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Gathering

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Player gathering a Gummo Sapling

Gathering is the act of collecting crafting materials from resource nodes, which are marked on the compass. General types of gathering resources include ore veins (metal), trees (wood), and non-tree plants (cooking ingredients). Once used, the node is temporarily exhausted for that character, but remains available to other characters.

You can only get materials from nodes using a gathering tool: mining picks for ore, logging axes for wood, and harvesting sickles for plants. You can equip the tools in the hero panel. Each tool comes with a set number of uses, which is reduced by one each time it is used.

Gathering is not tied to any discipline or profession; the amount and quality of materials dropped depends only on the node and the quality of tool used to gather. More expensive tools will produce greater amounts of more valuable materials. If using an inferior tool on higher tier nodes, you will tend to receive ruined resources instead of desired ones. Ruined resources can also be acquired sometimes when getting attacked while gathering.

Rich mining veins can be mined ten times as opposed to three and have a higher chance to give rare gems.

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[edit] Gathering tools

Primary article: Gathering tool

You can usually find a merchant offering gathering tools in large towns, some small ones, as well as some karma vendors, especially after completing a heart quest. Master craftsmen also sell these tools. New characters may purchase basic harvesting tools from the following merchants:

[edit] Resource nodes

[edit] At a glance

Nodes can be found randomly distributed within logical ranges, e.g. underground and rocky areas are likely to have ore or mushroom nodes, forests will have wood nodes, and farms are more likely places to find vegetables. A node farm is an area with six or more plants of same type clustered together.

Node type Compass icon Main Yield Rare Additional Yield Harvesting tool required
Harvesting
Plant resource (map icon).png
Ingredients Dandelion Blossom
Unidentified Dye
Harvesting sickles
Logging
Wood resource (map icon).png
Logs Cinnamon Stick
Hidden Treasure
Walnut
Logging axe
Mining
Mine resource (map icon).png
Ore Gemstone Mining pick

[edit] Respawn rate

Node locations are reset after any changes to the game, including after server maintenance. After a character has gathered from the node, the node will automatically respawn at that same location within a few hours, with the following exceptions:

[edit] Required tools, by zone level

Tool prefix Applicable area level
Copper 1-25
Iron 20-50
Steel 30-60
Darksteel 45-65
Mithril 60-79
Orichalcum 75-80
  • Some zones require more than one level of tool, e.g. Darksteel tools can be used in most parts of Mount Maelstrom, while some nodes require mithril tools.
  • The strength of the the master tools obtained as Personal Story rewards depends on the level of the story: a steel-equivalent tool from the L15 story, darksteel at L35, and an orichalcum-equivalent from the L60 story.

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Plant resource (map icon).png
Harvesting

In addition to the items listed below, harvesting plants will occasionally yield:

