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Fishing

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Overview[edit | edit source]

A gathering skill centered on fresh and saltwater fishing.

With 1.2 you will have to buy sport fishing bait with Vocation Badges, which you can purchase on a Fishing Boat, Farmer's Workstation, and at the Blue Salt Representative of your continent. In The East, they can be found in Anvilton, Tigerspine Mountains near the public farm. In the West, she can be found in Windshade, Lilyut Hills behind the public farm.

Basic Fishing[edit | edit source]

Requirements for fishing

  1. Fishing pole
  2. Bait Worms (From harvesting Farming Seed Bundles, Farming Seed Bundles can be crafted at a Farmer's Workstation, or buying them on the Auction House)


Equipping a fishing pole will cause the dynamic shortcut bar to appear containing your fishing abilities. Chum and Lures are not required for basic fishing.

Sport Fishing[edit | edit source]

Requirements for sport fishing

  1. Fishing pole
  2. Lure
  3. Chum


Fishing skill influences the damage you do in sport fishing. Allowing you to catch fish faster, and to catch bigger fish. Plus 2 damage bonus every 1000 fishing proficiency on top of the poles base damage. Big damage bonus for each fishing pole requiring higher proficiency.


How to Sport Fish[edit | edit source]
  1. You need to locate a schools of fish in lakes and oceans. These can be easily spotted, because there will be birds circling the schooling or frenzied fish. Only Carp, Eel and Arowana can be found in lakes. Bluefin Tuna, Sturgeon, Sail Fish, and Blue Marlin are all found in the ocean.
  2. You must use the correct chum for the fish you are trying to catch. Once you throw the chum in the water it becomes a feeding frenzy.
  3. When the fish are in their feeding frenzy you can toss out your line. Remember each pole uses a different color lure, and does different amounts of damage. Trying to catch a 30-37k fish with bamboo pole probably won’t work.
  4. When a fish grabs your line you will hear the sound as if you just started combat. You get the exp, proficiency, and vocation badges as soon as the fish bites. Only benefit to catching it is turning it in for gold. You can let the fish go and recast your line if you just want to quickly gain exp, proficiency, and vocation badges.
  5. If you decide to catch the fish you can then target the fish and watch what buffs it is using. You then use the skills on your fishing poles shortcut bar to match the buff. Just a tip if you key bind the fishing shortcut bar to the arrow keys and zero on your number pad you can easily determine what skill to use. Left Arrow for Stand Firm Left, Right Arrow for Stand Firm Right, Up Arrow for Big Reel In, Down Arrow for Small Reel In, and Zero for Give Slack. The buffs are generally arrows so key binding it this way can help you avoid clicking the wrong skill.
  6. When the fish’s HP goes to 0, or sometimes low enough, it will be executed allowing you to pick it up. The fish will appear on your back and acts just like a trade pack. Greatly reduces your movement speed and swim speed.
  7. Fishing is best done in groups so you can all get fish and turn them in at the same time, since each person can only hold one fish. Fishing boats allow you to store five fry and standard fish, and hooks in the back to store two gargantuan. As well as each person you are with can carry one fish on their back.
  8. You can then take the fish to a fish scale and get gold based on type of fish, and size.


Fish Prices[edit | edit source]

The average price for each fish is listed below. These prices can vary slightly based on the weight of the fish.

Average Fish Price
Fish 18k HP 30k HP 37k HP
Carp 1 Gold 50 Silver 3 Gold 6 Gold
Eel 1 Gold 50 Silver 3 Gold 6 Gold
Arowana 1 Gold 50 Silver 3 Gold 6 Gold
Bluefin Tuna 9 Gold 12 Gold 22 Gold
Sturgeon 11 Gold 16 Gold 28 Gold
Sailfish 13 Gold 20 Gold 31 Gold
Blue Marlin 15 Gold 22 Gold 37 Gold


Items[edit | edit source]

Fishing Rods[edit | edit source]

