Sanction is a beneficial status effect granted by guards in Aht Urhgan Whitegate and Al Zahbi. It allows for the gain of Imperial Standing and Crystals when fighting enemies that would normally grant experience points. Sanction effects are only valid in Aht Urhgan regions. You must have completed Aht Urhgan Mission 2: Immortal Sentries before you can receive Sanction from the gate guards.
|Asrahd||Aht Urhgan Whitegate (I-8)|
|Famatar||Al Zahbi (F-7)|
|Falzuuk||Al Zahbi (G-6)|
While in a Sanction-affected region, under the effect of Sanction, the following will occur:
Sanction is one of the few beneficial that cannot be removed by the player; once Sanction is received, you must wait until it wears off or until you replace it with Signet or Sigil. Sanction will not provide any benefits in areas not subject to Sanction, including areas subject to Signet or Sigil.
|Private Second Class||3 hours|
|Private First Class||3 hours, 20 minutes|
|Superior Private||3 hours, 40 minutes|
|Lance Corporal||4 hours|
|Corporal||4 hours, 20 minutes|
|Sergeant||4 hours, 40 minutes|
|Sergeant Major||5 hours|
|Chief Sergeant||5 hours, 20 minutes|
|Second Lieutenant||5 hours, 40 minutes|
|First Lieutenant||6 hours|
Please note: When the Astral Candescence is not in Imperial control, the duration of Sanction is cut by half.
Enhancements are only available when the Imperial army controls Astral Candescence and Sanction is active.
When an enhancement is available, the NPC will say the following: "The Astral Candescence is now in Al Zahbi, so you will receive an experience bonus from battles. You can also select one of the following bonuses in exchange for a slight decrease in your Imperial standing." You may then choose an option from the following list: