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How To Start Gathering
Auraenys 2021-03-07 11:40
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# 1
2021-03-07

 

 

Gathering is like a pre-requisite Lifeskill to the others in a sense, as you need to gather materials before you can perform the other Lifeskills, alternatively you can buy your materials from the Central Market, which is personally counter productive especially if you are new, and have not built your silver coffers.

 

 

You Will Need:


There are different kinds of gathering, depending on which will decide what tool to use.


Energy (not a tool) - the more you have, the more you can gather.


Fluid Collector - to gather blood from dead animals and sap from trees.


Lumbering Axe - to gather timber and other materials from trees.


Pickaxe - to gather ores, gems and other materials from rocks.


Tanning Knife - to gather hides and feathers from dead animals.


Butchering Knife - to gather meat from dead animals.


Hoe - to gather herbs, fruits, vegetables, mushrooms and other materials from all kinds of plantlife and mushrooms. Higher yield and chance to obtain a product than using bare hands.


Bottle - to gather fresh or salt water, single use item. Unlike the others this is not an equipped item and can be done automatically.


All of these tools come in different tiers, similar to the coloring of weapons and armor (Green, Blue, Yellow, etc), the higher the tier, the better the performance and can be crafted from the Tool Workshop, bought from Material Vendor NPC, and rewarded from Quests, Achievements and Events.

 

Optional Equipment: You can equip gathering gear and/or Lifeskill accessories however gathering can still be performed without these.

 

 

Let's Start Gathering:


First you need to decide what type of gathering you want to do. Depending on this, it will tell you which tool to bring and where to go. For the sake of this guide, we will gather lamb meat in Balenos Mountains, a mountain range southwest of Velia (pin Lynch Ranch).

 


1. Go to your chosen location. 


2. Equip your butchering Knife.


3. Attack the sheep or goat.


4. Interact with the corpse (R) to gather the meat.


5. Repeat the steps until you're out of energy.

 

After this you will have earned some gathering exp. Check (P), click on Life Info (Hoe Icon) where you can see your gathering and other lifeskill experience points and levels.

 

 

Last Leveling Tips:


1. Increase Your Energy - This is done by increasing your knowledge of the world through different means like quests, amity and sometimes just interacting with an object or talking to an NPC. Check your H to see the available knowledge to you.


2. Choose The Best Location - This is different for every player, depending on what they need to gather and the level they are in. It is recommended to to consider 2 things, number and proximity of animals, and the distance to your processing/cooking area.


3. Full Gathering Buffs - I personally just use Oasis Seafood Cron Meal, but you can add a Lifeskill draught/potion to this and a Lifeskill mastery scroll to fully maximize your gathering level and mastery.


4. Gather on Non-peak Hours - Gathering is one of the Lifeskills that almost every adventurer does, it's very easy to start even with just barehands (foraging can be done without a hoe). It is best to gather when most are asleep or during Node Wars.


5. Be patient. This is probably the most important thing in this Lifeskill and almost anything in Black Desert. The fortune will not come to you overnight, it takes time to build an empire.

Character Name Auraenys
Main Character Dark Knight
Lv 61
# 2
2021-03-09

I'd like to give more highlights of number 2.
Though it has been assumed that players differed on how they see it. But talking about gathering meat it is recommended to have a min/max spreadsheet. However if you are a newbie in gathering better stick to one weapon than using all those wep at one scene. To simplify, if you are doing a meat better stick on it since moving around without a proper gear could diminished your profit. One more tip. Do the profit gathering at level 61 (referring to lifeskill level) or master level. 

Character Name MeisterBlank
Main Character Wizard
Lv 61
# 3
2021-03-10
On: 2021-03-09 19:18, By: MeisterBlank

I'd like to give more highlights of number 2.
Though it has been assumed that players differed on how they see it. But talking about gathering meat it is recommended to have a min/max spreadsheet. However if you are a newbie in gathering better stick to one weapon than using all those wep at one scene. To simplify, if you are doing a meat better stick on it since moving around without a proper gear could diminished your profit. One more tip. Do the profit gathering at level 61 (referring to lifeskill level) or master level. 

13 Hours ago

Thank you for your feedback Meister! I agree with the focusing part of No. 2.

 

 

Character Name Auraenys
Main Character Dark Knight
Lv 61
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