Fishing

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Overview[edit | edit source]

A gathering skill centered on fresh and saltwater fishing.

With 5.0? you will have to craft the "sport fishing lure" with 15 iron ingots. Freshwater Fish can be chummed by "chum", which can be bought from a general merchant, or a fishing boat bucket. Saltwater Fish can be chummed with "Chum Bucket", which can be crafted from 60 "Bait Worms" and 40 "Ground Grains"

Basic Fishing[edit | edit source]

Requirements for fishing

  1. Fishing pole
  2. Bait Worms (From harvesting Worm Compost bought from the vocation badge merchant at 80 vocation each and from seed bundles.)


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. When you craft your fishing rod, you can fish for two hours, afterwards youll need to use a "sport Fishing Lure" (made from 15 iron ingots) to fish for 2 more hours.
  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

Fish Prices (Current)[edit | edit source]

Fishing prices have changed, and are quite a bit lower now. Additionally fishes are now classed into 3 different classes which are chosen by chance and not dictate by health. The different sizes can be seen on the fish model, but requires a good eye to exactly determine as the sizes reflect the prices exactly. This means that fish prices are in ranges based on size instead of being constant.

These prices are what I have observed and averaged over a small data size. (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mFOTDcayttE1BR-7ysfmKi99Ff5NJruu1YDIuQoInU4/edit?usp=sharing)

N/A Small(fry) Normal Gargantuan
Carp N/A N/A N/A
Eel N/A N/A N/A
Arowana N/A N/A N/A
Pufferfish 7 Gold 10 Gold 14 Gold
Bluefin Tuna 7 Gold 10 Gold 14 Gold
Sturgeon 9 Gold 13 Gold 18 Gold
Sailfish 11 Gold 15 Gold 22 Gold
Blue Marlin 17 Gold 22 Gold 26 Gold

Items[edit | edit source]

Fishing Rods[edit | edit source]

At first you can craft a Basic Fishing Rod, then you have to decide if you want;

A Fast Fishing Rod, to do Bait Worm Fishing (Flexible)

A Strong Fishing rod, that deals more damage to Sport Fish (Sturdy)

But at 150 000 Fishing Proficiency, you can Combine a Master's Flexible Fishing Rod and a Master's Sturdy Fishing Rod to make a Ultimate Fishing Rod. (You'll need a Ultimate Fishing Rod Design)

Item Fishing Req. Damage Cast Frequency Success Rate Source
Basic Fishing Rod Icon.png Basic Fishing Rod 0 85 220 Seconds 83% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Novice's Flexible Fishing Rod Icon.png Novice's Flexible Fishing Rod 10 000 101 187 Seconds 89% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Veteran's Flexible Fishing Rod Icon.png Veteran's Flexible Fishing Rod 20 000 131 154 Seconds 93% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Expert's Flexible Fishing Rod Icon.png Expert's Flexible Fishing Rod 40 000 170 110 Seconds 96% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Master's Flexible Fishing Rod Icon.png Master's Flexible Fishing Rod 80 000 340 55 Seconds 99% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Novice's Sturdy Fishing Rod Icon.png Novice's Sturdy Fishing Rod 10 000 202 220 Seconds 89% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Veteran's Sturdy Fishing Rod Icon.png Veteran's Sturdy Fishing Rod 20 000 262 198 Seconds 93% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Expert's Sturdy Fishing Rod Icon.png Expert's Sturdy Fishing Rod 40 000 340 165 Seconds 96% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Master's Sturdy Fishing Rod Icon.png Master's Sturdy Fishing Rod 80 000 680 110 Seconds 99% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)
Ultimate Fishing Rod Icon.png Ultimate Fishing Rod 150 000 680 55 Seconds 99% Handicrafts (Bind On Pickup)


Chum[edit | edit source]

Chum
Item Used for Price
Chumicon.png Chum Freshwater Fishing 1 Gold 80 Silver
Chum Bucket icon.png Chum Bucket Salwater Fish 60 bait worms and 40 ground grains


Lures[edit | edit source]

Lures
Item Used with Price
Yellow Lureicon.png Sport Fishing Lure Every Fishing rod (enable fishing for two hours) 15 Iron Ingots


Fishing Proficiency Modifiers[edit | edit source]

Item Bonus Acquisition
Skill Buffincon.png Title: Discriminating Tastes +1000 Fishing Proficiency. You can get these from the fishing quest line by talking to Fisherman Santiago in Seachild Wharf (west) or talking to Fisherman Riko in Caernord (east).
Skill Buffincon.png Title: Time Catcher +2000 Fishing Proficiency. You can get this as a reward from the Mirage Fishing Contest by exchanging 200x 
Fisher King Coin to Sopere the Contest Coin Collector in Mirage.
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 Santiago on the Seachild Wharf Docks (west) or Fisherman Riko in Caernord Entertainment District (east).
Skill Buffincon.png Title: Krilling It +12,000 Fishing Proficiency. + 20 Agility. Requires 180k Fishing Proficiency to start the quest. Quest obtained from Fisherman Santiago on the Seachild Wharf Docks (west) or Fisherman Riko in Caernord Entertainment District (east).
Treaded Wellingtonsicon.png Treaded Wellingtons (Leather boots) +500 Fishing Proficiency. You can get these from the fishing quest Herring and Squid in by talking to Fisherman Santiago in Seachild Wharf (west) or talking to Fisherman Riko in Caernord (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.


Fishing Questline[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. You can start the Blue Salt Brotherhood fishing quests by talking to Fisherman Santiago in Cinderstone Moor if you're part of the West faction or by talking to Fisherman Riko in Ynystere if you're part of the East faction.

** As of 3.0 Fisherman Riko has moved to the Entertainment District near the Fishstand in Caernord, Ynystere.

** As of 3.0 Fisherman Santiago has moved to the near the Docks of Seachild Wharf in Cinderstone Moor.

Quests[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]


See Also[edit | edit source]