Item Fishing Req. Damage Labor Cost Source Reagents (mouse over)
Icon item 1079.pngItem grade 1common.png
Archeum Fishing Rod
50000 Big Reel Inicon.png 768 Reel Inicon.png 270 100 Handicrafts Archeum Fishing Pole Frame x1 Crafted Fishing Hook x1 Reinforced Fishing Line x1 Gilt Reel x1
Icon item 1634.pngItem grade 1common.png
Arcadian Smart Rod
0 Big Reel Inicon.png 683 Reel Inicon.png 180 100 Hallowtide Event (Rod lasts 100 days) N/A
Icon item 1126.pngItem grade 1common.png
Bamboo Fishing Rod
0 Big Reel Inicon.png 255 Reel Inicon.png 64 100 Handicrafts Bamboo Fishing Pole x1 Sharp Fishing Hook x1 Basic Fishing Line x1 Wooden Reel x1
Icon item 1078.pngItem grade 1common.png
Gilt Fishing Rod
30000 Big Reel Inicon.png 574 Reel Inicon.png 191 100 Handicrafts Gilt Fishing Pole Frame x1 Crafted Fishing Hook x1 Reinforced Fishing Line x1 Gilt Reel x1
Icon item 1074.pngItem grade 1common.png
Mirage Fishing Rod
0 Big Reel Inicon.png 544 Reel Inicon.png 146 100 [Contest Coin Collector] Surprise Helper N/A
Icon item 1074.pngItem grade 1common.png
Mother-of-Pearl Bamboo Fishing Rod
 ? Big Reel Inicon.png ? Reel Inicon.png ? 100  ?  ?
Icon item 1072.pngItem grade 1common.png
Santiago's Fishing Rod
0 Big Reel Inicon.png 683 Reel Inicon.png 180 100 Archeum Supply Crate N/A
Icon item 1076.pngItem grade 1common.png
Springy Steel Fishing Rod
20000 Big Reel Inicon.png 436 Reel Inicon.png 141 100 Handicrafts Springy Steel Fishing Pole Frame x1 Crafted Fishing Hook x1 Reinforced Fishing Line x1 Sturdy Steel Reel x1
Icon item 1075.pngItem grade 1common.png
Steel Fishing Rod
10000 Big Reel Inicon.png 325 Reel Inicon.png 98 100 Handicrafts Steel Fishing Pole x1 Sharp Fishing Hook x1 Basic Fishing Line x1 Sturdy Steel Reel x1
Icon item 1077.pngItem grade 1common.png
Thunderstruck Fishing Rod
50000 Big Reel Inicon.png 1125 Reel Inicon.png 345 100 Mirage Isle 50x 
Icon item 1586.pngItem grade 1common.png
Fisher King Coin
Icon item 1073.pngItem grade 1common.png
Treasure Rod
 ? Big Reel Inicon.png ? Reel Inicon.png ? 100  ?  ?


Both the Chum and the Lures can be bought from the Blue Salt Representative Merchants.

Chum[edit | edit source]

Chum
Item Used for Price
Chumicon.png Chum Carp and Electric Eel 600 Vocation Badge
Chopped Squidicon.png Chopped Squid Arowana 700 Vocation Badge
Chopped Roosterfishicon.png Chopped Roosterfish Sturgeon 1,700 Vocation Badge
Chopped Sardinesicon.png Chopped Sardines Bluefin Tuna 1,500 Vocation Badge
Chopped Pikeicon.png Chopped Pike Sailfish 2,400 Vocation Badge
Chopped Mackerelicon.png Chopped Mackerel Blue Marlin 3,200 Vocation Badge


Lures[edit | edit source]

Lures
Item Used with Price
Yellow Lureicon.png Yellow Lure Wrapped Bamboo Fishing Rodicon.png Bamboo Fishing Rod & Steel Fishing Rod 20 Vocation Badge
Green Lureicon.png Green Lure Wrapped Steel Fishing Rodicon.png Springy Steel Fishing Rod 80 Vocation Badge
Blue Lureicon.png Blue Lure Wrapped Gilt Fishing Rodicon.png Gilt Fishing Rod 140 Vocation Badge
Red Lureicon.png Red Lure Wrapped Archeum Fishing Rodicon.png Archeum Fishing Rod,Santiago's Fishing Rod & Arcadian Smart Rod 200 Vocation Badge


Fishing Proficiency Modifiers[edit | edit source]

Items
Skill Buffincon.png Title: Fishing For A Compliment | +8,000 Fishing Proficiency. +10 Agility. Requires 50k Fishing Proficiency to start the quest. Quest obtained from Fisherman Riko in Caernord Entertainment District.
Skill Buffincon.png Title: Discriminating Tastes +100 Fishing Proficiency. You can get these from the fishing quest line in Ezna harbor (west). Lute song harbor(east)
Treaded Wellingtonsicon.png Treaded Wellingtons (Leather boots) +500 Fishing Proficiency. You can get these from the fishing quest line in Ezna harbor (west), Lutesong Harbor (east).
Pink Kingfin Boatericon.png Pink, Yellow Kingfin Boatericon.png Yellow or Green Kingfin Boatericon.png Green Kingfin Boater (Cloth head) +1500 Fishing Proficiency. You can buy this for 25 Fisher King Coins (awarded from the fishing competition) from the Contest Coin Collector in mirage.
Mermaid Bathtubicon.png Mermaid Bathtub (furniture) +10000 Fishing Proficiency (2 hour buff). Consumes 1 Dahuta's Bubble potion. You can buy this for 180 Fisher King Coins (awarded from the fishing competition) from the Contest Coin Collector in mirage.


Quests[edit | edit source]

Each faction has a series of fishing quests that lead you step by step through your first pole to the biggest fish.

East[edit | edit source]

Blue Salt Brotherhood quests based in Villanelle, these fishing based quests help you craft your first fishing pole, gain some worms and get you out there fishing. A good starting hand if you are interesting in becoming a fisherman. The series begins with Fisherman Riko who can be found in the Private Homes area of Lutesong Harbor. ** As of 3.0 Fisherman Riko has moved to the Entertainment District near the Gold Trader in Caernord.

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