Achievements in Final Fantasy XIV are split into two groups, with the obvious being trophies earned on the Playstation 3, like most other games.
The other group of achievements are in-game tasks that can be done by the player, which most of them rewarding you points. However, some of them can award Titles and equipment. These achievements are split into a number of different categories, which you will find on the following pages. Note that there is a specific NPC that must be talked to in order to unlock an achievement category.