"Trust" is a type of magic that draws upon the powers of friendship to call forth alter egos of those with whom adventurers have formed special bonds. Calling forth these NPCs will expand your adventuring possibilities as you borrow their faculties to level up or participate in battle-focused content. Each Trust NPC has their own party role and will behave accordingly as they aid you.
Records of Eminence is a system in which you pick and choose from a variety of objectives, complete them at your own pace, and receive unique rewards for your efforts. The list of objectives is practically endless and ranges from vanquishing vicious monsters to entering certain contests of strength to expertly tilling the land. Certain objectives can be completed in the blink of an eye, while others require a bit more finesse and perseverance.
Vana'diel is constantly changing as more and more content is added and adjustments are made. If you're an adventurer returning to Vana'diel after a hiatus, the newly expanded and updated Adventuring Primer is just the tool to help you get back into the adventure. Be sure to check it out and read all the pointers to make your return to Vana’diel an even better experience!