Copper Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Blueberry Bush Blueberry.png Blueberry
Button Mushrooms Mushroom.png Mushroom
Carrots Carrot.png Carrot
Herb Patch (low level version) Black Peppercorn.png Black Peppercorn
Parsley Leaf.png Parsley Leaf
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Herb Seedlings Black Peppercorn.png Black Peppercorn
Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Parsley Leaf.png Parsley Leaf
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Vanilla Bean.png Vanilla Bean
Lettuce Head of Lettuce.png Head of Lettuce
Onions Onion.png Onion
Potato Potato.png Potato
Iron Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Clam Clam.png Clam
Pearl.png Pearl
Herb Sprouts Bay Leaf.png Bay Leaf
Black Peppercorn.png Black Peppercorn
Chili Pepper.png Chili Pepper
Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Oregano Leaf.png Oregano Leaf
Parsley Leaf.png Parsley Leaf
Sage Leaf.png Sage Leaf
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Spinach Spinach Leaf.png Spinach Leaf
Strawberry Patch Strawberry.png Strawberry
Taproots Beet.png Beet
Carrot.png Carrot
Sage Leaf.png Sage Leaf
Turnip.png Turnip
Steel Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Cabbage Head of Cabbage.png Head of Cabbage
Grapes Grape.png Grape
Kale Kale Leaf.png Kale Leaf
Root Vegetables Beet.png Beet
Carrot.png Carrot
Turnip.png Turnip
Yam.png Yam
Varied Mushrooms Mushroom.png Mushroom
Portobello Mushroom.png Portobello Mushroom
Young Herbs Bay Leaf.png Bay Leaf
Black Peppercorn.png Black Peppercorn
Chili Pepper.png Chili Pepper
Dill Sprig.png Dill Sprig
Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Parsley Leaf.png Parsley Leaf
Rosemary Sprig.png Rosemary Sprig
Sage Leaf.png Sage Leaf
Sesame Seed.png Sesame Seed
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Zucchini Zucchini.png Zucchini
Darksteel Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Blackberries Blackberry.png Blackberry
Cauliflower Head of Cauliflower.png Head of Cauliflower
Coral Coral Chunk.png Coral Chunk
Coral Orb.png Coral Orb
Coral Tentacle.png Coral Tentacle
Mature Herbs Bay Leaf.png Bay Leaf
Chili Pepper.png Chili Pepper
Coriander Seed.png Coriander Seed
Dill Sprig.png Dill Sprig
Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Mint Leaf.png Mint Leaf
Rosemary Sprig.png Rosemary Sprig
Sesame Seed.png Sesame Seed
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Vanilla Bean.png Vanilla Bean
Portobello Mushrooms Portobello Mushroom.png Portobello Mushroom
Scallions Green Onion.png Green Onion
Onion.png Onion
Sugar Pumpkin Sugar Pumpkin.png Sugar Pumpkin
Variegated Taproots Carrot.png Carrot
Rutabaga.png Rutabaga
Turnip.png Turnip
Mithril Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Artichoke Artichoke.png Artichoke
Asparagus Asparagus Spear.png Asparagus Spear
Blooming Passiflora Passion Fruit.png Passion Fruit
Passion Flower.png Passion Flower (guaranteed)
Butternut Squash Butternut Squash.png Butternut Squash
Cayenne Pepper Cayenne Pepper.png Cayenne Pepper
Herb Patch (high level version) Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Lemongrass.png Lemongrass
Coriander Seed.png Coriander Seed
Tarragon Leaves.png Tarragon Leaves
Leeks Green Onion.png Green Onion
Leek.png Leek
Passiflora Passion Fruit.png Passion Fruit
Passion Flower.png Passion Flower (low chance)
Raspberries Raspberry.png Raspberry
Verdant Herbs Clove.png Clove
Head of Garlic.png Head of Garlic
Mint Leaf.png Mint Leaf
Sage Leaf.png Sage Leaf
Tarragon Leaves.png Tarragon Leaves
Thyme Leaf.png Thyme Leaf
Vanilla Bean.png Vanilla Bean
Winter Root Vegetables Beet.png Beet
Parsnip.png Parsnip
Rutabaga.png Rutabaga
Turnip.png Turnip
Orichalcum Harvesting Sickle
Node name Possible crop
Black Crocus Saffron Thread.png Saffron Thread
Ghost Pepper Ghost Pepper.png Ghost Pepper
Lotus Lotus Root.png Lotus Root
Omnomberries Omnomberry.png Omnomberry
Orrian Truffle Orrian Truffle.png Orrian Truffle
Seaweed Seaweed.png Seaweed
Snow Truffle Snow Truffle.png Snow Truffle

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Wood resource (map icon).png
Logging

Axe Material Node name Log Extras
Copper Aspen, Ekku, Kertch Green Wood Log.png Green Wood Log Amber Pebble.png Amber Pebble
Cinnamon Stick.png Cinnamon Stick
Iron Gummo, Mimosa, Snow Cherry Soft Wood Log.png Soft Wood Log Cinnamon Stick.png Cinnamon Stick
Hidden Stash.png Hidden Stash
Walnut.png Walnut
Steel Fir, Tukawa Seasoned Wood Log.png Seasoned Wood Log Hidden Cache.png Hidden Cache
Walnut.png Walnut
Darksteel Banyan, Inglewood, Pine Hard Wood Log.png Hard Wood Log Hidden Hoard.png Hidden Hoard
Mithril Baoba, Cypress, Red Oak Elder Wood Log.png Elder Wood Log Hidden Trove.png Hidden Trove
Orichalcum Ancient, Orrian Ancient Wood Log.png Ancient Wood Log Hidden Treasure.png Hidden Treasure

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Mine resource (map icon).png
Mining

Pick Material Node name Ore Gemstones
Copper Copper Ore & Rich Copper Vein Copper Ore.png Copper Ore Garnet Pebble.png Garnet Pebble
Malachite Pebble.png Malachite Pebble
Tiger's Eye Pebble.png Tiger's Eye Pebble
Turquoise Pebble.png Turquoise Pebble
Iron Iron Ore & Rich Iron Vein
Silver Ore & Rich Silver Vein
Iron Ore.png Iron Ore
Silver Ore.png Silver Ore
Amethyst Nugget.png Amethyst Nugget
Carnelian Nugget.png Carnelian Nugget
Lapis Nugget.png Lapis Nugget
Peridot Nugget.png Peridot Nugget
Spinel Nugget.png Spinel Nugget
Sunstone Nugget.png Sunstone Nugget
Topaz Nugget.png Topaz Nugget
Steel Gold Ore & Rich Gold Vein Gold Ore.png Gold Ore Amethyst Lump.png Amethyst Lump
Carnelian Lump.png Carnelian Lump
Lapis Lump.png Lapis Lump
Peridot Lump.png Peridot Lump
Spinel Lump.png Spinel Lump
Sunstone Lump.png Sunstone Lump
Topaz Lump.png Topaz Lump
Darksteel Platinum Ore & Rich Platinum Vein Platinum Ore.png Platinum Ore Beryl Shard.png Beryl Shard
Chrysocola Shard.png Chrysocola Shard
Emerald Shard.png Emerald Shard
Opal Shard.png Opal Shard
Ruby Shard.png Ruby Shard
Sapphire Shard.png Sapphire Shard
Mithril Mithril Ore & Rich Mithril Vein Mithril Ore.png Mithril Ore Beryl Crystal.png Beryl Crystal
Chrysocola Crystal.png Chrysocola Crystal
Emerald Crystal.png Emerald Crystal
Opal Crystal.png Opal Crystal
Ruby Crystal.png Ruby Crystal
Sapphire Crystal.png Sapphire Crystal
Orichalcum Orichalcum Ore & Rich Orichalcum Vein Orichalcum Ore.png Orichalcum Ore Beryl Orb.png Beryl Orb
Chrysocola Orb.png Chrysocola Orb
Emerald Orb.png Emerald Orb
Opal Orb.png Opal Orb
Ruby Orb.png Ruby Orb
Sapphire Orb.png Sapphire Orb

[edit] Special nodes

Halloween
Pick Material Node name Main Yield Rare Additional Yield
Copper Raw Candy Corn & Rich Candy Corn Vein Piece of Candy Corn.png Piece of Candy Corn Trick-or-Treat Bag.png Trick-or-Treat Bag
Bazaar of the Four Winds
Pick Material Node name Main Yield Rare Additional Yield
Copper Quartz Crystal Formation Quartz Crystal.png Quartz Crystal Charged Quartz Crystal.png Charged Quartz Crystal

[edit] Notes

  • Gathering behaves like a skill that requires you to be within a certain range of a node, and can be interrupted by control effects. Gaining a gathering-related achievement also interrupts gathering.

[edit] See also

Personal tools